What’s Happening

April 2                                              Bake Sale 

On Thursday, April 2nd from 9am- noon the Trinity Twin City United Volunteer Auxiliary will host Bake Sales at the hospital’s St. Francis Conference Room at 819 N. First Street, and also at the First National Bank of Dennison, 105 Grant St.  Just in time for Easter weekend, the bake sales will feature delicious homemade items. Event proceed will benefit Trinity Hospital Twin City.

April 4                                              Trap Shoot 

The Baltic Conservation Club will be having a Public Trap Shoot on Saturday April 4th beginning at 10am.   Meat & Cheese Prizes and Raffle Drawing.  This event will be held on CR 42 south of Ragersville .                                     

April 5                                              Easter Service 

Easter Services and more events will be held at Victory Assembly of God located at 311 South College Street in Newcomerstown.  A continental breakfast will be served from 8-10 am, service times are 9:30 and 10:45 and an Easter Egg hunt will follow the 10:45 service.  Everyone is welcome.

April 7                                              Soup/Supper 

Garaway Senior Center will be having a fundraiser on Friday, April 17th from 5-7pm.  Join in for a soup supper and entertainment. Soup will be provided by Bag’s Sports Pub, Beachy’s Country Chalet and Der Dutchman Restaurant.  Music will be provided by Jerome James. Suggested donation of $8, but no one turned away for lack of funds.  There will also be a 50/50 drawing and a fruit basket raffle.  For any question you can call Marley at 330-852-1311.

April 9                                              Card Party 

The Tuscarawas County Democratic Women’s Card Party will be held on Wednesday April 9th from 6-9pm at the Dover Masonic Temple.  Cost is $7 per ticket and includes a light lunch, door prizes and a silent auction.  For reservations call 330-343-2116.  Dover Masonic Temple is located at 718 N. Wooster Avenue.

April 10                                            Health Screen

On Friday, April 10th Trinity Hospital Twin City’s Community Outreach Department will be offering a health screen from 7:30-11:30am at Mako’s Market.  No appointment is needed to participate in the health screen.  Mako’s is located at 240 East Third St. in Uhrichsville.   

April 11                                            MS Rock, Walk and Bowl

Saturday, April 11th at Boulevard Lanes, 818 Emerson Ave, Dover.  5 P.M. – midnight.  This public event is being held to raise money towards awareness and research of ending Muscular Sclerosis.  There will be live music by Daniels & Rinehart, Steve Clark, The Rusty Nails, and Big in Japan.  A raffle and 50/50 drawing, food, beverages, bake sale & bowling will all take place. This is a donation only-NO COVER-fundraiser.  For more info on this event, e-mail Amanda Weinhardt @ amanda.ironcowboy@gmail.com or to make an online donation:URLhttp://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/OHAWalkEvents?team_id=405031&pg=team&fr_id=25176  Contact Amanda Weinhardt for donations to WALK MS or Walk Rock & Bowl Benefits Contributions (330-447-9614) 

April 11                                            Fish Fry 

Zoar Road Gun on Dover-Zoar Road will be having a Fish Fry open to the public on April 11th beginning at 6pm.  Cost for the all you can eat dinner is $10 per person and kids 10 and under are half price.  

April 11                                            Pasta Dinner 

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 121 South College St. in Newcomerstown is having a “Pick Your Pasta Dinner” on Saturday, April 11th from 4-6pm.  The menu consists of your choice of spaghetti, linguini, penne, or wheat pasta, meat, meatless or alfredo sauce, salad, applesauce, bread and butter, dessert and a drink. Adult dinners are $7, kids 5-12 are $4 and children 4 and under are free.   Pre-sale tickets for a discounted price can be purchased through the church office through Wednesday, April 8th.  If you have any questions, call the church office at 740-498-6682 between 9am and noon. 

April 11                                            Steak Fry 

The Masonic Lodge in Gnadenhutten will be having a steak fry on Saturday, April 11th from 4-7pm.  There will be a strip steak for $15 or a chopped steak for $10 or a baked potato for $8.  All dinner include baked potato and salad and dessert bar.  Reservations are not required, but a call to 740-254-4533 or 740-498-6613 by April 6th would help to make sure there are enough steaks.

April 11                                            Spring Supper 

Ragersville Zion UCC will be having their Annual Spring Supper on April 11th from 4pm-???  Menu includes Ham or Swiss Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Noodles, Salad, Beverage and Dessert.  Cost is $13.00 for adults, $6.00 for kids 6yrs and under and free for kids 3yrs and under.

April 11                                            Spaghetti Dinner 

Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner featuring their 4 Alarm Hot Sauce on Saturday April 11th from 4-8pm.  The meal includes salad, dinner rolls, dessert and a beverage.  Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.  All carryout dinners are $8.

April 11                                            Shred Event 

Dover Chemical Corporation, in partnership with Go Shred, is offering a “Free” shred event for area residents.  Items you might want to bring in include legal documents, old tax records, medical records, old cancelled checks.  It will not be necessary to remove paper clips, staples or rubber bands.  There is a 2 box limit per household.  No businesses please. The Free drive thru event will be held rain or shine, Saturday, April 11th at Dover Chemical at 3676 Davis Road NW from 10am until noon.  If you have any questions you can call Dover Chemical at 330-365-3653 or 330-365-3644 or Go Shred at 877-747-3340. 

April 12                                            Benefit 

The Perry TWP. Search and Rescue will be having a Benefit on Sunday April 12th from 4-6pm at Park Place Teen Center in New Philadelphia.  Randy Velez will be performing, plus there will be a silent auction, door prizes and a 50/50.  Cost is $5 for 18 and older and free for 17 and under. Perry TWP Search and Rescue serves Tuscarawas, Guernsey, Harrison and Coshocton Counties. 

April 16                                        MULTI-COUNTY JUVENILE ATTENTION SYSTEM

The Multi-County Juvenile Attention System (MCJAS) is celebrating its 45th Anniversary on April 16, 2015. The Multi-County Juvenile Attention System was formed in 1970. Its member counties include Carroll, Columbiana, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne and was the first juvenile rehabilitative district formed in the United States. The concept was and continues to be to provide innovative and quality services to unruly, delinquent, abused and dependent children referred by member county juvenile and/or family courts. The agency also accepts appropriate referrals from outside agencies such as Jobs and Family Services.

In honor of the 45th Anniversary of the Multi-County Juvenile Attention System the agency has partnered with a multitude of other agencies to host David Pelzer, author of A Child Called “It” and several other notable works. A community presentation will be hosted at the Umstattd Performing Arts Hall located inside the McKinley Senior High School with doors opening at 5:15 PM and the presentation beginning at 6 PM. If you are interested in attending, tickets are available to the public by contacting Carla DeOrio at (330) 484- 6471 ext 2818. 

April 18                                            Benefit 

A Benefit Spaghetti Dinner for Ally Miller, daughter of Jeff and Missy (Moeller) Miller will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 4-8pm at Buckeye Career Center.  A Silent Auction, Raffles & Gun Raffle will begin at 6pm.   Ally was born with multiple heart defects and Down’s Syndrome.  On February 16th she underwent intensive  corrective surgery.  In August 2014, Ally’s dad Jeff was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  All proceeds will help the Miller family with medical bills and living expenses.  For more information or tickets you can call Missy at 330-204-6148 or Brittany at 330-407-4091.

April 25                                            Pancake Breakfast 

There will be a Pancake Breakfast at the Zoar Volunteer Fire Station on Saturday, April 25th from 7-10am.  All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, hash browns and beverage for just $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.  Carryout is available by calling 330-874-2069. 

April 26                                            Quarter Auction 

SUDS (Standing Up For Down Syndrome) will be having a quarter auction on Sunday, April 26th at JIM’S Place in New Phila.  Doors open at 1pm and the auction starts at 2pm.  Tickets are $3 pre sale or $5 at the door.  For more information or to donate you can call 330-340-8274 or 330-243-2731.  DON’T FORGET YOUR QUARTERS!!!!!!! 

April 26                                            Golf Outing    Deadline for Registration is April 15 

Relay for Life of Tuscarawas Northern Tuscarawas County will be having a Golf Outing on Sunday, April 26th beginning at 9am at Oak Shadows.  The Event Schedule is: Tee off-9am, Shotgun Start; Hot Dog $ Drink @ Turn; Steak Dinner Following Golf.  There will also be a 50/50-Trivia Questions at each hole-Mulligans and Optional Skin Game.  Cost is $60 per person.  For more information you can contact Bev at 330-343-2231 or Jill at 330-340-0416.   

April 26                                            Chicken BBQ 

York Elementary will be holding their 2nd Annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser on Sunday, April 26th from 1-3pm at Tuscora Park.  Dinner includes Half a Chicken, Coleslaw, Baked Beans and a Roll.  Cost is $10 for a Dinner or $5 for Half Chicken only.  Tickets are available at York Elementary or call 330-364-0770.  Orders are due by April 13th.  Proceeds will go towards, Ally Miller CHD Fund and York’s Leader in Me process.  

April 27                                            Health Day 

The Tuscarawas County Health Department will be having “Women’s Health Days” on Monday, April 27th and Thursday, April 27th.  This event is for women 30 years and older and is open to all residents of this area.  A Special Examination Price of only $40 includes Blood Pressure, Hemocult, Weight, Pap Smear, Breast Exam and Height.  Additional services are available.  For more information or to make an appointment , you can call 330-364-5718, 330-364-4979 or 1-800-860-8302.  The Health Department is located at 897 East Iron Ave. Dover.  

April 27-28-29                               Kindergarten Registration 

The Claymont City School District will hold Kindergarten Registration and Screening on April 27th 28th and 29th.  You will need to call Tammy McMillen at the Northside Preschool, 740-922-5888 for an appointment time.  Registration and screening will be held at First Christian Church in Uhrichsville.  You can pick up registration packets at the Superintendents office, Park, Eastport Ave. and Trenton Ave. Elementaries or Northside Preschool.  The packet can also be found at www.claymontschools.org click on the forms tab, under Student and click Kindergarten Packet.  Kindergarten packets should completed before you arrive for your childs screening appointment.  Children who will be five years of age by August 1st 2015, may enter kindergarten. 

May 7-8 & 27-28                             Kindergarten Registration 

Indian Valley Local Schools will be conducting kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 at Midvale Elementary on May 7th and 8th and at Port Washington Elementary on May 27th and 28th.  Students must be 5 years old on or before August 1st 2015.  Please call the school office to schedule your child’s appointment, Midvale 330-339-1191 or Port Washington 740-4998-8389.  Parents need to bring their child to the scheduled screening along with their birth certificate, SS card, immunization records, utility bill verifying your proof of residency and custody papers, if applicable. Parents are encouraged to call soon for an appointment. 

Ongoing every month                      Aultman Blood Drive

The Blood Drive takes place every Tuesday & Thursday @ Union Hospital, 659 Boulevard, Dover from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  For further information:  330-343-3311; Ext 2294 

Ongoing TFN                                     Line Dancing

Singles of Tuscarawas County, affiliated with First United Methodist Church will have Free Line Dance Lessons every Monday at 6:30pm at Jim’s Place.  All events are alcohol free and no children please.  Jim’s Place is located at 228 West High Ave. in New Phila. 

Ongoing TFN                                   Plat Books Available

The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension has plat books available for purchase at the office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm in New Philadelphia. The cost is $15 per book and proceeds benefit the 4-H program. 

Ongoing TFN                                   Gas Pipeline Information

The oil and gas activity throughout the county has created the need for the construction of pipelines to move the product. Many landowners who are being contacted about their property can receive free resources to help landowners get answers. Log on to http://tuscarawas.osu.edu or contact the Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension at 330-339-2337.