What’s Happening

TFN                       HIV Testing

The New Philadelphia City Health Department is offering free HIV testing.  HIV is best treated when it is detected early.  You might be at risk for contracting HIV if you have a non-professional tattoo, blood transfusion or an organ transplant prior to 1992, sharing needles or straws when using drugs, unprotected sex, if you have hepatitis B or hepatitis C, if you have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease, or blood to blood contact with someone of unknown HIVstatus.  The New Philadelphia City Health Department can get you the test results in twenty minutes, and its free!   They are open 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 4pm Monday thru Friday.  The New Philadelphia City Health Department is located at 150 East High Avenue in New Philadelphia.  Look them up on-line for more information.   Someone who is infected with HIV does not look sick.  Get tested, its free.  Know your status.  Don’t become a statistic.

Ongoing      TRINITY  Breast and Cervical Cancer Grant Program

Many women without health insurance are not aware that this service exists and that they have the opportunity to receive breast and cervical cancer screenings.  The Trinity Breast and Cervical Program is part of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.  The money for this program is funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and also the state of Ohio.  They are reaching out to women who have not been able to get their annual screenings done because they cannot afford it.  Pap Tests, Pelvic Exams, and Clinical Breast Exams are offered to woman 40 years of age and over, and alos mammograms for women 50 years of age and over who are uninsured and have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.  To set up an appointment, women can call Trinity BCCP at 1-800-921-5151.  Trinity  will complete an applications and help them to choose a provider close to their home.  Once enrolled the women are scheduled for their screenings and an appointment letter is mailed to them that they in turn take to their appointment.  The letter tells the provider that Trinity BCCP should be billed for the approved visit.  Qualified women do not have to pay up front and will not receive a bill for approved services by Trinity BCCP.  For a limited time Trinity BCCP will give each woman who completes her screening services a $20 gift card.  (According to Barb Steitz, Program Manager at Trinity BCCP, the program began in 1994 and has funded over 118,000 pap tests, 131,000 clinical breast exams and 109,000 mammograms for eligible women.)

Ongoing      Aultman Blood Drive @Union Hospital

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.

Ongoing     The Wilderness Center

The Wilderness Center (“Connecting you with nature”)  is located at 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot, OH ~330.359.5235~ Check out their online calendar for complete program descriptions and a full listing of upcoming programs and events!   twc@wilderness center.org or wildernesscenter.org.

Ongoing      Save the Coshocton Planetarium

Coshocton City Schools does not have the financial ability to restore the planetarium.  As a result, a citizens committee has taken on the task to secure financial aid from foundations, businesses, social clubs and private individuals to finish the project.  Please consider assisting financially. Donations can be made at the following locations and are tax deductible:  Home Loan & Savings Bank; Coshocton City Schools Attn:  Treasurer or Save the Coshocton Planetarium,  PO Box 1517, Coshocton, OH  43812.  (Make checks payable to:  Coshocton Business Development Foundation & in memo line write:  Coshocton Planetarium.) Or, go to Go Fund Me online:  https://gofundme.com/chs-planetarium. You may also contact the committee chairman:  Ron Derewecki at 740.622.1058.

Ongoing till April 29 Clayland Lyons Club Scholarship

The Clayland Lyons Club has announced that applications for their Bill Lee and Jack Pancher Scholarships are now available in the guidance department of Claymont High School. These Scholarships in the amount $500 each, are awarded to worthy graduating seniors who reside within the Claymont City School district. A senior that is planning on attending any accredited post-secondary institution will be considered. This does not have to be a 4 year course of study. If a prospective student has additional questions the can contact either the Claymont High School guidance counselors, the ACE director of Claymont City Schools or Nathan Douglas, scholarship chairman of Clayland Lyons Club. Applications must be submitted to the guidance office by 3:30 pm Friday, April 29, 2016

Ongoing     Applications being accepted for Ohio State University Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County Scholarships

Apps will be available in all Tuscarawas County High School Guidance departments for The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County Scholarships which will be awarded to selected seniors who plan to attend Ohio State (including regional campuses and ATI – Wooster) Fall Semester 2016.  The deadline to submit apps is January 29, 2016.  Qualified apps will be expected to attend an interview session.  For more info, contact Carol Huprich, Scholarship Chair, The OH ST University Alumni Club of Tuscarawas County, 1161 Fourth St SE, New Phila, OH  44663 or c.huprich2015@yahoo.com or 330.339.1339.

Ongoing   Application being accepted for the Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship.

The Dover High School Guidance Department is please to announce that applications for the Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship are now available in the High School Guidance Office between the hours of 7:30 a.m.  and 3:30 p.m. weekdays. The scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduating seniors or former graduates of Dover High School. Funds for this scholarship were left to the Dover City Schools District by A.J. “Patsy” Bernhard of Dover, who died January 25, 1988. Scholarship deadline is June 3, 2016. 

Deadline May 2 The Tuscarawas Soil & Water Conservation District Scholarship Award

The Tuscarawas Soil & Water Conservation District is announcing its 2016 scholarship award. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Tuscarawas County high school senior. The applicant must be a Tuscarawas County resident or graduating in 2016 from a Tuscarawas County high school. Home schooled students are also eligible. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in the fields of Agriculture Conservation or Natural Resources. Eligible post-secondary institutions technical colleges, two year associate and four year bachelor degree programs. Application must be received by May 2, 2016. Additional information is available by contacting your school guidance department, or by contacting the Tuscarawas Soil & Water Conservation District office at 85 E Iron Ave in Dover or calling 330-339-7976. The application form and guidelines may also be downloaded via the Tuscarawas SWCD website located at www.tuscsoil.com

Ongoing            Tuscarawas County Central Catholic Elementary & Immaculate Conception Schools Registration

Both schools offer programs from pre-school through grade 6 and are currently registering students for next school year. Parents interested in learning more about the schools are welcome to visit at any time to meet the staff and students.  To visit TCCCES, parents can call 330.343.9134.  The phone number at Immaculate Conception is 740.922.3539.  More info about both schools and TCC Jr/Sr High School can be found on the web:  www.Be-A-Saint.org TCC Elementary School in Dover is expanding the registration options available to families for the 2016-17 school year.  They are offering a full-day Pre-Kindergarten class for families seeking a program with expanded hours.  They will continue to offer morning and afternoon ½ day Pre-K classes.  They will have 3 classes to choose from.  The Pre-K classes will continue to meet Mon, Tues & Wed each week.  In addition to the Pre-K program for 4 year olds, they also offer ½ day pre-school classes for 3 year olds on Thurs & Fri’s. Registration info is available on the school website: www.tccesdover.org.

Ongoing  Starlight School’s Integrated Preschool Program

Applications are now available for the 2017-2017 integrated preschool classes at the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ (TuscBDD) Starlight School. The program is open to children who be three years of age by August 1, 2016.  If you are interested in submitting an application, you can download a form on the agency’s website (www.tuscbdd.org), pick one up from the Starlight School (518 Church Ave, SW in New Phila), or call the school directly at 330-339-5577.

Ongoing    Goshen Community Church Kids Adventure Every  Wed

Please join them the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6 – 7 PM.  The church is located at 2501 David Rd SE, New Phila.  What’s the adventure?!?!?!???  Each month they will be keeping you on your toes!!!!  Kids of all ages invited….Please take a friend along with you.

Ongoing  “No Pets Left Behind Hungry”- Soft Kitty and Happy Tails 

They help in T-County and can offer info for other counties as to where you can also get help. (This is a Non-Profit organization that helps with pet food for families with pets that struggle to feed them.)  Call:  330.308.5396; leave a message and they will get back with you.

Ongoing     Little Caesars Pizza Kits for a great cause

These can be ordered from this link:  http://www.pizzakit.com/fundraisingproducts?shop=1&f=302623&s=64700    Group Name:  Horizons; Fundraiser ID: 302623

Ongoing    NP Men’s Slowpitch Softball League

They are looking for players and teams to play Sundays at Waterworks Field in New Philadelphia beginning in May.  Call Adam at 330.364.4092 if interested.

Ongoing    T- County Beekeepers Assoc Meeting    

Website:  www.tuscarawascountybeekeepersclub.org, Facebook page or call Association President, Ray Wirt @330.323.5525.  Their upcoming 2016 meetings are: March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, Aug 11th, Sept 8th, Oct 14th, Nov 10th & No meeting in December!

Every Monday  Warren Township  Community  Center Weekly Monday Lunch

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM;  Located at the old New Cumberland Elementary, 1.5 miles from Atwood Dam in New Cumberland, just off St Rt 212, Mailing address is: 3986 New Cumberland Rd NE, Mineral City.  Cost:  Donation.  For more info:  www.thewtcc.com or e-mail: thewtcc@yahoo.com. Phone: 330.365.9240

Now – April     Chili Crossroads Bible Church Pizza Fundraiser

Check their website:  info@chilibiblechurch.org  for more info on ordering these pizzas;  or e-mail jdrearyan@gmail.com or by calling 740.545.9707.  The church is located in Fresno.  The pizzas will be sold from Sept – April.

April  Schedule   SINGLES Together/Friends Forever  -First United Methodist Church   (website:  office@npfirstumc.org).
April 26- Bingo at Jim’s Place, bring 3 wrapped gifts, snack & drink.
April 29- Game night in life center- bring snack and drink.

April 25/26/27   Claymont Kindergarten Registration

The Claymont City School District will hold kindergarten registration and screening. The screening dates are Monday April 25th, Tuesday April 26th, and Wednesday April 27th. 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 the First Christian Church in Uhrichsville (across from the Uhrichsville City Building). You can pick up registration packets at the Superintendent’s office, Park Elementary, Eastport Avenue Elementary, Trenton Avenue Elementary or Northside Preschool. The packet can also be found at www.claymontschools.org click the forms tab, under Student click Kindergarten Packet. Packets should be picked up and completed before your child arrives for the screening appointment. Children who will be five years of age by August 1, 2016 may enter Kindergarten. 

April 26  Kent St Tuscarawas Food Truck Invasion

Tuesday April 26 Kent St Tuscarawas will be hosting a food truck invasion from 11am-2pm. The Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagle Golf Team is hosting several Food Truck Invasions on campus this spring.  The events will be held in Parking Lot ‘B’ on the following Tuesdays from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: April 12 & 26 and May 3.  Three different food trucks will be at each event giving Tuscarawas County residents a great selection of foods to taste from the Cleveland and Akron area.  Featured vendors are Betty’s Bomb Ass Burgers, The Slop Truck, The Orange Truck, Manna Food Truck, Swenson’s Drive Ins, Sauced Wood-Fired Pizza, Stone Pelican Rolling Café and Krav Food Truck.  The events are fundraisers for the golf team and patrons will pay a $1 entry fee which includes a drink and a hand stamp necessary to make a food truck purchase., 

April 27    Public Meeting Reminder

The Economic Development and Finance Alliance of Tuscarawas County will meet at 12pm on April 27 at the EDFA office in Dover.

April 28   Wine and Watercolors – Dennison Depot

Enjoy a glass of wine, refreshments, and paint a watercolor painting inspired by the exhibit. Local artist Jane Swartzwelder will lead the fun evening! This event will cost $40 for non member, and $35 for Museum members. Advance registration are required for this event. To RSVP please call 740-922-6776

April 28    Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church 29445 County Road 10 Fresno. www.chilibiblechurch.org or 740-545-9707

April 28    Oldtown Feast & Fellowship Dinner

St Peter’s Lutheran Church  Oldtown Valley Road, New Philadelphia will host this Fellowship dinner on Thurs, Apr 28th serving 4:30 PM – ?.  Great food and desserts!  Everyone welcome, please join them!  There is no charge for the dinners, however, if you feel the need, a freewill offering will be accepted.  All donations are used for Community Mission Work and the local Food Bank Programs.  Feast & Fellowship Dinners are held the 4th Thurs each month, Jan – Oct.

April 29   Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor

The seventeenth annual induction ceremony for the Ohio Military Hall of Fame of Valor will be conducted April 29th. The ceremony will take place in the atrium of the Ohio Statehouse commencing at 11:30am. This year’s class includes representatives from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps who served during WWII, as well as the conflicts in Afghanistan, the Domican Republic, Iraq, Korea, and Vietnam. This event is open to the public. These remarkable Ohioans have gone above and beyond the call of duty and performed heroically in specific combat actions against armed enemies of the United States of America. For more information please visit www.ohioheroes.org/

April 29/30 Rotary Club District 6650 Conference

The Rotary Club of Bolivar-Zoar will be hosting this year’s district conference, designed to be both informative and entertaining. It is their goal to bring the district’s clubs members a sampling of the taste, touch, and feel and history of our very unique Tuscarawas county area. They are striving to provide all attendees with a truly memorable experience. Join them and celebrate Rotary with your fellow Rotarians. Please visit the Rotary District 6650 website to register or contact your club president. http://rotarydistrict6650.org

April 30   Boy Scout Troop 94 Pancake Breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 94 will be holding a pancake breakfast April 30 at Applebee’s in New Philadelphia from 8am-10am. Menu includes Pancake, hash browns, bacon and drink. $6 for adults and $5 for 10 and under.

April 30   Spaghetti Supper

The Fairfield Township Volunteer Fire Department will be having a spaghetti supper on Saturday April 30 from 4-7pm at the fire station in Somerdale. The menu includes: spaghetti with meat sauce, salad bar (featuring over 50 delicious items), bread, beverage and dessert. The cost for dinner is $8 for adults, children 4-12 is $4 and children 3 and under are free. You can also get the salad bar for $5. Carry out is available. All proceeds benefit the Fairfield Township Fire Department. Any questions please contact Connie Boyd at 330-859-2880

April 30    Tuscarawas Riverfront Cleanup

Canal Dover Association is hosting its third annual cleanup of the Tuscarawas River shoreline on the future Canal Dover Park land Saturday, April 30 from 9am to noon in Dover. The public is invited to “get dirty to keep the riverfront clean!” The event is suitable for families and volunteers of all ages. Bring gloves, rubber boots, sunscreen and water. Trash bags will be provided. Volunteers must sign a waiver form prior to working. Children younger than 18 must have a parent accompanying them to fill out a release form. Those participating can meet on Canal Street, where Popular St. meets the river. For more information please contact Mary Jo Monte at 330.340.5180.

April 30   Benefit Dinner for Debbie Montgomery

A benefit spaghetti dinner for Debbie Montgomery, Bob Montgomery’s wife (the gutter guy) will be held Saturday April 30 from 3-8pm at Freeport Firehouse. There will be a Chinese Auction, raffles, 50/50, and a love offering to help with medical expenses. Debbie was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2014. For donations contact Mickey Gross at 330-340-8226 or Jim Fortney at 740-658-3520

May 1 Free Concert Grace United Methodist Church

The Grace United Methodist Church located at 524 West 3rd St in Uhrichsville will be hosting a free concert featuring Jonathan White. The concert is Sunday May 1 from 9:30-10:30am during the regular worship service. A covered dish dinner will be served following the service/concert in the fellowship hall. For more information about Jonathan White please visit www.jonathanwhitemusic.com

May 3 Holmes County Christian Women’s Club

Holmes County Christian Women’s Club will meet May 3 at Der Dutchman in Walnut Creek from 9:30-11:30am. The brunch is $10 inclusive. The speaker will be Matt Rowe, Chaplain of Sycamore Run/Scenic Run Nursing Home, Spiritual Director, and musician. Everyone is welcome, gentleman come and join us. There are no membership dues or lists.  The club also has a bible study every Thursday at Millersburg Presbyterian Church at 9:30. To attend both events and one event please make a reservation by April 29 by calling 330.674.6727 0r 330.343.7046. You may email reservations to dawdys@embarqmail.com CWC in the memo line please. Walk in guest are welcome too.

May 4    Aultman Bloodmobile

The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1835 Dover Zoar Rd in Zoar will be hosting the Aultman Bloodmobile on Wednesday May 4 from 4-8pm. Aultman offers perks and prizes to donors and the Church will provide fresh coffee and homemade baked goods for all that come. The need for life saving blood is great. Please come and support this important community service event.

May 5   Dinner-on-the-Run

Uhrichsville First Moravian Church located at 315 N Water St in Uhrichsville will be hosting a Dinner-on-the-Run Thursday May 5 from 4-6pm. Menu includes Ham Loaf, Parsley Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, and Dessert for $8. You may call preorder at 740-922-0886

May 7   Free Shred event for area residents

Dover Chemical Corporation in partnership with Go Shred, is offering a “FREE” shred event for area residents. This is designed to give residents an opportunity to shred paper items they have been storing and have no comfortable way to dispose of.  Legal documents, old tax records, medical records, etc…The free drive thru event will be held Saturday May 7 at Dover Chemical at 3676 Davis Rd NW in Dover from 10am-noon. For more information please contact Dover Chemical at 330-365-3653 or 330-365-3644 or Go Shred at 877-747-3340

May 7   Schoenbrunn Kids’ Run for Home Road Race

Allied Machine and Engineering Tuscarawas Valley Challenge sponsor the Schoenbrunn Kids’ Run. The race is free and is open to children 14 and under.  Registration forms are available at the Tuscarawas Valley Challenge Series web site, www.gorunit.net and the Tuscarawas County YMCA. Race day registration will also be available beginning at 9:00am on May 7. The two mile race will start and finish at Schoenbrunn State Memorial Parking lot. A variety of door prizes and gifts will be awarded to race participants.

May 7    Clayland Lions Club Annual Breakfast

The Clayland Lions Club will host their annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Saturday, May 7 in Eastport Elementary School Gym in Uhrichsville. The Lions will be serving up their delicious breakfast from 7-10:30am. Adults are $6 with students age 5-17 for $3. Children under 5 are free. Along with the breakfast the Lions will also hold their annual Mother’s Day Carnation sale at $15 per dozen. All proceeds benefit the Clayland Lions Sight Conservation Programs & Community service projects. For more information visit facebook.com/ClaylandLionsClub/

May 7    Valley View Community Church Breakfast

The next monthly community breakfast will be held at Valley View Community Church’s Family Life Center in Sugarcreek May 7th from 7am-11am. The all you can eat breakfast consists of pancakes, sausage, eggs (cooked to order), French toast, sausage gravy & biscuits, hash browns, OJ, coffee, chocolate milk, and hot chocolate. Come in, sit down and let us serve you a quality breakfast. Donations are welcomed and will be used for church ministries. All are invited to come for good food, fellowship and relaxation. For more information about this monthly breakfast, please call 330.852.2273

May 7   Annual Dinner and Auction

The Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park Inc. Presents their 22nd annual dinner and auction on May 7 with doors opening at 5pm with dinner served at 6pm and auction starting at 8pm at the Wallace Lodge at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz. For reservations please contact: Marilyn 740-942-3895, Claren 740-937-2461, or Dale 740-391-4135. Send check or money order to HCRHP P.O. Box 403 Cadiz, OH 43907. Make payable to HCRHP.

May 7   Piano Concert

Jeff Stice, from Smiths Grove, Kentucky, will present a piano concert at the Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville RD. SE., Carrollton, OH on Saturday May 7 at 6:30pm. Two food items are requested for admission to be donated to Loves and Fishes, local food pantry. For more information call Richard and Judy Cunningham 330.323.9253 or 330.323.5610 or the Church at 330.627.7376

May 7   Chicken BBQ Benefit

Stepping Stone Workshop in Uhrichsville is hosting a Chicken BBQ Benefit for the Uhrichsville and Dennison Fire Departments Saturday May 7 from 10am-4pm. Around 25 vendors will be there, along with raffles, music, friends, and fun. Plus there will be an autographed Cody Garbrandt T-shirt. Tickets for the event are $10 and are available at Stepping Stone, and the Uhrichsville and Dennison Fire Departments. Tickets will be sold at the door. The benefit will assist both Fire Departments with equipment.

May 7   Chicken BBQ Dinner Fundraiser

The Dover First United Methodist Men will be holding a Chicken BBQ Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 7 from 4-6:30pm at Dover First United Methodist Church in Dover. Meal includes delicious freshly grilled chicken, homemade baked beans, applesauce, dinner roll, cake or pie and a beverage. ¼ chicken dinners are $6 and ½ chicken dinners are $9. Carryout or dine in. Tickets are available at the Church office weekdays 8am-4pm and at the door while supplies last.

May 7   All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast

St. John United Church of Christ, 409 Park Avenue, Bolivar will be hosting an all you can eat country breakfast Saturday May 7 from 8-11am. Menu includes scrambled eggs, ham or sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, juice, and coffee. Cost is $6 ages 11 and up, $3 ages 6-10 and under 6 is free.

May 8   Ride for World Health

A journey across the Nation to meet needs around the world. Seventeen student bicyclists from The Ohio State University College of Medicine will arrive at First United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville on Sunday May 8. The group will present a Health program at 7pm at the Church on topics of health literacy, vaccinations, global health and bike safety. The community is invited, and a free will offering will be taken for the R4WH charities. The students are a part of Ride for World Health which is a non-profit organization founded in 2006. The goals of their 3,300 mile cycling trip across the Nation are Education, Advocacy, and Fundraising. Their beneficiaries this year are the OSU-Grief Neonatal Survival program in Columbus, and Esperanca, based in Phoenix, AZ. For more information on this group see www.r4wh.org

May 11   Tuscarawas Chapter 25 Public Employee Retiree

Tuscarawas Chapter 25, District 9 Public Employee Retiree Inc (PERI) will meet at Noon, Wednesday May 11, 2016 at Shoney’s Restaurant in Dover

May 14   Spaghetti and Meatball All-You-Can-Eat Dinner

The Zoar Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting an All you can eat spaghetti and meatball dinner Saturday May 14 from 4-8pm at the Fire Station located at 190 East 5th Street in Zoar. The meal includes salad, dinner rolls, dessert, and beverage, plus the Fire Department’s famous 4 alarm hot sauce. Adults eat for $8 and children under 12 eat for $4. Carryout available by calling ahead, 330-874-2069, all carryout dinners are $8. All proceeds  benefit the Fire Station.

May 14   Dover First UMC Free Concert

The Dover First United Methodist Church located at 1725 N. Wooster Ave in Dover will host a free concert by The Kramers on Saturday May 14 at 6pm. Electric Station records label group The Kramers are a national and international music family group that tours and ministers at over 180 events a year, singing inspirational uplifting hymns, and southern Gospel classics. A love offering will be collected during the concert, which will go directly to the group. For more information please contact the Church. 

May 14    2ND Annual MS Walk Rock & Bowl

Come help support Multiple Sclerosis Research at the 2nd Annual Walk Rock & Bowl at Boluvard lanes in Dover on Saturday May 14 from 2pm-12am. There will be live music, 50/50 drawing, silent auction, raffle prizes, door prize, bowling, food, drinks, and dance. For donations or questions call 330.447.9614. Call to reserve your lane 330.343.6917

May 14   Chicken BBQ and Blood Drive

The Stone Creek VFD will be having a Chicken BBQ and a blood drive through Aultman Hospital at the Fire Station on Saturday May 14. The blood drive will be from 3-7pm. Be sure to bring your ID. Chicken will be served from 4-7pm. Cost for chicken only is $6, cost for the dinner is $10 and includes chicken, 2 sides, roll, dessert, and drink. Dine in or carryout. Chicken provided by Blacksheep BBQ. All proceeds benefit the Stone Creek Sirens projects and the Stone Creek Fire Department. 

May 21   Oldtown Café Open

St Peter’s Church at 3640 Oldtown Valley Rd SW, New Philadelphia is hosting a new event in the Valley this spring. On Saturday May 21 from 7-9pm the “Oldtown Café” will host Jeff Davis and Alex Ballentine for an evening of inspirational music, praise and fellowship. Coffee, soft beverages, desserts and snacks will be available. Everyone welcome to join.

May 25  Chili Crossroads Bible Church IGNITE

Kids 3-12 enjoy games, adventures and snacks at IGNITE every Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church starting May 25. IGNITE teen youth group has epic good time connecting with God and each other in fun and exciting way. Adults meet for FaithTalks. Learn more at www.chilibiblechurch.org/ignite or the Church Facebook page. Chili Crossroads Bible Church is located at 29445 County Road 10, Fresno. 740.545.9707 

May 28  Pancake Breakfast

The Zoar Volunteer Fire Department will host an all you can eat pancakes, sausage links or patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns and beverage, $5 for adults, $2.50 for children 12 and under. The breakfast is on Saturday May 28 from 7-10am at the Fire Station. Carryout is available by calling 330-874-2069. All proceeds benefit the Fire Station.

May 29   Special Memorial Day Service Chili Crossroads

Chili Crossroads Bible Church in Fresno will be hosting a special Memorial Day Service honoring those who have served our country and first responders Sunday May 29 at 10:30. You are welcome to display your photos, flags, and memorabilia at the service. Please email photos for the Church to display at info@chilibiblechurch.org or bring to the Church office by May 27. 

July 1   Paint your Paddle Art Contest

Support the Tuscarawas Riverfront Park by painting a mini-paddle and entering the Paint your Paddle Art Contest, sponsored by Canal Dover Association and Tuscarawas County Art Guild, held in conjunction with the Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race. Paddles can be purchased for $10 at Warther Woodworking. All paddles need to be turned in to Warther Woodworking by July 1 by 3pm. All paint and glue must be dry, and all objects must be securely fastened to the paddle. Each paddle must have its official entry form turned in with the paddle.

Sept 10   An Evening at the Roundhouse

The Garaway Education Foundation is excited to announce their second fundraising event, an Evening at the Roundhouse. This event will take place on Saturday, September 10, at the Age of Steam Roundhouse on Smokey Lane Rd. in Sugarcreek. Guided tours of the Roundhouse will be available during the day at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm at a cost of $20 per person. An evening event will also be held from 5:30pm-8pm and will include food and beverages from local vendors, music, raffles, auction items, and more while attendees explore the roundhouse and admire the steam engines up close at a cost of $50 per person. There are no guided tours during the event and is not suitable for children. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Garaway Education website at www.garawayeducationfoundation.org This event will support the Garaway Education Foundation and its mission to provide scholarships for Garaway Seniors pursuing higher education.