What’s Happening

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.

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.

November Calendar for Singles Together of T-County    Nov 21st:  Thanksgiving Dinner & Dance w/the Alumni at Jim’s Place.  Cost is $5.00 for the diner and reservations are required by Nov 14th.  Dinner will be served at 6 PM.  (Call Linda at 330.602.3564 to make a reservation;  leave a message & she will call you back.) Dance will be at 8 PM.  Cost is $5.00 and door prizes will be awarded at 8:30 PM.       Nov 22nd:  Out to lunch at Dee’s Restaurant at noon followed with Warther’s Christmas Tree Festival.  Cost is your lunch and $5.00 admission to the Tree Festival.      Nov 24th:  Bingo at 6 PM at Jim’s Place.  Please take a snack & your own drink. This is free and they ask that each player take $1.00 – $2.00 wrapped prizes to be shared with the winners.   Nov 27th:  Game Night 6-9 PM at Seton Square Community Room at 501 S. James St, Dover.  Please take a snack to share & your own drink.  Free Event! 

Ongoing in November The Wilderness Center Activities

The Center is located at 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot and has ongoing activities almost on a daily basis.  Please check out their online calendar for complete program descriptions and a full listing of upcoming programs and events!  Register in advance or online at: wildernesscenter.org or call 330-359-5235.  (They try to make any weather cancellation decision at least 2 hours before the program starts.  Call if in doubt.)

Ongoing  January    T-County Beekeepers Assoc

Next meeting is Jan 9th, 2016 Annual Banquet.at the Winfield United Methodist church, 5247 St Rte 516, Dover.  

December schedule               Tunnel Hill Community Center

Location: 112 E. Maple St, Stone Creek.  thcommunitycenter@gmail.com  For more information contact Pauline Lanzer, Center director at 330.308.0709
Sat, Dec 5th  Fall Bazaar:  9 AM-2:30 PM
Sat, Dec 5th Round & Square dance:  8 – 11 PM  Cost:$6.00.
Sat, Dec 12th Round & Square dance: 8 – 11 PM Cost: $6.00   (This is the Christmas dance – “Merry Christmas”)
Sat, Dec 26th NO Breakfast & NO Round & Square dance
Mon, Dec 28th THCC Board Meeting:  7 PM\ 

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           Upward Basketball/Cheerleading Registration

This is currently underway and open to boys and girls ages 5 through the 6th grade.  You may register online with a credit card at http://registration.upward.org/UPW60304  Evaluation & registration days are Sat, Nov 21st from 9:00-11:30 AM and Thurs, Dec 3rd from 6:00-8:00 PM at New Phila First Church of  the Nazarene, 233 Fair Ave NE, NP.  Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory.  If you register before Nov 30th, registration is  $60; After Nov 30th it is $70 per child.  (Scholarships are available.) Upward Basketball & Cheerleading is sponsored by NP Naz & First UM Church.  For more info, please call Lloyd MacAdam Upward Commissioner at 330.343.5704 or NP Naz at 330.343.7144 or go to www.npnaz.org   

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

Apps will be available in all Tusc County High School Guidance departments for The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Tusc County Scholarships which will be awarded to selected senors 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 Tusc County, 1161 Fourth St SE, New Phila, OH  44663 or c.huprich2015@yahoo.com or 330.339.1339.

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 every month    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.

November 16-23     Operation Christmas Child Collection Week 

This is National Collection Week for OCC.  For more info contact: Esther Troyer, Ohio East Area Coordinator at 330.852.4039. Go to samaritanspurse.org/occ to select toys and gift items, write a note of encouragement and “pack” them in a shoebox.

There will be 9 locations in our local 5 county area will serve as collection sites for the shoeboxes:

Berlin United Dayspring Church, Marilyn Schrock: 330.893.2546

Bolivar Faith Baptist Church, Luci Boyd:  330-204.6941

Cadiz Presbyterian Church, Pam Tope: 740.942.8800

Carrollton Church of Christ:  Belinda Mach: 330.627.4451

Coshocton Park UM Church, Cathy Hudson:  740.622.0821

Dover Church at Carter’s Orchard, Alicia Zaugg: 330.231.7672

Millersburg Faith Bible Church, Beverly Troyer: 330.763.1826

Sugarcreek Oasis Tabernacle, Janet Eicher: 330.231.1151

Uhrichsville Christian Fellowship, Cindy Smith: 330.340.7121

November 23          Soup Kitchen St Joseph Church

The parish soup kitchen is open every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30pm at the Family Life Center, 614 N. Tuscarawas Ave, in Dover including the Wednesday before Thanksgiving week. The soup kitchen will also be open Monday November 23 during normal hours of 5:30-6:30. St Joseph Church parish groups operate the soup kitchen every week of the year. The soup kitchen is free and open to the public.

November 25                   Chili Crossroads Bible Church

Wed, Nov 25th there will be NO AWANA, FaithTalks, or pizza at the church in honor of Thanksgiving.

November 25                   Free Community Dinner

A local family is sponsoring this FREE dinner at Jim’s Place, West High Ave, New Phila on Wed, Nov 25th from 4-7 PM.

November 26             Free Community Thanksgiving Meal

The First Presbyterian Church in Uhrichsville is once again hosting its Free Community Thanksgiving Meal on Thursday November 26 from 12:00-2:00 pm. Please call the Church at 740-922-3692 for information or to register for your free meal. Dine-in, Carry out and Delivery are available.

November 27          Christmas in Berlin

The Berlin Area Merchants invite you to join them Fri, Nov 27th, the day after Thanksgiving.  Help them celebrate the start of this Christmas season with a Live Nativity Parade and Candle lighting ceremony.  The parade begins at 5:45 PM at the Berlin Village Gift Barn and concludes at the stage at the center of town, where the candle lighting ceremony is held and the Christmas Story read by Larry Kaufman.  Go watch the parade and catch the spirit of that first Christmas so very long ago and sing a few Christmas Carols led by Rocky Favia.  Berlin is nestled in The Heart of Amish Country on Scenic Route 39.  Visit their website @:  www.BerlinOhioInfo.com 

November 29        Uhrichsville Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree lighting will be held downtown in front of Mako Market and Pharmacy at 6pm. Mayor Culbertson and Mayor Elect Dorland will be on hand to speak. The invocation and benediction will be given by the Reverend Donald Kraps of the First United Methodist Church of Uhrichsville. Special music by Claymont Showchoir under the direction of John Warner.  The tree and decorations have been donated by Mako Market and Pharmacy. Coffee and Hot Chocolate have been donated by Jim and Janet  McCauley of McCauley’s Diner. The PA system donated by Terri and Lori Sutton.

December 2       Chili Crossroads Ugly Sweaters

Kids 0 – 12 bust out your ugly sweaters and enjoy “Ugly Sweater Night” at AWANA with Bible memory and games on Wed, Dec 2nd at 6:30 PM.  At the same time, adults enjoy FaithTalks, a casual and fun Bible study.  Visitors welcome!  Fresh pizza and salads available every Wed from 3 – 8 PM.  Open to the public.  Proceeds benefit kid’s outreach.  Church located at:  29445 County Road 10, Fresno.   For more info:  www.chilibiblechurch.org.  or the church Facebook page.  740-545-9707.

December 3               Dinner-on-the-run

Uhrichsville First Moravian Church is having a Dinner-on-the-run from 4-6:30pm. Menu- Ham Loaf, parsley potatoes, green beans, roll, and dessert for $8. If you wish you may call and pre-order 740-922-0886

December 4            Garaway Booster Club Fish Fry

This is being held on Fri, Dec 4th beginning at 7 PM in The Barn at Sugarcreek located at 6875 Spooky Hollow Road, just off St Rt 39 (behind former Weaver Appliance location) in Sugarcreek.  “All-you-can-eat event” featuring desserts.  Cost is $10/Adults and $5/for students in grades K-High School.  Serving begins at 7 PM and will continue until 9 PM; or when sold out.  Video Horse Racing will get going at 8 PM.  All proceeds benefit the Garaway Boosters who help to bolster the athletic programs at Garaway throughout the year.

December 4               Northside Preschool Gym Annual Holiday Cookie Walk

This will take place on Fri, Dec 4th from 9 AM – 2 PM (or while supplies last!) Location:  215 N 3rd St, Dennison.   Cookies are $4.00/dozen.  Cookies will be homemade!  Any questions, call:  740-922-5888.

December 5              Christmas Bazaar

Tunnel Hill Community Center in Stone Creek is holding a Christmas Bazaar 9am-2:30pm. Breakfast will be served from 8-10 and a lunch stand will be available from 11-2pm. Round & square dance 8-11pm cost is $6.00

December 5              Gnadenhutten Christmas on the Square

Sat, Dec 5th:  Tree Lighting @ 5:30 PM Followed by Good Old Fashioned Fun until 8:30 PM. Activities include:  Santa’s arrival, pony rides, wagon rides, hot dogs, hot chocolate, cookies, train rides & a bounce house.  Sponsored by:  Gnadenhutten Lion’s Club, The Commercial and Savings Bank and The First National Bank of Dennison.

December 5 & 6      Christmas in Zoar Seasonal German Décor and Holiday Traditions

Admission:  $8/Adults; Children under 12 are free.  The admission price includes both days of the festival and wagon rides.  All proceeds help fund preservation projects throughout Historic Zoar Village.  For more info:  www.historiczoarvillage.com  or call: 330.874.2646

December 5              Norma Johnson Center Luminary Trail Walk

The center will be hosting their “Celebrate the Season” event and “Luminary Trail Walk” on Sat, Dec 5th from 3 – 7 PM.  The activities will take place at the Red Barn from 3 – 5 located on Conservation Drive across from the picnic shelter.  Various activities will take place including a family hike,  family photo opportunity and telling Santa last minute requests for the North Pole while sipping hot chocolate and nibbling on cookies.  Petting Zoo will be located in the bottom of the Red Barn.

December 5             Community Breakfast at Valley View

It’s back!  It will be held at Valley View Community Church’s Family Life Center in Sugarcreek on Sat, Dec 5th from 7 – 11 AM.  This is an “all-you-can-eat” breakfast.  Donations are welcomed and will be used for church ministries.  All are invited to have some great food, fellowship and relaxation.  There will also be a Christmas Bazaar featuring crafts and food items. The Bazaar will begin at 8 AM and go ‘til 3 PM.  Along with a variety of crafts, there will be a bake sale and live entertainment.  They are looking for quality and unique crafters to operate booths at the bazaar.  Those interested please call Becky at 330.204.0912 or Linda at 330.204.3809 as soon as possible.

December 5 & 12    Warther Museum Santa Saturdays

The Warther Museum, Karl Ave, Dover is hosting 2 Saturdays filled with Santa.  Santa will be visiting The Warther Museum’s very own caboose from 3–4 PM, free of charge.  From 4–

5 PM, children may decorate and keep gingerbread train cookies  in a holiday workshop for $15 per child (registration required).  At 6 PM, “The Polar Express” will be played in the museum theater and is open to everyone.  Tickets are $3 and include popcorn.  Santa will be arriving upon the conclusion of the film.  Spend an afternoon at the Warther Museum and enjoy holiday spirit suited for the whole family!  To register or for more info, please call 330.343.7513 Ext 206 or e-mail kristenm@warthers.com.

December 6             Chili Crossroads Bible Church Musical

The public is invited to attend the Christmas in the Kingdom Musical at the Church on Sun, Dec 6th at 4 PM.  Free admission.  Includes cookies and cappuccino as refreshments.  Church located at 29445 CR 10, Fresno. www.chilibiblechurch.org 

December  6           Kim Nape Kruprzak & Family Benefit

This takes place on Sun, Dec 6th from Noon – 4 PM at the Atwood Yacht Club, 2637 Lodge Rd SW, Sherrodsville. (Across the road from the Atwood Lake Lodge).  Cost:  $10 per ticket.  Silent Auction Items and Baskets.  Tickets will be sold at A New Angle Wellness Spa and Salon, New Phila; NAPA in Carrollton & Atwood Yacht Club in Sherrodsville.  If you would like to make a donation to Kim or for the auction, call Amy at A New Angle Wellness Spa & Salon at 330.364.5759.  (Kim was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and underwent surgery to remove her lung on Oct 30th, 2015 at Cleveland Clinic.  She is a graduate from Carrollton and Buckeye Career Center.  She resides in Salinesville and works in New Philadelphia.  Kim is recovering from her surgery and has to undergo radiation for the next 6 weeks.) 

December  6        “Chloe’s Cause for a Kidney

A Benefit Dinner is being held for Chloe Felgenhauer!  This is being held at the New Phila VFW, 441 Park Ave NW, New Phila from Noon – 4 PM.  Tickets:  $7 Minimum Donation/ $4 for children 12 & under.  Spaghetti dinner & Dessert.   Also available in  “gluten-free” and also will have carry-out.  Justin’s Mobile DJ Service will be playing music.  There will also be a Raffle, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Bake Sale, T-shirt sales & Pipe Cleaner Flowers made by Chloe (as seen on Chloe’s Facebook page) Tickets will be available at the door and pre-sale.  (Chloe is a 13 year old 8th grader who attends Welty Middle School) She is the daughter of Amy (Baker) Felgenhauer and Jeremy Felgenhauer; granddaughter of Charlie & Sally Baker of Dover and Paul & Irene Felgenhauer of New Phila.  Pre-Sale Tickets can be ordered by calling or texting Amy:  330.340.5919 or through:  chloe.felg.cause@gmail.com.  Monetary donations can be made to “Chloe’s Cause for a Kidney” at the Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union, 119 Fillmore Ave, Dover, OH  44622 

December 6        25th Annual Red Nose Run

Sun, Dec 6th at 1 PM @ Tuscora Park, Tuscora Ave, New Phila.  Registration begins at 11 AM.  Race starts and ends near Tuscora Park. There will be a Hooded Sweatshirt 5K and a Kids Run (12 & Under) All proceeds go to New Philadelphia All-Weather Track Fund. (The All-Weather track is located at Quaker Stadium, is open to the public, and benefits many individuals in the community that use the track for walking, jogging and general fitness.)  Red Nose Race Forms are available at the Tuscarawas  County YMCA or online at gorunit.net

December 6/7              Open Call for Auditions

The Little Theater of Tuscarawas County announces and open call for auditions for “A with Frog and Toad”. Auditions will be held on Sunday December 6th and Monday December 7th at 7pm located at the Little Theater 466 Carrie Avenue, New Philadelphia.

December 12              Steer Weigh-In Scheduled

4-H and FFA youth interested in exhibiting a steer at the 2016 Tuscarawas County Fair will need to attend steer weigh-in December 12, 2015 from 9:00am to noon in the Show Arena at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. There is no make-up date. No pre-registration is required. More detailed information can be found at www.tuscarawas.osu.edu