What’s Happening

July 24                                    Oldtown Feast & Fellowship Dinner

St Peter’s Lutheran Church on Oldtown Valley Rd, New Phila will hold its monthly “Feast & Fellowship” dinner – Thursday, July 24th.  Serving:  4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.  Great food and desserts! Everyone welcome! Please join them!  There is no charge for dinners, however, if you feel the need, a free will offering will be accepted.  All donations received will be used for Community

Mission Work and the local Food Bank programs.  “Feast & Fellowship” dinner is held the 4th Thursday each month January – October.

July 24                                             Medicare Information

Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon to be seniors) on Thursday, July 24th at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, 125 Canton Rd. in Carrollton from 10am-3pm.

July 26                                             Chicken BBQ

Jerusalem church on Stonecreek Rd is sponsoring a chicken BBQ on Saturday, July 26th  4-7

Adults: $10.00/Kids 12 & under: $5.00.  Meal consists of  ½ chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, roll & drink.  Kids meal is ¼ chicken, etc.  Information on advance tickets: Call 740-498-7017 or “buy at the door”.

July 26                                             Spaghetti Benefit

A spaghetti dinner benefit will is being held on behalf of Sharon Shilling, a single mother with second stage cancer.  The dinner will be held at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 4195 Pleasant Valley Rd. SE in Dennison from 4-7pm.  Dinner will include spaghetti, salads, bread, pies, cakes and beverages.  A Freewill Offering will be taken.

July 26                                             Craft Show 

Share the Light Missions Craft Show will be held on July 26th from 9am until 4pm at The First Assembly of God in New Philadelphia.  The proceeds will benefit the Beams of Faith Ministries/the Maize Family Missionaries to Thailand.  For more information and/or application email Ethel Maize at emmaize@hotmail.com or call 330-340-5199

July 26                                    Trumpet in the Land presents:

Hairspray Hairspray with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman.  Book by Mark O’Donnell & Thomas Meehan.  Based on the New Line Cinema film written by

John Waters will open at the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 26th at 8:30 pm.

The 1950’s are out and change is in the air!  “Hairspray”, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical bouffant high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.  The Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre has something for everyone this summer.  2014 season dates are now through August 23rd Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday.  For more info and specific dates for all performances, call the box office at 330-339-1132 or visit our website at www.trumpetintheland.com.

July 26                                    Operation Christmas Child Ohio East Team 

“Christmas in July” on Saturday, July 26th:  9 am – 5 pm at the Holmes Co Flea Market, just east of Berlin.  Purchase shoebox items from vendors, fill a shoebox, include a $7.00 for the shipping and be eligible for 3 GRAND Prize drawings!  A 1 night stay at Glenhaven cabin, Walnut Creek tickets and 2 tickets to The Confession.  Also:  Children’s activities, games & PRIZES! Bring your own wrapped box (filled or to fill) or we will provide one.  Authentic Philippine banana egg rolls.  Get informed – promotional items available including Operation Christmas Child DVD’s.

For more info call Esther Troyer, OH East Area Coordinator/OCC @ 330-852-4039.

July 27                                                  Car Wash/Cookout

Cub Scout Pack 84 will be holding a community car wash/cookout on Sunday, July 27th from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm.  Stop by the parking lot of Broadway United Methodist church, 120 Church Ave SE, New Phila.  Grab a hotdog, chips and a drink while your car is cleaned.  There is no charge for this community service event, however, a freewill donation offering will be accepted.  Your support will help the cubs earn community service project achievements as well as provide them with funds to participate in other activities throughout the Buckeye Council. 

July 28                                                   VBS

Vacation Bible School will be held at Church of New Hope in Port Washington from July 28th thru August 1st from 6-8:30pm for children ages 4years thru entering 7th grade. 

August 1-2                                           VBS 

Beach City First Lutheran Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School on Friday, August 1st from 5:30-8:00pm and on Saturday August 2nd from 10:30am-4:00pm.  Children in preschool through grade 5 are invited to attend.  For more information please contact the church at 330-756-2256. 

August 1                                                Spaghetti Benefit 

A Spaghetti Dinner is planned for Friday, August 1st at Park Christian Church in Dennison.  The benefit is for Maegan Cummings, who was diagnosed with a rare form of Cancer and will begin intense Radiation at the Cleveland Clinic.  Dinner will be served from 4-8pm and carryout is also available.

August 2                                              Tippecanoe Homecoming Annual Festival

Sponsored by:  The Washington Twp VFD & EMS.  Fun – Food – Games – Entertainment – Parade (prizes will be given for different categories)  – Raffle Stand – Flea Market & Craft Tables – Kiddie and Senior Pedal Tractor Pull.

Serving starts at 11:00 am.  Afternoon entertainment:  Paul Reynolds.  Evening entertainment following the parade.  Parade 6:30 pm.  (line up 5:30 pm south end of town).  Breakfast will also be served at the Tippecanoe United Methodist church 7 am – 11 am.  

August 2                                                 Community Breakfast 

An all you can eat breakfast will be held at Valley View Community Church’s Family Life Center in Sugarcreek on August 2nd from 7-11am.  All are invited to come for good food, fellowship and relaxation.  For more information on this monthly breakfast, please call 330-852-2273. 

August 2                                                  School Supply Drive 

Berner Trucking Inc.. is having the1st Annual 2014 Stuff The Bus Challenge on Saturday, August 2nd from 10am-2pm.  Come and enjoy this year’s Stuff the Bus Challenge and support all Tuscarawas County Schools!  There will be Vendors, Bake Sale, Haircut Vouchers, Silent Auction, 50/50 and much much more.  The top donating school will receive a trophy and it’s teachers will receive a check from money earned to spend however they choose for their classroom.  For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Tabatha @ 330-432-4282. 

August 2                                                  Country Breakfast 

An All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast will be held at St. John United Church of Christ, 409 Park Ave. in Bolivar on Saturday, August 2nd from 8-11am.  Breakfast will consist of: scrambled eggs, ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, juice and coffee.  Cost is $6 for ages 6 and up and under 6 is free. 

August  2                                                 Yard Sale 

Grace United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville will be having a Yard Sale on August 2nd from 9-5.  A food stand will also be open all day as well. 

August 8                                                  Kindergarten Registration 

Claymont kindergarten Registration and Screening for the 2014-2015 school year will be held on Friday, August 8th.  You will need to call Tammy McMillen at the Northside Preschool, 740-922-5888 for an appointment time, except during the month of July please call 740-922-5478 and ask for Bonnie.  Registration and screening will be held at the First Christian Church in Uhrichsville.  You can pick up registration packets at the Superintendent’s office.  Packets should be picked up and forms completed before you arrive for your child’s screening appointment.  Children who will be five years of age by August 1st, 2014 may enter kindergarten. 

August 16                                              Chicken BBQ 

Grace United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville will be having a Chicken BBQ on Saturday August 16th from 3-6pm.  Cost is $7.50 per person and includes, ½ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll, drink and a slice of pie.  Grace United Methodist Church is located at 524 West Third St.                                                                                      

Ongoing thru Sept. 11th              Lakeside Market 

The Lakeside Local Summer Market is going on every Thursday through September 11th at Goodings Nursery & Landscaping on SR 212 in Sherrodsville.  The market is open from 3-7pm.  For Vendor information you can contact Mary Ellen at 330-204-2523 or maryellengooding@gmail.com. 

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.