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   Horizons, Inc. Lenten Fish Fry

Horizons, Inc of Dover is offering a Lenten Fish Fry every Friday starting February 12 running through March 18th 11am-2pm. To pre-order call 330-364-5415 or email rdnysutton@gmail.com. Meal choices are Talapia or Whiting Fish with fries or Baked Potato and Cole Slaw at a cost of $7:00. All monies will help someone with Developmental Disabilities. Delivery available in Dover and New Philadelphia.

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  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     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     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 as they move this restoration project forward, so that future generations of Coshocton students will have the same “extra-terrestrial experience” that so many former students have had the privilege to experience.  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,  P.O. 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     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. 

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                   Goshen Community Church Kids Adventure

Beginning Wed, Jan, 13th,  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                  Tunnel Hill Community Center

Location: 112 E. Maple St, Stone Creek.  See their website for on going activities:  thcommunitycenter@gmail.com  For more information contact Pauline Lanzer, Center director at 330.308.0709

February Schedule       Tunnel Hill Community Center 

Sat, Feb  6th: Round & Square Dance  8-11 PM Cost $6.00
Sat, Feb 13th: Round & Square Dance 8-11 PM Cost $ 6.00
Sat, Feb 27th: Breakfast  8-10:30 AM  Donation
Sat, Feb 27th: Round & Square Dance 8-11 PM Cost $ 6.00          

February Schedule Singles Together/Friends Forever  -First United Methodist Church   (website:  office@npfirstumc.org)

Fri, Feb 5th: Game Night with the Alumni 6-9 PM at The Life Center, 201 West High Ave, NP. Please take a snack to share and your drink. This is a FREE event.
Sat, Feb 6th: Euchre Tournament 6 PM at Jim’s Place, 228 West High Ave, NP.  Please take a snack to share.  Cost is $5.00 and cash prizes awarded.
Sun, Feb 7th: Super Bowl Party at Russ’ at 5:30 PM.  Please take a snack to share and your drink.  Don’t forget to wear your favorite team colors!  E-mail Tammy @itlldo922@yahoo.com for more details.
Fri, Feb 12th: Game Night 6-9 PM at The Life Center, 201 West High Ave, NP. Please take a snack to share and your drink.  This is a FREE event.
Sun, Feb 14th: Valentines Day Party at 1 PM at Jim’s Place, 228 West High Ave, NP.  Please take a covered dish to share and join the fun!
Fri, Feb 19th: Game Night 6-9 PM at The Life Center, 201 West High Ave, NP.  Please take a snack to share and your drink.  FREE event.
Tues, Feb 23rd: Bingo at 6 PM at Jim’s Place, 228 West High Ave, NP.  Please take a snack to share and 3 wrapped prizes ($1 – $2 each).
Fri, Feb 26th: Game Night 6-9 PM at The Life Center, 201 West High Ave, NP.  Please take a snack to share and your drink.  FREE event.
Sat, Feb 27th: Valentines Dance 7-10 PM at Jim’s Place, 228 West High Ave, NP.  Cost is $6.00 and Alumni invited.  Please take a snack to share.  They will be having a raffle at this dance!

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.

February 12- April 14   Dover Library Organizes Oral History Project for teens                                                            

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in Dover Public Library’s first Local History Project for teens.  The project is entitled Dover: Our Story and will run from Feb 12th – Apr 14th.  Participating teens will be loaned equipment and given instructions on how to conduct oral history interviews with friends and family members. Teens will also be given a packet to complete that includes a family tree, interview planning sheets and other materials that will help them with this new project.  Materials will be available at the Technology Desk beginning Fri, Feb 12th.  Dover: Our Story is the first project to involve both the Teen and Local History Departments at the Dover Public Library.  This project is being funded by a 21st Century Grant with Dover High School.  For more info:  call Dover Library at 330.343.6123.

Deadline  Feb 26           Claymont Foundation Scholarship Applications Available

Applications are now available.  Scholarships are available to current Claymont seniors as well as Claymont alumni currently attending a higher learning institute.  Available in the high school guidance office or at http://www.claymontschools.org/foundation/scholarships.htm.  (The Claymont Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization).

Deadline Feb 29th        Submissions for Tornado Alley

Dover Public Library and Dover High School are taking submissions from local teens in grades 6 – 12 for the 2nd edition of the joint literary magazine Tornado Alley.  Submission forms are available at the library, at Dover High School and online at http://www.doverlibrary.org/tornado-alley/.  Please see their website for more details and dates for events to come.

Deadline March 7         HOF Enshrinement Festival now accepting Queen Pageant Applications                                  

Applications are available online at www.ProFootballHOFEF.com.  Deadline to submit and a $70 fee is Mon, Mar 7th by 5 PM.  Candidates cannot be younger than a high school senior and 18 years old by May 1 or more than 23 years of age before Sept 1.  They must reside and, if employed work within a 30 mile radius of Stark County.  There will be a Queen Pageant Informational Session which will take place Sat, Feb 20th at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce from 9 – 11 AM.  The session is FREE but reservations must be made in advance by calling Kathy Lundenberger at 330.458.2056 or e-mail her at kathyl@cantonchamber.org. The pageant takes place Thurs, May 5th at 7 PM at The Canton Palace Theater.  All seats are reserved at $20 each, and tickets can be purchased at the Canton Regional Chamber or online at http://www.profootballhoffestival.com/tickets.

Deadline Mar 31         Tusc Co Democratic Women Scholarship

Applications are now available.  2 – $500 scholarships will be awarded.  1 to a current Senior who resides in Tusc Co and who will be pursuing a higher education and 1 to a current collegiate student.  Scholarships are awarded based on participation in the Democratic Party, an essay and references.  Apps are available at guidance offices, on the Tusc Co Democratic Women Facebook Page, on the Tusc Co Democratic Party Website:  http://www.tuscdemparty.com/ or by contacting Martha Campbell @ martha.jane.campbell@gmail.com.  For more info:  contact Campbell at 330.340.0390.

 

 

February 10-13   Dover Rotary Annual Carnation Sale

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Dover Rotary is hosting its annual carnation sale.  Carnations by the dozen are available in a wide variety of colors and are arranged in boxes in variety of bouquets.  No two boxes are alike!  Students in The Buckeye Career Center’s floriculture department are assembling and packaging the bouquets.  Members are currently taking pre-orders for delivery Feb 10th thru the 13th.   Members will be selling them in parking lots of Softie’s (1124 N Wooster Ave) in Dover and Funday’s (1345 4th St N) in New Phila on Feb 12th, 4-7 PM and Feb 13th from 9 AM – 1 PM.  Carnations are $20 per box.  Proceeds benefit the Dover Rotary’s many philanthropic projects, including college scholarships and the student exchange program. 

February 11      T- County Beekeepers Assoc Meeting    

Thurs, Feb 11th @ 7:00 PM.  Please note that they WILL NOT MEET at their regular location for THIS MEETING.  This meeting will be held at the McAlpine Meadery, which is located at: 10035 Johnsford Rd SW, Beach City.  (GPS coordinates: 40.667780, -81.545104) The Meadery is located just off Route 21, between Strasburg and Massillon.  Parking is a little tight so you may want to consider carpooling.  Their educational program will be a presentation by Jeremiah Geisinger, (one of the proprietors and mead making gurus of the Meadery), on making mead and will include a tour of the Meadery.  Also during this meeting they will finalize their calendar to include the Annual Field Day, Summer Picnic and 2017 Winter Banquet.  For more info visit their 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!

February 12    Church of the Holy Trinity, Fish Fry Dinner

Church of the Holy Trinity, located at 1835 Dover-Zoar Road in Bolivar are holding their annual fish fry dinner starting February 12 and running every Friday through March 18. Serving hours are 4pm – 7:30, carry out available. For more information please call 330-874-4716.

February 13   Norma Johnson Center Winter Hike

This free family event endorsed by Healthy Tusc will be held on Sat, Feb 13th from 10 AM-Noon.  There will be 3 marked trails for your hiking enjoyment with different levels of difficulty.  After your hike, warm up in the red barn with Union Hospital’s Chef Mike’s soup.  Hot chocolate will also be available to warm your hands and your soul.  If it snows, take your sleds and enjoy some of the slopes the NJ Center has to offer.  Pets are permitted but must be kept on a leash and cleaned up after if necessary.  This is a no charge event but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Dress warmly and be prepared to hike, play and discover the forest during the winter time.  For directions or questions about this event, please call the NJ Center office at 330.339.7976 or visit their website:  normajohnsoncenter.com.

February 13    Zoar VFD  Spaghetti Dinner

Sat, Feb 13th from 4 – 8 PM at the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department located at 190 East 5th Street NE, Zoar. Their  “All-You-Can-Eat” Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner  featuring their famous 4 Alarm Hot Sauce Meal also includes:   salad, dinner rolls, dessert & beverage.  Adults:  $8.00 and Children under 12 – $4.00.  CARRYOUT:  call 330-874-2069 and pick it up.  *~*All Carryout dinners are $8.00*~* Proceeds benefit the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department Inc. a 501c(3) non-profit charitable agency.

February 13   Soft Kitty and Happy Tails Pet Food Drive/Fundraiser

Takes place Sat, Feb 13th at Rural King from 11 AM-4 PM.

February 13   Moravian Church Swiss Steak Dinner

The Women’s fellowship is having this dinner, Sat, Feb 13th, from 4 – 6:30 PM at the church located at 145 S. Walnut St, Gnadenhutten.  $10.00 per meal.  Dine in or Carry out!

February 13   Tuscarawas Philharmonic: “The Magical Music of Disney”

The orchestra will perform the familiar Disney tunes on the Performing Arts Center stage while selections and clips from  everyone’s favorite Disney films are projected above them.   All seats are reserved and prices for this concert range from $13 – $41, depending on location and whether it is a student, senior, or adult.  A $3 facility fee is added to the base price of each ticket by the PAC.  The presentation is licensed by Disney Music Publishing and Buena Vista Concerts, a division of ABC Inc., all rights reserved.  Tickets for the concert can be reserved at the orchestra’s website:  TuscarawasPhilharmonic.org  where concert goers can see what seats are still available at what prices and can reserve their choices by clicking on those exact seats on the diagram and paying with a credit card.  Tickets can also be obtained by stopping by the PAC box office, or by calling the box office at 330.308.6400.

February 13   Mineral City VFD Hosting Grocery Auction                                                                                                 

The auction will take place on Sat, Feb 13th at 6 PM at the Mineral City Fire Station, 8495 S High St, behind the library.  Auctioneer Shawn Dostie of Coshocton,  Auctions will take his entertaining flair and bid calling, along with a variety of food and grocery items.  This auction promises to save you money on your grocery bill while supporting the fire department.  A portion of sale proceeds go to the department.  In addition to the food auction, firefighters will operate an eat stand throughout the event.  For more info and updates on the event, check out the event page on Facebook at facebook.com/mcvfdevents.

February 13   Dover First United Methodist Church Concert/Dinner

Capital recording artists: GloryWay Quartet* will be in concert at the church located at 1725 N Wooster Ave, Dover on Sat, Feb 13th at 6:30 PM.  A meal will be offered at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall (RSVP’s for the meal to: doverfirst@gmail.com or 330.343.1322  will be appreciated).  This free event will offer the grace and love of Jesus Christ through Southern Gospel Music.  *Love offerings for GloryWay will be accepted at the door. 

February 14   6th Annual Overdue Open House Dover Public Library

Sun, Valentine’s Day, Feb 14th from 2 – 5 PM.  There will be live music by local bands, Valleytown and the Kodachrome Babies, children’s activities, balloon animals, costumed characters, scavenger hunt, story-telling, magician, juggler,  bake sale, and a raffle with lots of great prizes,  and more!  All proceeds from the event will go to the Citizens for the Dover Public Library. Fine Forgiveness !  Please call the Library at 330-343-6123 with any questions.  Location:  525 N. Walnut St, Dover.

February 14   Cardinal Chorale Concert

Light Your World is the theme of the Cardinal Chorale’s winter concert at the Coshocton Presbyterian Church at 3:00pm. The Chorale’s performance will be accompanied by Caroline S. Heading and conducted by Charles R Snyder, who founded the Chorale in 1995. The concert venue is located 142 N. 4th Street in Coshocton. For more information contact the Church at 740-622-0486.

February 15   Boy Scout Troop 141 Ham Dinner/Silent Auction

The ham dinner takes place Mon, Feb 15th at the Carrollton High School cafeteria from 4:30-7:00 PM.  Adults: $9.00; Ages 4-12: $6.00; Children under 4: Free. Tickets available at the door.  Menu:  Ham, potatoes, corn, dinner rolls, coffee, tea, punch and desserts.  Contact Mark Walters for more info at 330.627.4707.

February 20  6th Annual History Patriot Rally & Essay/Drawing Contest/Look-A-Like Contest

The Rally takes place on Sat, Feb 20th from 10 AM – 4 PM at the New Towne Mall.  This year’s event themed “Leap into History” features historical leap year events and a mock election of attending site mascots.  For more info to this event, “like” the T-County Patriot Facebook page: www.facebook.com/tcountypatriots or contact the Dennison Railraod Depot Museum at 740.922.6776 or kates@dennisondepot.org.  Students in grades K-8 are invited to participate in the 2016 T-County Patriot Rally in a whole new way.  “Leap into History” by writing or drawing about an event in our nation’s past.  Grades K-2 is asked to submit a drawing and Grades 3-8 should submit an essay portraying what it would be like to leap back in time.  Winners of the contest, sponsored by the Bolivar American Legion Auxiliary and the New Towne Mall will be announced on Sat, Feb 20th at the Elder Beerman Stage at 1:15 PM.  Winners in each age category will receive a $40 cash prize, with runners-up receiving a $25 gift certificate to the mall.  (All entries should be submitted to the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, 400 Center St, Dennison, no later than Sun, Jan 31st.  Forms are available at the Museum, the New Philadelphia Public Library and on the T-County Patriot’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/tcountypatriots  Young history buffs can “Leap into History” by competing in the 6th Annual Look-A-Like contest held during the Rally by dressing up like their favorite historical characters.  Register at the event at 12:15 PM by the Elder Beerman Stage.  Contest begins at 12:30 PM.  The winner of the contest, sponsored by the Friends of Fort Laurens Foundation, will receive an iPod Shuffle.

February 20  Roswell Community Center Spaghetti Dinner

The dinner takes place on Sat, Feb 20th from 4-7 PM at the Roswell Community Center.  Dinner includes:  Spaghetti/ Meatballs, Applesauce, Bread, Dessert & Drink.  Small Dinner: $5.00; Large Dinner: $7.00.  All proceeds go toward upgrades of the community center. “ Help them make a difference for a growing community!”

February 20   Coshocton Ice Carving Festival

Coshocton is hosting the 3rd Annual Ice Carving Festival at the Coshocton Court Square from Noon to 4pm. This free event features local ice carvers and master sculptor from Rock on the Ice Productions demonstrating their artistic craft. The Real McCoy BBQ will provide soups and sandwiches. Fun and games for the kids along with horse drawn wagon rides will complete this fun filled event. If you are interested in participating as a local ice carver or in sponsoring an ice carving, contact Stacey Shriver at 740-294-0287.

February 20     Coshocton Ice Breaker 5K

The Ice breaker 5K will be held in conjuction with Coshocton’s 3rd annual Ice Carving Festival. The 5K will begin at 2pm at the Court Square. Cost for pre-registration is $20 for an individual through Feb 8th, pre-registration guarenttees a t-shirt. Race day registration available from 12:30-1:30 and will be $25. For more information please contact Stacey Shriver at 740-294-0287

February 20      Fishing Show/Swap Meet

Warren Township Community Center is hosting a fishing show and swap meet on February 20 from 10am-2pm. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and lots of food. Admission $3.00 for adults and youth 12 and under are free. Located one mile from Atwood Lake Dam, corner of of State Route 212 and New Cumberland Road N.E.

February 20     23rd Annual Birthright Steak Dinner

This will take place on Sat, Feb 20th at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 122 Grant St, Dennison from 5:30 – 8:30 PM.  Tickets are $17.00 each & includes beverage & dessert.  Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling: 330.874.3635 or 330.343.1855 or at the door that evening.  Go celebrate 25 years of service to the community & surrounding areas.  (Birthright is a non-profit Agency for the Unborn.)

February 21   Tuscarawas County Challenger Little League

2016 sign-ups will be held on Sun, Feb 21st from 3-5 PM at Starlight School, 518 Church Ave SW, New Phila. On line registration is open until the start of the season, but if you want a uniform you should be signed up by Mar 20th.  Registration fee is $40 per player or $60 per family and financial assistance is available.  For more info: www.tuscchallengers.com (Players and volunteers can sign up on line and registration is open now).  You may also follow them on Twitter@tuscchallenger.

February 21   Spaghetti Dinner

Boy Scout Troop 94 will be having a spaghetti dinner from 11:30 – 2pm at the First United Methodist Church of Dover. Free will donation, for more info call 330-440-9430

February 24   TC Rockets Prep Rally

A pep rally for the TC Rockets will be held at Strasburg Schools starting at 6pm. The community is encouraged to attend and cheer on the rockets as they prepare to represent Tuscarawas County at the Area 9 Special Olympic Basketball Tournament. Parents, guardians, and caregivers will also be recognized at the event. There will also be a bake sale from community and local organizations, with proceeds to benefit The Special Olympics of Tuscarawas County.

February 25  Oldtown Feast & Fellowship Dinner         

St Peter’s Lutheran Church on Oldtown Valley Rd, New Phila will hold it’s dinner Thurs, Feb 25th from 4:30 – 6PM.  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 received are used for Community Mission Work and the local Food Bank Programs.  Feast & Fellowship Dinners will be held the 4th Thurs each month January thru October.

February 27   Zoar VFD Pancake Breakfast

This takes place on Sat, Feb 27th at the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department located at 190 East 5th Street NE, Zoar,  from 7 – 10 AM.  “All-You-Can-Eat” Pancakes, Sausage links or patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns and beverage for just $5.00/Adults and $2.50 for children under 12. Carryout also available by calling 330-874-2069.  All proceeds benefit the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department, a 501c(3) non-profit organization.

February 27   United Way Benefit on behalf of TCWU

Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured will host Oscar night on Sat, Feb 27th at Kent State PAC, New Phila.  Tickets are $50/singe and $90/Couple which includes light fare, champagne, live/silent auction, music and cash bar.  Call 330.364.1853 for tickets.

February 27    St Peter’s Lutheran Church Pancake Breakfast     

The breakfast will be held Sat, Feb 27th from 8-11 AM.  It will be served with whole hog sausage. $5.00 per person.  The church is located at 3640 Oldtown Valley Rd SW, New Phila.  For advanced tickets, call Cindy Lewis @740.658.3202 or Pam Horn @330-401-6641.   Tickets will also be available at the door.  This event is organized by the Men of St Peter’s.

February 27       Beach City Lion’s Club Food Drive

They are having this food drive for the Fairless Food Cupboard  on Sat, Feb 27th from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM at Belloni’s Food on South Wabash St in Brewster and in front of Bailey’s Waste Service on Main St in Beach City.  They are collecting non-perishable items.  Everyone that makes a donation will get a chance to win one of two $50 gift certificates.  One is from Lucas Market in Beach City & the Lion’s Club and the other is from Belloni’s in Brewster.  Please support the Beach City Lions and help the Fairless Food Cupboard!

February 28   Spaghetti Dinner

The First Presbyterian Church of Uhrichsville will be holding their annual spaghetti dinner. The event takes place on Sunday, February 28 from 12-2pm at the church. Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased by calling the church at 740-922-3692. 633 N. Main St, Uhrichsville.