What’s Happening

 November 21                          Aultman Blood Drive 

The Aultman Bus will be at Provia Door, 2150 St Rt 39, Sugarcreek, OH on Fri November 21st from 7 A.M. – Noon.  (Don’t forget your ID) 

November 21-22                              Minstrell Show 

Warsaw Lions Club will be holding their 57th annual Minstrell Show “The Name Game” on November  21st and 22nd at 7:30pm and November 23rd at 2:30pm at River View High School.  All seats are reserved-for tickets call 622-5031 beginning October 30th:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11am-1pm and Tuesday and Thursday 4-6pm.  Cost of the tickets is a $9 donation.  Riverview Park Board will serve dinner Friday and Saturday from 5-7pm and Sunday from noon till 2pm.  

November 22                          Aultman Blood Drive

The Aultman Bus will be at Dollar General, 328 Bluebell Dr N.W., New Philadelphia, OH on Sat November 22nd from 10:00 A.M. – 2 P.M. (Don’t forget your ID)

November 22                                    Monte Carlo Night 

Strasburg Football will be having a Chicken BBQ and Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, November 22 beginning at 6pm at the Strasburg Fire Station.  Cost is $15 per ticket and the meal includes ½ chicken, potato, vegetable, roll, dessert and beverage.  There will also be a silent auction and some auction items include Ohio State Football tickets for the 2015 season, and autographed memorabilia from future Hall of Fame Linebacker Jason Taylor.  Tickets are available at the Tigers Den or Village Garden Bulk Foods in Strasburg or from any Strasburg football player.

November 22                          Special  Saturday Night  BINGO

Sherrodsville Lions Club will host this event on Saturday, Nov 22nd.   (at the Lions Club building)  Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Play begins at 6:30 P.M.  “Door Prizes”  Cost to play is $15.00 for first packet.  $5.00 for each additional packet.  (Must be 18 yrs of age or older to play)  Benefits the Sherrodsville Lions Club.

November 23                Carrollton Bible Chapel Christmas music concert

Tab Beechler from Bluffton, IN and Jonathan White from Canton, OH will present a concert of Christmas music with piano and vocals on Sun,  November 23rd at 6:30 P.M. at the Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville Rd S.E., Carrollton, OH. A love offering will be taken.  2 food items are requested for their local food pantry: “Loaves & Fishes”.  A cookie reception will follow the concert for all who attend.  For more info call:  Richard & Judy Cunningham @ 330-739-4005 or 330-323-9253.

November 23                          Aultman Blood Drive

The Aultman Bus will be at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 202 E. High Ave, New Philadelphia, OH Sunday, November 23rd from 9:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. (Don’t forget your ID) 

November 23                                    Quarter Auction 

A Quarter Auction Benefit will be held on Sunday, November 23rd from 2-5pm at Eastport Elementary School for Lisa Swigert who is battling colon cancer.  Cost at the door is $5 with additional paddles $1 each.  All proceeds will go to the Swigert family for medical expenses, insurance premiums, living expenses and anything else this family needs.  For more information you can contact Michelle at 330-340-4654. 

November 23                                    Concert 

The Brass Ensemble will be in concert at Faith UMC located at 420 N. Wooster Ave. in Dover for the Sunday morning service from 10:30-11:30am on November 23rd.   All are welcome and this is a free concert. 

November 29                                    Parade 

Newcomerstown’s Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 29th beginning at 5pm .  Line up begins at 4pm at Cy Young Park in Downtown Newcomerstown.  Santa will be at the East Elementary School immediately following the parade.  Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call 740-498-6644 or 330-407-0575. 

December 1          &30                               Babysitters Course 

American Red Cross is offering a lifesaving babysitter’s course at a discounted rate to residents of Tuscarawas County.  Residents can take the course for only $10 (normally $85)  through United Way Scholarship.  To register for the scholarship, please call the Muskingum Lakes Chapter at 330-343-8633.  

December 5                                                Christmas Concert 

A Christmas Concert with Jerome James will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Jarvis St. in Bowerstown on Friday December 5th beginning at 7pm.

December 5                                                Cookie Walk 

The Annual Holiday Cookie Walk at Northside Preschool gym will be held on Friday December 5th from 9am-4pm (or while supplies last).  Cookies are $3.50 a dozen and Candy is $3.50 a pound.  All Cookies and Candy will be homemade.  Any questions call 740-922-5888. 

December 6                                                Christmas Parade 

The Village of Bowerstown & Bowerston Community Women’s Club would like to invite you to participate in the first annual Christmas parade.  The parade will be held prior to the Christmas in the Park event Saturday December 6th.  Line up will begin at 1:00pm at Bowerstown Elementary School, with the parade beginning at 1:30pm.  The parade will conclude at the Community Park Building where Santa will greet the children and pass out goodie bags.  Cookies, punch and cookies will be served.  

December 6                                                Pet Pictures with Santa 

Get your pet’s picture with Santa Claus at Petz Place in New Phila and help support Dogs 4 Warriors at the same time.  All pets need to be on a leash or in a carrier please.  Dogs 4 Warriors is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization providing highly trained service dogs at no cost to Veterans of all eras suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and/ or Physical limitations.  100% of the proceeds from pictures with Santa will benefit Dogs 4 Warriors.  Cost is $10 per sheet or $15 for 2 sheets.  Cash or Check only please!  Sponsored by Dogs For Warriors www.dogs4warriors.org .  Petz Place is located at 118 Commercial Ave. in New Philadelphia.

December 11                                 The Pharming Effects

January 8

Bearing the weight of a loved one’s addiction:  A community education series for families with an addicted loved one.  This Wed, Nov 13th  event will feature a presentation by the Dover High School Youth to Youth on the effects of prescription durg abuse.  Youth to Youth is an international initiative with the goal of harnessing peer influence to encourage other youth to live free of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.  Where:  Tuscarawas County Senior Center, 325 Prospect St,  Dover, OH   Time:  6:30 – 8:00 P.M.   There will be a panel discussion with local providers which include:  Personal and Family Counseling Services, Community Mental Healthcare, Alcohol and Addiction Program.  A Family Member of An Addicted Loved One. These community led events will address your questions about addiction, local resources, the effect of addiction on the famly and how to impact your loved one’s recovery.

For more information or questions:  Call the ADAMHS Board at 330-364-6488.

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.