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Tuscarawas County Armed Forces Week:

All proceeds to benefit Dogs 4 Warriors -local organization helping PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) combat Veterans that are in need of a service and companion dog. Our Honored Guest –Dogs 4 Warriors – Shelia Slezak and a Veteran and companion dog will be at all activities. If possible, come show your support, ask questions, and be part of a great week in Tuscarawas County.

 

May 22                Dover Canal Days

5-9pm honor our Veterans booth

May 23                Dover Canal Days

Dick Goddard will be at our booth on Saturday from 12-3pm to sign autographs and collect donations for his charity of animals

3-9pm – will be selling various items by Warthers honoring our Armed Forces and flags away.

May 25                Golf Scramble

Honor our Veterans family golf scramble at Willandale Golf Club. Scramble starts at 1pm, 9 holes, prizes, food, and fun.  Entrees at Willandale Golf Club and by calling Don Blocker at 330.364.7532

 

 May 20                                           Concert In The Park 

NPHS Concert in the Park will be held on Wednesday, May 20th at 7pm at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater (in case of rain, the high school gym). This years concert theme is “The Muppets” and will feature a variety of songs from the beloved show, as well as from various Muppet movies.  Tickets will be $5 per person (children under 5 free)  and may be purchased at the door, or in advance in the high school choir office. 

May 21                                            Blood Mobile 

Aultman Blood Mobile will be at Garaway High School in Sugarcreek on Thursday, May 21st.  Don’t forget your Id. 

May 22                                            Spaghetti Dinner

Midvale Fire Dept. will hold a spaghetti dinner on Friday May 22nd, from 5-8pm at the Midvale park pavilion.  Cost is free, but a free will donation will be accepted.  Deliver is available, call 330-440-4284.  All proceeds will be used by the fire dept. for equipment. 

May 23                                            Pancake Breakfast 

There will be a pancake breakfast at the Zoar Fire Station on Saturday, May 23rd from 7-10am.  All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, hash browns and a beverage for only $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.  Carryout is available by calling 330-874-2069.  

May 24                                            Benefit

A Chicken BBQ benefit will be held on May 24th from 1-5pm at Country Inn& Suites, 1120 gateway Place in Dover for the Shelby Jones family.  Shelby was an employee of Country Inn and passed away suddenly at the age of 45 from a brain aneurysm.  Her co-workers are raising money to help the family with unexpected final expenses.  Cost is $9 and dinner includes i/2 chicken, baked beans, applesauce, dinner roll, cookie and bottled water.  Pre-sale tickets are available by calling 330-365-9388. 

May 25                                            Parade 

A  Memorial Day Parade will be held on May 25th in Roswell, on Short St. beginning at 9:30am. A ceremony will be held at 10am near the baseball fields.  Roswell General Store will be serving hot dogs and drinks (Free for Children) from 11-2. 

May 27                                                Gardening

The OSU Extension Master Volunteers of Jefferson & Harrison Counties and the Public Library of Stuebenville & Jefferson County will present a free class on seed saving of tomatoes & squash-including zucchini on May 27th at 5:30 pm at the Schiappa Branch Library in Stuebenville.

May 27-28                                       Kindergarten Registration 

Indian Valley Local Schools will be conducting kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 at Midvale Elementary on May 7th and 8th and at Port Washington Elementary on May 27th and 28th.  Students must be 5 years old on or before August 1st 2015.  Please call the school office to schedule your child’s appointment, Midvale 330-339-1191 or Port Washington 740-4998-8389.  Parents need to bring their child to the scheduled screening along with their birth certificate, SS card, immunization records, utility bill verifying your proof of residency and custody papers, if applicable. Parents are encouraged to call soon for an appointment. 

May 29 – June 1                        Missouri Teen’s Miracle

Pastor Brad Riley will be telling his firsthand account of “Missouri teen’s”  “Miracle” at the locations listed below.

Brad Riley, is Pastor at Faith Chapel Assembly of God in O’Fallon, MO. Come hear the eyewitness account of what the TODAY Show is calling, “Missouri teen’s “Miracle” recovery after underwater for 15 minutes,”  TODAY Show Elizabeth Murray.  Go to  www.important2God.com click on the lake for more story.

Victory Assembly of God May 29 & 30 @ 7 pm  311 South College Street – Newcomerstown 43832 740-498-6547

Family Life Ministry Center Assembly of God –May 31 @ 10 am 56040 National Road – Bridgeport

Byesville Assembly of God – May 31 @6 pm – 102 South 7th Street – Byesville

Victory Coshocton –June 1 7:00 pm Coshocton Village Inn & Suites – 115 Water Street – Coshocton.

June 6                                            Community Breakfast

The next community breakfast will be held at Valley View Community Church’s Family Life Center in Sugarcreek June 6th 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. Due to other commitments we will not be able to have a breakfast every month this year, so please listen for our announcement. For more information about this breakfast, please call 330.852.2273 or 330.204.3809

June 6                                             Pedal for Paws 

Tuscarawas County Humane Society will be holding a Pedal for Paws event on Saturday, June 6th beginning at 8am.  Start and finish at the shelter.  Choose your ride 10, 25 or 50 miles—cost is $40.  Register online www.tuschumanesociety.com or call 330-204-0911 for more information.  Helmets are required, lunch will be provided and there will be water and snack stops. 

June 6                                             Fishing Derby 

The Outreach Walleye Club, Ferris Chevrolet and Wal-Mart fishing derby will be held on Saturday June 6th from 8:30-11:30am at Tuscora Park.  This event is for kids up to 14 years old.  Free derby, food, fun and prizes.

June 8 – 12                                         VBS

Dover Church of Christ, 230 East Fourth St. will be having Bible School for children 4yrs thru teens on June 8-12 from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Please visit www.doverchurchofchrist.net or call 330-343-9906. Transportation can be arranged.

June 13                                             Car Wash

Big Brothers Big Sisters will be having a car wash on Saturday June 13th from 12-3pm at Advanced Auto Parts, 1150 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia. Donations only.

Tuscarawas County Park Department-Summer Birding Series

June 19, from 8am-10am at the Towpath Trail, Canal Lands Trailhead Park

These programs will provide an opportunity for community members to explore each of the county park properties and learn more about local wildlife. All are welcome- previous birding experience is not required! Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a backyard-birding prize.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, please contact the Tuscarawas County Americorps Member: Laura Marie Davis 330.859.1050 or email laura@ruralaction.org

June 20          St Jude Children’s Hospital Fund Raiser

Saddle up for St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trail ride scheduled for June 20. Please raise funds for St Jude and meet up at Valley View Community Church at 10:30am for the ride. For more information call 330.204.0912

June 20                                            Horse Shows 

Newcomerstown Saddle Club will be having horse shows at Sunset Arena in Newcomerstown on the following dates.  June 20th, July 11th and August 15th.  All shows begin at 4pm.  Fun shows have a $50 award costume class and there will be a high point award totaled from all three shows given out at the last show.  There will be cake walks, egg toss contest and a food stand at all shows.  This is a great family event.  For more information you can call 740-498-8931 or 330-204-1072. 

June 20                                          Fishing Derby 

The Norma Johnson Center will be hosting a fishing derby on Saturday June 20th from 9:30-11:30 am.  The event is sponsored by the Tuscarawas County Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation in conjunction with the Ohio Division of wildlife.  The derby will take place at the pond located behind the yellow pole barn on SR 39. 

June 21            Tuscarawas County Family Fishing Day

Sunday, June 21, from 10am-2pm at Trenton Heritage Park (Passport to Fishing at 10am)

Come out to the Trenton Heritage Park for day of summer fishing fun. In the morning we will hold a Passport to Fishing session, which is a series of lessons created by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Department of Wildlife to teach children how to fish. Registration is free but will be limited to 30 participants. After the workshop, families are invited to stick around for a picnic lunch and a guided walk through Trenton Heritage Park.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, please contact the Tuscarawas County Americorps Member: Laura Marie Davis 330.859.1050 or email laura@ruralaction.org

July 8               Outdoor Education Workshops

Wednesday, July 8, from 9am-5pm at East Central Ohio Educational Services Center and Trenton Heritage Park

The East Central Ohio Educational Service Center will be partnering with us to provide continuing education credit to teachers who participate in these workshops. Facilitators will provide an orientation to the ODNR-sponsored curriculums Project WILD, Project Aquatic WILD, and Growing Up Wild, which include guides for educators to lead lessons in environmental educational. Registration will be limited to 25 participants, and lunch will be provided.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, please contact the Tuscarawas County Americorps Member: Laura Marie Davis 330.859.1050 or email laura@ruralaction.org

July11                                             Horse Shows 

Newcomerstown Saddle Club will be having horse shows at Sunset Arena in Newcomerstown on the following dates.  June 20th, July 11th and August 15th.  All shows begin at 4pm.  Fun shows have a $50 award costume class and there will be a high point award totaled from all three shows given out at the last show.  There will be cake walks, egg toss contest and a food stand at all shows.  This is a great family event.  For more information you can call 740-498-8931 or 330-204-1072. 

Tuscarawas County Park Department- Summer Birding Series

July 17, from 8am-10am at the Norma Johnson Center

These programs will provide an opportunity for community members to explore each of the county park properties and learn more about local wildlife. All are welcome- previous birding experience is not required! Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a backyard-birding prize.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, please contact the Tuscarawas County Americorps Member: Laura Marie Davis 330.859.1050 or email laura@ruralaction.org

July 26                                                   Golf Outing 

The Big Hug Foundation will be sponsoring their 5th Annual Chad Hoffman Memorial Golf Outing/Charity Auction at Green Valley Golf Course.  Cost is $50 a person*Optional skins $40 per team*includes golfing and lunch.  9am shotgun start.  No need to be a golfer to join in the fun, Juke Box Entertainment will be playing your favorite songs and there will be live and silent auctions to be held after round (this is open to all).  Can’t make it but want to donate?  Cash donations can be made to The Big Hug Foundation c/o Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union.  Hole Sponsors available for only $50.  100% of proceeds paid to The American Diabetes Association & Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured.  

 Tuscarawas County Park Department- Summer Birding Series

Friday, August 7, from 8am-10am at Trenton Heritage Park

These programs will provide an opportunity for community members to explore each of the county park properties and learn more about local wildlife. All are welcome- previous birding experience is not required! Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a backyard-birding prize.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, please contact the Tuscarawas County Americorps Member: Laura Marie Davis 330.859.1050 or email laura@ruralaction.org

Aug 15                                                      Horse Shows 

Newcomerstown Saddle Club will be having horse shows at Sunset Arena in Newcomerstown on the following dates.  June 20th, July 11th and August 15th.  All shows begin at 4pm.  Fun shows have a $50 award costume class and there will be a high point award totaled from all three shows given out at the last show.  There will be cake walks, egg toss contest and a food stand at all shows.  This is a great family event.  For more information you can call 740-498-8931 or 330-204-1072.

 

Ongoing until May 25                       Murder Mystery Dinner 

The Ragersville Historical Society will host there 3rd annual Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday, June 5th at 6:30pm.  It will be held at the Earl Hisrich Memorial Pavilion on the square in Ragersville.  The cost is $30 per person for entertainment and a delicious three course dinner.  Reservations are limited and due by May 25th.  Please prepay for reservations by sending a check to the Ragersville Historical Society, 8800 Crooked Run Rd. Sugarcreek Ohio 44681.  For more information you can call 330-897-2861. 

Ongoing until May 27                        LIFEGUARD TRAINING

The Stark Muskingum Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting registrations at the New Philadelphia office for Lifeguard Training. The training will be held June 1-13, Monday through Saturday, from 8:00am to 11:30 am at Tuscora Park. Students must be 15 years of age and up to take the class. Last day to register is May 27. If you have any questions or for more information please call the Red Cross at 330-343-8633. Also registering for the learn to swim program on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am 4:30pm for the month of May.

Ongoing 2nd Saturday of Every Month         Baltic Conservation Club Public Trap Shoot

Saturday night shoots start at 6:00 P.M.  27 yard protector – cash pay back.  Located on Tuscarawas County Rd 42 S of Ragersville, 5650 Troendly Rd S.W.   May 9th, June 13th, July 11th, August 8th and September 12th.   

Ongoing every month                        Aultman Blood Drive

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.