What’s Happening


May 7                                     New Philadelphia Day of Prayer

This will be held Thursday evening,  May 7th 6:30 P.M. @ the steps of the Tuscarawas County Court House. It is the 22nd annual National Day of Prayer event praying for our nation, state and county.  Former New Phila Quaker/Ohio State football player: Cie Grant will be the speaker.  Because of limited seating, please bring a lawn chair for comfortable seating.  In case of rain, the event will be held at First Methodist Church, 201 W. High Ave, New Phila. 

May 7                                     Newcomerstown Day of Prayer 

The 64th Annual National Day of Prayer in Newcomerstown will be held on Thursday, May 7th at 6:30pm. It will be held at the corner of College St. and Hwy. 36 East Ramp, look for the tent. 

May 7-8 & 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 9                                     Benefit for Barb Kauffman

A “Benefit for Barb” is going to be held Saturday, May 9th from 4:00 – ?  at the K of C in Dennison.  It is going to be a pasta dinner, with a 50/50 drawing, a raffle & auctions.  A DJ

will be there.  If interested in donating please contact Melinda Grant @ 330-340-3610 or Chris Kauffman @ 330-432-4588. (Barb was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer on March 2nd.  Barb has waited on and helped many people in her 38 years of work at Pangrazio’s Pizza and most recently at the Dennison Yard.  Barb now needs your help. Her family is putting together this benefit for her and thanks you in advance for your generosity.) 

May 9                                               Pancake Breakfast 

Renner’s St, Paul United Church of Christ will be having a pancake and sausage breakfast on May 9th from 8-11am.  Donations will go to Youth Camp Retreat. The Church is located at 7620 Renner Rd. SW in Fresno. 

May 9                                               Chicken BBQ 

The Stone Creek VFD will be having a chicken BBQ at the fire station on Saturday, May 9th from 4-7pm.  Cost for chicken is only $5, but the cost for the dinner which includes, chicken-2 sides-roll-dessert & drink is $8.  All proceeds benefit the Stone Creek Sirens projects and Stone Creek Fire Dept. 

May 9                                     Fry’s Valley Chicken BBQ

Saturday, May 9th 4:00-7:00 P.M. at Fry’s Valley Moravian Church. 594 Fry’s Valley Rd S.W. New Philadelphia. (Located off State Rt 36 and 416)   $9.00 Adult/$5.00 Child.  A silent auction will be held to benefit the church. Meal includes: ½ chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, roll, beverage & homemade dessert. (While supply lasts!) Seating available inside fellowship hall or pavilion. Carry out also available & handicap accessible.

May 9                                               Pizza War

The “Pizza War” will be held on Saturday May 9th from noon-3pm at Tuscora Park.  Purchase a ticket for $5 so you can vote, sample, and a chance for a door prize.  Everyone is welcome. Serving lunch (no ticket is needed and carryout is available).  This years contenders are, Roagies, Fox’s, Penso’s, Your Pizza Shop, Pizza Parlor V, and Designs by Sara with a dessert pizza.

May 13th & 14th            Union Hospital Annual Auxiliary Rummage Sale

The UH Auxiliary Annual Rummage Sale will be held at Tuscora Park Pavillion in New Philadelphia.  May 13th – 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and May 14th 9 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. 

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 ‘Til Further Notice            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.