Quilting in museum
The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be working on the Community Quilt in the Temperance Tavern Museum every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to help.
For information, call Gladys Hinds at 498-6240.
Band coming to Moose
The Newcomerstown Moose Lodge 1337 will host the band, Kickstart, the number 1 rated band at Wheeling Island, on Saturday, July 7 from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Heller Bros. open house
Due to popular demand and outstanding response from the community, the Newcomerstown Historical Society will have another open house honoring the former Heller Brothers Tool Company that was in business for many years and employed many area residents over the years. The event is scheduled for July 7 and will start at 10 a.m. with a brunch and informational program to follow. The event is open to the public at no cost.
The next Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee meeting will be Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. at Newcomerstown High School. All are welcome.
Barbecue and ice cream social
The Newcomerstown Historical Society will have a barbecue and ice cream social at the museum on July 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, cake, and lemonade to be served. The society members are inviting everyone to attend.
Crafters set up
Several area crafters will be set up at 411 Nugent St. (rear), Newcomerstown, for a craft show during the NERS chicken barbecue and car show on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
COSHOCTON -- Health Services of Coshocton County will have an Adult Group meeting on Thursday, July 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Hospice Office, 230 S. 4th St., Coshocton.
For information, call Mary McCune at 740-622-7311.
NEW PHILADELPHIA -- TuscoBus Board of Trustees will meet July 11 at 12:30 p.m. at the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities Service and Support Center, 610 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia.
Chicken dinner fundraiser
The Newcomerstown Historical Society will be selling tickets within the next month for a fundraiser chicken dinner. The event will take place at the Olde Main Street Museum on July 28 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Food will be catered by Baker's IGA and entertainment by local country western band.
Further details to be released soon.
Computer classes set
Newcomerstown Public Library will be offering another free basic computer course. The class will run from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. Call the library at 498-8228 to register if you have not already taken this class. Seating is limited and going fast.
Blood drive set
A blood drive is set for Wednesday, July 18 from 1 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown.
To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS. If you last donated on or before May 23, you may be eligible to give.
Farmers market continues
Newcomerstown Farmers Market is up and running for the season. It takes place every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newcomerstown Library parking lot. Enjoy fresh local produce and baked goods. You will also find assorted crafts, jewelry, soap and candles.
Golf outing set
The annual Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce golf outing fundraiser is set for Wednesday, July 25 at Hickory Flats Golf Course in West Lafayette. Teams and hole sponsors are needed.
For information or to register a team, call 498-4545.
Car show planned
The Newcomerstown Rotary Club Car Show will be Saturday, July 21 at the West Elementary School, corners of Oak and Beaver streets, Newcomerstown. Rain or shine.
Registration is from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per vehicle. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50 vehicles.
Awards will be presented to the top 30 vehicles, including the Newcomerstown Rotary President's Choice. Awards will be presented at 8 p.m.
There will be food, music and a 50-50 raffle.
For information, call 492-0326 or 740-623-1201.
Yard sales in village
The Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual village-wide yard sales are set for Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 in the village. To have your address listed in advertising, call 498-4545.
Anyone or any organization wishing to correspond with the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee can use: The Newcomerstown Ohio Bicentennial Committee, P.O. Box 11, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.
Christ's Kitchen, located in the Fellowship Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown, serves dinner from 4 to 6:15 p.m. every Monday. The dining room is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
The meal is free but donations are accepted.
The church is located at 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.
For information, call 498-8134.
Sonshine Boxes drop-off
Bob Pell's Nationwide Insurance office, located at 117 N. Bridge St., Newcomerstown, is a new collection site for items to be sent to soldiers serving our country. Items may still be donated at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, also in Newcomerstown. Sonshine Boxes consist of anything a soldier might need such as personal hygiene items, games, movies, etc.
For information, call 498-7994.