Quilting in museum
The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be working on the Community Quilt in the Temperance Tavern Museum every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to help.
For information, call Gladys Hinds at 498-6240.
Car show planned
KIMBOLTON -- The Kimbolton Homecoming Festival will have its 22nd annual car show on Sunday, Aug. 26. This is a judged show with dash plaques going to the first 30 to register. Registration fee will be $10 beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be food and music rain or shine.
For information, contact Corey Rehard at 492-0326 or 740-623-1201.
Movie night set
A recently released movie will be shown at the Newcomerstown Library Annex on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. The movie night is free and if you bring a non-perishable food item, you will be entered into a drawing to receive a copy of the movie.
Health screening set
Medi-Wise Pharmacy in Newcomerstown will have free blood sugar, blood pressure and total cholesterol health screenings on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. to noon. Fasting is recommended for an accurate blood sugar reading.
School open house
West Elementary School will be having an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 21 during the following times: Second grade only from 6 to 7 p.m.; and third, fourth and fifth grades from 7 to 8 p.m.
First day of school will be Wednesday, Aug. 22.
Back to School Fair
The Newcomerstown Teacher's Association and Project HOPE will be hosting its third annual Back to School Fair for Newcomerstown students who will be entering preschool through fifth grade.
The event will be Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. a t Newcomerstown West Elementary, 517 Beaver St., Newcomerstown.
Students, accompanied by an adult, will receive school supplies, free hair cuts, nutritious snacks, door prizes and information from area businesses, agencies and organizations.
A trash and treasure sale with bake sale and food stand is planned for Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the West Union Church basement and outside, 13679 Gilmore Road.
The sale is sponsored by the West Union Women's Fellowship.
Library makes changes
Newcomerstown Public Library is eliminating its VHS movie collection. During the week of Aug. 13-18, patrons will be able to come in and select some of your favorite movies to add to your home collection. A small donation would be appreciated when you make your selections.
The next Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee meeting is set for Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. in the community room at Newcomerstown High School. All are welcome.
Kimbolton Homecoming set
KIMBOLTON -- The Kimbolton Homecoming celebration is set for Aug. 25-26. A chicken barbecue, parade, raffle tickets, 50-50 drawing, car show, square dance and yard sales are all planned. The square dance will be Saturday, Aug. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. and will feature Rod Bradford and Buddies.
For information, call Karen Perkins at 432-4651.
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.
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.