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Christmas Wonderland continues

The Christmas Wonderland on Olde Main Street fundraiser for the Newcomerstown Historical Society continues at the Olde Main Street Museum and Social Center, Newcomerstown, through Dec. 1.

The show, which is open to the public, will be open from noon to 7 p.m. each day. The cost is $2 per person.

The trees, wreaths, and center pieces will be available for purchase throughout the show. However, they must remain at the museum until the show is over.

Delivery of items is also available.

Toys for Local Tots donations

Monetary donations are being sought for the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual Toys for Local Tots program.

Last year, the organization was able to give holiday gifts to some 200 children in the Newcomerstown area.

Donations may be dropped off at the Huntington National Bank or mailed to the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 456, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

Toys for Local Tots applications

Applications are still being accepted until Nov. 30 for children in the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District for the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual Toys for Local Tots program.

Applications are available at the Dale Gress Real Estate office in Newcomerstown and at the Newcomerstown News.

Ladies Night Out set

Ladies Night Out and Christmas Shopping Extravaganza is set for Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church, 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown. All proceeds to go to the Newcomerstown Relay For Life.

Admission is $1. Each paid admission is entered into a drawing for door prizes.

More than 30 vendors will be on-hand with cash and carry specials. They will also have a food stand and a 50-50 raffle.

For information, contact Melissa Stahl at 330-401-4414.

Board member sought

Anyone interested in serving a seven-year term on the Newcomerstown Public Library Board is asked to contact the library at 498-8228 by Dec. 5.

Blood drive planned

A blood drive is set for Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 1 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 121 S. College St., Newcmerstown.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

If you last donated on or before Oct. 3, you may be eligible to give.

Quilting in museum

The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be working on the Community Quilt in the Temperance Tavern Museum on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to help. For information, call Gladys Hinds at 498-6240.

Bicentennial committee

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

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.

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