Back to School Fair set

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.

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.

Yellow Flag Community Yard Sales

WEST LAFAYETTE -- The West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announces the upcoming Yellow Flag Community Yard Sales for the Fall.

The dates are Sept. 7 to Sept. 8 with the sign-up deadline at Brother's Hardware and Variety Store in West Lafayette on or before Aug. 28 for media maps and Aug. 31 for in-house maps which will be available at various locations in the village.

For information, contact Christie at 740-502-1286.

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.

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.