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.

Frontier Apple Festival postponed

The Frontier Apple Festival in Newcomerstown has been postponed due to illness and no new date has been set. Further details will be forthcoming.

Craft show set

A craft show is set for Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Francis DeSales Church, 440 S. River St., Newcomerstown.

Lunch stand and bake sale provided by the Ladies of St. Francis.

Vendors may contact Denise Thompson at 740-545-5149 to see if openings are available.

NERS open house

The Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad's Fire Division will have an open house at the fire station on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m.

There will be lots of activities for children to participate in as well as refreshments. All are invited.

Blood testing

The Newcomerstown Rotary Club's blood testing program will be Saturday, Oct. 6 from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the Newcomerstown West School.

The blood test cost is $35. Prostate specific antigen is $25.

There are is also thyroid screenings for $20 and Hemoglobin A1C for $25.

Tests will be administered by the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital lab.

Participants must fast for 12 hours prior to the time of the blood draw. Do not smoke the morning of the testing. Drinking water is permitted.

Breakfast will be available and served from 6:30 to 10 a.m. by the PTO.

Also that day, bring in your unused or expired drugs which can be turned in to be disposed of properly.

Scrapbooking event planned

STONE CREEK -- The Stone Creek VFD Women's Auxiliary will have a Scrap the Day Away scrapbooking event on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Grace Community Church in Stone Creek. Cost for scrapbooking event is $20 for early registration, or $25 at the door. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks provided.

To register, contact Jen Randolph by phone 330-339-8227 or email scvfdsirens@gmail.com.

All proceeds benefit the Stone Creek Sirens projects and Stone Creek Fire Department.

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.