Patron Appreciation Day

Visit the Newcomerstown Public Library for a free lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Doctor a bowl of chili at the chili bar or sample the cook-off contestants' recipes. If you think your recipe can wow the panel of judges, be sure to sign up. First place is a $50 Amazon gift card.

Festival dinner

A Cy Young Days Festival roast beef dinner will be Sunday, Oct. 1, from noon to 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The meal will consist of roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, dessert and drink for $8. Eat in or carry out. To order, call 740-498-4545 and leave name, number of meals and telephone number. A confirmation call will be returned.

Homecoming

The Newcomerstown High School Student Council and National Honor Society are once again hosting a parade to kick-off the 2017 homecoming festivities. The parade will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27, beginning at 3:45 p.m. on the west side of the high school. Line-up will begin at 3:25 p.m. Any organization, club, church, business, etc, who would like to participate should contact Sally Lenhoff at the high school at 498-5111, ext. 11124.

Road work

State Route 416 will be restricted between State Route 259 and the south side of New Philadelphia for a bridge repair project. ODOT’s contractor, Cross Roads Construction Inc., from Cambridge, plans to begin work Wednesday, Sept. 20. Two-way traffic will be maintained in one, 12-foot lane with temporary traffic signals. Work is expected to be completed by Oct. 31. For more information contact: D11.PIO@dot.ohio.gov or 330-308-3949.

Board meeting

The Indian Valley Board of Education will have a special meeting/work session to discuss its five-year forecast at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, followed by its regular board meeting at 7 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Board of Education office.

Rides to RU Recovery

Rides to RU Recovery Program at Chili Crossroads Bible Church are available every Friday at 6:15 p.m. Meet in front of 612 Walnut St. in Coshocton. Everyone is welcome. More information available at www.RuRecoveryFresno.com. 740-545-9707.

AWANA

Kids 0-18 are welcome at AWANA on Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for Creative Camo/Root Beer or Orange Floats. There will be FaithTalks for adults with Understanding Bible Prophecy. Every Wednesday those attending can order pizza, subs and salads from 3-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit area kids. Call ahead to order for pickup or carry-out: 740-545-9707 Chili Crossroads Bible Church is at 29445 County Road 10 Fresno, OH 43824 Learn more at www.chilibiblechurch.org or www.facebook.com/ChiliChurch.