The Newcomerstown Fire Department is sponsoring its annual car show and chicken barbecue on Saturday, July 2 at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State St., Newcomerstown.

Annual car show registration begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until noon. The "Top 75" Fenton Bell trophies and "Best of Show" will be awarded at 2 p.m. as well as 150 dash plaques. Music and entertainment will be provided by The Spikeman. A 50-50 raffle will also be available and numerous door prizes will given away. For information on the car show, call Wayne at 498-7118.

Chicken dinners will be served from noon to 5 p.m. Dine-in and carry-out will be available. The dinner includes half chicken, your choice of two side dishes and a roll for $7. Desserts will also be available. Advanced purchase of tickets is suggested. Tickets are available from any Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad Inc. member.

All proceeds from the barbecue and car show will be used to purchase emergency equipment for the Newcomerstown Fire Department.

For information, call 498-8808.