Blood drive set

A blood drive is set for Wednesday, March 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Newcomerstown. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS. If you last donated on or before Jan. 25, you may be eligible to donate.

Farmers market meeting

Newcomerstown Library will have an organizational meeting for anyone interested in participating in the farmers market this season. The meeting will be Wednesday, April 11 at 11 a.m. in the Newcomerstown Library Annex.

Country music planned

The Newcomerstown Historical Society is sponsoring an evening of country music on Friday, April 13 at the Olde Main Street Museum and Social Center, Newcomerstown. Doors open at 5 p.m. The bands will play from 6 to 9 p.m. with a "jam session" to follow. All singers and musicians are welcome to participate.

The featured bands include: Rod Bradford and Friends, Bob and Kathy Rawson's Bluegrass Band, and Hand-Picked Band.

The cost is $3 per person. Refreshments will be available (including hot sandwiches, desserts and drinks). A 50/50 drawing is also planned.

Beekeepers to meet

DOVER -- The March meeting of the Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Club will Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Winfield United Methodist Church, 5247 Route 516, Dover. The meeting will include a discussion on beekeeping tips and refreshments will be provided. For information, visit the club's website at, the club's Facebook page or contact club president Ron Garabrandt at 330-260-3899.

Ladies Night Out set

WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Janusian Club of West Lafayette, a civic-minded organization, will have its annual Ladies Night Out Card Party and Style Show on Thursday, March 22 at the Ridgewood Middle School.

The buffet will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., continuing with silent auction, door prizes, bingo, cards, 50/50, raffle for a television, and the famous Style Show.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10, prior sale.

Tickets are available from members, or call Nancy at 545-7879 or Wendy at 622-8915. Proceeds will benefit the smoke alarm project, annual scholarship, and other community projects.

Trivia night set

Newcomerstown Public Library will be hosting another trivia night. Gather a group of 2 to 6 adults and come join them for a fun evening on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. This time around there will be eight rounds of ten questions to challenge your knowledge. The Friends of the Library will have a concession stand. Contact the library to register your team at 498-8228.

More computer classes offered

The Newcomerstown Public Library will be hosting one more basic computer class. The class will take place in the Library Annex on April 16 through April 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. This class is only open to people who have not taken it previously.

Contact the library to register at 498-8228.

Library board to meet

Regular meetings of the Newcomerstown Public Library Board of Trustees are the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Library Annex.

Projects sought for community service

COPS (Community Outreach Project) is hoping to help Newcomerstown area residents with home repair and maintenance.

Unfortunately, they are not able to do lawn care on a regular basis, but they are looking to help people make minor home repairs in their homes.

They are willing to do inside repairs during the winter months.

Call Derek at Christ United Methodist Church for referrals and details at 498-8134.

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.