barbecue set

The annual chicken barbecue to benefit the Newcomerstown boys' basketball team is set for Saturday, Oct. 10 in the Touraine Club parking lot. Pick up between 1 and 5 p.m.

The meal includes half Montel's famous chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, and roll for $8.



A "Make-It and Take-It" crafting afternoon is planned on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Newcomerstown Library Annex.

Celebrate Autumn's arrival at the Newcomerstown Public Library with a free make and take craft for adults.

They will be making decorations, fall-themed paint cans. Participants may sign up at the front desk at the library.

Coin club to meet

Tuscarawas County Coin Club will meet Monday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Linn-Hert-Geib Family Center, Dover.

Retirement luncheon set

The monthly Kurz Kasch retirement luncheon is set for Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.

Genealogical society meeting

The Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 at the genealogical library in Dennison. Program will be an open discussion of genealogical issues.

Craft show planned

The 25th annual Christmas in the Village Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State Street, Newcomerstown.

Area crafters will be set up to sell their hand made items. Included in these will be crocheted items, plastic canvas items, recycled items, lighted bottles, wreathes, wooden items, glass items, candy, baked goods, jewelry, garlands, small decorated trees, all natural products, greeting cards, embroidered items and much more.

Lunch stand by NERS will be available too.

For information, call Karen at 740-498-8234.

Parade entries sought

Entries are being sought for the 2015 Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Line-up is at 4 p.m. at the Cy Young Park and the parade moves at 5 p.m.

To register a float or entry, call 740-498-4545.

Farmers' market continues

Newcomerstown Library's Farmers' Market is now open from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Friday through the second week of October in the parking lot of the Newcomerstown Public Library.

There is no fee to set up, but each vendor must fill out a form at the library to participate. Interested vendors may call the library for more information at 740-498-8228.

Single moms group

Are you a single mom who needs a break, some answers, hope, wisdom, help? Join the Single Mom's group meetings on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at RaChard's Coffee Cove, 209 W. Main St., next to the Feed Barn.

Based on the book,"Hope and Help for the Single Mom," The 21 Principles of a Healthy Single Mom written by Lori Little.

The series is sponsored by the Victory Assembly of God and is free of charge.

Notary services available

The Newcomerstown Public Library now has notary services available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The services are free of charge.

TOPS meets on Tuesdays

TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, Chapter 2227, in Newcomerstown, has meetings each Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Newcomerstown.

For information, call 740-492-0225.

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 740-498-8134.