Leaf pick up

Newcomerstown village residents are asked to bag their leaves and place them on the curb.

The Newcomerstown Street Department will be through to collect the bags.

Leaves will be collected until Thanksgiving.

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.

Santa will be at the East Elementary School immediately following the parade.

There will be treats and refreshments.

To register a float or entry, call 740-498-6644 or 330-407-0575.

Christmas on the Square

Christmas on the Square in Gnadenhutten will be Saturday, Dec. 5.

The tree lighting will be at 5:30 p.m., followed by good old fashioned fun until 8:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Gnadenhutten Lions Club, The Commercial and Savings Bank, and the First National Bank of Dennison.

Breakfast, dance


A breakfast is planned for Saturday, Nov. 28 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Tunnel Hill Community Center in Stone Creek. A free will offering will be accepted.

Later that night, there will be a round and square dance from 8 to 11 p.m.

The cost is $6 a person.

Poinsettia sales end

The Newcomerstown Rotary Club would like to thank everyone for the support of the poinsettia sales over the years, but they will not be selling the flowers this year.

This has been a long-standing Christmas tradition for the club and it has helped support many of the projects in the village and beyond.

Rotary will have a new project coming up early next year.

LPDC meeting set

The LPDC meeting for the Ridgewood Local School District has changed from Nov. 18 to Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Administration Building, 301 S. Oak St., West Lafayette.

Ladies' Night Out set

Relay For Life's annual Ladies' Night Out is set for Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church, Newcomerstown.

It's a great evening of fun for a great cause. Relay For Life teams up with over 25 vendors to get your Christmas Shopping started. There will be lots of raffles, door prizes, vendor cash-n-carry, food and lots more.

There is a $2 entry fee that gets you your raffle ticket.

For vendor or event information, call 330-340-7825.

Men's chili cook off set

Men's chili cook off has been set for Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Light in the Valley Ministries, 101 W. Canal St., Newcomerstown.

All men of the community are welcome. Bring your best chili or just come to eat.

The speaker will be Jeremy Houston.

For information, call Chase Heston at 330-447-4095.

Retirement luncheon set

Kurz-Kasch retirees will meet for their monthly retirement luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.

Exercise available

Tunnel Hill Community Center, 112 E. Maple St., Stone Creek, will be open on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. for walking, exercise, playing cards, or visiting with friends.

If someone wants to make a quilt or learn hand quilting, call Pauline at 330-308-0709. She is hand-quilting in a hoop.

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 Thursday at 5:45 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.