Relay For Life bingo
Spring Fling Relay For Life Bingo is set for Friday, March 16 at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State St., Newcomerstown. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Early bird bingo games start at 6:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and are good for 20 rounds of bingo with your chance to win 20 prizes valued at $100 or more. Prizes include Longaberger baskets filled with goodies, 31 bags, Scentsy, jewelry, Rada, Tupperware, etc.
For information or to purchase tickets contact, Amy Miller at 330-243-2385 (Amyjmiller2011@gmail.com) or Rachel Bricker 740-227-8383 (Bricker1211@yahoo.com). Information is also available on Facebook. Join them starting at 6 p.m. to enjoy the team fundraising tables, 50/50, raffles, concession, silent auction, etc. Tickets are limited but will be available at the door, unless sold out.
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.
The Cat's Warriors' Relay For Life team will have a Zumbathon on Saturday, March 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the West School Gym, 517 Beaver St., Newcomerstown. "Just $5 gets you to shake your bum and have a blast as well as a chance at winning a door prize." Water bottles and snacks will be available for 50 cents. There will also be a 50-50 drawing. Proceeds benefit Relay For Life. For information, call Tricia Buss at 330-432-7396.
An Easter cookie-candy sale is set for Saturday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Fellowship Hall, Christ United Methodist Church, 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown. The cost is $6 per pound. Make your own selections from a large assortment The sale is sponsored by River Ringers and Cuba Mission team.
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.
Most abused prescription drugs come from family and friends. You could be a drug dealer and not even know it. Clean out your medicine cabinets of medications that you no longer use. Make your home safer and help stop medication misuse and abuse.
Turn in your family's unused medicines on Saturday, March 31 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Newcomerstown Health & Safety Expo at West Elementary School.
For information, call 498-6337 or 498-7187.
It is spring so it must be the Feinstein Challenge to help promote donations of food and money to Journey's End's food pantry. The promotion begins March 1 and runs through April 30. All food donated during this period will be counted as a $1 donation per can and that along with cash donations will be counted toward a portion of the Feinstein funds that are sent out to all participating churches and food pantries. Help by donating during this period.
Journey's End Ministries is open to accept food donations on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m.
For other times, contact the office at 498-5772.
Youth league auction
The Cy Young Youth League program, which serves approximately 300 boys and girls ages 5 to 15, will have a fundraising auction on Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. in the Laborers Local Hall, corner of Main and River streets, Newcomerstown.
They are asking for donations of merchandise or a gift certificate for the auction.
For information or to donate, call Ed Gibson, president, at 498-4545.
Steak fry set
UHRICHSVILLE -- A St. Patrick's Day steak fry is set for Saturday, March 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Uhrichsville Elks, 324 N. Uhrich St. The event is a fundraiser for the Uhrichsville Clay Museum.
The cost is a $16 donation per person.
There will also be disc jockey Jim Kelly, a 50-50 drawing and a silent auction.
Round and square dance set
A round and square dance at the Progressive Valley Grange, County Road, 93, Coshocton County, will be March 17 from 8 to 11 p.m.
Country Boys Band with Linn Mizer as caller will perform.
Admission is $5 for those 10 years and older.
There will be cake walks and a food stand will be available.
For directions, take County Road 93 exit near Unusual Junction on US 36 and head north on County Road 93. Grange is on he right, just south of County Road 2.
Public is invited.
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.
NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities Service and Support Center will have a TuscoBus Board of Trustees meeting on March 14 at 12:30 p.m.
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.
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, 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.