COSHOCTON -- The 10th annual Hopewell Benefit Auction is set for Saturday, April 14 at 23720 Airport Road, Coshocton (next to Walmart). Bidding begins at 10 a.m.
Terry Longsworth will be the auctioneer.
Medi-Wise Pharmacy in Newcomerstown will have a free monthly health screening on Wednesday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. The screening will include a free blood pressure check, and blood sugar and total cholesterol testing.
Steak fry set
GNADENHUTTEN -- The Port Washington Masonic Lodge 202 will have its semi-annual steak fry on Friday, April 13 at the Masonic Temple in Gnadenhutten from 4 to 7 p.m.
The cost is $12 for strip steak and $9 for chop steak. The meal also includes dessert, salad bar and beverage.
The next Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee meeting will be Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. at the Newcomerstown High School. All are welcome.
Craft show set
A Relay For Life Craft Show is set for May 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Newcomerstown. There will be lots of venders, food, silent auction, door prizes that each vendor has supplied, and 50/50 drawing.
The Newcomerstown Teacher Association will be having its annual retirement dinner on Saturday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at Dutch Valley Restaurant. Any Newcomerstown retiree wishing to attend may call the high school at 498-5111 for information or to make reservations.
NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Tuscora Stamp Club of Tuscarawas County is sponsoring a stamp show and browse on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tuscora Park Pavilion in Tuscora Park, New Philadelphia. There will be stamp exhibits, USPS postal windows and dealers to serve the needs of all collectors. Admission is free. Starting at 3 p.m., there will be an auction of stamps, supplies and philatelic material.
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.
Yellow Flag sales
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announces the dates for upcoming Yellow Flag Community Yard Sales. Spring dates are May 4 and 5 with the sign-up deadline at Brother's Hardware and Variety Sore on or before April 25 for media maps and April 28 for in-house maps which will be available at various locations in the village.
For information, contact Christie at 740-502-1286.
Newcomerstown Public Library will be having a final beginner's computer class from May 14-18 . The class will run from 1 to 4 p.m. daily. This class is filling up quickly, so if you are interested, call the library to reserve a seat at 498-8228.
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.
A free workshop on "How to protect your home and savings if you or your loved one end up in a nursing home" will be offered at Newcomerstown Public Library. Discover how to protect your home, how new laws restrict protection of assests, and how Medicaid works. This class will be offered Tuesday. May 1 at 11 a.m. at the Library Annex. Contact the library for questions 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.
Stamp Shoppe class
The Stamp Shoppe is offering a free class on the second Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Melody and Motion School of Performing Arts, 11072 Wolf Station Road, Newcomerstown. In the class, students will learn how to use rubber stamps for card making, scrapbooking and paper crafting. More classes are available at a fee.
For information, call 498-4736.
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 continues 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.
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.