Car show planned
KIMBOLTON -- The Kimbolton Homecoming Festival will have its 22nd annual car show on Sunday, Aug. 26. This is a judged show with dash plaques going to the first 30 to register. Registration fee will be $10 beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be food and music rain or shine. For information, contact Corey Rehard at 492-0326 or 740-623-1201.
Back to School swim
The Cy Young Pool in Newcomerstown will be offering a "Back to School Swim" from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31. The cost will be the same as Family Night swims at $5 for a family or $2 per individual. The pool continues to offer adult swims from 11 a.m. to noon daily for a $1 per individual. The pool will close for the season Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Congressman Johnson here
Congressman Bill Johnson will have a "Meet and Greet" on Aug. 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at April's Country Kitch'n, 640 Heller Drive, Newcomerstown. Refreshments will be provided. To reserve a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 740-280-2012.
Trivia night planned
A trivia night will take place at Newcomerstown Public Library on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. Gather your team of 4 to 6 adults and come join in a fun evening of friendly competition. Call the library to register your group at 498-8228.
There will be a hot dog lunch fundraiser on Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker's IGA, 316 S. College St., Newcomerstown. The lunch includes hot dog, chips, pop and cookie for $2.50. The Harcatus Policy Advisory Council (PAC) will be hosting the event with all proceeds to go to Harcatus.
Retired teachers meeting
All retired Newcomerstown School teachers are invited to a meeting on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 9 a.m. for breakfast at the Tents of Grace Cafe in Gnadenhutten. Call 498-6452 by Aug. 20 for reservations.
The Newcomerstown Public Library's Board of Directors will meet in special session Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Library Annex to discuss policies.
Quilting in museum
The Newcomerstown Quilting Bees will be working on the Community Quilt in the Temperance Tavern Museum every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to help. For information, call Gladys Hinds at 498-6240.
School open house
West Elementary School will be having an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 21 during the following times: Second grade only from 6 to 7 p.m.; and third, fourth and fifth grades from 7 to 8 p.m.
First day of school will be Wednesday, Aug. 22.
Kimbolton Homecoming set
KIMBOLTON -- The Kimbolton Homecoming celebration is set for Aug. 25-26. A chicken barbecue, parade, raffle tickets, 50-50 drawing, car show, square dance and yard sales are all planned. The square dance will be Saturday, Aug. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. and will feature Rod Bradford and Buddies.
For information, call Karen Perkins at 432-4651.
Yellow Flag Community Yard Sales
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announces the upcoming Yellow Flag Community Yard Sales for the Fall. The dates are Sept. 7 to Sept. 8 with the sign-up deadline at Brother's Hardware and Variety Store in West Lafayette on or before Aug. 28 for media maps and Aug. 31 for in-house maps which will be available at various locations in the village.
For information, contact Christie at 740-502-1286.
Farmers market continues
Newcomerstown Farmers Market is up and running for the season. It takes place every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newcomerstown Library parking lot. Enjoy fresh local produce and baked goods. You will also find assorted crafts, jewelry, soap and candles.
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.