Toys for Tots sign-ups

The Newcomerstown Toys for Local Tots applications are now available at The Newcomerstown News office or Dale Gress Real Estate, both offices located on Main Street, Newcomerstown.

Applications will be accepted until Nov. 7.

Applications are for anyone under 18 living in or attending the Newcomerstown School District.

Toys for Local Tots is a project provided by the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce.

Farmers market

Newcomerstown farmers market has moved inside for the chilly weeks ahead. It is located at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. New vendors are encouraged to participate. There is no charge to set up.

Book sale set

Newcomerstown Friends of the Library will be having the last book sale of the year this Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon, There is a room filled with many books to choose -- something for everyone.

Dance lessons

Line dance lessons are starting Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Blue Ridge Grange Hall, Orange. Beginners' classes are from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., intermediate classes are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and an open dance starts at 7:30 p.m. For information, call Victor at 545-7343 or Donna at 330-827-5587.

Winter sports meeting

The 2014-2015 winter sports information meeting for parents and athletes will be Thursday, Nov. 6 a 6:30 p.m. in the Newcomerstown High School Community Room. This meeting is mandatory for all winter sports participants and their parents.

Soup supper set

ORANGE -- On Saturday, Nov. 8 at 4:30 p.m., the Blue Ridge Grange in Orange will be hosting an all-you-can-eat soup supper.

The Grange hall is located at Route 751 and 36.

The menu includes seven different kinds of soup, salad, drink and dessert.

The cost is $7 per person (only soup is all-you-can-eat).

All proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange. For questions, call Elizabeth at 330-897-5293.

Luncheon set

Kurz Kasch monthly retirement luncheon is set for Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.

Steak fry set

GNADENHUTTEN -- On Friday, Nov. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m., the Port Washington Masonic Lodge 202 in Gnadenhutten at 112 S. Walnut St., will have its semiannual steak fry.

The menu is 10 ounce strip steak for $15, chop steak for $10 or baked potato with salad bar for $8.

All dinners come with dessert and salad bar and beverage.

Donations sought

Monetary donations are being sought for the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce's annual Toys for Local Tots program. Each year, more than 100 children in the Newcomerstown School District receive gifts for the holiday season through this program.

Donations may be sent to the Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce, 137 W. Main St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832; or Huntington Bank, 100 W. Main St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832 (please indicate Toys for Local Tots in the memo).

Holiday bazaar set

The West Union Church, Gilmore Road, plans to have its holiday bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A bake sale and food stand are also planned. All proceeds will go for helping the church and needy families for Christmas.

Christmas bazaar set

GNADNEHUTTEN -- The Gnadenhutten Moravian Church will have its Christmas bazaar on Nov. 8 form 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the church.

There will be crafts, baked goods, candy, and Moravian merchandise.

'Pick Your Pasta Dinner' set

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown is having a Pick Your Pasta Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.

The menu consists of choosing a pasta of spaghetti, rotini, or wheat penne pasta, salad, applesauce, bread and butter, dessert, and drink.

Carry-out is available. Pre-sale discount tickets may be purchased at the church, 121 S. College St., Newcomerstown, during office hours 9 a.m. to noon or from Pastor Ken Hacker and Sascha Durben through Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Pre-sale prices are $6 for adults and $3.50 for kids 5-12 years old. Ticket prices at the door will be $7 for adults, $4 for kids 5-12 years old. Children 4 and younger are free.

Proceeds will benefit the Christian Education program and Men's Outreach group at St. Paul Lutheran Church. For questions, call the church office, 498-6682, between 9 a.m. and noon.

Craft bazaar set

The seventh annual craft show is set for Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Newcomerstown Churches of Christ in Christian Union, corner of State Street and McKinley Avenue, Newcomerstown.

There will be a lunch stand and baked goods for sale. Homemade vegetable soup, along with sandwiches and desserts will be available.

Turkey dinner set

GNADNEHUTTEN -- The Gnadenhutten Moravian Church will have a turkey dinner on Nov. 8 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the church.

The meal costs $10 each.

It is for dine-in or carry-out.

5K Run planned

WEST LAFAYETTE -- Habitat for Humanity of Coshocton County will have its annual Habitat Builds a Home ... 5K Run/Walk on Nov. 8 at 9 a.m. at Burt Park in West Lafayette.

Pre-registration fee is $20. Registration fee on the day of the event is $25.

For more information or registration form, contact the Habitat office at 740-623-2764.

Library board meeting

The Newcomerstown Public Library's Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 5:30- p.m. in the Library Annex.

Craft show set

The Newcomerstown Senior Center's second annual Fall Gala Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center, 222 S. Bridge St., Newcomerstown.

The center will sponsor a bake sale and lunch stand.

Interested vendors, call 498-4523 or Heather Berndt at 330-401-2434.

Chicken dinner set

Newcomerstown Middle School will be hosting a chicken dinner on Friday, Nov. 14, in the NMS cafeteria from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., prior to the NHS Thespian production "Newcomerstown In A Nutshell" scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Take-out meals will also be available.

Baker's IGA will be catering the dinner, consisting of half a chicken, potato salad, baked beans, dinner roll, dessert and a drink for $7.

Tickets are available through the NMS office or from any middle school staff member.

Stop in our office or call 498-8151 for tickets or information.

Craft show planned

Newcomerstown Senior Center's second annual Fall Gala Show will be Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center, 222 S. Bridge St., Newcomerstown.

The center will sponsor a bake sale and lunch stand.

Interested vendors, call 498-4523 or Heather Berndt at 330-401-2434.

Donkey basketball show

The world famous Buckeye Donkey Ball Donkeys will be have a donkey basketball show on Nov. 21 at Newcomerstown High School.

Tickets are $8 at the gate or $6 in advance. Tickets may be purchased at the Newcomersown Middle School, Coach Stevens, any track athlete or call the office.

The event is sponsored by the Newcomerstown Track team.

Holiday bazaar set

The West School PTO will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6.

Anyone interested in being a vendor at this event, contact Rachel at 740-227-8383.

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 492-0225.

Bicentennial committee

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

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.