COSHOCTON -- The Roscoe Village Foundation will be hosting a "Back-to-School Celebration" on Thursday, Aug. 18 in Historic Roscoe Village for children 12 and under. Every child will receive a ticket to be entered into a drawing for a backpack full of school supplies. From 11 a.m. to noon, the children will go on a nature walk with historical interpreter, Alice Hoover, to learn about the beautiful towpath and experience the history of the canal town. A light lunch will be provided from noon to 12:30 p.m. To end the "Back-to-School Celebration," there will be an art workshop from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. This is a free event and donations can be made.

Reservations are required by calling Lynda Daniel at 740-622-7644, ext. 20. If interested, arrive by 10:45 a.m. at the Lock Landing, located on the bottom floor of Roscoe's Visitor Center. After the nature walk, children will return to the Lock Landing for the lunch and art workshop.