To submit items for the Calendar, email them to at least two weeks before the event.

?Speaker planned

?Linda Frenette of the Kilbuck Museum will speak when the Newcomerstown Historical Society membership meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 21, at the Olde Main Street Museum and Social Center.?

Frenette will discuss Leni Lenape (Delaware) Chief Netawatwes and his connection to Chief Kilbuck, legendary character of folklore of local Native American History. Be sure to to make the meeting and learn the interesting local connections. Admission is free and the public is welcome. The Olde Main Street Museum is located at 213 W. Canal St. in Newcomerstown. Call 70-498-5636 for more information.?

Tourney tickets

Ridgewood High School officials said tickets for the boys and girls tournament games are on sale at the Central Office daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $6 and all tickets at the gate are $7. The Ridgewood girls play at Edison High School at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The Ridgewood boys host Edison on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m.

Bowl for Kids Sake

The 2018 Bowl for Kids Sake will be Saturday, March 3, with a breakfast from 7:30-10:30 a.m. before bowling starts at Cy Young Lanes in Newcomerstown. The menu is sausage, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, French toast, sausage gravy on biscuits, milk, coffee and orange juice. The donation is $10 per person. The event is open for everyone, even if they do not want to bowl.

Roast beef dinner

The Cy Young Days Festival committee will host a roast beef dinner Sunday, March 4, from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The menu is roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, dessert and drink for $9, paid at the door. Call 740-498-4545 for reservations, or leave a message with a telephone number if no one is there. There will be a call back to confirm the order.

Festival meeting

The next committee meeting for the Cy Young Festival will be 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Dicks Place. All are welcome to attend.

Carnation sale

The Newcomerstown Lions Club annual Carnation Sale is under way. The carnations are $15 per dozen or $23 per dozen for mail orders. The order deadline is Wednesday, March 14, and the carnations will be delivered Saturday, March 24. To order, call 740-498-5406.

Health Screen

Trinity Hospital Twin City will host a free health screen from 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 28 at Journey’s End Ministries Food Pantry, 205 S. River St., Newcomerstown. Hemoglobin A1C screenings and blood pressure checks will be offered. A1C screenings can reveal how well a person is managing their diabetes or if a person is at risk for diabetes. No appointments or fasting required for screening. For information, call 740-922-7450, ext. 2124.



Cy Young Youth Baseball League will host a boys indoor batting practice with Newcomerstown High School Coach Robb Hendershot every Sunday. Pony League and Little League will practice from 2-3 p.m. and Minor League and Coach Pitch will practice from 3-4 p.m. The practices will be at the W.M. Brode Building on Heller Drive.

Class of 1957

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1957 will hold its March luncheon at The Main Street Grill in Newcomerstown at noon.



Anyone wishing to order a Newcomerstown High School yearbook for 20-17-2018 can do so at

Flower sale

Isleta United Methodist Church is taking spring flower orders through March 4: flats of 36 annuals for $13.25; 5" pots of specialty plants for $3.50; 10" hanging baskets for $14.00; and 1 gallon pot perennials for $7.75. There is a huge list of flowers available from the grower, Molesky Greenhouse of Alliance. Flowers can be picked up Sat. May 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Proceeds from the flower sale go to missions, local and beyond. For more information and an order form, call Bev Darr at 330-663-3923.

Heavenly Dogs

St. James Lutheran Church Men will host their fifth annual "Heavenly Hot Dogs and More" at the church, 215 Church St., Tuscarawas, each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through the end of March. The event is a warm meal of a sandwich, soup, dessert and beverage. Carry-out is available. Free-will donations are accepted to cover the cost of the meal and any extra proceeds will go toward projects by the men’s group.



Rides to RU Recovery Program at Chili Crossroads Bible Church available every Friday at 6:30 p.m. Meet in front of 612 Walnut Street in Coshocton. Everyone welcome. More information at 740-545-9707.

Free screening

Did you know? Some of the smartest people in history had dyslexia. Einstein, Beethoven, Newton. Does your child struggle with reading or spelling? Chili Learning Center can help. Call for a free screening. 740-610-0828