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The Newcomerstown Senior Center will serve breakfast to any and all from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. The cost is $5. For information, call 740-498-4523. The breakfast is open to the public and Center officials said they appreciate any support.

Everals Chapel

The next meeting of the Everals Chapel Preservation Society will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Chapel, 60417 Everals Church Road in Newcomerstown. The public is invited.

Preschool Registration

It’s time to register for the 2019-2020 Newcomerstown Preschool School year. Students must be at least 3 years old by Aug. 1 and must NOT turn 5 years old before Aug. 1. Applications are available at the West School and at For information, call 740-498-4151, extension 13181 or email

Board meeting

The Indian Valley Board of Education will have a special board meeting at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Indian Valley Middle School Conference Room to approve a resolution to select a Construction Management at Risk firm.

Winter Sports

The Newcomerstown High School Winter Sports Award Ceremony will be on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.

Library events

The Newcomerstown Public Library will host a Chilly Chili Run/?Walk on Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m. Lineup is at 10 a.m. Participants can run or walk 1.4 miles on a laid-out course and have a chili or hot dog lunch at the end of the walk. The cost is $5 for single entries. $10 for families without a size limit. All proceeds will go to Toys for Local Tots.

Class of 1957

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1957 will be having a luncheon at noon on March 5 at the Unusual Junction at West Lafayette.

Class of 1958

The Newcomerstown High Class of 1958 will meet for lunch on Thursday, March 14, at Theo’s Restaurant, 632 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge.

Class of 1960

The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1960 will meet on Wednesday, March 13, at noon at Uncle Primo’s Restaurant, 435 Minnich Avenue, New Philadelphia.

Genealogy class

DENNISON — The Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society will offer a free advanced genealogy class at its library, 307 Center St., Dennison, at 1 p.m. March 6. Pre-register by calling 740-922-0531 on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. or email Registration deadline is March 2.

Cheer tryouts

Cheer tryouts for Newcomerstown High School JV/?Varsity squads for next school year will be Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m. Tryout sign up sheets and schedules for interested eighth grade students can be found in the Newcomerstown Middle School office. Practice for tryouts will be Tuesday, March 5, from 6-8 p.m. An optional open mat will be available Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Night at the Races

WEST LAFAYETTE — The Ridgewood Bock R Foundation will host its fourth annual "Night at the Races" event to benefit the foundation and its continuing mission to improve athletic facilities within the district. Night at the Races features video-animated horseracing projected on a large screen. The event is Saturday, March 9, at 6 p.m. at the Lake Park Pavilion. A $10 cover charge will be taken at the door the night of the event. Attendees will receive five tickets to be entered into drawings that night to win prizes valued at over $200 apiece. Prizes include a Yeti cooler, flat screen TVs, and a PlayStation 4. A 50/?50 drawing is also planned. Anyone with questions about the event should visit the Block R Foundation Facebook page or speak with any Block R Foundation member.