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

Blood tests

The Newcomerstown Rotary Club will be hosting the annual spring blood screenings Saturday, April 6, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the West Elementary School, 517 Beaver St. Southeastern Med will conduct the screenings. Participants will need to pre-register by calling 740-435-2900. If no answer, leave your name and phone number and they will return the call. If you cannot attend after you have registered there is no penalty. Also, the screenings will be done first come, first served as in the past. A 12-hour fast is required but drinking water is encouraged. Tests offered include: Regular (CBC, CMP, Lipid Profile and Uric Acid), $50; Hemoglobin A1C, $20; PSA (Prostate), $25; Thyroid Screen, $25; Vitamin D, $25. Test results will be mailed to participants, who can then contact their physician with results. Snacks and beverages are available and EMS personnel will be available to take blood pressures. For more information, call Newcomerstown Rotary at 740-498-4545, leave a message if no one is in and the call will be returned.

Easter Egg Hunt

Newcomerstown Elks Lodge 1555 and the Nazarene Church will sponsor the Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 13, beginning at 10 a.m. at Cy Young Park. Age groups are 0-2 (with or without help), 3-4, 5-7, 8-10. There will be eggs filled with candy and money as well as "special eggs."

Class of 1958

Newcomerstown High Class of 1958 will meet for lunch on Thursday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. in Mindy's Restaurant, 221 W. Third Street, Dover.

Spaghetti Lunch

GNADENHUTTEN — Cub Scout Pack 429 will have a spaghetti lunch Sunday, March 31, from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the basement of the Gnadenhutten United Methodist Church, 230 N. Walnut St. The menu will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, rolls, desserts and drinks for a free will donation. For information, call 330-663-1007.


Chili Crossroads Bible Church 29445 County Road 10, Fresno, will host an Easter EGGsplosion Sunday, April 21, at 10:30 a.m. The free event includes face painting, an egg catapult with real eggs, an encouraging message and inspiring music. Register the family for a special children’s service at or call 740-545-9707.

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

Soup supper

Renners United Church of Christ, 7620 Renner Road, Fresno, will have a soup supper on April 6 beginning at 4 p.m. The menu includes chili, chicken noodle, bean, potato and vegetable soups; hot dogs, salad, pie, cake and beverage. A free will donation will be appreciated.

School reunion

The annual Plainfield School Reunion will be Sunday, June 2, at the Linton Community Center (formerly Plainfield Elementary School). This is open to anyone who graduated from or attended Plainfield School. Honored will be the Class of 1959 whose members were the last graduating class at Plainfield. Doors will open at noon with dinner catered by Schumaker Farms beginning at 1 p.m. The program will be "Remember When with Music Memories." Those attending are asked to bring any music memorabilia to share. Advance reservations before May 21 are required for meal. Call Carol at 740-439-1493 or Mary Lou at 740-545-6968.

Country Music

The Kimbolton Community Center will open its doors on Sunday, April 7, to kick off the new season of country music programs. Music will begin at noon and continue through 3 p.m. The kitchen will open at noon to serve baked steak and chicken dinners as well as an assortment of sandwiches and desserts. Carry out will be available. There will be cake walks and a 50-50 drawing. This event, sponsored by the Kimbolton Homecoming Committee, is open to the public with no admission charge.