Back to school events announced

| July 25, 2017

Ohio Tax Free Weekend: Friday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 6. According to, during this weekend the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: Clothing priced at $75 per item or less; school supplies priced at $20 per item or less; and school instructional material priced at $20 per item or less.

Back to school fair: 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5, New Beginnings Ministries, 331 Church St., Warsaw. This free event includes backpacks, school supplies, haircuts and hot dogs and popsicles to enjoy.

Roscoe Village Foundation Back-to-School Celebration: The Roscoe Village Foundation will be hosting a “Back-to-School Celebration” on Saturday, Aug 12, in Historic Roscoe Village for children 12 and under. Each child will receive a ticket to be entered into a drawing for a backpack full of school supplies and two Coshocton County Fair passes graciously donated by the Coshocton County Fairboard. From 11 a.m. to noon, the children will go on a nature walk with Nate Mastnik, the new landscape manager for Roscoe Village. A light lunch will be provided from noon to 12:30 p.m. Following lunch, there will be a visit from Phebe Denman Medbery and a craft workshop ending at 2:30 p.m. The cost to participate in the event is $2 per child for members and $3 for non-members. The drawing will be at 2 p.m. Reservations are required no later than Aug. 11. Call Lynda Daniel or Mariah Ellenwood at 740-622-7644 ext. 20 or ext. 16. Please arrive by 10:45 a.m. at the Lock Landing, located on the bottom floor of Roscoe’s Visitor Center to prepare for the nature walk. After the nature walk, children will return to the Lock Landing for lunch, a visit by Phebe Denman Medbery and the craft workshop.

Women of Witness School Supplies Giveaway: 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, New Life Ministries Church on Seventh Street in Coshocton. School supplies will be provided for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. No advance registration is necessary.

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