Community Calendar for June 5, 2019

| June 5, 2019

Local Events


Band Concert Series: The Coshocton Community Band Concert Series, with guest bands and musicians, will be held through June and July on Fridays at 7 p.m. on the Coshocton court square. Bring a chair. Rain venue is the Salvation Army gym. The theme for June 7 will be Marches from the Gazeb. It will be held in the gazebo.


Antique Flea Market: The next Coshocton Antique Flea Market of the season will be at the balloon festival on Thursday, June 6 from 4 to 9 p.m., Friday, June 7 from noon to 9 p.m., and Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  It will be in Commercial Building 2 at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, 707 Kenilworth Ave. The event is free to attend and parking is available at the South 8th St. entrance. Items include glassware, furniture, vintage jewelry, advertising items, artifacts, books, local yearbooks, crocks, handbags, and more. There will also be free appraisals and Grandma Minnie’s will have a food stand. Contact Erma Miller at 740-622-6329 for more information.


Butterfly Release: Suicide Prevention Coalition of Coshocton is sponsoring a butterfly release on Saturday, June 8, at 1 p.m. at Himebaugh Park. Please join us in memory of a loved one or honoring those fighting a mental illness. Questions: Call Jessica Paynter at 740-502-9543.


Golf Outing: The annual Habitat Golf Outing will be Saturday, June 8 at 1 p.m. at River Greens Golf Course. Team fee is $260 which includes green fees, skins, cart, and meal. Cash prizes to first, second, and third place teams. Registration forms can be picked up at Habitat for Humanity, 84 Pine St., Coshocton.


Community Bingo: On Friday, June14, Altercare Coshocton, 1991 Otsego Ave. will be hosting community bingo from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Walhonding Rube Band will be playing before the start of bingo. Light refreshments will be served. Free. Questions: Contact Susan at 740-622-2074


5K Run: Queen’s Royal Glow Run 5K will be Friday, June 14 at 8:30 p.m. in Burt Park, West Lafayette. Registration begins at 7:30 p.m. Queen attire encouraged. Specialty prizes along with age division prizes for first, second, third. Cost is $20 pre-register, $25 race day. Make checks to WLCC-Queens Acct, PO Box 113, West Lafayette. Contact: Shanna Weaver, 740-610-4574 or Michelle Huff at 740-502-8970. Proceeds to benefit the Juvenile Dermatomyositis Fund at Akron Children’s Hospital. Walkers are welcome.


Yard Sales: Warsaw’s annual community yard sales will be June 14 – 15 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Warsaw Business Association.


9/11 Mobile Exhibit: The Sept. 11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit will be at the Harvest Ridge Expo and Event Center, 8880 SR 39, Millersburg, on June 14 from 3 to 9 p.m. and June 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two New York City Firefighters who were on the scene that day will also be there to share their stories. There is no admission charge. However, a donation will be accepted by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.


Ice Cream Event: On Saturday, June 15 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. come out and try your skills at making homemade churned ice cream along with a chance to create a special gift for dad. This is an active event, so wear shoes that cover the toes. All classes are held at the Coshocton Community Center. They are free and geared toward children in kindergarten through eighth grade; however, space is limited. Register by contacting the Coshocton Community Center Facebook page or call Emmanuel Lutheran Church and leave contact information at 740-622-2550.


Car Show: Butterfly Productions Unlimited LLC will host a car show on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early registration, $10 per vehicle, ends May 31 and late registration, $15 per vehicle, ends June 15 at 9:30 a.m. There will be a hot dog eating contest. Registration cost for contest is by donation. There will be a corn hole contest and registration is $10 per person or $15 per couple. There will also be live music and entertainment. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Unlimited Possibilities for All Disabilities. The car show will be at the fairgrounds. Contact: 740-291-1938.


Beekeeping: Come hear about beekeeping in Latvia, between Estonia and Lithuania, from a Knox County beekeeper who visited the region. Local beekeepers may be interested to hear about beekeeping practices in another part of the world with warm dry summers and fairly severe winters.  The event will be Tuesday, June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Frontier Power Community Room, 770 S. 2nd Street, Coshocton. Please RSVP to [email protected]


Safety City: Safety City dates for kids going into kindergarten in 2019 are June 19 – 27. Parents will have a choice of sessions: 10 a.m. to noon or 6 to 8 p.m. Program held at Coshocton Fairgrounds with a school bus field trip to elementary school playground. Live registration/sign up date: Friday May 31, 5 to 7 p.m. Red Cross office, 416 Main St., Coshocton; Across from Dean’s Jewelry. Generally have a volunteer in office Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Contact 740-622-0228. They need both teen and adult volunteers for any and all sessions. Contact the Red Cross office to inquire about helping. They also need volunteers with trucks and/or trailers to move the city to the fairgrounds the weekend before and after.


Bad Boyz Mud Bog: The next Bad Boyz Mud Bog of the season, 44840 SR 541, Coshocton, will be Saturday, June 22. Gates open at 10 a.m. Event starts at 1 p.m. General admission is $5. Free admission to those infant to three years old. Vehicle admission is $20. One hundred percent payout to first, second, and third place. For more information on classes, rules, and updates, follow “Bad Boyz Mud Run” on Facebook.


Bluegrass Music: Three Rivers Bluegrass Music and Relay for Life Team Alana presents bluegrass music at Coshocton Village Inn and Suites, 115 N. Water St., on SR 541 beside McDonald’s, once a month. Admission is $7 per person; those 12 and under, no charge. Featured band is from 7 – 9:15 p.m. Acoustic jam is 9:30 – 10:30 p.m. For information, call 740-498-8456. The next event will be June 22 and the featured band will be Three Rivers Bluegrass Band.


Gospel Event: Butterfly Productions Unlimited LLC will host “A Divine and Powerful Gospel Escape” on July 13 at the Rotary Pavilion at the fairgrounds. There will be multiple national recording artists performing. They would like local Christian artists and church musicians, dancers, and singers to be a part of the event as well. Contact: 740-294-1938.


West Lafayette Homecoming: Get geared up July 25-27 for the West Lafayette Homecoming! The theme this year is “Put Me in Coach!” The queen contestants will beautify Burt Park Thursday evening. Rides, food stands, games, bands, prize drawings, and the Homecoming Parade are Friday’s highlights. Stories and pet parades in the park, rides, food stands, games, bands, prize drawings, and fireworks are on Saturday’s agenda. For inquiries contact Debbie (740) 502-6755, Christy (740) 502-2481 or to register for the parade contact Ed (740) 545-6353 or Dave (740) 545-9298. For firework contributions contact Steve (740) 502-0469.


One More Rep: Epic Fitness Personal Training will have an epic overload strength competition, One More Rep, on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Burt Park in West Lafayette. Classes are for high school students and two classes for adults, 18 to 38 years old and 39 and over. To enter, call 740-502-5288 or email [email protected] High school entry fee is $15. All others, $25. Awards for top three in each category and best overall male and female.




Farmers Market: The West Lafayette Farmers Market will be in a new location this year, at the corner of East Main and North Orchard St. The market will be open every Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June through September.


Food Drop Off: Mid-Ohio Foodbank will have a free food drop off Wednesday, June 5 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church shelter.


Book Signing: Butterfly Productions Unlimited LLC will be hosting a book signing and meet the author on June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rotary Pavilion at the fairgrounds. They have local Christian authors participating in this event as well as others. Contact: 740-294-1938.


Hart Family Reunion: The 116th annual Hart family reunion will be Sunday, June 9 in the Scout Building near the restrooms at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds on the corner of Kenilworth Ave. and Seventh Street. There will be a picnic lunch at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish or two to share.


Election Meeting: The Coshocton County Board of Elections will have their next meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at 8:30 a.m.


Pretty Products Dinner: The next Pretty Products dinner will be June 14 at Crowtown Pizza at 4 p.m.


Volunteers Needed: Teen and tween volunteers needed for Safety City morning and evening sessions 10 a.m. – Noon or 6 – 8 p.m. at the fairgrounds June 19 – 27. Also need, adults to move city to/from fairgrounds the weekends before and after. Call Red Cross office at 740-622-0228 or text/call Sher Alloway at 740-202-0898.


Fair Housing Training: The Coshocton Community Housing Impact and Preservation Program (CHIP) will be having an information fair housing training for low-to-moderate income home owners and buyers at Coshocton City Hall Lobby, 760 Chestnut St., Coshocton, on Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m. A CHIP program representative will be present to provide information about fair housing laws. This is an opportunity to discuss predatory lending issues and fair housing questions and attain resources on how to protect yourself from discrimination. Low-to-moderate income home owners and buyers are encouraged to attend.


Board Meeting: Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will have their next board meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the CMHA Learning Center, 823 Magnolia St., Coshocton. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss regular business.


Free Family Law Clinic: There will be a free family law clinic for Coshocton County throughout the year. This advice clinic is for low-income individuals. Sign in is at 1:45 p.m. the day of the clinic and is limited to 16 qualified individuals. It will be held at the Coshocton County Juvenile Court, 426 Main St., Coshocton. Childcare and additional seating is not available. Call 740-622-8969 with any questions. The next clinic will be Tuesday, July 2.


Kamp Kiwanis: The Coshocton Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a summer day camp July 8 – 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ages five through 12 at Kids America, 1600 Otsego Ave. Limited to the first 100 to register. Cost is $35 for the whole week. To register, call 740-622-6657 or visit Registration deadline is July 1.


5K Walk/Run: Red, White, and Run, the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Coshocton 5K fundraiser, will be Saturday, July 13 at Lake Park. Cost is $40. All pre-registrations include a free t-shirt. Checks should be made out to CBHC Suicide Prevention Account, 610 Walnut St., Coshocton. The run begins at 8 a.m. Awards given to top three men and women. Contact: Jessica Paynter at 740-502-9543.


Free Baby Clothes: The Pregnancy Distress Center offers free baby clothing and baby items to county residents. Open Tuesday nights from 6 – 8 p.m., Friday mornings from 10 a.m. – noon or by appointment if necessary. They are located at 819 Main St. Coshocton. For 24-hour help, call 740-622-3808.


Chili Learning Center: Did you know that some of the smartest people in history had dyslexia. Einstein, Beethoven, and Newton all had dyslexia. Does your child struggle with reading or spelling? Chili Learning Center can help. Call for a free screening at 740-610-0828 or visit for more information.


Kids Swim Lessons: All info for Lake Park and Warsaw swim lessons can be found at:




Sand Volleyball Benefit: There will be a Sand Volleyball Benefit for Riane Rine on Saturday, June 8 at Colonial Sports ‘n Courts. First serve at 10 a.m. Co-ed with six to eight players. $10 per player. RSVP by June 2 at Teya Murray or Greg Rine at 740-623-8382.


School Events


Fresno Banquet: Fresno Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, June 8 at Ridgewood High School. Serving begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling Ruth Marquand at 740-623-0450 and are due by June 1. Cost is $15 per person. Honored classes are 1949 and 1959. Musical program will be performed by Dan and Christine Stotts.


Meeting Change: The River View Board of Education will change the regularly-scheduled June meeting. The meeting was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. The June meeting will now be scheduled for Monday, June 17 at 8 p.m. in the administrative building. The River View Board of Education will also have a special board meeting on Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 a.m. The purpose of this meeting will be to approve final appropriations, transfer and advances of funds and personnel. If questions, feel free to contact our office at 740-824-3521.


Board Meeting: Coshocton County JVSD will have their next board meeting in the Board of Education Conference Room, 23640 Airport Rd., on Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 a.m.


Church Events


Israeli Presentation: Neal and Julie Dearyan have co-hosted many trips throughout the world, including the Middle East. As seasoned travelers, they will share Israeli culture through stories, pictures and food. You will be able to see and touch pieces of historical Israel from the time of the Bible. Special first century items on loan from private collection will be on display and some can be held. Information will be provided about upcoming trip to Israel in March 2020. The public is invited and all are welcome. The event is free and will be held Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. at the Dover Public Library, 525 N. Walnut St., Dover. Call 740-545-9707 to RSVP your free ticket or online at


Special Music: Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High St., Coshocton, will have special music each week during the summer months. The next summer special music of the season will be VBS Kidz, vocalist and pianist, on Sunday June 9. Church begins outside in the shelter at 8:30 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary.


Portrayal: Alice Hoover will portray Ann Evans Everal, daughter of Everal’s Chapel founder, on Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m. at the church, 60417 Everals Church Rd., Newcomerstown. If you’ve visited Roscoe Village during a festival or event, chances are you’ve seen Hoover walking through the village in canal-era clothing. A strolling historian, she calls herself, portraying one of several key figures of the village’s past. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members and $14 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling 740-498-5636 or can be picked up on May 19 at the Bluegrass Jam at the chapel. You can also reserve your tickets by mailing a check to HP Dakin, 23803 Oxford Twp Rd 252b, Newcomerstown, Ohio, 43832. Limited tickets available.


Concert: Scott Wesley Brown will be in concert at Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High St., Coshocton on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. The concert is free but a love offering will be taken. Sponsored by Missionary Maintenance Service Aviation. His music has been recorded by many top Christian artists including Amy Grant, Bill Gaither, and Sandi Patty, among others.


Annual Garage Sale: The Solid Rock Foursquare Church’s annual garage sale to benefit missions will be Friday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coshocton County Fairground Agricultural Building. There will be a $2 bag sale all day Saturday.


Helping Hands: Conesville United Methodist Church, 196 State Street, Conesville, will have Helping Hands on the third Thursday of each month from 6 – 6:30 p.m. The next distribution date will be June 20.


Summer Kids Camp: Chili Crossroads Bible Church will have a summer kids camp this year. Cost is $75 per week. They will have a farm camp July 22 – 26, a cooking camp from July 29 through Aug. 2, and adventure camp from Aug. 5 – 9. For kids kindergarten through sixth grade. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Space is limited. Registration: For more information, contact 740-545-9707.


Holy Land Trip: Pastor Neal and Julie Dearyan with the Chili Crossroads Bible Church in Fresno invite you to come with them on a trip they are co-hosting to the Holy Land March 11-20, 2020. Call for more information at 740-545-9707 or visit


New Summer Hours: Bible Fellowship Church will have the following services for the summer: Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: 9 – 10 a.m.; Coffee and Donuts: 10 – 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 – 11 a.m. Mid-Week Worship Service: Wednesday at 7 p.m. Meeting place – River Greens Golf Course Banquet Hall, 22749 S/R 751 just off S/R 36 toward West Lafayette. All are welcome.


Book of Hebrews: The Bible Fellowship Church will start a new series of messages on Wednesday nights looking at the Book of Hebrews at 7 p.m. The church meets at the banquet hall at River Green Golf Course, 22749 SR 751. More information: Call Pastor Jim at 330-401-6027.


Adult Bible School: The First Baptist church of West Lafayette is now having Sunday night Bible study for adults of all ages on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. in the fireside room of the church. Come out and join us for a time of prayer, fellowship and studying God’s word. The public is invited. This is a discussion format.


Hours Changed: The Bible Fellowship Church, 22749 SR 751, has changed their hours. They now have Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m., coffee at 10 a.m., and Bible study at 9 a.m. Mid-week worship Wednesdays at 7 p.m.


Grandparent Connection Table: The Grandparent Connection Table will meet every last Wednesday of the month from 6 – 7 p.m. in the parlor of the West Lafayette United Methodist Church (Union Avenue Entrance). A meal and childcare provided as well as a time to share in community around the table. The Grandparent Connection Table is a ministry which is designed for grandparents who are helping to raise their grandchildren. For questions or to RSVP, call the church office at 740-545-6368.


AWANA: All children preschool through 6th grade are invited to the Awana ministry at Calvary Baptist Church, 46621 US Highway 36, Coshocton, at 4:45 p.m. each week on Sundays.  All of their leaders have been trained and have undergone appropriate background checks. Contact: 740-623-0211.


Student Ministry: All students 7 -12 grade are invited to the weekly youth group at Calvary Baptist Church of Coshocton, 46621 US Highway 36, Coshocton. This student ministry meets every Sunday night at 5 p.m. Contact Pastor Sam Brown at 740-623-0211 or just come to an upcoming Sunday night.


RU Recovery: RU Recovery meets every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church. Free. Free childcare. Open program. 29445 County Road 10, Fresno. 740-545-9707. Rides are available at 6:30 p.m. Meet in front of 612 Walnut Street in Coshocton.


Healing Hearts Ministry: A group of individuals with the goal of helping one another through the dark times and focus on the light, Jesus Christ. They meet the third Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. at New Beginnings Ministries. Contact Sam Bennett at 740-502-4735 or Debbie Bennett at 740-610-6907 for more information.


Pizza: Make your Wednesdays easier. Get pizza, salads and subs at Chili Church. Chili Church uses proceeds to keep helping more than 70 kids every Wednesday, providing transportation and Bible teaching for the kids in our community. Pizza available every Wednesday from 3 – 8 p.m. Call ahead 740-545-9707 or order in person. Dine in or carry out. Five-mile delivery available. See menu at


Power of Prayer: Adults come enjoy a Bible study called the Power of Prayer on each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10, Fresno. Contact: or 740-545-9707.


Cooperdale Naz Recovery: Cooperdale Naz Recovery, previously Celebrate Recovery, is every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.  Men’s open share. Cooperdale Church of the Nazarene, Dresden, Ohio, 43821. Contact 740-502-9672. Email: [email protected]


Clothing Room: The Church of Christ, 1800 Chestnut St., Coshocton, has a clothing room with clothes, shoes, toys, and other items every Thursday from 9 – 11 a.m.


Community Meals: Presbyterian Church, 142 N. 4th St., Coshocton, first Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Coshocton Nazarene Church, 1058 Orange St., Coshocton,  second Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Grace United Methodist Church, 422 Walnut St., Coshocton, third Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High St., Coshocton, fourth Thursday, 5:15 p.m., except for the month of November; Central Christian Church, 731 Main St., Coshocton, fifth Thursday, 5:30 p.m.


Vacation Bible School


Calvary Baptist Church: All children Pre-K through 6th grade are invited to “The Incredible Race” VBS at Calvary Baptist Church, June 9 – 13, 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night. Children will enjoy music, crafts, games, snacks, and Bible lessons where we will learn that people are part of the same race – the human race! – and we all have the same hope in the gospel of Jesus. To pre-register or to ask any questions, call the church at 740-623-0211. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 46621 US Highway 36.


New Beginnings Ministry: New Beginnings Ministry, 331 East Church St., Warsaw, will have Vacation Bible School June 9 – 13 at 6:15 p.m. The theme this year will be “Roar”. There will be music, Bible lessons, games, crafts, and a snack. For children ages 4 – 12. Registration required.


Prairie Chapel: Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church, 45494 CR 23, Coshocton, will have a Vacation Bible School on June 17 – 21 with the theme of “Roar: Life is Wild, God is Good” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Ages kindergarten through age 13 are welcome. There will be snacks, crafts, Bible lessons, games, and music. Call the church for more information at 740-622-3992 or register at the door.


Clubs and Organizations


SWCD Meeting: The Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District will meet June 12 at 8 p.m. for a monthly board meeting. Meetings are held at the office, 724 S. Seventh St. Meetings are always held the second Wednesday of the month. Schedules are subject to change.


Artists Collective Meeting: The monthly meeting of the Coshocton County Artists Collective is scheduled for June 12 at 5 p.m. at the Frame Shop, 1030 Chestnut St. Interested individuals, at all skill levels, varied mediums are welcome. Members will display art for sale at the Red, Wine & Blue event at Raven’s Glenn June 22. Art for sale will also be available at the Butterfly Exhibit at Clary Gardens from June 25 – 29.


Peaches Pub and Grub: Peaches Pub and Grub, Main Street, Warsaw, has Queen of Hearts every Tuesday at 7 p.m. for $5 entry fee. They also have a pool tournament every Wednesday at 7 p.m. for $10 entry fee. June 22 – DJ. Live music monthly. Food menu offered daily.


Golf Scramble: The Coshocton Fatherhood Initiative will have a four-man golf scramble Saturday, June 22 at 1 p.m. at River Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette. Cost is $200 per team. There will be an opportunity to win a 2019 Jeep Compass, a 90’ putt for $200, raffles, silent auction, 50/50, hole prizes, and skins/mulligans. Entry fee includes green fees, cart, and dinner. To register, call William Johnson at 740-610-6412, email Ed Gallagher at [email protected], go to the River Greens calendar page at or the Fatherhood Initiative’s Facebook page.


Volunteers Needed: COAD/ RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program) seeking volunteers. Call Elaine Wilson at 330-204-4347.


Lease an American Flag: The Village of West Lafayette will offer a lease of an American flag from the West Lafayette Rotary and the West Lafayette Lions Club for $25. A 3×5 foot flag on a 10 foot staff will be placed in a plastic anchor pipe buried in your front yard. Flags will be displayed on patriotic holidays. Drop off a check to Ridgewood General Store, 101 East Main St. Questions: Contact Bob Nelson at 740-502-3112 or Dan Hardesty at 740-610-6068.


CoshoctonOhioRocks: The Facebook group, #CoshoctonOhioRocks meets on Saturdays at the community center on Browns Lane from 1 – 2:30 p.m. for rock painting and posting rocks for people who do not have or use social media.


RSVP: Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Contact: Elaine Wilson, event coordinator, P.O. Box 271, 245 N. 4th St., Coshocton, 740-622-0228.


Blue Star Mothers: Blue Star Mothers meet the second Monday of each month at The Church of The Nazarene Adult Ministry Center from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


Canal Quilters: The Coshocton Canal Quilters meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Roscoe United Methodist Church. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. New members are always welcome!


Vietnam Veterans: The Vietnam Veterans meet the second Saturday of each month at the American Legion at 9 a.m. If you are a Vietnam Veteran who served during the Vietnam War, whether you served in country or not, you are welcome to attend.


John Bando Post 1330 VFW Auxiliary Meeting: 12:15 p.m., first Saturday of each month, 133 S. Sixth St. in Coshocton.


TOPS Meeting: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church at 142 N. 4th St. in Coshocton. If you are interested in joining or sitting in on a meeting, contact Ann Lauvray at 740-502-7438 for more information.


TOPS Meetings: Another TOPS group has a meeting every Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 422 Walnut St., Coshocton. Contact: 740-824-4156.


Al-Anon: Coshocton Al-Anon Family Group meetings are at Central Christian Church located at the corner of 8th and Main Streets, Coshocton from 7 – 8 p.m. every Tuesday.


Volunteers Needed: The Newcomerstown Historical Society is seeking new members and volunteers to act as tour guides and to help out on other tasks at the Olde Main Street Museum and Temperance Tavern. All volunteers will train for the task you choose. If you are retired or just have extra time a few hours each month, please contact Marianne at 740-498-5636.  Membership in the organization is $10 per year.


Dance and Country Western Couples Classes: Second and fourth Wednesday of the month, beginning line dancing – 5:30 p.m.; couples class – 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5 each. Classes are held at the Blue Ridge Grange at Orange, located near the intersection of 36 and 751. Information: Call Donna at 330-827-5587 or find them on Facebook at Boots & Buckles Beginners’ Classes.


Library Events


Photography: Edward Stoecher is sharing his photography at the The West Lafayette Library during the month of June. Featured will be photos of local attractions in and around Coshocton County. Library hours are Monday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories; Coshocton Public Library, West Lafayette Branch Library, and the Bookmobile; Through July 20: Summer reading has orbited back to Coshocton Public Library! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories. Join us as we investigate other worlds, create cosmic crafts, and learn about space exploration. We have stellar events and reading program prizes for all ages. Register anytime from through July 20. You can register at any of the Coshocton Library system’s locations. Teens and adults can also register online at


Books Galore Book Store; Coshocton Public Library: Basement, Mondays, 3 – 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Gently-used books, DVDs, videos, and magazines for sale at rock-bottom prices. Located in the basement of the Coshocton Public Library and operated by the Friends of the Library. All proceeds benefit the library, the West Lafayette Branch, and the bookmobile. Open to the public for cash sales only.


Tech Talk for the Non-Tech; West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 9:30 – 10 a.m.: Join us for a quick 30-minute informational session featuring various digital library services. This month will introduce digital registration for summer reading and the SEO Library app and card catalog. Registration is required. Call the West Lafayette Branch Library at 740-545-6672 to register or sign-up online at


Public Technology Education; Coshocton Public Library, Mondays, June – August, 4 – 6 p.m., by appointment;

Thursdays, June – August, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by appointment; West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesdays, June 12 & 26, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by appointment: Struggling with a device? Need help with an app or software? Want to learn more about digital services and the digital collection? Individual assistance is now available. Call the reference desk at 740-622-0956 to schedule an appointment with our digital technology educator. Sessions are 30 minutes. This service is for educational purposes only. We cannot repair, fix, troubleshoot, or diagnose malfunctioning devices or software.


Plugged and Unplugged, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesdays, June 5 – July 24, 2:30 – 5 p.m.: Games, snacks, friends, and fun! Teens grades 7 through 12 are invited to gather at the library for video games, internet access, board games, crafting, or just to hangout. This free weekly event is partially sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration is not required.


Chi Class, Roscoe United Methodist Church: Gym, Thursdays, year round, 10 – 11 a.m.: Join the Coshocton Public Library at the Roscoe United Methodist Church gym to practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality. Taught by Holli Rainwater, a Certified Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader. Registration is not required.


Summer Book Club, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, June 3, 6:30 – 8: The book for June is “The Atomic Weight of Love” by Elizabeth Church. The novel takes us from the World War II years in Chicago to the vast sun-parched canyons of New Mexico in the 1970s as we follow the journey of a driven, spirited young woman, Meridian Wallace, whose scientific ambitions are subverted by the experiments of her era. Registration is not required.


Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesday, June 12, 12 – 1 p.m.: All members of the FOL are welcome to join us at the monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at noon. We discuss book store business, volunteer opportunities, and the many ways we can help the library. We are always happy to have new members with fresh ideas! Registration is not required.


Lifelong Learning – Digital Edition, Coshocton Senior Center, Tuesday, June 4 (Cybersecurity Basics), 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 11 (File Management Basics), 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: This multi-session series is designed for seniors who want to advance their technology skills. Each session focuses on different aspects of technology, so attendance at all sessions is recommended. All sessions are sponsored by the Coshocton Public Library and held at the Coshocton Senior Center. Registration is required and can be completed by calling the Coshocton Senior Center at 740-622-4852.


Little Stars Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesdays through July 17, 10 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 – 11:30 a.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesdays through July 16, 10 – 10:30 a.m.: Babies and toddlers aged 0-3 years, with a caregiver, are welcome to join us for our perennially popular Lapsit experience. At this story time, we will romp through the simplest of books, finger plays, songs, and rhymes to get your little one giggling and learning. Age-appropriate crafts and/or sensory experiences add to the fun. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is required. Call 740-622-0956, 740-545-6672, or go to to register.


Summer Space Camp Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursdays through June 20, 10 – 10:30 a.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, Thursdays through June 20, 12 – 12:30 p.m.: Looking for an out-of-this-world adventure this summer? Each Thursday, children aged 3 – 6 and tweens aged 7 – 12 will have a blast fulfilling various fun, age appropriate, theme-based missions at our space stations. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Cosmic Crafts for Kids Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Mondays through July 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesdays through July 16, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Kids can get their creative juices flowing by dropping in to the library any time between 11 a.m. and noon for some great family fun. Each week, we will provide all of the materials necessary to produce a space-tacular, take-home craft. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Cosmic Crafts for Teens Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Small Meeting Room, Mondays through July 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesdays through July 16, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Teens can get their creative juices flowing by dropping in to the library any time between 11 a.m. and noon for some great family fun. Each week, we will provide all of the materials necessary to produce a space-tacular, take-home craft. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Reading to Baby, Coshocton Public Library: Mezzanine, Mondays through July 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Children can practice their reading skills by dropping in to read to the bookmobile mascot, Baby. They will get to read to Baby, get a sticker, and have their picture taken with Baby. Registration is not required.


West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club, West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesday, June 4, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club is the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the activities room at Lafayette Pointe, 620 East Main Street, located across the street from the West Lafayette Branch Library. Call the branch library at 740-545-6672 to reserve a copy of the book. Registration is not required.


Toe-Tapping Fun Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesday, June 12, 11 – 11:30 a.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 1:30 – 2 p.m.: Join us for some toe-tapping, smile-making fun! David and Annette Lindsay, who are visiting from Oklahoma, are known for their captivating and energizing programs. David will explain a little about the craft of building dulcimers and the couple will engage us with uplifting music. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Celebrating Summer’s Bounty with Jams and Jellies, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, June 10, 6 – 8 p.m.: Adults are invited to join us for a fun and informative evening as Emily Marrison, OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, shares the basics of how to make jams and jellies. Taste-testing will be allowed and you’ll go home with a sweet souvenir of the evening. Registration is required. Register by calling 740-622-0956, or online at


Kids Book Club – Read Ohio, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, June 10, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Kids aged 7 to 12 are invited to join us for a special summer book club. We will meet once a month in June, July, and August for pizza and pop and to discuss three great novels. This summer, we will be reading books by authors from the great state of Ohio! Besides lunch and our discussion, we will make crafts and do other activities connected to the book. Books will be available to borrow from the library four weeks before each session. Registration is required. Call 740-622-0956 or register online at


COSI on Wheels Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 Pleasant Valley Dr., Coshocton, Thursday, June 13, 6 – 6:45 p.m.: COSI on Wheels will be bringing their action-packed energy show to Coshocton. Using audience participation and humor, we’ll have a chance to experiment with electricity, magnetism, and motion while helping COSI’s inventors complete their greatest creation. To ensure there is plenty of room, this program will be held off-site at Coshocton’s Emmanuel Lutheran Church. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Bookmobile and Stars and Constellations Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Conesville Elementary, 199 State St., Tuesday, June 18, 12:30 – 2 p.m.: The bookmobile will be open at 12:30 p.m. and the youth services department will be offering our Stars and Constellations program starting at 1 p.m. We will talk about and read books about stars, meteors, and comets. Children will have the opportunity to make a themed craft. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


Whiz Bang Science Show Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, First Baptist Church, 688 East Main St., West Lafayette, Tuesday, June 25, 6 – 6:45 p.m.: The Whiz Bang Science Show comes highly recommended by the State Library of Ohio for both its entertainment and educational value. Dr. Dave Lohnes will be bringing his moon landing show, honoring the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 achievement. To ensure there is plenty of room, this program will be held off-site at First Baptist Church, West Lafayette. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.


S.T.A.R. Kids Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursdays, beginning June 27, 10 – 10:30 a.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library Thursdays, beginning June 27, 12 – 12:30 p.m.: Science/ Technology/ Activities/ Reading: You will not want to miss even one of these special summer programs. We will combine participation stories, experiments, activities, and music for a super-charged, action-packed blast of an event! Each week will feature a different theme. This program is partially sponsored by community donations to the summer reading program. Registration is not required.

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I have been employed at the Coshocton County Beacon since September 2009 as a news reporter and assistant graphic artist. I am a 2004 graduate of Newcomerstown High School and a 2008 graduate of Capital University with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing. I am married to John Scott and live in Newcomerstown. We have two beautiful daughters, Amelia Grace Scott and Leanna Rose Scott.

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