Community Calendar July 17, 2019

| July 16, 2019

Local Events


Yoga in the Roses: Clary Gardens is pleased to host Yoga in the Roses. Kristin Cheney from Yoga Intent will be teaching outdoor yoga classes on Wednesdays in July at 5 p.m. These classes are great for any skill level and are family friendly. Participants are asked to bring bug spray and a yoga mat if they have one. If you don’t have a yoga mat, a beach towel, outdoor blanket, or rug works just fine! Each class will run for an hour and will take place in the Clary Gardens Rose Garden. The classes are free and open to the public. A donation of $5 is encouraged. Stretch and let the sweet smell of rugosa roses surround you! Please register for a spot by emailing Kristin Cheney at [email protected] You can register for one class or all of them.


Barbeque and Music: Newcomerstown Historical Society is having a chicken barbeque and bluegrass music jam at the Olde Main Street Museum, 213 West Canal Street, Newcomerstown July 19 at 4 p.m. The Chestnut Hill Bluegrass Band will headline the music portion of the event and musicians are welcome to come join in the fun. The menu includes half a chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll, drink and a dessert. Tickets are available in advance only and can be picked up at the Olde Main Street Museum Box Office on Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 2 – 4 p.m. Tickets are $10. Carry out available. Deadline for ticket sales is July 10. Call 740-498-7735 if questions.


Band Concert Series: The Coshocton Community Band Concert Series, with guest bands and musicians, will be held through 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 July 19 will be The Wild, Wild West.


Water Mania Fever: On Saturday, July 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. youth are invited to go crazy mixing and making bubbles and bubble wands. A bubble blowing contest, go fish for fish and other simple carnival-style games will round out the wet and wild activities. Youth will also mix up and make their own sidewalk chalk to be used at home. Come ready to get a little wet and messy. 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.


Father Family-Friendly Party: The Coshocton Fatherhood Initiative will have the second annual Father Family-Friendly Party in the Himebaugh Park on July 24 from 5 – 8 p.m. The community is invited to come and participate in this free event. There will be free food, bounce houses, water slide, Portable Skate Park with giveaways and demonstrations, balloons, face painting, art projects, hot dog eating contest, ring toss, and a variety of other activities. Brutus Buckeye will make an appearance at the OSU extension tent with P.J. Mask and company. Contact William Johnson at 740-610-6412 with any questions.


Family Fun: The Pomerene Center will host a family fun, music, and art night on Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. at the artPARK. July 25 will feature funk night with Flogo Shaggins.


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) 545-6696 or Dave (740) 545-9298. For firework contributions contact Steve (740) 502-0469.


Bad Boyz Mud Bog: The next Bad Boyz Mud Bog of the season, 44840 SR 541, Coshocton, will be Saturday, July 27. 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.


Peaches Pub N Grub: Riverfloat will perform at Peaches Pub N Grub on Saturday, July 27 with food and entertainment to follow. On Aug. 3, Nite Train Band will perform at 8:30 p.m.


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.


Piano Concert: Annie Takeuchik Kinner will present a piano concert at Roscoe United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. There is no charge, but a freewill offering will be taken that will go toward Standing Oaks of East Central Ohio, a non-profit organization seeking to provide a safe, clean, temporary place for homeless people while transitioning from housing instability to housing stability.


Taste of Coshocton: Tickets are now available for the 15th annual Taste of Coshocton on Aug. 8 at the United Way office on 402 Main St. Enjoy generous samples tastes from local vendors. Adult tickets are $12. Tickets for children under 12 are $6. A raffle drawing for 14 gift baskets valued at over $150 each will take place. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and available at any partner agency.


Arts Homecoming: The Pomerene Center will have an Arts Homecoming on Aug. 9 – 10 featuring the David Schubach Quintet, Coshocton Art Prize, and parkFEST.


Antique Flea Market: The last Coshocton Antique Flea Market of the season will be Saturday, Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 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.


Saturday Night at the Movies: The Pomerene Center will have a Saturday Night at the Movies on Aug. 17. Showing Pixar’s “Coco”.


Block Party: The 11th annual Chestnut Crossing Block Party will be Sunday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 2521 Glenview Way, Coshocton. There will be horse rides, slushies, bounce house, carnival games, face painting, fire truck, petting zoo, music, dunk tank, food, and more. If you can bring a covered dish, it would be appreciated. Contact Angie Cantrell at 740-294-3350 for more information.


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 Aug. 24 and the featured band will be Sugarcreek Bluegrass Band.


Flat Broke Run: The third annual Flat Broke Run for Kids will be Sept. 14 at the Army Navy, 628 Walnut St., Coshocton. There will be a veterans’ benefit breakfast at 9 a.m. Registration will be at 10 a.m. All vehicles welcome. First bike out at 11 a.m. Last bike out at 1 p.m. Last bike in at 6 p.m. Silent auction, tattoo contest, door prizes, raffles, and live music. $20 per rider, $30 per couple. Contact: Grammy 740-294-4910, Blu 740-502-9257, or email [email protected]




Care Kit Drive: Sixth Street Tattoo is having a Care Kit Drive for Coshocton Elementary School. They want to provide personal care products for students to start the school year looking and feeling fresh. Call 740-622-8282 with any questions.


New Hours: The Coshocton County Title Office is now open Saturday mornings, 8 a.m. to noon for your convenience. Visit the Title Office, 706 S. 7th St., during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or Saturday 8 a.m. to noon for all of your automobile, RV, ATV, mobile home, trailer, or watercraft title needs. Should you have any questions, please contact the title office at 740-622-1459, or refer to our website at


Financial Statement Available: The annual unaudited financial statement for the city of Coshocton for the year ending Dec. 31, 2018 is complete and on file in the office of Sherry A. Kirkpatrick, Coshocton City Auditor, 760 Chestnut St. The report is available for public review and inspection from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to noon.


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.


Garden Program: Clary Gardens is once again teaming up with the Coshocton County Master Gardener Volunteers to provide kids ages 8-12 with an awesome two-day program as they explore themes related to gardens. Each day will start with a nature walk. The day will continue with small activities and listening to the Master Gardener teachers. The day will end with working on their craft, which will be a bug house that will stay in the Children’s Garden for people to see. This program is free and will run from 9 to 11 a.m. on July 18 and July 19. We will not be providing food, so please make sure they eat before they come. Space for Garden Adventures is limited so please register by emailing us at [email protected]


Spaghetti Dinner: Living Faith Church of the Nazarene, 21066 SR 751, West Lafayette, will have a spaghetti dinner benefit on Saturday, July 20 at 5 p.m. Spaghetti dinner is by donation. There will also be an  auction and a bake sale. They are helping families in the community affected by the flood. All of the food provided by Weaver Furniture.


Family Reunion: Piatt Williamson Family Reunion will be July 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the Walhonding Valley Fire Department in Warsaw. Homemade ice cream and drinks will be provided.


Auditions: The Coshocton Footlight Players will have auditions for their next production, “The Glitter Girls” on July 21 at 2 p.m. and July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Triple Locks Theatre. Cast requires three men ages 20 through 70 and seven women, ages 20 through 70. Performance dates are in September. Contact Director Nathan Mayse at 740-502-0080 or Sheila Mayse at 740-502-3047 with questions or to review aa script.


Information Session: Neal and Julie Dearyan have co-hosted many trips throughout the world, including the Middle East. The public is invited to a free information session about their upcoming trip to Israel in March 2020 on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. at Walnut Creek Community Center, 4877 Olde Pump St., Walnut Creek. RSVP for your free ticket at


The Show Must Go On: The Warsaw Lion’s Club will be having auditions for solo and group numbers for their 62nd Annual “Music and Comedy Show” that takes place in November. The auditions will be Monday, Aug. 5 starting at 6:30 p.m. at River View High School. This year’s theme is “Memories in the Making” so please choose songs accordingly. Solos or group numbers may be from any genre or decade. Auditions may be performed A capella, with piano accompaniment (bring your own pianist), or with a CD/MP3 file. For more information and to schedule your audition time, contact Audrey Phillips at 740-398-3916 or Donovan Charles Rice at 740-291-9836.


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, Aug. 6.


Family Reunion: The Lauvray Family Reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Three Rivers Fire House on CR 621. Bring a covered dish. Serving begins at noon.


Meeting Rescheduled: The CCRPC Executive Committee meeting that was to be held on Monday, July 8 in the Commissioners Conference Room at 3:30 p.m. has been canceled. The next scheduled CCRPC executive meeting will be Monday, Aug. 12.


Election Meeting: The Coshocton County Board of Elections will have their next meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m.


Cognion Reunion: The annual Cognion reunion will be Aug. 25 at RHDD Gym, former Washington School, located at 1517 Chestnut Street, Coshocton. Take home a free copy of your ancestry back to 1620. Dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. Meat and drinks will be provided. 740-502-7040.


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:





T-Bone Berry Weekend: The eighth Annual Troy “T-Bone” Berry Weekend is scheduled for September 13 – 15 at The Coshocton Moose 935. More details to come.




Baseball Program: The SnyderSTRONG Baseball Program will be having open tryouts on July 30 or Aug. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Warsaw Park. There will be teams for the 10U and 12U division. Please preregister at if possible. Tryouts will last approximately two hours. If you have any questions, contact Pat Snyder at 740-610-3478.


School Events


Board Meeting: Coshocton County JVSD will have their next board meeting in the Board of Education Conference Room, 23640 Airport Rd., on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 a.m.


Board Meeting: The Coshocton City Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Coshocton Elementary School Library for a regular board meeting.


Board Meeting: The River View Board of Education will have their next meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. If questions, feel free to contact our office at 740-824-3521.


Class Reunion: Coshocton High School class of 1974 will have their 45th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Raven’s Glenn Winery. Please arrive at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $28. A picture will be taken at 7 p.m. and games will start at 7:30 p.m.


Church Events


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 July 18.


Ice Cream Social: Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church, US 36 and CR 23, Coshocton, will have an ice cream social on Thursday, July 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include hot dogs, coneys, shredded chicken, sloppy joes, baked beans, homemade noodles, cole slaw, macaroni salad, potato salad, and drinks. Desserts include pies, cake, and ice cream. Everyone is welcome and a love offering is appreciated.


Ice Cream Social: The Clark Community Presbyterian Church will have its annual ice cream social on Saturday, July 20 at the Miley Community Center from 5 p.m. until food runs out. Come enjoy a full menu of sandwiches, sides and deserts, along with delicious homemade vanilla and chocolate ice cream. Donations will benefit the Home Mission Fund that help people in need in our local community.


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 Levi Muruiki, organist, on July 21. Church begins outside in the shelter at 8:30 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary.


Praise, Worship, and Prayer: Coshocton Ministerial Association will have a praise, worship, and prayer event on Sunday, July 21 at 6 p.m. at the large pavilion in the park next to The Meadows, 751 Magnolia St. Come join with area pastors to rejoice as well as pray for personal needs for yourself and loved ones.


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.


Trinway Ice Cream: Trinway United Methodist Church will have an ice cream social on July 26 starting at 4 p.m. The menu will include sandwiches, noodles, cake, pie, drinks, and homemade ice cream.


Ice Cream Social: Central Christian Church, corner of Eighth and Main, will have an ice cream social on Saturday, July 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. A full menu will be served.


Ice Cream Social: The Roscoe United Methodist Ice Cream Social will be July 27. Rain or shine, you’ll be comfortable in the air-conditioned fellowship hall. Serving will be 5 – 7 p.m. or whenever the food is gone. The menu consists of: Shredded chicken, sloppy joes and/or grilled hot dog sandwiches, noodles, baked beans, potato salad, homemade desserts, ice cream and a soft drink. Donated monies will benefit the Relay for Life organization. Roscoe UMC is located at 475 High St., near historic Roscoe Village, Coshocton. For more information, call 740-622-7780 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Movie Night: First Baptist of West Lafayette will have a movie night on Friday, July 28 at 8 p.m. Snacks and yard games as well. Public is invited.


Israeli Trip: Pastor 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. 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. Free. Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. Wallhouse Coffee Company, 751 Dover Rd NE, Sugarcreek. Contact: 740-545-9707. RSVP free ticket at


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.


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.


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


West Lafayette UMC: West Lafayette United Methodist Church, 120 West Union Ave., will have “Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love” as their Vacation Bible School theme this year. VBS will be held through July 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Pool party on Thursday evening at Cy Young Park in Newcomerstown. Register online at


Keene United Methodist Church: Keene United Methodist Church, 27100 CR 1, Coshocton, will have Vacation Bible School through July 19 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. “To Mars and Beyond” will be the theme. Children will learn about the amazing depth and breadth of God’s power while exploring the universe He created. Children ages pre-school through sixth grade are invited to attend each evening.


Solid Rock Foursquare Church: Jesus is my Super Hero is the theme for Sold Rock Foursquare Church’s Vacation Bible School which will be held at the park next to The Meadows, 831 Magnolia St., Sunday, July 28 through Wednesday, July 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. For grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Water games, snacks with a meal on Wednesday for the families, crafts, lessons, puppets, and music. For more information, contact 740-622-1987.


First Baptist Church: The First Baptist Church in West Lafayette will be having Vacation Bible School with the theme, Bug Zone, on July 28 through Aug. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church in West Lafayette. Games crafts snacks etc. Ages 3 to 6th grade.


Conesville UMC: Conesville United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School with a theme of Time Lab July 29 through Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. – noon. There are classes for preschool through sixth grade. Experience the Bible stories, crafts, snacks, games, water balloons and inflatable slip and slide.


Clubs and Organizations


Community Center: Activities for July: Mondays – Gentle Flow Yoga, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; NA meeting, 6 – 7 p.m.; Pop Pilates, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., AA meeting, 8 – 9 p.m.; Tuesdays – Zumba, 4:30 – 5 p.m.; Pound Fit, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.; Wednesdays – Strong by Zumba, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Cardio Drumming, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays – Strength Training, 5:15 – 6 p.m.; Fridays – Pound Fit, 5:15 – 6 p.m.; Saturdays – Cardio Drumming, 8 – 9 a.m.; Pound Fit, 9 – 9:45 a.m., Zumba, 10 – 10:45 a.m., and various activities. Schedule subject to change.


Game Night: Progressive Valley Grange will have its “Game Night” on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. The youth will provide the program with many fun games and activities with the State Grange Master and Deputy being present. Bring your favorite baked pie for the pie contest to be voted on by everyone. Refreshments will be your favorite picnic food with sweet corn, hot dogs and drinks being provided. Bring your resolution ideas for the State Grange Convention and a reminder that the August meeting will be inspection night which all officers should be present. Everyone is welcome to attend this fun-filled evening.


Scholarships Presented: Ohio State Grange Master/President, Sue Roy, will present scholarships to Jenna Wyler and Jacob Wuebker at the Progressive Valley Grange near Bakersville during their youth meeting on Thursday, July 18. These scholarships are presented on behalf of the Ohio Grange Patrons of Husbandry Foundation. Wyler is a student at the Ohio State University and Wuebker will attend Wright State University. There will be a picnic supper starting at 7:30 p.m. with the presentation following. Please bring a covered dish. Hot dogs will be provided. For more information, call 740-545-7458. The public is cordially invited to this event.


Chicken Dinner Fundraiser: Country Kids 4-H Club will have a chicken dinner fundraiser on Sunday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Three Rivers Fire Station, 24199 SR 621, Coshocton. Cost is $10 per person. Sponsored by Bakers IGA. Eat in or carry out. For more information, call Sheila Graves at 740-622-5018 or Sheri Ferrell at 740-327-7171.


Unite Coshocton County: Unite Coshocton County will have a “Faith on the Field” Community Worship Service at Ridgewood High School stadium on Sunday, July 28 at 10 a.m.


Write-On Writers: Coshocton’s Write-On Writers Guild will meet Monday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m., in the library’s small meeting room, 655 Main St., Coshocton. We welcome anyone who is interested in writing poetry, short stories, novels, letters and essays. Our writing prompt will be “Learning to Drive.”


School Supply Drive: The 17th annual Women of Witness “Helping Hands” School Supply Drive will be Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Word Worship Center on the corner of Eighth and Orange Streets from 1 to 3 p.m. They are now accepting school supplies or monetary donations to provide assistance to families with kids going back to school. School supplies can be placed in the box outside their office at 305 Main St., Coshocton. Monetary donations can be mailed to Women of Witness, PO Box 742, Coshocton.


SWCD Meeting: The Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District will meet Aug. 14 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.


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, 416 Main 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.


Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis Club of Coshocton meets Wednesdays, 12 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 434 Chestnut St., Coshocton. New members and guests welcome! Contact Sandy Jones, membership coordinator, for more information: [email protected]


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


Art: The feature artist at The West Lafayette Library during the month of July is Carole Hunt. Carole is sharing her portraits done in acrylics. Library hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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.: Closed July 27, July 29, and July 31 to prepare for annual book sale. 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.


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

Thursdays, July – August, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by appointment; West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesdays, July 10 and 24, 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.


Songs That Tell Stories and Books That Sing, Thursday, July 18, Coshocton Public Library, Large Meeting Room, 10 – 10:30 a.m.; West Lafayette Branch Library, 12 – 12:30 p.m.: For our final S.T.A.R. Kids Program, we have a special treat. Come join singer/storyteller Joanie Calem for a fun program of interactive singing stories and singing picture books from around the universe. Great for all ages!


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 through July 20. You can register at any of the Coshocton Library system’s locations. Teens and adults can also register online at


Summer Reading Program Annual Pool Party, Lake Park Aquatic Center, 23253 OH-83, Coshocton, Sunday, July 21, 7:30 – 9 p.m.: Don’t forget to pick up your tickets for our annual pool party, a celebration of everyone who completed their summer reading program goal of at least five hours of reading. Tickets are available for each household in which at least one person completed their reading goal. Tickets can be picked up between July 13 and July 20 at any Coshocton Public Library System location.


Plugged and Unplugged, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesdays, Through 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.


Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale, Coshocton Public Library, Books Galore Bookstore and Large Meeting Room, Thursday, Aug. 1, Friday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: This sale marks the second year that all items are 50 percent off. That includes paperback and hardcover books, DVDs, audio books, magazines, and more. There are no limits on purchase quantity. Gift certificates will be available for purchase. Proceeds of the book sale benefit library programs for all ages. The sale will be open to the public for cash sales only.

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