Community Calendar July 31, 2019

| July 30, 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.


Band Concert Series: The last Coshocton Community Band Concert of the season will be Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. on the Coshocton court square. Bring a chair. Rain venue is the Salvation Army gym. The theme will be Lollapalooza.


Park Social: The 53rd annual River View Community Park Social will be Aug 2 – 4. Friday, the pool will be open from 8 to 10 p.m. $3 admission. Saturday is Bingo at the large shelter from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday begins at 11:30 a.m. when the chicken barbecue will start. At noon, McFarland Martial Arts School will give a demonstration, the Walhonding Rube Band will play from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Chestnut Ridge will perform from 1:30 to 3 p.m. $53 coin toss at the pool at 2 p.m. Kids Watermelon Eating Contest at 3 p.m. Beave Run Duck Race at 3:30 p.m.


Peaches Pub N Grub: On Aug. 3, Nite Train Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Peaches Pub N Grub. On Aug. 24, Gary Rahn Acoustic will perform at 7 p.m. and on Aug. 31, it will be Metal Band Night at 8:30 p.m.


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.


Celebrate 100 years: Come celebrate the 100th year of the former West Lafayette movie theater building known as the Victory Center Church at 112 W. Main St., West Lafayette. There will be a picnic in Burt Park on Sunday, Aug. 11 after the 11 a.m. church service. Everyone who at one time used or visited the building are welcome. Bring a covered dish and any old photos. All are welcome to the 11 a.m. church service.


Book Signing: Authors Pete and Marie Madsen will have a concert and book signing at their home at 47863 TR 202, Coshocton on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Barefoot McCoy will perform, and cost is $10 per family/couple. Parking is free. Bring your own chair or blankets. Admission to event will also include one signed book by the author.


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.


Bad Boyz Mud Bog: The next Bad Boyz Mud Bog of the season, 44840 SR 541, Coshocton, will be Saturday, Aug. 24. 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.


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.


Recycling Bins: Due to the annual Warsaw Park Social and Chicken BBQ, the recycling bins at the River View Community Park in Warsaw will be temporarily moved to the Warsaw EMS Station from July 26 until Aug. 5. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience. Any questions about county recycling can be directed to Tammi Rogers, Program Manager at 740-575-4813.


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


Coshocton County Kids Stuff Sale: Gently used children’s items resale at New Beginnings Ministries in Warsaw Aug. 4 – 8. Taking anything related to children – clothing (infant through junior plus maternity), shoes, toys, books, media, room decor, and more! Sunday, Aug. 4, 2 to 8 p.m.: Seller drop off and shopping; Monday, Aug. 5, 5 to 8 p.m.: Public shopping; Tuesday Aug. 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Public shopping; Wednesday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Seller half price shopping, 2 to 8 p.m.: Public half price shopping; Thursday, Aug. 8, 1 to 3 p.m.: Seller pick up. For more information, or to be a seller/helper, contact our Facebook page, “Coshocton County Kids Stuff Sale” or leave a message for Kelly at 330-600-4028.


Budget Commission: The Coshocton County Budget Commission will be meeting at the County Services Building, Room 145, 724 S. 7th Street on Monday, Aug. 5, at 5:30 p.m. with the corporations, townships and fire districts to discuss 2020 budgets. The meetings for all other entities will be held at the County Treasurer’s Office on Aug. 6, at 8:30 a.m. Contact the auditor’s office at 740-622-1243 for details of the meetings scheduled.


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.


Produce Market: The Mid-Ohio Canal Lewisville Church produce market will be Wednesday, Aug. 7. Available for free to all families that meet income guidelines. Free food drop-off will be at Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church Shelter, 198 East Church St., Coshocton.


Dinner: The next Pretty Products dinner is at Sorrell’s, formerly the SportsZone, at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9.


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.


Council Meeting: The Village of West Lafayette will have a finance meeting on Monday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular village council meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers. They will have a public safety fire meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. in council chambers.


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


Tie-Dye and Reverse Tie-Dye: On Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. come out and try your hand at tie-dying and reverse tie-dying. Dye products and supplies will be furnished; however, youth are asked to bring a solid color shirt to reverse dye and a white t-shirt, socks or pillow case. Some shirts will be on hand, but sizes are not guaranteed. Plan accordingly. 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.


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.


Board Meeting: Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will have their next board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the CMHA Learning Center, 823 Magnolia St., Coshocton. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss regular business.


Crafters and Venders Needed: Altercare Coshocton is looking for crafters and venders to join in their Fall Festival on Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Susan Foster at 740-622-2074.


Blood Drive: Red Cross Blood Drive will be Oct. 16, 3 to 8 p.m. at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10 Fresno. Free small pizza for every donor. New donors welcome. Contact: 740-545-9707. Learn more at or the church Facebook page. Note: This drive was scheduled for Oct. 2 but is now being held on Oct. 16.


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.


Standing Oaks: Standing Oaks Family Benefit at Coshocton Christian Tabernacle will be Saturday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. This benefit is being sponsored by The Homeless Coalition of Coshocton.




Football Practice: Coshocton Junior High football practice will begin Thursday, Aug. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. Meet at the Coshocton High School locker room. Contact Coach Forbes with any questions at 740-502-2786.


Scramble: Coshocton Fire Fighters Local 216 will have its 13th annual four-man scramble on Sunday, Aug. 4 at Hickory Flats Golf Course, 54188 TR 155, West Lafayette. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $200 per team and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dog and drink at turn, hog roast dinner after golf. Prizes awarded to the top three teams: $300 for first, $200 for second, and $100 for third. Deadline to enter is July 29. Contact Cory Wilson at 740-502-9240 or the golf course at 740-545-7796.


Baseball Program: The SnyderSTRONG Baseball Program will be having open tryouts on 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.


Golf Scramble: The Coshocton Fatherhood Initiative has rescheduled their annual four-man golf scramble for Saturday, Aug. 17, 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, e-mail Ed Gallagher at [email protected], go to the River Greens Calendar page at or the Fatherhood Initiative’s Facebook page.


School Events


Community Reunion: The Annual Clark School and Community Reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Miley Community Center. Ham, drinks and table settings will be provided. Bring a side dish, or dessert to share. There will be a tour of Clark School following the meal and 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.


Opportunity School Registration: Parents of students interested in attending the Coshocton Opportunity School should contact Becky Fletcher at 740-622-3600. The first day of school is Aug. 12.


Board Meeting: Coshocton County JVSD will have their next board meeting in the Board of Education Conference Room, 23640 Airport Rd., on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7:30 a.m.


40th Reunion: The River View Class of 1979 is having its 40th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, Coshocton. A $16 dinner reservation include two-meat buffet with potatoes, vegetables, roll, and coffee, tea, and water. If you just want to come and hang out with no dinner, please arrive after 6 p.m., and please place something in the donation container to help with rental cost and after-dinner appetizers. Send name and $16 for each dinner, and anything you’d like to share about yourself for the class update booklet by Aug. 1 to: Chris (Neace) Sycks, 218 2nd St., Warsaw, OH  43844.


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


Ice Cream Social: Keene United Methodist Church, 27100 CR 1, Coshocton, will have an ice cream social on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Full menu served. Air-conditioned hall. Everyone welcome.


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 Erin Wilson on clarinet and Logan Lawrence, pianist, on Sunday, Aug. 4. Church begins outside in the shelter at 8:30 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary.


Summer Kids Camp: Chili Crossroads Bible Church will have a summer kids camp this year. Cost is $75 per week. They will have an 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.


Community Picnic: New Moscow United Methodist Church will have its 15th annual community picnic at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 on the church lawn. Meat, soft drinks, and table service will be provided. Bring a covered dish and lawn chair. There will be a hayride and activities for the kids.


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 Aug. 15.


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.


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.


Bible Fellowship Church Sunday Services: Prayer and Bible Study – 9 – 10 a.m., Fellowship and refreshments 10 – 10:30 a.m., Sunday Morning Worship 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Mid-Week Service – Wednesday, 7 p.m. Study in the Book of Hebrews. All services held at River Greens Golf Course Banquet Hall, 22749 S/R 751. For more information call Pastor Jim at 330-401-6027.


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


New Moscow UMC: New Moscow United Methodist Church will have Bible School on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be stories, crafts, games, and refreshments.


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.


Countryside Baptist Church: Countryside Baptist Church, 4283 Shoemaker Rd. SW, Port Washington, will have Vacation Bible School with the theme, “Jonah – A Whale of a Tale” Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 5 to 7 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Ages kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome to attend. Food, games, and fun each night. Contact: 740-498-5500, Transportation is available.


Church of Christ: The Coshocton Church of Christ, 1800 Chestnut St., will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fun for everyone and all are welcome.


Clubs and Organizations


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.”


Women in Agriculture Dinner: Ohio State University Extension Coshocton County will host a Women in Agriculture Dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Raven’s Glenn Winery, 56183 Co Rd 143, West Lafayette. The cost to register is $20, which includes the meal and program. To register, please mail in the registration form that can be found at or visit the Coshocton County Extension Office. Please register by Aug. 2. For more information on the Ohio Women in Agriculture Program, visit


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


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.


Chi Class, Roscoe United Methodist Church: Gym, Thursdays, year-round; No Chi Aug. 1 or 8, 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. Chi Class is 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: Basement, Thursday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: The Coshocton Friends of the Library annual book sale here. In addition to great bargains on thousands of books, movies and magazines, a silent auction will be held for books of higher value. The silent auction items are on display at the Coshocton Public Library through the end of the sale.


Summer Book Club, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, Aug. 5, 6:30 – 8 p.m.: Our book for August is “The Death of Mrs. Westaway” by Ruth Ware. On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person, but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. An unputdownable thriller from the Agatha Christie of our time. No registration is required.


Kids Book Club – Read OHIO, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, Aug. 5, 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 in August for pizza and pop and to discuss a great novel. 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


West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club, West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club is held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the activities room at Lafayette Pointe, 620 East Main Street, conveniently 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.


Plugged and Unplugged, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 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.


Adventure 101: Stained Glass, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursday, Aug. 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: After talking a little about stained glass, you will have the opportunity to make your own glass masterpiece! We’ll enjoy a special themed snack and activity. This program is for children in grades 3 to 6. No registration is required.


Coffee Club, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Monday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Join us for the summer reading edition of Coffee Club as we hear the story of Annie Jump Cannon. Working at Harvard Observatory, she developed a system for classifying stars that is still used today. She manually classified more stars in a lifetime than anyone else, with a total of around 350,000 stars. Senior adults 55 and over are invited to join us for a hot cup of coffee and enlightening conversation. We explore a different topic each month: Armchair travel, history, biography, art, literature, popular culture, and more. Join us for the fun and fellowship. Bring a friend!


Public Technology Education, Coshocton Public Library, Mondays 4 – 6 p.m., by appointment; Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by appointment; West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesdays, Aug. 14 and 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by appointment: Individual assistance is available for those needing help with an app or software, or who want to learn more about digital services the library offers. 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.


Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 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 bookstore 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.


Tech Talk for the Non-Tech, West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 9:30 – 10 a.m.: Join us for a quick 30-minute informational session featuring various digital library services. This month will introduce LinkedIn Learning, which offers free online courses in business, management, software development, marketing, and more. Registration is required. Call the West Lafayette Branch Library at 740-545-6672 to register, or sign-up online at


Teen Night @ the Branch, West Lafayette Branch Library, Thursday, Aug. 15, 5 – 7 p.m.: Like to have fun and meet up with other teens? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for games, art, activities, and snacks. Registration is required and ends two days before the event takes place. Call 740-545-6672 or go online to sign up.


Overdrive for Kindle Fire Users, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursday, Aug. 15, 4 – 5 p.m.: This program will provide information about downloading and using the Overdrive app on Kindle Fire devices to check out eBooks and audiobooks from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today. Before registering, check out the session requirements: A Kindle Fire device with Android 4.0 or higher, and access to Amazon account.


Libby for Apple Users, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2 – 3 p.m.: This program will provide information about downloading and using the Libby app on Apple devices to check out digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today. Before registering, check out the session requirements: Must have an Apple device running iOS 9+ and the ability to download from the Apple store.


Libby for Android Users, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Thursday, Aug. 22, 4 – 5 p.m.: This program will provide information about downloading and using the Libby app on Android devices to check out digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library. Class size is limited, so register today. Before registering, check out the session requirements: Must have an Android device running version 4.4 or higher and the ability to download from Google Play.

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