April 17       Families Standing Strong

A place for families with a loved one struggling with addiction.  Share your stories and find encouragement.  Thursday, April 17th @ 7 pm (Meetings held 3rd Thurs of each month) Location:  Union Hospital 659 Boulevard Dover Conference room:  Toomey Front (basement-across from cafeteria 1st room on right) Light refreshments will be served. Contact person:                           John James 330-275-2217 roadtofreedomoh@gmail.com 

April 18       Craft & Bake Sale

Trinity Hospital Twin City Volunteer Auxiliary will host this on Friday, April 18th from 9 am – 1 pm near the hospital’s main entrance 819 N First St and also at the First National Bank of Dennison at 105 Grant St.  The sales will feature delicious baked items and beautiful crafts suitable for decorating or using as gifts for Easter and other special occasions.  Event proceeds will benefit Trinity Hospital Twin City.  For more info about the hospital volunteer program or the craft & bake sale, call 740-922-7450 ext 2124 or visit www.trinitytwincity.org

April 19       Community Easter Egg Hunt

There will be a community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th from Noon – 2 pm @ the Dennison Park.  There will be 4 age groups so all of the children will have a chance. This is open to kids 12 & under in the community.  Dennison Eagles #582 is the primary sponsor of this event.  The Easter Bunny will be there also!

April 19      Swiss Steak Dinner

Beach City American Legion Hall Post 549 at 125 3rd Ave NE, Beach City is having their “All-You-Can-Eat” Swiss Steak Dinner on Saturday, April 19, from 4 pm -7 pm.  Meal includes
3-bean salad, applesauce, mashed potatoes/homemade gravy, corn, bread, dessert and beverage.
(gluten-free also available)  Cost: $10 Adults;  $5.00 kids ages 4-12,  3 & under free.  Served
family style.  Come support veterans still serving America.  If you have a need to rent a hall, give them a call @ 330-756-0549. 

April 19     Easter Egg Hunt & Activities

St Peter’s Lutheran Church at 3640 Oldtown Valley Road SW,  New Philadelphia will hold an Easter Egg Hunt & Activities on Saturday, April 19th from 1:30 pm – 3 pm for children ages 3 – 12. Parents are asked to remain to help their children ages 3, 4, & 5.  All are welcome to attend.
Questions?  Call Cindy @ 740-491-0643 or Barbara @ 330-340-1887. 

April 19     Breakfast With The Easter Bunny

There will be an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast at the Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept. on Saturday April 19th from 7-11am.  *Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9-11am* The all you can eat breakfast is just $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.  There will be a “Special Surprise” for all children so bring a camera get a picture with the Bunny.

April 19     Easter Egg Hunt

The Fairfield Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having their 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Spaghetti Supper on Saturday April 19th at the fire station in Somerdale.  The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2:00 for children ages 3-12 (rain or shine).  The Spaghetti Dinner will be served from 4-7pm.  The menu includes: All you can eat spaghetti with meat sauce, Fairfield’s famous salad bar (featuring over 50 delicious items), bread, beverage and dessert.  The cost of the dinner is $8 for adults, children 4-12 is $4 and children 3 and under are free.  You can also get the salad bar only for $5.  Carry out is available.  All proceeds benefit the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Dept.

April 20     Easter Sunrise Service

St Peter’s Lutheran Church on Oldtown Valley Rd, New Philadelphia will hold their Easter Sunrise Services Sunday, April 20th @ 7 am on the Mizer Farm Hill.  Following the service there will be a light continental breakfast served back at the church.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

April 20     Easter Egg Hunt

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 20th @ Strasburg School 10:30 am. Ages 2-11.
Grand prize Easter basket for boy and girl. Refreshments afterwards. Sponsored by: Lighthouse
Outreach Center.

April 20     Easter Sunrise Service

An Easter Sunrise Service, a custom as old as the recorded history of Tuscarawas County, will be conducted at Schoenbrunn Villiage State Memorial.  This years’ service will begin at 6:30am on Easter morning and is open to the public.  An Easter breakfast will be served following the worship service at 7:00am at Schoenbrunn Moravian Church, 2200 East High Ave. in New Phila.

April 22     Hemoglobin A1C Test

Union Hospital’s Dept of Community Health & Wellness will conduct a Hemoglobin A1C test
Tuesday, April 22nd from 9 am – Noon at the Swiss Village Bulk Food Store located at 309 S. Broadway, Sugarcreek. Cost: $5.00.  *An appointment is necessary* (Walk-ins will be welcome if space is available) you do not have to fast. A hemoglobin A1C test gives you a picture of your average blood glucose control for the past 2-3 months. The result gives you a good idea of how well your diabetes treatment plan is working.  For more info about the screening, go to Union Hospital internet website:  www.unionhospital.org or call Union Hospital’s Dept of Community Health & Wellness @ 330-602-0779.

April 24     Oldtown Feast & Fellowship Dinner

St Peter’s Lutheran Church on Oldtown Valley Rd, New Philadelphia will hold it’s monthly Oldtown Feast & Fellowship Dinner Thursday, April 24th from 4:30 pm - ?  Great food and desserts!  Everyone is welcome to attend!  Please join them!  There is no charge for the dinners, however, if you feel the need, a freewill offering will be accepted.  All donations received will be used for Community Mission Work and the local Food Bank Programs. Dinners will be held the 4th Thursday of each month – January thru October. 

April 24     Northside Preschool Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction

Tickets can be purchased at the door on Thursday, April 24th  from 5pm - 7 pm at First United Methodist Church  225 N Dawson St, Uhrichsville  for the Northside Preschool Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction.  Cost:  11 - up $5.00;  5 - 10 $3.00;  3 - 4 $1.00; 2 & under Free.  Meal includes: Spaghetti w/meatballs, salad, bread & butter, dessert & beverage  Carryout available!
All proceeds will be used for graduation and programming for preschool students.   *Silent Auction – too many items to list* 

April  25     Blood Drive

There will be a Lifeshare Blood Drive at Conotton Valley High School on April 25th from 11:30am-3:30pm.  All donations benefit the Senior Class Scholarships. This is the last Blood Drive for the 2014 school year.

April 25     Community Health Screening

Union Hospital will bring a community health screening to the New Philadelphia Goodwill store on Friday, April 25th from 9 am – 11 am.  The store is located at 260 Bluebell Dr, New Philadelphia. Participants will have the opportunity to have finger stick screening tests for blood glucose and total blood cholesterol.  Blood pressure and health information will also be available.  Fasting for these screening tests is optional.  Participants will also have the opportunity to have an instant lipid panel analysis.  The lipid panel includes LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL (good cholesterol), triglycerides and total cholesterol.  This is a finger stick test and results are available to the participant after 5 minutes.  *12 hours fasting is recommended for accurate results*  No appointment is necessary, but participants will be required to register and be seen in order of registration.  The public is welcome!    ALL of the screening tests are FREE exception of the lipid panel, which is $9.00. For more information about any of the screening tests offered go to the Union Hospital internet website at www.unionhospital.org.  Click on the Health Information link and enter the name of the screening test.  For infoabout the health screening at the NP Goodwill store.  Call UH’s Dept of Community Health & Wellness with any questions @330-602-0779.

April 26     Ice Cream Social

The Blue Ridge Grange will be hosting an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, April 26th at 4:30 pm.
The grange is located at State Route 36 & SR 751.  Menu will include:  Sloppy joes, Cream chicken, hot dogs, coneys, salad, dessert, peanut butter or vanilla ice cream & beverages. All proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange. For more info, call Elizabeth Ridenout @ 330-897-5293.

April 26     A Taste of Tuscarawas Valley

Tusky Valley Music Booseters will sponsor the 5th annual “A Taste of Tuscarawas Valley” to be held at the TV Middle School on Saturday, April 26th from 6 pm – 8 pm.  This event follows a “Taste of the Town” format & will feature signature dishes from local restaurants/vendors.  So far the list includes:  Canal Street Diner, Texas Roadhouse, Biscotti from the Bunch, Campesino’s Grill, Island Palm Winery, The Pampered Chef, Bolivar Giant Eagle, Zoar Market and McDonald’s,  just to name a few.  Tickets are $12.00 in advance & $17.00 at the door.  Advance tickets can be purchased from any TV Band member @ the TV High School office, 2637 Tusky Valley Road, Zoarville from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm.   This event is limited to 200 tickets; which sold out last year.  Single admission provides access to sample all of the participant’s dishes.  Guests will vote for the coveted “People’s Choice Award” and be entertained by the fine musicians in the TV band.  A 50/50 drawing and raffles will also be held.  All proceeds go the benefit the TV Music Boosters.  For more info please contact chairperson, Lori Caughey @330-224-4327.

April 26     Steak Fry

Trinity Hospital Twin City Employee Auxiliary will host a steak fry Saturday, April 26th from 5 pm – 7 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 122 Grant St in Dennison.  There will be music entertainment provided by a DJ at 7 pm and a Chinese Auction including “themed baskets”.  A 50/50 drawing will also take place throughout the evening.  Tickets are available from any Employee Auxiliary member through Thursday, April 24th.  Cost:  $18.00 per person.  Carryout meals will also be available.  For more info or to purchase tickets, contact Angel Jones @740-922-7450 ext 2181.  All proceeds will benefit Trinity Hospital Twin City. 

April 26     Steak Fry

The Mineral City American Legion is having a steak fry on Saturday, April 26th from 4 pm - 7 pm at Slutz’s Park on 4298 Dover Zoar Road, Mineral City.  Cost: $14.00/Adults & $4.00/kids. The dinner helps support the packages to Troops and helps support the American Legion.

April 27     Driven Quartet Concert

The Carrollton Bible Chapel is sponsoring a Southern gospel quartet from Indian Trail, NC:  “The Driven Quartet” on Sunday, April 27th at 6:30 pm. A “love offering” will be taken and those who attend are requested to bring 2 food items to be donated to Loaves and Fishes a local food pantry. For directions or more info, contact Richard & Judy Cunningham @ 330-739-4005 or 330-323-9253 or Pastor Chuck Wilson @ 330-627-7376.  Location for the concert is 365 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton.

April 27     Spaghetti Dinner

The Boy Scout Troop 94 from Dover will be having a fundraiser spaghetti dinner on Sunday,  April 27th from 11:30 am – 2 pm in the social hall of the First United Methodist Church of Dover

1725 N Wooster Avenue.  Tickets are $6.00.  Ages 5 & under are Free.  Tickets can be purchased from any Troop member or purchased at the door.  For more info, contact Committee
Member, Roger Sears @330-440-9438.

Ongoing through 5/1/14   Pancake Breakfast

Schoenbrunn Moravian Church will host a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast the 1st Saturday of the month, Nov-May from 8-11am.  The all you can eat breakfast includes pancakes with sausage, applesauce, coffee, tea, orange juice and hot chocolate and is just $5 for adults, $3 for children under 10 and free for children under 2. Schoenbrunn Moravian Church is located at 2200 E. High Ave. in New Philadelphia.

Ongoing through 6/2/14   Scholarship

The Dover High School Guidance Office is pleased to announce that applications for the Bernhard-Wentsz Scholarship are now available in the High School Guidance Office between the hours of 7:30 and 3:30 weekdays.  The scholarship will be awarded to eligible graduating seniors or former graduates of Dover High School.  Funds for this scholarship were left to the Dover City School District by A.J. “Patsy” Bernhard of Dover, who died January 25, 1988.  Scholarship deadline is June 2, 2014.

Ongoing TFN    Plat Books Available

The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension has plat books available for purchase at the office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm in New Philadelphia. The cost is $15 per book and proceeds benefit the 4-H program.
Ongoing TFN    Gas Pipeline Information

The oil and gas activity throughout the county has created the need for the construction of pipelines to move the product. Many landowners who are being contacted about their property can receive free resources to help landowners get answers. Log on to http://tuscarawas.osu.edu or contact the Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension at 330-339-2337.