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Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship-Dover High

The Dover High School Guidance Department is pleased to announce that applications for the Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship are now available in the High School Guidance Office between the hours of 7:30am and 3:30pm weekdays. The scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduating seniors or former graduates of Dover High School. Scholarship deadline is Monday, June 3rd.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Scarf Project donation box locations The Scarf Project of Tuscarawas County makes and collects hats, scarves and mittens throughout the year and publicly distributes them in winter at various locations throughout the valley  to anyone who needs them.  The Scarf Project currently has a number of conveniently located drop-off boxes to collect your donations of new and warm (purchased or handmade) scarves, hats, mitten and yarn.  Boxes are located at Bolek's Craft Supplies in Dover, Park Village in Dover ad New Philadelphia and at WJER Radio in Dover. Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Fundraising for Non-Profits

 

The Peace & Music Fest is a family-friendly one-day-&-night event celebrating area non-profit organizations.  The "50th anniversary of Woodstock" theme attempts to capture the spirit of love & caring for our community that these groups embody.  The festival will be held at Breitenbach Winery's Roadhouse Amphitheater in Dover on Sunday, Aug. 11th.  Local musicians will entertain while non-profit groups raise awareness, recruit volunteers and raise their own funds (for free)!  There will be a charge for commercial vendors & food trucks.  RSVP ASAP to reserve a space for your non-profit group or business!  Find the Peace & Music Fest 2019 on facebook, email peacefest2019@yahoo.com, or call Laurel at WJER: 330-343-7755

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Artists, Crafters & Vendors Wanted

The Peace & Music Fest is a family-friendly one-day-&-night event celebrating area non-profit organizations.  The "50th anniversary of Woodstock" theme attempts to capture the spirit of love & caring for our community that these groups embody.  The festival will be held at Breitenbach Winery's Roadhouse Amphitheater in Dover on Sunday, Aug. 11th.  Local musicians will entertain while non-profit groups raise awareness, recruit volunteers and raise their own funds (for free)!  There will be a charge for commercial vendors & food trucks.  RSVP ASAP to reserve a space for your non-profit group or business!  Find the Peace & Music Fest 2019 on facebook, email peacefest2019@yahoo.com, or call Laurel at WJER: 330-343-7755

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dennison Yard Waste Disposal

Residents of the Twin Cities area may dispose of lawn care refuse such as grass clippings, small branches and leaves at the Yard Waste bin at the street department garage (20 Welch St.) in Dennison.  The Yard Waste bin is available throughout the year for residential use only (no commercial mowers or landscapers.)

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Main library closing for renovations

The Main Library in New Philadelphia will be closing temporarily due to renovations. The Library has partnered with Jim’s Place to provide a location for customers to return materials. Starting Monday, May 6th, the Library’s book drops will be set up in the parking lot of Jim’s Place (228 West High Ave). The book drop will be available 24/7. While the Main library is closed, customers will continue to receive their holds and be able to place new holds via the library’s website at www.tusclibrary.org. As holds arrive, staff will call customers to find out where they would like to pick up their materials.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Garaway Seeks Input on Federal Grant Programs

The Garaway Local School District is seeking public views on the proposed budget for expenditures for the upcoming school year for grant monies that serve students who need remedial help in reading, math, and English; monies used for teacher’s salaries for class size reduction; monies used to help students with Limited English Proficiency to develop a strong language development program; monies the District may receive to purchase curriculum and related materials; monies that provide teachers and services to special need students; the No Child Left Behind/Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Policy of Non-Discrimination. If you have budget proposal questions regarding federal programs, please contact Jeffery Williams at 330-852-2421.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid

Applications are currently being accepted for the Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid. The $500 grant is open to area students who plan to continue their education after high school. Students must be a high school graduate from a school within the County Library’s legal service district, and anyone living within the legal service district who holds a GED is also eligible. Applicants must provide three letters of recommendation, a letter of admission or course schedule for an accredited college, university, or technical school (including online programs), and a typed 500-word essay expressing why the County Library is important to the applicant. Applications are due by June 3rd and are available in school guidance offices or online at tusclibrary.org.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Contest for ‘Stop Bullying’ license plate

Ohioans will soon have an option to spread the “Stop Bullying” message on license plates, and an Ohio child will be the artist responsible for the design. Children enrolled in kindergarten through the fifth grade in the current school year are eligible to Participate in a design contest to create the logo and slogan that will appear on Ohio license plates later this year. Entries must include an artwork sheet and the student’s name, grade, school and school district, plus the phone number and email address of a parent or guardian of the student. All entries must be postmarked by Friday, May 31st. For more information and how to enter, visit: 

Www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/StopBullyingLicensePlateContest

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Artworks of Lois Merrill @ ARTSNCT

Newcomerstown’s new arts center is featuring the artworks of Lois Merrill through May 31st. Merrill was born in Columbus and moved to Newcomerstown in 1980. The Arts Center of Newcomerstown is located a 304 South College Street. Visit their website www.artsnct.org for hours of operation.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Register for Camp Canopy (ODNR)

There is still time for high school students to register for Camp Canopy, which is held June 9-14. Topics this years include Forest Invasives, Waterfowl ID, Wild Edibles in the Woods, and Forest Forensics. Other fun classes include tree identification, forest ecology and silviculture (art & science of growing trees). The camp also has traditional camp activities such as archery, rifle range, swimming, fishing, woodland hikes and a paddling excursion. The camp is open to incoming high school freshman through graduating seniors. The camp is held at FFA Camp Muskingum on Leesville Lake. For more information visit campcanopy.com. Sponsorships are available to help pay to attend.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Hemoglobin A1C Screening @ CCUH

Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital is offering Hemoglobin A1C Screening on Tuesday, May 21st, from 8am until noon. This finger stick screening test measures your average blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. It is a non fasting test. The testing will be done at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery which is located at 515 Union Avenue, Suite 167. Cost is $5. To register please call 330-308-3599

8:00a - 12:00p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dover Friends of the Library-book sale

The Friends of the Dover Public Library will hold their Annual Book Sale on Friday, May 17th from 10am until 6pm, Saturday, May 18th from 9am until 5pm. The sale will continue on Monday and Tuesday, May 20th & 21st, from 9am until 8pm. Thousands of books, large print books, audiobooks, DVDs, and other items will be available for a DONATION. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Friends of the Dover Public Library.

9:00a - 8:00p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Free Family Law Legal Clinic

A free family law legal clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 21st, from 2-4pm at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. This clinic is for low income families and covers the divorce and dissolution process and the online form packets. The church is located at 202 East High Avenue in New Philadelphia. Please arrive at 1:30 to sign in. For more information call 330-339-3998.

2:00p - 4:00p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
U.S. Census Job Fair at County Library Branches

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring workers to assist in the 2020 Census. These jobs provide flexible hours and paid training. A representative from the U.S. Census Bureau will be available to assist with the online application process at a Tuscarawas County Public Library branch near you on:
• Tuesday, May 21st from 3:00 to 7:00pm at the Sugarcreek Branch
• Thursday, May 23rd from 3:00 to 7:00pm at the Bolivar Branch

For more information, call 330-364-4474 or visit tusclibrary.org.

3:00p - 7:00p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
LADLES OF LOVE-FREE DINNER

The Uhrichsville Moravian Church hosts FREE community dinners on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, from 5pm until 6:30pm. The next dinner will be on Tuesday, March 26th. If you have any questions, please call 740-922-0886.

5:00p - 6:30p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

Pre-game - 5:35pm
1st pitch - 6:10pm

Hear the game live on AM 1450 & 100.9 FM!

5:35p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
REFIT Exercise

REFIT is a faith-based dance/cardio/toning exercise for everybody! You can join in the fitness fun every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 to 7:30pm in the basement of the New Life Church of God in Dover. There is no cost to attend, but there will be a donation jar.  Participants may use the back door to find the class in the church basement. For more information, call 330-447-3740.

6:30p - 7:30p Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship-Dover High

The Dover High School Guidance Department is pleased to announce that applications for the Bernhard-Wentz Scholarship are now available in the High School Guidance Office between the hours of 7:30am and 3:30pm weekdays. The scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduating seniors or former graduates of Dover High School. Scholarship deadline is Monday, June 3rd.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Scarf Project donation box locations The Scarf Project of Tuscarawas County makes and collects hats, scarves and mittens throughout the year and publicly distributes them in winter at various locations throughout the valley  to anyone who needs them.  The Scarf Project currently has a number of conveniently located drop-off boxes to collect your donations of new and warm (purchased or handmade) scarves, hats, mitten and yarn.  Boxes are located at Bolek's Craft Supplies in Dover, Park Village in Dover ad New Philadelphia and at WJER Radio in Dover. Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Fundraising for Non-Profits

 

The Peace & Music Fest is a family-friendly one-day-&-night event celebrating area non-profit organizations.  The "50th anniversary of Woodstock" theme attempts to capture the spirit of love & caring for our community that these groups embody.  The festival will be held at Breitenbach Winery's Roadhouse Amphitheater in Dover on Sunday, Aug. 11th.  Local musicians will entertain while non-profit groups raise awareness, recruit volunteers and raise their own funds (for free)!  There will be a charge for commercial vendors & food trucks.  RSVP ASAP to reserve a space for your non-profit group or business!  Find the Peace & Music Fest 2019 on facebook, email peacefest2019@yahoo.com, or call Laurel at WJER: 330-343-7755

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Artists, Crafters & Vendors Wanted

The Peace & Music Fest is a family-friendly one-day-&-night event celebrating area non-profit organizations.  The "50th anniversary of Woodstock" theme attempts to capture the spirit of love & caring for our community that these groups embody.  The festival will be held at Breitenbach Winery's Roadhouse Amphitheater in Dover on Sunday, Aug. 11th.  Local musicians will entertain while non-profit groups raise awareness, recruit volunteers and raise their own funds (for free)!  There will be a charge for commercial vendors & food trucks.  RSVP ASAP to reserve a space for your non-profit group or business!  Find the Peace & Music Fest 2019 on facebook, email peacefest2019@yahoo.com, or call Laurel at WJER: 330-343-7755

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Dennison Yard Waste Disposal

Residents of the Twin Cities area may dispose of lawn care refuse such as grass clippings, small branches and leaves at the Yard Waste bin at the street department garage (20 Welch St.) in Dennison.  The Yard Waste bin is available throughout the year for residential use only (no commercial mowers or landscapers.)

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Main library closing for renovations

The Main Library in New Philadelphia will be closing temporarily due to renovations. The Library has partnered with Jim’s Place to provide a location for customers to return materials. Starting Monday, May 6th, the Library’s book drops will be set up in the parking lot of Jim’s Place (228 West High Ave). The book drop will be available 24/7. While the Main library is closed, customers will continue to receive their holds and be able to place new holds via the library’s website at www.tusclibrary.org. As holds arrive, staff will call customers to find out where they would like to pick up their materials.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Garaway Seeks Input on Federal Grant Programs

The Garaway Local School District is seeking public views on the proposed budget for expenditures for the upcoming school year for grant monies that serve students who need remedial help in reading, math, and English; monies used for teacher’s salaries for class size reduction; monies used to help students with Limited English Proficiency to develop a strong language development program; monies the District may receive to purchase curriculum and related materials; monies that provide teachers and services to special need students; the No Child Left Behind/Every Student Succeeds Act; and the Policy of Non-Discrimination. If you have budget proposal questions regarding federal programs, please contact Jeffery Williams at 330-852-2421.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid

Applications are currently being accepted for the Friends of the Tuscarawas County Public Library Nellie Stockwell Memorial Grant in Aid. The $500 grant is open to area students who plan to continue their education after high school. Students must be a high school graduate from a school within the County Library’s legal service district, and anyone living within the legal service district who holds a GED is also eligible. Applicants must provide three letters of recommendation, a letter of admission or course schedule for an accredited college, university, or technical school (including online programs), and a typed 500-word essay expressing why the County Library is important to the applicant. Applications are due by June 3rd and are available in school guidance offices or online at tusclibrary.org.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Contest for ‘Stop Bullying’ license plate

Ohioans will soon have an option to spread the “Stop Bullying” message on license plates, and an Ohio child will be the artist responsible for the design. Children enrolled in kindergarten through the fifth grade in the current school year are eligible to Participate in a design contest to create the logo and slogan that will appear on Ohio license plates later this year. Entries must include an artwork sheet and the student’s name, grade, school and school district, plus the phone number and email address of a parent or guardian of the student. All entries must be postmarked by Friday, May 31st. For more information and how to enter, visit: 

Www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/StopBullyingLicensePlateContest

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Artworks of Lois Merrill @ ARTSNCT

Newcomerstown’s new arts center is featuring the artworks of Lois Merrill through May 31st. Merrill was born in Columbus and moved to Newcomerstown in 1980. The Arts Center of Newcomerstown is located a 304 South College Street. Visit their website www.artsnct.org for hours of operation.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Register for Camp Canopy (ODNR)

There is still time for high school students to register for Camp Canopy, which is held June 9-14. Topics this years include Forest Invasives, Waterfowl ID, Wild Edibles in the Woods, and Forest Forensics. Other fun classes include tree identification, forest ecology and silviculture (art & science of growing trees). The camp also has traditional camp activities such as archery, rifle range, swimming, fishing, woodland hikes and a paddling excursion. The camp is open to incoming high school freshman through graduating seniors. The camp is held at FFA Camp Muskingum on Leesville Lake. For more information visit campcanopy.com. Sponsorships are available to help pay to attend.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Open House celebration at Tusc. Co. Health Dept.

The Tuscarawas County Health Department has been serving Tuscarawas County for 100 years and they are celebrating with an Open House on Wednesday, May 22nd from 4-6pm. Guests are invited to tour the building and visit each department. Along the way, guests can participate in blood pressure checks, BMI checks, and immunizations. Parents can learn how to protect their children from lead poisoning and see a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to have your child’s car seat checked. Children can take a ride through Safety Town and get fitted for a free bicycle helmet (while supplies last). If you are interested in receiving immunizations please call to register first. 330-343-5555.

4:00p - 6:00p Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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