The Coshocton County Beacon December 4, 2019 - Page 34

|  COMMUNITY CALENDAR Publisher’s Notice: Community Calendar is provided as a free service of The Coshocton County Beacon and is limited to benefits, charitable organizations, athletic events, education and school events, special church and faith based events and more. For profit events and/or notices of any kind will not be published. Community Calendar notices will be published as space permits in date of event priority order. Please send your special event listing to The Beacon reserves the right to edit all listings. Thank you. Local Events Christmas in the Village: West Lafayette will have Christmas in the Village on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Lions Club is having a pancake breakfast at the West Lafayette United Methodist Church from 7:30 to 10 a.m. A Reindeer Run will be at Burt Park with registration at 9 a.m. and the run at 10 a.m. Registration is $20. There will be a craft show at the First Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the Christmas parade begins at 1 p.m. The West Lafayette Royalty are doing a sensory toy dive and toys can be dropped off at the Baptist Church. Pictures with Santa: The Coshocton County Humane Society will have Pet Pictures with Santa at Tractor Supply on Sun- day, Dec. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. Two free wallet-sized photos with a donation of food or litter to the Coshocton County Humane Society. Other photo sizes available are one 5x7 for $10 or a three-inch pin back button for $5. Christmas for Kids: The fifth annual Christmas for Kids will be Sunday, Dec. 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Coshocton Community Center. There will be refreshments, a puppet show sponsored by the Fresno Bible Church, meet and greet with Santa, and pictures with Santa. They are looking for individuals to sponsor a child in need this Christmas. Select an angel from Diana Weller and buy them a gift for Christmas. All gifts need dropped off by Friday, Dec. 6 to ITM Marketing, 331 Main St. Make sure you have a small wrapped gift for your child to receive from Santa at the party. The other gift will be sent home with the parent for Christmas morning. scheduled CCRPC Executive meeting will be Monday, Dec. 9. If you have any questions, contact Frederick T. Wachtel at 740-622-2135. Pretty Products Dinner: The next Pretty Products dinner will be at the Eagles on Friday, Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. Toys Accepted: Coshocton County Firefighter Toychest is accepting new unwrapped toys for low income families in Coshocton County. Toys can be dropped off a Coshocton Fire Dept., South 7th St., Coshocton, or Walhonding Valley Fire, Bridge St., Warsaw. Monetary donations can be mailed to: Toy Chest, PO BOX 133, Coshocton. Donations are due by Dec. 15. Board Meeting: Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) will have their next board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the CMHA Learning Center, 823 Magnolia St., Coshocton. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss regular business. Shoe Drive: Dr. Don Tupper’s Office, 1529 Walnut St., Coshoc- ton, is having a shoe drive. Please drop off your gently used shoes or socks to their office until Wednesday, Dec. 18. For more information, call 740-622-8400. Board of Elections Meeting: Coshocton County Board of Elections will meet Thursday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. Reversing Diabetes Seminar: There will be a Reversing Diabetes Seminar on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at Kids America at 7 p.m. This is a lifestyle change program, and more than 80 percent of those who stick with the program no longer have the disease or have reduced their medication. Cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple. Pre-registration is required. Call 740-502-4105 or 740-610-8735. 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. 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 Dec. 28 and will feature a jam session. Chili Learning Center: 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. Announcements Benefits Produce Market: The Mid-Ohio Canal Lewisville Church Produce Market will be Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Three Rivers Fire Station, 24199 CR 621, Coshocton. Available for free to all families that meet income guidelines. Sensory Toy Drive: Drop off sensory toys at First Baptist Church in West Lafayette on Dec. 7. Go to Destiny Sesser 2019-2020 West Lafayette Homecoming Queen Facebook page to shop and for more information. CCRPC Meeting: The CCRPC Executive Committee meeting that was to be Monday, Nov. 11 in the Commissioners Conference Room at 3:30 p.m. has been cancelled. The next Hep C Testing: The Coshocton City Health Department, 400 Browns Lane, is offering free Hepatitis C testing. Call 740-622-1736 ext. 412 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Spaghetti Dinner Benefit: There will be a benefit for Sabrena Smith-Weese on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Coshocton Moose from 3 to 8 p.m. Spaghetti dinner is $6. Dinner includes spaghetti, bread, salad, drink, and dessert. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and an auction. Sabrena was diagnosed with malignant neoplasm of the upper third esophagus and lung cancer. Fundraiser: There will be a chili dinner at the Elks Lodge, 434 Chestnut St., Coshocton as a fundraiser for Sabastian Wethy, who is recovering from baby shaken syndrome, from noon to 6 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a bake sale. On Sunday, Dec. 15, there will be a pool tournament at noon with a Calcutta at 1 p.m., $20 entry fee. There will also be a 34 THE BEACON spaghetti dinner at 1 p.m. and a live auction at 3 p.m. In the evening, Tyndal Creek Band will play and entry is by donation. Sports Perry Chapel Upward Sports: Perry Chapel Upward Sports, 19476 TR 380, Warsaw, will have their first practice the week of Jan. 6, 2020 and the first game will be Saturday, Jan. 18. Cost is $35. For more information, visit School Events Board Meeting: The River View Board of Education next meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. This meeting will be held in the River View High School Library. Board Meeting: Coshocton County JVSD will have their next board meeting in the Board of Education Conference Room, 23640 Airport Rd., on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 a.m. Pop Tabs: River View High School Teen Leadership Corps class will be collecting pop tabs to then donate to the Ronald McDonald Foundation in April. You can send pop tabs to the school with students or drop them off at the high school, junior high or the elementary schools including Warsaw, Conesville, and Keene. The goal is to collect 500lbs of pop tabs to donate for this foundation. If you have any questions, contact Stephanie Snyder at or 1-740-824-3522. Church Events Snowball Fight: Kids infant through 18 are invited to a snowball fight and pizza party at Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 CR 10, Fresno, Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Fun games, Bible memory, and snacks. Adults invited to Bible study with Pastor Neal. Free. Christmas Hymn Sing: Bible Fellowship Church will host it’s first Christmas Hymn Sing at River Greens Golf Course Banquet Hall, 22749 S/R 751, West Lafayette. The singing will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. Bring your favorite Christ- mas cookies or refreshments for a time of fellowship. Christmas Experience: Kids are invited to the Christmas Experience at Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 CR 10, Fresno. Pictures with Santa. Puppet show. Build a gingerbread house here so your house doesn’t get messy. Free. Build a nativity scene with wood and power tools. Bring Christmas cookies for the cookie contest and win $100. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 – 4 p.m. Get a prize when you sign up: www. or call 740-545-9707. Cookie and Candy Sale: Isleta UMC will have their 13th annual “Christmas Cookie & Candy” sale in the church basement on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8 to 11 a.m. There will be hundreds of delicious holiday cookies and candies to choose from, and you can make up your own assortment of favorites. Price is $6.50 per pound. Isleta UMC is located at 58608 CR 9, Newcomerstown. Cookie Sale: Prairie Chapel, 45494 CR 23 and ST 36, Coshoc- ton, will have their annual cookie sale on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony: The Clark Community Presbyterian Church will have the second annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Miley Community Center. The children will begin the evening making ornaments at 5 p.m. Santa will be there for the kids and “young at heart”. At 6 p.m., the Christmas story will be told by Pastor Dr. Greg Bendle with the lighting of the tree followed by singing carols. Everyone is welcome, come join the fun! Refreshments will be served. Chalfant Church Celebration: Chalfant Church will celebrate Christ’s birth at the annual Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 8. A carry-in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. followed by a program of Christmas music and readings at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Christmas Present: Kids infant through 18 are invited to make a Christmas present at Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 CR 10, Fresno, Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Fun games, Bible memory, and snacks. Adults invited to Bible study with Pastor Neal. Free. 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 distribu- tion date will be Dec. 19. Christmas Eve Service: A traditional old-fashioned Christ- mas service with singing, candle lighting, music and the Christmas message on Christmas Eve. Pastor Lee Randolph will deliver the Christmas message. The service will be held at Everal Chapel, 60417 Everal Church Road, Newcomerstown, starting at 6 p.m. Call 740-498-5636 for more information. No Pizza: Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 CR 10, Fresno, will not have pizza, salads, or subs on the following dates due to holidays: Dec. 25, and Jan. 1. Children’s Group: The Bible Explorers’ Children’s Group at the First Baptist Church West Lafayette is meeting at the church on Sunday nights from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Come join us for bible stories, games, food and a lot of fun. All children three years old to 5th grade are welcome. Earn points toward special prizes as well. Adults meet from 6 to 7 p.m. for bible study. Pizza: Get pizza, salads and subs at Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10, Fresno, every Wednesday. This will help us help kids in the community every Wednesday, providing transportation and Bible memory. Pizza available every Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. Call ahead at 740-545-9707 or order in person. Dine in or carry out. Five-mile delivery available. See menu at 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. New Hours: Bible Fellowship Church, 22749 SR 751 (Rivers Greens Banquet Hall) has new hours. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. Dinner following the service on the second Sunday of each month. Wednesday night Bible study, 7 p.m. 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. www.RuRe- 740-545-9707. Rides are available at 6:30 p.m. Meet in front of 612 Walnut Street in Coshocton. DECEMBER 4, 2019