Men ’ s Conference : “ God ’ s Man – Growing into Biblical Manhood ” will be Saturday , March 4 from 8 a . m . - 12:30 p . m . at the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle Church . Single or married men are invited to this free conference where five area pastors will present topics for men to grow in their faith to become more men of God in the home , family , marriage , job , and their worship of the Lord . Come and join us for an exciting morning of growing in God ’ s grace and knowledge . Men of all churches in our area are encouraged to attend .
Church Events at Chili : Pizza , subs and salads available every Wednesday from 3 – 8 p . m . Proceeds benefit area kids . Call ahead to order for carry-out or dine-in : 740-545-9707 . AWANA for kids 0 - 18 every Wednesday at 6:30 p . m . FaithTalks for adults and teens . Chili Crossroads Bible Church , 29445 County Road 10 Fresno . Learn more at www . chilibiblechurch . org or the church Facebook page .
Prayer and Bible Study : Pastor Jim at the First Baptist Church , 688 East Main Street , West Lafayette , has started a new series “ Living with Jesus ” on Wednesdays at 7 p . m . Jesus chose 12 men to serve as His apprentices . They traveled with Him , watched Him , listened to Him pray and they learned more than they could have ever learned from merely taking notes . Be sure to be a part of our mid-week as we travel through the book of Luke .
Ladies Bible Study : The First Baptist Church , 688 East Main Street , West Lafayette , has started a Thursday afternoon Ladies Bible Study in the Fireside Room at 1 p . m . Lessons will be in Nehemiah .
Sunday School Classes : Two new Sunday School classes have been started at First Baptist Church , 688 East Main Street , West Lafayette . Pastor Evans started a new class for those who are college-age through 45 years old . Melony Evans also started a class for ages 3 years through 4th grade . Belinda Burnheimer currently teaches ages 5th grade through junior high .
Jacob ’ s Closet : Warsaw United Methodist Church has new hours for their Jacob ’ s Closet ( free gently-used clothing for children , men , & women ). Thursday , 9 a . m . - Noon . Located at 130 E . Church St . Warsaw . Clean gently-used clothing for the closet can be dropped off any weekday from 9 a . m . - Noon .
Community Meals : Presbyterian Church , 142 N . 4th St ., Coshocton , first Thursday , 5:30 p . m .; Burt Avenue Weslyan Church , 230 Burt Ave ., Coshocton , second Thursday , 5:30 p . m .; Grace United Methodist Church , 422 Walnut St ., Coshocton , third Thursday , 5:30 p . m .; Park United Methodist Church , 122 Park Ave ., Coshocton , fourth Thursday , 5:15 p . m .; Central Christian Church , 731 Main St ., Coshocton , fifth Thursday , 5:30 p . m .
Leadership Group : Want to strengthen your leadership skills , build confidence , communicate more clearly
and have fun along the way ? A new group is forming in town . Join us at noon on Thursday , Feb . 16 , for a no-obligation , free , informational meeting to see how it ’ s done ! Toastmasters Coshocton will meet at Organic Technologies , 545 Walnut St . A light lunch is provided ; please RSVP for lunch . For more information , contact Tom or Gretchen at 740-610-0066 or coshoctontoastmasters @ gmail . com
Line Dance : A line dance with a modern twist will be at Progressive Valley Grange , CR 93 , Coshocton County , on Feb . 18 , March 18 , and April 8 from 7:30 – 10:30 p . m . Admission is $ 5 . Children under 10 years old admitted free . Cake walks , food stands . Music and instruction provided by Boots and Buckles Dance Troupe . Everyone invited . Use CR 93 exit near Unusual Junction on US 36 and head north on CR 93 . Grange is on the right just south of CR 2 .
Genealogical Society : The Coshocton Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday , Feb . 21 from 7:30 - 9 p . m . in the basement of the Coshocton Library where Karen Wright will host a tour through the local history room . New members welcome .
Distributing Funds : The Coshocton Junior Woman ’ s Club Disbursement Committee will meet in March to plan for the distribution of funds raised this year . All requests for consideration to receive funding should be sent to the club c / o Sue Gill , 1518 Prospect St ., Coshocton . Include the amount needed and how this funding will be used . Have your requests postmarked no later than Feb . 27 .
Fees Waived : Now through April 30 , Moose International will waive all first-year fees and dues for active military personnel and first responders and encourages local lodges and chapters to do the same . If you know someone who is serving our country or provides first responder serves for your community , now is a great time to reach out and offer them a membership in the Moose . For information , visit www . mooseintl . org .
Helping Hands for Special Needs Scouts : A non-profit organization that is bringing awareness and support to Special Needs Scouts by selling merchant discount cards for $ 10 . Proceeds will benefit those Special Needs Scouts with financial support for camp outings and assistance for a caregiver to attend with them if needed . Call 740-545-6821 for purchase and check our Facebook page for upcoming Helping Hands sighting locations . Applications for assistance will be accepted beginning January 2017 .
RSVP : Retired Senior Volunteer Program . Contact : Elaine Wilson , event coordinator , P . O . Box 271 , 245 N . 4th 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 .
Vietnam Veterans : The Vietnam Veterans meet the second Saturday of each month at Hardees at 9 am . If you are a Vietnam Veteran who served during the Vietnam War , whether you served in country or not , you are welcome to attend .
John Bando Post 1330 VFW Auxiliary Meeting : 11:15 a . 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 .
Line Dancing : Everyone welcome . Fun exercise that doesn ’ t “ feel ” like exercise ! The Boots & Buckles Dance Club invite you to attend Beginners-Intermediate class Wednesdays at 6:30 p . m . at the Blue Ridge Grange , S . R . 36 & S . R . 751 ( Orange ). Open dance is 7:30 p . m . followed by couples class at 8:30 p . m . Nice wooden dance floor . $ 5.50 per person . Contact Donna at 330-827-5587 or find us on Facebook under Boots & Buckles Dance Club .
Art : The West Lafayette Library is featuring the art of Debbie Haines during the month of February . View Debbie ’ s art in a variety of subjects using acrylic paint and charcoal drawings . Library hours are Monday – Wednesday , 11 a . m . – 7 p . m ., Thursday and Friday , Noon – 5 p . m ., and Saturday , 11 a . m . – 2 p . m .
Books Galore Book Store , Coshocton Public Library , Mondays : 3 – 6 p . m ., Wednesdays and 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 Bookmobile .
Feb . 15 , 22 , Coshocton Public Library , 2:30 – 5 p . m ., Plugged & Unplugged : Games , snacks , friends and fun ! For teens grades 7 – 12 , Plugged & Unplugged has video games , Internet access , laptops , board games , food and a place to hang out with friends . Every Wednesday at Coshocton Public Library ! Free ! Call 740-622-0956 for information .
Feb . 16 , 23 , 12 – 1 p . m ., Winter Chi : Practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality . No experience necessary . This seven-week session ends Feb . 23 . Sessions are held at Roscoe United Methodist Church gym and sponsored by the Coshocton Public Library . Certified Chi Instructor and Library Outreach Coordinator Holli Rainwater leads the sessions . Call 740-622-0956 for information .
Feb . 21 , 28 , 9 – 9:30 a . m ., West Lafayette Branch Library ; Feb . 15 , 22 , 10 – 10:30 a . m ., Coshocton Public Library ; Feb . 16 , 23 10 , 10:30 a . m ., Coshocton
Public Library : Lapsit : For babies and toddlers , birth to three years , plus parent or caregiver , focusing on early literacy and socialization skills through rhyme , rhythm , finger plays , and music , all from the security of a parent ’ s lap . We spend 20 minutes on a structured circle time , read the shortest of stories , and then enjoy parachute play , art projects , musical instruments , bubbles , or other fun activities . Call 740-622-0956 or 740-545-6672 for information .
Feb . 21 , 28 , 11 – 11:30 a . m ., West Lafayette Branch Library ; Feb . 15 , 22 , 11 – 11:30 a . m ., Coshocton Public Library , Count on Reading : Join us as we explore basic number and shape concepts using stories , rhyme , music , and movement activities . We spend 20 minutes on a structured circle time and then enjoy parachute play , art projects , musical instruments , or other fun activities . We focus on early literacy and socialization skills and , most importantly , on developing a life-long love of reading and books . Call 740-622-0956 or 740- 545-6672 for information .
Feb . 21 , 28 , Coshocton Public Library , 7 – 7:30 p . m ., Family Night @ the Library : Preschoolers : Join us as we explore basic number and shape concepts using stories , rhyme , music , and movement activities . We spend 20 minutes on a structured circle time and then enjoy parachute play , art projects , musical instruments , or other fun activities . We focus on early literacy and socialization skills and , most importantly , on developing a life-long love of reading and books . School-agers : At the same time , a new program called the STEAM CLUB ( science / technology / engineering / arts / math ) and filled with library fun . Call 740-622- 0956 for information and to sign-up .
Feb . 16 , West Lafayette Branch Library , 5 – 7 p . m ., B . E . S . T . Night @ the Branch : Books . Electronics . Snacks . Teens . The best night to be at the West Lafayette Branch Library is B . E . S . T . Night @ the Branch . Teens , grades 7 – 12 , are invited to a free after-hours program with laptops , gaming systems , snacks and fun with friends . Call 740-545-6672 to sign-up .
Feb . 20 - Coshocton Public Library , 1 – 5 p . m ., Smashfest : Super Smash 4 Tournament : Calling all Smash fanatics ! This is the first of two Super Smash Tournaments for teens being hosted by The Coshocton Public Library . Only sixteen participants will have a shot at the crown , so register early to guarantee you have a spot . Two players will compete at a time for a chance to smash someone out of the tournament . The best of three will advance . First Tournament : Monday , Feb . 20 , 1 - 5 p . m .; Second Tournament : Monday , Sept . 25 , 4 - 8 p . m . Enter in one tournament or both . Registration is required . Call 740-622-0956 for information and to register .
Feb . 20 , Coshocton Public Library , 6:30 – 8 p . m ., Dancing on the Silver Screen : Join us for a fun evening of watching some of the most memorable movie dance scenes of all time . You ’ ll learn a little history and trivia about the creation of these scenes , but mostly you ’ ll just be swept away with the smooth rhythms and fancy footwork of some of Hollywood ’ s best loved dancers . Popcorn and snacks will be served ! Call 740-622-0956 for information and to register .