The Coshocton County Beacon January 8, 2020 - Page 21

|  COMMUNITY CALENDAR explain the method of digitalizing courthouse records. Remember to pay your dues. Cost for the entire year is $10 per person, or $12 for two. New members are welcome. Write-On Writers: Coshocton’s Write-On Writers Guild will meet Monday, March 2, in Coshocton Public Library’s Large Basement Meeting Room, 655 Main Street, from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is welcome to join us by bringing a story or poem to read, related to “A Favorite Phrase.” Guild members who received honorable mention or a prize at the recent Mary Harris Writing Contest will be reading their submissions. Distribution of Funds: The Community Service Distribution Committee of Coshocton Junior Woman’s Club will meet in March to plan for the distribution of funds raised this year. Any request for consideration should be sent to Junior Wom- an’s Club, PO Box 1011, Coshocton, OH, 43812, c/o/ Distribu- tion. Include an amount and the reason for the request. Have your request postmarked no later than Feb. 22, 2020. Volunteers Needed: COAD/ RSVP (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program) seeking volunteers. Call Elaine Wilson at 330-204- 4347. Freedom Road Recovery Meetings: Sundays 3:30 to 5 p.m. Meeting at Word Worship Center, 806 Orange Street. Enter through the double blue doors and come upstairs. This is a Christ-centered program for women. CoshoctonOhioRocks: The Facebook group, #CoshoctonO- hioRocks 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 Wil- son, 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! Breakfast Buffet: Army Navy has a breakfast buffet every third Saturday of the month. Veterans and first responders eat for free. Children 12 and under eat for free. Adults, $5. 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 Wednes- days, 12 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 434 Chestnut St., Coshocton. New members and guests welcome! Contact Sandy Jones, membership coordinator, for more information: bankersdj@ gmail.com 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 Art at Library: Janice Hyson, resident of Lafayette Pointe Nurs- ing and Rehab is sharing her vibrant and unique colored pencil book art during the month of January. Library hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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.: The Books Galore Book Store has gently-used books, DVDs, videos, and magazines for sale at rock bottom prices. The bookstore is located in the basement of the Coshocton Public Library and operated by the Friends of the Library. All proceeds benefit the Coshocton Public Library, West Lafayette Branch Library, and Bookmobile. It is open to the public for cash sales only. The elevator at the Coshocton Public Library is temporarily out of service, so there is currently no handicap accessible entrance to the Book Store. We apologize for the inconvenience. Coffee Chat for Readers, West Lafayette Branch Library, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 9 – 10 a.m.: Adults are invited to the West Lafayette Branch Library for a Coffee Chat program held bi-monthly on the second Wednesday from 9 – 10 a.m. New and best-selling fiction and non-fiction titles will be featured with hot coffee and tea. This reader’s advisory program will help you decide what to read next. Andrea Smith, branch manager, will host this lively book talk. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to get new leads on great reads. Space is limited, so call the West Lafayette Branch Library at 740-545- 6672 to register or sign-up online. Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 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. Meetings take place in the large meeting room, located in the basement of the library. Plugged and Unplugged, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29, 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. Registration is not required. Public Technology Education, Coshocton Public Library, Mondays starting Jan. 13, 10 a.m. – noon, 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, trou- bleshoot, or diagnose malfunctioning devices or software. Winter Reads for Teens, Coshocton Public Library, Tuesday, January 14, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Teens in grades 7 to 12 are invit- ed to a winter book club on the second Tuesdays of January, February, and March. This book club will function more like a book party. There will be a short discussion, snacks, and themed activities. The January book is “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon. Books will be available to borrow from the library four weeks before each session. Registration is required. Please sign up online at www.coshoctonlibrary.org, or call 740-622-0956. Just for Fun Winter Book Club, Coshocton Public Library, Thursday, Jan. 16, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to a winter book club on the third Thursdays of Janu- ary, February, and March. This book club will feature books about animals, and there will be a snack, a game, and a craft. The January book is “Saving Marty” by Paul Griffin. Books will be available to borrow from the library four weeks before each session. Registration is required. Please sign up online at www.coshoctonlibrary.org, or call 740-622-0956. Mystery Dinner Theatre, Coshocton Public Library, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Teens in grades 7 to 12 are invited to the Coshocton Public Library for an evening of “Who Dunnit?” A three-course dinner will be served, and teens will work out which of the “guests” did the dirty deed. Registration is required. Please sign up online at www. coshoctonlibrary.org, or call 740-622-0956. Lapsit, Coshocton Public Library: Large Meeting Room, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10 – 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, 10 – 10:30 a.m., West Lafayette Branch Library, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10 – 10:30 a.m.: The weekly Lapsit program resumes the last week of January. For babies and toddlers, birth to three years, Lapsit is focused on early literacy and socialization skills through rhyme, rhythm, fingerplays, and music, all from the security of the lap of a parent or caregiver. We spend 20 minutes on a structured circletime, read the shortest of stories, and then enjoy parachute play, art projects, musical instruments, bubbles, or other fun activities. Registration is not required. Chi Class, Roscoe United Methodist Church: Gym, Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, and 30, 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. 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