The Coshocton County Beacon June 28, 2017 - Page 37

June 28, 2017 THE BEACON 37 |  COMMUNITY CALENDAR Ice Cream Social: Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church, US 36 and CR 23, Coshocton, will have an ice cream social on Thursday, July 20 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Menu will include hot dogs, coneys, shredded chicken, sloppy joes, baked beans, homemade noodles, cole slaw, macaroni salad, potato salad, and drinks. Des- serts include cakes, pies and ice cream. Love offering appreciated. 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 Wes- lyan Church, 230 Burt Ave., Coshocton, second Thurs- day, 5:30 p.m.; Grace United Methodist Church, 422 Walnut St., Coshocton, third Thursday, 5:30 p.m.; Roscoe 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. Vacation Bible School Coshocton Christian Tabernacle: The Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, 23891 Airport Rd., will have their Vacation Bible School, Maker Fun Factory, June 26 – 30 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Ages 4 through 6th grade are welcome. There will be Bible lessons, skits, music, games, crafts, and snacks. To pre-register, call the church office at 740-622-4133 ext. 221 or register online at Canal Lewisville UMC: Canal Lewisville UMC, 198 East Church St., will have Vacation Bible School June 26 – 30 from 9 a.m. – noon. The program will be July 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. The VBS is for kids ages four through 6th grade and the theme this year is Hero Central. Activities include music, Bible fun, science, crafts, snacks, games, and more. Register by calling the church at 740-622-3977 or Betty at 740-622-9616 or register the first day of Bible School. All children attending the first day are asked to wear a red shirt. First Baptist Church: First Baptist Church Coshocton will host a “Fruit of the Spirit” Vacation Bible School July 10 - 14 from 9 a.m. - noon. Kids preschool through high school are invited to attend. Junior and senior high school kids will participate in service projects throughout the week, while younger kids will enjoy lessons, music, crafts, games, and fun foods. VBS will be held at 618 Chestnut Street, Coshocton. Keene United Methodist Church: Keene United Methodist Church, 27100 County Road 1, Coshocton, will have Vacation Bible School July 10 – 14 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. “Hero Central” is the theme. Children will discover their strength in God and realize they are God’s heroes. Preschool age through sixth grade children is welcome to pa rticipate in Bible learning activities, crafts, music, and outdoor games. Our closing program will be Sunday, July 16 at 9:30 a.m. during the worship service. For more information call 740-622-8059. St. Paul Lutheran VBS: St. Paul Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown, 121 S. College Street, will be having Vacation Bible School July 10 -14 from 9 a.m. - noon. The theme this year is Operation Arctic directed by Tracy Brown. On this thrilling expedition, kids will uncover the coolest book on the planet-the Bible! Join us for snacks, games, music, crafts and more! There will be classes for Preschool through 6th Grade. You can register by calling the church at 740-498-6682 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - noon or during Vacation Bible School hours. Join the fun at Operation Arctic VBS. Everyone is welcome. Clubs and Organizations Weight Loss Challenge: Healthy’s will have a weight loss challenge on Wednesdays now through Aug. 9 at 7:15 p.m. at their location at 125 Downtowner Plaza. Entry fee is $35 and paid out to top men and women. Mandatory weekly classes and weigh-ins. Pre-register at Healthy’s Coshocton. Pets for Life: Coshocton County Relay for Life will have their first Pets for Life event on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. – noon at Burt Park in West Lafayette. Being held in conjunction with the West Lafayette Homecom- ing. Bring your best animal friend to show off to the community. There will also be a demonstration by the K-9 unit and a Chinese auction. Prizes will be awarded in several categories, some of which are: most unique pet, best dressed pet, crowd favorite, and best trained. Contact: Amber, 740-610-7149 or Chrisha, 936-647- 6636. Charity Poker Run: The third annual Coshocton Moose 935 Charity Poker Run will be Aug. 12. First bike out at 11 a.m. and last bike back at 6 p.m. Hands drawn by 7 p.m. Top hand wins. Cost is $25 per couple or $15 for a single rider. There will also be a 50/50, food, raffles, t-shirts, and live music by Last Call. Benefitting local Coshocton County veterans’ organizations. Toastmasters: Coshocton Toastmasters meets the first Thursday and third Wednesday of every month from 12 - 12:55 p.m. at Organic Technologies, 545 Walnut St. Visitors are welcome! Join us to strengthen your leadership and communication skills, be inspired, and have fun! Contact: 740-610-0066 or email: 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 the American Legion 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. Library Events Art: The West Lafayette Library is featuring the artists of the Hopewell Industries during the month of July. View the variety of unique techniques of art in a variety of subjects using acrylic paints at the library. Library hours are Monday - Wednesday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday from Noon – 5 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Plugged and Unplugged, Wednesdays, Coshocton Public Library, 2:30 – 5 p.m.: Games, snacks, friends, and fun. Teens are invited to gather at the library for video games, Internet access, board games, or just to hangout. This free event is held weekly on Wednesday. Registration is not required. Bitty Builders, June 28, Coshocton Public Library, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11 – 11:30 a.m.: For babies and toddlers birth to three years, plus parents or caregivers, 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. Dream Builder, June 29, Coshocton Public Library, 10 – 11 a.m. and 12 – 12:55 p.m.: Help your child build a love of reading and construct a relationship with the library by registering them for our Dream Builder Club. They will enjoy a super-charged hour of high-energy activities, riveting stories, and dynamic crafts. We will be dividing into two age groups, 3 – 6 year olds and 7 – 12 year olds. The theme is “Build a Better World”. Chi Class, June 29, Roscoe United Methodist Church, but sponsored by Coshocton Public Library, 10 – 11 a.m.: Join us in the gym of Roscoe United Methodist Church as we practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality. No experience necessary. Free and open to the public. These exercises come from the ancient Chinese health care system of Qigong and Tai Chi. The gentle rhythmic movements can help reduce stress, build stamina, enhance the immune system, lower blood pressure, impro ve balance and flexibility, and build strong bones. And they’re fun. Taught by Holli Rainwater, certified Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader. Build a Better World: 3D Pen Building, June 29, West Lafayette Branch, 3 – 4:30 p.m.: Put your building skills to the test using the innovative 3Doodlers. Make a wearable bracelet or construct a bridge. It’s up to you. If you can dream it, you can build it. You will use plastic filament in a variety of colors that the 3Doodler pens, think hot glue guns, will rapidly heat, and then cool to allow you to literally draw in the air. Do not miss this three date series to be held at the branch. Registration is required. Books Galore Book Store, Coshocton Public Library, Monday, 3 – 6 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday - 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. Tuesday, July 4, Coshocton Public Library and West Lafayette Branch Library closed for Independence Day. Sensory Play and Story Time, Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 10 – 10:30 a.m. or 11 – 11:30 a.m., Coshocton Public Library: Babies and toddlers birth to age three and their caregivers will learn early literacy and socialization skills through songs, stories and rhymes. Each session ends with interactive play. Registration is required. Call 740-622-0956 to sign up. It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald, Coshocton Public Library, Thursday, July 6, 10:30 – 11:05 a.m.: The lovable Ronald McDonald will be visiting us today with a special program promoting reading! Registra- tion is a must. Call 740-622-0956. Chi Class, Sponsored by Coshocton Public Library, Thursdays 10 – 11 a.m.: Practice gentle exercises that reduce stress and increase vitality. No experience necessary. Classes are held at Roscoe United Method- ist Church gym and sponsored by the Coshocton Public Library. Certified Chi Instructor and Library Outreach Coordinator Holli Rainwater leads the class. Call 740- 622-0956 for information. Book Builders Lunch Break, Friday, July 7, Noon - 12:55 p.m., Coshocton Public Library: Kids, ages 7 - 11 are invited to a lunch-time book club with pizza, pop and an outstanding novel! Read the book ahead of time and come discuss it over lunch and laughter with friends. Registration is required. Call 740-622-0956. July 7: “Fuzzy Mud” by Loius Sachar