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Here are Ada Community Highlights for September and October

What's happening in Ada in September and October? The answer is in the current issue of Ada Community Highlights. The two-month calendar is provided to the Ada Community Improvement Corp. (CIC) by the Ada Icon. 

Here's the calendar, and if you'd like a printer-friendly copy, you'll find this in an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Community events

• Ada Cash Mob – watch Ada Herald and Ada Icon for details on this fall’s
   cash mob at an Ada business
  
• Music Boosters – Lions Club Bingo
   Each Thursday in September and October – Alumni N-men’s Building,
   Doors open 5:30 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:55 p.m.

• Farmers’ Market – Community Health Professionals
   4-7 p.m. each Thursday in September  - Sept. 5,12, 19, 26

• Sept. 14 - Wilson Sports Goods garage sale
   8 a.m. to noon

• Sept. 3-8 – Hardin County Fair, Kenton

• Sept. 21 – Ada 28th Harvest and Herb Festival
   downtown sponsored by Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
   9 a.m. booths open; 10 a.m. parade; 11-4 entertainment

• Sept. 21 – Midwest National Punkin’ Chunkin’ Championships
  5 to 7 p.m., east end of Ada park

• Oct. 18 – Kiwanis Club spaghetti dinner
          Ada school cafeteria, 4:30-7 p.m.

•  Oct. 31 - Ada trick or treat night
•  Ada Kiwanis Club Halloween parade – to be announced

Ada Public Library

September
Each Tuesday – Toddler storytime, 11 a.m.
Each Tuesday – Family storytime, 6 p.m.
Each Wednesday – 4-5-year old storytime, 11 a.m.

Sept. 3 – Adult book group, 7 p.m.
Sept. 5 – Family board games, 6 p.m.
Sept. 6, Sept. 20 – Tween Book Group, 4 p.m.
Sept. 7 – Movie “Holes,” 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 9 – How to make a resume, 6 p.m.
Sept. 11, Sept. 18 – Knit and Crochet Club, 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 12 – One-on-one resume creation, 1 p.m.
Sept. 12, Sept. 26 – Wii games (7th-12th) 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 14, Sept. 28 – Zumba, 11 a.m.
Sept. 16 – Food for fines begins
Sept. 16, Sept. 30 – Playdate, 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 19 – Neil Armstrong Mars Rover Program, family friendly, 6 p.m.
Sept. 27 – Stuff animal sleepover, 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 30 – Cindy Keller, Hardin Health Dept., “Your Amazing Brain,” 6 p.m.

October
Each Tuesday – Toddler storytime, 11 a.m. (except Oct. 15)
Each Tuesday – Family storytime, 6 p.m.
Each Wednesday – 4-5-year old storytime, 11 a.m.
Each Saturday – Zumba, 11 a.m.

Oct. 1 – Adult book group, 7 p.m.
Oct. 3, Oct. 17 – Family board games, 6 p.m.
Oct. 4, Oct. 18 – Tween Book Group, 4 p.m.
Oct. 5 – Family scavenger hunt in Ada, 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 9, Oct. 23 – Knit and Crochet Club, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 14, Oct. 28 – Playdate, 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 15 – Hay ride and pumpkin picking at Suter’s Pandora, 11 a.m.
Oct. 16 – Movie, “The Shining,” 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 – Zombie Prom (7th-12th grades), 5 p.m.
Oct. 10, Oct. 24 – Wii games (7th-12th) 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 31 – Trick or treat at library

Ada Senior Citizens
Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of September-October
   Community Health Professionals, 12:30 p.m. First meeting includes a speaker; 
   second meeting toenail clinic.

Ada schools
Information courtesy of Ada School website (ada.k12.oh.us)
• Sept. 16 – No school, waiver day
• Oct 4 – Ada High School homecoming parade, presentation of court
• Oct. 21 – No school, waiver day

Ada Music Boosters
• Sept 3 - Band performs at the Hardin County Fair High School
   Marching Band Show, 7 p.m.
• Sept 4 - Ada Varsity Singers perform at the Hardin County Fair
   Swing Choir Show, 7 p.m.
• Sept 6 - Music Boosters chicken barbecue at stadium, prior to football game
   with Spencerville, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
• Sept 10 - Music Boosters meeting, school choir room, 6:30 p.m.
• Sept 28 - Band competes at Revere High School (Richfield)
• Oct 8 - Music Boosters meeting, school choir room, 6:30 p.m.
• Oct 12 - Band competes at the Buckeye Invitational, Ohio Stadium, Columbus
• Oct 19 - Band competes at Copley High School (Copley)
• Oct 26 - Band competes at Bloom-Carroll High School (Carroll)

Ohio Northern University
Sept. 6 – Country concert
Sept. 20 – Glow Run against Cancer
Sept. 21 – Family Day
Sept. 28 – Affinity Color-Fun Run
Oct. 5 – Latin Food Day and Festival
Oct. 14-15 – Undergraduate fall break
Oct. 16 – Experience ONU Day 1
Oct. 18 – Experience ONU Day 2
Oct. 18-19 – Homecoming

The Freed Center
• Sept. 19-21 - Dancing at Lughnasa, 7:30 p.m.
• Sept. 21-22 – Dancing at Lughnasa, 2 p.m.
• Sept. 28 – Eisenhour Dance Company, 7:30 p.m.
• Oct. 11 – The Giver, Lois Lowry
• Oct. 19 – ONU homecoming concert, to be announced
• Oct. 20 – ONU Wind Ensemble, 4 p.m.
• Oct. 24-27 – Zombie Prom, 7:30 p.m.
• Oct. 26-27 – Zombie Prom, 2 p.m.
• Oct. 27 – Ailey II, dance troupe

Free community meals
• Crock Pot Tuesdays, ReStore, 4-6 p.m.
• Last Wednesday of the month, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5:30-7 p.m.

Public meetings
• Ada Area Chamber of Commerce –_Sept. 18, Oct. 16
   Community Health Professionals, 8 a.m.
• Ada Community Improvement Corp. (CIC) – Sept. 18, Oct. 16
    McIntosh Center, ONU, noon
• Ada Exempted Village School Board – meeting dates tba
• Ada Village Council, Sept. 3, Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.
• Liberty Township Trustees, Sept. 2, Sept. 16, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, 8 p.m.

Ada village services schedule
Refuse pick up – Sept. 4, 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 29
Recycle pick up – Sept. 10, 24, Oct.8, Oct. 22

Information provided for “Community Highlights” is gathered from Ada Schools, Ohio Northern University and Village of Ada websites and event submissions made to The Ada Icon.

For complete details on these and other events in September and October continue to check The Icon.

To add events to the November-December calendar send information by Oct. 25 to: info@adaicon.com