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List of Ada cancellations and event updates

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ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open
The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open during this national emergency with regular hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ada Kiwanis Club
Cancelled this week.

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, cancelled

Your invitation to a July 11 evening at The Inn at ONU

Craft beer, barbecue and grilled pineapple sundaes

Join The Inn at ONU for a casual craft beer and barbecue event on Saturday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m.

The Inn staff says, "Enjoy our relaxed atmosphere, live music, and timeless lawn games in our socially-distanced outdoor Garden Courtyard. Call 419-772-4112 for pricing and reservations. Seating is limited."

The evening includes includes:
• five or eight beer samples 
• a dinner buffet featuring St. Louis-style pork spare ribs 
• barbecue pineapple chicken 
• Italian sausages 
• baked potatoes 
• and The Inn's grilled pineapple sundaes

Library launches summer reading program

Beanstack now live and online

Ada Public Library’s summer reading program begins today (July 6) and continues through Aug. 15, according to Rhett Grant, library director. It's theme centers on "Imagine your story."

“This year we are using Beanstack, for our online summer reading,” he said. 

Beanstack is now live, with links from the library’s Facebook page and webpage, www.adalibrary.org.

Virtual storytimes, crafts, programs, and prizes are all part of this summer’s program.

“Stay tuned for updates and events as more information is on the way,” said Grant.

The program's July and August calendar schedules are at the bottom of this story.

Once upon a time on Ada's Main Street

Here's one of those "once upon a time on Ada's Main Street photos." Wouldn't you like to walk into this store and just see the products available.

We welcome viewer comments on this early Ada drug store storefront photo. Two names are written in hard-to-read handwriting near the bottom of the photo. The left side reads "Ben Conner." The right side reads ---eyman Conner.

Ready for another parade?

A Red, White and Drive Through parade at Vancrest planned July 8

They called for a parade encore.

If you enjoyed the May parade at Vancrest Ada celebrating National Nursing Home Week, wait until July 8.  

A Red, White and Drive Through – oh, who thinks of up these clever titles? – is set for Wednesday, July 8, similar to the May parade. 

The community is invited to participate with cars, trucks, tractors, golf carts, practically anything that has wheels.  Parade line up is at 4 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Ada schools. The parade starts at 4:30 p.m.

Participants are encouraged to create signs, decorate vehicles in red, white and blue, and be prepared to honk and wave as residents will watch from  front-row seats.

Governor announces new public health safety advisory system

Hardin County at Level 1 - active exposure and spread

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday a new Ohio Public Health Advisory Alert System that will help make clear the dangers of COVID-19 in Ohio counties.

As COVID-19 cases in the state rise, DeWine said the color-coded system is built on data to assess the spread of the virus and inform and empower individuals, businesses and local government in their response.