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Pool passes still available at a discount

There's still time to save some money on passes to the Ada Municipal Swimming Pool this season. Individual early-bird season passes are $30 in April. On May 1 the price goes to $40.

Passes are on sale at the Ada Water Department. The tentative open date for this year's pool is Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.

Grace Gospel Church chicken barbecue April 18

Ada Grace Gospel Church will hold a Harlan's chicken barbecue from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at the church. 

Tickets are $7.50 each and are available by calling 419-634-2554. Drive through or walk-ins are available.

Ada Kindergartners perform plays about "The Three Bears"

On Thursday April 18, Mrs. Smittle’s Kindergarten children will be performing plays that they wrote on the retelling of the Three Bears. 

The first performance is at noon and the second performance is a 7 p.m. The
children listened to numerous versions of the Three Bears, then met in groups
and retold and wrote down their retelling of this classic story.

They made puppets and masks for their performances and also created posters for this
event. Families will be attending both performances.

"Emma" with Gwenyth Paltrow shown at Ada Public Library on Wednesday


The 1996 film "Emma," based on Jane Austen's classic novel, starring Gwenyth Paltrow, will be showed at the Ada Public Library, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 17.

This movie version follows the story of a young girl In rural 1800s England. Emma thinks she's good at matchmaking, but you can be the judge. True to Austen, much mayhem and humor ensue.

When her governess, Miss Taylor (Greta Scacchi), gets married and goes to live with her new husband, Mr. Weston (James Cosmo), Emma proudly takes credit for having brought the couple together.

Weather summary: Now it's more like April

Now it's more like April: Highs reaching 70 and lows in the 40s with rain here and there. Here's the seven-day weather summary from Guy Verhoff, Icon weather observer.
Date         High    Low  Prec
April 8        72      40    0.09
April 9        82      49
April 10      69      44    1.35
April 11      44      40    1.07
April 12      42      40    0.22
April 13      42      39    0.05
April 14      60      35    trace
April 15      70      51

Next Ada "cash mob" held at New Leaf Garden Center

The secret’s out. The Buy Ada First Committee, planning the community’s third cash mob, this week announced the location of the event.

The cash mob takes place at one of Ada’s prominent retail businesses, New Leaf Garden Center, 0395 Ohio 235 - Ada, from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23.

“Laurie Laird welcomed our invitation to host this event,” said Heather Cox, member of the committee. “We hope to continue more cash mobs in Ada this year.”