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Here comes March event in Ada

Varsity Singers' performance, PaintINN and more

It appears that March is coming in like a lamb, and that’s the way we like it.

At the same time, Ada events are starting up appear after a very, very long winter’s nap.

Here’s Ada’s Hometown Happenings, compiled by Darlene Bowers for the Ada Icon.

You’ll discover many events planned at Ada schools including a Varsity Singers’ performance and National Honor Society inductions.

Klondike’s birthday is March 16 at Ohio Northern University as are several prospective student events that bring people to Ada.

The Inn at ONU offers a March PaintInn plus Thursday-Saturday Dinner Club. And, ugh, there's a time change in a direction that no fun on March 14.

Live theatre you can watch at home this weekend

ONU staged production of "The House of Bernarda Alba"

The ONU School of Visual and Performing Arts will present a staged production of “The House of Bernarda Alba” by Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca  Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26 through Feb. 28 via livestream on freedcenter.com.

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28.

“This COVID-compliant production explores the effects isolation can have and how challenging it can be to break free of toxic situations when you are so isolated,” says director Cait Robinson.

9th annual Ada boosters purse raffle for a great cause

Tickets now on sale through March 4

The Ada Academic Boosters and Music Boosters announce tickets are now on sale for this year's purse raffle fundraiser. This is the 9th annual event.

Details of the event follow:
Tickets may be purchased online here: https://9thannualpurseraffle.square.site/

You can buy as many tickets as you would like. Tickets are broken into categories to make purchasing easier, and gives you a discount if you buy more than one ticket. 

1 ticket for $10
3 tickets for $25
7 tickets for $50
12 tickets for $75
20 tickets for $100

Feb. 18 PaintINN invites your creativity to soar

Event includes an evening of art, appetizers, dessert and a glass of wine

The Inn at ONU invites you to embrace your inner artist in February by allowing your creativity to soar.

Here’s how:
Join the Inn’s February's PaintINN on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m.

Guests may arrive at 5:30 p.m. for an early start. This month’s art project is painting spring tags on wood and is led by Marilyn Reed, professional artist.

February’s Paint INN is Thursday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. This art project is painting spring tags on wood.

All events include supplies, instruction, a glass of wine, non-alcoholic beverages and a different plates of appetizers plus dessert.

Each PaintINN takes place at The Inn, 401 W. College Ave., Ada.

Be Mine Around the World Wine and Dine event Feb. 13

The Inn at ONU is taking reservations for its “Around the World Be Mine," wine and dine event next week.

The sampling is from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Feb.. 13, at The Inn, 401 W. College Ave., Ada.

The evening includes a six-course meal paired with wines selected for the evening. 

Wine commentary will be provided during the evening by Diana Kerr Brown, an industry wine expert. Live music is also part of the event.

Wine will be available for purchase during the evening.

King Day celebration asks: Do differences make a difference?"

Free event on Monday via Zoom and Facebook

“Do Differences Make a Difference?” is the theme of next week's Hardin County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, according to Maya Fischhoff of Ada, one of the planners of the event.

The event is Monday Jan. 18, at 4 p.m., on Zoom and Facebook Live.

"In honor of Dr. King, we will discuss the differences that distinguish and connect us. How can we use these as a foundation to build connection?" said Fischhoff.