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October 22, 2020

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AAA 3 host ONU mobile health clinic in Lima Oct. 16

Dre White, health education coordinator, is contact person for event

The Area Agency on Aging 3 will host a Mobile Health Clinic on Friday, Oct. 16, from 9-11 a.m. in its parking lot at 2423 Allentown Road, Lima, across from Wal-Mart, according to Dre White, AAA3 health education coordinator.

Free health screenings will be provided by the Ohio Northern University HealthWise.

ONU HealthWise will provide flu vaccines, bone density scans and blood pressure checks. HealthWise consists of students from ONU and licensed medical staff who deliver educational outreach and health care services to support the health and wellness in the community.

Zumba returns on Mondays and Wednesday

Zumba fitness will be offered to persons in person or virtually this fall. The class is provided by the OSU Extension Office and the Hardin County Family YMCA, according to Jami Dellifield, one of the instructors. Complete details are on the flyer.

Oct. 16 meal to go sponsored by Beatitudes

Thansgiving meal in the planning stages

Beatitudes will hold a fall fest’ community dinner to go later this month, according to Deb Curlis.

The dinner will be available for pick up at Beatitudes, 210 N. Main St., from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16.

Curlis said that she would appreciate rsvps for persons who plan to pick up meals, so that Beatitudes can plan accordingly. Phone 419-788-9459 to make a reservation.

“The menu of ham and beans and cornbread will be bagged and ready to go,” said Curlis. Persons are invited to make donations during the serving times with proceeds going to the Ada food pantry.

Tickets still available for Thursday Rotary chicken dinner

Tickets on sale at Quest and from Rotary members

Do you have plans for supper on Thursday? If not, here's a suggestion.

Ada Rotary Club members are selling tickets for a Thursday, Oct. 1, chicken dinner fundraiser.

Tickets are $9 each and are available from club members, or from Becky Neville (419-230-2250 or 419-303-0586) and at Quest Federal Credit Union, Ada. 

Some drive-thru dinners may be available, but tickets may sell out. 

Dinners may be picked up at Hays Insurance, 202 S. Main St., Ada, from  4:30 to 6 p.m., on the day of the event.

The dinner includes one-half barbecue chicken (prepared by Mike Bollinger Chicken at the Lake), potato salad and green beans.

On Ada's October calendar

Virtual ONU homecoming week, public library reopens, 5-K run, wine tasting event

Can you believe October begins on Thursday?

Ada activities remain somewhat limited due to covid-19 restrictions on meetings and large groups events. 

However, the Icon found several things on the calendar worth noting. Much of it is virtual.

Events include the Ohio Northern University virtual weeklong homecoming celebration Oct. 11 to 17. Two programs at The Freed Center are available to watch as a streamed event.

Several additional October events are also planned. Viewers will find these on the printer-friendly Ada Hometown Happenings October 2020 calendar attached to this story.

The Icon Hometown Happenings calendar is compiled by Darlene Bowers.

"Waiting for Lefty" live-streamed from ONU

School of Visual and Performing Arts presents 1935 Clifford Odets taxi strike drama

The Ohio Northern University School of Visual and Performing Arts will present the 1935 Clifford Odets taxi strike drama “Waiting for Lefty” from Oct. 1-3 via livestream on freedcenter.com. All performances will be held at 7:30 p.m.

“Waiting for Lefty” is set in New York City, where the cab drivers union is on the verge of a strike, and corrupt union boss Harry Fatt is doing everything he can to discourage the men from taking their cause to the streets.

As they reflect on the circumstances that are driving them to the brink of a strike, the mysterious absence of their elected chairman, Lefty Costello, leaves the workers feeling uneasy.