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August 18, 2019
 

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25th annual Ohio Lincoln Highway League state meeting in Van Wert

The Van Wert Historical Society hosts the 25th annual Ohio Lincoln Highway League (OLHL) state meeting Saturday, April 27. 

A welcome and introduction will begin at 10:15 a.m. by Larry Webb of the Van Wert Historical Society. 

Marty Thomas, president of the Western Ohio Chapter and of the Welsh Society of Northwest Ohio will give an update on the retrieval and restoration of a 1936 aircraft that accompanied Admiral Richard Byrd to the Antarctic in 1941. 

In October, 1939, Byrd’s polar exploration vehicle, which carried the airplane in the Antarctic, crashed east of Gomer on the Lincoln Highway in what became a national news story.

Young Mom Support Class offered at Alger Public Library

Alger Public Library will hold a Young Mom Support Class over four Fridays in May. Each class is from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the library.

These classes will cover budgeting, nutrition, development, health and safety, among other topics.

This program is for young mothers, from teenage up to 25 years old. To pre-register, please call 419-757-7755 or email shensley@seolibraries.org.

Kurtz Brothers at Tavern 101 April 27

The Kurtz Brothers will hold a live performance in Ada next week.

The brothers will perform from 8 to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Tavern 101 on Main Street. They will perform a variety of songs from the 1980s to the present.

"Matter of balance" classes held at Community Health Professionals

Tuesdays from April 23 to June 11

Weekly workshops for Ada senior citizens on “balance,” are set from late April to June at Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main St., Ada.

Classes are Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. held from April 23 to June 11.

The class includes eight 2-hour sessions, offered to 8 to 12 participants. The purpose is to increase strength and balance and to make changes to reduce fall risks in the home.

Registered by calling Dre White, health education coordinator at 567-204-6900, at the Area Agency on Aging, 2423 Allentown Road, Lima.

Ada Historical Society meets Monday

The Ada Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting, Monday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main St., Ada.

 

Icon editor speaker at Bluffton library tea

Subject is small-town authors and writers

Fred Steiner, Icon editor, is the featured speaker at the Thursday, April 25, spring tea sponsored by the Friends of the Bluffton Library.

The tea is at 5:45 p.m. and tickets are $12 each and must  be purchased in advance. The tea is at the library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton, where tickets are available.

The speaker is author of several Bluffton-related books. The most recent is “The Bluffton We Never Knew: Photos from 1861 to 1911,” “Bluffton: A Great Place To Miss,” which include stories from 1900 to 1975, and “A Century of Pirates,” a sports history of Bluffton High School covering 1900 to 2000.

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