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Tickets available for Town and Gown banquet

Organized in 1957 to promote harmony and goodwill between townspeople and the university

One of the Ada community’s oldest continuing traditions, Town and Gown banquet, takes place Monday, Nov. 4, in McIntosh Center on the Ohio Northern University campus.

The event, open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce and ONU. The Town and Gown Association was organized in 1957 to promote harmony and goodwill between the townspeople and the university. 

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and a dinner and program follow in the McIntosh Ballroom at 6 p.m.

Ada Historical Society invites you on a Sunday tour

Woodlawn Cemetary tour includes live action portrayals

The Ada Historical Society invites residents to a free Woodlawn Cemetary tour from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20.

“Learn about the rich history of our great village through live action portrayals of our diverse and fascinating ancestors,” said Rhett Grant, member of the historical society.

Tours start on the east side of the cemetery and take about 30 minutes.

Seven Ada High School students will participate in the tours by portraying former Ada residents. The students and persons they portray follow:

• Reece Evans will portray William H. Morrow

• Alex Morgan will portray Albert Rogall

• Daniel Nash will portray W. R. Routson

Tickets on sale for Kiwanis spaghetti dinner

This year’s event is Oct. 24

The Ada Kiwanis Club will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Ada High School cafeteria.

Club members will serve Peter Previte's homemade spaghetti, salad, bread sticks and drinks. One may eat-in or carry-out.

Advance sale tickets are $7 each, with children under 10 free. Tickets at the door will be $8. Advance sale tickets are available at the following locations:

Free family movie at Alger library on Oct. 15

Come dressed up to watch Halloweentown

Alger Public Library offers a free family-friendly movie on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the library, 100 W. Wagner St., Alger. 

This month's movie is Halloweentown, a Disney movie. Snack and a drink will be provided.

This event is free, and people are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes. 

It's an Ada HS yearbook fundraiser

A rustic flair and brush event on Oct. 16

Ada Icon viewers, looking for an evening of fun?

Here's your invitation from the Ada High School yearbook staff.

A yearbook fundraiser takes place from  6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Ada schools cafeteria. It's a rustic flair and brush event and all participants will have an evening painting a project to complete and take home.

The cost is $50 to $55 per person, depending upon the project selected. The cost includes a board, paint, supplies, snacks and drinks, according to Anna Yoakam, yearbook advisor.

Craft and sip event at Viva Maria's on Oct. 16

A craft and sip event is planned at Viva Maria's, on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 5:30- 8 p.m., according to Stephanie Myers.

Tickets are $35, which includes supplies to paint your own sign, one drink, and light appetizers. Participants have the choice between two signs to make. Additional drinks and food may be purchased.

Instruction will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Please pre-register and pay in advance by contacting Myers at 419-302-0336 or stmyers1989@hotmail.com.

Viva Maria's is located at 124 E. Buckeye Ave., Ada.