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October 18, 2019

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Ada route on July 20 bike ride

Fifth annual ride to remember

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - The Bluffton Lions Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Ride to Remember on Saturday, July 20. Several routes will be offered, ranging in distance from the 2-mile Town Loop to the 112-mile Triplett Challenge.  Proceeds from the ride will benefit the Bluffton Pathways Project.

“Last year, we drew more than 200 riders,” said Dick Ramseyer, chair of the event.  “We hope to add even more riders this year and are offering a lot of perks to attract them.” 

It's an Ada school spring concert Monday

5th, 6th grade and junior high bands; 6th grade and junior high choirs

The Ada 5th grade, 6th grade, and junior high bands as well as the 6th grade and junior high choirs will present their Spring Concert Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. in the Ada School Auditorium.

The Ada 5th Grade Band is under the direction of elementary music teacher Tabitha McPeeks.  They will play multiple selections they have been working on during the spring semester.

The Ada 6th Grade Band is under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Lischak.  The 6th Grade Band will be performing the main title from "Star Wars" by John Williams, "Midnight Mission" by Brian Balmages, and "Dragon Dance" by Michael Story.

Hardin Master Gardeners plant sale May 11

The 16th Annual Hardin County Master Gardener Plant Sale begins at 9 a.m. on
Saturday, May 11 rain or shine at the Friendship Gardens of the Hardin County, which is a new location. The Friendship Gardens of Hardin County is located behind the HARCO Workshop Building, 960 W. Kohler Street in Kenton. Parking is available at the garden.

Sponsored by the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, there will be several Hardin County garden clubs and vendors at this annual event. The public will find a wide choice of their favorite flowers, bedding plants, roses, herbs, trees and various other potted plants.

Here's some summer dates to plug into your calendar

Several annual Ada Saturday summer events are on the calendar. Complete details are still in the works. In the meantime, here’s a peak at what to anticipate:

• June 1 – Ada Public Library summer reading program kickoff
• July 6  – Lima Symphony Orchestra patriotic pops concert – on the ONU lawn
• July 20 – Ada VFW cruise-in
• Aug. 24 – Wilson football garage sale, 8 a.m. to noon
• Aug. 24 – Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival, watch for more details on the Icon

Alger free monthly movie night is May 26

The Alger Public Library's free monthly movie night for for May is Friday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.  All ages are invited and a free snack is also provided.  

This month's movie will be "Bumbelbee," from the Transformers series.

It's all about "balance"

Tuesday workshops for seniors begins Tuesday

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.