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Lincoln Highway Assn. meets Feb. 18 in Van Wert

The Black Swamp Bistro Van Wert, will host this month’s Lincoln Highway Association Western Ohio Chapter meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

After attendees order dinner individually from the menu, Cincinnati author Denny Gibson will present a program at 7 p.m., discussing his newly published book, “By Mopar to the Golden Gate, A 50 Year Old Car On a 100 Year Old Road.” 

Gibson, an avid traveler, will discuss his 2013 Lincoln Highway journey from New York to California driving a 1963 Plymouth Valiant convertible. The public is invited.

Ada Public Library offers a mid-winter's chocolate bake off; and you may enter

We thought the first bake-off was something to write home about. Here comes "bake-off number 2!"

The Ada Public Library holds its second annual chocolate bake off at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at the library.

"It's a baking contest where contestants bake something featuring chocolate; items are brought to the library and voted on by our special panel of judges to see who's made the best chocolate dessert," said Amanda Bennett, library director.

The contest is open to anyone. Simply enter by signing up at the library or call 419-634-5246.

A Dietsch's Brothers' suprise will be awarded to this year's winner.


Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’ coming to The Freed Center stage


The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” from Thursday, Feb. 20, to Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In addition, there will be two matinee performances: Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. A post-show discussion with the company will be held after the afternoon performance on Saturday, Feb. 22.

It's National Girl Scout Cookie weekend

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the world, which teaches girls five essential life skills: goal setting, decision making, money management, business ethics, and people skills.

To celebrate such a monumental program, this year Girl Scouts has named Feb. 7−8 National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend.

Roni Luckenbill, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio CEO states, “We’re excited to celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend and share with the community the benefits of Girl Scout Cookie Program, which teaches five essential life skills.”

Indoor garage sale Feb. 21-22 at Community Health Professionals

It's the first official Ada garage sale of 2014.

Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main St., will host a two-day garage sale. Dates and times are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22.

Donations to the sale are being accepted. All proceeds go to Community Health Professionals Hospice Patient Care Fund.

Call 419-634-7443 for more details.

Kenton AmVets fish dinner Feb. 21

The Kenton AmVets Post 1994 will hold an all-you-can-eat fish dinner. The event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, at the Post at 417 W. Espy St., Kenton.

It includes fish, baked beans, potato salad and roll for $7 donation. Call 419-673-1990 for more information and to schedule a free delivery.