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Lincoln Highway Assn. meets Jan. 21 at El Campo

The El Campo Mexican Restaurant, 204 N. Main St., Ada, will host this month’s Lincoln Highway Association Western Ohio Chapter meeting. The meeting is at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21.

After attendees order dinner individually from the menu, Raymond Schuck will present a program at 7 p.m., regarding early contact and conflict between colonists and Indians in North America, and how this lead to scouting for and eventually opening roads to the interior. 

Schuck is an Assistant Professor of History at Ohio Northern University and Director of the Museum Studies Program. He retired in 2000 as the Director of the Allen County Museum in Lima.  The public is invited.

Saxophones like you've never heard them performing in Ada Jan. 17

The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents the Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo in Presser Hall on Friday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. Prior to the performance, a master class will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Noa Even and Phil Pierick formed Ogni Suono in 2009 to expand and promote contemporary music for saxophone duos. They collaborate regularly with composers and other performers, presenting diverse programs to a wide range of audiences across the United States and abroad.

Look what's on the January calendar at the library

Ada Public Library has a busy schedule for January. To view the activities at the library open the attachment at the bottom of this page. Click here - It will take you to the January library calendar.

If the weatherman cooperates, Ada school activities start to pick up

Provided the weatherman cooperates, activities at Ada schools begin to pickup on Friday after a holiday break. Here's events taking place from Jan. 3 to Jan. 10.

Friday – Jan. 3
Winter Guard rehearsal, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball at Lima Central Catholic

Saturday – Jan. 4
Elementary boys basketball, high school gym, noon-6 p.m.
Elementary girls basketball, ’86 gym, 1-6 p.m.
Girls’ basketball at Liberty Benton
Boys’ basketball at Upper Scioto Valley

Add a little fizz to your holiday in Saturday's "Handmade Workshop" at HealthChek

Add a little fizz to your holiday. 

This week's Handmade Holiday Workshop at HealthChek, is a hands-on, how-to creative concoction to make bath bombs/scented bath fizz balls.

Every Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas from 1-2 p.m. attendees will create a spectacular and unique item for themselves or perfect for that holiday gift giving.

HealthChek, a nutrition store now offering local art and handmade items created by local artisans, invites you to come and join the creative excitement explosion by making some fun and festive holiday creations and check out what’s new in the store.
The lineup of creations for the workshops include:

January Tween discussion book now at the public library

Ada fourth, fifth and sixth graders - Tween Book Group - start reading the January book discussion choice from the Ada Public Library.

Tween meets to discuss "Crispin: The Cross of Lead," by Avi, at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10, at the library.

Here's a summary of the plot:

Begins with a funeral, that of a village outcast whose past is shrouded in mystery and whose adolescent son is known only as "Asta's son."