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November 12, 2019

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It's Young Frankenstein on The Freed Center stage

ONU Department of Theatre Arts production April 11-14

The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical comedy “Young Frankenstein” from Thursday through Sunday, April 11 through April 14 in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 11,  April 12 and April 13, with 2 p.m. matinee performances on April 13 and April 14. The performance is being underwritten by Quest Federal Credit Union.

“Young Frankenstein” is based on the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy film, which is an affectionate parody of the classic 1930s horror film.

Easter egg hunt in Ada on Sunday

At the Ada War Memorial Park, 12:30 p.m

Calling all Easter egg hunters.

Ohio Northern University sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, April 14, near the playground at the Ada War Memorial Park.

"The event is open to youth ages 3 to 12," said Cortney Kiser of the event planning committee. "Bring your families out to enjoy the hunt, meet the Easter bunny and potentially win a special Easter raffle basket."


State Rep Cross will be in Ada May 17

State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton)  announced his district office schedule to meet with constituents of Hancock, Hardin and (part of) Logan counties that make up the 83rd Ohio House district.

Locally, Rep. Cross will host district office hours each month at the main district libraries in Findlay, Kenton and Ada.

“It’s very important to stay connected to our communities and to the people of the 83rd district. I want to thank our libraries for allowing me to host office hours to meet with and assist constituents with state needs and discuss public policy,” he said.

The following dates are confirmed for April and May for Hardin County visits:

Wildflower program at McElroy Center April 11

On Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m, the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District will be offering Nature 101: Wildflowers at the McElroy Environmental Education Center.

Join a naturalist and explore the sign of spring wildflowers, their natural history, biology, identification, and lore. An indoor presentation will be followed by a short hike in the woods behind the center. Please call 419-221-1232 to register by April 9. 

Mom-to-mom sale April 13

A mom-to-mom sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, in the Ada Depot, 112 Central Ave.

The sale will include gently used baby and child items, such as clothing, toys, games, shoes, bedding, bottles, and maternity items. 

Winter Guards perform for the community

Monday evening in the varsity gym

The Ada High School Winter Guards will perform their state champion and state runner-up performances for the community on Monday, April 8, at 8 p.m. in the varsity gym.

The varsity Winter Guard’s program titled “The Pale Blue Dot” tells about the importance of our planet and underscores our responsibility to protect and cherish it.  

Members of the state champion varsity Winter Guard include: Jake Colwell, Olivia Hiester, Samantha Crawford, Madison Wright, Kaylee Huffer, Victoria Ross, Leona Dalton, Olivia Thomas and Olivia Green.