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Alger library summer reading program finale this Saturday

The Alger Public Library will hold its Summer Reading Program Finale this Saturday, July 20, from noon to 3 p.m. The event includes indoor pizza and prizes, and an outdoor inflatable dual rock climbing slide. All are welcome to attend, whether you've taken part in the reading program or not.

The library is located at 100 W. Wagner St.

August event supports McGuffey Memory Room

Bazaar and craft show planned Aug. 3

A few booth spaces remain available for the McGuffey Memory Room bazaar and craft show planned in early August. Persons interested in reserving a booth should contact T.J. Carter in the village office for details at 419-757-2292.

The bazaar and craft show is from  8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, in the McGuffey Community Building, 404  Courtright St.

The event will feature area craft vendors, plus some garage sellers will be present. In addition, there will be a bake/food sale as part of the fundraiser.

Mercy Health celebrates Neil Armstrong’s visit to the moon

Former Astronaut Gregory H. Johnson visits Lima July 19

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is hosting an opportunity for individuals to meet former Astronaut and Col. Gregory H. Johnson.

On Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m., he will be giving a presentation at the St. Rita’s Auxiliary Conference Center. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be served. 

One stop shop July 20 in Kenton

The public is invited to a One Stop Shop at The Chicago Room on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Little Chicago Room is located at 13670 S.R. 68, Kenton.

Admission is free and baked goods will be available.

Vendors include:
Damsel in Defense
Color Street
Perfectly Posh
Johnny's Buckeye BBQ
Pampered Chef
Folly Faces
Stevie Alexis Photography
Two Hearts Designs
Premier Designs
Mary Kay

Cruz-n-Ada on July 20

VFW car and truck cruise and show gets bigger each year

Last summer's Ada VFW cruz-in-Ada attracted owners of over 60 vehicles. This year's show should be just as large if not better, according to Win Hauenstein.

Here's what you need to know:

• Click here for winners from last year's show.

The show is from 1 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20, on Main Street, Ada. The street will be closed to through traffic during the event.

Registration is $12 and takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. A cruise is from 5 to 7 p.m. Awards are presented at 7:30 p.m.

Free community meal at Restore tonight

Restore Community Center is hosting a free community meal tonight, Tuesday, July 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the store.

The meal will be provided by Centiry 21 Sunway Realty. The meal will be roast pork loin, au gratin potatoes, green beans with bacon and dinner rolls.

The meal is open to the public. The store is located at 210 North Main St.