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September 28, 2020

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Hardin County Gospel Music Assn. dinner/auction Nov. 16 at ReStore

The newly formed Hardin County Gospel Music Association will hold a dinner/auction at 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov 16, at Restore Community Center, Ada.

Dinner is $8 per person and there are pre-sale tickets only. Menu is salad spaghetti with meat sauce, bread sticks and drink.

Monday night in downtown Ada: Halloween parade, soup-off, pumpkin hunt

The Ada Kiwanis Halloween parade is Monday. And there's lots more Halloween-related events downtown. Here's what's happening, when: 

Parade registration takes place behind the Municipal Building on Buckeye Street. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. and the parade at 6 p.m.

Costume categories are:
• Prettiest
• Scariest
• Most original

Costume judging by age groups follow:
• Preschool and kindergarten
• First and second grades
• Third and fourth grades
• Fifth and sixth grades
• Groups – any age and pets
• Adults (most original only)
• Ada band

"Captain Phillips" starts Friday at Ada Theatre

Starting Friday, October 25 and running through Thursday, October 31 is Captain Phillips (PG-13).

"The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years." (IMDb)

Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Daily at 7 p.m.

All tickets are $4.

Ghoul rock and rul musical "Zombie Prom" at Freed Center Oct. 24-27

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present  “Zombie Prom” on Oct. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. and two matinee performances on Oct. 26-27 at 2 p.m.

Holiday Craft and Food Fest Nov. 2

Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main St., Ada, will host a Holiday Craft and Food Fest, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2.

The event is a holiday craft and food fest, according to Deb Curlis of Community Health Professionals."Shop for holiday crafts, food from your favorite farm market vendors and more," she said.

The fest is open to the public and a festive lunch is available.

Volunteers needed to help in scholastic book fair Dec. 2-5

The Ada school pre-holiday scholastic book fair takes place Monday through Friday, Dec. 2-6, in the Ada school library, according to Chanda Smith.

Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Special Thursday, Dec. 5, hours are 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The book sale is sponsored by the Ada School Academic Boosters and the library. Smith said that volunteers are needed to assist with the sale. Contact her at the school for details.