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June 24, 2019

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Just in time for Christmas: Elementary book fair Dec. 3 to 7

An elementary book fair, just in time for Christmas, takes place in the Ada school media center Monday through Friday, Dec. 3-7.

Book fair hours follow:

Monday: 12-3 p.m.
Tuesday: 12-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 12-5 p.m.
Thursday: 12-6 p.m. (with a family event from 6:30 -8:30 p.m.)
Friday: 12-7 p.m.

On Thursday, Dec. 6, will be the grades 4-5 musical performance at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.The Book fair will be at the 7 p.m. performance.

Ada HS students need permission slips to leave school grounds for lunch Dec. 12

Attention Ada High School students (grades 9-12): You will be allowed to leave school grounds for lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 11:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. provided a completed permission slip has to be turned into the office by 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12.

If a student did not receive a permission slip, one is available in the high school office. Turn permission slips into the HSO.

This is for all Ada HS students students, except those involved in Varsity Singers, Cheerleaders, and JV and Varsity girls and boys basketball. Those students will need to stay and serve at the Senior Citizen’s Luncheon on Dec. 12th.

This weekend - last chance to watch ONU Holiday Spectacular

Did you miss the Ada performance of the ONU Holiday Spectacular?

No problem. Lima performances at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center are Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30; Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. All tickets are $5 and are available at the Freed Center Box Office and at any Kewpee location in Lima.

This holiday show has become a tradition to many patrons and area residents over the years. It gets everyone in the holiday spirit with its famous characters and familiar tunes. This year will introduce a few new characters and some new holiday favorites. Don’t miss the opportunity to join in the fun.

Cancer Center hosts I Can Cope Programs

Blanchard Valley Regional Cancer Center (BVRCC) is hosting a series of American Cancer Society “I Can Cope®” events that will be held from 6 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m. at the Birchaven Club House, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

Upcoming dates and topics include:

Thursday, December 13 – Understanding Cancer Treatments
Thursday, February 14 – Managing the Effects of Illness and Treatment
Thursday, April 11 – Keeping Well in Mind and Body
Thursday, June 13  – Communicating Concerns and Feelings

Registration is required and can be made through the American Cancer Society by calling 1.800.227.2345. A light dinner will be provided.

Apollo holiday craft show Dec. 1

Christmas at Apollo Craft Show is being held on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  Admission is $2, children under 12 are free.  Lunch will be available.

The Craft Show features over 150 crafters. In addition to one of the largest selections of crafts around, the floral students at Apollo will have many arrangements that will be for sale in Apollo's Floral Shop during the show.

All proceeds are used to support Apollo student club community service projects. Apollo has several student clubs including: HOSA,  BPA, FCCLA, Student Council, FFA, and Skills USA.

For information about the craft show, please call 419.998.2917.

Ada plays Bingo on Thursdays in December

Ada Bingo plays on Thursdays at the Alumni N-men’s Building in downtown Ada. Doors open at 5:30; Bingo begins at 6:55. Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper packages.

Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefits the Ada Lion's Club and Ada Music Boosters.

Dates are Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Dec. 20 and Dec. 27.