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October 18, 2019

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Ada resident part of award winning "Big River" musical at Van Wert Civic Theater now through Feb. 9

The Van Wert Civic Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning musical Big River, a country and bluegrass musical adaptation of Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn".

The show is directed by Jerry  Zimmerman and features Ada dramatist Nancy Williams Shuffle in the role of Mary Jane Wilkes.  

The musical won numerous Tony awards, including for both music and score.

Big River is running Thursday through Saturday on the following dates:
Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2, 3 and Feb. 7, 8, 9.

The Thursday through Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 2 p.m.

Ada Bingo set for Thursdays in February

Ada Bingo plays every Thursday at the Alumni N-men’s building in downtown Ada.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:55 p.m.

Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper

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

Don't B-late. 

Saturday is final day to sign up for spring youth soccer

There's still time to sign up for spring soccer, but hurry. The final sign-up is from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Restore Community Center, 210 N. Main St.

If you child has not previously planned with the Ada Soccer organization please bring a birth certificate with you.

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters showing at Ada Theatre starting Jan. 24

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters will the showing at the Ada Theatre starting Thursday Jan. 24 and running thru Thursday, Feb. 7, according to James Curlis of the Theatre.  

In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. (IMDb)

It's premier will be in 3D at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. 

Further showtimes are as follows:

The Inn at ONU offers two special February events - reservations now accepted

Reservations are now being accepted for two special February events at The Inn at ONU. The first is a Valentine's Day food and wine pairing event planned at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14. The second is a Friday, Feb. 22, dinner mystery theater at 7 p.m.

Feb. 14 food-wine pairing

There is no better way to spend Valentine's Day than at a special food and wine pairing event. Several courses of food will be expertly paired with fine wines.

Morgen Stiegler and Chris Buzzelli, jazz duo, will perform during the evening. 

Community antique show and appraisal Jan. 23 at Richland Manor

Ann Stratton will offer antique appraisals during a community antique show from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Richland Manor, Swaney Road, Bluffton.

Food and beverages will be served and the event is open to the public.