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September 22, 2019

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"The Autobiography of Santa Claus" Dec. 4 library book discussion

There's still time to join the December adult book discuss at the Ada Public Library.

Join the library on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. to discuss "The Autobiography of Santa Claus" as told to Jeff Guinn

Santa reveals his story for the first time. Nicholas (his real name) was born in the  Middle Eastern country of Lycia to wealthy parents who died when he was young. The kind people of Lycia taught him the lessons of goodness and generosity, which he began to practice as a child by sharing his wealth with those in need.

Rhythm in Motion annual Christmas performance Dec. 1 in Lima

Rhythm in Motion Dance Center, Ada, will perform in its annual Christmas Magic  Jingle and Rock 2012 holiday dance performance at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at Lima Senior High School Auditorium.

Several of the students in the performance are from Ada and neighboring school districts.

All seats are reserved. Tickets are $10 presale or $12 at the door. Contact Darcey Schneider, 419-236-7651 for tickets.

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.