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July 5, 2020

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Learn to knit or crochet this summer at the Ada Public Library

The Ada Public Library next knitting and crochet club meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 5. The Ada Knit 'n Crochet Club is open to anyone both learning how to knit or already an expert, according to Amanda Bennett, library director.  

It will provide a regular space for yarn crafters work on their knit or crochet projects together with others. Light snacks will be provided. All are welcome.

Regular Wednesday meetings are scheduled thereafter at the same time for June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31, and August 14.  Check the Icon calendar for reminders.

Buy Local First Hardin County spring scavenger hunt underway

Buy Local First Hardin County Spring Scavenger Hunt

The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance is partnering with 29 local businesses and sponsors to kick off a Buy Local First Hardin County Spring Scavenger Hunt.

The Scavenger Hunt run now through June 3. The Buy Local First Hardin County campaign is a way to educate the community on the benefits of Buying Local. This scavenger hunt is your opportunity to check out and support not only the businesses participating in the hunt, but also all the local businesses in Hardin County.

Things get Epic at Ada Theatre this week

Epic (PG) begins showing at Ada Theatre on Friday, May 24 and running through Thursday, June 6.

The animated movie is based on William Joyce's childrens book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs.


Friday & Saturday 7 p.m. and 9:10 p.m,.

Saturday & Sunday matinee 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Shows daily at 7 p.m.

Ticket Prices
1:30  and 7 p.m. shows 2D -  $4
4 p.m. and  9:10 p.m.  shows in 3D are $6.

Ada tractor pull Aug. 10 at F&M Picnic

Two tractor pulls are slated for Hardin County this summer. One is in Ada and the other in Kenton.

Farmers and Merchants Picnic Tractor Pull, Ada, is Saturday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m., and is an Ohio State Tractor Pullers Association Class B competition. Pulling divisions are: SS, 9 LT-LTD PS, SWFWD.

Hardin County Fair Pull, Kenton, is Sunday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. and is an OSTPA Class B competition. Pulling divisisions are 9 LT-LTD PS, SMFWD, 10 PS, 75 MOD.

For more information visit www.ostpa.com

Bruce Boguski from Winner's Edge next Lunch and Learn speaker

Bruce Boguski from the Winners' Edge, will speak at the next free Lunch and Learn sponsored by Liberty National Bank and Community Health Professionals of Ada.

The event is from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 13, at the Communiy Health Professionals building, 1200 S. Main St.

Boguski will speak on the topic "Keeping Your Brain Alive." Lunch will be provided. Persons must reserve a space at the event by Monday, June 10, as space is limited.

Contact Deb Curlis, 419-634-7443 to reserve your spot at the event.

More about the event

Camp for children who love to sing returns to Ada this summer; registration underway

The camp for children who love to sing returns to Ada this summer.

Summer Sounds Choral Festival is a half-day day choral experience for rising 2nd through 9th graders where they learn choral repertoire and performance techniques, develop their musical skills through movement and music games, and have special classes with Orff-Schulwerk instruments. Camp dates are Aug. 5 to Aug. 9.

Experienced music teachers teach all classes and are assisted by ONU music majors and local, talented youth.