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October 23, 2019

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Registration underway for Sounds of Praise Children’s Choir Retreat


The Sounds of Praise Children’s Choir will hold an opening retreat for all interested singers in grades 3 – 8 on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, from 12 – 7 p.m.  Singers will participate in rehearsals and movement sessions, and the day will culminate in a community concert at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge to participate in this event.

The retreat is designed to bring children together from various areas to prepare and share their vocal gifts with the community.  Registration will be held now through Jan. 4. 

Hardin County Museum kicks off Holidays with Dec. 2 open house

The Hardin County Historical Museum, Kenton, Ohio will kick off the holiday season on December 2 with a Christmas Open House. 

The Sullivan-Johnson House will be decorated from top to bottom using the theme “Old Fashioned Christmas”.  The event will feature the opening of the Civil War 150 exhibit.  Hardin County is home to two Medal of Honor recipients, Jacob Parrott and Delano Morey. 

Both men received their Medals for action during the Civil War.  In addition to the Medal display will be an exhibit on the Ohio 82nd.  The Museum will be open 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Admission is free. 

Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 now showing at Ada Theatre

"Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2" rated PG-13 is now showing at the Ada Theatre, according to James Curlis, owner.

Shows follow:

• Friday and Saturday 7 and 9:30 p.m.

• Saturday and Sunday matinee at 4 p.m.

• Daily at 7 p.m.


ONU Holiday Spectacular opens Thursday at Freed Center

The Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the ONU Holiday Spectacular. The show is underwritten in part by the DeBow and Catherine Freed Endowment for the Arts and Kewpee Hamburger.

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.

16 high school show choirs on Ada HS stage Nov. 10

The Ada High School Varsity Singers lead by Vocal Music Director, Abigail Glenn and Jonathan Lischak, Director of Instrumental and co-director of the Varsity Singers will welcome 16 high school show choirs to Ada for the 35th annual Music Feast. 


Master of Ceremony John Shuffle will welcome over 800 singer/dancers, instrumentalists and stage crew members to the contest. Each show choir performs a set of songs between 15 and 20 minutes in length and will traditionally have a minimum of 2 to 3 costume changes. 

Check out Relay for Life's kick off events and pumpkin pie opportunity

The local Relay for Life is taking orders for homemade pumpkin pies for $8 each at the McIntosh Center from Nov. 7 to 14 during lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.-1) and dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) hours.

The pies will be pre-ordered and delivered Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 16.

Also, from Nov. 12 to 14, the Relay we will sell pumpkin pie slices on the spot for $1 each.