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September 23, 2019

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Community pumpkin scavenger hunt planned Oct. 29

A community pumpkin scavenger hunt is on the Ada community calendar on Monday, Oct. 29. Persons of all ages are welcome to participate in this fun evening.

Participants will receive maps at the Ada Depot on Main Street at about 6:30 p.m. on the 29th. The scavenger hunters will look for the business involved to find the numbered pumpking at the location. 

When the maps are completed participants will bring them back to the Depot by 7:30 p.m.  Halloween snacks will be available while the drawing for prizes takes place.

Prior to the scavenger hunt, a Halloween parade starts at 5:30 p.m. near the Ada police station.

"Ashfall" author visits Ada High School

Author of the popular young adult book "Ashfall,"  Mike Mullin, will speak at Ada High School  on Tuesday, Oct. 16, during Teen Read Week.

According to Chanda Smith, high school media specialist, Mullin will speak in a high school assembly at 8:45 a.m. He will also visit with students in a high school science class.

Mullin wrote his first novel in elementary school and has been writing more or less non-stop ever since. "Ashfall" is his first published novel. He holds a black belt in Songahm Taekwondo. He lives in Indianapolis.

It's "cash mob" day in Ada - here's the details

The secret’s out. The Buy Ada First Committee, planning the community’s first-ever cash mob, this week announced the location of the event.

The cash mob takes place at one of Ada’s most prominent retail businesses, Reichert’s, 111-113 S. Main St., from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16.

“Fred Reichert welcomed our invitation to host this first-ever event of its kind in Ada,” said Heather Cox, member of the committee. “We hope this will be the first of several more cash mobs held in Ada during the next 12 months.”

Veterans' breakfast at Ada cafeteria on Nov. 12

The Ada School District is sponsoring a veterans' breakfast on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m. in the school cafeteria. The school invites all veterans and their families, as well as active duty service personnel who live, work or worship within the boundaries of the Ada Exempted
Village Schools to attend. Widows or widowers of veterans are also encouraged to attend.

If you would like to attend the veterans' breakfast, please call the Ada High School office at 419-634-2746 to make your reservations.

Kiwanis Club spaghetti dinner Nov. 15

The Ada Kiwanis Club 2012 spaghetti dinner is from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ada VFW, 2147 State Route 235, Ada.

The menu includes:

• Spaghetti
• Salad
• Garlic bread

Tickets are $6 per person with children 10 and under no charge. Tickets may be purchased from any Kiwanis member or at the door.

Ada Kiwanis Halloween parade Oct. 29 - judging categories include: Prettiest, Scariest and Most Original

The Ada Kiwanis Halloween parade details were announced today. This year’s parade is Monday, Oct. 29, behind the Municipal Building on Buckeye Street. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. and the parade at 6 p.m.

Costume categories are:
• Prettiest
• Scariest
• Most original

Costume judging by age groups follow:
• Preschool and kindergarten
• First and second grades
• Third and fourth grades
• Fifth and sixth grades
• Groups – any age and pets
• Adults (most original only)
• Ada band