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December 6, 2019

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Three Johnny Appleseed program set in May

Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park Distict announces three programs in May of interest to Icon viewers:

25th annual Ohio Lincoln Highway League state meeting in Van Wert

The Van Wert Historical Society hosts the 25th annual Ohio Lincoln Highway League (OLHL) state meeting Saturday, April 27. 

A welcome and introduction will begin at 10:15 a.m. by Larry Webb of the Van Wert Historical Society. 

Marty Thomas, president of the Western Ohio Chapter and of the Welsh Society of Northwest Ohio will give an update on the retrieval and restoration of a 1936 aircraft that accompanied Admiral Richard Byrd to the Antarctic in 1941. 

In October, 1939, Byrd’s polar exploration vehicle, which carried the airplane in the Antarctic, crashed east of Gomer on the Lincoln Highway in what became a national news story.

Young Mom Support Class offered at Alger Public Library

Alger Public Library will hold a Young Mom Support Class over four Fridays in May. Each class is from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the library.

These classes will cover budgeting, nutrition, development, health and safety, among other topics.

This program is for young mothers, from teenage up to 25 years old. To pre-register, please call 419-757-7755 or email shensley@seolibraries.org.

Kurtz Brothers at Tavern 101 April 27

The Kurtz Brothers will hold a live performance in Ada next week.

The brothers will perform from 8 to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Tavern 101 on Main Street. They will perform a variety of songs from the 1980s to the present.

"Matter of balance" classes held at Community Health Professionals

Tuesdays from April 23 to June 11

Weekly workshops for Ada senior citizens on “balance,” are set from late April to June at Community Health Professionals, 1200 S. Main St., Ada.

Classes are Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. held from April 23 to June 11.

The class includes eight 2-hour sessions, offered to 8 to 12 participants. The purpose is to increase strength and balance and to make changes to reduce fall risks in the home.

Registered by calling Dre White, health education coordinator at 567-204-6900, at the Area Agency on Aging, 2423 Allentown Road, Lima.

Ada Historical Society meets Monday

The Ada Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting, Monday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main St., Ada.