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March 6, 2021

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Santa coming to The Inn at ONU on Dec. 21

Santa will be making a last-minute stop to The Inn at Ohio Northern University.  Join Santa for cookies and complimentary photos from 2 to 4 p.m. on, Friday, Dec. 21.  The event is free; however, reservations are required. To register, please call 419.772.2500.

The Inn at Ohio Northern University is a full-service hotel. The Inn welcomes meetings, groups, and special events. With over 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, groups as large as 100 people can convene a seminar, meeting, wedding or other special event hosted in the boardroom and beautiful garden courtyard, complete with a central fountain and outdoor seating.

Enjoy Christmas at the Hardin County Farm Dec. 15

"Christmas at the Farm" will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Hardin Historic Village and Farm, located on Fairground Road in Kenton, according to Linda Iams, Director.

Activities include sleigh rides by the Black Swamp Buggy Club, a performance by the Peaceful Strings Dulcimers, an appearance by Santa and plenty of refreshments.

Everyone is welcome.

Ada swim team hosts breakfast fundraiser with Santa Dec. 9

The Ada Bulldogs Swim Team will be holding a breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 9 from  7:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Ada VFW Post.   As a special holiday treat, Santa will be present at the breakfast from 9:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.

The breakfast is all you can eat pancakes and sausage.  Tickets are $5.00 for eat in or carry out and children under 2 are free. 

Tickets may be purchased from any AHS Swim team member or by calling Brenda Wilcox (419) 979-9871 or Karen Kier at (419) 634-0824. 


Youth bowling offered Saturdays at Norada Lanes

Norada Lanes will offer junior bowling for youth ages kindergarten through grade 12 on Saturday mornings 10 a.m.

The Saturday sessions started on Dec. 1.

Regular season runs through Dec 1-March 2, with season ending tournament March 9. Youth will bowl three games with a meal and drink for $10. Youth with a parent bowling in an adult league at Norada will be $8.

Contact Norada Lanes for more details.

ONU to present student art exhibition

The Ohio Northern University Department of Art and Design will hold its annual Student Juried Art and Design Exhibition in the Elzay Gallery of Art from Dec. 1-9.  A public reception and awards presentation will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m.

For many years, a committee of sophomore art and design majors has been responsible for organizing and presenting the show, traditionally the most popular gallery event of the academic year.

This year’s exhibition features original work in a variety of media, such as ceramics, oils and watercolors, photographs, graphic design, drawings, sculpture, mixed media, and printmaking.

"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.