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August 13, 2020

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Cookies with a Cop Friday at the library

Ada Public Library hosts "Cookies with a Cop" this Friday, June 28 from 3:30-5 p.m. This program is part of Ada Police department's summer safter program. The topic for this week's discussion is water safety.

Prizes will be given out to lucky participants of this week's program.

Noteworthy Community Choir performs during pops concert

Guest appearance during intermission

A regional summer tradition will continue when the Lima Symphony Orchestra celebrates Independence Day with its fifth annual Patriotic Pops Concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at Ohio Northern University.

Among performers is the Noteworthy Community Choir, under the direction of Vicki Mills, ONU adjunct music instructor. The local choir will perform during the intermission of the concert.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the sculpture mall east of McIntosh Center, between Presser and Weber halls.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the ONU King-Horn Field House.

Ada Historical Society invites you to a June 29 outdoor program

Ada Historical Society invites the public to a program at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 29,  at War Memorial Park. 

The guest speaker, Dr. Karl Roider, and others will share "Tales of Ada."  Information on membership, the society, the fall 2019 cemetery tour, and ideas for future speakers will be available. 

"Meet with friends and neighbors, and reconnect with things you love about our wonderful little village. Ada is worth celebrating and we hope you will join us," said Rhett Grant, society member.

Perform an autopsy on an "alien brain"

Activity at Alger Public Library this Saturday

Alger Public Library is hosting an Alien Brain Autopsy Activity on this Saturday, June 22 at 11 a.m. This alien autopsy activity is perfect for that future brain surgeon or little tyke who likes all scientific experiments. For this event, the kids are the medical examiners. (Spoiler: it's a gelatin mold in the shape of a brain.)

This event is free and open to the public. 

Alger Public library is located on 100 W. Wagner St., Alger.

Vegetables topic of evening garden affair on June 24

The Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers along with the assistance of the Men’s Garden Club are sponsoring “An Evening Garden Affair” on Monday, June 24, at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County, 960 W. Kohler St., Kenton.  

The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. and will feature Sarah Noggle of OSU Extension-Paulding County with a program about how to grow vegetables with limited space.

Bluffton holds family-friendly downtown fest’ on Saturday

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn birthday party

Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn Co., Bluffton, celebrates Shirley's birthday on Saturday, June 22, with a day full of family-friendly events, according to Pete and Kim Suter.

Carnival games and buy-one-get-one specials highlight the event held downtown Bluffton, with 100 percent of sales being donated Lima Symphony Storetime program.