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Mister Pickles show at Alger Public Library June 18

Mister Pickles travelling show comes to the Alger Public Library at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 18. He brings his own brand of music, magic, and laughter for a family friendly event. 

This event is meant for all age ranges. For more information, visit the library website. The library is located at W. 100 Wagner St., Alger.

Carnival time on Saturday!

Vancrest invites you to celebrate its 3rd anniversary in Ada

By any measure, Vancrest has been successful in its first three years in Ada. The company will celebrate its third anniversary with a carnival, open to the public, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.

There will be a dunk tank, face painting, a roving clown, a DJ, bouncy house, games, prizes, candy, popcorn, cotton candy, and a free lunch featuring hamburgers or hotdogs.

Bluffton Festival of Wheels set for Friday

52nd annual event should bring 200 vehicles to Bluffton

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - Bluffton’s Main Street vehicular ghosts reappear on Friday, June 14.

Those shadowy figures grew up on leaded gasoline, have V-8 engines under their hoods and ride on white-wall tires. They arrive in a variety of bright colors and don’t have FM radios.

Some have strange names like: Plymouth, Studebaker, Mercury, Edsel, VW Bug, Woody, Oldsmobile, Desoto and Packard.

Over 200 of them return to Bluffton for the 52nd Bluffton Festival of Wheels cruise-in, sponsored by the Bluffton Lions.

A registration form for vehicle owners interested in entering a vehicle is attached at the bottom of this story.

June 15 educational program on bees

At Friendship Gardens of Hardin County

Area gardeners and others with an interest in gardening are invited to attend the summer gardening programs being offered at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County.  

This summer the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are sponsoring three educational demonstration programs in the Friendship Gardens located at 960 W. Kohler Street in Kenton, which is behind Harco Industries.  

Follow the ‘Friendship Gardens of Hardin County’ signs to a parking area off of West Kohler Street.  The events are planned to begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings and will last about an hour. 

An evening of patriotic tunes

Lima Symphony patriotic pops concert here on July 6

The Lima Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day with its fifth annual Patriotic Pops Concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at Ohio Northern University.

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.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and bring lawn chairs, blankets and favorite picnic foods.

Further details will be shared closer to the event date.

Century 21 Sunway invites you to hot dog Thursdays

Century 21 Sunway Realty, 208 N. Main St., Ada, invites Icon viewers to hot dog Thursdays, according to Becky Reed.

"Starting this Thursday, through Aug. 1, we will offer free hot dogs and lemonade in our Ada Main Street office from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.," said Reed.

"It's open to anyone," she said, added to stop by and have lunch on Centuery 21 Sunway.