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January 23, 2019

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Alger Library plans events

Preschool story times continue on Monday nights at the Alger Public Library at 6:30 p.m..  On Nov. 27 Miss Stacey will host a special pajama story time. Kids are asked to come in their pajamas and bring their favorite blanket.  Sessions on Dec. 3 and 10 will be about the Christmas holidays. Story times usually include books, games, crafts, snacks, and other activities.

The monthly free movie night at the Alger Library is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The featured film is "Incredibles 2" and is rated PG.  A snack is included and everyone is welcome.

Alger Memorial Festival Committee country-style breakfast

The Alger Memorial Festival Committee is sponsoring a country-style breakfast on Saturday, December 1 from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. They will be serving biscuits, sausage gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs, fried apples, sausage patties and a beverage.

A suggested donation is $7.00. All-you-can-eat (on premises only). Carry out is also available, 

If you can’t get there just call 419- 679-8460 (not long distance) for free local delivery.

We are located at the Alger Social Center on Main St. in Alger. Call 419-757-3891 for more information.

Food drive, craft and vendor sale Saturday

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in railroad depot

A fall food drive and crafts and vendor sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Ada railroad depot.

The vendors ask persons attending to bring canned food donations. which will go to Hardin County Neighborhood Opportunity Center.

Food donors will be entered for a chance to win a door prize. The event also includes face painting, sweet treats, raffle drawing and great gift ideas for the holidays.

Your invitation to Bluffton Blaze of Lights on Nov. 24

Parade, food, entertainment and the lights go on at 7 p.m.

For 32 years, the residents of Bluffton have held a celebration known as the Blaze of Lights, which includes a holiday parade, live entertainment, festive family activities, and the lighting of the Ream folk art display.

This year, the event is on Saturday, Nov. 24, when thousands of people will come to enjoy a warm, homestyle Christmas celebration.

"You know when the OSU football game is over," notes chamber CEO Paula Scott; "Suddenly, Main Street is swarmed with people exploring and finding their spots for the parade. It's a great place to meet family and friends.”

Kiwanis spaghetti dinner still on today

Neither ice, snow, rain or school cancellation affects the event

Jon Umpress assures Icon viewers that neither ice, snow, rain or school cancellation will affect the he Ada Kiwanis Club  spaghetti dinner.

"The dinner will take place today (Thursday, Nov. 15) as planned," he told the Icon.

Serving is from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Ada High School cafeteria. Club members will serve all-you-can spaghetti, salad, bread sticks and drinks. Cannoli will be available for an added cost. One may eat-in or carry-out.

Advance sale tickets are $7 each, with children under 10 free. Tickets at the door will be $8. Advance sale tickets are available from Kiwanis Club members.

23 area children in Holiday Spectacular

Opening night is Thursday at The Freed Center

Twenty-three children from kindergarten to eighth grade from Ada and four nearby towns will perform in the annual Holiday Spectacular, which opens Thursday.

Children who were selected, following an audition, include:

Isaac Agozzino • Second Grade • Lima

Olivia Agozzino • First Grade • Lima

Allison Ambroza • Kindergarten •Lima

Addilyn Baldauf • Second Grade • Lima

Kendalynn Bourk • Fourth Grade • Wapakoneta

Clara Chongson • Kindergarten • Lima

Genevieve Chongson • Third Grade • Lima

Leo Chongson • Fourth Grade • Lima

Maycie Dewese • Second Grade • Ada

Arianna Dorsey • Second Grade • Lima