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March 25, 2019

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Hardin livestock organization banquets set

Mark Badertscher of the Hardin County OSU Extension office announced this year’s Hardin County livestock organization banquets: 

Dairy banquet and horse banquet, Saturday, Feb. 23. The dairy banquet is at the Plaza Inn Restaurant, Mt. Victory, at noon.  The horse banquet is at the Kenton Moose Lodge at 6:30 p.m.

Lamb banquet, Saturday, March 2, at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton, at 6:30 p.m.

Pork banquet, Saturday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton.  

Poultry banquet, Saturday, March 16, at Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Kenton. 

Next craft and vendor show Feb. 9 at depot

A new year craft and vendor show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Ada Depot, 112 Central Ave.

Vendors include:

Next book discussion at library Feb. 5

February's book: “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress"

Ada Public Library’s adult book discussion group’s focus in February is “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie (translated by Ina Rilke).

The book discussion, open to the public, is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the library. The monthly discussion group is open to new members and registration is requested.  

Copies of each month’s books are available. Contact the circulation desk for a copy or more information. 

Book synopsis

Keynote speaker Michael Benitez to discuss diversity leadership 

During annual MLK celebration event at Ohio Northern University

Michael Benitez will be the keynote speaker for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the English Chapel at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

The theme of this year’s talk is “The time is always now: Upholding legacies of diversity leadership in 21st century America.”

25 years of dance celebrated

ONU choreographers’ showcase performance Feb. 2-3

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ohio Northern University will present the Choreographers’ Showcase Spring Dance Performance onSaturday and Sunday,  Feb. 2 and Feb. 3, in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, and 2 p.m. on Feb. 3.

This concert will be a celebration of 25 years of dance performances at ONU. In honor of this special occasion, the Department of Theatre Arts has invited dance and theatre alumni to participate in the event.

See ‘Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter’ Jan. 20 at Oakwoods

Join Hancock Park District staff on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at Oakwoods Nature Preserve’s Discovery Center for “Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter.” This means the two planets will have the same celestial longitude or be really close to each other in the night sky. The Moon will also be in the waning gibbous phase.