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December 5, 2019

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It's Hardin County Fair week

It's Hardin County Fair week. Here's an update of fair events from the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance.

The Icon invites prize winners in the Ada school district and local 4-H clubs to send their award information to the Icon for posting. Send information to: info@adaicon.com.

CLICK HERE for the fair's calendar of events.

Here’s what’s happening at the Alger Public Library

Alger Public Library has several events planned in late August and September. Those events follow:

Around the world wine sampling coming to The Inn

Sept. 14 event includes wine sampling, food and cultural exploration

The Inn at ONU, 401 W. College Ave., Ada, holds its annual Around the World Wine Sampling evening next month.

The event is Saturday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In addition to wine, the evening includes food and cultural exploration.

Tickets are $30 per guest, which includes an extensive selection of appetizers, five unique wine samples, wine commentary provided by wine industry expert Diana Kerr Brown, live entertainment, relaxing atmosphere and a truly enjoyable evening. Tax and gratuity are additional.

Step back in rural history Sept. 14

Hancock Historical Museum’s historic barn tour

The Hancock Historical Museum will host its fifth historic barn tour on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The self-guided tour will showcase five historic barns around the community of Mt. Blanchard, dating from the 1840s to the early 1900s.

Guests on the tour will learn the history of the barns and the farms they occupy. Many of the farms have been passed down in the same families for several generations. The barns display a wide array of timber-framing techniques and styles and have come to serve a variety of purposes.

Purse Bingo on Sept. 21

Not By Choice Outreach is hosting Purse Bingo on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Mcdonald Twp. Hall, 5302 S.R. 67, Kenton.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Early Bird Bingo is at 6:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $40. To reserve a table, purchase 8 tickets, plus $10. Call 419-673-9307 or contact any board member. Participants must be 18 to play.

All proceeds go to Not By Choice Outreach, which helps cancer patients with emotional support, as well as gas cards, food, wigs, and chemo bags.

15 minutes with Austin Heil and a special Ada bike event

He's holding his third anual Cursive Ohio Cystic Fibrosis charity bicycle ride on Aug. 31

Austin Heil of Kenton says that Ada is the perfect location to hold a bicycle ride fund raiser. Learn more about Austin at the bottom of this interview.

Austin, we understand you are putting together your third annual Cursive Ohio Cystic Fibrosis charity bicycle ride in Ada. Tell us about it.

Austin: The event is Saturday, Aug 31, and registration starts at 7 a.m. A 64-mile loop starts at 8:30 a.m. The 32- and 15-mile loops start at 9 a.m. Lunch will start being served at 11 a.m. 

Where does ride begin?
In the Ada Memorial Park. The entrance is at 3645 County Road 50.