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Vicki's Music Studio offers Summer Sounds Choral Festival


Ohio Northern University is hosting a “Summer Sounds Choral Festival” for elementary-age students (from second to sixth grades) on the campus of ONU from June 25-29.

Summer Sounds Choral Festival is a half-day choral experience (8:45 a.m. to noon) in which campers learn choral repertoire and performance techniques, develop their musical skills through movement and music games, and attend special classes with instruments. Experienced music teachers teach all classes, and ONU music majors serve as counselors. The week culminates with a concert highlighting the skills the children have learned throughout the week.

Jump in the water's – wet: Here's what you need to know about the Ada Pool

The Ada Swimming Pool is open for the 2012 season. Here's everything you need to know about the pool:

Daily Admission

All - $3.00
Ages 3 and under - FREE
Senior Citizens - $1.50 Tuesdays & Thursdays
Midnight Swims - $3.00 Tuesdays & Fridays (8:00pm til Midnight)
Adult Lap Swim - $1.00 Daily 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Farmers & Merchant Picnic Day - $1.00 August 11, 2012
Rental Prices

Hourly Rental (Includes Lifeguards) $150.00
All rentals are to be before or after the pool opens or closes.

For more information call 419-634-2049

Pool Pass Prices

Jazzercise has $75 all summer special

J'aime Stratton, class owner and instructor of Jazzercise in Bluffton is offering a summer special. The special is $75 for unlimited classes for new customers from June through Labor Day.

Classes are held at English Lutheran Church, 111 Grove St., Bluffton. Contact Stratton for more details at: strattonjzzercise@gmail.com or call 4190371-8422.

Jazzercise is an Icon advertiser.

Myrna McCurdy elected Ada Kiwanis Club president for 2012-13

Myrna McCurdy will lead the Ada Kiwanis Club in 2012-13. She was elected president of the Club at its May 29 meeting. Other newly elected officers are Heather Cox, president-elect; Dustin Brooks vice-president; Bryan Marshall, treasurer; and Brian Myers, secretary.

The club's next activity is sponsoring the Tuesday, June 5, Restore crock pot meal, which will include pancakes and sausage. For a complete set of minutes of the May 29 meeting click here.

Drive Time Driving Instruction opens Ada office; first class begins June 10

Driver's education just became a little more convenient for students in the Ada and Allen East area. Drive Time Driving Instruction, LLC, has opened a new classroom in Ada at 4171 State Route 235.

Drive Time Driving Instruction first opened its doors in spring 2010 with classrooms in Findlay and Bluffton. Since that time, comfortable, convenient and quality education has been provided to nearly 700 teens representing 20 area high schools.

ReStore has lots of events now through end of June

Late May and June will be busy for Ada's ReStore Community Center. Rev. Patricia Searfoss provided The Icon with ReStore current calendar of events.

May 29, 2012 - Free community meal from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. provided by Ada PEO;  all are welcome

May 30, 2012 - Lunchtime at ReStore begins; student summer lunch program; free lunch for students on every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.

May 30, 2012 - Wild Wednesday Sale; a variety of books, many children's books included

June 5, 2012 - free community meal from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. provided by Ada Kiwanis all are welcome

June 6, 2012 - ReStore Board of Directors meeting at 6:00 p.m.