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Register for BFR 3v3 basketball by April 2

Bluffton Family Recreation will host adult 3v3 basketball competition on Sundays April 16-May 14 with a tournament on May 21.

Adult 18 years+ Men & Coed divisions, two games per week.

Deadline: April 2

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Sneak peeks at Ada Athletic Boosters raffle baskets

The 13th annual Ada Athletic Boosters Reverse Raffle will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the Harrod Event Center, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m.

Organizers are currently posting previews of raffle baskets on the boosters Facebook page. In the attached sample, Ada Bulldogs Boys Basketball is donating a WEBER Charcoal Grill, 10-piece Grilling Set, 12-piece Dinnerware Set and Plastic Tablecloth.


April 1 Easter Egg Hunt at Vancrest of Ada

The fourth Annual Vancrest of Ada Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2:00 p.m. on April 1. The event is open to Vancrest residents, staff families and the community. 

Age Groups
2:15 p.m. Peewee Hoppers (0-2 years old)
2:30 p.m. Cotton Tails (3-5 years old)
2:45 p.m. Young Bunnies (6-8 years old)
3:00 p.m. Roger Rabbits (60+ years old)

The Easter Bunny will Hop on over to visit during egg hunting.

Be sure to bring your own Easter basket to fill with your eggs. Vancrest is located at 600 W North Ave.

Have special events of community interest? Use our contact form HERE. Posting on Facebook? Tag the Icon with @adaicon.

LWV holds March 28 meeting on Honesty for Ohio Education-Book Banning

The League of Women Voters of the Lima Area will hold an informational meeting on Honesty for Ohio Education-Book Banning at 6:30 p.m.on Tuesday, March 28 at the Lima Public Library, 650 W. Market St. Lima.

The guest speaker will be Cynthia Peeples, who will be joined by Professor Kathleen Baril of Ohio Northern University. This meeting is open to the public.

March 29 community meal at St. Mark Lutheran

St. Mark Lutheran Church will be holding a Community Meal on Wednesday, March 29, from 5:00-6:30 p.m.. 

The meal is free and open to the community. This month's menu is turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, dinner roll, fruit, and cookie.

Photography Hike invitation for Saturday, April 1

FINDLAY- If you have a passion for photography or if you want to learn, come along on a hike with fellow photographers to capture the beauty of area parks through the lens of the camera. At this Findlay Hancock Park District event, participants will hike the trails taking photos of scenery, wildlife, plants, and anything else that would make an interesting subject. All skill levels and camera types are welcome.