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Several local artists in next ArtSpace/Lima exhibit

ArtSpace/Lima announces the opening of ArtSpace/Pops: A Fine Craft Invitational in The Ellen Nelson Gallery, Saturday, Aug. 4. The show includes several local artists.

ArtSpace/Pops features all new works by 20 area craftsmen and -women in a joint showing which builds on the success of its predecessor in 2011.

July 31 ice cream social at Richland Manor

Richland Manor will hold an ice cream social at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 31. The event is open to the public. Richland Manor is located at 7400 Swaney Road, Bluffton.



Midnight Thursday showing for "The Dark Knight Rises" at Ada Theatre

Holy Batman!  a dark knight will rise in Ada at midnight, Thursday (July 19).

"The Dark KnIght Rises" (PG-13)  has a midnight premier showing at the Ada Theatre, according to James Curliss of the theatre.

Regular show times follow:
• Friday and Saturday 7 and 10:05 p.m.

• Saturday and Sunday matinee at 3:30 p.m.

• Sunday ~ Thursday at 7 p.m.

For the movie trailer click here.

Here's a plot summary from Fandango.

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club food drive July 28

Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H Club members will hold a drive-thru food drive  Saturday, July 28, according to the club's sponsors. Icon viewers are encouraged to drop off food at the Hays Insurance parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon on the day of the drive.

The club is collecting canned goods and non-perishable food items for the Ada Food Pantry.

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Come on downtown Ada on Friday night

The Buy Ada First Committee has organized a Music On Main event for Friday, July 13, from 6 – 8 p.m. at The Depot parking lot, weather permitting.

WONB 94.9 FM is providing music, several businesses are having sidewalk sales, some restaurants will be offering specials, the Ada Rotary Club is having a chicken barbecue fundraiser and more.

Bring lawn chairs, enjoy dinner, visit the businesses, listen and dance to music and spend time in Ada with friends and family.

The Buy Ada First is an Ad-hoc group. Participation is welcome. For more information, please feel free to contact Heather Cox at 419-634-5015.

Bingo continues each Thursday in Ada

Ada Bingo plays on Thursdays at the Alumni N-men’s Building in downtown Ada. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and  Bingo begins at 6:55 p.m., according to Dave Smittle, Ada Music Boosters treasurer.

Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper packages. Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefits the Ada Lion's Club and Ada Music Boosters.