April 24, 2014

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Solo gospel and hip hop/rap artist performs at Main Street Live, Ada

Huli Shallone, Baltimore, Md., native, a solo gospel and hip hop/rap artist, will perform at Main Street Live, 115 S. Main St., Ada, from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, April 27, according to Reggie Keller.

The performance is free and open to the public. Main Street Live is the Icon’s newest advertiser.

“Main Street Live provides music and comedy shows and also is available for corporate events,” said Keller, owner. “If a business wants to hold a meeting in Ada they can do it here. In addition, bookings are available for individuals or bands interested in performing.”


40 years later with Lois Kreider - reminiscing about the Et Cetera Shop

It was 40 years ago today...actually, 40 years ago this year.

Former Bluffton resident Lois Kreider will reminisce and answer questions about her life as a Bluffton Girl Scout leader and a trailblazing woman entrepreneur, starting the first USA Fair Trade store in Bluffton. 

The program is in the third floor of the Bluffton town hall from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 24. The program is free and open to the public.


Seminar to help students improve test results set April 29

Bruce Boguski will conduct a seminar on increasing student test scores. The presentation is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. on April 29 in the Bluffton Middle School Cafetorium. Boguski is an author, motivational speaker, trainer, columnist and media personality who has written about the D.R.I.V.E.R. test taking system in his book The Testing Zone.


Krysti's Music Studio students showcase art work April 26

The art students of Krysti’s Music Studio will be showcasing their recent artwork on Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Bluffton Campus Life room, 111 W. College Ave.

Students who will be featured are Danielle Novak, Brooklyn West, and Kaylah Gilmore.  Community members are invited to attend and may come and go as they like, to view the artwork and chat with the artists. The students' art teacher is Tori Watkins. If you have questions, please call Krysti at 419-233-5255.


Artspace/Lima opens 59th annual Spring Show on April 25


The ArtSpace/Lima Spring Show 2014 will open Friday, April 25, with a public reception for the artists and their friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Ellen Nelson Gallery.


Tyler Domer senior recital April 13 at First United Methodist

Tyler Domer will present his senior recital on piano and organ at Bluffton First United Methodist Church, 116 Church Street, at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, April 13.

Domor will graduate from Capital University this spring with a degree in Keyboard Pedagogy. He will travel to Ireland in May with the Capital University Chapel Choir. 

Admission to the recital is free. Donations to help cover Domer's costs associated with the Ireland trip would be appreciated; baskets will be available at the recital for those wishing to donate.


C-R Music Boosters bakery Bingo April 26

Cory-Rawson Music Boosters will hold a bakery Bingo night from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in the C-R High School Bob Abbey gym.

Chris Leuthold and Gary Holland are the guest Bingo callers.

The event includes Bingo, concessions, and lots of baked goods and prizes. There is a 50/50 raffle and a 2014-15 family sports pass raffle. Tickets are $ each of six for $5.

Prizes are given between 7 and 8 p.m. You must be present to win. 


Purse Bingo event here April 24

Purse Bingo is coming to Bluffton at 7 p.m. on April 24, at the middle school cafetorium. 

Tickets, $30 each, are available at Riley Creek Pharmacy in Pandora or Greg's Pharmacy in Bluffton, or by calling 419-303-8262. All proceeds will go to the Stephanie Spielman Breast Cancer Research fund at OSU.


EGGcellent Adventure April 5 at Apollo Career Center

Apollo Career Center and KISS 939 invite the community to its second EGGcellent Adventure, Saturday, April 5. Activities for the entire family begin at 7 a.m., culminating with a hunt for 20,000-eggs on the front lawn of the Career Center at 10 a.m.

A pancake breakfast will be served from 7-11 a.m., including all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and lemonade. Ticket prices are: adults: $5, and kids under 10, $3. Other food items available include shredded pork, hot dogs, chips, pop, coffee, water and hot chocolate.


BHS musical April 4-6: "Come on down to Joey's newstand and coffee shop"

"Extra! Extra" is the title of the spring's Bluffton High School music. Performances are Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m. in the middle school cafetorium stage. The book, music and lyrics are by Steve Cooper.


Here's a description of the plot:
"Extra! Extra!" Sing all about it in this witty fast-paced musical revue that examines every human foible, failure, fact and fiction that’s fit to print.