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March 26, 2019

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Dance, international drama, concerts on Freed Center February calendar

Next event is this weekend

Here’s the February line-up of performances at The Freed Center at Ohio Northern University.

Choreographers’ Showcase spring dance performance
Biggs Theatre
Saturday, Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2 p.m.

ONU students and faculty present the showcase, which offers a broad range of dance styles.

Tickets are: $20 for adults; $10 for seniors; $5 for students


Jonah Agner presents "healthy comfort foods" on Wednesday

Deb Stockford demonstrates making a cupcake snowman on Thursday

The next Our Version of Adult Learning (OVAL) is Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center.

Jonah Agner, The Food Store, presents “Healthy Comfort Food.” Participants will get to eat whatever he makes. Cost is $3 for members, $4 for non-members.

And, on Thursday, Jan. 24, also at 10 a.m. Deb Stockford, The Frosting Studio, presents “Frosting a Snowman.” She will demonstrate her technique for decorating a snowman cake and participants get a taste. Cost is $2 for members, $3 for non-members.


Tribute to Joni Mitchell performance Saturday

Local musicians perform in next Town Hall Concert Series

"Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter" will perform a tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell in the next Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26.

Several Bluffton musicians will perform including Wendy Chappell-Dick, vocal; Jeff Yoder, guitar; Lucas Harnish, keyboard and Dayton Fandray, bass.

Together, they will trace the arch of Joni's career, but for the most part, it is her later jazz legacy that will come through in the group's arrangements.


Check out some of Saturday’s auction items

Part of Denim and Diamonds event; tickets still available


The Bluffton Junior High School post prom committee will hold an adult night out fundraiser, from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Crimson Lane, Ada.

Called “Denim and Diamonds,” it provides a night of music, food, spirits and fun for adults. The evening includes several raffles and live auction. Here are some of the items on the auction.


SHANNON Service Club craft and garage sale Feb. 22-23

S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club's 16th annual craft and garage sale at The Centre at Bluffton, 601 N. Main St. will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m.-Noon. On Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. there will also be a Ted's Market chicken barbecue. Watch for more details coming soon on the Icon.


Next American Red Cross blood drive Jan. 24 at BHS

Open to Bluffton HS students and the public

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Bluffton High School, on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 8:30-2 p.m. 

This blood drive is open to Bluffton High School students and the public. Please enter the Jackson Street doors at the high school. The blood drive is in the new gymnasium.

To schedule your blood donation appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “bluffhsoh.”