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December 7, 2019

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The Inn at ONU hosts speakeasy cabaret

A speakeasy comes to Ada on Saturday, Sept. 28, and you are invited.

The Inn at ONU hosts a speakeasy cabaret from 7 to 9 p.m. offering a chance to travel back in time to the Roaring 1920s Prohibition era.

The evening includes appetizers, sparkling beverages and the sound of gold age jazz standards performed by the ONU Musical Theatre Class of 2020.

Tickets are $35 per guest. Reservation are required and seating is limited. To reserve your seat, call The Inn at 419-772-4112. A portion of the proceeds benefit the ONU musical theatre class.


Fall festival update: here's what's happening at MMH and Maple Crest

Silent auction underway now at Mennonite Home

The Bluffton community’s 16th annual Fall Festival, with many family-oriented activities, takes place throughout the community on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Each day this week the Icon features one of the locations in the festival.

Here's what's happening at Mennonite Memorial Home
410 W. Elm St.

• A silent auction is now underway at the Mennonite Memorial Home.It continues until noon on Saturday.

• A bake sale is Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.


Next cars and coffee event Saturday

The next Bluffton Cars and Coffee event is Saturday, Sept. 28, at Masterpiece Signs, 902 N. Main St.

The event is an “informal gathering for enthusiasts and their cars," said Tim Boutwell. The monthly cars and coffee event continues through October. It is always held on the fourth Saturday of the month.

Each event is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following Saturdays:  Sept. 28 and Oct. 26.


Lowell and Marty Hostetler will cut the ribbon

At Monday's Bentley Road pathway extension

Lowell and Marty Hostetler will perform the ribbon cutting duties at Monday's dedication of the Bentley Road pathway extension. Representatives from the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will also assist.

The event is at 4 p.m. near the Riley Village entrance of Bentley Road.

The new pathway parallels Bentley Road on the west side for one-quarter mile from Augsburger Road to Riley Creek Village at the intersection of Richland Drive.


Local organizations participate in Fall Prevention Awareness event

The Area Agency on Aging 3 will host an event to promote Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Monday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. at the Area Agency on Aging 3, 2423 Allentown Road, Lima,  next to Tom Ahl and across from Walmart.

Several community partners, including two Ada and one Bluffton organizations, will participate to educate, increase awareness, and help provide resources on falls and fall prevention for our older adults.


Bluffton's trick-or-treat night is Oct. 31

Bluffton's trick-or-treat night is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, announced Mayor Richard Johnson, this week.