A regional summer tradition will continue when the Lima Symphony Orchestra celebrates Independence Day with its fifth annual Patriotic Pops concert at 7 p.m. on July 6 at Ohio Northern University.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, and due to the threat of thunderstorms, the Patriotic Pops concert will be relocated to the King-Horn Field House.
This fun-filled family event will feature patriotic music, selections from musicals and other stage and film productions, popular tunes and a tribute to our armed forces.
Travis Jürgens, ONU assistant professor of music and Ohio Northern Symphony music director, will serve as guest artistic director and conductor for the Lima Symphony Orchestra. Special guest performers include Kirsten Osbun-Manley, ONU resident in music and musical theatre coordinator, and Noteworthy Community Choir, under the direction of Vicki Mills, ONU adjunct music instructor.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and bring lawn chairs, blankets and favorite picnic foods.
Event sponsors include Quest Federal Credit Union, Liberty National Bank, Robinson Fin and Little Chicago Room, Allan Nott Honda-Toyota, Fresh Encounter Inc., Vancrest of Ada, Village of Ada, Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, Ada Family Dentistry, Dr. DeBow Freed, Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance, Home Savings and Loan Company, ONU Residence Life/Career Services, Rogers Nationwide Insurance Agency, Ada Kiwanis Club, Ada Rotary Club, Carol Slane Florist and North American Stamping Group.