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Music on the Lawn Opens Tuesday, June 16


Summer News and Events:

Music on the Lawn: Tuesdays starting June 16 through August 25, 2015
A different musical group each week. All events are free and open to all. Grab a lawn chair and come enjoy the sounds of summer at Music on the Lawn! The events will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ada Historical Society.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day: Saturday, July 18, 2015

In conjunction with Kent County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program, Cascade & Ada Townships are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday July 18th. Township residents wishing to dispose of their unused or unwanted household chemical waste are encouraged to bring them to this one day event. Chemicals such as weed killers, bug sprays, antifreeze, gasoline, oil-based paint, wood preservatives, paint thinner, pool chemicals, deck cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs, and mercury thermometers & thermostats can all be brought in for disposal.

The collection will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and will be held at Cascade Buttrick Station, 2990 Buttrick Ave. SE.

Latex Paint, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, ammunition and fireworks are not accepted through this program.

This Household Hazardous Waste Collection is for Ada and Cascade Township residents only. No materials from business, schools, institutions or commercial farmers can be accepted. Please be prepared to show your driver’s license for proof of residency.

Additional questions on what’s accepted for disposal may be directed to Kent County at 616-336-2570 or 1-888-217-2850 or go to the County’s website at and click on hazardous waste.

Envision Ada:

DDA/Envision Ada Press Release:

Press Release Regarding Special Public Meeting: Joint Meeting between the Ada Township Board and the Downtown Development Authority (D.D.A.)

Ada Village Design Plan Final Report:

Ada Village Design Plan Final Report (PDF)

Envision Ada Information

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