ADA — Thanks to the Ada Lions Club, the first 200 children who show up to beat the heat at the Ada Village Pool on Saturday, Aug. 9, will swim for free. The Lions are making this possible as part of the Farmers & Merchants Picnic event. The pool will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. Note: If the weather poses a safety issue, the pool will close per policy.

Other F&M events include:

Friday
3 p.m. Gates open
5 p.m. registration for Picnic Pull
5 p.m. Party in the Back 40 gates open
7 p.m. Picnic Pull
8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Nashville Crush

Saturday
8  a.m. OWHA Horse Show
9:30 a.m. Parade beginning at W. Lincoln to Main to Park
10:30 a.m. Welcome Flag Raising and Crowning of 2014 Prince and Princess
11 a.m. Main stage Kids Pedal Tractor Pull
12 p.m. Golf Cart Pull
1 p.m. Ada Pool opens (first 200 kids swim free)
2 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament (registration at 1 p.m.)
2 p.m. Back 40 presents Somebodys Kids
1 - 3  p.m. Al Best Band
3 - 4 p.m. Lima Bean Chorus
6:30 p.m. Truck and Tractor Pull
7:45 Main Raffle Ticket Drawing
7:30-1130 Back 40 presents The Hypnotix
Other entertainment includes:
Chain saw carving
Casino wheel
Bingo
4H petting zoo
Kids rides and games — $3 kids $5 adults