Senior edition


By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald



EATON — Quilting Chicks: Are you interested in quilting, and being with a creative group of ladies? Join the Quilting Chicks on Thursdays at 10 a.m., stop in and see what it’s all about!

Book Club: They are beginning their March book on Thursday, March 9, at 10 a.m. The book they are reading this month is “Running on the Red Dog Road” by Drema Hall Berkheimer. Drop in and join the readers.

Thursday Night Weekly Dance: The Thursday Night Dance is held from 5-8 p.m. at The Grange at 501 Nation Avenue, Eaton. The Silvertones, a local band from Camden, will provide an enjoyable evening of classic rock & roll and country music for your listening and dancing pleasure. Band members include Michael Powers on piano; Mike Buckley, lead guitar; Danny Witt, bass; and Gary “Pete” Peters on drums. The dance features delicious food, with a $1 menu, a 50/50 drawing, and door prizes. Admission is $3 per individual/$5 per couple. Join us for a fun evening! Thanks to our sponsors this month: Senior Home Repair, Greenbriar, and Maple Gardens.

History of St. Patrick’s Day: Stop in the Activities Center Friday, March 10, at 1:30 p.m., to hear about the History of St. Patrick’s Day.

Lunch with Jake: Have lunch with Jake in Decade’s Diner this Monday, March 13, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This is an opportunity for veterans to ask questions, and get information about services available through the Veterans Administration while enjoying lunch in Decade’s Diner.

Sewing: Do you have any sewing projects that you want to tend to? These feisty group of women may be for you to help motivate and encourage, or at least provide humor as you do your mending. They meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Bingo: Play Bingo with us Tuesday, March 14, at 2 p.m. and Friday, March 17, at 2 p.m., lucky leprechauns welcome. Thanks to our sponsors, Maple Gardens and The Knolls of Oxford.

Bible Study/Prayer Group: Charlie Wagner will be leading a bible study/prayer group here at the Activities Center the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. They will open with prayer, read scriptures from the Bible, have open prayers, take prayer requests, open communication, and closing prayer. Charlie is excited to share in this devotion with you. Show up beginning Tuesday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. at the Senior Activity Center. 937-456-4947

March Birthday Bash: Let’s celebrate your March Birthday on Wednesday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m. Join us for cupcakes, punch, and trivia.

Make A Necklace: Wednesday, March 15, at 2 p.m. we will be making necklaces together. All supplies are included unless you have a special piece you want bring to create with. This is a free experience.

PCCOA Travel Show: Cookie will be presenting an overview of all our 2016 trips, and you will get a sneak peak of what’s coming in 2017! Join us Thursday, March 16, at 10:30 a.m. to see what fun trips we have planned for you!

Big Wheels for Meals: March 20-24, stay tuned for further details!

All activities are located at the Senior Activities Center at 800 East St. Clair St. in Eaton, unless otherwise mentioned. Like our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/preblecountycouncilonaging/ or give us a call at 937-456-4947. Visit our website at www.PrebleSeniorCenter.org. Membership at the Senior Center is $10 a year. In addition to other benefits, members automatically receive our bi-monthly “Senior Scene” newsletter that features all our latest news and activities.

By Holly Steele

For The Register-Herald