Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — December Closings: The Preble County Council on Aging will be closed: Friday, Dec. 29, and Monday, Jan. 1. Happy New Year!

Join Us at the Thursday Night Weekly Dance! The Thursday Night Dance is held from 5-8 p.m. at The Grange at 501 Nation Avenue, Eaton, Ohio. The Silvertones, a local band from Camden, Ohio 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 Maple Gardens for sponsoring.

Soup BOGO: For the month of January, buy one bowl of soup at Decade’s Diner and get a second bowl of soup for free.

Fitness Sampler: A free taste of our three fitness classes, Stretching & Relaxation, Tai Chi, and Weight Resistance is happening on Wednesday, Jan. 10 form 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Fitness Classes: Our three fitness classes, Stretching & Relaxation, Tai Chi, and Weight Resistance will be starting up again Jan. 16. We will run this class for 6 weeks, a minimum of five participants need to pre-register and pay, on or before Jan. 10. $3 Members, $5 Non-Members

Tax Services: An AARP, IRS Certified, Tax Preparer will be at the senior activities center to offer free tax preparation. You must call to make an appointment at 937-456-4947

Vera Bradley Outlet Trip: Go on this thrilling shopping spree with tremendous bargains, up to 60% off retail prices. Pam Vietor Broering of Cruise Adventure will be at the senior activities center on Wednesday, December 6 from 11:00-2:00 to answer questions and receive deposits. This trip is April 11, 2018 with deposit due on or before March 1, 2018. Stop in or call 937-456-4947

Chicago, Illinois Trip: Join us on this 4 day, 3 night trip to the windy city. This packages includes lodging, breakfast, full course dinners, guided tours, Navy Pier, museum visits and so much more! Motorcoach transportation included. The trip is June 4-7, 2018 with a $100 deposit due by Feb. 23, 2018.

Canada & New England: Take a trip with us on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line! This trip is 10 days and 9 nights, cruise porting at different places along the east coast along the way. Call or stop in for more details. This trip is Oct. 11-20, 2018 with final deposit due June 13, 2018.

All activities are located at the Senior Activities Center at 800 East St. Clair St. in Eaton, unless otherwise mentioned in the post. Like our Facebook Page at or give us a call at 937-456-4947. Visit our website at 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