Senior Edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — On Friday, April 28, you can see “Captain America” at 1:30 p.m. On Monday, May 1, we are showing “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” at 1:30 p.m., both in Decade’s Diner at the senior center.

Bingo: Tuesday, May 2, join us for Bingo at 2 p.m. Thanks to our sponsor, Greenbriar

Therapist On Call: The first Wednesday of each month join us for our 10 a.m. Therapist on Call with Vancrest. Ask questions, be informed, and educated about physical ailments.

UNO: A new activity for May and June. UNO on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the senior activity center.

Lunch with Jake: Monday, May 8 and 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Join Jake for lunch, share stories and ask questions on veteran affairs, and senior center activities.

The Northern Connection “Lunch & Learn”: Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 301 E. Main Street in New Paris. May 10th our entertainment will be Jim Knight. The Northern Connection is a partnership between the Preble County Council on Aging and the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Lunch is served at no charge (donations are welcome) followed by either a speaker on a topic of interest, or entertainment. Information is also available on services provided by the Preble County Council on Aging. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact the St. Paul United Methodist Church at 937-437-8484, the Preble County Council on Aging at 937-456-4947, or visit the Northern Connection Facebook page.

Quilt Raffle: There is still time to stop in and purchase your tickets for our Quilt Raffle. We have a beautiful quilt donated to us by the Quilting Chicks. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5, buy your tickets at the activities center before May 1.

Senior Day: Our annual Senior Day and Annual Meeting is on Tuesday, May 9, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. Our guest speaker is Dr. Applebaum, PhD, Director of the Ohio Long-Term Care Research Project at Miami University. Senior Day is free and includesa cook-out, vendors, raffles, prizes, games, the Silvertones, and our Annual Meeting. Thanks to our sponsors, Reid Health Alliance, Maple Gardens and Arbor Trace.

Senior Prom: “An Evening Under the Stars” join us at The Grange for our annual Senior Prom. Ticket prices include food, great entertainment by Thunder Bay, good company from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. Thanks to our sponsors, Reid Health Alliance.

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