Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — Ark Encounter: There is still time to sign up and join us for our Ark Encounter Trip on Tuesday, May 16. Package includes your meal, admission, taxes, meal gratuities, and your motorcoach transportation. $150 members, $160 non-members. Let us know ASAP if you want to join us, 937-456-4947, ask for Cookie.

Birthday Bash: Wednesday, May 17, we will be celebrating May birthdays at 1:30 p.m. Join us for games, cupcakes, and drinks. Thanks to our sponsor Gateway Health.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Are you tired, worn out, and would appreciate a kind ear, friendly heart, and support for your Grand-parenting? Join us on either of these Fridays: May 19 and June 9 from 10-11 a.m. and/or May 26 & June 23, from 1-2 p.m.

Bingo: Friday May 19 at 2 p.m. Thanks to our sponsor, 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 sponsor, Reid Health Alliance.

Celebrate Senior’s: A talk given by Reid Health Alliance on Tuesday May 23, at 10 a.m. in Decade’s Diner.

Art Lab: This art lab we will be painting a canvas ‘Spring Bird’, cost is $12, class is on Wednesday, May 24 11:30-1:30. Signing up ahead of time is preferred, 937-456-4947.

Warren Davidson Rep will be at our senior activity center on Wednesday, May 24, at noon.

Billiards Tournament: Join in $1 to enter, $ .50 per game, Tournament games are on Wednesday, May 24 and June 28 at 2 p.m.

Thursday Night Weekly Dances: 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! Thank you to our sponsors this month, Greenbriar, Maple Gardens.

Trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania — four days and three nights at the battlefield shrine to Union & Confederate soldiers, plus “Jonah” at the Millennium Theatre. Trip includes three-night lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners, Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, Cyclorama Painting, “A new Birth of Freedom” Film, Historic Gettysburg Battlefields Tour, Eisenhower Farm, “Jonah” at the Millenium Theatre, Luggage handling, taxes and meal gratuities, and you will ride in style in the Motorcoach. This trip is September 26-29, and monies need to be in by August 12. Call Cookie for further details, 937-456-4947

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