Senior edition

By Holly Steele - Preble County Council on Aging

PREBLE COUNTY — Our homemade laundry detergent is on sale at the senior center! Half gallon is $1, one gallon is $2.

Therapist on Call: Stop in Wednesday, June 7, at 10 a.m., Vancrest will be here to educate and share tips with us on living a healthier life.

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 Friday, June 9, from 10-11 a.m., and/or June 23, from 1-2 p.m.

Make Your Own Heat Pack: Make this simple, easy, reusable heat pack with us on Friday, June 9, at 10 a.m. in Decade’s Diner. 934-456-4947.

Cincinnati Reds Game: We have tickets available for the Thursday, June 8, Reds game against the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s an afternoon game, cost for members is $49, non-members is $59. Call to get your ticket, 937-456-4947

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. June 14’s presenter is Melanie Harrison. She is speaking on “How to Decide; Primary Care Provider versus ED versus Urgent Care” and “You can use your phone for doctor visits”. 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.

Circus 1903: We have a few tickets left for this Cirque du Soleil extravaganza at the Schuster Theatre on Saturday, June 17. The producers of the best-selling magic show in the world have teamed up with award-winning puppeteers to create a turn of the century circus spectacular! Tickets for members are $119, non-members tickets are $129. Call 937-456-4947 to get your ticket!

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 Sept. 26-29, and monies need to be in by Aug. 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

Preble County Council on Aging