Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — Legal Aid Free: ‘Plan Ahead & Protect Yourself,’ Kelli Bartlett, Senior Attorney with Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc., will be instructing free classes EVERY Wednesday in August. The first, class is Wednesday, Aug. 2, the topic is: Justice for seniors. The classes are at 6 p.m. at the senior activities center.

Fun Friday: Get your tickets for Marginal Cinderellas at our next Fun Friday on Friday, Aug. 4, at noon. Buy tickets at the senior activities center, the event is at The Grange. Tickets are $3 for members, and $5 for non-members.

Bingo: We have Bingo on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. Thanks to Maple Gardens for sponsoring.

Northern Connection: This month’s “Lunch & Learn,” is a Reid Sponsored talk on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 11:30 a.m., at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 301 E. Main Street in New Paris. 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). Thanks to Gem City for sponsoring this month’s Northern Connection. 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.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A great resource with friendly ears, kind hearts, and non-judgement. A support network with Q & A, and speakers to answer those bigger questions. Join us as we come together to share on Aug. 11, 10-11 a.m. and/or Aug. 25, 1-2 p.m.

Purse Auction: We are auctioning off purses, jewelry, scarves and a little bit more! This is a fun fundraiser that is held at The Grange on Friday, Aug. 25, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Join in on the fun!

Reds Night Game: We have tickets available to see the Cincinnati Reds play the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 22. This is a night game. Seats are along the third base line, under a roof, in the shade and out of the rain. Tickets are $69 for members, $79 for non-members.

Rising Star Casino: The Rising Star Christmas Casino will be transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland of enchanting scenes. Featuring animated figures, hundreds of props, the 12 days of Christmas, and more. You will receive $20 in free money. Plus, $5 coupon valid at The Riverview buffet, Queen City Market, or the gift shop. Call to reserve your spot today, $48 for members, $58 for non-members. This trip is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14.

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