Senior edition

By Holly Steele

EATON — National Park Senior Passes: If you are 62 years of age or older, you have the opportunity to buy a Lifetime Pass to National Parks for $10 before Aug. 28. After Aug. 28 the pass will cost seniors $80. To purchase your pass online, go to Or stop in the senior center for applications.

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 with different topics in Aug. at 6:00pm at Decade’s Diner in the Senior Activities Center.

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 pm.

Birthday Bash: Come celebrate your or your loved one’s Aug. Birthday on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Facts about Peaches: It’s National Peach months! Friday, Aug. 18 we will be sharing facts about peaches that you may, or may not know.

Medicare vs. Medicaid: Reid Health Alliance will be talking with us about Medicare vs. Medicaid on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m.

Art Lab: Art senior artists continue to grow and expand in their art skills. Join in on the fun, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 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 Senior Activities Center on Friday, Aug. 25, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Join in on the fun!

Red’s 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 Members, $58 Non Members. This trip is scheduled for Tuesday, November 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