Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

PREBLE COUNTY — Bingo: Join in on the Bingo fun, on Friday, March 16, at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, March 20 at 2 p.m. Thanks to Genesis, and Lawn Plus for sponsoring.

Spring Lawn Care: Lawn Plus will be at the senior activities center giving a talk on getting your lawn ready for spring. Monday, March 19, at 2 p.m.

Birthday Bash: Join us Wednesday, March 21, at 1:30 p.m. for cupcakes and trivia. Celebrating people who were born in March!

Thursday Night Weekly Dance, I Dance My Way: Thursday, March 15 is our St. Patrick’s Leprechaun Dance at the Thursday Night Dance which is held every Thursday from 5 p.m. at The Grange at 501 Nation Avenue, Eaton, Ohio. The Silvertones, a local band from Camden, Ohio will provide an enjoyable evening of classic rock & roll and country music for your listening and dancing pleasure. 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! Thanks to our sponsors this month, Greenbriar and Maple Gardens.

Care Packages: We are choosing a local, active military member to send a care package to. We are accepting the following items: Baby wipes, body wash, shampoo, hair gel, combs, eye drops, nasal spray, deodorant, razors, Band-Aids, Tylenol, Advil, vitamins, tissues, sun block, lip balm, first aid kits. As well as batteries, pens and pencils, crossword puzzles, flash drives, socks, fly swatters, and toys for the Afghani Children. Drop off donated items by April 10. Questions go to Gina Burkett.

Reds Day Game: Join us for a Red’s day game on Thursday, June 7, when they play the Colorado Rockies. Call Cookie at 937-456-4947 to sign up.

AARP Driving Course: Take this refresher course on March 13, at 9 a.m. at The Grange. Pre-register at the front desk of the senior center on or before March 12.

Tax Services: An AARP, IRS Certified, Tax Preparer will be at the senior activities center to offer FREE tax preparation. You must call to make an appointment at 937-456-4947.

Trip to Chicago, Illinois: 4 days and 3 nights in Chicago! Guided tour of Chicago, Navy Pier, the Science and Industry Museum, the Field Museum, and much more! Join us, June 4-7, 2018. Call Cookie to reserve your spot and discuss payments!

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