Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For the PCOAA

EATON — The Preble County Council on Aging will be Closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Happy New Year.

Breakfast Bingo: Join us for our monthly Breakfast Bingo on Friday, Jan. 4 at 9 a.m. at The Grange. $3 for members, $5 non members

Beginners Dance Lessons: Start learning the two-step in the New Year at our Beginners Dance Lessons on Mondays from 5:00-6:00 at The Grange. $5 per person, taught by Brian Short.

Line Dancing Lessons: Learn how to line dance, Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. at The Grange, $3 per person.

Clogging Lessons: Learn how to clog on Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. at The Grange, $3 per person.

Thursday Night Weekly Dance: 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 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!

MohJongg: Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century. It is commonly played by four players. Are you interested joining this group? If so, let us know so we can get the group started. We do have someone interested in teaching, all we need are players. Call 937-456-4947

Winter Coat Donations: Drop off your new and gently used winter coats at the Senior Activities Center.

Travel Show: Come in and hear further details and register for our new and exciting trips of 2019. A few trips we will talk about are The Garst Museum, U.S. Air Force Museum, Loveland Castle, Hair Spray at Beef and Boards, and more. This event is happening on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Decade’s Diner at the Senior Activities Center. Prizes will be given away!

Loveland Castle: The medieval castle that was built by a single man, rock by rock, remains open today. He had a childhood dream of building his own castle as his home. He carried rocks from the river bed up the hill in five-gallon buckets and made his own bricks. Join us in seeing the Loveland Castle on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Call to register.

Dayton Dragons: Another fun trip to see the Dayton Dragons on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. They are playing the Lake County Captains from Eastlake. $5 food voucher included. Register today by calling 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 PCOAA