Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For PCCOA

EATON — Monday, Sept. 2, the Preble County Senior Center will be closed for Labor Day.

Aging in a Changing World: Rev. Jonathan Carl will challenge you to stay positive and find purpose amongst the chaos, give simple tips on keeping current and staying relevant, and enlighten you to the ‘younger’ perspective. You won’t want to miss this practical and informative presentation with Jonathan from Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care on Monday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m.

Quilt Block Art Class: Heidi Flory will be here showing us how to paint quilt blocks on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. Instruction and materials provided. Cost of class is $15, call to pre-register, 937-456-4947.

Wine & Design: Join us for our fun wine and design class on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. An instructor from Preble County Visual Art Center will be here instructing us, and providing all the materials to paint a canvas. The image is a beach scene with two turtles headed towards the ocean. Call to pre-register for this event, tickets are $30 per person, 937-456-4947. Thanks to Vancrest for sponsoring this event.

AARP Driving Course: Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., AARP will be at The Grange. Some insurances offer a discount when you do this course. Cost is $15 for AARP members, and $20 for AARP non-members. Pre-register by Sept. 24, by calling 937-456-4947.

Therapist On Call: A Physical Therapist from Vancrest will be here Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. They will be talking about the body and able to answer any physical therapy related questions.

Car-Fit: This is a free educational program that provides a quick, comprehensive review of how well you and your vehicle ‘fit’ together. This program also provides information and materials on community specific resources that can enhance you’re driving. This free event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11. We will have a speaker on “Keeping the Keys,” 10-11 a.m. and the Car-Fit Program from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call to register for the program, 937-456-4947.

Panama Canal: Travel on the Coral Princess from Nov. 2-17. Call for details on this fabulous cruise, 937-456-4947.

Wolf Creek Habitat: Join us on this mini-trip to see the wolves! We will observe the wolves on the observation deck to view and take pictures of the wolves in Brookville, Indiana on Saturday, Oct. 12. $35 for members, $45 for non-members.

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