Senior Edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — History of Popcorn: October’s theme is “Seniors POP,” in honor of National Popcorn Month!

On Friday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m., join us in learning the history of popcorn.

Caregivers Support Group: This group is meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. Thanks to Heartland for sponsoring this month’s meeting. 937-456-4947

Flu Shots: Come to the Preble County Council on Aging Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Walgreens will be here to give flu shots to seniors. Bring your insurance card if you have one. 937-456-4947

Birthday Bash: Time change for our Birthday Bash to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. All people celebrating birthdays in October can join in on the celebration at the Preble County Council of Aging. Thanks to Gateway for sponsoring the birthday cupcakes. 937-456-4947

Thursday Night Weekly Dance: The dance on Oct. 20, is themed Halloween, come dressed in your Halloween costume. 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, Ohio will provide an enjoyable evening of classic rock & roll and country music for your listening and dancing pleasure. Band members include Michael Powers on piano; Mike Buckley, lead guitar; Danny Witt, bass; and Gary “Pete” Peters on drums. 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!

Popcorn Flavors: Come one, come all to our popcorn flavor tasting on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the Preble County Council on Aging.

Happy Halloween: We are celebrating Halloween on Monday, Oct. 31. At 10 a.m. we are having trick or treat and at noon we are having a Halloween Party. Come dressed in your costume and celebrate with us! 937-456-4947

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 is now in color and features all our latest news and activities.

By Holly Steele

For The Register-Herald