Senior edition

By Holly Steele

EATON — Join us at the Thursday Night Weekly Dance! Come celebrate our four-year anniversary with us on Oct. 12! 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, 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!

National Apple Month: Caramel apple on Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16: Apples, how different they taste at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at 9:30 is Apples to Apples. These activities will be at the senior activities center.

Celebrate Your Birthday! A “Birthday Bash” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Preble County Activities Center. Seniors celebrating birthdays in the months of October are encouraged to attend, but all are welcome regardless of your birthday month. This will be a fun afternoon, complete with cupcakes.

Art Lab: Paint Your Own Pottery. You will get to choose from different Halloween inspired bisque products to paint. Wednesday, October 25 from 11:30-1:30. Prices ranging from $8 to $25. Call the senior center to reserve your spot, 937-456-4947.

Trick or Treat & Costume Contest: Visit us on Tuesday, Oct. 31 between 10 a.m. and noon to trick or treat with us. We are having a costume contest at noon, at the senior activities center.

You Are Invited to “Lunch with Jake.” On Monday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., join us for “Lunch with Jake”. Jake Dailey is a volunteer with the U.S. Veterans Administration. “Lunch with Jake” is an opportunity for veterans to ask questions and get information about services available through the Veterans Administration while enjoying lunch in the Decade’s Diner at the Preble County Senior Center, located at 800 East St. Clair Street in Eaton. Jake also has a lot of knowledge about Preble County. In addition, Jake wants input about possible trips that would be of interest to men. He will also provide information about activities at the Senior Center that would be of interest to men. “Lunch with Jake” will take place the second and fourth Monday of every month.

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