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The Huber Heights Senior Center held a very enjoyable and successful Soup Lunch fundraiser in February.

The Huber Heights Senior Center held a very enjoyable and successful Soup Lunch fundraiser in February.

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HUBER HEIGHTS — Below is a calendar of events for the Huber Heights Senior Center located at 6428 Chambersburg Road. Reach the Senior Center at 233-999 or online at


The Road to the Civil War

Be impressed with an impersonation of the Lincolns by Jim Crabtree and Teena Baldridge who will describe life during the Civil War era. Enjoy lunch and this presentation at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20. Free tickets will be issued to members beginning February 11, non-members on March 8. Last day to obtain ticket is March 12. This lunch and program is sponsored in full by StoryPoint.


The first social of the year will be held on Friday, April 12. Dinner will be catered by Christy’s with the buffet open from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. The menu includes roast pork loin, chicken cordon blue, whipped potatoes and gravy, Sonoma blend vegetables, Waldorf salad, and mini tarts (coconut cream, chocolate, butterscotch, cherry cheesecake). Tickets will be sold March 5 – April 3 and cost $13 per person. Guest tickets will be available March 29 if any remain. Entertainment will feature the return of Brian Brenner who will sing a variety of songs. Brian was a huge hit last year!


To be eligible to participate in center activities and to receive the monthly newsletter, you must be a current member. Dues are $20 (checks preferred); there is no extra charge for non-residents. Renewal is due every January. Please make sure that you receive a new membership card when you join or renew (includes honorary members). Those joining for the first time will receive a welcome packet (one per family). All are required to sign a general liability waiver.

New members are welcome anytime; seniors must be at least fifty to join and their younger spouses are welcome to join. Those turning 90 by March 1 are honorary and not charged the membership fee; however, an application must be on file and updated every January.

Interested seniors may be permitted to visit three times before joining. Dues are reduced to $5 October through December for first-time applicants only with the full renewal fee of $20 due in January.


A new eight-week session for members only will start March 1 for both the beginner and intermediate class. Cost is $20 and due when registration begins February 14. Please note that refunds are not issued once the first class is held.

Beginner class is from 9:30-10:30 and the intermediates are from 10:45-11:45 on Thursdays. It is recommended that you have line danced for a least a year before registering for the intermediate level class. Weather: please be prepared for class to extend an additional week or more in the event the center closes for weather.

Men and women are welcome to participate, partners are not needed, and instructor, Rose Winkler, provides a variety of music and dance steps to make this class interesting and fun.


Feel welcome to walk in for the following screening (no fasting required). Open to seniors in the community. Unavoidable short-notice cancellations may occur at times.

Tuesday: March 12, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of Huber Heights.


There is no need to eat alone when you can enjoy a nutritious meal and the company of other seniors in a casual and friendly setting. The senior center is a site for the congregate meal program sponsored by Senior Resource. A donation of $2 is suggested from those aged 60 and up; those under 60 are required to pay $4.65. Lunch is open to the public and served 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Milk and/or water included. Please call 233-9999 by 12 p.m. the day before to make a reservation or to cancel. A choice of entrée is offered; if you do not indicate a preference, the entrée listed first will be ordered. Note: no lunch March 20.


Senior center members may register the first ten days. After that, non-member seniors or those ages 21-49 accompanying a senior, may register for remaining seats.

May 8 Snooty Fox

Back by popular demand is a visit to five upscale consignment shops in the Cincinnati area providing fashions and household items with 15% discount on purchases. Refreshments served at each stop; lunch is included. Cost is $46 per person. Members register February 20, non-members March 6, last day to register is April 11.

June 19 Ricky Nelson Tribute

Enjoy the music of Ricky Nelson performed by his twin sons at Der Dutchman on June 19.

Included is a family-style dinner with chicken, roast beef, all the trimmings and dessert and beverage plus a discount coupon for the gift shop. Cost is $69. Members register March 19, non-members April 2, last day to sign up is April 22.


Early Spring Plants

A Master Gardener with Montgomery County will offer information on early spring plants to use in the garden, the benefits of such plants, and the best ones to choose for your garden. Sun, shade, or both. The speaker will bring some samples, talk about the needs for the particular plant, and about proper planting and care. The presentation will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18. Please register starting March 4; phone calls accepted. Non-members may register beginning March 13.

The Huber Heights Senior Center held a very enjoyable and successful Soup Lunch fundraiser in February. Huber Heights Senior Center held a very enjoyable and successful Soup Lunch fundraiser in February. Contributed photo

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