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Seniors Section

  • Senior Center presents third annual flash mob

    The Senior Center presented its third annual flash mob on Wednesday, May 25. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Wednesday, May 26, the YS Senior Center presented its third annual flash mob performance in recognition of National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Click for photos and video of the event.

  • Free CFL bulbs offered to local seniors

    Local senior citizens who participate in YS Senior Center programs are eligible to receive five free CFL bulbs through Energy Smart. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    Village of Yellow Springs electric customers who participate in programming from the Yellow Springs Senior Center can receive five free CFL bulbs through the Yellow Springs Senior Center and Efficiency Smart.

  • A short dance on Short Street

    A second flash mob in as many years will take to Short Street to the tune of “Shout” on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m., followed by a party at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Participants of any age can learn the 2-minute choreographed routine at rehearsals at the Senior Center or online. Last year’s flashers danced to “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” (News Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In observance of National Senior Health and Fitness Day this year, and just for the fun of it, the Yellow Springs Senior Center will lead a flash mob to “Shout” in all those ways on Wednesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. on Short Street.

  • McKee group honors Wright

    Maria Wright will receive the James A. McKee Association Outstanding Community Service Award on Saturday, April 18. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For her years of dedicated service, the James A. McKee Association will honor Maria Wright with the 2015 Outstanding Community Service Award.

  • Pancake breakfast during Street Fair

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    The Senior Center will hold its first ever Street Fair Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 11 along with their annual bake sale!

  • Getting low at the Yellow Springs Senior Center

    Hans Marlette performed on the tuba last Thursday, June 19, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center's Third Thursday Potluck. Accompanying him is pianist Sam Reich, a Senior Center regular. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The low frequencies were favored last Thursday, June 19 at the Senior Center as Hans Marlette treated the gathered to a display of what the tuba can do as a solo instrument.

  • BLOG – Flash mob on Short Street

    The Senior Center sponsored "Flash Mob" on Short Street yesterday. (photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In celebration of National Senior Health and Wellness Day the Senior Center organized a “flash mob” yesterday on Short Street.

  • Feast of Friends

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    Feast of Friends progressive dinner which will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. This annual fundraiser gives needed support to the Friends Care Center. The evening will begin with appetizers, music, and wine at the Friends Care Center. You will be introduced to your dinner companions and given direction to your host’s […]

  • Elder literary journal slated

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    The Yellow Springs Senior Center is pleased to announce preparations for an elder literary journal, which will feature elders connected to Yellow Springs and Miami Township.

  • Friends shifts housing plan

    Two years ago Anne Chalfant moved in as a renter in one of Friends Care Community’s independent living homes. Now that Friends is selling her unit, she, unlike two other renters, has decided to buy her home. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Friends Care Community built the first independent living homes on the Herman Street campus about 10 years ago, the hope was that the units would give seniors an option for maintenance-free living near the services needed to age in place.