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Each year, organizations around the state host local events to celebrate Older Americans Month. Events include luncheons, outings, health and information fairs, volunteer drives, and more.

This list is continually updated throughout May. Please check back often for the most complete list.

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Community organizations are encouraged to partner to create events to mark Older Americans Act and provide services or resources to local residents. Potential local parnerships include:

  • Public libraries: Events to highlight older adult authors, readers, etc.
  • Museums or galleries: Senior art shows; workshops or classes for older adults
  • Conservatories or botanical gardens: Gardening classes; garden tours
  • Grocery stores: Older adult nutrition tours or cooking demonstrations
  • State or local parks: Discounts, hikes, nature programs, and special events
  • Farmers’ markets: kick-off event featuring older farmers and consumers
  • Transportation providers: Free trips to parks or other events, classes on how to use public transportation, CarFit classes
  • Fire departments: Smoke alarms installation or safety inspections
  • Veterans organizations and historical societies: Event that honors veterans
  • Other Community organizations:  Volunteer or resource fairs
  • Schools: Student-led technology classes, classes for gardening, cooking, reading, technology, hiking, walking, etc.

Local Events

Updated May 13, 2019
Please contact event organizer for more information.

Adams County

All-County Senior Citizen Day
Organized by: Adams County Senior Citizens Council, Inc.
5/21/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
Wayne Township Community Building
14815 State Route 136
Cherry Fork, OH 45697
Contact: Mary Stout | 937-544-3979

Ashtabula County

Senior Appreciation Day
Organized by: Beth Carney
5/3/2019 | 9:30:00 AM
Geneva Senior Center
62 W. Main Street
Geneva, Ohio 44041
Contact: Mickey Federico | 440-466-3048

Athens County

Senior Safety and Preparedness Day
Organized by: Athens County EMA and community partners
5/16/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Athens County Fairgrounds
286 W. Union Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
Contact: Joyce Lewis | 740-594-3535

Brown County

Organized by: Brown County Senior Citizens Council
5/21/2019 | 9:30:00 AM
Georgetown Church of Christ
99 Hamer Road
Georgetown, Ohio 45121
Contact: Sue Lang, Executive Director | 937-378-6603

Champaign County

Champaign County Senior Day
Organized by: Urbana Champaign Senior Center
5/14/2019 | 10:30:00 AM
Champaign County Fairgrounds
384 Park Ave
Urbana, OH 43078
Contact: Stacy Barnhart | 937-653-6088

Clark County

Clark County Senior Day
Organized by: United Senior Services
5/14/2019 | 11:30:00 AM
Clark State Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts & Conference Center
275 South Limestone Street
Springfield, Ohio 45505
Contact: Tracy Wickham | 937-323-4948

Cuyahoga County

Cleveland Senior Day
Organized by: City of Cleveland, Department of Aging
5/21/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Cleveland Public Hall
500 Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
Contact: Tanesha Hunter | 216-664-2303

Darke County

Darke County Senior Day
Organized by: Darke County Senior Outreach
5/8/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Romer’s Catering, Greenville
118 E. Main St.
Greenville, OH 45331
Contact: Megan Statsny | 937-548-2999

Defiance County

For The Health Of It - Senior Health Fair
Organized by: Genesis- Twin Rivers, Great Lakes Hospice and Defiance County Senior Services
5/21/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
UAW Hall
2120 Baltimore Road
Defiance, Ohio 43512
Contact: Sheri Schliesser, R.N. | 419-782-3233

Erie County

Spring Health Fair for Seniors
Organized by: JaneAnn Cummings
5/21/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
Erie County Senior Center
620 E. Water St.
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Contact: JaneAnn Cummings | 419-626-2560

Franklin County

Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
Organized by: Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
5/15/2019 | 1:00:00 PM
Martin Janis Community Senior Center
600 E. 11th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211
Contact: Steven Centofanti | 614-645-7250

Gallia County

Spring Into Healthy Aging
Organized by: D. McCabe, H. Johnson
5/14/2019 | 10:30:00 AM
Gallia County Senior Center
1165 State Rt 160
Gallipoplis, OH  45631
Contact: D. McCabe | 740-446-7000

Greene County

Greene County SeniorPalooza
Organized by: Greene County Council on Aging
5/21/2019 | 8:30:00 AM
Greene County Fairgrounds
120 Fairgrounds Road
Xenia, OH  45385
Contact: Jeff Schairbaum | 937-376-5486

Guernsey County

13th Annual Older Adult Extravaganza
Organized by: Area Agency on Aging 9
5/8/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center
7033 Glenn Highway
Cambridge, OH 43725
Contact: Carol Baker | 740-435-4704

Henry County

Senior Day Luncheon
Organized by: Henry County Senior Center
5/17/2019 | 11:00:00 AM
Henry County Senior Center
203 Rohrs Street
Napoleon, OH 43545
Contact: Vicki Saneholtz | 419-599-5515

Jefferson County

Cinco de Mayo
Organized by: Prime Time Office on Aging
5/3/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
Prime Time Office on Aging
300 Lovers Lane
Steubenville, OH 43953
Contact: Cynthia R Morris | 740-314-5197

Lawrence County

Western Syle
Organized by: Lawrence County Senior Citizens
5/14/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
Lawrence County Fairgrounds
7755 County Rd 107
Proctorville, OH 45669
Contact: Darlene Green | 304-972-7144

Licking County

Senior Living Expo
Organized by: Licking County Aging Program
5/23/2019 | 9:00:00 AM
John Gilbert Reese Center @ COTC/OSU Newark Campus
1209 University Drive
Newark, Ohio 43055
Contact: Bonnie Morton | 740-345-0821

Logan County

Logan County Senior Day
Organized by: Kathryn Sherer
5/21/2019 | 11:00:00 AM
Bellefontaine Church of God
1000 E. Brown St.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Contact: Kathryn Sherer | 937-599-7066

Lucas County

Spring Fling 2019: Country Jubilee
Organized by: Area Office on Aging
5/21/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
7060 Sylvania Ave
Sylvania, OH 43560
Contact: Ron Shnider | 419-654-1823

Miami County

Miami County Senior Day
Organized by: Miam County Council on Aging
5/10/2019 | 9:30:00 AM
A Learning Place
201R M Davis Parkway
Piqua, OH 45356
Contact: Evenlyn Axt | 937-341-3018

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Senior Citizens Day and Lunch
Organized by: Montgomery County Council on Aging
5/24/2019 | 9:30:00 AM
Montgomery County Fairgrounds
645 Infirmary Road
Dayton, OH 45417
Contact: Pat Mayer | 937-341-3017

Paulding County

"Proud to be an American" Senior Day Celebration
Organized by: Paulding County Senior Center
5/21/2019 | 10:30:00 AM
Paulding Co. Extension Building
500 Fairgrounds Road
Paulding, OH
Contact: Marsha Yeutter | 419-399-3650

Preble County

Senior Day
Organized by: Preble County Council on Aging
5/14/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Preble County Council on Aging
800 E St Clair St
Eaton, OH 45320
Contact: Stacey Copes | 937-456-4947

Sandusky County

Senior Citizen's Day Celebraton
Organized by: Putnam County Council on Aging, Inc.
5/7/2019 | 12:00:00 PM
Kalida Knights of Columbus Hall
718 Napoleon Road
Kalida, OH 45853
Contact: Gloria Schroeder | 419-523-4121

Shelby County

The Shelby Awards
Organized by: Shelby County Council of Aging
5/7/2019 | 10:00:00 AM
Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County
304 South West St
Sidney, OH 45365
Contact: Senior Center | 937-492-5266

Trumbull County

Senior Citizens Day Luncheon
Organized by: Girard Multi-Generational Center
5/9/2019 | 12:00:00 PM
Girard Multi-Generational Center
443 Trumbull Avenue
Girard, OH 44420
Contact: Laura Carey | 330-545-6596