The Williams County Department of Aging has a variety of upcoming events to be held in November and December. The Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thursday, November 20th at the Veterans Memorial Building in Montpelier. Tickets are required for the dinner, and they can be purchased at any of the 7 sites. Tickets are $6.00. The meal will be served at 11:30 that day and will include traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cranberry salad, pumpkin pie, and rolls. Tickets sell quickly so plan to purchase your tickets soon! The individual centers will also be closed on this day.
The centers will be closed for the following holidays: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with music by DJs Bill and Carol Brigle. North Central High School students will entertain and help serve. Door prizes will also be awarded. Tickets are available at all 7 sites.
Thursday, December 11 at 11:00 a.m. the Maumee Senior Center Singers will be at the Bryan Center for Birthday and Anniversary day to sing Christmas carols. That same evening there will be an evening meal at the Bryan Senior Center followed by the Toledo Symphony Concert at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church for ticket holders. For tickets for the symphony orchestra, inquire at any of the 7 centers or call the department office at 419-633-4317 for more information.
The Williams County Department of Aging will be taking holiday orders for homemade cookies. Selection choices include chocolate chip, sugar, macadamia nut, snicker doodle, ginger, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, and raspberry filled. Orders can be placed beginning November 24- December 23. Order forms are available at all 7 Senior Center sites.
The Williams County Department of Aging consists of seven Senior Center sites in the county. The Bryan, Montpelier, and West Unity sites are open Mondays-Fridays while the Stryker, Edon, Edgerton, and Pioneer sites are open Mondays-Thursdays. Each site offers meals, activities such as bingo, crafts, Euchre tournaments, community speakers, and exercise as well as opportunities for special events and outings and great fellowship with other seniors! Each site has its own calendar of daily programming with special activities planned for the holiday season. Consider joining one of them this month!