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Events in Delaware County!

Access events happening in Orange Township, Lewis Center, and Delaware County!  Find out about upcoming events, programs and meetings in our community. From parades to fireworks, sports events to movies in the park, from sledding snow covered hills to exchanging business ideas, you’ll find it here! Discover links to valuable resources for your health and well being. Orange Township has many activities and resources, and we’re here to help you find what you’re looking for!  Our service is made available through our giving supporters.  Updated daily!   LEARN MORE AT ORANGECELEBRATION.COM

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency

Explore 2,000 years of Ohio’s rich history at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, from ancient American Indian mounds through Ohio’s 19th-century canal era. This peaceful 250-acre site includes the John Johnston farm, where you can tour the restored Johnston home and several outbuildings to gain an understanding of Ohio circa 1829. Visit a museum that traces the story of the Eastern Woodland Indians in Ohio and take a ride aboard a 19th-century-style mule-drawn canal boat on a restored section of the historic Miami and Erie Canal. Average visit time: Allow 2+ hours. 

Johnston Farm & Indian Agency
9845 North Hardin Rd
Piqua, OH 45356 • 800-752-2619

Photo credit: © 2020 Ohio Department of Development, TourismOhio

OHIO EVENTS

All Hallow’s Eve.  Enjoy an evening of 1890s-style family fun at All Hallows’ Eve, with a retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by the bonfire, pumpkin carving and strange characters roaming Ohio Village. Come revel in Victorian-era entertainment including fortune telling, crafts, games and more! Pre-registration required. Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30; 5:30 – 9:30pm. LEARN MORE 

Exhibit – African Americans Fighting for a Double Victory.  The National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center’s new long-term exhibit, African Americans Fighting for a Double Victory, features images of drawings by African American muralist Charles Alston, who was commissioned by the Office of War Information during World War II to create a series of drawings to promote the war effort at home and abroad. Now through 2022.  LEARN MORE

Dickens of a Christmas. Dickens Dinners at Ohio Village, November 27. Feast on a sumptuous holiday dinner at the American House Hotel. November 27, 4:30pm – 7pm, Ohio Village. LEARN MORE 

The Sky’s the Limit for Seniors  Metro Parks offers a variety of activities and programs to connect seniors, 50 and older, to the natural world. LEARN MORE

Ohio Village Cookbook

19th Century Lemonade

Looking for ways to spice up your cooking or add new dishes to the family today? Our new video series, the Ohio Village Cookbook, has got you covered. Discover a simple and historic way to make some of your favorite foods such as coffee, gingerbread and more! This month, it’s turning to fall, but it’s never too late to enjoy a refreshing glass of lemonade!

Mary Taylor, Ohio Village resident and business owner, presents her recipe for a “nourishing” lemonade with sherry. Lemonade fortified with sherry, barley or eggs often appeared in the “invalid cookery” sections of cookbooks in the 19th century. This particular recipe comes from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, a very popular guide written in 1861 that’s still in print today. See Mary Taylor make this recipe below.

Photo credit: Excerpt from Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau YouTube video.  All rights reserved.

Activites for Seniors in DAYTON

Activities and events in and around Dayton, Ohio, will keep seniors engaged day and night. Known as the birthplace of aviation, the city features extensive aeronautical sites. In addition, the region offers inexpensive musical experiences, historic neighborhoods and a short, historic railway journey. Most venues are accessible to people with disabilities, and many offer senior discounts.

The FREE Visit Dayton, Ohio app has all the information you need to Discover Dayton. Use our app as your handheld guide to area attractions, restaurants, hotels, arts, shopping, sports and recreation, breweries, events and more. It’s FREE on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

Tyler Davidson Fountain “Genius of Water,” in Fountain SquareCincinnati. Photo by Derek Jensen (Tysto), 2005-April-13. Public Domain

Activites for Seniors in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is a beautiful city with plenty to offer visitors both young and old. It’s important to provide a wide range of activities for seniors and offerings that are interesting to them and comfortably accessible. Even for seniors who have trouble moving around, are hard of hearing, or are living at a one of the many senior living communities in Cincinnati, OH, it’s important to get out and enjoy being outside and visiting their own city. Whether you’re looking to spend a few hours together, or a full day out on the town, there’s plenty of activities for seniors to enjoy in Cincinnati, OH. Here are 10 activities for seniors in and around the city that are easy to navigate, affordable, and entertaining.

25 Fun Things to Do in Ohio with Kids of All Ages

Ohio is dubbed the Buckeye state because of the Ohio buckeye trees that grow in abundance there. It is also a haven for families with kids with its array of world renowned museums, zoos, national parks, nature centers, gardens, and aquariums. Of course, a vacation with the kids must include a trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. And fans of baseball will undoubtedly want to visit the popular Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum. Whether it’s indoors or outdoors, Ohio’s options for good times with kids are limitless. Here are 25 of the best things to do with kids in Ohio. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio

It is the policy of Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) to list only those events that are free and open to seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers or professionals in related fields. COA may also list events that require a fee, but that are educational in nature and may be of particular interest or benefit to one or more of these groups (ex: workshops, seminars, conferences, CEU opportunities). In general, all other events — including festivals and fundraisers — will be excluded from COA’s website.  LEARN MORE

Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio

Community outreach is implemented through various outlets of communication, special events and special publications. In trying to educate, inform and keep the senior citizens of Northwest Ohio involved in the community, the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio sponsors and organizes many successful endeavors.

Many of these senior events are made possible through the support of corporate sponsors and volunteers.  VIEW CURRENT EVENTS

City of Cleveland Department of Aging

Many different programs and services for the elderly in Cleveland, Ohio. Mission Statement: Cleveland seeks to be so elder friendly that current older residents desire to remain, former residents wish to return to the City and the City can recruit additional older residents based on the elder friendly aspects of Cleveland and its neighborhoods..  LEARN MORE

Orange Community Education & Recreation

Supports Ohio communities in Pepper Pike, Orange Village, Moreland Hills, Woodmere Village, Hunting Valley and Solon. The mission of the Orange Senior Center is to enrich the quality of life and to provide support to a diverse senior population age 55 and over who reside in the Orange School District.  The Orange Senior Center is the district’s focal point for programs and services specific to individuals age 55 and over. The program provides opportunities for enrichment, education, socialization and companionship in a welcoming atmosphere. We invite you to join us!  LEARN MORE

City of Springdale, Ohio

 Springdale boasts an 72,000 sq. ft. Community Center that includes a fitness center, indoor walking track, gymnasiums, game rooms, exercise studio, senior lounge and computer lab. It also includes year-round youth sports opportunities and a very active senior and adult program that includes special events and luncheons.  LEARN MORE