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Deardoff Senior Center Franklin Ohio


Deardoff Senior Center has several programs for our seniors. Please consider joining in on one or more of these programs, as your time allows.

Visit our Calendar page to see full details on upcoming events. (Click here)

Ding-A-Ling Chorus

  • 1 p.m. practice every Tuesday
  • Have fun singing your heart out
  • Join the chorus; we are always looking for new members
  • We perform at nursing homes, retirement communities, local events and at special events
Ding A Ling Chorus

Liar's Breakfast

Coming in March 7th at 9 a.m. The first Monday of each month at 9 a.m. we will be having a "Breakfast Club". This event is free and is sponsored by The Hospice of Middletown. So come on down and enjoy some coffee, pancakes and sausage and sit for awhile. The only thing you have to bring is some TALL stories!




  • 1 - 3:30 p.m. every Friday
blood pressure screening  

Blood Pressure Screening

  • noon - 1 p.m. every Monday
  • 11 - noon every carry-in dinner day

Book Exchange

  • It saves you a lot of money
  • Bring in a book you are finished with and take one that another has finished
  book exchange




  • Schedule depends on host/hostess
  • In addition bridge clubs meet at the DSC on a regular basis.
  • They must be scheduled in advance to reserve accommodation.


  • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. every Monday
  • 1 - 3 p.m. every Thursday
  • 5:30 p.m. We are starting a new Euchre Class, please sign up so we know how many to expect!


Carry-in Luncheon & Birthday Celebration

  • 11:00 a.m. on the fourth Friday of every month, except November & December when it is the 3rd Friday.
  • Bring your favorite dish to share as we all celebrate the month's Deardoffers birthdays.
  • Always good food, always fun, always exciting.
  • Door prizes are provided, "Friends of the Deardoff Center."
  • And of course we sing "Happy Birthday" to you.

Ceramics/Craft Class

  • Make and decorate your favorite ceramic item.
  • It can be used for a gift for a family member or friend or placed in the DSC craft sale.
  • Don't know how to work with ceramics, but want to learn?

Elderly Services Program (ESP) of Warren County

  • ESP provides support services that help senior adults 60 years of age and older, remain safe and independent in their own homes. Services include Home Delivered Meals, Homemaking, Personal Care, Respite Care, Medical Transportation, Adult Day Services, Electronic Monitoring Services, Independent Living Assistance and Minor Home Repair.


Wii Sports

  • WII is sweeping the Senior Centers everywhere.
  • DSC has the equipment and wants members to join in the fun.  
  • No heavy bowling ball, just a light, hand-held remote. Can be played standing up or sitting down.
  • Please call the Senior Center if you are interested and we will set the dates for practice.
  • Sign up and come have fun! If you are interested in participating please sign up. It will begin March 2nd at 1 p.m. The sign up sheet is on the bulletin board.

Computer Classes

  • Individual computer classes are given by appointment for Deardoff members.
  • Call the Senior Center at (937) 743-8100 with your interest.
  • An instructor will contact you to set up a time.

Food Pantry Food Collection Site

  • The DSC also collects food for the Franklin Area Food Pantry. 
  • A box is available in the hallway near the kitchen to drop your donations.

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  • This activity is done at 11am on Wednesday's
  • We paint with acrylics and the class is instructed by Stella Goodyk
  • You can bring our own canvas or purchase one from the center for $3.
  • This is a beginners class, so no intimidation.
  • Each painting takes about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

Jewelry Classes

  • We make a variety of themed jewelry (for example: Easter, Mother's day)
  • We teach the basics on how to make bracelets, earrings & necklaces.

Monthly Bus Outings

  • Our bus seats 10, we stop for lunch before we get to our destination.
  • Next month we are going to Metamora Indiana.

605 South River Street, Franklin, Ohio 45005 | 937-743-8100