Senior Programs

At the Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center, we are dedicated to providing quality programs and services to anyone who is 55 years of age or better. There’s something to suit every taste:  cards, travel, lunches, sports and fitness programs, a transportation program and much more.

Senior golf
Senior travel
Senior yoga

Senior Programs in Kettering

Questions on Hours, Pricing or Other Information Contact the Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center at 296-2480


The CIL offers a community golf league; outings to attractions like theaters, museums and concerts; Kettering Connection at Town & Country Shopping Center; a transportation program; and much more.

Upcoming Programs

Some of our upcoming programs are highlighted below. You can view our entire program offering in the Summer Activities Guide.

senior social

sparkler and flagA Patriotic Performance

Tuesday, July 2, 2 - 3 p.m.

Get into the Fourth of July spirit with some classic jazz music popular between the 1920's and 1950's. "Big Al" will be sure to give a lively show that will have you feeling festive in no time. Light refreshments included. Preregistration required.  Deadline to register is June 26.

Fees:  $3/CIL member; $5/Kettering resident; $7/non-resident

Please call 937-296-2480 to sign up or view the registration page to enroll online.

gavel and law booksThe Importance of a Power of Attorney and Why Everyone Should Have One

Thursday, July 11, 1:30 p.m.

If something were to happen to you tomorrow, what would happen to your estate? Would your finances be in order? Planning ahead is crucial and many individuals do not think about it until the time comes. Join Rachael Houck, Elder Law Attorney, for an informative presentation on how to better prepare for your and your family’s future.
Instructor: Rachael Houck, J.D.

Fees:  Free/CIL member; $2/Kettering resident; $4/non-resident

Please call 937-296-2480 to sign up or view the registration page to enroll online.

hands typingSpam and Scam Safety

Tuesday, August 13, 1 p.m.

Knowing the basics of your phone can prevent you from becoming a victim of spam callers. Learn how to create contacts, favorite lists, and stay safe by blocking unwanted calls. Medical and dental providers can also be added for protection. Cell phones must be brought to the class for hands-on instruction.

Instructor: Ron Lowe

Fee: Free/CIL Member/$2 Kettering resident/$4 non-resident

Please call 937-296-2480 to sign up or view the registration page to enroll online.

coins in jars10 Investment Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Thursday, August 22, 1 p.m.

Everyone wants to make wise money choices, but it can often be confusing knowing what to do. Learn how to safeguard your retirement savings while minimizing fees. Also, learn about smart investments that can grow your savings and minimize risks without using a financial advisor.

Instructor: Gene Fox, Retired Business Editor; Publisher Mike Reichard, Director of the Emmaus Research Center

Please call 937-296-2480 to sign up or view the registration page to enroll online.

Fee: Free/CIL Member/$2 Kettering resident/$4 non-resident

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