©2019 by Allen Eiry Center.

(419) 448-9774

28 Hopewell Ave, Tiffin, OH 44883, USA

ALLEN EIRY CENTER closed Monday, March 16, 2020 - Friday, March 27, 2020.


Allen Eiry Center's Executive Board working with the Seneca County Health Department and following the recommendations from Governor DeWine regarding the corona virus outbreak (COVID-19) has decided to close Allen Eiry Center beginning Monday, March 16. This will continue until at least Friday, March 27, 2020 at which time we will    re-evaluate the situation. 


The people who are at higher risk of getting sick from this illness are:

  • Older Adults

  • People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:

                        Heart Disease


                        Lung Disease


Gov. DeWine stated March 12, 2020 , "After consulting experts, we know this is a difficult decision and prevention is not an easy subject, because we are conditioned to only REACT to illnesses and now we are be PRO-ACTIVE."


Submitted By:

Diane Culver

Executive Director

Basket Raffle

$450 Value

Drawing APRIL 6, 2020 @ 1:00 PM


Gift Cards from: 

Bailiwicks, Lowe's, Buffalo Wild Wings, 

Subway, Red Lobster, Molyet's, 

Golden Crown Restaurant,

The Renaissance of Tiffin,

2 Rounds of Golf with Cart at Clinton Heights

  • $50 Instant Lottery Tickets

  • Wine & Goblets from Gillig's Winery,

  • Dietsch's Chocolates

  • Customer Fire Ring of your choice

          (Made by Sentinel Students)

  • Miscellaneous Easter Items


Instructor Linda Plotner

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 @ 6:00 PM

Cost: $4.00 per class

String design is a beautiful form of art.  Whether you are just beginning or more advanced makes no difference.  no experience is necessary.  Participants will be provided multiple selections to choose from for their thread and paper color.  All participants will be able to take home their completed project.  We will be creating greeting cards in March.

Class is limited to 10 participants.  Register early.  Linda has taught this class at AEC for the past 3 months and has a very good following.  This is your opportunity to take a class in the evening especially if you are still working or are too busy during the day.  


September 26, 2020

9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tiffin Moose Lodge

1146 North State Route 53 

Tiffin, Ohio

Spaces are 8ft x 8ft and are $25.00, limit two booths per crafter.  We will provide electricity for $3.00, but this is limited so it will be on a first come first serve basis.  You may bring your own tables or you are may rent 6 foot tables for $8.00/each.  Two chairs will be provided per space.  A brown bag lunch will be available for $7.00.  this will include a chicken croissant, bag of chips, cookie and a bottle of water.  RSVP for the lunch.  We will have complimentary coffee and donuts for the crafters and volunteers Saturday morning until 9 a.m.  

Fore more information please contact

Allen Eiry Center 419-448-9774.


Sandusky, Ohio 


We are happy to say the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky is going to give a us a guided tour of their home. The Veteran's Home has sent us a wish list; if you would like to donate please drop items off at AEC by Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  If you would like to make a monetary gift please please bring to the AEC front desk in and envelope marked "Veterans".


Combs/Brushes                     Toothbrushes                  

Denture Brushes                   Lotion

Toothbrushes                          Shaving Cream

Denture Cleaner                   After Shave

Disposable Razors                Deodorant

Hand Soap                                Finger Nail Clippers

Tissues                                       Undershirts  Band-Aids                                             Body Wash                          Undershirts                             Cologne/Perfume          Soap                                            Handkerchiefs                  Ladies Lotion                          Q-tips                                    Shampoo/Conditioner         Underwear     

Toe Nail Clippers                                             




July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza

July 3-8, 2020

Aboard the 600 passenger Captain JP III, the largest cruise vessel in the New York Region, enjoy an all day cruise on the Hudson River.  Beautiful views and sightseeing, meals, entertainment and relaxation are on the agenda today.  Our final destination is the NYC Harbor for the nation's most extravagant fireworks display, The Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show with "front row seats", from our cruise vessel docked right in the New York Harbor.  

Featuring 4 Nights at the Marriott  Marquis--Times Square,  a lovely 4-star hotel.

Tour includes:  Modern Motorcoach Transportation,  1 night-Pennsylvania, 4 nights-New York City- Times Square, 5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners, Tour West Point military Academy, CAPTAIN JP ALL DAY CRUISE, Macy's July 4th fireworks Show, Sightseeing Tour of New York City, Tenement Museum, Federal Hall national memorial, Tour of Madison Square Gardens, one World Trade Center, Slice of Pizza Tour of Brooklyn w/lunch, Leisure Time in New York City, Flight 93 memorial, Luggage Handling, Driver's Tip, Tax & Tip on included Meals.  

For more information please call 419-448-9774 


*seats still available*

Tackle Box 2                                                               April 9, 2020

Blue Man Group                                            April 17, 2020

Connor Palace Theater                                


Lunch at                                                                       May 14, 2020

    "The Front 9"                           


Summer "4th of July"                                   July 10, 2020   

    Lunch Bunch     


Toledo Mud Hens                                          August 7, 2020

           vs Louisville Bats


December 7 - 10, 2020

At The Gaylord National Harbor Resort

Rising from the banks of the Potomac River and just minutes from our nation's capital, National Harbor is a waterfront destination unlike any other.  Our home for three nights is the Gaylord National Harbor Resort, one of Maryland's Four Diamond hotels and right in the heart of National harbor.   Plus---

A Christmas Carol @ Ford's Theatre

Tour includes:  Modern Motorcoach Transportation, 3 Nights - Gaylord National Harbor (Upgraded Atrium Premier Rooms), 3 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners, Gaylord National Christmas Extravaganza, Sightseeing Tour of Washington DC, Washington 's Union Station, U.S. Botanic Garden, White House Visitor Center, A Christmas Carol @ Ford's Theatre, Cirque "Dremas Unwrapped" Performance, ICE @ Gaylord National Resort, Leisure Time at Hotel & National harbor, Driver's Tip included, Luggage Handling, Tax & Tips on included Meals. 

For more information please call 419-448-9774

"Serving Seniors Since 1971"

The Life Scholars Program at Terra State Community College is excited to announce "Life Scholars on the Road," in partnership with the Allen Eiry Center, Inc.  The following classes have been scheduled for spring:

Wednesday, April 8th

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Mary 13

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 3rd

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

The Kennedy


Instructor Mike

Gilbert, historian

Ohio's First Ladies:

Instructor Dan Baker, 


Great Black Swamp:

Insturctor Mike Gilbert

Step back in time with historian Mike Gilbert to learn about the Kennedy Family including JFK's parents, all nine children, and the background of Rose Kennedy and her parents.

This class will talk about the stories of Ohio's 8 first ladies, the truly remarkable women they were including their struggles and fascinating history of their lives.

As a result of the swamp, Northwest Ohio was the last section to be settled in Ohio.  Experience the hardships faced by the early settlers and their attempts to control the environment. 

Classes will be held at:

Allen Eiry Center, Inc.

28 Hopewell Avenue, Tiffin, Ohio 44883

Cost: $5.00 per person

Pre-registration preferred, walk-ins welcome.

RSVP by calling 419-559-2255 or

email to learn@terra.edu



We are offering the opportunity to learn the art of stained glass.  Many beautiful creations can be made from stained glass and now is your chance to learn!  Beginning Tuesday, April 7 - Wednesday, April 22; each Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:00PM - 8:00PM you can learn step-by-step how to make a beautiful piece.  All tools and materials needed to complete the project will be provided by the Center.  Before ending the last evening of instruction you will be starting your second project in stained glass.

Registration is required.  The total cost for the 6 sessions is $30.00.  this class is limited so please sign up soon.  


Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Cost:  $10.00/Ticket

Event includes a nice lunch, 

door prize, 

and a fun afternoon!

Doors open @ 11:30AM

Note:  When you purchase your ticket(s) please come prepared to give the names of the people who you are sharing your table with.

Columbian High School

Musical Production of 


and Senior Brunch

Thursday, March 26, 2020 the Tiffin Public Schools along with their National Honor Society have invited those of us 50 years and older who live in the Tiffin School District to their annual brunch and musical.  Brunch begins at 9:30AM.

We will have the AEC bus at the bottom of Charlotte Street to shuttle you to the school.  After the play we will take you back to your cars.  The shuttle will begin at 8:30AM.

FREE tickets can be picked up the Allen Eiry Center . 

Tickets are limited to 2 per person.