The Hilliard Senior Center, 3810 Veterans Memorial Drive, offers a variety of programs for people aged 55 and older. Lunches are served several days a week. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The annual membership fee is $15. For more information, call 876-0747. The current newsletter is available online at www.cityofhilliard.com or at the center.

The Hilliard Senior Center, 3810 Veterans Memorial Drive, offers a variety of programs for people aged 55 and older. Lunches are served several days a week. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The annual membership fee is $15. For more information, call 876-0747. The current newsletter is available online at www.cityofhilliard.com or at the center.

Nominations are being accepted through Aug. 1 for the Hilliard Senior Citizen Hall of Fame. Up to two honorees (one living and one posthumous) will be selected for induction on Oct. 3. Nominations for this honor may be made by completing a nomination form available at the center. Nominees must be at least 65 years of age.

The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) provides free information and other health services to people covered by Medicare. An OSHIIP representative is available at the senior center at 1 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Those in need of insurance assistance may call the center to schedule an appointment.

The Hilliard Caregiver Support Group meets regularly at 9:30 a.m. on the third Friday of each month at the center. The meeting is for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease.

The Happiness Club luncheon, held at noon the second Friday of each month, is open to all senior citizens, non-members of the center. Registration for the luncheon, which includes entertainment, is due by 4 p.m. the preceding Tuesday. Meal price is $4. Call to register.

An open studio is available from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays. Artists can bring drawings or paintings to work on and meet other artists. No fee; artist should bring their own supplies.

The senior center is planning a variety of trips for 2010, including a riverboat cruise and overnight stay at the Grand Victoria Resort and Casino, Christmas at the Biltmore, a Veterans Day trip to Cincinnati, athletic events, BalletMet, Broadway Across America performances and more. For more information, call the center.

Various exercise opportunities are available to members of the senior center. Classes include water aerobics, walking, Tai Chi, general fitness, line dancing, bowling, corn hole and Zumba gold. Classes meet at 3 p.m. Mondays, with a fee of $2 per day.

The center is a collection point for food donations to the Hilliard Welfare Society. Drop off non-perishable donations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some weekend and evening hours are available. Call to arrange an alternate time.