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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669
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Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM



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Welcome to the 60+ Activity Center!

We're not bragging but the Newport 60+ Activity Center is beyond fantastic!

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Survey Results

The 60+ Center Advisory board is excited to share the results of the survey of the 50 year old and older residents of Newport and the surrounding communities.Survey Results



Moveable Peace combines Qigong, Tai Chi, brain gym, mediation and other movement practices to allow participants to move in a way that is gentle, supportive and engaging. Two classes are being offered.

Class One starts on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 and is a basic movement class for anyone who is recovering from an illness, injury, or for those who would like to add movement into thier life. Class time on Wednesdays: 11:15 - 12:15 pm.

Class Two Movable Peace is a class for those people who are very comfortable moving, and are curious about Qigong, Tai Chi, or Creative Movement. This is an ongoing class that meets each Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact the 60+ Activity Center at 541-265-9617.


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Open Art Studio

Saturdays, January 5 - March 30, 2019

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Open Art Studio allows people to come together in a supportive enviornment to create their own unique art pieces, and to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression.



The Newport 60+ Activity Center received the Distinguished Service Award from the Oregon Recreation and Parks Association in Sun River. OR.

Distibuished Service Award 2018

On November 5th, the Newport 60+ Activity Center received an award from ORPA at the annual conferences held in SunRiver this year. The award recognized the work the center has done in evidenced-based prevention programs, specifically the Prevention of Type Two Diabetes.


3 New Photography Classes

How to Use Your Digital Camera - The Basics: Wednesdays, January 16 - February 6, 2019. Class times are 10:00 - 12:00 pm. Learn how to use the mode dial and camera menus along with the camera icons to take different types of photographs. This class includes hands-on camera work through a field trip allowing you to practice all the topics covered in class.

Using Your Digital Camera - Beyond The Basics: Wednesdays, February 13 - March 13, 2019. Class times are 10:00 - 12:00 pm. This class is for those who wish to learn more about your Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) lens camera. You will explore the use of Program, Aperture, Shutter Priority, and Manual Modes. This class includes hands-on camera work through a field trip allowing you to apply all of the topics covered in class.

Basic Studio Photography - Wednesdays, March 20 - April 10, 2019. Class times are 10:00 - 12:00 pm. This class is new for 2019. It will challenge your skills in photography and teamwork while learning hands-on basic lighting patterns.

These classes have limited seating, so sign-up now!



Jazz Band Past Forward

Four Free Amazing Performances!

Jazz Band, Past Forward

Saturdays, January 19, February 16, March 30, and April 20, 2019. All performance times are: 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

Past Forward plays tunes from the 1920's through the 1960's with a diverse repertoire that features standards, show tunes, bossa novas and popular hits. Be sure to grab a piece of pie, soft drink, and a partner for some toe tapping music!



On Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. the Newport 60+ Activity Center will host a presentation on brain health.

In this discussion, we will talk about brain function across the lifespan, from a socio-emotional point of view, with a focus on the adult brain. We will talk about different types of cognition, and end with recommendations about lifestyle changes each of us can do to promote brain health.

The speaker, Marie Laper, is an Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist, serving Lincoln County. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over 30 years of experience in Behavioral Health.



The 60+ Activity Center will be presenting a talk on the good and bad secrets of a grocery and produce store. It will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The presentation will be given by Mike Stephenson, who has 41 years’ experience as a produce manager, 11 years at Safeway in Oregon and 30 years at Save Mart in California.

Questions that will be answered include, “Why are stores laid out similar?”, “Where is the profit made in stores and how much?”, What produce items won’t improve with age and how do you select and store them?”, and “What really goes on in the backroom of a grocery store?”