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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669
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Hours

Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Thursday & Friday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Saturday 9:30AM − 4:00PM

Documents

Committees

60+ Advisory

Friends of the 60+ Center

Newport Senior Citizens Association


Ways to Help

Friends of the 60+ Center Amazon Smile

Friends of the 60+ Center Fred Meyer Community Rewards (Listed under "The Friends of Newport Senior Activity Center" #85253)


Educational Activities

Living and Learning ...The City of Newport proudly provides and supports the 60+ community with engaging educational opportunities. We at the 60+ encourage new ideas and embrace new educational possibilities. Please share your ideas with us.

 

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WATERCOLOR ART

Tuesdays, January 7 - February 11, 2020

10:00 - 11:30 am

Shirley Steinhauer will again be offering a free watercolor class for those people interested in learning how to create their own masterpiece! All materials are provided, but people who do have their own supplies are encouraged to bring the supplies to class. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required, so sign up now!

 

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COLORED PENCIL

Tuesdays, January 7 - February 11, 2020

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Shirley Steinhauer will again be offering a free colored pencil class for those people interested in learning how to create their own masterpiece! All materials are provided, but people who do have their own supplies are encouraged to bring the supplies to class. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required, so sign up now!

 

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SOCIAL SECURITY SEMINAR

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Duane Silbernagel, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income."

This educational presentation about Social Security filing options includes ample opportunity for questions. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring guests.

Please R.S.V.P. to Duane Silbernagel, or Abbie Summers at 541-614-1322 or DSilbernagel@WRAdvisors.com.

 

 

Agates

BEACHCOMBING 101: AGATES OF THE OREGON COAST

Date/Time: TBA

The Oregon Coast “Rock Doc” and author of the pocket guide Agates of the Oregon Coast, K T Myers, will be at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 2:00-3:00 p.m. She will be talking about the most desirable stones from agates to zeolites and everything in between that may be commonly found along the Pacific coastline. There will be a display to see and feel these samples up close and personal.

You are also invited to bring a sample found along the beach that you would like to be identified.

 

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ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PRESENTATION

Date/Time: TBA

Julie Foust, Energy Assistance Eligibility Specialist with Community Services Consortium, will be at the Newport 60+ Activity Center to provide information about the energy assistance program and answer your questions.

The Energy Assistance Program helps people who qualify as low income with a ONCE a year payment to their heating/energy bills.

 

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AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

Date & Time: TBA

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: NewportCommunity.

Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
Fridays, 1:15 pm
2nd Saturday of each month, 10:00 am

 

Computer

FREE COMPUTER ASSISTANCE

Mondays, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Robert Porch, a volunteer, will be offering free computer and cell phone assistance on Mondays, beginning on August 19, 2019, 10:00 am -12:00 pm. Each person will be given a 30-minute appointment, so reservations are required. To register, call the office at 541-265-9617 or stop by at 20 SE 2nd Street, Newport, OR.

 

Knitting Group

KNITTING GROUP

Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Crafty fun for all ages, make and female, Knitting is a great tool to keep your fingers limber and your mind sharp while enjoying the company of their knitter usually working on a community donation project. Supplies abound, so come and join in on any Tuesday afternoon. This group is led by Barbara Hendricks who has many years of teaching experience.

 

LE CLUB FRANCAIS

Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

"Parlez vous, francais? Oui, un peu." Come and enjoy this group to listen as well as practice speaking this wonderful romantic language.

 

MIND GAMES

Thursdays, 11:00 am

Improve your cognitive function with this group. Activities include fun filled computer games, riddles, and puzzles.

 

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WRITERS GROUP

Saturdays, 1:00-3:00 pm

Writers Group is an ongoing activity at the 60+ Center that involves participants writing their own stories. Writers do not have to read, although stories are read to one another at each weekly meeting. Pick up a copy of their published book, "Memoirs," available at the 60+ Center gift shop.

 

MEDICARE 101 PRESENTATION

Date/Time: TBA

You are invited to learn about your Medicare choices and next steps at an upcoming Medicare 101 educational workshop at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. The better you understand your options, the better choices you can make to protect yourself from high medical costs in the future.

During the one-hour presentation, you will gain the knowledge needed to make informed decisions and to pick a plan that works best for you when the time comes.

Presenter Audra Fullan is a Regence Medicare Sales Executive in Oregon representing both Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans.

 

coffee & cookies

BEFORE END OF LIFE:

NUTS & BOLTS

Date/Time: TBA

Its always too soon, until its too late.....

Wherever you are in this journey of life, there will be an end point. Taking care of business now to help guide both you and your loved ones will make the process easier.

This program helps guide you to organize life and care information. This course is for families, friends, individuals, and caregivers. Facilitator Barbara Bush is an RN with experience in Emergency, Disaster, and Hospice settings.