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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669

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Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

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Social Groups

Meeting People and Having Fun

The City of Newport is "The Friendliest."

The 60+ Activity Center offers the chance to join existing social groups. Every occasion here is an opportunity to get social. People have gained lifelong friendships from attending one or more of our activities.
bingo cards

BINGO

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00 - 11:45 AM

A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller. Winners receive non-monetary prizes.

Bridge

DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Thursday

12:30 - 4:30 PM

A fun trick-taking game played with a standard card deck.

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DOMINOES (Mexican Train)

Wednesday & Friday

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A strategy game played with numbered tiles.

 

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DRAWING WITH COLORED PENCILS

Wednesdays, September 20 - October 25, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 AM

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, so sign up now!

 

 

Knitting Group

KNITTING GROUP

Tuesday

1:30 - 3:00 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 Katrina Landis.

 

 

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MAHJONG

Monday

1:00 - 3:00 PM

A Chinese tile game with a set of 144 tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols.

 

Guitar

OPEN MIC & MUSIC JAM

Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Monday

2:45 - 4:45 PM

Musicians and listeners of all abilities are welcome. 

 

 

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OPEN PING PONG

Tuesday & Friday

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Drop-in times - when Education Room is available

Bring a friend for fun, socialization, and exercise with our brand-new ping pong table.

 

 

 

Bridge

PARTY BRIDGE LUNCH GAMES

Monday

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a casual, fun bridge game, not competitive play. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn from each other.

 

pinochle card game

PINOCHLE

Friday

11:00 - 2:00 PM

A bidding and trick-taking card game for two to four people that is played with either a single deck or a double deck.

 

pool table

POOL

Monday - Friday

Open Pool Games 8:30 - 5:00 PM

A game played on a pool table.

 

Quilting

QUILTING SOCIAL

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bring your projects to work on. Come share your thoughts and ideas with this social quilting group.

 

scrabble board game

SCRABBLE

Tuesday

1:30 - 4:30 PM

A board game in which words are formed by placing lettered tiles in a pattern similar to a crossword puzzle.

 

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SENIOR DISCUSSION GROUP

Second Tuesday of the month

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Drop in to chat about anything and everything from Artificial Intelligence to cataract surgery; from the best restaurant in Newport to Wordle or crabbing season. Except for no politics or religion, come talk with others about whatever you think is interesting. Led by volunteer Marvin Straus.

 

 

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SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCING

Monday

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Resuming in January

Are you looking for an easy, fun, engaging way to move your body and stimulate your mind? Join instructor Bonnie Prater as she teaches simple steps that can be quickly learned and practiced by participants at all activity levels.

Please plan to wear dance shoes or socks on the dance floor.

Watercolor

WATERCOLOR ART CLASSES

Thursday

January 4 - February 8, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 AM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Create your own masterpiece! All materials are provided, but people who do have their own supplies are encouraged to bring them to class. Artist and instructor Shirley Steinhauer has been sharing her expertise at the 60+ for many years.

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Wii BOWLING

Tuesday

9:30 - 11:00 AM

Wii Bowling is similar to normal bowling. The player attempts to knock down 10 pins with a ball / hand controller.