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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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Newport Senior Citizens Association

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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


Laughter Yoga


New at the Newport 60+ Activity Center!

Laughter Yoga

Saturdays, October 13 - November 3, 2018

Class times: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Laughter Yoga exercises are simple, structured and fun! In the last 50 years, science has shown what humans have suspected for thousands of years - that laughter truly is the best medicine! It can lower blood pressure, boost the immune system, and improve mood! Sign up now for this fun free class!


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Alcohol Inks is Back!

Due to popular demand, the Newport 60+ Activity Center will be offering two more Alcohol Inks Classes, on Monday, October 29, 2018. Class times are: 10:00-11:30 am and 1:00-2:30pm. Cost is $5.00 per tile to cover cost of materials. Class size is limited to 10 participants so register now!


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Walk With Ease

Free 6-Week Class to Improve Health

This evidence-based class is designed to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active, and to improve overall health. Class meets Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. Class dates are: November 5 - December 17, 2018. Class size is limited so call now to reserve your spot!



Moveable Peace combines qigong, tai chi, brain gym mediation and other novement practices to allow participants to move in a way that is gentle, supportive and engaging. The class will be held twice per week, meeting on two separate days.

  • Saturdays at 11:30 am beginning November 17th is for those who are curious about what the class looks and feels like, who have never taken the class before.
  • Wednesdays at 4:00 pm beginning Noveber 7th is for those who have either taken the class in the past, who have experience with qigong or tai chi, or who are very comfortable moving.

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



Creative Songwriting and Poetry

Mondays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

November 5 – December 17

No class November 12th

Instructor Ruthanne Morris

This class will include basic topics, elements, ideas, lyrics, the hook, paint picture words (imagery), the story. If you have ever wanted to learn to write music or poetry and didn’t have to tools to do so, please join us for this fun new class.


Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention Support Group

Mondays, 5:15-6:15 pm

beginning October 29, 2018

This class meets once each week to offer support for those who have completed the Type 2 Diabetes program. Even if you haven’t completed the course, if you are interested in learning about how to promote a healthier lifestyle, this class is for you.




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Free Line Dance Classes

Absolute Beginner: Tuesday, 2:15 - 3:00 PM

Advanced Beginner: Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Easy Intermediate, Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Intermediate, Mondays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Advanced, Thursdays, 2:15 - 4:00 PM

Are you looking for a way to stay fit and healthy? Line dancing can give you a great mind-body workout. It improves memory skills by requiring you to remember dance steps and sequences. It can help strengthen bones and muscles, increase stamina and flexibility, improve your posture and balance, and give you the opportunity to socialize at the same time. Come and learn dances like Gypsy Queen, Mamma Maria, Ready to Fly, Skinny Genes, and Waltz Across Texas.




Free Amazing Performances by Jazz Band Past Forward!

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Saturday, November 17, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Saturday, December 15, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Put on our dancing shoes, grab a friend and be sure to not miss one of these performances! Past Forward plays tunes from the 1920's through the 1960's, show tunes, bossa novas and popular hits. Come and enjoy the music!


Wandering Reel

Wandering Reel Film Festival

Thursday, October 25, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Wandering Reel is a traveling short film festival with a focus on bringing meaningful film to communities. In the first three years, the Wandering Reel has showcased over 75 films from over 20 countries in dozens of screenings along the Pacific Coast, Atlantic Coast and Canada





Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Dress up in your craziest Halloween outfit! Enjoy spooky music, constume contest and light refreshments!