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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.

BOOK CLUB

3rd Monday of each month, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Come and find out what new book is being read and join in the discussion. This is an on-going group that likes to share their latest reading discoveries.

Themes:

August: Pulitzer Prize Winner

September: Athletic/Physical Endeavor

October: Book written in this Decade/Year

 

HEALTHY COOKING FOR YOU!

3rd Saturday of each month, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ted Bofferding, chef at Oceanview Senior Living, will lead this easy cooking class. Taste the delights from his healthy creations and take home the recipes!

 

 

KNITTING GROUP

Tuesdays, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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

Knitting Group

 

RENEGADE WRITERS CLASS

Beginning September, 12, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class size: 12 persons

Do you want to record your life experiences for future generations, preserve you memories for yourself and others, or create something that never existed in the world before? Have you wanted to write, but had trouble getting started or just want to write in community? Renegade Writers is a class for those of us who wish to fiercely confront the truth of our memories and imagination in the presence of a supportive, encouraging community.

This six-session class, led by Larry Lehnerz, will meet on Tuesdays, beginning September 12, 2017, 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the Education Center of the Newport 60+ Activity Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB

Tuesdays, 5:00pm and Fridays at 1:15pm and the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00am

See the 60+ home page for current lesson sessions.

Duplicate Bridge Club


LE CLUB FRANCAIS

Wednesday, 10:00am - 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.


MOSAIC MIRROR MAKING

Check this web site for upcoming classes.

mosiac mirror

 

 
WRITERS GROUP

Saturday, 1:00-3:00pm

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.