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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
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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:

October: Book written in this Decade/Year

November: Autobiography

December: Nonfiction

 

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

 

PROBLEM GAMBLING: OUTREACH AND PREVENTION

October 17, 2017

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Jessica Palma, Prevention Specialist, and Azusa Ogawa, Problem Gambling Counselor from Lincoln County Health and Human Services, are coming to host informational sessions about problem gambling, its prevention and available treatment. They will have a presentation and discussion with the participants.

 

LAND & SEA CONSERVATION ISSUES AND STRATEGIES IN OREGON’S NEARSHORE AND COAST RANGE BASINS

with Paul Engelmeyer

Thursday, October 12, 2017

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Paul Engelmeyer has been managing the Audubon parcel located up Ten Mile Creek, south of Yachats since 1990.This effort includes not only watershed restoration and protection strategies for salmon and steelhead as well as the Northern Spotted Owl and the Marbled Murrelet.This strategy also includes marine conservation efforts as well.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY SEMINAR WITH DUANE J. SILBERNAGEL, CFP®
FINANCIAL ADVISOR WITH WADDELL & REED

On Monday, October 16th, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Duane Silbernagel, CFP®, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Choices for Your Retirement Income."

Please R.S.V.P. to Abbie Summers at 541-614-1322 or ASummers@WRAdvisors.com.

 

HEALTHY COOKING CLASS

The Healthy Cooking class with chef Theodore Bofferding of Oceanview Senior Living, which has been meeting on the third Saturday of each month, will now be meeting quarterly.

The next class will be held in January 2018. Date to be determined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
 

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: Christmas Theme

Thursday, October 19, 2017

12:30 - 3:30 PM

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.

 

SPOOKTACULAR BEADING OPPORTUNITY!

Mondays, October 9 & 23, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Join instructor Kathy Perry for scary beading fun making bracelets, charms, pendants or earrings or create your own design.

 

FREE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR

MEMORIES IN THE MAKING

Thursday, October 26, 2017

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Memories in the Making

“Memories in the Making” is a watercolor art program resulting from the exploration of the use of art as an alternative form of expression for people with dementia. While dementia brings constant reminders of failures and losses, “Memories in the Making” provides a social - non-judgmental environment in which participants can express their feelings and connect with their memories. The focus is on the process rather than the product, allowing people with dementia to experience creativity and a renewed sense of accomplishment and self-respect.

There will be a FREE Facilitator Training class on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, 20 SE 2nd Street. If you are interest in facilitating "Memories in the Making" groups, please contact Matthew Gannon at mgannon@alz.org.