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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:

April: Suspense/Mystery

May: Historical Novel

June: Southern Literature (any genre)

 

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

 

NOAA SHIP TOUR

Thursday, April 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

We will be taking the Adventure Van to the NOAA facility and taking a tour of the ship Fairweather, led by LTJG Patrick DeBroisse.

Please plan to be at the 60+ Activity Center by 1:30 to fill our paperwork. The van will leave at 1:45 and return around 3:15. There is no charge for this event.


 

SOCIAL SECURITY SEMINAR

Monday, March 27th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Duane Silbernagle, CFP, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, invites you to "Filing for Social Security Choices for Your Retirement Income." There is no charge for this event and you are welcome to bring guests.

 

 
 

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 for next available class

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.