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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669
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Hours

Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM

Documents

Committees

60+ Advisory

Friends of the 60+ Center

Newport Senior Citizens Association


Ways to Help

Friends of the 60+ Center Amazon Smile

Friends of the 60+ Center Fred Meyer Community Rewards (Listed under "The Friends of Newport Senior Activity Center" #85253)


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 by a Middle Eastern author or about the Middle East

November: Book by or about one of your personal heroes

December: Victorian novel

 

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

 

 

WANDERING REEL FILM FESTIVAL

Thursday, October 25, 2018

2:00-3:30pm

Wandering Reel is a traveling short film festival with a focus on bringing meaningful films to communities with a limited or no access to compassionate, thought-provoking cinema. They strive to engage their audiences in deeper conversation about the role of cinema, and how films can relate to community, conscious living, and contribute to making the world a stronger and more unified place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 
 

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

Watch this page for the next 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.

 

 

Writer's Lounge

Tuesdays 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Working on a novel or short story? Join us at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on the first and third Tuesday each month to work on your masterpiece! This is an unstructured event where you and other writers work and explore your creative thoughts.