|60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
|Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator||541.574.5459|
|Meals on Wheels||541.574.0669|
Friends of the 60+ Center
Newport Senior Citizens Association
Ways to Help
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.
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.
May: Historical Novel
June: Southern Literature (any genre)
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!
Class scheduled for April 15 cancelled due to illness. Next class will meet May 20th.
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
WHALE WATCHING PRESENTATION
Thursday, April 27, 2:00-3:00pm
Are you curious about the whales everyone talks about off the Oregon Coast? Can they really be seen year-round? When is the best time to spot a whale? Where? Why are they here? Which whales do we see? What do they eat? How big are they?
Clint and Kathy Perry, volunteers of Oregon State Parks, will be at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, April 27, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m. to answer your questions and to share whale artifacts, photos, and their love of whale watching from the Newport area.
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.
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
Thursdays, 11:00 am
Improve your cognitive function with this group. Activities include fun filled computer games, riddles, and puzzles.
Check for next available class
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.