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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669
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Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM



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Newport Senior Citizens Association

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Welcome to the 60+ Activity Center!

We're not bragging but the Newport 60+ Activity Center is beyond fantastic!

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Survey Results

The 60+ Center Advisory board is excited to share the results of the survey of the 50 year old and older residents of Newport and the surrounding communities.Survey Results


creative songwriting

Creative Songwriting & Poetry

Mondays, November 5 - December 17, 2018

Class time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

This is going to be an amzaingly fun and new class for those folks that want to learn how to write music and poetry. Class will include basic topics, elements, ideas, lyrics, the hook, and paint picture words. Class size is limited, so sign up now to reserve your spot! This class is free.



Creative Songwriting and Poetry

Mondays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

November 5 – December 17

No class November 12th

Instructor Ruthanne Morris

This class will include basic topics, elements, ideas, lyrics, the hook, paint picture words (imagery), the story. If you have ever wanted to learn to write music or poetry and didn’t have to tools to do so, please join us for this fun new class.





Moveable Peace combines qigong, tai chi, brain gym mediation and other novement practices to allow participants to move in a way that is gentle, supportive and engaging. The class will be held twice per week, meeting on two separate days.

  • Saturdays at 11:30 am beginning November 17th is for those who are curious about what the class looks and feels like, who have never taken the class before.
  • Wednesdays at 4:00 pm beginning Noveber 7th is for those who have either taken the class in the past, who have experience with qigong or tai chi, or who are very comfortable moving.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact the 60+ Activity Center at 541-265-9617.



The Newport 60+ Activity Center received the Distinguished Service Award from the Oregon Recreation and Parks Association in Sun River. OR.

Distibuished Service Award 2018

On November 5th, the Newport 60+ Activity Center received an award from ORPA at the annual conferences held in SunRiver this year. The award recognized the work the center has done in evidenced-based prevention programs, specifically the Prevention of Type Two Diabetes.



line dancing

Free Line Dance Classes

Absolute Beginner: Tuesday, 2:15 - 3:00 PM

Advanced Beginner: Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Easy Intermediate, Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Intermediate, Mondays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Advanced, Thursdays, 2:15 - 4:00 PM

Are you looking for a way to stay fit and healthy? Line dancing can give you a great mind-body workout. It improves memory skills by requiring you to remember dance steps and sequences. It can help strengthen bones and muscles, increase stamina and flexibility, improve your posture and balance, and give you the opportunity to socialize at the same time. Come and learn dances like Gypsy Queen, Mamma Maria, Ready to Fly, Skinny Genes, and Waltz Across Texas.

christmas tree

Christmas Party!

Join us at the NEwport 60+ Activity Center on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm for a " Beyond Fantastic" time. Enjoy christmas carols, decorate the tree, and have some fruity punch and holiday cookies!



Free Amazing Performance by Jazz Band Past Forward!

Newport 60+ Activity Center

Saturday, December 15, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Put on our dancing shoes, grab a friend and be sure to not miss this last performance! Past Forward plays tunes from the 1920's through the 1960's, show tunes, bossa novas and popular hits. Come and enjoy the music!