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The Recreation and Aquatic Center will re-open on Friday January 22nd. The 60+ Activity Center will remain closed until further notice.

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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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60+ Activity Center Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan 2020-2025 is now available!

Latest News

Click here for the latest news and events - March 2021

COVID-19 Reopening Update

 

We ask the public to adhere to the Governor’s guidelines.

    - Feeling Sick? Stay home

    - Remain 6 feet apart from anyone not in your household

    - Use areas at off-peak times

 

NEWPORT GENERAL REOPENING PLAN

We thank the community for their patience and understanding we progress through our reopening phases. Please remember our plans are fluid and may change at any time.

 

NEW VIRTUAL PROGRAMS Register on Civic Rec

Date                Day                             Time                Title

4/1                  Thursday                     1:00pm           Learn to Zoom

If you are curious about ZOOM  please sign up for this fun interactive session.  If you want to preview a couple of Zoom web sites prior to joining our session try these. They can walk you through how to set up zoom and how to participate. The first one is through AARP https://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2020/how-to-use-zoom.html  and the Second one is zoom  https://support.zoom.us/   

4/8                  Thursday                     1:00pm           Real Estate 101: Selling your home

An informative zoom session about the ins and outs of selling your home. The home selling process is the same whether it's afor sale by owneror you're hiring a listing agent.  We will cover many checklist items in this Basic Home Selling presentation. You can register for the on-line virtual program at www.newportoregon.gov/sc and click on the yellow banner and the 60+ Activities Tab to register for these sessions. A zoom link will be provided to those registered prior to the session. If you have any questions about ZOOM or how to sign up please call the Newport 60+ Activity Center at 541 574 5459.

4/9                  Friday                          10:00am          Learn to Zoom

If you are curious about ZOOM  please sign up for this fun interactive session.  If you want to preview a couple of Zoom web sites prior to joining our session try these. They can walk you through how to set up zoom and how to participate. The first one is through AARP https://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2020/how-to-use-zoom.html  and the Second one is zoom  https://support.zoom.us/   

4/14                Wednesday                1:00pm           At home Pour Party  

Join us as we create a pour art project. The method we will use is called string pour art. You get to make a few choices then it's all action and a bit of chance. These fun little art pieces start bypullingastringdrenched in paint across a canvas to create at home masterpieces.

Supplies can be purchased beforehand from our local stores.

  • 8X10 Canvas
  • Small acrylic paints 20 oz Black and White and two to three colors of your choice.

If you choose a black background you will need light colors and vice versa.

  • Plastic gloves
  • Yarn, string or chain
  • Table protection like paper bags, newspaper etc.
  • 4 Push Pins
  • Paint additive like Floetrol or Elmer’s glue
  • Small plastic paint cups (Dixie cups)
  • disposable tray to hold canvas (optional)
  • Small bottle silicone like 3 in 1 oil or any other 100 % silicone product (optional)

4/19               M/W/F                        2:30pm           Walk With Ease

TRI-COUNTY CLASS  Join Linn and Benton County in offering the “Walk with Ease” class. The class is intended to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active, and to improve overall health. No matter your fitness level, this program will help connect you with other community members who want to improve their health. The Virtual program will last 6 weeks and is taught by trained instructors who can provide information and tools that you can use to help manage chronic condition symptoms and improve your quality of life. You will learn the benefits of how small increases in physical activity can result in big benefits to your health. Thanks to a Grant from Oregon Cascade West Council of Governments we will have ipads available to check out for this program that will include wifi and instructions and support. Please call 541 574 5459 for more information.

4/28    Wednesday                            10:00am          Coffee with the MAYOR

Our Mayor Dean Sawyer is very personable and easy to talk too!  Join Dean in a morning cup of coffee and catch up on current topics like the transportation system plan, the Nye Beach Association or the 4th of July celebration. Visit about your local ideas or concerns  Please take this opportunity to visit virtually on April 28th, Wednesday at 10:00am.

4/30    Friday                                      1:00pm          Whale Watching Presentation

You will learn fun facts about these gentle giants, see some baby pictures, learn a little whale lingo and how to choose your favorite local whale watching spot.


Senior Loneliness Line

 

What Matter Most - Your Health!

 

We all know the importance of keeping healthy and active so we have included links to some popular classses. Try these classes at home and let us know what you think.

YUM... Sauerkraut Cooking with Evelyn

 

Tasty Foods from the Pantry Salsa Session

 

Vision Statement

Created by support groups, volunteers and staff, to make accessible a humane and meaningful center for continued growth and joyful opportunities where everyone is visible.

Mission Statement

To reaffirm the dignity and value of the older adults in our community through caring service with opportunities for social interaction, recreation, support services, education, volunteerism, and community action.

 


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