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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 − 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Thursday & Friday 8:30AM − 5:00PM
Saturday 9:30AM − 4:00PM

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Committees

60+ Advisory

Friends of the 60+ Center

Newport Senior Citizens Association


Ways to Help

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Friends of the 60+ Center Fred Meyer Community Rewards (Listed under "The Friends of Newport Senior Activity Center" #CU972)



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

laughter yoga

Laughter Yoga Practice

Saturdays 11:00 - 11:30 am

Laughter Yoga is a unique and playful wellness workout with benefits similar to aerobic exercise. It combines yogic deep breathing, laughter exercises and childlike play. Participants routinely experience elevated mood, relaxation, decreased pain and increased sense of connection. Laughter is truely the best medicine! It can lower blood pressure, boost the immune system, improve mood and hearty laughter counts as exercise for your cardio-pulmonary system.

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AARP Tax Preparation

February 4 - April 14, 2020

Tuesday & Thursday weekly

9:00 am - 2:00 pm First-Come-First-Served Basis

 

Jazz Band Past Forward

Jazz Band, Past Forward

Free Amazing Performances!

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Saturday, June 27, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Past Forward plays tunes from the 1920's through the 1960's with a diverse repertoire that features standards, show tunes, bossa novas, and popular hits. Be sure to grab a piece of pie, a cup of coffee, and a partner for some toe-tapping music!

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Watercolor

Tuesdays, February 18 - March 21, 2020

10:00 - 11:30 am

Shirley Steinhauer will assist you with your creations. Draw into that inner beauty and hidden talent. With Shirley's experience and expertise, you will surely discover the artist in you. All supplies will be provided for you, for those that do have supplies they are encouraged to bring them to class.

mad hatter

Return of the Mad Hatter!!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

1:00 - 3:00 pm

The eighth annual Mad Hatter Tea Party will be held at the Newport 60+ Activity Center! This popular event is a whole lot of fun for attendees and the staff alike, with two awesome hours of fashion, fun and frivolity for all. Mad Hatter Models will showcase local store fashions from New 4 You, both practical and wild! Enjoy hot tea from fanciful pots and an array of festive finger foods. Don't be late for this very important date!

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Filing For Social Security

Monday, February 24, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Duane Silbernagel, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income." Social Security is our country's single largest Federal program and the sole means of support for many retirees. Remarkably, it offers a high level of flexibility to optimize your retirement income needs. Duane invites you to learn about Social Security's unexpected options.

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Hearing Health Presentation

Thursday, February 27

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Your ability to hear can greatly impact your overall quality of life. Whether you're encountering a hearing problem for the first time or have been seeing a hearing specialist for years, if you feel that your hearing isn't what it should be, this is a presentation you do not want to miss. Free hearing aid cleaning and checks will also be offered.

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Walk With Ease

March 2 - April 10, 2020

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Walk With Ease is a free 6-week evidence-based class that is designed to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active, and to improve overall health. This program will help connect you with other community members who want to improve their health through a gentle walking program that helps them begin slowly, at a comfortable level for them and gradually increase to continue on a lifetime path to improved health. This class meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday weekly from March 2 - April 10, 2020.

 

 

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AARP Offers Driver Safety Class

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

The AARP refresher class for all licensed Oregon drivers will be held in Newport on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020. Seniors, age 55 and older, may receive a multi-year discount on their auto insurancce after completing this six-hour course. There are no tests. The instructor will cover many topics, including the new driver pedestrian laws; changes in vision and hearing as driver's age, and tips for handling these changes; reacton times; driving in inclement weather; collisions and how to avoid them, and many more subjects helping those attending to become better drivers. Cost for this class is $20.00 for non-members, and $15.00 for AARP members. Payment is due on the day of the class and is paid to the instructor.

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Before End Of Life: The Nuts And Bolth

Thursday, March 5, 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

It is always too soon until it's too late. Taking care of business, it's time! Who has the passwords? Who knows the secrets? Where is everything? What is the executor's job and how can we help them ahead of time? No matter where you are in the journey of life there will be an end point. Taking care of business now to help guide both you and your loved ones will make the process easier. This presentation is for families, friends, individuals, and caregivers. The facilitator is Barbara Bush, a retired Firefighter, EMT, RN, with extensive experience in Emergency, Disaster, and Hospice settings.

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Meditation Workshop

The first Thursday of each month

Next Workshop: March 5

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Meditation is now mainstream and is being practiced in many different places in many different ways. The meditation that will be taught has its roots in Zen practice. In our everyday lives we can see how complex life can be and how we need to have a place to relax and catch our breath sometimes.

In this workshop you will learn that this place of rest already exists in our own bodies. The most important point is to learn how to simply sit, and be comfortable and restful - a practice and tool that can be applied to any life endeavor. The instructor for this informative workshop is Joseph Armenio.

This workshop is free to members, and for everyone else there will be a $2.00 drop-in fee.

 

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Pieces of the Past

Ancient Mirror Mosaic Class

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

1:30 - 4:00 pm

Gene Sterud is a retired anthropologist/archaeologist with an interest in ancient works of art called "Roman/Byzantine Mosaics." Mosaic is an art form dating back to ancient times. It involves placing small pieces of pebble, stone, shell, tile, glass or other material together to form a pattern. The designs may be abstract or representational. Many methods and techniques of thousands of years ago are still in use today. The cost for this fun class is $16.00 which you will pay to the instructor.

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Artist Exhibit

Tuesday, April 2, 2020

11:00 - 1:00 pm

The Artist Exhibit can be seen at the Newport 60+ Activity Center in the Lounge. The artists showcase their beautiful artwork from several classes held here at the Center. Shirley Steinhauer has been a member of the Yaquina Art Association for over 30 years and is the instructor for watercolor, colored pencils, and pastels art classes. Shirley takes beginners and advanced students noting that "we are doing this art for fun and it's all about learning and sharing your talents." Come and enjoy the beautiful artwork and refreshements. You will be able to view the exhibit through the end of the month.

trekking poles

Hiking With Good Balance And Health

Thursday, April 2, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Trekking poles and hiking staffs are standard equipment for many walkers, hikers, trekkers, backpackers and people who snowshoe. The reasons why are simple, they enhance your stability and provide support on all types of terrain. Trekking poles can relieve the strain on your back and legs, help with your balance and improve your workout. Don't miss this informative presentation by Bernie Stoll.

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4-Week Fitbit Class

April 6 - May 4, 2020

Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

4 Week Fitbit Class. When it comes to reaching your fitness goals, steps are just the beginning. Fitbit can track every part of your day - including activity, exercise, food, weight, and sleep, to help you find your fit, stay motivated, and see how small steps make a big impact. Weekly meetings are held on Mondays. The class consists of tracking steps and miles walked, calories burned, heart rate, setting SMART Goals, and class discussion/participation. 

social security

Filing For Social Security

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Duane Silbernagel, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income." Social Security is our country's single largest Federal program and the sole means of support for many retirees. Remarkably, it offers a high level of flexibility to optimize your retirement income needs. Duane invites you to learn about Social Security's unexpected options.

social security

Filing For Social Security

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Duane Silbernagel, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income." Social Security is our country's single largest Federal program and the sole means of support for many retirees. Remarkably, it offers a high level of flexibility to optimize your retirement income needs. Duane invites you to learn about Social Security's unexpected options.

social security

Filing For Social Security

Monday, October 26, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Duane Silbernagel, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed, Inc., will present "Filing for Social Security: Flexibility and Choices for Your Retirement Income." Social Security is our country's single largest Federal program and the sole means of support for many retirees. Remarkably, it offers a high level of flexibility to optimize your retirement income needs. Duane invites you to learn about Social Security's unexpected options

 

aarp

AARP Offers Driver Safety Class

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

The AARP refresher class for all licensed Oregon drivers will be held in Newport on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020. Seniors, age 55 and older, may receive a multi-year discount on their auto insurancce after completing this six-hour course. There are no tests. The instructor will cover many topics, including the new driver pedestrian laws; changes in vision and hearing as driver's age, and tips for handling these changes; reacton times; driving in inclement weather; collisions and how to avoid them, and many more subjects helping those attending to become better drivers. Cost for this class is $20.00 for non-members, and $15.00 for AARP members. Payment is due on the day of the class and is paid to the instructor.