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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

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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" #85253)


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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

 

 

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.

 

Jazz Band Past Forward

Jazz Band, Past Forward

Three More Free Amazing Performance!

Saturdays, June 15, July 20, August 17, 2019.

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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Photography

Basic Studio Photography - Wednesdays, June 19 - July 10, 2019. Cost for this class is $10.00 to cover hand-outs. Class times are 10:00 - 12:00 pm. This class is new for 2019. It will challenge your skills in photography and teamwork while learning hands-on basic lighting patterns. Maximum of 10 participants.

These classes have limited seating, so sign-up now!

 

Fall Prevention: At Home Risk Assessment Presentation

Thursday, June 13, 2019

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Registered Nurse Katie Collson will be at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, June 13, 2:00-3:00 p.m. to present a seminar on fall prevention intended tohelp older adults reduce their fear of falling and increase activity levels. The seminarwill incorporate information about common causes of falls in and out of the home, ways to avoid falls, and some exercises designed to assist with balance and mobility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Watercolor & Colored Pencil Art Classes

May 28 - July 2, 2019

Class meets on Tuesdays

Watercolor: 10:00 - 11:30 am

Colored Pencil: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Shirley Steinhauer will again be offering two fun art classes for those people interested in learning how to create their own colored pencil or watercolor masterpiece! Class times: watercolor 10:00 - 11:30 am, and colored pencil 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required, so call now to reserve your spot!

 

 

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NEW DANCE CLASS:

From Broadway To Ballroom

Practices: June 6 and June 27, 2019

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Regular classes: July 11 - September 26, 2019

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The 60+ Activity Center is excited to announce the addition of a new dance class: From Broadway to Ballroom, Hollywood to Bollywood. The class will be led by Bryn McCornack and will be held on Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. July 11th – September 26th in the Health and Wellness Studio. If you would like to try out the class, Ms. McCornack will be leading “dry run” practices on June 6th and 27th at 11:15 a.m.

Learn basic steps from Salsa, Mambo and Cha-Cha. Dance like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, Michelle Johnston in A Chorus Line and Michael Jackson in Thriller. No dance experience necessary– just a good sense of humor.

 

Medicare 101 Presentation

June 20, 2019

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

You are invited to learn about your Medicare choices and next steps at an upcoming Medicare 101 educational workshop at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on Thursday, June 20, 2:00-3:00 p.m.. The better you understand your options, the better choices you can make to protect yourself from high medical costs in the future.

During the one-hour presentation, you will gain the knowledge needed to make informed decisions and to pick a plan that works best for you when the time comes.

Presenter Audra Fullan is a Regence Medicare Sales Executive in Oregon representing both Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans. She has been at Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon for 5 years. Her position includes working with the individuals approaching Medicare or currently on Medicare.

211 Informational Presentation

Thursday, June 27, 2019

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Shannon Rose, Community Engagement Coordinator for Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties, will be giving a presentation on the 211 Information System, 211 Info is a nonprofit that helps confidentially connect people with resources in their community, When consumers contact 211 Info, a community information specialist will compassionately listen to their needs and offer them a list of appropriate resources.