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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669

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Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5pm

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Social Groups

Meeting People and Having Fun

The City of Newport is "The Friendliest."

The 60+ Activity Center offers the chance to join existing social groups. Every occasion here is an opportunity to get social. People have gained lifelong friendships from attending one or more of our activities.
bingo cards

BINGO

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11:00 - 11:45 AM

A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller. Winners receive non-monetary prizes.

Bridge

BRIDGE

Thursday

12:30 - 4:30 PM

A fun trick-taking game played with a standard card deck.

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BUNCO

TBA

A fun game tossing dice and counting scores.

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DOMINOES (Mexican Train)

Wednesday & Friday

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A strategy game played with numbered tiles.

 

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JAZZ QUARTET REHEARSAL

Friday

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Public welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

 

Knitting Group

 

KNITTING GROUP

Tuesday

1:30 - 3:00 PM

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 Katrina Landis.

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MAHJONG

Monday

1:00 - 3:00 PM

A Chinese tile game with a set of 144 tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols.

 

 

Guitar

OPEN MIC & MUSIC JAM

Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Monday

2:45 - 4:45 PM

Musicians and listeners of all abilities are welcome. 

 

 

 

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OPEN PING PONG

 

Monday – Friday, when Multi-Purpose Room is open

Bring a friend for fun, socialization, and exercise with our brand-new ping pong table.

 

Bridge

PARTY BRIDGE LUNCH GAMES

Monday

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a casual, fun bridge game, not competitive play. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn from each other.

 

pinochle card game

PINOCHLE

Friday

11:00 - 2:00 PM

A bidding and trick-taking card game for two to four people that is played with either a single deck or a double deck.

 

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POOL

Monday - Friday

Open Pool Games 8:30 - 5:00 PM

A game played on a pool table.

 

Quilting

QUILTING SOCIAL

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bring your projects to work on. Come share your thoughts and ideas with this social quilting group.

scrabble board game

SCRABBLE

Tuesday

1:30 - 4:30 PM

A board game in which words are formed by placing lettered tiles in a pattern similar to a crossword puzzle.

 

 

 

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SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCING

Monday

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Are you looking for an easy, fun, engaging way to move your body and stimulate your mind? Join instructor Bonnie Prater as she teaches simple steps that can be quickly learned and practiced by participants at all activity levels.

Please plan to wear dance shoes or socks on the dance floor.

 

Songwriting

SONGWRITERS WORKSHOP

Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Monday

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

If you have ever wanted to write a song, this is the workshop for you to learn about songwriting. Instructor is musician Ruthanne Morris.

 

 

TBX

TEX BROOKLYN EXPERIMENT LIVE PERFORMANCE

Last Wednesday of every month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

A TBX show includes blues, rock, jazz, country, zydeco, standards, reggae and requests.

The event is FREE, but donations to the band are welcome and encouraged.

 

 

Watercolor

WATERCOLOR ART CLASSES

Thursday

May 18 - June 22, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 AM, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Create your own masterpiece! All materials are provided, but people who do have their own supplies are encouraged to bring them to class. Artist and instructor Shirley Steinhauer has been sharing her expertise at the 60+ for many years.

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Wii BOWLING

Tuesday

9:30 - 11:00 AM

Wii Bowling is similar to normal bowling. The player attempts to knock down 10 pins with a ball / hand controller.

 

Writers Critique Group

WRITERS' DISCUSSION GROUP

TBA

Come and share your writing or just come and listen and share in the discussion.