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Center 50+, the Salem Senior Center, first opened its doors in 1976 on nearby Erixon Drive.  In October 2008 a new 30,000 square foot building on Portland Road opened.  Center 50+ offers a variety of classes, activities, programs, and trips offered to adults of 50 years of age and older.  Come see what we have to offer.

2615 Portland Road NE, Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6303

  
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LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES
Living Well With Diabetes
Tuesdays, July 21st through August 11th
9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Registration is required. Contact Jennifer Lund, WVP Living Healthy Coordinator at 503-587-5129 to register.
07/21/2015-08/11/2015 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Cost: $46
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and lunch at Calamity Jane's
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
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DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
August 10 & 13, 2015
1 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Driver Safety Program is a two-session class sponsored by AARP to improve your driving skills.  Upon completion of course, your auto insurance premium may be reduced.
08/10 & 13/2015 
LIVING GLUTEN FREE
Living Gluten Free
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Guest speaker - Debra Edwards. Owner of Cascade Bakery
1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
08/19/2015 
MOVIE & POPCORN
Movie & Popcorn
Classic Movie - The Man From Snowy River
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
1:15 p.m.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by ATRIO Health Plan
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TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
WICKED
Keller Auditorium, Portland
Thursday, August 20, 2015 (matinee)
Cost: $112
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and tickets
Payment due by July 2nd
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
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AUGUST BIRTHDAY PARTY
August Birthday Party
Friday, August 21, 2015
Birthday cake served around 12:15 p.m.
All those who have birthdays in August will receive a special gift.
Sponsored by Windsong Memory Care
08/21/2015Flyer 
CENTER 50+ CLOSURE
Center 50+ will be closed August 24-September 7th for annual maintenance.  Center 50+ will resume regular hours beginning September 8th.  Enjoy your summer!
08/24/2015-09/07/2015Flyer 
CELEBRATE LIFE @ CENTER 50+
Celebrate Life @ Center 50+
Month of September
Join us for our Fall Kick-Off Events.
See attached flier for list of special September events.
Sponsored by Ed Clarke Insurance
09/01-28/2015Flyer 
WELCOME BACK BREAKFAST
Welcome Back Breakfast
"Celebrate Life"
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Come sign up for upcoming Fall classes, meet your instructors, take advantage of discounts, prizes, and special offerings during this open house event.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Ed Clark Insurance.
09/08/2015Flyer 
BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Back To School Open House
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
FREE
Sign-up for Fall classes, meet instructors, take advantage of discounts, prizes, and special offerings during this open house event.
Sponsored by Ed Clarke Insurance
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TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Dahlia Fields and Fir Point Farms
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Cost: 27.50
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
09/09/2015Flyer 
HAPPY HOUR & ART SHOW
Happy Hour & Art Show
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Center 50+
(Donations accepted)
Special music provided by JT Meier from JT and the Tourists.
Enjoy an evening of light refreshments, great music and wonderful artwork.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Ed Clark Insurance.
09/09/2015Flyer 
TRIPS AHOY PRESENTATION
Trips Ahoy Presentation
You are invited to a 2nd presentation on the New York, Niagara Falls & Washington DC trip scheduled for September 13-20, 2016, and "Highlights of the Canyonlands" scheduled sometime in May.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
11:30 a.m.
FREE (includes lunch)
RSVP required - 503-588-6303
09/10/2015 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
September 14 & 17, 2015
1 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Driver Safety Program is a two-session class sponsored by AARP to improve your driving skills.  Upon completion of course, your auto insurance premium may be reduced.
09/14 & 17/2015 
HAPPY HOUR
Happy Hour
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Special music provided by JT Meier from JT and the Tourists.  Special guests from Serenity Hospice will be available to answer questions regarding legal, emotional, and service options surrounding Hospice.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Ed Clark Insurance.
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SAVVY SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING: WHAT BABY BOOMERS NEED TO KNOW TO MAXIMIZE RETIREMENT INCOME
Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
FREE
To register, call 503-689-2800
09/16/2015 
BINGO PARTY & CANNED FOOD DRIVE
Bingo Party & Canned Food Drive
Thursday, September 17, 2015
1:15 p.m.
Cost - $5
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Ed Clark Insurance.
09/17/2015Flyer 
SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAY PARTY
September Birthday Party
Friday, September 18, 2015
Birthday cake served around 12:15 p.m.
All those who have birthdays in August will receive a special gift.
Sponsored by Windsong Memory Care
09/18/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
ISLANDS OF NEW ENGLAND
September 18-25, 2015
Book now and save $100 per person
For more information contact:
Margery Hoffman
Center 50+
503-588-6303
09/18-25/2015Flyer 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
September 21 & 24, 2015
5 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Driver Safety Program is a two-session class sponsored by AARP to improve your driving skills.  Upon completion of course, your auto insurance premium may be reduced.
09/21 & 24/2015 
CITY OF SALEM VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION EVENT
City of Salem Volunteer Recognition Event
Monday, September 21, 2015
5 p.m.
Loukes Auditorium-Salem Public Library
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
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CAREGIVER SEMINAR: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: IS IT ALZHEIMER'S? OTHER DEMENTIA
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: Is It Alzheimer's? Other Dementia?
Presented by: Mary K. Miller, ARNP BC CWCN
Monday, September 21, 2015
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Center 50+
This FREE educational seminar is for unpaid family caregivers caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and those interested in learning more about dementia.
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Inc.-Hawthorne House and Harmony House of Salem, WindSong at Eola Hills, Howell Edwards Doerksen, Senior Helpers and Visiting Angels.
09/21/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Landmarks of the Gorge - Sternwheeler
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Cost: $128
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, 5 hour boat trip and 2 meals.
Payment due by August 13 to guarantee trip.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
09/23/2015Flyer 
BOOT SCOOT-N-BREW
BOOT SCOOT-N-BREW
Friday, September 25, 2015
5 p.m.-11 p.m.
Tickets - $10 in advance/$15 at the door
Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill
1313 Mill Street, Salem, OR 97301
MUSIC - DANCING -FOOD - BBQ - BEER - WINE - SPIRITS - CIDER - BULL RIDING - ETC...
For more information, call 503-588-6303
09/25/2015Flyer 
PEACE QUEST FESTIVAL
Peace Quest Festival
Monday, September 28, 2015
1 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Event featuring: Peace Activist Peter Bergel, Poets-Macy Hayes and Kant Luthra, Violinist Mark Babson, KMUZ program host B. Lee Coyne, and Pam Pritchard leading the Dances for Universal Peace.
Sponsored by Ed Clarke Insurance
09/28/2015Flyer 
THE AGE OF LOVE
"The Age of LOVE" a film by Director Steven Loring
Saturday, October 3, 2015
9 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
FREE for the first 200 registered.
Registration will begin July 6th.  Call 503-588-6303 to register. Limit of 2 tickets per person.
Event includes Breakfast, Movie followed by Round Table Discussions.
"The Age of LOVE" is a story of the universality of love and desire, regardless of age.  The film follows the adventures of 30 seniors who sign up for a first-of-its-kind Speed dating event exclusively for 70 to 90 year olds.  Director Steven Loring will be in attendance for a Q & A as well as to lead us in this great community conversation.
10/03/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Indian Head Casino
Warm Springs, OR
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Cost: $12
Includes transportation and driver gratuity.
Payment due by September 17th to guarantee trip.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
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TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
FROM THE OUTBACK TO THE GLACIERS
with optional 3-Night Fiji Post Tour Extension
October 22-November 11, 2015
Book now and save $400 per person
For information contact:
Margery Hoffman
Center 50+
503-588-6303
10/22-11/11/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Oregon Culinary Institute
Portland, OR
Thursday, November 12, 2015 (tentative)
Cost: $49
Includes transportation, driver gratuity and lunch.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
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TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
CHRISTMAS ON THE DANUBE
featuring a 6-night Danube River Cruise
December 3-11, 2015
Book now and save $200 per person
For more information contact:
Margery Hoffman
Center 50+
503-588-6303
12/03-11/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Singing Christmas Tree
Portland, OR
Saturday, December 5, 2015 (matinee)
Cost: TBA
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
12/05/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Leavenworth Bavarian Village
December 13-15, 2015
Cost: $469 per person double occupancy
          $649 per person single occupancy
Includes lodging at Enzian Inn, two breakfast buffets, a catered German buffet dinner, a concert and a sleigh ride.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
12/13/2015Flyer 
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