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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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WRITING CLASS
WRITING CLASS
Want to write? Have things to say?
Whether it's fiction, non-fiction, or simply once upon a time...
This is the class for you to learn to write easily, clearly, and with panache.
Wednesdays
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
January 7-February 25, 2015
Cost - $60 (includes handouts)
Questions?  Call Ottillie Ruh 503-316-9687
01/07-02/25/2015 
EVENING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
Evening Conversational Spanish
Tuesdays
January 13, 2015 - March 10, 2015
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Cost - $10 per class
Center 50+
01/13/2015-03/10/2015 
INTERMEDIATE ACRYLIC PAINTING
Intermediate Acrylic Painting
with Linda Osburn
Wednesdays
January 14 & 28th
February 11th & 25th
March 11th & 25th
April 8th & 22nd
1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Cost - $28 per class plus, a one time supply fee of $10
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
01/14/2015-04/22/2015 
BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING
Beginning Acrylic Painting
with Linda Osburn
Thursdays
January 15th & January 29th
February 12th & February 26th
March 12th & March 26th
April 9th & April 23rd
Cost - $28 per class, plus a one time supply fee of $10
Center 50+
For more information call 503-588-6303.
01/15/2015-04/23/2015 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SERIES: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Home Safety - Caring for Your Loved One At Home
Monday, January 26, 2015
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
FREE
Center 50+ Respite Room
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
To register call 503-588-6303
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels, and First Call
01/26/2015Flyer 
LEGENDARY WILL ROGERS and the POWE OF PLAY
Legendary Will Rogers and the Power of Play
"Rediscovering the Secrets of Childhood"
Presented by Cy Eberhart
Come see this living-historical presentation!

Monday, January 26, 2015
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+ Auditorium
Cost - $15 includes handbook
RSVP at 503-588-6303
01/26/2015Flyer 
MOVIE & POPCORN
Movie & Popcorn
Classic Movie Day
"An Affair To Remember" starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1:15 p.m.
FREE
Sponsored by ATRIO Health Plan
01/28/2015 
YOUR STYLE AND YOUR WELLNESS-CAUSE AND EFFECTS
Your Style and Your Wellness - Cause and Effects
Presented by Dr. Richard and Karen Jensen
Saturday, February 7, 2015
9 a.m.-Noon
Cost: $15
Center 50+
RSVP by calling 503-588-6303
02/07/2015Flyer 
LIVING FOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Living Food For Your Health
"Sprouting Seeds, Nuts and Grains"
Presented by Joan Manuel
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Cost - $5 for class, $2 for supplies
Center 50+
RSVP at 503-588-6303
02/10/2015 
THE SAVVY CAREGIVER
The Savvy Caregiver
A Five-session workshop for family caregivers, caring for loved ones with dementia.
Thursdays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5 & 12
10 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
FREE (Open to unpaid family caregivers and Veterans)
To register call Evelyn Ostermann at 503-588-6303
Class size is limited and registration is required
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
02/12/2015Flyer 
VIBRANT AND THRIVING AT ANY AGE
Vibrant and Thriving at Any Age
Presented by Instructor Joan Manuel
Thursdays
February 12-March 5, 2015
6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Cost - $18 for four class course
Center 50+
For more information call 503-588-6303
02/12/2015-03/05/2015 
GRANDPARENTING: MAKING THE MOST OF IT
Grandparenting
Making the Most of It
Presented by Ottilie Ruh
Thursdays
February 12, 2015 - March 19, 2015
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $45 and book included
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-316-9687
02/12/2015-03/19/2015 
DINNER, WINE, CHOCOLATE, and MUSIC, OH MY!
DINNER, WINE, CHOCOLATE, and MUSIC, OH MY!
Friday, February 13, 2015
Benefit event for Friends of the Salem Senior Center
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
6 p.m.
Tickets - $18 (advance tickets required)
Enjoy an evening of music by the Salem Chamber Chorus, Wine by Honeywood Winery, a dinner of Roasted Pork Loin, Prime rib, Salad, Baked Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables & Rolls, and of course Chocolates and Sweet Treats.
For more information, call 503-588-6303
Sponsored by Avamere
02/13/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Canby's "Oregon Trail Pitchpipers" Barbershop Chorus's 49th annual show.  Featuring "Oregon Trail Pitchpipers" and 4 other barbershop award winning quartets.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Cost - $58
Early registration and payment due to limited seats.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman Mondays and Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
02/14/2015Flyer 
THE SAVVY CAREGIVER
The Savvy Caregiver
A Five-session workshop for family caregivers, caring for loved ones with dementia.
Thursdays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5 & 12
10 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
FREE (Open to unpaid family caregivers and Veterans)
To register call Evelyn Ostermann at 503-588-6303
Class size is limited and registration is required
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
02/19/2015Flyer 
Chico's Wardrobe Party
You're Invited to a Wardrobe Party
A benefit for the Friends of the Salem Senior Center
Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Chico's Salem Center
480 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Come and enjoy fashions modeled by our Center 50+ Line Dancers and some Line Dancing performances.
A portion of all sales between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. will go to the Friends of the Salem Senior Center.
See attached flyer for information and list of Line Dancing Classes at Center 50+.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.

02/20/2015Flyer 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SEMINAR: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Caregiving 101
Presented by Visiting Angels
Monday, February 23, 2015
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
FREE
Center 50+ Respite Room
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
To Register call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
02/23/2015Flyer 
VIBRANT AND THRIVING AT ANY AGE
Vibrant and Thriving At Any Age
Presented by Instructor Joan Manuel
Mondays
February 23-March 16, 2015
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Cost - $18 for four class course
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
02/23/2015-03/16/2015 
THE SAVVY CAREGIVER
The Savvy Caregiver
A Five-session workshop for family caregivers, caring for loved ones with dementia.
Thursdays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5 & 12
10 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
FREE (Open to unpaid family caregivers and Veterans)
To register call Evelyn Ostermann at 503-588-6303
Class size is limited and registration is required
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
02/26/2015Flyer 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
Sponsored by AARP
February 9 & 12, 2015
1 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE, Salem, OR
Call 503-588-6303 to register.
02/9-12/2015 
THE SAVVY CAREGIVER
The Savvy Caregiver
A Five-session workshop for family caregivers, caring for loved ones with dementia.
Thursdays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5 & 12
10 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
FREE (Open to unpaid family caregivers and Veterans)
To register call Evelyn Ostermann at 503-588-6303
Class size is limited and registration is required
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
03/05/2015Flyer 
THE SAVVY CAREGIVER
The Savvy Caregiver
A Five-session workshop for family caregivers, caring for loved ones with dementia.
Thursdays
February 12, 19, 26, March 5 & 12
10 a.m.-Noon
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE  Salem, OR
FREE (Open to unpaid family caregivers and Veterans)
To register call Evelyn Ostermann at 503-588-6303
Class size is limited and registration is required
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels and First Call
03/12/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Winnemucca, Nevada
3 days & 2 nights at the Winners Hotel & Casino
Cost - TBA
Includes transportation, lodging, $20 in gaming money and food coupons.
Payment by Feb. 26, 2015 to guarantee a space.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
03/27-29/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Whale Watching Depoe Bay
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Cost: $69
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and tickets
Experience the excitement of seeing whales "up close and personal" as they migrate the Oregon Coast.
For more information contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
03/31/2015Flyer 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
Sponsored by AARP
March 9 & 12, 2015
1 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE, Salem, OR
Call 503-588-6303 to register.
03/9-12/2015 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Hungarian Festival
St. Josef's Estate Vineyards
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Cost: $37
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and admission.
Enjoy music performed by the Portland Gypsy Jazz Band and Hungarian & European foods.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
04/11/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY-EXTENDED TRIPS
SOUTHERN CHARM
April 18-24, 2015
Book now and save $100 per person
For more information contact:
Margery Hoffman
Center 50+
503-588-6303
04/18-24/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
2 Plays at Ashland's  Oregon Shakespeare Festival
April 22 & 23, 2015
Cost: $241 per person
Includes transportation, tickets, lodging at Super 8, and a lunch stop at Seaven Feathers, Canyonville, OR (no host)
"Much Ado About Nothing" A William Shakespeare classic love story.
"Guys and Dolls" A Hilarious musical classic by Frank Loesser and based on the spirited stories of Damon Runyon.
Payment due by March 23 in order to hold tickets
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
04/22-23/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Phantom of the Opera
Keller Auditorium, Portland
Thursday, May 14, 2015 (Matinee)
Cost: $142
Includes transportation, tickets, and driver gratuity.
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
05/14/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Newport Celtic Festival
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Cost: $41
Includes transportation, driver gratuity
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
06/13/2015Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Chinese & Japanese Gardens
Portland, OR
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Cost: $60
Includes transportation, admissions, and driver gratuity
For more information, contact Marge Hoffman, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303.
07/14/2015Flyer 
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.
08/01/2015Flyer 
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.
08/20/2015Flyer 
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 
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 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Landmarks of the Gorge - Sternwheeler
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Cost: TBA
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 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY
Indian Head Casino
Warm Springs, OR
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Cost: TBA
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.
10/15/2015Flyer 
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.
11/12/2015Flyer 
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: TBA
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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