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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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DIABETES - Is it Time to Make a Change?
DIABETES - Is it Time to Make a Change?
A CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program
Tuesdays - Begins March 15 (16 core classes)
8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
For more information or to sign up, contact Lavinia at 503-304-3408 or email Lavinia.goto@nwsds.org
03/15/2016-06/29/2016 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Heritage of America
Trip Highlights include: New York City, Philadelphia, Amish Country, Gettysburg, Shenandoah Valley, Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, Mount Vernon, Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution
April 1-10, 2017
For more information contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
04/01/2017Flyer 
DIABETES - Is it Time to Make a Change
DIABETES - Is it Time to Make a Change?
A CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program
Wednesdays- Begins April 6 (16 core classes)
5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
For more information or to sign up, contact Lavinia at 503-304-3408 or email Lavinia.goto@nwsds.org
04/06/2016-07/20/2016 
CAREGIVER EDUCATION: BEST FRIENDS APPROACH TO ALZHEIMER'S CARE SERIES
Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care Series
Mondays
June 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2016
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Call 503-588-6303 to register.
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.
06/13-27/2016Flyer 
MEDICARE 101 SEMINAR
Medicare 101 Seminar
Thursday, June 30, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Sponsored by Ed Clark Insurance
06/30/2016 
AROUND THE GARDEN WITH OSU MARION COUNTY MASTER GARDENER'S
Around the Garden
with OSU Marion County Master Gardener's
First Tuesday of each month
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
"Summer Care, Harvesting, and Preserving"
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $7
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
07/05/2016Flyer 
INTERMEDIATE ACRYLIC PAINTING I
Intermediate Acrylic Painting I
with Instructor Linda Osburn
July 6, 2016
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $28 plus $10 for supplies
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
07/06/2016Flyer 
INTERMEDIATE ACRYLIC II PAINTING
Intermediate Acrylic II Painting
with Linda Osburn
Thursday, July 7, 2016
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $28 plus $10 for supplies
For more information, call 503-588-6303
07/07/2016Flyer 
CONFLICT MEDIATION WORKSHOP
Conflict Mediation Workshop
with Mary Hall
Thursday, July 7, 2016
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Class fee: $20
For more information, call 503-588-6303
07/07/2016Flyer 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
Two-Session class sponsored by AARP
July 11 & 14, 2016
1 p.m.
Center 50+
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
07/11&14/2016 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - STERNWHEELER "LANDMARKS OF THE GORGE"
Sternwheeler "Landmarks of the Gorge"
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Depart Center 50+: 8:00 a.m.
Return Center 50+: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $135
Includes transportation, driver gratuity, 2 meals and narrated tour.
For more information, contact Kris Yates, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303 or kyats@cityofsalem.net
07/13/2016Flyer 
PET CPR/FIRST AID
Pet CPR/First Aid
Presented by Carol Gleason
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $15
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
07/13/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL PRESENTATION-SAN ANTONIO HOLIDAY
Travel Presentation - San Antonio Holiday
July 14, 2016
10 a.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
FREE
Travel - November 30, 2016 - 5 Days, 4 Nights
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303
07/14/2016Flyer 
BOBBYSOCK AND BURGER BASH
Bobbysock & Burger Bash
Friday, July 15, 2016
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Center 50+
Tickets - $8 per person
Purchase tickets in advance at Center 50+, seating limited.
Event includes: Dinner, Dancing, Live music by Glenn Parkhurst "Your50sband"
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Tickets go on sale June 1st.
07/15/2016Flyer 
INTERMEDIATE ACRYLIC PAINTING I
Intermediate Acrylic Painting I
with Instructor Linda Osburn
July 20, 2016
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $28 plus $10 for supplies
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
07/20/2016Flyer 
ASHI CPR CERTIFICATION AND BASIC WILDERNESS FIRST AID
ASHI CPR Certification and Basic Wilderness First Aid
with Instructor Carol Gleason
Wednesday and Thursday
July 20 and 21, 2016
12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $50
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
07/20-21/2016Flyer 
INTERMEDIATE ACRYLIC II PAINTING
Intermediate Acrylic II Painting
with Linda Osburn
Thursday, July 21, 2016
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $28 plus $10 for supplies
For more information, call 503-588-6303
07/21/2016Flyer 
AROUND THE GARDEN WITH OSU MARION COUNTY MASTER GARDENER'S
Around the Garden
with OSU Marion County Master Gardener's
First Tuesday of each month
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
"Fall Care for Annuals, Perennials and Bulbs.  Fall Lawn Care. Fruits and Vegetables"
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $7
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
08/02/2016Flyer 
"JUDY ROCKS" ART PAINTING CLASS
"Judy Rocks" Art Painting Class
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center 50+
Cost: $7, includes brush set and supplies
Student is responsible to bring a number 5/0 paint brush to class.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
08/09/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - LION KING
LION KING
Keller Auditorium, Portland
Thursday Matinee
August 11, 2016
Depart Center 50+: 11:30 a.m.
Return Center 50+: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $130
Includes transportation, driver gratuity and tickets.
For more information, contact Kris Yates, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
08/11/2016Flyer 
BOOT CAMP FOR THE BRAIN
Boot Camp for the Brain
Participants will attend classes each morning followed by afternoons filled with beautiful Oregon sight-seeing experiences.
August 15-19, 2016
Cost: $799 (double occupancy)  $925 (single occupancy)
Includes: motor coach, 2 nights lodging, all entry fees, classes, pt evaluation, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 2 lunches.
For more information, stop by the Travel Desk and pick up a flier.
08/15-19/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Shades of Ireland
Trip Highlights Include: Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Jaunting Car Ride, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Castle Stay
September 6-15, 2017
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
09/06/2017Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
New York, Niagara Falls & Washington DC
September 13-20, 2016
Highlights include:
New York City, Corning, Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Capitol Hill, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery.
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
09/13-20/2016Flyer 
WRITING FROM THE HEART
Writing From the Heart
Presented by: Carol Crandell and Hal Mathew
Wednesdays
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Starting September 16, 2015
Center 50+
Cost: $2 per session
For more information, call 503-588-6303
09/16/2015-06/30/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Netherlands, Belgium & Paris
Featuring historic Bruges
Additional highlights include Amsterdam, Hortus Botanicus, Volendam, Brussels, Bruges Walking Tour or Canal Cruise, Paris, Seine River Cruise, Giverny
September 19-29, 2016
For more information contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
09/19/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Highlights of the Canyonlands
October 3-11, 2015
9 days 2 meals included
Book and deposit by October 27, 2015 and save $100
Highlights include: Las Vegas, Williams, Grand Canyon Railroad, Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley, Kayenta, Lake Powell, Page, Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park.
For more information on this travel opportunity, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303.
10/03/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - SISTER'S HARVEST FAIRE
Sister's Harvest Faire
Fall Foliage Trip to Sisters, OR
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Depart Center 50+: 9 a.m.
Return Center 50+: 4 p.m.
Cost: $41
Includes transportation and driver gratuity
For more information, contact Kris Yates, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
10/08/2016Flyer 
HEART & HANDS HOLIDAY ART & CRAFT FAIR 2016
CURRENTLY SEEKING VENDORS
3rd Annual Heart & Hands Holiday Art & Craft Fair 2016
Saturday, November 5th - 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, November 6th - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Center 50+
For more information, contact Phyliis at 503-516-1652 or pinokeeo1@gmail.com
11/05-06/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - OREGON CULINARY INSTITUTE
Oregon Culinary Institute
Portland, OR
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Depart center 50+: 11 a.m.
Return Center 50+: 4 p.m.
Cost: $49
Includes transportation, driver gratuity and lunch
For more information, contact Kris Yates, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
11/08/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - CELTIC THUNDER "LEGACY" TOUR
Celtic Thunder " Legacy" Tour
Keller Auditorium, Portland
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Cost: $110 (Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and admission)
$60 due at registration, balance due by October 14th.
Depart: 6 p.m. - Return: 11 p.m.
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
11/15/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
San Antonio Holiday
November 30-December 4, 2016
4 Nights - 6 meals (4 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners)
Highlights include: San Antonio City Tour, San Jose Mission, El Mercado Marketplace, Alamo, Riverwalk Cruise, Hill Country, LBJ Ranch, Fredericksburg, Fiesta De las Luminaria.
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
11/30/2016-12/04/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - THE GROTTO CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
The Grotto Christmas Festival of Lights and Clackamas Town Center
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Cost: $47 (Includes transportation, driver gratuity, and admission)
Payment due November 10th.
Depart: 2 p.m. - Return: 9 p.m.
(Walking is involved)
For more information, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
12/06/2016Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - CHRISTMAS IN LEAVENWORTH
Christmas in Leavenworth
A Bavarian Village in Leavenworth, WA
December 11-13, 2016
Depart Center 50+: December 13th 8 a.m.
Return Center 50+: December 15th 6 p.m.
Cost: $499 per person double occupancy/$654 single
Includes transportation, lodging at the Enzian Inn, two buffet breakfasts, lunch, a German buffet dinner, a sleigh ride, concert, and the tree lighting ceremony.
For more information, contact Kris Kates, Trip Coordinator at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
12/11-13/2016Flyer 
BINGO
BINGO
Thursdays
1:00 p.m.
Cost:  Starting at $5.50
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
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TRIPLE-A DRAWING CLASS "ANTI-ALZHEIMER ACTIVITY"
Triple-A Drawing Class "Anti-Alzheimer Activity"
First and Third Mondays of every month
Class begins May 2, 2016
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $6 each class
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
For more information, call 503-588-6303
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EVENING WOODCARVING
Evening Woodcarving conducted by Dave Disselbrett
Mondays
6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5 per class
This ongoing class will offer carvers the chance to work on existing projects or do a scheduled project, or carvers choice.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
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