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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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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 
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 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SEMINAR: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Family Caregiver Seminar: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Legal and Financial Planning
Presented by: Monica Pacheco, Attorney
Monday, April 27, 2015
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
FREE
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
Call 503-588-6303 to register.
Sponsored by Pacific Living Centers, Visiting Angels, First Call and Windsong
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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
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem
FREE
04/28/2015 
LINE DANCE FUNDRAISING PARTY
Line Dance Fundraising Party
Let's Line Dance for a great cause!
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
$5 Dancers and non-dancers (watchers)
Instructor: Colleen Roberts-Witt
There will be fun silent auction items, snack/dessert table and lots of line dancing for 2 hours.  You need not know how to dance, as each dance will have a walk thru.  No partners needed.  100% of proceeds benefit Center 50+'s "Friends" budget to help keep costs down. Comfortable attire suggested.  See y'all there!
05/06/2015Flyer 
LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES
Living Well With Diabetes
Thursdays, May 7th through June 11, 2015
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Registration is required. Contact Jennifer Lund, WVP Living Healthy Coordinator at 503-587-5129 to register.
05/07/2015-06/11/2015 
MOTHER'S DAY TEA
Mother's Day Tea
Friday,  May 8, 2015
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE (RSVP to Center 50+ by May 4th)
503-588-6303
Join us for our annual Mother's Day Tea, as we treat mothers to a special tea, musical entertainment and door prizes.
Sponsored by Avamere Court and FunTastic Red Hat Group.
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DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
May 11 & 14, 2015
1 p.m.
Driver Safety Program is a two-session class sponsored by AARP to improve driving skills. Upon completion of this course, your auto insurance premium may be reduced.
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
05/11 & 14/2015 
WHAT IS MEDICAID?
What Is Medicaid?
Presented by Attorney Kathy Belcher
Monday, May 11, 2015
10 a.m.
Center 50+
FREE (Sign-up at Center 50+ Front Desk)
05/11/2015 
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 
STEEL DRUM/MARIMBA CONCERT & BREAKFAST
Steel Drum/Marimba Concert & Breakfast
Presented by the Tri-Cities Steel Band Association
Performances by Baduku Marimba Band and ok*2*botay
Saturday, June 27, 2015
8 a.m.-10 a.m.
Center 50+
Breakfast - $5 (Family of 5 $20)
Includes all you can eat pancakes, eggs and sausage
FREE CONCERT - 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
**advance tickets recommended
06/27/2015Flyer 
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.
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CRUISE-IN & BURGER BASH
Cruise-In & Burger Bash
July 18, 2015
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
$5 lunch (hamburger, chips & potato salad)
Center 50+
No entrance fee ** call to register car 503-588-6303
Live 50's & 60's Music by Dance Tonight
Sponsored by the Army National Guard
07/18/2015Flyer 
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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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: $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.
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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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