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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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LET'S MARIMBA
Let's Marimba
Four-class course
Wednesdays
January 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2017
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Class fee: $50 for 4 classes - All equipment and materials are provided. (Space is Limited)
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6303
01/04,11,18,25/2017 
BEGINNING SPANISH CLASS
Beginning Spanish Class
with Instructor Hugh West
Fridays
January 6-March 10, 2017
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $120 for ten-week session, all materials supplied
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
01/06/2017-03/10/2017 
INTEMEDIATE/ADVANCED SPANISH CLASS
Intermediate/Advanced Spanish Class
with Instructor Hugh West
Fridays
January 6-March 10, 2017
12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $120 for ten-week session, all materials supplied
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
01/06/2017-03/10/2017 
MEDITATION CLASS
Meditation Class with Mary Hall
January 9 & 23, 2017
Class Fee: $15 for one class or $25 for both classes of the month.
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
01/09&23/2017 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
January 10 & 13, 2017
1 p.m.
Center 50+
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Sponsored by AARP
01/10&13/2017 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
January 10 & 13, 2017
1 p.m.
Center 50+
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Sponsored by AARP
01/10&13/2017 
TRAVEL FAIR
TRAVEL FAIR
Saturday, January 14, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
2017 trips will be announced, presentation on extended trips for the year, and refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by Friends of the Salem Senior Center
01/14/2017Flyer 
LIVING FOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Living Food For Your Health
with Joan Manuel
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Class fee: $8 plus $2 for class supplies
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
01/17/2017 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SEMINAR: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Family Caregiver Seminar: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
BRAIN AGILITY
Presented by: Jan Irving, PhD, RN Health Educator for Salem Hospital Community Health Education Center
Monday, January 23, 2017
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, WindSong Memory Care, Senior Helpers, One Source, LLC, and Visiting Angels
01/23/2017Flyer 
RECIPE CLASS FOR SPROUTED BEANS AND SEEDS
Recipe Class for Sprouted Beans and Seeds
with Joan Manuel
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $8
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
01/24/2017 
BEGINNING MEDITATION CLASS
Beginning Meditation Class with Mary Hall
Monday, January 30, 2017
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
$15 for one class
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
01/30/2017 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
February 6 & 9, 2017
1 p.m.
Center 50+
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Sponsored by AARP
02/06&09/2017 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY-MURDER ON THE NILE
LUNCH AND THEATRE
Lunch at Sweet Tomatoes in Tigard
Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile"
at Lakewood Theatre for Performing Arts in Lake Oswego, OR
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Depart: 11 a.m.  Return: 5 p.m.
Cost: $77
Includes Transportation, Driver Gratuity, Admission and Lunch
For more information, call the Travel Desk at 503-588-6303.
02/12/2017Flyer 
MEDITATION CLASS
Meditation Class with Mary Hall
Feb. 13 & 27, 2017
Class Fee: $15 for one class or $25 for both classes of the month.
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
02/13&27/2017 
BEGINNING MEDITATION CLASS
Beginning Meditation Class with Mary Hall
Monday, February 20, 2017
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
$15 for one class
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
02/20/2017 
DINNER, WINE, CHOCOLATE & MUSIC, OH MY!
Dinner, Wine, Chocolate & Music, OH MY!
a benefit event for Friends of the Salem Senior Center
Friday, February 24, 2017
6 p.m.
Tickets - $18 per person (advance tickets required)
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
For more information, call 503-588-6303
Sponsored by Bonaventure of Keizer
02/24/2017Flyer 
MEDITATION CLASS
Meditation Class with Mary Hall
February 13 & 27, 2017
Class Fee: $15 for one class or $25 for both classes of the month. (Additional classes offered in Jan., Feb & Mar)
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303
02/27/2017 
BEGINNING MEDITATION CLASS
Beginning Meditation Class with Mary Hall
Monday, March 20, 2017
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
$15 for one class
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
03/20/2017 
MEDITATION CLASS
Meditation Class with Mary Hall
March 13 & 27, 2017
Class Fee: $15 for one class or $25 for both classes of the month.
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
03/27/2017 
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 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Spotlight on New York City
April 19-23, 2018
5 Days - 5 Meals
Trips Highlights Include:  Two Broadway shows, Greenwich Village, Wall Street, 9/11 Memorial, Choice of 9/11 Museum or One World Observatory, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island.
For more information, contact the Center 50+ Travel Desk at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
04/19-23/2018Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Great Trains & Grand Canyons
May 7, 2017
6 days 8 meals included
Highlights include: Two Rail Journeys, Grand Canyon National Park, Oak Creek Canyon, Black Bart's Steakhouse, Sedona Trolley Tour, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Tlaquepaque & Uptown Sedona, Montezuma Castle, Jerome, Chuckwagon Supper & Show and Old Town Scottsdale.
For more information on this travel opportunity, contact Kris Yates at 503-588-6303.
05/07/2017Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice
July 16-24, 2017
9 Days - 13 Meals
Trip Highlights include: Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Gulfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Cave Tour or Lava Field Walk, and more...
For more information on this trip, contact the Center 50+ Travel Desk or email kyates@cityofsalem.net
07/16-24/2017Flyer 
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
Branson, Memphis & Nashville
"America's Musical Heritage"
Trip highlights include: St. Louis City Tour, 3 nights in Branson, Shoji Tabuchi Show, The Duttons Show, Showboat Branson Belle, Graceland, 2 Nights Opryland Resort, Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame and more...
October 25, 2017-November 2, 2017
9 days, 13 meals
For more information, contact the Center 50+ Travel desk at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
10/25/2017-11/02/2017Flyer 
TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY - EXTENDED TRIPS
Canada's Winter Wonderland
Trip highlights include: Jasper, Choice of Snowshoe Trek or Ice Walk, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise and Banff
December 2-18, 2017
7 days, 8 meals
For more information contact Center 50+ Travel Desk at 503-588-6303 or kyates@cityofsalem.net
12/02-18/2017 
WOODWORKING WOMEN
Woodworking Women
Three-Day Course
Saturdays, December 3rd, 10th and 17th, 2016
9 a.m.- 1p.m.
Cost: $15 plus project supplies
Sign-up sheets are located in the Woodshop and students will be contacted by instructors.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
12/03,10,17/2016Flyer 
JEWELRY BEADING CLASS WITH MS. CARLA
Jewelry Beading Class with Ms. Carla
Tuesdays
December 6 & 20, 2016
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Class fee: $7
Center 50+
12/06&20/2016Flyer 
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 
DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
Driver Safety Program
December 12 & 15, 2016
1 p.m.
Center 50+
Call Center 50+ at 503-588-6303 to register.
Sponsored by AARP
12/12&15/2016 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SERIES: UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Family Caregiver Series: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
"REDUCING HOLIDAY STRESS"
Monday, December 12, 2016
2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
12/12/2016Flyer 
MEDITATION CLASS
Meditation Class with Mary Hall
December 12, 2016
Class Fee: $15 for one class or $25 for both classes of the month. (Additional classes offered in Jan., Feb & Mar)
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
12/12/2016 
KAISER PERMANENTE SEMINAR
Kaiser Permanente Seminar
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10 a.m.
FREE
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd. NE, Salem, OR 97301
12/13/2016 
MOVIE & POPCORN
Movie & Popcorn
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" starring Chevy Chase
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
1:15 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Sponsored by Atrio Health Plan
12/14/2016Flyer 
CHRISTMAS UKULELE SING-A-LONG
2nd Annual
Christmas Ukulele Sing-A-Long
Christmas Songs by UKEphoria
Wednesday
December 14, 2016
Noon-1 p.m.
FREE
Center 50+ Auditorium
Come have lunch ($5) and enjoy the free entertainment
Audience participation encouraged.
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
12/14/2016 
MUSIC & REFRESHMENTS
Music & Refreshments
and Sing a Carol or Two
December 16, 2016
1 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
For more information, call 503-588-6303
Sponsored by Salem Electric
12/16/2016Flyer 
DECEMBER BIRTHDAY PARTY!
December Birthday Party!
Friday, December 16, 2016
12:15 p.m.
Center 50+
If it your Birthday in December, be sure to come and have lunch, get a special birthday gift.
Sponsored by WindSong Memory Care
12/16/2016Flyer 
CARVING DUCK DECOYS
Carving Duck Decoys from Wood
with the Oregon Decoy and Wildfowl Guild
Saturday, December 17, 2016
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: $3 per session plus any cost for wood
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
12/17/2016 
MAKE TWO CHRISTMAS FLORAL CENTERPIECES
Make Two Christmas Floral Centerpieces
with Maria Palacio
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Class cost: $5 Class Materials cost: $25 (pay separately)
PRE-PAYMENT and REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
12/20/2016 
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON 2016
You're Invited...

Holiday Luncheon 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE - RSVP at 503-588-6303 or stop by Center 50+ Reception Desk to sign-up.
Sponsored by Salem Electric and Providence Medicare Advantage Plans
12/23/2016Flyer 
HOLIDAY DROP-IN EVENTS
Holiday Drop-In Events
Open for games, classic movie and light refreshments
Christmas Eve - December 24, 2016
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
FREE
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
Sponsored by Salem Electric
12/24/2016Flyer 
MOVIE & POPCORN
Movie & Popcorn
"Sound of Music" starring Julie Andrews
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
1:15 p.m.
Center 50+
FREE
Sponsored by Atrio Health Plan
12/28/2016Flyer 
HOLIDAY DROP-IN EVENTS
Holiday Drop-In Events
Open for games, classic movie and light refreshments
New Year's Eve
December 31, 2016
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Center 50+
For more information, call 503-588-6303
Sponsored by Salem Electric
12/31/2016Flyer 
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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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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BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Breast Cancer Support Group
Welcoming all women newly diagnosed, recovering from, living with or beyond breast cancer.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97301
For more information, contact Medical Foundation of Marion & Polk Counties at 503-362-0669 or discoverpink@mpmedicalfoundation.org 
On-going 
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
Volunteer Orientation
2nd Tuesday of each month
1:30 p.m.
Center 50+ Auditorium
For more information, call 503-588-6303.
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DRAWING CLASS
Drawing Class
Re-view the World with Artist Eyes
with Instructor Kate Cunningham
On-Going Classes 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Class Cost: $7
Center 50+
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WRITING YOUR LIFE STORY
Writing Your Life Story
with Instructor Kathy Knauf
Every Wednesday
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $3 per session
Center 50+
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WRITING FROM YOUR HEART
Writing From Your Heart
with Instructor Carol Crandell
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $3 per session
Center 50+
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AROUND THE GARDEN
Around the Garden
with Marion County Master Gardeners
First Tuesday of the Month
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Class Fee: $7
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
On-Going 
CARD MAKING CLASS
Card Making Class - with Joan
2nd Thursdays of the Month
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $5 plus $1 for additional supplies
Students need to bring markers, colored pencils, 2 sided adhesive tape, glue stick and scissors.
Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
503-588-6303
On-going 
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