Center 50+ has closed to the public. Congregate meals offered Monday through Friday at Center 50+ will continue through a drive-up option. Follow Center50plus on Facebook for additional information. Check the City's
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An important part of staying healthy as you age is staying engaged physically and socially. The City of Salem along with concerned citizens, and the 501(c)3 nonprofit Friends of Center 50+, collaborated to create Center 50+ as a non-membership community center providing programs and services to adults age 50 and older. Other programs throughout the City provide help in specialized areas.
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Public meeting held the first Tuesday of every month.
Email: [email protected]
This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.
New Class Offering for Center 50+. Email is your most important account. Learn why and how it is important. Also learn ways to protect it. After you register for this course, you will be emailed a Zoom Guide and a link to a tutorial that will show you how to get onto a Zoom meeting. Dimensions of Wellness: Social, Intellectual, Occupational
Cost: $ 14
Presenter: Breanna Weston of Digital Natives
You will enjoy painting a portrait of either a landscape, floral, animal seascape or still life. In order to attend this class online, you will need a laptop computer, desk computer with camera and microphone, smartphone, or tablet. Class will be held utilizing GoToMeeting. After students have registered for class, instructor Bridget Miller will send more information via email or phone. Last date to register for class is the Friday before each Tuesday class.
Presenter: Instructor Bridget Miller
Let's experience book reading in a whole new way; read "Derailed" and Zoom chat with Mary Keliikoa. Mary is a mystery writer, and this book, her first, was picked by the 2020 Quarantine Book Club. It begins a 3-book series set in Portland, Oregon. "Derailed" can be purchased on Amazon or your local bookstore. Best to read by class date. A Zoom meeting invitation will be sent to you a several days ahead of class. You'll need internet connection, either a laptop or desktop computer with camera & microphone, tablet or smartphone. Registration cost is $5. Dimensions of Wellness: Social, Intellectual and Emotional