Special Events Only For Seniors

Throughout the year the Portland Senior Center offers a variety of special senior-centric events to commemorate a special holiday or simply to get friends and neighbors together. 

This year's seniors-only special events include:


Game Days                                                                                                                   

Games Galore!  Don’t want to be stuck playing the same old games?  We have Game Days at the Portland Senior Center on the second Wednesday of every month.  Come join your friends for light refreshments, cards, dominos, open board games and bingo.   


When:               2nd Wednesday of every month, except holidays 

Time:            1:00 PM 

Where:          Portland Senior Center 

Cost:             FREE 


Chair Volleyball 

Come join the fun and friendly competition that includes exercise which is great for upper body mobility and joint flexibility. It could help improve your muscle tone, reflexes, hand-to-eye coordination, and endurance. The game is played with a beach ball and a five foot high net. Rules are similar to traditional volleyball rules but you will need to keep your “cheeks on the chair!” Light snack provided. RSVP by day before each date. Drop-ins welcome. 


When:    1st Tuesday of every month, except holidays 

Time:      2:00 PM 

Where:   Portland Senior Center 

Cost:      FREE 


Sip ‘N Swipe Café 

Learn to use a computer tablet. Learn to email photos! Research Anything! Connect with family and friends. Learn at your own pace with helpful staff. A tablet and Wi-Fi will be provided for you if you do not have a tablet. Space is limited, please call to register. 


Dates: April 6th & April 20, 2022 

Times:     1:30PM-3:00PM 

Where:    Portland Senior Center 601 Wildcat Dr.   

Max:         19 Participants or you can bring your own tablet 

Cost:         Free 


Walking Club 

Enjoy the trails of Portland and the surrounding area. Location and duration will be decided by participants.  


When:     Thursday, April 28, 2022 

Time:       10:00 AM 

Where:     Meet at the Portland Senior Center 

Cost:        FREE  


 Meet, Eat, and Paint Happy 

The Portland Activity Center is providing hands-on art instruction, paint supplies, canvases and aprons, everything you need to have a great time and create your masterpiece. Please pre-register. 


When:        Tuesday, May 10, 2022   

Time:          4:00 PM - 6:00 PM      

Where:       Portland Senior Center 

Cost:             FREE 



Let’s roll the dice!  Players roll the dice to accumulate points rolling certain combinations. Prizes will be awarded for the most bunco wins, highest score and lowest score. COME PLAY! 


When:          Wednesday, May 25, 2022 

Time:            5:00 PM 

Where:         Portland Senior Center 

Cost:            FREE 

Movie Night-Bucket List  

The Portland Senior Center will host a movie night with complimentary popcorn. Come on down and join your friends! 


When:          Wednesday, June 21, 2022 

Time:            5:00 PM 

Where:         Portland Senior Center 

Cost:             FREE 


No-Sew Fleece Blanket 

Making a new fleece blanket is quick and easy. In this class you will learn the simple steps of just how to make this unique blanket. Please bring two pieces of fleece fabric in the design of your choice (a coordinating print and solid). Each piece should measure two yards each.  


When:     Wednesday, July 13, 2022 

Time:         1:00PM 

Where:     Portland Senior Center 

Cost:         FREE 


End of Summer Party 

Send summer off in style with our annual cookout.  We will be grilling hamburgers and hotdogs to celebrate the end of another great summer. 

When:           Wednesday, August 31, 2022 

Time:            12:00 PM 

Where:          Portland Senior Center 

Cost:             FREE 


Veteran’s Dinner 

The City of Portland would like to express our gratitude to all Veterans who served our 

country with an Annual Veteran’s Dinner.  This is a free event for Veterans; please sign up 

early as space is limited. 

When:           Friday, November 11, 2022 

Time:            5:30 - 7:30 PM 

Where:         Portland Senior Center 

Cost:            Veteran’s Free, Non-Veterans $3.00 

Tea Party 

Ladies and gentlemen come join us for an elegant tea party at the Portland Activity Center.  Door 

prizes and appetizers will be provided in addition to a wide variety of teas. 

When:         Thursday, December 1, 2022 

Time:           3:30 - 5:30 PM 

Where:        Portland Senior Center 

Cost:           FREE 


Tour of Lights 

Join us at the Portland Activity Center for cookies, hot chocolate, and a tour around the area to view 

Christmas lights.  The first bus will leave at 6:15 PM, additional tours will be added as 

necessary.  Space is limited so sign up early. 

When:          Wednesday, December 7, 2022 

          Thursday, December 8, 2022 

Time:            6:00 PM 

Where:         Portland Senior Center 

Cost:            FREE 


Christmas Party 

Join us for cookies, punch, music, door prizes and fun! 

When:           Tuesday, December 20, 2022 

Time:            12:00 - 2:00 PM 

Where:         Portland Senior Center 

Cost:             FREE 



Noon Year’s Eve Party 

Do you want to ring in 2022 but don’t want to stay up all night?  Join the fun at the 9th Annual 

Noon Year’s Eve Party.  We will count down to noon with music, light refreshments and then 

toast the New Year with sparkling cider as the clock strikes 12.  Dress in your best and come join the fun. 

When:           FridayDecember 30, 2022 

Time:            10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Where:          Portland Community Center 

Cost:             FREE