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Senior Services
Services Offered
All seniors are invited! If you enjoy good company and like to meet new people, come visit us.

Lunch is available and sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging. Preregistration and approval is required for lunch. You do not have to take part in the lunch program to enjoy the fun offered at the center.

  • Bingo
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Card games
  • Computer and Internet access
  • Cosponsored events with other senior groups
  • Dominoes
  • Educational programs
  • Exercise programs and equipment
  • Field trips
  • Monthly nutrition programs

Silver Sneakers
The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is a comprehensive older-adult fitness program that addresses the needs of the Medicare (65+) population.  The Silver Sneakers aerobics is a chair-based fitness class. Silver Sneakers focuses on retraining useful movements that decline with age.  This is a great class with activities paced for you set to fun, catchy tunes.

Senior Dances
Join us at the Portland Community Center for our monthly Senior Dances.  Grab your dancing shoes and come out for live music, snacks, dancing and lot of fun!
When:              1st Friday of the month, except for holidays

Time:                6:30 – 9:30 PM
Where:             Portland Community Center
Cost:                $3.00/person

Portland Opry
An evening of music entertainment.  Don't miss this chance to hear some of the best local talent and even guest singers as well.  You will glad you joined us at the Portland Opry. 
When:              2nd Thursday of every Month
Time:               Doors Open at 6pm, Music starts at 7pm
Where:            Portland Community Center
Cost:               $7.00/per person

Game Days
Games Galore!  Don’t want to be stuck playing the same old games?  We have Game Days at the Senior Center on the second Wednesday of the month.  Come join your friends for light refreshments, cards, dominoes and bingo.
When:              2nd Wednesday of the month, except for holidays

Time:               1:00 PM
Where:             Senior Center
Cost:                Free for all to participate

Special Events

Mother’s Day Breakfast
Celebrate motherhood and the joys of family over a delicious home cooked breakfast compliments of the Senior Services Division. Great company, great food, great times! This is a free event, please pre-register.

When: Friday, May 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM, Doors open at 8:45 AM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Senior Luau
The City of Portland and our area businesses are proud to sponsor the 14th Annual Senior Luau in celebration of summer. All senior citizens are invited to enjoy live music, food, door prizes and a lot of fun!

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: FREE

Father’s Day Cookout Join us at the Senior Center as we show our appreciation for all fathers. The Senior Services Division will host a festive Father’s Day cookout. Hamburgers, hotdogs and all the fixings will be served.
When: Friday, June 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

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

When: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Where: 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: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Hummingbird Tour
Come see the hummingbirds as they migrate to South Texas. Call 643-9431 to reserve your spot on the bus, seats are limited.

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Senior Center (traveling to Rockport)
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 10, 2017
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: Veteran’s Free, Non-Veterans $3.00

Tea Party
Ladies and gentleman, come join us for an elegant tea party at the Senior Center. Door prizes and appetizers will be provided in addition to a wide variety of teas.

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Tour of Lights
Join us at the Senior 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: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Christmas Party
Join us for cookies, punch, music, door prizes and fun!
When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Where: Senior Center
Cost: FREE

Noon Year’s Eve Party
Do you want to ring in 2018 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: Friday, December 29, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: FREE

Contact Information
If you have questions, please contact the Senior Center at (361) 643-9431.

A group getting lunch at the Senior Center

Portland Senior Center

601 Wildcat Dr.
Portland, TX 78374

Ph: (361) 643-9431

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm