Please join us Monday, November 2, 10-11am, at the Charles Jordan Community Center for a new support group for grandparents and relatives raising/parenting children. Get fresh ideas and resources to understand the changes that take place in a new situation. To sign up or for more information, please call 503-288-8303.
Please join us on Friday, October 30, at 1pm at the Hollywood Senior Center for “I’ll See You in My Dreams.” The movie, which will be shown with subtitles, stars Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, and Sam Elliott. After the death of her beloved dog, Carol finds life to be lackluster. With the support of three friends, she decides to pursue a relationship with her pool maintenance man. Suggested donation: $1 (PG-13, 92 min. Comedy/Drama)
Please join the great chefs from Grant Park New Seasons for a FREE COOKING DEMONSTRATION and TASTING on Thursday, October 29, at 2pm at the Hollywood Senior Center. Learn how to create tasty meals for one-two persons using seasonal ingredients. The chefs will be happy to answer questions about cooking and storing food. To register, please call 503-288-8303.
Learn how to save money on your energy bill and make your home warmer and more efficient at a WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOP on October 28 from 2 t0 4 pm at the Hollywood Senior Center. Income-qualifying Portland residents can receive a FREE KIT of weatherization materials. This workshop is sponsored by the Community Energy Project, serving the Portland area since 1979. To register, call 503-288-8303.
Do you have a birthday in October or just enjoy birthday parties? Please join us for a birthday celebration October 27 at noon at the Hollywood Senior Center. If you are 60 or older, you can enjoy a FREE LUNCH and win a BIRTHDAY CAKE donated by Healthnet. The Wee Works Preschool students will perform “Happy Birthday” and other tunes. This is multigenerational fun at its finest!
Please join Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and her staff for a FREE Senior Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 24, from 8:30 to 11am at the Hollywood Senior Center. Enjoy a breakfast of bacon, juice, coffee, eggs, pancakes, and good conversation with old and new friends at this special event. Donations are always appreciated. Please register at 503-288-8303.
Please join us at for a pizza lunch on Friday, October 23, at 11:30am. (Tickets are go on sale at 11am.) For a suggested donation of $2, you get a slice of pizza, salad, and a beverage.
At 1pm, we’re showing “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” starring Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, and Sam Elliot. After the death of or beloved dog, Carol finds life to be lackluster. With the support of three friends, she decides to pursue a relationship with her pool maintenance man. (PG-14, 92 minutes, Comedy/Drama/Romance) Suggested donation: $1
For just $3, enjoy a hearty lunch, a star-studded movie, and great company!
Please join the Alzheimer’s Association at the Hollywood Senior Center for a FREE “Effective Communication Strategies” information session on Tuesday, October 20, from 1-2:30pm.
Explore how to communicate when someone has Alzheimer’s disease. For caregivers, learn how to decode messages though attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions, and body language. Find ways to identify strategies to connect and communicate at various stages of the disease. View video interviews with professionals who share tips that work with families experiencing dementia.
To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.