And the RACC Award Goes to… Hollywood Senior Center!

The Hollywood Senior Center is honored to share that we have been awarded a grant through the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC). HSC is honored to work with Artist Emily Fitzgerald on an intergenerational community project that brings students from Beaumont Middle School and older adults together to explore themes around independence and interdependence. Look for future updates on this exciting endeavor.

February Movies: Age of Adaline and Bridge of Spies

Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center for pizza lunch at 11:30am (tickets on sale at 11am) and a movie at 1pm. On Friday, February 12, we’re showing “The Age of Adaline,” starring Blake Lively, Michael Huisman, and Harrison Ford. We’ll show this again on Friday, February 19, with subtitles.

A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

On Friday, February 26, we’ll show Academy Award-winning movie, “Bridge of Spies,” staring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, and Alan Alda. We’ll show it again with subtitles on Friday, March 4.

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured U2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers.

January 6: New Brain Games Class Begins!

Brain Games is an interactive class designed to exercise your “mental muscle.” Can’t find your car keys? There’s a trick to help you remember where they are. Brain Games will be held on Wednesdays from 1 to 2pm starting January 6.

Brain Games is facilitated by Barbara Hemingway (M.S.), a speech/language pathologist with 30 years of experience teaching cognitive skill development.

Join Barbara for a relaxed learning experience to sharpen your mental skills and have fun too! The cost is just $1 per session. To sign up, please call 503-288-8303. Walk-ins welcome each week.

January 8: Pizza Lunch and “Love & Mercy” Movie

Please join us for a pizza lunch on Friday, December 8, at 11:30am. Tickets go on sale at 11am. Lunch, which costs $2, includes a slice of pizza, salad, beverage, and dessert. The sponsor, Glisan Care Center, also donates great raffle prizes.

At 1 pm, we’ll show “Love & Mercy” for a suggested donation of $1. In the 1960s Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attemptes to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Eugene Landy. The movie, which is rated PG-13 and runs 121 minutes, stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Paul Giametti, and Elizabeth Banks.

For just $3, enjoy a delish lunch, a Golden Globe-nominated movie, and great company!