Comfortably Numb presents a CBD workshop at the Hollywood Senior Center on Tuesday, November 6, 1:00-2:30. In this educational presentation, you’ll learn the benefits of CBD (no THC) and discuss what to look fo in products, how to take it daily, and look for its effectiveness. Special presentation on how CBD can help facial skin irritations. Please call 503-288-8303 to register for this free presentation.
Portland Opera to Go! is proud to present The Barber of Seville at the Hollywood Senior Center, on Saturday, November 3, 2:00-3:30 pm. A beautiful bilingual production of Rossini’s classic charmer. Set in 1830’s California, all of the buoyant good humor has been retained and added a fresh twist for audiences of all ages. Please call 503-288-8303 for reservations. Bring family and friends, all ages and drop-ins are welcome. There is a $5.00 suggested donation.
Have fun, laugh and get healthy! Table tennis ( ping pong ) and tai chi (chi-pong) harmonize together at the Hollywood Senior Center every Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:30 pm. Competitive table tennis player and comedian Ric Mancuso, owner of Serve with Return, will share his expertise in ping pong and incorporate various wellness modalities, such as core strengthening, stretching techniques and heart health-and he’ll throw in a few jokes too! Drop-Ins welcome.
Haven’t been to the Portland Japanese Gardens lately? No worries, it’s coming to Hollywood Senior Center on Tuesday, October 30, 1:00-2:00 pm. A trained docent will bring the peace and tranquility of the garden via a beautiful hour-long slideshow for those who can’t get there. Please call 503-288-8303 to register for this FREE presentation.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can be hard. Please join the Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group that meets Sunday, October 28, from 2:00-3:30 pm (the fourth Sunday of each. month). Find support and resources from others who understand what it takes to be a caretaker. Need more information? Please call 503-288-8303. Drop-Ins welcome.
Get your holiday shopping done early! Enjoy festive shopping and support local crafters at Hollywood Senior Center’s Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar Saturday, October 27, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Handmade specialty items including baby clothes, quilts, bags, aprons, jewelry, and more will be available for purchase at the Bazaar. Plus, if you’re hungry, we’ll have bagged lunches and other treats for sale. Gather your friends and
Get pizza, salad, drink and a dessert for a suggested donation of $2.00. Lunch is served at 11:30 am and tickets are on sale at 9:30 am.
Wait… there’s more!
The movie “Chappaquiddick” will be shown at 1 pm. On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off a bridge on Massachusetts’ Chappaquiddick Island. The accident results in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. This movie stars Jason Clark, Kate Mara, and Ed Helms. There is a suggested donation of $1.00 for the movie.
Tom Higham of Travel by Tom Higham, Brandi Wismeth-Platt of HealthNet and David Labovitz of Mortgage Express, will present three Mini-Seminars for Seniors: Travel, Health and Reverse Mortgages. These experts in each field will give quick and informative presentations. Each speaker’s presentation will be 15-20 minutes long. Safety Kit raffle for three lucky winners! Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center on October 23rd from 1:00-2:00 pm for these instructive Seminars. Call the Center at 503-288-8303 to register.
Join RideWise on a trip to Portland Nursery’s Apple Tasting. Taste as many as 60 different types of apples, try cider, and pick up some apples by the pound. Bring money to buy apples, and maybe a snack. We’ll be taking public transportation, so make sure you don’t buy more apples than you can carry. Meet the Ride Ambassador at 9:30 am in the Hollywood Senior Center Lobby and return around 12:30 pm. TriMet fare and guide provided by RideWise. Admission is free for those 65 or better. Expect to walk about 5 blocks in each direction. Please call the Center at 503-288-8303 to register.