As Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland endeared herself to the movie going audience by showing us the way “Over the Rainbow.” But her life was far from happy. From her days as a child star to her tragic death, this presentation by Gordon Neal Herman will trace her far-from-fairytale life. To reserve a spot for this presentation at the Hollywood Senior Center, Tuesday, March 5, 1:00-2:00pm, please call 503-288-8303.
OHSU’s Gigi Vigue will be at the Hollywood Senior, Monday, March 4, 9:30-10:30am, to discuss the benefits of weight lifting for older women, exercise guidelines and information on muscle mass and muscle loss. Then she’ll lead participants in exercise instruction using dumbbells and everyday kitchen items that she’ll provide. Call to reserve a spot at 503-288-8303.
There’s a new game in town! And its FREE! Join us at the Hollywood Senior Center Friday, March 1, 1:00-3:30 pm for Mah Jongg, a game of skill, strategy and chance! Experienced and beginning players are welcome. Drop-ins welcome. Official 2019 National League Mah Jongg Cards coming out soon. For information on this weekly game please call 503-288-8303.
The Portland Youth Builders will lead a 30-minute presentation followed by 20 minutes hands-on activities. The high school students will have laptops on hand and encourage class participants to bring questions. Topics will include: Intro to Smart Phones, Smartphone Settings and Storage, Apps You Can Use (Travel, Library, Movies), Senior Scams, Microsoft Office, Windows 10 and Silhouette Paper Cutter-Pop Up Cards. Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center, Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:00pm for this presentation. Call 503-288-8303 to register.
Please join us to celebrate National Read Across America Day by supporting young readers on Monday, March 4th from 1:15-2:15pm Share your love of reading and support a young reader by participating in this inter-generational event at the Hollywood Senior Center. Come read with a 2nd grader from the Beverly Cleary School. Refreshments will be served. Please call 503-288-8303 to register for a spot to participate in this fun and rewarding exchange.
Andee Joyce, aka Normal Fauna, doesn’t sing just about her autism. She writes catchy rhythms and moves to them (and makes you want to move). She plays percussion instruments, a loop pedal, uke bass, mini electric guitar and hand drum. Please call 503-288-8303 to register for this FREE performance at the Hollywood Senior Center, February 26, 12:00-12:30.
Get pizza, salad, drink and dessert for a suggested donation of $2.00. Lunch is served at 11:30 am and tickets are on sale at 9:30 am.
The movie The Wife will be shown Friday, February 8 at 1:00 pm. In this drama, a wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Jean Johnson, Ph.D. in U.S. History and retired educator, is in her third year as a real estate agent and is specially trained to work with seniors. Jean will discuss planning to maintain control and dignity; physical and social safety; downsizing; condos, apartments, aging-in-place at home; and retirement communities and wait lists. This FREE class at the Hollywood Senior Center will be held Monday, February 18, 11:00-12:00 pm. Please call 503-28-8303 to register.