August 14: Ikebana: Japanese Floral Design

Wednesday, August 14, 1-1:30 pm (new students); 1:30-2:30 pm (returning students)

$5 material fee to instructor

Ikebana, Japanese floral art, focuses on the use of seasonal floral material and negative space to create works of floral art for any exhibition space. Explore Ikebana with the abundance summer materials available to arrangers. If you’ve never attended an Ikebana class, please arrive early (1:00-1:30 pm) to do a basic arrangement and get introduced to Ikebana flower arranging concepts. Returning students can join class from 1:30-2:30 pm.

Call the Center at 503-288-8303 to reserve a spot.

August 7: Technology Workshop for Seniors

Wednesday, August 7, 1-2 pm

Are you struggling with your smart phone, laptop, or tablet? The Portland Youth Builders will lead a 30-minute presentation, followed by 20 minutes of hands-on activities to help you better use your tech devices. The high school students will have laptops on hand and encourage class participants to bring their devices and questions. No experience necessary. FREE!

Call 503-288-8303 to register.

August 6: Back-to-back Cooking Demos!

Tuesday, August 6

2-3 pm New Seasons Cooking Demo

Justin and his team from the Grant Park New Seasons will offer a cooking demo and tasting. Walk-ins welcome. You don’t need to register. Free!

3-4 pm Armenian Cooking Demo: Jajek

Armenian chef Angele Mahshigian will teach participants how to make jajek, a delicious yogurt dish/dip with cucumber and mint. Free! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

July 26: Movie: Hotel Mumbai

Friday, July 26 at 1 pm

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

$1 suggested donation to Hollywood Senior Center

Movie shown with subtitles: Friday, August 2 at 1 pm

No need to register, but it is first come, first served. Seating is limited to 35.

Contact: 503-288-8303

July 23: The Practice of Health

Tuesday, July 23, 10-11:30 am

Helping those who seek transformation, whether weight-loss or improved interpersonal relationships, take a commitment of time and practice. Learn the core element of “The Practice of Health” program. Larry Jacobson, LCSW, MPH, will lead this free interactive wellness program that stimulates the body, mind, and spirit simultaneously.

Call to register: 503-288-8303