November 6: Tech for Seniors: “Scams”

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1-2pm FREE! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Having trouble with technology? Get free, personal assistance to help you stay connected. Enjoy a short lesson followed by one-on-one assistance from the high school students of Portland Youth Builders. They will have laptops on hand, and you are welcome to bring your devices and your questions. This month’s topic is “Senior Scams.”

November 4: Zumba Gold starting on Monday, November 4

Mondays (NEW CLASS!), starting 4, 9-10am and Fridays, 3:30-4:30pm. $1 donation to HSC appreciated. Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Love to dance and have fun? Long-time Zumba Gold instructor Debbie Karavias will get participants dancing to the beat of Latin-inspired and world music tunes while sneaking in both low and high intensity moves. Zumba classes are energizing, fun, and community-building. You’ll have so much fun; you’ll hardly notice you’re working out! Join the party. All fitness levels welcome.

November 3: Intergenerational Community Kitchen at Hollywood Senior Center

Sunday, November 3, 1:30-4pm FREE! Call 503-288-8303 to register. 1:30-Cooking together in community 3:00-Sharing our meal and food stories on the theme, “Scarcity & Abundance”

Created in partnership with Kitchen Commons and Big Brothers and Big Sisters, these intergenerational events are all about cooking, eating, food stories and community-building! This month’s event features Fall Soups & Stories! When you call to reserve, let us know whether you will come for the community cooking time and/or join in the meal.

October 25: Friday Movie Matinee: “Yesterday”

Friday, October 25, 1pm, Admission: $1 suggested donation to Hollywood Senior Center. Doors open at 12:30pm: no need to register, but seating is limited to 35 people-first come, first served, via a numbered seating system. Nov. 1 at 1pm-Yesterday with subtitles

PG-13 | 1 hr 56 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music (2019)

A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino, Ellise Chappell.

October 22: Two Artist/Writers with Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, October 22, 10:30am-12:30pm, FREE! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Margie Lee, the author of SEEING MYSELF


Artist/writers Margie Lee, born in the State of washington, and Mary Pacios, an ex-pat from Massachusetts, each have an interesting story to tell. Margie reveals dark secrets in her latest book of poetry, Seeing Myself, while Mary lays bare her meanderings through 1950s Boston and 1960s Berkeley in Memoir of an Unintentional Feminist. The two authors will read excerpts from their new works, followed by a discussion.

October 16: From Marching Bands to Big Bands: Story of Early Jazz

Wednesday, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 1-2pm FREE, but donations for presenter welcome. Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Join music historian Gordon Neal Herman for this three-part series, which traces how the combining of marching bands and ragtime gave rise to Dixieland jazz, and how the big bands grew out of the dance band movement’s discovery of jazz. Come to one, two, or all three presentations.