A cool night of music, dancing and animated shorts from NPR’s StoryCorps OutLoud Initiative, featuring stories collected from the LGBT elder community. Live music by HUG (Hollywood Ukulele Group) and pianist Jean Pierre Garau. Join us for the night of food, fun, and education. Sponsored by StoryCorps, Q Center, Sage, and HUG. Light snacks and refreshments are provided.
Jerome Kern is considered one of the great musical theater composer and song writers. His musical “Showboat” became the first great American Musical and many of his songs have become part of the great American Songbook.
In this workshop, led by Rachel Hemmingson of Equity Access Reverse Mortgage, you’ll explore those tabled hopes and dreams; learn about legacy, creation and impact; encorepreneurship (you know stuff…make money with it!); and how to use your home to fund your fire.
Tuesday, August 20, 8:30 am (meet in HSC lobby); event starts at 9:15 am
Travel back to Paris at the dawn of the 20th century and experience the splendor of the French capital during the Belle Epoque period. Meet the RideWise Ride Ambassador, who will distribute free transportation passes, in the HSC lobby and head to the FREE talk and exhibit.
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior changes that interfere with daily living. Learn about common warning signs of Alzheimer’s and what symptoms to look for in yourself and others, as well as tips to approach someone who is experiencing changes in their memory, the benefit of early detection and diagnosis, and more. Led by the Alzheimer’s Association.
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.
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!