Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? If so, please join the Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group on Sunday, July 23, from 2 to 3:30 pm. Joining a support group is an important and and positive step toward self care. For more info, please call 503-288-8303. Walk-ins welcome.
Back by popular demand! Hollywood Senior Center (HSC) will offer the Aging Mastery Program (AMP) again on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Created by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the 10-week program will run from August 23 to October 25. HSC is one of just two senior centers in Oregon that were selected to host AMP, a FREE innovative and life-changing approach to growing old on our own terms. This exciting series will cover the following topics: aging basics, exercise, sleep, healthy eating, financial fitness, medication management, advance planning, healthy relationships, falls prevention, and community engagement. Light refreshments and incentives/rewards will be offered. Seats are limited so sign up ASAP by calling 503-288-8303.
Please join SpearPoint Publications for a launch party for their latest print/e-book release of original fiction, WORD STORMS, by MIZETA MOON, HOWARD SCHNEIDER, and SILVER GLADSTAR. The event will take place on Sunday, July 23, from 5 to 8 pm at the Hollywood Senior Center. There will be readings from the book, music by Bob Wagner, and complimentary snacks and beverages. Admission is FREE and the public is invited.
The Hollywood Senior Center will show the following movies at 1 pm during July and August. The suggest donation is $1. Movies are first come, first served so be sure to arrive a few minutes early to get a seat.
THE FOUNDER (rated PG-13/1 hour, 55 minutes)
Friday, July 14
Friday July 21 (with subtitles)
The story of salesman Ray Kroc, who turned McDonald’s into one of the biggest restaurant chains in the world.
Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch
THE LAST WORD (Rated R/1 hour 48 minutes)
Friday, July 28
Friday, August 4 (with subtitles)
Harriet, a retired businesswoman, tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, she befriends a young journalist.
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon
THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (Rated PG-13/2 hours, 7 minutes)
Friday, August 11
Friday, August 18 (with subtitles)
The story of the zookeepers of Warsaw who managed to save hundreds of people and animals during the German Invasion.
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl
A UNITED KINGDOM (Rated PG-13/1 hour, 51 minutes)
Friday August 25
Friday, September 1 (with subtitles)
The King of Botswanna’s marriage to a white British woman puts his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton
Celebrate SENIOR DAY at the HOLLYWOOD FARMERS MARKET (HFM) on Saturday, July 15, from 8 am to 1 pm. Hollywood Senior Center (HSC) is once again partnering with HFM to bring the community a fun and informative-filled day. Seniors aged 65-plus can enjoy a special promotion: a set of coupons good from 20 percent off your purchases on July 15. You can pick up the coupon booklets at HSC ahead of time OR at the Market Information Booth, located on NE 44th and Hancock, that day. Don’t miss the FREE DRAWING to win a BASKET OF FARMERS MARKET GOODIES! Visit hollywoodfarmersmarket.org to learn more.
Cindy Kneale, a graduate student from National University of Natural Medicine, will demonstrate the importance of nutrition and how to manage your diabetes through diet. Please join her Friday, July 7, from 10 to 11:30 am to learn how to make DIABETIC-FRIENDLY SUMMER DESSERTS. Please call 503-288-8303 to save a seat in this delicious workshop.
Do you find yourself lost in worry or anxiety? Or wanting things to be different than they are? Are you struggling with pain or chronic illness? If so, try Mindful Meditation at the Hollywood Senior Center on Wednesdays, July 5-August 9, from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. See for yourself how it can transform and help you feel better and in more control of your life. To sign up, please call 503-288-8303.
The Hollywood Senior Center will serve as an official Multnomah Cooling Center this weekend. We’ll be open 2 pm to 5 pm Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. We’ll serve refreshments and show a movie each day. At 2:30 pm on Saturday, we’ll show A DOG’S PURPOSE. At 2:30 pm on Sunday, we’ll show BEAUTY & THE BEAST. If you need to BEAT THE HEAT, please join us at HSC! Please spread the word to your family and friends, especially to those who don’t have AC.
Please join Adrian Wayman from Green Box on Thursday, June 29, from 10:30 to noon to learn more about edibles, topicals, and tinctures. Green Box is a curated cannabis delivery service. The workshop will take place at Hollywood Senior Center. Please call 503-288-8303 to register.