How Much Weight Can A Gingerbread Bridge Hold?

gingerbreadRide to the Old Market Pub, 6959 SW Multnomah, Portland, to enjoy the Gingerbread Demolition Contest. Each year architects, engineers and students gather to bake and break a gingerbread bridge.
The teams will be competing against Denver, Colo., teams for the coveted Gingerbread Cup. Architectural judging begins at 3:00 p.m., and actual demolition at 4:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Make your reservations early.  Call 503-288-8303

Pizza and Movie Day – August 26

joy081515Join us for pizza, salad and soft drinks August 26 at 11:30 a.m. Only $2. Tickets can be purchased as early as 9:30 a.m.


Stay to watch Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper star in Joy, a comedy-drama. Lawrence stars as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created the Miracle Mop and became an overnight success. She went on to develop more products, often selling them on the Home Shopping Network and QVC.  (2 hours)


No need to register

Aging, Disability & Veterans Services: Community Input Session

Your voice imgresmatters.  Help shape Aging, Disability and Veterans Serivces.  Topics for discussion include: Outreach/referral, caregiver issues, nutritional services, safety/abuse prevention, health aging and other topics related to veterans’ needs. Refreshments will be provided and you can enter to win a Fred Meyer gift card.  We hope you’ll attend and tell your neighbors too!


June 8 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 am.
Hollywood Sr. center, 1820 NE 40th

Please call 503-288-8303 to register.

Giving up the Keys – Conversation on Aging

We all know the joys and convenience driving brings us. So how does it feel when you are asked to give u p your keys? Many seniors no longer drive, while others are beginning to consider it. Join other older adults to discuss this timely  — and ageless — topic.  Discussion is facilitated by Views volunteers.  (Views: Volunteers involved in the emotional well-being of seniors).

Wednesday, June 8
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Register by calling 503-288-8303

New – Support Group for Grandparents & Relatives Parenting Children

Many grandparents and other relatives are parenting children today. This group will share what it is like to raise children at this point in their lives.  The change may bring happiness, but also stress and a change in lifestyle. 021515_grandparents_THUMBOpen to everyone, the support group is free.

Begins June 6
Meet the first Monday of the Month
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Charles Jordan Community Center
9000 N. Foss Avenue

Call 503-288-8303 for more information.


We’re listening

We're listeningCommunity Listening Session & Lunch

Let us know how best to support you and others in our community. We’re hosting a community listening session for older adults, caregivers, family members and social service and faith-based service providers. Need transportation? Call us at 503-288-8303 for assistance. A light lunch will be provided.

April 29 – Noon 1:30 p.m.
Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40 Avenue
Reserve your spot; Call 503-288-8303