March 13: No-Waste Organic Soap Workshop

Friday, March 13, 1-2pm | FREE! | Free! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Over 552 million plastic shampoo bottles go in the landfills every year! Tanya Harnett, who founded Clean Body Care, will teach participants the importance of using body-cleaning products that have zero waste. Tanya provides all natural, organic body products, delivered to your door by bike, using NO packaging materials. Everything is customizable. Come learn about these affordable products that have no negative impact on the environment.

March 6: Healthy Meal Prep Workshop

Friday, March 6, 10-11:30am | Free! | Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Want to find the motivation for meal prepping? Bring in your produce and we can prep together and talk over a snack! This group, led by Hollywood Senior Center’s Nutrition Intern Kristin Cowin, will center on meal prepping together, discussing how to adapt to our changing needs, and how to organize your kitchen for safety and practical placement of kitchen ware. There will also be a batch meal recipe available to take home. Please bring your own containers to bring your prepped foods home.

March 5: New Participant & Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, March 5, 10 – 11 am | First Thursday of every month FREE! Please call 503-288-8303 to register.

Are you new to Portland or to Hollywood Senior Center? Join us for an informal monthly session to learn what the center offers, how you can volunteer, and meet staff members and volunteers who can answer questions and help you navigate one of Portland’s best resources for older adults.

 

March 4: Technology Workshop for Seniors: SENIOR SCAMS

Wednesday, March 4, 1-2pm (First Wednesday of the month) 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 always welcome to bring your devices and your questions.

February 21: Adventure Travel for Older Adults

Friday, Feb. 21, 1-2:30pm|FREE! Registration required: Call 503-288-8303

Champagne toast, beer budget? You need to attend this class! Mater Storyteller Paul Iarrabino, the founder of Bold Voices, and Zoe Morrison, professional photo organizer and traveler, will dip into their suitcases full of adventure travel ideas for older adults. Come hang out with other adventure seekers and leave with useful ideas!

February 18: RIDERS CLUB TRIP-Portland Painter Isaka Shamsud-Din at Portland Art Museum

Tuesday, Feb. 18 | Meet the Ride Ambassador in the HSC lobby at 8:30am | Event starts at 9:15am

“Isaka Shamsud-Din: Rock of Ages” is an intimate exhibition celebrating the Portland artist’s masterful painting, rich in narrative combining personal stories and folklore. The artist became aware of the many inequitable system as a young black person navigating his world on a daily basis. However, he maintained his commitment to art, education, and work for the African-American community and his home.