August 23: Friday Movie: “On the Basis of Sex”

No need to register, but it is first-come, first-seated. Seating is limited to 35. $1 suggested donation to Hollywood Senior Center

PG-13, 2 hr Biography, Drama

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supereme Court Associate Justice.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston, and Kathy Bates

Movie shown with subtitles: Friday, August 30, at 1 pm

August 20: “Hot August Nights!” of Celebration

Tuesday, August 20 @ 6-8pm

FREE, no RSVP required. Open to all.

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.

August 20: Riders Club Trip: “Paris 1900” (Art and Conversation) at Portland Art Museum

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.

Call 503-288-8303 to register.

August 19: Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Monday, August 19, 9:30-10:30 am

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.

Call 503-288-8303 to register.

August 14: Ikebana: Japanese Floral Design

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.

August 7: Technology Workshop for Seniors

Wednesday, August 7, 1-2 pm

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!

Call 503-288-8303 to register.