The Hollywood Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 15, for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. All classes and activities are cancelled that day. We will reopen at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 16.
AARP will offer FREE tax assistance at the Hollywood Senior Center from Thursday, February 1 through Thursday, April 13. Appointments are available on: Mondays (1 pm to 3 pm) and Tuesdays and Thursdays (9 am to 3 pm). We’ll start scheduling appointments on Tuesday, January 16. Please contact the Hollywood Senior Center at 503-288-8303.
Please join us Friday, January 12, at 1 pm for Stronger, the inspiring true life story of Jeff Bauman. Bauman, an ordinary man, captures the hearts of his city and the world after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and becomes a symbol of hope. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, and Miranda Richardson. On Friday, January 19, Stronger will be shown at 1 pm with subtitles.
Suggested donation: $1
The Community Energy Project will provide information and resources to lower your energy bills, stay comfortable in your home, and save natural resources. Weatherization kits will be available for those who qualify. YOU MUST REGISTER WITH COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECT by CALLING MEGAN MCGINNESS at 503-284-6827, ext. 108 or going to www.communityenergyproject.org/get-involved/calendar
Thank you for your patience while we were closed this week. We are excited to show off the building improvements when we reopen on Thursday, January 4. Stop by for a cup of coffee and check out the center’s new flooring and carpet. We’ll be painting the walls over the next few weeks, so by early February, our “new look” will be complete. Let us know how you like it!
‘Tis the season of music at Hollywood Senior Center! On Saturday, December 9, at 10 am, the New Horizons Big Band will perform a holiday concert. The band’s mission is to keep big band music alive for Portland audiences. This concert will feature Christmas tunes, such as “Charlie Brown’s Christmas,” Christmas Time is Here,” “Sleigh Ride,” and many other favorites. Reserve your seat by calling 503-288-8303.
A shout out to all who contributed to #GivingTuesday at the Hollywood Senior Center! We raised more than $2,600 (which is 6.5 percent of our 2017 Annual Appeal goal of $40,300!) that day. Thanks so much for supporting the older adults we serve.
Don’t worry, there’s still time to send your gift if you weren’t able to participate in #GivingTuesday:
1) Online via Razoo
2) Drop off at our front desk
3) Mail to: Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Avenue, Portland, OR 97211
Please note: We take cash, checks, and credit/debit cards.
Thank you for helping us reach our 2017 goal. 100% of your gift is used for direct support of HSC services for older adults in our community.
Wear your most festive holiday sweater and come celebrate the season with us at the Hollywood Senior Center’s annual HOLIDAY DESSERT PARTY on Wednesday, December 13, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Bring your holiday cheer and your sweet tooth! Join Hollywood Senior Center, Revere Court, and Airbnb for an afternoon filed with delicious treats, friendship, and live music. To sign up for this fun and festive event, please call us at 503-288-8303.
Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center for pizza lunch and a movie Friday, December 8. Lunch is served at 11:30 am, with ticket sales starting at 9:30 am. Lunch includes a large slice of pizza, salad, bread sticks, dessert and a beverage. Our sponsor, Glisan Care Center, also has a raffle with great prizes including local gift certificates and treats. Suggested donation: $2
At 1 pm, we’ll show THE GLASS CASTLE, starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who is an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who stirs his children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Suggested donation: $1
Please note: In December, due to the holidays, we’ll only show one movie (twice!) this month. The Glass Castle will be shown with subtitles on Friday, December 15, at 1 pm.