The Portland Youth Builders will lead a 30-minute presentation, followed by 20 minutes of hands-on activities. The high school students will have laptops on hand and encourage class participants to bring their devices and questions.
Louis Armstrong was a trumpet player who is considered the first great jazz musician yet when he died most people knew him as a popular singer. This presentation will trace the career of this genius from his youth in New Orleans to his worldwide fame and how he evolved from a trumpet player to a singer.
Helping those who seek transformation, whether weight-loss or improved interpersonal relationships, take a commitment of time and practice. Learn the core element of “The Practice of Health” program. Larry Jacobson, LCSW, MPH, will lead this free interactive wellness program that stimulates the body, mind, and spirit simultaneously.
Sherry Johnston, a docent from Oregon Historical Society, will give a talk on the “Father of Oregon” Monday, June 24, at 12:30pm titled “Dr. John McLaughlin: Power, Heart, Troubled Waters.” John McLaughlin is a man whose fascinating life shows us how human frailties, ruggesd fur trade politics, and fragile power create a story of success and failure living side by side. To register for the talk, please call 503-288-8303.
You are never too old to join the Peace Corps! Whether you are a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) or someone who would like to serve for the first time, stop by the info session on Monday, June 24, at 9:30am. Learn how to see the world and make a difference.
On Tuesday, June 18, meet the RideWise ride ambassador at 10:30am in the Hollywood Senior Center lobby and then head to the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) to see the FREE “The Beatles” exhibit. The ride ambassador will hand out FREE transportation passes and guide you on your journey to OHS. Meet new friends and learn about how one of the world’s top bands “invaded” the U.S. and made such an impact on music and culture.
Please join us Wednesday, June 12, from 8 to 9pm at Hollywood Senior Center for a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event. Featured speakers will be Oregon Attorney Ellen Rosenblum, Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw, U.S. Attorney Billy Williams, and Director of APD Ashley Carson-Cottingham. Refreshments will be served.