October 22: Two Artist/Writers with Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, October 22, 10:30am-12:30pm, FREE! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Margie Lee, the author of SEEING MYSELF


Artist/writers Margie Lee, born in the State of washington, and Mary Pacios, an ex-pat from Massachusetts, each have an interesting story to tell. Margie reveals dark secrets in her latest book of poetry, Seeing Myself, while Mary lays bare her meanderings through 1950s Boston and 1960s Berkeley in Memoir of an Unintentional Feminist. The two authors will read excerpts from their new works, followed by a discussion.

October 16: From Marching Bands to Big Bands: Story of Early Jazz

Wednesday, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 1-2pm FREE, but donations for presenter welcome. Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Join music historian Gordon Neal Herman for this three-part series, which traces how the combining of marching bands and ragtime gave rise to Dixieland jazz, and how the big bands grew out of the dance band movement’s discovery of jazz. Come to one, two, or all three presentations.

October 16: Knowledge is Power: A 2-Part Series on Senior Housing, Moving, and Financing

Wednesday, October 16 & 23, 9:30-11:30am FREE! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Session 1 (October 16): Meet professionals and learn how (and when!) to use a financial planner/adviser, an aging-in-place designer/remodeler, a home-finance expert and a home-care company.

Session 2 (October 23): Meet professionals and learn how (and when!) to use an elder law attorney, a senior real estate specialist, a senior move manager, and a referral agent for seniors.

October 14: Nutrition Support Group

Monday, October 14, 9:30-11am (Second Monday of the month) Free! Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Bring your stories about your relationship with food and find a place of support and encouragement while we explore all things food and nutrition to our more personal food-related struggles and successes. All are welcome! Facilitated by Gail Adams, MScN (Master of Science in Nutrition).

October 12: Hooray for Hollywood! Tony Starlight Headlines at Hollywood Senior Center Fundraiser

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1-3pm (doors open at 12:30pm), Tickets $25

Location: Hollywood Senior Center

Join us for an afternoon of storytelling and song. Entertainer Tony Starlight will share his favorite songs and stories from such great artists as Frank Sinatra, Gene Autry and Neil Diamond. Pianist Matt Tabor will join Tony for an afternoon of music, storytelling, laughter and a pleasant stroll down memory lane.

The 3 top finalists of our inaugural senior talent show will perform. Small bites are included in admission price. We’ll have a no-host bar that include a signature cocktail created specially for this event.

Bid on amazing prizes for a great cause at the Silent Auction during the event!

For tickets call the Hollywood Senior Center at 503-288-8303 or purchase online at hollywood-senior-center.ticketleap.com

October 8: Riders Club Trip: Leonard Bernstein Exhibition at Oregon Jewish Museum

Tuesday, October 8, meet the Ride Ambassador at 11am for 12pm tour

Join the Ride Ambassador for a trip to the Oregon Jewish Museum to see the “Leonard Bernstein at 100!” exhibition. This is the first large-scale multimedia museum exhibit to illustrate Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity, and social activism in the context of his position as an American conductor and his works as a composer. Tour is docent-led. Bring a lunch or buy a lunch at Lefty’s Cafe.

October 2: Technology for Seniors Workshop

Wednesday, October 2, 1-2pm 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. Every month is a new topic. October is Phones: Storage Management photos, iCloud, Google Drive.