July 2014

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marketCome Celebrate Senior Day at Hollywood Farmers Market: July 19th from 8-1pm

The Hollywood Farmers Market and the Hollywood Senior Center are partnering to bring the community a fun and informative Senior Day at the Market on Saturday, July 19th. Activities will include a special tour at 10am, cooking demonstrations for using seasonal ingredients in simple, small meals, tips for shopping at the market on a budget, personal shoppers for seniors, special vendor discounts, live music and much more! The market is located between NE 44th and 45th Avenues on NE Hancock Street and runs from 8am-1pm each Saturday. The Hollywood Farmers Market accepts Senior FDNP Vouchers and SNAP/EBT Cards, with a match for the first $5 you spend on your EBT card. Visit www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org for more information about the market or call the Market Manager at 503-709-7403!

And stop by the Hollywood Senior Center on Monday mornings at 8:30am for fresh produce thanks to the Hollywood Farmers Market and Neighborhood Gleaning Program. Quantity and variety varies. Arrive early for the best selection. Please bring your own shopping bags.

Senior Cooling Centers

When temperatures reach the mid 90’s for more than three days, the Hollywood Senior Center will once again be open as a Senior Cooling Center. This year the Hollywood Senior Center will run two Cooling Center locations. The first is at our Hollywood Location. The second will be at the United Methodist Pioneer Church- 7528 N. Charleston Ave.

Both sites will be open extended hours until 8pm to provide relief from the extreme heat. We’ll have plenty of water, snacks and will be showing nightly movies on those days. Limited transportation assistance will be available.

charles jordanNorth Portland Senior Services (a partnership of the Hollywood Senior Center and the Urban League of Portland) has moved.

Beginning  November 1st, our new office and

activity space  is located at the Charles Jordan Community Center (9009 N. Foss).

Our new phone number is 971.285.6939.


· Tuesdays 9am to 11:30am

· Wednesdays 9am to 11:30am

· Fridays 9am to 11:30am

We are very excited  about our new space.  Stop in and visit us soon.

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Founded in 1973, the Hollywood Senior Center touches the lives of more than 2,500 seniors annually through health, recreation, information and education, nutrition and social services that support independence and produce healthier lifestyles.

The Hollywood Senior Center is committed to being a leading resource for adults 55 and older who seek to live longer, more fulfilling lives. We offer a multitude of programs and services for older adults and their families through a strong leadership team of staff, volunteers and community partners.

Take a look at our monthly calendar for a list of regular classes, activities, services and special workshops. Drop in for lunch on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Become a consigner in our Senior Craft Shop and make a little extra money. Shop for treasures at low prices in our Thrift Store.  Volunteer. There’s something for everyone at our Center.  Click here Hollywood_Senior_Center_Newsletter_2010_01Jan to read our monthly newsletter and get information about our current programs and events.


The Hollywood Senior Center is also a designated District Center under contract with Multnomah County’s Aging and Disability Services. We provide assessment and care coordination for seniors wanting to remain living independently in their homes.

Do you have a question about Medicare? Need Legal Assistance? Coordination of Transportation Services? Looking for a Support Group? Our Staff provides information and assistance in accessing helpful resources for seniors, their families and caregivers.

Whether you are searching for new activities in your retirement – educational, wellness, or volunteer – or whether you or a loved one needs additional information and support, the staff and volunteers of the Hollywood Senior Center are here for you.  Enjoy the many benefits of the Hollywood Senior Center today by visiting us or calling us at 503-288-8303.

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