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Candidates Forum: Saturday, April 26th from 12:30-3:00pm

On April 26, 2014 Elders in Action, in partnership with the Hollywood Neighborhood Association and the Hollywood Senior Center, is presenting a Candidates Forum at the Hollywood Senior Center (1820 NE 40th Ave). Doors will open at noon and the forum will begin at 12:30. Multnomah County, City of Portland and Metro candidates and ballot measures in the May 20 Primary Election will be featured. The format provides about 10 minutes for the candidates to introduce themselves, raise issues, make comments supporting their positions, and if they wish, open the floor for questions. Light refreshment will be served. This is a great opportunity to meet the candidates before you cast your vote. To register contact 503-288-8303. We hope to see you there!

Hollywood Senior Center Celebrates Older Americas Month

Older Am month-Badge-Logo-roundEach May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. This year’s theme is Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow and focuses on the safety and health of older adults in our community. In honor of Older Americans Month, we have scheduled a number of special events and programs that we hope you will partcipate in. – Amber

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May 15th Senior & Boomer Dance from 5-7:00pm

Come celebrate Older Americans Month with the music of the big bands, 70’s and 80’s tunes provided by Jack Trio +5. Beverages and appetizers will be served.

Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $5.00/person in advance or $10.00 at the door. Tickets are available at the HSC front desk.

May 10th Free Senior Pancake Breakfast from 9-11:00am

Join Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and her staff for a Free Senior Pancake Breakfast on May 10th, at the Hollywood Senior Center from 9-11am. Please call us at 503.288.8303 to attend.

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Kentucky Derby Fundraiser Event at Parkrose Chateau Saturday, May 3rd from 11:30am to 5:00pm

Join the fun at Parkrose Chateau with music by “Cowboy Dennis”, lunch and a costume contest: “Dress for the Derby”. And when the race begins, drink Mint Juleps and enjoy appetizers. This is a fundraiser for the Hollywood Senior Center. Tickets are $5.00 per person and are available at the Hollywood Senior Center. Tickets must be reserved by May 1st.

Field Trip to the 2014 engAGE in Community Expo: Tuesday, May 20th (10:00am to 3:00pm)

Join us for a free field trip to the AARP Engage in Community Expo at Clackamas Community College. The Expo includes information on: Healthy Aging Fall Prevention, Fraud Protection, Housing Options and much more. Registration is required and limited to 12 Please call 503-288-8303 to sign up to attend.

Hollywood Farmers Market Gleaning Returns Monday, May 5th @ 8:30am

This exciting program brings local, fresh produce to older adults in our community. Produce from the Hollywood Farmers Market will be available at no charge for older adults starting Monday, May 5th at 8:30am. Please bring your reuseable shopping bags or other bags to use or to donate to others. Quantity and variety varies. Thank you Hollywood Farmers Market, generous vendors and volunteers led by Heather Wilkinson and Jen High for the continued commitment to the gleaning program.


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.

WALK-IN OFFICE HOURS:

· 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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