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
Each 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
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.
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.
North 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.