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WINTER/SPRING

Activities for

SENIOR RECREATION

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Dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, educational, and wellness opportunities for adults age 60 and older throughout Portland and the surrounding areas. PP&R ACTIVITIES • JANUARY – JUNE 2020

SAVE THIS GUIDE UNTIL JUNE!

REGISTRATION BEGINS NOVEMBER 18, 2019 AT 12:30PM Go to PORTLANDPARKS.ORG, Click on the Register Now tab. Commissioner Nick Fish | Director Adena Long


503-823-2525

111 Southwest Columbia Street

Located on the sixth floor, Suite 660 Through December 16, 2019 Returning to the Portland Building December 17, 2019

INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUNDS

Located on the first floor

Couch Park Playground

1120 Southwest 5th Avenue

Phone Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–5:00pm

Northwest 20th Avenue and Hoyt Street

Gateway Discovery Park Playground Northeast 106th Avenue and Halsey Street

Harper's Playground (Arbor Lodge Park) North Bryant Street and Delaware Avenue

Gabriel Park Playground Coming in 2021

Free Live Music & Socializing at the Sunrise Memory Café and Lounge

An event for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s, dementia, or memory loss and their family and friends. Light refreshments and music. Sunrise Center, 18901 East Burnside, Gresham Oregon. Noon-1:30pm January 20, 2020 February 24

March 16 April 20

May 18 June 15

RSVP Loriann McNeill at 503.988.8210 or Loriann.McNeill@multco.us multco.us/familycaregiver

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Registration Information Program Locations Language and Culture Creative Arts Music and Dance Sports and Leisure Health and Fitness Pass options and fees Drop-In Fitness Walking and Hiking Programs Excursions Scholarship Portland Parks & Recreation Directory

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WE WELCOME ALL We welcome ALL races, ALL religions, ALL countries of origin, ALL ages, ALL sexual orientations, ALL genders, ALL abilities. It is the policy of the City of Portland and a core value of Portland Parks & Recreation, that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. INCLEMENT WEATHER PP&R classes, activities, rentals, and sports events may be canceled due to inclement weather, such as ice, snow, or extreme heat. Check with the PP&R facility that hosts your program or the Senior Recreation office for the most current information via phone or online at portlandparks.org. Some recreation programs may run as conditions and staff availability allow. Safety is a major factor in determining operations at each PP&R facility. PP&R facilities, our social media outlets, and our website will all feature operating information including opening and closing times. WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS Please notify Senior Recreation at least five (5) business days (Monday-Friday) by phone 503-823-4328 before the start of your program so that we can refund or credit your account for the registration fee.

CITY OF PORTLAND CIVIL RIGHTS TITLE VI NOTICE The City of Portland operates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or disability in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice and related statutes and regulations, including Title II of the ADA, ORS chapter 659A, and Portland City Code Chapter 23. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act requires that no person in the United States shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any City program or activity, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will provide translation, reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities. For accommodations, translations, complaints, and additional information, contact Carolyn Lee at carolyn.lee@portlandoregon.gov, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or Oregon Relay Service: 711. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice may file a complaint with the Bureau or the City. Any Title VI complaint must be in writing and filed with the Bureau’s Title VI Program Manager within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence.

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IF YOU NEED ACCOMMODATIONS OR INCLUSION SERVICES:

• Register for the activity you would like to participate in. • Contact Inclusion Services at 971-284-5060 at least ten (10) days before the program start date. • If this is your first time requesting accommodations through Inclusion Services, you will need to complete either a phone intake or an Accommodation Form.

HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE at PortlandParks.org – Click on the “Register” top tab. Search for classes by age, category, location, or keyword – or narrow your search by specific activity or course number. PHONE – Call any PP&R site. You may also phone in your registration to the PP&R Customer Service Center at 503-823-2525, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Card accepted with phone-in registration. IN PERSON – Any PP&R facility can process your registration, including the Customer Service Center located located on the first floor of the Portland Building at 1120 SW Fifth Ave. All Community Centers are open for walk-in registration during business hours. MAIL – Mail your completed registration form found in the back of the guide to the program center address. Include full payment by check payable to the City of Portland. Mailin registration is also received at the PP&R Customer Service Center, 1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204.

If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please contact 971-284-5060.

NON-RESIDENT PRICING The prices listed in this guide are the discounted rates for City of Portland residents. Persons residing outside of the City boundaries are charged an additional 40% because they do not pay taxes that support Portland Parks & Recreation. For those planning on registering for multiple activities, we offer a Non-Resident Discount Pass which takes 25% off the non resident fee for the activity. Purchase at any community center or pool. Individual $65/year Family* $130/year *Family denotes a couple (married or domestic partner) or single parent and their legal dependents living in the same household.

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 12:30PM SEASON WINTER / SPRING 2020

SUMMER 2020

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REGISTRATION START DATE

ACTIVITIES TO REGISTER FOR

November 18, 2019

Winter/spring classes + winter hikes and excursions

February 24, 2020

Spring hikes and excursions

May 4, 2020

Summer programs

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SENIOR RECREATION

305 NE 102 Suite 250 Portland, OR 97220 503-823-4328

Hours Monday–Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Recreation Coordinator II Shelby Coshow Shelby.Coshow@portlandoregon.gov

Closed MLK Day, 1/20 President’s Day, 2/17 Memorial Day, 5/25

Recreation Coordinator I Molly Donaldson Molly.Donaldson@portlandoregon.gov

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Recreation Leader Chad Carver Chad.Carver@portlandoregon.gov

For bus lines, schedules, and route information, call TriMet at 503-238-7433 (RIDE)

Hollywood Senior Center 503-288-8303 | 1820 NE 40th Avenue, 97212

Meals on Wheels sites (formerly Loaves and Fishes) For additional meal sites, call 503-736-6325

IRCO Center 503-234-1541 | 10301 NE Glisan, 97220

Charles Jordan Community Center 503-823-3631 | 9009 N Foss Avenue, 97203 Cherry Blossom Center 503-256-2381 | 740 SE 106th Avenue, 97216 Colwood Golf Center 503-254-5515 | 7313 NE Columbia Blvd, 97218 Community Music Center 503-823-3177 | 3350 SE Francis Street, 97202 East Portland Community Center 503-823-3450 | 740 SE 106th Avenue, 97216 Elm Court Center 503-953-8204 | 1032 SW Main Street, 97205 First Congregational Church 503-228-7219 | 1126 SW Park Avenue, 97205 Glenhaven Parking Lot NE 82nd and Siskiyou, 97220

Matt Dishman Community Center 503-823-3673 | 77 NE Knott Street, 97212 Montavilla Community Center 503-823-4101 | 8219 NE Glisan, 97220 Mt. Scott Community Center 503-823-3183 | 5530 SE 72nd Avenue, 97206 Multnomah Arts Center 503-823-2787 | 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219 Peninsula Park Community Center 503-823-3620 | 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217 Roseway Heights SUN Community School 971-347-5319 | 7334 NE Siskiyou St, 97213 Southwest Community Center 503-823-2840 | 6820 SW 45th Avenue, 97219 St. Johns Community Center 503-823-3192 | 8427 N Central, 97203 Woodstock Community Center 503-823-3633 | 5905 SE 43rd Avenue, 97206

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LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Writing Your Memories

Everyone would love to find a journal or diary of their ancestors. Where’s yours? Future generations will cherish the childhood and family stories you prepare for them today. Learn to easily write your thoughts and recollections and preserve them before they disappear. Bring a prepared story each week to share with the class, including the first week. Instructor: Emily Aulicino Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/8-2/26 Cost: $58 Course: 1118125 Dates: 4/1-5/20 Cost: $58 Course: 1118306

Genealogy First Steps

Interested in finding out about your ancestors? Go on a fascinating hunt! Become familiar with on-line and on-site resources. Emphasis is on free and inexpensive ways to access information. Discover how easy it is to find important records and create a sense of family history to share. Instructor: Emily Aulicino Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 1/7-2/25 Cost: $58 Course: 1118243 Dates: 3/31-5/19 Cost: $58 Course: 1118419

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American Sign Language (ASL) Study Group

Come learn and practice ASL. Gather weekly to improve your ASL skills with students above and below your level. Learn new vocabulary and gain deaf culture knowledge. Take this opportunity to share your passion for ASL with the group. Instructor: Jim Weisgram Location: Hollywood Senior Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 3:00pm-4:30pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $20 Course: 1117385 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $20 Course: 1117386

Book Club

Three months, three books, great discussions .Meet monthly for a lively round table discussion. We meet the second Wednesday of the month. Our first discussion will be A Man Called Ove by Blackman. A light hearted novel about a grumpy lovable curmudgeon man. A delightful book .Please bring book ideas for us to pick the next two books. Instructor: Kathy Caricchio Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:00pm Dates: 1/8, 2/12, 3/11 Cost: $15 Course: 1118381 Three months three books, great discussions. Meet monthly for a lively round table discussion. We meet the second Wednesday of the month. Our first discussion will be Guernsey Literary and Potatoes Peel Pie Society by Shaffer/ Barrows. A writer forms a unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island. When she writes about their experiences during World War Two. Please bring book ideas for us to pick the next two books. Instructor: Kathy Caricchio Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:00pm Dates: 4/8, 5/13, 6/10 Cost: $15 Course: 1118385

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CREATIVE ARTS

Drawing

Drawing - Colored Pencil Techniques

Fine Arts - Mixed Media

Tired of only drawing or just painting? Become involved with a variety of media. Stimulate creative energies and find inspiration using a combination of materials. Learn new techniques and improve on skills. Complete a half finished piece of art or start a new piece. Bring your own project or the teacher will have one for you. Instructor: Melody Howden Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1117312 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1117656

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CREATIVE ARTS

Discover your hidden talents through the basics using charcoal and pencils. Find out how fun and easy it is as it builds the self-confidence of beginners or advanced students! Simple-to-understand instruction taught in a relaxed atmosphere. All Levels Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 9:30am-11:30am Dates: 1/6-2/3 Cost: $29 Course: 1116940 Dates: 2/10-3/9 Cost: $29 Course: 1116941 Dates: 3/30-4/27 Cost: $36 Course: 1117199 Dates: 5/4-6/1 Cost: $36 Course: 1117200 Beginner Instructor: Robin Berry Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 10:30am-12:30pm Dates: 1/6-2/3 Cost: $29 Course: 1118076 Dates: 2/10-3/9 Cost: $29 Course: 1118077 Dates: 3/30-4/27 Cost: $36 Course: 1118258 Dates: 5/4-6/1 Cost: $29 Course: 1118259 Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:15pm-2:15pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $72 Course: 1117310 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $72 Course: 1117654

The beauty of drawing is, it takes pencils, paper and a few tools and you’re on your way. Be amazed at the vivid colors, variety of methods and little tricks used to create rich, realistic drawings. Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 12:15pm-2:15pm Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $72 Course: 1117311 Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $72 Course: 1117655


Painting - Acrylic

CREATIVE ARTS

Painting can be relaxing and very inspiring. Gain knowledge of paint colors and uses, brushes, layering, building transparencies, creating depth and distance, composition, value and perspective and more. Stepby-step instruction assists in producing incredible works of art! Discover your own unique style and be thrilled about what you can create! Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 9:30am-11:30am Dates: 1/7-2/4 Cost: $36 Course: 1116953 Dates: 2/11-3/10 Cost: $36 Course: 1116954 Dates: 3/31-4/28 Cost: $36 Course: 1117212 Dates: 5/5-6/2 Cost: $36 Course: 1117213

Painting - Acrylics and Oils

A painting studio. An opportunity for experienced painters of all levels and mediums to express their creativity through self-directed projects. Consultations and feedback is offered through instructor oral critiques of student’s work. Instructor: Bonnie Allen Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 10:00am-1:00pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $108 Course: 1117608 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $108 Course: 1117981

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Painting - Beginning Acrylics

Painting can be relaxing and very inspiring. Gain knowledge of paint colors and uses, brushes, layering, building transparencies, creating depth and distance, composition, value and perspective and more. Stepby-step instruction assists in producing incredible works of art! Discover your own unique style and be thrilled about what you can create! Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $72 Course: 1117313 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $72 Course: 1117659

Pastel Techniques

Artists have long valued this medium for its immediacy in application and fabulous color. Vibrant tones are mixed on the paper by overlaying or blending, rather than on a palette. Gain knowledge in composition, shading and value contrast. Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:30am-11:30am Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1117610 Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $72 Course: 1117314 Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:30am-11:30am Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1117982 Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $72 Course: 1117660

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Watercolor - All Levels

Experience a graceful form of painting. Apply simple strokes and flourishes with inks and bamboo brushes, creating birds, fish, flowers or other shapes on rice paper. Gain insight into shading techniques through this ancient art form. Create the kind of paintings you’ve always dreamed of. Instructor: Frances Li Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1118387 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1118390

Watercolor - Chinese Brush Art Advancing On

Study this watercolor style in-depth through detailed instruction on quality of stroke and relationship between color and composition. Gain skill and feel pride in your accomplishment. A variety of subjects, such as floral, animal and landscapes will be explored. Instructor: Frances Li Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1118392 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1118393

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CREATIVE ARTS

Express your creativity exploring basic to advanced methods. Use techniques such as sketching, mixed colors and laying washes to develop a unique style. Discover elements of light and shadow, composition and texture that you can bring to all the visual arts. Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 12:00pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/6-2/3 Cost: $36 Course: 1116969 Dates: 2/10-3/9 Cost: $36 Course: 1116970 Dates: 3/30-4/27 Cost: $45 Course: 1117228 Dates: 5/4-6/1 Cost: $45 Course: 1117229 Instructor: Robin Berry Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 1/6-2/3 Cost: $29 Course: 1118123 Dates: 2/10-3/9 Cost: $29 Course: 1118242 Dates: 3/30-4/27 Cost: $36 Course: 1118303 Dates: 5/4-6/1 Cost: $29 Course: 1118305 Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 1/9-2/6 Cost: $36 Course: 1118124 Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1117611 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1117987 Instructor: Melody Howden Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $72 Course: 1117315 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $72 Course: 1117661

Watercolor - Chinese Brush Art


Crafts - Stamping Artistic Creations

Experience the excitement of creating special occasion cards using techniques such as sponging, embossing, working with chalks, colored pencils and markers. Add a personal touch to your correspondence. Great for beginning students or those with experience. $3 supply fee payable at each class. Bring sharp paper cutting scissors. Instructor: Sherry Alexander Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 9:30am-11:00am Dates: 1/6-3/9 Cost: $43 Course: 1117607 Dates: 3/30-6/1 Cost: $49 Course: 1117978

CREATIVE ARTS

Paper Crafting Creations

Floral Design

Learn to use plants and flowers to make arrangements that enhance our living spaces. Make floral gifts for yourself or others. Latest trends create fun projects at each class. Let your talent blossom! A $20 supply fee is collected at the first class. Bring pruning shears and pliers. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/18 Cost: $24 Course: 1117613 Dates: 4/15, 5/13, 6/3 Cost: $24 Course: 1117979

Growing Bonsai

Save money and make cards that you will be proud to send. Create one-of-a-kind designer cards, stationery and envelopes with simple techniques. Personalize your projects with die cuts, embossing folders, unique materials and colorful stamps. $4 supply fee payable at each class. Bring sharp paper cutting scissors. Instructor: Sherry Alexander Location: Hollywood Senior Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:30am-12:30pm Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $52 Course: 1117402 Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $52 Course: 1117403

Translated as ‘tray planting’, a millennia-old art form is still going strong today! Every branch and twig is shaped or eliminated until the chosen image is achieved. Gain insight into history, styles and techniques. This constantly changing and rewarding pastime allows for immense creativity as you choose plant material and container, working toward a harmonious unit. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 1/15, 2/19, 3/18 Cost: $24 Course: 1117944 Dates: 4/15, 5/20, 6/17 Cost: $24 Course: 1117945

Floral Design

Growing Bonsai

Learn the basic art to create stunning arrangements for your home that express your creativity. Expand your skills as you experiment with composition and style techniques of the trade. Delight in lovely aromatic bouquets as your ability blossoms. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/15, 2/19, 3/18 Cost: $24 Course: 1117949 Dates: 4/15, 5/20, 6/17 Cost: $24 Course: 1117951 10

Explore the garden art of growing Bonsai. Learn how to create your own Bonsai plants. Connect with nature and experience the stress-relieving benefits of this hobby. A project is finished each month to take home. $25 supply fee payable at first class. Bring pruning shears and pliers to class. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/18 Cost: $24 Course: 1117614 Dates: 4/15, 5/13, 6/3 Cost: $24 Course: 1117980

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MUSIC AND DANCE

Music Theory - Fundamentals

Always wanted to ‘tickle the ivories’ or just brush up on skills? Designed to challenge anyone who wants to learn or improve. Note-reading, style and rhythm are techniques essential to putting you on the right path! Why wait another minute? Instructor: Philippa Kaplan Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:50pm Dates: 1/8-2/5 Cost: $98 Course: 1118111 Dates: 2/12-3/11 Cost: $98 Course: 1118112 Day/Time: Friday, 1:50pm-3:00pm Dates: 1/10-2/7 Cost: $98 Course: 1118113 Dates: 2/14-3/13 Cost: $98 Course: 1118114 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:50pm Dates: 4/1-4/29 Cost: $98 Course: 1118292 Dates: 5/6-6/3 Cost: $98 Course: 1118293 Day/Time: Friday, 1:50pm-3:00pm Dates: 4/3-5/1 Cost: $98 Course: 1118294 Dates: 5/8-6/5 Cost: $98 Course: 1118295

Music Theory - Moving On

Piano Private Lesson It’s Never too Late to Start

Would you like to know more about the fundamentals? Discover basic principles through the study of keyboard harmony, intervals, tonality, chord functions and progressions. Learn to analyze and better understand repertoire. Comprehension and performance ability will increase dramatically. Prior music knowledge is highly recommended. Instructor: George Cheshier Location: Community Music Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1119324 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $91 Course: 1119325

Music - Piano Beginning

Comfortable small class setting in state of the art piano lab explores the elements of rhythm, melody and harmony. Learn to read music and play popular songs on full size digital pianos. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard to practice at home. Please bring $11 for lesson book. Instructor: George Cheshier Location: Community Music Center Day/Time: Friday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $91 Course: 1119328 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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MUSIC AND DANCE

Are you ready to move beyond the fundamentals? Continue your study of keyboard harmony, intervals, tonality, chord functions and progressions. Learn to analyze and better understand repertoire. Comprehension and performance ability will continue to increase over time. Instructor: George Cheshier Location: Community Music Center Day/Time: Friday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $91 Course: 1119326 Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $91 Course: 1119327


Music - Piano Continuing

Building on previous knowledge will certainly improve keyboarding skills. Expand your ability to make harmonious sounds resonate from the keys through quality instruction. New students must contact CMC at 503-823-3177 for placement prior to registration. Classes are listed in order of difficulty – easiest to advanced. Instructor: George Cheshier Location: Community Music Center

MUSIC AND DANCE

Winter

Day/Time: Tuesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1119330 Day/Time: Thursday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $91 Course: 1119331 Day/Time: Thursday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $91 Course: 1119332 Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $91 Course: 1119333 Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1119334 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1119335 Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $91 Course: 1119336

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Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1119337 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $91 Course: 1119338 Day/Time: Thursday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $91 Course: 1119339 Day/Time: Wednesday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1119340 Day/Time: Friday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $91 Course: 1119341 Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 1/10-3/13 Cost: $91 Course: 1119342 Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1119343 Day/Time: Tuesday, 2:00pm-2:50pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1119344

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Spring

Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $91 Course: 1119354 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $91 Course: 1119355 Day/Time: Thursday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $91 Course: 1119356 Day/Time: Wednesday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $91 Course: 1119357 Day/Time: Friday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $91 Course: 1119358 Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $91 Course: 1119359 Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $91 Course: 1119360 Day/Time: Tuesday, 2:00pm-2:50pm Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $91 Course: 1119361

Hula Dance

The art of Hula is not only a beautiful and graceful dance experience but a pleasurable way to include more movement into your routine. It combines foot placement along with meaningful hand gestures that tell a story. Instructor: Lisa Chang Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:30am Dates: 1/10-1/31 Cost: $33 Course: 1118415 Dates: 2/21-3/27 Cost: $49 Course: 1118416 Dates: 4/3-5/1 Cost: $41 Course: 1118417 Dates: 5/22-6/12 Cost: $33 Course: 1118418 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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Day/Time: Friday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 4/3-6/5 Cost: $91 Course: 1119346 Day/Time: Tuesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $91 Course: 1119347 Day/Time: Thursday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $91 Course: 1119348 Day/Time: Thursday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $91 Course: 1119349 Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $91 Course: 1119350 Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $91 Course: 1119351 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 4/1-6/3 Cost: $91 Course: 1119352 Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $91 Course: 1119353


Line Dance

Turns, walks, grapevines, step touches, heel struts, syncopation and more are taught with enthusiasm. Gain confidence and enjoy this classic form of movement! Instructor: Barbara Hansen Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 1/9-3/12 Cost: $54 Course: 1117579 Dates: 4/2-6/4 Cost: $54 Course: 1117653

MUSIC AND DANCE

Line Dance - Fitness and Fun

Stay active discovering beginning steps that facilitate easy learning. Turns, walks, grapevines, step touches, heel struts, the count in, syncopation and more are taught with enthusiasm. Gain confidence to enjoy this form of movement almost immediately. Please wear smooth soled shoes. Includes many types of music. Beginner Instructor: Joyce Mattson Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 1:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $49 Course: 1116946 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $49 Course: 1117205 Beyond Beginner Instructor: Joyce Mattson Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 2:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $49 Course: 1116947 Dates: 3/31-6/2 Cost: $49 Course: 1117206

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Tap Dance for Seniors

Tap your resources! Steps and movements help develop a sense of rhythm and body coordination, improve balance, ankle strength, and flexibility. Have fun! Complexity of steps and choreography increases with each level. Beginner Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 3:00pm-4:00pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $120 Course: 1115785 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Performs in the June 4 Spring Dance Recital, 7pm Cost: $120 Course: 1118765 Advanced Beginner Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 4:00pm-5:00pm Dates: 1/8-3/11 Cost: $120 Course: 1115784 Dates: 4/1-6/3 Performs in the June 4 Spring Dance Recital, 7pm Cost: $120 Course: 1118764

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SPORTS AND LEISURE

Table Tennis - Seniors

Join us for a fun, supportive, and exciting class. With table tennis seeing Olympic athletes from 15 to 57, this sport is geared for generations to participate together. Our relaxed, supportive environment is just the place for those looking to start out, get moving, or take their game to the next level. Whether you’re looking to find your competitive side, want to get your body moving, or are looking for a good time, this is the class for you. Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/6-2/3 Cost: $32 Course: 1117928 Dates: 2/10-3/9 Cost: $32 Course: 1117929 Dates: 3/30-4/27 Cost: $40 Course: 1117930 Dates: 5/4-6/1 Cost: $32 Course: 1117931 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/8-2/5 Cost: $40 Course: 1117932 Dates: 2/12-3/11 Cost: $40 Course: 1117933 Dates: 4/1-4/29 Cost: $40 Course: 1117934 Dates: 5/6-6/3 Cost: $40 Course: 1117935 Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Dates: 1/10-2/7 Cost: $40 Course: 1117936 Dates: 2/14-3/13 Cost: $40 Course: 1117937 Dates: 4/3-5/1 Cost: $40 Course: 1117938 Dates: 5/8-6/5 Cost: $40 Course: 1117939

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Childhood dreams become a reality in this exciting and lively American art form. Embrace your inner dancer with moves that improve balance, ankle strength and flexibility. Basic shuffle, toe tap and time steps may be included. Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/7-2/4 Cost: $55 Course: 1117609 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 1/10-2/7 Cost: $55 Course: 1117612 Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 2/11-3/10 Cost: $55 Course: 1117615 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 2/14-3/20 Cost: $55 Course: 1117616 Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 3/31-4/28 Cost: $55 Course: 1117983 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 4/3-5/1 Cost: $55 Course: 1117984 Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 5/5-6/2 Cost: $55 Course: 1117985 Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 5/8-6/5 Cost: $55 Course: 1117986


Portland Tennis Center

324 NE 12th Ave Portland OR 97232 503-823-3189

Senior Tennis Pass

Free court time, mixers, and ball machine drills. 20% off all classes and other activities.

Senior

(60 and over) $55 Resident/month $65 Non-Resident/month

Senior Couple

(both 60 and over) $83 Resident/month $93 Non-Resident/month

SPORTS AND LEISURE

Ball Machine Drills

Free with Tennis Pass. $10 for residents. Sign up online at portlandtennisbookings.com.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

6:45am-8:00am, non-Pro 8:00am-9:15am, Pro with 4 or more sign-ups

Monday and Wednesday

Senior Mixers

Men and women over 60. No cost with Active Pass $13 for Residents Balls provided. Avoid a charge by cancelling at least 24 hours prior to the start of the mixer.

2.0-2.5 Ratings

Tuesday and Thursday 9:15am-11:15am

3.0-3.5 Ratings

Monday and Wednesday 10:30am-12:30pm Friday 11:00am-1:00pm

4.0+ Ratings

Wednesday 9:15am-11:15am

6:00pm-7:15pm and 7:15pm-8:30pm, Pro with 4 or more sign-ups

Golf Lessons

Fore! Want to improve your golf game? Here’s your chance! Lower your score using your present swing. Printed instructional materials will be provided. Bring clubs or you can rent a set from the Eastmoreland Pro Shop for $7.50. If it’s raining, plan on purchasing range balls. Instructor: Larry Fleckenstein Location: Eastmoreland Golf Course Beginner Day/Time: Tu 9:30am-11:00am Dates: 5/5-5/26 Cost: $30 Course: 1117404 Dates: 6/2-6/23 Cost: $30 Course: 1117405

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Intermediate Day/Time: Tu, 11:00am-12:30pm Dates: 5/5-5/26 Cost: $30 Course: 1117406 Dates: 6/2-6/23 Cost: $30 Course: 1117407

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HEALTH AND FITNESS

Easy Moves

Become more active and start down a road to better health. This program will help you incorporate light movement into your daily routine. Instructor: Marty Anderson Location: IRCO Center 10301 NE Glisan Day/Time: Tuesday, 9:45am-10:45am Dates: 1/7-6/2 Cost: Free

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Exercise Moderate Pace - Essential

Smaller class size will give individuals more personalized training. Build strength and stamina, help increase flexibility. Move at a moderate pace, seated and standing while listening to favorite songs. Good health starts with a commitment to exercise! Instructor: Philippa Kaplan Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:30pm-1:30pm Dates: 1/7-2/4 Cost: $30 Course: 1118078 Dates: 2/11-3/10 Cost: $30 Course: 1118079 Day/Time: Friday, 11:45am-12:45pm Dates: 1/10-2/7 Cost: $30 Course: 1118080 Dates: 2/14-3/13 Cost: $30 Course: 1118081 Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:30pm-1:30pm Dates: 3/31-4/28 Cost: $30 Course: 1118260 Dates: 5/5-6/2 Cost: $30 Course: 1118261 Day/Time: Friday, 11:45am-12:45pm Dates: 4/3-5/1 Cost: $30 Course: 1118262 Dates: 5/8-6/5 Cost: $30 Course: 1118263

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Stretching and Toning

The time to improve your flexibility and fitness is now! This course is designed with you in mind, as we focus on stretching, while integrating exercises aimed at toning your muscles. You feel refreshed and energized after participating in this gentle, yet moderate pace class. Instructor: Terri Dudek Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 12:15pm-1:15pm Dates: 1/9-2/6 Cost: $27 Course: 1117605 Dates: 2/13-3/12 Cost: $27 Course: 1117621 Dates: 4/2-4/30 Cost: $27 Course: 1117623 Dates: 5/7-6/4 Cost: $27 Course: 1117626 Instructor: Laura Neck Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/9-2/6 Cost: $30 Course: 1118084 Dates: 2/13-3/12 Cost: $30 Course: 1118085 Dates: 4/2-4/30 Cost: $30 Course: 1118266 Dates: 5/7-6/4 Cost: $30 Course: 1118267

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Tai Chi Today

More than 600 years ago this martial art evolved in China as healers searched for a source of physical immortality. Incorporate slow, gentle movements that increase flexibility, balance and lung capacity. Promote stress relief, body awareness, suppleness in your spine and increased stamina.

Drop-In Pickleball

$6 for 2 hours of play Location: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 7:30-9:30pm Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 12:30-2:30pm Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:30-2:30pm Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30-2:30pm Location: Peninsula Park Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 12:30-2:30pm Location: St. Johns Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 12:30-2:30pm

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HEALTH AND FITNESS

Beginner Instructor: Terry Louie Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 1/7-1/28 Cost: $20 Course: 1117627 Dates: 2/4-2/25 Cost: $20 Course: 1117628 Dates: 3/3-3/31 Cost: $25 Course: 1117629 Dates: 4/7-4/28 Cost: $20 Course: 1117630 Dates: 5/5-5/26 Cost: $20 Course: 1117631 Intermediate Instructor: Terry Louie Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:30am-10:30am Dates: 1/8-1/29 Cost: $20 Course: 1117632 Dates: 2/5-2/26 Cost: $20 Course: 1117633 Dates: 3/4-3/25 Cost: $20 Course: 1117634 Dates: 4/1-4/29 Cost: $25 Course: 1117635 Dates: 5/6-5/27 Cost: $20 Course: 1117636 Advanced Instructor: Terry Louie Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 9:30am-10:30am Dates: 1/6-1/27 Cost: $15 Course: 1117696 Dates: 2/3-2/24 Cost: $15 Course: 1117755 Dates: 3/2-3/30 Cost: $25 Course: 1117757 Dates: 4/6-4/27 Cost: $20 Course: 1117758 Dates: 5/4-5/18 Cost: $15 Course: 1117759


Yoga - Fit

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Originating in India, this centuries old practice of exercise revitalizes both mind and body. Improve focus, release stress and tension while increasing strength and flexibility. An excellent way to learn to gauge and meet the ever changing demands of daily life. Instructor: Star Studonivic Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:15am-12:15pm Dates: 1/7-2/4 Cost: $21 Course: 1116108 Dates: 2/11-3/10 Cost: $21 Course: 1116109 Dates: 3/31-4/28 Cost: $21 Course: 1118471 Dates: 5/5-6/2 Cost: $21 Course: 1118472

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Yoga in Chairs - Kundalini

Designed so almost anyone can participate. Gently works muscles and joints to enhance strength, range of motion, balance and circulation. Reaches beyond typical exercises as it encourages quiet reflection, proper breathing and better posture. Feel relaxed, refreshed and re-energized. Instructor: Rebecca Melton Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 9:30am-10:30am Dates: 1/7-3/10 Cost: $100 Course: 1115865

Yoga In Chairs

Designed so almost anyone can participate. Gently works muscles and joints to enhance strength, range of motion, balance and circulation. Reaches beyond typical exercises as it encourages quiet reflection, proper breathing and better posture. Feel relaxed, refreshed and re-energized. Instructor: Terri Dudek Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 1/9-2/6 Cost: $27 Course: 1117559 Dates: 2/13-3/12 Cost: $27 Course: 1117565 Dates: 4/2-4/30 Cost: $27 Course: 1117566 Dates: 5/7-6/4 Cost: $27 Course: 1117567 Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 10:30am-11:30am Dates: 1/9-2/6 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1116110 Dates: 2/13-3/12 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1116111 Dates: 4/2-4/30 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1118473 Dates: 5/7-6/4 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1118474

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Zumba Gold - Fit

Enjoy modified moves and pacing with the same elements Zumba is known for: zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton. Exhilarating easy-to-follow moves with an invigorating atmosphere. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly and fun. Instructor: Laura Neck Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 9:50am-10:45am Day/Time: Thursday, 9:50am-10:45am Dates: 1/9-2/6 Dates: 4/2-4/30 Cost: $30 Course: 1118132 Cost: $30 Course: 1118311 Dates: 2/13-3/12 Dates: 5/7-6/4 Cost: $30 Course: 1118133 Cost: $30 Course: 1118312 Day/Time: Sunday, 1:15pm-2:10pm Day/Time: Sunday, 1:15pm-2:10pm Dates: 1/12-2/9 Dates: 4/5-5/3 Cost: $30 Course: 1118129 Cost: $30 Course: 1118309 Dates: 2/16-3/15 Dates: 5/10-6/7 Cost: $30 Course: 1118130 Cost: $30 Course: 1118310 Dates: 3/15-4/5 Cost: $24 Course: 1118131

HEALTH AND FITNESS

SELF DEFENSE WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS

This class is designed to uplift and empower students with self-defense skills. Explore personal safety using fun games and engaging activities while learning self-defense and martial arts skills. Have fun discovering your inner strength and using your voice to assert boundaries, practice self-care, and respond to bullying and harassment. Class instructors are experienced facilitators who use a trauma-informed approach to teaching self-defense and personal safety. Instructor: Carolyne Haycraft Location: Roseway Heights SUN Community School Day/Time: Thursday, 6:30pm-8:30pm Dates: 2/6 Cost: $30 Course: 1119180

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FITNESS FITNESS CENTER Portland Parks & Recreation’s fitness program offers a wide-range of amenities and classes for all levels. Access to the fitness center is included with daily admission. Open for drop-in during regular business hours. Amenities include: • Selectorized weight machines • Free weight area • Cardio equipment

HEALTH AND FITNESS

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES Strengthen your community, body, and mind with a group fitness class! A variety of classes are offered at PP&R community centers for every age, shape, and fitness level. Access included with daily admission. Formats include, but not limited to: Bootcamp Low Impact Aerobics Tai Chi Yoga Pilates Zumba FREE FITNESS ORIENTATIONS New to exercise or the community center? All PP&R fitness facilities offer FREE 15 minute orientations to welcome you in to the fitness center and help you learn your way around. Visit the front desk to for more information.

PERSONAL TRAINING Personal training gives you the opportunity to find real, achievable goals and to meet those goals in a safe and timely manner. All PP&R Personal Trainers are certified by accredited organizations and are trained to work with individuals of all fitness levels and abilities. Stop by or call your community center to get started! Individual Personal Training Make an appointment with a personal trainer, who will oversee your progress and hold you accountable. Our excellent personal training staff will motivate you to make a fresh start, or reach a new level in your fitness. Group Personal Training Set-up a personal training session with a friend or two. Small group training is a great way to stay motivated, workout with your friends, and save money!

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WATER FITNESS INDOOR POOL LOCATIONS

WATER FITNESS CLASSES

Columbia Indoor Pool | 503-823-3669 7701 N Chautauqua Boulevard

AquaPower: This class uses buoyant and resistance equipment to provide an excellent cardiovascular workout with zero impact! AquaPower is designed for all levels. Participants should be comfortable in deep water.

East Portland Indoor Pool | 503-823-3450 740 SE 106th Avenue Matt Dishman Indoor Pool | 503-823-3673 77 NE Knott Street Mt. Scott Indoor Pool | 503-823-3183 5530 SE 72nd Avenue Southwest Indoor Pool | 503-823-2840 6820 SW 45th Avenue

For those of all skills and abilities who wish to swim laps to improve or maintain fitness. Great for cardiorespiratory fitness. Swim at your own pace or enjoy camaraderie of working-out with others. Number of lanes varies. Offered seven days a week. Check your local pool schedule for Lap Swim times.

Aqua Yoga: This class brings yoga to the warm pool. There is no gravity and the water will take pressure off your joints. It will develop strength, static balance and will increase overall range of motion. Aqua Zumba: Dance your way into fitness! Achieve long term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in our pool with exciting calorie-burning, body energizing movements meant to engage and captivate life! S.M.I.L.E: Slower movement intensity lowered exercise ages 60+, this shallow class focuses on improving circulation, strength, range of motion, and flexibility through low impact exercise. Classes offered six days a week. Check your local pool schedule for class offerings and times.

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LAP SWIM

Aquaerobics: This class takes place in the shallow pool and focuses on cardiovascular fitness with special attention to strength and flexibility. All fitness and swimming levels are welcome!


SENIOR PASS OPTIONS AND FEES

PASS OPTIONS AND FEES

COMMUNITY Charles Jordan CENTER

East Portland Matt Dishman

Mt. Scott

Southwest

Drop-in Admission

$4

$5

$5

$5

$5.75

20-Visit Pass Save 15%

$68

$85

$85

$85

$98

Active Pass* Unlimited visits!

$26/mo

$33/mo

$33/mo

$33/mo

$37/mo

Senior Couple Active Pass**

$39/mo

$49/mo

$49/mo

$49/mo

$56/mo

Passes are valid only at the community center in which they are purchased. Fees listed reflect pricing for City of Portland residents. Non-residents are charged more to account for City taxes that support PP&R. *Active Passes will auto-renew each month. Simply pay your first monthly fee upon registering and all future monthly payments are deducted directly from your debit or credit card. ** Couple denotes a married or domestic partner.

ADMISSION BENEFITS Our drop-in admission fee and pass options provide access to scheduled drop-in activities within the community center. Amenities include the fitness center, group and water exercise classes, whirlpool spa, lap and open swim, and open gym times. Charles Jordan Community Center**

9009 N Foss Avenue

503-823-3631

East Portland Community Center

740 SE 106th Avenue

503-823-3450

Matt Dishman Community Center

77 NE Knott Street

503-823-3673

Mt. Scott Community Center

5530 SE 72nd Avenue

503-823-3183

Southwest Community Center

6820 SW 45th Avenue

503-823-2840

**No pool at Charles Jordan Community Center. Sign up for a Combo Pass for access to Charles Jordan Community Center and Columbia Pool. Inquire at either facility.

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DAILY DROP-IN For those visiting the center just for the day to swim or workout. Our daily drop-in fee provides access to drop-in activities throughout the entire day. Swim laps in the morning, enjoy an exercise class at noon, and relax in the whirlpool spa in the evening...all for the cost of one daily admission fee! If re-entry on the same date is desired, receipt must be requested at time of original transaction. 20-VISIT PASS

ACTIVE PASS Looking for ongoing access to drop-in activities? This is the pass for you! One monthly fee provides unlimited visits to scheduled drop-in programs throughout the facility. For your convenience, Active Passes will auto-renew each month. Simply pay for the first month upon registering and all future monthly payments are deducted directly from your debit or credit card. Active Passes are not intended for less than three consecutive months.

Ask your insurance provider if they offer one of the following programs which cover the cost of a fitness pass!

SILVER & FIT SILVER SNEAKERS OPTUM

SCHOLARSHIPS Financial assistance is available for City of Portland residents that apply and meet standard eligibility requirements. Monthly pass options available. Scholarship applications are available at your local community center or online at portlandoregon.gov/parks/scholarship.

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PASS OPTIONS AND FEES

20-Visit Passes are a great option for those who plan to work out only once a week. In addition, 20-Visit Passes are a great option for organizations who would like to bring a larger group of visitors (please call ahead). The passes provide unlimited day-use of the facility at a discounted rate. 20-Visit Passes are valid for 2 years and are transferable between people of the same age group. Pass holders must be present at the time of scan.


DOWNTOWN DROP-IN FITNESS CLASSES! Attend all your Elm Court and First Congregational Church favorites with one easy pass.

PASS OPTIONS Monthly $23 (auto-pay with credit card required) 20-visit punch card $40 10-visit punch card $28 Scholarships available! Call Senior Rec to purchase passes at 503-823-4328.

DROP-IN FITNESS

Low Impact Cardio

This comprehensive fitness program uses a chair and standing exercises designed to improve physical and mental health. An additional option may include resistance workout with hand weights and dynabands. Improve coordination, cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and balance!

Qigong

Qi means breath in Chinese and gong means applied to a discipline. Qigong is then translated to mean ‘breath work’ or the art of managing breathing to achieve and maintain good health. Easy movements, seated or standing, enhance energy, mobilization, improve joint flexibility and stamina. Regular practice can reduce stress, establish balance and generate a sense of peace.

ELM COURT

1032 SW Main

Low Impact Cardio Brooke Brooke

M F

Terry Terry

TU 12:15 -1:15pm TH 12:15 -1:15pm

Brooke Brooke Brooke

TU 9:20-10:20am TU 10:30-11:30am TH 10:30 -11:30am

Qigong

10:30-11:30am 10:30 -11:30am

Yoga in Chairs

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

1126 SW Park Avenue

Yoga Fit April Karen

M F

1:15 -2:15pm 1:30 -2:25pm

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Yoga - Fit

Originating in India, this centuries old practice of exercise revitalizes both mind and body. Improve focus, release stress and tension while increasing strength and flexibility. An excellent way to learn to gauge and meet the ever changing demands of daily life.

Yoga In Chairs

Designed so almost anyone can participate. Gently works muscles and joints to enhance strength, range of motion, balance and circulation. Reaches beyond typical exercises as it encourages quiet reflection, proper breathing and better posture. Feel relaxed, refreshed and re-energized.

DROP-IN FITNESS

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WALKING AND HIKING PROGRAMS TRANSPORTATION Metro Movers are responsible for their own transportation. Detailed information on the meeting location and directions will be included on receipt. Internet users can review receipt online.

WALKING AND HIKING PROGRAMS

Hike for Health and the Advanced Hike for Health are transported in 15 passenger vans. Primary Pick Up Location 82nd and Siskiyou. Park facing 82nd. Meet 15 minutes prior to departure time. If indicated, certain hikes will have a second pickup location. Hikers meeting there must have a cell phone number on file and be available by phone the morning of the hike. Secondary Pick Up Locations When a secondary pickup location is scheduled (indicated by a bold “E”, “S” or “W” in the hike description), participants should arrive at the location approximately 20 minutes after the primary pick up departure time. Van arrival times vary due to traffic conditions. E = eastside pickup Fred Meyer 16625 SE 362nd Dr, Sandy Please park on the west side of the lot. The van will enter the parking lot from Industrial Way. S = southside pickup Fred Meyer 19200 SW Martinazzi Ave, Tualatin Please park along the west side of the lot, facing Martinazzi Ave. W = westside pickup Fred Meyer 15995 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton Please park adjacent to Walker Road near the Les Schwab. 28

MILES/ELEVATION Miles are given for a round trip, except for loop or shuttle hikes, which are one-way. Elevation is cumulative elevation gain, adding all uphill portions. PREREQUISITES The Senior Recreation hiking program offers 3 distinct and sequential levels. As individuals gain strength and endurance they may choose to qualify to longer and more difficult hikes. Hikers can do so either at the quarterly Hike for Health Qualifier or on a designated Metro Mover or Hike for Health hike. The free orientation is also required to all walkers and hikers new to the Senior Recreation program. Hike Level 1 Metro Movers Ability to walk a continuous 25-minute mile on uneven surfaces without shortness of breath. Please sign up for walks that you are confident you can complete. Hike Level 2 Hike for Health Must attend the Hike for Health Qualifier or a designated Metro Mover to be eligible for Hike for Health. Participants must notify the hike leader before attempting to qualify. Hike Level 3 Advanced Hike for Health Must attend a designated Hike for Health qualifying hike to move on to Advanced Hike for Health. Participants must notify hike leaders before attempting to qualify.

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WINTER

| ORIENTATION AND QUALIFIERS

ORIENTATION Walking and Hiking Orientation – free All new participants to the walking and hiking program must attend this free orientation.

East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th February 10 Monday, 2:00pm-3:30pm #1119318 Charles Jordan Community Center 9009 N Foss March 17 Tuesday, 3:00pm-4:30pm #1119319 Join this fun and energetic group of seniors in our Hiking Programs. Orientation is for the beginning to advanced hiker. Receive information that helps you have a successful outdoor experience. It’s required to attend an Orientation session prior to participating in any Metro Mover, Hike for Health, Advanced Hike for Health, or Snowshoeing program.

Mt. Tabor Park parking lot Next to volcano crater and restrooms January 21 Tuesday, 10:00am-12:30pm #1118025 $6 This is a 4-mile qualifying hike for those wanting to move on to Hike for Health. The majority of the hike is uphill and downhill with stair climbing and descending (100 steps) included. Paths are gravel and forest floor. The climb to the summit involves a 370-foot elevation gain. Please be prepared with hiking boots and gear as discussed in the required Hiking Orientation. Prerequisite: Must be able to walk a 25-minute mile on uneven surfaces without shortness of breath. Please sign up for walks that you are confident that you can complete. The group stays together and no participant walks in front of the leader or behind the sweep. Registration required.

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WALKING AND HIKING PROGRAMS – WINTER

Mt. Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Avenue January 17 Friday, 10:00am-11:30am #1119317

QUALIFIERS Hike for Health Qualifier


WINTER

| METRO MOVERS

HIKE LEVEL 1 Fee: $6.00 per hike Time: 10am-12pm unless otherwise noted. Location: Detailed information on the meeting location and directions will be included on your

receipt. Internet users can review their receipt online.

WALKING AND HIKING PROGRAMS – WINTER

MONDAYS Instructors: Linda Tinkham, Charles Westergren, Ben Harrison, and Jean Harrison DATE HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE 1/27 Mt. Talbert Nature Park Clackamas Difficult 1116836 A forested oasis, Mount Talbert towers above busy roads, shopping centers, and neighborhoods in Clackamas. Trails are forest floor and paved. Hike for Health Qualifier 2/3 Powell Butte Nature Park Portland Moderate 1116837 Powell Butte, an extinct cinder cone volcano, rises near the headwaters of Johnson Creek. If the day is clear, there is a wonderful view of several mountains. Paths are dirt, can be muddy, and area is hilly. 2/10 Sandy River Delta Park Troutdale Easy 1116837 This trail includes a 1.1 mile accessible on-leash compact gravel trail to the Sandy River Confluence bird blind site. 2/17 President’s Day – NO HIKE 2/24 Grotto to Rocky Butte Portland Difficult 1116839 Rocky Butte is one of almost 100 cinder cones, shield volcanoes, and lava vents that make up the Boring Lava Field in the greater Portland area. Walk is on trails. Hike for Health Qualifier 3/2 Tryon Creek State Nature Area Portland Moderate 1116840 Tryon Creek is Oregon’s only state park within a major metropolitan area. Paths are forest floor, can be muddy and terrain is hilly in places. Hiking poles and boots suggested. 3/9 Tualatin Hills Nature Park Beaverton Easy 1116841 The Tualatin Hills Nature Park is a 222-acre nature park and wildlife preserve. There are approximately 3.5 miles of well-maintained trails, 1.5 miles are paved. 3/16 Salmon Creek Greenway Vancouver Moderate 1116842 Salmon Creek Greenway Trail offers a scenic natural getaway in northern Vancouver, winding along the creek and through wetlands. Trail is asphalt and dirt. 3/23 Hillsdale to Council Crest Portland Difficult 1116843 Explore the hills of Southwest Portland, ending at Council Crest – the highest elevation within the Portland city limits. This walk includes steep sections on unpaved streets and trails and city sidewalks. Hike for Health Qualifier 3/30 Irvington Classic Homes Portland Easy 1116844 Walk through Northeast Portland’s Irvington neighborhood, a National Historic District, featuring a variety of early 20th-century architectural styles. Registration for Winter 2020 Hikes: begins on November 18 at 12:30pm 30

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FRIDAYS Instructors: Kathy Gillette, Alan Scott, and Joan Sunquest

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HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE Kenton Park and Arbor Lodge Portland Easy 1116845 Explore North Portland neighborhoods and two city parks. Walk on city sidewalks. Burnt Bridge Trail Vancouver Easy 1116846 This section of Discovery Trail is hard surfaced, shared use trail. The trail passes through a variety of landscapes, including open grasslands and heavily wooded areas. Leif Erickson and Wildwood Portland Difficult 1116847 At 5,200 acres, Portland’s Forest Park is one of the largest urban forests in the U.S. and includes over 80 miles of trails. Trail is forest floor and steep in places. Hike for Health Qualifier Duniway Park and Tilikum Crossing Portland Moderate 1116848 Journey to Tilikum Crossing, the first bridge in the U.S. open exclusively to light rail trains, buses, streetcars, cyclists, and pedestrians. Walk is on pavement. Cook Park Tigard Easy 1116849 Explore Cook Park, including an almost 2-mile walk along Tualatin River. Trail is both forest floor and paved path. Wapato State Park Sauvie Island Easy 1116850 Walk forest floor and gravel around wetlands on paths of this Pacific Fly Over area. Champoeg State Park St. Paul Easy 1116851 Walk along the south bank of the Willamette River, catch a glimpse of park wildlife, including western bluebirds. Walk is on paved trails. Oregon City Bluffs Oregon City Moderate 1116852 Walk along the Willamette through downtown Oregon City and climb the stairs then along the bluff. Great view of Willamette Falls. Vancouver and Columbia River Vancouver Easy 1116853 Walk the Columbia River Renaissance Trail on a paved path in Vancouver, with views of the Columbia River and wetlands adjoining the river. Walk is from Marine Park to Wintler Park. Tryon Creek State Natural Area Portland Difficult 1116854 Tryon Creek is Oregon’s only state park within a major metropolitan area. Paths are forest floor, can be muddy and terrain is hilly in places. Hiking poles and boots suggested. Hike for Health Qualifier

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Get out and experience a winter wonderland of snow, scenery and fresh air in the Mt. Hood National Forest with a guided, group snowshoe excursion.

Snowshoeing Mt. Hood – Introductory

Snowshoeing Mt. Hood – Continuing

Prerequisite and mobility requirement: You must have participated in a Metro Movers, Hike for Health, or Advanced Hike for Health in the past year in order to join us. Snowshoeing, while not technically difficult, can be a strenuous activity, especially if the snow is deep.

Prerequisite and mobility requirement: This is an intermediate-level program. You must be qualified for Level 2 Hike for Health in order to enroll. Snowshoeing, while not technically difficult, can be a strenuous activity, especially if the snow is deep.

Leaders: Dennis Jones and Ben Harrison Meeting Location: East Portland Community Center Time: 8:30am-4:30pm Cost: $38 (Snowshoe and pole rental available for an additional $15)

Leaders: Dennis Jones and Ben Harrison Meeting Location: East Portland Community Center Time: 8:30am-5:30pm Cost: $38 (Snowshoe and pole rental available for an additional $15)

Dates: Tuesday, 1/7 Dates: Thursday, 1/9 Dates: Tuesday, 1/14 Dates: Tuesday, 1/21

Dates: Thursday, 1/16 Course: 1118412 Dates: Thursday, 1/23 Course: 1118414

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We will trek for 2-3 hours, with stops along the way. Dress warmly in layers and wear sturdy, waterproof hiking boots. After the trek, warm up with lunch and camaraderie at a nearby restaurant. Bring money for lunch.

Course: 1118407 Course: 1118409 Course: 1118410 Course: 1118411

We will trek for about 4 hours, with a stop in the middle for a sack lunch, possibly at a local lodge if conditions warrant. Dress warmly in layers and wear sturdy, waterproof hiking boots. Bring water and lunch.

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HIKE LEVEL 2 Fee: $25.00 per hike TUESDAYS Instructors: Dennis Jones, Pat McLaughlin, Tanya Molina, and Beverly Wolf DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 1/28 Lucia Falls (Battle Ground) 7.5-rt/400’ 8am - 5pm 1118476 Moderate. Starting at Big Tree Falls, hike along the east fork of the Lewis River to Lucia Falls, returning the same way. Visit Moulton Falls en route. 2/4 Deschutes River (The Dalles) 7.5-rt/600’ 8am - 6pm 1118477 Moderate. Hike along the river trail past Rattlesnake Rapids to Colorado Camp, returning on the old road. Expansive views of the river. See how the area has responded to the 2018 fire. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 2/11 Cottonwood Canyon (Wasco) 6.5-rt/100’ 8am - 6pm 1118478 Easy. Hike along the John Day River in the arid rocky grassland of central Oregon. Unusual rock formations, canyon views, possible raptor and bighorn sheep sightings. 2/18 Astoria Riverwalk (Astoria) 6-1rt/50’ 8am - 6pm 1118479 Easy. Hike along the Columbia River waterfront in Astoria on a partially paved trail. Enjoy the brisk winter air, the birds and views of the harbor and WA coast. 2/25 Beacon Rock (North Bonneville) 5-rt/900’ 8am - 5pm 1118480 Moderate. Hike to the top of Beacon Rock from the lower campground. Spectacular views up and down the Gorge if weather permits. 3/3 Clatsop Spit (Astoria) 5-lp/100’ 8am - 6pm 1118481 Moderate. Loop hike along the beach and headlands around the tip of Clatsop spit. Shorebirds and views of the river and ocean. A short portion is on pavement. 3/10 Herman Creek Pinnacles (C. Locks) 5-rt/1000’ 8am - 5pm 1118482 Moderate. Hike from the Herman Creek TH across Herman Creek and north on the Pacific Crest Trail to the Three Spires. Return the same way. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 3/17 Steigerwald and Renaissance Trail (Vanc.) 6-rt/300’ 8am - 4pm 1118483 Easy. Hike the Steigerwald Trail, then hike a section of the Vancouver Renaissance Trail from Marine Park to the Kaizer viewing tower. 3/24 Salmon River (Welches) E 5.5-rt/400’ 8am - 5pm 1118484 Easy. Hike an old growth forest trail along the scenic Salmon River. 3/31 Conboy and Trout Lake (Trout Lake) 5.5-rt/400’ 8am - 6pm 1118485 Easy. Hike a nature trail in the Conboy National Wildlife Refuge, then hike along the shore of Trout Lake. Birds, views of Mt. Adams.

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WEDNESDAYS Instructors: John Doyle, Joanne Keup, Pat McLaughlin, and Cindy Wright

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DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 1/29 Lucia and Moulton Falls (Battle Ground) 7-rt/500’ 8am - 4pm 1118486 Easy. Possible views of migrating salmon leaping up the river falls, volcanic rock formations, and a view of Big Creek Falls highlight this hike along the multipurpose trail of the Lewis River. 2/5 West Gorge Waterfalls (Gorge) 6-rt/900’ 8am - 4pm 1118487 Moderate. Five thundering waterfalls are visited on this multi-part hiking event. View waterfalls at Latourell, Shepperds Dell, Bridal Veil, and Coopey Falls. 2/12 Easy-Climb Trail (Gorge) 6-rt/400’ 8am - 4pm 1118489 Moderate. The Easy-Climb loop is a wooded verge at the east end of Cascade Locks. Wind through a mixed forest along the shores of Government Cove to lovely oak meadows cliffs above the river. Also, a short hike in the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. 2/19 Dry Creek Falls (Gorge) 6-rt/800’ 8am - 4pm 1118492 Moderate. Follow the Pacific Crest Trail from Cascade Locks including a visit to a 60-foot waterfall. 2/26 Wahclella Falls and Nature Trails (Gorge) 5-rt/400’ 8am - 4pm 1118495 Moderate. Follow the restored lower trail to a thundering Falls in a canyon-end grotto. Next visit two short Nature Trails: Sams-Walker and Saint Cloud along the Columbia River. 3/4 Gillette Lake (Gorge) 5-rt/400’ 8am - 4pm 1118498 Moderate. The Pacific Crest Trail passes through several regenerating clear-cuts with views of the Table Mt. and the Columbia in route to a colorful natural lake. Be aware of rocks on the trail. 3/11 Wilson River Falls (Hwy 6) W 5-rt/300’ 8am - 5pm 1118499 Moderate. Hike along the beautiful Wilson River to a cascading hillside waterfall. Visit the Forestry Center on the return trail. 3/18 Fort Clatsop (Astoria) W 5-lp/400’ 8am - 6pm 1118501 Moderate. Starting at the Fort, the new Kwis-Kwis and the Fort-to-Sea trail combine to offer a hike through a diverse and mossy coastal forest. A Senior Pass allows yourself and three others to wave the $7 admission fee. 3/25 Lower Deschutes River (Gorge) 4.2-lp/600’ 8am – 5pm 1118502 Moderate. Follow the desert river to the Moody Rapids and then begin an accent to Ferry Springs with a canyon rimrock view. Return on the wildflower middle trail. 4/1 Old Salmon River (Sandy) E 5.2-rt/100’ 8am - 4pm 1118503 Easy. Walk along a wild scenic river through an old-growth forest passing huge red cedars and rushing rapids.


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HIKE LEVEL 3 Fee: $29.00 per hike THURSDAYS Instructors: Dennis Jones, Joanne Keup, Pete Schmierbach, and Paula Yocum DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 1/30 Warrior Rock (Sauvie Island) 7-rt/50’ 8am - 4pm 1118504 Moderate. Hike along the Columbia River to a mini-lighthouse at the tip of Sauvie Island, opposite the mouth of the Lewis River. Lots of bird activity in this area. 2/6 Cottonwood Canyon (Wasco) 9-rt/100’ 8am - 6pm 1118505 Moderate. Hike along the John Day River in the arid rocky grassland of central Oregon. Unusual rock formations, canyon views, possible raptor and other wildlife sightings. 2/13 Deschutes River (The Dalles) 7.5-rt/600’ 8am - 6pm 1118506 Moderate. Hike along the river trail past Rattlesnake Rapids to Colorado Camp, returning on the old road. Expansive views of the river. See how the area has responded to the 2018 fire. 2/20 B-V / Stub Stewart (Vernonia) W 8.5-rt/1500’ 8am - 6pm 1118507 Moderate. Hike the Banks-Vernonia trail from the Buxton Trestle to the covered picnic area at Stub Stewart State Park. 2/27 Ecola State Park (Cannon Beach) W 7-rt/1500’ 8am - 6pm 1118508 Moderate. Hike the newly restored trail to Indian Beach and beyond. 3/5 Silver Creek Falls (Silverton) 7.5-lp/1100’ 8am - 6pm 1118509 Moderate. From the North Falls TH, hike the Canyon Trail past ten dramatic waterfalls swollen from winter storms. Lunch at the historic lodge, then return on the Rim trail. 3/12 Beacon Rock/Rodney Falls (C. Locks) 5-rt/1300’ 8am - 5pm 1118510 Moderate. Two-part hike. First, we’ll hike up and down Beacon Rock, then we’ll cross the road and hike beyond Rodney Falls to the Beacon Rock viewpoint. 3/19 Wahkeena/Multnomah (Mult. Falls) 5-lp/1600’ 8am - 5pm 1118511 Difficult. From Multnomah Falls Lodge hike to Wahkeena Spring for lunch, then down to Wahkeena Falls and back to Multnomah Falls. Eight waterfalls, Gorge views. 3/26 Greenleaf Overlook (N. Bonneville) 8-rt/500’ 8am - 5pm 1118512 Moderate. Hike the PCT past Gillette Lake to Greenleaf Overlook. Views of the Columbia Gorge from the Washington side. 4/2 Nestucca Spit (Pacific City) W 7.5-lp/50’ 8am - 6pm 1118513 Moderate. Hike south down the spit on the beach to the mouth of Nestucca Bay, then loop back on the bayshore trail at low tide. 1w = one-way shuttle hike lp = loop hike rt = round trip hike (out and back) Senior Recreation hikes operate under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service. E = eastside pickup: Fred Meyer, 16625 SE 362nd Dr, Sandy S = southside pickup: Fred Meyer, 19200 SW Martinazzi Ave, Tualatin W = westside pickup: Fred Meyer, 15995 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton 36

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ORIENTATION Walking and Hiking Orientation – free All new participants to the walking and hiking program must attend this free orientation.

East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th May 18 Monday, 2:00pm-3:30pm #1119321 Charles Jordan Community Center 9009 N Foss June 19 Friday, 3:00pm-4:30pm #1119322 Join this fun and energetic group of seniors in our Hiking Programs. Orientation is for the beginning to advanced hiker. Receive information that helps you have a successful outdoor experience. It’s required to attend an Orientation session prior to participating in any Metro Mover, Hike for Health, Advanced Hike for Health, or Snowshoeing program.

Mt. Tabor Park parking lot Next to volcano crater and restrooms April 7 Tuesday, 10:00am-12:30pm #1118026 $6 This is a 4-mile qualifying hike for those wanting to move on to Hike for Health. The majority of the hike is uphill and downhill with stair climbing and descending (100 steps) included. Paths are gravel and forest floor. The climb to the summit involves a 370-foot elevation gain. Please be prepared with hiking boots and gear as discussed in the required Hiking Orientation. Prerequisite: Must be able to walk a 25-minute mile on uneven surfaces without shortness of breath. Please sign up for walks that you are confident that you can complete. The group stays together and no participant walks in front of the leader or behind the sweep. Registration required.

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Mt. Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Avenue April 16 Thursday, 11:00am-12:30pm #1119320

QUALIFIERS Hike for Health Qualifier


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HIKE LEVEL 1 Fee: $6.00 per hike Time: 10am-12pm unless otherwise noted. Location: Detailed information on the meeting location and directions will be included on your

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MONDAYS Instructors: Linda Tinkham, Charles Westergren, Ben Harrison, and Jean Harrison DATE HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE 4/13 Rock Creek East Portland Easy 1116856 Paved trail with wetland boardwalks. Hike will feature spring wild flowers, abandoned beaver ponds, and spring song birds returning from their wintering grounds. 4/20 Gateway Green and Maywood Park Portland Moderate 1116857 Gateway Green is one of Portland’s newest park acquisitions – 25 acres of unused open space to be developed into a world-class recreation destination. Maywood Park’s nostalgic homes and quiet streets are tucked beneath a canopy of old growth timber, giving Maywood Park its distinguished charm. 4/27 Whipple Creek Ridgefield Moderate 1116858 Forest trails mostly gravel covered, some muddy spots possible. Whipple Creek has three distinct habitats: open pasture, shrub with some trees, and dense forest. 5/4 Camassia Nature Preserve West Linn Easy 1116859 Camassia Natural Preserve is a 22.5-acre natural area owned and maintained by the Nature Conservancy. This nature area offers unique and rare plant species, wildlife viewing, and hiking trails. 5/11 Lacamas Lake Regional Park Camas Moderate 1116860 This hike contains a 6-mile network of scenic hiking trails. Many areas exist that are excellent for bird-watching, and a multitude of photographic opportunities abound. 5/18 Audubon Loop Trails Portland Moderate 1116861 Walk is on forest floor with some steep inclines. Many native wildflowers will be blooming at this time of the year. Some early spring song birds may be returning from their wintering grounds. 5/25 Memorial Day – NO HIKE 6/1 Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Portland Easy 1116862 Walk will include the gardens and Reed Canyon or surrounding neighborhood. Paths are graveled and asphalt, canyon can be muddy. 6/8 Tilikum Crossing to Marquam Hill Portland Difficult 116863 Experience Tilikum Crossing, the first bridge in the U.S. open exclusively to light rail trains, buses, streetcars, cyclists, and pedestrians. Then, continue up to Maruqam Hill, part of the Tualatin Mountains. Hike for Health Qualifier 6/15 Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge Sherwood Easy 1116864 The Refuge is home to nearly 200 species of birds, more than 50 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles and amphibians, and a wide variety of insects, fish and plants. Year-round trail of just over one mile has numerous view points and interesting wildlife center. 38 Portland Parks & Recreation | portlandparks.org


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DATE HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE 4/17 Mt. Talbert Clackamas Difficult 1116866 A forested oasis, Mount Talbert towers above busy roads, shopping centers, and neighborhoods in Clackamas. Trails are forest floor and paved. Hike for Health Qualifier 4/24 Tualatin River/Brown’s Ferry Park Tualatin Easy 1116867 Walk some existing gravel and paved trail in Brown’s Ferry Park and then on to new paved Tualatin River Greenway trail under I-5. 5/1 Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park Vancouver Easy 1116868 Walk is on paved and gravel paths with views of wildlife along the Columbia River. 5/8 Alameda Ridge Loop and Stairs Portland Difficult 1116870 This is a hilly walk on city sidewalks with some elevation gain. Hike for Health Qualifier 5/15 Sellwood Bridge Crossing Portland Easy 1116871 Walk across the new Sellwood Bridge from Oaks Park area to Willamette Park on the west-side – paved path. 5/22 Multnomah Falls Corbett Difficult 1116872 Part of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls is a 611-foot waterfall fed by rainwater, snow melt, and an underground spring. Hike for Health Qualifier 5/29 Overlook Neighborhood Portland Easy 1116873 Enjoy diverse architecture and gardenscape of this tucked away neighborhood on the bluffs above the Willamette River. 6/5 Whipple Creek Regional Park Ridgefield Moderate 1116874 Forest trails mostly gravel covered, some muddy spots possible. Whipple Creek has three distinct habitats: open pasture, shrub with some trees, and dense forest. The wide diversity of terrain and vegetation allows for a wide diversity of wildlife. 6/12 Rose City Golf Course Portland Easy 1116875 Explore the second oldest municipal golf course in the state, located in the center of Northeast Portland neighborhoods. 6/19 Forest Park Wildwood Trail Portland Moderate 1116876 Most of the hike will be along the Wildwood trail, but may include loops along Keil, Dogwood, or Alder.


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HIKE LEVEL 2 Fee: $25.00 per hike TUESDAYS Instructors: Sue Canfield, Dennis Jones, Pat McLaughlin, Tanya Molina, and Beverly Wolf DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 4/14 Silver Creek Falls (Silverton) 6-lp/600’ 8am - 6pm 1118845 Moderate. Hike scenic silver creek canyon past or behind eight large waterfalls, ancient basalt cliffs and old growth trees. We’ll eat our lunches at the historic lodge and then return on the short Rim Trail. Rain just makes this hike better! 4/21 Memaloose Hills (Mosier) 5.2-rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1118846 Moderate. Explore oak woodlands and two hilltop viewpoints in this eastern Gorge hike famous for diverse spring wildflower displays. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 4/28 Dallas Mtn Ranch (The Dalles) 6-lp/800’ 8am - 6pm 1118847 Moderate. This is a classic wildflower hike, that also includes great views of Mt. Hood and the eastern Columbia River Gorge. Some parts may be muddy and sections of the trail along the Columbia River bluffs may be breezy. 5/5 Catherine Creek (Lyle) 5-rt/800’ 8am - 6pm 1118848 Moderate. Explore several micro habitats with different groups of wildflowers. We’ll hike the short, paved path at the end. Views of the Gorge. 5/12 Falls Creek Falls (Carson) 5-lp/850’ 8am - 5pm 1118849 Moderate. Hike along raging Falls Creek and cross a 30’ suspension bridge on the way to a spectacular 200’ waterfall. We’ll take the short connector trail and loop back on the upper trail. Sticks recommended. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 5/19 Eagle Creek (Cascade Locks) 7-rt/600’ 8am - 5pm 1118850 Moderate. Explore the newly restored Eagle Creek Trail as far as High Bridge. 5/26 Lewis River (Cougar) 6.5-rt/800’ 8am - 6pm 1118851 Moderate. Hike along the scenic Lewis River to Lower, Middle and Upper Falls. 6/2 Coldwater Lake (Castle Rock) 7.5-rt/700’ 8am - 6pm 1118852 Moderate. Hike along the shore of Coldwater Lake, formed when the Toutle River was dammed by the Mount St Helens eruption in 1980; small waterfalls, wildflowers, maybe an elusive Fisher (weasel). 6/9 Henline Falls/L. N. Santiam (Mill City) S 6-rt/700’ 8am - 6pm 1118853 Moderate. Two-part hike in the Willamette National Forest - hike first to scenic Henline Falls, then return to the vans and drive to the nearby Little North Santiam River for a hike along the river. 6/16 Pioneer Bridle Trail (Rhododendron) E 6.5-rt/1400’ 8am - 6pm 1118854 Moderate. Hike from Rhododendron to Little Zigzag Falls and back. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier

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DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 4/15 Eagle Creek (Cascade Locks) 7-rt/600’ 8am - 5pm 1118855 Moderate. Hike the newly restored Eagle Creek Trail to High Bridge and perhaps a bit beyond, depending on conditions. 4/22 Columbia Hills (Gorge) 6-rt/700’ 8am - 5pm 1118856 Moderate. The landscape varies from open grassy slopes to wildflower meadows with great views of mountains and the Columbia River. 4/29 Netarts Spit (Tillamook) W 6-rt/300’ 8am - 6pm 1118857 Moderate. This event combines a walk on the ocean beach and a hike through the coastal forest to the State Park view point of the ocean and Netarts Bay. Low tide is at noon. 5/6 Catherine Creek (Gorge) 6-rt/800’ 8am - 5pm 1118858 Moderate. Open meadows of sunflower-like balsamroot and blue lupine line this climb up to great views of the Gorge. 5/13 Tom McCall Preserve (Gorge) 5-rt/1200’ 8am - 5pm 1118859 Moderate. This hike combines a short stroll through the plateau wildflowers, then climb to a breathtaking mountain viewpoint atop McCall Point. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 5/20 Badger Creek (Dufur) 6-rt/400’ 8am - 6pm 1118860 Easy. Wilderness limit 12. Enjoy botanically diverse forest and wildflowers through this pine-oak grassland area. Follow near the creek to views of huge boulders. Also, visit White River Falls. 5/27 Silver Creek Falls (Salem) S 6-lp/600’ 8am - 6pm 1118861 Moderate. Enjoy eight waterfalls and giant firs on a loop hike in a pristine river canyon. Rest and lunch at the rustic log visitor center and enjoy the fireplace. 6/3 Mirror Lake (Mt. Hood) E 5-rt/700’ 8am - 5pm 1118862 Moderate. A new trailhead begins a climb through pink rhododendrons to a subalpine lake mirroring Mt. Hood. 6/10 Tamanawas Falls (Mt. Hood – I 84) 5-rt/700’ 8am - 5pm 1118863 Moderate. Follow refreshing Cold Spring Creek to a 100-foot current of white water falling into a rocky bowl below the rim of the falls. 6/17 Cottonwood Canyon (Wasco) 6-rt/200’ 8am - 6pm 1118864 Easy. Enjoy the high desert John Day River as it passes by hills and basalt formations on the State Park’s Pinnacles Trail.


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HIKE LEVEL 3 Fee: $29.00 per hike THURSDAYS Instructors: Sue Canfield, Dennis Jones, Joanne Keup, Pete Schmierbach, and Paula Yocum DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 4/16 Smith Rock (Terrebone) E 7-rt/500’ 7am - 7pm 1118875 Moderate. Hike down the Crooked River past Monkeyface, then return up the river to the Burma Road Trail. Driving time 3+ hours each way. Note early start time. 4/23 Angels Rest (Troutdale) 6-rt/1500’ 8am - 5pm 1118876 Moderate. Hike the newly restored trail up to Angels Rest and then continue on the Wahkeena trail to a picnic area at a nearby creek. Great views of the Gorge and beyond. 4/30 Siouxon Creek (Amboy) 8.5-rt/1000’ 8am - 6pm 1118878 Moderate. A hike through an older forest along a cascading stream with numerous cataracts and waterfalls. 5/7 Kwis Kwis (Astoria) W 7.5-lp/1000’ 8am - 6pm 1118880 Moderate. A loop hike from Ft. Clatsop to the Skipanon River and back. An opportunity to explore the visitor center after the hike. Bring your Federal Senior Passes. 5/14 Eagle Creek (Cascade Locks) 7-rt/600’ 8am - 5pm 1118881 Moderate. Hike the newly restored Eagle Creek Trail to High Bridge and perhaps a bit beyond, depending on conditions. 5/21 Grassy Knoll (Carson) 8-rt/1200’ 8am - 6pm 1118882 Difficult. Hike to the summit of Grassy Knoll and beyond. The first mile or so is fairly steep, but not technically difficult and we’ll take it easy. Spring wildflowers, views of the northern Cascade Peaks. 5/28 S. Coldwater Ridge (Castle Rock) 7.5-rt/1500’ 8am - 6pm 1118883 Moderate. Hike up a ridge south of Coldwater Lake. Views of the lake and Mount St Helens, twisted artifacts from the 1980 volcanic blast and spring wildflowers. 6/4 Trapper Creek (Carson) 7.5-rt/1500’ 8am - 5pm 1118884 Difficult. Limit 12. Hike through old growth forest along a scenic creek in the Trapper Creek wilderness. Hobbit-like atmosphere, unusual fungi, minor stream crossings. 6/11 Observation Peak (Carson) 6-rt/1300’ 8am - 6pm 1118885 Moderate. Limit 12. Hike a well-graded trail to the site of a former lookout tower in the Trapper Creek wilderness. Views of the north Cascade Peaks and the Wind River Valley; wildflowers. 6/18 Bald Mtn (Zigzag) E 7.5-rt/1200’ 8am - 6pm 1118886 Moderate. Hike the PCT from Lolo Pass to Bald Mtn just west of Mt. Hood. Spectacular views of Hood; spring wildflowers. 1w = one-way shuttle hike lp = loop hike rt = round trip hike (out and back) Senior Recreation hikes operate under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service. E = eastside pickup: Fred Meyer, 16625 SE 362nd Dr, Sandy S = southside pickup: Fred Meyer, 19200 SW Martinazzi Ave, Tualatin W = westside pickup: Fred Meyer, 15995 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton 42

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STANDARD HIKING SUPPLIES Standard supplies for Metro Movers, Hike for Health, and Advanced Hike for Health • Appropriate footwear: either hiking boots or equivalent with lugged soles for trails, sturdy shoes for walks • Clothing layers which wick well and allow you to maintain a comfortable temperature in hot and cold conditions, preventing condensation from sweat: - a lightweight, breathable base layer - a middle warmth layer - a rain jacket as third or outer layer (also serves as windbreaker) and optional rain pants • Hat: wide-brimmed in summer, warm in winter • Gloves: under cold weather conditions, including high altitude in spring/fall • Water: enough for the hike length, adjusting for temperature, elevation gain and sun exposure. Recommend a base amount of 8oz per mile plus a spare pint for emergencies. • Whistle on person (e.g. on lanyard around neck) • Sunglasses (optional, but recommended for some hikes) • Hiking poles (optional, but recommended for some hikes) • Optional energy snack Additional standard supplies for Hike for Health and Advanced Hike for Health • Traction footwear: either hiking boots or equivalent with lugged soles • Knapsack or other means to carry hiking gear (chest and hip straps highly recommended) • Hiking socks: either lined wool, liner sock plus outer sock, or other system that insulates and breathes and prevents hot spots and blisters • Food for snacks on the trail and lunch, with extra for emergencies • Personal First Aid Kit (see Hikers First Aid Kit list for more details) • Flashlight: small, lightweight, LED recommended • Emergency blanket/shelter • Spare eyeglasses (optional, but recommended) • Many additional safety items (e.g. map, compass, communication devices, Wilderness First Aid Kit) are carried by the hike leaders, so it is important that all hikers stay with the group. The hike leaders will be introduced at the trailheads.

See the online hike descriptions for more information about specific conditions or equipment recommendations for each hike.

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Historic Downtown Portland Building Tour

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Downtown Portland Walking Tour

Meet Us There! This leisurely Downtown tour will focus on Portland’s art, architecture, urban parks and history. We’ll visit the Pioneer, Yamhill, Waterfront, Government and Cultural Districts on this informative 1.5 mile stroll through the city. Meet at the Starbucks at Pioneer Courthouse Square (720 SW Morrison St) at 9:30am. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. We will walk at an easy pace, stopping frequently, covering 1.5 miles over the course of 3 hours. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 720 SW Morrison St. Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-12:30pm Dates: 1/7 Cost: $18 Course: 1116855

Meet Us There! On this fun and informative tour, we will venture inside five of Portland’s most iconic buildings to discover hidden art work amongst historic architecture. Our journey will take us to the Pioneer Courthouse, the Mark Hatfield Federal Courthouse, City Hall, the Portland Center for the Performing Arts and the Central Library. As we explore, the history of each building will be discussed. Be sure to bring a Photo ID and be ready to pass through security to gain entrance to some of the buildings. Meet at the Starbucks at Pioneer Courthouse Square (720 SW Morrison St) at 9:30am. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. We will walk at an easy pace, stopping frequently, covering 1.5 miles over the course of 3 hours. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 720 SW Morrison St. Day/Time: Th, 9:30am-12:30pm Dates: 1/16 Cost: $18 Course: 1116865

We’re excited to have Peter Chausse as our featured instructor on a number of Meet Us There and Van Excursion programs! Peter is a part time instructor with The Heritage Institute/Antioch University, where he conducts over 30 different courses for School teachers throughout the year that focus on local art, architecture, Natural science and history. A former elementary and middle school teacher, Peter has a degree in Forestry, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service before entering the teaching profession. He has owned and operated, “Peter’s Walking Tours of Portland,” since 1995. Each year, Peter leads more than 50 tours of Downtown Portland and vicinity. The tours are appropriate for all age groups and have proven to be fun and educational adventures. 44

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Bunnies in Baskets Tea

Oregon Ballet Theatre and Costume Shop

Oregon Symphony: Prohibition Party

Meet Us There! Bunnies in Baskets is a small nonprofit organization that provides animal therapy services with rabbits! Come to tea to support and learn much more about this unique organization. After tea, we enjoy petting and snuggling time with the therapy rabbits. Tea will be scones and desserts, plus an assortment of teas. Fee includes tea. Please arrive promptly by 2:00pm at 201 N Alberta St. Note that there is no late entry after 2:10pm. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Bunny Tea, 201 N. Alberta St. Day/Time: Su, 2:00pm-3:30pm Dates: 1/26 Cost: $20 Course: 1117518

Meet Us There! Go behind the scenes at the Oregon Ballet Theatre’s waterfront studio as they prepare for their upcoming performance of Sleeping Beauty. Tour the costume shop and watch the construction of garments and pointe shoes. Observe rehearsal in progress via a glass wall and hear from our knowledgeable guide about the work that goes in to creating a largescale production for the troupe. Meet at 12:00pm for a 12:15pm tour. Fee includes tour and admission. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Oregon Ballet Theatre, 0720 SW Bancroft St. Day/Time: Th, 12:00pm-1:30pm Dates: 1/30 Cost: $10 Course: 1118539

Meet Us There! Bunnies in Baskets is a small nonprofit organization that provides animal therapy services with rabbits! Come to tea to support and learn much more about this unique organization. After tea, we enjoy petting and snuggling time with the therapy rabbits. Tea will be scones and desserts, plus an assortment of teas. Fee includes tea. Please arrive promptly by 2:00pm at 201 N. Alberta St. Note that there is no late entry after 2:10pm. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Bunny Tea, 201 N. Alberta St. Day/Time: Su, 2:00pm-3:30pm Dates: 3/15 Cost: $20 Course: 1118567

Meet Us There! Enjoy an unforgettable live performance of the internationallyacclaimed Oregon Symphony at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Relive the 1920s in all its decadence! We’ll take you through the dark cabarets and speakeasies of New York, Paris, Berlin, London, and Atlantic City, featuring the top hits of the decade, from Rudy Vallée to Josephine Baker, and from Kurt Weill to King Oliver. This concert will feature vintage imagery and video from the period. Pops Series Concert. Program price includes ticket. Meet at 1:30pm at the box office at 1037 SW Broadway. The show begins at 2:00pm. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Day/Time: Su, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 3/22 Cost: $28 Course: 1118569

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PDX Center Stage: 9 Parts of Desire

Meet Us There! Share the magnificent art of a premier theater production with Portland Center Stage at the Armory. PCS is the largest theater company in Portland, and one of the top 20 regional theater companies in the country. PCS “inspires our community by bringing stories to life in unexpected ways” with a mix of contemporary and classic productions. The Armory is a beautifully renovated building on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s the first performing arts venue in the country to be certified LEED Platinum (the top tier of environmentally sustainable building practices). From the Portland Center Stage Playbill: “An intimate and complex portrait of the extraordinary (and ordinary) lives of nine Iraqi women, this remarkable solo work offers a meditation on what it means to be a woman in a country overshadowed by war. Based on her interviews with real women during the reign and fall of Saddam Hussein, Heather Raffo weaves nine utterly distinct voices into a tapestry of humanity, love, and endurance in the face of oppression.” Program price includes ticket. Meet at 1:30pm at Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave. Showtime begins at 2:00. Run time is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes without an intermission. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave. Day/Time: Su, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 3/29 Cost: $42 Course: 1118571

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Feast royally on regional cuisine around town and acquaint your palate with delicious dishes from around the world. Expand your knowledge of cultures and tastes in a social setting.

Proud Mary

Join us for modern Australian cuisine. Location: 2012 NE Alberta Day/Time: Tu, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 1/14 Cost: $25 Course: 1119399

TarBoush

Join us for Lebanese cuisine. Location: 3257 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 2/26 Cost: $25 Course: 1119400

Pacific Pie Co.

Join us for sweet and savory pies. Location: 1520 SE 7th Ave. Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 3/25 Cost: $25 Course: 1119401

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PDX Center Stage: Howards End

South PDX Jewish History Walking Tour

Oregon Symphony: Night of the Maya

Meet us there! “Award-winning designer Michael Curry returns to the Oregon Symphony, drawing from ancient Mayan tradition to create a mysterious, supernatural setting for Revueltas’ 1939 film score La Noche de Los Mayas. Classical Series Concert.” Meet at 1:30pm at the box office. The show begins at 2:00pm. Program price includes ticket. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway Day/Time: Su, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 4/26 Cost: $28 Course: 1118570

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Meet Us There! “Tour Old South Portland by walking through streets while hearing stories about the century-old neighborhood. This tour includes highlights such as South Portland Library, Meade Street Shul (the old Kesser Israel building) and Neighborhood House, which was the social heart of Lair Hill.” Meet at Lair Hill Park. We recommend arriving about 10 minutes early to be checked in and ready for the 9:00am walking tour. The tour begins at Lair Hill Park and ends about a mile away. At the end of the tour, you may walk the mile back to the museum or take public transportation back to the start. Please dress for the weather and wear good walking shoes. Bring MAX fare if you would like to return via MAX. Bring water and snacks if needed. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Lair Hill Park at SW 2nd and SW Woods Day/Time: Su, 10:00am-11:30am Dates: 4/5 Cost: $18 Course: 1118579

Meet Us There! Share the magnificent art of a premier theater production with Portland Center Stage at the Armory. PCS is the largest theater company in Portland, and one of the top 20 regional theater companies in the country. PCS “inspires our community by bringing stories to life in unexpected ways” with a mix of contemporary and classic productions. The Armory is a beautifully renovated building on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s the first performing arts venue in the country to be certified LEED Platinum (the top tier of environmentally sustainable building practices). From the Portland Center Stage Playbill: “Margaret and Helen Schlegel are savvy, intellectual women struggling to be heard over the stubborn dominance of England’s early 20th century social strictures. When their lives intersect with two very different men, the sisters’ relationship to each other, themselves, and the way they see the world, changes forever. Four actors play 20 characters learning how to connect with each other in a landscape of changing values and alliances.” Meet at 10:30am at Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave. Showtime begins at 11:00. Run time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission. Program price includes ticket. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave. Day/Time: Th, 10:30am-1:15pm Dates: 5/7 Cost: $37 Course: 1118572


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Astoria Cruise Day Adventure

Meet us there! Board the Portland Spirit for an epic, 60 mile luxury cruise down the Willamette and Columbia Rivers to Astoria. “Travel from Portland’s vibrant harbor through the forest covered coast range on an adventure-filled day retracing the route of Lewis and Clark.” If you’ve never experienced this route from the water, treat yourself! We’ll share the river with freighters and tugboats and keep an eye out for birds and other wildlife. Dine on fresh, Pacific NW cuisine – breakfast and lunch are included in the cost of this program. Bring binoculars if you have them. Fee is all-inclusive of Captain’s narration, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, dessert, coffee, hot tea, all gratuities and motor coach transportation back to Portland from Astoria.

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Feast royally on regional cuisine around town and acquaint your palate with delicious dishes from around the world. Expand your knowledge of cultures and tastes in a social setting.

Wong’s King Seafood

Join us for dim sum. Location: 8733 SE Division Day/Time: Tu, 11:00am-1:00pm Dates: 4/21 Cost: $25 Course: 1119402

Verde Cocina

Join us for farm-fresh Mexican cuisine. Location: 524 NW 14th Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 5/20 Cost: $28 Course: 1119403

Horn of Africa

Join us for cuisine from the coast of Northeast Africa. Location: 5237 NE MLK Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 6/17 Cost: $25 Course: 1119404 48

Meet at Caruthers Landing, 110 SE Caruthers, by 8:15am for 8:30am boarding. Cruising 9am-6pm. Debarking will happen from the top deck, so you’ll need to be able to walk up two short, steep staircases with railings. Crew members are available to assist. Return to Portland via motorcoach for arrival back to Caruthers Landing about 8:00pm. Caruthers Landing is 3 blocks South of OMSI, easily accessible from the Orange Line MAX. Parking is available. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using walkers, but not accessible to wheelchairs or motorized scooters due to the stairs and gangway at our landing site. Location: Caruthers Landing, 110 SE Caruthers Day/Time: W, 8:15am-8:15pm Dates: 5/13 Cost: $125 Course: 1118699

Portland Underground Tour

Meet Us There! Learn about the unscrupulous early days of Portland and the truth about rumored abductions through the network of underground tunnels under the city called “Shanghai Tunnels” and explore one of the remaining access points. Hear stories of Portland’s shady characters, historical scandals, and its figurative and literal underground while exploring Old Town on foot with an expert guide. Meet at Portland Walking Tours at 131 NW 2nd Ave (just down from NW Davis St) in Old Town/Chinatown. The office will be opened 20 minutes before 1pm. Please arrive by 1pm to start the tour on time. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. There are some stairs involved to enter the tunnels. Be prepared to do about 90 minutes of walking and standing on city streets. Location: Portland Walking Tours, 131 NW 2nd Ave Day/Time: Tu, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 5/19 Cost: $23 Course: 1118703

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Mystery Thrift, Tigard

WAAAM Second Saturday

Come visit the ever-expanding collection at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. This “living museum” features refurbished, functioning antique aircraft, cars, and motorcycles. Second Saturday is a special opportunity to experience antique autos and planes as they’re operating. There is a lot of ground to cover at this museum, and the tour is selfguided. There are volunteer docents and mechanics available to answer questions and tell stories that enhance your visit. We’ll have late lunch in Hood River before our return to Portland. Fee includes admission. Bring money for late lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Involves continuous standing and walking. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:00am-3:30pm Dates: 1/11 Cost: $34 Course: 1117517

The lantern tours of Ft. Vancouver are an exciting way to experience this reconstructed fort at night. Each participant will carry their own lantern (provided) and tour with a Park Ranger. Each building will give you a chance to experience a different historical vignette with costumed, living history interpreters. Fee includes admission and tour. Bring money for dinner in Vancouver prior to the tour. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to participants using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Involves navigating in low light conditions and over uneven terrain. Please note that we will make a stop at the Rose Quarter MAX station on our return for any participants needing access to public transportation. The Community Center will be closed when we return. Please contact Senior Recreation for recommendations of a location to wait for transportation if needed. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 4:00pm-9:30pm Dates: 1/18 Cost: $37 Course: 1118537 Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 4:00pm-9:30pm Dates: 1/25 Cost: $37 Course: 1118538

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It’s a bargain hunter’s dream! Plan for a day of thrifty shopping. Prepare to haggle, hound and shop until you drop (or time runs out). Dine at a neighborhood favorite along the way. Bring money for lunch and bargains. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Involves navigating stairs, inclines and distance. We will be boarding and deboarding the bus several times throughout the day. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 1/9 Cost: $25 Course: 1117493

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Bob’s Red Mill and Cafe

Explore the wonderful world of stone grinding on a guided tour. Watch the action of a working mill while friendly “Grain Guides” provide a brief history of the goodness of simple, natural whole grains. Everyone leaves with a free sample. Following the tour, travel to the Bob’s Red Mill Store and Café for some shopping and lunch. We will also make a stop at Dave’s Killer Bread “World Breadquarters” Company Store. Bring money for lunch and shopping. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 10:30am-3:30pm Dates: 1/28 Cost: $27 Course: 1117519

Historic Albany: Tea and Carousel Museum

Tour the recently-completed Historical Carousel and Museum where volunteer carvers have restored a 1909 Dentzel mechanism to carousel glory. Pick your favorite animal and take a ride! Then, enjoy tea at the lace and lattice-filled Ivy Garden Tea Room, which also offers teapots and gifts for sale. Tea includes scones, pot of tea, sandwiches and desserts. We’ll have some time to take a walk through Historic downtown Albany before boarding the bus for our return to Portland. Fee includes tea, museum admission, and carousel ride. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters, though the carousel ride itself is not accessible. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-4:30pm Dates: 1/31 Cost: $48 Course: 1117520

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OR Historical Society and OR Culinary

Since 1898, the Oregon Historical Society has served as the state’s premier historical arm, gathering and preserving documents, manuscripts, publications, films, recordings, and artifacts. Peruse the Society’s artifacts collection which includes ancient objects from the region’s earliest settlements as well as items donated by contemporary Oregonians. Afterward, enjoy a three-course lunch prepared by students of Oregon Culinary Institute. Fee includes admissions and lunch. Please note that dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated by OCI. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-2:00pm Dates: 2/4 Cost: $31 Course: 1118541

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Washington County Museum and Old Log Jail

Oregon Jewish Museum and Lunch

Highlights of our private State Capitol Tour include history and architecture of the building as well as stories of Oregon’s lawmakers and the legislative process. Weather permitting, we will stroll the grounds to view the WWII Memorial and Walk of Flags Monument as well as the outdoor sculptures. Bring money for early brunch nearby and any purchases at the Capitol store. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:30am-3:30pm Dates: 2/7 Cost: $31 Course: 1117522

Guided Tour, Historic Oregon City: Inside and Out

On this Oregon City adventure, we’ll explore the Downtown area on foot to discover the city’s best art and architecture. Along the way, we’ll ride the Historic Municipal Elevator and we’ll see magnificent Willamette Falls. Indoor visits will be made to the historic John McLoughlin House and Museum of the Oregon Territory. Bring money for lunch. Walking distance 2-3 miles. Program fee includes all-day guide services and admission fees. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 2/8 Cost: $51 Course: 1116877

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Holocaust Education Center purchased and moved into a permanent home, double the size of its previous space, in June of 2017. We’ll take a private, docent-guided tour of its collection and special exhibits, which focus on the Jewish cultural experience in Oregon. We’ll enjoy lunch downtown before returning. Fee includes museum admission, and tour. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:30am-2:00pm Dates: 2/6 Cost: $21 Course: 1118540 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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The Washington County Museum, located on the campus of Portland Community College at Rock Creek, is the center for learning about the human history of Tualatin Valley. Exhibits here span from pre-colonial time to the modern day. The museum partners with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde to highlight stories of the Kalapuya and other Native Americans as they contribute to the cultural narrative today. You’ll see modern Native American artwork along with historic artifacts. The Old Log Jail is one of the oldest log structures in Oregon, dating to 1853, and is an interesting example of hand-carved timber construction. Our docent-guided tour of the museum will last about one hour, followed by time on your own to explore further. Then, we’ll enjoy lunch together before our return. Program fee includes admissions. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: W, 9:30am-3:30pm Dates: 2/5 Cost: $31 Course: 1118542

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Columbia Gorge Natural History Museums

Experience 15,000 years of history including the Cascade Chinook - the ancestral people in this area of the Gorge. A day at the museum lets you explore the unique natural history, cultural legacy and transportation integral to life through the ages in the Columbia River Gorge. We will visit both the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in Oregon and the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Washington. Fee includes all admissions and a catered, hot lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-5:30pm Dates: 2/11 Cost: $63 Course: 1118543

Native American Cultural Tour

Visit Warm Springs, a nation where the sun shines almost every day and time turns to the pace of a culture thousands of years in the making. Tour the museum created by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs to serve as a living legacy of their culture. Then, enjoy lunch at Eagle Crossing and a scenic drive. Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch and any purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-5:30pm Dates: 2/13 Cost: $43 Course: 1117523

Rice Museum of Rocks and Minerals

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals’ mission is “to engage, inspire, and educate generations on the splendor and complexities of our Earth.” The collections and displays are top-notch and the exhibits feature over 20,000 specimens, including the largest Thunder Egg in the world. The building itself is on the National Register of Historic Places and is known for its stone and woodwork. Fee includes museum admission. Bring cash for lunch at Helvetia Tavern. No credit or debit cards accepted. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Location: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: W, 11:00am-5:00pm Dates: 2/19 Cost: $31 Course: 1118544

Museum of Mental Health, Salem

The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health is located on the campus of the Oregon State Hospital in Salem. Electroshock therapy, eugenics and lobotomies were regularly practiced here before these practices and more were condemned and the hospital was largely demolished. The goal of this museum is “Bearing Witness, Giving Voice”, and its exhibits tell the powerful stories of the people who lived and worked there. We will have lunch in Salem before our tour. Bring money for lunch. Program fee includes museum admission. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a mobility device, such as a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 10:30am-5:00pm Dates: 2/20 Cost: $29 Course: 1118545

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Mt. Angel Wurstfest

Carson Hot Springs and Big River Grill

Enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating experience in the original 1930s bathhouse complete with individual antique claw foot tubs with an attendant to guide you through the process. The world-renowned mineral water is pumped in directly from the riverbed of the Wind River and fluctuates in temperature. After soaking for 25 minutes, have a swaddling wrap cocoon you in warmth to purify and energize your cells while giving you a meditative rest. When the wrap is complete, take a moment in the dry sauna to round out the spa experience. Fee includes spa treatment. Bring money for lunch in Stevenson. Mobility Rating: Accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. There is a lift to assist you into a tub. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 7:30am-3:30pm Dates: 2/25 Cost: $53 Course: 1118547

Cannon Beach Glassblowing and Galleries

Cannon Beach is rich with galleries full of innovative work from local and regional artists in a variety of mediums. We’ll visit Icefire Glassworks while artists James Kingwell and Suzanne Kindland are actively creating works so that we can watch the beautiful colors and forms emerge. Next, you’ll be dropped off at the North end of town, where there are many privatelyowned galleries for about 3 hours of free time to grab a bite to eat and visit galleries at your leisure. Bring money for a meal and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 2/28 Cost: $35 Course: 1118535

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Join us for the annual Wurstfest (also known as the Volksfest) where you will find the “best of the Wurst.” Mt. Angel area sausage makers present a variety of the best of their wurst garnished with sauerkraut, grilled onions and Monastery Mustards. There will be a wide array of German and regional wines plus non-alcoholic beverages. Select cheeses, baked goods, chocolates, roasted nuts and other great delicacies round out the food offerings. Non-stop music at Wurstfest features fabulous bands with accordion, tuba and polka beats. So dust off your lederhosen, starch up your Bavarian dirndl, pack your Fasching costume an join the happy folk of Mt. Angel for a fun-filled celebration of the Wurst. Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Peninsula Park Community Center Day/Time: F, 10:00am-4:00pm Dates: 2/21 Cost: $32 Course: 1118546


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Settlemier House and Woodburn Museum

Visit the 1850’s Victorian-Craftsman home of the Settlemiers, a family of settlers who travelled to the area by way of the Old Oregon Wagon Trail. The family started a plant nursery and were part of the founding of Woodburn. Their home displays their wealth in Queen Anne details like scrollwork and cupolas and it’s furnished with artifacts as though they still lived there. We’ll have lunch together before exploring Woodburn Museum, which is located in a historic storefront in downtown. This space houses a collection of historic photographs and features an eclectic scope of displays. Volunteers have been working hard to transform the adjacent historic Bungalow Theater into a community space, as well. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers and wheelchairs. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Su, 10:00am-5:00pm Dates: 3/1 Cost: $35 Course: 1118548

Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum

Acquaint yourself with the fantastically rich history of Ft Vancouver through visits to the Visitor Center and the Reconstructed Fort sites. This area was a large settlement that served as the Hudson’s Bay Company’s fur trade fort as well as a busy village and US Army barracks. From 1824, this was a hub of scientific research, fur trade, agriculture, shipbuilding and much more. In the early 1900’s Pearson Air Field was created from the polo field used by the Army barracks. There are many buildings to explore here! We’ll break for lunch nearby and return for the afternoon. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers and wheelchairs. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: W, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 3/4 Cost: $31 Course: 1118551

Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch

Visit the beautiful 18+ acre Marquam Hill alpaca farm in Molalla and meet the family that started it all. We’ll take an in-depth private tour of the farm with hands-on opportunities to learn about these amazing animals. Afterward, there’s time to check out the farm shop, which features yarns, rugs and hand-knit items that are made from the fiber of the very alpacas you’ve met. Bring money for purchases and lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Please come prepared for variable weather and uneven terrain. Location: Hollywood Senior Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 3/3 Cost: $27 Course: 1118549

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Historic Albany: Tea and Carousel Museum

Come play and create with us! Portland Children’s Museum provides active, Cannon Beach Glassblowing thoughtful play experiences for kids and Galleries through unique, engaging play areas. Cannon Beach is rich with galleries full of Adults usually must accompany a child in innovative work from local and regional order to gain admission to the museum, artists in a variety of mediums. We’ll visit but our group has been specially invited Icefire Glassworks while artists James to visit and participate in Clay Studio Kingwell and Suzanne Kindland are actively activities! We’ll have lunch together at the creating works so that we can watch the museum café, then tour the museum to beautiful colors and forms emerge. Next, see amazing spaces like the popular Pet you’ll be dropped off at the North end of Hospital and the Twilight Trail. After that, town, where there are many privatelywe’ll settle in to hand-building with clay. owned galleries for about 3 hours of free Program fee includes materials for one time to grab a bite to eat and visit galleries hand-built ceramic item and admission. at your leisure. Bring money for a meal and Bring money for lunch and any additional purchases. ceramic projects you’d like to build (cost Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to is dependent on weight of clay, but those using mobility devices such as walkers, approximately $5/per item). Creations will wheelchairs, and motorized scooters. be fired and available for pick up in 1 week. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Mobility Rating: Accessible to mobility Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-5:00pm devices such as walkers and wheelchairs. Dates: 3/12 Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Cost: $35 Course: 1118536 Day/Time: Th, 11:30am-3:30pm Dates: 3/5 Cost: $15 Course: 1118564 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328 55

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Portland Children’s Museum and Clay Studio

Tour the recently-completed Historical Carousel and Museum where volunteer carvers have restored a 1909 Dentzel mechanism to carousel glory. Pick your favorite animal and take a ride! Then, enjoy tea at the lace and lattice-filled Ivy Garden Tea Room, which also offers teapots and gifts for sale. Tea includes scones, pot of tea, sandwiches and desserts. We’ll have some time to take a walk through Historic downtown Albany before boarding the bus for our return to Portland. Fee includes tea, museum admission, and carousel ride. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters, though the carousel ride itself is not accessible. Location: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-4:30pm Dates: 3/6 Cost: $48 Course: 1117521


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Tillamook Air Museum, Garibaldi Maritime

Experience Tillamook Air Museum’s impressive, rare wooden hangar of over 30 War Birds. The hangar itself is a former Blimp Hangar famed to be the largest wooden structure in the world. Climb into a jet simulator or browse the aviation gift shop. We’ll break for lunch in Tillamook before immersing ourselves in 18th Century sailing and trade at Garibaldi’s Maritime Museum. Fee includes admissions. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to participants using mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 3/13 Cost: $41 Course: 1118566

Hallie Ford Museum of Art and Bush Barn

Join a museum docent for a guided tour of the current exhibition at Hallie Ford Museum of Art with time to explore the rest of museum on your own. This museum houses a significant collection of regional and Native American art from the Pacific Northwest, as well as historic European, American and Asian artwork. While in Salem, we’ll also tour the Bush Barn Art Center, which features fine arts and crafts from Pacific NW artists, as well as work from the portfolio of their current artistin-residence. Fee includes admissions and tours. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 3/19 Cost: $37 Course: 1118568

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Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch

Visit the beautiful 18+ acre Marquam Hill alpaca farm in Molalla and meet the family that started it all. We’ll take an in-depth private tour of the farm with hands-on opportunities to learn about these amazing animals. Afterward, there’s time to check out the farm shop, which features yarns, rugs and hand-knit items that are made from the fiber of the very alpacas you’ve met. Bring money for purchases and lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Please come prepared for variable weather and uneven terrain. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 3/20 Cost: $27 Course: 1118550

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

Dreams of flight have captured the imaginations of children and adults alike for centuries. This impressive museum in McMinnville is home to one of the world’s largest wooden airplanes, the Spruce Goose as well as more than 150 historic planes and exhibits. See bombers, reconnaissance, passenger, space craft, fighters, and homebuilt aircraft. Fee includes admission to both spectacular museums and a movie in the museum theater. Bring money for lunch at one of the museum’s unique cafes. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 10:00am-5:00pm Dates: 3/24 Cost: $61 Course: 1118573

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Tillamook Museum Sampler and Lunch

Afternoon in Astoria

Guided Tour, Gorge and Hood River Waterfront

This tour will include a two mile walk along the newly paved section of the Columbia River Gorge State Highway Trail, where we will see three hidden waterfalls in the area of Starvation Creek. After lunch in Downtown Hood River, we will walk to the Mosier Tunnels along the historic highway, and conclude with a tour of the Hood River waterfront, where we will discover to public art and impressive shops and restaurants. Walking distance 3-4 miles. Program fee includes all-day guide services. Bring money for lunch in Hood River. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Su, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates: 3/29 Cost: $58 Course: 1116878

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Visit Tillamook County Pioneer Museum to see interactive exhibits of pioneer and Native American artifacts. Then Explore the fully restored Maple Leaf School, home of the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, offering exhibits of antique and contemporary quilts, weaving and spinning demonstrations. Finally, tour the Blue Heron Cheese Factory and enjoy samples of wine and cheese. Bring money for a delicious lunch with fresh baked bread and homemade soups and salads. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. There are stairs leading up to the historical museums. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-5:30pm Dates: 3/26 Cost: $43 Course: 1118574

Rich in history and surrounded by natural beauty, this town located at the mouth of the Columbia River is a perfect place to escape the daily routine of city life and the heat of summer. This area is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. Take in the sights as we travel through this location and feel the breeze from the coastal air. We will visit the museum at Flavel House and then drive across the Astoria bridge to the Washington side of the Columbia River to visit the fascinating Knappton Cove, which was a Quarantine Station from 1899-1938. Fee includes all admissions. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Involves prolonged standing, walking and stairs. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 3/31 Cost: $41 Course: 1118575


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Columbia Gorge Natural History Museums

Experience 15,000 years of history including the Cascade Chinook – the ancestral people in this area of the Gorge. A day at the museum lets you explore the unique natural history, cultural legacy and transportation integral to life through the ages in the Columbia River Gorge. We will visit both the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in Oregon and the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Washington. Fee includes all admissions and a catered, hot lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates: 4/2 Cost: $63 Course: 1118576

Washougal Woolen Mill and 2 Rivers Museum

Explore the Washougal Pendleton Woolen Mill, where you will see spinning and weaving from behind the scenes on a guided tour. Learn about the dye house and finishing processes that create such distinctively-designed blankets. After the tour, you’ll have time to shop at the company store. We’ll have lunch nearby, then visit the Two Rivers Heritage Museum, where you’ll learn about the early years of Washougal and Camas, as well as the importance of this area to the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery. Fee includes admissions and tours. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Tours include a few steps and some uneven terrain. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-2:30pm Dates: 4/3 Cost: $34 Course: 1118577

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Portland Children’s Museum and Clay Room

Come play and create with us! Portland Children’s Museum provides active, thoughtful play experiences for kids through unique, engaging play areas. Adults usually must accompany a child in order to gain admission to the museum, but our group has been specially invited to visit and participate in Clay Studio activities! We’ll have lunch together at the museum café, then tour the museum to see amazing spaces like the popular Pet Hospital and the Twilight Trail. After that, we’ll settle in to hand-building with clay. Program fee includes materials for one hand-built ceramic item and admission. Bring money for lunch and any additional ceramic projects you’d like to build (cost is dependent on weight of clay, but approximately $5/per item). Creations will be fired and available for pick-up in one week. Mobility Rating: Accessible to mobility devices such as walkers and wheelchairs. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-1:30pm Dates: 4/7 Cost: $15 Course: 1118565

Cherries, Chocolate, and Cheese

Charmed by picturesque views, a couple and a cherry orchard inspired a chocolate factory business. At Cherry Country you will tour the processing facility, chocolate room and gift store where treats can be purchased. After lunch, there’s a fabulous alternative to familiar cheddars in the Willamette Valley Cheese Co.’s tasting room – over 30 artisan cheeses await your palate! Bring money for purchases and lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Involves continuous standing or walking. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 4/9 Cost: $31 Course: 1118578

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Seaside and Lunch

Refine a sense of wonder with a sea-air retreat. Browse the galleries, souvenir shops and candy stores of Seaside. Enjoy a breathtaking ocean view and stroll along the surf. Bring money for purchases and lunch on your own. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters. Seaside has a boardwalk and good beach access. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 4/10 Cost: $39 Course: 1118580 Dig deep into the objects, archives and photos documenting the history of the settlements around Wy’East (Mt. Hood). We’ll visit the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, located in Government Camp alongside historic Barlow Road. Six galleries of exhibits include skiing on Mt. Hood, natural history, and mountain art. The Sandy Historical Society and Museum features logging industry history, the Oregon Trail School District, comprehensive archives and a book store featuring works by local and regional authors. Finally, we’ll visit the Forest Service regional center at Zigzag Ranger Station, a complex of 19 buildings over 125 acres that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Fee includes all admissions. Bring money for lunch and any gift shop purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 4/14 Cost: $33 Course: 1118581

Rich in history and surrounded by natural beauty, this town located at the mouth of the Columbia River is a perfect place to escape the daily routine of city life and the heat of summer. This area is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. Take in the sights as we travel through this location and feel the breeze from the coastal air. We will visit the museum at Flavel House and then drive across the Astoria bridge to the Washington side of the Columbia River to visit the fascinating Knappton Cove, which was a Quarantine Station from 1899-1938. Fee includes all admissions. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Involves prolonged standing, walking and stairs. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 4/16 Cost: $41 Course: 1118582

Mystery Thrift, Forest Grove

It’s a bargain hunter’s dream! Plan for a day of thrifty shopping. Prepare to haggle, hound and shop until you drop (or time runs out). Dine at a neighborhood favorite along the way. Bring money for lunch and bargains. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Involves navigating stairs, inclines and distance. We will be boarding and deboarding the bus several times throughout the day. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 4/17 Cost: $25 Course: 1118583

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Mt. Hood History Tour

Afternoon in Astoria


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Fruit Blossom Special

The Hood River Valley is filled with over 2 million fruit trees- cherry, apple, pear, and peach. In spring, these 15,000 acres fill with stunning blooms. The historic Mt. Hood Railroad offers a scenic, narrated tour through this wonderland. There will be a stop along the way for a chance to take photos at one of the orchards along the route. Your program fee includes a First Class ticket and boxed lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip involves climbing up a few steep steps. There is a handrail. It is not accessible to wheelchairs or motorized scooters, but we can accommodate walkers. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:30am-5:30pm Dates: 4/18 Cost: $87 Course: 1118687

Oregon Coastal Primate Sanctuary

On a secluded 28 acres in Longview, Washington, lifetime care for rescue primates is guaranteed among the fir trees surrounded by nature. Privately tour the humane and enriching environment called home for unwanted, orphaned or injured monkeys that originated from private owners, government agencies, or a life of research. Fee includes admission and tour. Bring money for late lunch at Stuffy’s in Longview. Mobility Rating: Not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or scooters. Continuous Standing and walking over uneven terrain. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 4/21 Cost: $39 Course: 1118688

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Maryhill Museum and Winery, Stonehenge

Explore collections of the imaginative millionaire who brought European royalty and wild peacocks to the Columbia River Gorge! We will make an afternoon stop at the winery. Fee includes admissions. Bring $15 for wine tasting fee. Bring a sack lunch or money for lunch at Maryhill. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to participants using walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. This trip involves walking and standing, as well as navigating stairs. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 4/23 Cost: $47 Course: 1118689

Gorge Artists Open Studios

In the midst of prime cherry blossom season in the Hood River Valley, Gorge Artists host an annual Open Studios weekend. We will visit the studios of illustrators, painters, textile artists and ceramicists, as well as a sampling of other mediums. This is a special opportunity to connect directly with artists and enjoy the beauty of this region. We will be on and off the bus many times throughout the day and we’ll take a break for a mid-day lunch in Hood River. Bring money for lunch and any purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. May include walking and standing on uneven terrain. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 4/24 Cost: $39 Course: 1118690

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Hood River Blossom Fest and Bette’s

Hulda Klager Lilac Garden and Tulips

Wolf Haven, Lattin’s Cider Mill and Lunch

On this fun and informative adventure, we’ll tour the Caswell Sculpture Garden in Troutdale before heading out onto the Columbia Gorge Historic Highway. Stops at several state parks between Corbett and Bridal Veil will enable us to learn more about both the natural and human history of the area. We’ll also see three waterfalls via short hikes. Please bring food for a picnic lunch, and wear sturdy shoes. Total walking distance: about two miles. Program fee includes all-day guide services. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Su, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 4/26 Cost: $55 Course: 1116879 A 110-year old farmhouse and 3.5 acre Victorian-style garden welcome you in celebration of Lilac Days during peak lilac bloom. Explore the house, which features original furnishings, and learn more about Hulda and her career as an acclaimed lilac hybridizer from the docents on hand. Enjoy the blooms on more than 150 varietals in the gardens. We’ll take advantage of the season and stop at Holland America’s Bulb Farm along the Lewis River to add more color to the day! Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch at Rosie’s in Woodland and for any additional purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Location: Peninsula Park Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-4:00pm Dates: 4/28 Cost: $27 Course: 1118694

Take scenic morning drive through the picturesque Hood River Valley for a spring tour. We hope to catch the orchards in bloom with pink and white flowers! We will stop to purchase preserves and baked goods along the way. Enjoy lunch as a group at Bette’s in the afternoon and then some time on your own in the hillside town of Hood River. Historic downtown Hood River offers you art, shopping, clothing, coffee and wine-tasting. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to walkers, but not wheelchairs. Our lunch destination has one step at the entry and no ramp. Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: W, 9:30am-5:00pm Dates: 4/29 Cost: $33 Course: 1118695

Wolf Haven International’s sanctuary in Tenino, WA has provided rescue for displaced, captive-born wolves, a few coyotes, foxes and wolf-dog hybrids. They promote wolf restoration and educate the public about the value of all wildlife. Tour the outdoor animal living areas and grounds followed by an indoor educational program. Stop at Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm. Bring morning snack, and money for late lunch and gift shop purchases. Fee includes admission. Dress for weather, trails are gravel and tour is an hour of walking. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-6:30pm Dates: 4/30 Cost: $49 Course: 1118696

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Guided Tour, West Columbia Gorge and Troutdale


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Columbia R. Maritime Museum and Cannery

See the ocean and discover the largest collection of Pacific Northwest maritime artifacts in the country during this private, docent-led tour. Fee includes admission to museum and Lightship Columbia, as well as 3-D movie. We’ll visit the Hanthorn Cannery Museum along Pier 39 to learn about the 150 year cannery history of this community. Fee includes all admissions. Bring money for lunch along the waterfront. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices such as a walker, wheelchair, or scooter, however, the Lightship is not accessible to those with limited mobility. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-4:00pm Dates: 5/1 Cost: $47 Course: 1118697

Nature of the NW Wildflowers of Camassia

This Nature Conservancy preserve offers unique and rare plant species, wildlife viewing, and a one mile loop walking trail. Join us as we take a guided tour with a Nature Conservancy naturalist through this special habitat. Bring your camera for gorgeous spring photo opportunities and bring cash for lunch at Mehri’s bakery afterward (no checks or cards accepted here). Mobility Rating: This trip is along gravel and boardwalk. It is not accessible for walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-3:00pm Dates: 5/5 Cost: $27 Course: 1117194 Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:30am-3:00pm Dates: 5/8 Cost: $27 Course: 1117195

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Sheep to Shawl

From sheep to shawl, we’ll experience the whole process of shearing sheep, alpacas, llamas and rabbits, and processing their wool into fibers. View displays and demonstrations of spinning, weaving, knitting, rug-hooking, and the production of intricate lace. Come get inspired at this annual event held at the Willamette Heritage Center and Thomas Kay Woolen Mills in Salem. There will be lots to experience and explore, including the open museum buildings, live music and vendors. Bring lunch or money to purchase lunch. We suggest you bring your lunch, as there may be limited food vendors and sometimes a long wait for food. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:30am-3:00pm Dates: 5/9 Cost: $21 Course: 1118698

Sake and Wine Tour, Willamette Valley

The Willamette Valley was chosen as an ideal location for this sake brewery thanks to our abundant rain and our geology. Learn about the process of milling and fermenting rice into Oregon’s very own rice wine. Sample from over 30 craft and imported sake. We will make a stop at 1-2 wineries in the afternoon for more tastings. Bring $1015 per wine flight tasting (usually shareable with a friend). Bring money for lunch at a Hawaiian restaurant in Forest Grove. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices including walkers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 10:00am-5:00pm Dates: 5/12 Cost: $31 Course: 1117196

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Ft Dalles Museum and Baldwin Saloon

Rare Plant Research and Villa Catalana

Native American Cultural Tour

Visit Warm Springs, a nation where the sun shines almost every day and time turns to the pace of a culture thousands of years in the making. Tour the museum created by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs to serve as a living legacy of their culture. Then, enjoy lunch at Eagle Crossing and a scenic drive. Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch and any purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-5:30pm Dates: 5/15 Cost: $43 Course: 1117524

Red Ridge Olive Mill Tour and Lunch

Olives are cultivated, harvested, pressed, stored and bottled with as much care and pride as the more locally familiar life-cycle of grapes. A private tasting and tour at this state of-the-art facility teaches your palate about official pairings for olive oils. Rolling hills, breathtaking country scenery and stocked gift store adds another local gem to your list of all things delightful. Fee includes olive oil tasting and catered charcuterie lunch. Bring money for purchases and optional wine tasting ($15), if desired. Mobility Rating: Accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Continuous standing and walking, some uneven terrain. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:30am-3:30pm Dates: 5/21 Cost: $45 Course: 1118704

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Visit the oldest history museum in Oregon and the restored 1895 Anderson Homestead of authentic hand-hewn logs. Antique vehicles, pioneer memorabilia, historic photographs and Native American artifacts fill the Gothic Revival Army Officer’s Home in The Dalles. Program fee includes admissions. Bring money for lunch at the Baldwin Saloon located in a historic property in downtown The Dalles, where everything is made from scratch, including pasta dishes. Entrées range in price from $10-14 salads and sandwiches to $20-25 large entrées. Mobility Rating: This trip is partially accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. The historic buildings are accessible on their main floors, but not their upper floors. Please call Senior Recreation to discuss mobility options: 503-823-4328. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 5/14 Cost: $32 Course: 1118700

Rare Plant Research is a nursery that specializes in rare and unusual tropical and succulent container plants. You’re guaranteed to see something new! This is the only weekend all year that the nursery’s extensive greenhouses are open to the public. The nursery is located at Villa Catalana Cellars, where you have the option to taste wines and enjoy a gourmet lunch buffet. Bring $20 per person for the lunch buffet. No outside food allowed. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 10:00am-4:00pm Dates: 5/16 Cost: $27 Course: 1118702


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Petroglyph Hike and Gorge Discovery Museum

Take an archaeological journey on a Rangerguided hike in the Horsethief Lake area of Washington’s Columbia Hills State Park. View the petroglyphs and pictographs at this National Historic Site, including Tsagagalal, “She Who Watches”. Afterwards, we’ll have lunch in the Dalles and visit the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center to learn more of the history, flora and fauna, and Native American culture of the Columbia Gorge. Fee includes admissions and guided tours. Bring money for lunch in the Dalles. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. It’s recommended that you bring water, sturdy shoes (not sandals), walking sticks, a sun hat, sunscreen, and a windbreaker or rain jacket. The area can be windy and there is no shade. Bring binoculars if you have them. The hike will take about 1.5 hours and cover .75 miles. It is not strenuous, but there are no places to sit, and there are short sections of rough rock and steep grade. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 7:30am-5:30pm Dates: 5/22 Cost: $47 Course: 1118705

Gaiety Hollow and Salem Area Nurseries

Iris and peonies are the stars of the day in this flower tour to Salem. We’ll start the day with a docent-guided tour of peaceful, inspiring Gaiety Hollow Garden at the Lord and Schryver Conservancy. We will follow this tour up with visits to our favorite iris and peony nurseries, with display gardens bursting with flowers and plants available for purchase. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible for mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. Location: Hollywood Senior Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 5/23 Cost: $27 Course: 1118707 64

Mount St Helens Volcano Tour and Picnic

At 8:32 on Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St Helens erupted and blew down or scorched 230 square miles of forest...30 years later, recovery at Mount St Helens continues. Learn about the blast through stops at the Mount St Helens Visitor Center and Johnston Ridge Observatory, which host interpretive displays that tell the biological, geological, and human story of Mount St Helens. Fee includes admission. Please bring Golden Age Pass if you have one. Bring a sack lunch or money to purchase a sandwich at Subway to enjoy picnic-style. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 5/28 Cost: $42 Course: 1118708

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge and Lunch

Visit the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and the Chinook Plank House. Learn about Lewis & Clark’s visit to the area, and historic and present day Native American use of the area. Bring your binoculars for spotting spring songbirds! If weather cooperates, we will take a short trail walk to the Plank House. Bring money for lunch in Ridgefield. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to walkers, wheelchairs or scooters. Requires walking over uneven, unpaved ground. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 5/30 Cost: $29 Course: 1118709

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Ft Dalles Museum and Guided Mural Walk

Visit the oldest history museum in Oregon and the restored 1895 Anderson Homestead of authentic hand-hewn logs. Antique vehicles, pioneer memorabilia, historic photographs and Native American artifacts fill the Gothic Revival Army Officer’s Home in The Dalles. Program fee includes admissions. Bring money for lunch at the Baldwin Saloon located in a historic property in downtown The Dalles, where everything is made from scratch, including pasta dishes. Entrées range in price from $10-14 salads and sandwiches to $20-25 large entrées. After lunch, we’ll take a guided walking tour of town to view many murals depicting historic events and learn the stories behind them. Walk will cover approximately 1.5 miles at a relaxed pace. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: W, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 6/3 Cost: $41 Course: 1118701

Visit Molalla-area nurseries for garden ingredients with interesting foliage, hanging baskets and vegetable starts. Stoller Farms will satisfy your nursery stock and vegetable needs. Out in the Garden offers shade plants and ferns. For animal lovers, they have goats, llamas, dogs and cats too! Bring money for purchases and lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 6/4 Cost: $29 Course: 1118712

Petroglyph Hike and Gorge Discovery Museum

Take an archaeological journey on a Rangerguided hike in the Horsethief Lake area of Washington’s Columbia Hills State Park. View the petroglyphs and pictographs at this National Historic Site, including Tsagagalal, “She Who Watches”. Afterwards, we’ll have lunch in the Dalles and visit the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center to learn more of the history, flora and fauna, and Native American culture of the Columbia Gorge. Fee includes admissions and guided tours. Bring money for lunch in the Dalles. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. It’s recommended that you bring water, sturdy shoes (not sandals), walking sticks, a sun hat, sunscreen, and a windbreaker or rain jacket. The area can be windy and there is no shade. Bring binoculars if you have them. The hike will take about 1.5 hours and cover .75 miles. It is not strenuous, but there are no places to sit, and there are short sections of rough rock and steep grade. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 7:30am-5:30pm Dates: 6/5 Cost: $47 Course: 1118706

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Ride in style on a historic locomotive along Tillamook Bay from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach. This route travels refurbished rail lines originally from the 1800’s. This is a round-trip ride, with a half-hour layover at Rockaway to stretch your legs and enjoy the beach. Choose between covered and uncovered rail cars, and bring your binoculars for bird and wildlife spotting. This program fee includes the train fare. Bring money for brunch on the way to the coast. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. The historic trains are not accessible. There are steps to climb aboard. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 7:00am-4:00pm Dates: 6/2 Cost: $55 Course: 1118710

Molalla Nursery Tour and Cindy’s Cafe


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Mt. Hood History Walks

Travel to Mt. Hood for three short walks on National Forest interpretative trails. Learn about historic volcanic events, area ecological systems, the travails of pioneers on the infamous Barlow trail, the first highway over the mountain and visit the Little Zigzag waterfall. Wear sturdy shoes and be prepared for about 2 miles of walking over the course of the day at a relaxed pace. Trails are mostly flat (less than 100 ft elevation gain) and crushed gravel or paved. We plan to stop along each trail to take in interpretive signs and learn some natural history. Lunch will be at the historic Zigzag Inn. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Instructor: Ben Harrison Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 6/9 Cost: $35 Course: 1118713

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Ride in style on a historic locomotive along Tillamook Bay from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach. This route travels refurbished rail lines originally from the 1800’s. This is a round-trip ride, with a half-hour layover at Rockaway to stretch your legs and enjoy the beach. Choose between covered and uncovered rail cars, and bring your binoculars for bird and wildlife spotting. This program fee includes the train fare. Bring money for brunch on the way to the coast. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and scooters. The historic trains are not accessible. There are steps to climb aboard. Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: W, 7:00am-4:00pm Dates: 6/10 Cost: $55 Course: 1118711

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Sternwheeler and Bridgeside

Enjoy a riverboat cruise, providing 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas of the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Step aboard an authentic tripledeck paddle wheeler from Marine Park at Cascade Locks for a unique afternoon on the river. Fee includes 2-hour cruise. Bring money for lunch at the Bridgeside, next to the Bridge of the Gods, before the cruise. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Th, 10:00am-6:00pm Dates: 6/11 Cost: $59 Course: 1118827

Lake Oswego Clematis Garden and Tea

Discover the Rogerson Clematis Garden in Lake Oswego, a hidden gem full of flowers year-round! We’ll have our own private tour to learn about the many varieties of clematis, from “wild, wiry tangles to feathery balls of fluff reminiscent of a Dr. Seuss book.” This trip includes access to the greenhouse and the plant sale. After strolling the gardens, we’ll have a sumptuous high tea in a whimsical atmosphere. Menu includes tea sandwiches, hot savories, scones with clotted cream and mini-desserts. Program fee includes admission and tea. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. There is continuous walking and standing. The gardens have wide paths and are mostly flat with a few gentle rises. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 6/12 Cost: $65 Course: 1118829

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Lelooska Native American Performance

On this fun and informative adventure in SW Portland, we will take a hike in Tryon Creek State Park to discover dozens of native trees and plants. After a picnic lunch in the park, we explore the beautiful, yet hidden Elk Rock Garden (also known as the Bishop’s Close), where we’ll discover many varieties of introduced plants. Total walking distance: about two miles. Please bring food for a picnic lunch. Program fee includes all-day guide services. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-2:00pm Dates: 6/16 Cost: $39 Course: 1116880

Sternwheeler and Bridgeside

Enjoy a riverboat cruise, providing 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas of the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Step. Board an authentic tripledeck paddle wheeler from Marine Park at Cascade Locks for a unique afternoon on the river. Fee includes 2-hour cruise. Bring money for lunch at the Bridgeside, next to the Bridge of the Gods, before the cruise. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 10:00am-6:00pm Dates: 6/18 Cost: $59 Course: 1118828

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Set in the fire-lit replica of a Kwa’kwaka’wakw ceremonial house, the living history performance consists of dramatic narration and dance presentations of traditional Northwest Coast ceremonial masks. The performance is designed to give the audience an understanding of Northwest Coast First Nations culture, as well as a feeling of intimate participation in this living history. The Lelooska Museum located in Ariel, WA, houses an immense collection of artifacts from many regions, a replica fur trade store and a gift shop. Fee includes admission and performance. Bring money for an early dinner. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to Door Destination. Seating is on benches. You may wish to bring a cushion to sit on. The performance takes place around an open fire. Please take note if you have asthma or are sensitive to campfire smoke. We will make a stop at a Transit Center on the way home for anyone taking public transportation. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 3:00pm-9:30pm Dates: 6/13 Cost: $37 Course: 1118831

Guided Tour: Tryon Creek and Elk Rock Garden


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VAN EXCURSIONS – SPRING

Start the day with a walk on the beach to look for agates at Oceanside, famous as one of the picturesque filming sites for “The Goonies”. Take in the views and the sea air from Cape Meares and Netarts and enjoy lunch, featuring fresh seafood choices. You’ll have time on your own to walk the beach on this leisurely trip. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. It involves walking over uneven terrain and sand at the beach. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 6/19 Cost: $43 Course: 1118832

Astoria Scandinavian Festival

For over 50 years, Astoria has hosted the Scandinavian Festival as a Midsomer event packed with the traditions of Nordic immigrants to the North Coast of Oregon. We’ll arrive in time for the opening parade and Midsomer Pole ceremony. Visit booths of Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish and Icelandic foods, handcrafted items, and imports. The rest of the day is full of activities and demonstrations – Icelandic horses at the arena, combat tournaments and traditional crafts at the “Empire of Chivalry and Steel” Viking encampment, and of course a Swedish Meatball eating contest. With any extra time, visit the beer garden and enjoy live music and dancing all day. Bring money for lunch and any purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:00am-7:00pm Dates: 6/20 Cost: $53 Course: 1118835 Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Su, 9:00am-7:00pm Dates: 6/21 Cost: $53 Course: 1118837

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Sauvie Island Strawberries and Lunch

Get away to the island in the city, crossing the Multnomah Channel on the tiered arch bridge to an island of farms where an abundance of field-fresh produce awaits. Market produce, U-pick, and cut flower stops include Kruger’s Farm Market, The Pumpkin Patch and Columbia Farms. Strawberries should be in season! Bring money for purchases and lunch in St Johns. Mobility Rating: The markets on this trip are accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. The U-pick fields are not. All locations have pre-picked produce options. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 6/23 Cost: $21 Course: 1117192

Pacific City Beach and Pelican Pub

Pacific City has been known for over a hundred years as a quaint fishing village and vacation destination located in a very unique geological area. This beach excursion boasts spectacular views of Cape Kiwanda, a pristine beach, Bob Straub Park, views of the fascinating geological formation of Haystack or “Chief Kiawanda” Rock,and the well known Pelican Pub. Please bring money for purchases and lunch. Drive time is approximately 2.5 hours each direction with one stretch/bathroom break mid-way. We hope to have about 4 hours at the beach and Pelican Pub. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Involves continuous standing and walking. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 6/25 Cost: $41 Course: 1118843

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Sauvie Island Strawberries and Lunch

Silver Falls State Park

Estacada Uncorked

“Swirl, Sip, Savor” at Estacada’s signature wine and food festival. In addition to wine, this event features beer from microbreweries, artisanal cheeses, live music and local artists. Program fee includes admission, a stemless wine glass and a wine tote. While in this charming town, take a walk through the downtown shops and galleries and enjoy the series of 19 murals depicting local history. The murals were created by Estacada’s Artback Artists’ Cooperative. Bring money for food and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 2:30pm-8:00pm Dates: 6/27 Cost: $31 Course: 1118844

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Get away to the island in the city, crossing the Multnomah Channel on the tiered arch bridge to an island of farms where an abundance of field-fresh produce awaits. Market produce, U-pick, and cut flower stops include Kruger’s Farm Market, The Pumpkin Patch and Columbia Farms. Strawberries should be in season! Bring money for purchases and lunch in St Johns. Mobility Rating: The markets on this trip are accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. The U-pick fields are not. All locations have pre-picked produce options. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-3:00pm Dates: 6/26 Cost: $21 Course: 1117193

Tour Silver Falls State Park to view majestic waterfalls, outstanding scenery and learn about the history of the origins of the what is considered the crown jewel of the Oregon State Park System. Trip includes a docent-led tour of the historic lodge and a visit to park nature store (gift shop). Enjoy brunch/early lunch in Silverton before entering the park. Bring money for brunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Instructor: Ben Harrison Location: Mt. Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-4:30pm Dates: 6/30 Cost: $31 Course: 1118715


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Senior Recreation - Winter/Spring 2020  

Winter and spring 2020 classes for seniors in the Portland, Oregon area. Fitness, Music, Dance classes, and more! Features excursions and wa...

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Winter and spring 2020 classes for seniors in the Portland, Oregon area. Fitness, Music, Dance classes, and more! Features excursions and wa...