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Spring 2012

Senior Recreation A must for 55+

• Stay fit with new Chair Yoga courses, see page 18 • Express your creative side, see Fine Arts pages 4-6 Drawing, Watercolor, Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, Chinese Watercolor & Mixed Media

Register on-line at www.PortlandParks.org 503-823-PLAY [7529]

Commissioner Nick Fish Director Mike Abbaté


Portland Parks & Recreation

Senior Recreation A must for 55+

Telephone: 503.823.4328 Program Supervisor: Kristine Canham Program Specialist: Kathy Watson Recreation Leader: Kay-Lani Munro Senior Center Project: Jane Doyle Hours: Mon. - Fri., 9 am - 4:30 pm For bus lines, schedules & route information, call Tri-Met at 503-238-RIDE (7433). Driving directions & site accessibility available at www.PortlandParks.org. Go to “Recreation” programs, then “Senior Recreation” & scroll down. Addresses are included with course listings.

Scholarships / Financial Assistance

City of Portland residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance, can receive partial to complete scholarships. Scholarship requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you need assistance, call 503-823-4328.

Senior Recreation Outreach

SR offers an outreach program designed to assist multicultural & non-English-speaking senior groups in becoming familiar with Portland Parks & Recreation’s processes & programs. The objective being that all seniors feel welcomed & comfortable in registering & joining in the citywide courses offered. For additional information call 503-823-4328.

CALENDAR View and register for classes on-line at www.PortlandParks.org or call the Customer Service Center at 503.823.2525. Spring 2012 Summer 2012 February 13 April 9 2

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Fine Arts/Crafts Chinese Watercolor ...............................................6 Colored Pencil .......................................................4 Drawing .................................................................4 Mixed Media ..........................................................5 Oil Painting/Oil & Acrylic Painting .....................4 Paper Crafting .......................................................7 Pastel ......................................................................5 Stamping ................................................................7 Watercolor .............................................................5 Computer Basic 1-3............................................................. 8-9 Email, Internet.......................................................9 Facebook ................................................................9 Home & Garden Bonsai...................................................................10 Floral Design .......................................................10 Writing Writing Your Memories ......................................11 Music/Dance Line Dance ..........................................................11 Piano Lessons ................................................ 12-13 Nutrition Nutrition/Cooking ........................................ 14-15 Multicultural Ethnic Supper Club .............................................15 Genealogy Genealogy ............................................................16 Health & Fitness Brain Power Boost ...............................................16 Exercise .......................................................... 20-23 Pilates ...................................................................17 Qigong .................................................................23 Tai Chi .................................................................22 Yoga / Yoga in Chairs .................................... 18-19 Yogilates ...............................................................17 Hiking Hiking Orientation.............................................. 24 Metro Movers ......................................................25 Hike for Health ............................................. 26-27 Wilderness Hikes.................................................28 Biking/Golf Golf Trips............................................................. 29 Sunday Parkways ................................................. 29 Excursions Intergenerational .................................................30 Van Trips ........................................................ 31-37


Portland Parks & Recreation CLASS & TRIP LOCATIONS For bus lines, schedules & route information, call Tri-Met at 503-238-RIDE (7433) Driving directions & site accessibility available at www.PortlandParks.org. Click on Recreation programs, then Senior Recreation, then scroll down. Cherry Blossom Loaves & Fishes 503.256.2381 740 SE 106th, 97216

NE Multicultural Senior Center 503.988.5470 5325 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., 97232

Community Music Center, 503.823.3177 3350 SE Francis, 97202

Neighborhood House Senior Center 503.244.5204 7688 SW Capitol Hwy., 97219

Clark Center Loaves & Fishes, 503.953.8150 2740 SE Powell, 97202 East Portland Community Center 503.823.3450 740 SE 106th, 97216 First Congregational Church, 503.228.7219 1126 SW Park Ave, 97205 Elm Court Loaves & Fishes, 503.953.8204 1032 SW Main, 97205 Glenhaven Parking Lot NE 82nd & Siskiyou, 97220 Hollywood Senior Center, 503.288.8303 1820 NE 40th, 97212 IRCO Loaves & Fishes, 503.234.1541 10301 NE Glisan, 97220 Lents Loaves & Fishes, 503.953.8206 10325 SE Holgate # 121, 97266 Matt Dishman Community Center 503.823.3673 77 NE Knott, 97212 Montavilla Community Center 503.823.4101 8219 NE Glisan, 97220 Mt. Scott Community Center, 503.823.3183 5530 SE 72nd, 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 Rite Aid Parking Lot 5431 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., 97221 Sellwood Community Center, 503.823.3195 1436 SE Spokane, 97202 SE Multicultural Senior Center 503.988.6300 4610 SE Belmont, 97215 Southwest Community Center 503.823.2840 6820 SW 45th, 97219 St. Johns Community Center, 503.823.3192 8427 N Central, 97203 Thelma Skelton Loaves & Fishes 503.953.8209 3925 SE Milwaukie, 97202 Two Rivers Loaves & Fishes, 503.953.8201 9009 N Foss, 97203 University Park Community Center 503.823.3631 9009 N Foss, 97203 Woodstock Community Center 503.823.3633 5905 SE 43rd Ave., 97206 Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org

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Portland Parks & Recreation FINE ARTS Supply list will be sent following registration.

Drawing – All Levels

Discover your hidden talents through the basics using charcoal, pencils & pastels. Simple-to-understand instruction taught in a relaxed setting. Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 2 - May 21 Cost/#: $30 370045 Day/Time: Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Terry Street Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Dates: April 2 - May 21 Cost/#: $22 370046 Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Paul Clendenin Location: Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 372628

Paul is a great instructor. He takes time to patiently explain things. He is helpful on a personal basis taking time to study your individual work & shows ways on how to best improve it. I’ve gotten a lot of fun & satisfaction from this class. It’s been one of my best retirement activities. Thanks to Paul & the Park Department for making this available. David S.

Colored Pencil Techniques

The beauty of drawing is it takes little to get started! Pencils, paper & a few tools & you’re on your way. Be amazed at the vivid colors, variety of methods & little tricks used to create rich, realistic drawings. Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Kate Mayo Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370201

Oil Painting

Express your creative side on canvas. Unleash that hidden talent through individual expression using still life, landscapes, reproductions & photographs. Discover skills in technique & perspective in a relaxing setting. Day/Time: Tuesday 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm Instructor: Paul Clendenin Location: Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370041

Oil & Acrylic

Express your creative side on canvas. Students of all levels are welcomed to this casual studio environment. Receive individual guidance to help achieve your painting goals. Relax & enjoy finding that hidden artist within. Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Instructor: Bonnie Allen Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: April 3 - May 29 Cost/#: $50 370042

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Portland Parks & Recreation FINE ARTS Supply list will be sent following registration.

Mixed Media

Are you tired of only drawing or just painting? Go a step further & experiment with a wide range of materials & techniques. Stimulate creative energies & find inspiration using an array of mediums. Focus will be on watercolor pencils, colored pencils, India ink & any personal mediums that you would like to incorporate. Day/Time: Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Instructor: Kate Mayo Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370203

Pastel Techniques

Artists have long valued this medium for its immediacy in application & fabulous color. Vibrant tones are mixed on the paper by overlaying or blending, rather than on a palette. Gain knowledge in composition, shading & value contrast. Guaranteed enjoyment & satisfaction! Day/Time: Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $30 370034

Watercolor

Express your creativity exploring painting basics. Discover methods of sketching, mixing brilliant colors & laying washes to get that unique watercolor look! Use elements of light & shadow, composition & texture in this pleasurable, rewarding class. Day/Time: Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 2 - May 21 Cost/#: $37.50 370035

Day/Time: Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 106th Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $30 370040

Day/Time: Monday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Instructor: Terry Street Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Dates: April 2 - May 21 Cost/#: $22 370036

Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Instructor: Melody Lane Howden Location: Clark Center Loaves & Fishes 2740 SE Powell Blvd. Dates: April 5 - May 24 Cost/#: $30 370037

Day/Time: Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Melissa Gannon Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $37.50 370039

$6 supply fee payable to instructor for handouts Day/Time: Tuesday 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Instructor: Paul Clendenin Location: Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370038

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Portland Parks & Recreation FINE ARTS Supply list will be sent following registration.

Advanced Chinese Brush Art

Study this watercolor style in-depth through detailed instruction on quality of stroke & relationship between color & composition. Gain skill & feel pride in your accomplishment. A variety of subjects, such as floral, animal & landscapes will be explored. This is an advanced class for those who have taken Beg/Intermediate Chinese Watercolor. Instructor: Frances Li Day/Time: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Sellwood Community Center 1436 SE Spokane Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370661

Beg/Intermediate Chinese Watercolor Experience a graceful form of painting. Apply simple strokes & flourishes with inks & 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. Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Frances Li Location: Sellwood Community Center 1436 SE Spokane Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $30 370651 Day/Time: Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Instructor: Frances Li Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $30 370653 Day/Time: Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Instructor: Terry Street Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $30 371893 6

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Day/Time: Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $30 370662

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Portland Parks & Recreation CRAFTS

Stamping Artistic Creations

Experience the excitement of creating special occasion cards using techniques such as sponging, embossing, working with chalks, colored pencils & markers. Add a personal touch to your correspondence that reflects who you are. Great for beginning students or those with experience. $3 supply fee payable at each class. Bring sharp paper cutting scissors. Instructor: Sherry Alexander No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: April 16 - June 11 Cost/#: $16 370346 Day/Time: Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 12 - May 31 Cost/#: $16 370347

Paper Crafting

Save money & make cards that you will be proud to send. Create one-of-a-kind designer cards, stationery, envelopes & gift-bags with simple techniques. Personalize your projects with decorative punches, fancy scissors, unique materials & colorful stamps. $3 supply fee payable to instructor at each class. Bring sharp paper cutting scissors. Instructor: Sherry Alexander Day/Time: Friday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 13 - June 1 Cost/#: $20 370349

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Portland Parks & Recreation COMPUTER It is recommended participants sign up for the entire series of 3 classes, Basic 1, 2, & 3 during the same registration session. Classes fill quickly & are hard to get into later. Fee includes course specific computer manual. Basic series have new updated manuals. Instructor: Jan Hilderbrand

Basic 1 - Terms & Skills

Get started exploring key terms, mouse maneuvers, hardware & software. Gain proficiency opening & closing Windows programs & organizing the desktop. Awareness of computer capabilities allows you to organize time & information accurately.

Basic 2 - Word Processing

Increase your knowledge & discover ways to format & edit documents, learn modification techniques & retrieve saved files. Prerequisites: Basic 1 or familiarity with mouse functions, keyboard, opening & closing programs & basic Microsoft ‘Word’ functions.

Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: April 16 - April 30 Cost/#: $22 370680

Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: May 7 - May 21 Cost/#: $22 370685

Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 19 - May 3 Cost/#: $22 370681

Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: May 10 - May 24 Cost/#: $22 370686

Day/Time: Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 19 - May 3 Cost/#: $22 370682

Day/Time: Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: May 10 - May 24 Cost/#: $22 370687

Very patient instructor & very knowledgeable. John S.

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Portland Parks & Recreation COMPUTER

Internet Made Easy

Basic 3 - Continuing Word Processing Practice the basic skills to design tables, personal letterhead & flyers. Wrap text, insert graphics, resize clip art & customize documents to create a personal style. Prerequisites: Basic 1 & 2 or ability to highlight, copy, save to a file & know functions of toolbars in ‘Word’.

Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: June 4 - June 18 Cost/#: $22 370690 Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: June 7 - June 21 Cost/#: $22 370691 Day/Time: Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: June 7 - June 21 Cost/#: $22 370692

Join the Information Age! Discover how to hop on a search engine & explore the World Wide Web. Gain confidence while learning to access & navigate around the Internet, web sites & search for information. Prerequisites: basic mouse functions & familiarity with the keyboard. Day/Time: Monday 11:00 am - 12:30pm Instructor: Jan Hilderbrand Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: April 16 - April 30 Cost/#: $20 370694

All About Email

Anyone can learn to use e-mail in this easy to understand class. Stay in touch with family & friends, chat on-line, explore the use of attachments, learn to send pictures, create an address book & more. Prerequisites: basic mouse functions & familiarity with keyboard. Day/Time: Monday 11:00 am - 12:30pm Instructor: Jan Hilderbrand Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: May 7 - May 21 Cost/#: $20 370696

Facebook

Explore new social territory! Facebook can be the connection you need to stay in touch with family, traveling friends, post photo albums & visit with grandkids. Take home a working understanding of the tool, how it looks, operates & set up your own page. Prerequisite: basic mouse functions, familiarity with keyboard & Internet Made Easy. Day/Time: Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Instructor: Jan Hilderbrand Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: June 4 - June 18 Cost/#: $20 370698 Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org

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Portland Parks & Recreation HOME & GARDEN

Floral Design

Learn the basic art to create stunning arrangements for your home that express your creativity. Expand your skills as you experiment with composition & style techniques of the trade. Delight in lovely aromatic bouquets as your ability blossoms. $20 supply fee payable at first class. Take home a finished arrangement each class. Bring a pair of pruning shears. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Day/Time: Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 18, May 16 & June 20 Cost/#: $12 370049 Day/Time: Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Location: University Park Community Ctr. 9009 N Foss Dates: April 20, May 18 & June 15 Cost/#: $12 370050 Day/Time: Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: April 25, May 23 & June 13 Cost/#: $12 370051

Bonsai

Translated as ‘tray planting’, a millennia-old art form is still going strong today! Every branch & twig is shaped or eliminated until the chosen image is achieved. This constantly changing & rewarding pastime allows for immense creativity as you choose plant material & container, working toward a harmonious unit. Class will include indoor & outdoor projects. $25 supply fee payable to instructor. Take home a project each class. Bring pruning shears & pliers to class. Instructor: Mark Vossbrink Day/Time: Wednesday 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 18, May 16 June 20 Cost/#: $12 370081 Day/Time: Wednesday 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: April 25, May 23 & June 13 Cost/#: $12 370082

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Portland Parks & Recreation WRITING

Writing Your Memories

Everyone would love to find a journal or diary of their ancestors. Where’s yours? Future generations will cherish the childhood & family stories you prepare for them today. Learn to easily write your thoughts & recollections & preserve them before they disappear. Focus for class is writing your own family & childhood memories, not family genealogy. Class for both beginning & continuing students. Although optional, it is recommended new students purchase a beginning writing booklet from instructor for $20. Instructor: Emily Aulicino Location: Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Day/Time: Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $18 369999

Day/Time: Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $18 370000

DANCE

Line Dance

Instructor: Joan Schilling

Beginning

Discover beginning steps that facilitate easy learning, gaining the confidence to enjoy this form of movement almost immediately. Turns, walks, grapevines, step touches, heel struts, the count in, syncopation & more are taught with enthusiasm. It’s Country Time! Please wear smooth soled shoes.

Day/Time: Tuesday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $20 370666

Day/Time: Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Matt Dishman Community Ctr. 77 NE Knott Dates: April 5 - May 24 Cost/#: $20 370667

Day/Time: Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $20 370665

Day/Time: Thursday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 5 - May 24 Cost/#: $20 370668

Continuing

Move on to more complicated & exciting dances! New combinations with step-by-step instructions are set to upbeat country & western music. Get physically fit in a fun way! Please wear smooth soled shoes. Day/Time: Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $20 370677

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Portland Parks & Recreation MUSIC All Piano courses are held at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis. Instructor George Cheshier has a Master of Science in Teaching Music.

Beginning Piano

Comfortable small class setting in state of the art piano lab explores the elements of rhythm, melody & harmony. Learn to read music & play popular songs on full size digital pianos with classical Steinway Grand sound. Students need to have access to a piano or keyboard to practice at home. Please bring $10 for lesson book. Day/Time: Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm Dates: April 3 - June 5 Cost/#: $52 369985

Piano Theory

Would you like to know more about the fundamentals? Discover basic principles through the study of keyboard harmony, intervals, tonality, chord functions & progressions. Learn to analyze & better understand repertoire. Comprehension & performance ability will increase dramatically. Third term of a four term session. Beginning Day/Time: Friday 9:00 am - 9:55 am Dates: April 6 - June 8 Cost/#: $52 369986 Continuing Day/Time: Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:55 am Dates: April 4 - June 6 Cost/#: $52 369987 12 Senior Recreation

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Portland Parks & Recreation MUSIC All Piano courses are held at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis. Instructor George Cheshier has a Master of Science in Teaching Music.

Continuing Piano

New continuing piano students must contact Senior Recreation at 503-823-4328 for placement, prior to registration. Classes are listed in order of difficulty, from the easiest to the most advanced. Day/Time: Thursday 11:00 am - 11:55 am Dates: April 5 - June 7 Cost/#: $52 369970

Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 am - 9:55 am Dates: April 5 - June 7 Cost/#: $52 369978

Day/Time: Thursday 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm Dates: April 5 - June 7 Cost/#: $52 369971

Day/Time: Friday 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm Dates: April 6 - June 8 Cost/#: $52 369979

Day/Time: Friday 10:00 am - 10:55 am Dates: April 6 - June 8 Cost/#: $52 369973

Day/Time: Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:55 am Dates: April 4 - June 6 Cost/#: $52 369980

Day/Time: Friday 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm Dates: April 6 - June 8 Cost/#: $52 369974

Day/Time: Tuesday 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm Dates: April 3 - June 5 Cost/#: $52 369981

Day/Time: Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm Dates: April 5 - June 7 Cost/#: $52 369975

Day/Time: Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:55 am Dates: April 4 - June 6 Cost/#: $52 369982

Day/Time: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm Dates: April 3 - June 5 Cost/#: $52 369976

Day/Time: Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm Dates: April 4 - June 6 Cost/#: $52 369983

Day/Time: Friday 11:00 am - 11:55 am Dates: April 6 - June 8 Cost/#: $52 369977

Day/Time: Thursday 10:00 am - 10:55 am Dates: April 5 - June 7 Cost/#: $52 369984

George is extremely patient & respectful of students, at all levels of understanding, & answers all questions thoughtfully. The program is invaluable, allowing those on fixed &/or limited incomes to enjoy classes. Continuing to learn helps improve physical, mental, emotional & spiritual well being. Learning in a group format provides support, fun & a desire to improve & continue. Anonymous

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Portland Parks & Recreation NUTRITION Senior Nutrition & Cooking Series. Good for the body & the budget. Jenna Alexander is a Certified Nutrition Educator. All classes are held at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th. Classes fill quickly; it is recommended students sign up for the series of 8 classes. $7.00 supply fee payable to instructor. Supply fee provides recipes, educational materials & on-site dining.

Cooking Healthy for One, Simply Done

Are you uninspired to cook for only yourself or one other? Create dishes that are easy to prepare, yet provide nutrition that your body needs. Stretch your food to create more meals without having to cook every day from scratch. Full balanced meal will be prepared. Taste how fresh, yet how simply made a meal can be. Day/Time: Friday Dates: April 6 Cost/#: $7

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 369916

Uncover the Truths about Fats

Get the skinny on which dietary fats to include in your diet & which ones to avoid. Learn what fabulous fats & oils are essential for your heart, mental health & weight management. Gain valuable knowledge for cooking, baking & supplement taking! Day/Time: Friday Dates: April 13 Cost/#: $7

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A Sugar Affair: Why it’s Time to Try Sweeter Alternatives!

This class will talk to the sugar lover in you & explain why this substance can be so detrimental to your health. But, hey, we all need a little sweetness in our lives. Discover how to keep your palate happy while avoiding refined sugar. Bring your sweet tooth to sample homemade treats. Day/Time: Friday Dates: April 20 Cost/#: $7 14 Senior Recreation

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Oh, the Bubbly Benefits of Fermented Foods

Think homemade sauerkraut, crunchy cultured vegetables, & dairy-free coconut yogurt. Learn why these foods are excellent for you health & how easy they are to prepare at home. Then head to the kitchen to try your own hand in creating delicious fermented food recipes to taste for yourself. Join us in rediscovering traditional cooking methods in today’s modern world. Day/Time: Friday Dates: May 4 Cost/#: $7

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Grains Galore

The world of grains is vast, yet many are unaware of the various types & their nutritious benefits. Discover ways to utilize grains with breakfast, lunch & dinner meals using smart proportions. Learn where to buy quality grains & how best to store them. Examples will be displayed; there will be samples to try & a recipe to prepare. Day/Time: Friday Dates: May 11 Cost/#: $7

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 369920

Raw Nutrition

What exactly is a Raw Food Diet? Are you curious about the benefits of eating raw food more often? Have you been thinking about incorporating more fresh, uncooked food into your meals, but stop short at salad every time? Cover the A - Z’s of eating raw. Expand your healthy horizons as you taste & prepare dishes. Return home with the necessary Raw Food Diet essentials. Day/Time: Friday Dates: May 18 Cost/#: $7

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Portland Parks & Recreation NUTRITION All Classes are held at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th. Classes fill quickly. It is recommended students sign up for the series of 8 classes. $7.00 supply fee payable to instructor.

Eating to Put Out the Internal Fires

Do you struggle with chronic inflammation? Discover what foods cause the most inflammation in the body & how to eat happily without them? Learn how to live an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, receive recipes & taste foods that will not harm your health. Discuss the most utilized anti-inflammatory dietary supplements sold in health food stores today. Day/Time: Friday Dates: May 25 Cost/#: $7

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 369922

ETHNIC SUPPER CLUB

Ethnic Supper Club

Expand your knowledge of cultures & tastes in a social setting. A specially arranged assortment allows you to try more dishes than you would normally get from a single entree. Registration fee includes meal & gratuity. Instructor: Merry Enriquez Meet at Kale for ultimate Japanese Comfort Food Day/Time: Tuesday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Location: 900 SW Morrison, 97205 Dates: April 3 Cost/#: $18 370295 Meet at Caro Amico, an Italian Café Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: 3606 SW Barbur Blvd, 97239 Dates: May 9 Cost/#: $28 370296 Meet at Vindalho, serving Spice Route Cuisine Day/Time: Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: 2038 SE Clinton, 97202 Dates: June 5 Cost/#: $28 370297

All of my experiences with Senior Recreation have been positive. Everyone is friendly, helpful & responsive. I encourage more folks to participate. Marsha B.

In a Vegetable Rut? Try Jenna’s Amazing Vegetable Combinations The earth has provided us with a bounty of vegetables to enjoy. Many of us were never taught how to purchase, store or prepare this most vital food group. With the right recipes to work with & the willingness to be creative, vegetables will not only taste great, but also make you feel like a spring chicken all over again. Come cook & dine with a true vegetable lover. Day/Time: Friday Dates: June 1 Cost/#: $7

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Helpline The Multnomah County Aging & Disability Service’s (ADS) 24-Hour Helpline provides specialized information & assistance by telephone, the internet, or in-office, to seniors & adults with disabilities. Needs could include: long-term care, financial assistance, in-home support, counseling, & more. Intervention services are available after hours on an urgent-need basis. 503-988-3646 (Voice), or 503-988-3683 (TTY)

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Portland Parks & Recreation GENEALOGY

Genealogy First Steps

Interested in finding out about your ancestors? Go on a fascinating hunt! Become familiar with the many resources available to start the search. Discover how easy it is to access important records, Oregon Archives, military, census & create a sense of family history to share. Day/Time: Wednesday 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm Instructor: Connie Lenzen Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $18 370308

HEALTH & FITNESS

Brainpower Boost

Sharper & Smarter! Enhance your brain through stimulation & achieve a healthier lifestyle. Gain know-how of the latest fun interactive activities that assist in becoming & staying mentally acute. Games, fitness & programs that introduce brainhealth will be presented. Challenge your brain to create positive change. $3 supply fee payable to instructor. Instructor: Victoria Morgan Cognitive Skills Trainer Day: Monday, Wednesday Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am Location: University Park Community Ctr. 9009 N Foss Dates: April 2 - May 23 Cost/#: $35 370689 Day: Tuesday, Thursday Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am Location: SE Multicultural Senior Ctr. 4610 SE Belmont Dates: April 3 - May 24 Cost/#: $35 370684

Genealogy Moving On

Continue in-depth fact-finding. Create an organization log to track records accurately. Gain knowledge of the most successful & reliable sources. Share the results with relatives & friends so they too can experience the life-changing power of knowing your family history. Participants must have taken Genealogy First Steps. Instructor: Connie Lenzen Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Day/Time: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Dates: April 3 - May 22 Cost/#: $18 370311 Day/Time: Wednesday 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm Dates: April 4 - May 23 Cost/#: $18 370312 16 Senior Recreation

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Pilates for Optimal Results

One of the most unique & fastest-growing fitness methods in the world because it works! Gain energy, develop stamina, tone up & feel fit. Nonimpact exercises work deep abdominal muscles while efficient & graceful movements strengthen & stretch your body. Dynamic & energizing! Instructor: Erika Johnson Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Beginning/Intermediate Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 370316 Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $15 370317 Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 370318 Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: May 17 - June 28 Cost/#: $17.50 370319 Intermediate/Advanced Day/Time: Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 370320 Day/Time: Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $15 370321 Day/Time: Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 370322 Day/Time: Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: May 17 - June 28 Cost/#: $17.50 370323

Yogilates

Yoga focuses on breathing, flexibility & quieting the mind, while Pilates concentrates on strength & power from the center. Combine both for a full body workout. Instructor: Erika Johnson Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE72nd Day/Time: Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: April 2 - May 7 Cost/#: $15 370228 Day/Time: Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: April 4 - May 9 Cost/#: $15 370229 Day/Time: Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 am Dates: April 6 - May 11 Cost/#: $15 370230 No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: May 14 - June 25 Cost/#: $15 370231 Day/Time: Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am Dates: May 16 - June 27 Cost/#: $17.50 370232 Day/Time: Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 am Dates: May 18 - June 29 Cost/#: $17.50 370233

Exercise Videos & DVD’s

Feel better while exercising from a chair with “Creative Chair Exercise with Music”. “Exercise to Music” uses both chair & standing exercise. Cost: $10 each including shipping. To purchase a VHS or DVD, send a check to Senior Recreation, 426 NE 12th, Portland, OR 97232. Questions? Call 503.823.4328. Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 17


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Yoga in Chairs

Designed so almost anyone can participate. Gently works muscles & joints to enhance strength, range of motion, balance & circulation. Reaches beyond typical exercises as it encourages quiet reflection, proper breathing & better posture. Feel relaxed, refreshed & re-energized. Instructor: Kelly Farrell Location: East Portland Community Ctr. 740 SE 106th Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:45 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 370453 Day/Time: Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:45 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 371150 Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:45 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 370454 Day/Time: Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:45 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 371151

Instructor: Brooke Claridge Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am April 3 - April 26 $18 370709

Day/Time: Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Dates: April 7 - April 28 Cost/#: $9 370712 Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am May 1 - May 31 $18 370710

Day/Time: Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Dates: May 5 - May 26 Cost/#: $9 370713 Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am June 5 - June 28 $18 370711

Day/Time: Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Dates: June 2 - June 30 Cost/#: $9 370714

Yoga in chairs is something I do as a treat for myself. I take it twice a week & love the class & the instructor. I recommend it to everyone I come in contact with. Anonymous

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Yoga

Originating in India, this centuries old practice of exercise revitalizes both mind & body. Improve focus, release stress & tension while increasing strength & flexibility. An excellent way to learn to gauge & meet the ever changing demands of daily life. Instructor: Erika Johnson Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Day/Time: Monday 8:00 am Dates: April 2 - May 07 Cost/#: $15 370216

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Day/Time: Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: April 4 - May 9 Cost/#: $15 370217 Day/Time: Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: April 6 - May 11 Cost/#: $15 370218 No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: May 14 - June 25 Cost/#: $15 370219 Day/Time: Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: May 16 - June 27 Cost/#: $17.50 370220 Day/Time: Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am Dates: May 18 - June 29 Cost/#: $17.50 370221

Instructor: Chad Carver Location: First Congregational Church 1126 SW Park No class April 9th Day/Time: Monday 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Dates: April 2 - May 7 Cost/#: $12.50 370222 Day/Time: Friday 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Dates: April 6 - May 11 Cost/#: $15 370223 No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Dates: May 14 - June 25 Cost/#: $15 370224 Day/Time: Friday 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Dates: May 18 - June 29 Cost/#: $17.50 370225 Instructor: Ginger Harris Location: University Park Comm. Ctr. 9009 N Foss Day/Time: Thursday 9:15 am - 10:15 am Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $15 370226 Day/Time: Thursday 9:15 am - 10:15 am Dates: May 17 - June 28 Cost/#: $17.50 370227

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Enhance Fitness

Developed from years of scientific research & hands-on experience this evidence-based program can be found in 100+ sites around the country. Research shows that Enhance Fitness can make a significant improvement in the health of older adults. It has been proven to increase strength, boost activity level & elevate mood. See your progress through validated testing. Each participant will have the opportunity to track improvement in agility, balance & body strength. Instructor: Kelly Farrell & Marty Anderson Location: East Portland Community Ctr. 740 SE 106th Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am April 3 - April 27 $20 369907

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am May 1 - May 31 $20 369908

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am June 1 - June 29 $20 369909

Instructor: Ruth Lewellen-Dix & Judy Greer Location: St Johns Community Center 8427 N Central Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm April 3 - April 27 $20 369913

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm May 1 - May 31 $20 369914

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm June 1 - June 29 $20 369915

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Instructor: Ruth Lewellen-Dix & Judy Greer Location: University Park Community Ctr. 9009 N Foss Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am April 3 - April 27 $20 369910

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Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am May 1 - May 31 $20 369911

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Low Impact Cardio Circuit

Comprehensive fitness class using chair & standing exercise designed to improve physical & mental health of every participant. Resistance workout using hand weights & dynabands you will soon be on your way to improving coordination, cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility & balance. Instructor: Brooke Claridge Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Day/Time: Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: April 2 - May 7 Cost/#: $14 369228 Day/Time: Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: April 4 - May 9 Cost/#: $14 369229 Day/Time: Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: April 6 - May 11 Cost/#: $14 369235 No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: May 14 - June 25 Cost/#: $14 369230 Day/Time: Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: May 16 - June 27 Cost/#: $14 369231 Day/Time: Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Dates: May 18 - June 29 Cost/#: $14 369232

Scholarships / Financial Assistance

City of Portland residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance, can receive partial to complete scholarships. Scholarship requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you need assistance, call 503-823-4328.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

It is always the right time to improve your fitness level. Easy paced class covers range of motion; relaxation methods & special techniques designed to help keep you moving & active. Take supportive measures now to relieve symptoms & maintain flexibility. Instructor: Erika Johnson Location: Mt Scott Community Ctr. 5530 SE 72nd Day: Time: Dates: Cost/#:

Monday, Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:45 am April 2 - May 9 $30 370306

No class May 28 Day: Monday, Wednesday Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am Dates: May 14 - June 27 Cost/#: $32.50 370307 Instructor: Marty Anderson, Carolyn Boch Location: East Portland Community Ctr. 740 SE 106th Day/Time: Thursday 10:00 am - 10:45 am Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $15 370304 Day/Time: Thursday 10:00 am - 10:45 am Dates: May 17 - June 28 Cost/#: $17.50 370305

Marty is a real sweetheart. I enjoyed her pleasant & upbeat conduct of the class. Anonymous

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Tai Chi

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, balancing & lung capacity. Promote stress relief, body awareness, suppleness in your spine & increased stamina. Instructor: Terry Louie Location: St Johns Community Center 8427 N Central Beginning Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 369325 Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 369326 Intermediate Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 10:30 am Dates: April 2 - May 7 Cost/#: $15 369321

Instructor: Harry Affley Location: East Portland Community Ctr. 740 SE 106th Emphasis for class is not on form but on balance, learning to center & improving health. Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:45 am Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $15 369327 Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:45 am Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $17.50 369328

Day/Time: Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am Dates: April 4 - May 9 Cost/#: $15 369322 No class May 28 Day/Time: Monday 9:30 am - 10:30 am Dates: May 14 - June 25 Cost/#: $15 369323 Day/Time: Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am Dates: May 16 - June 27 Cost/#: $17.50 369324

Bones & Balance Modified Program

Carefully guided with the support of chairs, these light weight, low impact resistance movements help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis & falling while increasing muscle tone, balance & flexibility. Led by certified Better Bones & Balance instructor, this class is modified to suit the needs of beginners. Instructor: Marty Anderson & Carolyn Boch Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 am - 9:45 am Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $15 369233 22 Senior Recreation

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Qigong: Balance & Breathing

Qi means breath in Chinese & gong means applied to a discipline. Qigong is then translated to mean ‘breath work’ or the art of managing breathing to achieve & maintain good health. Easy movements, seated or standing, enhance energy, mobilization, improve joint flexibility & stamina. Regular practice can reduce stress, establish balance & generate a sense of peace. Instructor: Terry Louie Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main

Easy Moves

Become more active & start down the road to better health. We show you how through this program, which incorporates light movements into your daily routine. Instructor: Marty Anderson Location: IRCO Loaves & Fishes 10301 NE Glisan Day: Tuesday & Wednesday Time: 10:15 am – 10:45 am Cost: Free

Day/Time: Tuesday 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Dates: April 3 - May 8 Cost/#: $12 369222 Day/Time: Thursday 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Dates: April 5 - May 10 Cost/#: $12 369223 Day/Time: Tuesday 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Dates: May 15 - June 26 Cost/#: $14 369224 Day/Time: Thursday 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Dates: May 17 - June 28 Cost/#: $14 369225

Senior Strolls Program 2012

FREE!!

Easy, pleasant, neighborhood walks. The health benefits are numerous, including reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes & obesity. Walking with a group provides the added benefits of a valuable support network. There will now be 2 strolls each week! Tuesday morning strolls will be offered for those with a bit slower pace, while Wednesday morning strolls will take us slightly further. Strolls showcase Portland’s great neighborhoods & are offered weekly beginning Tuesday, May 15 & continuing through the first week in October. Each stroll begins at 10:00 am at a location along TriMet routes. Please contact Donna Green at (503) 823-6114 or donna.green@portlandoregon.gov for more information on Senior Strolls and/or on Ped Pals, a free walking buddy program for 55+ year olds. Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 23


Portland Parks & Recreation HIKING INFORMATION The Senior Recreation hiking program is a progressive 3-level program, starting with the Metro Movers who walk the metropolitan area. As individuals gain strength & endurance they may choose to qualify & move on to longer & more difficult hikes out of the city with Hike for Health & Wilderness Hikers.

Miles/Elev. Miles are given for a round trip, except when loop or shuttle hikes, which are one-way. Elevation is cumulative elevation gain, adding all uphill portions of the hike.

Walking & Hiking Orientation

Join this fun & energetic group of seniors. Orientation is for the beginning to the advanced hiker. Receive information that helps you have a successful outdoor experience. Following the orientation register for city or wilderness hikes. Day/Time: Monday 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Location: East Portland Community Ctr. 740 SE 106th Dates: April 9 Cost/#: Free 369988

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Transportation Metro Movers are responsible for their own transportation & meet at the designated parking place. A detailed description of the meeting place will be mailed with the confirmation receipt. Hike for Health & Wilderness Hikers meet at NE 82nd & Siskiyou. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time. Park facing 82nd St.


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Metro Movers

Enjoy the natural beauty within the city & nearby. Prerequisite: Must be able to walk a 20-minute mile (on uneven surfaces) without shortness of breath. Please sign up for walks that you are confident you can complete. It is a requirement that the group stays together & that no participant walks in front of the leader or falls behind the sweep. On starred k Monday Metro Movers participants have the option of completing half the walk & returning with leaders. To advance to Hike for Health, you must go on the Hike for Health Qualifier or a moderate Metro Mover. A detailed description of the meeting locations will be mailed with your confirmation. Mondays & Fridays 10 am - 12 pm

Pre-registration required

Fee: $3.00 per hike

Monday Walk Leaders: Betsy Riddell, Suzanne Hughes, Jere DuBois & Paula Yocum # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Date 4/16 4/16 4/23 4/30 5/7 5/14 5/21 5/28 6/4 6/11 6/18

Bar Code 369221 369218 369208 k 369210 369213 k 369211 369212 k 369214 369201 k 369202

Destination Hike for Health Qualifier-Mt. Tabor Park Butler Creek Greenway Trail Mt. Talbert Nature Park Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park Oxbow Regional Park Crystal Springs Garden/Reed Canyon Westmoreland Park/Three Bridges Holiday Downtown Estacada Murals Triple Falls Springville Road Ridge Trail

Meeting Place SE 60th Gresham SE Sunnyside Vancouver, WA Troutdale SE 27th SE 27th Estacada Columbia Gorge Forest Park

Rated: Moderate Easy Moderate Moderate Moderate Easy Easy Easy Difficult Moderate

Friday

Walk Leaders: Lois Scowcroft, Steve Silvis & Roberta Foxley # 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Date 4/13 4/20 4/27 5/4 5/11 5/18 5/25 6/1 6/8 6/15

Bar Code 369216 369203 369204 369215 369205 369206 369207 369217 369219 369220

Destination Tryon Creek State Park Waterfront Renaissance Hoyt Arboretum Oaks Bottom/Springwater Corridor Lower Macleay Park to Audubon Columbia Slough Willamette Park Greenway Main City Park/Springwater Corridor Alameda Ridge Loop George Rogers Park

Meeting Place Rated: SW Terwilliger Blvd. Moderate Vancouver, WA Easy SW Fairview Blvd. Moderate SE Spokane Moderate NW 29th Difficult N Columbia Blvd. Easy SW Macadam Easy Gresham Easy NE 47th Moderate Lake Oswego Easy Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 25


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Hike for Health Instructor: Ken Ritoch & Pat McLaughlin Tuesday Fee: $14.00 per hike The Pacific NW is a hiker’s dream. Experience a variety of new & inspiring sites such as spectacular mountain views, fields of wildflowers, forest solitude, picturesque streams, awesome waterfalls & ocean beaches. New hikers must attend a moderate Metro Movers for a skill level assessment before going on Hike for Health & are encouraged to attend the Orientation. Hiking shoes required. #

Bar Code Date & Destination Miles/Elev. 369988 4/9 Orientation (East Portland Community Ctr., 740 SE 106th)

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4/10 Silver Creek Falls (Salem) 7-lp/600 8 am - 5 pm Moderate A shimmering silver curtain awaits us behind three of the ten waterfalls in this beautiful forest canyon. There are many small seasonal falls too.

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5-1w/200 8 am - 5 pm 4/17 Mosier Tunnels (Hood River) Easy. Enjoy grand panoramaic views of the Gorge from two tunnels high in the basalt cliff above the Columbia River.

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7-rt/500 8 am - 5 pm 4/24 Gillette Lake (Cascade Locks) Moderate. Hike on the PCT through a forest of Douglas fir with red thimble berries, vine maples & yellow blooming Oregon grape.

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5/1 Dry Creek Trail (Cascade Locks) 7.2-rt/500 8 am - 5 pm Moderate. This easy trail follows an old forest railroad bed in a section along its name sake. Mossy tree & ferns cover the area outside of Trapper Creek Wilderness.

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6.6-rt/1000 8 am - 5 pm 5/8 New Wilson River Trail (Hwy 6) Moderate. In the spring trilliums abound along with many other wildflowers along this trail with two impressive waterfalls. We might even see an Elk.

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5.6-rt/1100 8 am - 5 pm 5/15 Tom McCall Preserve (OR Gorge) Difficult. The lower trail has a cliff-edged plateau of grassland with wildflowers & small oak trees, while the upper part of Tom McCall Point summit offers views of Mt. Hood Mt. Adams & the gorge.

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6.4-rt/1500 8 am - 5 pm 5/22 Tom, Dick & Harry Mt. (Mt. Hood) Difficult. Hike through a cool forest with pink rhododendrons to Mirror Lake, then onto the summit with great views of Mt. Jefferson & Mt. Hood.

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4.3-rt/300 8 am - 6 pm 5/29 Beverly Beach (OR Coast) Easy. Explore the devils punchbowl at low tide. Walk on the beach with its many exposed tide pools where starfish & anemones crowd the rock shelves & cracks.

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5-lp/1250 8 am - 6 pm 6/5 Mary’s Peak (Corvallis) Difficult. Hike the highest peak in the coast range with its wildflowers summit meadow. On a clear day there are commanding views from the ocean to the cascades

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4-lp/100 8 am - 5 pm 6/12 Lost Lake (Mt. Hood) Easy. Chipmunks, squirrels & jays keep us company on the forest floor as we hike the lakeshore trail through a forest of hemlocks & cedars.

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Hike for Health Instructor: John Doyle & Carrie Cardascia Wednesday Fee: $14.00 per hike All Wednesday hikes are proven favorites & will be repeated seasonally. Hike some of the most beautiful areas of Mt. Hood, the Columbia River Gorge Scenic area & coastal regions. Must attend a moderate Metro Movers for a skill level assessment before going on Hike for Health & are encouraged to attend the Orientation. Hiking shoes required. #

Bar Code Date & Destination Miles/Elev. 369988 4/9 Orientation (East Portland Community Ctr., 740 SE 106th)

Time 1:30 pm - 3 pm

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4/11 Opal Creek (Salem) 7.5-lp/300 8 am - 5 pm Easy. Enjoy this ancient forest’s groves of endangered old-growth towering trees, Sawmill Falls, Jawbone Flats, & the blue pools of this riverside hike.

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7-rt/700 8 am - 5 pm 4/18 Catherine Creek (Hood River) Moderate. Enjoy beautiful wildflowers & views of the Gorge near Hood River. Climb along a canyon trail past a rock arch & a nearby hillside creek. Poison oak is near trail.

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4/25 Upper Siouxon Creek (Battleground, WA) 7.8-rt/700 8 am - 5 pm Moderate. A pleasant hike next to a clear blue mountain stream, shaded all the way by old-growth forest with views of many waterfalls.

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6-lp/1600 8 am - 4 pm 5/2 Multnomah & Wahkeena Falls (Gorge) Difficult. A classic jewel waterfall hike of the Columbia River Gorge. A nearby loop hike.

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5/9 University Falls ( Hwy 26) 6-rt/600 8 am - 4 pm Easy. Starting at Rogers Camp, follow the Gravelle Brothers trail through the mixed forest of the well-regenerated Tillamook Burn to the beautiful falls. Rock hopping across several small streams may require wading.

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5/16 Lower Central Salmon River (Mt. Hood) 6-rt/300 8 am - 4 pm Easy. Refreshing riverside hike with views of rapids & old growth forest landscape.

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5/23 Falls Creek Falls (Carson WA) 6-lp/1200 8 am - 5 pm Difficult. This creekside hike crosses a 30-foot suspension footbridge en route to a 3tiered 200-foot cascading falls. Return via a scramble to the upper trail. Stream crossing.

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7-rt/600 8 am - 5 pm 5/30 Surveyor’s Ridge (Mt. Hood) Moderate. Highlights include magnificent glimpses of the northeast side of Mt. Hood, wildflower hillsides, & the lush green Hood River Valley.

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7-rt/1000 8 am - 6 pm 6/6 Big Creek & Curly Creek Falls (Cougar, WA) Moderate. This riverside event combines two short waterfall hikes with a walk along the Lower Lewis River that is known for its great steelhead fishing.

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7-rt/500 8 am - 6 pm 6/13 Cape Falcon (Hwy 26) Moderate. Cliff top vistas of the Oregon coast, a hidden waterfall, old growth forest & a sandy beach combine to make this a popular hike. Possible muddy spots & roots on the trail.

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Wilderness Hikes Instructors: Ken Ritoch & Roger Schmeirbach Thursday Fee: $18.00 per hike Sweeping vistas with panoramic views, wildlife, historical sites, beautiful meadows, old-growth forest, quiet beaches, glaciers, & a multitude of interesting sites are all nearby. Prerequisite: New hikers must attend both a moderate Metro Movers & Hike for Health to receive a skill level assessment before moving onto Wilderness Hikes & are encouraged to attend Orientation. Hiking shoes required. # 1

Bar Code Date & Destination Miles/Elev. Time 8-rt/0 8 am - 6 pm 369627 4/12 Salishan Spit (OR Coast) Easy. While walking on the beach watch for surfers catching waves. Shorebirds & harbor seals may be found lounging at the peninsula’s tip.

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6.6-rt/1000 8 am - 6 pm 4/19 Wilson River Trail (Off Hwy 6) Moderate. Meander along the trail through sword ferns & big leaf maples dangling with lichen overhead in this Douglas fir forest. Parallel high above the salmon enriched water.

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6.6-rt/600 8 am – 4 pm 4/26 Eagle Creek (OR Gorge) Moderate. Enjoy this spectacular trail of cedars & mossy maple, yellow monkey flowers & maidenhair ferns. Pass three waterfalls & cross over a colossal Gorge bridge.

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369630

5/3 Ramona Falls (Mt. Hood) 7.2-rt/900 8 am – 5 pm Moderate. Limit 12. Begin in a lodge pole pine forest along the Sandy River. While crossing over to the mossy banks of Ramona Creek, stop to look up at Mt. Hood. Follow the creek to the 120 foot stair stepped falls.

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369631

6-1w/1350 8 am – 6 pm 5/10 Tillamook Head (Seaside) Difficult. One of the longest non-dammed rivers in the NW, with the lower 10 miles designated recreational.

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10.4-rt/500 8 am - 6 pm 5/17 Beachy Creek (Salem) Moderate. Wind through an old-growth forest above the Little North Santiam River, crossing over at Sawmill Falls to the Opal Creek Trail. Pass Opal Pool & Cedar Flat’s trio of ancient red cedars, which are 500 to 1000 years old.

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8.1-lp/0 8 am – 6 pm 5/24 Bayocean Spit (Tillamook) Moderate. There’s a chance of seeing loons, tufted puffers & pelicans at the mouth of the jetty, along with ducks & Great Blue Heron on the bay side.

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369634

7.7-lp/1700 8 am – 5 pm 5/31 East Zigzag Mt. (Mt. Hood) Difficult. Limit 12. This quiet trail side forest has fine pink rhododendrons, twinflowers & white starflowers. At the summit is a close up view of Mt. Hood & other cascade peaks.

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8-rt/900 8 am – 6 pm 6/7 Battle Creek (Detroit) Moderate. Limit 12. Hike through an old-growth forest of six-foot thick hemlock, huckleberries & vanilla leaves with glimpses across Elk Lake Creek forest canyon.

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6/14 Badger Creek (The Dalles) 10-rt/1000 7 am - 6 pm Difficult. Limit 12. Experience wildflowers among a pine-oak grassland with Red Cedar & Grand Fir, as the creek echoes in this wilderness canyon.

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Portland Sunday Parkways

Coordinated by Office of Transportation Walkers, runners & bicyclists enjoy 6-8 mile traffic free routes filled with surprises, performers, activities & food vendors. Sunday Parkways locations will be announced on February 29th. Senior Recreation will offer longer pre-registered rides, followed by free 20 minute rides that you sign up for the day of the event by visiting our booth. Three-wheeled bikes & helmets provided, please bring water. Prerequisite: Ability to get on & off the bike several times for proper bike adjustment. Location: TBA Day/Date: Sunday

May 13

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Cost/#: $6 371103 Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Cost/#: $6 371104 Location: TBA Day/Date: Sunday

GOLF

Golf Trip

Fairways, friends & fresh air. Need a foursome to play with? Tee off at one of Oregon or Washington’s finest complexes. Play 9 holes on well-maintained courses with beautiful settings. Explore new territories. Bring money for green fees & lunch. The destination will be determined 1 week prior to the trip. We will be playing a scramble format. Instructor: Vic Harris & Bob Mason Location: Glenhaven Park parking lot (next to Madison HS) on the corner of 82nd & Siskiyou. Day/Time: Monday Date: June 25 Cost/#: $12

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Golf lessons coming in summer guide, taught May through September by Larry Fleckenstein & Gil Fall.

June 24

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Cost/#: $6 371105 Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Cost/#: $6 371106

Golf I.D. Cards Available at Rose City Golf Course! For a one-time fee of $10.00, those age 65+ can obtain a required identification card for reduced green fees. To receive a card, bring proof of age to: Rose City Golf Course, 2200 NE 71st (Cross Street is Tillamook), Mon. or Wed. from 1 to 2:30 pm. A map of their location can be viewed at www.rosecitygc.com. Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 29


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Intergenerational trips are not included in the 3-trip limit.

++Rosse Posse Acres Elk Ranch & Picnic

Meet the elk at a working ranch in Molalla! See magnificent elk up close & pet the farm animals. This is the time when the bulls begin growing their velvet. Elk Velvet Antler is one of the fastest growing animal parts known to man. It can grow at a rate of an inch or more every day! Learn the difference between antlers & horns & more in this family business. Bring $4 cash admission/person & picnic lunch. For ages 5 & up. This is a teacher planning day for Portland Public School students. Day/Time: Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: SE Multicultural Senior Center 4610 SE Belmont Dates: April 13 Cost/#: $7 each 370190

k++Oregon Ag Fest

Touch, taste & experience life on the farm! Plant a seedling, ride a pony, watch chicks hatch, pet a rabbit, dig for potatoes. At Oregon State Fairgrounds Ag Fest, learn where our food & fiber comes from, how livestock is raised, the importance of forests for our ecology & survival & more. For ages 4 & up. Bring picnic lunch or money to purchase food from vendors. Bring cash admission of $7.50/person over the age of 12. Day/Time: Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Centtr 740 SE 106th Dates: April 29 Cost/#: $7 each 370191

Excursion reservations are not transferable if there is a waiting list for the trip. See page 41 for Withdrawal & Refunds.

+Big Canoe Paddle & Spaghetti Factory

Embark on a wildlife spotting paddle on the Willamette River with environmental river guides from Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership. Exceptionally stable 34-foot canoes are Voyageur-style vessels modeled after Eastern Native American tribal canoes. Must be comfortable sitting for 1 1/2 hours in canoe, helping to paddle & sitting on bench without back support. Lifejackets provided. For ages 5 & up. Bring money for lunch. Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: June 26 Cost/#: $7 each 370192

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Portland Parks & Recreation EXCURSIONS You may register for a maximum of 3 trips between 2/13 & 2/19. On 2/20 you may register, or waitlist, for as many additional trips as you wish. Trips depart promptly at the scheduled time. Van will arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. All return times are approximate. Participants must meet at pickup location & travel on the van. For bus routes call Tri-Met at 503-238-RIDE (7433). Tri-Met Lift or Medical Transport riders, please make arrival time 15 min. prior to departure & pick-up time 15 min. later than the published return time. If registering & use a wheelchair, motorized scooter, walker or are in need of special assistance, please contact Senior Recreation.

k++Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Basalt Rock CafĂŠ

At the eastern gateway to the scenic area, the exhibits here introduce you to the geology, flora, fauna, history & economic development of the treasured Gorge in an award-winning museum building. Exhibits hold interactive displays, basket collections, Lewis & Clark inquiries & historic photo archives. Bring money for lunch; fee includes museum admission. Day/Time: Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Matt Dishman Community Ctr. 77 NE Knott Dates: April 3 Cost/#: $25 370167

k++Mahonia Hall &

The Sassy Onion Cafe

Visit the 1924 Historic Landmark home of Oregon’s recent governors for a guided tour. The magnificent Tudor-style mansion in Salem designed for large-scale entertainment features formal gardens & a glimpse of elite living. Bring photo ID & money for lunch. Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Dates: March 27 Cost/#: $18 370165

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Must be able to maneuver:

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Door to Door Destinations Continuous Standing & Walking Stairs, Inclines, Distance

+++Tryon Creek Trillium Walk,

Cornell Farm Nursery & Sylvan Steakhouse

Celebrate spring in Tryon Creek State Park in search of native blooms with a ranger. Wear sturdy walking shoes & weather-appropriate outerwear for 1-mile hike on the upper canyon of this local urban forest. Find everything from lowmaintenance succulents to fresh edibles, garden supplies & gifts at Cornell Farm. Bring money for purchases & lunch. Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Location: NE Multicultural Senior Center 5325 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Dates: April 5 Cost/#: $14 370184 Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 31


Portland Parks & Recreation EXCURSIONS You may register for a maximum of 3 trips between 2/13 & 2/19. On 2/20 you may register, or waitlist, for as many additional trips as you wish.

k++#1 Trappist Abbey & Lunch

Enjoy the serene atmosphere of Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery. Learn about their bookbindery operation, famous fruitcake production & wine storage for surrounding neighbors. Relax & hear the monks sing their praises in joyous harmony. Bring money for lunch on your own in historic McMinnville. Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Thelma Skelton Loaves & Fishes 3925 SE Milwaukie Dates: April 10 Cost/#: $18 370187

k++#2 Trappist Abbey & Lunch Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Dates: May 29 Cost/#: $18 370188

k+Pacific University’s Hawaiian Club Lu’au

Radiate the spirit of Aloha & cultural heritage amid traditional Polynesian dance, music & entertainment! Start with an authentic Lu’au meal featuring traditional staples kalua pig, chicken long rice, teriyaki chicken, poi, haupia, coconut cake & punch. On-site Hawaiian General Store will feature specialties flown in from the islands. Many students’ parents come from the Islands a week in advance to make leis & put together decorations! Fee includes admission & dinner. Day/Time: Saturday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Dates: April 14 Cost/#: $48 370277

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++#1 Willamette Valley Wine Tour & Mission Mill Café

Polk County region is one of the state’s top producers of grapes & award-winning wines. Visit tasting rooms at Ankeny Vineyard Winery, Mahonia, Vitae Springs & Honeywood Winery. Bring money for cash tasting fees, lunch & purchases. Most wineries have a $5 tasting fee, waived with bottle purchase. Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Location: Rite Aid Parking Lot 5431 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. Dates: April 17 Cost/#: $20 370293

++#2 Willamette Valley Wine Tour & Mission Mill Café

Day/Time: Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: June 5 Cost/#: $20 370294


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Wheelchair accessible trip, refer to page 31 for Mobility Rating Guide

k+++Scenic Falls Photo Tour &

k++Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center &

View magnificent falls along the old scenic highway through the lens of your camera. Capture breathtaking vistas from the Crown Point. Photo ops & stops abound at the falls of Latourell, Bridal Veil, Wahkeena, Multnomah & Horse Tail. Bring your camera & money for lunch.

Share in 100 years of history & culture of Japanese Americans. Exhibits focus on art, traditions & civil rights in Old Town in the heart of what was once Portland’s Japan Town (Nihonmachi). We’ll have a docent-lead tour of the museum. Walk 2-blocks to the Japanese American Historical Plaza at the waterfront for an in-depth look at its symbolism & the cherry blossoms. Bring $3 admission & money for supper after the tour.

Multnomah Falls Lodge Lunch

Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Location: Elm Court Loaves & Fishes 1032 SW Main Dates: April 19 Cost/#: $14 370879

Ichidai Japanese Restaurant

Day/Time: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Peninsula Community Center 700 N Rosa Parks Way Dates: May 1 Cost/#: $14 370279

+Mt Hood Railroad Excursion,

Blossom Drive & Picnic

k+The Andrews Brothers & Davidson’s

Mistaken identities, madcap humor & some of the greatest songs of the 1940s fill this hilarious musical comedy at the Broadway Rose. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific & The Andrews Sisters are scheduled to headline the big USO show. When a flu outbreak quarantines the girls & three soldiers find themselves giving the performance of a lifetime! Fee includes ticket; bring money for an early dinner in Tigard. Day/Time: Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm Location: Montavilla Community Center 8219 NE Glisan Dates: April 26 Cost/#: $37 370284

Journey one-way through some of Oregon’s most breathtaking scenery on a vintage 1906 train. Enjoy the splendors of the Columbia Gorge while climbing through the lush Hood River Valley toward Mt. Hood. Continue to enjoy orchard country in blossom traveling by van & stopping at favored Fruit Loop sites. Fee includes train fare. Bring picnic lunch to eat in the park or money to purchase at McIsaac’s Market deli in Parkdale. Day/Time: Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: Sellwood Community Center 1436 SE Spokane Dates: May 3 Cost/#: $26 370283

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Portland Parks & Recreation EXCURSIONS You may register for a maximum of 3 trips between 2/13 & 2/19. On 2/20 you may register, or waitlist, for as many additional trips as you wish.

++Rosse Posse Acres & Hoffman House

Meet the elk at a working ranch! See magnificent elk up close & pet the farm animals. This is the time when the bulls begin growing their velvet. Elk Velvet Antler is one of the fastest growing animal parts known to man. It can grow at a rate of an inch or more every day! Learn the difference between antlers & horns & more in this family business. Bring $4 cash for the tour & money for lunch in Molalla. Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Location: Lents Loaves & Fishes 10325 SE Holgate Dates: May 8 Cost/#: $18 370197

++River Peoples Cultural Exchange & Salmon Bake

The River Peoples Cultural Exchange is a collaborative effort of the residents of Lyle, Washington & tribal members to share traditions, educate, build friendships & promote goodwill with the community & region. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional dancing, drumming, story telling & music. Events include a traditional Salmon Bake. Bring money for purchases.

k++Lan Su Chinese Garden Bonsai Show & Shenzen

Bonsai instructor, Mark Vossbrink will accompany trip for personal educational tour of Lan Su Bonsai Show. Learn history & design elements of one of the most popular pastimes of the Chinese people. Stroll the gardens to see the authentic plant collection & enjoy the spring time blossoms. Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch. Day/Time: Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: Mt Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Dates: May 10 Cost/#: $21 371091 34 Senior Recreation

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k++#1 OPR Coastal Primate Sanctu-

+++Studio Walking Tour & Caldera

On a secluded 28 acres in Longview, WA lifetime care for rescue primates is guaranteed among the fir trees surrounded by nature. Privately tour the humane & enriching environment called home for unwanted, orphaned or crippled monkeys that originated from private owners, government agencies, & a life of research. Bring $10 cash or check for tour & money for late lunch.

Fine arts tour in the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood invites you into the artists’ homes & workplaces. It’s a unique opportunity to meet in their creative spaces, see their processes & ask questions. We will walk & drive between destinations. Wear comfortable walking shoes for standing & frequent entering & exiting of private homes. Bring money for cozy home-style dinner at the end of the day.

ary & Beaches Restaurant

Day/Time: Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: May 15 Cost/#: $18 370193

Public House

Day/Time: Sunday 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Matt Dishman Community Ctr. 77 NE Knott Dates: May 20 Cost/#: $14 370287

++Lelooska Native American

Program & North Fork Grille

Family songs, dances, stories & NW coast magnificent masks come to life in the glimmering firelight of the Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) ceremonial house. The Lelooska Museum located in Ariel, WA, houses an immense collection of artifacts, an entire replica fur trade store & a gift shop. Fee includes admission. Bring money for lunch overlooking the Lewis River. Day/Time: Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Thelma Skelton Loaves & Fishes 3925 SE Milwaukie Dates: May 22 Cost/#: $24 370278

k++#2 OPR Coastal Primate Sanctuary & Beaches Restaurant

Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Location: Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Dates: May 17 Cost/#: $18 370194 Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 35


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k+City of Angels & Bugatti’s

Lakewood Theatre Company takes you to 1940s Hollywood - a world of shadows & streetlights. This Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of a hardboiled detective, an alluring socialite & a bad girl colliding in a musical reel world mixed with reality. Fee includes ticket. Bring money for early dinner before the show. Day/Time: Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: May 24 Cost/#: $34 370286

++Exploring Astoria & Knappton

k+Myrtle’s Tea House & Bird’s English Garden

Take tea at leisure for conversation & company followed by a stroll through 7 acres & 14 greenhouses of nursery fare. At Bird’s you may find everything from common annuals to perennials to trees, from native plants to exotics. Tea lunch in charming Ridgefield includes tea sandwiches, soup, scones, fresh fruit & delectable sweets. Fee includes tea & gratuity. Day/Time: Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Dates: June 7 Cost/#: $40 370195

Cove Heritage Center

Immerse yourself in the rich maritime heritage & sweeping views of the Columbia River. Discover the Columbia River’s own ‘Ellis Island,’ Victorian furnishings at the Flavel House Museum, & the view from a dock at historic Hanthorn Cannery on Pier 39. Finish with a spectacular view from Oregon’s highest hill, where the Astoria Column commemorates westward migration. Bring $3 cash for museum admission & money for lunch. Day/Time: Thursday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm Location: East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Dates: May 31 Cost/#: $25 370288

k++Cannon Beach

Celebrate the day at the coast! Visit & shop in art galleries, souvenir shops & candy stores along Main Street. After lunch, walk on the beach or continue to browse. Don’t forget to leave room for ice cream. Bring money for lunch & purchases. Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Location: Rite Aid Parking Lot 5431 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. Dates: June 12 Cost/#: $25 370893

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k++#1 Cherries, Chocolate & Cheese

Charmed by picturesque views & a cherry orchard, a couple was inspired to start a chocolate factory business. At Cherry Country you will tour the processing facility & chocolate room & gift store. Visit Willamette Valley Cheese Co.’s tasting room where over 30 artisan cheeses await your palate! Bring money for purchases & lunch in Rickreall. Day/Time: Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Lents Loaves & Fishes 10325 SE Holgate Dates: June 14 Cost/#: $20 370198

k++#2 Cherries, Chocolate & Cheese Day/Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Location: St Johns Community Center 8427 N Central Dates: June 19 Cost/#: $20 370199

++Mystery Thrift & Lunch

It’s a bargain hunter’s dream! Plan for a day of thrifty shopping. Destinations may include garage sales, estate & rummage sales & thrift stores. Prepare to haggle, hound & shop until you drop (or time runs out). Dine at a neighborhood favorite along the way. Bring money for lunch & bargains. Day/Time: Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Location: SE Multicultural Senior Center 4610 SE Belmont Dates: June 15 Cost/#: $14 370290

+++Summer Solstice Columbia

Gorge Tour & Charburger

Even the well-traveled gorge enthusiast will enjoy this tour with historian Charlie White! Visit Cape Horn, North Bonneville & the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center. The day ends with Multnomah Falls’ full solstice glory - deo volente. Fee includes admission & dessert. Bring money for dinner in Cascade Locks. This is a very busy trip - we will be getting on & off the bus several times. Day/Time: Thursday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm Location: University Park Community Ctr. 9009 N Foss Dates: June 21 Cost/#: $28 370291

++Heirloom Rose Garden, Ferguson’s Fragrant Nursery & Shari’s

Located in Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley, one of the finest climates in the world for growing roses. Tour three Display Rose Gardens containing 1500 varieties of roses. Stop at Ferguson’s Fragrant Nursery, specializing in fragrant plants & flowers & magnificent hanging baskets. Bring money for purchases & lunch in Newberg. Gardens have gravel & bark pathways. Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Location: Neighborhood House Senior Ctr. 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Dates: June 28 Cost/#: $18 370889

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Registration Information REGISTRATION: Receipt of full payment is

required for registration, unless otherwise arranged. Returned checks & declined bank cards void registration. If you have a non-resident pass, please let us know. CLASS ENROLLMENT: Our classes must meet minimum & maximum enrollment standards. Classes may fill quickly or classes may be canceled due to low enrollment. INCLEMENT WEATHER: If the City of Portland

public school districts (Portland, Parkrose, David Douglas, Reynolds, & Centennial) are closed because of weather conditions, PP&R classes & youth basketball in those school districts are cancelled. However, some sites may be open for dropin activities. Call the specific PP&R facility for information & opening/closing times. If inclement weather is forecast on weekends or holidays, call the PP&R facility or program for operating hours & activity cancellations. A listing of phone numbers is available on the previous page. NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: PP&R

programs & services reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age or ability. DONATIONS: Senior Recreation works

cooperatively with Portland area Senior Centers & Loaves & Fishes. In support of these programs, participants who are financially able are encouraged to make a facility donation.

Calendar Spring 2012 View and register for Portland Parks & Recreation Spring classes on-line beginning February 13, 2012 at www.PortlandParks.org. or call the Customer Service Center at 503823-2525. Summer 2012 View and register for Portland Parks & Recreation Summer classes on-line beginning April 9, 2012. 40 Senior Recreation

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RESIDENT / NON-RESIDENT DEFINITIONS:

A resident is: • anyone who occupies a permanent residence inside the city limits of Portland, which includes the Portland Public, Parkrose, and David Douglas School Districts. • any child living within the school boundaries of the Reynolds and Centennial School Districts who is attending a SUN Community School. Through a partnership between the City and County, a child attending a SUN Community School is eligible to register for programs at any SUN Community School location without paying a non-resident fee. Anyone else is considered a non-resident (NR) and will be assessed a NR fee. NR fees do not apply to drop-in activities. Non-residents who wish to register for PP&R activities may choose one of these options: • pay the additional 30% non-resident fee. • purchase resident status as either an individual or family for a period of three, six, nine, or twelve months from the date of purchase. Inquire about this option at time of registration. Non-resident passes are not refundable. Passes are activated at the date of purchase. Discounts do not apply to the cost of the NR three month or Annual Pass at the Mt. Scott Community Center. Non-resident Pass prices: 3 Month Pass: Individual - $25, 6 Month Pass: Individual - $45, 9 Month Pass: Individual - $65, One Year Pass: Individual - $85,

Family - $50 Family - $90 Family - $130 Family - $170

A family denotes a couple (married or domestic) or a single parent and their legal dependants living in the same residence. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: Your Satisfaction is

Our Goal. Portland Parks & Recreation strives for 100% customer satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with a recreation program or service let us know.


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Registration Information

SPECIAL NEEDS: Within the American with Dis-

ability Act (ADA), a person with a disability or special need who desires assistance with registration and/or participation in general PP&R programs can contact Inclusion Services at 503-8234328 V/TTY. If you request assistance through Inclusion Services, a minimum of 10 business days (Monday- Friday) advance notice is required. If you need a sign language interpreter or FM loop amplifier, please contact 503-823-4328 V/TTY, at least five business days in advance of the activity or class. Information about programs & services is available on the internet for those needing a voice synthesis. Visit our website at www.PortlandParks.org. For additional ADA information call 503-823-2223 V/TTY. SCHOLARSHIPS: City of Portland residents, & in some instances non-residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance can receive partial to complete scholarships. Contact individual centers for information.

SENIOR RECREATION DISABLED ACCESS: (For registration only) Address: 426 NE 12th Ave. Entrances: Accessible; Restrooms: Accessible; Parking: Designated in Portland Tennis Center parking lot & on street in front of the outdoor tennis courts on 12th Ave. Note: Special Recreation is located behind the outdoor tennis courts. Call 503-823-4328 for directions (or a map sent to you in advance of your visit.) If you are a wheelchair user & need access to the building, please call in advance so we can assure the Portland Tennis Center gates are unlocked.

RECEIVE A CATALOG IN THE MAIL:

If you have registered for a Senior Recreation class within the last twelve months you will automatically receive next term’s schedule in the mail, as long as the address we have for you is current.

WITHDRAWAL & REFUNDS: Please notify us at least three business (Monday-Friday) days, unless otherwise specified, before the start of your program so that we can refund or credit your account for the registration fee. Pre-paid materials & admission tickets cannot be refunded.

Refund request timeframe requirements 1st Day of class Latest time of notification Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Prior Wednesday at noon Prior Thursday at noon Prior Friday at noon Prior Monday at noon Prior Tuesday at noon Prior Wednesday at noon Prior Wednesday at noon

INFORMATION HOTLINE: For information on

other PP&R services & programs, call the Parks Information Hotline at 503-823-PLAY(7529), Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm. You will receive a message with the following options: •Press 1 for information on sports programming or to reserve a sports facility. •Press 2 to register for a class or activity. •Press 3 to reserve a picnic or wedding site, or book an event. •Press 4 to make a tee time at one of our four public golf courses. •Press 6 for Spanish •Press 0 to reach an operator for information If you require V/TDD services, call 503-8232223. PHOTO POLICY: PP&R reserves the right, and

may give permission to the media, to photograph classes, programs, and participants at all our facilities and properties. Please be aware that these photos are for promotional purposes and may be used in future publications and media communications of any kind. By participating in PP&R classes and programs, you consent to the taking and publication of your photograph for these purposes. Register On-Line at www.PortlandParks.org 41


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Register Now - One of Five Ways •ON-LINE AT WWW.PORTLANDPARKS.ORG - First time users will need to contact the Customer Service

Center at 503-823-2525 for a PIN #. Click on the Activities tab, then select Registration. Search for classes by age category, by keyword, or narrow your search by specific activity.

•PHONE - Call us at 503-823-4328, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (special hours on the first day

of registration, 6:00 am - 4:30 pm). You may also phone in your registration to the Customer Service Center at 503-823-2525, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:45 pm. Phone in registration is accepted with Visa or Mastercard only.

•MAIL - Mail in your completed registration form to Senior Recreation, 426 NE 12th Ave., Portland, OR

97232. Include full payment using your Visa, Mastercard or check payable to the “City of Portland.” Mail-in registration is also accepted at the Customer Service Center, 1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204.

•FAX - Complete the registration form and fax it to the Customer Service Center at 503-823-2515 with

full payment using your Visa or Mastercard. Faxes are accepted 24 hours a day, seven days a week but are processed during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

•IN PERSON - Any PP&R facility can process registrations, including the Customer Service Center

located on the first floor of the Portland Building at 1120 SW 5th Ave. Our office is located at 426 NE 12th behind the Portland Tennis Center & is open for walk-in registration during business hours, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. For Senior Recreation Disabled Access, please see page 37.

INCLUSION SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Within the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities/special needs, so that they may receive an equal opportunity to fully participate in programs offered citywide. How it Works First choose the activity you’d like to do & the PP&R site at which you’d like to do it. Next, register for the class. When registering, let the person know that you will need accommodations in order to participate in the activity. Once registered, contact Inclusion Services at (503) 823-4328. If this is your first accommodation through Inclusion Services, you will need to do a phone intake with a staff member at that number. At the end of the phone intake it will be determined whether an assistant will be needed on the first day of the activity to provide on-site support at the age-appropriate class. Future assistance will be provided based on need. The inclusion staff will work with the instructor on how to support & accommodate your individual needs. A general program may be adapted using auxiliary aids & services, but the basic structure of the program remains the same. Accommodations are made as needed & can be flexible & creative, ensuring the participant engages as independently as possible. If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please call 503-823-4328 V/TTY. A minimum of 10 business days (Monday-Friday) advance notice is required. The Inclusion Services staff will do their best to accommodate each participant. 42 Senior Recreation

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Registration Form CHECK ONE:

 New Customer

 Taken class with PP&R before

 My Account information has changed

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Birthdate______/______/______

Home Address______________________________________________________

Male_______ Female_______

City / State / Zip _______________________________________________________________________________ Home Phone (_____)____________________________ Work Phone (_____)______________________________ Cell Phone (_____)___________________________ Email Address: _____________________________________ Emergency Contact Name & Phone ______________________________________________________________ Portland Parks & Recreation welcomes individuals with _________________________________________ disabilities and special needs into programs. Please describe any accommodations needed for successful inclusion: _________________________________________ PARTICIPANT INFORMATION

Class Title

Course #

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NON-RESIDENTS of the City of Portland pay a 30% surcharge. Or purchase a non-resident pass at the amounts listed on page 40. List pass price or 30% surcharge in column at right and add to your total.

 I already have a NR pass. Kind of pass____________________________

Purchase date _____/_____/_____ Passholder name ______________________________________________

 I need a pass.

Circle one: 3 mo. / 6 mo. / 9 mo. / 1 yr. Circle one: Individual / Family Name of person(s) needing pass _________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ I do not want a pass. I choose to pay the 30% surcharge.

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Cost

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PAYMENT INFORMATION Check number___________________ Make checks payable to the City of Portland.

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