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FALL 2019

Activities for

SENIOR RECREATION

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 • SEPTEMBER 30 - JANUARY 3

NEW TIME

REGISTRATION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 AT 12:30PM Go to PORTLANDPARKS.ORG, Click on the Register tab. Commissioner Nick Fish | Director Adena Long


2019

April 28 May 19 June 9 July 14 August 4 September 9 October 13

Fernhill Park Lents Park Westmoreland Park Pier Park Laurelhurst Park Gabriel Park Delta Park

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

Closed the last Thursday of each month for staff training and development.

Located at 111 Southwest Columbia Street on the 6th Floor, Suite 660

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Free Live Music & Socializing at the Sunrise Memory CafĂŠ 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 September 16, 2019 October 21, 2019

November 18, 2019 December 30, 2019

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

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 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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REGISTER FOR AN ACTIVITY TODAY!

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 at 111 Southwest Columbia Street on the 6th Floor, Suite 660. 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 600, 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 allows purchasers to pay resident prices for the year. Purchase at any community center. 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 FALL 2019

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

WINTER / SPRING 2020

SUMMER 2020

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REGISTRATION START DATE

ACTIVITIES TO REGISTER FOR

September 3, 2019

Fall programs

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 Labor Day, Sept 2 Veteran’s Day, Nov 11 Thanksgiving, Nov 28 Christmas Day, Dec 25 New Year’s Day, Jan 1

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

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

Recreation Leader Chad Carver Chad.Carver@portlandoregon.gov

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

Matt Dishman Community Center 503-823-3673 | 77 NE Knott Street, 97212

Cherry Blossom Center 503-256-2381 | 740 SE 106th Avenue, 97216

Montavilla Community Center 503-823-4101 | 8219 NE Glisan, 97220

Colwood Golf Center 503-254-5515 | 7313 NE Columbia Blvd, 97218

Mt. Scott Community Center 503-823-3183 | 5530 SE 72nd Avenue, 97206

Community Music Center 503-823-3177 | 3350 SE Francis Street, 97202

Multnomah Arts Center 503-823-2787 | 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219

East Portland Community Center 503-823-3450 | 740 SE 106th Avenue, 97216

Peninsula Park Community Center 503-823-3620 | 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217

Elm Court Center 503-953-8204 | 1032 SW Main Street, 97205

Southwest Community Center 503-823-2840 | 6820 SW 45th Avenue, 97219

First Congregational Church 503-228-7219 | 1126 SW Park Avenue, 97205

St. Johns Community Center 503-823-3192 | 8427 N Central, 97203

Glenhaven Parking Lot NE 82nd and Siskiyou, 97220

Woodstock Community Center 503-823-3633 | 5905 SE 43rd Avenue, 97206 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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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: Terri Dudek Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 10/2 -10/30 Cost: $63 Course: 1113408 Dates: 11/6 -12/11 Cost: $57 Course: 1113409 Instructor: Emily Aulicino Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 10/2 -11/20 Cost: $55 Course: 1113768 Instructor: Emily Aulicino Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 10/2 -11/20 Cost: $55 Course: 1113771

Remember. Relive. Record.

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, 3:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 10/1 -12/10 Cost: $20 Course: 1113379

Book Club

Three months, three books, great discussions. Meet monthly for a lively round table discussion. We meet the third Wednesday of the month. Our first discussion will be My Abandonment by Peter Rock. Inspired by a true story of a father and daughter Living in Forest Park. A riveting journey into lives lived at the margins and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope. On the first meet up, please bring book ideas and we will pick the next three books to read. Instructor: Kathy Caricchio Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm-4:00pm Dates: 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18 Cost: $15 Course: 1113378

Come take a journey with us as we remember, relive, and record different phases of our lives. In this workshop, through the use of multimedia presentations, we will focus on the music, movies, TV shows/commercials, people, and events of the 1960s. (Future workshops will take a look at other decades.) By engaging in group discussions and writing exercises, we will hear the memories and experiences of others as we sort through our own impressions, thoughts, and feelings of the decade in order to record them for our loved ones. Instructor: Sarah Bobson Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 9:30am-11:30pm Dates: 10/8-10/29 Cost: $23 Course: 1114299 6 Portland Parks & Recreation | portlandparks.org


CREATIVE ARTS

Fine Arts - Mixed Media

Drawing

Drawing - Colored Pencil Techniques

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: 10/4 -10/25 Cost: $90 Course: 1114020 Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $114 Course: 1114112

Painting - Acrylic

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: 10/8 -10/29 Cost: $90 Course: 1113196 Dates: 11/5 -12/10 Cost: $135 Course: 1113201

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: 10/1 -12/10 Cost: $104 Course: 1113777

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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: 10/7 -10/28 Cost: $90 Course: 1113193 Dates: 11/4 -12/9 Cost: $113 Course: 1113198 Beginner Instructor: Robin Berry Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 10:30am-12:30pm Dates: 10/7 -11/4 Cost: $35 Course: 1113494 Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:15pm-2:15pm Dates: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $114 Course: 1114019 Dates: 11/5 -12/3 Cost: $114 Course: 1114111

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: 10/2 -10/30 Cost: $114 Course: 1114021 Dates: 11/6 -12/4 Cost: $114 Course: 1114113


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: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $114 Course: 1114023 Dates: 11/5 -12/3 Cost: $114 Course: 1114114

CREATIVE ARTS

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: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $69 Course: 1113778 Instructor: Carl Annala Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm Dates: 10/4 -10/25 Cost: $90 Course: 1114024 Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $90 Course: 1114115

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Watercolor - All Levels

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: 10/7 -10/28 Cost: $113 Course: 1113197 Dates: 11/4 -12/9 Cost: $141 Course: 1113202 Instructor: Robin Berry Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Monday, 1:30pm-3:30pm Dates: 10/7 -11/4 Cost: $35 Course: 1113508 Instructor: Vicki Mintkeski Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 10/3 -11/7 Cost: $35 Course: 1113517 Instructor: Carolynn Wagler Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $69 Course: 1113783 Instructor: Melody Howden Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Dates: 10/2 -10/30 Cost: $114 Course: 1114025 Dates: 11/6 -12/4 Cost: $114 Course: 1114116

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Watercolor - Chinese Brush Art

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: 10/2 -10/30 Cost: $40 Course: 1113358 Dates: 11/6 -12/11 Cost: $48 Course: 1113359

Watercolor - Chinese Brush Art Advancing On

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: 9/30 -12/9 Cost: $47 Course: 1113774

Paper Crafting Creations

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: 10/4 -11/1 Cost: $26 Course: 1113381 Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $26 Course: 1113384

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CREATIVE ARTS

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: 10/2 -10/30 Cost: $40 Course: 1113361 Dates: 11/6 -12/11 Cost: $48 Course: 1113363

Crafts - Stamping Artistic Creations


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 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: 10/16 -12/18 Cost: $34 Course: 1113621

CREATIVE ARTS

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: 10/23 -12/11 Cost: $68 Course: 1113775

Growing Bonsai

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: 10/16 -12/18 Cost: $34 Course: 1113622

Growing Bonsai

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: 10/23 -12/11 Cost: $68 Course: 1113776

Take the Right Steps: Fall Prevention Education for Older Adults

The opportunity to help reduce falls among older adults has never been better. Legacy Health Trauma Nurses Talk Tough (TNTT) program provides falls prevention education to older adults. Take the Right Steps workshop is a solution to helping older adults learns to self-manage their risk of falls. This workshop will engage older adults, build confidence, empower, and encourage older adults to manage their own health. The workshop focuses on the risk factors that contribute to senior falls such as: medication side effects, poor vision, poor balance, difficulty walking, and home hazards. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-3:30pm Dates: 10/3 Cost: Free!

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MUSIC AND DANCE

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: Tuesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 10/1 -12/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1113407

Music - Piano Continuing

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 Day/Time: Thursday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 10/3 -12/12 Cost: $82 Course: 1113428 Day/Time: Thursday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 10/3 -12/12 Cost: $82 Course: 1113434 Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 10/3 -12/12 Cost: $82 Course: 1113436 Day/Time: Tuesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 10/1 -12/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1113437 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1113440 Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 10/3 -12/12 Cost: $82 Course: 1113441 Day/Time: Wednesday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1113443

Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 10/4 -12/13 Cost: $82 Course: 1113445 Day/Time: Thursday, 12:00pm-12:50pm Dates: 10/3 -12/12 Cost: $82 Course: 1113448 Day/Time: Wednesday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1113449 Day/Time: Friday, 11:00am-11:50am Dates: 10/4 -12/13 Cost: $82 Course: 1113452 Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-1:50pm Dates: 10/4 -12/13 Cost: $82 Course: 1113454 Day/Time: Wednesday, 9:00am-9:50am Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1113455 Day/Time: Tuesday, 2:00pm-2:50pm Dates: 10/1 -12/10 Cost: $91 Course: 1113458

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MUSIC AND DANCE

Building on previous knowledge will certainly improve keyboarding skills. Expand your ability to make harmonious sounds resonate from the keys through quality instruction.


Rose City Singers

MUSIC AND DANCE

Do you like singing in a mixed chorus with fellow songsters? Join this group for a relaxed and social time. Perform old standards and your favorite tunes. Enjoy a lifelong love with new friends. Director: Bill Higham Practice Dates: Mondays September 9, 16, 23 from 1:00-3:00pm and September 30 from 11:30am-1:30pm Practice Location: Community Music Center Performances: Each Monday, October through May, at senior living facilities throughout the Portland area. No December performances. Transportation is available. Please call Senior Recreation to reserve your spot in our van: 503-823-4328 Singers practice for four weeks and then travel each Monday to area senior living facilities to entertain residents. Cost: $40 Course Number: 1112740

Music Theory - Fundamentals

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. Instructor: George Cheshier Location: Community Music Center Day/Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-10:50am Dates: 10/2 -12/11 Cost: $91 Course: 1113393

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Music Theory - Moving On

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: 10/4 -12/13 Cost: $82 Course: 1114587

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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: 10/18 -11/15 Cost: $42 Course: 1113523

Line 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: 10/8 -12/10 Cost: $113 Course: 1112723 Beyond Beginner Instructor: Joyce Mattson Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 2:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 10/8 -12/10 Cost: $113 Course: 1112724

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, 3:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 9/25 -12/4 No class on November 27, 2019. Cost: $120 Course: 1112658 Advanced Beginner Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Multnomah Arts Center Day/Time: Thursday, 5:00pm-6:00pm Dates: 9/26 -12/5 Cost: $120 Course: 1112657

Tap Dance - It’s Never Too Late To Start

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: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 10/4 -11/1 Cost: $57 Course: 1113779 Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $57 Course: 1113780 Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $57 Course: 1113781 Instructor: Judy Tibbles Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 11/5 -12/3 Cost: $57 Course: 1113782

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MUSIC AND 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: 10/3 -12/5 Cost: $46 Course: 1114018

Tap Dance for Seniors


SPORTS AND LEISURE

Table Tennis - Seniors

SPORTS AND LEISURE

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: Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Dates: 10/2 -10/30 Day/Time: Monday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Cost: $40 Course: 1113284 Dates: 9/30 -10/28 Dates: 11/6 -12/11 Cost: $40 Course: 1113277 Cost: $40 Course: 1113286 Dates: 11/4 -12/9 Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-2:30pm Cost: $32 Course: 1113278 Dates: 10/4 -11/1 Cost: $40 Course: 1113296 Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $40 Course: 1113297

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

Ball Machine Drills

Monday through Friday 7:00am to 8:00am 8:00am to 9:00am Free with Tennis Pass $10 for residents Sign up online at portlandtennisbookings.com. 14

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 to 11:15am

3.0-3.5 Ratings

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

4.0+ Ratings

Wednesday 9:15am to 11:15am

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SPORTS AND LEISURE

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BEGINNING AND GROUP LESSONS FOR ALL Colwood Golf Center | 7313 NE Columbia Blvd | 503-254-5515 Golf lessons are available for golfers of any skill level. Contact Jarred Gomez to book individual or group lessons at 360-823-8392. Colwood Golf Center | 7313 NE Columbia Blvd | 503-254-5515 Wednesday Night Ladies Golf Lesson and Discussion Group - 5:30-7:30PM, through September.

PLUS JOIN US FOR GOLF AT A COMMUNITY CENTER!

Mt. Scott Community Center | 5530 SE 72nd Avenue | 503-823-3183 Women’s Golf Swing Class for non-golfers: Saturdays from 4:45-5:45pm Call Mt. Scott Community Center 503-823-3183 to register.

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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: 10/1-12/10 Cost: Free

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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: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $25 Course: 1113859 Dates: 11/5 -12/3 Cost: $25 Course: 1113861 Instructor: Philippa Kaplan Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Friday, 1:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 10/4 -11/1 Cost: $25 Course: 1113881 Dates: 11/8 -12/13 Cost: $25 Course: 1113882

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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, 2:15pm-3:15pm Dates: 10/3 -10/31 Cost: $25 Course: 1113394 Dates: 11/7 -12/12 Cost: $25 Course: 1113395 Instructor: Laura Neck Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm Dates: 10/3 -11/7 Cost: $25 Course: 1113845 Dates: 11/14 -12/19 Cost: $25 Course: 1113846

Tai Chi Today - Beginner

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. Instructor: Terry Louie Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 10:00am-11:00am Dates: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $25 Course: 1113244 Dates: 11/5 -11/19 Cost: $15 Course: 1113246 Dates: 12/3 -12/31 Cost: $25 Course: 1113247

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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. Instructor: Star Studonivic Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: Tuesday, 11:15am-12:15pm Dates: 10/1 -10/29 Cost: $21 Course: 1113041 Dates: 11/5 -12/3 Cost: $21 Course: 1113042

Yoga In Chairs

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, 9:45am-10:45am Dates: 10/3 -11/7 Cost: $25 Course: 1113842 Dates: 11/14 -12/19 Cost: $25 Course: 1113843 Instructor: Laura Neck Location: Woodstock Community Center Day/Time: Sunday, 1:15pm-2:10pm Dates: 10/6 -11/3 Cost: $25 Course: 1113826 Dates: 11/10 -12/1 Cost: $20 Course: 1113828 Dates: 12/8 -12/29 Cost: $20 Course: 1113833

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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. Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 11:15am-12:15pm Dates: 10/3 -10/31 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1113647 Day/Time: Thursday, 10:30am-11:30am Dates: 11/7 -12/12 Cost: $25.50 Course: 1113648 Instructor: Terri Dudek Location: St Johns Community Center Day/Time: Thursday, 1:00pm-2:00pm Dates: 10/3 -10/31 Cost: $25 Course: 1113380 Dates: 11/7 -12/12 Cost: $25 Course: 1113382

Zumba Gold - Fit


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

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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 20%

$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

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

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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. 24

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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ORIENTATION Walking and Hiking Orientation – free All new participants to the walking and hiking program must attend this free orientation. Charles Jordan Community Center 9009 N Foss September 9 Monday, 2:30pm-4:00pm #1108261

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. Registration required.

Mt Tabor Park parking lot Next to volcano crater and restrooms September 10 Tuesday, 10:00am-12:30pm #1113373 $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 (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.

Hiker’s Potluck Save-The-Date! Wednesday, December 4 11:00am-2:30pm at Matt Dishman Community Center

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East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th October 18 Friday, 10:30am-12:00pm #1112741

QUALIFIERS Hike for Health Qualifier


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.

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MONDAYS Instructors: Linda Tinkham, Charles Westergren, Ben Harrison, and Jean Harrison DATE HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE 9/16 Cazadero Trail Boring Easy 1112866 Follow the former Oregon Water Power and Railway Company corridor along wooded North Fork Deep Creek. Trail is unimproved and gravel. Ripe blackberries abound along the trail. 9/23 Latourell Falls Columbia Gorge Difficult 1112867 Trail is steep, rocky in places, with paved and gravel paths, stone stairs, and forest floor. The trail climbs uphill to Upper Latourell Falls and loops back downstream to a nice viewpoint of the Columbia River. Hike for Health Qualifier 9/30 Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge Portland Moderate 1112868 Walk woods and meadow along wildlife refuge wetlands. Mostly packed trails and gravel. 10/7 Hoyt Arboretum Portland Moderate 1112869 This 232-acre Arboretum is located in the west hills of Portland. Walk is on forest floor with some inclines. 10/14 Upper Macleay to Pittock Mansion Portland Difficult 1112870 Explore Forest Park with a stop at the historic Pittock Mansion. Walk is on forest floor with some steep inclines. Hike for Health Qualifier 10/21 Burnt Bridge Trail Vancouver, WA Easy 1112871 Experience a variety of landscapes, including grasslands and heavily wooded areas. This section of Discovery Trail is a hard surfaced, shared use trail. 10/28 Gresham Butte Gresham Moderate 1112872 Take in sweeping views of Gresham while exploring the Boring Lava Field. Forested, hilly gravel trail. 11/4 Eastbank Esplanade to Tillicum Bridge Portland Easy 1112873 Admire river views and city skyline from the largest car-free bridge in the U.S. Walk is on pavement. 11/11 Veteran’s Day – NO HIKE 11/18 Oregon City Dutch Camp Oregon City Moderate 1112874 Tour the earliest settled area of the Oregon City McLoughlin Neighborhood with many houses dating before 1885.

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

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DATE HIKE NAME LOCATION LEVEL CODE 9/20 Gabriel Park and Vermont Hills Portland Moderate 1112877 Explore this beautiful Southwest Portland neighborhood park. Walk is mostly paved with some forest trail, then city sidewalks. 9/27 Powell Butte Portland Difficult 1112878 Paths are dirt, can be muddy and area is hilly. If the day is clear, there is a wonderful view of several mountains. Hike for Health Qualifier 10/4 Rock Creek Trail East Hillsboro Easy 1112879 Pass through forests, wetlands, meadows, and a variety of parks. Paved trail with wetland boardwalks. 10/11 Audubon Society and Willamette Stone Portland Difficult 1112881 Through the wooded Collins Sanctuary and up into the Royal Highlands neighborhood where history meets modernity. Hike for Health Qualifier 10/18 Fanno Creek Trail Tigard Easy 1112884 This is an easy walk on paved trail that meanders through the Garden Home-Whitford and Raleigh Hills communities. There are short city street areas where the trail is not completed. 10/25 Oxbow Regional Park Gresham Moderate 1112887 Trails are forest floor and bark dust. If we’re lucky we may spot spawning salmon in the Sandy River. 11/1 Hoyt Arboretum to Pittock Mansion Portland Difficult 1112890 The 232-acre Arboretum is located in the west hills of Portland. Walk is on forest floor with some inclines. Trail leads up to historic Pittock Mansion and gardens with views of city and mountains. Hike for Health Qualifier 11/8 Leach Botanical Garden Portland Moderate 1112893 Explore Beautiful garden of more than 1000 species. Then up through a neighborhood of lovely homes and great views. 11/15 Vancouver and East Columbia River Vancouver, WA Easy 1112896 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. 11/22 Kenton and Columbia Slough Portland Easy 1112899 Watch for eagles, ducks, herons, and cormorants along the Columbia Slough. Walk is on pavement and gravel.


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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 9/17 Lookout Mtn and Newton Creek (Hood River) 6 rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113666 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. First, a 3-mile-long well-graded hike to the summit of 6500’ Lookout Mountain. Then, an easy hike to scenic Newton Creek. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 9/24 Cape Lookout (Tillamook) W 5 rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113667 Moderate. Hike out to the tip of the cape, returning the same way. Possible gray whale sightings. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 10/1 Blue Lake (Carson) 6.8 rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113668 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Fall color hike in the Indian Heaven wilderness. Hike through heather and huckleberries past seven lakes to scenic Blue Lake. 10/8 Umbrella Falls Loop (Gov’t Camp) 5.5 lp/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113670 Moderate. Fall color hike on the east side of Mt Hood. Climb to 5200’ and visit Umbrella and Sahalie Falls. Advanced Hike for Health Qualifier 10/15 Hawk Mountain (Detroit) E 5 rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113673 Moderate. Climb to an old lookout at 5300’ with close-up views of Mt Jefferson and Olallie Butte. Explore the tiny lookout cabin, now open to campers. An optional stop at the Clackamas River hot springs if conditions permit. 10/22 Timothy Lake (Gov’t Camp) E 7.8/200’ 8am - 6pm 1113675 Moderate. Hike past sapphire Little Crater Lake to Meditation Point on a peninsula in the lake. Views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Jefferson. 10/29 Halloween Mystery Hike 6.5/500’ 8am - 6pm 1113676 Moderate. Prizes for best Halloween accessories! 11/5 Old Salmon River (Welches) E 5 rt/400’ 8am - 6pm 1113677 Easy. A hike through an old-growth forest along the banks of the wild and scenic Salmon River. 11/12 Riverside Trail (Estacada) E 5.2 rt/500’ 8am - 6pm 1113678 Moderate. Old-growth forests flank the banks of the Clackamas River’s sandy beaches and clifftop views on this secluded trail. Lunch at the Rainbow Campground and return. 11/19 Silver Creek Falls (Silverton) 6 lp/600’ 8am - 6pm 1113686 Moderate. Hike scenic Silver Creek canyon past or behind eight large waterfalls, ancient basalt cliffs, and old-growth trees. Lunch at the historic lodge and return on the Rim trail.

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

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 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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DATE HIKE NAME MILES/ELEV TIME CODE 9/18 Junction Lake (Carson) 5.2 rt/700’ 8am - 6pm 1113757 Easy. Wilderness Limit 12. Follow the East Crater Trail through the alpine meadows of Indian Heaven Wilderness to the lake while enjoying the Fall colors. 9/25 Timothy Lake (Mt. Hood) E 7.8 rt/200’ 8am - 5pm 1113759 Moderate. Starting at sapphire Little Crater Lake, the trail follows the forested north shoreline of one of the Cascades’ largest scenic reservoirs to Meditation Point. 10/2 Indian Racetrack via PCT (Carson) 7 rt/800’ 8am - 6pm 1113762 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike in the Indian Heaven wilderness to the historic racetrack meadow using the Pacific Crest Trail. Enjoy the Fall colors. 10/9 Tamanawas Falls (Mt. Hood) E 5 rt/700’ 8am - 5pm 1113765 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. 10/16 Little N. Santiam River (Salem) S 5 rt/900’ 8am - 6pm 1113767 Moderate. Hike along a swiftly flowing scenic river in an old-growth forest with diverse native plant life, hidden waterfalls and emerald pools. 10/23 Lewis River Falls (Cougar) 7 rt/600’ 8am - 6pm 1113769 Moderate. Colossal river falls highlight this riverbank hike in old growth Douglas fir woods. 10/30 Lower Twin Lake (Mt. Hood) E 5.1 rt/700’ 8am - 5pm 1113770 Easy. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike the well-grated trail to Lower Twin Lake on the edge of the Mt. Hood Wilderness. Then loop around the lake and return. 11/6 The Narrows (Estacada) E 6 rt/500’ 8am - 5pm 1113773 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Starting at the Indian Henry trailhead, hike past mossy forests of old-growth cedars and the Clackamas’ river whitewater viewpoints. 11/13 Riverside Trail (Estacada) E 5.2 rt/500’ 8am - 5pm 1113785 Moderate. Old-growth forests flank the banks of the Clackamas River’s sandy beaches and clifftop views on this secluded trail. Lunch at the Rainbow Campground and return. 11/20 Silver Creek Falls (Salem) S 6 rt/600’ 8am - 6pm 1113786 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 in winter.


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WALKING AND HIKING PROGRAMS

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 9/19 Lemei Lake Overlook (Carson) 7 rt/1600’ 8am - 6pm 1113790 Difficult. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike in the Indian Heaven wilderness up to Cultus Lake. Then continue to a high viewpoint near Lemei Rock with views of Mt. Adams and Lake Waipiki. 9/19 Wy’East Basin (Hood River) 6 rt/1500’ 8am - 6pm 1113792 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike up Vista Ridge to a scenic meadow on the north side of Mt. Hood. Views of the north Cascade Peaks. 9/26 Indian Racetrack via PCT (Carson) 7 rt/800’ 8am - 6pm 1113795 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike in the Indian Heaven wilderness to the historic Indian Racetrack from the south, using the Pacific Crest Trail. Fall colors. 9/26 Tom, Dick & Harry (Gov’t Camp) E 6.5 rt/1500’ 8am - 6pm 1113796 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike to Mirror Lake and then up to the summit of Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain. Views of Mt. Hood and the central Cascades. 10/3 Elk Meadow (Gov’t Camp) 8 rt/1400’ 8am - 6pm 1113798 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike up to Elk Meadow and Elk Mountain from the east side of Mt. Hood. Fall colors, views of the mountain. If the Newton Creek crossing is difficult, we’ll hike the Umbrella Falls loop. 10/10 Bay Ocean Spit (Tillamook) W 7 rt/50’ 8am - 6pm 1113806 Moderate. A relaxing fall hike through the forest and along the beach to the south jetty on Tillamook Bay. Possible shore birds and seals. 10/17 Herman Creek (Cascade Locks) 8 rt/1600’ 8am - 6pm 1113808 Difficult. Wilderness Limit 12. Hike up the Herman Creek trail to Casey Camp. Wellgraded; minor stream crossings. 10/24 Clackamas/Timothy Lakes (Gov’t Camp) E 8.5 rt/1100’ 8am - 6pm 1113810 Moderate. Hike well-graded trails from Clackamas to Timothy Lakes and back. 10/31 Dry Creek (Carson) 8 rt/600’ 8am - 6pm 1113812 Moderate. Hike on the edge of the Trapper Creek wilderness through old-growth woods, following Dry Creek upstream to Big Hollow Creek. 11/7 Salmon River (Welches) E 7 rt/1000’ 8am - 5pm 1113815 Moderate. Wilderness Limit 12. Classic Salmon River wilderness hike up the river to a little mesa where we’ll have lunch. Beautiful old growth forest and a scenic river. 11/14 Deschutes River (The Dalles) 7 rt/500’ 8am - 6pm 1113816 Moderate. Hike along the river trail past Rattlesnake Rapids to Colorado Camp, returning on the old road. Expansive views of the river. 11/21 Silver Creek Falls (Silverton) 7.5 lp/1000’ 8am - 6pm 1113819 Moderate. From the North Falls trailhead, hike the Canyon trail along Silver Creek, passing 10 waterfalls and climbing 200+ steps. Have lunch at the historic lodge, then return on the Rim trail. 30

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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. 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.

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Downtown Milwaukie Walking Tour and Trolley Trail

Meet Us There! On this fun and informative tour, we will learn the history of Milwaukie as we tour Downtown Milwaukie on foot. We will visit a sculpture garden and then we’ll walk along recently renovated Riverfront Park on the banks of the Willamette River, passing the mouths of Johnson and Kellogg Creek. Next, we’ll find six new art installations along the Trolley Trail, a multi-use path that follows an historic rail line. Option to return to Downtown Milwaukie via MAX or by walking. Walking distance 2-3 miles. Meet at Rhost Coffee Shop, 11254 SE 21st. Avenue, Milwaukie, Oregon (this location is right across the street from the Milwaukie Main Street MAX Station) at 9:30am. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Rhost Coffee Shop, 11254 SE 21st. Avenue, Milwaukie OR Day/Time: Sa, 9:30am-12:00pm Dates: 10/5 Cost: $15 Course: 1113577

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PDX Center Stage: In the Heights

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: “Lin-Manuel Miranda’s (Hamilton) Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical takes us to New York’s vibrant Washington Heights, where the air is filled with the sounds of salsa, merengue, soul, hip-hop, and R&B. It’s a community on the brink of change, where a tight-knit group of friends and neighbors struggles to achieve their dreams.” Meet at 1:30pm at Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave. Showtime begins at 2:00. Run time is approximately 2 hours, 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: Su, 1:30 pm-4:00pm Dates: 10/6 Cost: $52 Course: 1113575

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SUPPER CLUB

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.

Aviv

Join us for Israeli plant-based cuisine. Location: 1125 SE Division St. Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 10/16 Cost: $25 Course: 1114531

Meet Us There! Enjoy an unforgettable live performance of the internationallyacclaimed Oregon Symphony at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. “Dancing in the Streets: Experience the magic of Motown! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations, and the one-and-only Stevie Wonder. Pops Series Concert”. Meet at 1:30pm at the box office at 1037 SW Broadway. 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, 1:30 pm-3:30pm Dates: 10/20 Cost: $28 Course: 1113591

Café Du Berry

Join us for French cuisine. Location: 6439 SW Macadam Day/Time: W, 1:00pm-3:00pm Dates: 11/13 Cost: $25 Course: 1114532

Yonder

Join us for American Southeastern fare. Location: 4636 NE 42nd Ave. Suite A. Day/Time: W, 5:00pm-7:00pm Dates: 12/11 Cost: $35 Course: 1114534

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Meet Us There! This waterfront loop will take us from the Yamhill Historic District to the historic Hawthorne Bridge. After crossing the Hawthorne Bridge on foot, we will explore the east bank of the Willamette River, passing OMSI’s Riverwalk exhibit, to the Tilikum Crossing Bridge. After crossing the Tilikum Crossing Bridge, there is an option to return to our starting point via MAX or by walking along the west bank. Walking distance 2-3 miles. Meet at the Starbucks located at SW 4th and Morrison Street, 419 SW Morrison Street, in Downtown Portland, at 9:30am. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks Coffee at SW 4th and Morrison (419 SW Morrison St) Day/Time: W, 9:30am-12:00pm Dates: 10/9 Cost: $15 Course: 1113578

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Architecture of Sacred Spaces Guided Walk

Discover the history of Portland architecture through the stories of its religious communities. Even before Portland became a city, fur trappers, traders, and other settlers had established places of worship in the Willamette Valley. As the city grew in the 19th and 20th centuries, so did the number of religious communities, each of which erecting stunning houses of worship. Your guide will lead you in a study of visual motifs, historic styles, and local history and center your learning in a historical context. Portland features excellent examples of Gothic Revival, Carpenter Gothic, Northwest Modernism, and many other architectural styles. Be prepared to walk up to 3 miles over the course of 2.5 hours. The pace will be easy and there are many stops along the way. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Instructor: Jordan Hallmark Location: Tom McCall Waterfront at Naito and SW Park Day/Time: Sa, 10:00am-12:30pm Dates: 10/26 Cost: $15 Course: 1114163

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Lake Oswego Walking Tour

Meet Us There! This walk will explore the former “Irontown,” also known as the “Pittsburgh of the West,” as we tour George Rogers Park and the banks of the Willamette River. We will also tour the modern Lake Oswego and the “Gallery Without Walls,” where we will see more than two dozen sculptures. Walking distance about two miles. Meet at Starbucks, located at 47 North State Street, Lake Oswego at 10:00am. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks Coffee, 47 North State St, Lake Oswego Day/Time: W, 10:00am-1:00pm Dates: 11/20 Cost: $15 Course: 1113581

Oregon Symphony: Holiday Swing

Meet Us There! Enjoy an unforgettable live performance of the internationallyacclaimed Oregon Symphony at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Program price includes ticket. “Holiday Swing: Byron Stripling lights up the stage with his infectious yuletide joy, blazing trumpet virtuosity, engaging vocals, and your favorite seasonal tunes. Pops Series Concert”. 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: 12/1 Cost: $28 Course: 1113592

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Gresham Loop Walking Tour

Meet Us There! This fascinating loop walk will take us from Esther Short Park (the oldest park in the NW), along Officer’s Row, and over the Land Bridge to Old Apple Tree park, home to the oldest planted tree in the Northwest. The walk will include a tour of the Vancouver waterfront, and a walk through parts of Downtown to discover some outstanding new artwork. Walking distance about three miles. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks, 304 W. 8th St. Vancouver, WA Day/Time: Su, 1:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 12/15 Cost: $15 Course: 1113583

Christmas Ships Cruise

Meet us there! Board the Portland Spirit for dinner and front row seats to the 66th annual Christmas Ship parade on the Willamette River! Dine on fresh, Pacific NW cuisine with a three-course plated dinner. Keep cozy on the climate-controlled decks. Bring binoculars if you have them. Fee is all-inclusive and includes landing fee, dinner and live entertainment. Meet at 6:15pm at the docks at Salmon Springs Fountain, in waterfront park at SW Naito Parkway and SW Salmon St. We will board at 6:30pm and cruise from 7:009:30pm. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Salmon Springs Fountain, SW Naito Parkway and SW Salmon St. Day/Time: Th, 6:15pm-9:30pm Dates: 12/12 Cost: $88 Course: 1113598 Senior Recreation | 503-823-4328

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Meet Us There! This loop walk will take participants through historic Main City Park and the newly renovated Tsuru Japanese Garden. We will also walk a portion of the Springwater Trail Corridor, we will visit an historic pioneer cemetery, and we’ll tour Downtown Gresham on foot, where we will discover a variety of outstanding artwork and historic architecture. Walking distance about two miles. Meet at the Jazzy Bagel, located at 5 Powell Blvd., Gresham at 10:00am Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: The Jazzy Bagel, 5 Powell Blvd., Gresham Day/Time: Th, 10:00am-12:30pm Dates: 12/5 Cost: $15 Course: 1113582

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PDX Center Stage: Miss Bennet

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: “Middle sister Mary finally takes center stage in this charming and clever sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. While happy in the company of books and her piano, Mary has grown tired of her role as the dutiful daughter. When the Bennet sisters gather at the home of Lizzy and Darcy for the holidays, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and perhaps even love. Blending modern wit and period style, this enchanting romantic comedy promises to delight Austen aficionados and newcomers alike.” 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, 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-1:00pm Dates: 12/19 Cost: $42 Course: 1113576

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Downtown PDX Holiday Hotel Loop Walking Tour

Meet Us There! This festive tour will include visits to six historic Portland hotel lobbies, each dressed in holiday style. Along the way, you will learn the history of each hotel and the adjacent buildings. The tour concludes atop the Nines Hotel, on the rooftop terrace, where you can experience the brilliance of Downtown Portland, fully illuminated. Walking distance 1.5 miles. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Instructor: Peter Chausse Location: Starbucks at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 720 SW Broadway, Portland Day/Time: Sa, 1:30pm-4:30pm Dates: 12/21 Cost: $15 Course: 1113584

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Historic Albany: Tea and Carousel Museum

Oregon Railrider Cycling

Enjoy the scenic Oregon Coast under your own power as you pedal a specially designed 4-person quadricycle along a deactivated part of the historic Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad. Cross trestles and tidal estuaries as you practice your birdspotting. We’ll stop for late breakfast to fuel up. Then, we’ll traverse 12 miles at a flat grade for about 2 hours. Mid-way, our guides will turn our cars around and we’ll stretch our legs and use port-a-potty facilities before our return. We will ride in rain or shine, so come prepared! Bring water and sturdy footwear. We also suggest bringing a hat and dressing in layers. Bring money for breakfast. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices. There is a weight limit of 250lbs per person. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-5:00pm Dates: 10/4 Cost: $58 Course: 1113605

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: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 10/8 Cost: $47 Course: 1113585

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: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-2:30pm Dates: 10/10 Cost: $34 Course: 1113587

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Tour the 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, sandwiches and desserts. 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: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-4:30pm Dates: 10/3 Cost: $48 Course: 1113574

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Hood River Valley Harvest Festival

Each fall, Hood River farmers host an old-fashioned harvest festival with local produce, food products, arts and crafts, wine and beer tastings, and all the best their County has to offer. Visitors seldom leave Harvest Fest without boxes of Anjou pears, heirloom apples, pumpkins, berries, flowers, and a smörgåsbord of prepared foods from pies to jams and smoked salmon to chocolate covered cherries. Fee includes admission. Bring money for purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Involves continuous standing and walking. Location: Montavilla Community Center Day/Time: F, 1:00pm-7:00pm Dates: 10/11 Cost: $29 Course: 1113595

Vista House and Multnomah Falls Lodge

The Vista House just celebrated its 100th year in May of 2018! It’s situated on one of the most beautiful scenic points on the Historic Columbia River Highway, as a place for travelers to rest and refresh themselves as they made their way down the magnificent Columbia River Gorge. At the base of the recently-reopened Multnomah Falls, the Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge awaits to offer a place of relaxation, a fine meal, the perfect gift, visitor information, or possibly an espresso or tasty treat to accompany your day trip. We’ll take a break for lunch here and enjoy the fireplace. Bring your camera, as we will have several opportunities for scenic falls photographs. Bring money for lunch and purchases in the gift shops. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 10/12 Cost: $31 Course: 1113818 38

Chestnut Roast and Orchard Harvest

Chestnut harvest season is at its peak in mid-October when farms celebrate with chestnut roasts over an open fire. This is the most delicious way to enjoy them! Attend an annual Chestnut Roast at a farm near Hood River and try the Italian tradition of adding a chestnut to a glass of red wine to marry the flavors. Wine and U-pick chestnuts are available for purchase. Picking chestnuts consists of waiting for them to fall and then gently stepping on them to remove their tough outer husks. Bring money for purchases and an early group lunch in Hood River. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. We will be on uneven terrain in a chestnut orchard. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Su, 10:00am-5:00pm Dates: 10/13 Cost: $31 Course: 1113838

Aurora Colony Museum and Quilt Show

Visit the Old Aurora Colony Museum during their 47th annual quilt show. This year’s theme is: “Rhapsody in Blue”. The show features about 100 quilts, as well as demonstrations, a raffle and a store. Explore the museum’s historic buildings, and walk through town to search for treasures in the shops of this “Antique Capitol of the World”. Fee includes museum admission. Bring money for lunch on your own. There are several restaurants within walking distance in Aurora. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Peninsula Park Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:30am-4:00pm Dates: 10/15 Cost: $33 Course: 1113606

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Hood River Fruit Loop and Lunch

Hood River is Oregon’s premier fruit growing region. Tour the Oregon side of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge featuring local fruit stands. This is prime apple and pear season! Stock up on your Crimson Golds and Pippins! We will stop at 2-3 orchards for U-Pick apples and pears. Bring money for purchases and group lunch in Hood River. We will be on and off the van several times. Mobility Rating: This trip is mostly accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Orchard fields are not accessible, but farm stands are. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates: 10/17 Cost: $36 Course: 1113821

Mt. Angel Abbey Insider Tour

On this fun and informative adventure, we will make our way to Downtown Silverton, where we take a guided walking tour to discover many of the city’s beautiful murals. Later, we will tour the Oregon Garden via tram and on foot, to explore more than 20 specialty gardens, all dressed in Fall colors. You can bring a lunch, or plan to purchase lunch at the Oregon Garden cafe. Walking distance 2-3 miles. Program fee includes all-day guide services and admission fee to the garden. Bring a sack lunch or money to purchase lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates: 10/19 Cost: $58 Course: 1113579

Mt. 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 Mt 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: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 10/22 Cost: $42 Course: 1113688

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Meet Benedictine monk Father Andrew as he gives our group a private tour of the beautiful grounds of Mt. Angel Abbey. Founded in 1882, the Abbey features an interesting mix of architectural styles, including the Romanesque church and the modern library, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. We will also visit the museum of natural history, which was created to aid the seminary’s biology department. After the tour, there will be time to join the Liturgy of the Hours if you’d like or relax in the bookstore and coffee shop. We will have lunch in Mt. Angel and then make a stop at the newly created Benedictine Brewery, where the monks make and sell beer on tap and by the case. Their slogan is: “Taste and believe!” Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: F, 9:00am-4:30pm Dates: 10/18 Cost: $38 Course: 1113589

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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 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. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates: 10/24 Cost: $58 Course: 1113580

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: 10/25 Cost: $34 Course: 1113588 40

Talking Tombstones and Lunch

Back for another year, the Clatsop County Historical Society’s Talking Tombstones event will raise the dead. Tour the graveyard and along the way you will meet colorful characters in costume talking about their role in history. Listen to the “living dead” and help preserve and honor the legacy of Astoria’s pioneering residents. Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to those using a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Involves some walking on uneven terrain and boardwalk. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Su, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates: 10/27 Cost: $39 Course: 1113594

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: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-6:00pm Dates: 11/1 Cost: $47 Course: 1113586

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Tillamook Forest Center and Lunch

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: 11/5 Cost: $53 Course: 1113662

Meet Benedictine monk Father Andrew as he gives our group a private tour of the beautiful grounds of Mt. Angel Abbey. Founded in 1882, the Abbey features an interesting mix of architectural styles, including the Romanesque church and the modern library, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. We will also visit the museum of natural history, which was created to aid the seminary’s biology department. After the tour, there will be time to join the Liturgy of the Hours if you’d like or relax in the bookstore and coffee shop. We will have lunch in Mt. Angel and then make a stop at the newly created Benedictine Brewery, where the monks make and sell beer on tap and by the case. Their slogan is: “Taste and believe!” Bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-4:30pm Dates: 11/7 Cost: $38 Course: 1113590

Tillamook Museum Sampler and Lunch

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: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:00am-5:30pm Dates: 11/8 Cost: $43 Course: 1113600

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Experience the wonders of the scenic Oregon Coast Range forest. Hands-on exhibits, fire lookout tower and a 250 ft pedestrian suspension bridge provide the opportunity for exploration and discovery. Take a stroll through the forest to learn upclose about the Tillamook Burn of 1933 and the recovery since. This forest shows great diversity, with areas dominated by Douglas Fir, temperate rainforest, and coastal tree varieties. We’ll drive a little deeper into the Forest to have lunch at Alice’s Country House. Fee includes admission. Please bring money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 10:00am-4:00pm Dates: 11/2 Cost: $32 Course: 1113599

Mt. Angel Abbey Insider Tour


Deepwood Estates Private Tea and Tour

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Experience Deepwood Estates and its gardens in autumn colors! Enjoy the gardens and solarium, then have a leisurely tea as you take in the splendor of this Queen Anne style home built in the late 1800s. Deepwood’s signature rose tea is paired with a three course menu. Tea will be held at 2pm with historic house museum tour to follow. Program fee includes tea and tour. Mobility Rating: The historic house is not accessible to wheelchairs or scooters. There are 9 steps up from ground level to the main entrance to the house. Set Menu. No substitutions are available. Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 12:30pm-6:00pm Dates: 11/12 Cost: $55 Course: 1113593

Covered Bridges Tour

Honor Oregon’s special legacy of covered bridges in Linn County. Relax and capture photographs of the historic structures on a quiet country drive through fields and farmland. Bring your camera and money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. There may be some limitations at the covered bridge sites for wheelchairs and scooters to get on and off the bus due to terrain. Location: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Th, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 11/14 Cost: $39 Course: 1113602

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Country Christmas Holiday Bazaar

The Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby hosts this annual holiday bazaar featuring over 150 stalls of vendors selling handcrafted items. There will be holiday and fall decorations, collectibles, home décor and gourmet foods, among many other finds. Shop til you drop! We’ll have lunch together in downtown Canby and have some time to visit shops there before our return. Bring money for lunch and purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices such as a wheelchair, walker or motorized scooter. Location: Mt Scott Community Center Day/Time: F, 8:30am-3:30pm Dates: 11/15 Cost: $25 Course: 1113851

Ridgefield Winter Birding Drive

Warm up with lunch in Ridgefield, then take a slow drive through Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge for winter bird-spotting on this naturalist-led trip. This riparian wetland provides critical habitat for migratory birds and other animals. Bring your binoculars and money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Peninsula Park Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 11:00am-4:00pm Dates: 11/16 Cost: $23 Course: 1113596

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Covered Bridges Tour

Honor Oregon’s special legacy of covered bridges in Linn County. Relax and capture photographs of the historic structures on a quiet country drive through fields and farmland. Bring your camera and money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. There may be some limitations at the covered bridge sites for wheelchairs and scooters to get on and off the bus due to terrain. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-6:00pm Dates: 11/19 Cost: $39 Course: 1113603

Wolfhaven 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 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: Southwest Community Center Day/Time: Th, 8:00am-7:00pm Dates: 11/21 Cost: $49 Course: 1113604

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: F, 8:00am-5:30pm Dates: 11/22 Cost: $43 Course: 1113601

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: Charles Jordan Community Center Day/Time: Tu, 9:00am-4:00pm Dates: 12/3 Cost: $37 Course: 1113825

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Wolf Haven, Lattin’s Cider Mill and Lunch

Tillamook Museum Sampler and Lunch


“Tea’s Me” Tea and Sleighbells

Where else can you find ‘a farm full of holiday cheer’ every day? Bask among a selection of collectibles and everyday gifts. Walk through the tree fields and select a small holiday tree or wreath. Fee includes a private seasonal tea lunch in Hillsboro at Tea’s Me, featuring: tea, soup, finger sandwiches, scones, fruit and sorbet. Bring money for purchases. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: F, 10:00am-4:00pm Dates: 12/6 Cost: $53 Course: 1113849

Ridgefield Winter Birding Drive

Warm up with lunch in Ridgefield, then take a slow drive through Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge for winter bird-spotting on this naturalist-led trip. This riparian wetland provides critical habitat for migratory birds and other animals. Bring your binoculars and money for lunch. Mobility Rating: This trip is accessible to those using mobility devices, including walkers, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. Door to door destination. Location: Matt Dishman Community Center Day/Time: Sa, 11:00am-4:00pm Dates: 12/14 Cost: $23 Course: 1113597

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Yuletide Tea at Newell House

Celebrate the holiday season within the decked halls of the historic Newell House. This annual Yuletide Tea features a fourcourse meal and live music hosted in the dining room. The home is decorated for the holidays. We will arrive a little early to take in the collection. Tea begins at 1pm. Program fee includes the cost of tea. Please note that special dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated. Mobility Rating: This trip is not accessible to mobility devices such as walkers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters. Location: East Portland Community Center Day/Time: F, 11:00am-4:00pm Dates: 12/13 Cost: $48 Course: 1113811

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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for Classes and Programs FACILITY NAME:

PROGRAM/ACTIVITY: _____________________________________

Portland Parks & Recreation recognizes that some residents of the City of Portland require financial assistance to attend certain recreational activities. A limited number of scholarships are available for those who qualify. The information requested below is confidential and necessary to help determine the degree of need for each applicant. ALL information must be filled in or the application will be returned unaccepted. If you are applying for multiple scholarships, a separate application is required for each participant and for each activity. Please allow a minimum of 2 working days to process your scholarship. Call or come in to the recreational facility to confirm approval of your scholarship. Proof of income is required with ALL scholarship applications. Please see reverse for more information.

Participant’s Name: ___________________________________________________________Age: _____________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________________ City____________________________________ State: _______________________Zip Code: ________________

This scholarship will be used for: Activity: ____________________________ Activity Code: _________________ Knowing that the normal fee for this program is $__________what do you think you can pay? $___________ Our program does not allow us to cover the program fee completely, so please enter an amount that is possible for you to pay. State the financial need which makes it impossible for you to pay entire fee: ___________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

FOR YOUTH REGISTRATIONS ONLY: Parent 1 Name: _____________________________________ Employer: _________________________________ Parent 2 Name: _____________________________________ Employer: _________________________________

____________________________________________________________________ Participant / Parent / Guardian Signature

_____________________ Date

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY: Notes: Date Received: _______________ Date Approved: _______________ Regular Program Fee: $_______________ Term: ______________________ Dates Phoned: ________________Less Scholarship Amt: $_______________ Program Manager Signature: __________________________________ Total Participant Fee: $______________ Dates Phoned: _______________________________________________________________________________

Sustaining a healthy park and recreation system to make Portland a great place to live, work and play. portlandparks.org • Commissioner Nick Fish • Director Adena Long

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Daytime Phone: _______________________________________ Evening Phone: __________________________


VERIFICATION OF INCOME ELIGIBILITY When applying for a scholarship, Portland Parks & Recreation requires a copy of your latest 1040 Income Tax Form or other accepted form to verify your income (see below). This information must be update with each subsequent scholarship request. Portland Parks & Recreation values your privacy and will make every effort to ensure information provided remains confidential. Number of children living at home: ___________Number of adults in household: __________ TOTAL YEARLY FAMILY INCOME (include child support if applicable):

VERIFICATION OF INCOME ELIGIBILITY

0 to $23,107 $23,108 to $31,283 $31,284 to $39,460

$39,461 to $47,637 $47,368 to $55,814 $55,815 to $63,991

$63,992 to $72,168 $72,169 to $80,345 Over $80,346

ACCEPTABLE forms of income verification (please check form used): _____Most recent 1040 income tax return _____Proof of current Social Security benefits (SSA Benefit Statement or SSA-1099) _____Proof of disability pay (SSI) _____Proof of current OHP (Oregon Health Plan) eligibility _____Oregon Trail (food stamps) award letter UNACCEPTABLE forms of income verification • Bank Statements • Paycheck stubs • Individual W-2’s • Plastic Oregon Trail Card • WIC To the best of my knowledge, the information provided on the Verification of Income Eligibility form is accurate. I understand that misrepresenting could result in an inability to receive Portland Parks & recreation scholarships in the future. Signature of Participant (18 & older or Parent/Guardian) FOR OFFICE USE ONLY After review by staff, proof of eligibility was:

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Date: ______________ Staff Name: ____________

Shred

Date: ______________ Staff Name: ____________

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FEATURING AFFORDABLE CLASSES IN DANCE • MUSIC • THEATRE • ARTS • CRAFTS

Plus free cultural events and activities for all!

Community Music Center Gateway Discovery Park Multnomah Arts Center Summer Free For All FALL AND SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION BEGINS AUGUST 20.

Printed guides with complete information available at your local community center and online at portlandoregon.gov/parks/arts.

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PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTORY ARTS & CULTURE

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Community Music Center 3350 SE Francis St, 97202 portlandoregon.gov/parks/cmc

503-823-3177

Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation 305 NE 102nd Ave, Suite 250, 97220 portlandoregon.gov/parks/air

971-275-3081

Community Gardens 6437 SE Division St, 97206 503-823-1612 portlandoregon.gov/parks/communitygardens

Gateway Discovery Park 10520 NE Halsey St, 97220 gatewaydiscoverypdx.org

Customer Service Center 111 SW Columbia St, Suite 660, 97201 503-823-2525 portlandoregon.gov/parks/customerservice

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, 97217

PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTORY

503-307-4131

Multnomah Arts Center 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219 portlandoregon.gov/parks/mac

503-823-2787

503-823-3601

Summer Free for All 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219 portlandoregon.gov/parks/sffa

Environmental Education 2909 SW 2nd Ave, 97201 portlandoregon.gov/parks/ee

503-823-5059

Parks for New Portlanders 1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1302, 97204 parksfornewportlanders.org

503-260-2487

GARDENS & SITES Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden 503-771-8386 5801 SE 28th Ave, 97202 International Rose Test Garden 400 SW Kingston Ave, 97205

503-823-3664

Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave, 97236

503-823-9503

Pittock Mansion 3229 NW Pittock Dr, 97210

503-823-3623

Peninsula Rose Garden 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217

503-823-3642

Portland Parks Golf portlandoregon.gov/parks/golf Portland Tennis Center 324 NE 12th Ave, 97232 portlandoregon.gov/parks/ptc

503-823-3189

Rosewood Music Program 16126 SE Stark St, 97233 portlandoregon.gov/parks/73708

503-823-3177

Senior Recreation 305 NE 102nd Ave, Suite 250, 97220 portlandoregon.gov/parks/sr

503-823-4328

TeenForce 305 NE 102nd Ave, Suite 250, 97720 portlandoregon.gov/parks/TeenForce

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Urban Forestry 1900 SW 4th Ave, First Floor, 97201 portlandoregon.gov/parks/trees

503-823-8733

Volunteer Services 1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1302, 97204 portlandoregon.gov/parks/volunteer

503-823-5121

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PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTORY COMMUNITY CENTERS & POOLS Charles Jordan Community Center 9009 N Foss Ave, 97203

503-823-3631

Columbia Indoor Pool 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, 97217

503-823-3669

Creston Outdoor Pool (summer only) 4454 SE Powell Blvd, 97206

503-823-3672

East Portland Community Center and Pool 740 SE 106th Ave, 97216 503-823-3450 503-823-3674

Hillside Community Center 653 NW Culpepper Terrace, 97210

503-823-3181

Matt Dishman Community Center and Pool 77 NE Knott St, 97212 503-823-3673 Montavilla Community Center 8219 NE Glisan St, 97220

503-823-4101

Montavilla Outdoor Pool (summer only) 8219 NE Glisan St, 97220 503-823-3675 Mt Scott Community Center and Pool 5530 SE 72nd Ave, 97206 503-823-3183

SPORTS & GOLF Eastmoreland Golf Course 2425 SE Bybee Blvd, 97202

503-775-2900

Peninsula Park Community Center 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217

Colwood Golf Center 7313 NE Columbia Blvd, 97218

503-254-5515

Peninsula Park Outdoor Pool (summer only) 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217 503-823-3677

Heron Lakes Golf Course 3500 N Victory Blvd, 97217

503-289-1818

Pier Park Outdoor Pool (summer only) 9341 N St Johns Ave, 97203 503-823-3678

Owens Sports Complex (Delta Park) 10737 N Union Ct, 97217

503-823-1656

Sellwood Community Center 1436 SE Spokane St, 97202

Portland International Raceway 1940 N Victory Blvd, 97217

503-823-7223

Sellwood Outdoor Pool (summer only) 7951 SE 7th Ave, 97202 503-823-3679

Portland Tennis Center 324 NE 12th Ave, 97232

503-823-3189

Southwest Community Center and Pool 6820 SW 45th Ave, 97219 503-823-2840

503-646-5166

St Johns Community Center 8427 N Central St, 97203

503-823-3192

Wilson Outdoor Pool (summer only) 1151 SW Vermont St, 97219

503-823-3680

Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Ave, 97206

503-823-3633

RedTail Golf Course 8200 SW Scholls Ferry Road Beaverton, OR 97008 Rose City Golf Course 2200 NE 71st Ave, 97213

503-253-4744

St Johns Racquet Center 7519 N Burlington Ave, 97203

503-823-3629

Sports Office

503-823-5126

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503-823-3620

503-823-3195

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Grant Outdoor Pool (summer only) 2300 NE 33rd Ave, 97212


REGISTER NOW 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 – Complete this registration form and call any PP&R site using the phone numbers on the map pages. You may also phone in your registration to the PP&R Customer Service Hotline at 503-823-2525, MondayFriday, 8:30am-5:15pm. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Card accepted with phone-in registration. MAIL – Mail your completed registration form to the program center address. Include full payment by check payable to the City of Portland. Mail-in registration is also received at the PP&R Customer Service Center, 1134 SW Fifth Ave, Portland, OR 97204. IN PERSON – Any PP&R facility is able to process your registration, including the Customer Service Center located in the lobby of the Portland Building at 1134 SW Fifth Ave. All Community Centers are open for walk-in registration during business hours. CHECK ONE

New Customer

Taken class with PP&R before

Main Contact Name _______________________________________

My account information has changed

Birthdate _______________

Home Address ________________________________________________________________________ City/St/Zip _______________________________________________ Home Phone (_________)________________________________________________ Work Phone (_________)_________________________________________________ Cell Phone (_________)_____________________________________________ Email Address _______________________________________________________________ Emergency Contact Name and Phone Number ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Portland Parks & Recreation welcomes individuals with disabilities and special needs into programs. Please describe any accommodations needed for successful inclusion: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION Name (last, first)

Birthdate

M/F

Class Title

Course #

Class Location

NON-RESIDENTS of the City of Portland pay a 40% surcharge. Or you may purchase a nonresident pass at the amounts listed below. List pass price or 40% surcharge in column at right and add to your total.

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I already have a non-resident pass. Duration ______-month Purchase date ______/______/______ Passholder name ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Start Date

Subtotal 40% non-resident surcharge or pass price

I need a pass. Circle one: 3-month | 6-month | 9-month Circle one: Individual | Family Name of person(s) needing pass ______________________________________________________________________________ 3-month pass: individual $25; family $50 | 6-month pass: individual $45; family $90 9-month pass: individual $65; family $130

 I do not want a pass. I choose to pay the 40% surcharge. PAYMENT INFORMATION

 CHECK

Check number_____________________

(make check payable to the City of Portland)

Registration by credit card is available by phone, in-person, or online.

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REGISTRATION Receipt of full payment is required for registration, unless otherwise arranged. Please call if you receive a returned check or declined bank card notice, either of which void registration. RESIDENT / NON-RESIDENT A resident is: • anyone who occupies a permanent residence inside the city limits of Portland. At the discretion of a Community Center Director, proof of home address may be required. Acceptable address verification may include a 1) drivers license, 2) Oregon ID card, 3) property tax statement, 4) utility bill or lease agreement with current home address. • 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 surcharge. Anyone else is considered a non-resident (NR) and will be assessed a 40% surcharge. NR surcharges 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 40% NR fee. • Purchase a NR fee discount pass as either an individual or family. The NR discount pass is good for one year and takes 25% off the NR fee for the activity. Inquire about this option at time of registration. These passes are not refundable. Non-resident Pass Prices: 3-month pass: individual $25; family $50 6-month pass: individual $45; family $90 9-month pass: individual $65; family $130 A family denotes a couple (married or domestic) or a single parent and their legal dependents living in the same residence. CLASS ENROLLMENT Our classes must meet minimum and maximum enrollment standards. Classes may fill quickly or be canceled due to low enrollment. WITHDRAWAL AND REFUNDS Please notify us at least five (5) business days (Monday– Friday), 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 and admission tickets cannot be refunded. Participants needing to withdraw after the program has begun are offered a prorated credit or refund based upon when the request is made. SCHOLARSHIPS City of Portland residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance may apply for partial scholarships. Contact individual centers for information. NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION 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. SPECIAL NEEDS In compliance with Civil Rights laws, it is the policy of the City of Portland 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. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services, and activities, the City of Portland reasonably provides: translation and interpretation services, modifications, accommodations, auxiliary aides and services, and alternative format.

HOW TO REQUEST INCLUSION SERVICES • Choose the activity you would like to participate in and register for that class. • Contact Inclusion Services at 971-284-5060. • If this is your first time requesting accommodations through Inclusion Services, you will need to complete either a phone intake or an Accommodation Form that can be sent over email. This process is to help determine what level of accommodation needed for the participant. • Future assistance will be provided based on need. The inclusion staff will work with the instructor on how to support you and your individual needs. IMPORTANT DETAILS ABOUT INCLUSION SERVICES • A general program may be adapted using auxiliary aids and services, but the basic structure of the program remains the same. • Accommodations are made as needed and can be flexible, as well creative. • Participants need to register for activities that are intended for their birth age. • Personal care is provided for activities for individuals up to age 12. • For sign language interpreter please call 2 working days prior to the class. • We request at least 5 working days’ notice prior to start of class. If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please contact 971-284-5060. If necessary, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711. PHOTO POLICY Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) reserves the right, and may give permission to the media, to photograph classes, programs, and participants at any of our facilities and properties or any sponsored activity. Please be aware that these photos are for promotional purposes and may be used in future publications and media communications in any format. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform staff and we will make reasonable efforts to honor your request. If you see staff taking pictures, and you do not wish to be photographed, please let us know. If you see a photo of yourself or a family member that causes you concern, please notify us. As a courtesy, we will make every reasonable effort to dispose of the image, and will not use it in future publications. However, we will not be able to retrieve, destroy or discontinue existing printed publications in which the photograph may have been included. 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, please let us know. INFORMATION HOTLINE For information on other PP&R services and programs, call the Parks Information Hotline at 503-823-PLAY (7529), Monday– Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm. INCLEMENT WEATHER If the City of Portland public school districts (Portland Public, Parkrose, David Douglas, Reynolds, and Centennial) are closed because of weather conditions, PP&R classes and youth basketball in those school districts may be canceled. We recommend that you check in with your community centers for the latest information about individual registered programs and activities. Some recreation programs may run as conditions and instructor availability allow. Decisions to operate on a specific site basis are made when it is determined that all programs may operate safely. Call the specific PP&R facility for information and opening/closing times.

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Senior Recreation Fall Activities 2019  

Fall 2019 classes for seniors in the Portland, Oregon area. Fitness, Arts, Dance classes and more! Features excursions and a Hiking Program...

Senior Recreation Fall Activities 2019  

Fall 2019 classes for seniors in the Portland, Oregon area. Fitness, Arts, Dance classes and more! Features excursions and a Hiking Program...