Senior Center Activity & Class Schedule

Join us for a variety of in-person and remote classes and activities! Call the Senior Center at 503-244-5204 for more information.

Please note the meeting ID for all Zoom classes were updated on May 1, 2024. Be sure to check you have the most recent version in order to log in.

Mondays

9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m: Meditation and Study (in-person and via Zoom)

Free. Led by Carole Melkonian (In-person and on ZOOM)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92438973781?pwd=dzRHd2wyNHVOSWxlT29WSEZkM2YvQT09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 879 3283 3812

This class is also held on Tuesdays at 3-4:30pm, led by Candle Summers (Zoom only).

 

9 a.m - 11:45 a.m: Mahjong - Chinese Style (in-person)

Some experience preferred. Call Sun Noble for more information: 503-246-9741.

10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m: Qigong (in-person and via Zoom)

Free, in-person and via Zoom. Led by Carole Melkonian. Learn more about qigong HERE.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92438973781?pwd=dzRHd2wyNHVOSWxlT29WSEZkM2YvQT09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 879 3283 3812

12:15 p.m: Social Bridge (in-person)

Call the Senior Center in advance to reserve your spot. Led by Karen Blomquist. Cost: $3

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Line Dancing (in-person)

Open and fun for all ages and abilities. 2-3pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Led by Barbara Hansen.
Free, donations accepted. (Held on the MAC basketball court or inside the Senior Center)

Tuesdays

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m: Fabulous and Fit (in-person & via Zoom)

Led by Peggy Frieze, in-person and via Zoom). Suggested donation: $3/class.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94606654776?pwd=SWEvVmtuQW9VWVVlQmxoWmxVRlVJZz09

Or call 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 876 9318 8671

This class is also held on Thursday at the same time, 9:30-10am.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m: Rhythmic Chair Exercise (in-person and via Zoom)

Led by Peggy Frieze in-person and via Zoom. Suggested donation: $3/class. This class is also held on Thursdays at the same time, 10:15-11:15am.

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94606654776?pwd=SWEvVmtuQW9VWVVlQmxoWmxVRlVJZz09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 876 9318 8671

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m: Blood Pressure Screening (in person) - third Tuesdays

Held in-person in the Senior Center Lobby. Provided by volunteer nurses. Free. Call Senior Center for details.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m: Mending and Jewelry Repair Services (in person)

Held in-person in the Senior Center by Mary Wawrukiewicz. Free; donations accepted. Call Senior Center for details.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m: Tai Chi (in-person) - Intermediate level

1-2pm Tuesdays (in-person), led by Catherine Holder. Suggested donation: $3/class. Beginners should take the class at 2pm, Tai Chi for Better Balance.

This intermediate class is also held on Thursdays (in-person & Zoom), led by Jim Dalton.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m: Mah Jongg - American style (in person)

Some experience preferred. Call Marianne 503-504-6789 or Diana 503-928-1301 for more information.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Tai Chi for Better Balance (in-person) - for all levels

Led by Catherine Holder, in-person only. Open for all levels. Suggested donation: $3/class.

This class is also held on Thursdays at 2-3pm (in-person & Zoom), led by Jim Dalton.

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m: Buddhist Meditation and Study Group (Zoom only)

Free. Led by Candle Summers. Zoom only.

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7173268368

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 879 3283 3812

This class is also held on Mondays 9-10:15am, led by Carole Melkonian (in-person & Zoom)

 

Wednesdays

10 a.m. - 11 a.m: Bingo! (in-person)

Classic bingo, held in the Senior Center Lounge.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m: River West Village Women's Group (in-person)

Do you want to learn more about River West Village? Come visit the women’s coffee group. Call Senior Center for details.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m: Exploring Embodied Kindness (in-person)

Mindfulness practices enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Join Kerry Goldring on Wednesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm, where together, we will learn how to cultivate mindfulness with an emphasis on embodiment and self-kindness, deepening our capacity to be fully present for all that arises, inviting a greater sense of ease into our daily life.

Suggested donation: $3/class.

Class held weekly starting Jan. 17.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Line Dancing (in person)

Open and fun for all ages and abilities. 2-3pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Led by Barbara Hansen. Free; donations accepted. Held at the MAC basketball court or inside Senior Center.

This class is also held on Wednesday and Friday at the same time, 2-3pm.

Thursdays

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m: Fabulous and Fit (in-person & via Zoom)

Led by Peggy Frieze, in-person and via Zoom). Suggested donation: $3/class. This class is also held on Tuesday at the same time, 9:30-10am.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94606654776?pwd=SWEvVmtuQW9VWVVlQmxoWmxVRlVJZz09

Or call 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 876 9318 8671

 

10 a.m. - 11 a.m: Conversational English for Second Language Learners (in person)

Learn English with speakers of other languages. 10 a.m. Thursdays inside the Senior Center. Led by retired English teacher Grace McLaughlin. Free.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m: Rhythmic Chair Exercise (in-person and via Zoom)

Led by Peggy Frieze in-person and via Zoom. Suggested donation: $3/class. This class is also held on Tuesdays at the same time, 10:15-11:15am.

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94606654776?pwd=SWEvVmtuQW9VWVVlQmxoWmxVRlVJZz09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 876 9318 8671

 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m: Life Stories Writing Class (in person)

Write the story of your amazing life. Remember people, places, events and lessons learned. We will talk and write to share the wisdom gained from our long and eventful lives. 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Senior Center. Led by Grace McLaughlin. Free.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m: Tai Chi (in-person and via Zoom) - Intermediate level

In-person and Zoom. Suggested donation: $3/class. This class is also held on Tuesdays, in-person only, led by Catherine Holder.

Join Zoom meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91391371263

Or call: 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 834 3627 9625

 

1 p.m. - 3 p.m: Mah Jongg - American style (in person)

Some experience preferred. Call Marianne 503-504-6789 or Diana 503-928-1301 for more information.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Tai Chi for Better Balance (in-person and via Zoom) - all levels

In-person and by Zoom. Led by Jim Dalton. Open for all levels. Suggested donation: $3/class.

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/91391371263?pwd=YUNZYTNYZFUya3JOY2ppUEFtQ2R6Zz09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 836 9213 8575

This class is also held on Tuesdays at 2-3pm, led by Catherine Holder, in-person only.

Fridays

9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m: Yoga (in-person and via Zoom)

Led by Peggy Frieze. Suggested donation: $3/class.

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96227330755?pwd=QmhpQWJPMWhtc0lzcXBIY3h2UDB3QT09

Or call: 1-669-900-6833 ; Meeting ID: 881 7334 4566

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m: Brunch (in person)

Enjoy a delicious brunch, conversation and camaraderie every Friday in the Senior Center lobby. All are welcome.

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m: Crochet/Knitting Group - Drop In (in person)

Crochet, knit and socialize in the Senior Center lounge. All are welcome. Free.

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m: Duplicate Bridge (in person)

Led by Bill Moore. Call the Senior Center in advance for info and to reserve your place. Cost: $2

1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m: River West Village Art Club (in person) - third Thursdays

Held the third Friday of each month, in-person. Free.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Line Dancing (in person)

Open and fun for all ages and abilities. 2-3pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Led by Barbara Hansen. Free; donations accepted. Held at the MAC basketball court or inside Senior Center.

This class is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the same time, 2-3pm.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m: Line Dancing (in person)

Open and fun for all ages and abilities. 2-3pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Led by Barbara Hansen. Free; donations accepted. Held at the MAC basketball court or inside Senior Center.

This class is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the same time, 2-3pm.

Foot Care Clinic - held once/month on Fridays by appointment

Twenty-minute appointments with skilled foot-care nurse, held monthly. Cost: $40 payable to the nurse. By appointment. Call the Senior Center to make an appointment.

Ongoing

Computer Lab - available during Center hours

Computers & Reading Magnifier are available for use during open hours of the Senior Center, 9am to 3:30pm M-F. Free. WiFi also available.

Foot Care Clinic - by appointment

Twenty-minute appointments with skilled foot-care nurse, held monthly. Cost: $40 payable to the nurse. By appointment. Call the Senior Center to make an appointment.

Handyman Assistance - by appointment

Need help around the house with small jobs? Call the Senior Center for details. As available.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Counseling (SHIBA) - by appointment

Trained volunteer counselors answer Medicare and Senior Health Insurance questions in private hour long sessions. Free. Call 503-988-3646 for assistance.

Senior Law Project - by appointment

This service is available if either you or your spouse is 60+ years of age and is a Multnomah County resident. The initial 30-minute consultation is free, regardless of income. Further assistance may be available for those meeting income guidelines. Local attorneys donate their time for this valuable service.

Call Friendly House at 503-224-2640 for an appointment.

Technology Assistance - by appointment

Need help with your cell phone, tablet or ipad? Call the Senior Center to schedule an appointment. As available.

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