Events

Upcoming Featured Events

Thursday, January 3, 10, 17
4:45pm, in the Sandpiper Room
BREW CLUB #1, #2, #3

Do you love beer? Join the Brew Club and sample six different brews. Due to popularity Chapter #1 is full, but you can still sign up for Chapters 2 and 3!

Thursday, January 10
Depart PH at 1:00pm
TOUR: KIDD’S TOY & MOVIE MADNESS MUSEUM
Journey to the past and visit two iconic Portland museums featuring movie memorabilia and toys dating back to 1869.

Wednesdays – Starting January 16
1:30pm, in the Spiritual Care Room
PSALMS – A CONVERSATION WITH GOD
Join residents Sr. Donna Hortsch and Liz Johnston for a reflective study of the Psalms.

Friday, January 11 & 25
2:00pm, in the Auditorium
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
Buddhist Monk Phra Pattago leads an hour long mindfulness mediation class that includes instruction, seated mediation, and walking meditation followed by Q & A.

Wednesday, January 16
2:00pm, in the Auditorium
LIFE LONG LEARNERS: DR. SUSAN TOLLE
POLST: When is the right time? Dr. Susan Tolle from the Oregon POLST Program will address the following: How Advance Directives and POLST work together. When is POLST right for you? What changes are being made on the POLST form and why.

Thursday, January 17
1:30pm – 2:30pm, in the SNJM Conference Room
WRITERS FOR LIFE (8 Week Session begins)
Instructor Sr. Joan Maiers helps to focus on retrieving familiar stories for posterity or personal insight. Participants may also strengthen their immune system, a benefit documented by research studies. Her role is to provide writing prompts, constructive feedback and editorial assistance.

Thursday, January 17
Depart PH at 6:30pm
TOUR: THE ARMORY PRESENTS SENSE & SENSIBILITY
Bursting with humor and bold theatricality, this charming and wildly inventive staging of Jane Austen’s classic romantic comedy follows the adventures of the Dashwood sisters and a whirlwind of snippy town gossips after their sudden loss of fortune.

Friday January 18
2:00pm, in the Auditorium
MOVIE: FOUNDER (2016)
Founder tells the story behind the origins of McDonald’s and how Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman, rewrote history to call himself the founder of the company.

Saturday, January 19
2:00pm, in the Chapel & Auditorium
MLK EVENT: DR. KING 50 YEARS LATER
Martin Luther King challenged Americans to look closely at the economic inequality and military adventurism that was dividing us in the 1960s. In his final speech, before Dr. King spoke of going to the mountaintop, he posed the crucial question that is even more relevant today. That question and answer is found in the lessons from the Jericho Road. Guest speaker: Ron Silver, retired attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Monday, January 21
2:00pm, in the Auditorium
OPB PRESENTS: FREE AT LAST – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.|
This Emmy Award-winning, cinema-verite film premiered in April 1968, within days of King’s assassination, and provides an insightful, behind-the-scenes portrait of the man and his mission.

Tuesday, January 22
12:45pm, in the Auditorium
MW SINGERS (New Session begins)
Let your voice be heard! If you love to sing (or have never sung before), Choral director Tina Paradiso has a place for you in the Singers. This fun group of residents performs a few times each year at MW’s events.

Thursday, January 24
Depart PH at 1:15pm
TOUR: OMSI – KING TUT EXHIBIT
The Discovery of King Tut takes visitors on a once-ina-lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamun and his famous tomb chambers, exactly as they were when discovered in 1922 by archaeologist Howard Carter.

Friday, January 25
9:00am and 1:00pm, in the Art Studio
CERAMICS (8 Week Session begins)
This self-paced class introduces several techniques to help create the project of your dreams. Whether it be a cup or a small sculpture, you are guaranteed to have fun! Ceramics is taught by Gabriel Parque. All abilities are welcome.

Friday, January 25
7:00pm, in the Social Lounge
PAJAMA PARTY EXTRAVAGANZA
The resident PJ Committee hosts the 2019 Winter Pajama Party. The fun filled event features songs from the 1950s, 1960s, Rock ‘n Roll, and country music. Enjoy a featured cocktail, other beverages, popcorn, and snacks. Remember to dress for bedtime in pjs, gowns, robes, and slippers.

Monday, January 28
10:00am – 4:00pm, in the Art Studio
BOB ROSS CLASS: SERENITY
Learn step-by-step the magic behind painting happy little trees. All materials included.

Tuesday, January 29
4:00pm – 5:00pm, in the Social Lounge
ART IN THE WOODS RECEPTION
Mary’s Woods welcomes the art of fine arts photographer Russell J. Young to our campus. Join us in the Social Lounge for a fun Q&A with Russell, enjoy some wine, and listen to live music.

Wednesday, January 30
1:00pm – 3:00pm, Art Studio
BOOK FOLDING CLASS – HEART (Part 1 of 2)
Turn the pages of a book into a wonderful piece of art – in this class, a heart! It will make a treasured gift or beautiful feature piece in your home.

Thursday, January 31
Depart PH at 11:00am
TOUR: LUNCH AT JAKE’S FAMOUS CRAWFISH RESTAURANT
Bring money for lunch. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the top 10 best seafood restaurants in the nation.