By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News
May is National Older Americans month, and the Hollywood Senior Center has scheduled special activities including “Derby Day” on May 3 and a spring dance on May 15.
“We want everyone to dress as if they were attending the Kentucky Derby,” Amber Kern-Johnson, the center director, said of May 3 plans. “For ladies that means a stylish hat and for men a colorful tie or shirt, or use your imagination.”
The best costume will win a prize, she said, “And, of course, we’ll be serving Mint Juleps and appetizers while we watch the Derby.”
The event. which will cost $5 per person, is a fund-raiser for the senior center. Tickets are available at the center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave. Derby Day will be celebrated at Parkrose Chateau, 3141 N.E. 148th Ave.
For the dance from 5-7 p.m. May 15 at the senior center, the Jack Five Plus Trio will play music popular from the 1940s through 1970s.
Beverages and appetizers will be served. Tickets will be $5 each.