Happy Friday Villagers,
This update is chock full of information about the current happenings of Northeast Village PDX during April of 2020. Read more to find out about upcoming virtual events and the launch of our new website!
Services: Essential services are our top priority! If you or someone in the Village that you know needs a ride to a medical appointment, is in need of groceries or picking up a prescription at the pharmacy, please call or email the office. There are many service volunteers ready and willing to help out.
Garden Yard Parties: Thank you to those who signed up for this year’s parties. All slots are now full.
Phone Trees:This past week the Office Volunteers connected with every single Full Service Member to assist with putting together a phone tree. If you are interested in joining in or want to have your own Village Phone Buddy to connect with, call or email the office to be added to the list.
Current: Village events are happening online with the help of Zoom! Here’s what’s happening in the next few weeks in your Village.
Please, call or email the office to RSVP at 503-895-2750 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All of the events below are happening virtually on Zoom.
You must RSVP to get a link to join the virtual Zoom event.
Happy Hour:Tuesday, April 7thfrom 4 pm to 6 pm
- Come gather virtually to enjoy lively conversation. Share a beverage and unwind! All are welcome to attend!
Morning Coffee: Tuesday, April 14thfrom 9 am to 11 am
- Come and gather with us virtually for morning coffee. All are welcome to attend!
Movie Group: Wednesday, April 15thfrom 3 pm to 5pm
–OPEN GROUP - The movie group continues its lively discussions, meeting on the third Wednesday of each month. We encourage you to join us, share your thoughts about the films we see, and suggest films that should be next on our viewing schedule.
We have set up a GoogleGroup to stay in touch with each other. If you would like to be added to the group, please email Ruth Romer at email@example.com The GoogleGroup shows our viewing choices for the month, or you may send an email to Dorothy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Led By: Dorothy Cox & Stephanie Sameh
Movies: Two Popesand The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
These films are currently on Netflix.
Book Group:Monday, April 20thfrom 4 pm to 6pm – CLOSED GROUP – We invite anyone interested in a new Book Group to contact the office to be added to the list.
Coordinator: Helen Feeney
Book: Where the Crawdads Singby Delia Owens
Cancellations: While some events are happening in new ways with the use of the online platform Zoom, some have been cancelled. We will continue to update our online calendar when this occurs.
- Tour of Chinatown Museum has been postponed
- April Village Square has been postponed
Planning an Event:Are you wanting to plan a virtual event? Are you hoping to migrate your current event to a new online space? The Village now has a Zoom account to help facilitate this connection. If you are interested in using Zoom please reach out to the office via email or phone. The Office Manager will set up the Zoom event and you will be sent a link to share with your attendees.
*This does not otherwise affect the way you have been planning events or meetings. Please, continue to set up or plan these in the same fashion. This is for a Zoom link.*
Zoom Assistance: Are you new to Zoom? Follow the link below to learn more about logging in for the first time. For further or additional assistance using Zoom please call or email the office and someone will give you one-on-one help over the phone.
New Website Launch: After many months of hard work the Northeast Village new virtual home is ready to launch! Our Village’s new website will launch on Monday, April 20th.
More information about this new and exciting development will be coming soon!
Providence Health kindly shared with us a few tips about staying healthy, safe, engaged and active during this period of staying home. You can also find these documents on our website.
General Tips for Seniors when Staying Home
Physical Activity Tips Seniors when Staying Home
We want to reiterate the need to access up-to-date and reliable sources when seeking guidance or information related to the Coronavirus, you will find those links below However, we want to invite our Villagers to stay healthy!
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 10 am t0 3pm
Office Phone: 503-895-2750
Office Email: email@example.com