Adults aged 50+ are invited to join this CBI group as they participate in social, cultural, and service-oriented activities. Ideas for interesting and fun activities are welcome! Contact Shoshanna Pro-Richards with any questions. RSVP and let us know if you’ll attend any of our 50+ events below at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Hour at Stone Soup PDX
Thursday, February 13, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Stone Soup PDX (306 NW Broadway)
Join us at Stone Soup PDX (stonesouppdx. com), a non profit providing food service training and life skills to persons at risk of homelessness. Founded by CBI members Ronit and Craig Gerard, Stone Soup operates a restaurant and catering service. Co- sponsored by Social Action, Brotherhood, Sisterhood, CBI Adults 50+, and JND. To RSVP, call the CBI Main Office at (503) 222-1069 or email RSVP@bethisrael-pdx.org.
Main Sanctuary Docent Tour
Sunday, February 16, 1:00 PM
Did you know neighborhood Christian congregations donated one of our Main Sanctuary’s beautiful stained glass windows? That the Ark doors weigh over 750 pounds each? Get all the details about our iconic sanctuary on a docent-led tour.
Latkes and Vodkas
Sunday, December 15, 2:00 PM
Adults 50+ are invited to join Brotherhood (and the whole CBI community) for one of the tastiest events on the our annual calendar…and do your best to win the title of Number One Latke Chef. Brotherhood provides the basics: potatoes, onions, and oil. You provide the secret ingredients and techniques of your choice. Will this year’s victor use a recipe that’s been in his family for generations? Go a little Portland fusion and encorporate wasabi? The only way to find out is to come hungry to Latkes and Vodkas!
Thursday, September 5, 5:00 pm | Lift Urban Portland Warehouse | 2860 NW 29th Ave
Help us pack food boxes to be delivered to the clients of Lift Urban Portland! We will meet at Lift Urban Portland Warehouse by 5:00. We will be packing food boxes for about 1-1.5 hrs. Afterward, we will head around the corner for complimentary beer and snacks at Sasquatch Brewery on 2531 NW 30th! Space limited to 10 participants. RSVP is required; email RSVP@bethisrael-pdx.org.
Thursday, September 19, 1:00 PM | Lan Su Chinese Garden | 239 NW Everett
Meet us inside the entrance to the garden to explore the Lan Su Chinese Gardens in a 1-hour docent-led tour! These gardens utilize more than 2,000 years of Chinese culture and history to transport visitors to a beautiful garden hidden in the heart of downtown Portland. There is a non-member entrance fee of $12.95 for adults 61 and below; adults 62+ pay $11.95.
Tuesday, October 15, 12:00 PM | Portland Japanese Garden | 611 SW Kingston Ave
Wonder through one of the beautiful gardens in Washington Park as we take a 1-hour guided tour beginning at 12:00. We plan to meet near Umami Café. There is an entrance fee for non-members. Adults 64 and below pay $18.95; adults 65+ pay $16.25.
Wednesday, October 30, 1:00 PM | Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education | 724 NW Davis St.
Join us for a docent-led tour of OJMCHE’s Leonard Bernstein exhibit. Let’s explore how his Jewish identity, social activism, and life influenced his music together! There will be options for coffee and snacks afterward. There is an entrance fee of $8 for adults 61 and below; adults 62+ pay $5.