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Hi everyone,

Start your holiday weekend with two events hosted by our partner, Asphalt Green.¬†They’ll share tips for using everyday items to stay fit at home, and then move us into the weekend with a fun dance party!

Senior Planet New York City programs and the NYC hotline will be closed this coming Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day. These events previously scheduled for Monday will be canceled: Morning Stretch, IoT Lecture, and Creative Creations.

As always, feel free to email me with any questions: reception@seniorplanet.org.

Have a great holiday weekend!
-Aaron A. Santis
Program Manager

Your (Virtual) Senior Planet Events This Week
Featured Events This Week
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Sending and Receiving Money with Zelle¬ģ
Tuesday, May 26th  ·  10:30-11:30am

With the rise in popularity of person-to-person (P2P) payments, it’s now easier than ever to send and receive money electronically. In this lecture, you’ll learn what P2P payments are and about Zelle, a P2P payment service that’s available in many online and mobile banking apps. You’ll learn the everyday benefits of using Zelle through online and mobile banking and see how it’s used through your bank or credit union’s website or mobile app. We’ll also cover important tips for using Zelle safely. Senior Planet and Zelle have partnered to offer this lecture.

Verizon Volunteers Help with Work Skills
Wednesday, May 27th  ·  10:30am-12:00pm

Need help with work-related skills? Verizon volunteers are Zooming in to help you with LinkedIn and résumé practices, video conferencing tools, and email applications!

RSVP required¬†‚Äď In order to signup for this event,¬†you MUST complete this survey. Act quickly because space is limited!

You will be sent a link to join this event the day before the event. If you do not receive a link by May 26th, the event has been filled.


Join these classes from the comfort of your home using Zoom

Learn how to use Zoom Video Conferencing: English Instructions / Spanish Instructions
Don’t have a computer? Many classes can be joined by phone. Click each event for more information.

May 20, 2020

Photography Discussion with Member Menny Borovski Part 2
3:00pm to 4:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Join us as member Menny Borovski shares his passion for photography with images of New York as seen through his eyes. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

How to Initiate a Zoom Meeting
4:00pm to 5:00pm      VIEW EVENT

During this program, we will go over the features of having and using a Zoom account. Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery

Afternoon Stretch
4:00pm to 4:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Join us to decrease muscle stiffness, improve your circulation and calm your mind. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Cloud Storage
4:30pm to 5:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Learn the basics of cloud storage ‚ÄĒ a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

Spanish Club
5:00pm to 6:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Interesting in practicing your Spanish? Join us for a casual discussion group for beginner Spanish speakers. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Everything Smartphones with Verizon
5:30pm to 6:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Join us for a hands-on tech support experience with Verizon volunteers. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

May 21, 2020

Chair Chi
9:00am to 10:00am      VIEW EVENT

Chair Chi is a gentle exercise program to help people receive the benefits of the traditional Tai Chi in the comfort and safety of a chair. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country

Morning Stretch
10:00am to 10:30am      VIEW EVENT

Start your day with a short morning stretch. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Online Banking & Zelle¬ģ
10:30am to 11:30am  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

In this interactive workshop, we’ll go over how to get the most out of online banking. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Protecting Your Personal Information Online
10:30am to 11:30am      VIEW EVENT

This presentation will cover the ins and outs of how to protect your personal information online. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country

Chair Yoga
12:30pm to 1:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Follow various cues to develop body alignment and breath awareness. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

WhatsApp
1:00pm to 2:00pm      VIEW EVENT

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to download and use WhatsApp, a very popular messaging app. Hosted by Senior Planet @ Avenidas

Google Earth Virtual Tours – Lunch & Learn
1:30pm to 2:30pm  |  Free      VIEW EVENT

Explore and share the world virtually using Google Earth prebuilt tours or by making your own. Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado

Health Apps Discussion Group (Medication Trackers)
2:00pm to 3:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Share which medication apps or tracking technology you’ve tried. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Researching Genealogy Online
3:00pm to 4:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Curious about your family history? Learn about online databases that can help. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Podcasts
4:00pm to 5:00pm      VIEW EVENT

In this lecture, you’ll learn more about these audio programs available on the internet: why people listen to them, where you can find them, and what the most popular ones are. Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery

IoT: Lifestyle & Entertainment
4:00pm to 5:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we shop, watch TV, play video games, and more. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

Entrepreneurs Discussion Group
5:00pm to 6:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Join us for a weekly discussion about starting a business. Come to network and hear what other Senior Planet Members have done or are doing to start a business. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

How To Choose A New Computer
5:30pm to 6:30pm      VIEW EVENT

This informational session addresses some of the most common questions surrounding how to choose a new computer. Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado

May 22, 2020

Morning Stretch
10:00am to 10:30am      VIEW EVENT

Start your day with a short morning stretch. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Las Transmisiones en Vivo y Televisores Inteligentes
10:30am to 11:30am  |  Gratis      VIEW EVENT

Aprender√° informaci√≥n general sobre ‚Äústreaming‚ÄĚ: qu√© es, c√≥mo usarlo, y la variedad de contenido disponible. Organizado por Senior Planet Montgomery

Tai Chi
12:30pm to 1:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Relax your mind and strengthen your body with this gentle exercise class. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

P2P Payment
2:00pm to 3:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Learn about some of today‚Äôs most popular P2P payment services, including PayPal, Venmo, and Zelle¬ģ. Hosted by Senior Planet @ Avenidas

Stay Fit at Home with Asphalt Green
3:00pm to 4:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Get tips for staying active and fit while stuck at home. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

How to Spot Fake News
3:00pm to 4:00pm      VIEW EVENT

This lecture will provide a helpful explanation of the term “fake news” and give you some tools to evaluate news sources. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

Protecting Your Personal Information Online
4:00pm to 5:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Discover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing and how to recognize online scams. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

Dance Party with Asphalt Green!
5:00pm to 6:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Start your weekend with a fun dance party! Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Mindfulness Apps
5:00pm to 6:00pm      VIEW EVENT

This lecture introduces mindfulness and its benefits, such as reducing anxiety, improving memory, and lowering blood pressure. Hosted by Senior Planet San Antonio

May 26, 2020

Balance/Strength
9:00am to 10:00am      VIEW EVENT

Activate the joints and muscles to become limber and increase balance during this chair exercise class. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country

Morning Stretch
10:00am to 10:30am      VIEW EVENT

Start your day with a short morning stretch. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Sending and Receiving Money with Zelle¬ģ
10:30am to 11:30am  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

In this lecture, you’ll learn what P2P payments are and about Zelle, a P2P payment service that’s available in many online and mobile banking apps. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Chair Yoga
12:30pm to 1:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Follow various cues to develop body alignment and breath awareness. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Holistic Wellness Discussion Group (Sound Vibrations and Chanting)
2:00pm to 3:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Discuss how chanting keeps us vibrant and healthy. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Using an Amazon Alexa at Home
3:00pm to 4:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Learn how to connect with family and friends, manage schedules, set reminders, play songs and games, read the news, and more, simply by speaking to Alexa. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Work Discussion Group
5:00pm to 6:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Join us for a weekly discussion about looking for work. Come to network and hear what other Senior Planet Members are doing to look for work. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

May 27, 2020

Growing Stronger
9:00am to 10:00am      VIEW EVENT

Activate the joints and muscles and increase mental focus during this chair exercise class. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country

Morning Stretch
10:00am to 10:30am      VIEW EVENT

Start your day with a short morning stretch. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Verizon Volunteers Help with Work Skills
10:30am to 12:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Need help with work-related skills? Verizon volunteers are Zooming in! Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Fit Fusion Workout
12:30pm to 1:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Get your heart pumping during this fun, high-energy workout! Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

All Things Zoom
1:30pm to 2:30pm      VIEW EVENT

Learn how to use Zoom video conferencing software! Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery

Spotlight On Suzi Fogarty
3:00pm to 4:00pm  |  FREE      VIEW EVENT

Join us on spotlighting Senior Planet Colorado member Suzi Fogarty. Suzi is a writer and is now working for The Lowry Aviator in Denver. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

Online Shopping
4:00pm to 5:00pm      VIEW EVENT

Learn how to search for products, make comparisons, and add items to an online shopping cart. Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery

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