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All Online Events Newsletter
March 12, 2023

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Be a Virtual Volunteer with
Senior Planet!
Hi friends!

Have you been involved with Senior Planet for at least one year? Do you have any experience or training in hosting Zoom meetings? Would you be interested in a Senior Planet volunteer opportunity?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, then we want to hear from you! We're inviting you to apply for a position on our virtual volunteer team. Virtual volunteers assist Senior Planet trainers as cohosts on Zoom meetings for our online classes. 

If you would like to be considered for this virtual volunteer opportunity, please fill out the Senior Planet Virtual Volunteer Application here

See you online!
 

– Nicole Alcime, Manager of Virtual Program Experiences

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Featured Event: Intro to Pickleball
with 2023 Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete, Rick!

Wed. March 15 @ 1:30pm EDT

Have you seen people playing a game at your local park or gym that looks like a mix of tennis and ping pong? Then you might be familiar with the fast-growing sport of pickleball! Join 2023 Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete, Rick Clendenen, to learn about this fun activity for all ages.

In Part 1, Rick will cover the following questions and topics related to the basics of the game:

  • How do you find and get involved in pickleball?
  • What is needed to participate?
  • Suggestions for warm-up and strength

…and much more! Click the red button below for more information:
 

Join “Intro to Pickleball: Part 1”

 


 

Share Your Expertise at “Tuesday Talks”

Do you have a tech product or topic you love and want to share with others? 

Every Tuesday, at our virtual discussion group “Lunch & Learn,” we are inviting a community member to lead a discussion on a tech-related topic that they are passionate about. Come share how technology has had a beneficial role in your life. 

Click or tap the red button below to learn more and express your interest in leading a “Tuesday Talks” session:

Learn More and Apply for “Tuesday Talks”

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Weekly Fitness Classes

Click the button below to view our variety of exercise classes, meditation sessions, group discussions, and more!

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Online Classes This Week

Monday, March 13, 2023

Fitness Apps
Monday, March 13 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This lecture covers many different types of fitness apps, whatever your health and wellness goals.

 

How to Choose a New Computer
Monday, March 13 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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This informational session addresses some of the most common questions surrounding how to choose a new computer.

 

Open Discussion – Lunch & Learn
Monday, March 13 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Join this discussion group to connect with Senior Planet participants from all over the country!

 

 

Facebook
Monday, March 13 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture offers an overview of Facebook’s evolution, its most popular features, and tips for getting in on the action.

 

Pride Discussion Group
Monday, March 13 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

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Join us for a weekly, lively discussions about all things LGBT+!

 

iPhones
Monday, March 13 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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In this lecture you’ll learn about the latest iPhone, its features and what to consider if you’re thinking of buying one.

 

WACI (Windows, Android, Computers, Internet) Group
Monday, March 13 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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Got a Windows or Android device? This group is for you!

 

Crowdfunding for a Cause
Monday, March 13 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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This lecture will give an overview of donation-based crowdfunding and explore two popular platforms used by individuals and nonprofits to raise money: GoFundMe and Facebook Fundraisers.

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Internet of Things: Wearables
Tuesday, March 14 |  10:30am to 11:30am EDT

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Learn about the health, wellness, and personal safety benefits of wearable technology.

 

Protecting Your Personal Info Online
Tuesday, March 14 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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This presentation will cover the ins and outs of how to protect your personal information online.

 

Tuesday Talks – Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, March 14 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Hear from a Senior Planet participant about how technology is playing a beneficial role in their life!

 

Holistic Wellness Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 14 |  2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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Share your experience with holistic wellness

 

Tech Talk: Smart Consumerism
Tuesday, March 14 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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Have questions about purchasing the right computer, laptop, or smartphone?

 

Social Media for Job Searches
Tuesday, March 14 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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In this lecture, we’ll discuss ways to make sure social media helps you when you’re looking for work!

 

Online Rx Drug Resources
Tuesday, March 14 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Learn helpful tools for understanding drug costs, comparing pharmacy prices, and finding discounts and coupons.

 

Creative Creations
Tuesday, March 14 |  5:30pm to 6:30pm EDT

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Do you knit? Embroider? Draw? Whatever craft you enjoy in your free time, let's create together!

 

Getting Started with Zoom
Tuesday, March 14 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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Ready to start hosting your own Zoom meetings?

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Money Matters
Wednesday, March 15 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This lecture introduces online banking and goes over how to keep your financial information safe.

 

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Wednesday, March 15 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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ๅฟซไพ†ไบ†่งฃ็‰ฉ่ฏ็ถฒ (IoT) ๆŠ€่ก“ๅฆ‚ไฝ•ๆ”น่ฎŠไธ–็•Œๅ„ๅœฐ็š„ๅฎถๅบญ๏ผ

 

Online Health Resources
Wednesday, March 15 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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Learn how to evaluate health-related information online.

 

Wellness Wednesday – Intro to Pickleball: Part 1
Wednesday, March 15 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Join 2023 Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Rick Clendenen to learn all about the fast-growing sport of pickleball!

 

Intro to Translation Tools
Wednesday, March 15 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture will introduce digital translation tools and apps, such as Google Translate.

 

Hosting a Zoom Meeting
Wednesday, March 15 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Curious about Zoom meeting features? In this demo, we'll cover the most commonly used Zoom meeting controls.

 

Spanish Club
Wednesday, March 15 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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Join us for a casual discussion group for beginner Spanish speakers.

 

Online Shopping
Wednesday, March 15 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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This lecture provides an overview of the vast world of the Online shopping lets you buy products on the internet from your computer and have them shipped to your home or anywhere!

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Understanding Bluetooth
Thursday, March 16 |  10:30am to 11:30am EDT

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We’ll explain Bluetooth technology, how it works, and the way it impacts everyday life.

 

Affordable Connectivity Program
Thursday, March 16 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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In this demo, you’ll learn whether you’re eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

 

Tech Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Thursday, March 16 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Come discuss different topics related to the latest technology trends and news.

 

Mindful Meditation & Breathing
Thursday, March 16 |  2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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Learn about the benefits of mindful meditation and breathing, and spend time deepening your meditation practice.

 

Startup!
Thursday, March 16 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture gives an overview of some important digital tools to help you get your online business up and running.

 

Cloud Storage
Thursday, March 16 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

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n this lecture, you’ll learn the basics of cloud storage — a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely while giving you greater accessibility, reliability, and protection for your important data.

 

Internet residencial económico
Thursday, March 16 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Aprenda cómo conseguir su proprio internet en casa para poder buscar información en línea, conectarse con otros, tomar clases virtuales, y más. 

 

Almacenamiento en la nube
Thursday, March 16 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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Aprenda por qué va a querer empezar a usar servicios del almacenamiento en la nube en su vida diaria con sus archivos, imágenes, y documentos.  

 

Friday, March 17, 2023

Using Google Slides
Friday, March 17 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This demonstration will cover using templates, adding images and text, sharing your presentations, and more!

 

Streaming & Smart TVs
Friday, March 17 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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This presentation will introduce streaming: what it is, how to use it, and the variety of content available.

 

Aging Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Friday, March 17 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Join this Aging Discussion Group to have open conversations about aging.

 

Google Maps
Friday, March 17 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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During this lecture, you’ll get an introduction to Google Maps and a demonstration of how to use it.

 

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