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April 23, 2023

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Share Your Talent at Open Mic Night!
Hi everyone!

Are you a music lover? Do you sing or play an instrument? 

We invite you to join us for a fun night of conversation and songs, open mic style! Relax at home as you listen or perform in this supportive environment. We’ll be taking turns performing one song each to create a unique soundtrack for the night. Whether you’ve been playing an instrument for years, are just learning, like to sing a cappella, or simply want to listen to the performances, we welcome you to join us!

We have two open mic night sessions coming up. Click on the links below for more information:

Open Mic Night on Thursday, May 4 @ 5:30pm EDT

Open Mic Night on Friday, May 12 @ 5:30pm EDT

*Registration is required for all performers*

 
See you online!
 

– Nicole Alcime, Manager of Virtual Program Experiences

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Senior Planet Community Spotlight: 
Music Enthusiasts

Looking to meet fellow music lovers?

Join the Music Enthusiasts Group on Senior Planet Community to discover new tunes or share songs you enjoy!  

Haven't signed up for Senior Planet Community yet? Click here to join.
 

 


 

Sign Up for Personalized Tech Help

Senior Planet is offering virtual, 1-on-1 tech tutoring sessions! Volunteers from Verizon will join via Zoom to individually help you with any technology-related questions you might have. You do NOT need to own a Verizon device to take advantage of this free opportunity!

To register for personalized assistance, please visit seniorplanet.org/tech-tutoring. Select your preferred language, and fill out a sign-up form. 

Learn More and Sign Up

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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, April 24, 2023

Affordable Home Internet
Monday, April 24 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This lecture goes over basic information you need to know when signing up for home internet service.

 

Tips for Being News Savvy Online
Monday, April 24 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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Sharing the news? Learn to read and check sources before sharing!

 

Open Discussion – Lunch & Learn
Monday, April 24 |  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!

 

Telemedicine
Monday, April 24 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture provides an overview of telemedicine options and focuses on exploring virtual medical appointments with your doctor in real-time.

 

Pride Discussion Group
Monday, April 24 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

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

 

Intro to Managing Your Privacy
Monday, April 24 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Concerned about privacy? Unsure about accepting cookies? Come learn about some essential privacy tips!

 

WACI (Windows, Android, Computers, Internet) Group
Monday, April 24 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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

 

Intro to Translation Tools
Monday, April 24 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Online Shopping
Tuesday, April 25 |  10:30am to 11:30am 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!

 

Meetup
Tuesday, April 25 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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This lecture introduces Meetup, a popular online platform for finding social groups and events all over the world.

 

Tuesday Talks – Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, April 25 |  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, April 25 |  2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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Share your experience with holistic wellness

 

All Things Zoom
Tuesday, April 25 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture will go over how to use Zoom to chat with friends & family, and take virtual classes with Senior Planet!

 

Facebook
Tuesday, April 25 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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¿Ha escuchado sobre Facebook? Si no, venga a escuchar esta presentación sobre esta red social muy popular. ¡Únase a nosotros! 

 

Creative Creations – Canceled
Tuesday, April 25 |  5:30pm to 6:30pm EDT

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This program session has been canceled.

 

MyChart
Tuesday, April 25 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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Learn how MyChart can help you keep all your health information in one place, communicate with your providers, and have a virtual visit.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, April 26 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This presentation will explore crowdfunding—fundraising by gathering small amounts of money from large numbers of people—online.

 

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Wednesday, April 26 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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้€™ๆฌก็š„่ฌ›ๅบงๆœƒ่ซ‡ๅˆฐไธ‰ๆฌพๆ™ฎ้็š„ๆ‡‰็”จ็จ‹ๅผ๏ผšiMessagesใ€ Google Chat ๅ’Œ ๅพฎไฟก WeChatใ€‚

 

Money Matters
Wednesday, April 26 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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

 

Wellness Wednesday – Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, April 26 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Come discuss different topics related to health and wellness.

 

Getting Started with Zoom
Wednesday, April 26 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT EDT

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Ready to start hosting your own Zoom meetings?

 

Intro to Hosting on Zoom
Wednesday, April 26 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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In this introductory lecture, we'll go over what you need to start your first meeting, as well as some hosting tips to make it a success.

 

Spanish Club
Wednesday, April 26 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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

 

Introduction to TikTok
Wednesday, April 26 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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This presentation will introduce you to TikTok, its rise to global popularity, and most common features, including privacy settings.

 

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Mandarin Multilingual Technology Program: Google ๅœฐๅœ– (Google Maps)
Thursday, April 27 |  9:00am to 10:00am EDT

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ไพ†ๅญธ็ฟ’ Google ๅœฐๅœ–ๅฆ‚ไฝ•่žๅ…ฅๆ‚จ็š„ๆ—ฅๅธธ็”Ÿๆดปใ€‚็”ฑๅœจ Avenidas ็š„ Senior Planet ๅ‰ต่พฆ

 

Online Health Resources
Thursday, April 27 |  10:30am to 11:30am EDT

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Learn how to evaluate health-related information online.

 

Smartphones at a Glance
Thursday, April 27 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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In this lecture you’ll learn about popular smartphones on the market and some of their pros and cons.

 

Tech Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Thursday, April 27 |  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, April 27 |  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.

 

Affordable Connectivity Program
Thursday, April 27 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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

 

Video Chat
Thursday, April 27 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Cuando quiere ver las caras de sus seres queridos que no estén a su lado, puede usar aplicaciones de video chat que ¡no le costarán más de lo que está pagando por su plan de internet! Le enseñaremos más en esta presentación.  

 

Book Club Discussion: The Nickel Boys
Thursday, April 27 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Join us for our discussion of The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead over Zoom!

 

Intro to Selling Online
Thursday, April 27 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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This lecture will introduce you to different online platforms for selling all kinds of items, including furniture, clothing, household items, and more.

 

Friday, April 28, 2023

Protecting Your Personal Info Online
Friday, April 28 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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

 

Mobile Health Apps
Friday, April 28 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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This lecture introduces common health apps, like the iPhone's built-in app and the Google Fit app.

 

Aging Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Friday, April 28 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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

 

Tech Talk: iPhones
Friday, April 28 |  2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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Have questions about your iPhone?

 

Hosting a Zoom Meeting
Friday, April 28 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm- EDT

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

 

Finding Purpose, Wellness, and Community After 60
Friday, April 28 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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Join this ongoing conversation about the challenges of life transitions, aging, culture, health and more. Make new friends and share stories about your experiences in life.

 

Friday Afternoon Dance Party!
Friday, April 28 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

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End your week with a fun dance party!

 

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