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April 30, 2023

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Discover Mexico City, Mexico
Hi everyone!

This week we'll be embarking on a live, interactive walking tour of one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world…

Mexico City, Mexico!

Mexico City is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Meet us online this Friday, May 5 at 6:00pm EDT to visit symbolic places such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the ruins of the ancient Aztec city, the beautiful Postal Office, and Palacio de Bellas Artes. You will learn about history, architecture, and traditions. We are sure the beauty of this city will impress you and the tour will cover the highlights of the Centro Histórico.

Registration is required for this online event. Click here to sign up!

Missed our last trip to Edinburgh, Scotland?
Click here to watch the recording for a limited time.

 

See you online!
 

– Nicole Alcime, Manager of Virtual Program Experiences

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Come Enjoy Live Music Online!

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

You're invited to join us for a fun night of conversations and songs, open mic night 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!

Click on the links below for more information:

Open Mic Night – Thursday, May 4 @ 6:00pm EDT

Open Mic Night – Friday, May 12 @ 6:00pm EDT

*Registration is only required for performers. Attendees are not required to register!*

 


 

Senior Planet Community Spotlight: 
All About Entertainment

Looking to connect with others who enjoy all things entertainment? 

Join the All About Entertainment on Senior Planet Community to discuss movies, music, plays, and more! 

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

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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, May 1, 2023

Introduction to Social Media
Monday, May 1 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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Learn about some of the more popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn.

 

Spotify
Monday, May 1 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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In this lecture, you'll learn about Spotify’s important features, including how to search for songs and create your own playlists.

 

Open Discussion – Lunch & Learn
Monday, May 1 |  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, May 1 |  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, May 1 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

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

 

Social Media for Job Searches
Monday, May 1 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm 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!

 

WACI (Windows, Android, Computers, Internet) Group
Monday, May 1 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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

 

Voice Assistants
Monday, May 1 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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Learn about the many devices, current uses, and future implications of this exciting technology.

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Introduction to Nextdoor
Tuesday, May 2 |  10:30am to 11:30am EDT

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This presentation will introduce you to the most common uses for the Nextdoor app and its main features, along with some best practices for using it safely.

 

Online Travel Sites
Tuesday, May 2 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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Learn the basics of using online travel sites to find the best fares and rates for just about any destination.

 

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

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Share your experience with holistic wellness

 

iPhones
Tuesday, May 2 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm 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.

 

Introducción a TikTok
Tuesday, May 2 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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¡Aprenderá qué tipo de contenido existe en TikTok, cómo interactúan los usuarios, los conceptos básicos para crear una cuenta y más!

 

Virtual Museum Tours
Tuesday, May 2 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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In this lecture we'll explore some of these virtual galleries, as well as digital tools that help bring art, architecture, and history to life!

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Crowdfunding for a Cause
Wednesday, May 3 |  11:00am to 12:00pm 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.

 

ๆ™บ่ƒฝๆ‰‹ๆฉŸ
Wednesday, May 3 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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ๆ‚จๅœจ่€ƒๆ…ฎ่ฒทๅ“ชไธ€ๆฌพๆ™บ่ƒฝๆ‰‹ๆฉŸๅ—Ž๏ผŸ้€™ๅ ‚่ฌ›ๅบงๅฏไปฅๆ•™ๆ‚จ่ฒทๆ‰‹ๆฉŸๅ‰่ฉฒๆณจๆ„็š„ไบ‹้ …ใ€‚

 

Graphic Design Tools
Wednesday, May 3 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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In this presentation, we'll explore the popular design platform, Canva, and demonstrate how you can get very creative with basic tools like Google Slides.

 

Wellness Wednesday – Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 3 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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Come discuss different topics related to health and wellness.

 

Managing Facebook Privacy Settings
Wednesday, May 3 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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Take control of your privacy on Facebook!

 

Digital Storytelling
Wednesday, May 3 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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This lecture covers digital tools to bring out your creativity.

 

Spanish Club
Wednesday, May 3 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

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

 

P2P Payment Services
Wednesday, May 3 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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In this lecture, you’ll learn about some of today’s most popular P2P payment services, including PayPal, Venmo, and CashApp.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Mandarin Multilingual Technology Program: ใ€ŒGoogle ๅœฐๅœ–ใ€้–‹ๆ”พๅ•็ญ”ๅฎค (Google Maps Open Lab)
Thursday, May 4 |  9:00am to 10:00am EDT

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้€™ๅ ‚้–‹ๆ”พ่จŽ่ซ–ๆดปๅ‹•้ฉๆ–ผ่งฃ็ญ”ๆ‚จ่†่ฝ้Ž้—œๆ–ผ ใ€ŒGoogle ๅœฐๅœ–ใ€่ฌ›ๅบงไธญ็š„็–‘ๆƒ‘ใ€‚็”ฑๅœจ Avenidas ็š„ Senior Planet ๅ‰ต่พฆ

 

Meal Kit Services
Thursday, May 4 |  10:30am to 11:30am EDT

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In this presentation, we’ll introduce you to some of the most popular meal kit services and their features.

 

Intro to Managing Your Privacy
Thursday, May 4 |  12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

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

 

Tech Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Thursday, May 4 |  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, May 4 |  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.

 

Shopping on Amazon
Thursday, May 4 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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Take control of your privacy on Facebook!

 

Consejos para evaluar las noticias en línea
Thursday, May 4 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT

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¿Va a compartir las noticias? ¡Aprenda a leer y verificar las fuentes antes de compartir!

 

Internet of Things: Wearables
Thursday, May 4 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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

 

Open Mic Night
Thursday, May 4 |  6:00pm to 7:30pm EDT

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*PERFORMER REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Join Senior Planet and Maggie Rothwell for a fun night of conversation and songs, open mic style! You're invited to perform or just come to listen.


 

Friday, May 5, 2023

Ride Sharing Apps
Friday, May 5 |  11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

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This presentation will explore ride sharing apps, which are also known as e-hailing apps.

 

Google Maps
Friday, May 5 |  12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT

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

 

Aging Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn
Friday, May 5 |  1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT

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

 

Tech Talk: Smart Consumerism
Friday, May 5 |  2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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

 

Finding Purpose, Wellness, and Community After 60
Friday, May 5 |  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.

 

Internet of Things
Friday, May 5 |  3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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This lecture provides an overview of the vast world of the Internet of Things and discusses best practices for keeping your devices secure.

 

Discover Live: Mexico City, Mexico
Friday, May 5 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

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*REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED*

Join Senior Planet and our tour guides from Discover Live for a virtual visit to Mexico City, Mexico!

 

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