Here are some resources to not only pass the time, but help you learn something or just have fun.
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- Our friends at Senior Planet now have a TECH HOTLINE. You can call 917-936-4410. We have also added a playlist of technology help videos to the RSS youtube channel. Look under the tab that says "playlists."
Classes and Webinars of Interest
- Mather Telephone Topics - new classes added weekly - from cardio to Franki Valli and the Four Seasons
- Full list of Senior Planet online events from exercise to online shopping, to poetry and more.
- Dorot's University Without Walls has hundreds of classes all available by telephone.
- Upcoming Webinars:
- Anxiety and Aging, May 12 at 2 PM
- Staying Safe in the Infodemic: Learn how to find reliable and relevant health information in this time of fake health and medical news.
- NYC Poison Control Center Poison Prevention and Medicine Safety Webinar on May 13 from 10-11 AM.
- Journey Through Spring at the NY Botanical Gardens
- National Memorial Day Concert
- Live with Carnegie Hall
- The Bronx Arts Ensemble has a "stay at home club" with new free performances every week. Kind of cool to see the artists perform from their homes!
- The Museum of Jewish Heritage has a number of online events. Some are members-only but many are open to the public.
- Riverdale Art Associations' first online art show - "For the Love of Our Planet." Members have contributed beautiful, thought-provoking works in mixed media, acrylic, oil, watercolor
- Weekly Virtual Walks through Central Park - 15-minute sojourns every Wednesday at 12:30 PM.
- Metropolitan Opera Live-Streaming
- New York Botanical Gardens at Home, Bronx Museum (which includes an art studio educators demonstrating specific artmaking activities), parks@home features which includes live park tours,
- Almost all of your favorite museums have virtual tours or virtual exhibits. Here is a list of just some of them.
- The Frick Collection has an amazing 360 degree tour where you can click on any piece and learn more about it.
- Want to see a table-read of an upcoming (never seen) episode of Grace and Frankie? It's a preview of Season 7. Lots of fun and for a good cause - Meals on Wheels.
- National Baseball Hall of Fame has a variety of exhibits and upcoming events.
- The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson one of a number of exhibits from the Morgan Library & Museum
- Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday celebration with Streep, Lupone and more. Here is a link to the show.
- If you have a netflix account you can set up a netflix party and watch movies with your friends or family - learn more here. There is no extra charge for this services.
- The NY Times has live events for no charge. Find out more here.
- 7 spectacular libraries you can visit from around the world.
- Bridge - Go to bridgebase.com and you can play against theBridge Instructor Rich Marcione who leads games at RSS. His ID is rvm1. You can also contact him about organizing play with three others or fee-based supervised play. Contact him here.