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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Art: "George E. Ohr Pottery, No Two Alike"

Known as the Mad Potter of Biloxi in turn-of-the-20th-century Mississippi, ceramic artist George E. Ohr experimented with clay and glazes in ways that anticipated Abstract Expressionism's radical innovation. If you're unfamiliar with his work, the pieces on display here, some from private collectors, will serve as Read More

Lecture: "Introduction To Fitness Trackers"

Can't motivate yourself to stick with a fitness routine? Research shows that fitness trackers - wearable devices that monitor steps, calories, heart rate and other measures - can help us get the regular workouts we need to stay healthy and sharp. You can sync most Read More


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Art Outdoors: "Frida Kahlo, Art, Garden, Life"

This ambitious exhibition brings the work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo to New York for the first time in 10 long years. In addition to being a showcase for Kahlo's paintings and drawings, the show doubles as a bucolic installation, as it re-creates elements of the garden at Read More

Workshop: "Introduction To YouTube"

Do you enjoy watching videos or creating your own? YouTube is a free video-sharing site managed by Google. In this informative workshop, you’ll learn how to search for videos, browse genres and follow high-profile users. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email RSVP@seniorplanet.org. Directions: F, M to Read More


Thursday, August 6, 2015

Lecture: "Introduction To Epicurious"

If you cook, chances are you use recipes once in a while. Epicurious.com is an easily searchable site that gives you access to thousands of recipes and reviews by people who’ve tried them. In this lecture, you’ll get an introduction to the site’s features, including Read More

Senior Planet Around Town: "Social Media For Seniors" with Christian Cordova

The Ethical Culture Society's "Empowering Ethical Elders" series is offering an introduction to social media by the Senior Planet Exploration Center's own Christian Cordova (feel free to call him "Jerry"). He'll discuss the pros and cons of  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other sites that Read More


Friday, August 7, 2015

Senior Planet Book Club: Introduction Meeting

We’re bringing back the Senior Planet Book Club! In this initial meeting, we’ll discuss a few ideas for book, including Go Set A Watchman and Deaf Sentence, and answer any questions you may have on how to get involved. The Book Club will meet Friday Read More


Saturday, August 8, 2015

Great Outdoors: Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

An Asian-inflected carnival with boat races at its center, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival gathers teams from everywhere to compete against the backdrop of music (not exclusively Asian) and great food (ditto). This is day one of the festivities. Directions: E, F, R to Jackson Heights/ Read More


Sunday, August 9, 2015

Great Outdoors: Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

An Asian-inflected carnival with boat races at its center, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival gathers teams from everywhere to compete against the backdrop of music (not exclusively Asian) and great food (ditto). This is day two of the festivities, so the competition is at Read More

Music: "Americanafest NYC" with Iris DeMent

Directions: 1 to 66th St | Buses M5, M11, M66 Read More


Monday, August 10, 2015

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