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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Music: Tania Stavreva

Bulgarian born piano virtuoso Tania Stavreva debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2009, but she's becoming as known for her willingness to take classical music into unorthodox venues as she is for her command and sensitivity as a pianist. Tonight's varied recital program will include contemporary pieces as Read More


Monday, May 4, 2015

Rubin Museum of Art: Senior Mondays

This intimate museum of art and artifacts from in and around the Himalayas is free to seniors the first Monday of every month. In addition to joining a gallery tour at 11:30am of the Rubin's collection of Himalayan treasures and a gallery-based writing workshop at 2pm, you'll be Read More

Film: "Iris"

A hit at last year's New York Film Festival, this portrait of fashionplate and self-professed "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel turned out to be the swan song for documentarian emeritus Albert Maysles ("Gimme Shelter," "Grey Gardens"), who died two months ago. It's a fitting tribute to Read More

Lecture: "Introduction to eBay and PayPal"

Looking for a book or artifact that's hard to find? Interested in fighting the clutter by selling items you no longer need? This presentation will provide a general introduction to the popular auction website eBay. Learn how people sell and bid on items, and get Read More


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Workshop: "Photo Editing for iPads"

Interested in using your iPad to crop photos, apply color filters and enhance your photos in other ways? In this workshop, you'll learn about a handful of editing applications and how they work. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email RSVP@seniorplanet.org. Directions: F, M to 23rd St; Read More

Lecture: "Introduction to Google Drive"

Google Drive gives users a large amount of free off-site cloud storage and free access to word processing, spreadsheet and PowerPoint-like software. By using cloud storage, you can access your documents from any computer – at home, at a friend’s or family member’s home, while Read More

Fitness: Ballet Exercise for Older Adults

Explore the benefits of ballet for posture, balance and agility in this senior-tailored beginners' exercise class at the NYPL's 67th Street branch. Dancer Jennifer Grambs (pictured) is the teacher. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to enjoy yourself. Directions: 6 to 68th St-Hunter College | Buses Read More

Panel: "Digits and Treasuries, How to Address the Fiscal Challenges of the Digital Economy"

The digital revolution has changed the way we do business, from the smallest startup to the biggest multinational corporation. It has also created digital economies that are as shadowy as they are profitable. In this workshop, three experts on world economics get into a heady Read More


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

App Exploration for iPads: "YouTube"

This app exploration will introduce YouTube, the Internet's top video-sharing website. We'll offer tips on how you can find videos you're interested in viewing online, create your own playlists, and rate and review clips. Bring your own iPad or borrow one of ours. To RSVP, Read More

Lecture: "Introduction To IPhone"

Apple's iPhone, the best-selling smartphone in the United States, has revolutionized the way we communicate. This lecture will provide a general overview of the iPhone's features and functions so that you can decide if this is the right smartphone for you. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email Read More

Theater: "Cool Hand Luke"

In 1967 Paul Newman was nominated for an Oscar for his role as the lead character in the film adaptation of Donn Pearce’s novel about a smooth antihero who won’t let prison break him. The novel has now been adapted for the stage by Emma Read More


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Workshop: "Instagram"

Instagram is a smartphone and tablet app that lets you take and instantly share photographs with your followers, as well as see your followers' photostreams. In this workshop, you'll learn how to take and share photos and videos using the app, as well as how Read More

Talk: "Senior Housing - Getting it and Keeping It"

As New York gentrifies, housing concerns grow, and perhaps no community is as vulnerable as seniors. In this talk, Larry Wood of the Goddard Riverside Community Center will use his experience as a longtime community and tenant organizer to shed some light on many of the housing issues Read More


Friday, May 8, 2015

Member Showcase: Traveling Tap Museum

The Traveling Tap Museum is a mobile exhibition that doubles as a stage set for live tap dance performance by dancers and tap historians Jane Goldberg, a Senior Planet member, and Traci Mann. In their performance, the dancers tell stories, sing songs and perform classic Read More


Saturday, May 9, 2015

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