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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lecture: "Introduction To The Digital Camera"

Learn the basic functions of a digital camera and how to use one to take photos and videos in this lecture. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email RSVP@seniorplanet.org. Directions: F, M to 23rd St; 1 to 23rd St | Buses M5, M7, M20, X1, X7 Read More

Talk: "How To Find A Workout For Your Condition"

If you'd like to stay in shape, but aren't sure just what fitness regimen makes the most sense given physical challenges you might have, this is the lecture for you. Pilates instructor Cynthia Shipley discusses the best way to customize your workout for your particular condition. Click Read More

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lecture: "Travel Planning with Kayak.Com"

Get a general introduction to Kayak.com, a popular website for planning travel. You'll learn how to search for flights, hotels, rental cars and cruises, and compare prices offered through multiple websites and companies to determine the best deals available. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or email Read More

Workshop: "Introduction to Pixlr"

In this photo-editing workshop, beginners will learn how to manipulate, color correct and crop images. You can either practice on a stock image that we'll provide or use your own photo (if you email it to yourself first!) Pixlr is a simplified, free photo-editing application Read More

Museum of Modern Art: Wim Wenders Films and Dubuffet

During this evening's free hours (starting at 4pm), we recommend popping in on "Jean Dubuffet: Soul of the Underground," the show that documents the French painter’s unorthodox use of materials in painting, lithography and sculpture. It's also a good night for movies: Two of German Read More

Job Seekers Support Group

Job hunting can be a discouraging process. The market out there is very competitive, and sometimes it may seem that you’re not having any luck even if you feel like you’re doing everything right. Consider joining our peer support group for job seekers to help keep Read More

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Brooklyn Museum: Women To The Forefront

This month's free evening at the Brooklyn Museum celebrates the beginning of Women's History Month with music and other programs, including Julianna Brannum's doc about Native American activism, "LaDonna Harris: Indian 101." While you're there, pop up to the fifth floor and look in on the Read More

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Walk: "Sound and Sight in Central Park with Karen McCoy"

The Walk Exchange is an arts-based group that devises tours to help participants rethink public spaces. For its first walk of the season, the group has invited Kansas City-based artist Karen McCoy to lead a promenade that focuses on the park's natural aural pleasures. Participants Read More

Monday, March 9, 2015

Lecture: "Introduction to Google's Chromebook"

Google's Chromebook is an inexpensive, lightweight laptop that boots up quickly and is optimized for web browsing, but that isn't compatible with many computer-based programs. Though not without limitations, it’s a great way to gain access to the web and cloud-based programs such as Google Read More

Talk: Woza! The Untold Story Behind "Sarafina!"

Back in 1987 before the end of apartheid in South Africa, Lincoln Center took a big creative gamble and brought a troupe of young singers and dancers to the States for "Sarafina!" the hit musical that told the world the true stories of the legendary Read More

Fun: Trivia Night hosted by Chris Vaccari

Here's your chance to use some of that arcane knowledge you've built up about everything from music to literature and history. Chris Vaccari, a trivia champ, emcees. Directions: B, D, F, M to 42nd St-Bryant Park; 4, 5, 6 to Grand Central Terminal; 7 to Fifth Read More

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

AARP Tax Preparation Service

Take the anxiety out of tax season by having an AARP pro prepare your returns. The no-cost service is offered on a first-come, first-served basis at several NYPL locations; the helpers at the Muhlenberg site specialize in the needs of older adults on Tuesdays and Fridays. Some materials Read More

Film: "The Judge"

Robert Downey, Jr. stars as a slick defense West Coast attorney who puts on a noble cap upon returning home to defend his estranged dad (a stubborn judge played by Robert Duvall) in a murder trial. Directions: 6 to 33rd St | Buses BxM1, M101, M102, Read More

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Lecture: "Introduction to the 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 you can decide if buying one would be a good choice for you. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 Read More

In Person: National Book Critic's Circle Finalists' Reading

Here's a good way to get back in the loop on the literary scene. The National Book Critics Circle Awards ceremony is tomorrow, so the New School has invited the finalists in fiction, general nonfiction, biography, autobiography, criticism and poetry to read from their works Read More

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