Upcoming Virtual Events

Connect with others virtually through live virtual events - keep your mind and body active, learn something new, or just have fun!   

LEARN

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE 

UH MANOA

SPRING 2021 SESSION BEGINS JANUARY 19

Indulge in your curiosity and exercise your brain!  All courses are entirely online and easily accessible.  For more information on paid course and registration please visit: https://osher.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

STORY TIME

STORYTIME WITH NYLA 

Hosted by Kaunoa Senior Center

Tues, Jan 26/ Wed., Jan 27/ Thurs., Jan 28

10:00 am

  • Tuesday -- ONOMATOPOEIA

    • The Boy Who Was Caught by a Clam (Fiji)

    • Shooting the Sun (China)

    • Azuki Inu, the Little Red Bean Dog (an original story about Japan's Yokai)

  • Wednesday -- ORIGINS

    • "The Blessing of Elahrairah" from Richard Adams, Watership Down (England)

    • The Firerbinger, a Paiute legend retold by Margaret Hodges

    • "Three Gold Hairs", a tale of the Romani (Gypsy) people from Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

  • Thursday -- OMENS

    • "La Loba" and "Skeleton Woman" from Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    • "Resurrection Man" from Best of Honolulu Fiction and Passages to the Dream Shore by W. Craig Howes

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CONNECT

LETTUCE TALK -

VIRTUAL LUNCH & CHAT

Every Wednesday

12:00-1:00 pm

Miss getting together with friends for lunch?  Join us for a weekly virtual group luncheon. Get your homemade or takeout lunch ready, click on our Zoom link and chat while lunching!

Zoom Meeting Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83422799264

Meeting ID: 834 2279 9264

LEARN

ESL Class

Friday, January 29, 2021

10:00-11:00 am

A weekly class with a lesson plan built around a topic. New vocabulary will be introduced as well as useful structures, such as ways to express an opinion. The focus is on giving you tools to improve your conversational skills.

 

Donna Prather is an experienced second language teacher. She has an M.A. in Second Language Studies from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and has taught in junior high, high schools, pre-collegiate settings and in Adult Basic Education. This is her eighth year at WCC. 

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*FREE Class - Sign Up to get materials from the teacher

ENERGIZE

ZUMBA GOLD LIVE ON ZOOM

with Robin Bush

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri/Sat

10:00 am

Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates original moves at a lower-intensity. It introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. This class is free but you must register by emailing Robin at pcrobin@gmail.com.

STRENGTHEN

SENIOR MOVES WITH TRISH

Every Monday, 2:00 PM

Trish, WCC senior program coordinator, will guide you thru one hour of gentle chair exercises to help you with balance, circulation, posture and fall prevention. All you need is a chair and one hour!

Zoom Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82316032982

Meeting ID: 823 1603 2982

CREATE

CRAFTY SENIORS

Tuesday, January 26

2:00 - 3:00 pm

 

Join in virtually to see what our Crafty Seniors are up to.  No skills necessary.  Bring your current hobbies/projects.  We’re here to enjoy one crafternoon together!

Zoom Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85423084516

Meeting ID: 854 2308 4516

LEARN

MUSIC AND BRAIN HEALTH

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

5:00 pm

Hear about the latest evidence on music’s potential effect on brain health and mental well-being.

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LEARN

Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Saturday, January 30

9:00 AM

Get the answers to your questions about COVID-19 vaccine and how and when you can get vaccinated.  Join AARP Hawai'i along with Lt. Governor Josh Green and Sarah Kemble, Acting State  Epidemiologist and Chief of the Department of Health's Disease Outbreak Control Division.

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ENERGIZE

CHAIR YOGA

hosted by Senior Planet

Tues., Jan. 26/

Thurs, Jan., 28

7:30 - 8:30 am

Join us for this chair yoga class featuring poses and breath awareness. Verbal cues offered during class will help you develop better alignment and mind-body connection. Some movements will be done standing. This class is offered as part of the Team Senior Planet program.

Zoom Meeting Link:

https://seniorplanet.zoom.us/j/170361931

Meeting ID: 170 361 931

STRENGTHEN

Introduction to Tai Kwon Do (AARP Hawaii Neighbor Talks)

Every Tuesday, 1/26 - 3/16

2:00 pm

This introductory martial arts exercise class series uses the trunk and large leg muscles as a foundation for strength, flexibility, and stress management.

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LEARN

English Conversation

Thursday, January 28, 2021

10:00-11:00 am

Free weekly Conversation in English. A great way to improve your English Fluency! The teacher may suggest a topic to talk about, but this is not a structured class.

 

Donna Prather is an experienced second language teacher. She has an M.A. in Second Language Studies from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and has taught in junior high, high schools, pre-collegiate settings and in Adult Basic Education. This is her eighth year at WCC.

 

SIGN UP BY CLICKING HERE

 

*FREE Class - Sign Up to get materials from the teacher 

CREATE

ORIGAMI WITH CRYSTAL

Tuesday, February 2

2:00 - 3:00 pm 

 

Learn to make fun, easy origami creations with material you have at home.  No experience necessary and you do not need to have origami paper.  We'll use dollar bills and teach you to cut paper you already have.  

 

Zoom Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85423084516

Meeting ID: 854 2308 4516

(808) 923-1802

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