Upcoming Virtual Events

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

STRENGTHEN

Big Moves! Monday

Hosted by Saint Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii

Every Monday in April

8:00 am

This exercise program is designed to activate all the muscles in your body with big intentional movements to help reduce stiffness, improve circulation, coordination, and balance.
Trainer: Glen Higa, NASM-CPT is a certified personal trainer and was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s. He has adopted exercise into his daily life to keep physically and mentally strong.

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ENERGIZE

CHAIR YOGA

hosted by Senior Planet

Tues., April 13/

Thurs., April 15

6:30 - 7:30 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

ENJOY

Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific

Hosted by Kaunoa Senior Center

Wednesday, April 14

10:00 am

A master of contemporary percussion and rhythm at the vanguard of the taiko genre, Kenny Endo continues to explore new possibilities for this ancient Japanese instrument.  A performer, composer, and teacher of taiko, he has received numerous awards, accolades, and a natori (a stage name in classical drumming). Kenny is a consummate artist, blending taiko with original music through collaborations with international artists.

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STRENGTHEN

Introduction to Gentle Yoga for Older Adults
Hosted by AARP Hawaii

Thursdays in April

9:00 am

Join this six part series to learn yoga basics in the comfort of your own home. These sessions will be offered in a meditative atmosphere and will teach basic yoga poses and adaptations allowing the use of a chair.  Regularly practicing yoga can lead to improved physical strength, balance, flexibility, and protection from injury.  Mental benefits may include relaxation and stress management.  

Time: Thursdays, March 18 - April 22, 9:00 AM Hawaii

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LEARN

ESL Class

 Friday, April 16

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. 

SIGN UP BY CLICKING HERE

*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.

LEARN

Stress Bucket

Hosted by Blue Zones Project Hawaii and HMSA

Thursday, April 22

12:00 - 1:00 pm

 

Each of us has a limited amount of stress we can “hold” before overflow occurs. Knowing how to “drain” this stress is crucial in preventing high blood pressure, anxiety, and other health afflictions. Join us and realize practical (and often enjoyable) ways to lower the volume of stress in your “bucket.” 

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GAMES

VIRTUAL RUMMIKUB

Every Monday

(except holidays)

10:30am-12:45pm

Keep your brain active!  Use strategy skills and test your luck to this fun, friendly game.  In groups of 2-4 players, players try to be the first to play all of the tiles in their rack by placing them in runs and groups.   

Email Crystal for more information. 

cantonio@waikikicommunitycenter.org

ENJOY

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Hosted by Kaunoa Senior Center

Tuesday, April 13

10:00 am

“Love, Loss, and Quarantine” #thestruggleisreal.
Soprano Leslie Goldman will take the audience on a journey through our interesting times. Selections sung will include Opera, Musical Theatre, and Art Song.  Eric Schank will partner on the piano.

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CONNECT

LETTUCE TALK - 

Virtual Lunch & Chat 

Every Wednesday 

12:00-1:00 pm 

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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

COOK

Fast, Healthy and Ono Cooking: The Whole Bird

Hosted by AARP Hawaii

Thursday, April 15

5:00 pm 

Save money by learning how to break down a whole chicken into convenient cuts. Get tips for roasting, making chicken stock, and poaching chicken breasts.

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LEARN

Hawaii Long Term Care Options
Hosted by Saint Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii

Saturday, April 17

9:00 am

Learn about the various long term care options available for Hawai`i’s families.
Presenter: John McDermott, Long Term Care Ombudsman, LSW, ACSW, M.Div.

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CREATE

CRAFTY SENIORS

Tuesday, April 20

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

STRENGTHEN

SENIOR MOVES WITH TRISH

Every Monday

(except holidays)

1:00 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

ORIGAMI WITH CRYSTAL

Tuesday, April 13

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

LEARN

Trusts, Wills, POA and Medical Decision Making

Hosted by Saint Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii

Wednesday, April 14

5:00 pm 

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Explore important financial and legal subjects that we often put off such as how to avoid probate and addressing financial disputes.  Seniors and their caregivers will learn tips on various types of power of attorneys, guardianship, and medical decision making.
Presenter: Kristin Lambert-Bryant, Volunteer Attorney advisor and mentor at the University of Hawaii, Elder Law Program

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LEARN

English Conversation

 Thursday, April 15

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 

LEARN

Legal Issues for Aging in Place
Hosted by AARP, Project Dana, and the Hawaii Community Caregiver Newtork.  Presented by J. Michael Ratcliffe, Attorney

Saturday, April 17

10:00 am

Hawai'i is a great place to live, work and play.  But, what does it take to "Age in Place?"  Learn about agency, trusts, Medicaid, and Reverse Mortgages. 

This is part one of a 3 part series for Hawai'i island. However, this session would be beneficial to people on any island.

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STORYTELLER

Storyteller Lyn Ford: Home-Fried Tales 

Hosted by Kaunoa Senior Center

Tues., April 20, Wed., April 21, & Thurs., April 22

10:00 am

 

Lyn Ford is a fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller, author and keynote speaker. She is recognized as one of the leading African-American voices in America. Her work has taken her across the United States and beyond its borders to Australia and Ireland. Lyn is a mentor to young authors, a leading workshop facilitator and teaching artist in the USA, and a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. This past November, Lyn was a storyteller for the Freedom Stories Project of the International Storytelling Center.


Tuesday:  Life, Love, and Laughter – Affrilachian Tales for National Humor Month, from a fourth-generation storyteller.

 

Wednesday:  Stories for the Child’s Heart – On National Kindergarten Day, we’ll share stories of timeless humor and ageless heart.

 

Thursday:  Critters and Other Everyday Folks – Two-leggeds, four-leggeds, no-leggeds…Folktales from the once-upon-a-times when animals talked like people.

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