Virtual Programs

50 Plus Anniversary LogoExplore with JCPRD 50 Plus here, “there," or anywhere! We welcome participation in our virtual programs from all, regardless of your geographic location. Come connect with us!

The courses listed below are offered via Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required. Programs are subject to meeting minimum registrations. Information on how to access the program will be sent no later than 9:00 am the day of the program to those who register/RSVP. Please register/RSVP for all programs at least 24 hours in advance.

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Enrichment & Special Interest

Games: Scattergories® (Virtual) 
Think fast and write faster in this quick-paced game of alliterative words and categories.
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE  

21775  Virtual Program            7/22     Fri        10 am


Gardening: Gardening with a Master Gardener (Virtual)
What is that?  How do I grow this?  What should I put in my garden?  What type of garden do I like?  So many questions and no one to ask until now.  Join the K-State Extension Office and be free to discuss your gardening questions with a Master Gardener. 
1- 1 hr. class- FREE

21744      Virtual Container Gardening by Mae Christenson          6/14            Tue          2 pm

21745       Virtual Coffee and Gardening with Mae Christenson     7/12            Tue          2 pm

21746       Virtual Gardening for Pollinators by Mae Christenson     8/9            Tue         2 pm


Special Interest: Armchair Travel
Visit destinations, near and far, to hear about the culture, history, famous attractions, and more in this virtual presentation series.  You don't even have to leave your armchair!
1 - 1 hr. session - FREE

Discover Colombia
21668              Virtual Program        6/7        Tue      10 am

San Antonio, Texas
21670              Virtual Program        7/12      Tue      10 am

Tour of the U.S. Mint
21669              Virtual Program        7/20      Wed     10 am 

Everglades National Park
21671              Virtual Program        8/16      Tue     10 am 


Special Interest: Be in the Know…Alzheimer’s and Dementia (Virtual)
Learn how to recognize common signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia; how to approach someone about memory concerns; importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis.  Presentations by Alzheimer’s Association
1 - 1 hr. class- Free      

21836    Virtual     Effective Communication                          6/8        Wed        2 pm

21838    Virtual     Healthy Living for the Brain and Body      7/13      Wed        2 pm

21840    Virtual    Finance and Managing Money                  8/10      Wed        2 pm


Special Interest: Promoting Sleep Health 
Learn why sleep is so critical to living a healthy life, along with some common sleep disorders in order adults.  Everyone will walk away with meaningful tool and tips that can immediately be implemented to improve one's sleep health and overall well-being.  A virtual presentation from KU Medical Center's Sleep Lab, held over Zoom.
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE  

22138             Virtual Program                  5/12         Thu     10 am  

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Fitness & Health

Exercise: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) – Virtual 

AFEP has now gone virtual! Enjoy this low intensity, chair-based exercise from the comfort of your own home.  

 Virtual courses are offered via Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required. Programs are subject to meeting minimum registrations. Information on how to access the program will be sent no later than 9:00 am the day of the program to those who register/RSVP. Please register/RSVP for all programs at least 24 hours in advance.

1 – 45 min. workout - FREE

14365              Virtual Program            Wed        11 am


Exercise: Virtual Chair Yoga
Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga. Use the chair for support if needed during standing poses. This class will take place every Tuesday for 4 consecutive weeks. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you will receive a link to watch the recorded class at your convenience within 48 hours.     

5 - 50 min. sessions - $40 / $44 nonresidents

21679             Virtual Program        5/17     Tue    9:30 am

21680             Virtual Recording   5/19     Thu         9 am - Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!

6- 50 min. sessions - $48/ $53 nonresidents

21682             Virtual Program         6/21     Tue         9:30 am

21687             Virtual Program         8/2       Tue         9:30 am

21684             Virtual Recording    6/23     Thu         9 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 

21689             Virtual Recording    8/4       Thu         9 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 


Exercise: Virtual Strength and Stretching 
A stretching and strengthening class designed to increase strength and range of motion helping with activities of daily living. This class will take place on Zoom every Thursday. If you are unable to attend class at the scheduled time, you can request a link to watch the recorded class within 7 days.

5 - 50 min. sessions - $56 / $62 nonresidents

21695             Virtual Program           5/19     Thu  11:30 am

6 - 50 min. sessions - $48 / $53 nonresidents

21696             Virtual Program            6/23      Thu      11:30 am

21697             Virtual Program             8/4        Thu      11:30 am