Virtual Programs

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Explore 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

* Registration for September - December programs opens on July 25th!


Concert: New Horizons Band Concert Series
Clear your calendars & don't miss these performances by members of the New Horizons Band as they make beautiful mysic together. THis top-notch entertainment is free of charge. Interested in watching online?  Contact Lisa for the live stream link 913-826-3160.
1 - 1 hr. event - FREE

23072      Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center          10/4      Tue      7 pm

23073      Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center          12/12     Mon     7 pm


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

23284     Virtual Program            9/7       Wed       10 am

23286     Virtual Program             11/2    Wed       10 am


Gardening: Coffee and a 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

23478     Virtual Program           11/8   Tue    2 pm


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

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


Gardening: Winterize Your Garden (Virtual)
Your garden looks amazing and her comes Mr. Ugly Winter to ruin your view. Join a K-State Extension Office Master Gardener to learn all the winter tricks to get those beautiful plants back next year!
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE

23079      Virtual Program               10/4       Tue       10:30 am


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

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


Special Interest: Armchair Travel: Virginia Maple Syrup Farm and Tour Tasting
Join Pam Green with Green's Vermont Maple Sugarhouse as we hear about her award-winning syrup. She will send samples all the way from Vermont for you to taste with us the day of the presentation. Did you know there are different flavor intensities of maple syrup? Join us and learn all about them and the products maple sugaring creates. Registration required.
1 - 1 hr. session - FREE

23516      Virtual Program       10/12     Wed      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      

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

23267    Virtual Program    Navigating the Holidays                              11/9      Wed        2 pm

23268    Virtual Program    Effective Communication                            12/7      Wed        2 pm  


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Fitness & Health

* Registration for September - December programs opens July 25th!


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

21665              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.     

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

21687             Virtual Program         8/2       Tue         9:30 am

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

4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $34 nonresidents

23091            Virtual Program          9/13     Tue         9:30 am

23093            Virtual Recording     9/15     Thu        9:30 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!   

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

23095           Virtual Program         10/18      Tue      9:30 am

23097          Virtual Recording     10/20     Thu       9:30 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule! 

3 - 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23099          Virtual Program         11/29      Tue      9:30 am

23102          Virtual Recording     12/1       Thu      9:30 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!  

2 - 50 min. sessions - $16 / $18 nonresidents

23104          Virtual Recording      12/20     Tue      9:30 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.

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

21697             Virtual Program             8/4        Thu      11:30 am

4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $34 nonresidents

23115             Virtual Program            9/15        Thu      11:30 am

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

23117            Virtual Program             10/20      Thu      11:30 am

3 - 50 min. sessions - $24 / $26 nonresidents

23118            Virtual Program               12/1      Thu      11:30 am

2 - 50 min. sessions - $16 / $18 nonresidents

23120           Virtual Recording           12/22       Thu       9:30 am Class recording sent out weekly to do on your own schedule!