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.  Click on the activity number to register online or call our Registration department at 913-831-3359 or 913-831-3342 TDD (service for hearing impaired).

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Enrichment & Special Interest

Games: OUTBURST® (Virtual) 
“Cars that start with ‘C’!... GO!” Come play this virtual game of verbal explosions. You’ll yell, you’ll laugh, you’ll rack your brain! Most importantly, you’ll have a good OUTBURST!
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE
    

34007   Virtual Program            2/26    Mon    1 pm

34008   Virtual Program            4/30    Tue      1 pm


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

34012    Virtual Program          3/18     Mon      10 am


Gardening: Gardening with a Master Gardener (Virtual)
What is that?  How do I grow or do 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 on a variety of gardening topics and be free to discuss your gardening questions with a Master Gardener. 
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE

33711     Native Garden Maintenance              Virtual             3/5      Tue      2 pm

33712     Summer Bulbs                                   Virtual             4/2      Tue     2 pm


Special Interest: Early Christian Controversies (Virtual)
The time immediately after the death of Jesus was filled with controversy. Over the next 325 years, different groups represented a more diverse outlook than is commonly assumed today.  Examine the controversies between what became the orthodox viewpoint and the multiple schools of thought called Gnosticism, the revealing find of some Gnostic writings discovered in the Egyptian desert in 1945, and the controversies under the emperor Constantine.
8 - 1 hr. classes - FREE

33900       Virtual                 3/11    Mon    10 am


Special Interest: Open Road Series: Cape Girardeau (Virtual)
Join Joshua Robison, Experience Development Specialist for Visit Cape, to learn about the historical town of Cape Girardeau, Mo.  Hear about local attractions, historical monuments and museums, and downtown shopping experiences to help plan your road trip itinerary.
1 - 1 hr. class - FREE

33901      Virtual                  3/15    Fri    1 pm

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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

34210     Virtual Program         1/3 - 4/24        Wed        11 am


Exercise: Chair Yoga 
LOW INTENSITY: Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga easily from a chair.  Standing balance poses may use the chair for support as needed. Option to attend in person or watch live via Zoom or receive Zoom recording at a later date. Beginners welcome.  
4 - 50 min. sessions - $32 / $35 nonresidents      

33701             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 2/8       Thu    10:30 am

33702             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 3/7       Thu    10:30 am

33703             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                 4/4       Thu    10:30 am