Senior Virtual Events and Resources
Township Virtual Programming Schedule
Are you looking for interesting things to do while at home? Stay engaged with a daily program brought to you by the Township! Each session starts at 10 am and is limited to the first 100 people to call or log in from their computer.
If you want to participate, but are unsure how this will work, give us a call and we will arrange a one-on-one time to practice and troubleshoot any issues. We can also share written instructions if you prefer.
To join online:
- Meeting ID: 471 587 2835
- Meeting ID: 471 587 2835
Please call 847-285-4541 or email email@example.com with any questions.
Check out our website calendar for details on our daily programs.
Additional Virtual Programming Options
Please note, the Township of Schaumburg does not recommend or endorse any referral or program. We have not checked or verified content. Please use discretion before viewing. Every effort has been made to check accuracy; if you notice something is not working, please contact us at 847-285-4541 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arm Chair Field Tripswww.adventuresinfamilyhood.com
A comprehensive list of 20 virtual field trips.
Website is geared toward children, but many of the locations are fun for all ages.
Live Cams at
Monterey Bay Aquarium
National Aquarium – Baltimore
Ouwehand Park – Rhenen, Netherlands
Panda Cam at Atlanta Zoo
Daily LIVE chats at 11 AM
Bringing the Zoo to You Blog
Castles Around the World
Panoramic photographs and Virtual Tours of castles around the world.
Learn about Polar Bears and the Tundra, Social Emotional Skills, STEM, and Manufacturing.
FarmFood 360 offers 11 virtual tours of farms
Great Wall of China
This virtual tour makes history come alive.
International Space Station – NASA
Tour the International Space Station with astronauts.
International Space Station – ESA
Tour the International Space Station with the European Space Agency
Explore the surface of Mars with Curiosity Rover
Space in 3D
Panoramic photographs and Virtual Tours of locations in space.
Towers Around the World
Panoramic photographs and Virtual Tours of towers around the world.
US Space and Rocket Museum
Explore the museum in Huntsville, AL
Yellowstone National Park
Mud volcano, mammoth hot springs, and more
Yosemite National Park
Arts and Culture
Check out various virtual exhibits and experiments to do at home.
Art Institute of Chicago
Explore the exhibits of the world renowned Art Institute of Chicago
Broadway Plays and Musicals
15 Broadway Plays and Musicals you can watch on stage from home
British Museum – London
A tour of the British Museum in London
Colonial Williamsburg WebCams
View live webcams from the historic Williamsburg.
The Dali Museum – St. Petersburg, Florida
A short tour of the Dali Museum in Florida.
There are many online resources to brush up on your knowledge of natural history.
Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Videos and interactive information on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Heritage Museum – St. Petersburg, Russia
Visit the Hermitage Museum of Russia without leaving your homes. Walk through the galleries to view these beautiful works of art.
Indian Prairie Planetarium
Various stargazing resources for your backyard including videos and podcasts.
J. Paul Getty Museum – Los Angeles
A wide variety of online collections, exhibits, and information for the Getty Museum of Los Angeles.
A virtual tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Travel to this world class museum to see amazing works of art including the Mona Lisa
Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Travel back in time as you visit George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon.
Muse’e D’Orsay – Paris, France
Enjoy a variety of online collections and exhibits from the Muse’e D’Orsay.
Museum of Science and Industry
Museum of Science and Industry is fun at any age – keep learning with some of these online science activities.
National Gallery of Art – Washington, DC
View online collections and electronic images of the various art works in the National Gallery.
National Gallery – London
A short video highlighting some of the masterpieces at the National Gallery, London.
Pergamon – Berlin, Germany
View images of the amazing works of art housed at the Pergamon.
Rijksmuseum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Take a virtual tour of this famous Dutch museum.
Learn about various aquatic animals with the “Sea Curious” video series.
Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Check out the National Museum of Natural History from the comfort of your own home.
Uffizi Gallery – Florence Italy
View the online exhibits and images of the various works of art at the Uffizi.
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
A brief tour of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Virtual Museum Tours
12 Famous Museums offer virtual tours of their galleries.
Virtual Opera Performances
Metropolitan Opera announced it would stream encore presentations on their website each night at 7:30 PM. You can also stream through the Met Opera’s on-demand app.
Check out this link for a variety of videos focused on appropriate exercise for older adults.
Planet Fitness Home Work-Ins
Free in-home workouts for Planet Fitness members and non-members. Recorded classes available anytime.
Streamed live daily at 6 PM.
Unfold Yoga and Wellness - Digital
A series of FREE, live, web-based, 20 minute movement and meditation classes. Recorded sample classes also available anytime.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30 PM
Ever want to try Zumba? Tune in to this video and give it a try.
A variety of online resources for enrichment: Virtual tours, online learning, geography & nature, music, arts & culture, literature, entertainment, anxiety & mental health, prayer
Google Street View
Type in any address in the world and travel anywhere. Choose “Street View” to walk down memory lane or visit famous locations.
Ivy League Online Classes
Over 450 online courses are available for free through all eight Ivy League schools
Check out this link for a variety of videos to practice mindfulness. Mindfulness has been shown to improve mental health outcomes and reduce anxiety.
Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles
Never lose a piece again – complete a variety of jigsaw puzzles using a computer or tablet.
Review 10 options to stay in contact with loved ones digitally. There are beginner guides and additional resources.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED Stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. Today, the talks span dozens of topics in more than 100 languages. For more information, visit: https://www.ted.com/talks.How Mindfulness Transforms Us
Listening to Shame
Power of Vulnerability
Using Practical Wisdom
Virtual Senior Centers
Programs listed below allow people to call a conference call line using their phone or log into an internet connection to access fun and interesting enrichment and education sessions. Each program is open to all US residents; there may be small fees, but we suggest reaching out directly for more information.
Lifetime Connections Without Walls
Program Guide: https://tinyurl.com/ydxjyb4g
Register for programs: 888-500-6472
Dorot USA University Without Walls
Program Guide: https://tinyurl.com/y7p7bzee
Program Guide: https://tinyurl.com/y8tg8d3j
Register: 888-600-2560 or email email@example.com