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Caring Committee 
Community Resource Outreach *

Ongoing UUCSR Programs  

Pre-recorded Virtual Worship Services: LIVE broadcasts are streamed at 11:00 AM on Sundays. Connect HERE.

Virtual Coffee Hour: Every Sunday, From 04/05/2020 to 12/27/2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  https://zoom.us/j/99000464736

Soulful Sundown: Services are contemporary evening services in which live music and spoken word are woven together into a one-hour experience. Live streamed on all our platforms, on the second Friday of the month at 8:00 PM. 

Living Solo While Physical Distancing:
LIVE one-hour conversation, facilitated by group members with the support of the Rev. Jennifer L. Brower
Every Tuesday from  10/06/2020 to 04/27/2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Every Thursday from  12/03/2020 to 04/29/2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting HERE: 

Wednesday Afternoon Conversations:
The Ministry Team invites you to a Wednesday afternoon conversation. This conversation held via zoom is a time for reflection, sharing and listening. Newcomers are welcome. Every Wednesday from 1/13/2021-6/30/2021
Join Zoom Meeting HERE.

For the most complete and updated listing of activities and workshops, go to:

  1.  UUCSR website
  2.  Quest Newsletter
  3.   UUCSR Calendar of Events

The Library - (Nassau Library System)
A useful website which lists participating libraries throughout Nassau County that each offer unique free virtual programs to its patrons. Also check with your local library. You may join a book review, meet the author, learn to play an instrument, learn a new language, attend a concert, keep fit with yoga or aerobics, borrow ebooks, audio books, and find links to movies; all online! Tudor.com is available online, too, for students struggling with homework, preparing for the SAT’s.  https://www.nassaulibrary.org/ or access your local library for activities:

Port Washington Public Library: pwpl.org
The Bryant Library: bryantlibrary.org
Manhasset Public Library: manhassetlibrary.org.

Virtual Travel

Road Scholar 
Join a group of new friends and expert instructors for an “Adventure Online” and be fully engaged with a week’s worth of live lectures, performances, discussions and more that recreate Road Scholar education trips online.

Multi-day online trips: “Adventure Online” and be fully engaged with a week’s worth of live lectures, performances, discussions and more that will re-create the Road Scholar experience online. These virtual learning adventures are the next best thing to being there in person. Travel the world, visit a country of choice. Prices range from $299.00-$499.00.  https://www.roadscholar.org/athome/why-online/ or...

Hour Long Online Lectures in Art, history, science … learn about a wide array of subjects from Road Scholar experts in live hour-long lectures, with brief question and answer sessions. $25.00 per class. https://www.roadscholar.org/collections/online-lectures/ 

Virtual Trips

See discover and learn through the eyes of a local. Join a live streamed tour today. Choose amongst different regions of the world. Visit different regions of the world on hour long tours. See what your guide sees with a full-screen video stream, Interact with your guide and other travellers through the chat, See where you are in the world by following your guide on the map. There is no cost for these tours but tips for the tour guides are appreciated. https://www.virtualtrips.io/ 

NY Adventure Club

Discover the hidden gems of NYC and beyond; explore the unknown stories of everyday places; and learn from experts who define urban culture! Your choices are many including landmarks, moments in history, arts and entertainment and family activities! Cost: $10.00 for each event. https://www.nyadventureclub.com/categories/virtual/ 

Selfhelp’s Virtual Senior Center- To help with Isolation
Selfhelp’s Virtual Senior Center reduces social isolation and loneliness among homebound older adults.  The VSC is a senior center for homebound older adults. It allows members to participate virtually in exciting live classes, tour world famous museums, interact with peers, engage in wellness activities and expand their social network. Participants use their personal computer or tablet to log in to the VSC whenever they choose, review the calendar of activities and join whatever interests them. In each class all participants can see, hear and speak to each other and the Facilitator in real time. For further information, contact:   |  718-559-4460

Selfhelp’s Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance 
Sign up to receive calls or connect online.  Email: .  Enjoy conversation, activities i.e. drawing, listening to music together, computer games, etc. with an assigned volunteer. 

Great Neck Community Education 
Offers an array of Zoom online classes in art, musical instruments, foreign language, current events, jazz, meditation to name a few for a nominal extra fee for non-residents. Winter Registration is going on now. See Program Guide here.

Port Washington Adult and Continuing Education 
Contact Donna Riveiro 516.767.5023 or 516.767.5472 for current Spring, 2021 catalog and online course offerings.

NY Botanical Gardens 
Deepen your relationship with the natural world by taking classes at the New York Botanical Garden. From Floral Design to Gardening, Landscape Design, Botanical Art, and more, explore hundreds of classes to educate, inspire, and guide you.  Register Now for Fall-Winter Classes
https://www.enrole.com/nybg/jsp/index.jsp?startDate=yes

Virtual Volunteer Activities
Selfhelp’s Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance: Become a participant who signs up as a volunteer to call homebound seniors, including Holocaust survivors. Volunteers enjoy conversation, activities i.e. drawing, listening to music together, computer games, etc. with older adults who are isolated and lonely. Special need for English, Greek, Italian, Korean, Russian, and Spanish speaking volunteers. Location: Queens. Click here to watch a video about a Friendly Visiting match. Email .

Meditation and Poetry:   Nurture your spirit! 
Pre-recorded by Rev. Dr. Rev. Natalie Fenimore: Available on Mondays after 2:00 PM.

Messages from Rev. Jaye (Jennifer) Brooks: Wednesdays after 2:00 PM.

Wednesday Afternoon Conversations: The Ministry Team invites you to conversations, held via zoom, as a time of reflection, sharing, and listening. Newcomers to UUCSR are warmly welcome to join.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94243930399?pwd=aTBQemVFOXJRWWJEWStENzROL2xTdz09  OR dial by your location: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Meditative Moments with Rev. Jennifer Brower: Fridays after 2:00 PM.

Also, consider downloading the following applications:

InsightTimer
https://insighttimer.com 
This site offers a free app for sleep, anxiety and stress.

Healthy Minds Program
This free site offers “your path to well being, powered by science”.  With a combination of podcast-style lessons and both seated and active meditations, you’ll learn what the science says about the brain while developing skills to tap into these learnings for a healthier, happier you. 
For more information:  
Download on mobile device or go to:
https://hminnovations.org/meditation-app?gclid=CjwKCAiAkan9BRAqEiwAP9X6UcHFTwPgWz9af--keWcUz-QoLbSUXWvO4UneneA6FfOji1iLupL83ho


* Information is offered as a guide, not an endorsement or guarantee. Contact agency, see website, or speak with an advisor for the most complete and current information.     

             
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