Learning & Entertainment
Since we can't meet in person right now, and all of our activities at the club are temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus (Covid 19), we have put together information and links to lots of different sources for your educational and entertainment enjoyment. As with any internet activity, please be extremely cautious in providing personal or financial information when accessing these sites.
Please don't hesitate to let us know of you have more interesting sites to add by contacting email@example.com
Museums and Galleries
Enjoy these on line tours of local and international art galleries and museums. Click on the links below.
Lots of links to additional virtual tours, concerts, plays and museums and other culture from around the world in this Article from CNN
Art as Fun - Daily Art Magazine's podcasts, slides, webinars - expand your knowledge of art.
On Line Courses
MOOCs (Massive Open On Line Courses) are free on line courses on a wide variety of subjects offered by major universities and colleges locally and throughout the world.
The Beginner's Guide to MOOCs offers a good introduction to MOOCs.
Other MOOC providers not listed in the above site are:
Movies & TV Shows
Listed below are some of the websites that list free movies and TV shows for streaming to your device or TV.
To learn how to stream movies and other shows to your TV, click here.
TED Talks and Other Interesting Courses and Lectures
The Great Courses offers college-level courses on CD, DVD & digitally, most in the $30 - $60 range
For the History buff, try these great sites:
EDTechTeacher - Best of History Websites
Arch 20 - free on-line virtual tours of historical sites
Mediation & Relaxation - a variety of scheduled virutal seminars - free and open to everyone - from the University of Virginia's Contemplative Sciences Center
Tree Companions - Learn about the largest and oldest living things
Fun Websites and Videos
You Tube and other Fun videos
Discover the World with Google Maps
Parking Fines - British humour
San Diego Zoo website - including a zoo live cam
The Onion - Satirical news site
Think You Can Park a Car Well? - On line simulator used by NASA
Games On Line
Hardwood Games - Euchre, Hearts and Spades - play with the computer or your friends
Bridge Base Online - Practice with the computer at various levels or play on line with your own foursome
Words with Friends II - Free on line scrabble game - play with real people around the world
Jigsaw Planet - Fun, free jigsaw puzzles
Sherry's Pick - Canadian Country Music - Marshall Dane
Andrew Lloyd Weber - Free on line streaming of many his musicals.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra - Weekly Musical Moments
Anna Mouskouri - In concert
Canadian Doctors - Singing Rise Again
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
Spotify - Every genre, all the time
Apple Music - 60 million songs
Zoom - Good for up to 100 attendees. Lessons free from Janet Casey -
FaceBook Messenger - You can create a group with your Facebook friends and then video call each other for free.
WhatsApp - An encrypted chat feed with notifications - iPad and iPhones only
Skype - Communication tool for free calls and chat - owned by Microsoft
Google Hang Outs - Video calls for free
How to Look Good on camera when video conferencing
Port Perry PROBUS Facebook Group
1. Click on the following link or enter it into your browser:
2. Sign in to Facebook account if prompted or if you’re not a member of Facebook, open n account.
3. Press ‘join group’
4. Answer the entry question
Once you have been verified as a member, you will receive a notification on Facebook of entry to the group. You are then free to participate as much or as little as you would like, whether it be just reading posts or contributing, the choice is yours. The only rules are that posts must not be political, religious, or offensive. No fundraising except as approved by the management committee.
Any issues feel free to email Judith.firstname.lastname@example.org.