Programs

The Center on the Hill is OPEN Monday- Friday 9am-5pm with all our practices and protocols in place including (sanitation practices, limited number of participants per class, social distancing, and UV air filters).

THE SUMMER SCHEDULE IS HERE! Click HERE to view, download and print your copy today!

New Online Content is posted here daily Monday – Thursday at Noon. Fitness videos, lectures, games, and much more! CLICK HERE to view the schedule of daily postings.

Find helpful resources on our web page HERE . Updated regularly with important information and resource links you may need during this time.

To find more links and videos previously posted- CLICK HERE to visit our More Online Programming page where all our posts are archived for easy access. 


UPCOMING CLASSES & EVENTS:

Registration Required for all classes and events. CLICK HERE to Register Online or Contact 215-247-4654 or email: msaavedra@chestnuthillpres.org to register.  Space in all activities is limited for social distancing. Some events are recorded and posted here the following week on Tuesdays.

Rummy Tiles (aka Rummikub) OPEN PLAY   Wednesdays, ongoing  10:30am-12:30pm  $2
Join us for this fast-paced, fun and easy game combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Open Play space is limited so please RSVP for each week you plan to come and play. Game sets provided.

GOLDEN YOGA  Wednesdays, ongoing, start at any time  3:00pm- 4:00pm  $10 per class, $35 for 4 Classes, $85 for 10 classes. TRY OUT CLASS for FREE. Golden Yoga is a classical yoga, adapted by the SKY Foundation, to accommodate those who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. The practices include stretching, breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques – all done while sitting in a chair or standing.


THINGS TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY AND ACTIVE: 

NEW TODAY! To hot to walk outside? Try this great 10 minute indoor walking workout instead! Click HERE

Here are 5 exercises for strong shoulders. Click HERE

Get your heart beating with this great seated cardio workout. Click HERE

Try these 5 stretches for healthy hips. Click HERE

Reminder: You can find more fitness links on our More Online Programming page HERE


PRESENTATIONS FROM OUR INSTRUCTORS AND PARTNERS:

Join our community Partner Emily Gavin for this great presentation about Changing Your Dementia Care Mindset! Click HERE

Lyn from 115 Travel returns for a Travel Talk about All Inclusive Vacations! Click HERE

Watch an learn about the importance of Sleep Habits from our Friend Jerri Kohut. Click HERE

More Lessons and Lectures from our instructors can be found on our More Online Programming Page– Click HERE


ART ACTIVITIES AND LECTURES:

Discover the symbolism of certain objects in still life paintings. Click HERE

Learn how to sketch a simple scenery art picture! Click HERE

Take a look at Korean Moon Jars and what makes them such special works of art. Click HERE

Learn about the History of Art up to the Renaissance in this great lecture. Click HERE

More Art Lessons and Lectures can be found on our More Art Programs page- Click HERE


WATCH AND LEARN PRESENTATIONS:

Explore this abandoned Fort of the coast of Brittan. Click HERE

Enjoy this classic performance of a message for the citizens of Earth from The Blue Man Group. Click HERE

Watch and learn about the true story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, and how Capitan Bligh survived sailing across the pacific ocean in such a small boat.  Click HERE

Discover how different Air Travel was back during the golden age of Flying. Click HERE


VIRTUAL TOURS- PLACES YOU CAN VISIT TODAY:

With the Olympics coming to town soon, take a virtual tour of Paris, France today! Click HERE

Tour some beautiful Atlantic Beaches today! Click HERE

Visit the Azores, paradise of the Atlantic on this beautiful virtual tour! Click HERE


GAMES, CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES:

Did You See This? Three easy Mediterranean recipes to try this summer for healthy eating. Click Here

Test your brain with these Common Sense Riddles. How many can you get right? Click HERE

Play Trivia on the AARP Website. New game daily. Click HERE


MORE INFORMATION:

Visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel anytime by clicking HERE or visit our Facebook page (click HERE) for more links and to stay in touch!

To be added to our mailing list for bi-weekly emails or for more information, please contact Mariangela  Saavedra, Director, at 215.247.4654 or msaavedra@chestnuthillpres.org.

For a complete list of programs, read the most recent issue of At the Center of Things, the newsletter of Center on the Hill. Download our latest newsletter of activities by [clicking here].