1. A. P. E. GALLERY HOSTS ‘ART SHOW’ IN WINDOW’
If you have pandemic wanderlust and miss visiting art galleries, the A.P.E. Gallery at 126 Main Street, Northampton, MA, will offer a visual treat for you, turning its large windows into an art show for the summer. From July 6-20, Alecia Renadette’s sculptures, one shown left, will grace the window. Until July 6, enjoy paintings by Galen Cheney. July 20-Aug. 3, artist and pop-up art show curator Zoe Sasson exhibits paintings. For more info visit www.apearts.org .
2. NEED INCOME? 100 ONLINE GIGS FOR YOU!
If the pandemic has left you or a loved one looking for
a way to supplement your income, International Living has a list of 100 ways you can make some extra money - many of them online without leaving your home! Check the list at: www.internationalliving.com/best-places-to-earn-money-online-fyl/
3. LOVE MUSIC? THIS VIRTUAL CAMP IS FOR YOU
Encore Creativity for Older Adults is offering an online music camp for anyone over 55 - no prior musical experience required! Twenty unique offerings of singing, vocal training and music courses offered over Zoom from July 6 through Aug. 13. Cost is $50 per participant. Register by July 3 at www. encorecreativity.org or call 301-261-5747.
4. VISIT THE BAHAMAS WITH A VISUAL TOUR
Sometimes you just need to see surf and sand - this summer more than ever! The Bahams Ministry of Tourism makes this available - and just a click away - on their website, www.bahamas.com . A 360-degree visual, virtual tour of the islands and its beaches is available under the “Explore” tab.
5. GET YOUR FILL OF GREAT SUMMER READING
Kirkus Reviews has 50 must-read books for summer - from fiction to romances to memoir to nonfiction – available at www.kirkusreviews.com/book-lists/50-hottest-summer-reads-2020
6. A PODCASTER FOR WOMEN OVER 50
Author and former TV journalist Amy Schmidt, founder of website “Fearlessly Facing Fifty” offers podcasts where she interviews Joan Lunden, Julie Moran, Maye Musk and others about aging, reinvention, COVID-19. Listen in at fearlesslyfacingfifty.com