FUN FOR THE SOCIALLY DISTANCING added new items 03/31/2020

Read. One of our neighbors has some books to share; check it out on our Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2171882682863206/

Make some facemasks: See how some of our neighbors do it on our Facebook group.

Brush up on your language skills. Try www.duolingo.com and all sorts of opportunities on YouTube.com.  

Learn something new; take a free online course at

www.openculture.com 

www.coursera.org 

Take a virtual tour:

m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10158171306068044&id=118604413043 and https://www.facebook.com/118604413043/posts/10158182617768044/

Read. Download free books at

www.openculture.com   

https://about.jstor.org/oa-and-free/

If you have a library card you can download free ebooks and audiobooks from the

library: https://fairfax.overdrive.com/

If you don’t have a library card, you can get one and access a lot of other stuff here:

https://research.fairfaxcounty.gov/unlimited

Fix up your yard and garden:

https://www.kuow.org/stories/rip-ivy-out-your-yard-right-now-seriously? 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/welcome-bugs-into-your-yard-you-might-just-save-the-world/ 

More to come here

Explore some music:

classicfm.com/music-news/no-audiences-concerts-streamed-to-world/

https://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/titelgeschichten/20192020/digital-concert-hall/ 

Nevertheless, we play on… nyphil.org/playson

www.Metopera.org  

https://www.metopera.org/user-information/nightly-met-opera-streams/week-3/ (a free opera every evening; you can play it until late afternoon the next day but be aware that some operas have some R-rated scenes which might require explanation if children ask.)

Watch something new:

https://www.pbs.org/pbs-video-app/

https://playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home 

Shakespeare’s plays at https://globeplayer.tv/ (not free)

Lotsa free movies:  www.openculture.com 

nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-quarantine-what-to-watch.html

https://www.cinemaartstheatre.com/  (not free)

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/at-home Free shows on Thursdays

Color: free coloring books at www.openculture.com 

Lots of stuff:  

https://www.thej.org/about/pozez-jcc-virtual-programming/

 Do a jigsaw puzzle.  Politics and Prose Bookstore will mail you one.  Phone 202-364-1919 to order. Or get a virtual one from your app-app.

Exercise: See our separate window on exercise  

Phone an old friend or relative you haven’t seen in a while.