Five virtual activities to take part in this weekend


Published November 27, 2020 at 7:49 pm


Lockdown level two has forced us to come up with creative and interesting activities from the comfort of our homes. It can be daunting looking for ideas, but we’ve got you covered. 

Here are five things you can take part in virtually and safely.

“Northern Snow Bears” – Paint Night on Zoom

Paint along with Liesl virtually on Zoom (a link will be emailed to you) with step-by-step instruction in the comfort of your own home. Come prepared with a canvas (16×20) or media art paper, acrylic paints consisting of primary colours and black and white, 2-3 brushes of different size eg, large, medium, and small detailed, a water cup and paper towel. Virtual event starts tomorrow (Nov 28) from 1:00p.m. EST – 3:20 p.m. EST. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased here.

Online Baking Workshop – Puff Pastry Intensive Workshop!

Learn how to make Puff Pastry from scratch at home in this four-hour intensive online workshop. You will learn how to make dough from scratch, laminate the butter, create buttery layers, and how to make a Palmier cookie and an Apple Strudel from the puff pastry dough. The virtual event will be on Sunday, November 28 from 11:00 a.m. EST – 3:00 p.m. EST. This deal is $45.00 and tickets can be purchased here.

Virtual Theatre

These theatre companies are providing shows online to watch during COVID. Whether you like Broadway musicals or Shakespeare you’ll be sure to find something here. Some are free and some are requesting a small fee that will go towards charity.

Virtual games

Looking for a classic game to play with friends or co-workers? This website offers a wide range of games that are free (within limits) for you and your team. You can play bingo, Scattegories, and even take part in Mystery Escape Rooms.

Virtual Fitness

Immerse yourself in a collection of virtual fitness classes, playlists, and challenges without leaving your home. It can get hard incorporating fitness into your life that now that gyms are closed but there are a ton of available resources that you can take part in and enjoy.

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