With so many virtual events and activities on tap, it’s going to be a choose your own adventure kind of weekend. On our radar: hitting the Sligo Creek bike trail in MD, catching a fish dinner in VA’s Dyke Marsh, and getting crafty in our own backyard. Need more ideas? Keep scrolling down.
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Visit the Falcons
EarthCam invites people around the world to experience a bird’s-eye view of the falcon nest atop the PG&E headquarters in San Francisco’s financial district. Make sure to take a virtual visit each spring to watch the falcons prepare their nest and wait for their eggs to hatch! Event details.
Reel in a Meal
Enjoy these perfect temps by spending a day on the water. Fishing is still allowed in MD and VA, so grab your poles and get ready to cast off your corona-blues.Activity details.
Find the Beat
Join Bongo Sidibe for a family drum class every Friday from 6-6:30 p.m. Don’t have a drum at home? Get creative! You can use a bucket, a table, a bowl, or make your own! This is fun for the whole family. Fri. Event details.
Add these Busy Board projects to the weekend to-do list; they’ll keep little hands occupied while you’re taking that Zoom meeting at home. Bonus: you don’t even need power tools. Activity details.
DIY Your Dinner
Nothing beats the ease of simplicity of a pizza dinner. Want to cook up some fun pre-meal time? Pizzeria Orso in Falls Church and Brentwood’s Stellina Pizzeria offer bake-at-home pizza kits. Activity details.
Join the Alphabet Rockers for dancing, singing, fun and merriment! Get ready to get the wiggles out every Fri. evening at 7 p.m. Fri. Event details.
Get Crafty Outdoors
If your kids have been eating up art time try moving it outdoors to enjoy this weekends weather. We’ve sourced 10 projects perfect for completing on sunny days, like diy puffy sidewalk paint and squirt gun paintings. Activity details.
Read with Rover
This fun, family-friendly online reading will feature a new book every week, followed by a virtual pet encounter! You can enjoy the story, “meet” a pet, and post questions for one of the animal care and adoption specialists.Sat. Event details.
—Meghan Yudes Meyers