Distance learning is finally over! Kids can enjoy the official start of summer vacation this weekend. No backyard? No problem! Check out these super fun sidewalk activities. It’s also berry picking season. Find out how you can pick your own berries near NYC. It’s a great outdoor activity for the weekend. But that’s not all. Scroll down for what to do this weekend with the kids!

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Tour the National Museum of Bermuda’s Hall of History

If you’re interested looking through an international lens at connections that bind black people across the African diaspora, Bermuda is an excellent place to start. The National Museum of Bermuda is home to a Hall of History which vividly depicts the entire history of Bermuda across a 1000-foot mural that is now available to view online via a 360-degree virtual tour.

Freshkills Park Virtual Discovery Week

Discover Freshkills Park and experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer, from home!

Museum Story Time: Vegetable Garden

In this virtual museum story time. kids will read picture books about growing vegetables in a garden, and then play a matching game about eating vegetables.

The Wild Center’s Virtual Visit

Wild Center educators and animal care staff will be sharing animal encounters, behind-the-scenes looks, projects and activities you can do in your own backyard.

Songs for Seeds Music Class

Enjoy NYC’s most popular music class with super fun music that also has kids learning shapes and colors, matching backs and fronts of animals, “traveling” to a new country every week, learning a number through a silly magic trick and more.

Virtual Homeschool Day

Let your imagination soar as you virtually explore the historic spaces of the Intrepid. Learn about the weird and wonderful world of aircraft from Eric Boehm, Curator of Aviation & Aircraft Restoration, who will lead a STEM-based aircraft design activity.

Bike Everywhere Month Challenge

Whether you have a bike, plan to get a bike, or are just interested in learning about all things on two wheels…this is for you. Take part from wherever you are.

Family Jam Session: Discover Bucket Drum

Have a family jam session with things you find around the house in this Facebook live event with Dante’ Pope.

Pirate Yoga on ZOOM

Avast ye landlubbers! Climb aboard this yoga pirate ship as you set sail on the high seas in search of secret treasure! Learn how to talk like pirates, dress like pirates, and do some pirate training to get your bodies in tip top shape.


There are tons more virtual events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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