Can you believe we’ve made halfway through January? Our coldest days are here, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty of weekend fun to be had both indoors and outside. Not sure what to do with the kids? We’ve got your back. Read on for tons of activities and events to fill your weekend days with.

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Spanish for Kids

Learn Spanish with Espanol Latino  (Language and Culture) In this class, students will learn about different Latino and Hispanic cultures while incorporating the Spanish language. Children will be exposed to different fun experiences while learning Spanish. They will listen to songs and will watch educative videos showcasing different backgrounds and traditions that are essential for each respective culture. The most exciting part is that children will learn not only learn new Spanish words but they will also learn about their importance. Event Details.

CCT’s Leo Lionni’s Frederick

Frederick is Chicago Children’s Theatre’s first venture into releasing online content for families via their YouTube channel, CCTv. The award-winning picture book by Leo Lionni comes to life as a clever and colorful virtual puppet show. It’s the simple tale of a family of field mice who work together through summer and autumn to prep for the long, cold winter. Although the work is difficult, all the mice but Frederick realize if they pull their weight, they’ll be ready. The other mice think he is lazy and daydreaming his days away. But when winter arrives, it’s Frederick who has a special surprise that helps them survive until spring dawns again. Event Details.

IMovie Making

Calling all future Actors, Writers, Directors, and Producers! Now is your chance to create your own movie, starring you! Join us as we work together to create scenes and put those scenes together on iMovie. Here you will be able to act out scenes and put together those scenes in the order you think fits best to tell your story to an audience! This live, online class is taught in California, and we welcome from kids around the world to join the fun! (Ages 6-12) Category: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Social Connection. Event Details.

Go Skiing at the Meadows

Meadows has introduced the sports of skiing and snowboarding to more Oregonians than any other ski resort. With a separate “fun zone” supported by on-the-snow conveyors, beginners learn technique and how to have fun fast. Meadows has the only enclosed on the snow conveyor “The Ballroom Carpet” in the Northwest! Affordable Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages are available, and the PSIA-certified Adult Snow Sports and Children’s Learning Centers offer private and group lessons daily. There’s also a certified Day Care center for ages 6 weeks to 11 years. Event Details.

Miami Seaquarium at Home

Explore the wonders of the ocean even on days away from the Miami Seaquarium! Life is a little different right now, but we should always take a moment to relax and have some FUN! The Kids Corner features Activity Sheets, Fun Facts, Reef Ranger Apprentice program and more. Keep checking back as more Activity Sheets will be uploaded soon. Event Details.

Boston Celtic Music Festival

The 18th annual Boston Celtic Music Festival, also known as BCMFest, returns to Club Passim. Presented by Passim, a Cambridge-based non-profit that supports a vibrant music community through Club Passim, the Passim School of Music, artist grants and outreach initiatives, the 2021 virtual festival will showcase Greater Boston’s deep tradition of music, song and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic communities. Event Details.

Virtual Drop-In Art Making

Investigate and create at home through sessions inspired by the natural world with art and science with video tutorials and activity sheets created by the Peabody Essex Museum’s education team. New activities debut every Saturday. Event Details.

Take a Winter Road Trip

Get out of the house and on the road with one of these awsome family winter road trips.

Hit the Trails

Get some fresh air. Put your hiking boots on and take the kids out for a winter wonderland hike at one of these cool spots.

—Annette Benedetti