Welcome to our "New Normal". Don't worry, it's just temporary! And we're all in this together. My week has been some sort of crazy beautiful chaos! I even got a job notification for a Circus Director as apparently it's a job I might be interested in. Those online algorithms must know something, as I certainly am a ringmaster of my own circus (and yes, they are my monkeys!) It has been a mix of survival, entertainment, boredom, relief, stress, and just about every other emotion all wrapped up into one. I suppose that makes me human. The kids are learning to adapt to learning outside of school. We have played card games and cooked in the kitchen to work on math skills, done art projects, gone for walks, and even just relaxed with some movie nights. The dogs have vacillated between loving all the extra attention and trying to find a quiet place to get in their daily naps!
You'll notice that the calendar looks a little different. It was painful to remove the 350+ wonderful events our community has to offer, but also made me thankful that our community takes health and safety seriously and postponed events for the health and wellness of us all. Many businesses are adapting to online platforms, and there are some great educational resources available too. Many calendar events will have an icon in front of them to help you on your quest to find your family fun:
🍽️ Recipes or Take Out/Delivery Food Related
💻Online Activity or Resource
🏠 At Home Fun
We have also heard from some businesses/venues that plan to hold their event in the future, so if you see something marked "postponed" stay tuned, as we will update the new event date as soon as it is made available.
Does your business or organization have online/virtual classes or events? Submit them HERE! We are happy to include them on our calendar!
Is your business offering takeout/delivery specials? Gift card specials? Something else? Let us know! We're happy to help spread the word!
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