Weekend Activities and Events in Hamilton
PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING – STAY HOME AND LIMIT SOCIAL INTERACTIONS
- Gatherings Limited to 5
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Every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm to 4:30pm and Also uploaded to Youtube
Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Hit Musicals
Andrew Lloyd Webber will be releasing a full-length, smash-hit musicals once a week for you to watch for free! The first show is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, an adaptation of the hit Lloyd-Webber stage musical based on the Old Testament story of Joseph (Donny Osmond) the youngest son of Jacob (Richard Attenborough) tells of his betrayal by his jealous brothers and of his being sold into slavery. Details
Each show will be available for 48 hours, at 2 p.m. Eastern (7pm GMT) on YouTube.
Collaborative Creative Dance for Older Adults
The free online Collaborative Creative Dance for Older Adults program encourages and supports seniors in expressing their life experiences and knowledge creatively. Participants collaborate with professional artists who are trained to work with older populations. Adults 55+ can log in and join the class for free. Details
Fridays, March 27 onward from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
House of Hush Burlesque LIVESTREAM Show!
After having all of our live shows canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic, we decided to take our shows online, straight from our living rooms to yours! The show is pay-what-you-can by donation on Eventbrite. Details
Friday April 3, 2020 | 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Blue Light: A Festival of Social Media Performance
Blue Light Festival is a challenge to the traditions of theatre that merges the online with the off. A daring experiment in undermining the definition of theatre that takes on-stage practices to an online world. Details
April 1 to May 2, 2020
See 60-MINUTE SPECIAL Cirque du Soleil Show
Enjoy a front-row seat to awe-inspiring moments of the larger-than-life shows of KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities, ‘’O’’, and LUZIA, with never-before seen angles that can only be experienced on your screen. Details
Listen to A Reading From Moby Dick Written on Toilet Paper
While you stay at home, you can explore the collection of Ripley’s unbelievable things from across the world online and learn all about the strange and unusual! You can also meet researchers, illustrators, and editors, who will be your guide to live Q&As, odd exhibits, drawing tutorials, and much more! Weekly readings of Herman Melville’s classic read from Dennis Malone’s one-of-a-kind edition of Moby Dick typed on toilet paper are also on the schedule.
Alberta Fishing Education Program
Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association is making its eight-module Alberta Fishing Education Program available online for free for a limited time.The Alberta Fishing Education Program is the only program of its kind offered in North America. This program offers a comprehensive educational experience. The course usually costs $39.99.
Must Listen: Orchestral Concert in Self-Isolation
Enjoy listening to musicians of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Edmonton Philharmonic Orchestra. The CPO + ESO Quarantine 2020 project is an online collaboration dedicated to people all over the world.
Learn Something New
Hamilton Public Library
Even though the Public Library locations are closed, Hamilton Public Library provides plenty of free services that you can access without you ever having to set foot in a “physical” location.
Don’t have a library card? Get one online!
Science Experiments to Do at Home with Kids
Here are a few easy fun science activities/experiments that are easy and super fun in addition to being educational.
Did you know that the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina is posting online content? Check them out online for fun science time!
See Free Movies
As Canada’s public producer and distributor, NFB’s website features award-winning movies, documentary and animated films, pioneering interactive works, and more.
Canadian Blood Services is urging all healthy eligible blood donors to book and keep their appointments as there has been a recent spike in appointment cancellations in several cities related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian Museums & Museums Across the World Online
With the advent of technology and widespread availability of the internet, the world is now at your fingertips. You can travel to distant lands, tour famous museums, all from the comfort of your home.
Visit Zoo Animals Online
Zoos across Canada have decided to bring their inhabitants to your home. Here is a list of places where you can watch wildlife online.
Spring Clean and Donate
Now that you have plenty of time at hand, do a thorough spring cleaning. Pack and keep for donating as many locations may not be accepting donations currently.
You may not be able to visit WEM attractions, but Canada’s Wonderland has put virtual rides of some its terrifying rides online.