New The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is bringing the outdoors indoors via Facebook Live. Webinars are held weekly and begin at 6:30 p.m. Upcoming sessions include:
- May 20: On Watersheds and Water Quality
- May 27: A Salute to Our Plant Communities
- June 3: Happy Hiking: A Beginner’s Guide
Visit the SDRVC Facebook page for more information.
New Art: Take a quick trip around the world to view sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s public works. Read about Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe’s formative friendship, illustrated with their art.
New Cheese Tasting: Venissimo is live-streaming a virtual cheese tasting each week on the its YouTube channel,where you can also view videos of events, including the April 4 tasting on pairing cheese with red and white wines. Check here for events.
Learn a language (or two, or three): Duolingo offers a fun way to learn or brush up on 30+ languages, with “bite-sized” lessons that mean you can usefully spend 10 minutes or 10 hours here.
Visit the e-Library: While the Del Mar Library is closed, the County e-Library is wide open, with lots of e-books and magazines, and audiobooks, and a special Customer Academy with tutorials on how to use a wide array of online platforms and programs. Visit the e-Library here.
Storytime and performances for kids: The San Diego Library is inviting kids from everywhere to its stay-in activities: daily storytime, chapter-a-day lunch bunch, Katy Brady the Music Lady featuring children’s Music & Motion every Wednesday; Getting Crafty every Saturday, and more. Find the SDPL Stay-In Storytime Club on Facebook.
Photography: Get inspired by checking out some terrific photography blogs: The Wandering Lens transports you to experiences as magical as a calving Greenland glacier and a South African safari; photography pro Richard Bernabe takes you “behind the lens” for great photos and tips. Follow National Geographic photographers on Instagram.