8 Kid-Friendly Things To Do This Week


It’s getting warmer out and if the fam has had enough of the indoors, switch up your routine to spending more time outside this week. Have the whole family unwind during Chair Yoga with Laurie Erlenmeyer Singer, enjoy a concert in your backyard and support the Wounded Warriors with The Jersey Tenors – Lockdown Performance, or watch Jumanji on the big screen from your car at the Delsea Drive-In Theatre.

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Chair Yoga Live Stream with Laurie Erlenmeyer Singer
May 27,
10 AM – 10:45 AM
Round up the family for a relaxing session of gentle chair yoga that will ease your mind and give everyone a much-needed breather from distance learning. And to up the relaxation factor, bring your chairs and laptop outside for the fresh air and sunshine.

Collingswood Farm to Car Farmers Market
May 27,29,30
Happening every Saturday, Wednesday, and Friday, place your order online the day before and head over to this market for your order that’s brought up to your car. Vendors include Davidson’s Exotic Mushrooms, Savoie Organic Farm and Nature’s Farm, among others, and rotate each market day, so be sure to check out each day before you place your order.
Wednesdays, 8 AM – 10 AM
Fridays, 8 AM – 10 AM
Saturdays, 8AM – 10AM, 12PM – 2 PM
Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08107

Catch a movie at Delsea Drive-In Theatre
May 28, 8 PM – 11:59 PM
Skip the movie in the basement this weekend: With the recent order that drive-ins are safe to operate, Delsea is opening with showings of the latest family-friendly flicks like Jumanji, Sonic The Hedgehog, and more. Buy your tickets online, pop the corn and pile the kids into the car—your movie night just got way more exciting.
Thursday, May 28, 8 PM – 11:59 PM
2203 South Delsea Drive
Vineland, NJ 08360

Duke Farms Virtual Class – Zoomin’ Your Way in the Night Sky
May 28, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM 

If your kids want to learn more about stars (and you want to sneak in a virtual science class) this online session will teach them how to navigate the constellations from your backyard— without even using a telescope. They’ll learn how to find more than 20 constellations, asterisms, and bright “anchor” stars, and current astronomical events.

Amazing Art Online Virtual Kids Art Class
May 28, 6 PM – 7 PM

Are your kids missing art? This class teaches the basics of drawing and painting with various art projects, where kids can experiment with techniques like sketching, shading, painting and so much more. Sign up ahead through their Facebook page.

The Jersey Tenors – Lockdown Performance
May 30, 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Fire up the grill and set up the patio for a night of live music with a virtual performance by The Jersey Tenors. All ages will love grooving and singing along to one Jersey’s hottest tribute acts featuring the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Frankie Vallie, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, and a bit of opera mashed in. The $15 donation goes towards the Wounded Warrior Project.

Jersey Girl Boss Babes Virtual Craft Show
May 31, 1 PM-1:30 PM

Missing your favorite local craft shows? Support small businesses by checking out this virtual one that will feature the latest creations from NJ artists. Look for videos from each artist including handmade soaps, jewelry, pottery, and fresh flower bouquets, and if you see something you gotta have, they’ll give you the info on how to buy it.

4th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree 2020
May 30 – May 31, 12 PM – 12 PM

Gather the whole fam around at some point during the weekend to check out this South Orange music festival that kicks off virtually at noon. During the 24 hours, you’ll catch day-of live performances from local musicians, streamed performances recorded beforehand, and some best-of performances from years prior. You’ll be able to tune-in for via Facebook, Youtube, or the 24 Hours of Music website.



About Author

Athena is a former nursery school teacher turned marketing wizard at NJMOM, who lives for fashion and globetrotting. As an aunt to 9 little humans, she loves finding cool new activities to do together that will keep everyone smiling. On any given weekend day, you can find Athena eating all the Greek food at her fave local NJ restaurant, Local Greek, in Princeton. Which, not so ironically, is owned by her big fat Greek family.