7 Kid-Friendly Virtual NJ Events To Check Out this Week


Need some new things to do besides the same old, same old? With a bunch of virtual events coming up, the whole fam can be entertained for days. Zoom a kids yoga class, listen to a concert that raises money for cancer patients, take a cyber nature adventure or learn ballroom dancing basics together—trust us, joining one or all of these online experiences will make another stay-at-home week way more fun.

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Here Are 7 Kid-Friendly Virtual Events This Week

Yoga Loka Online Kids Yoga
April 17, 2 PM

Say ohm with Emi and Alli for a live streaming yoga class for kids ages 5-11. Not only will your kids get moving, but they’ll get in social time by meeting other kids via the Zoom format. And better yet, it’s FREE—just make sure you sign up and register ahead of time.

Sing for Hope
April 17, 8 PM

Become A Beacon Of Hope for those reaching for light in the darkness of cancer during this uncertain time. Each week, take in a live concert from a featured artist (April 17 is Sahara Moon Music) for an evening of music and hope, and text a donation—100% of funds raised will benefit NJ families affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Facebook Live Stream: Storytime with Mermaid Princess
April 18, 10AM – 11AM

Looking for a fun Saturday morning? Westfield Garden Plaza is hosting a virtual visit from the Mermaid Princess and she’ll be appearing via live-stream in your living room. She’ll read from a story and introduce your littles to her prince—the perfect chance for you to sneak in a little me-time while they listen.

Spring Saturday Surprises Live-Stream
April 18, 2 PM

Spring has sprung at Cedar Run and it’s time to explore on our screens at home. Join Miss Cheryl for a Saturday afternoon cyber adventure to see what plants are flowering now, which animals are active, and who’s preparing to nest.

Cape May Zoo Virtual Zoo School
April 20 – 24, 11:30PM
Need a homeschool extra-curricular? Cape May Zoo is hosting a virtual Zoo School every weekday at 11:30 AM. Each day they will feature a short clip and lesson about a different animal and pose a challenge to complete off-line. Share photos or videos of your kids’ completed challenges via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by using #cmczooschool.

 Mindfulness Classes for Kids
April 23, 3 PM
Now’s a good time for kids to learn mindfulness—a skill they’ll use for the rest of their lives. Free to Be has a free half an hour virtual mindfulness class for kids ages 5-10 for 30 minutes. In addition to moving and having fun, kids will learn how to focus, hone the ability to self-regulate emotion, gain a deeper sense of compassion for self and others, and work on mastering a higher level of patience.

Ballroom Dancing Lessons from Collingswood Connects
April 23, 6 PM

Get ready to box step and foxtrot: Introduce your kiddos to the basics of ballroom dancing, when the whole family joins in during this beginner’s social dance class, sponsored by Universal Dance Center through Collingswood Connects. You’ll all have a ball and pick up some new moves. Dance party, anyone?


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