During this time I know a lot of us are spending more time at home in an effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. Many businesses, brands, and entrepreneurs are offering events that you can enjoy at home! Each week I'll round up online events that you can attend to help you "live & love" better from the comfort of your couch! If you would like your online event featured in this list contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let's try to make the best of this situation and continue to "live & love!"
Monday - Friday
Home with Isha Sesay
Join anchor Isha Sesay daily as she brings you the latest news and conversations from across the African continent and diaspora. The show airs on Instagram Live, Twitter, and Youtube at 11am PST, 2 pm EST, and 6 pm GMT.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Trap Workout Live with Brent Nahshon
Trainer Brent Nahshon will do live Trap work out sessions EVERY week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:30 pm EST with DJ Baby Face. Go to his Instagram Live page @brentnahshon to get your sweat on!
Mario Armstrong Never Settle Show Premier
The all new Never Settle Show premieres on YouTube Tuesday March 31st, at 10am EST! You can catch the replay on his YouTube channel. This is a new original series that provides advice and tools to help people hustle mindfully to pursue their passions. The Never Settle Show is going to make a huge difference in the lives of people struggling to pursue their passions and make money doing it.
Cherry Blossom #BloomCam
Don't miss out on seeing the Cherry Blossoms bloom on the National Mall. The Trust for the National Mall along with its partners, the National Park Service and The National Cherry Blossom Festival, are bringing the beloved and blooming Cherry Trees to YOU during their ‘peak bloom’ time, so that you can enjoy them this season from the comfort of your home or wherever you are around the world! The Trust for the National Mall has partnered with EarthCam to provide #BloomCam – a 24/7, live, real-time look at the blossoms. Watch the blooms at this link.
American Heart Association celebrates Move More Month
Don’t let home hibernation stop you from moving more. Check out these 30 tips and hacks to help keep you moving more at home all month long!: https://bit.ly/3aaHiyG
Virtual Workshop: Meditation and Mindfulness
Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art will host a meditation workshop at 12:15 pm EST. To contribute to a sense of calm in this uncertain time, they are offering free 30-minute online meditations four times each week led by DC-based meditation teachers.
These free sessions are appropriate for all levels of practitioners. All are welcome! No previous experience is required. Join the sessions at this link.
Young Professionals Virtual Coffee Chat
A virtual opportunity to take a break and check in with young professionals of color learning to adjust to life during a pandemic! Every Friday in April 2020 from 3:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST hosted by @MrDavidJohns.
1. All confirmed RSVPs will receive a Zoom link for the session.
2. “Seating” is limited so please RSVP ASAP!
Grab a coffee and RSVP at this link!
Rise, Rhyme & Read Online with Culture Queen
This is a fun event for the kids, and those young at heart!
Join Busboys and Poets’ Children’s Cultural Literacy Ambassador-In-Residence Culture Queen online for an engaging and interactive program that will feature music, movement and storytelling activities from many royal lands.
This program will bring joy, fun, and inspiration to children and their families during this challenging time when they need it the most. Streaming on Facebook Live every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 PM EST!
Guru of Abs Free at Home Workout
The Guru of Abs, Dashaun Johnson, will host free at home sculpting workouts at noon and 8 pm EST on Instagram Live on his page @theguruofabs. Get your sweat on this Saturday!
Palm Sunday is the day we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, one week before His resurrection (Matthew 21:1–11). Palm Sunday marks the start of what is often called “Passion Week,” the final seven days of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Palm Sunday was the “beginning of the end” of Jesus’ work on earth.
Church of the Redeemer will host Sunday service online. If you kept your palms from last year, please have them nearby. If you need a palm, a tree branch would work as well. Join the church service at this link or dial-in: 301-715-8592, meeting number 245629695.
Virtual Brunch with Dana James Mwangi & Friends
After church, it's time for brunch! Pour your favorite cocktail, fix your favorite meal, network with amazing women, and learn from industry experts from the comfort of your own home in this completely virtual brunch! Brunch is hosted by Dana James-Mwangi, Award-Winning Branding and Web Consultant. Guests include psychologist Dr. Nina Ellis-Hervey, interior designer Carmeon Hamilton, and human resources expert Jai Butler.
Alvin Ailey All Access
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is bringing performances to the online audience at home. Watch Ailey All Access Monday, March 30th at 7pm EDT for the first screening. Check out their page for more info.
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