Virtual Events & Resources

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Virtual Career Coaching

Virtual appointments are available via Handshake. Sign up as usual (click ‘Career Center,’ then ‘Appointments’, 'Schedule an Appointment') Under Appointment Medium, select Video Call/Virtual and a coach will be in touch with you to set up the virtual meeting.

 

Opportunities for Distance Service: The Smithsonian Transcription Center

Help transcribe historical documents and biodiversity data, making information more accessible to all.

 

Sweat & Social Distance

Sweat & Social Distance is a virtual community that promotes health & wellness at home through virtual workouts, conversation, and connection, led by Kelley Vargo of the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

 

FREE Guided Meditation Class

One of the Lifestyle, Sport and Physical Activity Program instructors is graciously offering free guided meditation classes every night from 8-8:30 PM through Zoom. All you have to do is follow the instructions, relax, and feel some peace and calm.

"Work-Ins" from Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is sharing at-home workouts on their YouTube page that anyone can do.

 

The Power of Vulnerability - Brene Brown

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In this talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

 

At-Home Workouts

Orange Theory is sharing 30-minute workout on their YouTube page that do not require special equipment.

Delish Recipe

Learn to make Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta

 

Tasty Video Recipe

Learn to make Hearty No-Lettuce Salads To Help You Reach Your Goals

 

Tasty Recipe

Learn to make Salvadoran Pupusas As Made By Curly And His Abuelita 

 

Tasty Recipe

Learn to make the Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Something Turquiose Blog: DIY Word Searches

Make your own free word search paper! Great for a note to friends or family or just for fun! Make a GW one!

 

Lia Griffith Blog: DIY Dog Leash

Learn to make your own DIY Dog leash - perfect for taking your dog or furry friend on lots of social distancing walks!

 

Oragami

Origami for beginners, including printing origami paper!

 

Kennedy Center: DOODLES

Daily doodle lunchtime class. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles! New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards. Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!

Google Arts & Culture

Google partnered with 2,500 museums and galleries all over the world to offer virtual tours of their collections.

 

A List of Live Virtual Concerts

NPR Music is compiling a list of live audio and video streams from around the world, categorized by date and genre, with links out to streaming platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Some will require registration or a subscription, but most will be free, often with digital tip jars and opportunities to directly support artists by buying music and merchandise.

 

How to Paint

The Official Channel of Bob Ross- The Joy of Painting

 

Virtual Museum Tour

National Museum of Natural History is offering virtual tours online!