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Social gatherings and events may be canceled, but passion and creativity is still alive and well.

Check out these virtual events hosted by the innovative artists, musicians, chefs and members of the community who are using the magic of the internet to find unique ways to bring everyone together during times of separation.

 

May 21

10 a.m. - Junior Achievement of North Florida’s weekly student program for high school students

 

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the SJC Public Library.

 

12 p.m. - Dumbbell Legs with Savanna Silva on Instagram @savanna__rose

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

2 p.m. - Concert for the Quarantined with Jarrod and Claire Dickenson on Instagram

 

May 22

 

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the St. Johns County Public Library

 

1 p.m. - Taste of Persian Cuisine - Chef Aria

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

1:30 p.m. - SJC Public Library: Kid's Art Lab - Banksy with Ms. Nicole on Facebook

 

5:30 p.m. - Learn from Chefs: Vietnamese & Thai Cooking with Chef Dennis Chan

 

5:30 p.m. - Chef’s Garden Virtual Cooking Class: Butter Chicken with Homemade Roti, served 

with Basmati Rice and a Watermelon & Mint Salad with Tamarind Chutney

 

6 p.m. - DJ Aleks live-stream set

 

8 p.m. - Jacksonville Symphony performance

 

8 p.m. - Songs from Another Room: Samuel Herb, Jackie Stranger, Jesse Montoya & Luke

Peacock

 

May 23

 

TBD. - Dumbbell Legs with Savanna Silva on Instagram @savanna__rose

 

1 p.m. - The Chef Show - Chef Lorenzo teaches how to make authentic Cuban cuisine

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

6 p.m. - DJ Aleks - live-stream set

 

 

May 24

 

12 p.m. - Songs from Another Room: Taylor Roberts

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

4 p.m. - Urban Asado’s Virtual Asado on Facebook

 

 

May 25

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the SJC Public Library

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

8 p.m. - Songs from Another Room: Alchematic

 

May 26

10 a.m. - Junior Achievement of North Florida’s weekly student program for elementary school students

 

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the SJC Public Library

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

May 27

10 a.m. - Junior Achievement of North Florida’s weekly student program for middle school students

 

10 a.m. - Healthy Eating Every Day: Free Online Live Class

 

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the SJC Public Library

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

3 p.m. - SJC Public Library: Time Travel Reads with Annie on Facebook

 

8 p.m. - Songs from Another Room - Dan Rodriguez

 

May 28


10 a.m. - Junior Achievement of North Florida’s weekly student program for high school students

 

11 a.m. - Virtual Storytime with the SJC Public Library.

 

1 p.m. - Sofi Tukker live on Instagram

 

2 p.m. - Concert for the Quarantined with Jarrod and Claire Dickenson on Instagram

 

 

     Yoga Den will live stream online yoga classes every day this week for $10. For the full schedule and more information, visit www.yoga-den.com/fleming-island-schedule and select, “All Locations.”

 

     EDM group Sofi Tukker host daily live stream DJ sets on Instagram at 1 p.m. to help those at home get out of their seats for a 30-minute dance party. For more information, follow their official Instagram, @SofiTukker.

 

     The St. Johns County Public Library offers multiple events throughout the week for kids and adults, including a daily virtual storytime at 11 a.m., Monday through Friday, on Facebook Live.

 

Storytimes last approximately 30 minutes and are recorded and posted on the Library’s Facebook page for those who miss the live showing.

 

For more information on events or to watch the live-streams, visit www.facebook.com/sjcpls.

 

     Jacksonville’s DJ Aleks will live stream sessions, Fridays and Saturdays,  at 6 p.m. through his official Facebook page, @DjAlekz. For questions or more information, call (904) 463-8763.

 

     Cuba Libre Bar’s Chef Lorenzo will host live cooking classes on Fridays at 1 p.m., teaching how to cook authentic Cuban cuisine on Facebook live on the Cuba Libre Bar official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/danceclubjacksonville.

 

     Fitness enthusiast Savanna Rose will host workout classes on her official Instagram, @savanna__rose. Each class is a different type of workout and times will vary. For more information, follow her Instagram.

 

     Junior Achievement of North Florida is offering weekly programs live on Instagram, where program coordinators or virtual volunteers will be teaching JA courses live. Parents and students can follow JA of North Florida’s Instagram page at @janorthflorida to take part in the lessons. The lessons will be held each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. Tuesday programs will be for elementary age students, Wednesday programs will be for middle school students and Thursday programs will be high school students. Each lesson will be approximately 30 minutes, with the live recordings saved for review on JA’s official Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/JAofNorthFlorida.

They will also be posted on the JA of North Florida website at www.janfl.org.

 

     The Jacksonville Symphony has joined multiple international orchestras in broadcasting music to help raise the spirits of the community during this time. Join in for a new broadcast, Fridays at 8 p.m., on the Jax Symphony official Facebook and YouTube pages, or through its official website at www.jaxsymphony.org/live/.

 

     Learn From Chefs is a chance to support local chefs and Jax Restaurant Reviews while during social distancing while learning to cook incredible food all while safely social distancing.

 

Each virtual class includes a recipe card for each course to keep, a 2-hour live web meeting to follow along with the chef and access to purchase ingredients from a local grocer and have them delivered (not applicable to all classes).

 

To register or for more information, visit www.learnfromchefs.com

 

     Chef’s Garden Catering & Events offers weekly virtual cooking classes throughout the COVID-19 quarantine to keep social distance while staying emotionally connected.  New classes are added weekly. For more information, visit www.cateringjacksonville.com.

 

     To connect with friends, St. Augustine’s Urban Asado will host “Virtual Asados” to feature local businesses. The online events feature a variety of specially-prepared “Asado Kits” for preorder to follow along. Chefs will offer grilling tips and local bartenders will provide special cocktail kits for viewers. Not available to grill? Still stop by the Virtual Asado and say hello. For more information, visit www.UrbanAsado.com.

 

     Musical duo Jarrod and Claire Dickenson host “Concerts for the Quarantined” on Thursdays at 2 p.m. on Jarrod’s official Instagram, @JarrodDickenson. Watch and listen as they serenade viewers with friendly conversation and acoustic vibes.

 

     "Songs From Another Room" is a songwriter series streamed from each artist's home to the Blue Jay Listening Room Facebook page on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at noon. There will be an opportunity to monetarily support both, Blue Jay, and the artists, by donating to Venmo, PayPal or Cash App. Each night, donations will be split down the middle, with Blue Jay receiving half and that night's artist receiving the other half.

 

     Healthy Eating Every Day: Free Online Live Class

 

Participants will learn how to select the right balance of foods for optimal health, develop and maintain healthy eating habits, and use lifestyle management skills to cope with triggers for unhealthy eating. The event is sponsored by the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs

 

This is an online webinar that uses Zoom and is hosted Wednesdays at 10 a.m., from May 27 through Aug. 26, 2020.

 

Connect using a computer, tablet, cell phone, or landline. Registration is required. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 to register or for more information.

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