Free events and services to watch online while self-quarantining

As novel coronavirus spreads throughout the United States, millions of Americans are spending more time at home.

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But whether you’re doing so because of a job loss, working from home situation or otherwise taking part in the mass effort to stay safe, chances are you’ve been bored once or twice while living under quarantine.

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Thankfully, some very talented people have been creating extra-special performances and experiences that you can enjoy to help you cope with the new normal and that don’t break any social distancing rules. Additionally, some services are extending their free trial periods or dropping their paywalls in order for you to access their content.

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To help navigate the Golden Age of “Quaranstreaming,” “GMA” presents this guide of entertainment that you can stream, some of it live (just click the time next to each event to be taken to the right place) and much of it for free.

Check back often, as this guide will be updated with new events and services. Times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.


“QuaranStream” at the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station (Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 11 a.m.-noon)

Elmwood Park Zoo “Zoo School Live” (Weekdays @ 11 a.m.)

Houston Zoo “Bringing the Zoo to You” (Weekdays @ noon)

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden “Home Safari” (Weekdays @ 3 p.m.)

Georgia Aquarium: California Sea Lion Cam

San Diego Zoo: Koala Cam

San Diego Zoo: Penguin Cam

Smithsonian National Zoo: Cheetah Cub Cam

Smithsonian National Zoo: Giant Panda Cam

Taronga Zoo Sydney: Seal Cam

Tropical Reef Camera

Warrior Canine Connection: Puppy Cam


Body of Arts presents The Art Hour (6/14 @ 5 p.m.)

#DrawTogether with WendyMac (Weekdays @ 1 p.m.)

Make Paducah Art Classes (Weekdays @ 1:50 p.m.)

Draw Every Day with Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Weekdays @ 2 p.m.)

Birmingham Museum of Art Director’s Cut with Graham Boettcher (Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 3 p.m.)

Crayola Live (Tuesday & Thursday @ 1 p.m.)

How to Draw Live with Will Sliney (Tuesday @ 3 p.m.)

Good Housekeeping Craft Classes (Wednesday & Friday @ 3 p.m.)

Aspen Art Museum Art Studio Live! (Wednesday @ 4:30 p.m.)

Draw with Drew and Rosie: Virtual lessons

The Morgan Library & Museum: Rembrandt Prints Online


London Fashion Week: Men’s (6/12-6/14)

Camara AUnique Beauty Live Makeup Class (Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 5 p.m.)


Live From the Chicago Public Library (Weekdays @ 11 a.m.)

Storytime with Fergie and Friends (Weekdays @ 11 a.m.)

Levar Burton Reads for Children (Monday @ noon)

Stay at Home Story Time with Oliver Jeffers (Weekdays @ 2 p.m.)

National Portrait Gallery Story Time (Wednesday @ 11 a.m.)

Marvel Let’s Play Live (Wednesday @ 4 p.m.)

Levar Burton Reads for YA (Wednesday @ 6 p.m.)

Nerdist Book Club (Wednesday @ 8 p.m.)

Drag Queen Story Hour with Angel Elektra (Thursday @ 11 a.m.)

Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam (Friday @ 3 p.m.)

Levar Burton Reads for Adults (Friday @ 9 p.m.)

Harry Potter at Home

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Save With Stories


Bread Ahead Bakery Online Baking Classes (Every Day @ 9 a.m.) (ingredients)

Bake Club with Christina Tosi (Every Day @ 2 p.m.)

Kitchen Quarantine with Massimo Bottura (Weekdays @ 2 p.m.)

HalfSmoke Virtual Bartending Series (Monday & Thursday @ 6 p.m.)


EduHam at Home: “Hamilton” curriculum and performances

Guinness World Records: GWR at Home


Mediaversity Reviews #MeetMediaversity Instagram Live Chat (6/14 @ 2 p.m.)

Reunited Apart: “Ghostbusters” Cast Reunion (6/15 @ noon)

Bright Sided with Miley Cyrus (Weekdays @ 2:30 p.m.)

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Out of the Closet (Tuesday @ noon)

The CherryPicks presents CherryChat with women in film (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday @ 4 p.m.)

“The Culture” Trivia Show (Wednesday @ 8 p.m.)

The Chat with Samantha Barry (Thursday @ 3 p.m.)

Disney Magic Moments: Free content

HBO Now and HBO Go: 500 hours of free content

Outfest Always On: Changing collection of LGBTQIA films

Robin Williams: Official YouTube channel

Women’s Voices Now: Film Archive


Digital Mirage: Online Music Festival (6/12-6/14)

A Concert a Day for MusiCares (Every Day @ 4 p.m.)

At Home with Michael Buble + Luisana Lopilato (Every Day @ 5 p.m.)

Club House Global (Saturday @ 5 p.m.)

5:01 Live musical performance (Every day @ 8:01 p.m.)

The Kat & Dave Show with Katharine McPhee and David Foster (Every day @ 8:30 p.m.)

Kitchen Covers with Drew Holcomb (Every Day @ 9 p.m.)

Diplo presents Coronight Fever DJ set (Saturday @ 11 p.m.)

DJ set with Raj Smoove (Sunday @ noon-3 p.m.)

Diplo presents A Very Lazer Sunday DJ set (Sunday @ 4 p.m.)

Catholic Extension “Songs in Solidarity” Concert Series (Sunday @ 4 p.m.)

At Home With Gustavo Dudamel Spanish broadcast (Sunday @ 10 p.m.)

Kidz Bop Dance Break (Weekdays @ 3 p.m.)

Tori Kelly Livestream (Weekdays @ 4 p.m.)

The Fat Joe Show (Weekdays @ 8 p.m.)

Edwin McCain Mondays (Monday @ 8 p.m.)

Grace Potter Monday Night Twilight Hour (Monday @ 8 p.m.)

DJ Questlove Presents (Weekdays @ 9 p.m.)

Skain’s Domain: An Intimate Weekly Conversation with Wynton Marsalis (Monday @ 9 p.m.)

Quarantine Sessions with Morgan Page (Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 10:30 p.m.)

Tequila Tuesdays with Lucas Hoge (Tuesday @ 7:30 p.m.)

At Home With Gustavo Dudamel (Tuesday-Friday @ 9 p.m.)

Twitch Tuesdays with Trixie Mattel (Tuesday @ 9 p.m.)

DJ set with Raj Smoove (Tuesday @ 10 p.m.-midnight)

Live with Krystle dos Santos (Tuesday @ 10 p.m.)

Diplo presents Ronatronix DJ set (Tuesday @ 10 p.m.)

From the Vault: Full Concerts at Jazz at Lincoln Center (Wednesday @ 8:30 a.m.)

Guitar Lessons with James Bay (Wednesday & Friday @ noon)

Schmoozing with Soul Clap with guests Inner City feat. Kevin & Dantiez Saunderson (6/17 @ 2 p.m.)

Brandy Clark’s You Can’t Come Over But You Can Come In (Wednesday @ 7 p.m.)

DJ set with Raj Smoove (Thursday @ 1-3 p.m.)

Catholic Extension “Songs in Solidarity” Concert Series (Thursday @ 8 p.m.)

Diplo presents The Thomas Wesley Show DJ set (Thursday @ 10 p.m.)

Lang Lang Foundation’s Play It Forward Virtual Concert Series (Friday @ noon)

DJ set with Raj Smoove (Friday @ 8-11 p.m.)

Big Freedia Friday Night Shakedown (Friday @ 9 p.m.)

Full Coverage Friday with Trixie Mattel (Friday @ 9 p.m.)

Diplo presents Corona Sabbath DJ set (Friday @ 11 p.m.)

Carnegie Hall: Resources for Families

Grammy Museum: Museum at Home

Harry Connick Jr.: Hunker Down with Harry

Jim Brickman: Soothe

Live@NationalSawdust: Weekly archive releases

Richard Marx: #SocialDistancing, #Beachin and Tequila Talk series

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Inductee playlists

YouTube: Stay Home #WithMe playlist


#EssentialWorkers, hosted by Helena D. Lewis (6/13 @ 7 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Handel’s “Rodelinda” (6/14 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Virtual Commissions (Sunday & Monday @ 7:30 p.m.)

#TurnItOutWithTiler ballet lessons with Tiler Peck (Weekdays @ 1 p.m.)

Queensboro Dance Festival (Monday & Friday @ 4-5 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Rossini’s “Armida” (6/15 @ 7:30 p.m.)

#ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Conversation Series (Tuesday @ 5:30-7 p.m.)

The Show Must Go On … Show (Tuesday @ 7 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Rossini’s “Semiramide” (6/16 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Stars in the House Throwback Thursday (Thursday @ 8 p.m.)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe Online Open Mic (Thursday @ 9 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Gluck’s “Iphigénie en Tauride” (6/17 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Black Latina Movement presents “Of Mothers and Men” (6/17 @ 8 p.m.)

Stars in the House Variety Thursday (Thursday @ 2 p.m.)

Queensboro Dance Festival (Thursday @ 2-3 p.m.)

Irondale Deconstructs Epic 1599 Project: “Hamlet” (6/18 @ 7 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” (6/18 @ 7:30 p.m.)

The Met Opera presents Verdi’s “La Traviata” (6/21 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Liberty’s Daughters: Immigrant Women’s Monologues (6/23 @ 8 p.m.)

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents “Rooms2020” (6/25 @ 7 p.m.)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Virtual CrossCurrent Choreographic Festival (6/26 @ 7-8:15 p.m.)

StimuLive Digital Poetry Reading (6/27 @ 7 p.m.)

Ballet Hispanico presents Noche Unidos: A Night of Dance and Unity (6/30 @ 7:30 p.m.)

“Lipshtick” by Romy Nordlinger (6/30 @ 8 p.m.)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Virtual CrossCurrent Choreographic Festival (7/3 @ 7-8:15 p.m.)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre: All Access

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Classic musicals archive

Stingray Classica: Arts performances (enter gift code freeview)


Great Lakes Science Center “Curiosity Corner Live” (Weekdays @ 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.)

QuaranTime with Science Mom (Weekdays @ 11 a.m.)

Kennedy Space Center on Facebook Live (Weekdays @ noon)

LEGOLAND Discovery Centers North America: STEM videos


Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy #WrightVirtualVisits (Thursday @ 1 p.m.)

Balboa Park: Virtual tours

Faroe Islands: Virtual tours

The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Virtual tours


Oprah’s Your Life in Focus: A Vision Forward (Saturday @ 11 a.m.)

Ziva Global Meditations (Saturday @ 3:30 p.m.)

Ten Percent Happier Morning Meditaton (Tuesday & Thursday @ 11:30 a.m.)

Audible: Audible Sleep


Planet Fitness United We Move Workout (Every Day @ 7 p.m.)

Army Warrior Fitness Team Workout (Monday @ 10 a.m.)

#CoachVenus Williams Workout (Weekdays @ noon)

Sculpt Barre Streaming Workout (Tuesday & Thursday @ 10 a.m.)

Kids Gym Class with Amy Kiser Schemper (Tuesday @ 11:30 a.m.)

Living Room Workout with Harley Pasternak (Wednesday @ 6 p.m.)

All Levels Workout with Amy Kiser Schemper (Thursday @ 11:30 a.m.)

Family Workout with Harley Pasternak (Friday @ 6 p.m.)

YMCA: Health and fitness videos

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