Weekly Adventure Awaits: Your 5 MacKID Event Picks

All your family fun Mar. 6-12

By Macaroni KID March 4, 2024

March may be coming in like a lion, but it's easy to tame with a lineup of free family fun. Hot air balloons, read-alouds, and relaxation mean there's something for everyone in this edition of MacKID picks. Soar through the week when you check out these can't-miss events happening March 6-12:

1. Use Shapes to Create

Bob Ross fans in your midst? Help them hone those artistic skills by tuning in to this fun virtual workshop all about starting with basic shapes and ending up with amazing artwork. Happy little trees are headed your way. Mar. 7

2. Journey Around the World in a Balloon

Don't let a fear of heights stop the adventure. Join The Smithsonian in a virtual program to learn about the Great Round the World Balloon Race and the fearless flyers who circumnavigate the globe in balloons. Round out the fun by making a model hot air balloon of your own. Up, up, and away! Mar. 8

3. Relax! A Guided Meditation for Kids

Calm vibes coming in thanks to this meditation workshop for kids. We could all use a little inner peace and these songs, games, and deep breathing are just the ticket. When in doubt, meditate it out. Mar. 9

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4. Storytime with the National Postal Museum

Deliver some smiles when you join this storytime event with the postal pros. Enjoy a mail-themed read-aloud plus interactive activities. Neither snow nor rain will prevent this package of fun. Mar. 11

5. Storytime Featuring Songs, Stories, and Fun

Once upon a time, you found a fun virtual event the kids all loved. Fairytale? Nah, just log in to this storytime session with the San Diego Public Library for stories, songs, and other amusing activities. No guarantees about finding happily ever after though. Mar. 12