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.


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.)

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

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


Crayola Live (Tuesday & Thursday @ 1 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.)

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Levar Burton Reads for Children (Monday @ noon)

Lambda Literary x Jane Wagner, Lily Tomlin & Hilton Als (6/30 @ 8 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.)

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.)

Savor Pride: Chefs Sicily Sierra & Mavis-Jay Sanders (6/25 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Savor Pride: Chef Liz Alpern (6/26 @ 6:30 p.m.)


EduHam at Home: “Hamilton” curriculum and performances

Guinness World Records: GWR at Home


Global Pride 2020 (6/26-6/27 @ 8 p.m.-8 p.m.)

LA Pride 50th Anniversary Celebration (6/27 @ 11 p.m.-2 a.m.)

NYC Pride Special Broadcast (6/28 @ noon-2 p.m.)

San Francisco Pride (6/28 @ 5-10 p.m.)


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

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

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

Fantastic Voyage and Representing COVID-19 (6/25 @ 8 p.m.)

Artificial: “Designing with Dante” with Dante Basco (6/25 @ 9 p.m.)

The Children’s Television Revolution in the ’70s: A Focus on ZOOM (6/26 @ 7 p.m.)

Soul 2 Soul PRIDE Netflix Watch Party: “Jewel’s Catch One” (6/26 @ 10 p.m.)

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

“The Culture” Trivia Show (Wednesday @ 8 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


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

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

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

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

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

The Lost Resort with TOKiMONSTA + guests Gorgon City (6/25 @ 6-7:30 p.m.)

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

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

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

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

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

InspectorPulse@Home: Moonlight and Music (6/26 @ 11 a.m.)

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

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

Family Dance Party with DJ Maj of TobyMac’s Diverse City Band (Friday @ 8 p.m.)

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.)

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

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

Porch Pride: A Bluegrass Pride Queer-antine Festival (6/27-6/28 @ 4 p.m.)

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

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

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

All Day I Stream (Sunday @ 2 p.m., 7 p.m. & 10 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.)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Front Row: Arnaud Sussmann (6/28 @ 5 p.m.)

Memorial For Us All: Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra (6/28 @ 6 p.m.)

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

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

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

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

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

Brandy Clark’s You Can’t Come Over But You Can Come In (Wednesday @ 7 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


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

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

National Theatre at Home: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (6/25 @ 2 p.m.)

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

The Met Opera presents Massenet’s “Manon” (6/25 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Broadway Fridays Live from Lincoln Center: “Falsettos” (6/25 @ 8 p.m.)

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

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

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

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

The Met Opera presents Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” (6/26 @ 7:30 p.m.)

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

The Met Opera presents Massenet’s “Cendrillon” (6/27 @ 7:30 p.m.)

Plays In The House Teen Edition: “Almost Maine” (6/28 @ 2 p.m.)

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

The Met Opera presents Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” (6/28 @ 7:30 p.m.)

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

New York City Ballet Tribute to Balanchine (6/29 @ 8 p.m.)

Nuyorican Poets Cafe Online Open Mic (Monday @ 8 p.m.)

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

The Show Must Go On … Show (Tuesday @ 7 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)

Fantastic Voyage and Representing COVID-19 (6/25 @ 8 p.m.)

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


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

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

Audible: Audible Sleep


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

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

Abs & Assets with Kehinde Anjorin (6/25 @ noon)

#CoachVenus Williams Workout (Weekdays @ noon)

Abs & Shadowboxing with Taylor Rae Almonte (6/25 @ 6 p.m.)

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

HIIT & Core with Angela Gargano (6/26 @ 8 a.m.)

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

Army Warrior Fitness Team Workout (Monday @ 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.)

YMCA: Health and fitness videos

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