Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune‘I feel like hiking is a safe option’ — Utah’s hills are alive with hikers, most keeping their distance, in age of coronavirus

— Salt Lake TribuneHealth officials ask National Park Service to close Arches and Canyonlands

Deseret News: How is social distancing affecting Utah’s national parks?

Deseret News:  Appeals grow to close U.S. national parks during pandemic Utah national parks still open, but assessing coronavirus risks regularly

Virtual Events

Worldwide Museums
— Met 360 Project
— Virtual Museum Tours
— Museum Zen Art
— Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
— Tate Britain Museum
— Musee D’Orsay Museum
— Uffizi Gallery
— Van Gogh Museum
— Louvre Egyptian Antiquities Virtual Tour
— Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
— The British Museum
— The White House
— Palace of Versailles
— Doge’s Palace
— Anne Frank House
— The Leonardo At Home


— Kimball Art Center Lesson Plans and ARTS Tours

— Salt Lake Gallery Stroll 


— Hogle Zoo
— Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
— Tracy Aviary


— Repertory Dance Theatre Dance Classes


— “Audacity” through April 5, Plan-B Theatre Company 

Lesson Plans for Children

— Museum Lesson Plans
— Natural History Museum of Utah: Research Quest Live


— Utah Film Center has a variety of Film Streaming Options


— Kings English Bookshop Story Time 


— Utah Symphony YouTube
— The Metropolitan Opera
— Orchestra of Southern Utah YouTube

— Love in the Time of the Corona Virus Online Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, 12 – 11:55 p.m., free, donations appreciated

Et cetra

— Steve Young Ski Classic, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.