things to do in boston this week

It’s been a crazy few weeks, to say the least. With all that is going on in the city of Boston, and the world, below are some fun, free and safe things to do while staying at home and maintain social distance.

This week’s free and safe events in Boston include: Using the app Houseparty with friends, Supporting local businesses by purchasing Lincoln’s DIY Pizza Kit, Loco and Fat Baby’s DIY Cocktail Kits, Yale’s “The Science of Well-Being” Class, Curiosity Stream and Free Virtual Yoga Classes.

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Curiosity Stream

What: With thousands of documentary films and streaming services, Curiosity Stream offers something for the inner nerd in all of us! If you’re at home with the kids this week, the service just launched a “Kids Mode” which aggregates children-friendly documentaries for the young ones.

When: Anytime, anywhere

Where: Accessible through multiple platforms, including AppleTV, Amazon Fire and YouTube TV to name a few

How Much: $11.99 for 12 months (a savings of 40% off)

MONDAY

House Party with Friends

What: Missing parties and hanging out with friends? Want to host a virtual game night? With 12 guests at a time, Houseparty gives you access to play trivia and Pictionary online with your friends.

When: Anytime your friends and family are available!

Where: Download from the iTunes App Store or Google Play

How Much: Free

TUESDAY

Take Yale’s “The Science of Well-Being” Class

What: Who doesn’t need a little happiness right now? One of the most popular Yale classes is now being offered, for free. The class looks at research that reveals misconceptions about what makes us happy and the steps to take to live a fulfilling life.

When: Anytime

Where: Available on Coursera

How Much: Free

WEDNESDAY

Free Virtual Yoga

What: A mid-week zen session is always needed, especially during these crazy weeks. Boston Yoga Online is aggregating all the free yoga classes in the coming week and putting them on their site. Classes are offered via InstagramLive, YouTube and Vimeo, depending on the instructor.

When: Morning, Lunch and Evening times are offered

Where: At home

How Much: Free

THURSDAY

Support Local Restaurants with Lincoln’s DIY Pizza Kit & Fat Baby/Loco’s DIY Cocktail Kit

What: The ever-popular South Boston restaurant establishments are offering a DIY Pizza Cit for two, and a cocktail kit of the restaurant’s most sought-after drinks.

When: 5PM – close

Where: DIY Pizza Kit and Cocktail Kits are both available to order for Pick-up or Delivery via Caviar

How Much: $14 for the DIY Pizza Kit and Cocktail Kit, separately

Want to add another fun, free and social-distancing safe activity to do this week? We’d love to hear your suggestion – leave a comment below!