What Would CicLAvia Do?

What Would CicLAvia Do?

Angelenos are staying safer-at-home, but they're just as busy learning new skills, staying active, discovering books and online videos, and starting new projects. Plan your week ahead with some of the exciting virtual events you can join with our CicLAvia partners and other LA based organizations!

Week of August 10-16

California African American Museum
What: In Conversation: Isabel Wilkerson and Jacqueline Woodson
When: Monday, August 10 from 5–6:30pm PDT
Listen to a conversation about Isabel Wilkerson's latest book, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. RSVP here.

AARP
What: 
AARP Soul Steppers Walking Group
When: Tuesday, August 11 from 6–7am PDT
Join AARP Los Angeles Soul Steppers for the opportunity to continue a routine of healthy and active living by joining their live feed. Register here.

KCRW andGood Food
What: The Good Food Potluck
When: August 14–19
Good Food is hosting a virtual potluck, and you're invited to join. Now is your chance to share your favorite childhood dish or the new go to recipe you discovered while staying Safer at Home. Learn how to participate here.

Self Help Graphics and Art
What: Virtual Art Workshops and Artist Labs
Check out Self Help Graphics and Art's calendar to view a variety of virtual events offered throughout the week.

Ongoing Programs and Resources

AARP
What: 
Check out AARP's calendar and join in on a variety of events from virtual trivia, movie nights, and support programs.

California African American Museum
What: CAAM Reads! 
Participate in CAAM's monthly virtual book club by reading Toni Morrison’s Jazz

LACMA
What: LACMA @ Home
Watch, learn, listen, read, and browse at home through LACMA's many virtual resources and activities

Laemmle Theaters
What: Visit the Laemmle Virtual Cinema to stay up to date on new arthouse releases, all from the comfort of your home.

LAist
What: LAists's guide How to (New) LA
Stay up to date with the ever changing guidelines, reopenings, and news about the coronavirus in LA.

Las Fotos Project
What:
 From June 10–August 15, view Las Fotos Project's virtual youth photo exhibition. IMG2020.jpg is "a visual narrative of this shared experience in a new world captured in real-time by Las Fotos Project teen photographers."

Los Angeles Conservancy
What: Storytime for Kids with the LA Conservancy
Visit the LA Conservancy's virtual Places + People kids' book list and Storytime for Kids for stories about places, architecture, and preservation. 

The LA Conservancy is also offering virtual and self-guided tours where you can explore the legacy of 1970's architecture, learn about the historical buildings of LA's Broadway, and get a 360º view of Chinatown.

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and Headspace
What:
LA County Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace, the meditation app, to offer free access to Headspace Plus to all LA County residents. Find out more information here.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
What:
LA Community Resources Guide - COVID-19
Check out this living document for a list of financial, health, food, educational, housing, and other resources offered by various organizations. 

Los Angeles Public Library
What: Visit LAPL's Calendar of Events for fun, virtual activities for all ages! From coding clubs to story-time, LAPL's programming offers hours of entertainment.

Contribute to LAPL's Safer At Home Archive by submitting photos, journal entries, letters and email correspondences, or other digital materials that reflect the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives.

Check out LAPL's social justice reading list. Everything on the list is free to download, with no wait. 

Museum of Neon Art
What:
Light Walks
Live near Koreatown, Glendale, or East Hollywood? Take a neon-illuminated, self-guided walking tour!

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
What: Explore nature at home with DIY art projects, live-stream discussions, storytelling, and much more.

Santa Monica Mountains
What: Get a taste of the outdoors while staying at home, and check out the Santa Monica Mountains Fund calendar for a variety of virtual events.

StoryCorps
What: StoryCorp Connect
Become a part of American History by recording meaningful conversations with friends and family using StoryCorps's new, free tool StoryCorps Connect. All interviews will be archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. 

Support LA's Black-Owned Restaurants
What:
Use this crowd-sourced list of nearly 400 entries to find a black-owned restaurant near you.

Tern Bicycles
What:
Download Tern's GSD Activity book

Two Bit Circus Foundation
What: STEAM-based projects for the entire family
Check out the Two Bit Circus Youtube channel for videos of STEAM-based projects led by their experienced team of facilitators. Each creative play project mixes learning along with a heavy dose of fun that engages curious minds of all ages!