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LOVE ON THE SPECTRUM
This series follows 11 young adults with autism as they navigate dating, offering a fresh prospective from scripted reality tv shows. This show aims to educate viewers and give a glimpse on what life is like dating with autism.
SHAMELESS SEASON 10
Netflix just dropped season 10 of Shameless, a dramatic comedy of an unfortunate family. Catch up on the latest season before the final season (11) airs on T.V. later this year.
Indulge in tropical views to daydream your quarantine away with HGTV’s Caribbean Life, as it follows visitors moving to the island.
Follow JJ, a CIA operative as he’s demoted to caring for a 9-year old girl named Sophie as he’s sent undercover to observe her family.
Enjoy classic American style food, delicious brunch options, and sit on the patio for a beautiful view of the lake.
STONE CLIFF INN
Dine in a log cabin-style restaurant offering Pacific Northwest menu and outdoor seating on the deck with a view of the river.
Take home a sweet or savory treat from Urban Creperie on Morrison!
Dine-in at a rooftop bar and garden offering city views and small delicious plates.
HIKING IN OREGON
*Please check online before heading out to a hiking trail. Many short hikes are closed due to being a high-trafficked area.
LINNTON LOOP HIKE
Hike along a five mile loop through the woods, view streams that turn into waterfalls in Forest Park.
CLACKAMAS RIVER TRAIL
The Clackamas River Trail is a great option for kids, or a great place to bring the dog for a dip in the WATER. Many people chose to fish here as well.
LATOURELL FALLS TRAILHEAD
Head to Guy W. Talbot State Park along the Historic Columbia River Highway and enjoy a stunning waterfall on this two-mile trail. This is a heavily trafficked trail, please check online for last-minute safety closures before heading out.
HUG POINT TO ARCH CAPE
Walk along a paved trail to an enclosed beach, and follow the path along secluded shores and views of Castle Rock.
Head out to these falls along the McKenzie River, a viewing platform and nearby camping is available.
THE HAMMOND KITCHEN & CRAFT BAR
Enjoy hearty plates, pizzas, and grilled meats from a scratch kitchen that supports local and regional farms with organic produce.
LA CARTA DE OAXACA
Open for takeout or delivery, enjoy delicious homemade authentic dishes offering bold flavors and delicious salsas.
Bring a picnic and enjoy a scenic view on the water at the beautiful organic Higher Taste Blueberry Farm.
HIKING IN WASHINGTON
SOUTH BEACH TRAIL
Enjoy a stunning hike to the beach on a sunny summer day.
This hidden gem is a 68-acre park on the edge of West Seattle, featuring hiking trails, rope courses and camping.
SAINT EDWARD STATE PARK
Nestled between Kirkland and Kenmore, hike 3 miles round trip and enjoy 3,000ft of scenic shoreline.
NORMANDY BEACH TRAIL
Normandy beach trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked, dog friendly loop featuring beautiful wild flowers.
As NASA prepares to launch a new rocket to Mars, pretend you get to explore the solar system (virtually) as an astronaut.
Science Fun has fun experiments for at home project ideas, create a lava lamp, a storm in a glass, snow fluff, milk art, and more!
The Cincinnati Zoo offers a live stream video series featuring Fiona the hippo. Explore.org offers livestreaming on their website featuring elephants, bald eagles, lions, monkeys, and more! The Smithsonian Zoo, Houston Zoo, San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium also offer live streaming as well.
A DISNEYLAND ADVENTURE
You can watch footage of Disneyland rides online, spreading joy and making your home the happiest place on earth.. Or close to it. Use an empty laundry basket in front of the TV, for your little one to climb aboard and enjoy a ride on their favorite Disney adventure without lines.
DIY HAND SANITIZER
You may have noticed hand sanitizer is hard to find on the shelves. Make your own at home as a fun family activity! You’ll need 99% isopropyl alcohol, 3% hydrogen peroxide, and 98% glycerin along with distilled water. Follow the steps here.
THINGS TO DO:
- Dave Matthews Band live every Wednesday night! Watch online here.
- Kaiser Permanente’s virtual challenge Seattle to Portland offers bikers a chance to compete to ride daily and reach 200 miles by August 6th.
- Bring your mask and head out to your local Farmer’s Market.
- Explore bucket-list attractions like Machu Picchu and the Taj Mahal without leaving home.
- Billboard offers live a live stream of virtual concerts.
- Connect on Nextdoor to see what’s going on in your community and check-in with your neighbors. Make sure to practice safe social distancing with neighbors but be sure to check-in with your elderly neighbors. A quick phone call to boost their morale or an offer to walk their dog will go a long way.