VIRTUAL TO-DO LIST: Online activities for Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth residents in May, June

Check out these eight virtual events happening in the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas during the months of May and June. (Courtesy Galveston Historical Foundation)
Check out these eight virtual events happening in the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas during the months of May and June. (Courtesy Galveston Historical Foundation)

Check out these eight virtual events happening in the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas during the months of May and June. (Courtesy Galveston Historical Foundation)

Help alleviate the coronavirus quarantine blues while still adhering proper social distancing and safety practices by checking out these eight virtual events happening in the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas during the months of May and June.

May 27: Keller library Way Awesome Wednesdays

Read with staff from the Keller Public Library during a live, virtual storytime every Wednesday on the library Facebook page. Free. 10:30 a.m. 817-743-4800. www.cityofkeller.com/services/library

May 27: Roanoke library "Star Wars" trivia

The Roanoke Public Library will host a Twisted Trivia-"Star Wars" edition online. The contest is designed for participants 18 and up and will take place on Facebook. Participants will need internet access and a computer, laptop or tablet. Free. 4 p.m. 817-491-2691. www.facebook.com/events/545362956354527


May 27 and 29: Keller senior center chair exercises

Follow along from home with exercise instructors from the Keller Senior Activities Center every Wednesday and Friday. Videos demonstrating chair-based exercises, breathing techniques, yoga and more are available. Free. All day. 817-743-4370. www.facebook.com/kellersenioractivitiescenter

June 1: Fort Worth Zoo updates and entertainment

Tune in to a Facebook livestream every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to hear zoo keepers discuss various animals, answer kids' questions and demonstrate animal-enrichment activities. Free. 817-759-7555. www.facebook.com/fortworthzoo

June 5: Slow Art at the Modern

Step inside virtually to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth with “Being There: Slow Art at the Modern.” The series will dive into a popular work of art at the Modern using short, narrated videos provided by museum experts. Free. 10 a.m. 817-738-9215. www.themodern.org/programs/tours

May-June: YMCA 360 exercise classes

Despite the temporary closure of YMCA Northpark, residents can still engage in on-demand exercise videos through the YMCA 360 website. Classes include yoga, spin, Pilates, dance fitness, kids activities and more. Free. All day. 817-993-1333. www.ymca360.org

May-June: Roanoke Group Fit

Join a likeminded fitness-oriented community led by instructors from the city of Roanoke recreation center. Classes are livestreamed, and workout videos are provided for members to complete their workout at home. Free. All day. 817-837-9930. www.facebook.com/groups/2540666859323467

May-June: Keller library presents classic literature

The Keller Public Library is helping residents access in-print and audiobook versions of classic and contemporary literary stories, such as "Little Women," "The Call Of The Wild" and the "Harry Potter" series. Titles are available at no cost, and there is no waitlist. Free. All day. 817-743-4800. bit.ly/NTLOGOverDrive
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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