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Wonder Wednesday: Daily Recommendations for Recreation

Take today to wonder: How does the Earth sustain us? How quickly can I learn a new language? What am I curious about?

  • Date: 06/17/2020 (all day)

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services will be providing recommended activities to do within the comfort of your home through the Virtual Recreation Center.

Wonder Wednesday Activities

As the world changes at an unprecedented pace, take some time to look at the world differently, and learn in a world that looks different. Here's some recommended activities:


 Link to Activities  Description

LIVE Hatha Yoga Class with Terre

Wednesday, 6/17 at 5 p.m. 

Join City Instructor Terre for a live Hatha Yoga class at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

More information on how to join here.

Lava Lamp

Join Preschool Instructor, Claudia from the Roosevelt Community Center and create your own lava lamp.



  • Antacid tablets
  • Food coloring
  • Clear container (cup/vase)
  • Water
  • Any cooking oil


  1. Fill container halfway with water
  2. Pour in oil
  3. Add food coloring 
  4. Add 1 to 2 Antacid tablet(s)
  5. Watch it bubble!
  6. Enjoy your Do-It-Yourself Lava Lamp!
Anxiety/Mood Disorders - Parent Support Group

Wednesday, 6/17 at 11 a.m.  

Parents Helping Parents (PHP) hosts parent support group for anxiety/mood disorders on June 17 at 11:00 AM (PST). Parenting a youth/teen/young adult with anxiety is never easy. During this unusual time in history, it may be you need more support than other times…or your family may be in a calmer space due to the shrinking of your child’s world to the smaller, less overwhelming environment of at home. Regardless, it’s a great time to connect with other families and share ideas and compassion.

Virtual Baby Lapsit Storytime

Wednesday, 6/17 at 10:30 a.m.

This live program and Stay & Play will be held online via Zoom. Please register here. A link and password will be sent to you in advance of the event. To protect participants' privacy, you will have the option to rename yourselves for the meeting. Learn more about Zoom at abies (0 to 12 months) and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, and stories. Parents and children are invited to register and participate in Stay & Play and get acquainted after storytime! Free. Registration is required for Stay & Play.

Share what you're learning and how you’re having fun at home by tagging our Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #FlattenTheCurveSJ. We appreciate your input on ways we can keep growing this page!

We all have a duty to stop the spread of coronavirus by staying at home. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe. Let's continue to build community through fun during shelter-in-place!

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