Please note:  City Hall and most departments/facilities will be closed from December 23rd through January 2nd. We will resume all services on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Category: Virtual Recreation Center & Resources

Fun Egg Carton Creatures

Wondering what to do with leftover egg cartons once you’ve dyed your Easter eggs? Create some fun creatures with just a few supplies and items you have around the house. Gather these supplies paper egg carton scissors glue/tape paint & paintbrush colored paper scraps newspaper any fun decorative items such as googly eyes, feathers, puff … Continued

Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

Let’s go on a Neighborhood  Easter Egg Hunt (with Physical Distancing!) Let’s have fun in our neighborhood by sharing colorful egg pictures in our windows, on our front doors, fences or anywhere we can spot eggs from the street! Then head out for a walk and count how many you see or take photos and … Continued

Celebrate Easter at Home

Virtual Easter activities with friends, family and loved ones It will take a little bit of planning but you can still share Easter love and fun through a video-call on Zoom, FaceTime or if you’re sharing video between Androids and Iphones use Duo. Call, email, text, use an Evite or post to your specific group … Continued

Roll the Dice Games

Get silly with these dice game ideas or come up with your own. The idea is to assign an activity to each side of the cube. Kids roll the cube to see which activity they need to perform and for how long. You can create different themes like animal movements or sounds, such as  Hop … Continued

Gentle Qigong Practice

Qigong is a beautifully flowing movement meditation that cultivates a sense of well being, calmness, and mental alertness. This practice is ideal during stressful times, and it may be done standing or sitting. Presented by our own Goldenaires Fitness Instructor Jeanette Logan.  

Create a time capsule!

Here’s a great way for kids to record their experience during this historical time. You can print out this worksheet and we will include a fillable worksheet soon! If you can’t print it out, we’ve also listed items below that your children can create on their own and have provided text that can be copied … Continued

Build a blanket fort

For a fun afternoon, blanket forts are easy to build and they provide countless hours of fun for children and adults. You can make your fort with everyday household items like blankets, sheets, chairs, and curtain rods. Start by building a frame and then close it off by draping sheets over it. Throw in a … Continued

Teach your dog a trick

Keeping San Rafael Active and Well! Are you home with your pooch and looking for a fun way to keep active? Join local dog trainer Kirsten of KW Happy Dogs Personalized Dog Training and Walking to learn a new trick for you and your pup. Check out her YouTube video on how to teach your … Continued

Share a Rainbow

Help spread words of encouragement and brighten up each other’s days in your neighborhood by sharing rainbows in your windows. Children are creating colorful rainbows and placing them in their windows to stay connected and bring joy during these difficult times. Inspired by the children of Spain and Italy posting artwork in their windows and hanging … Continued

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