Here’s To The Summer Solstice And Activities To Make The Long Day Brighter

We officially arrived at summer at 5:43 pm today in the Northern Hemisphere, this is known as the summer solstice. It is the longest day of the year. If you are in a location where there is sunshine and clear skies, activities coupled with social distancing maybe endless and enjoyable. To celebrate the longest day of the year, here are few good activities despite the looming cloud of COVID-19.

  • Relax at a beach house with private beach front property. This allows you to enjoy the beach and still practice social distancing.
  • Kickoff a backyard cookout or find a park that is reserving tables and practicing social distancing.
  • Have an evening bonfire with family all way maintaining a safe distance. Be creative with the setup. Celebrate with wine and liquor and summer finger food.
  • If you live in a high rise with nice view, then put lights on your balcony and enjoy the night star gazing with a nice adult beverage.
  • Enjoy a picnic in an open field surrounded by flowers.
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  • Take some timeout and go fishing at a lake, pond, or pier.
  • Take pleasure in an outdoor evening or night movie on the lawn.
  • Setup some lawn chairs and play a game of spades with family.
  • Go camping at a campground that offers social distancing setups and layouts.
  • Arrange a virtual wine night and play online bingo with friends and family.

These are just a few ways of welcoming summer and taking advantage of the long day. Moreover, it is an opportunity to breath in fresh air, shake off the indoor of the past couple of months, and regain some sanity.

10 Activities You Can Do, To Enjoy The Spring Time In The City Or Suburbs

Spring 2019 has sprung, and while some areas are still shaking off the frost and ice of winter, others are celebrating an increase in daily temperatures. The time change presents more daylight. You will begin to spend more time outside and start looking for functions or get-togethers with others, to release the cabin fever. Here are 10 activities to begin enjoying your spring.

  1. Fly a kite. Get together with friends or neighbors and find an open field with the big sky, pull out those kites, and get them up in the air.

    Photos courtesy of Pixabay

    Photos courtesy of Pixabay

  2. Find local Spring arts and craft shows in your town or city. Don’t be afraid to drive and hour to find festive events. Towns come alive this time of year. 
  3. Take in a wine festival and learn about newly release wines. Taste what spring has to offer in reds and whites. You palette will appreciate it.   

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  4. If you live in a city, such as Washington DC or a close surrounding area, take in the Cherry Blossoms on the National Mall. 
  5. In the south,  the March, April, and May welcomes the start of town and city historical festivals with carnivals for the kids. Check out what South Carolina has to offer –  https://www.sciway.net/calendar.html

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  6. If you like film festivals, then Florida and California are good trips in March and April to take in film festivals. https://www.floridafilmfestival.com/
  7. “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”! Opening day of Major League Baseball is March 28.

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  8. April 2019 is clearly a year for motion pictures with another installment of Marvels Avengers – Endgame coming to theaters on April 26th. 
  9. Beach towns are a nice touch. If you are all skied out, then April through May will be a great time to kickoff beach season. There is nothing like sand and sun.

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  10. Music festivals are the best experience if you don’t mine the crowd and walking. Coachella kicks off in Indigo, CA April 12 -14 and April 19-21.