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Alternative Resources and Activities

Thank you for all you're doing right now to help our community stay strong. You are making a difference. Even though we're all together in this, it can be a challenge to continue finding ways to occupy ourselves and our families while maintaining social distance. We know,  because it's hard for us too! That's why we're collecting the very best family-friendly resources to keep our minds and bodies healthy.

Keep reading below and remember: We're all in this together.

Family Activities:

Fitness:

Visit Planet Fitness’s Facebook page at 4pm for free workouts: https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/

Orange Theory’s at home workouts:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2mPx7FrMwWJ1utQEOX9z9w

Visit Rush Cycle’s Instagram for free daily workouts:  https://www.instagram.com/rushcycle_bakersfield/

Fitness expert and Bakersfield Life Magazine columnist Alex Garzaro leads a seven-day bodyweight workout routine: www.bakersfield.com/bakersfield-life/ask-alex-anything-seven-day-bodyweight-workout-program/collection_8d1fab64-74f6-11ea-9fbb-971dee129971.html 

CrossFit Rig Town:
www.youtube.com/channel/UCVRkkpCqd4M3B53KppqG2hA/featured -Youtube
linktr.ee/crossfitrightown - IG

Fitness Blender for Kids: free fitness videos https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos/fitness-blender-kids-workout-25-minute-fun-workout-for-kids-at-home

Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.cosmickids.com/

Games and Activities:

Make Art Gallery:
makepaducah.com 

Famous actors/actresses read children’s books: https://www.storylineonline.net/

Indoor Games for kids: https://whatmomslove.com/kids/active-indoor-games-activities-for-kids-to-burn-energy/

Free coloring pages: http://www.hellokids.com/

Science and Education:

Kern County Museum:
https://kerncountymuseum.org/
https://www.facebook.com/KernMuseum/
https://www.instagram.com/kerncountymuseum/

Kern County Library:
https://www.kerncountylibrary.org/
https://www.facebook.com/KernCountyLibrary
https://twitter.com/KernCntyLibrary
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZyq4n0-rXEUPg_cH81bISQ

Learn how to code: https://scratch.mit.edu/

Backyard Biodiversity Bingo: https://mcusercontent.com/00e5ee9a180476af4eccddbee/files/d45c6844-4446-4c53-8755-ca0a7561360a/Neighborhood_Biodiversity_Bingo_v3.pdf?mc_cid=fb6c3df934&mc_eid=ea62fc715a

Kids National Geographic: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

See your favorite animals at the San Diego Zoo: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Elephant Cam: https://www.sdzsafaripark.org/elephant-cam

LA Zoo: https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

Grocery Stores and Pharmacies:

Albertsons and Vons - Contact-free delivery(including pharmacy)/ pickup options, open 7 to 9 a.m. Tues/Thurs for senior and vulnerable population.

Vallarta - Open 7 to 8 a.m. for seniors, pregnant women, and disabled.

FoodMaxx - Shop online/ home delivery, open 6 -9 a.m. Tues/ Thurs for seniors and guests with compromised health, and special pharmacy hours Tues/Thurs 7 to 9 a.m.

Trader Joes- Open 8 to 9 a.m. for Seniors.

Winco- Open 6 to 7:30 a.m. Tues/Thurs for seniors and vulnerable population, online ordering/ curbside pick-up, delivery.

Costco- Open 8 to 9 a.m. Tues- Thurs for seniors 60+ and with physical impairments, pharmacy will also be open during this time.

Lee’s Clinical Pharmacy - Free delivery to home or office.

Rite Aid Pharmacy - Senior Hours 9 to 10 a.m., drive-through and prescription delivery.

Walgreens Pharmacy - Seniors hours from 8 to 9 a.m. on Tuesdays, drive-through and delivery options.

Dimas Pharmacy - Delivery options.