Ongoing, Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tour
Ready to explore Yellowstone? You no longer have to wait for a trip out there, you can start exploring now by virtually touring some of the main attractions around the park. Additional information about visiting in person will be included in each map-based tour.
www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

Ongoing, Crush Your Goals Virtual Race
First choose your activity of running, biking, hiking, walking, or swimming and then choose your distance! Once you complete the race, take a photo and share it, enter your time, see how your friends are doing, and check out the race stats page. Race package includes a visor, medal, and downloadable race bib. By participating in this race, you will help support Americares which provides quality medical aid and innovative health programs in the US and around the world.
www.goneforarun.com/virtual-race-crush-your-goals-custom-activity-and-distance-2020/tr-42458.html?cgid=gfar-1954

Aug. 6, Open Show – The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) Virtual Event
Five curated presenters will be presenting one project/body of work virtually. Diverse topics will range from documentary to fine art. Open Show is designed to be an interactive forum where audience members are encouraged to give feedback and ask questions of the presenters.
Time: 6–9 pm
www.openshow.org/en/sandiego/673

Aug. 6, Baking with Our Buds – Open House Online
Bake along together on Instagram Live! Every week, a new bud will be invited to whip up one of their favorite recipes. Just like our cookie squares and croissant chips, each of these recipes are made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Make sure you are following “@ micheletaugustin_us” on Instagram!
Time: 7–8 pm
www.instagram.com/micheletaugustin_us

Aug. 9, Luau & Legends of Surfing Invitational
Details are still being ironed out for the virtual Luau & Legends of Surfing Invitational, but they will share updates as soon as possible! Be sure to follow Luau & Legends of Surfing on Facebook and Instagram to stay in the know. This event benefits the Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.
www.luaulegendsofsurfing.org

Aug. 21–22, 2020 Virtual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland
A virtual festival showcasing Cleveland’s jazz talent will stream across various online platforms over two late-summer nights. The scheduled lineup of performers includes Chris Coles’ Gleam, Dan Wilson Trio, Dominick Farinacci’s Rhapsody in Blue: Revisited, Evelyn Wright Quartet, Hubb’s Groove, Jackie Warren, JazzWorks, Joe Hunter, Lafayette Carthon, Sammy DeLeon’s Latin Jazz Sextet, Tri-C’s Spirit of the Groove, Vanessa Rubin, and Walter Barnes Jr. & Friends.
www.tri-c.edu/jazzfest

Aug. 22, Virtual Family Cook Off
Families will work together to cook the most creative and well-presented dish before the time runs out. No prior cooking experience needed! All you need to participate in this event is a working device with a working webcam, a kitchen, and at least 2 family members. Please register before the event!Time: 3–5 pm
www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-family-cook-off-tickets-107696543260

Aug. 23, Bike the Bay
A virtual ride from the comfort of your own saddle, at your own pace, and on your own time. It is a 25-mile ride for all abilities. Proceeds from the Bike the Bay ride will benefit the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition (SDCBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to making bicycling better in San Diego. www.bikethebay.net

Aug. 27, Backyard Compost Basics
Learn how to compost successfully! This webinar will cover cold composting, as well as active and passive management techniques. You’ll leave with strategies for jump-starting an old pile, keeping smells down and animals out, and how to compost safely during this time of COVID-19. You will also review Vermont’s food scrap ban from the landfill, and other options for managing food scraps in addition to home composting. Please register before the event!
www.eventbrite.com/e/ backyard-compost-basics-a-free-webinar-tickets-103866306920