We got you covered if you’re looking for things to do from the comfort of your own home! We have a few ideas to keep you entertained and engaged to your fellow Jaguars. In addition to JP’s Virtual Events below we have various resources for you to stay entertained!
Jaguar Productions Events
We're working on our virtual programming series for Summer Semester. Stay tuned!
Foundations in Personal Finance Workshop: This interactive workshop is designed to empower students to save, budget, avoid
debt, and spend wisely. Students will take what they learn and start practicing sound
financial habits while they are in college, habits that will serve them well for the rest of
Workshops are Wednesdays at 5pm beginning June 17 and runs for six weeks via Zoom. Materials will be provided. Questions? Contact James Contratto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 11 @ 6pm - BINGO Night: Virtual Bingo with real prizes! Join us in Zoom as we play virtual bingo for a chance to win gift cards, games, USA gifts and even an iPad. Free to play! Only USA Students are eligible to win. Registration is required.
July 10 @ 7pm - USA Jazz Combo on Instagram Live @JPSouthAL: Join us for a virtual concert featuring the USA Jazz Combo. They'll perform classic jazz standards along with groovy instrumentals of new music. Come support your fellow Jags!
July 24 @ 1pm - Virtual Video Game Tournament: Compete with your fellow Jags in our virtual video game tournament. Check back soon on which game we'll play.
- Read the latest publication from Due South.
- June 11 @ 6:30pm - Marx Library & Active Minds Discuss Mental Health. Register Here
- Get Fit with SouthFit.
Do Your Civic Duty:
- Register to Vote: Check your voter registration status or register to vote in November’s Election
- Fill Out Your 2020 Census: We’re counting on you to be counted!
Do Mobile Virtually:
- Have a night at the Drive-In with The Pop-Up Movie Tour at Hank Aaron Stadium.
- Bellingrath Gardens and Home - Take a Virtual tour of the home and the gardens.
- Mobile Art Go! - The self-guided free walking trail provides education and entertainment to everyone!
- LoDa Art Walk - Going Virtual!
- Virtual Art Gallery from Mobile Arts Council!
- Vote in the Nappies presented by Lagniappe Mobile - Now Open!
- See the virtual concerts from Mobile Symphony Orchestra.
Virtual Tours & Museums:
Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits.
- The Louvre
- National Gallery of Art
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
- Van Gogh Museum
- National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
- British Museum
Check out some cool places around the world from national parks to national landmarks.
- Ellis Island
- Colonial Williamsburg
- Tour England through this 360 video
- Virtually discover Yellowstone National Park and five other national parks thanks to virtual reality (and Google)!
- Great Wall of China
- Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover
EarthCam has live cams all over the world for you to tour cities, landmarks, tourist spots and more!
Virtual Art Classes:
- Join the McHarper Manor weekdays on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial. Art projects will range from watercolor paintings to chalk art to canvas painting and will take place live at 12 p.m. Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.
- Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a live daily doodle lesson at 12 p.m. Videos will be available after the live class on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel.
- Print off a free printable coloring page from the “Color Our Collections” campaign with coloring sheets from over 100 museums and libraries from around the world or choose from 1,500+ coloring pages with Just Color.
Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options.
- San Diego Zoo
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
- Atlanta’s Zoo Panda Cam
- Georgia Aquarium
- Ouwehand Park Polar Bears
- Explore Live Cams
Live Music Links:
- Deggy’s Friday Night Live Concerts Degy Entertainment is providing free Friday Night Live performances at 6:00 pm on Facebook Live featuring some of the talent on their rosters.
- Live Concerts Online Streams A compiled list through Billboard continuously updated with the best live streamed music content.
- NPR has a list of free concerts from all over the world. Also, check out their Tiny Desk Concerts!
- Bandsintown Live Bandsintown Live joins Twitch to bring you a range of artists performing virtually.
- Watch an opera for free with the Metropolitan Opera.
- Listen to a live recording from the Seattle Symphony.
Watch and Listening Parties:
- Have a Netflix Party with friends while watching your favorite shows together!
- Have a long-distance movie night with family and friends.
- Create a collaborative playlist with your friends or jam out to Rita Wilson’s Quarantunes playlist.
- Choose from 15 Broadway plays and musicals that you can watch on stage from home. Musical television more your thing? Find your next show to binge watch on the list of 11 musical TV shows.
Games & Virtual Escape Rooms:
- Play online board games for free via Pogo.com
- Puzzles - Challenge your mind with crossword, sudoku and more via USA Today
- The Quarantine Quiz Show - A free Trivia Show every Wednesday in April at 7pm. Hosted by Recwithoutboarders
- Wonderland Virtual Escape Room: Tumble down the rabbit-hole of this digital adventure as you try to escape a room inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
- Hogwarts Virtual Escape Room: Take on the challenge and try to escape from our Harry Potter-themed virtual escape room!
- Watch and learn about videogames on Twitch.tv
- Photography Courses: Enjoy Free NIKON digital courses.
- Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University: Learn how to take control of your life and your money. Free for 14 days!
- SpeakOut Virtual Speaker Series: SpeakOut is providing a virtual speaker series featuring their clients on a variety of thought provoking topics. Their past events are available to watch.