Twelve ways (almost free) to keep you entertained while confined
Is confinement driving you crazy to the point that you plan to repaint the bathroom for the third time in two years or dismantle your vacuum cleaner “just to see”?
I l Yet there are much simpler ways to pass the time during this difficult time.
Here are twelve (almost) free.
1. Take an online quiz
The actor Normand d’Amour’s Randolph boutique organizes Facebook quizzes and draws prizes each week.
2. Attend OSM concerts
The Orchester symphonique de Montréal rebroadcasts its concerts online on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
3. Attend a Metallica concert
The legendary Metallica group offers several concerts on its web platforms in recent years. A new one arrives every Monday evening.
4. Attend a musical
Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber presents some of his most famous musicals on YouTube (every Friday at 7 p.m. for 48 hours).
5. Go to the Circus
Cirque du Soleil offers free online content, including at least two one-hour videos presenting the highlights of certain shows.
6. Go to the cinema (or have him come to you)
With its cinemas closed, the Cineplex chain offers to rent online (sometimes for as little as $ 4.99) dozens of films, including the latest releases.
7. Practice bird watching
QuébecOiseaux makes the digital content of its magazine available free of charge. You can then participate in the “Birds at Home” program of the Chief Scientist of Quebec.
https://quebecoiseaux.org/index.php/fr/nous-aider/devenir-membre/covid19/sign-up https://quebecoiseaux.org/index.php/fr/programmes/des-oiseaux-a-la -House
8. Get back in shape
Nautilus Plus offers free and unlimited access to its “UltimeFit” platform until the end of the crisis in Quebec.
9. Improve your photo techniques (in English)
The company Nikon offers multiple online courses.
10. Let an author read to your children (in English)
Some of the world’s best-known children’s book authors collaborate with UNICEF and read their creations.
11. Practice meditation
At the time of the crisis, at least two applications – HeadSpace and Sanivello – offer free content that would otherwise pay. On Android and iOS.
12. Make music
There are multiple free online music lessons, no matter which instrument you choose. Just search to find.