5 Picks: Celebrate Freedom & Engage Kids in STEAM Fun This Week

Free virtual events your kids will love June 28-July 5

By Macaroni KID June 27, 2023

Summer is heating up! Our event picks this week celebrate freedom and engage kids in STEAM fun ... all events that are free and virtual. Hope your family has a great week!

1. Celebrate Freedom & Family

Learn about the history of Juneteenth observance from the personal perspective of an oral historian who will discuss the history and significance of Juneteenth as someone whose family has observed the holiday for the past 50 years. June 29

2. STEAM Fun: Dive Deep Into the Sound Of Water

Have you ever put your head underwater and noticed that things sound different? Wonder Lab is going to take kids on a deep dive into sound and find out why it is different underwater than here on land. Bring a wide bowl (pie pans work well) filled with water and a toilet paper or paper towel roll! June 30

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3. Learn About Natural Disasters and How To Get Through One

Natural disasters can be scary for kids. Discuss what they are, what they look like, and how to get through one as a group at this free event with Nation's Finest. July 3

4. Celebrate the 4th of July with a Virtual Fireworks Show

Happy Independence Day! You can watch the 47th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks virtually! This jam-packed night of fun comes with serious star power, electrifying performances, and heart-pounding pyrotechnics. July 4

5. Science Storytime For Little Learners

For the littlest scientists: This online storytime uses children’s picture books to tell fun stories, as well as support scientific concepts and experiments. Young scientists develop literacy and STEM skills, as well as build vocabulary by actively participating in the hands-on program. July 5