Things To Do While at Home

Whitehorse News - May 2020

Many of the places we usually go for entertainment have taken their sights and sounds online with free live streaming and other programs to keep us involved while in isolation.

Check out our list of places to visit while staying home. All free.

Whitehorse Artspace
www.boxhilltownhall.com.au/whitehorse-artspace-subscription
Sign up to receive emails of Treasures of the Whitehorse Art Collection highlighting works from the Artspace collection.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre
Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to find out about online classes coming soon.

Melbourne Zoo
www.zoo.org.au/animals-at-home
Visit the live streaming of a range of animals in the zoo to see real-time action as they explore their habitats. Check out lion cam and giraffe cam!

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Unit
nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/panda-cam
Visit giant pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang at this Washington zoo, with two cameras to choose from to see them move through their day.

Nature Conservancy Australia 
www.natureaustralia.org.au/what-we-do/our-priorities/oceans/ocean-stories/reef-cam-underwater
Live streaming the underwater world of Port Phillip Bay.

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
www.wml.vic.gov.au
Council’s library service has an excellent collection of e-material. You can join the library online and get reading or researching from home. 

State Library
www.slv.vic.gov.au
Become a member online and get access to e-material from this historic institution.

Melbourne Museum
www.museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/at-home
The museum is running 'a world of museum experiences at home' full of fun learning opportunities and virtual tours.

Australian War Memorial
www.awm.gov.au/visit/museum-at-home
Visit Museum At Home to see online exhibitions, listen to podcasts and more as this national memorial brings its fascinating content to your home.

Aqualink
www.aqualink.com.au/online-basketball-netball-resources
Council’s Aqualink facilities at Box Hill and Nunawading are sharing netball and basketball online resources so you can keep up with info about the games and your skills, all from home.

Auskick
play.afl/auskick
While the group lessons take  a break, there are lots of  videos and instructions online to help you develop your skills in the backyard.

Sam Wood
www.facebook.com/samwood28
Australian TV personality and personal trainer Sam Wood  conducts free, live, family-friendly workouts via his Facebook page every morning at 9am AEST, so take a look and join in!

Melbourne Theatre Company 
www.mtc.com.au
Watch plays, take a virtual tour and enjoy a theatre “outing” without going out.

Sydney Opera House
www.sydneyoperahouse.com
Watch past events in the “From Our Home to Yours” program from the iconic opera house. 

Australian Ballet
www.australianballet.com.au/the-ballets/digital-season
Australia’s world-renown ballet company regularly releases high-quality digital performances for all to enjoy.