Another weekend is here and with King County having moved into modified Phase 1, you can consider venturing outside a little bit more if you’re feeling healthy. Regardless whether you’re staying home, or getting out in your community, here are some things you can do this weekend.
Eats and drinks
- Make your own marshmallows for ooey-gooey skillet s’mores, with this recipe courtesy of Sadie Davis-Suskind, a former “MasterChef Junior” competitor and Seattle middle-schooler.
- If you have some yard space, here’s how to grow healthy, delicious tomatoes in a Pacific Northwest garden.
- Take The Seattle Times Pantry Kitchen challenge! Check out what readers created in Round 3, and take a look at the new ingredients for Round 4.
- Try food from one of these three great pop-ups that have sprung up around Seattle.
- Thinking about dining out? From mask-wearing to social distancing guidelines, here’s what you can expect at Seattle restaurants. And consider these safety tips before you go.
- And whether you’re looking for dine-in, takeout or delivery options, check out our updating list of restaurants that you can sort by neighborhood.
- As protests in Seattle and around the country, continue in response to the death of George Floyd, and years of police violence against Black people, take time to learn more about race in America. Check out more than 20 must-read books to learn more about Black history, racism and social justice.
- Audiobooks are a great resource as well. Listen to these six audiobooks that amplify Black voices.
- If your kids or other young people you know want to learn more about race, racism and police violence, check out these reading recommendations.
- Or pick up one of these other new paperbacks.
Movies, television and streaming
- Check out these two movie recommendations from our critic Moira Macdonald.
- Has mental health been on your mind? Watch one of these eight films that explore psychotherapy and emotional stability.
- Pick something to watch from this list of what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.
- Stream The Royal Room’s Staycation Festival on Sunday night, which features performances from musicians all over the world.
Fun with the family
- Get your kid outside by transforming your backyard into summer-camp-inspired fun.
- Rocket into space, build a newspaper fort, or do one of these other activities with your kids.