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Mix It Up: Newsletter May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 02:42PM ● By Tara Spencer
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Thursdays: The Classic Car Cruise-In at Quaker Steak and Lube is still happening this summer, but they have some new rules. Only 60 cars will be allowed in at a time on a first come, first serve basis. Cars will be parked in every other stall, and spectators may only walk in front of cars. No congregating of more than 10 people. To find out more, park it here

Friday, May 29: Art Adventures: Animal Mix-Up is happening live on Joslyn Art Museum’s Facebook page. You can learn about art in their collection, while making some of your own. Gather some materials and tune in. If you aren’t the type to have art supplies on hand, free kits for those who need them will be available for pick-up outside of Joslyn each Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. while supplies last. Learn more about this recurring event here.

Friday, May 29: After spending all this time cooped up, TreeRush Adventures may be just the outing you need. They are reopening at Fontenelle Forest this weekend, but they will be following the suggested social distancing guidelines. The staff has been trained to follow rigorous processes for: cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces, guest harnesses, and climbing gear between guest uses.  Make your reservations here asap, as spots are sure to fill up quickly.

 Saturday, May 30: Looking for a way to stay busy while learning something new? Check out the Do Space Summer Program Kickoff. Join Director of Community Learning Allison Sillik for a virtual preview of the upcoming digital summer program here. The programs will include the popular Summer Passport and others. For the full calendar, click here.

Sunday, May 31 and on: Best Day Ever! offers “Good news by good kids,” brought to you by Benson First Friday’s Youth Engagement. This ongoing project is designed to disrupt the negative news we’ve been seeing, courtesy of adorable children. Let your child play news reporter. Ask them to give a recap of what would be their "best day ever." BFF will edit and exhibit every Monday on their Facebook page here and on their YouTube channel, BFF YouthENGAGE here.