7 fun activities to end off your Circuit Breaker on a good note

Make use of the last week of the Circuit Breaker and enjoy these activities from the comforts of your home!

We’ve rounded up seven fun activities to make your last week of Circuit Breaker more productive and fun.

1. Watch (and fund) a gig

Music For A Cause, a music festival that encourages giving and volunteerism is returning for its fifth and final edition on 28 and 29 May. The event will take place over two sessions per day: 4pm to 6.15pm and 7pm to 9.15pm. You can enjoy the virtual performances on Facebook Live.

And f you’re feeling a little generous, consider donating to Fund a Gig, which encourages and reimburses local performers to host online shows for your enjoyment. The featured musicians include popular ones, like MICapella, SHYE, and Jack & Rai, so be sure to show your support here.

2. Work out and have fun

Nike has been rolling out weekly livestream sessions run by Nike Master Trainers so you can continue to enjoy sports at home.

As part of Nike’s global campaign – YOU CAN’T STOP US – these weekly livestream sessions give you a workout sesh while motivating you mentally and physically.

Attend the Full Body Endurance Workout with Wany Misban on 27 May at 6.04pm or join the Arms-Focused Strength Workout session with Sari Marsden on 30 May at 10.34am. Click on the trainers’ names to get to their Instagram page.

3. Take a short online arts course

Whether you love creative writing, draw and paint as a hobby, or want to learn the art of acting from well-trained professionals, you’ll find an online LASELLE course that suits you. You can even claim credit from SkillsFuture to enjoy your interests at a lower cost!

Browse through all the available programmes here now, or check out The LASELLE Show from 2 June 2020.

4. Complete digital jigsaw puzzles

Enjoy the fun of jigsaw puzzles, without the mess! NSW brings you 21 unique puzzles, featuring different parts of Australia, such as the adorable Koalas at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, The Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains, or the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. What’s more, you can change the difficulty of the puzzle by increasing or decreasing the number of pieces involved, in case you’re up for a challenge or are looking for something easier.

Available here.

5. Travel the world from your couch

Seasoned travellers, nature-lovers, and couch-surfers may be missing the time when you can travel at will. While travel restrictions are still in place now, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy you love about travelling at home – by watching LonelyPlanet’s award-winning documentaries for free, from now until 1 June 2020. Now you can journey to Down Under, where endless sights await or discover the culture rich Middle East markets and experience their unique food scene without even leaving your couch.

Bookworms, on the other hand, may like LonelyPlanet’s eBooks on Wellbeing, Kids, and Recipes instead. Why not try a new exotic recipe or yoga routine before the Circuit Breaker ends!

6. Attend dance classes by experts

An initiative by Capella, this activity makes working out and burning fat more fun – and you get tips from experts! Try out the popular Virtual Studios from the Sydney Dance Company, or pick up and brush up on your ballet skills with The Australian Ballet for free – regardless of your age and experience levels.

7. Learn about wine

Wine-enthusiasts will love Nyetimber’s Wine Series that gives you an exclusive look at the wine-making processes of their range, like the Rosé Multi Vintage, or Blanc de Blancs, and learn to appreciate the artistry and care that goes into each bottle.

Available on YouTube.