5 Things to do this Weekend: Apr 17 – Apr 19

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Stay safe. Stay home. Stay entertained with these 5 online events this weekend. 

game nightBelly Laugh at Virtual Game Night

Expect hours of laughs this Friday night! Grab your smartphone or laptop, and join the climbing community Brooklyn Boulders for virtual game night. A different Jackbox party game is played each week, so be prepared for anything, from drawing weird doodles to answering hilarious trivia questions.

Date: Friday April 17
Time: 5:00pm
Cost: Free
More Info: brooklynboulders.com

theatreExperience Chicago’s Theater Scene

Stream Chicago’s Timeline Theatre production of Kill Move Paradise this weekend. An impactful reflection on recent events and the “All Lives Matter” movement, this show reveals the possibilities of collective transformation. The film of this live production has been edited to provide special close-ups that go beyond the full-stage performance.

Date: Friday April 17-Sunday 19
Time: Check website for times
Cost: $21
More Info: timelinetheatre.com

witchcraftDiscover the Magic of Witchcraft

Attention Harry Potter fanatics! Now is your chance to delve into the history and magic of witchcraft in its many incarnations. Join in for week one of Witch School 2020, an eight-week intensive course for witches of all levels of experience. Classes cover spells, various schools of magic, astrology, element exploration, plant medicine, spirit work and divination.

Date: Saturday April 18
Time: 5:00pm
Cost: $20
More Info: eventbrite.com

concertGroove Together at Home

Lady Gaga, has partnered with advocacy organization, Global Citizen to curate a star-studded special you won’t want to miss. This spectacular concert will honor those impacted by COVID-19 and celebrate health care workers on the front lines, with performances by Paul McCartney, Elton JohnLizzo, Stevie Wonder, John Legend, and many more. Tune in on NBC, ABC, CBS or digitally via YouTube, Apple, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Date: Saturday April 18
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Free
More Info: globalcitizen.org

fine diningEnjoy a Fine Dining Experience

Planning to order a decadent take-out meal for your quarantine date night this weekend? Eight Chicago Michelin-starred restaurants are offering award-winning feasts that can be delivered to your door. Participating restaurants include Alinea, Acadia, EL Ideas, Entente, Next, Omakase Yume, Parachute, and Temporis. While traditional reservations aren’t required, be sure to reserve your meal ahead of time before they sell out.

More Info: timeout.com