THINGS TO DO
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
COVID-19: Orange County, Orlando playgrounds to reopen after six months
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – More than 100 playgrounds throughout Orange County will reopen this weekend after closing nearly six months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Jerry Demings announced. Extra cleaning and safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be in place when 108 playgrounds reopen on Saturday. For months, the fitness stations around Orlando parks have been roped off or covered in plastic to prevent people from using them. No more than 10 children can be on the playground at any given time in Orange County and masks will be required at all recreation facilities throughout the county. Demings said the decision to reopen the playgrounds, which have been closed since March, was made after the county has reported fewer COVID-19 cases in the last several weeks.
Short on cash, not on love? Win mom over with these ideas -- all inexpensive or free
You don’t have to go gourmet -- plenty of supermarkets have inexpensive and delicious doughnuts. If you’re able to do this one in person instead, even better (but we’re admittedly a little envious). Pick something mom loves and engage in the game-playing with her (and your siblings, if they're around). Bottom line: Just spend some quality time with her doing something she’ll enjoy, whether it’s in person or virtually. We promise you don’t have to spend a lot of money to please moms.
Orlando Science Center welcomes ‘Pompeii: The Immortal City’ exhibit
ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando will welcome a one-of-a-kind exhibit this summer at the Orlando Science Center featuring artifacts from the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. “It’s a very unique exhibit because it is a very exclusive tour,” Orlando Science Center vice president of marketing Jeff Stanford said. The Orlando Science Center set up a replica of a volcano just outside Orlando City Hall. A volcano replica will erupt outside Orlando City Hall March 5-9 generating buzz for "Pompeii: The Immortal City" exhibit coming to the Orlando Science Center. Pompeii: The Immortal City opens June 6 at the Orlando Science Center.