Staying home doesn't have to be boring! Many Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach attractions and organizations are offering online engagement, including craft projects, art insights, trivia and tidbits, amazing nature videos, and more. Peruse this list of some of our area's offerings, and enjoy!

In addition to online resources for card-holders, the Charlotte County Library System is offering virtual learning programs geared towards kids, including sing-a-longs, read-a-longs, craft programs like origami frog folding, and even cooking classes. Visit their Facebook page to find out more.

The Military Heritage Museum is featuring video interviews with veterans and volunteers, daily “Name that Artifact” posts, and, as always, offering tons of information, stories, and behind-the-scenes tidbits on all things military. Check out their Facebook page today

The Punta Gorda History Center has been posting fascinating stories, photos, trivia, tidbits, and project ideas on the rich history of the area for years. Visit their Facebook page to take a deep dive. You can also explore their online collections database, here.

Enjoying the beautiful and fun photos, videos, and behind-the-scenes tidbits Babcock Ranch Eco Tours posts provides great inspiration for future tours. Follow their Facebook page and plan away

Local pottery artist and instructor Jack Vartanian, of Stoneware Pottery by Jack Vartanian and Friends, is offering entertaining and educational demonstration videos that will likely inspire a shopping trip to his store—and possibly make you want to take a class with him—next time your're able to explore our area. Visit his Facebook page to check it out.

Paddleboard Adventures is bringing our amazing waterways to you with wonderful videos, both new and throwback, featuring manatees, birds, dolphins, and beautiful scenery. Visit their Facebook to relax and refresh

Stay informed about many of the online offerings available with Sun Newspaper's Virtual Event Calendar, here.

Take care!