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Read our complete Resource Guide to Successfully Navigating Nantucket in 2020

FOR PARENTS & KIDS

The Nantucket Boys & Girls Club is offering various virtual programs and activities. Find the weekly schedule, consent forms and links here.

The Nantucket Historical Association is offering digital kids activity books, kits and lesson plans online here.

Join Nantucket’s beloved Nanpuppets for sing-alongs with Lizza Ombremski. Stream these videos via the Nanpuppet’s website or their Instagram @nanpuppets.

The Maria Mitchell Association creates weekly challenges, show & tell opportunities and nature journaling on their website and Instagram @maria_mitchell_association.

The Linda Loring Nature Foundation launched the LLNF Bioblitz. With the weather getting warmer you can now download the free app, iNaturalist to take photos during your walks and share them with the iNaturalist’s community. This community is full of scientists and nature enthusiasts that will identify what you found right in your own backyard. Instructions and a tutorial on how to use this app can be found here.

Barnaby Bear hosts a “where, oh where is Barnaby bear” hunt. Join the Facebook group here or download the map to enter the scavenger hunt. Every child that completes the 10-location hunt receives a free copy of Barnaby Seasons in the Park. Barnaby also hosts storytime on their Instagram @barnabybearbooks and Facebook.

The Nantucket Atheneum has multiple online classes, e-books and educational resources for children and teens here. The full daily calendars can be found on their homepage.

FOR SENIORS

Stop & Shop is open from 6 – 7:30am for adults 60 or older to shop.

Bartlett’s Farm offers a walk-in hour from 8-9am for adults 60 or older to shop.

The Saltmarsh Senior Center is working with Or, The Whale, Sandbar at Jetties Beach, The Beet and CRU for a senior meal delivery program. If you aren’t already receiving Meals on Wheels and are over 60 years old, contact the Saltmarsh Senior Center at 508.228.4490 to sign-up. For more information click here.

TUCKed In Eldercare is an on island service that assists in arranging home care services and companionship to personal care and transportation to appointments. Available for both year round residents and seasonal renters, visit their website here and contact Erin Kopecki, erin[@]tuckedineldercare.com 508- 577-5057 for more information.

Meals on Wheels is offered by the Elder Services of Cape Cod & Islands. (ESCCI) to individuals 60 years or older. Call 508-228-4647 for more information and to register.

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