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Here you will find a selection of the events of the week and information on how to set them (all times are east). Note that events can change after they are published.

Prepare for Thanksgiving (it's never too early) by using the volunteer-run Homeschool Co-op online Cake crust making class. During this hour-long seminar, you will learn how to make a double crust or two single crusts from scratch. The organizers will send you a recipe in advance so that you can follow it up from your kitchen. (The class is free and participation is limited to 100 participants.)

When 4:30 p.m.
Where homeschoolcoop2020.com/all-classes

Refresh America's founding document with the extensive National Constitution Center in Philadelphia Interactive makeup. Search the full text, then delve into blog posts, videos, and podcast episodes that discuss questions about why we really have an electoral college. And how are voting rights claims decided?

When At any time
Where Constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution

Get the tools you need to teach your young child what a choice is and what the voting process with PBS. Best for children ages 2 to 5, this printable voting kit includes a bingo game and I Voted Today badges to color, cut out and carry. For older children 6 to 8 years old, take the citizens' discussion to the next level by letting them hold their own elections at home and create ballot boxes. If your children are particularly ambitious, you can even help them write their own message.

When At any time
Where pbs.org/parents/lets-vote

Let yourself be carried away by it three performances curated by New York ballet main dancer Tiler Peck. The series entitled "A New Stage" was filmed in September and can be streamed at CLI Studios, an online platform for dance education. Ms. Peck plays the leading role in two of the three pieces, including "Petrushka Reimagined". Brooklyn Mack and Lil Buck accompany her on this hip-hop interpretation of classical ballet. Ms. Peck works in an "unusual way" with Broadway actress and singer Sierra Boggess. And finally, Syncopated Ladies in “Syncopated Ladies: Amplified” type songs by Ciara and John Legend. The series costs $ 19.99 and viewers must create a free CLI Studio account in order to view it. In addition to the ticket, you get access to a handful of free dance classes each week.

When At any time
Where clistudios.com/anewstage

Spend the evening with the Seattle Symphony, which will perform a selection of works by the composers Claude Débussy, Frank Martin, Arthur Honegger and Thomas Adès. The concert will be conducted by conductor emeritus Ludovic Morlot, who is returning to the orchestra for the first time since his resignation as music director last year after an eight-year tenure. Access to online Seattle Symphony programs is $ 12.99 per month.

When 10:30 p.m. (and on request until November 12th)
Where live.seattlesymphony.org

If you're one of the more than two-thirds of Americans whose stress levels have increased significantly this election season, bring some calm to your overcrowded mind The New York Times Meditation Guide. Learn the basics of mindfulness and what to do when your mind wanders. The guide includes one-, four-, ten-, and 15-minute recordings as well as recommendations for tried and tested mindfulness apps to keep your practice going.

When At any time
Where nytimes.com/guides/well/how-to-meditate

Take the last chance to see “November”. a new film by Phillip Youmans adapted from the play "Help" by the poet and playwright Claudia Rankine. Produced by The Shed and Tribeca Studios, the film explores the privilege of white men and the joys of being black by narrating conversations that Ms. Rankine has had throughout her life with white men in border areas (such as airports or waiting areas) interspersed with Scenes shot from Black Life in New York City.

When Until November 7th at 11:59 p.m.
Where theshed.org/november

Explore the world of sea otters with a free course from the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Fun Fact: These cuddly creatures have a million hairs per square inch of their body to keep them warm. (For comparison, most people have 100,000 to 150,000 on their heads.)

When At any time
Where montereybayaquarium.thinkific.com

Listen to a conversation between two actors, writers and Texans: Matthew McConaughey and Ethan Hawke. During this discussion, hosted by the Texas Book Festival in association with Book People bookstore in Austin, Texas, they will speak about McConaughey's recently published memoir, "Greenlights". Tickets are $ 41 and include a copy of the book. The fee is tax deductible.

When 17 o'clock
Where texasbookfestival.org

See "Othello" During a performance of the Shakespeare classic, shortened and staged by an actor on the surface of a dining table, using household items as characters and props, cut back to its most important elements. It is part of a presentation of 36 Shakespeare plays – comedies, stories, tragedies – performed by Forced Entertainment, a theater collective based in Sheffield, England, at the University of California's Center for the Art of Performance, Los Angeles.

When 3 pm.
Where cap.ucla.edu/calendar/details/shakespeare

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