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5 options for stay-at-home fun in SF: Monday, July 13


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The Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order has brought countless events usually held as in-person gatherings online. We’re aiming to support local businesses in San Francisco and Oakland by highlighting five of these events each day.

Got a suggestion for an online event based in SF or Oakland? Email our events reporter, Teresa Hammerl. 

Here’s your SF online event calendar for Monday, July 13. Join a support group for parents facing the challenges of COVID-19, learn how to interpret abstract art, brush up your watercolor skills and more.

Supporting Young Children During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created trauma, loss, and a rise in anxiety for many. Our Family Coalition recognizes the need to support families navigating this new norm, and invites parents to meet online with certified child life specialist Shani Thornton to help cope. Thornton will provide practical tools and resources

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Has a mini-break in Paris lost its allure? I took the Eurostar on Monday to find out

Paris has reopened to tourists, but the experience is rather different - getty
Paris has reopened to tourists, but the experience is rather different – getty

Checking into my hotel after arriving in Paris by Eurostar, I reacquaint myself with a passion shared with one of the City of Light’s most famous luminaries. ‘He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime,’ wrote Victor Hugo. 

It was fantastic to be in Paris even if nothing had felt more tragic than the endless shilly-shallying over air bridges and the compilation of quarantine-exempt countries which had more ins and outs than the hokey-cokey. 

As expected, the guillotine has fallen on travel restrictions. The Foreign Office dropped its warning for trips to France on July 4, and quarantine measures will not be enforced on either side of La Manche from July 10. 

In normal years I make several journeys to Paris by

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The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday

Amazon's top daily deals this Monday include plenty of outdoor favorites.
Amazon’s top daily deals this Monday include plenty of outdoor favorites.

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

Editor’s Note: Prices may have changed since Monday for these deals. For Tuesday’s top deals on Amazon, check out our new story here. 

Amazon’s Big Style Sale may have ended, but that doesn’t mean the retailer is slowing down on the deals front—far from. In fact, we’ve found five great things up for grabs at the online megastore this morning that are sure to make your Monday.

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From a pair of grilling tongs that will be just what the doctor ordered for all of those July 4th cookouts to a shaded beach tent that will protect your family from any harmful

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