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Couchbound: all of New York, straight to your apartment

Families discover the best of the city with Couchbound, Time Out’s regular newsletter highlighting at-home activities


You can still enjoy the best of New York, even if you're stuck in your apartment with your crew. Couchbound has the best entertainment options covered, from the coolest free classes and delivery services to livestreams from your go-to museums and must-see movies. Kick back and enjoy!

Latest Couchbound newsletters

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Couchbound #20

Drive-in movies, Time Out goes live with the CEO of Sawyer and Pride events for the whole family

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Couchbound #19

Summer activities, NYC Kids Fest and delicious popsicle recipes. 

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Couchbound #18

NYC playgrounds update, Museum of Natural History field trips and free cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery

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Couchbound #17

LGBTQ+ books for kids, The Show Must Go On! and phone calls with Nickelodeon characters

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Couchbound #16

Diverse YA books, live puppet show streams and black-owned businesses to support. 

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Couchbound #15

Resources about race, Sesame Street Town Hall and a Google Earth tour of the International Space Station. 

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Couchbound #14

What families can and cannot do in NYC right now, James and the Giant Peach readings and kids' books about diversity. 

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Couchbound #13

A drive-through family festival, a virtual kids' movie fest and J.K. Rowling's new book.  

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Couchbound #12

NYPL recs, drag queen storytimes and Instagrammable dessert spots offering delivery. 

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Couchbound #11

Disney princess Zoom calls, Memorial for Us All and butterbeer recipes. 

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Couchbound #10

Six Flags' drive-through safari, New York Philharmonic at home and a virtual picture-book exhibit.

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Couchbound #9

Dinosaur Day activities, aquarium live cams and family recipes.

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Couchbound #8

Digital arcade games, Star Wars drawing classes and spooky readings with Neil Gaiman.

Harry Potter
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Couchbound #7

Celebrity Harry Potter readings, free drawing classes from Pixar and an at-home juggling show. 

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Couchbound #6

Mother's Day crafts, Disney Family Singalongs and Dr. Seuss rap storytimes. 

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Couchbound #5

NYC-themed games, Lincoln Center's #ConcertsForKids and Disney brain busters. 

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Couchbound #4

Sidewalk chalk masterpieces, virtual ballet classes and free Sesame Street activities! 

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Couchbound #3

Disney recipes, Puppetsburg livestreams and fun family board games! 


Couchbound #2

Beautiful balloon displays, Bronx Zoo livestreams and Hogwarts classes. 

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Couchbound #1

Harry Potter Google Earth tours, Rockefeller Center's Virtual Spring Sunday series and free doodling classes from the Bronx Zoo. 

Looking for more? Read Time Out New York Kids magazine online

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