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Exploring San Diego: Things to do (virtually) April 16-19

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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — This weekend will keep those staying at home busy with education and entertainment at their fingertips.

Sharpen photography skills, practice comic book drawing, or delve into science with workshops with San Diego's Outside the Lens, Little Fish Comic Book Studio, or Fleet Science Center.

Some much needed laughs can be found from Don't Tell Comedy, which is hosting a special online comedy show with stand-up and special guests.

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Concerts can be enjoyed at home with Luke Bryan, Dead & Company, and local musicians as well.

And baseball fans can connect with MLB stars competing in an virtual tournament with "MLB The Show 2020."

THURSDAY

Virtual Photography Workshops
San Diego's Outside the Lens is offering its photography classes and programs online. Classes for kids, adults, and media makers are all available online for those looking to sharpen their photo skills.

Pay It Forward Live
Verzion hosts a weekly live stream concert to raise funds for small business affected by COVID-19. Thursday, country music star Luke Bryan for a 30-minute performance from home. Viewers can connect and support their favorite small businesses during the show.

FRIDAY

Don't Tell Comedy (secret) comedy show
Don't Tell Comedy, which holds comedy shows at secret locations in San Diego and other cities, is moving online. Friday night's show will be held online under a secret link and treat viewers to an hour of never before seen stand up clips, an interactive game, and a live after show with special guests.

MLB Players tournament
Craving some MLB action? The MLB is hosting a players tournament, with athletes facing each other in "MLB The Show 2020." Check out San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and other stars face off virtually.

SATURDAY

#BANDTOGETHER live stream concerts
The Same Same But Different Festival is going virtual, bringing music online in a virutal fundraiser for San Diego musicians facing financial challenges during the pandemic. Concerts running online this weekend allow musicians to showcase their work and fans to show their support.

Dead & Company livestream concert
Grateful Dead tribute band Dead & Company hosts a live stream of the band's November 14, 2017, show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The band asks anyone tuning in to consider making a donation to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.

SUNDAY

Comic book classes online
Interested in learning how to create your own comic book? San Diego's Little Fish Comic Book Studio is moving its classes online during stay at home orders. Those interested can RSVP to sit in on a demo class and decide before committing whether they'd like to sign up for more classes.

Experiments with Fleet Science Center
Fleet Science Center will answer viewer questions, conduct science experiments, share more scientific fun on its virtual platform FleetTV. Programming walks viewers through hands-on activities, behind-the-scenes interviews and more.