4 Unique Activities to Do with Your Best Friend at Least Once
Doing something special with your best friend can help the two of you to grow closer. If you want to try something new and exciting, there are so many great activities that are perfect for friends to do together. Here are just a few such activities.
Attend a Cultural Festival
Not only will attending a cultural festival help the two of you grow closer, it will also be the perfect opportunity to learn more about different people—or even about each other and your heritages. Many cultural festivals are held during summer and autumn, but you can still find events during other times of the year.
For example, Italian festivals are known to be very exciting and feature activities like grape-stomping contests. You can also try delicious edibles like latkes and matzo balls by attending a Jewish cultural event. Depending on where you live, you may also be able to attend a Chinese, Mexican or Middle Eastern festival.
Do Some Volunteer Work
The two of you can do something good for society by volunteering your time to support a charitable cause. As Lifehack states, volunteering is a great way for you and your friend to gain greater respect for one another.
Mentoring kids, cleaning up roadside trash, managing a blood drive or helping organizations come up with fundraising ideas are just a few ways to volunteer. The two of you can also volunteer at an animal shelter to care for animals that need adoption. You may also choose to help others who are less fortunate by serving food at a local meal center or making sack lunches and handing them out to homeless people around town.
See a Psychic
If you want to learn more about your life path, you and your friend can visit a psychic. Many psychics claim to know the future, and you and your friend can test out a clairvoyant’s abilities for yourselves.
Psychic readings often involve details about the future of a person’s career, love life and other important topics. You may also be able to find a psychic that offers tarot card or palm readings. Some psychics also specialize in astrology and can draw up astrological charts for you and your friend.
Go to a Painting Party
You don’t have to go to a formal art school to learn how to create your own masterpieces. Painting parties offer exciting ways to learn about the art of painting pictures while having fun in the process.
When you attend one of these events, you and your friend will receive guidance from an instructor. You’ll likely have the option of choosing from a variety of images to recreate. Your painting party may also include food and drinks to make the atmosphere even more casual and fun. After the two of you have finished painting, you’ll be able to take home your masterpieces to cherish.
Make Time For Your Best Friend
Doing something unique with your best friend will allow the two of you to form a stronger bond. You’ll also gain more appreciation for a different side of life when you try any of these activities.
Hannah Whittenly is a freelance writer and mother of two from Sacramento, CA. She graduated from the University of California-Sacramento with a degree in Journalism.