Summer Fun: Learning to play disc golf

Disc golf is a lot like regular golf. Oh, you throw plastic discs instead of swinging long metal clubs. You score by heaving a Frisbee-like disc into chain nets hanging on poles instead of putting a ball into flag-marked holes. And, you can play for free on courses set up in parks instead of driving to a public course and paying greens fees.

Summer Fun: Cooking at the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking

When I signed up for a hands-on cooking class with The Loretta Paganini School of Cooking, I was a little nervous. I’d never done any kind of cooking class before—unless you count my mom teaching me how to scramble eggs—and envisioned some kind of “Master Chef” scenario where we’d have individual stations and be responsible for an entire meal.

Summer Fun: Pro Football Hall of Fame

I managed to score a behind-the-scenes tour of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s new exhibit, the “Game for Life,” an immersive, holographic experience that is being developed by a creative team consisting of Ed Jones (who won a visual effects Oscar for “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”), writers from beloved sports movies such as “Hoosiers,” “We Are Marshall” and “Rudy” and the CEO of Miramax Films.