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Geek Diary: Metro picks three top events to catch over the coming week

A parents v kids quiz

O2 and the NSPCC (partnered with Stacey Solomon and her son Zachary, main picture) are holding a mass live-streamed quiz that’ll see the nation’s parents take on their kids. The idea is to encourage families to get together and start talking about online safety. Tomorrow, 4pm, thequizteam.com/o2-nspcc-quiz-entry-form

Get set for a coding quest

If you’re looking for something educational and productive to keep you and the little people in your life occupied, Nintendo’s Switch Live Workshop wants to send you on a coding quest with assistance from FUZE4 Nintendo Switch. Using the app, the workshop will begin by teaching the basics of coding and then move on to helping you make your own simple Switch game using the app’s text-based language. June 2, 2pm, FUZE Youtube channel

A festival of anime

Calling all lovers of anime, manga and Japanese culture. A new online anime event is coming to a computer/smartphone/tablet near you. The free festival features all the things you’d expect to see at an anime convention, including panel discussions and exclusive interviews and talks with some of the leading industry names. And like any good anime con, you can expect virtual appearances from special guests, including animator and film producer Eunyoung Choi (pictured). It’ll be broadcast through a free live stream and the complete schedule can be found on the official site. Tomorrow and Sunday, 11am-5pm, free, cloudmatsuri.com