Entertaiment is the act of entertaining or providing entertainment. It can be a private event such as a meal with friends or family, or a public performance such as a concert or theatre show. It can also be a series of events that are intended for many people or a global audience, such as television programmes and sports. It may have a serious purpose, such as entertainment for children to develop their motor skills and prepare them for adult activities, such as music or sports. It is also an important means of bringing families together and helping them to grow closer.