It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
When/Where: Tomorrow, 8:10pm, at
Why Go: In this popular ‘50s comedy, the father of three teenage girls has given a rousing speech advocating personal freedom for all. Now his two oldest daughters are refusing to take gym, and his youngest daughter, Ginger, is determined to go out for the boys’ football team. A girl playing football? The high school principal, Ginger’s sisters and boyfriend and her Dad’s boss are up in arms when the idea of "personal freedom" goes waaay too far!
Pricing: $8 - $17
When/Where: Saturday, 10am, at Eagle Eye Books, 160 Clairemont Ave.
Why Go: Brockmann celebrates the publication of her 50th novel by talking about writing romance: from controlling and commanding the muse, to the important message in the stories we tell, to the business of marketing deep emotion.
Pricing: $12 includes breakfast buffet
When/Where: Saturday, 6:30pm, 1068 Country Lane NE
Why Go: Come for the BBQ and stay for the movie, Megamind, which will start at about 8pm. Bring chairs and blankets for seating. The association will supply burgers, hot dogs and soft drinks. You supply the sides and dessert.
Pricing: When you RSVP, please indicate if you’re going to bring a dessert or a side.
Why Go: Grounds work day at the school. Bring your gloves.
Pricing: About as free as free gets.
When/Where: Saturday, 5pm,
Why Go: A cèilidh (pronounced “kaylee”) is a traditional Gaelic social gathering with folk music and dancing. This fun and entertaining evening is for choir families, church members, close friends and family from the community. Auction proceeds benefit the Chapel Choir’s 2012 Scotland tour.