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.
1. BOOK TALK: A NEW HANSEL AND GRETEL
Where/when: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 98 Middlesex Tpke.; Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Why go: Kick start your weekend with a fun look at literature for the whole family. Join Barnes & Noble's Tahleen and her book group for a new twist on the beloved story Hansel and Gretel with Jackson Pearce's "Sweetly" . With mystery, love, and heroics, this story will keep you guessing.
Where/when: Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge St.: Saturday at 7 p.m.
Why go: The Burlington Relay for Life team Dare Us To Dream, led by two Burlington High Students, is to raise money for the Relay and American Cancer Society. The BHS students singing, dancing, acting, martial arts, comedy, band performances and a show from the school's Improv Club - Idle Hands.
Pricing: $5.00 for Students and $10.00 for Adults. Advance ticket are on sale for $8, .
Where/when: Burlington Ice Palace, 36 Ray Ave.; Saturday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Why go: Come down for a fun ice skating event on the safety of indoor ice. Skate to the music provided by the live DJ.
Pricing: $5 admission and $4 for ice skate rentals
4. BRASS MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Where/when: Saint Malachy Catholic Church, 99 Bedford St.; Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Why go: See a program of American music including three works by Boston area composers, and a performance of the West Side Story Suite.
5. COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY - FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP
Where/when: Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge St.: Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Why go: Bring your questions about financial aid and college planning to this informational event. Great session for high school students and their parents.