Hey Merrick, Get Out and Go

Things to do locally this weekend.

It’s Thursday, and you have 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 and shops to explore.

Poetry Reading

Where/When:  Wyld Chyld Tattoo & Cafe, Saturday, 4 p.m.

Why Go:  Whether you want to share your poetry or just sit back, relax and listen to others, take a cue from your inner artist and sip some coffee while you enjoy some ballads, epics or free verse poems.

Pricing:  Free


Kareoke with D.J. Joe

Where/When: Menna’s Main Event, Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Why go: Celebrate the snow melting by pretending that you have a decent, in-tune singing voice.

Price: Free


Defensive driving

Where/When: Merrick Library, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Why go: Learn how to deal with the people on the road that aren’t taking the rising gas prices so well.

Price: $38, checks only


Family Bingo

Where/When: Sacred Heart School gym, Friday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Why go: There isn’t a better way to spend an evening with your family then with hot dogs, candy, bottled water, snacks and bingo.

Pricing: Admission with reservation is $5; without a reservation is $6. The price includes one bingo card. Additional cards are $1 each.


Buckets for Breast Cancer

Where/When:  Kennedy, Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Why Go:  Whether going to fundraisers are personal for you or just for fun, join the Bellmore-Merrick basketball league to "Help The Quest For Finding A Cure." Teams are formed for grades five through 12 along with adult groups.

Pricing:  $10 per person with a total of four on a team (cash or check for team is payable to "1 in 9 Breast Cancer Coalition").


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