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.
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.
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.
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
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").