Get Out: April 27-29
A comprehensive list of options to kick start your weekend planning.
It's Friday, 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 every age to make your weekend just what you've been waiting for. Check our picks for the activities that are going on in town and nearby.
1.) Senior Center April Breakfast
Where/When: Coventry Senior Center (50 Wood St.); Friday, 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Why Go: Enjoy scrambled eggs, choice of bacon or sausage, pancakes or English muffin with juice, coffee or tea. All are welcome!
Pricing: $3 per person
2.) Paine House Yard Sale
Where/When: Paine House Museum (7 Station St.); Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: See what your neighbors have to offer at this weekend's auction!
Pricing: Free admission
3.) College Fair
Where/When: Rhode Island Convention Center (1 Sabin St., Providence; Saturday, 12-3 p.m.
Why Go: The RI Convention Center is hosting a college fair on Saturday. All students are encouraged to attend as there are all types of colleges and post-secondary options for students.
4.) Community Blood Drives
Why Go: Be someone's hero by donating blood! Saturday's drive is in the Western Coventry School gym and Sunday's is in the Parish Hall at Saints John & Paul.
Pricing: Blood donation
5.) Rabies Clinic
Where/When: Coventry Animal Control/DPW (1668 Flat River Rd.); Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Be sure to get your dogs and cats vaccinated (it's a law in RI) at this affordable clinic. (Dogs must be brought on a leash and cats in a cage.) Click here for more information.
Pricing: $10/shot. CASH ONLY.
6.) Bike Run and Steak Fry
Where/When: The Rock Junction (731 Centre of New England Blvd.); Sunday, 12 p.m.
Why Go: The bike run, steak fry and poker run will begin at the Rock Junction - kickstands up at noon. There will be stops at Dan's Place, Two Brothers, The Music Lady and then back to TRJ for live entertainment and food. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center. Call 556-6161 or 385-3036 for tickets or more information.
Pricing: $20/driver, $10/passenger
7.) Line Dancing
Where/When: Coventry-West Greenwich Elks Lodge ; Sunday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Want to try something a little different this weekend? Then try your hand (or feet) at line dancing. All ages and abilities are welcome. For more info call Jerry (397-3700) or Lori (206-3618).
Pricing: $6 per person to benefit Elks and Emblems charities.
To find more things to do this weekend, check out our event listings.