Get Out: July 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.
1.) Senior Center July 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.) Community Blood Drive
Where/When: Coventry Credit Union Operations Center (2006 Nooseneck Hill Rd.) ; Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Be a hero and donate blood today at the Bloodmobile that will be stopping at Coventry Credit Union (1076 Main St.)
Pricing: Blood donation
Where/When: Washington Village, Bike Path Park (off of Station St.) ; Saturday, 7 a.m.
Why Go: Christopher Carlow, D. Ac. of Nature's Healing Acupuncture & Herbal Medcine Clinic (982 Tiogue Ave.) will instruct the group during this slow-moving and stimulating form of exercise.
4.) Home Run Derby
Where/When: Paine Field; Sunday, 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Coventry Little League is scheduled to hold its Home Run Derby on July 29, from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. at Paine Memorial Park at fields 1 and 2. For more information visit the Coventry Little Website.
Where/When: Hall's Beach on Johnson's Pond; Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
Why Go: The Johnson's Pond Civic Association is scheduled to hold its 40th Annual Ski Show on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Event sponsors include Lakeview Marine, Mikey's Motorsport and Dan's Place. For more information visit the JPCA Facebook Page.
Where/When: Paine Field ; Sunday, 6 p.m.
Why Go: The Coventry Parks & Recreation Department invites all to attend tis Summer Sunday Night Free Concert Series at Paine Field. This week's performance will feature "Abbey Road", a Beatles tribute band. In the event of rain, the concert will be held inside of the Community Center. Blankets and lawn chairs are recommended.
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.