Get Out: October 19-21
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 out our picks for the activities that are going on in town.
1.) Toddlers, Tunes and Tales
Where/When: Coventry Public Library; Fridays 10-10:30 a.m.
Why Go: The Coventry Public Library hosts a Friday morning program each week beginning Oct. 12 for 1 to 3-year-olds accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The activity features songs, movement and a story. Please call the library at 922-9100 to register.
2.) Greene Homestead Tours
Where/When: Gen. Nathanael Greene Homestead (50 Taft St.); Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Why Go: The historic 1770 homestead of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene is now open for tours. For more information, visit www.nathanaelgreenehomestead.org.
Pricing: $5/adult, $3/child
3.) Harvest Breakfast
Where/When: Cornerstone of Faith United Methodist Church (1081 Main St.); Saturday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.
Why Go: Cornerstone of Faith UMC will hold a Harvest Breakfast on Oct. 20 with a menu including ham, bacon, sausage, beans, eggs, pancakes, toast, juices and apple crisp. (Please enter the church via the Coventry Police Station parking lot to park behind the church.)
Pricing: $6/adult, $3/child (ages 5-10), children under 5 are guests of the church.
4.) Community Blood Drive
Where/When: Coventry Memorial VFW 9404 (29 South Main St.); Sunday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Be a hero and donate blood this weekend! Coventry Memorial VFW 949 will hold a Blood Drive on Oct. 21, sponsored by the VFW and Coventry-West Greenwich Lions. Blood donors will receive a free breakfast! Call 828-9705 for more information.
Pricing: Blood donation
5.) Line Dancing
Where/When: Coventry-West Greenwich Elks Lodge (42 Nooseneck Hill Rd., West Greenwich); 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.