It's Time to Plan Your Weekend, and Here's How
It’s Thursday, 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 your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the best activities for the kids, and options to hit the bars, restaurants
Friday Night Skating
Where/When: Roller Kingdom, 5 Highland Park Ave., Hudson. Friday, April 1, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Why Go:With more than 25,000 sq ft. filled with programmed light and sound shows, a video arcade, the karaoke and dance “Beat Box,” as well as a beautiful hardwood skating surface, Roller Kingdom guarantees you fun for all ages. For an entirely different dimension of action and excitement our rink has Lasertag - a great addition to your festivities.
Pricing: $7 includes skate rental.
Six Strings Down
Where/When: Dante's at Firefly's, 350 East Main St., Marlborough. Friday, April 1 from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: A tribute to the great Stevie Ray Vaughn
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Where/When: HCAM Studios, 77 Main St., Hopkinton. Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: Presented by Enter Stage Left Theater.
Pricing: $17; $13 for members, students and seniors.
Fetch! — Screaming String Thing
Where/When: The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m.
Why Go: What a racket! Turn an ordinary cup and string into a screeching, squawking sound machine. Sponsored by Middlesex Savings Bank, with additional support from Red Hat, Inc.
Pricing: Free, with the price of admission.
SatinWood Presents the Legendary Songs of Harry Chapin
Where/When: Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham. Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Original Chapin bandmates Big John Wallace and Howard Fields join the folkrock band SatinWood for an evening of Harry's storysongs. Chapin's fight to end hunger in America has continued since his passing in 1981 and he was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1987 for his humanitarian work. The show will feature Harry's classic hits "Taxi," "Cats in the Cradle," "WOLD," "Mr. Tanner," "A Better Place to Be," "Bananas," and many more concert favorites.