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 some great ideas for when you're done with work and ready to get out. Check our picks for the activities to hit. Tell us what we missed in the comments below.
1. PORTFOLIO OPENING RECEPTION
Where/When: 1.-3 p.m. Saturday at , 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave.
Why Go: Portfolio is an that runs April 2-May 1, competition, and series of educational programs for high school seniors demonstrating commitment and competency in visual art.
2. HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR
Where/When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Courts Plus, 186 S. West Ave., Elmhurst
Why Go: It includes a blood drive, health screenings, giveaways and a chance to win one month's dues.
3. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN FUND-RAISER
Where/When: 6 p.m. Friday at , 15w468 Grand Ave, Elmhurst.
Why Go: The evening is everything '80s: Big hair, skinny ties, totally awesome.
4. NICKEL AND DIMED
Where/When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Arena Theater, Jenks Hall, , 433 Howard St.
Why Go: Joan Holden’s adaptation of “,” based on the prize-winning investigative work of Barbara Ehrenriech, which explores what it means to eke out a living on minimum wage.
5. CHICAGO GARGOYLE BRASS
Where/When: 4-6 p.m. Sunday at , 137 S. Garfield St.
Why Go: Bach and Mendelssohn performed by the with the choirs of Union Church and First Congressional of Elgin.