It’s Thursday, and if you have 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 out our picks for outdoor activities to hit and new weekend workshops to explore.
Where/When: Hamilton Ave & Gilman St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (Palo Alto Farmer's Market), Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Ever wanted to ask your state senators a question, or discuss with them how to improve our community? State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will hold "sidewalk office hours" at the Palo Alto Farmer's Market Saturday, so now's your chance!
Where/When: 600 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94306 (Mitchell Park), Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Pack a picnic and head to Mitchell Park for this outdoor family event featuring live music and skits put on by local churches and youth groups.
Where/When: , 559 College Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Saturday, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Why Go: Participate in a hands-on demonstration of aiming and cooking using the "Global Sun Oven" and "Solar Cookit."
Where/When: , 1530 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: Restore a natural habitat, enjoy yourself and breathe in the fresh air at the lovely Pearson-Arastradero Preserve! Meet at the Gateway Facility. For more information visit the Acterra Stewardship webpage.
Pricing: Free to volunteer
Where/When: , 100 Terminal Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Saturday, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Celebrate the grand re-opening of Kelly Park in Menlo Park with a free BBQ and community sports! To help celebrate Kelly's Re-Grand Opening, the City of Menlo Park's Community Services Department will be hosting its first annual 3-3 Basketball Tournament with free registration, cash prizes and a DJ.