It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go for adults and kids, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.
Doing something not on this list? Add your plans to the comments section.
Open Knit and Crochet Night
When: March 9, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Learn a new hobby at this
Hicks Nurseries Flower & Garden Show
Where: 100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury
When: March 9-11, all day
Why Go: The Hicks Nurseries Flower & Garden Show-the largest in the northeast and is featuring blooming gardens inspired by famous artists. Visitors will stroll through garden displays and there'll be a vegetable gardening display in containers and landscape settings, an outdoor living area for entertaining family and friends, and a fairy garden with a towering waterfall. The show gardens are packed with ideas. Horticulture and design specialists present practical advice and information in numerous seminars and demonstrations. For more information and a schedule of events, visitwww.hicksnurseries.com.
Long Island Roller Rebels St. Patty's Day Madness Double Header
Where: 182 Bethpage Sweet Hollow Rd, Old Bethpage
When: March 10, 6 p.m.
Why Go: Watch the roller derby team.
High School Fashion Show
When: March 10, 1 p.m.
Why Go: Attend a fashion show to benefit the PTA.
St. Baldrick's Foundation Head Shaving Event at Jackie Reilly's
Where: 3964 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage
When: March 11, 8 a.m.
Why Go: People from around the community are having their heads shaved to benefit this organization.
Manhattan Opera Association
When: March 11, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Part of the Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artist Series Join them as they perform a program featuring arias, duets, and trios from a wide range of operas. Highlights include pieces from Georges Bizet's "Carmetn," Mozart's "The Magic Flute" and the aria "Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen so heib" from the opera "La Guiddatta" by Franz Lehar.