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.
Last Hope Animal Rescue Bowlathon
When: March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: $25
Open Knit and Crochet Night
When: March 2, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Learn a new hobby at this
Free Camp Fun Fest
Where: Broadway Mall, Hicksville
When: March 3, 11 a.m.
Why Go: Long Island Parent Magazine is hosting this event in conjunction with the publication of their Fourth Annual Town-by-Town Camp Guide. The Fest enables moms and dads to speak one-on-one with camp directors. There are also free activities for children, like face painting, hands-on science experiments, a bounce, first-aid demonstrations, theater games and more.
When: March 3, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Singles of all skill levels can enjoy tennis and refreshments. Call 516-576-3467 to RSVP.
Farmingdale Band Plays at Nutty Irishman
When: March 3, 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Hear the play at this Main Street spot.
Pancreatic Cancer Fundraiser
Where: 5460 Merrick Rd, Massapequa
When: March. 3, 9 p.m.
Why Go: Blue Parrot Lounge hosts a night for a good cause.
Sweet 16 and Prom Extravaganza
Where: Melville Marriot, 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville
When: March. 4, 12 p.m.
Why Go: Meet more than 50 vendors for decorations, favors, dresses and more. There's a fashion show, DJ and giveaways.
Pricing: $5 at door.
21st Annual Bethpage St. Patrick’s Parade
Where: St. Martin, Bethpage
When: March. 4, 1 p.m.
Why Go: Festivities begin at the 1 p.m. mass at St. Martin of Tours Church. Immediately after aass the Grand Marshal Eamon Fitzgerald, family, friends and visiting dignitaries will join the color guard, pipe bands and marching units in front of St. Martin’s. Featured in this year’s parade are the Nassau Firefighters Pipes & Drums, the American Celtic Pipe Band, the Tara Band and the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums along with veterans’ groups, historic re-enactment groups, AOH members, fire departments, scouts and the perennial favorite – the K-9 Brigade. The parade route begins on Central Avenue in Bethpage, down Stewart Avenue and returning on Broadway to the Showmobile where the Grand Marshal and elected officials will review the parade.