Get Out Weekend Planner
Charity, Nature, Music and FUN!
School has started and Fall is coming soon. It’s time to get out of the summer schedule, and back to real life, and long weeks. But you can still relax and have fun on the weekend.
Patch has your weekend fun list. Check our current picks.
Where/When: William Tennent High School, 333 Centennial Rd., Warminster. Friday, 3:30-9:30 p.m.
Why Go: The entire Centennial community is invited to attend the grand opening and building dedication ceremony for the new William Tennent High School. Activites include: Building tours, Ribbon cutting, Dedication ceremony, Military Honor Guards, Athletic contests, A food court, Interactive games, Tailgate party, A parade into the stadium, Fitness challenges, Health screenings, Informational booths, Performance, Giveaways, Simulators
Why Go: Earth Day was postponed so it could be combined with the International Coastal Cleanup. Join the Friends of Tamanend and the Park & Rec staff to celebrate by contributing a few hours to help clean up and beautify the park the nature center and surrounding reservoir.
Pricing: Giving of your time
Where/When: Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Ln. Sunday, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Plants and trees have a unique way of dispersing their seeds. Each plant or tree has adapted special ways to ensure its survival through their seeds. Pine forest, woodland, aquatic and meadow habitats all have different types of plants and trees. Explore these different ways of seed dispersal.
Pricing: $2 per person
Where/When: Kenny's Spirited Eatery, 1134 Street Rd. Saturday, 10 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy live music provided by Crazy Train at Kenny's. From 10 p.m. to midnight, PBR and grape and cherry vodka mixed drinks will be on special.
Pricing: Cover charge
Where/When: Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Rd., Huntingdon Valley. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: Come and celebrate Monarch butterflies as they begin their migration to Mexico. Learn about Monarchs, their habitat and their migration. Follow Ehren Gross (Briar Bush Nature Center) through the Raytharn Farm meadows, and learn to catch and release these majestic creatures.
Pre-registration is required. Call 215-657-0830 to register.
Pricing: Adults, $5; Children, $3; Non-Member adults, $10; Non-Member children, $5
Where/When: Warminster Community Park, 300 Veterans Cir, Warminster. Saturday, 1-5 p.m.
Why Go: Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley will be hosting the second annual Alex Boyes Memorial 5k Run/Walk at Warminster Community Park, with a vendor and entertainment portion following at our neighboring Warminster clubhouse.
Alex Boyes was a committed Gilda’s Club volunteer, and even completed his Eagle Scout project here. In the fall of 2009, at the age of 22, he died from cancer.
All funds raised from the event will stay locally to support Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley in its mission to ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.
Pricing: $10, $20 and $25
Remember to check our planner every week and be sure to leave your two cents in the comments section below if you have a block party, fundraiser, or something fun you want to tell us all about.