Get Out: It’s Thursday – What Are You Doing this Weekend, Abington?
This week's installment includes umpire training, old houses and gardening.
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 the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.
Where/When: Abington Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington; March 25, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Why go: Get philosophical! Socrates Café is for people who ponder questions like “What is truth?” and “What is justice?”
Where/When: Germantown Friends School, 31 W. Coulter St., Philadelphia; March 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go: The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will host the Old House Fair to address a need for the special expertise, materials and services homeowners need to meet the challenges of maintaining an old house. There will be lots of vendor booths, including demonstrations, expert panels and hands-on assistance.
Pricing: $10 general admission, $5 Preservation Alliance members
Where/When: Mondauk Common Park, 1451 Dillon Road, Ambler; March 27, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why go: Do you stand in front of the mirror to work on your “Steeeeeerike Three! You’re out!” delivery? If so, maybe you should consider becoming an umpire. Umps are needed for youth softball. Training is provided, and candidates of all ages are welcome.
Where/When: Barnes & Noble, 102 Park Ave., Willow Grove; March 27, noon to 3 p.m.
Why go: Sponsored by the Philly Liars’ Club, the Writers Coffeehouse meets to swap experiences and share info about the writing life. All levels of writers are welcome.
Where/When: Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Ave., Abington; March 28, 7 to 8 p.m.
Why go: Learn to grow, harvest and use the top 10 basic herbs, as well as some uncommon herbs to add to your dining experience, with Master Gardener Peggy Rastiello.
We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.