Get Out: Big Trucks at Family Aquatic Center

Let Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.



Where / When: ,1400 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine; 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Friday, May 6.

Why Go?: Bring the whole family to the Y and go for a swim, check out the playmaze, play some basketball and try out the climbing wall.

Pricing: Free for Y members; $20 per family for non-members



Where / When: , J Theatre, 1200 W. Algonquin Rd., Palatine; 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 6 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7.

Why Go?: ArtReach Educational Theatre presents this musical performed by professional actors and children from the Palatine community. Great family entertainment.

Pricing: Call the box office at 630-808-5852



Where / When: , 11 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine; 7 - 8 p.m.; Friday, May 6.

Why Go?: Free entertainment in a family-friendly setting. Audience members and performers needed. Singers, dancers, musicians, comedians and actors are invited to entertain us.

Pricing: Free



Where / When: ; 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 6.

Why Go?: The Palatine Park District's Adult Vocal Ensemble, Allegro, proudly presents this spring concert focusing on love songs from all musical genres. They will also perform show tunes, folk songs and classical music.

Pricing: $5 for all ages in advance; $8 at the door



Where / When: ; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, May 7.

Why Go?: Bring your children to see a fire truck, police car, dump truck and shool bus up close. Sit in the driver's seat together and have some fun.




Where / When: , 542 Colfax St., Palatine;  7 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, May 7.

Why Go?: The Farmers' Market opens its 19th season on May 7 with twenty-seven vendors selling their farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, cheeses, spices, olives, pickles and much more.

Pricing: Free admission




Where / When: ; 7:30 p.m., Sunday, May 8.

Why Go?: Enjoy the musical talents of the Palatine Concert Band.

Pricing: $8 for adults; $5 for seniors and students


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