Get Out: Wellness Walk at Harper, Battle for the Badge Downtown

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

Looking for something fun 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 13.

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: , 180 N. Smith St., Palatine; 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 13.

Why Go?: See the world-famous rock and roll show from Howl at the Moon, a dueling piano bar in Chicago, and help raise funds for the Foundation. Must be over the age of 21 to attend. Many exciting prizes will be raffled off.

Pricing: $20 per ticket which includes the 2 hour concert and a coupon for one free drink 



Where / When: , Wojcik Conference Center; 7 p.m.; Friday, May 13.

Why Go?: Harper College Fashion Department's annual fashion show. Call 847-295-6100 for tickets.

Pricing: $25



Where / When: , Algonquin Road Entrance; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, May 14.

Why Go?: Walk a 3K or run a 5K to celebrate and support cancer survivors, their families and caregivers with Wellness Place, Cancer Education and Support. A balloon release ceremony will follow the walk and run. All donations will help provide free education and support to those affected by cancer.

Pricing: $25 registration fee 



Where / When: Sonic Drive-In, 1151 E. Dundee Rd., Palatine; 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Saturday, May 14.

Why Go?: Come to the first car show at Sonic. Sample some delicious food and meet Mr. Limeade. Fun for the whole family.

Pricing: Free 



Where / When: , 542 Colfax St., Palatine;  7 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, May 14.

Why Go?: Visit the twenty-seven vendors who will be selling their farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, cheeses, spices, olives, pickles and much more.

Pricing: Free admission 



Where / When: ; 8 a.m., Sunday, May 15.  

Why Go?: Run on a fun course through Palatine neighborhoods and end up at the Margreth Riemer Reservoir. Help raise money for the Palatine Police and Fire Benevolent Association.

Pricing: Visit https://www.signup.com/site/online-event-registration/74071 for pricing information 


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