Girls' Varsity Basketball To Compete in County Tournament Sunday
Plus, Hoops for Hope at Summit High School and local music to check out.
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/shops to explore.
1. THE WANNABES PERFORM AT MCLYNN'S
Where/When: McLynn's, 250 Morris Avenue, Springfield; Friday at 9:30 p.m.
Why Go: Relax from your long work week with some live music by The Wannabes, a local cover band that covers diverse British Invasion music from the 1960s.
2. GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL COMPETES IN UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT
Where/When: Location is TBA; Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Seeded at number 2, the girls' varsity basketball team will compete in the UCIAC Quarterfinals against the winner of tonight's Linden vs. Roselle game. Go out and support your Lady Pioneers!
3. JOHN LENNON'S 70TH BIRTHDAY
Where/When: State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick; Saturday, 8 p.m.
Why Go: In celebration of Lennon's Birthday, Glen Burtnik and Friends are performing a special concert featuring "Imagine," "Give Peace a Chance," "Come Together," "Strawberry Fields Forever," among many others.
4. HOOPS FOR HOPE AT SUMMIT HIGH SCHOOL
Where/When: 125 Kent Pl Blvd, Summit; Saturday, 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Why Go: The Summit girls' basketball team is sponsoring the 3rd annual event to benefit the Susan G. Komen For The Cure and The Adrienne Reid Scholarship Fund.
Pricing: Admission is free, but t-shirts will be for sale and there will also be a concession stand and bake sale.
5. SECOND ANNUAL GARDEN STATE FOLK FESTIVAL
Where/When: Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, 100 South St., Morristown; Sunday at 3 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy live music by Carla Ulbrich, a comical singer-songwriter, the award-winning women's Hickory Tree Chorus, the Dirdy Birdlies Jug Band and acoustic music journalist Roger Deitz.
Pricing: $20 per person.