Get Out: Art is Education, Chamber Singers, Persian New Year Celebration

See what events are going down this weekend in the Tri-Cities.

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 this weekend.

  • Where/When: , 6300 Civic Terrace Ave., Newark; Friday and Saturday (multiple programs)
  • Why Go: This weekend-long series features a variety of programs for children and families, including a toddler art workshop, a workshop on phsyics and art, and a session to help parents nurture their children's art. For more information and program times, click the link above.
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When: , 32975 Alvarado Niles Rd., Union City; Friday starting at 5 p.m.
  • Why Go: Test your luck and compete for a chance to win hundreds of dollars. Get your daubers ready! The weekly event also features a snack bar and free coffee and tea.
  • Pricing: Prices vary


  • Where/When: Old Alvarado-Cesar Chavez Park, Union City; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. + NewPark Mall, Newark; Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Why Go: Find fresh produce from local vendors at great prices at either the on Saturday or the on Sunday.
  • Pricing: Free.

  • Where/When:43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont; Saturday at 8 p.m.
  • Why Go: The concert features performances of Mozart and Beethoven classics along with "Songs of Love and War," which features texts from letters sent to and from American servicemen.
  • Pricing: $15

  • Where/When: , 34007 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City; Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Why Go: Be a part of Nowruz, the festival of the Persian New Year, as the Shahrzad Dance Academy performs several traditional dances.
  • Pricing: Free.


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