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Get Out Weekend Planner: Hooray for Hollywood, a Flea Market for Education, and More

Plan your weekend with these events happening throughout the area.

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.

 

1.

Where/When: The , 33997 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City. This Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Why Go: “No More Whispers” is a day for young adults to come together to unite against issues that teens battle with on a daily basis. Teens deal with rumors, pressure from peers and parents, being bullied, depression, alienation, abuse at home or from boyfriends/girlfriends, and more, and they need to know they are not alone and there is help. This event offers workshops and teen roundtables on topics such as cyber-bullying, body image, being positive, "sexting" and much more. “No More Whispers!” means teens can come and speak out about these topics or listen to others and learn how they have handled these problems in their lives. This is not a day for judgment, but a day of understanding, connection and
unity.  It’s time for teen voices to be heard! The event will be catered by and as a treat, the teens will enjoy a live performance from YouTube star Jenny Suk.

Price: Free

 

2. 

Where/When: , 31224 Union City Blvd., Union City. This Saturday, May 12, 6 p.m.

Why Go: Come meet wrestling stars while donating to local causes. "Big Time Wrestling" presents its Big Time Wrestling Supershow on May 12, featuring Matt Hardy, Bobby Lashley, "The Masterpiece" Chris Masters and Sean Daivari. The event is part of a fundraiser for Newark Memorial High School sports. Also, a portion of the ticket sales will benefit the memorial services of Osana Futi, a Newark Memorial senior  A meet-and-greet will begin at 6 p.m. and the main event will start at 7:30 p.m.

Price: $14 for general admission, or $20 for ring-side. $5 for children 12 and under.

 

3. HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD 

Where/When: Jackson Theater, Smith Center, Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont. This Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m.

Why Go: If you're a fan of classic movies, and a fan of the symphony, this is the event for you. Hear the Fremont Symphony Orchestra perform selections from the soundtracks of such iconic films as Gone with the Wind, Casablanca, Dr. Zhivago and more.

Price: $20-48 for adults, $20 for children and students.

 

4. 

Where/When: , 31224 Union City Blvd., Union City. This Saturday, May 12 beginning at 8 a.m.

Why Go: Have fun with a little friendly competition, while getting a little exercise at the same time. This event is a collaboration between the  and the . Division winners will receive a 20-Visit Table Tennis Pass to use at the Union City Sports Center. For tournament rules, details and information, call 510-675-5805 or e-mail maynarde@unioncity.org. This tournament is open to everyone 12 years old and up. 

Price: $5

 

5. 

Where/When: , 36270 Cherry St., Newark. This Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Score yourself some great bargains while benefiting education at the same time. Host a booth yourself and sell your unwanted stuff, or shop the booths full of antiques, collectibles, clothing, footwear, accessories and more. All the items for sale in are in good condition. Organizers will also be selling food, drinks, cotton candy, popcorn, nachos, shaved ice and more. Plus, kids can get their faces painted in the children's booth while parents do a little shopping. For more information, call 510-491-3208 or e-mail zoilaavila@­ymail.­com.

Price: Free admission for shoppers, or $10 to host a booth and sell your items.

 

 

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