It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington 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 you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond.
1. Teen Open Mic Night
Where/When: Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave.; 6 p.m., Friday, June 29
Why Go: Cary Memorial Library's Teen Advisory Board is inviting all teens grade 6 and up to an after-hours open mic night (with free food). Share your favorite music, dramatic reading, comedy act, or other performance in a relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere. Bands are welcome to attend. Anyone requiring additional set up time for their act is encouraged to contact the Teen Services Librarian at email@example.com.
2. Climate Cafe
Where/When: Church of St. Brigid, 2001 Massachusetts Ave.; 7 p.m., Friday, June 29
Why Go: For the short presentations on the impact of climate change on Lexington, "You and climate justice" and urgent ways to take action, followed by small group discussion and refreshments. The event's co-sponsored by Lexington Global Warming Coalition, Lexington Interfaith Environmental Action Team and the Climate Summer Team.
3. United States Air Force Band of Liberty Outdoor Concert
Where/When: Hastings Park, Mass Ave and Worthen Rd; 7 p.m., Saturday, June 30
Why Go: Because the Band of Liberty is stopping here on its tour of New England, New York and New Jersey. From the classics to pop, from Broadway to swing, this talented group of musicians promise to delight and entertain. With a mix of dazzling vocalists and instrumental soloists, this is a once-in-a-lifetime show you won’t want to miss.
4. Bicycle Souls: Portraits of the Pedal-Driven
Where/When: , 1720 Massachusetts Ave.; 6:30 to 9 p.m.,
Why Go: It’s opening night for the art exhibit, "Bicycle Souls: Portraits of the Pedal-Driven." Enjoy the outstanding photography Susan Margot Ecker, plus free food, beverages and company of the artist and many others during this peak of the New England cycling season. RSVP via Facebook or email.
5. Manado State University Choir Concert
Where/When: Grace Chapel, 59 Worthen Rd, Lexington; 2 p.m., Sunday, July 1
Why Go: Because the Manado State University Choir, from the province of North Sulawesi, Indonesia a mixed-voice chamber choir of approximately 24 singers has been acclaimed for its remarkable artistry, capacity to move an audience, and beautiful sound.
Pricing: $10 for adults $5 for children or students