Get Out: Union City Relay for Life, Niles Antique Faire, Art School Grand Opening

Also this weekend in the Tri-Cities: free pet adoptions at Fremont's Pet Food Express and Signing Time star Rachel Coleman live in concert in Union City.

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: , 1800 H St., Union City; from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday

Why Go: More than 350 community members will "celebrate, remember, fight back" during the 24-hour walk/run for cancer awareness. The event will feature special remembrance ceremonies and a variety of fundraising games, raffle prizes, activities and live entertainment for the entire community. Come cheer your neighbors on!

Price: Free to attend, but bring cash for the fundraising activities and raffles.


Where/When: 34925 Newark Blvd., Newark; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Give the new art school a warm welcome — and enjoy free arts and crafts lessons, refreshments and more. The Newark location is the school's first in the Tri-City area and will offer professional art lessons for children and adults, with classes offered seven days a week. For more about Young at Art, .

Price: Free


Where/When: Pet Food Express, 39010 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont; Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Find a new companion at the Furry Friends of Fremont's pet adoption held at this local pet store.

Price: Free


Where/When: Niles District, Fremont; Sunday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Why Go: Downtown Niles will transform into a bargain hunter's paradise with more than 200 vendors selling collectibles, arts, crafts, food and much more.

Price: Free


Where/When: , 1800 H St., Union City; Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.

Why Go: See the star and creator of hit PBS show Signing Time!, which introduces sign language to children ages 1 through 8. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets online (disregard the fact that they refer to Union City as "Fremont").

Pricing: Tickets range from $1 for infants, $10 for children, $25 adults and $35 for VIP packages.

Find more local events or add your own event on Fremont, Union City and Newark Patch.


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