Get Out: Avenue Q Showings; White Elephant Sale; Keep Abreast 5K/10K

A list of events going on around the Tri-Cities the weekend of Sept. 28.

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: Stage 1 Theater, 39375 Cedar Blvd. in Newark; 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m on Sunday

Why Go: See Stage 1’s rendition of this production that won Tony Award’s for best musical, best score and best book. Known to be like Sesame Street for adults, the story is about a recent college grad who learns about life after moving to New York. This play, however, is not appropriate for children since topics that are addressed include sex, drinking and pornography.

Price: $22


Where/When: Silliman Activity Center, 6800 Mowry Ave. in Newark; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday

Why Go: Love looking through garage sales? Well, this new event will bring the garage sales to one area and attendees will be free to browse and buy various items that are of garage-sale quality. Tacos de Los Altos food truck will also be in attendance serving up tasty Mexican meals.

Price: Free to attend. Bring cash to purchase items.


Where/When: Quarry Lakes, 2100 Isherwood Way in Fremont; 8 a.m. Saturday

Why Go: Support this fundraiser for Fremont nonprofit HERS Breast Cancer Foundation. The annual walk/run draws in thousands of dollars in donations for the Fremont organization that advocates for breast cancer awareness and provides services to cancer patients and survivors. Check in begins at 7 a.m., an opening ceremony follows at 8 a.m. and the run begins at 9 a.m.

Price: Free to attend. $40 for adults to participate in the event.


Where/When: Union City Police Department at 34009 Alvarado-Niles Rd. in Union City and the Fremont Police Department at 2000 Stevenson Blvd. in Fremont; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday

Why Go: Dispose your unwanted prescription drugs by turning them in to police officers on Saturday. The collection is being hosted by Union City and Fremont police in two separate locations as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Price: None.


Where/When: Fremont Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 37154 2nd Street in Fremont; 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday

Why Go: This fashion show is one that benefits veterans and their families throughout the holiday season. Proceeds go to the Alameda County Blue Star Moms who will allocate funds for holiday programs that aide veterans.

Pricing: $20


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