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Get Out Weekend Planner

Local written word art, Vegas comedy, charity shopping and champagne brunch.

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: , 645 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro; Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Why Go: Poets, storytellers, musicians and all other writers are invited to share their work. Arrive early to sign up. Come meet this Patch.com author in person — I'm planning to read!

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , 101 Parrot St., San Leandro; Saturday at 8 p.m.

Why Go: Everyone needs a good laugh, and you’re pretty much guaranteed one with Steven Pearl from Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas. Also featuring local favorite Norm Hazzard; hosted by Michael D. Booke.

Pricing: $15 in advance; $20 at the door 

Where/When: Sulphur Creek Nature Center, 1801 D St., Hayward; Saturday at 6:30 p.m.    

Why Go: This fundraising event will be full of good food, drink, and live music, and will celebrate the release of grown great-horned owls that were raised at the center from owlets. Benefits the wildlife programs of the center.

Pricing: $70

Where/When: , 15555 E 14th St,, San Leandro, or online at macys.com; Saturday

Why Go: Buy a $5 Shopping Pass for exclusive savings; proceeds go to Magnolia Womens Recovery Program. Plus you can enter to win a $500 Macy’s Gift Card.

Pricing: $5, plus cost of purchases

Where/When: Tuscany’s Italian Restaurant, 15015 E 14th St., San Leandro; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Brunch with live jazz. $2 drink special on mimosas and margaritas.

Pricing: $10.99

You can also always add an event to our calendar here.

Jenna Humphreys August 27, 2011 at 12:38 AM
I'm going to have to cancel my attendance due to mild food poisoning. :(.

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