Marathon Music and Healthy Kids On Tap This Long Weekend

School budget hearing, YMCA Healthy Kids Festival, old-time folk musician, Megamind movie and a marathon are our picks.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you or your kids will do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your "done-work-outta-here" time and a few picks for the kids as well.


WHY GO:  Come out and get informed while showing your support for education in Framingham. The topics will include the fiscal year 2012 budget, a scheduled vote on full-day kindergarten t, a bus bid report, and a discussion on out of home dsitrict transportation fees.


WHERE/WHEN: , tomorrow, April 15 at 8 p.m.

WHY GO:."Famed 1960s folk revival heroes, the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, parlayed their good-time music at venues from Cambridge coffee houses to the Newport Folk Festival to the psychedelic ballrooms of San Francisco, where they shared billing with the likes of Big Brother and the Holding Company and the Doors.   Jim led the band on guitar and vocals, shaping its good-humored mix of old-time folk, jazz, blues, and 1920s and '30s "whoopie music," says Amazing Things website.

PRICING: $21, $20 seniors and students, $18 for members


WHERE/WHEN: , Saturday, April 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.

WHY GO: There will be resources from local organizations, healthy snacks,earth day planting activity and demonstrations. Family fun walk, zumba, yoga, bootcamp, obstacle course and rock climbing wall. The first 200 children receive a door prize!



WHERE/WHEN: , Monday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHY GO: Breakfast served and LIVE MUSIC All Day Long (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)  Join the party hosted by Rosemary Casey with performances by Rosemary's Baby Blues Band, Dave Lieb, Just Groove Me Live and Smokehouse Lightening.   "This day is going to be a blast so come on down and watch the race, listen to the music and join in on the fun!" says the Chicken Bone.



WHERE/WHEN: , Wednesday, April 20 at 2 p.m.

WHY GO: The kids are home all week. Here is a fun and free event for everyone to enjoy.



 WHERE/WHEN:  , tonight, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.


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