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Get Out: A 'Merithon,' Music and More

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue.

Check our picks for the activities to hit this weekend:

1. FUN RUN AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Where/When: Run is 8 a.m. Saturday at , 6801 Main St. Breakfast is 9-11:30 a.m. at , 6700 Main St.
Why Go: The 2011 Merithon , which benefits the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in honor of former Downers Grove resident Meri Williams, daughter of District 58 teachers Pam and Jim Williams.
Pricing: Run is free; breakfast $5 in advance, $7 at the door, children under 5 free.

2. CHILDHOOD DREAMS AND RAINBOW RINGS
Where/When: 7 p.m. Sunday at , 1032 Maple Ave.
Why Go: The handbell choirs of First United Methodist Church present their Spring Ring XIX .
Pricing: $7 in advance, $9 at the door.

3. SCHOOL OF ROCK
Where/When: 1-4 p.m. Sunday at , 8109 S. Cass Ave., Darien.
Why GoGarage Band U will end its spring semester with a . The pre-teen and teen groups will perform, followed by the adult classes.
Pricing: Free.

4. CINDERELLA
Where/When: 8 a.m. Friday at McAninch Arts Center, , 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.
Why Go: Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet's production of Prokofiev's 
Pricing: $37; $35 for seniors, $27 for youth.

5. IDES OF MARCH
Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday at North Central College Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.
Why Go: The band toured with Led Zeppelin, the Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead. It was founded in 1965 in Berwyn by six grade school .
Pricing: $25-$35.

Wendy Foster May 19, 2011 at 06:05 PM
Another great event this weekend...Fun in the Sun for Noah's Hope http://downersgrove.patch.com/events/fun-in-the-sun-for-noahs-hope

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