THURSTON DRAMA PRESENTS UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE
WHERE/WHEN: , 2100 Park Ave. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Also Fri.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m.
WHY GO? "Thurston Middle School actors are back in top form with their take on Bel Kaufman’s Up the Down Staircase, coming to Thurston’s Black Box Theatre ... a great show for the whole family." For more information, call 949-497-7785 or CLICK HERE.
THE TRICIA FREEMAN BAND
WHERE/WHEN: The , 214 Ocean Ave. Fri.-Sat., 9 p.m.
WHY GO? Live life in the fast lane, love the one you're with, and rock out to the sounds of Tricia and her bandmates. Order a beer and chillax. CLICK HERE for more information.
PRICE: Call 949-494-3027 for cover info.
46TH ANNUAL PATRIOTS DAY PARADE
WHERE/WHEN: The parade will begin at 625 Park Avenue, turn right onto Glenneyre, and then turn right onto Forest Avenue. Sat., 11 a.m.
WHY GO? See the floats, hear the bands, and cheer on community members as you remember to "cherish and preserve the memory of those who sacrificed their lives that we might live in freedom and peace." Also, be sure to say hi to Laguna Beach Patch peeps! For more info, CLICK HERE.
SWAB YOUR MOUTH AND POSSIBLY SAVE A LIFE
WHERE/WHEN: Along the route of the Patriots Day Parade downtown. Saturday morning.
WHY GO? Lesley Domiano has Myelodysplastic Syndrome, and she is in need of a bone marrow transplant. By swabbing your cheek, you might find that you are a life saver and that your marrow matches Lesley's or that of others in need. CLICK HERE to find out about the National Marrow Donor Program.
'80S PARTY WITH FLASHBACK HEART ATTACK
WHERE/WHEN: , 340 S. Coast Highway. Sat., 9 p.m. & Sun., 2 p.m.
WHY GO? It's time to slam, pogo and dance with a little "white man's overbite" to the new wave sounds of Flashback Heart Attack. Bring your big hair, your mullet and your fade. For more information, CLICK HERE.
PRICE: Call for cover info: 949-494-8088.