There is plenty happening around town this weekend. Here are five ways to make the most of your time.
1. Celebrate Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 at the Recycle Tar Creek Bike Ride and Fun Walk. Registration is at the Charles Sills Memorial Park in Commerce at 8 a.m. Bike rides start at 9 a.m. The registration fee for the bike rides is $25. Fun Walk is Free and starts at 10 a.m. Call 918-542-9399 for more information.
2. Integris Hospice Miami is hosting a daytime family fun day followed by an evening Hospice Walk. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rotary Centennial Park (across from NEO) friends and family can enjoy free food, inflatables, face painting, vendors and much more. A Zumbathon (Heros for Hospice) will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Hospice walk will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and include music, dedication memorial and candlelight walk. To register, call 918-542-1226 or visit integrismiami.com.
3. Enjoy some carnival fun Saturday, April 22 at the Commerce High School from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Games and activities for all ages with food and funnel cakes for sale. Pie and labor auctions to immediately follow. All are welcome!
4. Opening in theaters this Friday is ” Unforgettable (R)” starring Katherine Heigl as a woman who sets out to make life difficult for her ex-husband’s new wife; for kids and families is the G-rated “Born in China,” which captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
5. Sunday is National Picnic Day. Did you know that during the early 19th century a group of wealthy London citizens formed “The Picnic Society” to promote picnics as social gatherings? Host your own at a local park or even in your backyard.