Get Out: Family Dance, Bingo Night & Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration

Check out these picks for things to do this weekend in the greater Media Patch area.

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to think about the weekend plans, and it’s sure to be a busy one, with the forecast looking pretty decent. There’s bingo, dancing and cherry blossoms to celebrate this weekend. Enjoy the expected beautiful weather and get outside. 


1. Candlelit Auction for Young Leaders

Where/When: ; Sat., March 19 at 5:30 p.m.

Why Go: You’ll be supporting the Youth Mission and Scholarship Fund, which will send 10 youth and four adult leaders to the Appalachia Service Project. Silent and live auction items include golf outings, a week at the shore and a hot air balloon ride. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and a wine bar hosted by Chadds Ford Winery. Guests will be treated to pianist Bill Meehan.

Price: Adults $20, Children (12 and under) $15


2. Let’s Dance

Where/When: ; Fri., March 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Why Go: It’s music, food and fun for the whole family. The special guest is Silly Joe.

Price: Adults $5, Children $2


3. First Impressions: Tony's Historical and Hysterical Take on The Presidents

Where/When: ; Fri., March 18 and Sat., March 19 at 8 p.m., and Sun., March 20 at 2 p.m.

Why Go: Barrymore Award winner, Tony Braithwaite, brings on his hilarious impersonations of U.S. Presidents, Presidential hopefuls, and even Hollywood stars auditioning to play Presidents. He brings new material to this show, and there’s lots of audience participation.

Price: Check the Web site for pricing and to purchase advance tickets.


4. Bingo Night

Where/When: ; Sat., March 19 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Why Go: Bingo is fun and the event is for a great cause. You can play up to 20 games, and help raise money for the library. Pizza and soda will be served.

Price: $20


5. Cherry Blossom Festival

Where/When: Newtown Public Library; Sun., March 20 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Why Go: Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival while learning some origami art. Hear some stories from Japan. Best for ages six and up.

Price: Free



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