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Get Out: Weekend Planner

It’s Thursday, and you have no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Milpitas Patch comes to the rescue.

We have the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and ways to get involved.

1.
Where/When: 3250 Monroe St. in Santa Clara, Friday, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Watch the Trojans square off against their opponents on the mat in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League finals.
Pricing: Free

2.
Where/When: 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View, Saturday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Dare 2B Digital reaches out to middle school and high school students to give them a better understanding of the ever-changing careers in technology.
Pricing: $35 for young women; $45 for parents

3.
Where/When: , Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Why Go: Microbial ecologist Wayne Lanier leads a short bike ride to study microbial communities in the weep, which is a shallow persistent pond fed by seepage.
Pricing: Free

4.
Where/When: LiveGreene (158 University Ave. in Palo Alto), Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Why Go: Grab the family and head over to LiveGreene in Palo Alto for this green-themed event. Activities include a free kids' Valentine's card workshop with sustainable art supplies and chalk love notes to the planet on the sidewalk.
Pricing: Free

5.
Where/When: Flint Center for the Performing Arts (21250 Stevens Creek Blvd. in Cupertino), Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: Celebrate the 2011 Lunar New Year with some of China's top entertainers, including acrobats, singers, folk dancers and the legendary Shao Lin Kung Fu.
Price: $28-128

See more weekend events in our activity planner.

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