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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
See more weekend events in our activity planner.