Every Thursday morning we bring you our weekend planner
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your upcoming free time. Check our picks for the activities this weekend in the area.
Where/When: 119 South Royal Street in Old Town Alexandria; Thursday, 7 p.m. and Saturday
Why Go: Fontaine has gotten popular recently with its Thursday night French film nights. Showing this Thursday: The Last Metro. This Saturday also marks Fontaine's three year anniversary. Come enjoy 25 percent off of your bottle of wine and get a piece of birthday cake too. Bon anniversaire!
Pricing: $6 and up beers, $16 and up French sparkling cider, $26 and up wines; food menu available
Where/When: Mount Vernon High School; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: It's your Mount Vernon district town hall. Go voice your opinion. Say hello to your us there too!
Pricing: A canned good to benefit United Community Ministries (UCM)
Where/When: The Home Depot at 7710 Richmond Highway; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Why Go: The monthly workshops are designed for children ages 5-12. Kids learn do-it-yourself skills and safety instructions. February's project is a "Heart Shelf."
Where/When: Alexandria Black History Museum; Saturday, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Celebrate Black History Month with this interactive and educational workshop geared for kids 5 to 12. There will be crafts, music, storytelling, and dancing.
Pricing: $5 per child
Where/When: Mount Vernon RECenter; Sunday, 12:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: February is National Skating Month. Plus, you've been skating around the ice the last two week anyway, right? Why not do it with skates on?
Pricing: $7 in addition to the general admission fee
And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly Grab & Go Kids Planner coming Wednesday.