Aug 01, 2014

Get Out: Stand-Up Comedy, Free Youth Baseball Camp, SummerFest

Also this weekend in the Tri-Cities area: Flag Football Nights in Union City and a free solar fair.

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 done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit this weekend.


Where/When: , Decoto Rd. & 7th St., Union City; Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Why Go: Bragging rights! If you think you and your boys can hold it down on the field, then bring your A-game to Shorty Garcia Park in Union City. Participants will be divided into teams for five-on-five all passing games on a 30-by-60 yard field. For more information, call (510) 675-5805 or email

Price: $4


Where/When: , 3900 Smith St., Union City; Friday from 8:15 to 10 p.m.

Why Go: If laughter is the secret to long life, then Paddy's Coffee House is the place to be Friday night. Hosted by Molly Sokhom, the comedy showcase promises "lattes and laughs" with a host of up and coming Bay Area comedians, including headliner Greg Asdourian.

Price: Free


Where/When: Treeview Little League/El Rancho Verde Park, Blanche Street, Hayward; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Why Go: The free camp is yet another free offering from the . Held at El Rancho Verde Park in Hayward, the camp will be structured for three age groups: children ages 4 to 7 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; ages 8 to 12 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and ages 13 to 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The event also includes a free barbecue. To sign your child up or for more info, contact Andrew Alvarado at or 510-460-0686.

Price: Free


Where/When: Hayward City Hall, 777 B St. Hayward; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Why Go: Learn about how solar panels work, what you need before installing panels on your home and how to finance your project. Experts at PG&E and other organizations will be on-hand to answer any of your questions.

Price: Free


Where/When: , Newark; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Why Go: The fourth annual weekend-long festival will feature live music, artisan microbrews and wine, a kid's zone, food trucks and more. See the event schedule and more information .

Pricing: Free

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