Weekend Planner: 'Love List,' Fly Fishing Fun and More

The weekend is nearly here. Let Patch help you plan.

Wednesday is a good a day as any to start looking forward to weekend fun. Here are some ideas for your planning pleasure.

The Love List

  • Where: Tipping Point Theatre
  • When: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
  • Pricing: $26-$30
  • Why Go: The Tipping Point finishes its run of The Love List, a grown-up comedy about a man who makes a list of characteristics his ideal woman should have, and then he meets just that woman. Of course, when he edits the list, the woman changes as well.

Father-Son Night

  • Where:
  • When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
  • Pricing: $5
  • Why Go: Oak Pointe Church has a father-son night planned, with pizza, dodgeball and a viewing of the movie "Courageous" planned. Preregistration required.

Movies at the Marquis

  • Where:
  • When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Pricing: $3 in advance, $5 at the door
  • Why Go: Fight the winter blahs with a classic comedy at the Marquis. This weekend's film is 1963's It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Buddy Hackett, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman and many more. Show up early for a pre-movie reception at sponsor Northville Physical Rehabilitation, at 6 p.m.

Intro to Ice and Fly Fishing

  • Where: Brighton Recreation Area, 6360 Chilson Road, Howell
  • When: 2-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Pricing: Free, but a Recreation Passport is required for park entry, which can be purchased at any Secretary of State office or at any state park headquarters.
  • Why Go: The DNR is hosting this Winter Free Fishing Weekend event in order to drum up more interest in fishing. It's a family-friendly activity that includes fly fishing and ice fishing demonstrations and instruction. You'll learn about the gear you need, how to drill a hole in the ice, where to find the best fish, and how to clean your catch.

More events

  • The 6th Annual Member Exhibition finishes its run at the this weekend. Stop in from 1-5 p.m. today through Feb. 18 to see the creations of more than 70 artists.
  • A Valentine's Dinner Dance is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday at   Enjoy dinner and a performance by the Oakland Community College Dance Band. $35 per couple, $20 per person.

For more things-to-do ideas, be sure to visit our Events page.


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