Weekend Plans: Don't Get Caught in the Dark

Weekend Roadmap: March 27 - 29

What's on your list for the weekend? Saving energy, taking a jog in the city or laugh at the former governor? Here's some options all around Chicago.

Now playing on the big screen:

A band of monsters is recruited to save the world in the Dreamworks animated film "Monsters Vs. Aliens," also in 3D in select theaters.

Get some real supernatural scares with the new horror flick "The Haunting in Connecticut."

Professional wrestler turned actor, John Cena, stars in the detective drama "12 Rounds."

For a good cause or two:

Be one of the hundreds of millions around the world taking part in Earth Hour on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30pm. All it takes is to turn off the lights to flight climate change for the event. Click here and here for a list of bars and restaurants will special Earth Hour themes.

Get your running shoes on for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K run and 5K walk, festivities start on Sunday morning in Grant Park.

On a Chicago stage near you:

Catch the world premiere of "The Quiet Man Tales," which features traditional Irish music, at the Chicago Theatre.  

Check out the play "Magnolia" also makes its world premiere at the Goodman Theatre.

 Comedian Gary Gulman, as featured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, performs all weekend at Chicago Improv.

The comedy continues at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre with the political parody "Rod Blagojevich Superstar," presented by Second City.

And for one weekend only join Dora the Explorer in her live show at the Chicago Theatre in "Search for the City of Lost Toys."

Have a great weekend!

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