ROSCOE VILLAGE — Bracket busted already? Didn't care about March Madness in the first place?
Fortunately for you, there are plenty of weekend events that have nothing to do with college hoops.
The Cornelia Arts Building is hosting an open house, 6-10 p.m., Friday, 1800 W. Cornelia Ave., where the more than 40 studio artists in residence at CAB will have their work on display. The Swang Gypsy Jazz Quartet will provide live music and the Tamale Spaceship food truck will make an appearance.
Test your trivia knowledge at the Irish American Heritage Center's monthly quiz night, 8 p.m., Friday, 4626 N. Knox Ave. Cost is $30 per team, maximum of six players per team. Prizes for first-, second- and third-place finishers. Bring your own snacks; food and drinks available from the center's Fifth Province Pub.
North Park Village Nature Center's Maple Syrup Festival promises fun for people of all ages, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd. The highlight is a demonstration of the maple syrup-making process, from tapping trees to a taste of the sweet stuff hot off the fire. The event also includes crafts, storytelling and a stroll through the woods.
Can't get enough of the blockbuster "Frozen"? There's no reason to "let it go." The Hamlin Park Advisory Council is hosting a screening of the film, followed by a singalong, at 5 p.m. Saturday in Hamlin Park's big gym, 3035 N. Hoyne Ave. Cost is a suggested $5 donation per child; admission also includes a raffle ticket. Bring your own food and drinks and a chair/blanket to sit on. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
North Branch Projects, a community bookbinding space, has a smashing good time planned for its fourth anniversary — a ping-pong tournament and bookbinding session, 7-10 p.m., Saturday, 3550 W. Lawrence Ave. All are welcome to join the fun. Enjoy a bookbinding demonstration, refreshments, giveaways and DJ sets. The event is also a fundraiser for North Branch; the cost is $5 for admission, $10 to compete in ping pong.