Get Out Weekend Planner: Movies, Strawberries and Outdoor Fun
Here are our top picks for this weekend!
Welcome to the new and improved Get Out Weekend Planner. We recently combined the Grab & Go Kids Planner with Get Out for a one-stop shop for fun weekend planning.
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 out our top picks for this weekend to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
1. Atlas Shrugged: Part 1
Where?/When?: Oaks Theater, Thursday, 2:30 p.m.
Why Go?: "Atlas Shrugged" is one of the most requested movies this spring from the controversial bestseller by Ayn Rand. The movie is rates PG-13. To read about the film, click here.
Pricing: $6. Buy tickets here.
2. Circle of Stitchers
Where/When: Plum Borough Community Library, Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Why Go: Calling all knitters, crocheters and stitchers! Come together to share techniques, tips and resources with other creative people. Call 412-798-7323 to register.
3. 62nd Annual Strawberry Festival
Where/When: Verona Presbyterian Church, Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Why Go: Stop by for great food, games, Chinese Auction, Children's Corner, live entertainment, a bake sale and plenty of delicious strawberries!
Pricing: Free to attend. Food Prices Vary: $1 to $5 per item.
4. Strawberry Festival
Where?/When?: Redeemer Lutheran Church & School, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Why Go?: The festival will have food, fun and fellowship! There will be hot dogs, bratwurst, hot sausage, baked beans, strawberry shortcake and strawberry sundaes. There will also be plenty of games for children.
5. Self-Esteem Seminar
Where/When: Oakmont Carnegie Library, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why go?: The Self-Esteem Seminar is led by counselor Eileen Colianni, M.S.Ed. She has taught a 3-credit course at Carlow University for 10 years and has 25 years of private counseling practice. For a full itinerary, click here. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
6. Boyce Park Wave Pool Opens
Where?/When?: Boyce Park, Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Why Go?: The Boyce Park Wave Pool is open for the season. For a full list of hours, click here.
Pricing: $5 adult, $3 senior citizen, $4 junior, $3 youth and $1 children.
7. Moonlit Matinee: Mulholland Dr.
Where?/When?: Oaks Theater, Friday, 10 p.m. and Saturday, 12 a.m.
Why Go?: This showing is part of Oaks Theater's 9th annual Moonlit Matinee film festival, presented with the support of the ScareHouse. There will be nightly door prizes!
Pricing: $8 general; $6 senior, youth and student. Buy tickets here.
9. Boyce Park Work Day
Where?/When?: Boyce Park, Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why Go?: The work day is organized by PTAG Park Stewards to maintain and improve the park trails. The group will meet at the New Dimension pavilion #27 on the park map.
10. Carpenter Log House Tours
Where/When: Carpenter Log House, Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Why Go?: The Carpenter Log House is located on Pierson Run Road in Murrysville. The Allegheny Foothills Historical Society is sponsoring tours each week.