Welcome to the Plum-Oakmont Patch's Weekend Planner!
Got no idea what you'll do this 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.
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Where/When: , 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go: The Presbyterian SeniorCare's Annual Gift Fair is hosted by PSC Auxiliary. A unique selection of gifts, jewelry, greeting cards, stuffed animals and miscellaneous items will be on sale. Come start your holiday shopping early!
Pricing: Free admission.
Where/When: , 3 p.m. on Friday
Why Go?: This is a narrative non-fiction, first-person account of Lillie's spiritual experience while serving in her professional capacity as the Community Outreach Specialist with the FBI. It reflects her story of the visitation of angels in the initial moments at the Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pa. and her personal interpretation of the historic facts of Sept. 11, 2001. This memoir also details Lillie's subsequent Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and her on-going journey to heal and recover.
Where?/When?: , 7 p.m. on Friday
Why Go?: The Oaks Theater will have a showing of "The Boy Mir: Ten Years in Afghanistan" followed by a question and answer segment with the filmmaker Phil Grabsky.
Pricing: $8 for adult tickets; $6 for senior citizen, youth younger than 17 and students with an ID.
Where?/When?: Atria's, all day Friday
Why Go?: On Veterans Day all seven area Atria's restaurants will be hosting a fundraiser for Military Connections. Simply take the to the restaurant and 15-percent of your check will be donated to Military Connections!
Pricing: Free admission.
Where?/When?: , 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday
Why go?: The Oakmont Lions present "Hooray for Hollywood" at the Tenth Street school auditorium. The show will feature favorite songs and dance numbers from the Hollywood big screen. The show would not be complete without an appearance by the legendary Lions Players who are busy working on another command performance. Proceeds from the show benefit the Oakmont Lions Club, who support a number of vision-related causes including; the Leader Dog School, Camps for the Blind and the National Keratoconus Foundation. The Oakmont Lions also support a number of local organizations in our community.
Pricing: Tickets are $10. Reserved seat tickets can be purchased prior to the show at . Call 412 828-3000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Tickets are also available from any Lion member.
Where?/When?: Custom Fitness Studio on Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont, 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Come de-stress, stretch, tone and breathe at this 90-minute beginners workshop. In this class you will learn how to breathe, stand properly, relax, stretch and more.
Pricing: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
Where/When: Lowes, 10 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Your kids will love building this kit. This week's project is "Science Lab."
Where/When: , 10 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Cine Brunch is a light brunch from Oakmont Bakery starting at 10 a.m. and a movie that begins at 11 a.m. This month's movie is The Wizard of Oz.
Pricing: $6 for Film Only, $12 for Brunch and Movie
Where?/When?:Pittsburgh Zoo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: It's a Happy Birthday for the Polar Bears, Koda and Nuka, as they turn 6! Kids will make crafts, enjoy Radio Disney, have birthday cake and learn how to help Polar Bears. Kids will sing Happy Birthday and see the special treat the Polar Bears receive.
Pricing: Free with General Admission. Admission is $14/Adult, $12/Child, $13/Senior.
Where?/When?: , 10:30 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Dr. Kathy Roth of Health Horizons will present the final installment in the 2011 Insights For Health & Wellness Series, Alternative Approaches To Children's Health Issues, offering an array of alternative, holistic solutions to common childhood complaints and illness, as well as preventive measures involving nutrition. Simple methods to support the wellness and healthy development of your child also will be discussed. The presentation will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m. at Oakmont Library. They invite you to arrive early to partake of light refreshments and mingle with the speaker and audience members. Email or call Susan Amorose at 412-720 8709 or email@example.com to register for this wonderful opportunity offered free to the general public.