Get Out Weekend Planner
Local happenings 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. KOA In House Fall Soccer Registration
Where/When: Dormont Elementary School, Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.
Why Go: The Keystone Oaks Area Soccer Club will have registration for In House Fall Soccer. Click here for registration information.
2. Home Depot Kid’s Workshop
Where?/When?: The Home Depot in Bethel Park, Saturday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Why Go?: Children ages 5 through 12 will make a pencil box at Home Depot's FREE How-to Workshop.
3. Tyke Hike
Where?/When?: Dormont Recreation Center, Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Why Go?: If you have never been camping before with your little ones this workshop is for you! This program features camping demonstrations, camping tips, yoga and more! Call 412-973-0633 to register.
4. Pirates Rally Day
Where?/When?: Shop ‘n Save in Bridgeville, Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Why Go?: The South Fayette Shop 'n Save will be hosting a Pirates Rally Day for the local community. The event will be held in the lot next to the store and is a rally to support the Pirates. The event will feature a fast pitch cage where kids can have their pitches clocked with a radar gun and a cage where kids can hit balls. Shop 'n Save will be providing ball park food to all in attendance. There will also be games and prizes including Pirates tickets and memorabilia. Kids are invited to wear their uniforms and bring along their entire team.
Where?/When?: Washington Road Business District in Mt. Lebanon, Saturday, 6-11:30 p.m.
Why Go?: The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon, with support from the Mt. Lebanon Partnership, presents the 5th Annual Street Party: ULTRAparty 2011. This year’s ULTRAparty will benefit the Historical Society, the Mt. Lebanon Partnership and community autism initiatives. The block party features great sponsors, live entertainment and a family pre-party.
Pricing: Admission is a $5 donation.
6. Pittsburgh Riverhounds Game
Where?/When?: Chartiers Valley Senior High School, Saturday, 7 p.m.
Why Go?: Come cheer on Pittsburgh’s professional soccer team! The Pittsburgh Riverhounds will play against Charlotte Eagles.
Pricing: $9 for adults and $6 for students.
7. Prayer Walk in Brookline
Where?/When?: St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Saturday, 9-10 a.m.
Why Go?: The Prayer Walk is scheduled for the first Saturday of each month. It will begin at 9:00 am. The group will meet at St. Mark's. This month the group will be praying for all those who serve our country and neighborhoods: firefighters & police officers; workers in non-profits who care for the sick, the hungry and the poor. They will also include prayers that are brought by the participants. Everyone is invited.
8. PTAG Trail Workday
Where?/When?: South Park, Sunday, 10 a.m.
Why Go?: Volunteers are invited to the PTAG Trail Workday at South Park. The group will meet at the ice rink on Corrigan Drive. Volunteers should bring work gloves and water. Tools will be provided. For more information on this volunteering opportunity, click here.
9. Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Olivia Meyers
Where?/When?: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church and School, Sunday, 12-6:30 p.m.
Why Go?: This dinner is to benefit Olivia Myers who was born with a rare brain malformation called pachygyria. This causes her to have low muscle tone, developmental delays, cortical vision impairment and uncontrollable seizures. Olivia needs to be taught the things that typical children do naturally, such as playing with toys, crawling, standing or walking independently. The cost of the needed therapy is more than the family can afford. Activities of the event include a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, lottery tree and more. Dinner is provided by the Spaghetti Warehouse.
Pricing: $10/Adults, $6/Children.
10. Oliver Miller Homestead Tours
Where?/When?: South Park, Sunday, 1:30-4 p.m.
Why Go?: This South Park Pioneer Landmark is holding tours on Sunday. For more information on Oliver Miller Homestead, click here.