Get Out Weekend Planner: Our Top 10 Picks
Bring your American Girl dolls to the bookstore and stop to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. These are just some of our picks for things to do in and around Upper St. Clair this weekend.
Welcome to the Get Out Weekend Planner! 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.
2. Springtime Eggspress
Where/When: South Hills Village: Lower Level North Court, Monday - Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Why Go: The kids will love it! Take the children to South Hills Village for an Easter-themed ride.
Pricing: $2.25 for one ride, $7 for 4 rides
3. Photos with the Easter Bunny
Where/When: South Hills Village: Lower Level North Court, Daily, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Why Go: To meet the Easter Bunny! Take adorable pictures with the Easter bunny to share with your whole family!
Pricing: Digital photo packages will be available.
4. Lenten Family Fish Fry
Where/When: St. Louise de Marillac , Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Why Go: Fish Fries are almost over! Bring the whole family to St. Louise's 10th annual family fish fry! Menu items include crab cakes, fried shrimp, baked fish dinner, mac and cheese and more!
Pricing: Prices Vary
5. Simmons Farm Easter Egg Hunt
Where/When: Simmons Farm, Daily starting Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Why Go?: Children will decorate their Easter egg gathering bag, collect 12 eggs in exchange for prizes, decorate flower pot and plant flowers, color a craft, visit the petting zoo and enjoy the nature challenge trail. If the weather is bad the event will be moved to the greenhouse.
6. Celebrate Spring
Where/When: Upper St. Clair Library, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Why Go?: Bring the whole family to create fun spring-like decorations in the Children's Story Room.
7. The Knack Earth Day Event Make-it Take it
Where/When: Michael’s, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Why Go?: This project is free when you buy a tote! Participants can show their love for Mother Earth by decorating a trendy canvas tote. This event is for ages 3 and up.
Pricing: Free with tote purchase.
8. YMCA Healthy Kids Day
Where/When: South Hills Village: Lower Level North Court, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Why Go?: The YMCA will stop by South Hills village for this special event held in communities across the country with the goal of getting kids and their families excited and engaged in healthy activities and lifestyles. Participants will learn about the new programs that are available at the South Hills/ Cloverleaf YMCA. Members of the Simon Kidgits Club will also be able to enjoy a special craft project, too!
9. Daffodil Days Child Portraits
Where/When: Gilfillan Park, Saturday
Why Go?: A fundraiser for the Historical Society of Upper St. Clair and the Gilfillan Farm. HSUSC has joined child portrait photographer Traci Montarti of Villa Montarti Photography to capture beautiful, heartfelt portraits of your hild in Gilfillan Farm's daffodil field. Half of the proceeds will benefit the HSUSC and Gilfillan Farm. Reserve your session by calling Rachel Heins Carlson at 412.304.8609 or email at Rachel.H.Carlson@gmail.com.
10. Saturday Storytime
Where/When: Barnes & Noble, Saturday 11 a.m.
Why Go?: Children of all ages are invited to join Mr. Timothy for storytime.
We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.