Get Out Weekend Planner: Train Rides, Beach Party and Spring Fling

Here are our top seven picks for this weekend!

Welcome to the new and improved Get Out Weekend Planner! We recently combined the Grab & Go Kids Planner with the Get Out Planner for a one-stop place for weekend fun!

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.

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! Bring the children down to South Hills Village for an Easter-themed ride!
Pricing: $2.25 for one ride, $7 for 4 rides
Where/When: , Friday, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: Join the group for good conversation about current events! Registration is requested for first-time visitors.
Pricing: Free!
Where/When: , Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Why Go: Baker Elementary presents the Baker Beach Party, a performance by the students! All students, family, friends and staff are welcome!
Pricing: Free!
Where/When: , Friday, 10 a.m.
Why Go?: Pre-school children, ages 3 1/2 - 5, will enjoy this fun and educational half-hour class of songs, finger plays and book-related activities.
Pricing: Free!
Where/When: South Hills Village: Lower Level North Court, Saturday, 1 - 3 p.m.
Why Go?: To get in the Easter mood! Bring the little ones to create a special springtime cookie and receive other special giveaways!
Where/When: , Saturday, 2 - 5 p.m.
Why Go?: Cub Scouts and the Outdoor Classroom will enjoy a fun packed afternoon in the forests and wetlands of Boyce Mayview Park. The Scouts will study interesting plants and animals and learn what makes the wetland a unique aquatic habitat. The program is open to all Cub Scouts in the South Hills area. Register here.
Pricing: $15/scouts, Adults are free
Where/When: , Saturday, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Why Go?: USC Cares for Kids, an initiative of the Youth Steering Committee, invites all Upper St. Clair kids in grades 5 through 8, including private school students, to take part in The Spring Fling. There will be volleyball, basketball, bingo, art, a live DJ and food! The "Final Four" basketball game will also be aired on the lobby televisions. Call to register.
Pricing: $3

We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.

Carla Roehner March 31, 2011 at 12:34 PM
Activity for Tuesday, April 5 -- Benny Benack III & Friends -- "The Next Big Thing" -- USCHS graduate performing at the Caberet at Theater Square as part of the Jazz Live Series next Tuesday, April 5th at 8 p.m. Benny is a USCHS graduate and Streams alumni. Many of us remember when he first graced a USC stage in the Streams talent show! Tickets through Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Becky Brindle March 31, 2011 at 01:28 PM
Very cool! Thanks Carla!


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