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Get Out: Top Picks for this Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have you covered!

Get Out: Top Picks for this Weekend

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Canon-McMillan 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: , 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., today

Why Go?: This one-day class will be offered in the McNary Conference Center at Canonsburg General Hospital. This is a medically oriented instruction series that teaches boys and girls, ages 11-13, how to handle emergencies when caring for young children. Participants will learn basic lifesaving techniques, safety tips to prevent accidents, how and when to summon help, basic child care tips and age appropriate activities. Call 1-877-284-2000 to register.

Pricing: $40 includes all class material and a Safe Sitter T-shirt.


Where/When:, 10 p.m. to 1 :30 a.m., Friday


Where?/When?: , Friday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Why Go?: This is the last chance to catch this Little Lake production! Where in the world is Miss Nelson? It's up to the kids in Miss Nelson's class, with help from Detective McSmogg, to find their missing teacher. Some say she has gone into space. Some suspect she's under the sea. Miss Nelson has disappeared!

Pricing: Children $8 / Adults $9 Group Rates: 20-49 persons $6 50 people or more: $5.50.


Where/When: , 3:30 to 5:20 p.m., Friday

Why Go?: Come practice on the ice at the Iceoplex. Full hockey equipment is required. Call 724-745-6666 to ensure start time.

Pricing: $10 and goalies are free!


Where/When: , 8:30 p.m. - 9:50 p.m. Friday

Why Go?: The whole family will enjoy a night out at Public Skate! While at the Iceoplex, check out the Public Skate Punch Card to save money!

Pricing: $10 (includes rental), Children 5 and younger are free (rental is $3).


Where?/When?:  Pottery Barn at the Galleria, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Why Go?: The National Geographic Little Explorers Club is coming to  Pottery Barn at the Galleria in Mount Lebanon. This week, the club will focus on all things lions! Children, ages 3 and up, will learn all about these big cats through hands-on activities, songs and more! Children will receive a badge for each event they attend. Call 412-344-1615 to register!   


Where?/When?: , 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday

Why Go?: One Sweet Burgh is Pittsburgh's premiere Dave Matthews Band tribute.


Where/When: , 9:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m., Saturday

Why Go?: The 19th Annual Cruisin Classics Hot Rod Hoedown a car cruise that is open to all years of specialized vehicles. There will be awards for best GM, Ford, Mopar, Customs, Streetrod, Street Machine, Antique/Classics and Club Participation. The event also includes music by DJ Dan Brown, food, drink, goodie bags, dash plaques, Chinese auction and door prizes.

Pricing: Entry donation is $10.


Where?/When?:  Michaels, Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Why Go?: Participants, ages 3 and older, can design their own one-of-a-kind artist trading card. This is a free, make-it take-it event while supplies last.

Pricing: Free.


Where/When: Michaels, Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.

Why Go?: Crafters can create a personalized foam stamp and print while supplies last. This is a free make-it, take-it event for ages 3 and older.

Pricing: Free.



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