Welcome to the Baldwin-Whitehall 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.
It's a good idea to have cash ready for these events.
Where?/When?: Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Department/Friday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.
Why Go?: Come to the Castle Shannon Fire Hall on Route 88 on Friday for a chance to win purses and/or cash! This fundraiser features handbags from Coach, Louis Vuitton, kate spade, Brahmin, Michael Kors and others. Raffle tickets will be sold that night for prizes valued at up to $200. Ticket cost includes a light dinner. The Castle Shannon VFD services .
Pricing: $30 per person.
Where?/When?: Lowe's (Bethel Park)/Saturday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m.
Why Go?: This kit is awesome! Your child can build a cool dinosaur and choose the stickers to make it a cartoon or a realistic beast!
Pricing: Free with purchase of supplies.
Where?/When?: /Saturday, Jan 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Why Go?: The Baldwin Library is offering tech seminars to help you understand today's ever-changing technology. This week's seminar will teach participants how to download Skype and how to make a Skype call and will offer a brief intro to smartphones. Call 412-885-2255 to register.
Pricing: FREE with your own computer.
Where?/When?: /Sunday, Jan. 29, noon-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.
Why Go?: Legacy Lanes is hosting its 8th Annual Alley Up for Animal Friends event on Sunday. There will be two times that folks can participate: noon to 2 p.m. and/or 3 to 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit homeless animals. Ticket costs include three games of bowling, shoes rental, pizza, soft drinks and a free T-shirt. Click here or call 412-847-7055 to register.
Pricing: $25 per person; $125 for a lane of up to six people.
Where?/When?: /Sunday, Jan. 29-Saturday, Feb. 4
Why Go?: The Catholic Sisters of Western Pennsylvania are inviting the public to their homes to join them in service as they collect food for families in need. The Catholic Sisters are sponsoring a tri-county-wide food drive during the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 4. The group's most recent collaborative service project is being done in conjunction with the World Day for Consecrated Life on Feb. 5, a day set aside by the Roman Catholic Church to witness to women and men called to religious life, as well as to honor the past, present and future of consecrated life. Items collected will be distributed to local charities, including the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; North Hills Community Ministries; St. Winifred's Food Pantry in Mt. Lebanon; The Ladle and the Hearth in Ambridge Borough; Little Sisters of the Poor; ; St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Greensburg, PA; and Emmanuel Community Care Center in Ohio. for a list of collection sites.
Tell us about the events that we missed in the comments section below!