Easter is right around the corner and there are amazing events happening throughout the city. Mt. Nebo Pointe is having their annual Spring Festival this Saturday from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Also, this weekend Bruster’s Ice Cream in Ingomar is having a FREE Easter Egg Hunt this weekend on Sunday starting at 3:00pm. All you have to do is call to register your child. There will be free games, crafts and chalk as well. See you there?
Earth Day is April 25th and Frick Environmental Center is ready to celebrate this weekend. Their annual Earth Day Celebration happens this weekend. the 2-day event will include a community campfire on Saturday night from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and nature walks on Sunday from 11:30am – 4:00pm. All events are FREE and open to the public.
And don’t forget to enter for your chance to win FREE tickets to Phipps Conservatory! They’re Garden Railroad show is on display now and you don’t want to miss it.
HELLLOOOO, Spring! Looks like the sunshine will be out in full force this weekend and we’re super excited about it! Get outside, talk a walk around downtown, visit the point and maybe even go for a scenic ride on the Gateway Clipper. They’re offering nearly ½ regular ticket prices (only $12).
After a full day of fun, relax in the comfort of your own car right up the road at Twin-Hi Way Drive In. They’re offering (2) admission tickets, (1) large popcorn and (2) sodas for only $12…. WOAH! A trip to the movie theaters can easily cost upwards of $50 so this is a real deal. There are great movies playing all weekend long: Rio, The Muppets, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, and even the new Captain America movie.
Spring Clearance Sales
Have you done your Spring cleaning yet? Pittsburgh libraries are working on clearing out some inventory. If you’re looking to score some great books to put in your summer reading collection, you may want to stop at the Mount Lebanon Public Library from 10:00am – 4:00pm on Saturday for their Book Cellar Spring Clearance Sale. You’ll also find books HALF OFF clearance prices on Sunday April 13th at the Northern Tier Library from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.
Clearance book sales are a great time to find children’s books for their growing collections. Did you know research shows a strong relationship between the number of books in the home and a child’s language development and ability? Yep! It’s always good to put books in a rotation to keep the material new and interesting.