1. School Yard Sale
Where/When: Venetia Community Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: As part of its fundraising efforts, the Venetia Heritage Society is sponsoring a School Yard Sale at the center. The School Yard Sale will feature a flea market, food and beverages.
2. Backyard Gardening Lecture Series
Where?/When?: Trax Farms Market, 9 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: The Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County present a Backyard Gardening Lecture Series to help gardeners learn about some interesting uses for their vegetable and flower gardens. The lectures will be held at Trax Farms Market. Topics will include Best Plants for a Carefree Garden, Edible Landscaping, Organic Pest Control and Pond Basics. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information, call 412-473-2540.
Pricing: Fee is $15
3. Bower Hill Relay for Life Fundraising Dinner
Where/When: Hibachi Japan, 12 p.m. on Sunday
Why Go: In honor of the upcoming curriculum study on the country of Japan in May, Mrs. Neil (Grade 2 Parent Coordinator), Mr. Karp (Grade 2 Team Facilitator) and Mrs. Bodnar (Grade 2 Teacher) have planned a wonderful way to share the Japanese food customs and sense of community. They have planned an opportunity for the families to eat at Hibachi Japan in McMurray with seating times from 12-2 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. on Sunday. Separate checks will be given to you and Hibachi Japan has agreed to donate 1 percent to the Bower Hill Relay for Life Team, the national Cancer Awareness donation society. The full menu and additional collection boxes will be available for this worthwhile cause if you wish to donate more. Reservations required. Ask for TJ or AJ, and mention you are from Bower Hill Elementary.
4. Earth Day
Where?/When?: Peters Township Public Library, 1 p.m. on Sunday
Why Go?: Kicking off the Earth Day events at 1 p.m. will be a celebrity storytime with Scott Blasey, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for Pittsburgh-based rock band "The Clarks." Blasey will read "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss, followed by a family sing-a-long. Immediately following, spend the afternoon learning how to live a "greener," more sustainable life through hands-on activities, games, displays and library materials on the 1st floor. Read more here.
5. Tim Hawkins Concert
Where/When: South Hills Bible Chapel, 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. on Sunday
Why Go?: If you can't laugh at yourself, laugh at other people! Come hear Christian comedian Tim Hawkins live at The Bible Chapel in McMurray. Choose from 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. showtimes. You don’t want to miss this clean-comedy show!
Pricing: General admission: $19 advance/$25 at-door; Premium tickets: $29 advance/$35 at-door (only 100 premium tickets will be sold). Click here for tickets.