Looking for something to do this weekend? Patch has five suggestions to get you out and about. Whatever your plans, don't forget to turn back your clocks: Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend.
1. BOOK SIGNING
When/Where: 5 p.m. Friday at Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley.
Why Go: Dr. Shellie Hipsky will be signing her fifth book, "Ordinary People Extraordinary Planet," which details the incredible stories of 12 ordinary people who beat adversity. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet at least one of the subjects featured in the book. The author, professor and speaker based the book on interviews collected from Ray Leonard’s radio show kmr-media.com.
Admission: Free, but bring your wallet to purchase a book.
When/Where: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Moon Township Public Library, 1700 Beaver Grade Road.
Why Go: Do you want to improve your relationships? Cathy Bednar, a Pittsburgh astrologer, will explain how astrology can determine compatibility between you and a significant other, child, friend or business partner.
When/Where: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sewickley Academy’s Lower School Cafeteria, Edgeworth.
Why Go: Sewickley Academy's Fourth Annual Pancake Breakfast is a family benefit event that supports local fire and police departments. Faculty and students will be cooking the breakfast, which includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee.
When/Where: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Crazy Mocha, Sewickley.
Why Go: Singers, musicians and songwriters come together in a friendly performing atmosphere to show off their skills, share songs or be introduced to live performance. Play your original music, play a cover song, or improvise with other musicians. If you’re not a musician, stop by to listen.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, Pittsburgh.
Why Go: The August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble will be joind by four other dance companies -- Ailey II, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Rennie Harris Puremovement and Deeply Rooted Dance Theater -- for three nights of movement, style and choreography at the first Black Dance Festival.