Get Out: Fight Hunger, Geek Gaming and 'Power of Two'

It’s the weekend, and you're still trying to decide what to do for the weekend. You're in luck. Sewickley Patch is here with five ideas to enjoy.


Sewickley Series: "The Power of Two"

When/Where: 2 p.m. Saturday in Gregg Theater, Sewickley Academy, 315 Academy Ave.

Why Go: See the feature directorial debut of Academy Award nominated producer Marc Smolowitz. The Power of Two offers an intimate portrayal of the bond between half-Japanese twin sisters Anabel Stenzel and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes.

 Admission: Free.


Sewickley Owl Prowl

Where/When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Fern Hollow Nature Center, Sewickley Heights. 

Why Go: Get out into the nighttime air and talk to the owls. Be sure to dress warm because you'll be outside the entire time. 

Admission: $4 per person, $7 non-members. Registration is limited. Call 412-741-7536 if you are interested in attending. 


Open Ceramics at Sweetwater

When/Where: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

Why Go:Sweetwater plans support of an "Empty Bowls" fundraising event, hosted by Just Harvest, a local organization working toward the elimination of hunger and poverty. Clay is provided and a Sweetwater instructor will assist those without experience. All bowls created will be left at the center to be glazed and donated to Just Harvest's "Empty Bowls" dinner fundraiser, which takes place at Rodef Shalom on Sunday, March 10. Call 412-741-4405 to register. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Admission:  $3 for members and $5 for non-members 


Geek Gaming 

When/Where: 1 p.m. Saturday atSewickley Public Library.

Why Go: Join in two hours of straight up geek gaming. They'll supply some card games, a chess set, and board games. You bring the rest (laptops, dice, whatever you need). Snacks will be provided. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.

Admission: Free. 



When/Where: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Ambridge Family Theatre, 645 Merchant St., Ambridge.    

Why Go:  Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, is nominated for an Oscar. See what the buzz is about with performances by Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

Admission: $5 or $4 for matinee before 6 p.m. Click here for show times



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