Greensburg boutique to host Kentucky Derby Event
Don your finest hat and stop by Aw Else Boutique in Greensburg for its first Kentucky Derby Event from noon to 5 p.m. May 4. Guests will have a chance to pick the winning horse and win a gift card. The store will feature hats and other derby accessories. The event is free.
Details: 724-420-5236 or www.awelseboutique.com
For the little ones
Just Between Friends of Pittsburgh North is having a children's and maternity spring-consignment sale at RMU Island Sports Center on Neville Island, featuring new and used items at a 50-to-90 percent discount. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 3; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5. Admission is $3, only on May 3.
All About Me Boutique in Greensburg will host Cinda B founder and chief creative officer, Cinda Boomershine, from 5 to 8 p.m. May 9. Boomershine will share the story about starting her handbag and accessory business. Her line includes quilted beach bags and overnight bags, as well as curling-iron covers and cosmetic bags. Shoppers who bring in a used bag will receive a discount, and the used bags will be donated to a local charity. Also, a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Greater Latrobe boys and girls soccer teams.
Details: 724-879-4468 or www.allaboutmeboutiquelatrobe.com
South Hills Village and Ross Park Mall invite moms to an evening of relaxation for Mom's Nite Out on May 9. At Ross Park, beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be samples and promotions from retailers. Three contestants will be selected to compete in an event called “Shopped,” where a stylist helps the shopper complete a look in one hour with a $500 mall gift card. At South Hills Village starting at 5 p.m., moms will be treated to makeovers, food samples, a chance to relax in the mommy lounge and win prizes.
Details: 412-369-4400 or 412-831-8652 or www.simon.com
Shop 'til you drop
The Shadyside Chamber of Commerce is hosting Shop Shadyside from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 10 and 11. Formerly known as the Walk on Walnut, this event will include businesses on Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue and Highland Avenue and in between. The event benefits the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, whose work helps victims of domestic violence.
Teen fashion event
The Andy Warhol Museum on the North Shore and Hive Pittsburgh will present Youth Invasion 2013 from 5 to 10 p.m. May 3. Youth Invasion is a project that features teens' take on Andy Warhol with their points of view, ideas and creative expressions. The evening will include a fashion show. The Hive learning network is a program of the Sprout Fund that helps tweens, teens and young adults prepare for college, the workforce, and civic participation. Admission is $5; $3 for students.
Details: 412-237-8300 or www.warhol.com
A la mode
The A La Mode fashion show is at 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the Hilda Willis Room at Winchester Thurston's Upper School in Shadyside. The student-run event benefits Marine Animal Rescue. Admission is $5.
The St. Rosalia Academy Fashion Show is at 1 p.m. May 5 at Edgewood Country Club in Churchill. Fashions will be provided by MoZaic Boutique in Bridgeville, which specializes in handcrafted art, jewelry, accessories and apparel. Proceeds benefit the school. Tickets are $30; $15 for children.
Details: 412-657-0825 or 412-721-8715 or 412-849-7846
— Staff reports
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