Master of suspense

The Bryn Mawr Film Institute celebrates the work of film great Alfred Hitchcock with special 35mm screenings of two of his spy thrillers: 1935's

The 39 Steps

at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and 1959's

North by Northwest

at 7:30 p.m. June 10. $9.25; $6.50, seniors; free, students with ID. Institute at 824 W. Lancaster Ave.


; 610-527-4008.


Art with a conscience

Main Line Unitarian Church opens a Smart Art exhibition featuring Sam Wilson. If you care about child soldiers in Africa, or victims of Darfur or Katrina, come to a gala opening of the paintings by a group of young adults. With music, food and raffle. Free admission. 6 p.m. Through June 22; check for other hours. Fireside Gallery at the church, 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon.


; 610-688-8332.

Dog parade

Forrest Avenue is the promenade for the first "Narbark" Dog Parade in downtown Narberth. Pet owners are invited to dress their dogs in costumes. Featuring pet-related vendors, dog trainer and veterinarian to answer questions, and pooper scoopers. Free. 6 to 9 p.m.



Multiple days

Pottery on show

Traveling from the Market House Craft Center in Lancaster, the National Pottery Exhibition features some of the finest functional pottery produced in the United States. Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery at the Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave. Free. Through June 27; check for hours.


; 610-688-3553.