Thursday, June 21, 2012
Weekend Events is a weekly feature of The Progress published to alert readers about events planned by nonprofit organizations or events that benefit the community.
All events are open to the public.
To have an event included, submit the information in writing to any office of The Progress by noon Tuesday. Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.
The Progress does not include bingo, club events that are limited to members and guests only, or yard sales or flea markets by private individuals in the Weekend Events section.
The following events are planned this weekend in Progressland.
A Cruise In will be held at Old Town Road Dairy, Clearfield, Thursday from 6-8 p.m.
Central Mountains Region, Antique Automobile Club of America, has teamed up with the dairy for this event. It is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Come meet the members of the Central Mountains Region.
Grice Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through September daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults.
The display includes antique and classic cars and wild game mounts from around the world. Group tours are welcome.
For more information, call 768-7332.
Glen Richey Recreational Park committee will sponsor a community dance Friday from 7-10 p.m. at the Glen Richey firehall.
Music will be provided by disc jockey BloomDog from Glen Richey.
The dance, open to all ages, has free admission. Hot dogs, chips and soda will be available for purchase.
Curwensville Area High School's Lady Tide volleyball team will sponsor a breakfast Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at Curwensville American Legion Joshua Earl Sipes Post No. 505.
The cost is $5 for the meal that includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast and beverage.
Proceeds benefit the Lady Tide volleyball camp/clinic fund.
The New Millport chicken barbecue and community yard sale will be held Saturday at the picnic grounds. The yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The barbecue will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the cost is $8 per meal, which includes half a chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, cookies and roll.
A pie sale is also being held at the New Millport Women's Club, with proceeds benefiting the upkeep of the park. Matching funds will be provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
Mosquito Creek Sportsman's will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday starting at noon and running until dinners are sold out.
The menu includes half a chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans and roll for $8. There will be 160 dinners.
Harmony Grange, 5386 Ridge Road, near Westover, will host a barbecue chicken dinner Saturday at 4 p.m.
The cost is $9 for half a chicken, corn, baked potato, roll with butter, dessert and a beverage. Meals may be eaten in or taken out.
For additional information, contact Sam at 743-5148.
A townwide yard sale will be held in Kylertown Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A bake sale and concession stand will be open at the ball fields.
Vendors are wanted for the flea market at the ball fields at $5 per space, and vendors must provide their own tables. There is limited space under the pavilion at $10. No food sales are permitted by the vendors.
For information, call 345-5165 or 592-2717.
Glen Hope Fire Co. will host its 35th annual chicken barbecue at the Glen Hope Community Park Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
The cost is $8 for meals available for dine-in or takeout.
A turkey and waffle dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Reliance Fire Co. bingo building, located across from Weis Market.
The meal is available for eat-in or takeout and prices are $6 for adults and free for children 3 and younger.
Family fun picnic
A family fun picnic, sponsored by Moshannon United Methodist Church, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lidget's Field, located behind the Moshannon post office.
There will be games, food and fun. Music will be provided by Joyful Noise. Bring a lawn chair and a covered dish to share. Hot dogs, rolls and paper products will be provided by the church.
Philipsburg Historical Foundation's museum and research rooms, located on the third floor of the Moshannon Building, 203 N. Front St., will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m. The museum will then be open Sundays throughout the summer.
Admission is free and donations are accepted.
Sporting gun shoot
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will hold a sporting gun .22 shoot Sunday at 2 p.m.
Those attending should bring their own shells.
A walking tour of downtown Curwensville will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. Hildred Rowles, president of Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society, will provide a history of the borough including information about its forefathers, geographic areas and buildings of historical significance.
The tour begins at Curwensville Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842, located near River and Meadows streets, Curwensville. Those attending are asked to meet there prior to 1 p.m.
The tour is scheduled to take approximately two hours and includes a stop at Oak Hill Cemetery. It will end at the historical society's museum, the Korb House, 863 State St. The museum, which features a number of documents, photographs and items related to the history of the Curwensville area, will be open from 1-4 p.m.