Thursday, August 30, 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. The following events are planned this weekend in Progressland.
The late William Patton Brown's paintings are now on display at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield. This exhibit is sponsored by the Susquehanna River Art Center. SRAC will have a sale of Brown's paintings at a later date. Also on display beginning Saturday is the SRAC members' "Anything Goes Art Exhibit." Both exhibits will be held through Sept. 14.
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.
Grampian Church of God will host a free meal Friday from 4:30-7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, located along U.S. Route 219 north just outside of Grampian. All are welcome.
Hyde Fire Co. will hold a hoagie sale Friday from 3-6:30 p.m. There will be cold subs available, including American, ham and cheese, roast beef, Italian and vegetable, with chips and a drink. The price is $5. To order ahead, call 768-9407. Those attending the home football game are encouraged to stop and get a hoagie.
A yard sale will be held at 335 E. Locust St. at the Clearfield County Society for Handicapped/Disabled Citizens Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 and Saturday starting at 9 a.m.
The Clearfield Woman's Club will hold a community service project for Tomorrow's Hope at the Third Ward firehall, located on Park Street, Clearfield, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tomorrow's Hope is a local, nonprofit organization that provides homeless veterans with shelter, counseling and a new start after their tours of duty. Veterans receive medical care through the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona, and with the VA Hospital in Lebanon.
The club will be collecting gently used or new items suitable for setting up housekeeping, such as small appliances, furniture, sheets, blankets, towels, dishes, glassware, silverware, cutlery and pots and pans. No donations of clothing will be accepted. Monetary donations and gift cards will also be accepted at this location - checks should be made payable to Tomorrow's Hope. For more information, call 592-4315.
Clearfield Moose will hold a dance Saturday from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. with the Still Moore Brothers Band. Members and guests are welcome.
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