Thursday, September 06, 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 be having a sale of Brown's paintings at a later date. Also on display is the SRAC members' "Anything Goes Art Exhibit." Both exhibits will be held through Sept. 14.
Community Closet will offer free clothing at "The Vine" Free Methodist Church, 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Grice Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through the end of the month 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.
For more information, call 768-7332.
A fish dinner will be served Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills, at the firehall. Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for children. The meal includes a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetable, stewed tomatoes, and a full salad bar and two soups for eat-in only. Takeouts and delivery are available. Call 339-5046.
Mystery dinner theater
Gethsemane Players Drama Troupe, in conjunction with contemporary Drama Services, presents the "Mystery of Montley's Manor," a comical murder mystery dinner theater.
It will be presented Friday through Sunday and Sept. 14 and 16 at 7 p.m. at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, located along Allport Cutoff, Allport, across from West Branch Area School. The cost is $15 per person, includes dinner and the play. For reservations, call 661-2606 or 577-5498.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast, including pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee, will be held Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at Free and Accepted Masons Osceola Mills Lodge No. 515, located at Lingle and Coal streets, Osceola Mills. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. All proceeds benefit Piper Lauren Harmon, who was diagnosed with Citrullinemia, a urea cycle disorder, and Pyloric Stensis.
Bright Horizons Singles Club will host a dance Saturday from 8-11 p.m. at DuBois Veterans of Foreign Wars James J. Patterson Post No. 813. Rick Carfley will provide the music.
A grocery auction will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at LeContes Mills firehall. Cash, check and all major credit cards will be accepted. The kitchen will be open at 5:30 p.m., with a variety of foods and drinks. Plenty of parking will be available, along with handicapped-accessible parking. For more information, call 263-4053 or 263-4015.
The Community Shoe Bank of the Ramey area will be open Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Ramey United Methodist Church. All school-age children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present their Access or CHIP card to receive a free pair of shoes. Gently used shoes are available to all family members.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 121 S. Second St., Clearfield, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children from birth through age 18 can receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks, a stuffed animal and a book. They must have their Access or CHIP cards, be accompanied by a parent or guardian and be present to receive sneakers. For more information, call the church office at 765-9222.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 121 S. Front St., Philipsburg, will hold the Philipsburg-Osceola Shoe Bank Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children may receive a new pair of sneakers for free. They must have an Access Card or CHIP card. The child must be present to be measured and receive the shoes. Children will receive a pair of sneakers every six months; those younger than 3 will receive a new pair every three months. Visit http://tumc122.org/shoebank.aspx, where distribution notices are posted.
Truck and Tractor Show
A truck and tractor show to benefit the Clearfield County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Expo I Building at the Clearfield Driving Park.
Also, a Chinese auction and 50-50 will be held, along with SPCA with various items.
A yard sale will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clearfield Community Pool.
Household items, clothing, toys, books and much more will be available.
Breakfast with the Moshannon Valley Knights Football Team will be held Sunday from 7 a.m. to noon at the Houtzdale firehall. Prices are $7 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. Takeouts are also available. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, fried potatoes, sausage, ham, fruit cup, toast and drinks.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will host a horseshoe tournament Sunday at the club.
Partners will be chosen at the club, the price is $10 per person. Cash prizes will be awarded for first- and second-place teams, and third-place team will receive a logo hats.
Registration is from noon until 1 p.m. Those who play must sign a waiver. This is a no alcohol event.
The Korb House, 836 State, St., Curwensville, the museum of the Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society, will be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. The museum contains a number of documents, photographs and items related to the history of the Curwensville area.
Admission to the museum is free.
Paddle party/quarter auction
A paddle party/quarter auction will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Osceola Mills firehall Doors will open early. Those attending should bring their own quarters. Vendors include Cookie Lee Jewelry, Candy Shop, Thirty One bags, Connie's Scarves, Holiday House, Elaine's Beauty Supplies, and much more. Door prizes will be give from each vendor. The kitchen will be open.
For more information, call 592-7720. Proceeds benefit Columbia Fire Co.
The annual Greenwood Township picnic will be held Sunday at the grove at Curry Run. Former and current residents of Greenwood Township are welcome. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share, a beverage, place setting, lawn chair, photographs and memorabilia.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will sponsor a trap shoot at 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per round. Trapshooters who hit the white bird get a free round.
A turkey dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mountain Top Fire Station, Sandy Ridge. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children and free for children younger than 3.
The meal includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Takeouts are available and it is all-you-can-eat when eating in. For more information, call 342-5014.
Walker Gardens open
Walker Gardens in Bigler will be open for public tours Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit Bigler Area Charities. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for those ages 12-18 and $1 for children younger than 12. Enjoy fall flowers and entertainment. Refreshments will be available.
Walker Gardens are located just off U.S. Route 322 between Philipsburg and Clearfield at the Bigler traffic light.
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.