Thursday, September 13, 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 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 is the SRAC member's "Anything Goes Art Exhibit." Both exhibits will end Friday.
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.
"Angel Street" will be presented Thursday through Saturday and Sept. 20-22 at 7 p.m. at the Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield.
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Bilger's Rocks Association invites the public to celebrate recovery by attending an event Saturday from 1-8 p.m. at Bilger's Rocks, Grampian.
There will be music by Jennifer Bertiaux, displays by local support groups, tours of the rock formations, nature walks, horseshoe matches and volleyball games. Free refreshments will be provided.
Primitive camping is available. For additional information or to make a reservation, call 577-8362 or 592-1819.
Recovery Day promotes the community benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery for substance abuse and mental disorders, celebrates those in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at the Osceola Mills Free and Accepted Masons Lodge No. 515, located at Lingle and Coal streets, Osceola Mills.
The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children.
All proceeds will benefit Piper Lauren Harmon, who was diagnosed with Citrullinemia, a urea cycle disorder, and with Pyloric Sternosis.
Craft show/rummage sale
Mahaffey Fire Co. is hosting a craft show/rummage sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tables are $7 each or two for $10, and all are welcome to attend. The kitchen will be open.
For more information, call 277-6639.
Cruise-in car show/flea market
A cruise-in car show/flea market will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Ohio community building, Morgan Run. Hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage, french fries and beverages will be available. roceeds will go toward improving the Ohio community building.
Free community meal
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, located at Fourth and Presqueisle streets, Philipsburg, will host a free community lunch Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
This month's menu is ethnic foods (halupki, pierogies and haluski) with rolls and dessert.
A paddle party will be held Saturday at the Bigler Township building, Madera. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the party starting at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Madera B&B Park.
Chinklacamoose Clearfield Chapter Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education will hold a "Last Blast of Summer" with a pig roast and dance Saturday at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 238. The party starts at 1 p.m., bike games at 2 p.m., the pig roast at 4 p.m. and the band Back Alley will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cost is $10 per ticket, which may be purchased from any club member. For more information, call Bob at 771-7794.
Centre Hill Grange, Morrisdale, will hold a community yard/craft sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Numerous items from various vendors will be for sale. Anyone wanting to rent a table indoors or a space outdoors should contact Betty at 342-1337.
.22 shoot event
The West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will hold a family .22 shoot Saturday, with registration from noon to 1 p.m. Participants should bring their own gun, shells and eye protection, and they must sign a waiver to shoot. Participants younger than 17 will shoot their first round for free, and others are $5 per round.
An auction will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Westover firehall, with dry goods, snacks, frozen food and miscellaneous items available. Charlie Fisher is the auctioneer.
Also a ham potpie dinner will be sold from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., which includes a roll, dessert and drink. Prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 and younger. The kitchen will be open with regular menu items available. For more information, call Roger or Judy at 672-4119.
Knights of Columbus, Clearfield, will host a full breakfast Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the K of C building, located on Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Leigey-Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve breakfast Sunday from 8-11:30 a.m. The menu includes bacon, eggs, fries, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.
Congress Hill United Methodist Church will hold its Community Days Sunday at 2 p.m.
There will be a hot dog roast, finger foods, music, a clown, balloons, and music by Dave Knepp, Pastor Ken Leonard and Paul Kline and more.
A Sunday dinner will be held at the Columbia Fire Co. firehall in Osceola Mills Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for children. The menu includes stuffed pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, full salad bar, eat-in only, and dessert. Takeouts and deliveries are available by calling 339-5046.
The Korb House, 836 State St., Curwensville, will be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. It contains a number of documents, photographs and other items related to the history of the Curwensville area. There is no fee for the tour or admission to the museum.
A community pig roast and covered dish picnic for the residents of Karthaus and the surrounding areas is being sponsored by the Karthaus Park Association and will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Karthaus Park. Pork, kielbasa, hot dogs, sauerkraut, rolls, drinks, paper goods and utensils will be provided. Bring a covered dish, dessert or offering of your choice to share. Bring a lawn chair. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. For more information call Donna Lucas at 263-4076 or Mary Beth Bamat at 263-4029.
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 is located just off U.S. Route 322 between Philipsburg and Clearfield at the Bigler traffic light.
A walking tour of downtown Curwensville will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. The tour, sponsored by the Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society, is open to the public Hildred Rowles will provide a history of the borough highlighted with information about its forefathers, geographic area and buildings of historical significance. The tour begins at Curwensville Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842, located at River and Meadow streets. Participants should meet there prior to 1 p.m. The tour is scheduled to take approximately two hours, includes a stop at Oak Hill Cemetery and ends at the Korb House Museum, the historical society's museum.
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.