Thursday, September 27, 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 Annual Juried Art Show, sponsored by Susquehanna River Art Center and Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, will be open to the public now through Oct. 27 in the reading room at the library. More than 60 pieces of art are on display with artists and winning works designed.
Grice Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through Sunday, daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. For more information, call 768-7332.
Grampian Church of God will host a free dinner Friday from 4:30-7 p.m. The church is located just north of Grampian along U.S. Route 219. Everyone is welcome.
Hyde Fire Co. will sell hoagies Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. The price is $6, which includes a 14-inch hoagie and a drink. American, Italian, and ham and cheese hoagies will be available.
Call-ahead orders are welcome at 768-9407.
A dinner to benefit Logan Afton's Eagle Scout project is set for Saturday from 4-7 p.m. in St. Timothy's Catholic Church social hall, Curwensville. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 5 and younger. Tickets are available at the door. Takeouts are available.
The Clearfield Area High School swim team will hold a chicken barbecue dinner fundraiser Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Legends Sports Bar. Dinners are $8 and include 1/2 of a chicken, two sides, roll and dessert. There are a limited number of tickets still available on a first-come, first-served basis. The swim team thanks the Clearfield community for its continued support.
The Curwensville Moose Riders will hold a benefit chicken barbecue dinner Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268. Cost is $8. There will also be pool, dart and horseshoe tournaments, as well as bike games. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, call Charlie Peters at 765-9049 or Sheddy Graham at 592-5094.
A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held Saturday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Osceola Mills United Methodist Church. Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes chicken and biscuits, vegetable, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, and homemade pie. For more information, call 339-6139.
A fall festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dale United Methodist Church, Woodland RD. Available will be homemade soup, sandwiches, crafts, baked goods and a white elephant sale. For soup takeouts, bring a container.
The annual fall festival at Bonnie's Greenhouse in Osceola Mills will be held Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There will be many vendors selling wooden crafts, food, dessert, fall decorations, Albright's miniature horses and more. The Sanborn Church of God will also be serving food.
Free hot, homemade soup will be available Saturday at noon at God's Clear View Ministries, 1946 Pardee Road, Morrisdale (former Morris School).
A horseshoe tournament will be held Saturday at Clearfield Salvation Army. There is a $20 registration for a two-person team, and lunch is provided to registered participants. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the event begins at 9 a.m.
West Branch Area Shoe Bank will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Morrisdale United Methodist Church, located along state Route 53, Morrisdale. All children up to age 18 can receive new sneakers if they have CHIP or Access cards. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Those up to age 3 can receive new sneakers every three months, while children ages 4-18 can receive new sneakers every six months.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield. Dinner includes the entree, salad, bread, beverage and dessert. Takeouts are available. Prices are $6.50 for adults and $4.50 for children 12 and younger. The public is invited to attend.
Glen Richey Sportsman's Club will hold a .22 shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. Those attending should bring their own shells.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will hold a family 22 shoot Sunday. Registration is at noon and the shoot starts at 1 p.m. Children younger than 17 shoot their first round for free. The cost is $5 for adults. New members are always welcome.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Leigey Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve breakfast Sunday from 8-11:30 a.m. The menu includes ham and eggs, fries, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.
A harvest dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ramey firehall. The menu includes roast turkey and stuffing, baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy and sides, along with pie or cake for dessert. Prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 10. Takeouts are available. Proceeds benefit Ramey Fire Co.
A kids' carnival will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at The Vine Free Methodist Church. All children are invited. There will be free food, games and more. The church is located at 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, across from the Clearfield Driving Park. For more information, call the church at 765-6831.
Open house fundraiser
An open house fundraiser to benefit Barbara Sue Rusnak will be held Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey. The event is sponsored by a group of "strong women" friends. There will be a Thirty-One gifts party and Chinese auction. Snacks and coffee will also be available. Donations will be accepted.
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.