Thursday, October 04, 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 Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.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.
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 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. Stop in and enjoy the show.
A fish dinner will be held 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 dinner will feature a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetable, stewed tomatoes, full salad bar and two soups for eat-in only. Takeouts and deliveries are available.
Hyde Fire Co. will hold a hoagie sale Friday.
Varieties include American, Italian and ham and cheese, which are all 14 inches for $6.
Call-aheads are welcome by calling 768-9407.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Curves for Women in Philipsburg will host a Chinese auction and bake/food sale Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Philipsburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Louis Jenkins Post No. 3450, 1 W. Spruce St., Philipsburg.
There will be booths for free body fat analysis, breast health awareness, Avon, Cookie Lee jewelry, K&M Candy, Pampered Chef and others, along with games for children, door prizes and more.
Proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society to help the fight against breast cancer.
A dinner/dance to benefit John Furlong will be held Saturday from 1-7 pm. at the Morris Township Rec Center, located on Deer Creek Road, Morrisdale. The band is Still Moore and an Elvis impersonator.
The dinner includes spaghetti, salad and roll. Prices are $10 to eat in with the dance and $6 for takeouts, and children younger than 12, $3 and younger than 5 eat, free.
Furlong is currently on a liver transplant list. He and his wife are struggling to pay for his medical supplies and transportation cost to get him to his appointments.
For more information, call Mildred Zinner at 343-6012 or Barb Shaw at 592-1280.
The Friends of Holt Memorial Library of Philipsburg will hold its first book sale of the season Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the downstairs of the library.
Hardback books are $1, while most paperbacks are 25 cents. There will be plenty of new selections from which to choose.
Mountain Laurel Kennel Club presents a Canine Carnival Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Picnic Grounds, Clearfield. Rain date is Sunday. Bring your dog and join in live demos, meet the breeds booths and parade, a free kids activity area, carnival games for dogs and people, a 50-50, Chinese auction, food and much more.
Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for students and dogs are free. All dogs receive five free game tickets.
Fore more information, visit at www.mlkc.webs.com or on Facebook.
Chicken and waffle dinner
A chicken and waffle dinner will be held Saturday from 4-6:30 p.m. at Centre Hill Grange, Morrisdale. Prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.
The meal includes a drink and dessert.
The annual alumni dinner/dance sponsored by the Purchase Line Red Dragon Foundation will be held Saturday at Purchase Line High School.
Tickets are $15 each and available by calling Renee Lash at 743-6841, Courtney Gardner at 724-388-7176 or Elaine Berringer at 724-254-4721.
Dinner will be served in the cafeteria from 4:45-6:45 p.m. At 7 p.m., in the auditorium, brothers John "Butch," G. Daniel and David Prushnok will be inducted into the RDF's alumni hall of fame. There will be music and dancing in the gymnasium from 8-10 p.m.
Grace Lutheran Church, Curwensville, will sponsor its annual Fall Fest Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday fro 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church's fellowship hall.
There will be a bake sale, soup and other lunch items, a Chinese auction and raffles. The winners will be announced Saturday at 2 p.m.
Mahaffey United Methodist Church will host its annual Fall Fest Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church's basement.
There will be soup, baked goods, a basket auction and a large trash and treasure sale to benefit the church's Open Door Ministry free monthly meal. Lunch will also be available for sale.
Grassflat Women of the Moose is hosting a Fall Festival Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will be craft vendors, children's games, Chinese auction, and a hayride will start at 2 p.m. Many food items will be available for sale.
Those attending should bring their favorite garden canned item or favorite baked good, which can be entered into a contest for the favorite fall taste of the season. Any craft vendors interested in setting up need to be there by 8 a.m.
For more information, call 592-3213 or 345-5411.
Philipsburg B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 1173 and Country Club is holding a Fall Festival Saturday at noon. The event is open to the public.
There will be food, vendors, games, Chinese auction and live music featuring The Vagabonds.
Interested vendors can call Nikki at 342-0379 extension 10.
Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, Osceola Mills, will have a flea market/chicken barbecue Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be a bake sale, rip-offs, 50/50, Chinese auction, perogies and haluski. Table rentals are also available for $5. Call 339-6956.
Haunted hayrides will be held Saturday at 440 Ridal Road, Glen Richey, sponsored by Hyde Fire Co.
The ride is $5 per person and runs from dark to 11 p.m. There will be a bonfire, food and drinks available.
Hayrides will also be held Oct. 13, 20 and 27.
Curwensville Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Octoberfest Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church's social hall.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be served until 11 a.m. Prices are $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-12 and free for children 3 and younger.
There will also be a rummage sale, bake sale and a toy shoppe for children. Hot dogs with sauerkraut and homemade pie will be available after 11 a.m.
Visitors will also have an opportunity to participate in the alternative gift fair, which allows them to purchase a "gift" for someone by giving to several charities in the recipient's name.
Proceeds will be divided equally between the church's mission fund and the alternative gift fair.
Pancake and sausage breakfast
Hepburnia United Methodist Church will hold a benefit pancake and sausage breakfast, with regular and buckwheat pancakes available Saturday from 6-11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 8 and younger.
The event also includes a bake sale.
Proceeds benefit the Tom and Vicky Gearhart family.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, 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.
A quarter auction/paddle party will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Osceola Mills Fire Co. firehall to benefit the fire company. The kitchen will be open.
There will be a large variety of merchandise to purchase, including beauty products, candy, holiday items and jewelry.
First paddle is $3 and all extras are $1 each. Bring your own quarters. There will be door prizes.
For more information, call 592-7720.
Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Auxiliary will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet Sunday from 8 a.m. until noon at the firehall on Jury Road.
Prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 8-12.
The menu includes bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, scrambled eggs with peppers and onions, French toast, pancakes, homefries, white or wheat bread, and a drink.
Knights of Columbus Council No. 2250 will serve breakfast Sunday from 9:15-11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church social hall, Osceola Mills.
The menu includes scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. Takeouts are available.
Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 will hold a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. at the post home. The cost is $5.
A hayride will be held Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at 440 Ridal Road, Glen Richey. The cost is $5 per rider.
Hyde Fire Co. is sponsoring the event.
The hayrides will also be held Oct. 14, 21 and 28.
The 16th annual Octobersoupfest will be held Sunday in the grove at Curry Run. The soups to be made are chicken noodle, ham and bean, vegetable beef and Jim's turtle. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
Those attending are asked to bring an ingredient for the soup pot, dessert or homemade bread or rolls.
Items for the soup pot should not be frozen and those bringing soup ingredients should arrive in enough time for them to be added to the pot and cooked.
Bowls and spoons will be provided. Those attending should also bring lawn chairs and memorabilia, such as photographs, to share.
Roast beef dinner
A roast beef dinner will be served Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Glen Hope firehall.
The menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, coleslaw or applesauce, roll, drink and dessert. Prices are $8.50 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Dine-in or takeouts are available.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will host a .22 shotgun shoot Sunday at 1 p.m. Registration will be from noon to 1 p.m. Anyone 17 and younger can shoot their first round free of charge.
Following the shoot, the club will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting at 6 p.m. New members are welcome.
Cooper Township Sportsmen will hold its first turkey shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Winburne Shooting Range. Cost is $15 for 10 rounds.
Proceeds benefit the club's fish stocking and game feed program.
A variety bingo to benefit Caring and Sharing for Kids will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Union Township firehall, Rockton. The doors will open at 1 p.m.
The cost is $10 for 20 regular games. Two special games and raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at an additional cost.
There will be a large variety of prizes.
For additional information, call 583-5852.