Thursday, October 11, 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 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.
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A fall bazaar will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Morrisdale United Methodist Church. Featured will be white elephant items, baked goods, homemade soups, luncheon items and a variety of food items.
A fall bazaar will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grampian Church of God.
There will be a soup sale, bake sale, car wash and flea market. Lunch will be available for purchase.
Fall book festival
Curwensville Public Library will sponsor a fall book festival Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at the library. The festival is free. All children attending will receive a free book provided by First Book - Clearfield County, a Clearfield County League on Social Services Inc. organization with the mission of providing young children with their own books. There will also be fall-themed activities including crafts, games, visits from book characters and refreshments.
Curwensville Area High School's football players will serve as guest readers. Curwensville Area High School cheerleaders and the 2012 Clearfield County fair queen will assist with activities.
The Clearfield Revitalization Corp. Fall Festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Clearfield. Market, Third and Locust streets will be closed for the festival, which will include more than 100 craft vendors, live entertainment and many specials in the downtown businesses. For more information, visit www.DiscoverClearfield.com.
A 5K Pumpkin Run/Walk will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at Market Square, the former Uni-Mart, with
registration from 7-8 a.m. Awards will be given at 9:30 a.m., directly after the race, including overall trophies for male/female, medals in seven age brackets for male/female, and prizes for overall winners running with a pumpkin. Participants are invited to run, walk or bring a baby stroller. For more information, visit www.ClearfieldPumpkinRun.com.
The Parade of Paws will start at 8:35 a.m., and participants must pre-register and can bring their furry friend or walk an animal from the Gateway Humane Society.
The state Department of Transportation will have a Safety SIMulator from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The PA DUI Association's Safety SIMulator is presented by State Farm.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will host a Halloween party Saturday at 6 p.m. There will be a bonfire, wiener roast, hot chocolate and treat bags for the kids. Wear costumes and walk the haunted path and graveyard. The event is free, but those attending are asked to bring a snack or bag of candy to help with treat bags. You do not have to be a member of the club to attend. For more information, call Tina at 342-1827.
A community shoe bank of the Ramey area, serving children in Moshannon Valley and Glendale school districts, will be held Saturday from 9-11 a.m. in Ramey United Methodist Church's social room. Use the basement entrance at the back of the church.
Children ages 3-18 may visit every six months, and children from newborn to age 2 may visit every three months. Children must be present and accompanied by a parent or guardian and must show their current Access or CHIP card. Gently used shoes are also available for everyone. For more information, call the church office at 378-5186.
Spaghetti dinner, auction
A spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction will be held Saturday at the Osceola Mills firehall to benefit Steven Scaife, who recently suffered severe back injuries in an accident at work.
The event will begin at 2 p.m., with an auction to follow at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 342-3258 or 496-7085. Stop in for the auction if your are unable to attend the meal. Scaife has a long road of recovery ahead and is unable to work. Several fundraisers are being planned to help the Scaifes and their 2-year-old daughter.
Mountain Top Fire Station, Sandy Ridge, will hold a baked chicken dinner Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes oven baked chicken, potatoes, gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children and free for children younger than 3. Takeouts are available and the meal is all-you-can-eat when eating in. For more information, call 342-5014.
Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Auxiliary Fire Co. will hold a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. at the firehall on Jury Road. Prices will vary.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Leigey-Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve breakfast Sunday from 8-11:30 a.m. The menu includes pancakes and sausage, juice and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than age 12.
A rabies clinic will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Patton firehall, located along Magee Avenue, Patton. Prices are $10 for a rabies shot, $15 for a distemper/parvo shot, and $8 for grooming the ears and nails. Dogs and cats must be either on a leash or in a pet carrier, and dogs that are 12 weeks old or older must have a rabies shot. Proceeds benefit the Patton Fire Co., and those receiving the services are asked to pay with cash only.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will host a .22 shotgun shoot Sunday at 1 p.m. Registration is from noon to 1 p.m. The first round is free for those 17 and younger. Cost for adults is $5.
For more information, call Tina at 342-1827.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will host a trap shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per round.
Hitting the white bird entitles the shooter to a free round.
Madera Fire Co. will hold a turkey dinner with all the trimmings Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices are $8.50 for adults and $4.50 for children younger than 10 for eat-in or takeout.
For more information or advanced tickets, call the firehall Friday evening at 378-8744.
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.