Thursday, October 18, 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.
A paddle party/quarter auction to benefit the Osceola Mills Recreation Committee will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Osceola Mills Fire Co. building. Doors open at 5 p.m. There will be food and drinks to purchase. This will help benefit the walking track/playground equipment.
Vendors include Cookie Lee, C B Gifts, Holiday House Primitives, Candy Shop, Elaine's Beauty Bags, Blessings Unlimited and more. First paddle is $3; additional paddles are $1. There will be door prizes. Bring your own quarters. For more information, call 592-7720.
A pork and sauerkraut dinner will be held today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy's Roman Catholic Church, Curwensville. Prices are $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children for the meal that includes pork, sauerkraut, kielbasa, pierogies, mashed potatoes, roll, dessert and beverage. Meals may be eaten in or taken out.
The Especially for Women Group of Grace United Methodist Church, 910 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, will have a fall rummage sale, soup and sandwich and bake sale Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. To order soup and sandwiches, call the church office at 342-3060.
A bazaar will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Hawk Run.
There will be crafts, soup and a bake sale, white elephant, baskets and a light lunch.
Glen Richey Firemen's Recreational Park Committee will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at the firehall Saturday from 7-11 a.m. The cost is $6 per meal. There will also be a 50/50.
The Parent Teacher Guild of DuBois Central Catholic Elementary School is hosting the Mommy Market Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school. Admission is free to all area families.
The event is a consignment market providing area families the opportunity to buy or sell new or gently used items at a significant price reduction. There will be deals on clothing, toys, games, DVDs, books, baby furniture, maternity items and much more. According to Wendy Hoyt, parent organizer of the event, this is the third time the local PTG has hosted a Mommy Market. Call her at 771-1553 for additional information.
Osceola Mills United Methodist Church will hold its annual fall bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church basement. Items available include baked goods, Rada knives, crafts and jewelry. A luncheon will be served. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women missions.
A fall bazaar will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Mount Joy United Methodist Church, Clearfield. Crafts, many other items and baked goods will be for sale. A luncheon will include chicken noodle, beef vegetable and corn chowder soups; hot dogs, plain, with chili sauce or sauerkraut; sloppy joes; beverages; and assorted pies. Quilts will be displayed on the pews in the church.
A free community lunch, hosted by St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Philipsburg, will be served Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. No takeouts will be available. The menu includes chicken soup, bean soup, rolls and apple desserts.
Pig roast and gun raffle
Hyde Fire Co. will hold its annual pig roast and gun raffle Saturday. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the event starts at 4 p.m., with the first raffle for a gun drawn at 5 p.m. The meal will begin at 4 p.m. Tickets, which are $10 in advance or $15 at the door, can be obtained by calling 765-8317 or contacting any member. The price also includes meal and drinks, along with a chance to win a gun.
Soup and bake sale
A soup and bake sale to benefit Curly Hurd Park will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at the New Washington Borough building.
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper will be held Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at Free and Accepted Masons Clearfield Lodge No. 314 in Goldenrod with homemade meatballs. Takeouts will be available. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door.
A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, located across from West Branch Area School, Allport. It is available in all-you-can-eat, with eat-in or takeout. The meal includes dinner, salad, drink and dessert. Prices $6 for adults and $4 for children. The dinner benefits Brian Schnarrs' medical expenses and travel. He is the son of Betsy and Harold Schnarrs of Allport. He has been in the carpentry trade for 30 years and is no longer able to work due to Poly-Neuropathy, which affects his hands, legs and feet. For tickets, call Betsy at 345-5275 or Cindy at 577-5498.
The annual "Help Us Help Them" turkey dinner to benefit Community Volunteer Fire Department of Mahaffey will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Mahaffey firehall.
Tickets are $5 each for anyone 6 or older, and children 5 and younger may eat for free if accompanied by an adult who has purchased a ticket. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. Meals may be eaten in or taken out. There will also be a bake sale and a basket auction during the dinner.
A rabies clinic, sponsored by Grampian-Penn-Bloom Fire Co., will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Grampian firehall. The cost is $10 per shot. It will be held rain or shine.
The veterinarian will stay to vaccinate animals after the noon hour provided owners are in line by that time.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at Osceola Mills Free and Accepted Masons Lodge No. 515, located at Lingle and Coal streets, Osceola Mills. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses for Steven Scaife, who is recovering from a broken back.
Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 will serve breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. The cost is $5 per meal.
Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Fire Co. Auxiliary will serve breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. at the firehall, located along Jury Road, Bigler. Menu items will be available to order and prices vary.
Chicken and waffle dinner
A chicken and waffle dinner will be served at the Clearfield firehall Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.
The menu includes mashed potatoes, corn, coleslaw, dessert and a drink at a cost of $8. Children's menu includes hot dog, chips, dessert and a drink for $3.
A dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills, at the firehall. The meal will feature roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, full salad bar for eat-in only and dessert. Takeouts and deliveries are available. Call 339-5046.
Proceeds benefit Karthaus Volunteer Fire Co.
Glendale Sportsmen's Club will hold a shotgun shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. at the clubhouse on Black Elk Road. The cost is $15 and the club will provide the shells.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club and Central Counties Concerned Sportsmen are holding a trap shoot Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sight in all day for $5. Trap shoot is $5 per round.
There will be door prizes, and food and drinks available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. No alcohol is permitted. There will also be a slap auction. For more information, call Dave Nicholson at 236-3427 or Ted Swatsworth at 762-8015. To get to the shoot, travel on Clearfield-Curwensville Highway to Hogback Bridge, follow the signs from Hemlock Hollow Road.
Cooper Township Sportsmen will hold a turkey shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Sportsmen Shooting Range in Winburne. The cost is $15 for 10 rounds. Proceeds benefit fish stocking and game feeding.
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.