Wednesday, November 21, 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.
Susquehanna River Art Center and Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library are sponsoring a SRAC showcase at the library through Dec. 1 during the library's operating hours. Gourd artwork is displayed by artist Martha Bloom. She grows, dries, arranges and paints gourds. Karen Neeper is displaying her paintings of wildlife, landscapes, and portraits among other subjects.
Artwork by Dottie Evans and her students, Audrey Moore, Marilyn Selfridge, Katy Swartz, Corrine Rubbe, Nancy Beauseigneur, Kathy Mapes and Mary Ann Reilly, are displayed. The paintings include poinsettias, daisies, houses painted on wood and other subjects.
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A benefit auction will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Goshen Volunteer Fire Co., Shawville. There will be food and snacks, fresh produce and frozen foods and new merchandise on consignment for the Christmas sale. Auctioneer is Lou Beimatre and apprentice auctioneer is Deb Beimatre.
Craft and flea market
A craft and flea market will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Expo II Building at the Clearfield Driving Park. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Children's Aid Society will be there.
New Horizon Singles Club will hold a hunter's dance Saturday from 8-11 p.m. at DuBois Veterans of Foreign Wars James J. Patterson Post No. 813 with the Still Moore Band.
Free homemade soup and bread will be distributed Saturday at noon at God's Clear View Ministries, 1946 Pardee Road (the Old Morris School), Morrisdale, along with free clothing and household items for struggling families.
The 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 in Morrisdale. All children up to age 18 can receive new sneakers if they have a CHIP or Access card. There is also a large supply of gently used shoes and boots for the general public.
To kick off the start of hunting season, the Glen Richey firemen will hold an all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage breakfast at the firehall Sunday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $6.
Proceeds go toward the expenses of the firehall.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Leigey Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve its annual hunter's pancake and sausage breakfast Sunday from 8-11:30 a.m. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the Altoona Van Zandt Medical Center and the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home patients' Christmas parties. "
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.