Thursday, January 10, 2013
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.
A winter art show, sponsored by Susquehanna River Art Center and Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, is being presented at the library through Feb. 2. The show is open to the public during regular library hours.
This show features many winter scenes in a variety of mediums, such as watercolor, acrylic, pastel, oil and mixed medium. There will also be other themes presented. Some of the artwork is for sale with a percentage of the sale price donated to the library. Anyone interested in purchasing artwork should contact the artist.
Wings and things
Mahaffey Fire Co. will hold wings and things Friday from 5-7 p.m. Call 277-6639 or visit www.mahaffeyvfd.com for more information. There will be nine different sauces for the wings.
Mahaffey Fire Co. will hold an auction on Saturday doors open at 4, auction starts at 5 p.m., and the auctioneer will be Keith Byers.
Breakfast, bake sale
A pancake and sausage breakfast and bake sale will be held Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at Heritage Hall, Grampian. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 and children 12 and younger.
The breakfast is sponsored by the Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival and Homecoming Committee and proceeds benefit the festival's firework's fund.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. The doors and kitchen will be open at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m.
The event is being sponsored by Brady Township Park and Recreational Board.
LeContes Mills Fire Co. will hold its winter dance Saturday from 6-10 p.m. at the firehall.
Admission is $4, with music by disc jockey Donivian.
The event is hosted by Jacqueline Winters.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 121 S. Front St., Philipsburg, will hold the Philipsburg-Osceola Shoe Bank Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon.
Children may receive a new pair of sneakers for free. They must have an Access or CHIP card, and be present to be measured and receive the shoes. Children will receive a pair of sneakers every six months, and children younger than 3 will receive a new pair every three months.
For more information and distribution notices, go to http://www.tumc122.org/Pages/MoValleyShoeBank.aspx.
Clearfield B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 540 will have a family breakfast Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at the lodge, 301 N. Second St., Clearfield. The menu includes sausage, eggs, home fries, toast, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $5. Proceeds benefit Elks charities.
A stuffed pork chop dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mountain Top Fire Station in Sandy Ridge. The meal includes stuffed pork chops, potatoes with gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children and children ages 3 and younger eat for free. Meals are all-you-can-eat when eating in, or takeouts are available by calling 342-5014.
A chicken parmesan dinner will be held Sunday at the Madera firehall, located on Main Street, Madera. The meal includes chicken on a bed of spaghetti with a salad bar, dinner roll, dessert and a drink for $8.50. Children younger than 10 eat for $4.25 and meals are available for eat-in or takeout. Proceeds benefit Madera Fire Co.
Free throw contest
Clearfield Knights Council No. 409 will sponsor its annual free throw competition Sunday in Glenn Hall at St. Francis School, with registration at 1 p.m. in the gymnasium. A parent needs to be present to sign the entry form and proof of age must be available.
This competition is for all area girls and boys ages 10-14 as of Jan. 1. Winners of this event will advance to the district competition in Houtzdale. Coordinators are Pat Pallo, Bruce Nicklas and Beverly Nicklas. For more information, call Beverly Nicklas at 857-7868.
A paddle party/quarter auction will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268. First paddle is $3, with each additional paddle costing $1. Items will include jewelry, primitives, handmade soaps, Avon, 31 Bags, handmade crafts and more. The event will benefit the Susquehanna Grange.
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.