Thursday, March 21, 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.
An art sale featuring the paintings of the late William Patton Brown is being held through April 4 at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield. This sale will be open to the public during the library's operating hours and proceeds benefit Susquehanna River Art Center and the library.
The sale is under the direction of Dottie Evans Crissman and assisted by Steve Albert, club president; Gloria Rowles, club vice president; and Steve Hindman. For more information, call Crissman at 765-5621.
Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre will present the comedy, "The Little Theatre's Production of Hamlet" Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50 and are available at the door.
"From the Cradle to the Cross," a drama depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be performed Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 369 Allport Cutoff, Allport, across from West Branch Area School. For more information, call Dee Coudriet at 661-2606 or the church at 345-6860.
Blain City Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Beers Post No. 7043 Ladies Auxiliary is serving Lenten fish dinners Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the post. Price is $7 for eat-in or takeouts.
St. Severin's Church, Drifting, will serve a fish dinner Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at the social hall. Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for a small portion. The menu includes baked or fried fish, parslied potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw or applesauce, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, roll, dessert and beverage. Eat-in or takeouts are available. Call 345-6665 for takeouts.
A Lenten fish dinner will be served Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills.
The menu includes a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetable, stewed tomatoes, and a full salad bar and two soups for eat in only. Prices are $10 for adults and $6.50 for children. Takeouts are available. Deliveries are available by calling 339-5046.
Hyde Fire Co. will hold a fish dinner Friday from 3:30-7 p.m. at the social hall. Prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children. The menu includes baked or fried haddock with a choice of french fries or macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, roll and fruit. Takeouts are available. Free local deliveries are available by calling 768-9407.
Ramey Fire Co. is serving a Lenten fish dinner Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. The menu includes a choice of baked or fried fish, chicken planks also available with potato, vegetables, stewed tomatoes and macaroni and cheese, served with soup and salad bar for eat-in only. Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for children younger than 12. Takeouts are available. Proceeds benefit the fire company.
Lenten dinners to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Central Clearfield County will be sold Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church's social hall, 306 Walnut St., Curwensville. Adult baked or deep-fried fish dinners will be available at a cost of $8.50 each and fried shrimp or crab cake meals, $9 each. Children's dinners are $4 each.
Meals can be eaten in or taken out. Tickets will be available at the door.
Wings and things
Mahaffey Fire Co. will hold its wings and things Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the firehall. This will be held every Friday until the end of April. To call in orders ahead of time, call 277-6639. Also available will be fish and fries.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. The doors and kitchen will be open at 6 p.m., with music by Glen Dale Train starting at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
Craft and flea market
A craft and flea market to benefit Clearfield County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be held Saturday at the Clearfield Driving Park. Vendors are needed.
For more information, call 857-5188.
Easter candy/bake sale
An Easter candy and bake sale will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Osceola Mills United Methodist Church behind the sanctuary in the gathering room. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women and the church. For more information, contact the church office at 339-6139 or Betsy at 339-7124.
Easter egg hunts
An Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lowe's in Clearfield for children in the following age categories: up to age 4, ages 5-8 and ages 9-12. A bike giveaway will be held for each age group. A bake sale will also be held. Proceeds and donations go toward the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
A children's Easter egg hunt for children 12 and younger will be held Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Ramey firehall, with the hunt held from 1:15-1:45 p.m. Refreshments will follow.
An Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. on the grounds of Curwensville Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842, 19 River St. The hunt is open to children from toddlers to 10 years old.
A paddle party hosted by Goshen Township Sportsmen's Club will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Goshen Township building. First paddle is a $3 donation. There will be door prizes and the kitchen will be open. Everyone is welcome.
Golden Tide Football Club will host a pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday from 6-11 a.m. in the Curwensville Area High School cafeteria. The breakfast is eat-in or takeout and prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children.
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 may receive new sneakers if they have a CHIP or Access card. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children up to 3 years old can receive new sneakers every three months, while older children can receive new sneakers every six months. There is also a large supply of shoes for everyone.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 3-6 p.m. at Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Fire Co., located on Jury Road, Bigler. The event is sponsored by the fire company auxiliary.
Prices are $7 for adults, $3.50 for children age 4-12 and free for children younger than 3. The meal includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, dessert, drink and roll. Takeouts are available.
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs dinner will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Hebel Fellowship Hall. Eat-in or takeouts available are available and the dinner fee is donation only. The dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a drink. Proceeds benefit Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Preschool.
Free and Accepted Masons Clearfield Lodge No. 314 is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner and open house Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at the lodge, 6352 Clearfield-Woodland Highway, Clearfield.
Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Takeouts are available and begin at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or from any Mason member. For more information, contact Ron Porter at 765-5872.
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will hold its annual spring bazaar Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods, Easter eggs, homemade soup, pepper slaw and white elephant items. Lunch will be available for eat-in or takeout.
Knights of Columbus, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue, Clearfield, will host a full breakfast Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
On Sunday at 2 p.m., there will be a .22 shoot at Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club. Participants must provide their own shells.
Easter egg hunts
The 15th annual Irvona community Easter egg hunt will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Elderberry Park in Irvona. The event is open to children in the Irvona fire and ambulance coverage areas; it will be held rain, snow or shine.
The annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by AMVETS Post No. 159, Philipsburg, will be held at the Project 70 soccer fields Sunday. Registration is at 11 a.m., with the hunt being held at noon.
The event is for children up to age 12.
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.