Thursday, July 18, 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.
Susquehanna River Art Center Art Club's art exhibit at the Clearfield Hospital features 13 local artists and 29 paintings, and a percentage of sales benefits the Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary.
For information contact Karen Neeper at 592-9256. SRAC welcomes new members and applications are available at the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield.
Susquehanna River Art Center is featuring paintings of club member Steve Hindman of Clearfield in its July showcase at the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library in Clearfield. Hindman's artwork involves the Celtic Interlace artwork of his ancestors.
Curwensville Public Library will host its annual summer book sale Thursday through Saturday at the library's children's room. Hours are Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children's and adults' selections are available for purchase. The cost is $3 per bagful or 50 cents for a hardback, 10 cents per paperback and 25 cents per puzzle. Curwensville Area High School yearbooks are also available at a cost of $10 for editions from 1922-41, $5 each for 1942-71, and 1972 and newer, $2 each.
"The Music Man" will be performed Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield. Tickets are $9.50 and available at the door.
Historical society open
The Clearfield County Historical Society is open Thursdays and Sundays for tours and research. The building is located at 104 E. Pine St. in Clearfield. The museum is housed in the former Kerr House, circa 1880, and carriage house. Displays include early inhabitants, industry, military, period furnishings, china, clothing, a children's room and an extensive photography collection. The period library contains history and genealogy records available for research.
For more information, call the museum at 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, located at 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through September Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. The display includes antique and classic cars and wild game mounts from around the world. Group tours are welcome. For more information, call 768-7332 or 768-7892.
The West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will hold a .22 shoot featuring games on Thursday at 5 p.m. at the club. The cost is $5 per card. For more information, call Tina or Mike at 342-1827.
100-Mile Yard Sale
Karthaus Volunteer Fire Company is participating in the 100-Mile Yard Sale event on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. It is located at 10 Hurxthal St. in Karthaus. The fire company will have yard sales inside and out and a concession-style menu and refreshments at low prices. There will be restrooms available in the air-conditioned building. All items in the yard sale were donated by the community. The fire company thanks residents for their support.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held Saturday at the Osceola Lodge No. 515 Free and Accepted Masons from 7-10 a.m. The lodge is located at the corner of Lingle and Coal Streets in Osceola Mills. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Proceeds will benefit the Osceola pool and library.
The 11th annual Bestline Powersports/Snow Shoe Rails to Trails chicken barbecue will be held Saturday. Participants can ride as they please and return to the Gillentown Trailhead around 11:30 a.m. for a meal of barbecued chicken, prepared by Chris Vangor and family and Joe Walters. SSRTA will be accepting applications for membership. Vendors will be available with displays and SSRTA clothing will be on sale. Motorized usage is by SSRTA membership only.
A barbecued chicken dinner will be served Saturday at 4 p.m. at Harmony Grange, 5386 Ridge Road, near Westover. The cost is $9 for the meal that includes half of a chicken, corn, baked potato, roll, dessert and beverage. Meals may be eaten at the grange or purchased for takeout. For additional information, contact Sam at 743-5148.
A barbecued chicken dinner sponsored by Curwensville Rotary Club will be held Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or until dinners are sold out at 400 Susquehanna Ave., Curwensville.
The cost is $8 per meal for half a chicken and two sides. Meals are takeout only. Advance tickets are available from any CRC member or at the event.
The Moose Riders will hold a motorcycle ride for Tomorrow's Hope to help veterans. Meet at the Curwensville Moose Lodge No. 268. Registration is from 10-11 a.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. The cost is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger. All street legal vehicles are welcome. For more information, call Charlie Peters at 577-5425.
The Curwensville Susquehanna Classic 10K race and 5K walk begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the starting line on state Route 969 near the village of Lumber City. Registrations are $25 each and may be made from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Irvin Park, Curwensville. Promptly at 8:30 a.m., a bus will depart from the park to the starting line. The race is sponsored by Curwensville Lions Club and the General Federation of Woman's Clubs Curwensville Woman's Club. Proceeds benefit each clubs' projects.
.22 shotgun shoot
A .22 shotgun shoot will be held Saturday at the West Decatur Sportsmen's Club with registration at noon and the shoot at 1 p.m. For more information, call Tina or Mike at 342-1827.
The Knights of Columbus, Clearfield, will host a full breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Sunday at the K of C building, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and younger.
The Big Run Park Association is holding a dinner Sunday at 1 p.m. to honor Graham Township senior citizens. Everyone is welcome. Call 345-6793 for more information.
Coalport Area Coal Museum, located in the Coalport community building, at 961 Forest St., is open every Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Museum visitors will experience more than 4,000 artifacts in 20 displays, featuring the original tools, equipment, rare texts, scale-model as well as full-size replicas and early photos of the area's coal-mining heritage. In addition, a comprehensive collection of genealogical materials from the local Glendale Valley area (6,050 obituaries and every cemetery tombstone listing) are in the library/reference room. For more information, call 672-4378.
3-D archery scramble
The West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will hold a 3-D archery scramble on Sunday at 10 a.m.
The cost is $10 per person. For more information, call Tina or Mike at 342-1827.
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.