Thursday, September 5, 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 exhibit featuring many members of Susquehanna River Art Center is now on display at Clearfield Hospital through Sept. 21. Some artwork is for sale and a percentage of sales is donated by the artists to the Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary.
A Community Closet offering free clothing will be held at the Vine Free Methodist Church, 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 E. Pine St., Clearfield, is open for tours and research Thursdays and Sundays. It is housed in the former Kerr House, circa 1880, and carriage house. Displays include early inhabitants, industry, military, period furnishings, china, clothing, children's room and an extensive photography collection. The period library contains county history and genealogy records available for research. For more information, call the museum at 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through September daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults.
The display includes antique and classics cars and wild game mounts from around the world. Group tours are welcome. For more information call 768-7332 or 768-7892.
Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills, will hold a fish dinner Friday from 4-7 p.m. Prices are $10 for adults and $6 for children. The meal includes a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetable, stewed tomatoes; full salad bar and two soups for eat in only.
Takeouts and deliveries are available by calling 339-5046.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. The doors and kitchen open at 6 p.m. Music by Steve Clark and friends will start at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
A farmer's/flea market will be held in downtown Clearfield Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Third Street parking lot across from Chubby's Dry Cleaners, sponsored in part by Clearfield Park & Shop Inc. It is free to all participants and spaces must be reserved by the Thursday before each Saturday by calling 762-6430. Farmers, flea market vendors and individuals with yard sale items are all welcome. Space size is two parking spaces. Set-up is at 9 a.m. and the event is held rain or shine.
Coalport Flea Market will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beechwood Park, located on Union Street in Coalport. Spaces are available by contacting Nancy at 672-5046. This event is held through the Coalport Streetscape.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Children from birth through age 18 may receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks, a stuffed animal and a book. They must have their Access medical card, be accompanied by a parent or guardian and be present to receive sneakers. For more information, call the church office at 765-9222.
A 3D archery shoot will be held Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Glendale Sportsmen's Club.
Greenwood Township picnic
The annual Greenwood Township picnic will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the grove at Curry Run. In the event of rain, the picnic will be held at the Greenwood Township municipal building.
Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share, place settings, beverages and lawn chairs. Photographs and memorabilia are also welcomed.
Osceola Mills Historical Museum is open Wednesday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the Brisbin House on Lingle Street. There are three floors of artifacts to be seen. Articles for sale include T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, local history books and DVDs.
A paddle party/quarter auction to benefit Susquehanna Community Grange will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268. The first paddle is $3 and additional paddles are $1. There will be door prizes. Those attending are asked to bring quarters. Doors open at 2 p.m. There will be new vendors and the kitchen will be open.
Society walking tour
Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society will sponsor a walking tour of Curwensville Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. Hildred Rowles, a member of the society, will lead the tour and provide a history of the borough highlighted with information about its forefathers, geographic area and structures of historical significance.
The tour begins at Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842, located at River and Meadow streets, Curwensville. The walk, scheduled to take approximately two hours, includes a stop at historic Oak Hill Cemetery and concludes at the society's museum, the Korb House.
The museum, 836 State St., Curwensville, will be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. It contains a number of documents, photographs and items related to the history of Curwensville and the surrounding area. The 2013 special exhibit includes planning drawings and documents related to the Last Raft adventure in 1938. There is no admission fee to tour the museum.
Glen Richey Sportsman's Club will hold a trap shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. The price is $5 per round. Anyone who hits the white birdie wins a free round.
A turkey dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain Top Fire Station in Sandy Ridge. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children and free those 3 and younger. The menu includes turkey with stuffing, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Takeouts are available by calling 342-5014. The meal is all-you-can-eat while eating in.
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.