Thursday, September 19, 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 members of Susquehanna River Art Center is on display at Clearfield Hospital through Saturday. Some artwork is for sale and a percentage of sales are donated by the artists to Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary.
Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield, will present the comedy "Opal's Husband" Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $8.50 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-4474 or at the door.
Community clothing closet
A Community Closet offering free clothing will be held at Vine Free Methodist Church, 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Historical society open
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 E. Pine St., Clearfield, is open for tours and research. The museum 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 extensive photograph collection. The period library contains county history and genealogy records available for research. For more information, call 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily 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.
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An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at Free and Accepted Masons Osceola Mills Lodge No. 515, located at Lingle and Coal streets. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Proceeds will benefit Dylan Ludwig for his medical expenses.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. The doors and kitchen will open at 6 p.m. Music will be by Cindy and 4th Street Gang at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
Cruise-in car show/flea market
A Cruise-in Car Show/Flea Market at the Ohio community building in Morgan Run Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be various food, hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage and french fries, to name a few, and soda will be available at reasonable prices. Proceeds will go to improving the Ohio community building.
A farmer's/flea market will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the North Third Street parking lot in downtown Clearfield, across from Chubby's Dry Cleaners. The event is free to all participants and spots must be reserved by the Thursday before each Saturday by calling 762-6430. The event is sponsored in part by Clearfield Park & Shop Inc.
Big Run Park Association's annual September festival will be held Saturday from 3 p.m. until dark. There will be kids games, food, a 50/50, Chinese auction, live music, talent show and a flea market. To sign up for the talent show or to help out, call Sue at 345-6793.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will sponsor a SAFE Challenge for local youth Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Glendale Sportsmen's Club. It introduces youth and novice shooters to safe and responsible firearm use. The program is for all youth through age 18. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call Carol Lux at 687-3911 or Dave Osterhout at 672-4203.
Good News Gospel Hour, an evening of gospel and sacred music, will be presented at Lanse Evangelical Free Church Saturday at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by members of the LEFC Worship Team and feature Jim Knepp and Friends. Admission is free and refreshments will be served at intermission. For directions or more information, visit lansefree.org or call 345-6500.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will hold its second annual covered dish picnic Saturday at noon. New memberships will be available that day. For more information, call Tina or Mike at 342-1827.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Columbia Fire Co. Dinner is $6 and includes spaghetti with sauce, two meatballs, a small side salad and one dinner roll. This dinner is sponsored by DelGrosso's and Waterwise Pools in Chester Hill to benefit the fire company.
Clearfield Elks Lodge No. 540 will be having a family breakfast on Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at the lodge, located at 301 N. Second St., Clearfield. The cost is $5 and the meal includes sausage, eggs, home fries, toast, coffee and juice. Proceeds benefit Elks charities.
A breakfast sponsored by the AMVETS Sons and Auxiliary will be held Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon at AMVETS Post No. 159, located at 16 W. Presqueisle St., Philipsburg. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the Veterans' Memorial Wall, PAWS With a Cause, and the Sons and Auxiliary. The buffet-style breakfast includes ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, French toast, sausage gravy/biscuits, fruit cup, toast, juice and coffee.
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.
The Korb House, the museum of the Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society, 836 State St., Curwensville, will be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m. It contains a number of documents, displays, photographs and other items related to the history of Curwensville area. The 2013 special exhibit contains planning drawings and documents for the Last Raft adventure in 1938.
There is no admission fee to tour the museum.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club will host S.A.F.E. Challenge, which is Shooting Access For Everyone, for ages 3-16. Youth will learn gun safety at this event, sponsored by Midway Arms and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Door prizes will be given. 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.