Thursday, October 17, 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 announces its 30th annual juried art show is open for viewing at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, during library hours.
Susquehanna River Art Center's latest art exhibit is at Clearfield Hospital, on the first floor, and is open for viewing through Nov. 16. A percentage of sales are donated to Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary by the artists. Several new artists have joined the showing of their artwork.
This exhibit is under the direction of SRAC member Karen Neeper.
The Community Closet offering free clothing at Vine Free Methodist Church, 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, is open Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club is hosting a haunted path Friday through Sunday from dark until "dead time." Price is $5 for adults, or free for children 10 and younger. Those wanting to volunteer should call 761-1474.
A Russian play will be presented Friday at 7 p.m. at Curwensville Area High School auditorium by Curwensville Area Elementary School fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade classes. The play, the culminating activity of a week of an artist in residency program in the elementary music and arts departments with Dan and Galla, will feature a celebration of Russian music, dance and song. Admission is $2 for adults and free for students. Proceeds benefit Curwensville Area Elementary School's Parent-Teacher Council and elementary music and arts departments.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Hyde Fire Co. The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread and a drink. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children.
Free local deliveries are available by calling 768-9407. Takeouts are also available.
Apple dumpling festival
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Karthaus, will hold an apple dumpling festival Saturday from 1-5 p.m., or until sold out. Apple dumplings may be purchased for eat-in or takeout.
There will also be a silent auction held during the festival hours.
The annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Osceola Mills United Methodist Church in the basement, 303 Curtin St., Osceola Mills. There will be a country store, baked goods, Rada knives, Next to New, crafts and jewelry. A luncheon will also be served.
Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women Missions.
A fall bazaar will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morrisdale United Methodist Church. There will be a baked goods table, white elephant table, lunch, soups, cabbage rolls, sloppy joes, hot dogs and pie.
A benefit dinner for Community Volunteer Fire Department of Mahaffey will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Mahaffey firehall. Tickets are $5 each for the fifth annual Help Us Help Them turkey meal. Children 5 and younger may eat for free with the purchase of an adult ticket. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase advance tickets, contact Pat Beatty at 277-6388; Mary Jane Beatty, 590-0090; Sally Long, 277-6649; Dottie Brink, 277-6710; or Kay Kester, 277-8834. There will also be a bake sale, basket raffle and kid's corner.
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, Osceola Mills. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Proceeds benefit Ron "Hugger" Williams for his medical expenses.
A chicken barbecue dinner will be held Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at Clearfield Alliance Christian School. Tickets are $8 on a first-come, first-served basis while available. Takeouts will be available. Music will be provided by Jim Knepp. At 5 p.m., "The Dessert Wars" begin. Bid on culinary creations for a cause. Bake sale features homemade apple dumplings, gobs and more. There will be crafts, door prizes, face painting and nails for the kids. Proceeds benefit CACS Booster Club.
A comedy show hosted by Clearfield YMCA will be held Saturday at St. Charles Café to benefit the YMCA's fall programs. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the professional comedians take the stage at 8 p.m. Three comedians, hot and cold hors d' oeuvres and beverages will all be included for $25 per person, or reserve a table of eight for $175. Tickets can be purchased in advance only and are available at the YMCA or by calling 765-5521.
A free community dinner will be held Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Goshen Township firehall. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll and dessert. Everyone is invited to attend and share in a free meal and fellowship. The dinner is sponsored by Greater Shawville Parish of the United Methodist Church.
Motorcyclist groups of Clearfield County will hold a toy run dance Saturday at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The price is $7 advanced and $10 at the door. Hitchcock Railway Band will perform from 9-11 p.m. Food will be offered by the Women of the Moose Chapter No. 692. Proceeds benefit needy children of Clearfield County, and all proceeds will be used to purchase toys for the Oct. 26 toy run.
Parker Dam State Park's eighth annual fall festival will be held Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.
There will be vendors, crafts and demonstrations of how to make apple butter, cider and bread. For children there will be games, pumpkin carving and a parade. The concession stand will be open. For more information, call the park at 765-0630.
A farmer's/flea market will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Clearfield in the North Third Street parking lot across from Chubby's Dry Cleaners. Those participating must reserve their space by the Thursday before by calling 762-6430. Spaces are the size of two parking spaces. Set-up is at 9 a.m. The event is sponsored in part by Clearfield Park & Shop Inc.
Free community lunch
A free community lunch will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, located at Fourth and Presqueisle streets, Philipsburg, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu includes vegetable soup, rolls and cake. All are welcome.
Octoberfest will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Mountain Top Fire Co., Sandy Ridge, with baked foods, candy, crafts and lunch available.
Pig roast/gun raffle
A pig roast and gun raffle will be held Saturday at Hyde Fire Co. Doors open at 3 p.m., the meal starts at 4 p.m. and the drawing at 5 p.m. The cost of tickets is $20 and includes a chance of 20 prizes, meal and drink. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Meals can be purchased for $10 at the door, but that does not include the drawing. For more information, call 553-3347 or 768-9407.
Soup and bake sale
A soup and bake sale sponsored by Newburg Park Committee will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. at Newburg Borough municipal building. Vegetable, chicken noodle, and ham and bean soups will be available for purchase by the quart or bowl. There will also be pies and other baked goods available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the maintenance of and improvements to Curly Hurd Memorial Park.
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Free and Accepted Masons Clearfield No. 314, 6352 Clearfield-Woodland Highway, beside Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Clearfield campus, in Goldenrod. Takeouts begin at 3 p.m.
Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, roll, dessert and drink. When eating in, real china and flatware are used, not plastic.
Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 will host a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $5 per person, and it is open to the public.
Keystone Family Child Care Providers will be hosting its first-ever fall festival Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. at Florian Banquet Center, located along Mill Road in Clearfield.
It will feature a day of activities for children and families, including a magic show at 2 p.m. Cost is $1 per person, which includes all activities as well as hot dogs, chips and drinks. Door prizes will be awarded and raffles held throughout the afternoon.
Keystone home-based child care providers will be available to discuss the early learning programs, and local human service agencies will also be attending to discuss services.
For more information, call Andrea Sheeder at 765-7160 or Barbi Gillingham at 765-3708.
Osceola Mills Historical Museum, located in the Brisbin House on Lingle Street, is open Wednesday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Admission is free. There are three floors of artifacts. Articles for sale include T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, local history books and DVDs.
Glendale Sportsmen's Club will hold a shotgun shoot Sunday at the clubhouse, located on Black Elk Road in Irvona. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and the shoot starts at 2 p.m. The cost is $15 for 10 rounds. There will be two meat prizes per round. Shells will be provided for 12-gauge or 20-gauge shotguns. For more information, call Jack at 372-5903 or Ken at 672-5503, or visit www.glendalesportsmens.com or on Facebook.
Cooper Township Sportsmen's Club will be hosting its turkey shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Winburne shooting range. There will be 10 rounds available for $15. Twelve-gauge and 20-gauge shells will also be available.
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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.