Thursday, January 23, 2014
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 winter art show is on display at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, through Feb. 3. Many paintings are for sale and a percentage of sales are donated to the library by the artist. If interested in purchasing a painting or photography, contact information is listed on a card beside the artwork. SRAC membership applications are available at the library.
The Susquehanna River Art Center announces a new art exhibit has been hung at the Clearfield Hospital, first floor. This exhibit features many different subjects and mediums. A donation is made to the Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary by the artists when their artwork is sold.
Anyone wishing to purchase a painting or photography should contact the artists to make arrangements for purchase. SRAC Art Club membership applications are available at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library. For club information, call 765-5621 or 236-3051.
Roast beef/chicken dinner
Roast beef or parmesan chicken dinners will be served Thursday from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, 306 Walnut St., Curwensville. Prices are $9 for adults, $5 for children and free for children 6 and younger. Meals may be eaten in or taken out. The dinner is sponsored by the church's Altar and Rosary Society.
Library book sale
The annual winter book sale at Curwensville Public Library, 601 Beech St., will be held today, tomorrow and Saturday. Hours for today and tomorrow will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale features a large selection of hardback and paperback books, including fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children, puzzles and some Curwensville Area High School yearbooks from 1931-1995. The cost is $3 for a bagful or 50 cents per hardback, 10 cents per paperback, 25 cents per puzzle, and $2-$10 per yearbook depending on the year. Proceeds from the sale benefit the library and its programs.
Hyde Fire Co. will be holding a spaghetti dinner Friday from 4-7 p.m. The prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children. The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, roll, drink and desserts. Takeouts are available. Free local delivery by calling 768-9407.
Steak or fish dinners are served each Friday from 4- 7 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. The cost is $8.99 per meal, which includes three sides. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
Breakfast will be served Saturday at the Mosquito Creek Sportsman's Club, Frenchville, from 7-10 a.m. The menu includes ham, eggs, homefries, juice, toast and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under. Corn will be distributed from 8-11 a.m.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. Doors and the kitchen open at 6 p.m. Music by Country Pride will begin at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Fourth and Presqueisle streets, Philipsburg, will offer a free community lunch Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes chicken and dumplings with cake for dessert. There is no charge for the meal and everyone is welcome.
Winterfest will be held at Parker Dam State Park Saturday and Sunday. Events Saturday include a Blizzard Volleyball tournament with the YMCA, ice skating instruction, ice fishing basics and snowshoeing with Parker Dam staff. Sunday's events include Snow Box Derby for kids, Frozen Salami Sling, "Almost" Naked Mile and the Polar Bear Swim, Winter birding and primitive fire discussions around the campfire, learn to snowshoe or enter the snow sculpture contest. Bring sleds, skates and cross-country skis. The YMCA concession will be open.
Call the Clearfield YMCA at 765-5521 for event times.
The 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 can receive new sneakers if they have a CHIP or Access card. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There are also gently used shoes and boots for everyone. In the case of inclement weather, it will be canceled.
The Frenchville Leigey-Renaud VFW Posts 8386 will be serving breakfast on Sunday from 8-11 a.m. The menu includes bacon and eggs, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. The price is $5 for adults and $3 for children under the age of 12.
Wallaceton Fire Co. will host a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. The cost is $6.
The meal includes toast, eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon or sausage, coffee and juice.
A breakfast buffet will be held Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. The cost is $6.50 for adults and children 6 and older for eggs prepared to order, bacon, sausage, home fries, coffee, tea and juice. Children 5 and younger may eat for $3.50 each. Senior citizens will receive a 10 percent discount. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast benefiting Monica Smith on Sunday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Florian Banquet hall on Mill Road. The price is a $7 donation.
Free throw contest
Clearfield Knights of Columbus Council No. 409 will hold its annual free throw championship Sunday at 1 p.m. in Glynn Hall at St. Francis School, Clearfield. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. All Clearfield, Curwensville and Frenchville area boys and girls ages 9-14 are eligible to participate. A parent must be present to sign the registration form and proof of age must be provided. For more information, call 857-7868.
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.