Thursday, March 13, 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 announced a new art exhibit is displayed at Penn Highlands Clearfield, first floor. This exhibit features various subjects and mediums. A donation is made to Penn Highlands Clearfield 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, Clearfield. For club information, call 765-5621 or 236-3051.
Susquehanna River Art Center is featuring the photography of Dan Mohney and Anita Graham at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, through March 31. The photography covers various subjects and seasons. Membership applications are available at the library.
"The Sugar Bean Sisters," a comedy, will be performed at Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission is $8 per person.
An auction to benefit LeContes Mills Fire Co. will be held Friday at 6 p.m. The kitchen will be open at 5:30 p.m. For auction will be a variety of food and miscellaneous items.
Plenty of parking is available.
A ballroom dance will be held Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Clearfield YMCA. Admission is $5 per person and dress is semi-casual. Those attending are asked to bring their own soft drinks and a contribution for the refreshment table.
Harmony Area High School students will present the musical comedy, "Little Shop of Horrors," Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the school's cafetorium. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at the door.
A Lenten fish dinner will be served Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at Columbia firehall, Osceola Mills.
Prices are $10 for adults and $6.50 for children. The menu includes a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetables and stewed tomatoes. A full salad bar and two soups are available for eat-in only. Takeouts and deliveries are also available. Call 339-5046 for delivery.
A fish dinner will be held every Friday through April 18 from 4-7 p.m. at Hyde Fire Co. in the social hall. The menu includes a choice of baked or fried haddock with choice of french fries or macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, roll and fruit. Prices are $9 for adults and $4 for children. Takeouts will be available. For free local deliveries, call 768-9407.
Westover United Methodist Church will hold a Lenten fish dinner Friday from 4-7 p.m. Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children. The menu includes baked or fried fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, dessert and dinner roll.
A Lenten fish dinner will be served Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Severin's Church social hall, Drifting. Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for a small portion. The menu includes baked or fried fish, parslied potatoes, vegetables, slaw or stewed tomatoes, roll, dessert and beverage.
Eat-in or takeouts are available by calling 345-6665.
Ramey Fire Co. will host a Lenten fish diner Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. The menu includes a choice of baked of fried fish, potato, vegetables, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, various other sides, and it is served with soup and salad bar when eating in. Chicken planks are also available. Prices are $10 for adults and $6 for children younger than 12. Takeouts are also available. Proceeds benefit the fire company.
Blain City Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Beers Post No. 7043 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Lenten fish dinner Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the post home. Cost is $7 per dinner. Takeouts are available by calling 672-5968.
St. Timothy's Catholic Church's Altar and Rosary Society will sponsor its annual Lenten dinners Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. Prices are $9 for adults and $5 for children 6 and older for baked fish, deep-fried fish, fried shrimp or crab cake dinners. Children 5 and younger may eat for free.
Meals may be eaten in or taken out. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Steak or fish dinners will be served Friday from 4-7 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. The cost is $8.99 per meal, which includes a choice of meat and three sides. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
Curwensville Community Center will host a teen dance Friday at the center. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased at the door.
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.
The meal includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. A bake sale will also be held on the premises until 11 a.m. to benefit the area food banks. Proceeds benefit the Osceola Mills fireworks display.
Lady Tide Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a drive-through pulled pork dinner Saturday from 3:30-7 p.m. at Curwensville Area High School. This is a takeout-only meal consisting of a Country Butcher pulled pork sandwich on a Kaiser roll, parsley potatoes, green beans, coleslaw and dessert. Prices are $9 for adults and $5 for children. A limited number of dinners will be sold.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, located at Fourth and Presqueisle streets, Philipsburg, will host a free community lunch Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes haluski, pierogies and other ethnic foods, with gelatin desserts. Everyone is welcome.
A paddle party/quarter auction to benefit Goshen Sportsmen's Club will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Goshen Township fire hall. The first paddle is $3 and additional paddles are $1 each. There will be door prizes. Those attending are asked to bring quarters. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the kitchen will be open.
A spaghetti dinner to benefit Dave Barnett will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills. Barnett is a firefighter in need of a liver transplant. The dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad and a roll. Price is $7 per meal. There will be music, door prizes, a Chinese auction and vendors.
A Won for the Money party will be held at the AMVETS, 16 W. Presqueisle St., Philipsburg, Sunday at 1 p.m. Doors open at noon. The event is sponsored by the AMVETS ladies auxiliary, and proceeds benefit the group. It is open to the public, and non-members will be signed in at the door. Food will also be available for purchase.
Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 will host a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. Price is $5 per person.
A brunch buffet will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Curwensville Community Center. Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children 5 and older for the meal that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, baked ham, bacon, kielbasa, haluski, baked ziti, meatballs, a variety of breads, muffins and pastries and more. Proceeds benefit CCC's special events projects.
Glendale Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual St. Patrick's Day dinner Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. at the fire hall, located along Water Street, Coalport. The meal includes a choice of ham or turkey with all the trimmings. Prices are $8 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-12 and free for children younger than 6. Tickets will be available at the door, and takeouts are available. A raffle will also be held.
A St. Patrick's Day cakewalk will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, 306 Walnut St., Curwensville. The event will feature cakes, food and prizes. Everyone is welcome.
Coal museum open
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 700 artifacts and other items in 20 displays, featuring the original tools, equipment, texts, early photos and scale-model as well as full-size replicas of the coal-mining heritage. In addition, a comprehensive collection of genealogical materials specific to the Glendale Valley area, 6,075 obituaries and every local cemetery tombstone listing, are in the library/reference room.
For more information or directions, call 672-4378 or visit www.coalportmuseum.org.
St. Patrick's celebration
A St. Patrick's Day celebration will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Heritage Hall, Grampian. There is no admission fee. The event will feature Irish food, music, language, kid-friendly games, trivia, prizes, photographs and displays of Irish artifacts. Those attending will hear more about Ireland, its culture and people from missionary Faithe Heuser, who has a ministry there. For additional information, contact Heuser at 592-3602 or e-mail email@example.com.
Glendale Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots Sunday at 2 p.m. at the clubhouse, 2732 Black Elk Road, Irvona. Registration starts at 1 p.m., and the cost is $15 for 10 rounds. Two meat prizes are awarded each round. The club will provide the shells (12-gauge or 20-gauge).
For more information, call Jack at 672-5903 or Ken at 672-5503.
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.