Thursday, March 20, 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 is featuring the photography of Dan Mohney and Anita Graham at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, through March 31. Their photography covers numerous subjects and seasons. Membership applications to the join SRAC Art Club are available at the library.
Susquehanna River Art Center is presenting a new art show at Penn Highlands Clearfield through May 15, on the first floor. Fifteen artists entered 32 paintings and photography in the exhibition. Anyone wanting to purchase artwork needs to contact the artist directly. A percentage of the sold artwork will be donated to the Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary by the artist. Also, the SRAC Art Club is exhibiting at Ethan's Café in downtown Clearfield.
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 meal 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, and free local deliveries can be made by calling 768-9407.
A Lenten fish dinner will be served Friday from 3-7 p.m. at St. Barbara's Parish Hall, Houtzdale.
The meal includes fried or baked fish, parsley red skin potatoes, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, roll, cake and beverage. Takeout meals are available (no beverage in takeouts). Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children. All takeouts are $10. St. Barbara's homemade pierogi and halushki are also available a la carte.
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 Columbia Fire Co., 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, stewed tomatoes. A full salad bar and two soups are available for eat-in only. Takeouts are available. Deliveries can be made by calling 339-5046.
A fish dinner will be served Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Severin's social hall, Drifting.
Prices are $9 for adult and $6 for a small portion. The menu includes baked of fried fish, parslied potatoes, vegetable, slaw or applesauce, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, roll, dessert and beverage. Eat-in or takeouts are available. Call 345-6665 for takeouts.
Ramey Fire Co. will serve a Lenten fish dinner Friday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. The menu includes a choice of baked or fried fish, potato, vegetables, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, and other sides, served with soup and salad bar (eat-in only). Chicken planks will also be available. Prices are $10 for adults and $6 for children younger 12. Takeouts will be 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. Takeouts are available by calling the post at 672-5968. Everyone is welcome.
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 can 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.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served Saturday from 7-11 a.m. at Free and Accepted Masons Clearfield Lodge No. 314, located along Clearfield-Woodland Highway on U.S. Route 322, between the Army Reserve Center and Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Clearfield campus. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs cooked to order, fried potatoes, toast, Tang and coffee. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Eat-in or takeouts are available.
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. Doors and kitchen open at 6 p.m. Music by Crossfire will be at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
Craft show/yard sale
General Federation of Woman's Clubs Curwensville Woman's Club is having a craft show/yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Curwensville Community Center. Food and drinks will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit community projects.
Hope Fire Co. No. 2 of Philipsburg will hold its eighth annual gun and money raffle Saturday at the company's recreation center, 500 North Sixth St. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., with a meal being served at 5 p.m. The raffle will begin at 6 p.m., and there is a donation of $10 per ticket. For each ticket purchased, a guest can come along for $5. Limited tickets are available.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Children from birth through 18 years can receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks, stuffed animal and a book. There will also be boots, mittens, winter hats and scarves available. Children must have their Access medical card, be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and be present to receive sneakers and boots. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. For more information, call the church office at 765-9222.
Knights of Columbus, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue, Clearfield, will host a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4-7 p.m. Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
Knights of Columbus will host a full breakfast Sunday from 8-11:30 a.m. at the K of C building, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue, Clearfield. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Leigey-Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve breakfast Sunday from 8-11 a.m. The menu includes ham and eggs, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.
A breakfast buffet will be served Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. Prices are $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Senior citizens will receive a 10 percent discount off the adult cost. The meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, waffles and beverage. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
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 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.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will be hosting a .22 silhouette shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. Sporting barrels only.
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.