Thursday, April 3, 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 presenting an art show at Penn Highlands Clearfield through May 15. Fifteen artists entered 32 paintings and photography in this 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.
SRAC Art Club is also exhibiting at Ethan's Café in downtown Clearfield.
An auction will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at Gearhartville Sportsmen's Club. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m.
A fish dinner will be held every Friday from 4-7 p.m. through April 18 in the Hyde Fire Co. social hall. The meal includes a choice of baked or fried haddock, with a 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. Free local deliveries will be made by calling 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.
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 various 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 than 12. Takeouts will be available. All proceeds benefit the fire company.
Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills, will serve a Lenten fish dinner Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at the fire hall. 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, and a full salad bar and two soups, which are for eat-in only. Takeouts and deliveries are available by calling 339-5046.
St. Severin's Church, Drifting, will serve a fish dinner Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at the social hall.
Prices are $9 for adults and $6 for a small portion. The menu is baked or fried fish, parslied potatoes, vegetables, slaw or applesauce, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, roll, dessert and beverage. Eat-in or takeouts are available. Call 345-6665 for takeouts.
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 of the dinner is $7. Takeouts are available by calling the post at 672-5968. Everyone is welcome.
Lenten fish dinners will be served Friday from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Curwensville. The church's Altar and Rosary Society sponsors the meal. 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 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 each for the meal, which includes a choice of meat and three sides. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
A comedy show hosted by the Clearfield YMCA will be held Friday in the St. Charles Café ballroom, Clearfield, to benefit the YMCA's summer programs. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the professional comedians take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, which includes three professional comedian performances, hot and cold hors d' oeuvres and beverages. There are advance tickets only, which are available at the YMCA or by calling 765-5521.
Curwensville Public Library is hosting the American Hands exhibit by Sally Weiner Grotta Friday through April 30. Grotta will conduct a gallery tour of her works Saturday at 11 a.m. She will share stories about the people she has met through the project, the types of work they do and will also answer questions about the project and photography in general. Reservations for the tour are requested, and can be made by calling 236-0355. Additional information about the exhibit is available at www.AmHands.com or on Facebook under American Hands.
Friends of Holt Memorial Library, Philipsburg, will have its monthly book sale Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the downstairs of the library. Hardback books are $1, while most paperbacks are 25 cents. There will be a number of new selections from which to choose.
Country music night
Country music will be presented at Luthersburg Community Center Saturday. Doors and kitchen open at 6 p.m., with music by Spruce Creek at 7 p.m. This event is sponsored by Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
A spaghetti dinner and dance will be held Saturday at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268, 945 Bailor Drive, to benefit the Janet McCracken Hansard Scholarship. Dinner will be from 4-7 p.m. Live music will be played from 6-11 p.m. Prices are $10 for adults, $6 for children ages 5-11, and free for children 4 and younger. Takeouts are available. There will also be basket raffles, 50/50 chances and more. This scholarship fund was established in memory of Janet by her family to pay tribute to her life as a social worker and community volunteer. Proceeds from this event will be used to endow the scholarship.
A chicken and waffle dinner will be held Saturday from 4-6:30 p.m. at Centre Hill Grange, Morrisdale. Prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.
Allemansville United Methodist Church will hold its 18th annual Easter bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. There will be crafts, baked goods, homemade noodles, Easter candy, and soups and sandwiches for eat-in or takeout. An Easter egg hunt for children 12 and younger will be held at 11 a.m.; register for this in the church basement.
Easter egg hunt
A children's Easter egg hunt event will be held Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Ramey firehall, with the hunt held from 1:30-2 p.m. Refreshments will follow the egg hunt. All children 12 and younger are welcome.
Free homemade soup and bread will be distributed at noon Saturday by Forest Baptist Church at God's Clear View Ministries, 1946 Pardee Road (The Old Morris School), Morrisdale.
For more information, call 496-9847.
Night of Music
The fifth annual Night of Music will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield. Tickets are a $6 donation and will be available before the show, as well as at the door. The theme for this year's show is "Wired For Sound," which will feature numerous area performers. Tickets can be obtained by calling the church office at 765-9222. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend. The evening performance will be dedicated to the memory of Adrienne Stucke, a member of Trinity and a performer in the previous shows.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 4-6:30 p.m. at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Clearfield. The dinner supports the Salvation Army youth program. It includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, roll, dessert and a drink. Prices are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger. Dine-in or takeouts are available. For tickets, contact Teri Jo Suhoney at 765-4981 or 762-1127.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Hyde firehall to benefit the Allegheny Spay and Neuter Clinic. Prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children. There will also be a Chinese auction.
The annual spring dance to benefit Clearfield County Special Olympics will be held Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Curwensville Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842. The doors will open at 8 p.m. Music will be provided by the band Felix and the Hurricanes. Tickets will be available at the door for $7 each. The dance is sponsored by the Chinklacamoose Chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education and the VFW.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Children from birth through age 18 can receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks, a stuffed animal and a book. Children must have their Access medical card, be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and be present to receive sneakers. For more information, call 765-9222.
Yard, bake, soup sale
Chapel of the Good Shepherd Church of Hawk Run, located across from the post office, will hold a yard, bake and soup sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be household items, toys, holiday decorations, fishing supplies and more.
Madera Fire Co. will host an auction Sunday at 1 p.m. Charlie Fisher will be the auctioneer.
There will be a variety of items for sale, including groceries, frozen meat and other miscellaneous items. The kitchen will also be open.
A spring bingo benefit for Caring and Sharing for Kids will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rockton firehall. Doors will open at 1 p.m. The cost is $10 for 20 regular games. There will be three special games, with tickets sold the day of the event. Food and baked goods will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit local ill, injured or disabled children.
Clearfield Veterans of Foreign Wars F. Michael Sicks Post No. 1785 will hold a breakfast Sunday from 7-10 a.m. The cost is $5.
Clearfield B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 540 will have a family breakfast Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at the lodge, 301 N. Second St. The menu includes sausage, eggs, homefries, coffee and juice for $5. The public is welcome. Proceeds benefit the Elks Charities.
Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Leigey-Renaud Post No. 8386 will serve breakfast Sunday from 8-11 a.m. This will be the last breakfast until after Labor Day. The menu includes ham, bacon or sausage, eggs, hash browns, toast, juice and coffee. Prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.
Moshannon Valley YMCA will host its annual spring craft fair Sunday from noon until 4 p.m.
Admission is free, and there will be returning and new vendors, concession stand items, baked goods, raffles and more. All proceeds will go toward the annual Giving Campaign.
A barbecue ribs or meatloaf dinner will be served Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Glen Hope firehall. Prices are $9 for adults dinners and $3 for children younger than 12. Dine-in or takeouts are available. The menu includes a choice of ribs or meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw or applesauce, roll, drink and a dessert.
A pork dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Osceola Mills Free and Accepted Masons Lodge No. 515, located at Coal and Lingle streets. The cost is $8.50 per dinner, which includes mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Proceeds benefit the Osceola Mills fireworks display July 5 at the ballfield.
A benefit paddle party will be held Sunday at Curwensville Community Center to benefit Jeff Thomas of Curwensville, who was in an accident March 9. Doors open at 2 p.m. First paddle is $3, and additional paddles are $1 each. Those attending are asked to bring quarters.
Patton Sportsmen's Club will hold a ham/kielbasa shotgun shoot Sunday at 1 p.m. at the trap field at the club. The cost is $3 per round, and the best target of 10 wins.
The event is 12- and 20-gauge only, and shells will be provided.
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.