Thursday, April 10, 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, located on the first floor of the hospital. Fifteen artists entered 32 paintings and photography in this exhibition. Anyone wishing to purchase artwork should 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 club is exhibiting at Ethan's Café in downtown Clearfield.
The Susquehanna River Art Center announces the opening of the Clearfield Area High School art show at the Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library now through April 29. The art show was judged by Dr. Dorothy Hook of Brockway. There were 22 awards winners and 106 paintings and 3D artwork entered in this exhibit. The public is encouraged to view this art show during the library's opening hours.
Curwensville Area High School's musical theatre students will present "Bye Bye Birdie" Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Dr. Leslie D. Leach auditorium at Curwensville Area High School. Tickets are $8 each, and can be reserved by calling the school at 236-1100.
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 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 can 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 is 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. Prices are $10 for adults and $6.50 for children. The menu is a choice of fried or baked fish, potato, macaroni and cheese, vegetables, stewed tomatoes, and a full salad bar and two soups for eat-in only. Takeouts and deliveries available by calling 339-5046.
A fish dinner will be served Friday at St. Severin's Church social hall in Drifting from 4-6:30 p.m. 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 available. Call 345-6665 for takeouts.
Blain City Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Beers Post No. 7043 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Lenten fish dinner Friday at the post home from 4-7 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $7. Takeouts are available by calling the post at 672-5968. Everyone is welcome.
Proceeds from the final Lenten fish dinner Friday at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Curwensville, will be donated to the St. Timothy and Friends Relay For Life Team. Meals will be served from 4-6:30 p.m. Prices are $9 for adults and $5 for children 6 and older for the dinner that includes a choice of deep-fried or baked fish, fried shrimp or crab cakes, potato, vegetable, roll, dessert and beverage. Meals may be eaten in or taken out.
Steak or fish dinners will be served Friday from 4-7 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. The cost is $8.99 for the meal that includes a choice of meat and three sides. Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
A rummage and bake sale will be held Friday and Saturday at Glen Hope United Methodist Church. Lunch consists of hot sandwiches, chili or soup. A large selection of gently used clothing will be available, along with household goods, toys, books, and more. Also, a selection of home baked goods. The sale opens at 9 a.m. both days and closes at 4 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds benefit the church.
CAST book sale
The Great CAST (Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre) Book Sale will be held Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CAST building.
Mahaffey Volunteer Fire Company is hosting its monthly auction at 5 p.m. with Auctioneer Keith Byers. The kitchen and doors will open at 4 p.m. Some of the items are as follows: laundry soap, cat and dog food, jewelry, Gatorade, a first aid kit. For more information, call 277-6639.
Easter candy/bake sale
An Easter candy/bake sale will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Osceola Mills United Methodist Church. The event will be held behind the sanctuary in the gathering room. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women and the church. For more information, contact the church office at 339-6139 or call Betsy at 339-7124.
The Clearfield County 4-H Hot Shots will host its fourth annual indoor Easter eggstravaganza Saturday at the Expo II Building in the Clearfield Driving Park. Registration for the egg hunts is from noon until 1:30 p.m. Cost is a donation of $1 per participant for children age 10 and younger. Each paid participant will receive a free chance to win one of 10 bicycles to be given away during the event. There will also be an opportunity to win bonus prizes, and a treat bag will be given to each child participating in an egg hunt. The egg hunt times are: age 3 and younger, 2 p.m.; age 4-6, 2:30 p.m.; and age 7-10, 3 p.m. Children must be registered by 1:30 p.m. to participate.
Children's games, including a duck pond, lollipop tree, bowling pin game, mini golf, and pin the tail on the bunny, will be available at 25 cents per game. There will also be a dime pitch and face painting.
Food by the Clearfield County 4-H Hot Shots will be available for purchase. Victoria Lynn Photography and Wisor Editing will take photos with the Easter Bunny for a small fee. Taylor Goodman, Clearfield County fair queen, will also visit.
For additional information, contact Karen Garner at 672-5499 or email email@example.com. All proceeds from the egg hunt and food sales benefit the Clearfield County 4-H Hot Shots.
Easter egg hunts
Blain City Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Beers Post No. 7043 and Coalport Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 350 will sponsor the annual Coalport community Easter egg hunt Saturday at noon at Beechwood Park. Children up to 12 years old are welcome.
Osceola Mills United Methodist Church will hold its annual community Easter egg hunt Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Osceola Mills Park. The event is open to children up to age 12. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date will be April 19.
An Easter egg hunt for children age 12 and younger will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Curwensville Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert Ferguson Post No. 842 grounds on River Street in Curwensville. The hunt will be held regardless of weather.
The Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268 will be holding an Easter egg hunt and party for children ages 0-12 on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Curwensville Moose Family Center. Participants will hunt for eggs with the Easter Bunny.
A fisherman's breakfast and lunch will be held at Parker Dam State Park, Penfield, on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the food concession stand.
Concession stand open
The concession stand at Curly Hurd Memorial Park, Newburg, will be open Saturday and Sunday to feed hungry anglers fishing Chest Creek. The hours are Saturday, 6 a.m. to dusk, and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast, hot dogs, hamburgers, soup, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Newburg Park Committee's projects for improvements and upgrades to the park.
Fisherman food sale
The Irvona United Methodist Church is holding a first day of fishing goodies sale at the Lucas Bridge in Irvona beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, and continuing until the goodies are gone.
There will be baked goods, hot dogs, barbecue ham sandwiches, chips, coffee and cold drinks. Proceeds benefit the church.
Pancake and sausage breakfast
A pancake and sausage breakfast will be served Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at Heritage Hall, Grampian. Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children age 10 and younger. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds benefit Grampian Lion Club's special needs fund.
The Grampian United Methodist Women will hold their annual soup and sandwich luncheon and bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church, located along Sixth Street in Grampian. The kitchen opens at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefit missions here and abroad.
There will be a ham potpie dinner at the Ohio Community Building in Morgan Run on Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to improving the Ohio Community Building.
A rabies clinic will be held Saturday from 1:30-3 p.m. at LeContes Mills firehall. The cost is $10 for each pet.
A rabies clinic will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Grampian Firehall. The cost is $10 per shot. The veterinarian will stay as long as needed to vaccinate pets that are in line before noon. The event will be held regardless of weather. For additional information, call 236-1979.
Proceeds benefit Grampian-Penn-Bloom Fire Co.
A community shoe bank of the Ramey area, serving children in the Moshannon Valley and Glendale School Districts, will be held Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at the Ramey United Methodist Church in the social room. Use the basement entrance at the rear of the church.
Children ages 3-18 may visit every six months and children ages birth to 2 may visit every three months. Children must be present and accompanied by a parent or guardian and must show their current Access or CHIP card. Gently used shoes are also available for everyone.
For more information, please call the church office at 378-5186. In case of inclement weather the shoe bank will be closed. Call the church office before coming to make sure the shoe bank will be open.
Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 121 S. Front St., Philipsburg, will hold the Philipsburg-Osceola Shoe Bank Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children may receive a new pair of sneakers for free with an Access or CHIP card. The child must be present to be measured and receive the shoes. Children will receive a pair of sneakers every six months; infants younger than 3 will receive a new pair every three months. Distribution notices can also be found at http://www.tumc122.org/.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children from birth through age 18 can receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks and 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.
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will hold its spring bazaar on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods, Easter eggs, homemade soup, pepper slaw and white elephant items. Anyone wishing to purchase soup is asked to bring a quart container. Lunch will be available to eat in or takeout.
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 for the meal that includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, waffles and beverages. A discount will be given for children and senior citizens.
Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
The West Decatur Sportsmen's Club is having an archery 3-D stat shoot on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and the kitchen will be open.
Easter egg hunts
An Easter egg hunt will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Vine Free Methodist Church, located at 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield. The hunt is for children preschool through sixth grade. For more information call 765-6831.
The annual Irvona community Easter egg hunt will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Elderberry Park, regardless of weather. Age groups are 1-12 years old and anyone from the Glendale Valley community is invited to attend.
Pork chop dinner
A stuffed pork chop dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain Top Fire Station in Sandy Ridge. The menu is stuffed pork chop, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children, and age 3 and younger eat for free. Takeouts are available. All-you-can-eat when eating in.
Glen Richey Sportsman's Club will hold a trap shoot on Sunday at 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per round. Hit the white bird and get a free round.
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.