Thursday, April 24, 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 the Clearfield Area High School art show at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library through Tuesday. The art show was judged by Dr. Dorothy Hook of Brockport. There were 22 award winners and 106 paintings and 3D artwork entered in this exhibit. The public is encouraged to view this art show during the library's open hours.
Susquehanna River Art Center is holding an art show at Penn Highlands Clearfield through May 17, located on the first floor of the hospital. 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. The art club is also exhibiting at Ethan's Café in downtown Clearfield.
Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield, will hold a special six-hour book sale Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be thousands of books.
A community free meal will be served at Grampian Church of God Friday from 4:30-7 p.m.
Takeouts are available and donations are accepted.
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.
Earth Day at Bilger's Rocks
Bilger's Rocks, 1921 Bilger's Rocks Road, Grampian, is hosting an Earth Day celebration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to enjoy an early spring walk through the rocks and assist with cleaning up the park. Volunteers are needed for park development activities. Free primitive camping is available to volunteers all weekend.
For more information, visit Bilger's Rocks on Facebook.
The annual Under One Roof Festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield. More than 40 vendors will be involved. There will be baked goods, homemade soup, barbecued ham sandwiches and hot dogs (with or without sauerkraut). Everyone is welcome to attend. Find the church on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UnderOneRoofFestival or call the church office at 765-9222.
Ice cream social
An ice cream social to recognize the accomplishments of 2013-14 Clearfield County Dairy Maid Kyra Henry will be held Saturday at 8 p.m. at Curwensville Community Center. The Clearfield County dairy princess and Dairy Promotion Committee sponsors the event. The public is welcome.
Night Owl Shoot
West Decatur Sportsman's Club will host a 3-D Night Owl Shoot Saturday at the club. Registration begins at 9 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Bring a friend and a flashlight.
For more information, call 342-1827 or 553-6099.
The Moose Riders of Curwensville will hold its first-ever pig roast Saturday from 1-6 p.m. The cost is $7.50 for the meal. This event will be held to help the Shriners. For more information and the location, call Charlie Peters at 577-5425.
Primitive camping will be free throughout the weekend as Madera Fire Co. hosts its first poker run of the season. The cost is $15 per person and all riders must have their own helmet. Everyone must sign a liability release that can be found on the fire company's website, and children must have an adult or guardian sign the release in front of a fire company member.
Registration is at 9 a.m., with the ride beginning shortly after. There will be refreshments available and all riders must be off the trail by 5 p.m. Any questions can be directed to the fire station at 378-8744 on Friday evenings, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sale, car wash
Mahaffey Fire Co. will hold a yard/bake sale and car wash Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tables are $6 each or two for $10. The car wash will be by donation. The kitchen will also be open. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call 277-6639.
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, Morrisdale. All children up to 18 years old can receive new socks and sneakers if they have a CHIP or Access card. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is also a large supply of gently used shoes for everyone.
Williamsport Honda and Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Association will host a spaghetti dinner and ride Saturday. Participants may ride as they please and then return to the Moshannon Community Center between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for the dinner. The dinner is all-you-can-eat spaghetti, dinner rolls, salad, deserts, and soda or water for $8. Takeouts are available.
Central Mountains ATV Association Inc. will hold its first-ever dice run in conjunction with SSRTA's spaghetti dinner.
A spaghetti dinner to benefit Bill Foster will be held Saturday from 1-7 p.m. at the Bigler Township building, Madera. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger, and can be purchased at the door. The band Not Ashamed will also perform from 5:30-7 p.m.
Clearfield International Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 812 Auxiliary will hold a spring fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a bake sale, Chinese auction, bar games and much more.
Youth gobbler contest
Goshen Township Sportsman's Club is sponsoring a youth spring gobbler contest Saturday. Turkeys will be scored from noon until 2 p.m. at the Goshen Township building using National Wild Turkey Federation criteria. No registration is necessary.
The second annual Zumbathon for Autism Speaks will be held Saturday at the Alan Fairman Center at the Curwensville Area schools complex. The event will feature two fun-filled hours of Zumba fitness led by instructors Stephanie Errigo and Jessica Bailey, along with many other local instructors from Clearfield and Jefferson counties. DJ Matt Black will provide the music. Zumba will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until noon. It will be followed by a Chinese auction.
Admission tickets will be $15 at the door. For additional information, e-mail Errigo at Stephanie@stephanieerrigo.com or Bailey at email@example.com.
Winburne Volunteer Fire Co.'s annual spring chicken barbecue will be held Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the firehall, 1162 Main St., Winburne. The meal includes half a chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, roll with butter, and choice of dessert. Tickets are $9 per person, and it is for eat-in or carry out. To purchase tickets, call the firehall at 345-6420, talk to any member or send a message over the Facebook page.
Paddle party/quarter auction
A paddle party/quarter auction will be held at St. Severins social hall, Drifting, located five miles north on state Route 53 from Kylertown, on Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the paddle party starts at 2 p.m. Admission is $3, which includes one paddle. Extra paddles can be purchased for a $1 each. There will also be a 50-50. There will be 10-12 vendors. Bring your quarters and a friend.
Glen Richey Sportsman's Club will hold a .22 shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. at the club. The cost is $10 for 40 shots. Bring your own shells.
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.