Thursday, May 15, 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.
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 Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.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.
The following events are planned this weekend in Progressland.
Susquehanna River Art Center's art show at Penn Highlands Clearfield will end Saturday. Anyone wishing to purchase artwork may contact the artist directly. A percentage of sold artwork will be donated to the hospital auxiliary by the artist.
The art club is also exhibiting at Ethan's Café in downtown Clearfield.
It will present a new art show at Penn Highlands Clearfield that day. This show, featuring club members, will feature varied subjects and mediums, and is located on the first floor of the hospital.
The show runs through July 19.
Susquehanna River Art Center announces its People's Choice Art Show at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield.
Votes can be cast through June 6.
Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield, will present the comedy "Mary, Mary" Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $8 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 for the meal that includes a choice of meat and three sides.
Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
Sale and rabies clinic
Allegheny Spay and Neuter Clinic/Animal Welfare Council, 1380 Shawville Highway, Woodland, (next to the Woodland post office) will host its annual plant sale/yard sale and rabies clinic Friday and Saturday.
The plant sale/yard sale will be held Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the rabies clinic Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $12 per animal.
Numerous plants and yard sale items will be available for sale and there will also be food available, including pierogies, halushki, homemade soup and baked goods.
The public is welcome and proceeds will benefit needy animals in the area.
For information about these events, call the Allegheny Spay and Neuter Clinic at 857-5280, visit the Animal Welfare Council website at www.animal411.net or on Facebook.
Armed Forces Day
Armed Forces Awareness Day will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clearfield Driving Park in the Expo I Building. The event is sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter No. 974.
There will be numerous vendors and a food concession will be held throughout the day. At 11 a.m., a flag disposal ceremony will be held; bring old flags for proper disposal. A Chinese auction will be held and a cash bash drawing for $1,000. At noon, a ceremony to honor the men and women in uniform will be held. A military vehicle will be on display during the day and music will be provided by the DuBois American Legion Band and Heather Woodel-Olson.
Blain City Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Beers Post No. 7043 will be holding an Armed Forces Day program at the post home Saturday at noon.
Everyone is welcome.
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.
Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, toast, juice and coffee.
Proceeds benefit Masonic charities.
A Break the Bank Cash Bash will be held Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at Clearfield Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 97, 2375 Wallaceton-Morrisdale Road, Wallaceton.
Those attending will have an opportunity to win $200 on every hour and half hours, $100 every five minutes in between and $500 at the two-hour mark. The cost is $10 per person, and those attending must be 21 or older.
There will also be a Chinese auction, bar bingo from 6-8 p.m. and a dance featuring Still Moore from 9 p.m. to midnight.
For additional information, call 342-3255.
The 75th Anniversary Air Mail Route 1001 Commemorative Flight will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Clearfield-Lawrence Township Airport and at noon at DuBois Regional Airport.
The EEA Chapter No. 748 has been working with the U.S. Postal Service and Clearfield-LT Airport Authority to have a special cancellation of a 75th anniversary envelope at the Clearfield airport at 10:30 a.m. and then flown in an original pickup canister to the DuBois airport, where a special presentation will be made at noon in the outdoor pavilion at the restaurant.
Special 75th cachet letters will be for sale at the Clearfield and DuBois airports, or they can be ordered in advance.
Fraternal Order of Police Freedom Lodge No. 93 will present a funny fundraiser Comedy Night
Saturday at the Pulaski Club in DuBois. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Admission is a $20 donation. Tickets can be purchased by calling Mike Davidson at 577-9805, Matt Robertson at 591-1067 or at the door. There will also be food and a cash bar.
Country music will be presented Saturday at the Luthersburg Community Center. Doors and kitchen open at 6 p.m.
Music by Down Country starts at 7 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Brady Township Park and Recreation Board.
Kerr Addition United Methodist Church is holding a chicken and biscuit dinner Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the church, located at Mapes and Palmer streets in Kerr Addition. The meal will be takeout only.
Tickets are $8 each. To order, call 765-2012 or 765-8361.
The dinner is sponsored by the Christians Who Care Group.
A chicken barbecue dinner will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Harmony Grange, 5386 Ridge Road near Westover.
The price is $9 for the meal, which includes half a chicken, corn, baked potato, roll, dessert and beverage. Meals may be eaten in or taken out.
For additional information, contact Sam at 743-5148.
Clearfield Knights of Columbus Council No. 409 is having a chicken Parmesan dinner Saturday at the K of C hall, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue, Clearfield. Dinner will be served from 4:30-7 p.m., and eat-in or takeouts will be available. Prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger.
The menu includes chicken Parmesan with spaghetti, breadstick and a tossed salad. Presale tickets are available at the church office or by calling Ed Master at 592-2187 or from other K of C members. Tickets will also be available at the door, but presale tickets would be appreciated.
Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills, will hold a roast beef dinner and its annual gun raffle Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door, and include the meal, the gun raffle giveaway and a dance. Doors open at a with the meal beginning at 5 p.m. and the gun raffle and dance after.
A gun will be given away as a door prize. The winner must be there to receive the door prize.
For more information, call 339-5046 during the evenings or 290-3911 anytime.
A farmers/flea market will be held Saturday in downtown Clearfield from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., located in the parking lots at the corner of Third and Locust streets. Free space to participating vendors, and all vendors are welcome. Vendors must reserve their space, the size of two parking spaces, by the Thursday before the event by calling 762-6430.
The event will be held rain or shine. Vendors can set up at 9 a.m. The market is sponsored in part by Park & Shop and the Save the Ritz Committee.
Relay For Life spaghetti dinner
J.G. Food Warehouse in Clearfield Relay For Life team will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 3-7 p.m. Free and Accepted Masons Clearfield Lodge No. 314.
Prices are $7 for adults, $5 active military or retired veterans and $3 for children 12 and younger.
The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs and salad.
Soup and bread distribution
Free homemade soup and bread will be distributed to the community Saturday at noon by Forest Baptist Church at 1946 Pardee Road (The Old Morris School), in Morrisdale. For more information, call 496-9847.
The "Save the Ritz" Committee is having a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 5-7 p.m. in the St. Francis School cafeteria, 230 S. Second St., Clearfield. Takeout meals will be from 4-7 p.m.
Price is $8 for spaghetti, three homemade meatballs, garlic bread, salad and dessert.
St. Francis School will receive 10 percent of the profits.
To purchase tickets, see a committee member or call Pamela Babick at 762-6430. Walk-ins are welcome.
Spring Gas Up
Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association will sponsor its annual Spring Gas Up Saturday and Sunday at the show grounds along U.S. Route 219 near Luthersburg.
There will be tractor and equipment displays, antique tractor and garden tractor pulls, chainsaw carving demonstrations, kid's pedal tractor pulls, barrel tractor rides, games, flea and craft market, and food such as homemade ice cream.
A consignment auction will be held Saturday at 10 a.m., and an appearance by Cold Blooded Curiosity will be held Saturday at 6 p.m.
For additional information, contact Steve at 236-0173 or Fred at 583-5313.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will hold a benefit trap shoot Sunday at 2 p.m. Price is $5 per round.
Proceeds will help Mike Walder with medical expenses.
For more information, call 236-3427.
The Wolf Run 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. beginning at Appalachian Wood Products, 171 Appalachian Drive in the Industrial Park. Registration is at 8 a.m. Awards will be given to the top finishers. Plenty of parking will be available, along with door prizes. Strollers are welcome.
Proceeds benefit Clearfield Alliance Christian School Boosters Club.
Curwensville Moose Riders will hold a benefit ride Sunday, with registration from 11 a.m. to noon. Kickstands go up at noon. There will be six stops, ending at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268. The cost is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger.
Proceeds benefit the children of Moose Heart.
To attend the ride and for more information, contact Charlie Peters at 577-5425.
A breakfast buffet will be held Sunday at The Smokehouse in Curwensville. The cost is $6.50 for adults for the meal that includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, waffles and beverage.
Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
Knights of Columbus will host a full breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday at the KC building, located at Sixth Street and Arnold Avenue, Clearfield.
Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
A roast beef dinner will be held Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at Brisbin and Sue streets, Houtzdale. Dinners will be available for eat-in or takeout.
Prices are $10 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger.
Cooper Township Sportsmen will have its kid's fishing derby Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at Six-Mile Run on Winburne-Black Moshannon Road. Signup is from noon to 1 p.m.
Children younger than 12 are eligible to participate. Prizes will be given for the biggest fish, and random prizes will be given during the derby.
West Decatur Sportsmen's Club is hosting a 3-D Stat Shoot Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the club. Price is $10 per person. All are welcome. This event is open to the public.
For more information, call 342-1827 or 553-6099.
Tours of Walker Gardens, Bigler, located 10 miles east of Clearfield off of U.S. Route 322, will be open to the public Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Follow the directional signs at the traffic light and the Bigler intersection on U.S. 322.