Thursday, July 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.
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 Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.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 is holding an exhibit of artwork by Vanetta Irwin of Osceola Mills at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, through Aug. 2. More than 40 paintings will be shown.
Some of the artwork is for sale and a percentage of the sales will be donated to the library.
SRAC encourages the public to view this collection of artwork, including pastels, watercolors, acrylic and oil.
Susquehanna River Art Center has a new art exhibit at Penn Highlands Clearfield. This show runs through Sept. 20 and features many SRAC Art Club members' paintings and photography.
The public is invited to view this exhibit on the first floor of the hospital. The hospital auxiliary will receive a percentage of paintings or photography sold.
Susquehanna River Art Center announces the paintings of Betty Buckell, Rose Smith, Rachel Confer and Cindy McMurray at Ethan's Café, Clearfield, through Sept. 12.
The café welcomes everyone to come view the paintings. This exhibit is sponsored by SRAC to encourage visual arts locally.
Historical society open
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 E. Pine St., Clearfield, is open free of charge for tours and research Thursdays and Sundays from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
The society is housed in the former Kerr House, circa 1880, carriage house. See extensive displays of military, mining, arrowhead and period furnishings. Tours are available other days by calling 378-5748.
For more information, call the society at 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, Clearfield, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. It features more than 75 antique or classic show cars and more than 500 trophy game animal mounts. Also, the Kevin Litz collection of over 1,000 model cars and motorcycles (1/18 scale) are on display.
Admission is $5 for adults. Children 12 and younger are admitted free with an adult purchase. Group rates are available. There is a gift shop and lots of free parking.
For more information, call 768-7332.
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Archery night owl shoot
West Decatur Sportsman's Club will hold a 3D archery night owl shoot Saturday at the club. Registration is at 9 p.m.
The cost is $10 per person, and the event is open to the public.
The farmers/flea market will be held in downtown Clearfield at Third and Locust streets in the parking lots Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Space is free for participating vendors, and the space must be reserved by the Thursday before the event by calling 762-6430.
The event is held rain or shine. Setup for vendors is at 9 a.m.
The event is sponsored in part by Park and Shop and Save-The-Ritz Committee.
Clear-Centre Pool in Osceola Mills will host movie night Saturday from 8-10 p.m. The movie being shown is "Rio 2."
Cost is $3 for general admission.
A breakfast buffet will be held Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Smokehouse, Curwensville. Prices are $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children 5 and younger. Senior citizens will receive a 10 percent discount off the adult price.
The menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, waffles, coffee, tea and juice.
Proceeds benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville.
A chicken barbecue dinner will be held at the parish hall of St. Michael's Orthodox Church, Hemlock Street, Irvona, Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
The meal is for eat-in or takeout, and tickets are $8 each.
Dinner includes half a barbecued chicken, homemade baked beans, baked potato with butter and sour cream and a fudge brownie.
The Philipsburg Historical Foundation museum and research rooms, located on the third floor at 203 N. Front St., Philipsburg, will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and each Sunday through Sept. 7.
The Union "Old Mud" Church on East Presqueisle Street in Philipsburg will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and each Sunday through Sept. 7.