Thursday, September 4, 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 Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.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 artist's showcase at Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, Clearfield, ends Saturday.
This exhibit features the photography of Dan Mohney, and paintings by Jody Grumblatt and Cynthia Walk.
An art exhibit by Susquehanna River Art Center is being presented at Penn Highlands Clearfield through Sept. 20 and features many SRAC art club members' paintings and photography.
The artwork is on the first floor at the hospital and the hospital auxiliary will receive a percentage of artwork sold.
Susquehanna River Art Center announces paintings by Betty Buckell, Rose Smith, Rachel Confer and Cindy McMurray are being presented at Ethan's Café, Clearfield, through Sept. 12.
Historical society open
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 E. Pine St., Clearfield, is open free of charge for tours and research each Thursday and Sunday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. The museum is housed in the former Kerr House, circa 1880, and carriage house.
See extensive photo displays, military, mining, arrowhead displays and period furnishings. Tours are available other days by calling 378-5748.
For more information, call the museum at 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, located at Fourth and Pine streets, Clearfield, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Featured are more than 75 antique and classic show cars, and more than 500 trophy game animal mounts. Also, a collection of model cars/motorcycles is available for viewing.
Admission prices are $5 for adults, and children 12 and younger are admitted free with an adult purchase. Group rates are available. There is a gift shop and free parking available.
For more information, call 768-7332.
A fish dinner will be held Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Columbia firehall, Osceola Mills.
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 for eat-in only. Takeouts and deliveries are available.
For more information, call 339-5046.
Rides on the Ridge, a car and motorcycle show, will be held Saturday at Ridgeview Elder Care Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville. The show will have 11 classes for cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Registration will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. There will be two trophies per class and a residents' choice award will be given. Dash plaques will be presented to the first 30 cars entered.
A chicken barbecue will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Morris Township Volunteer Fire Co. Recreation Center, located along Deer Creek Road, Morrisdale.
The meal includes chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll and dessert for $9. It will be available for eat-in or takeout.
The cash bash giveaway will also take place at 3 p.m., with 20 cash prizes. Tickets are $5 each. A disc jockey will be on hand starting at 4 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Morris Township Volunteer Fire Co.
A flea/farmer's market will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beechwood Park, Coalport. Food will be available and vendors are welcome.
For additional information, call 672-5046 or 672-4296.
A pig roast meal will be held Saturday at noon at the Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. firehall, Curwensville. The cost is $8 for the dinner that includes roasted pork, macaroni salad, baked beans and a roll. Meals will be available for takeout only.
Proceeds benefit the fire company.
A spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday from 1-6:30 p.m. at the community building at the Clearfield Driving Park.
Proceeds benefit the Hands for Haiti Missions Team of Vine Free Methodist Church, Clearfield. Prices are $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-12 and free for children age 3 and younger.
It is all-you-can-eat while eating in; carryout is also available. The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, roll and dessert.
For more information, call the church at 765-6831 or visit www.thevinefmc.org.
Tomorrow's Hope veterans ride
Curwensville Moose Riders rescheduled the Ride for Tomorrow's Hope veterans ride for Saturday due to the rain Aug. 23.
Registration is from 10-11 a.m.; kickstands up at 11 a.m. The price is $10 per rider or $5 per passenger, and the ride starts at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268.
Everyone is welcome, cars and trucks, to ride along with the Moose Riders.
For more information, contact Charlie Peters, Moose Riders president, at 765-9049 or 577-5425.
Greenville Church of the Brethren will host a community picnic Sunday at the church. A covered dish meal will begin at 1 p.m., followed by a concert by the Baughman Family at 2 p.m.
The annual Greenwood Township Picnic will be held Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. at the grove at Curry Run.
Those attending should bring a covered dish to share, beverage, table service and lawn chairs. An open fire will be provided to cook hamburgers and hot dogs. Also, those attending are welcome to bring pictures and stories.
A golf tournament to benefit Rescue Hose and Ladder Co. of Curwensville will be held Sunday at Clearfield-Curwensville Country Club, Clearfield.
The cost to participate and the meal is $50 per person or $200 per team. Tee-off begins at 10 a.m. A meal will be served following the conclusion of the tournament at The Smokehouse, Curwensville.
For additional information, call 236-0390.
The Philipsburg Historical Foundation museum and research rooms, located on the third floor of 203 N. Front St., Philipsburg, will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
This will be the last open Sunday of the season.
The Union "Old Mud" Church on East Presqueisle Street in Philipsburg will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
This will be the last open Sunday of the season.