Thursday, September 26, 2013
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.
An art exhibit featuring many members of Susquehanna River Art Center is on display at Clearfield Hospital through Saturday. Some artwork is for sale and a percentage of sales are donated by the artists to Clearfield Hospital Auxiliary.
The comedy "Opal's Husband" will be presented at Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, 112 E. Locust St., Clearfield, Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50 at the door.
Community clothing closet
Community Closet free clothing is open at Vine Free Methodist Church, 520 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield, Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Historical Society open
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 E. Pine St., Clearfield, is open for research and tours. The society is housed in the former Kerr House, circa 1880, and carriage house. Displays include early inhabitants, industry, military, period furnishings, china, clothing, children's room and extensive photograph collections. The period library contains county history and genealogy records available for research. For more information, call the museum at 765-6125.
Grice Clearfield Community Museum, 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. The display includes antique and classic cars and wild game mounts from around the world. Group tours are welcome. For more information, call 768-7332 or 768-7892.
Fire company benefit
Leyo's Supermarket in Coalport will hold its annual fire company benefit Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the store. The following items will be for sale: Leyo's freshly roasted beef sandwiches, $1 each; meatball sandwiches, $2 each; hot sausage sandwiches, $3 each; two Juniata hot dogs for $1; and cans of Pepsi products for 50 cents each. All proceeds will be split equally between Glendale Fire Department, Irvona and Glen Hope fire companies.
A car show will be held Saturday at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268, located on Bailor Drive, with registration from 9 a.m. to noon. Hitchcock Railway will be featured from 6-9 p.m. Food venders and camping will be available. The cars will be judged. For more information, call 236-1150.
A Fall Fest will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mahaffey firehall. A pumpkin decorating contest will be held. Participants should bring their own pumpkins; paint and other decorations will be provided. Other activities include scarecrow making, face painting and a coloring contest. There will be a bake and soup sale, caramel apples, apple cider and funnel cake fries available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Mahaffey's 125th anniversary celebration tentatively scheduled for July 2014.
The fall festival at Dale United Methodist Church, located along Woodland Road, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be homemade soups, sandwiches, baked goods and a white elephant sale. Soup is available by the quart; bring a jar.
Bonnie's Greenhouse in Osceola Mills will host a fall festival Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There will be numerous vendors, church groups, food and craft items available. The event benefits numerous local organizations and church groups.
A farmer's flea market will be held in downtown Clearfield Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Third Street parking lot across from Chubby's Dry Cleaners, sponsored in part by Clearfield Park & Shop Inc. The event is free to all participants and those participating must reserve their space by the Thursday before each Saturday by calling 762-6430.
Farmers, flea market vendors and individuals with yard sale items are welcome. Each space is the size of two parking spaces. Setup is at 9 a.m. and the event will be held rain or shine.
Moose cash bash
Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 97, located at 2375 Wallaceton-Morrisdale Road, Morrisdale, will sponsor a cash bash and dance Saturday from 4-6 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Tickets will be sold at the door at a cost of $10 each. The price of the ticket includes food and refreshments. One-hundred dollars will be given away every five minutes, and the $500 will be given to the holder of the last ticket. Bar bingo will be held from 6-8 p.m. A dance with music by Nothing Fancy will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight.
The Lady Bison volleyball team will host a pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at Clearfield Area Middle School. The breakfast will include Joe Wriglesworth's famous sausage. Tickets, which can be purchased at the door, are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. The meal is available for eat-in or takeout. In addition, there will be 50-50 chances and a theme basket Chinese auction. Drawings will take place at 11 a.m.
For more information, call 592-6324.
A pancake breakfast will be sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter No. 748 at the Clearfield-Lawrence Airport Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. The meal includes pancakes, local fresh sausage, eggs and drinks. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. This event is also a fly-in and there are typically airplanes that can be viewed. EAA is a nonprofit organization that was organized to promote aviation in the local community. For information, call 857-7000.
A rabies clinic will be held at Grampian firehall Saturday from 9-10 a.m. The cost is $10 per pet. The veterinarian will stay after 10 a.m. if there are pets and owners in line, a spokesperson said. Proceeds benefit Grampian-Penn-Bloom Fire Co.
Greater Shawville Parish will host its third annual 5K/10K Run/Walk for Christ Saturday starting at Goshen United Methodist Church, located on Goshen Road by the Shawville Power Plant.
Signup begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Racers have a choice to do the 10K run or walk, the 5K run or walk or the one-mile fun walk. There will be a bake sale with homemade items provided by the members of the parish. Door prizes and awards will be given after the race.
The community shoe bank of the Ramey area, serving children in Moshannon Valley and Glendale school districts, will be held the second Saturday of each month in October from 9-11 a.m. in the Ramey United Methodist Church social room. Use the basement entrance at the back of the church. In case of inclement weather, the shoe bank will be closed. Call the church office at 378-5186 before coming. Children ages 3-18 may visit every six months and children from newborns to age 2 may visit every three months. Children must be present and accompanied by a parent or guardian, and must show their current Access medical card or CHIP card. Gently used shoes are also available for everyone.
The West Branch Area Shoe Bank will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Morrisdale United Methodist Church, located on state Route 53 in Morrisdale. All children can receive new sneakers if they have a CHIP or Access card. Children up to 3 years old can receive new sneakers every three months, while children ages 4-18 can receive new sneakers every six months. To receive sneakers, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Sneaker Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Children from birth through age 18 may receive a new pair of sneakers, a new pair of socks, a stuffed animal and a book. They must have their Access medical card, be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and be present to receive sneakers. For more information, call the church office at 765-9222.
A benefit spaghetti dinner for Chad Auber will be held Saturday from 4-8 p.m. at Curwensville Community Center. The cost is $8 per meal, and meals may be eaten in or taken out. To reserve tickets, call 661-2824. Auber, a former resident of Curwensville, resides in DuBois. He is the son of Butch Auber and Jackie Swantek.
Sanborn Grange picnic
The Sanborn Grange picnic will be held Saturday at the grange. Turkey dinners, eat in or takeout, will be served beginning at 1 p.m. until sold out. Prices are $8 for adult, children ages 6-12, $4, and children up to age 5 are $1. There will be bingo, music, and food stands. Bring a chair. The grange is located off state Route 153 (Crooked Sewer Road) then turn onto SR 2012 (Sanborn Street) or from Turkey Hill area turn on to SR 2012 (Faunce Road). This is the same road, different name, depending on which side you come in from.
Texas Hold'em tournament
A Texas Hold'em tournament will be held Saturday at the Osceola Mills firehall. Sign-in early game starts at 11 a.m. There will be a donation of $35 with first, second, third and fourth place being awarded, subject to ticket sales. There will be food and beverages. For more information, call Rose at 339-6479 or the firehouse at 339-5046. Proceeds benefit Columbia Fire Co.
Purchase Line dinner/dance
Purchase Line Red Dragon Foundation will host its annual alumni and community dinner/dance Saturday at Purchase Line High School, Commodore. Dinner will be held from 4:45-6:45 p.m. in the cafeteria, followed by the program at 7 p.m. inducting James A. McQuown, a 1954 graduate of Montgomery Township High School, into the alumni hall of fame. Music and dancing will be held in the gymnasium from 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased by calling Renee Lash at 743-6841 or Courtney Gardner at 724-388-7176. Tickets are also available at the Purchase Line High School office or from any Red Dragon Foundation member. Information is also available at www.reddragonfoundation.org.
Youth field day
Glen Richey Sportsman's Club and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold a youth field day with .22s Saturday at Hemlock Hollow Road, Glen Richey Sportsman's Club, for girls and boys ages 5-15. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the event starts at 10 a.m. The event is free, and there will be prizes, including door prizes and three guns given away. There will be free food and drinks. For more information, call Ted at 762-815 or cell 592-7378; Rick at 236-3364 or cell 592-5200; or Dave at 236-3427 or cell 577-2090.
Rock and Ride for Riyo, an event for fighting autism, will be held Sunday beginning at MBGMMA, 715 Fifth Ave., Patton. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and motors run at 11:30 a.m.
Those who don't have a bike can drive their vehicle or meet at Place of the Rocks Roadhouse, Grampian, where the ride ends. The cost is $20 per person and includes the ride, T-shirt, meal and live entertainment. Pre-registration is appreciated. For more information, call or text 814-935-8840 or e-mail email@example.com.
A bike show (motorcycle) will be held Sunday at Curwensville Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 268, located on Bailor Drive. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Felix and the Hurricanes will perform from 5-9 p.m. There will be food vendors and camping available. Bikes will be judged. For more information, call 236-1150.
A harvest dinner will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ramey firehall. The menu includes roast turkey, stuffing, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy and sides, with pie or cake for dessert. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. Takeouts are available. Proceeds benefit the fire company.
A meat shoot will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Glen Richey Sportsman's Club. This is for 12-gauge shotguns. Shells will be provided.
Osceola Mills Historical Museum, located in the Brisbin House on Lingle Street, is open Wednesday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. There are three floors of artifacts. Articles for sale are T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, local history books and DVDs."
St. John Lutheran Church, 217 E. Pine St., Clearfield, will hold a spaghetti dinner Sunday from noon until 2 p.m. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children. Takeouts are available. Proceeds will be benefit the youth group.
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.