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Friday, May 2

Card Game Tournament, Bigler House of Hobbies

5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Every Friday, there are two events for Magic the Gathering; the formats are changing each week. Please call ahead for more information.

The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, PA 16881.  It can be reached at 814-290-6301 or 814-290-6301.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Reitz Theater

7:30 p.m.

The Reitz Theater of DuBois will present Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy, “As You Like It,” sponsored by Johnson Motors and directed by Gayle Gearhart, at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3 in honor of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.

“All the world’s a stage” is one of Shakespeare’s most frequently quoted passages from one of his most popular fairy tales. “As You Like It” is a metaphor of love – its power, madness, danger, humor and reflection.

You can go ‘Into the Woods’ to the ‘green world’ and find out what lies within us all. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and students and $5 for children 12 and under.

Tickets can be purchased at Kohlhepps True Value, S&T Bank (on the Boulevard), Rosie’s Book Shoppe and Ms. Cat’s Cache (formerly Catherine’s Cache). Tickets may be reserved by calling 814-375-4274, e-mailing reitztheater@verizon.net or visiting www.reitztheater.com.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois, PA 15801. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

A Murder of Crows, Parker Dam State Park

8 p.m., Campground Amphitheater

They don’t always have the best of reputations, but crows are among the most intelligent animals in the world. They’ve shown ability to use tools and recognize faces. Crow scientists sing their praises and you will see captivating footage of their lifestyle.

Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield, PA 15849. For more information, call the Park Office at 814-765-0630.

Saturday, May 3

Annual Coalport Flea Market

It will be the first Saturday of the month through Sept. 6. It is held in Beechwood Park and open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

In conjunction with the farmer’s market, you can bring your yard sale items and get more customers than sitting in the hot sun at your house.

There’s always room for vendors, crafters, businesses, individuals, etc. Church, school groups, non-profits, etc. are all welcome. A space is only $15 per month. You will get one month free if you sign up for all five months.

For more information or an application, call Nancy at 814-672-5046 or Patty at 814-672-4296 or e-mail coalportfleamarket@gmail.com.

Coalport Farmer’s Market

It will be the first Saturday of the month through Oct. 4. It will be held in Beechwood Park along with the Coalport Flea Market each month.

Set-up will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the market will be open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

You are invited to participate by just showing up. Farmer’s market vendors are limited to various food products and plants. This is an open-air market.

You will need to bring your own tables, chairs, canopies, etc.  The size of available spaces is unlimited at this time, as there is a lot of room in the park currently available for use. The set-up fee is $10 per vendor per day.

For more information, contact Patty at 814-672-4296 or Bill at 814-672-5046. When you arrive, ask for Patty or Bill and they will show you where to park and set up.

The farmer’s market is sponsored by the Coalport Streetscape Committee.

11th Annual DuBois Community Spring Clean-Up

It starts at the DuBois City Park and is from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. It will be followed by a free lunch sponsored by area restaurants and stores.

Springtime is here so let’s make everything shine! It’s a time to get together with friends and family, meet new people and build community spirit.

From homeowner, to organization to business owner, this is a great time to spruce up your own place and help with community areas, too.

For more information or questions, call the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group at 814-371-3064.

Dog Gone Fun Day, Curwensville Lake

Dog Gone Fun Day will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; it is hosted by the Curwensville Lake Authority and the Friends of the Curwensville Lake Group.

To celebrate the opening of the new dog park, they planned a fun-filled day for you and your canine friends. Many organizations will be participating in the event. There will be a pet memorial service at 12 p.m.

Also, the Allegheny Spa & Neuter Clinic will sponsor a 5K Walk; the Susquehanna Veterinary Clinic will offer rabies vaccines for $8 and micro-chips for $30; the Mountain Laurel Kennel Club will sponsor doggie games; and the Happy Paws Rescue League & Nittany Greyhounds will have information on adoptions.

It will also include dog grooming demos, obedience training, a dog parade, search and rescue dogs, concessions, music and entertainment, the state dog Warden and more.

There will be free admission to the park with a donation of dog food or supplies. It will be $3 per carload for anyone without a donation.

When not in enclosed, all dogs must be on leash.

For more information, contact clra@curwensvillelake.com or 814-236-2320 or visit Facebook.

Card Game Tournament, Bigler House of Hobbies

12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

At 12 p.m. Saturdays, there is usually Yu-gi-oh, another collectible card game. Advanced deck construction tournaments cost $7.

The Magic the Gathering tournaments are at 3 p.m. and cost $6. The format changes, so please call if you have any questions.

The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, PA 16881. It can be contacted at 814-290-6301.

Clearfield Chamber Wing Fling, Clearfield Fairgrounds

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

You can come out to the annual Clearfield Chamber of Commerce Wing Fling. There, you can taste wings from a variety of vendors and restaurants.

There will be all kinds of flavors – spicy, mild and more.  It is located at the Clearfield Fairgrounds in the Expo II Building. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

You can get your tickets at the Clearfield Chamber of Commerce, located at 125 E. Market St., Clearfield, PA 16830. Please call 814-765-7567 for more information.

Intro to Backpacking, Parker Dam State Park

3 p.m. – Beach House

It can be a daunting thought. Hiking with everything you will need to spend days, weeks, or even longer out on the trail. But backpacking, especially with today’s equipment, can be a much more comfortable and very rewarding experience. You can get a hands-on look at some of the modern backpacking equipment that is available, and learn more about planning an outing, as well as available opportunities to give backpacking a try with minimal investment.

Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield, PA 15849. For more information, call the Park Office at 814-765-0630.

Preview Reception for Art Walk on the Block, Winkler Gallery

A preview reception for the Art Walk on the Block will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday at the Winkler Gallery of Fine Art in DuBois.

Admission is $10 and tickets are available at the gallery, Peaceable Kingdom and the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group’s office.

At the reception, attendees will have an opportunity to meet the artist and preview a portion of the Creative Minds Film Festival, as well as sample wine and hors d’oeuvres and enjoy live music by Woodsong Chamber Ensemble.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to purchase Perry Winkler’s coffee table book and have it signed by him.

Woodcock Walk Along, Parker Dam State Park

7 p.m. – Tornado Display, Outside Cabin Classroom

Often mistaken for a Grouse when spooked, the Woodcock is characteristically different in many ways. Join us at the northern end of the park as we discuss just how unique this species is. Our discussion will be followed by a short walk in search of this amazing bird.

Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield, PA 15849. For more information, call the Park Office at 814-765-0630.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Reitz Theater

7:30 p.m.

The Reitz Theater of DuBois will present Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy, “As You Like It,” sponsored by Johnson Motors and directed by Gayle Gearhart, at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3 in honor of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.

“All the world’s a stage” is one of Shakespeare’s most frequently quoted passages from one of his most popular fairy tales. “As You Like It” is a metaphor of love – its power, madness, danger, humor and reflection.

You can go ‘Into the Woods’ to the ‘green world’ and find out what lies within us all. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and students and $5 for children 12 and under.

Tickets can be purchased at Kohlhepps True Value, S&T Bank (on the Boulevard), Rosie’s Book Shoppe and Ms. Cat’s Cache (formerly Catherine’s Cache). Tickets may be reserved by calling 814-375-4274, e-mailing reitztheater@verizon.net or visiting www.reitztheater.com.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois, PA 15801. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

Sunday, May 4

Opening Day Race, CNB Bank Raceway Park

The laps will be 25/40/25/20/15 and there will be modified, spec late model, street stock, pure stock and four-cylinder.

Children 10 and under will be admitted free. It costs $10 for adults (18 years and older); it is $5 for children who are 11 – 17 years old. The maximum of a 14-inch cooler will be permitted in the grandstands.

The schedule is subject to change. Admission prices are also subject to change.

The CNB Bank Raceway Park is located at 111 Mount Zion Rd., Clearfield, PA 16830. For more information, call 814-389-6126. You can also visit www.cnbbankracewaypark.com for more information.

Beaver Dam Trail, Parker Dam State Park

2 p.m. – Beach House

We will travel through varying habitats where we may see diverse wildlife and their sign. Part of the trail follows a historic railroad grade and you can learn about the park’s history along the way. This two-mile loop is has easy terrain; please wear appropriate shoes.

Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield PA 15849. For more information, call the Park Office at 814-765-0630.

Tuesday, May 06

Card Game Tournament, Bigler House of Hobbies

Card game tournaments are held Tuesday and Thursday at the Bigler House of Hobbies.

At 5 p.m., it is Dungeons and Dragons; the cost is $1 at the Bigler House of Hobbies.

The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, PA 16881. For details about games, please call 814-290-6301.

Wednesday, May 7

Card Game Tournament, Bigler House of Hobbies

Every Wednesday at 6 p.m., there is Magic the Gathering – Commander. It is a collectible card game tournament.

Event registration begins at 11 a.m.; the cost is $6. If you have any questions, just ask.

The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, PA 16881. It can also be reached at 814-290-6301.

Thursday, May 8

Story Hour Times, DuBois Public Library

Story hour times will be held at the DuBois Public Library. The schedule is: 2-year-olds, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; My Three and Me, 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; and Four and Fives, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

You can come enjoy great stories, songs, finger plays, toys, music and more! If you have any questions, please call 814-371-5930, ext. 4.

The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St. in DuBois.

Card Game Tournament, Bigler House of Hobbies

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, there is Dungeons & Dragons. The cost is $1 at the Bigler House of Hobbies.

The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, PA 16881. For details about games, please call 814-290-6301.

Mary, Mary, CAST

7 p.m.

Opening onstage at the Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre is the comedy, Mary, Mary. The CAST production runs May 8-10 and May 15-17 with curtain at 7 p.m.

The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. on each performance night. Tickets can be reserved by calling the CAST office at 814-765-4474 or can be purchased at the box office each show night.

The plot focuses on Mary and Bob, a recently divorced couple who haven’t seen each other in nine months. Mary is a woman full of barbed remarks she uses to cover her lack of self-confidence and Bob is an infuriatingly sensible man.

The comedy in this play is enhanced by lively conversations and remarks tossed around among the characters concerning income taxes, marriage, alimony, divorce, remarriage, extra-marital affairs, weight-loss programs and exercise.

The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre is located at 112 E. Locust St., in downtown Clearfield. You can call the CAST at 814-765-4474 or e-mail at castbuilding@gmail.com.

Clearfield Writing Community Workshop, Market Street Gallery

6:30 p.m.

The Clearfield Writing Community is dedicated to the avid writers of Clearfield County who are interested in improving their skills, getting tips and information from other writers and getting their work out into the public.

They provide information and educational tools for all serious writers in the area who hope to achieve publication. A Facebook page is established for members to plan meetings and events, post their work, critique others and generally encourage one another to write and create.

You can find the Clearfield Writing Community on Facebook or join a regular workshop every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Market Street Gallery, located at 109 E. Market St. in downtown Clearfield.

 

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