Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

CLEARFIELD – The staff at Visit Clearfield County have announced weekly events for May 23-29.

Ritz Theater of downtown Clearfield

The theater’s lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can stop in for popcorn even if you cannot attend the movies.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Godzilla: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Amazing Spiderman 2: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday

  • Godzilla: 7 p.m.
  • Amazing Spiderman 2: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children (12 and under) and senior citizens (60 and older).

Super 322 Drive-In

Friday-Sunday, May 23-25

Blended & Godzilla

The box office opens at 7:30 p.m. with the first feature starting at dusk. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children 11 and under. No credit cards, debit cards or checks are accepted.

Friday, May 23

DuBois Chamber Golf Tournament

The annual Chamber Golf Tournament will be held Friday, May 23 at the DuBois Country Club. Tee times are either 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. To reserve your preferred time and to get a sign-up sheet, please call 814-371-5010 or e-mail at dacc@duboispachamber.com.

Proceeds from this event continue to support the Chamber’s commitment to student scholarships. The DuBois Country Club is located at 10 Lakeside Ave. in DuBois. For questions or information, please call the DuBois Chamber office at 814-371-5010.

Parker Dam Memorial Weekend Programs

Lake Bird Watch

5:30 p.m. –  Beach House

Most have used a set of binoculars at one point or another, but have you ever tried a spotting scope? Join the Park Naturalist outside the Beach House to peer through the parks spotting scope as we search for local feathered friends around the lake and discuss their differing characteristics.

Pennsylvania Black Bears

8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Whether it is awe or fear that you feel when you see a bear, you probably don’t know the entire story of these magnificent animals. Learn more about their life and survival in Penn’s Woods, as well as what scientists have learned about them over the years.
Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd. in Penfield. For more information, please call 814-765-0630.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Every Friday, there are two tournaments, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. It will be Magic the Gathering with formats changing each week. Please call ahead for more information or questions. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

Community Center Dance

On Friday, May 23 during Curwensville Remembers, there will be a Community Center Dance hosted by Curwensville Area School District alumni. It will feature “Party of Six” from 7 p.m.  – 10 p.m.  Refreshments will be available; there is a $5 cover.  All proceeds benefit the Community Center for adding air conditioning.

Curwensville Remembers Cemetery Lantern Tour

Participants will meet at the gazebo at Oak Hill Cemetery at 8:45 p.m. Friday, May 23 to enjoy a lantern walk to hear from the spirits of Bucktail Leader Colonial E.A. Irvin, the first settler, Paul Clover and numerous others who will speak to their part in making the community.  The lantern tour will be held weather permitting. Donations would be appreciated to assist with building renovations

Saturday, May 24

Curwensville Memorial Weekend Events

The Curwensville Rotary Club will sponsor a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 24. Registration is $25 and will benefit the Curwensville Rotary’s community project fund.  Last-minute registration will start at 8 a.m. at DMS Safety Services, 100 State St.; the race will start at 9 a.m.

Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society

If you’re passing through Curwensville, you’re invited to stop by the Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society table outside the Strawberry Tree Shop & Tea Room between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24.  It is an opportunity to connect with town heritage and plan your next visit to the Korb House Museum.

Displays, Vendors in Curwensville

There will be various displays and vendors by the Strawberry Tree Shop & Tea Room and the Community Center on Saturday and Sunday.  You can stop in local merchants to check out Memorial Day weekend specials.  There will also be a $1,000 giveaway raffle hosted by Gates Hardware.

Memorial Weekend, Treasure Lake

On Saturday, May 24, the Lakeview Lodge pool will open at 11 a.m. for the summer season. Also, at 1 p.m., there will be an aqua class demonstration at the pool side.

On Sunday, May 25, the Cayman Lodge will have a church service at 10:30 a.m.; a Memorial Day service will follow at 11:30 a.m.

Patriotic music will be provided by the DuBois Diplomats; the guest speaker is Chuck Huddy, military color guard. There will also be the raising of the flag, as well as food, ice cream specials and games.

On Monday, May 26 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., there will be a putting contest at the Gold Course only. The contest will feature prizes, free cake and freezer pops and $1 hot dogs at Duffers Tavern and the 10th hole.

Clearfield Bigfoot Day, CAST

Saturday, May 24

Both the main CAST building and its annex will be the scene of informative talks by Bigfoot experts, vendors with Bigfoot merchandise  and a Bigfoot movie Mountain Devil – The Search for Frank Peterson, which was filmed in the Rockton Mountain area.

The CAST Building is located at 112 E. Locust St. in downtown Clearfield.  Doors will open at 10 a.m. The talks and movie will both take place in the theater at the CAST while the vendors will be set up in the annex.

Tickets for the entire day of events, which include both speakers and the Bigfoot movie, are $6.  Those who want to attend either only the speakers or only the film can purchase a $3 ticket.  Tickets can be reserved by calling the CAST office at 814-765-4474.

Speakers are experienced Bigfoot researchers and belong to and are active in organizations, such as the Pennsylvania Bigfoot Society, Legend Hunters, the Center for Unexplained Events, the Center for Cryptozoological Studies and the Mutual UFO Network of Virginia.

The speakers have been guests on radio, television and featured in newspaper and magazine articles.   Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers, as each will have a question-and-answer period.

Speakers will begin at 11:15 a.m. in the theater with Brian Seech, who will speak on Cryptids.  He has more than 30 years of experience investigating paranormal and cryptid claims.

At 12:45 p.m., Fred Saluga will speak on Bigfoot and the paranormal. He is a former law enforcement officer.  He estimates he has investigated several thousand UFO/Bigfoot reports since the 1970’s.

At 2:15 p.m., Stan Gordon will speak on Bigfoot and other odd creatures. He was trained as an electronics technician specializing in radio communications. He is the primary investigator of the Dec. 9, 1965 UFO crash-recovery incident that occurred near Kecksburg.

At 3:45 p.m., Dave Rupert, who has done extensive research on Bigfoot encounters throughout the Pennsylvania area and who is one of the founders of the group Legend Hunters, will present his talk.  He will be discussing the paranormal and Bigfoot research.

At 5:15 p.m., Eric Altman, an investigator and principal host and executive producer of “Beyond the Edge Radio,” will speak.  He’s been lecturing on the subject of Bigfoot and other Cryptids across the Eastern and Midwestern United States at Cryptozoology and Paranormal Conferences for the past 15 years. He is a nationally recognized and respected figure in Cryptozoology.

At 6:15 p.m., the theater will be cleared for the movie, Mountain Devil – The Search for Frank Peterson.  The movie will begin at 7 p.m.

Parker Dam Memorial Weekend Programs

Discover Birding 

10 a.m. – Environmental Education Classroom 

It’s one of the most popular outdoor activities…and easy to get started. You will learn about a couple of simple tools to assist you and ways to get more involved. A short walk will be included to practice your skill.

CCC Trail

1 p.m. – Lou and Helen Adams CCC Museum

This easy hike will travel through a changing forest on a trail with an interesting history. Walk in the footsteps of those who helped build the park. Please wear appropriate shoes.

Wild Edibles Talk and Walk

3:30 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

Do you know about the buffet that surrounds you each time you walk outside? Many of our plants can be used for sustenance. You’ll learn about several of them, as well as how to identify and use them properly.

Return of the Fisher

7 p.m. – Beach House steps

Originally found in Penn’s Woods, the fisher has had an interesting journey to become re-established in today’s forest. Learn about this fur-bearing predator and about conservation efforts that have led to the possibility of seeing one in almost any part of PA.
Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd. in Penfield. For more information, please call 814-765-0630.

Chicken Barbecue

Rescue Hose & Ladder Company

You can come out to the chicken barbecue at the Rescue Hose & Ladder Company on Saturday, May 24 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. It includes a chicken half, potato salad, baked beans and a roll for $8.  It will benefit the fire company. The Rescue Hose & Ladder Company is located at 408-410 Filbert St., Curwensville.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

On Saturdays at 12 p.m., there is usually Yu-gi-oh, another collectible card game. Advanced deck construction tournaments are $7. Magic the Gathering tournaments are at 3 p.m. and cost $6. The format changes so call if you have any questions. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

Wildlife Signs at Elk Country Visitor Center

On Saturday, May 24, you can learn how to recognize the signs of wildlife in elk country.  Whether you are a hiker, a hunter or an explorer to locate a certain bird or mammal, often all you may find is some woodland evidence, or “sign.”

If you become proficient in recognizing these signs, it will enhance your outdoor experience.   You can enjoy a “Wildlife Sign Make & Take Project” following the presentation.   At 1 p.m. in the Discovery Room.

The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at 134 Homestead D., Benezette.  Please use 950 Winslow Hill Rd. in your navigation system.  For more information, please call 814-787-5167.

Blue Card Series Premiere, Reitz Theater

Blue Card Series was filmed locally in DuBois, Brockway and Port Allegany. The premiere will feature all five episodes of the web series, which follows a young man who turns to a life of crime in order to survive.

The premiere is Saturday, May 24 at 7:3 p.m.  The Crime Drama Series was written and directed by local filmmaker Vincent Barnard and produced by Craig Inzana. Tickets are $5.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4274 or email reitztheater@verizon.net or go to www.reitztheater.com.

Sunday, May 25

Memorial Weekend, Treasure Lake

On Saturday, May 24, the Lakeview Lodge pool will open at 11 a.m. for the summer season. Also, at 1 p.m., there will be an aqua class demonstration at the pool side.

On Sunday, May 25, the Cayman Lodge will have a church service at 10:30 a.m.; a Memorial Day service will follow at 11:30 a.m.

Patriotic music will be provided by the DuBois Diplomats; the guest speaker is Chuck Huddy, military color guard. There will also be the raising of the flag, as well as food, ice cream specials and games.

On Monday, May 26 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., there will be a putting contest at the Gold Course only. The contest will feature prizes, free cake and freezer pops and $1 hot dogs at Duffers Tavern and the 10th hole.

Curwensville Memorial Weekend Events

On Sunday, May 25, the Korb House Museum will have its open house from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  You can stop by to enjoy the early American decor and furnishings, the Bucktail Memorial Room and the numerous collections of local artifacts and memorabilia. It’s a doorway to the past that is sure to treat.

Curwensville Remembers

Upper West Branch Susquehanna River Poker Paddle Run

The best poker hand wins the grand prize. There’s a nine-mile canoe/kayak trip on the scenic West Branch of the Susquehanna River from the Curwensville Community Center to Lower Witmer Park.

The day includes: prizes, music, lunch and T-shirts.  The entry fee is $25 per person. You can check in at the Community Center, starting at 8 a.m.  Pre-registration is encouraged.

You can download a registration form online at www.curwensvillecommunitycenter.com or at any Curwensville merchant. For more information, call 814-236-3797.

Proceeds will benefit the Curwensville Community Center.’

Vendors and Artist Showings

On Sunday, May 25, there will be vendors at the Community Center and artist showings. You can stop by and stick around for the center’s pig roast serving from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Side dishes will include a choice of baked beans or pasta salad, coleslaw and a roll.  Refreshments and deserts will be available.  Tickets are $10 each and are available at the door.  Also, you can eat-in or take-out.

Children’s Fishing Day

Glendale Sportsmen’s Club

On Sunday, May 25, there will be a children’s fishing day at the Glendale Sportsmen’s Club. Registration will be from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. and fishing from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Glendale Sportsmen’s Club is located at 2732 Black Elk Rd., Irvona. For more information, please call 814-672-4203.

Parker Dam Memorial Weekend Programs

Sunday, May 25

History Walk

2 p.m. – Beach House

If you went back 50 years, what might you see? Would Parker Dam be any different? How about a hundred years? Or, five hundred? Learn more about how the area of the park has changed over the years. We will be walking around the lake and crossing the spillway rocks, so please wear appropriate shoes for the journey.

Fabulous Fur Coats

6:30 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

We have several fur coats gathered, but who do they belong to? Chances are, it may have been a relative of a resident at Parker Dam State Park. Learn how to identify the fur coats of many of the mammals that call the park, and Penn’s Woods home. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd. in Penfield. For more information, please call 814-765-0630.

Happy Memorial Day, Monday, May 26

Memorial Weekend, Treasure Lake

On Saturday, May 24, the Lakeview Lodge pool will open at 11 a.m. for the summer season. Also, at 1 p.m., there will be an aqua class demonstration at the pool side.

On Sunday, May 25, the Cayman Lodge will have a church service at 10:30 a.m.; a Memorial Day service will follow at 11:30 a.m.

Patriotic music will be provided by the DuBois Diplomats; the guest speaker is Chuck Huddy, military color guard. There will also be the raising of the flag, as well as food, ice cream specials and games.

On Monday, May 26 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., there will be a putting contest at the Gold Course only. The contest will feature prizes, free cake and freezer pops and $1 hot dogs at Duffers Tavern and the 10th hole.

Memorial Day Tournament

Eagles Ridge Golf Club

On Monday, May 26, there will be a Memorial Day Tournament (Metal Play Full HDCP). For more information, please call 814-236-3669.

Fish for Free Day

On Memorial Day, May 26, no fishing license is needed to fish. It’s a great way to introduce someone to the world of fishing. Anyone fishing should remember that all other regulations apply.

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish without a license to fish on all Pennsylvania’s waterways on the designated days. Two dates are typically chosen.

Parker Dam Memorial Weekend Programs

Memorial Day, Monday, May 26

Memorial Day Flag Raising

12 p.m. – Beach House steps

Join us as we ceremoniously raise the flag from half-staff to full, as is tradition on Memorial Day at noon. Also learn a little about our flag, its history and tradition, and this special day. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd. in Penfield. For more information, please call 814-765-0630.

Tuesday, May 27

Card Game Tournaments

Bigler House of Hobbies

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m., you can join in for Dungeons and Dragons. The cost is $1 at Bigler House of Hobbies. It is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland. For more information, please call 814-290-6301.

Spaghetti Tuesday

Rescue Hose & Ladder Smokehouse

Every Tuesday from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., there is a $2.99 spaghetti dinner. It includes two meatballs, a house salad and a roll. All proceeds go to benefit the fire department. It’s located at 408-410 Filbert St. in Curwensville.
For more information, please call 814-236-0390.

Wednesday, May 28

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Every Wednesday at 6 p.m., you can join for Magic the Gathering – Commander. It is a collectible card game tournament. Event registration begins at 11 a.m. and the cost is $6. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

Thursday, May 29

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m., you can join in for Dungeons and Dragons. The cost is $1 at Bigler House of Hobbies. It is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland. For more information, please call 814-290-6301.

Clearfield Writing Community Workshop

The Market Street Gallery

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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