Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – The staff at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced its weekly events for June 20-26.

Ritz Theater, Downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

The theater lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can pick up some popcorn even if you cannot attend the movie showings. For movies and show times, please call 814-765-5835. Prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children (12 years and under) and senior citizens (60 years and older).

Super 322 Drive-In, Woodland

Friday-Sunday, June 20-22

Movies:

How to Train Your Dragon 2

X-Men: Days of Future Past

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 years and under). No credit cards, debit cards or checks are accepted at the box office.

Summer Solstice Weekend

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21

The public is invited to celebrate the start of summer. Attendees can play the Weather Wheel of Fortune game to test their knowledge and to win cool prizes. There will be sidewalk chalk art, a sidewalk sale and free lemonade. It is open until 7 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5 per person and free for children who are 2 years and under. The Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St. in Punxsutawney. For information call 814-938-1000 or go to weatherdiscovery.org.

Friday Night Dinner

The Smokehouse

Friday, June 20

On Fridays from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., there are steak or fish dinners for $8.99 at The Smokehouse. The dinner includes the choice of two sides: mashed potatoes, fries, vegetables, coleslaw, or cottage cheese. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the Rescue Hose & Ladder Company.

Corner Concert Series

Friday, June 20

Daityn Rothrock, a local musician who is active in the Christian music scene, will perform at the Corner Concert Series on Friday.

Rothrock describes himself as acoustic, pop-rock and he plays a variety of modern and classic tunes. His performance will begin at 7 p.m. in the Shaw Park.

This summer, the Corner Concerts are to support the CAST Theatre and the local musical artists. The concerts are free but donations will be accepted.

For more information, please visit and “like” the Corner Concert Series on Facebook.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Friday, June 20, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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

Legacy for Band Night by the Pool

Treasure Lake

Friday, June 20

Band Night by the Pool will be held Friday, June 20 at the Lakeview Lodge. The featured band will be Legacy from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.; admission is $5 per person at the door.  For more information, call 814-913-1430.

An Unforgettable Experience, Parker Dam

Friday, June 20

8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

For the boys who were involved, the experience of being in the Civilian Conservation Corps is one that they have never forgotten. The work that they did is something that the rest of us should never forget. Come learn a little of what their experience was like and some of the achievements that they accomplished.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Yoga, New Providence Beach

Treasure Lake

Saturday, June 21

Every Saturday through Aug. 16 (except July 5), there will be yoga at 9 a.m. instructed by Metta Yoga of DuBois. Participants should bring a yoga mat and towel. The cost is a donated offering but $10 is recommended. Yoga will be held weather permitting. For more information, call the Treasure Lake Events Office at 814-371-0711.

Summer Solstice Weekend

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21

The public is invited to celebrate the start of summer. Attendees can play the Weather Wheel of Fortune game to test their knowledge and to win cool prizes. There will be sidewalk chalk art, a sidewalk sale and free lemonade. It is open until 7 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5 per person and free for children who are 2 years and under. The Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St. in Punxsutawney. For information call 814-938-1000 or go to weatherdiscovery.org.

16th Annual Coalport Street Fair

Saturday, June 21

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

There will be free entertainment, including from the original “Sharp Tones,” from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. They will play music from the 1950′s, 1960′s, 1970′s and 1980′s.  The parade will form at the VFW and begin at 1 p.m.

There will be craft vendors, ethnic foods, a giant crazy auction and much more. Auction drawings start at 4 p.m. Also, the Kids Corner at Beechwood Park has games, free crafts, a petting zoo, food and more.

Vendor applications are available by calling 814-672-5364, 814-672-3556 or 814-672-5046. The Moose will have “Rapid Fire” playing from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.; members and guests welcome to attend.

Aliens!, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 21

10 a.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

They’re invading! Many alien species are destroying habitat at an alarming rate. Learn why they are so dangerous and how you can learn to identify them. Kids can participate in an alien invasion of their own. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Pennsylvania’s Black Bear

Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, June 21

Join us for an informative presentation as we learn many fascinating facts about Pennsylvania’s largest mammal.  Learn about their physiology, life cycle, and some interesting information about their den sites.  Did you know that the average lifespan for a black bear is around 10 years, though they can live upward of 30 years in the wild!

The program will be at 1 p.m. in the Discovery Room. The Elk Country Visitor Center is operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organization.  It’s located at 134 Homestead Dr., Benezette. Please use 950 Winslow Hill Rd. in a navigation system.  For more information, call 814-787-5167.

GPS Basics, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 21

1 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

Learn how to use a GPS unit to get around, find new places, and geocache. You can borrow one of the park’s, or bring your own. Please dress to be outside. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

33rd Annual Country Showdown

Starr Hill Winery

Saturday, June 21

The 33rd annual Country Showdown at Starr Hill Winery will be held Saturday, June 21. You could be the next big country singer; entry forms are available at WPHB radio in Philipsburg.

Emerald Ash Borer, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 21

3 p.m. – Beach House

What is it and why may it be coming to a tree near you? These questions and more will be answered. Learn what to look for and what you can do about it.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Pennsylvania Wild Cat, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 21

7 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

This awe inspiring animal has intrigued many local populations; from Native American’s to early settlers, and even the people of today. Learn all about the natural history of the Bobcat and Pennsylvania’s management practices.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Saturday, June 21, 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

On Saturdays, there’s usually Yu-gi-oh, another collectible card game, at 12 p.m. The advanced deck construction tournaments are $7. 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, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

CAST Tour de Parks

Bike Ride and 7K

Sunday, June 22

Riders will have their choice of four ride options:  five, 15, 22 or 35 miles through beautiful, wooded areas and entirely on paved and dirt roads in the beautiful S.B. Elliott and Parker Dam State Parks.

The 7k (4.5 Miles) participants will travel the same basic path as the shortest bike ride.  All routes are well-marked with manned rest stops along the way.  Maps will be available for all participants the day of the event.

When the riders/walkers return, they will enjoy a picnic meal before heading home. Check-in opens at 11:30 a.m. on ride day at the pavilion at S.B. Elliot State Park and event participants depart at 1 p.m.

Helmets must be worn by all riders and all riders who are under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Interested participants can download a registration form from the CAST Web site, www.castbuilding.com, or call 814-765-4474. A form can be mailed to you or you can stop in the CAST office.  The registration fee is $20.

Tea and Talk, Parker Dam

Sunday, June 22

7 p.m. – Beach House

The talk will be teas, and a few trees, and perhaps more. Bring your own mug for some of the park-grown Sweet Fern tea, and then relax and have an informal discussion with park naturalist Eric Rensel (who is back working at the park again) about a few trees – in particular Hemlock and Ash.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Summer Splash Events, Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22 

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

Stand Up Paddling Classes

Treasure Lake

Tuesday, June 24

Every Tuesday through Aug. 26, there will be stand up paddling classes at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Bimini Lake Boat Launch at Treasure Lake. Classes are $8 for a one-hour session and every sixth class is free. There will only be four students per class. Classes will be cancelled if the water conditions are unsafe. Life jackets are required and provided or you can bring your own. Please make reservations by contacting Tina at 814-590-7441 or trailblazer4fun@gmail.com.

Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival

Tuesday, June 24 – Saturday June 28

The festival will be held at the Grampian Community Park. There will be music, food, vendors, games and activities for all ages. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28; there will also be a fireworks display that night.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

DuBois/Clearfield Pizza Hut

Tuesday, June 24

You can get a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

Music in the Garden

Presbyterian Church of Clearfield

Tuesday, June 24

The Presbyterian Church of Clearfield will hold its summer program, “Music in the Garden.” From 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesdays, there will be music offered in the garden of the church, located at 119 N. Second St.

Each week will feature local musicians offering a wide variety of vocal and instrumental music. You can bring your lunch, a folding chair and join for music and fellowship.

The program is free and open to the community to enjoy, as a gift from the church. It will be held every Tuesday through Aug. 19, rain or shine; rain only moves the program indoors. For more information, please call 814-765-3081.

Visit Clearfield County

Meet and Greet

Tuesday, June 24

Visit Clearfield County (VCC) would like to reintroduce itself to the community from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. June 24 at the Expo I Building at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds.

The event is open to all businesses, municipalities, social clubs, volunteers and interested citizens. It is an opportunity to meet the VCC staff and board of directors.

It will also be an opportunity to network and help each other grow. Anyone with an idea, tourism fats or photographs can share them; there will be an information center available.

Individuals can share information about their businesses, organizations and events, as well as learn about becoming a VCC partner or applying for its grant/funding programs.

Attendees are asked to please RSVP. Please call the VCC at 814-765-5734 or e-mailccrta@visitclearfieldcounty.org.

Card Game Tournaments

Bigler House of Hobbies

Tuesday, June 24

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

Spaghetti Tuesday

Rescue Hose & Ladder Smokehouse

Tuesday, June 24

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

T is for Teen Zombie Night

DuBois Public Library

Tuesday, June 24

A summer reading program for teens will be held from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 in the program room at the DuBois Public Library.  There will be zombie movies, zombie snacks, zombie survival planning and zombie games. The staff thought of all the ways that you can be ready for a zombie attack. Teens will love this new twist on our T is for Teens nights. The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930 or go to www.duboispubliclibrary.org.

Summer Splash, Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

DuBois/Clearfield Pizza Hut

Wednesday, June 25

You can get a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival

Tuesday, June 24 – Saturday June 28

The festival will be held at the Grampian Community Park. There will be music, food, vendors, games and activities for all ages. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28; there will also be a fireworks display that night.

Stand Up Paddling Classes

Lower Witmer Park Boat Launch

Wednesday, June 25

Every Wednesday through Aug. 27, there will be stand up paddling classes at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Lower Witmer Park Boat Launch in Clearfield.

Classes are $8 for a one-hour session and every sixth class is free. There are only four students per class. Classes will be cancelled if the water conditions are unsafe. Life jackets are required and provided or you can bring your own.

Please make reservations by contacting Tina at 814-590-7441 or trailblazer4fun@gmail.com.

LHU Clearfield Information Session

Wednesday, June 25

A new academic year is just around the corner and we wanted to touch base again on the opportunities available at LHU Clearfield. We are pleased to invite you to an Information Session on Wednesday, June 25. We will provide an overview on all of our degrees, discuss financial aid options, and share details on our fall career development programming. From 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.  If you have immediate questions, please contact Judy Hughes at 814-768-3401.  LHU Clearfield Campus is located at 201 University Dr., Clearfield.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Wednesday, June 25, 6 p.m.

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 cost is $6. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland; anyone with questions can call 814-290-6301.

Summer Splash, Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

Science with Sean, DuBois Public Library

June 12, 19 and 26, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

July 10, 17 and 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Sean cannot wait to get his lab coat on and delve into the fascinating world of science with kids age 7 years and up. This hands-on program has a maximum of 12 kids per session and requires pre-registration.

There will be a morning science program that day. The morning location is the upstairs microfilm room and the evening location is the program room.

The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

DuBois/Clearfield Pizza Hut

Thursday, June 26

You can get a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

Our Wacky, Wonderful World

DuBois Public Library

Thursday, June 26

There will be summer reading events for Kids from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26 in the program room at the DuBois Public Library. The program is “Our Wacky, Wonderful World: How Does Everything Measure Up?” Miss Becky will be on vacation this week, so in place of the morning story time, we’re having a program geared to teach some science principles to little ones age 3 years and up. We’ll be measuring how tall, how heavy, how long, and how big things are in some very wacky ways! Snacks will be provided.  The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930 or go to www.duboispubliclibrary.org.

Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival

Tuesday, June 24 – Saturday June 28

The festival will be held at the Grampian Community Park. There will be music, food, vendors, games and activities for all ages. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28; there will also be a fireworks display that night.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Thursday, June 26

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

Clearfield Writing Community Workshop

Market Street Gallery

Thursday, June 26

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. – 9 p.m. at the Market Street Gallery, located at 109 E. Market St. in downtown Clearfield.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, June26

Every Thursday from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., there is a nice mix of eclectic local sound, great atmosphere drinks and fare. Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse is located at 34 S. Brady St. in downtown DuBois. For more information, please call 814-503-8433.

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