Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – The staff  members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for July 18-24.

Ritz Theater, Downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

Weekend Movies: Blended (PG-13)

The theater lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can grab 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, July 18 – Sunday, July 20

Movies: Planes: Fire and Rescue (PG) & Rio 2 (G)

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.

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100-Mile Yard Sale

Friday, July 18

You will not believe your eyes. There will be yard sales as far as the eye can see. The 100-mile route will take yard sale enthusiasts through the largest wild area in the eastern part of the United States and into some of the most spectacular scenery.

The yard sale starts or ends (depending on your location) on Route 879 in Shawville.  It snakes through the towns of Lecontes Mills, Frenchville, Keewaydin, Karthaus, Pine Glen, Sinnemahoning, Drift Wood, Benezette and Medix Run.

This yard sale is too big to miss and a “must see” to believe.  For more information, call 814-263-4418.

100 Yards of Sales in Curwensville

Friday, July 18

The Curwensville Community Center’s Special Events Committee will host its first “100 Yards of Sales” on July 18-19 during the Curwensville Days Celebration. It will be held at the center from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Individuals and organizations can add their yard sale items to the first community-wide yard sale event. Each indoor space is 10 feet by 10 feet and $10. Outdoor spaces are $5 and individuals can bring tables or rent them at $2 each from the Community Center.

Checks should be made payable to the Curwensville Community Center and mailed to the attention of the “Special Events Committee,” P.O. Box 171, Curwensville, PA 16833. Spaces will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis as payments are received.

Food and refreshments will also be available.  Any interested person should please call 814-236-3797 for more information.
Proceeds will benefit the air-conditioning project at the Community Center, which is already in progress. All donations are greatly appreciated.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

Ruby Tuesday’s

Friday, July 18

On Friday, July 18, a DuBois Area Historical Society fundraiser will be held at Ruby Tuesday’s, DuBois. You can obtain a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. Ruby Tuesday’s is located at 690 Shaffer Rd, Dubois. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Friday, July 18, 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.

Curwensville Days

Friday, July 18

You can come out and enjoy music, vendors, food and a great time with the family. On Friday, July 18 at 8 p.m., there will be entertainment by the Moore Brothers. Festivities are held at Irvin Park in Curwensville. For more information, please go to curwensvilleborough.com.

Corner Concert Series

Not Ashamed

Friday, July 18

On Friday, July 18, local Christian rock band, “Not Ashamed,” will perform at the Corner Concert Series.

The concert will get under way at 7 p.m. at the Shaw Park across from the Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library in downtown Clearfield.

Band member Gary Hendershot had a vision.  His vision was to organize a band to help him spread the word of God through lyrics and song writing.

Hendershot found a mix of musicians from the Clearfield area who “offer something special” and who assist him in fulfilling his vision.

Concert organizer Steve Albert would like to invite the community to bring family and friends to support the CAST while listening to Christian rock from “Not Ashamed.”

Band members include Scott Sensebaugh, Hendershot, Jerry Lefort, Alec McCracken, Shawn Evans and Cindy McMurray.

Striped, Smelly and … Smart?, Parker Dam

Friday, July 18

8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

You know them when you see them. You know them when you smell them. But, do you really know a skunk? They are more than a stripe and an odor. Learn more about these common mammals and their amazing abilities when it comes to adapting and survival.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

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Start a Small Business Seminar

Saturday, July 19

Best Western, DuBois

Want to start a small business?  “How to start and finance” is a monthly seminar to provide an overview with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, structure, taxation, research tools and what to expect. It will be held Saturday, July 19 at 9 a.m. at the DuBois Best Western Inn & Conference Center. The session is only $20 per person.  Registration is required and can be completed by calling 877-292-1843 or online through the Small Business Development Center.

100-Mile Yard Sale

Saturday, July 19

You will not believe your eyes. There will be yard sales as far as the eye can see. The 100-mile route will take yard sale enthusiasts through the largest wild area in the eastern part of the United States and into some of the most spectacular scenery.

The yard sale starts or ends (depending on your location) on Route 879 in Shawville.  It snakes through the towns of Lecontes Mills, Frenchville, Keewaydin, Karthaus, Pine Glen, Sinnemahoning, Drift Wood, Benezette and Medix Run.

This yard sale is too big to miss and a “must see” to believe.  For more information, call 814-263-4418.

100 Yards of Sales in Curwensville

Saturday, July 19

The Curwensville Community Center’s Special Events Committee will host its first “100 Yards of Sales” on July 18-19 during the Curwensville Days Celebration. It will be held at the center from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Individuals and organizations can add their yard sale items to the first community-wide yard sale event. Each indoor space is 10 feet by 10 feet and $10. Outdoor spaces are $5 and individuals can bring tables or rent them at $2 each from the Community Center.

Checks should be made payable to the Curwensville Community Center and mailed to the attention of the “Special Events Committee,” P.O. Box 171, Curwensville, PA 16833. Spaces will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis as payments are received.

Food and refreshments will also be available.  Any interested person should please call 814-236-3797 for more information.
Proceeds will benefit the air-conditioning project at the Community Center, which is already in progress. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Golf Outing

Medix Hotel

Saturday, July 19

There will be a golf outing at the Emporium Country Club and dinner and drinks at the Medix Hotel. Tee-off will be at 2 p.m. Awards will be given to the longest put, longest drive and closest to the pin. Cost is $55 per person for the four-man scramble. It’s being held as a fundraiser for the Mountaineer Search and Rescue in Cameron County. Call the Medix Hotel at 814-787-5920 for registration and information.

Curwensville Days

Saturday, July 19

You can come out and enjoy music, vendors, food and a great time with the family.

On Saturday, July 19, the event schedule includes: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., 5K Walk/10K run registration; 9 a.m., Curwensville Susquehanna Classic 5K Walk/10K Run; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Car Show registration; 10 a.m., Curwensville Area High School baseball alumni game; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Curwensville Rotary chicken barbecue (at DMS Safety Services, 100 State St.); 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Car Show judging; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Car Show (awards at 4 p.m.); 6:30 p.m., Curwensville Firemen’s Parade; and 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., Still Moore.

Festivities are held at Irvin Park in Curwensville. For more information, please go to curwensvilleborough.com.

Yoga, New Providence Beach

Treasure Lake

Saturday, July 19

Every Saturday through Aug. 16, 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.

Farmers Market, downtown DuBois

Saturday, July 19

The downtown DuBois farmers markets will continue every Saturday through Oct. 25. The farmers markets will be open from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Long Avenue and Brady Street parking lot.

Local farmers from Clearfield, Jefferson and Elk counties take part in the market. Call the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group for more information at 814-371-3064.

Flower Show

Clearfield Presbyterian Church

Saturday, July 19

The officers and members of the Clearfield Hobby Garden Club will hold their 55th annual flower show.

The show will take place July 19 at the Clearfield Presbyterian Church in Westminster Hall, 119 N. Second St., Clearfield. The show will be open from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

There will be refreshments and door prizes at the show. Music will be provided by Pat Witherow; Duane Test will share floral arrangement tips; Carrie Baublitz will discuss heirloom gardening; and Janet Billotte will educate on how herbs can affect health and make life easier. The Susquehanna River Art Center will provide floral and garden paintings for viewing.

Interested entrants can also call Dottie Crissman at 814-765-5621; Janet Cowder at 814-765-8125; Duane Test at 814-236-2901; or Jane Hollis at 814-339-6289. There will be entry forms available at the flower show. Once entered, tags will be made for the entries. All arrangements must be registered, tagged and placed on the judging tables by assistants by 10:30 a.m.

Judging begins promptly at 11 a.m. and runs until 12:45 p.m. All arrangements arriving late will not be judged but viewed on another table.  Arrangements can be unloaded at the back of the church for easy entry into Westminster Hall.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

Ruby Tuesday’s

Saturday, July 19

On Saturday, July 19, a DuBois Area Historical Society fundraiser will be held at Ruby Tuesday’s, DuBois. You can obtain a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. Ruby Tuesday’s is located at 690 Shaffer Rd, Dubois. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

Amphibian Hunt, Parker Dam

Saturday, July 19

2 p.m. – outside Park Office

There are many (MANY) amphibians at Parker Dam State Park. Let’s go on a hunt to see how many different kinds we can find and identify. We will not be keeping any of the amphibians we find – all the fun is in the catching (and learning about them). 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, July 19, 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.

Rattlers and Snappers, Parker Dam

Saturday, July 19

7 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Many wives’ tales and myths about snakes have earned them a bad reputation. But put aside those fears and misgivings as an expert explains to you why snakes are an important part of Pennsylvania’s ecosystems. There will be live snakes at this program for you to see how, with the proper respect and attitude from humans, all snakes can continue to exist peacefully in the environment we both share.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

144th Annual Frenchville Picnic

Saturday, July 19, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

The Frenchville Picnic, sponsored by the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is perhaps the oldest and longest-running of the summer community events in the area. Its schedule of events includes a 4 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Frenchville. The picnic begins at 5 p.m.; there will be fireworks at 10 p.m.

There will be free parking, admission and shows. Booths will feature ice cream, bingo, plush animals, 50-50, French raffle, flea market, hay rides, snow cones, kid’s games and more! Tickets are on sale now for cash prizes. Call the rectory at 814-263-4354 for more information.  The annual picnic is located in Frenchville at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Picnic Grove.

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A Celebration for All Seasons: Bridal Show and More

DuBois Mall

Sunday, July 20

It’s a Bridal Show and more. You can celebrate all of the seasons of life, such as graduations, milestone birthdays, anniversaries and weddings. The DuBois Mall is located at 5522 Shaffer Rd., DuBois, PA 15801.

DuBois Area Historical Society Fundraiser

Ruby Tuesday’s

Sunday, July 20

On Sunday, July 20, a DuBois Area Historical Society fundraiser will be held at Ruby Tuesday’s, DuBois. You can obtain a voucher from any board member or print one from the society’s Web site. Ruby Tuesday’s is located at 690 Shaffer Rd, Dubois. For more information, call the DuBois Historical Society at 814-371-9006.

“A Christmas Story” Auditions

Reitz Theater

Sunday, July 20 and Monday, July 21

From 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, July 20-21, there will be “A Christmas Story” auditions at the Reitz Theater. Youth roles include: Ralphie, age 8-11 years; Randy (Ralphie’s little brother), age 7-10 years; Flick (Ralphie’s friend), age 8-11 years; Schwartz (Ralphie’s friend), age 8-11 years; Scut Farkas (a bully), age 9-13 years; Grover Dill (Scut’s toadie), age 8-12 years; Jane Alberry (flirts with Ralphie), age 8-11 years; and Helen Weathers (classmate), age 8-11 years. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. Call for more information at 814-375-4274.

Tea and Talk, Parker Dam

Sunday, July 20

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 in-formal discussion with one of the park naturalists about a few trees, in particular Hem-lock and Ash.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

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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.

“A Christmas Story” Auditions

Reitz Theater

Sunday, July 20 and Monday, July 21

From 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, July 20-21, there will be “A Christmas Story” auditions at the Reitz Theater. Youth roles include: Ralphie, age 8-11 years; Randy (Ralphie’s little brother), age 7-10 years; Flick (Ralphie’s friend), age 8-11 years; Schwartz (Ralphie’s friend), age 8-11 years; Scut Farkas (a bully), age 9-13 years; Grover Dill (Scut’s toadie), age 8-12 years; Jane Alberry (flirts with Ralphie), age 8-11 years; and Helen Weathers (classmate), age 8-11 years. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. Call for more information at 814-375-4274.

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Stand Up Paddling Classes

Treasure Lake

Tuesday, July 22

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.

Music in the Garden

Presbyterian Church of Clearfield

Tuesday, July 22

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.

Parent/Youth Night with CareerLink and OVR

DuBois Public Library

Tuesday, July 22

There will be a summer reading program for teens on Tuesday, July 22 at the DuBois Public Library. It will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the program room. CareerLink and Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
(OVR) will be on-hand for a parent/youth workshop for job searching and skills for both adults and teens. You can come and learn what opportunities are available through these agencies. The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930.

Card Game Tournaments

Bigler House of Hobbies

Tuesday, July 22

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, July 22

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.

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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.

Stand Up Paddling Classes

Lower Witmer Park Boat Launch

Wednesday, July 23

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.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Wednesday, July 23, 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.

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Wednesday, July 23

Every Wednesday through Aug. 27 and then Aug. 28-29, the Reitz Theater, in partnership with Quiet Creek Herb Farm and the Arc of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties, will present The Clever Cricket Theater Company. It will take place from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

It will be changing the face of disabilities one act at a time. This joint project offers a chance for individuals with disabilities to experience the creativity, expression and self-development offered by the theatrical arts.

From acting to set decoration to costumes, folks will have a chance to experience the full range of theater activities and to learn the valuable skills taught by each. This is a great chance to create and to express.

All of it leading up to a performance that is sure to enlighten and entertain. Showings will be July 30, Aug. 13, 27 and 29 at the Reitz Theater in DuBois and July 23, Aug. 6, 20, 28 at Quiet Creek Herb Farm in Brookville.

Call or e-mail the Reitz Theater for a registration packet at 814-375-4274 or e-mail at reitztheater@verizon.net or visit www.reitztheater.com.

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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.

Stories with Becky

DuBois Public Library

Thursday, July 24, 10 a.m. -10:45 a.m.

It is the favorite time of day for the younger kids. There will be songs, stories, finger plays and music for children of toddler age and up in the program room. The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930.

Science with Sean

DuBois Public Library

Thursday, July 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 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 who are age 7 years and up. This hands-on program has a maximum of 12 kids per session and requires pre-registration.

The morning session is held in the upstairs microfilm room; the evening session is in the program room. The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information please call 814-371-5930.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Thursday, July 24

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.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, July 24

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.

Houtzdale Days Festival

Thursday, July 24

Houtzdale Days will offer nightly entertainment, including live music, food vendors, contests, games, health information, arts and crafts vendors and much more. There will also be a parade and fireworks on Saturday.

On Thursday, the opening will feature Boy Scouts with the Pledge of Allegiance at 6 p.m. There will also be Vesper Services by the Moshannon Valley Ministerium and the T-Shirt emblem design award. Entertainment will be provided from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. by “Lilman Production”

Summer Music Fest

DuBois City Park

Thursday, July 24, 7 p.m.

On Thursday, July 24 at 7 p.m., a Summer Music Fest program will be held in the DuBois City Park at the Edward V Cherry Amphitheater with the “Deacons of Dixieland.” In case of inclement weather, it will be re-scheduled.  There are bleacher seats available; however, you can bring you own lawn chair.  These programs are sponsored by the City of DuBois.  For more information, call the City Office at 814-371-2000.

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