Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Dec. 26 – Jan. 1.

Ritz Theater, downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

The theater’s 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).

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“Freezin” Special Program

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Saturday, Dec. 27, Monday, Dec. 29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is “Freezin’” this December and January. In addition to the fun, educational and interactive exhibits, the center will have extra activities in a special “Freezin’” area. You can make an icicle bracelet or a hibernation cave, dress up the snowman and complete a Snow & Ice Facts crossword puzzle.

Plus, three special programs will be available.

  • How Do Animals Survive in Winter?, Sat., Dec. 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.;
  • How Do Birds Survive in Winter?, Mon., Dec. 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and
  • How Do Fish Survive in Winter?, Tues., Dec. 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

All programs are appropriate for children in kindergarten through middle school grades and include free time with the exhibits.  Sign up for one program or all three by calling 814-938-1000 or by e-mail to info@weatherdiscovery.org.

Program fees are: one program, $7 per child; two programs, $13 per child or three programs, $19 per child.
The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney. Call for information at 814-938-1000.

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New Year’s Eve Bash

Lakeview Lodge

Wednesday, Dec. 31

On Wednesday, Dec. 31, there will be a New Year’s Eve Bash at the Lakeview Lodge. It will include a buffet dinner and music with the Pirate’s Cove Bar from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Treasure Lake.

Buffet admission is $25 for adults, $13 for Kids ages 6-13 years and free for Kids 5 years and under. Reservations are advised but not mandatory. To make a reservation, please call 814-913-1430.

The after party begins at 10 p.m. for those who are 21 years and over. There will be a $5 cover charge. The DJ will begin at 10 p.m. There will be complimentary hot dogs and sauerkraut at midnight and a glass of champagne. For more information, contact the TLPOA office at 814-371-0711.

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Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

First Day Hike, Parker Dam

Meet at 2 p.m. – Lou and Helen Adams CCC Museum

Join us on the first hike of the New Year as we traverse the CCC Trail and learn a little about the park’s history. It’s about a two-mile trek over easy terrain. If there is significant snow, this will become a snowshoe hike and we’ll supply the snowshoes. This hike is a part of a national campaign of First Day Hikes across the country to promote healthy lifestyles and year-round use of America’s state parks. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

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