What’s Happening This Week and Next in the DuBois Area

Enrollment Open House Events at Paint and Play School, Serving the children and families of our community since 1971 Kicking off our 5th school year in our 137 Oklahoma Cemetery Road Location. Offering Pre – K Classes as well as Before and After School for Pre-K and Elementary Age Children. Tuesday July 30th, Thursday Aug 1st, and Monday Aug 5th. Stopby 1-6pm to see our facility, make a craft and meet the staff.  Enrollment packets and Scholarship information available. Enroll now for Fall. Classes Begin Aug 23rd. Contact us to set up your personal tour. Phone 371-7215, email or message us on face book.

Super322 Drive-In presents August 1, 2 & 3, Lion King (PG) and Aladdin (PG) Box office opens at 7:30; show at dusk. Admission is $8 for adults; $4 for children 11 and under. For more information visit

Cook Forest Programs – Friday, August 2 at 900am – ‘Canoe & Kayak Fishing the National Wild & Scenic Clarion River: Cooksburg-Gravel Lick’. Come celebrate the Clarion River’s recent River of the Year designation at Cook Forest State Park who will be conducting a 4-mile guided interpretive fishing program for experienced canoeists & kayakers only. Smallmouth bass, trout, and walleye are often caught along this stretch of river if one is patient and using the right rig. We will begin promptly at the old Park Office. Remember to bring your fishing poles, license, and proper river footwear: flip-flops are bad, old ratty sneakers are good. Cost is $30/boat with check or money order made out to the ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’. Lunch, as well as all canoeing & kayaking gear provided. Participants must pre-register by contacting the Park Office at (814)744-8407 no later than 7/31/19. Prior Cook Forest kayak training participants receive a 50% discount. Space is limited, so please reserve early. (5 hrs). Saturday, August 3 at 100pm – ‘Nature Walk’.  Children and their families are invited to join park intern, Alicia Shawley, and meet at the Ridge Camp Playground to take a short interpretive hike through the forest near Ridge Trail. Frequent stops and varying activities will be scheduled to allow children to use their senses and to make observations of the world that surrounds them. Parking is available in the Extra Car Parking Area next to site 15. (1 hr).

The Winkler Gallery & Art Education Center will be holding a Sundae Sunday Ice Cream Social Fundraiser on Sunday, August 4 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Tickets are $20.00 or two for $35.00 and include Ice Cream Sundae served in a decorative “collect-a-bowl”, a dowel rod & instructions to upcycle into a bird feeder for your garden. Sag bags containing collect able, framed and hand signed mini-prints by our own Artists…..and more!! Children under 18 free and those under 17 will receive a free scoop of ice cream.  Also, ticket will be used in a drawing for a framed print by wildlife artist, Guy Coheleach.  Tickets available at the Winkler Gallery (375-5834).

August Afternoons at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center. Every day from August 5-24, drop by the Weather Discovery Center between 11-3 to enjoy a free activity with regular admission. Each week will feature a different weather topic that you’ll explore by performing experiments or making a craft to take home. Regular admission is $7 per person, children 2 and under free. Hours are 10 a.m. -4 p.m.

Eight Basic Principles of Life & Success hosted by Square One Community. July 31August 7, and August 14th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Instructors will be Peggy Caruso of Life coaching & Beyond and Linda Weis, Owner of Linda Weis State Farm. This will be held at 1590 Kiwanis Trail DuBois, PA 15801. Limited availability so sign up today atMichael@SQ1.Community

Downtown DuBois Farmers Market- Sponsored by Casteel Chiropractic Center – Early season is a great time to support the Farmers Market every Saturday, NOW thru October from 8am – 11am in the Pershing parking lot near Luigi’s parking lot. Also, we’re always looking for new vendors of locally sourced and grown produce, home-made baked goods, hand crafted items, soaps, etc. Facebook message us or call 371-3064 for more info. 

Backpack School Supply Drive – DONATIONS NEEDED – H&R Block is hosting a backpack-school supply drive for children in the DuBois-Brockway Area School District. Help kids succeed by donating new backpacks and/or school supplies for local K -12 students. NOW – August 15th. Donations accepted at: H&R Block (DuBois). If H&R Block is closed, please leave your donation at State Representative Matt Gabler’s office. *Cash is being accepted and will aid in the purchase of backpacks or school supplies. Backpack and school supplies will be delivered to area schools on August 19th prior to the onset of the 2019-2020 school year commencement. For more information, please call H & R Block at (814) 371-2061.   

SAM – Service Access & Management, Inc. is currently seeking a Mental Health Blended Case Manager. Duties include: Linking individuals to community resources, monitoring service delivery, and Supporting individuals in Mental Health Recovery Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Schedule, Generous Paid Time off Package, and more! Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field or Associates degree with 2 years’ experience working in the Mental Health field. Apply on line now at:

2019 Summer Music Fest- At DuBois City Park sponsored by the City of DuBois. Come out and enjoy an evening of live music! All programs are at the DuBois City Park at the Edward V. Cherry Amphitheater starting at 7 pm. In case of inclement weather, we will try to reschedule. There are bleacher seats available for 100 people or bring your own lawn chair. August 1-14th, Street Jazz Band. For more information call 814-371-2000 or

Music in the Park Concert Series in Brockway– Taylor Memorial Park, American Legion Stage, 6:00 PM and free of charge. Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy an evening of live music! In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the auditorium of the Brockway Area High SchoolAugust 3rd:Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy an evening of live music with The Awaken Christian concert at 5:00 PM.

DuBois Area Jaycees Looking forward to our 10th Annual Scramble for Scholarship. All proceeds raised will go to our Jaycees Scholarship which is given to two local high school Seniors 1,500 dollars to pursue their passions for educational goals. This event will be held on Saturday, August 3rd at The Beechwoods Golf Course in Falls Creek, PA. Registration starts at 8:00am/9:00am Gun Shot. This is a 4-Person Scramble (18 holes with cart). Cost to play is $60 a player for non-members/$50 a player for members. This includes lunch, games, prizes and beverages. For more information call Summer Anderson @814-590-5408 or visit

Winkler Gallery & Art Education Center Sundae Sunday Ice Cream Social fundraiser starting Sunday, August 4th. This supports art education and the gallery itself! Ticket price of $20 entitles ticketholder to ice cream sundae, the decorative glass bowl it comes in, dowel rod to create your own birdfeeder and the swag bag filled with collectible art and other fun stuff! Stop at the gallery Tuesday – Saturday, noon – 6pm for tickets, call at 375-5834, message us on Facebook or contact a gallery artist or board

You’re invited to “Providers Resource Network”, Luigi’s Villa (880 West Weber Avenue, DuBois) Wednesday, August 7th at 11:30am. Let’s integrate all services in our networking group! Please feel free to invite providers from all areas of mental health, D&A, IDD, and physical health. Join us in sharing business cards, networking tips, and upcoming information about your business! We look forward to seeing you there. Feel free to call me if you have any questions. RSVP is appreciated. Marcy Murphy Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois Community Relations Specialist (814)

DuBois Village Personal Care Community is hosting our 3rd and final summer concert for 2019 on Friday, August 9th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Scott Allegretto and Heather Olson are together again. As always, admission is free and it’s open to the public. Please bring a lawn chair and a friend for this fun outside concert. Questions? Call Darla at 814-375-5483.

The Bucktail Council, BSA is excited to host the 46th Annual Bucktail Classic on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville. This event helps to provide opportunities through Scouting to over 1500 youth in our area to become better leaders, citizens and to show them how important it is to give back to their communities. We have several different ways that you can partner with us to make this event a success.  Please check out our website and brochure located at There are several opportunities to be a sponsor at several different levels. Please take time to look this over and should you have questions, please contact Gregg Bennett at 814-371-5650. The Bucktail Council covers Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson and the Western portion of Centre County. As always, thank you for partnering with us to bring the Scouting program to local youth!

The Reitz Theater will present, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Show dates are: August 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm, and August 11 & 18 at 2:00 pm. Sign Language Interpretation will be provided on Friday, August 9th by Jenny Gordon.  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is being sponsored by Lucky Hawk, LLC and Jim Stellabuto’s Everything Under Foot. The opening night gala, August 8th will feature samples from Presko in DuBois. Come and enjoy the offerings prior to the performance, and during the show’s intermission.  Tickets for this show cost $15. Tickets can be purchased online at, at Ace Hardware in DuBois or by visiting the Reitz Theater Box Office, which opens one hour prior to each show, and is also open Mondays and Fridays from 10 am- 4 pm, and Wednesdays from 4 pm- 7 pm. The box office will be closed from July 22nd through July 26. Please call ahead (814-375-4274) to make special arrangements for handicapped seating, including ideal placement for viewing the sign language interpretation during the August 9th performance. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 East Scribner Avenue in DuBois.

WRC presents Cork & Fork, 2019! Wine, Brew, and Food walk, a WRC Senior Services Fundraising Event. Saturday, August 10th, featuring tastings of the best wines, beers, and spirits from across Western and Central Pennsylvania. Pair your drinks with the many delectable food options prepared by the Bistro at Water Run. Entry $35 Adult Audience only 4pm to 8pm. For tickets and information, call 814-849-1205 or visit

Coaching Workshop – Join us for a relaxing event to connect with coaches who specialize in life coaching, wellness, executive and personal development. This event will be held at Life Coaching and Beyond, 1590 Kiwanis Trail, Dubois, PA. Join us on Saturday, August 10th from 1:00-4:00 pm or Thursday, August 29th from 5:00- 7:00 pm. Please contact Julie Auman at 814-594-8858 OR Nikki Iozzo at 814-335-4821 to reserve your spot with an investment of $10 by Tuesday, August 6th.

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