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

The DuBois Area Historical Society’s- Genealogy workshops continue Thursday, August 15, at 2 p.m., at the E. D. Reitz Museum, 28 W. Long Ave., DuBois. The presentation is entitled, “What I Learned from My Mother’s Roller Skate Case”. Faith Jack, librarian from the Shaler Area School District and a member of both the North Hills Genealogists, Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society Inc., is the guest speaker.She explores her family tree by way of clues in the treasure trove of a roller skate case. She will share genealogy resources and discuss useful websites, helpful genealogical societies, and beneficial archives, giving attendees additional pathways to pursue.

Paint and Play School- Orientation Open House will take place August 15th, 5-7pm at the Nelson’s Golden Years location. Parent orientation folders will be available. Teachers will be available to answer questions from parents, guardians and grandparents. Students will have time to explore the classrooms and have a snack. Enrollments are still being accepted. Phone 371-7215, email or message us on Facebook. 

Super322 Drive-Inn- Double Feature weekend August 16, 17, 18 Fast & Furious (PG13) and Hobbs & Shaw (PG13). Our second feature is Crawl (R). Box office will open at 7:15 and the show starts at 8:30. Admission is $8 for adults – 12 & over; $4 for children 3-11. For more information  

Do you want to start a business? Mark your calendar for this Clarion University SBDC class, “FIRST STEP to Starting a Business”. This monthly seminar provides an in-depth look at the steps to start a business. Topics include business registration, licenses, business structures, taxation, research tools, what to expect in financing your business and how the SBDC services can help you start and grow your business. This month’s class will be held Saturday, August 17th. Cost: $20 per person (Cash or Personal Check) Location: Fairfield Inn & Suites, 2219 Bee Line Highway, DuBois, PA 15801 Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Registration is required, Register or contact the SBDC at (814) 393-2060 or toll free at (877) 292-1843.

Weekend Programs at Cook Forest State Park- Saturday, August 24that 9:00am- “Wilderness Survival”. Dust off your ferrule rods and meet us at the Log Cabin Inn Environmental Learning Classroom to learn various fire-starting techniques. We will then prepare our lunch and car-pool to the Black Bear Trail area to use our new-found fire-starting skills to cook our meal. All participants will receive a ‘Fire N’ Five’ fire starting kit and food for their meals. Ask past participants, we do not skimp on food! Please contact the Park Office at (814)744-8407 to register. Cost is $25 due by 8/22 with check or money order made out to the ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’ and sent to Cook Forest State Park, P.O. Box 120, Cooksburg, PA 16217 with ATTN: Wilderness Survival. Participation will be limited to 20 people. Registration fee will be withheld for cancellations after registration deadline. (5 hrs.)

Real Relationships Will hold a free workshop for unmarried couples Saturday, August 24th at Lake View Lodge in Treasure Lake. Participants each receive $100 in Sheetz gift cards, catered meals, and more! Real Relationships isn’t counseling or therapy, it’s fun, free valuable relationship education. Couples who complete the program and then get married will receive half off the cost of their marriage license. To sign up, contact 765-2686 x240 or

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 @downtowndubois or call 371-3064 for more info. Learn about local food resources from Erin Hart and Soul Platter Cafe’! This popular series brings together consumers, farms, food producers and a variety of other industry professionals for Happy Hour and networking opportunities.

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.       

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

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 31, August 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 at Michael@SQ1.Community

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 18th at 2:00 pm. 

The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, Inc. (CAST) is excited to once again be offering its annual Seeds of Art Summer Camp for local students. The dates of this year’s camp are August 12-16. The morning session will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The afternoon session will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Both sessions will be the same, and students can only register for one session. Only 45 students will be accepted into each session, and each session is already half full. Eligible students will be entering grades 2 through 7. Registration is $50 per student, or $40 per student with families who have more than one student participating. Registrations will be accepted at the CAST office on Monday, August 5 from 5:30-6:30. Registration forms and payment can also be mailed to CAST at PO Box 613, Clearfield, PA 16830. Deadline to register is Friday, August 9. For more information, and to download a registration packet, visit or call (814) 765-4474. The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre, Inc. can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. CAST is a nonprofit arts center located at 112 E Locust Street in the heart of Downtown Clearfield, PA. 

After taking a year off we are back!!!! Please join us on August 16, 2019 for the 33rd Annual North Central Golf Classic. This year’s event will begin at 9am (shotgun start) and be a scramble format at Beechwoods Golf Course, 1618 Airport Road, Falls Creek. Cost is $75 per golfer (includes 18 holes, cart, golf fees, prizes, beverages, lunch & dinner. 1 Mulligan included with each registration. Hole sponsorships available for $100 (Includes personalized hole sign with your company logo), please contact us at (814.773.3162). 

Don’t miss Laurel Mountain Wineries “Sunset at the Winery” featuring local guitarists, classic rock, and folk music, Saturday, August 17th, 7pm, Dos Hombres, and Saturday, August 31st, 7pm, Second Street. $5.00 per person, Summer Snacks and Wine Tasting. Catered Food – additional cost. Save the date for our Annual Cider Pressing & tasting, Sunday, October 13th, noon to 5pm. Laurel Mountain Winery, between DuBois and Brockway off Rt 219. Phone 814-371-7022.

Children’s Aid Society in Clearfield County Children’s Aid Society’s Adoption and Foster Care Training and Support Group will hold sessions the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at 1008 South Second Street, Clearfield. The program is held in conjunction with the Relatives as Parents Program. The schedule of topics is as follows: Aug. 19, “A Dad’s Story: Birthparent Perspective;” Sept. 16, “Preparing a Will;” Oct. 21, “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:” Nov 18, “Amy Finn, Child Psychologist;” and Dec. 16, “Holiday Party.” Participants receive training on relevant topics and can meet families who share similar joys and concerns. Each free session includes a light dinner, child care, training hours, and family activities. For more information, call 765-2686 ext. 204 or visit

Save the date for the 5th Annual Dwight “Skip” Koerber memorial golf tournament, Friday, August 23rd, 2019 at the Clearfield/Curwensville Country Club. Al proceeds from this event will donated to the Clearfield Soccer Association. For more information, call 814-768-7838.

The Parkside Community Center will be having a Junk in the Trunk sale on Saturday, August 31st 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Labor Day weekend). They are currently looking for vendors. The cost to rent a space is $15 for a parking space outside and $20 for a table inside. Spaces are limited to a first come first serve basis. Please call 371-4000 to reserve your space.


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