Local artist, Kim Gates-Flick, will have her art works showcased this weekend and during the month of August at the Community Gallery in the Bellefonte Art Museum. Kim's exhibit entitled 'Creative Consciousness' will be a featured attraction of the Artist Registry during the museum hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Kim plans to be at the museum on Saturday afternoon and will be happy to meet and discuss her creativity with visitors then.
Kim holds a Master's Degree in visual arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts and also a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing with an equine science minor from Penn State University. Kim has received several private and public commissions and awards. She is a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club and a member of the Centre County Farmland Preservation Artists group. Kim, a Penn State Outreach Art Instructor, lives along Schwabtown Road near Howard with her husband Stacey.
Plan to stop by the Bellefonte Museum on Saturday afternoon to meet this very talented artist.
Marsh Creek BIC Church will be having a family fun day at the church grounds along Summit Hill Road tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m. A picnic lunch will be shared and those of the community are invited to bring a covered dish and join church pastor Dan Longmore and congregation members for an afternoon of games, songs, fun and fellowship.
The annual Dice Run and Pig Roast to benefit the Pine Glen Fire Company will be held on Sat., Sept. 8. This is the tenth year that the event has been held. Registration for the ride is from 9-noon at the fire station located between Moshannon and Karthaus. The ride begins at noon and you will have your chance to travel through some of the most beautiful country that our area has to offer. The ride is about 115 miles along the PA Wilds Elk Scenic Drive with checkpoints along the way for registered participants to roll dice while competing for cash prizes.
The pig roast follows the dice run and is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Door prizes and raffle tickets will also be available. All proceeds will benefit the Pine Glen Fire Company. For more information on this event call Matt at (814) 387-6524 or the fire station at 387-4426.
The Beech Creek Blanchard Fire Company is having a sweet corn fundraiser again this summer. Sweet corn will be available next week at the fire station for purchase. The corn is $4.50 per dozen or $18 per bushel. You can pre-order your bushels by calling and leaving your name and the date that you would want to pick up your sweet corn. You may call and leave a message at the fire station at 962-2382 or call Allen at (570) 660-0913.
Howard Happenings is written and compiled by Tammy Coakley who can be reached by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning (814) 625-2684.