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on March 03, 2013 3:00 AM

All events in It’s Happening Here occur in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

Today, March 3

  • The Jimmy Stewart Museum Theatre presents “The Mountain Road” at 1 p.m. at the museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The movie is a 1960 production starring Jimmy Stewart, Lisa Lu and James Best. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org or call (724) 349-6112.
  • A Bridal Show will be held 1 to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1395 Wayne Ave., White Township. Visit the many vendors and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. Admission is $5. For more information, call (724) 463-3561.
  • IUP Bands in Concert will be held 3 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. The IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will perform. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 6-10

  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. The performance is a joint production by IUP Music and Dance Theater and Theater-by-the-Grove. For more information, call (724) 357-1313 or visit www.iuptickets.com.

March 8

  • Yellow Creek State Park Black Bears will be presented at 7 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center in Penn Run. Enjoy an evening learning about the annual life cycle of black bears and black bear management in Pennsylvania with Wildlife Conservation Officer Patrick Snickles. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

March 8-10

  • “Oedipus the King” will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. Oedipus the King is a classic tragedy by Sophocles adapted by Ronald L. Murphy Jr. from various source materials. For more information, visit www.indianaplayers.com.

March 9

  • Girl Scout Day will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.indianamallpa.com for more information.
  • 55th Annual Spring Coin Show 2013 will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike, White Township. There will be 36 tables. Parking and admission are free. Coins 4 Kids will also be held. For more information, call (724) 254-2471.
  • Maple Sugaring at Kinter Farm with Allen Kinter will be held at 2 p.m. at the Kinter Farm, Rayne Township. This is the Friends of the Parks’ annual maple sugaring program. Come and learn all about maple sugaring. For more information, call (724) 463-8636.

March 9-10

  • “Two Rode Together” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum. The movie is a 1961 production starring Jimmy Stewart, Shirley Jones and Richard Widmark. For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.jimmy.org.

March 10

  • IUP Bands in Concert will be held 3 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. The IUP Brass Ensemble and Concert band will perform. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 12

  • IUP Symphony Orchestra in Concert will be held 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. The Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of David Martynuik. Admission is free. Visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts for more information.

March 13

  • n Daedalus Quartet will perform 8 p.m. in the Sutton Hall Blue Room, IUP. This string ensemble is widely recognized for its interpretive and lively performances. For more information, call (724) 357-1313 or visit www.iuptickets.com.

March 15

  • Diseases affecting Pennsylvania Wildlife will be held 7 p.m. in the Blue Spruce Lodge, near Ernest. Wildlife Conservation Officer Patrick Snickles will discuss this topic. The Evergreen Conservancy will update their activities and light refreshments will be served. Call (724) 463-8636 for more information.

 

March 15-17

  • Indiana Armstrong Builders Association Home Show is from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at S&T Bank Arena, 487 East Pike, White Township.  There will be 135 booths with 90 exhibitors displaying ideas on home improvement. Free parking. (724) 349-2327.

March 15-17

  • “Oedipus the King” will be performed 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana. This is the classic tragedy by Sophocles adapted by Ronald L. Murphy Jr. from various source materials. For more information, visit www.indianaplayers.com.

March 16

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held 11 a.m. downtown in Indiana. Come enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day parade with all your friends and family. For more information, visit www.downtownindiana.org.
  • Improving the quality of digital photographs, an event at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center in Penn Run, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Larry Turton will teach this photography course designed for the person who is skilled at the mechanics of a digital camera and is interested in learning the principles of photography as a tool and as an art form.  This workshop costs $20 and registration is required by March 12. For more information, call (724) 3578-7913.

March 16-17

  • The Jimmy Stewart Museum Theatre Presents “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” at 1 p.m. on the third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The movie is a 1960 production starring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles.  For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.jimmy.org.

March 17

  • A Bridal Show will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Visitors must visit all vendors to be able to win door prizes. A bridal fashion show will be held at 4 p.m. with a grand prize drawing at the end of the show. Call (724) 349-6110 for more information.
  • Parenting with Love and Leadership from Tots to Teens will be held 2 to 5 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, 712 Church St., Indiana. Family psychologist John Rosemond is one of America’s busiest and most popular speakers in the parenting field. To register, please visit the church website, www.indianagrace.org. Child care will be provided, but you must register by today. The event costs $10. For more information, call (724) 463-8535 or visit the website.

March 22

  • Photographing Birds My Way will be held 7 p.m. at the Blue Spruce Park Lodge, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. Roger Higbee will discuss the ways he photographs birds. For more information, call (724) 463-8636.

March 23

  • The Blairsville Underground Railroad presents “Showtime” at 7 p.m. in the Blairsville High School auditorium. This program will be a review of local talent. Come out and support the Underground Railroad and enjoy the show. For more information, call (724) 459-5779.

March 23-24

  • Jimmy Stewart Museum Theatre presents “Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation” at 1 p.m. at the museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. This movie is a 1962 production starring Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O’Hara and Fabian. For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.jimmy.org.

March 23-30

  • The Easter Bunny will be at the Indiana Mall from noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Pet Photo Day will be Sunday. For more information, call (724) 349-6110.

March 30-31

  • Jimmy Stewart Museum Theatre presents “How the West Was Won” at 1 p.m. in the museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The movie is a 1963 production starring Jimmy Stewart, Debbie Reynolds, George Peppard and an all-star cast. For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.jimmy.org.

April 4

  • Lively Arts presents “Cimarron” at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP. Cimarron is the most accomplished Ilanera group from Colombia. This seven-piece ensemble has been together more than 20 years and has performed worldwide. For more information, call (724) 357-1313 or visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 5

  • An Organ Recital featuring James Kibbie, professor of organ at the University of Michigan, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church in Indiana. A reception will follow the event. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 6

  • nperformance will be directed by Holly Boda-Sutton and Michael Kingan. IUP’s Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble join forces for a rousing evening of music and movement. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 6-7

  • An “Our Region on Parade” Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Indiana Mall, White Township. The expo will feature booths that showcase tourism attractions throughout Indiana County and the surrounding region. See what our region has to offer. For more information, contact Pat Selinger at (724) 639-3488 or go to www.thundermtlenape.org.
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