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on March 17, 2013 2:50 AM

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

Today, Sunday, March 17

Indiana Armstrong Builders Association Home Show will be from noon to 4 p.m. at S&T Bank Arena, 487 East Pike, White Township.

Ninety exhibitors will display ideas and home improvement at 135 booths. Free parking. (724) 349-2327.

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

"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," a 1960 movie starring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne and Vera Miles, will be shown at 1 p.m. in the Jimmy Stewart Museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St.

For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or visit www.jimmy.org.

A Bridal Show will be held from 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.

Monday, March 18

Brown-Bag Concert will be held at noon at the Indiana Free Library Community Room. 835 Philadelphia St. Bring your lunch and enjoy music by guitarist Terry Sabo with Keith Young on the piano.

Beverages will be provided.  www.indianafreelibrary.org.

Friday, March 22

"Photographing Birds My Way" will be presented at 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.

Al Cragie will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.TheArtistsHandGallery.com

Saturday, March 23

"Showtime," a review featuring local talent, will be presented by the Blairsville Underground Railroad at 7 p.m. in the Blairsville High School auditorium. Proceeds benefit the Underground Railroad project. For tickets or more information, call (724) 459-5779.

March 23-24

"Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation," a 1962 movie starring Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O'Hara and Fabian, will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. For more information, call (724) 349-6112.

March 25

Brown-Bag Concert will be held at noon at the Indiana Free Library Community Room. Bring your lunch and enjoy a concert by Joe's Legacy. Beverages will provided.

www.indianafreelibrary.org.

March 29

A Poetry Reading will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.TheArtistsHandGallery.com .

March 30-31

n "How the West Was Won," a 1963 movie starring Jimmy Stewart, Debbie Reynolds and George Peppard, will be shown at 1 p.m. in the Jimmy Stewart Museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. For more information, call (724) 349-6112.

April 4

"Cimarron," a seven-piece Ilanera group from Columbia, will perform at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.

Sponsored by the Lively Arts.

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 presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of South Sixth and Church streets. A reception will follow the event. For information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 6

"An Evening of Dance and Percussion" will be held at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. A Sound Choices event, this performance will be directed by Holly Boda-Sutton and Michael Kingan. 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. For more information, contact Pat Selinger at (724) 639-3488 or go to www.thundermtlenape.org.

April 10

"Civil War Music and the Wildcat Regiment Band" will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia Street. Join Dr. Don Robertson, director, BJ Pino and other members of the Wildcat Regiment Band to learn about the American brass band movement in the mid 1800s and the local connections to the Wildcat Band of the Civil War. For more information, visit www.indianafreelibrary.org.

April 12

"Lovin' Downtown Every Second" will be held at 5 p.m. in downtown Indiana. This free event is sponsored by Downtown Indiana, who invites families, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown. For more information call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

April 13

"Building a Healthy Relationship," a workshop, will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1396 Wayne Avenue. This fun, interactive workshop will enchance your strategies to achieve a positive life. A gift card, meals and program materials are provided at no cost. Call (814) 765-2686 or email hrp@childaid.org to enroll. Visit the Children's Aid Society at childaid.org or call (814) 765-2686.

April 14

"Fish Scales, Fish Tales," a family fun program to learn about fish, will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park's Environmental Learning Center in Penn Run. Bring your own t-shirt or buy one for $3, or make your print on paper. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call Mandy Smith at (724) 357-7913.

"Hair: The American Tribal Love," a rock musical is showing at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. The first great rock musical and a milestone in Broadway history, this highly decorated show is exuberant and open as young Americans in the 1960s search for meaning. For more information, call (724) 357-1313 or visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 20

"How to Prune Your Plants," with Penn State Master Gardeners Charlie Venturella and Dick Farabaugh will teach the basics and advanced techniques at 10 a.m. at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center, Penn Run. The gardeners will also share ideas about having a successful garden. For more information, call (724)357-7913.

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