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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on May 05, 2013 2:50 AM

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

Today

• “Play It Again, Sam” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. Allan Felix has this thing about Humphrey Bogart. The New York Post has called this performance “hilarious — a cheerful romp, a funny, likable comedy that has a surprising amount of wistful appeal.” For more information, visit www.indianaplayers.com.

• The IUP Brass Ensemble and Concert Band will perform at 3 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• “Trout Count and Clean Streams,” a presentation by Eric Chapman on the Unassessed Water Initiative, will focus on the distribution of native and wild trout in Pennsylvania at 2 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, Penn Run. (724) 357-7913.

• “The Flight of the Phoenix” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Richard Attenborough and Robert Aldrich. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• An Indiana Arts Council Display will be at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township, in the center court. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• IUP Vocal Arts will hold “Folksongs in Recital” at 7:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP. Led by Ryan Beeken, IUP choral students and voice faculty will explore and present music from five continents. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

MAY 6

Radio host, actor, Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer Seth Rudetsky will share his stories at “The State of Broadway” at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP. He will present his perspective on the role of theater and Broadway in America. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

May 7 to 12

The Alpha Craft Show will be held at The Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Come see what the craft vendors have to offer you just in time for Mother’s Day. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

May 7

The Hoodlebug Brass will be in recital at 8 p.m. in Cogswell Hall, Room 121, IUP. IUP’s brass quintet-in-residence delivers a lively performance. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

May 8

The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana, 285 Twolick Drive, White Township, will hold “Triple Divide” at 7:30 p.m. Documents of the 18-month investigation by an Ohio publication, the Public Herald, into the environmental and health impacts of shale oil and gas fracturing at the headwaters of the triple continental divide of north-central Pennsylvania will be on display. All are welcome. Admittance is a suggested $5 donation and will benefit the Indiana County Center for Community Growth. For more information, call (724) 349-2776.

May 10

• “Lovin’ Downtown Every Second,” a free event sponsored by Downtown Indiana, will begin at 5 p.m. downtown. Families, friends and neighbors are invited to stroll downtown on the second Friday of the month.

For more information, call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• An “Opera Gala” will be held at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center, IUP. Sound Choices presents IUP’s Symphony Orchestra, led by David Martynuik, with faculty voices Mary Logan Hastings and Joseph Baunoch, joined by guest Richard Fracker of the Metropolitan Opera.

Visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• “Tree” will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. “Tree” is a traditional Irish/Celtic bluegrass musical act from Johnstown.

For more information, visit www.theartistshandgallery.com.

May 11

• The third annual Tractor and Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Silver Canoe Campground, 140 Silver Canoe Campground Road, Rural Valley. Tractors will be arriving at 11 a.m. There is something for everyone — tractors, crafters, food vendors, a Civil War camp and more.

For more information, call (724) 783-6000 or visit www.silvercanoecampground.com.

• A “Goods and Services Auction” will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church of Indiana, 285 Twolick Drive, White Township. Doors open at 6 p.m. for sign-in, review and socializing. The auction will begin at 7 p.m. with auctioneer Michael R. Charnego. For more information, call (724) 349-2776 or visit www.firstuu-indianapa.org/goods-services-auction/.

• Children’s Make-and-Take Workshops will be held at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. Session one will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and session two will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. A traditional African tie-dye class will be taught by Sandy Trimble. Bring a cotton shirt. The cost is $20 per class, per child, or by registering, the workshops cost $95 per child for all five workshops. For more information, visit www.TheArtistsHandGallery.com.

May 11 and 12

“The Rare Breed” will be shown at 1 p.m. at The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1966 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O’Hara and Brian Keith. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

May 12

Mother’s Day wildflower walk and tea will begin at 2 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park beach, Penn Run. Join Cindy Rogers for a walk around the park while she identifies wildflowers and discusses their uses. Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

May 17

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

May 17 and 18

The May Mart Flower and Craft Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike, White Township. Flowers, crafts and food will be available. For more information, visit www.indianagardenclub.com or call (724) 349-8763.

May 18

• Children’s Make-and-Take Workshops will continue at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. Session one will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and session two will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. “Building Structures,” a wood class, will be taught by Katie Ott. The cost per class is $20.

For more information, visit www.TheArtistsHandGallery.com.

• The Armed Forces Day Golf Tournament will be held at the VFW Post 1989, White Township. It will be a four-person scramble with an entry fee of $30.

The entry fee will include 18 holes of golf with a cart, prizes, a hot dog with a beverage and a sit-down steak dinner after the tournament. The event requires registration by calling (724) 465-5131, ext. 2.

May 18 and 19

Allegheny Highlands Region SCCA will be held at 9 a.m. at WyoTech Blairsville, 500 Innovation Drive, Burrell Township. Registration is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. SCCA Solo II (autocross) is a timed competitive driving event.

Almost any street legal car (no trucks, except two-wheel drive, vans or SUVs) are eligible to participate.

For more information, visit www.ahr-scca.com.

May 18

• A Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for the “Rest on Arms” memorial will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, 621 Wayne Ave. For more information, visit restonarms.wordpress.com.

• A movie night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana, White Township. Admission is free to view the Oscar-winning movie “Argo,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. For more information, call (724) 349-2776.

May 18 and 19

“Firecreek” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1968 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda and Inger Stevens. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

May 19

A roast beef and holupki dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, corner of Tanoma Road and Route 286 East, Rayne Township. The dinner costs $10 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 12, while children 4 and younger eat for free. The public is welcome, and there will be a fast takeout line. For more information, call (724) 463-1535.

May 24

“Striped Maple Hollow,” traditional folk and alternative country sounds, will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.TheArtistsHandGallery.com.

May 25

• An Intro to Painting the Still Life (from life) will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. Jolene Joyner will be your guide in painting a still life from three-dimensional objects in natural light. The class costs $45 for members of the Indiana Art Association and $65 for nonmembers. For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or visit www.indianaartassociation.org.

• “The White Shadow Band” will perform at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No off-site alcohol is permitted. There is a $4 cover charge. For more information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• Fish for fun at 9 a.m. at Blue Spruce Park, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. Grab your reels and join Consol Energy and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. A free fishing contest for kids 12 and younger will be held. For more information, visit www.consolenergy.com.

May 25 and 26

“Bandolero” will be shown at 1 p.m. at The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1968 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Raquel Welch and Dean Martin. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

May 27

A blood drive will be held at the Indiana Mall, White Township. Donate the gift of life with the American Red Cross during their Memorial Day Blood Drive. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

May 30 to June 2

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers” will be performed by the Keystone Repertory Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP. Meet Barney Cashman, a middle-aged restaurant manager who has a very nice married existence, but he’s tired of existing; he wants to live before it’s too late. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

May 31

An “I Speak the Password Primeval 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.

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