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on August 21, 2014 10:49 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Indiana Art Association presents:

• “Coffee Art” by Craig Peterson, until September in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

• A variety of art by Michael Whitton, until September in the Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC.

• Indiana Art Association’s Spring Art Show winners, on display until September, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to www.indianapaartassociation.org.

The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:

• Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame exhibit, featuring a wealth of memorabilia on Indiana County athletes through the years. The exhibit will change yearly.

• Early cleaning methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.

• “Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia.

• 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States.

• Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.

Kipp Gallery, in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Sprowls Hall, presents “2014 Master of Art Thesis Exhibition,” through Sept. 4.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

An Evening with Edward Parks, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, in the Indiana Area Senior High School auditorium, 450 N. 5th St., White Township. The event, sponsored by the Indiana Arts Council, benefits the Indiana County Competition for Young Musicians. Tickets are available at The Artists Hand Gallery, Michael B Shoes and online at IndianaArtsCouncil.org. Call (724) 465-2787 for more information.

Avonmore Harvest Jubilee, Sept. 19-21. Free live entertainment, games, kids’ stage, chain saw carving, parade and car cruise on Saturday. Food, games, arts and crafts also available.

Clymer Days Festival, Sept. 26-28 in Clymer. Food, entertainment and children’s activities.

Concerts in the Park are held on Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue, Indiana.

• Sean Howard & Friends (Americana), Sunday

• Gashouse Annie (duo), Aug. 31

Admission is free. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

Indiana County Fair, J.S. Mack Community Center, White Township, Sunday to Aug. 31. Events include harness racing, tractor pulls, livestock judging, band night, a cheerleading expo, live music, fireworks and more. Amusement rides and food booths will also be on site.

Go to www.indianacountyfair.com for more information.

Green Township Community Fair, Cookport, Sept. 8 to 13. Agricultural displays and competitions, animal and craft exhibits, rides and entertainment, tractor pulls, food and more.

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:

• Army vs. Marines MMA Live Extreme Cage Fighting, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.

• Ron White, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13.

For more information, go to www.kovalchickcomplex.com or call (800) 298-4200.

Oktoberfest, 1 to 8 p.m., Oct. 4, Hebron Lutheran Church, Blairsville. Car cruise, bands, games, basket raffle and German food, wine and beer featured.

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “Malaya,” a 1949 production starring Stewart, Spencer Tracey and Valentina Cortese, at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A newspaperman convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese.

Museum admission: Members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children under 7, free. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.”

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

THEATER

The Lively Arts at IUP will present “Dr. Rick’s Traveling Shakespeare Show Presents ‘The Tempest’” at 8 p.m. Aug. 28 to 30 and Sept. 4 to 6, and 2 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 7, Waller Hall Mainstage. Call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

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