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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on December 22, 2013 1:50 AM

The events listed in “It’s Happening Here” are in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

Ongoing through Jan. 1

The Festival of Lights at Blue Spruce Park will be open from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at 1128 Blue Spruce Road near Ernest. Look at more than 80 light displays, including animation, as you drive through the park on a 2-mile route around the lake. For more information, visit www.indianacountyparks.org.

Today

• Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farms Family Fun will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1803 Fleming Road, Armstrong Township. Cut down a fresh tree; enjoy the gift shop. For more information, visit www.flemingschristmastrees.com.

• “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge,” a musical parody of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” will be presented by the Indiana Players at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.indianaplayers.com.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 1 p.m. at the museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. The movie stars James Stewart and Donna Reed. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Dec. 27

The Harlem Globetrotters will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. For more information, call (724) 357-5205 or www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Dec. 28 to 29

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 1 p.m. on the third floor of the museum at 835 Philadelphia St. The movie stars James Stewart and Donna Reed. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Jan. 17 to 19

A Home Expo Vendor Show will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. See the latest in home d←cor and heath and beauty ideas. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

Jan. 19

The Fresh Beat Band will perform hits from seasons one, two and three of the Nickelodeon live-action music series that teaches pre-schoolers about music appreciation from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. For more information, call (724) 357-5205 or www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Jan. 31

St. Andrew’s Village will host its Groundhog Day Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at 1155 Indian Springs Road, White Township. The event will feature food, fun, a live polka band and fellowship. For more information, call (724) 464-1616.

Feb. 1

In honor of Boy Scout Day, Boy Scout and Cub Scout packs from Indiana County will set up displays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. There will also be a Pine Wood Derby. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

Feb. 5

Corey Harris, a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader, will perform “Fulton Blues” at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Feb. 7 to 9

The Indiana Players will present “You Can’t Take It With You” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The box office opens one hour before the show and concessions are available. At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before the audience realizes that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

 

Feb. 12

Justin Moore will perform at 7 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. The off-the-beaten path tour will include Josh Thompson and Randy Houser. For more information, call (724) 357-5205 or www.kovalchickcomplex. com.

Feb. 13

A Valentine Craft Show will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. This is a great time to find that special someone a valentine gift. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

Feb. 14

• Lovin’ Downtown Every Second will begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Indiana. For more information, call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• Lively Arts will present “Pittsburgh Pops: A Broadway Valentine” at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on the IUP campus.

For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Feb. 14 to 16

The Indiana Players will present “You Can’t Take it With You” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St.

The box office opens one hour before the show and concessions are available.

At first, the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before the audience realizes that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. Call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Feb. 27

Lively Arts will present “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on the IUP campus. This award-winning love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes and dazzling production numbers.

Feb. 21 to 23

The Indiana Players will present “A Woman Called Truth” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The reading traces the life of Sojourner Truth from the day she is sold away from her family as a young girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a popular and respected figure advocating abolition and women’s rights. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Feb. 22

Indiana Regional Medical Center’s “Day of Dance” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave, White Township. Dance, walk and move. Even the smallest steps count. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

Feb. 27

Lively Arts will present “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on the IUP campus. This award-winning love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes and dazzling production numbers.

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