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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on March 09, 2014 1:49 AM

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

TODAY

• “Maple Sugaring” will be presented by Allen Kinter at 2 p.m. at the Kinter Farm, Musser Road, Rayne Township. For directions or more information, call (724) 463-8636.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “Of Human Hearts” at 1 p.m. at the museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. The movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Beulah Bondi and Charles Colburn. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• “Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles” will be held at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. A pre-show dinner is available; visit www.kovalchickcomplex.com for more information.

• The IUP choirs, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, will present “Faces of Love” at 3 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 10

As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will host Natalie Young for a music therapy concert and discussion from noon to 1 p.m. at the library, 845 Philadelphia St. Bring your lunch and enjoy music by local artists. The event is free; beverages will be provided.

March 11

The Lively Arts will present Sybarite 5, a prize-winning string quintet, at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 12

Pups in the Pub, a St. Patrick’s Day party for pets, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Connie Winters’ Pet Resort, 335 Winterfield Road, White Township. Green beer (nonalcoholic), Irish stew, leprechauns to chase and singing contests will be featured. Pictures and treats for everyone. All pets must be current on vaccinations. Reserve a spot ($20 per pet) by calling (724) 465-6120 or visiting conniewinterspetresort.com.

March 13 to 15

Race Car Days will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Race cars will be on display during regular mall hours. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

March 14

“Intriguing Iceland,” will be presented at 7 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park Lodge, near Ernest, by Rebecca Sterley. Enjoy a photo journey of glaciers, waterfalls, lava fields, a lava cave crawl, hot springs, mud pots, geysers, puffins, fermented Greenland shark and Icelandic horse trekking. For more information, visit www.indianagcountyparks.org.

March 14 to 16

The Indiana Armstrong Builders Association Home Show will feature home improvement ideas for 2014 at the S&T Bank Arena, 487 East Pike, White Township. Hours: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit (724) 349-2327.

March 15

• A St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held in downtown Indiana at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• The Chestnut Ridge Resort and Conference Center will hold a St. Patty’s Day celebration beginning at 7 p.m. at the resort, 132 Pine Ridge Road, Burrell Township. Live entertainment will be provided by The Lumber Company at the 37 Grille Restaurant.

Registration for the cornhole tournament will be from noon to 1 p.m. and is $30 for a two-player team. The price includes tournament, food and adult beverages. For more information, visit www.chestnutridgeresort.com.

March 15 to 16

“Vivacious Lady” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers and Charles Coburn. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

March 17

As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will host Anthony Frazier for contemporary folk songs from noon to 1 p.m. at the library, 845 Philadelphia St. Bring your lunch and enjoy music by local artists. The event is free; beverages will be provided.

March 18

The Todd Bird Club will meet for a Yellow Creek State Park Outing at 8 a.m. at the park office, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Everyone, from beginner to expert birder, is welcome. If you have questions, contact Lee Carnahan at (724) 388-4667 or Roger or Margaret Higbee at (724) 354-3493.

March 22

• Blairsville Underground Railroad’s fourth annual “Showtime” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Blairsville High School Auditorium, Burrell Township. The event will feature a live band and local talent. Call (724) 459-5779. Tickets available at the door.

• The Todd Bird Club will meet for a Yellow Creek State Park Outing, led by Gloria Lamer, at 8 a.m. at the park office, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 349-1159.

March 22 and 23

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Shopworn Angel” at 1 p.m. at the museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan and Walter Pidgeon. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

March 23

A Bridal Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. The event is co-sponsored by Renda Broadcasting for brides-to-be for 2014, 2015, and 2016. To be a vendor, call (724) 465-4700 or visit www.indianamallpa.com.

March 24

As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will present Andrew Mack performing country guitar and vocals from noon to 1 p.m. at the library, 845 Philadelphia St. Get out of the office, bring your lunch and enjoy music by local artists. The event is free; beverages will be provided.

March 25

The Todd Bird Club will meet for a Yellow Creek State Park Outing at 8 a.m. at the park office, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Everyone, from beginner to expert birder, is welcome. If you have questions, contact Lee Carnahan at (724) 388-4667 or Roger or Margaret Higbee at (724) 354-3493.

March 27

Lively Arts will present “Ballet Hispanico” at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. Celebrating 42 years of dance and culture, Ballet Hispanico is recognized as the nation’s leading Latino dance organization. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 28 to 30

The Indiana Players will present “Glengarry Glen Ross” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The play will show four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage in any number of unethical, illegal acts, from lies and flattery to bribery threats, intimidation and burglary, to sell undesirable real estate to unwitting prospective buyers. For information, visit jimmy.org.

March 29

• The Indiana Mall’s 11th annual Family Fun Fest, “Water Water Everywhere,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Sponsored by the Children’s Advisory Council through the Department of Human Services, this event features crafts, projects and entertainment for kids 10 and under.

For more information, call (724) 463-8200, ext. 18.

• Join members of the Todd Bird Club for a Bird Walk at 8 a.m. at Yellow Creek State Park, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Participants will look for migrating waterfowl on the lake. The walk will be three hours long, but participants may spend a shorter time.

For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

March 29 and 30

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “Made for Each Other” at 1 p.m. at the museum theater on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Carole Lombard and Charles Coburn. For more information, visit jimmy.org.

March 31

• Tennis star Billie Jean King will speak at Fisher Auditorium, IUP, at 8 p.m. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, King is a pioneer for women’s equality and the advancement of women in sports.

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

• As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will present Carl Rahkonen and Joe’s Legacy, an old-time string band, from noon to 1 p.m. at the library, 845 Philadelphia St. Bring your lunch and enjoy music by local artists. The event is free; beverages will be provided.

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