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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on June 29, 2014 1:44 AM

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

TODAY

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “The Ziegfeld Girl” at 1 p.m. at the museum. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Lana Turner and Judy Garland. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• The Summer Concerts in the Park Series will feature a string band with Aaron and Eli performing from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

• A Lunch on the Lake will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park, Penn Run. The catered lunch is $18 per person and seating is limited to the first 10 participants. Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

July 2

The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the former BiLo parking lot along Wayne Avenue in White Township.

July 3

The Strongstown Community Market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Schoolhouse on Route 422 in Strongstown.

July 4

• The Indiana Lions’ Club Fourth of July Celebration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Indiana County Fairgrounds, 700 Carter Ave., White Township. A pet parade begins at 10 a.m. The day also features a demolition derby, car cruise, entertainment, food vendors and fireworks. For more information, call (724) 465-7732.

• Old-fashioned Penny Candy Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Smicksburg. Selected stores and restaurants will have complimentary summer treats. For more information, visit www.smicksburg.net.

• The Blairsville Farmers Market will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Tractor Supply parking lot in Blairsville. Stop by the market to get farm-fresh food, handmade crafts and more. For more information, visit www.blairsville-pa.net.

July 5

• Paddling the Lakes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s boat rental area, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Join naturalist Mike Shaffer and recreation coordinator Emily Borcz for kayak instruction and a two-hour paddle on Yellow Creek Lake. The program is for those ages 12 and up. Those under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Church and Eighth streets.

• Hamilton Avenue will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, Burrell Township.

• Tom Angelo will perform at Whitey’s Peetza and Eatery, 368 First St., Coral, from 6 to 9 p.m. Reservations are recommended. For more information, visit www.whiteyspeetza.com.

July 6

Grist for the Mill will perform for the Summer Concerts in the Park series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park. Bring a chair or blanket.

July 8

The Spinney Brothers will perform at Yarnick’s Farm Market, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dinner will include steak or half-chicken dinners with potatoes, salad, famous sweet corn and dessert. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To watch the music only, the cost is $10 per person. For more information, call (724) 349-3904 or visit www.yarnicksfarm.com.

July 9

• A Picnic in the Oak Grove will begin at 11:30 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. with food sold by Aramark. There will be no rain date.

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the former BiLo parking lot along Wayne Avenue in White Township.

July 10

The Strongstown Community Market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Schoolhouse in Strongstown.

July 11

The Blairsville Farmers Market will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Tractor Supply parking lot in Blairsville.

July 11 AND 12

Lively Arts presents “Alice in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. A young girl with an incredible imagination journeys to an off-kilter world where fantasy and wordplay are the order of the day. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

July 12

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Church and Eighth streets.

• Hamilton Avenue will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, Burrell Township.

• Tom Angelo will perform at Whitey’s Peetza and Eatery, in Coral, from 6 to 9 p.m.

• WyoTech will hold a Summer Car Cruise, “Cruisin’ for a Cause” from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on the campus at 500 Innovation Drive, Burrell Township. The event will have music, food, prizes, raffles and giveaways. For more information, call (724) 459-4324.

June 12 and 13

AHR-SCCA Auto-X events 7 and 8 will begin at 9 a.m. at WyoTech, Burrell Township. This is a timed automobile competition. Any car or two-wheel-drive truck is eligible to participated. Four-wheel-drive trucks, SUVs or vans of any sort are prohibited. The event costs $25 for SCCA members and $35 for non-SCCA members. For more information, call (724)549-7018.

July 13

•The annual Hoodlebug Summerfest will be held from noon to 8 p.m. in downtown Homer City. The event features live entertainment, parade, crafts, a bicycle poker run, kids zone and ethnic foods.

For more information, call (724) 479-2184.

• A Summer Weed Walk will be held at 2 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park Pavilion No. 4, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. Join Cindy Rogers to find native and alien wild weeds in the park. Register by calling (724) 463-8636.

• The Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk will be held at 6 p.m. at Floodway Park in Homer City. The race is a fast and flat 5K on the streets of Homer City with part of the last mile on the Hoodlebug Trail. The cost is $17.

For more information, call Cory Fulmer of the Indiana Road Runners Club at (724) 541-0013 or visit www.indianaroadrunners.com.

• Frankie and Dave will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Memorial Park. Bring a chair or blanket. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

July 16

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the former BiLo parking lot along Wayne Avenue in White Township.

• The Chestnut Hills Social Center will hold an Italiana Dinner Fundraiser from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville. There will be a wine and cheese hour with Raspberry Acres Winery providing samples of wine, with a representative answering questions and sharing their knowledge about fine wines. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. and includes pasta fagioli, salad, spaghetti and homemade meatballs with Italian bread, a beverage and spumoni or vanilla ice cream for dessert. Tickets are $6 and must be purchased by July 9. For information, call (724) 459-5251.

July 17

The Strongstown Community Market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Schoolhouse in Strongstown.

July 17 and 18

A Christmas in July Yard Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. Stop by and jump on your Christmas shopping. Call (724) 465-2697.

July 18

The Blairsville Farmers Market will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Tractor Supply parking lot in Blairsville.

July 19

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Church and Eighth streets.

• Taste and Tour the Indiana Community Garden Kay Snyder at 10 a.m. at J.S. Mack Community Center. See what’s growing at the garden and sample fresh food. Learn about plants, bugs, worms, composting, eating garden goodies, creating various types of gardens and using rain barrels to collect water. Hands-on children’s activities are scheduled. Register by calling (724) 463-8636.

• Summer Fest Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Village, 1155 Indian Springs Road, White Township. The annual car show, musical entertainment, picnic food and refreshments will be featured. Activities and games for children of all ages. Bring your blanket and lawn chair. No pets or alcoholic beverages are permitted. For more information, call (724) 464-1600.

This information is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Event times and places are subject to change.

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