IT'S HAPPENING HERE ...
May 12, 2013 3:00 AM

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

Today

• The Alpha Craft Show continues at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• “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.

• 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, 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.

• A Boating and Water Safety Awareness Course will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning classroom, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Boating and Water Safety Awareness Course is for people 16 years of age and older. Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch. Registration is required at (724) 357-7913.

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, 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.

• A Memorial Day picnic and cookout will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin St. Clymer. Entertainment will be provided by Rich Hagen on keyboard. Reservations are necessary; call (724) 253-9820.

May 25

• An Intro to Painting Still 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.

• A Night Hike will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s North Shore Amphitheater, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Join the park naturalist to discover some of the amazing creatures of the nighttime world. Bring a flashlight. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

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

• An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Indiana Mall, White Township. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• “Fish For Free Day” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Join the park naturalist for some good, old-fashioned fun at the late. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• Hike Ridgetop Trail with Yellow Creek State Park’s naturalist from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meet at Ridgetop Trail Head. The trail is two miles; feel free to pack a snack and bring binoculars, walking sticks or whatever suits your walking style. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

May 29

A Veterans’ Breakfast will be served from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin St., Clymer. There will be no charge for veterans, while all others pay $2.50 for breakfast. For more information, call (724) 254-9820.

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.

• Sonny Landreth will perform at 8 p.m. at the Indiana Theater. This is a Lively Arts event funded in part by David and Patty Bidwell. For more information, visit www.sonnylandreth.com.


 

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