IT'S HAPPENING HERE
February 02, 2014 1:45 AM

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

TODAY

• The Indiana Players will host a Renaissance Dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Rustic Lodge, 2199 Oakland Ave., White Township. Join the Indiana Players for a Renaissance-themed dinner to support the youth Shakespearean team. Tickets ($30 for adults and $20 for students) are available online at indianaplayers.com or by calling (724) 464-0725.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum Theatre will show “Speed” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1936 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Wendy Barrie and Edwin Marin. For more information visit www.jimmy.org.

Feb. 4

Trivia Night will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dingbats Restaurant and Sports Bar, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Participants’ knowledge of a broad range of topics will be tested in multiple rounds of play. The competition is open to all ages. Food and drink specials accompany the game each Tuesday evening. For more information, call (724) 801-8372.

Feb. 5

Corey Harris, 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

A program on Panama will be presented at 7 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park Lodge, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. During this Friends of the Parks program, participants will visit the country through the lens of Larry Turton.

For more information, visit www.indianacountyparks.org.

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 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The box office opens one hour before the show and concessions will be available.

For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Feb. 8

A Valentine’s Used Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia St. For more information or to donate materials for the sale, call the front desk at (724) 465-8841, ext. 0, or visit the donate page at www.indianafreelibrary.org.

Feb. 8 and 9

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “The Gorgeous Hussy” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 845 Philadelphia St. The 1936 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Joan Crawford and Lionel Barrymore. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

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, visit www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Feb. 13

A Valentine Craft Show will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township, during regular mall hours. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

Feb. 14

• Lovin’ Downtown Every Second, which features shopping and special events, 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, IUP Performing Arts Center. Visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts for information.

• A Sweetheart Breakfast will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Old Route 22, Blairsville. On the menu are pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and a heart-shaped cookie, for $2.50. It’s a sweetheart of a deal. Reservations are not required. For more information, call (724) 459-5251.

• The Second Annual Sweethearts Dance Fundraiser will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Community Center, 640 N. Fifth Ave., White Township. Tickets are on sale now and are $25 per couple or $15 per person. Come enjoy a night of great music, food, dancing and more. Hiram and the Walkers will be performing. For more information call (724) 463-0674 or visit www.indiana-cccac.org.

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 will be available. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Feb. 15

• Learn about the pros and cons of Raised Bed Gardening with Master Gardener Larry DeChurch at 1 p.m. in the Courthouse Annex meeting room, 827 Water St. To register, call (724) 463-8636.

• Wine and Dine your Valentine at the Country Junction Restaurant from 4 to 8 p.m. at 81 Eileen Drive, Smicksburg. The event will feature a wine tasting by Windgate Winery, cheese samples by B&B Country Cheese, and dinner choices of surf and turf, breaded shrimp, flat iron or oak barrel steak, stuffed chicken or stuffed pork. Reservations are required by calling (814) 257-0152.

Feb. 15 and 16

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “Born to Dance” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1936 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Eleanor Powell and Buddy Ebsen. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Feb. 20 to 22

Lively Arts will present a play that’s in development at 8 p.m. on Waller Hall mainstage, IUP. This play, by an American Woman Playwright, marks the third year that IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove has participated in the National Theater Conference. This play may contain strong language and situations. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

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. This drama tells of 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 and 23

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “Seventh Heaven” at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1937 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Simone Simon and Jean Hersholt. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

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.

• “More Bees, If You Please” will be presented at 10 a.m. in the courthouse annex meeting room, 827 Water St. Burl Knupp will show participants how a colony of bees functions as one super organism and demonstrate how bees sting. Register by calling (724) 463-8636.

• The Blairsville CDA will hold Comedy Night Live at 5:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center, 132 Pine Ridge Road, Burrell Township. Mike Armstrong and Danny Browning will perform.

Tickets include a dinner buffet, comedians, cash bar and chances to win cash and prizes.

Call (724) 459-8588 to make reservations.

Feb. 23

Cindy Rogers will take participants on a Winter Weed Walk to find native and alien wild weeds. Participants should meet at 2 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park’s Lakeside Center, near Ernest. Register by calling (724) 463-8636.

Feb. 26 to March 1

Lively Arts will present a play that’s in development at 8 p.m. on Waller Hall mainstage, IUP. This play, by an American Woman Playwright, marks the third year that IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove has participated in the National Theater Conference. This play may contain strong language and situations. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Feb. 27

The 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. 28

A presentation on Bald Eagles by Pat Snickles will be held at 7 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Learn about the life cycle and biology of the bald eagle as well as the history of the Pennsylvania Bald Eagle reintroduction program, which has been one of the Game Commission’s most successful programs. For more information, visit www.indianacountyparks.org.

March 1

• It’s Girl Scout Day at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• IRMC on Ice will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at IRMC Park in downtown Indiana. The festival will have live ice sculpting by the IUP Culinary Arts students. There will also be a DJ, snacks and hot chocolate. At 1 p.m., IRMC Park will be officially dedicated. Join us for the ceremony and view the ice designs on Philadelphia Street. For more information, call (724) 357-7188.

March 2

A Bridal Show will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Holiday Inn, 1395 Wayne Ave., White Township. The show features all of the best in wedding and reception service professionals, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a special gift for each bride. Tickets ($5) will be sold at the door. For more information, call (724) 463-3561.

March 6

“Children of the Romantic Age: New Artworks by Gwenyth Scally” will be on display beginning at 5 p.m. in Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall, IUP. The exhibit explores humanity’s romantic and catastrophic relationship with the natural world. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 8

• The 56th Annual Spring Coin Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike, White Township. There will be 36 tables, free admission, free parking and the Coins 4 Kids program. The event is sponsored by the Indiana Coin Club. For more information, call (724) 254-2471.

• “Too Poor For Daytona,” the annual ABATE Daytona party, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Clymer American Legion, 485 Franklin St., Clymer. There will be food, drinks and entertainment for those 21 and over. Tickets in advance are $10 per person or $20 per couple; at the door they will be $12.50 per person or $25 per couple. For more information, contact Smitty at (724) 479-0714.

• ARC’s Annual Safe Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township.

March 8 to 9

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

March 9

• “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.

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