IT'S HAPPENING HERE
February 16, 2014 1:50 AM

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

TODAY

• 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.

• The Indiana Players will present “You Can’t Take it With You” 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.

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

• A National Pancake Day Fundraiser Breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. The public is invited to attend and no advance reservation is required. Breakfast cost is $2.50. For more information, call (724) 465-2697.

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 Pennsylvania 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 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.

March 11

Lively Arts presents Sybarite 5 at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall. From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians will take the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

March 12

Pups in the Pub will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Connie Winters’ Pet Resort, 335 Winterfield Road, White Township. Pups in the Pub is the St. Patrick’s party for pets with green beer (non-alcoholic), Irish stew, leprechauns to chase and singing contests. There will be pictures and treats for everyone. All pets must be current on all required vaccinations. Call and reserve a spot in the pub for your pet. The cost is $20 per pet. For more information, call (724) 465-6120 or visit conniewinterspetresort.com.

March 13 to 15

Race Car Day will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Check out all the race cars on display throughout the mall. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

March 14

A presentation, “Intriguing Iceland,” will be held at 7 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park Lodge, near Ernest, by Rebecca Sterley. Iceland, an island a bit smaller than Kentucky, is still growing due to volcanic action. 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 15

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

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. Visit (724) 459-5779.

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 and invites brides-to-be for 2014, 2015, and 2016. To be a vendor, call Renda Broadcasting at (724) 465-4700 or visit www.indianamallpa.com.

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

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 the mall, 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. They’ll look for migrating waterfowl on the lake. The walk will be three hours long, but you may spend a shorter time. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

March 31

Billie Jean King will speak at Fisher Auditorium 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.

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