IT'S HAPPENING HERE
March 30, 2014 1:44 AM

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

TODAY

• The Indiana Players will present “Glengarry Glen Ross” at 2:30 p.m. 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.

• 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.

April 4

Legacy Brass’ Quintet Recital will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. Students of the IUP Legacy Brass Quintet will perform. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 4 to 6

• Lively Arts will present “The Girl in White” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zink Hall Dance Theater, IUP. “The Girl in White” is a dance production loosely based on Mexican folklore. The production will be co-directed by Holly Boda-Sutton and Kevin Eisensmith in collaboration with composer Robert J. Bradshaw. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

 

• “Glengarry Glen Ross” will be performed 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 shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage in any number of unethical, illegal acts. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

April 5 and 6

The Indiana Free Library’s Spring Used Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia St. Thousands of books, films, music CDs and audiobooks suitable for all interests and ages will be available. Those wishing to donate materials to the sale should call the front desk at (724) 465-8841. For more information, visit www.indianafreelibrary.org.

 

April 5

• The Todd Bird Club will hold a Yellow Creek State Park Outing at 8 a.m. at the park, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. The outing will be led by Roger and Margaret Higbee. This is the semi-annual joint outing with the Three Rivers Birding Club. For more information, call (724) 354-3493.

• A Fool’s Run 10K Run and Three Mile Fun Walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the S&T Bank Arena, White Township. Sponsored by the Indiana Road Runners Club, this is the oldest continuous 10K in Pennsylvania, with country roads and rolling hills. Awards will go to the top five overall males and females in five-year age groups. The event cost is $20. For more information, call (724) 465-0501 or visit www.indianaroadrunners.com.

• A Chamber Business Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. To be a vendor in the expo, call the chamber at (724) 465-2511.

• “Pruning Your Shrubs” will be presented by Bob Pollock, extension educator, and master gardener Ralph Sweithelm at 10 a.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. They will share tips for creating more beautiful and healthier landscape plants. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• Four Footed Friends will hold a Cash Bash at 5 p.m. at the Indiana Eagles Club, 420 Philadelphia St. Tickets are $20 per person and include food, beer and nonalcoholic beverages. The menu includes chicken, rigatoni, meatballs, parsley potatoes, corn, green beans, tossed salad and a dinner roll.

April 8

The Todd Bird Club will meet at 8 a.m. for a Yellow Creek State Park Outing, 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.

April 10 to 13

Lively Arts will present “The Pajama Game” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. A true song and dance musical, “The Pajama Game” won three Tony awards in 1955 for best musical, best featured actress and best choreography. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 11

• Lovin’ Downtown Every Second will begin at 5 p.m. This free event, sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites families, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown on the second Friday of the month. Artists, musicians and once-a-month sales will be lining the downtown area. For more information, call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtown indiana.org.

• An “Eco-Lodge in Belize,” a presentation by Bob and Lori Rittle, will be held at 7 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park’s Lakeside Lodge, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. Join them in a rain forest in rural Central America.

For more information, visit www.indianacountyparks.org.

April 12 to 19

The Easter Bunny will visit the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township, from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Pet photo day is Sunday, April 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

April 12

• The Todd Bird Club will hold an outing at 8 a.m. at Saylor Park, near Route 119 in Black Lick and on the Ghost Town Trail, led by Lee Carnahan and Tom Glover. For more information, call (724) 354-3493.

• WyoTech will hold its Spring Open House at 10 a.m. at the WyoTech administration building, 500 Innovation Drive, Burrell Township. Tour the campus and learn about the programs. Open to the public. For more information, call (724) 459-4339.

• A Spring Fashion Show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. See what’s new for spring 2014. To be a model for the show, call the mall office at (724) 349-6110. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

April 13

A Freedom Colors Run/Walk will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on the Hoodlebug Trail, with the starting point at Dougherty Field, IUP, White Township. The event is a 5K family fun Color Run/Walk. Proceeds will benefit the Indiana County Veterans’ Affairs Office in their attempt to purchase a new vehicle to transport veterans to and from appointments. For more information, email krkn@iup.edu or call (724) 954-6104.

April 15

• The Todd Bird Club will hold a Yellow Creek State Park Outing at 8 a.m., 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.

• IUP music faculty member Linda Jennings, cellist, will perform in a recital at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 16

An Easter Egg Hunt for Pets will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Connie Winters’ Pet Resort, 335 Winterfield Road, White Township. Dogs love to hunt for Easter eggs with delicious doggie treats. The event cost is $20 per pet. For more information, call (724) 465-6120 or visit www.conniewinterspetresort.com.

April 17 to 19

An Easter 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.

April 17

An IUP Trombone Choir recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. This music recital will feature the IUP trombone choir directed by Christian Dickinson. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 21

The Pennsylvania Department of Health Immunization Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Indiana County State Health Center, 75 N. Second St. You are eligible for vaccines at low or no cost if you are underinsured, your insurance does not cover the vaccine or if you are uninsured. The maximum cost for a vaccine is $5, payable by check or money order only. For more information, call (724) 357-2995.

April 22

• The IUP Percussion Ensemble will be in concert at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center, featuring percussion studio students. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• IUP Faculty in Recital will perform at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP, with Ed Fry on piano and Carl Rahkonen on the violin presenting a concert of Baroque music featuring the works of Marin Marais, Henry Eccles, Georg Philipp Telemann and J.S. Bach. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 24

Tubaphonium, an ensemble concert led by Zach Collins, will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 25

A presentation on Rain Barrels will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Spruce Park Lodge, near Ernest. Jim Resh of the Conservation District will talk about the importance of rain barrels and show how to build one. For more information, call (724) 463-5138 or visit www.evergreenconservancy.org.

April 26

• The eighth annual Carol Teti Memorial Organ Competition will be held at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, featuring performances by college-age students with a guest adjudicator. A reception will follow the event. For more information, call (724) 357-2391

• A presentation on Electro-Fishing will be held at 2 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Join Eric Chapman, director of aquatic science for the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, for a shocking look in to the life of trout populations. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• IUP voice studio students will perform in a Pagliacci Recital at 4 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, with works from Pagliacci. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• IUP Bands in Concert will be held at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. Jason Worzbyt and Jack Stamp will direct a rousing performance by the IUP Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

April 27

• IUP Bands in Concert, featuring the Concert Band and Brass Ensemble, will be held at 2 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. They’ll present a musical afternoon led by Stephanie Caulder, Jason Worzbyt and Christian Dickinson. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• The Indiana Symphonic Winds in Concert will be held at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. This will be a performance of the ensemble affiliated with the newly created Community Music School. For more information, call (724) 357-2391.

April 29

• 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.

• The HoodleBug Brass will hold a recital at 7 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. IUP’s brass quintet in residence will deliver a lively performance. Student quintets will perform at 6 p.m. in connection with this concert. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

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