IT'S HAPPENING HERE
April 13, 2014 1:45 AM

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

TODAY

• The Lively Arts will present “The Pajama Game” 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.

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

• The Indiana Community’s Garden Cleanup Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the northeast corner of Mack Park, South Sixth Street and Carter Avenue. Tasks include filling beds with additional soil, mulching and general cleanup. For more information, call (724) 388-2585 or visit www.indianacommunitygardens.org.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “You Can’t Take it With You” at 1 p.m. at the museum at 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The 1938 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore. When Alice Sycamore agrees to marry Tony Kirby, she has no choice but to invite his wealthy parents over for dinner.

For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• Pet Photo Day with the Easter Bunny will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., Indiana.

 

April 13 to 19

The Easter Bunny will visit the Indiana Mall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; from noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., Indiana.

 

April 14 and 15

A Ukrainian Egg Class will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Monday and from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the Two Lick Valley Social Center, 450 Franklin St. The classes will be conducted by Shirley Neal.

For more information, call (724) 254-9820.

April 15

• The Todd Bird Club will hold a Yellow Creek State Park Outing at 8 a.m. at 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 at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• The Chevy Chase Community Center will hold a soup kitchen at the center on 640 N. Fifth Ave., White Township The center will provide hot, healthy and wholesome meals, education on healthy eating and living, referrals and an opportunity to reach out to those in need. For more information, call (724) 465-0674 or visit indiana-cccac.org.

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 will love to hunt for Easter eggs filled 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.

 

April 17

• An IUP Trombone Choir recital, directed by Christian Dickinson, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/live lyarts.

• A Hymn Sing with Kay Young will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at the Mahoning Hills Social Center, Route 119 Highway, beside Longview Elementary School.

For more information, call (724) 286-3099.

 

April 20

An Easter Buffet will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chestnut Ridge Resort in Burrell Township, London Ballroom, 132 Pine Ridge Road. The buffet is $26.95 per adult and $14.95 per child. Children under the age of 4 eat for free. Reservations are required; call (724) 459-7191, ext. 111.

 

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. Children are eligible for vaccines at low or no cost if they are underinsured, their insurance does not cover the vaccine, or if they 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, featuring percussion studio students, will perform at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

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

• IUP Faculty in Recital will perform at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall, IUP. Ed Fry on piano and Carl Rahkonen on violin will present 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 begin 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.

• The Artists Hand Gallery will hold “Lit Night” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery at 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The Espresso Bar will host its monthly Lit Night, an open mic night for writers to share their poetry, prose and performance. Come and share or listen. BYOB. For more information, visit www.theartistshandgallery.com.

 

April 26

• The eighth annual Carol Teti Memorial Organ Competition will be held at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, corner of South Sixth and Church streets. The competition will feature performances by college-age students with a guest adjudicator. A reception will follow.

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 into the life of trout populations. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• IUP voice studio students will perform works by Pagliacci during a recital at 4 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall. 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 26 and 27

“It’s a Wonderful World” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1939 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Claudette Colbert and Edgar Kennedy. A screwball comedy with Colbert as a runaway poetess and Stewart a fugitive chased by cops.

For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

 

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 perform at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. The ensemble is 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, IUP’s brass quintet in residence, will perform at 7 p.m. in Room 121, Cogswell Hall, IUP. Student quintets will perform at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/live lyarts.

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