IT'S HAPPENING HERE
March 16, 2014 1:45 AM

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

TODAY

• The Indiana Armstrong Builders Association Home Show will feature home improvement ideas for 2014 at the S&T Bank Arena, 487 East Pike, White Township, from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit (724) 349-2327.

• “Vivacious Lady” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers and Charles Coburn. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

MARCH 17

As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will host Anthony Frazier for contemporary folk songs 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.

MARCH 18

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.

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. Call (724) 459-5779. Tickets available at the door.

• The Todd Bird Club will meet for a Yellow Creek State Park outing, led by Gloria Lamer, at 8 a.m. at the park office, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 349-1159.

MARCH 22 AND 23

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Shopworn Angel” at 1 p.m. at the museum, third floor, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan and Walter Pidgeon. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

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

MARCH 24

As a part of its Brown Bag Concert Series, the Indiana Free Library will present Andrew Mack performing country guitar and vocals 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.

MARCH 25

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.

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. Visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

MARCH 28 TO 30

The Indiana Players will present “Glengarry 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 information, visit jimmy.org.

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 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, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Participants will look for migrating waterfowl on the lake. The walk will take three hours, but participants may spend a shorter time.

For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

MARCH 29 AND 30

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 1

The Todd Bird Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Blue Spruce Park, 1128 Blue Spruce Road. They’ll travel to the Pacific Northwest then head southeast to Costa Rica with a presentation by Cris Hamilton, an accomplished photographer from Houston, Pa. Call (724) 354-3493.

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