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on March 21, 2013 10:40 AM

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The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents the public and personal work of Bernie Wilke, through April 5. The exhibition features a look at Wilke’s 25 public mural projects in Indiana along with pieces of his studio work, including paintings and drawings.

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The Indiana Art Association presents:

  • A display of members’ works at Indiana Ambulatory Surgical Center, 841 Hospital Road, White Township.
  • “Life is a Puzzle,” a series of mosaics by international artist, Jerry McClure, is on display weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Calvary Presbyterian Church Chalice Room, 695 Church St. Visitors are asked to use the School Street entrance and check in at the downstairs office.

For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to

The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:

  • Early cleaning methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.
  • “Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia.
  • 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States.
  • “The One Room School House in Indiana County,” photographs and artifacts documenting the county’s early schools.
  • Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including the county’s history of coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.

The University Museum in Sutton Hall at IUP presents “Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition,” March 29-May 4.

Museum hours are 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

For more information, call (724) 254-2471.


Mountainview Square Dance Club hosts round and square dancing at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the Blairsville High School cafeteria. Couples and singles who do modern western square dancing are welcome. For more information, call (724) 465-2753 or go to

Thunderbolts Square Dance Club sponsors A-1 and A-2 dancing at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Blairsville High School cafeteria. Couples and singles who do advanced dancing are welcome. For more information, call (724) 388-1909. 


The Lively Arts at IUP presents:

  • Cimarron, 8 p.m. April 4, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.
  • An Evening of Dance and Percussion, 7 p.m. April 6, Fisher Auditorium.
  • Seth Rudetsky, 8 p.m. May 6, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP.
  • An Opera Gala, 8 p.m. May 10, Fisher Auditorium.  

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

Indiana Free Library, downtown Indiana, will hold the final show in its Brown Bag Concert series at noon on Monday.

Community members are invited to bring a lunch and enjoy the talents of Joe’s Legacy old-time string band. Beverages are provided.

Showtime, a review featuring local talent, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Blairsville High School auditorium.

The show is presented by the Underground Railroad and proceeds benefit the Underground Railroad project.

For tickets or more information, call (724) 459-5779.


The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present the following matinees at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:

  • Saturday and Sunday — “Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation,” starring Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O’Hara and Fabian.
  • March 30-31 — “How The West Was Won,” starring Jimmy Stewart, Debbie Reynolds, George Peppard and all-star cast.

Museum admission: members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children 6 and under, free.

Prices are subject to change without notice. Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.”

For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to


The Lively Arts at IUP presents:

  • “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” 8 p.m. April 14, Fisher Auditorium.
  • “Temptation of the Muses,” 8 p.m. April 25, Fisher Auditorium.      

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

The Homer-Center High School Class of 2013 will present the comedy, “You Can’t Take it with You,” at 7:30 p.m. April 5. Tickets are $5.

There will also be a senior citizen afternoon matinee on that day at noon.


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