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on May 30, 2013 10:50 AM


The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents pastels and paintings by Dayas Silvis, Alice O’Dell, Heather Lippe and Heather Russell. For more information, go to

The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., presents “All Dolled Up,” through June 29, an exhibit of dolls. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (724) 459-0580 or go to

The Indiana Art Association presents:

• Thirty artworks by Heather Russell on exhibit in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

• A display of members’ works at Indiana Ambulatory Surgical Center, 841 Hospital Road, White Township.

• Seven large works by fiber artist Sandy Trimble on display through June at the Calvary Presbyterian Church Chalice Room, 695 Church St., during regular office hours. 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 Indiana Art Association will hold its 13th annual Arts Camp in July. Elementary Camp (grades 1 through 6) will take place from July 15 to 19 at the East Pike Elementary School, Secondary (grades 7 through 12) Camp will take place July 22 through July 26 with the morning art class at The Artists Hand Gallery and the afternoon theater and music classes at the Indiana Players Playhouse on Philadelphia Street. Both groups will have a show and reception the Friday evening following their week of camp.

Students will sign up for the grade they are now completing. The elementary camp will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a break for lunch. The cost for the week will be $125 for full-day camp (entries received before June 15 will have a $25 discount) or $90 for one subject.

Secondary camp will begin with an art class at The Artists Hand Gallery from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., have an hour lunch break, then will resume at The Indiana Playhouse with a theater class from noon to 2 p.m. and a music class from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost for the week is $150, with a $25 discount fee before June 15. Please make checks payable to Indiana Art Association and send them to Trish Dodson, 33 Jeffrey St., Indiana, PA 15701. The teachers for the elementary levels for theater are Robyn Bailey-Orchard and Megan Klingensmith. Marc Nelson will be teaching music. Art teachers include Jill Shinsky, Jess Green and Greg Hartnett. Junior and senior high teachers this year will include Robyn Bailey-Orchard, drama; Marc Nelson, music; and Arlene Miller, art. Forms will be available at your local schools or may be downloaded from the website, indianapaartasso For more information or to be put on the mailing list, please email Arts Camp Director Trish Dodson at with “arts camp” in the memo line.


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

Sharon’s School of Dance & Gymnastics, White Township, presents “Showtime 2013” at 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in Fisher Auditorium on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. More than 400 local dancers will perform during the two-day extravaganza. Tickets are $12 each and will be available at the door.

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 Blairsville Community Concert Band, directed by Dave Brozeski, will perform a free Spring into Summer concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Mack Park, in White?Township, rain or shine. Bring a chair and enjoy a live concert band performance. For more information, go to at

The Lively Arts at IUP presents Sonny Landreth at 8 p.m. Friday at the Indiana Theater building, downtown Indiana.

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

Throwback Championship Wrestling presents Back in Business, a wrestling event on June 8 at the Hastings Community Gym, 270 Beaver St., Hastings. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bell time is 7 p.m. General admission seats are $10 and ringside seats are $12. Group rate is available for five tickets for $40 for general seating. Tickets available at Backstreet Records, Pittsburgh Sports Connection and Throwback Wrestling at


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

• Saturday and Sunday, “Cheyenne Social Club,” a 1951 a production starring Stewart, Shirley Jones and Henry Fonda. John O’ Hanlan (Stewart), an itinerant cowboy, receives a letter notifying him that he has inherited a business establishment called the Cheyenne Social Club.

• June 8-9, “Fool’s Parade,” a 1971 production starring Stewart, Anne Baxter and George Kennedy.

• June 15-16, “The Spirit of St. Louis,” a 1957 production starring Stewart, Patricia Smith and Murray Hamilton. The movie tells the story of Charles Lindbergh’s flight across the Atlantic.

• June 22-23, “Strategic Air Command,” a 1955 production starring Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Lovejoy. Stewart plays a United States Air Force Reserves officer recalled to active duty to fly B-36 and B-47 bombers.

• June 29-30, “Airport 77,” a 1977 production starring Stewart, Olivia de Havilland and George Kennedy. Stewart’s private luxury jet is sabotaged and sinks in the ocean, forcing a daring rescue attempt.

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

Call (724) 349-6112 or go to

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