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The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., has “Clocks Old and New,” on exhibit through the end of June. 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 through June 8:

• “Expressions,” a collection of still life, portraits and abstract works by Gloria Doze-Czworka, in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center

• “People and Nature,” a group of paintings by Louise Leigey, Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC

• “Blendship,” IAA artists exhibit together with acrylic paintings by Julie Knox, photography by Heather Russell, an oil painting by Gloria Doze- Czworka and collages by Hillary Brunwald and Heather Lipe, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

• A variety of works in various styles by artists from the Indiana Art Association, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

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 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.


Sharon’s School of Dance & Gymnastics, White Township, will present “Showtime 2014,” the school’s 37th annual dance extravaganza, at 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in Fisher Auditorium on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. The production will feature more than 400 dancers from the area.


The Dillweed Bed & Breakfast, Dilltown, will hold the 16th annual Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14. Admission is free and open to the public. The one-day event is co-sponsored by The Herb Study Group of Indiana County. Enjoy a unique selection of area artisans selling country crafts; handmade beeswax products; hand-carved wood items for the home; embroidered artwork; all natural gourmet herb vinegars, dips and seasoning blends; pasta mixes and herb bean soups. Look for original botanical art, loose leaf and bagged herbal teas, hand poured soap products and lip balms, jewelry, and other garden-inspired specialties.

Visitors to the event will gain valuable gardening information, growing tips and learn how to care for and cultivate their own herbal gardens. Explore the history and many uses of this year’s herb in the spotlight, Artemisia. French Tarragon (a member of the Artemisia family) will be available for sale during the show. Visit the “Ask the Gardening Expert” table with your herb and general gardening questions anytime throughout the duration of the Herb Faire. For more information, go to

Concerts in the Park, held on Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Memorial Park, Indiana, and sponsored by the Indiana Arts Council, will present the following shows:

• Keystone Repertory Theater (Broadway show tunes), June 8

• Somebody to Love (classic/variety), June 15

• Northern Cambria Community Band, June 22

• Unknown String Band with Aaron & Eli (bluegrass/Americana), June 29.

Admission is free. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Phil Vassar will be the headliner for the Indiana County Fraternal Order of Police, Rhododendron Lodge 33, 40th annual Country Music Show, at 1 and 6 p.m. July 20 at the J.S. Mack Community Center grandstands. Opening the show will be Larry Frick. Tickets are available by calling (724) 349-9114.


The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “No Time for Comedy” Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. in the third-floor theater. The 1940 production stars Stewart, Rosalind Russell and Charles Ruggles. Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and the leading lady, Linda Paige.

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


The Indiana Players, at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present:

• The fifth annual One-Act Festival, 7:30 p.m. June 6 and 7 and 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m. June 8 and 15.

• “The Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m. July 18 and 19 and 24 and 26 and 2:30 p.m. July 20 and 27.

For reservations, call (724) 464-0725. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the door.

The Keystone Repertory Theater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s summer theater, will open its season with “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 8 p.m. today through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at the location of the former Old Navy store in the Indiana Mall, White Township. Tickets available by calling (724) 357-2787 or email

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