What’s Happening at WKU

Here’s a list of upcoming WKU events. All times are Central. For more events, visit WKU’s online calendar, the Current Students page or the Events@WKU page or follow WKU events on Instagram. For more WKU News, follow us on Twitter @wkunews, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews or subscribe to our newsfeed at www.wku.edu/news

Events@WKU

Upcoming event posters/flyers/announcements are now available on the Events@WKU page.

Ongoing/continuing events

Friday, April 29

  • 7 a.m.: Topper Orientation Program for fall 2016. Downing Student Union. Contact Ashlee Manley, (270) 745-2551.
  • 2 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. FIU, doubleheader. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: Family Fun Day. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Admission is $5. Contact Shannon Sales, (270) 745-2419.
  • 3 p.m.: 2016 Western Kentucky Film Festival. Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact Jerod Hollyfield, (270) 745-3242.
  • 4 p.m.: Guinness World Record Attempt, part of Rue de la Rouge Street Festival. WKU campus to downtown Bowling Green. Contact Payton Taylor, (270) 792-9531 or info@bgvibe.com
  • 7 p.m.: 2016 Western Kentucky Film Festival. Capitol Theatre, downtown Bowling Green. Contact Jerod Hollyfield, (270) 745-3242.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: It’s Time to Sing by The Symphony at WKU with the South Central Kentucky Choral Society. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $22; $10 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Production: Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Tickets are $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Saturday, April 30

  • 7:30 a.m.: Gatton Academy Preview Day. Grise Hall, room 235. Contact Zack Ryle, (270) 745-2971.
  • 8 a.m.: Western Kentucky Women Veterans Conference. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Rick Wright, (270) 745-5008.
  • 9 a.m.: SKy Science Festival Expo Day. Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Contact Hardin Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 10 a.m.: GEAR UP Program Workshop. Honors College/International Center. Contact Martha Sales, (270) 745-3757.
  • 2 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. FIU. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 3 p.m.: 2016 Western Kentucky Film Festival. Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact Jerod Hollyfield, (270) 745-3242.
  • 5 p.m.: Mayhem 2016. Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Contact WWHR-FM, (270) 681-7917.
  • 8 p.m.: Production: Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Tickets are $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 9 p.m.: Concert: Sam + Luke. Downing Student Union, Nite Class. Free admission. Contact Campus Activities Board, (270) 745-5807.

Sunday, May 1

  • 3 p.m.: Production: Evening of Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Tickets are $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 3 p.m.: Recital: WKU Pre-College Piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, May 2

Tuesday, May 3

Friday, May 6

  • 11:30 a.m.: Lecture: The Dalton-Primrose Collaboration: Two Books, An Archive, and a Video by Dr. Dwight Pounds. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, room 319. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, May 7

  • 8:30 a.m.: KMTA Keyboard Festival. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Team Penning. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Dana Raye, (270) 287-1007.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Marshall, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: Recital: WKU Pre-College Strings. Music Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 5 p.m.: Recital: Violin Studio. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Sunday, May 8

  • Noon: WKU Softball vs. Marshall. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 4 p.m.: Recital: Viola Studio. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 7 p.m.: Performance: Nancy Cron Sings Favorites. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, May 9

  • Finals Week Begins.
  • 4 p.m.: Study Hall. Kentucky Museum. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.

Tuesday, May 10

Wednesday, May 11

  • 11:30 a.m.: Food for Thought Series: Everyday Elvis –- Stories from the King of Rock ‘n Roll’s Private Nurse by Letitia Henley Kirk. Knicely Conference Center. Tickets are $10. Contact Society for Lifelong Learning, (270) 745-1912.
  • 1 p.m.: Recital: Performer of the Semester. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Thursday, May 12

  • 4 p.m.: International Graduation Reception. Honors College/International Center. Contact Shannon Miller, (270) 745-4857.

Friday, May 13

  • Finals Week Ends.
  • 1 p.m.: Doctor of Physical Therapy Hooding. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Virginia Pyzola, (270) 745-4071.
  • 2 p.m.: Educational Leadership Doctoral Hooding. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium. Contact Gaye Pearl, (270) 745-3061.
  • 3 p.m.: Hilltopper Battalion Commissioning. Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Contact ROTC, (270) 745-4293.
  • 5 p.m.: Graduate Commencement Ceremony. Diddle Arena. Contact Registrar, (270) 745-3351.
  • 5:30 p.m.: Golden Anniversary Club Reunion Reception and Dinner. Augenstein Alumni Center. Contact Ginny Hensley, (270) 745-4395.
  • 6 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Marshall. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Media Relations, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Outstanding Black Graduates Ceremony. Van Meter Hall. Contact Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, (270) 745-5066.

Saturday, May 14

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