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 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 online 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 20

  • 7:30 a.m.: Topper Orientation Program. Downing Student Union. Contact TOP, (270) 745-2551.
  • 8:45 a.m.: Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Nicolette Bruner, (270) 745-2816.
  • 9 a.m.: Kentucky Writers Conference. Knicely Conference Center. Part of Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 9 a.m.: Teen & Children’s Day. Knicely Conference Center. Part of Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 4 p.m.: Robert Penn Warren Circle: Warren-Brooks Award Presentation and Lecture by Bonnie Costello. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Nicolette Bruner, (270) 745-2816.
  • 5 p.m.: Meet the Authors Reception. Knicely Conference Center. Event includes presentation of Kentucky Literary Award. Part of Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Tickets are $50; purchase online by April 16. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Performance: Create It Forward. Kentucky Museum. Contact Shura Pollatsek, (270) 745-2644.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: WKU Wind Ensemble. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, April 21

  • 8 a.m.: LifeSkills Run for Autism. Bowling Green Ballpark. Contact Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex, (270) 745-4232.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Kentucky Science Olympiad. Various locations. Awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m. at Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact John Inman, (270) 745-3048.
  • 9 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Gatton Academy Preview Day. Guillaume Auditorium, Grise Hall. Contact Gatton Academy, (270) 745-6565.
  • 10 a.m.: Bowling Green Mini Maker Faire. WKU South Campus. Contact BG Maker Faire, (270) 745-3359.
  • 10 a.m.: WKU Volleyball Spring Tournament. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Robert Penn Warren Circle Annual Meeting. Robert Penn Warren Birthplace in Guthrie. Contact Nicolette Bruner, (270) 745-2816.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Marshall, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: WKU Football Spring Game. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Red, White & Brew. WKU South Lawn. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-2586.
  • 3 p.m.: Recital: Julie Pride. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Jingwen Yang. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Sunday, April 22

  • Noon: WKU Softball vs. Marshall. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: MoonBeings. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 3 p.m.: Concert: WKU Choirs Spring Finale. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 4 p.m.: Spring Sing. Part of Greek Week 2018. Diddle Arena. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.

Monday, April 23

  • 9 a.m.: Banner Competition. Part of Greek Week 2018. Downing Student Union. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 10 a.m.: Blood Drive. Part of Greek Week 2018. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 7:30 p.m.: WWE Live. Diddle Arena. Ticket information online. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Tuesday, April 24

  • 10 a.m.: Blood Drive. Part of Greek Week 2018. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 4 p.m.: Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Going Back Home to the Family Business: A Father and Son’s Perspective by Steven Dossey and Allen Dossey, Purple Toad Winery. Grise Hall, room 238. Contact Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, (270) 745-4142.
  • 4 p.m.: The Last Lecture: Looking Out the Provost’s Window: A Historian Considers the Future by Dr. David Lee. Retirement reception follows. Augenstein Alumni Center. Contact Alumni, (270) 745-2586.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: MoonBeings. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7 p.m.: Greek Jeopardy. Part of Greek Week 2018. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Recital: Alicia Yoho. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Wednesday, April 25

  • 10 a.m.: Blood Drive. Part of Greek Week 2018. Preston Health and Activities Center. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.

Thursday, April 26

Friday, April 27

Saturday, April 28

  • 7:30 a.m.: Topper Orientation Program. Downing Student Union. Contact TOP, (270) 745-2551.
  • 10 a.m.: SKy Science Festival Expo Day. Circus Square Park, downtown Bowling Green. Contact Hardin Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Team Penning. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, (270) 745-3976.
  • Noon: Philanthropy Day. Part of Greek Week 2018. Parking Structure 3. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Louisiana Tech. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Jazz Band. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Performance: Evening of Dance. Russell Miller Theater, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Sunday, April 29

  • 9 a.m.: Dance Day at WKU. Gordon Wilson Hall, room 200A. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Louisiana Tech. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 2 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: MoonBeings. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 3 p.m.: Faculty Recital: Dr. Matthew Herman. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 3 p.m.: Performance: Evening of Dance. Russell Miller Theater, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 5:30 p.m.: Convocation. Part of Greek Week 2018. Diddle Arena. Contact Student Activities, (270) 745-2459.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Recital: Gyuri Min. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Performance: American Composers Concert hosted by Phi Mu Alpha. Music Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, April 30

Tuesday, May 1

Wednesday, May 2

  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: No Strings Attached puppet show. Music Hall. Admission is $2. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Thursday, May 3

  • 6 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Lipscomb. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: MoonBeings. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: No Strings Attached puppet show. Music Hall. Admission is $2. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Friday, May 4

  • 7:30 a.m.: Topper Orientation Program. Downing Student Union. Contact TOP, (270) 745-2551.

Saturday, May 5

Other WKU events

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: