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Sunday April 30th
9:00am - 4:00pm
Milling Around: Flour in Our Cupboard exhibit
Location: Jackson Gallery in the Kentucky Building

Milling Around:  Flour in Our Cupboard contains a variety of colorful materials from Library Special Collections that relate to milling in Kentucky, including over 25 flour bags (both paper and cloth), photographs, postcards, cookbooks, sheet music, ephemera, books, and manuscripts.  The exhibit will run from January 25 to May 12, 2017.

Weekend Paddle
Location: Green River, KY

Pre-Trip Meeting: April 19th @ 6pm

Cost: $30 student, $35 guest

We'll be spending 2 days paddling down the Green River that winds its way through Mammoth Cave Nat'l Park, making our camp for the night on an island! Prepare for a great weekend on the water and time to perfect your canoe paddling strokes. 

To sign up, call ORAC at 270-745-6545 or come by the office in person, which is located in the Preston Center. Or if you have general questions about a trip, please email

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Free Sunday Planetarium show
Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
Description: Free Sunday 2 pm show at the Planetarium
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Evening of Dance
Location: FAC - FAC 0214
Description: Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance. The WKU Dance Company performs an array of dance styles with topnotch artistry, featuring choreography by WKU dance faculty and nationally acclaimed guest artists. All tickets are $12
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Opera Outreach 2017
Location: VMH - VMH 0211
Greek Week Convocation
Location: Knicely Center
WKU Dance Flash Mob
Location: FAC Colonnade

Are you ready to show your WKU pride and support of the Performing Arts? Amanda Clark, WKU Dance Coordinator, will be leading a Shim-Sham Shimmy Flash-Mob throughout campus. We need your help and support! A crew will be filming throughout campus, getting amazing shots, for a video to post on social media for National Tap Day onMay 25th!


The attached links will provide tutorials to help you tap like the dance majors on campus or quickly learn a basic non-tap dance version! Join in on the fun and help demonstrate how Hilltoppers unite! Meet other programs and departments, show your WKU pride, join our surprise guests, and help support Dance on the Hill!


When: Sunday, April 30th at 5:30 pm (filming will last no more than an hour, IF THAT!)


Where:We will meet in the FAC Colonnade


Shim-Sham Shimmy?!

This dance is the anthem of tap dance and dates back to the early 20th century when tap dance as we know it was developing!


Learn How!

·       Tap Shoes Version

·       Non-Tap Shoes Version


What you need!

·       Tap shoes, sneakers, or whatever footwear you have!

·       Rock your WKU swag; let’s paint The Hill red!

·       Bring a red towel!

·       No experience necessary! It’s not about doing it well; it’s about showing your WKU spirit!


If your group/organization/department is interested in participating, please RSVP in advance with Amanda Clark at

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