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Monday June 27th
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WKU Summer Forensic Institute
Description:

WKU Forensics is hosting its annual summer camp (WKU Summer Forensic Institute) from June 26 through July 11.
Subject area: speech, debate, and interpretation of literature
Dorm: Hugh Poland Hall
Main area of activity: Garrett Conference Center and Cherry Hall
Website: wkuforensics.com/sfi

8:00am - 12:00pm
SCI Camp
Location: HPL - HPL Ring
Description: Science Curiosity Investigation summer day camp for 3rd thru 6th graders.
8:30am - 12:00pm
Paper Palooza Camp
Location: Kentucky Museum - Education Room
Description:

Paper Palooza is for children ages 7 - 12. It is full of paper activities including, paper making, folding, weaving, marbling, printing and more. More Information

8:30am - 12:00pm
Paper Palooza Camp
Location: Kentucky Museum
Description:

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9:00am - 4:00pm
A Vibrant View of Human Rights
Location: Kentucky Museum - Community Gallery
Description:

This exhibit showcases the collaborative work of residents at the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center and local artist Alice Gatewood-Waddell. The twelve paintings, each representing a month of the year, highlight human rights issues relevant to that month.

Opening reception Tuesday, May 31, at 1 pm, open to the public.

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9:00am - 4:00pm
Backwards & Forwards: 20th Century Quilts Exhibit
Location: Kentucky Museum
Description:

More than 30 quilts and wall hangings illustrate how Kentucky quiltmakers looked to both the past and to the future for inspiration. In the first part of the 20th century, Americans' interest in their Colonial heritage contributed to a revival in quiltmaking, yet modern trends such as Art Nouveau and Art Deco also brought a contemporary feel to the work of some quilters and pattern designers.  The revival that began around the time of the U.S. Bicentennial also had a dual effect with some quilters choosing traditional methods while others began experimenting with modern fabrics, techniques, and motifs.  This divergence in approaches continued into the 21st century.

These quilts were selected from the Kentucky Museum's nationally significant collection which numbers more than 250 quilts and textile samples.

9:30am - 3:00pm
Veteran Affairs Counseling
Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130
Description:

Johnathan Baker will be at the WKU Elizabethtown Campus to help students with their Veteran Affair benefits, starting Monday, January 11th.  No appointment necessary!

11:30am - 1:00pm
Weight Watchers meetings
Location: TPH - TPH 0420
All Day
Advanced Placement Summer Institute
Location: Western Kentucky University
Description:

This one-week institute is designed for high school teachers who are presently teaching or are preparing to teach College Board Advanced Placement classes. Numerous courses are offered for both beginning and experienced Advanced Placement teachers.

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