Several events are coming up this weekend (April 21-23) at WKU.
Southern Kentucky Book Fest: The 19th SOKY Book Fest will be held at the Knicely Conference Center with the Kentucky Writers Conference, Children’s Day and Teen Writers Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and the Book Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Featured authors include Tim Crothers, David Grann and R.L. Stine, well-known for his Goosebumps series. For information, visit www.sokybookfest.org or contact Sara Volpi at (270) 745-4502.
Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Quilt Registry: The Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society will hold a quilt registry from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Museum to register quilts made in Kentucky during the period from 1800 to 1960. For information, visit www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/quiltregistry/ or contact Sandy Staebell at (270) 745-6260.
LifeSkills Run for Autism: The 10th annual LifeSkills Run for Autism will begin at 7:50 a.m. at the Bowling Green Ballpark. The event will include a 4 Mile Run, a 1 Mile Kid's Run and a 1 Mile Fun Walk. The route includes a portion of the WKU campus. For information, visit www.wku.edu/wkucec/lifeskillsrunforautism.php or contact Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at (270) 745-4232.
Kentucky Science Olympiad: About 700 middle and high school students will participate in the annual state tournament that begins at 7 a.m. at Thompson Complex Central Wing, Snell Hall and other locations. For information, visit www.wku.edu/scienceolympiad/ or contact Ogden College of Science and Engineering at (270) 745-4449.
WKU Spring Football Game: WKU Football will wrap up spring practice with the annual Red vs. White game at 3 p.m. Saturday at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Admission and parking are free. For information, visit www.wkusports.com or contact Athletic Communications at (270) 745-4298.
Cultural Enhancement Series: The 2016-17 season wraps up with a presentation by author David Sedaris at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Van Meter Hall. Free admission. For information, visit www.wku.edu/culturalenhancement/ or contact Potter College of Arts & Letters at (270) 745-4375.
More weekend events
Other events this weekend include the following:
May 22nd, 2018
Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for May 22, 2018.
May 22nd, 2018
Here's a listing of WKU events for Tuesday, May 22, through Saturday, June 9.
May 21st, 2018
Dr. Brian Weiler, Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been awarded a College of Health and Human Services Summer Research Fellowship.
May 18th, 2018
A new Molecular Biotechnology major is the next step in the evolution of the genetics program in WKU’s Department of Biology. The new major will begin in the Fall 2018 semester.
May 16th, 2018
University Distinguished Professor of Hydrogeology Chris Groves has returned from Paris, France, where he reported on activities of the Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve at the headquarters of UNESCO.
May 16th, 2018
WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the seventh consecutive year.