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Several events coming up April 21-23 at WKU

  • Author: WKU News
  • Author: Monday, April 17th, 2017

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:

For information, visit the What’s Happening at WKU page or the WKU Events calendar.

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