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    Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Past Food for Thought Events


Upcoming Events:

  • Watch Out for Construction Crews! Big Changes for Downtown Bowling Green are Underway!
    March 20, 2019

  • Floyd Collins: Facts & Legend
    April 10, 2019 

  • Run for the Roses: The History of the Kentucky Derby and Its Winners
    April 24, 2019

  • "Skeleton Keys: Using Bones to Unlock the Past" presented by Dr. Elizabeth A. Newell; October 3, 2018
  • "The Fiedler Tradition" presented by Jeffrey Reed, Music Director Orchestra Kentucky; October 17, 2018
  • "Madagascar: The Threats to a Biodiversity Hot Spot and... Lemurs!" presented by Jane Barthelme; October 31, 2018
  • "Adventures in Kentucky Barbecue" presented by Wes Berry, Ph.D.; April 4, 2018
  • "Honey: There’s More to It Than Meets the Eye" presented by Michael McClellan; May 2, 2018
  • "How to Use the Best Camera You Have with You All the Time – Your Smartphone" presented by Clinton Lewis; April 18, 2018
  • "The Refugee Resettlement Program in Bowling Green" by Albert Mbanfu: September 20, 2017
  • "Alred Kinsey and His Sex Research" by Katherine Pennavaria: October 4, 2017
  • "Justin Time for Halloween - The Ghosts Who Haunt Kentucky" by Lynwood Montell: October 18, 2017
  • "Making Movies: A New Industry Comes to Southern Kentucky" by Terry Martin: November 1, 2017
  • "Ukraine Situation" presented by Oleh Koropey; March 16, 2017
  • "Songwriter Rounds Arrive in Bowling Green" presented by Dan Modlin; March 29, 2017
  • "China: Yesterday and Today" presented by Haiwang Yuan; April 26, 2017
  • “An Exploration of Aging, Beauty, and Fashion: Advanced Style” presented by Karin Egloff; September 21, 2016
  • “Switching Parties: Hillary Clinton’s Switch from Republican to Democrat and Ronald Reagan’s Switch from Democrat to Republican” presented by Ed Yager; October 5, 2016
  • “Back by Popular Demand! Jae Kim returns to Talk to Us About Senior Health, Wellness, and Sexuality!” presented by Jae Kim; October 19, 2016
  • Meet the Author of ‘Serafina and the Black Cloak’” presented by Robert Beatty; October 20, 2016
  • “A Computer Game That Reduces Dementia? Yes, It’s True!” presented by Jerri Edwards; October 26, 2016
  • “Be Prepared! Advanced Directives, Estates, and Probate” presented by Daniel Curry; November 2, 2016
  • “The Beatles vs. The Stones” presented by Scott Harris; March 23, 2016
  • “Immigration in BGKY” presented by Leyda Becker; April 6, 2016
  • “Tips on Staying Healthy as We Age” presented by Jae Kim; April 20, 2016
  • “Taking Care of Elvis” presented by Letitia “Tish” Kirk; May 11, 2016
  • “Join in as WKU Celebrates the International Year of South Africa!” presented by Kari Paschetto; September 23, 2015
  • “Southern Reconstructing: Sport and the Future of Religion in the American South” Presented by Eric Bain-Selbo; October 14, 2015
  • “What’s ‘Brewing’ at the WKU Center for Research and Development? Craft Beer!” presented by Andrew McMichael; October 27, 2015
  • “You Never Take All the Makeup Off” presented by Don McGuire; November 4, 2015
  • “Wine and Winemaking in Kentucky” presented by Ed Stevens; July 22, 2015
  • WKU Celebrates the International Year of South Africa! September 23, 2015
  • “Barren River Breakdown: High Lonesome: The History of Bluegrass Music” presented by Erika Brady; March 25, 2015
  • “The Music of World War I” presented by Mary Lucas; April 25, 2015
  • “Why Are Bad People Bad?” presented by Audrey Anton; May 6, 2015
  • “NASCAR and Moonshine” presented by Dan Pierce; Feb. 26, 2015



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