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Happenings and Meetings - Owensboro

happeningsandmeetings purpleOWENSBORO, Ky. (5/13/14) — The following events will take place in Owensboro within the next few weeks.

29th Annual Golf Classic: All day, May 16, Owensboro Country Club, 400 E. Byers Avenue.
The Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club Annual Golf Classic will take place at the Owensboro Country Club. Proceeds will benefit programming at the Mike Horn Unit and the C. Martel Wightman Unit of the club. Registration fee is $150 per golfer, or $600 per team. For more information, contact the Boys & Girls Club at (270) 685-4903. http://www.kidspositiveplace.org.

Sea Arc Invitational Catfish Tournament: All day, May 16-17, English Park, 1 Woodford Avenue.
Catfishing tournament on the Ohio River at English Park.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life: 6 p.m.- 6 a.m., May 16, College View Middle School, 5061 New Hartford Road.
Join the Daviess County chapter of American Cancer Society in showing hope and celebrating more birthdays. This overnight event is fun-filled with live music, auctions, and performances. Show your support for the cancer victims in your community. (270) 993-6946

Friday After 5: 6-10 p.m., May 16, RiverPark Center, Smothers Park, 101 Daviess Street.
Woodabenz (dance band) on the Main Stage; Heath & Molly in the Courtyard; Josh Merritt Band on the Overlook Stage; Street Fair "Non-Profits Block Party". For more information, contact RiverPark Center at (270) 687-2787 http://www.fridayafter5.com.

USSSA Slow-Pitch Adult: All day, May 17, Fisher Park, 3900 W. Fifth Street Road.
Softball tournaments

Saturday Morning Live: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., May 17, Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street.
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness. For more information, contact the library at (270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org.

Campers Only Corn Hole Tournament: 2 p.m., May 17*12, Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road.
Show your talent for tossing the bag. Must be registered by 11:30 am; Tournament starts 12 p.m. (270) 229-4900 http://www.diamondlakeresort.net.

Elvis & Country Legends Tribute: 7-9 p.m., May 17, Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road.
Brady McCrady returns with his "Elvis & Legends Tribute" show, with special guests The Hosscats. Adults $10 / Children $5. Tickets sold at the door beginning 6:30 p.m. Snacks will be available for purchase. For more details, call (270) 315-2108 http://www.bradmccrady.com.

Owensboro Ballroom Dance Club Spring Fling: 7:30 p.m., May 17.
Casual (jeans not appropriate). For more information, contact Ellen at (270) 314-3731. http://www.obrdc.com.

Rhythm Awards: 2 p.m., May 18, RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess Street.
Musick Studios brings the glitz and glam of an award show to Owensboro, Ky. Students will transform into some favorite musicians throughout the decades. They will be dancing to such artists as James Brown, Tina Turner Madonna and much more. Share in the suspense as the nominees await nervously to hear their name called to win A Rhythm Award. Two performances 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For ticket information, contact the RiverPark Center Box Office at (270) 687-2787. http://www.riverparkcenter.com.

Bluegrass On The Banks: 7-9 p.m., May 20, Smothers Park, Owensboro Riverfront.
The city of Owensboro is brings back Bluegrass On The Banks, showcasing bluegrass music on the first and third Tuesday of each month through early October. Admission is free.

Downtown Date Night: 6-10 p.m., May 22, Downtown Owensboro.
Start your weekend early by heading to Downtown Owensboro for free live music and events. Visit one of our great downtown restaurants for dinner and then enjoy the riverfront. Tonight features Josh Merritt.

Scott Simontacchi Concert: 7-9 p.m., May 22, International Bluegrass Music Museum, 117 Daviess Street.
Scott Simontacchi, a Nashville-based songwriter, musician, actor and photographer, will perform at the IBMM Saturday. Tickets are $20 (or two for $35) and include beer, wine and snacks. Doors open 6:30 p.m., with the music beginning 7 p.m. (270) 926-7891 http://www.bluegrassmuseum.org.

BPA Baseball Memorial: All day, May 23-26 Panther Creek & Fisher Parks.
Softball tournaments

Downtown Art Hop: 5-9 p.m., May 23, Downtown Owensboro.
We Are Downtown launches a spring version of its annual Holiday Stroll. Businesses will display works by area artists and have the artists available to meet. For more information, contact Natasha Gaw at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Friday After 5: 6-10 p.m., May 23, RiverPark Center, Smothers Park, 101 Daviess Street.
Old School (pop-rock-R&B) on the Main Stage; Gospel on the River featuring Conquerors Quarter, New Desire Ministries, The Sneed Family in Cannon Hall; The Boro Band in the Courtyard; Fat Box on the Overlook Stage; Street Fair "Up, Up & Away". For more information, contact RiverPark Center at (270) 687-2787 http://www.fridayafter5.com.

The Friday Games: 6-10 p.m., May 23, Pangea Café, 1320 Carter Road.
Join Pangea every Friday night as transform their North Room into a Gamer's wonderland. Texas Holdem, Team Trivia on in house tablets, tons of board games for the whole family, and a huge, arena-style team game a la Game of Thrones. Order from their menu, get entered to win door prizes including a $50 gift card. For more information, call Pangea at (270) 689-9824.

Memorial Day Celebration & Golf Cart Rodeo: All day, May 24, Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road.
Meet at the Pit Stop Grill at Diamond Lake Resort for the Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony. Then test your driving skills in the Golf Cart Rodeo. For more information, contact Diamond Lake Resort. (270) 229-4900 www.diamondlakeresort.net.

Owensboro Regional Farmers Market: 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m., May 24, Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road.
Between 40-45 vendors are expected this season for fresh-from-the-farm produce. The Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Beginning in June, the Market will also be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Beginning in June, three satellite locations will also open: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m. New Life Church, 400 Crabtree Avenue, Wednesdays, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Nona's Downtown Market, 126 E. 2nd Street, Fridays 2-5 p.m.

Saturday Morning Live: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., May 24, Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street.
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness. For more information, contact the library at (270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org.

Live on the Banks: 7-9 p.m., May 24, Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront.
Enjoy a mixture of live music every Saturday on the Overlook Stage in Smothers Park. Tonight features Boscoe France Band.

Owensboro Parks & Recreation Memorial Day Half Marathon: All day, May 26, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica Street.

Downtown Date Night: 6-10 p.m., May 29, Downtown Owensboro.
Start your weekend early by heading to Downtown Owensboro for free live music and events. Visit one of our great downtown restaurants for dinner and then enjoy the riverfront. Tonight features Josh Merritt.

Friends of Sinners Adult Softball: All day, May 30-31, Panther Creek Park, 5160 Wayne Bridge Road.
Softball tournaments

Owensboro Flea Market: All day, May 30-June 1, Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. 2nd Street.
Hundreds of vendors bring their wares to the Owensboro Convention Center. $1 Admission. http://www.owensborocenter.com.

Friday After 5: 6-10 p.m., May 30, RiverPark Center, Smothers Park, 101 Daviess Street.
Familiar Faces (60's, 70's, Top 40) on the Main Stage; Big City Back Road Band in the Courtyard; Groove Union on the Overlook Stage; Street Fair "Corvette Cruise-In". For more information, contact RiverPark Center at (270) 687-2787 http://www.fridayafter5.com.

The Friday Games: 6-10 p.m., May 30, Pangea Café, 1320 Carter Road.
Join Pangea every Friday night as transform their North Room into a Gamer's wonderland. Texas Holdem, Team Trivia on in-house tablets, tons of board games for the whole family, and a huge, arena-style team game a la Game of Thrones. Order from their menu, get entered to win door prizes including a $50 gift card. For more information, call Pangea at (270) 689-9824.

Echoes of Elmwood: 7-9 p.m., May 30-31, Elmwood Cemetery, Old Hartford Road & Breckenridge Street.
A retelling of the entire second season's stories from our acclaimed historic cemetery tour,Voices of Elmwood, many featuring the original actors from 2009. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy some of your favorites once more or to experience them for the first time. Echoes of Elmwood is presented as tent shows with performances 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 each and may be purchased by calling the Owensboro Museum of Science and History at (270) 687-2732. http://www.owensboromuseum.org.

Get Moving at the Mount 5K Run/Walk: All day, May 31, Mount St. Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount.
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are hosting their first 5K Run/Walk Saturday, May 31, 2014. This 5K “Fun Run” is open to walkers, runners, children and adults and will take place on the grounds of Mount Saint Joseph and the surrounding roads. All proceeds from the event will support the mission of the Ursuline Sisters. This scenic country route with the sisters is the perfect family event so be sure to mark your calendar to Get Moving at the Mount. http://ursulinesmsj.org/help-the-sisters/5k.

Glorious Glass: Hours vary , May 31-August 9, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 901 Frederica Street.
An exhibition unveiling a major gift to the museum of an historic collection of 260 late 19th century and early 20th century glass canes and whimsies. Complementing the collection will be excerpts from the museums extensive collection of 20th century art glass. http://www.omfa.us (270) 685-3181.

NSA Rumble on the River: All day, May 31-June 1, Fisher Park, 3900 W. Fifth Street Road.
Softball tournaments

Owensboro Regional Farmers Market: 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m., May 31, Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road.
Between 40-45 vendors are expected this season for fresh-from-the-farm produce. The Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Beginning in June, the Market will also be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Beginning in June, three satellite locations will also open: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m. New Life Church, 400 Crabtree Avenue, Wednesdays, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Nona's Downtown Market, 126 E. 2nd Street, Fridays 2-5 p.m.

Saturday Morning Live: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., May 31, Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street.
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness. For more information, contact the library at (270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org.

Live on the Banks: 7-9 p.m., May 31, Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront.
Enjoy a mixture of live music every Saturday on the Overlook Stage in Smothers Park. Tonight features WildSky.

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