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owensboro-events 01OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/8/14) – The following events are scheduled in Daviess County this month.

Live Animal Show
April 8/ 11 a.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Come enjoy the mini-petting zoo, meet Debbi Taylor, learn about some of the babies that come during the Spring time, and meet some ducklings, lambs and bunnies up close and personal. Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

Walk, Talk & Dine in the Garden “KY Gold Dust”
April 8/ 6 p.m. Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, 25 Carter Rd.
Enjoy dinner and a great program at Western KY Botanical Garden. This month's speakers are from the Friendship Force of Western Kentucky and Santa Barbara, Calif. Call (270) 852-8925 or visit http://www.wkbg.org for more information.

The Colors of Spring
April 9/ 11 a.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Join Mary-Katherine Maddox from Studio Slant and create beautiful spring flowers in a fun, take home craft. Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

Chick Pix – Live Animal Presentation
April 10/ 11 a.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Come visit the museum and have your photo taken with some cute Easter Chicks just in time for the holidays, or choose the Easter Bunny himself. Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

Nano Remix
April 10/ 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Nano Remix is a second chance at activities that you might have missed during Nano Week, when we learned all about how super small things are making a super big difference in science! Activities include:- Exploring size: How tall are you in nanometers? Explore Capillary Action: Can liquid defy gravity? Exploring invisibility: How can scientists make thing invisible? Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

NSA Adult Border Wars
April 11-12/ All Day Panther Creek and Fisher Parks
Softball tournaments take place throughout the day.

Recyclable Gardening
April 11/ 11 a.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Join Garden Expert Meredith Hall and learn to find the treasures in your trash that can help turn your garden into a showplace. Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

Murder in Sin City
April 11-12/ 6:30 p.m. Pangea Café & Catering Company, 1320 Carter Rd.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! Unless it's murder. Pangea brings another great murder mystery dinner on Friday and Saturday night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (270) 689-9824.

Easter “Egg”stravaganza
April 12/ All Day Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Rd.
Come celebrate with the Easter Bunny at Diamond Lake Resort. Photos with the Easter Bunny from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., plus games & crafts, face painting, and lunch at the grill. At 1:30, meet at the Welcome Shelter for an Easter Egg Hunt. For more information, call Diamond Lake Resort at (270) 229-4900 or visit www.diamondlakeresort.net.

Owensboro Soap Box Derby Spring Rally Race
April 12-13/ All Day Ben Hawes Park, 400 Boothfield Rd.
Rally races on the gravity track at Ben Hawes Park take place throughout the day.

Saturday Morning Live
April 12/ 10 a.m. – noon Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica St.
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness is the theme of this two-hour event. For more information, call the library at (270) 684-0211 or visit http://www.dcplibrary.org for more information.

It’s Magic!
April 12/ 11 a.m. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
Join nationally award winning magician and hypnotist Matt Grisham for a rip-roaring, amazing magic show. Call (270) 687-2732 or visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org for more information.

Lanham Brothers Jamboree
April 12/ 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Rd.
This family-fun and interactive show will feature Bluegrass, Country, Clogging and Comedy. The Jamboree will be held in the Good Time Theater at Diamond Lake Resort. Tickets are general admission at the door and are $10 per person, $5 for ages 6-12 years and 5 years and under are free. Discounts are offered for groups of 15 or more people. Group tickets may be purchased by calling (270) 314-4331. Visit www.lanhambrothersjamboree.com for more information.

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra “Visions”
April 12/ 7:30 p.m. RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess St.
Local speed painter Aaron Kizer will perform to selections from Debussy, Vaughan Williams, and Hanson. The event will also feature “Snapshot," showcasing photography of Owensboro by audience and community members. Call (270) 687-2787 or visit http://www.TheOSO.com for more information.

Broadway at RiverPark “Hair”
April 13/ 7 p.m. RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess St.
The Public Theater’s new Tony Award®-winning production of HAIR is an electric celebration on stage! This exuberant musical about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love in a turbulent time has struck a resonant chord with audiences young and old. HAIR features an extraordinary cast and unforgettable songs, including “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine In,” "Good Morning, Starshine" and “Easy To Be Hard.” Call (270) 687-2787 or visit www.riverparkcenter.org for more information.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

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