OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/18/14) – The Convention and Visitors Bureau in Owensboro announced the following upcoming events:
Third Tuesday Writers Coffeehouse
Feb. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. – International Bluegrass Music Museum, 117 Daviess St.
The public is invited to attend this coffeehouse featuring Kentucky & Indiana authors, visual artists and a house band.
NSA Fast-Pitch Softball
Feb. 21-23, All day – The Next Level, 105 Carlton Dr.
Indoor softball tournaments take place throughout the day.
Feb. 21-23, 7:30 pm (Feb. 21-22) and 2 p.m. (Feb. 23) – Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, 407 W. 5th St.
On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. receives a visit from a hotel maid who pushes the civil rights leader into a confrontation with his doubts, fears and haunting premonitions. For more information , contact (270) 683-5333.
Your Perfect Day Wedding & Prom Show
Feb. 22-23, All day – Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. 2nd St.
Everything for weddings and prom. For more information, call (270) 687-8800.
Farm City Breakfast
Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 a.m. – Apollo High School, 2280 Tamarack Rd.
The 36th Annual Farm City Breakfast - serving the best breakfast in Daviess County - will feature the Humanitarian of the Year Award, as well as recognize the youth involved in agriculture in our community. Tickets are $6 each and can be reserved by calling the Chamber at (270) 926-1860.
Here’s To Your Heart
Feb. 22, 8 a.m.-noon – Health Park, 1006 Ford Ave.
Owensboro Health, Healthpark and Owensboro Dance Theatre join forces for a heart-healthy event at the Health Park. Cooking demonstration, healthy food samples, dance & fitness classes, medical experts to discuss a healthy lifestyle, and door prizes are offered. For a complete listing of booths and dance & fitness sessions, visit owensborohealth.org or owensborodancetheatre.org.
Saturday Morning Live
Feb. 22, 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 are provided. For more information, contact the library at (270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org.
Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth & Rough
Feb. 22, 10:30-11:30 am – Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St.
STORYLAB features ROCKS: Hard, Soft, Smooth and Rough, by Natalie M. Rosinsky! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun! Story Lab Activity: Look at different kinds of rocks and make a pet rock to keep. This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups and is included in the price of admission. Visit http://www.owensboromuseum.org or call (270) 687-2732 for more information.
Unscripted: An Indie Film Xperience
Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. – Daviess County Public Library, 2020 Frederica St.
This six-week series offers the best local and regional indie fare; however, this is more than just an average screening. Following a question and answer session with the filmmaker, the audience is asked to view the film a second time and participate in a live interactive audio commentary. Ask questions as the filmmaker, along with cast and crew, discusses the various facets of filmmaking as you view their project. What film venue would be complete without drinks and popcorn, all free and provided by local sponsor donations. There will also be special door prizes and giveaways.
Owensboro Dance Theatre & RiverPark Center Present Lightwire Theatre
Feb. 23, 3 p.m. – RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess St.
Lightwire Theatre earned attention as a 2013 finalist on "America's Got Talent." The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise & The Hare will fascinate viewers young and old. Lightwire Theatre, with its dazzling visuals, poignant choreography, and creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop, literally brings these classic tales into a new and brilliant light. The event is presented by Owensboro Dance Theatre and RiverPark Center. Call (270) 687-2787 or visit http://www.riverparkcenter.org for more information.
Information provided by Debbie Reynolds
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