University of Evansville Music Events: Faculty recital, Garnet Ungar, piano, 7:30 p.m., Wheeler Concert Hall; faculty recital, Anne Fielder, piano, Thomas Josenhans, clarinet, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Wheeler Concert Hall; Brass Day, Illinois Brass Quintet and Shepard Brass, 12:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Krannert Hall of Fine Arts and Neu Chapel; faculty recital, Stacey Uthe, Greg Rike and Jon Truitt, voice, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Wheeler Concert Hall; Classical Guitar Society, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Wheeler Concert Hall (adults, $15; students, $5; UE students, free); faculty recital, Elizabeth Robertson, oboe, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Wheeler Concert Hall.
Luke Bryan “Dirt Road Diaries Tour”: 7:30 p.m. at the Ford Center, 1 SE MLK Blvd. Call 812-422-1515 or 800-745-3000.
River City Ramblers Square Dance: 7-9 p.m. at St. John’s Church, Daylight, Ind.
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Classics Concert: “Mostly Mozart: A Night in Vienna,” featuring Indianapolis Opera Ensemble soloists; Alfred Savia, conductor, 7 p.m. at The Victory. Call 812-425-5050 or visit www.evansvillephilharmonic.org.
Broadway at The Centre’s “West Side Story”: 7 p.m. at The Centre, 715 Locust St. ($22 to $57, subject to fees). Tickets available at all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
Charlotte’s Web: 9 a.m. and noon at The Centre’s Aiken Theatre ($6 per person, subject to fees). Tickets can be purchased at The Centre box office or Ticketmaster outlet Evansville Wal-Mart west location, by calling 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Audubon State Park: Henderson, Ky., Owl Prowls at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area co-hosted by Wild Birds Unlimited, 3:30 p.m. until dark today and Jan. 20. Meet at the main boat ramp/information station at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area, half-mile east of the Boonville-New Harmony Road/Interstate 164 intersection (exit 15). Site map available at http://www.state.in.us/dnr/fishwild/files/bluegrass.pdf. Adult Artist Retreat, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 18, Audubon Museum ($15, registration required by contacting Kim McGrew-Liggett at 270-827-1893 or firstname.lastname@example.org); “The Great Depression’s Impact on Tri-State Life” presented by Harold Morgan, 1-2 p.m. Jan. 19, Audubon Museum (free); “Walk on the Wild Side” nature program for toddlers, 10 a.m. Jan. 25, Bird Observation Center ($2; registration required by contacting Julie McDonald at 270-826-2247 or email@example.com); “Honeybees: A Sweet Success” presented by Paul and Betsy Stone of Stone Hill Honey Bee Farm, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 26, Audubon Museum (free).
Patoka Lake Visitor Center: Birdseye, Ind., Resident Red-tailed Hawk and Eastern Screech Owl, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, backyard viewing area; Wild Engineers, 11 a.m.; Make a Scarf, 2 p.m.; Indiana Hunter Education Class, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds (registration required, call 812-685-2447).
Talks & readings
Four Freedoms Doll Club Program: 12:30 p.m. at Washington Avenue Church of Christ, 4001 Washington Ave.
Evansville Audubon Society Program: “Ron and Sharon Giles: From Costa Rice to Bar Harbor and other notable Birds of 2012,” 7 p.m. at Wesselman Nature Center.
Reitz Guild Luncheon and Speaker: “Luncheon with Sweet Adelines” presented by Madeline Schmidt, 11:30 a.m. at Reitz Carriage House on Chestnut Street behind the Reitz Home Museum ($15). For reservations, call 812-426-1871.
Wedding and Prom Showcase: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Centre’s Exhibit Hall ($5 per person; ages 12 and younger, free). Visit http://www.courierpressexpos.com/wedding-prom-showcase/.
Film Movement Club: “King of Devil’s Island” (Norway), 6:30 p.m. at Central Library’s Browning Room B, 200 SE MLK Blvd. (free). Discussion by the Tri-State Cinema Society will follow.
Director’s Lobby Film Series: “Roger & Me” (1989), 6 p.m. at Central Library’s Browning Room. “Hard Times” (1975) will be Jan. 24 (free admission and popcorn).
Monster Jam: 7 p.m. at the Ford Center, also 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday ($5 to $20). Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including thefordcenter.com, the Ford Center box office or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
Snowflake Derby: featuring two races, 11 a.m. on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana (entry fees for preregistered runners are $15 for one race or $20 for both races; race-day registration will be $20 for one race or $25 for both races). Race-day registration and packet pickup will run from 9:30-11:45 a.m. at the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center. All preregistered entries must be received before Monday. Contact USI Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Mike Hillyard at 812-465-1232 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harlem Globetrotters “You Write the Rules” World Tour: 7 p.m. at the Ford Center ($22 to $79, subject to fees). Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including thefordcenter.com, the Ford Center box office or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
Mid-America Motorcycle Expo: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Centre, also 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 27 (admission for adults is $12 for both days and $8 for one day; children younger than age 12, free).
Kentucky Reptile Expo: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Centre (admission is $6 for adults; ages 6 and younger, free).
Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville: 22 SE Fifth St. (812-464-2663). Storytime Spot, 10:30 a.m. Thursday and Jan. 17 and 24; Junior Scout Workshop: Innovation Station, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Saturday Spark Plugs: Fake Snot, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 12; Cub Scout Workshop: cMoe Scientist on Jan. 19; Military Appreciation Day on Jan. 20; MLK Day Activities, all day Jan. 21; Brownie Scout Workshop: Living Healthy, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 26; Saturday Spark Plugs: Oobleck, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 26; Show and Tell, Touch, Taste and Smell, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31.
Busy As A Beaver Program: 4 p.m. at Huntingburg Public Library, Huntingburg, Ind. Children will learn about beaver biology and explore how they build dams and lodges (free).
Galleries and Museums
Oaklyn Branch Library: 3001 Oaklyn Drive. Ceramics by Al Holen and University of Southern Indiana ceramics students, through Feb. 1.
North Park Branch Library: 960 Koehler Drive. “Randy Vandever: Photography,” through Jan. 31.
Rotunda Gallery: Henderson County Public Library, 101 S. Main St., Henderson, Ky., “Journey Into Nature” digital photography exhibit, through Feb. 4. Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday.
Angel Mounds Gallery: Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave., Tri-State Artists Guild’s Winter and Photography exhibit, through Feb. 2. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
Krempp Gallery: Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, Ind., exhibit by sculptor Adam Long, through Jan. 30. Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 7 p.m. on Thursday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 812-482-3070.
Women’s Institute and Gallery: 916 E. Granary St., New Harmony, Ind., “Dream of the Planet” by artist Martha Kaplan, through Jan. 27. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday or by appointment. Call 812-682-3799.
Send Calendar items to Leah Ward, Features Department, Evansville Courier & Press, P.O. Box 268, Evansville, IN 47702. For more community events, see courierpress.com. Community organizations can list events online by going to the same address and following instructions for “Including your organization in the calendar.”