Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Some more neat cheap and free stuff this week 2-15-2010

Here are some upcoming events in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Feb. 15-16 WKU Dept. of Theater and Dance has 2 different plays as part of the WKU Studio Series. 8 p.m., Gordon Wilson Hall (lab theater). You can find out more at the WKU site here:
http://www.wku.edu/pcal/student-play-festival

Feb 18-27 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, PTK Sunburst Youth Theater, Adults $13, students and seniors $10. Thursday 7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m. 781-6233. This play is sponsored by Target. Public Theater of Kentucky's site: http://www.ptkbg.org

Feb. 18 Patriotic Overture by the Bowling Green Western Symphony Orchestra. First Baptst Church, 7:30 p.m. Directions: http://www.firstbaptistbg.org/. See the announcement on Our Community web page, Orchestra events page. Tickets are $18.00 for adults, and $5.00 for students. Get tickets here: Printable ticket form page.

Feb. 18 The Far Away Places series will feature Ghana. (Free program). This program is by Saundra Ardrey from the Department of Political Science at WKU. This speaker will be featured at Barnes and Noble at 7 p.m. Find out more about the program here: http://www.wku.edu/library/faraway/

Feb. 18: A free concert "The History of Jazz" for the community by flutist and lecturer Galen Abdur-Razzaq will be at the BG Technical College at 7-9 p.m. The audience is invited to "sit in" with Galen too. This is presented for Black History Month. Here is a description from the BGTC site:

"Galen Abdur-Razzaq is one of the most popular musicians and lecturers on college and university campuses. He has received rave reviews from many institutions such as California State Polytechnic University, Georgia Southwestern, University of Maryland, University of West Florida, University of Minnesota, Tuskegee University, University of Wisconsin, The Ohio State University, Miami Dade Community College, Hillsborough Community College and Kansas State University. A former student of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and a graduate of Rutgers University, Galen holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and Education."

Find out more at the BGTC event by clicking here.

Feb. 19 (Friday) U.S. Peace Corps Information Session
Location: Mass Media & Technology Hall (MMTH) Room 250 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Learn more about the U.S. Peace Corps - A Peace Corps Recruiter will give a presentation and a returned
volunteer will answer all of your questions about Peace Corps service. Join the event group at Facebook and find out more.

Feb. 19-21: "The Wizard of Oz" will be presented by Warren Central High School.
WCHS Auditorium
February 19 @6:00 pm, February 20 @6:00 pm, and February 21 @2:30 pm. Call Susan Thomison for more information. 270-791-6950

Feb. 20: Model Train Show and Sale by the Modular Model Railroad Club of Southern Kentucky. Location is at the Historic Railpark and Train Museum. Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 745-7317 http://www.historicrailpark.com.  Admission is $2.00 per person. Dealer tables will be there offering many different items.

Feb. 20: The Funniest Kids Around Show. Check here for more info. This info. is from the WNKY Events page. This show starts at 6:30 p.m. at The Capital Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky. From the WNKY page: "This unique event will highlight local children as they take center stage for an evening of deep belly laughs and fun while we search for our area’s youngest comedians!"

Lenten Fish Fries will be held all through the month on Fridays  from 5-7 p.m. starting on February 19th by the Knights of Columbus at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 911 Searcy Way. These fish fries are open to the public. Prices are 7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Carry-out is available. This info. is from the WNKY site. (see below for their web link). Click here for more information about these fish fries.


Find out more:

Some information here was obtained at the  WBKO Community Events site page, which has many other events listed.
Much information here is from the"What's Happening in Bowling Green" info. mailer from the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://visitbgky.com/.
Download the WKU Arts Calendar from this page: http://www.wku.edu/pcal/upcoming-events
(it downloads to your computer as a pdf file)
WNKY Community Events site

That is it for now. Please add your February event as a comment below.

-Betsyanne

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