Monday, May 17, 2010

Events this week and next, May 17-23 in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky


















Here are more events and things to do in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky this week! They are from the latest SoKy Happenings.

Monday, May 17
Go to see an art show! Women in the Arts art exhibition is being held at the Capital Arts Center 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is the last day for this.
 http://www.capitolarts.com/

Tuesday, May 18
Help people in need. BRASS (Barren River Area Safe Space) needs supplies. You can drop them off this week at Panache Salon and Spa (located behind Rafferty's). They need dental floss, washcloths, razors, full-size shampoo, conditioner, shower gel or soap, loofas, toothpaste and toothbrushes, tampons and pads, towls, combs or brushes, and deodorant.
You can also donate money, food, household items, and more. Check on this page: http://www.barrenriverareasafespace.com/Donate.html
See more at http://www.barrenriverareasafespace.com

Wednesday, May 19
Open House at the Annex - for GO BG Transit bus system and Weatherization Services. see the new buses and new Annex. 901 Beauty Avenue 782-3162.
Sponsored by http://www.casoky.org/


Bowling Green Neighborhood Sewing Group 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Warren County Extension Office, 3121 Nashville Road. Call Maureen at 991-4431.
http://ces.ca.uky.edu/warren/

Budget Wednesday with Budget Band at Greener Groundz 781-1473. Located at 871 Broadway Avenue. Special $1 items today from 6-8 p.m. "Gourmet meal deals on a budget."
http://www.greenergroundz.com/

Thursday, May 20
Memphis Marsha's annual Teacher-Student Art Exhibition 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. 843-1726.
http://memphismarshas.com/

Knotty Knitters Club 3:30 p.m. for teens. Bob Kirby Library 782-0252. Call to ask about pre-registration.
http://www.bgpl.org/

Alzheimer's Support Group - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Greenwood Mall's Health and Wellness Center 745-0942.
http://www.mcbg.org/healthandwellnesscenter/default.htm

The Dixie Swim Club - presented by the Fountain Square Players. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Avenue, BG. 8:00 p.m. $12 adults, $10 senior or student. 782-3119.
http://www.fountainsquareplayers.org/

This is the Russell Sims Waterpark opening day today. 4-8 p.m. Parties area available. See their website at http://www.bgky.org/bgpr/aquatics/index.php

Friday May 21

Limber for Life Exercise class 9-10 a.m. Greenwood Mall's Health and Wellness Center. 745-0942.
http://www.mcbg.org/healthandwellnesscenter/default.htm

Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Annual Quilt Show 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This event runs from May 21st through June 6th. Free admission. Kentucky Library and Museum. (WKU's campus).
http://www.wku.edu/Library/museum/
http://www.khqs.info/

Red Cross Blood Drive 10:30 - 4:30 430 Center Street. 781-7377.
http://www.sckyredcross.org/5.html

Storytime at Barnes and Noble: 11:30 a.m. 1680 Campbel Lane, BG. Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! 746-9779.
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2753

The 2010 Soap Box Derby starts at 5:30 p.m. at Phil Moore Park. 7101 Scottsville Road, Alvaton. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.
http://bgkiwanis.org/soapbox/race_information.htm

The Dixie Swim Club 8:00 p.m. - presented by the Fountain Square Players. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Avenue, BG. $12 adults, $10 senior or student. 782-3119.
http://www.fountainsquareplayers.org/

Free vascular screening 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Health and Wellness Center, Greenwood Mall. You must have an appointment. Call 745-0942.


Saturday, May 22
2010 Soap Box Derby continues at 6:30 a.m. at Phil Moore Park. 7101 Scottsville Road, Alvaton. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.

http://bgkiwanis.org/soapbox/race_information.htm

8:00 a.m. - One Day Workshop for Disaster Assistance training. Sloan Convention Center, BG. Call 781-2490, extension 217 for more information.
http://www.bgky.org/conventioncenter/

First Aid and CPR and AED class, American Red Cross, 430 Center Street, BG. Pre-register for the class 781-7377. 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.
http://www.sckyredcross.org/

9:00 a.m. - Tour De Town bike ride. Free and open to the public. Helmets are required. http://www.bglob.com (The Bowling Green League of Bicyclists). A free cave admission will be given to the first 20 participants; and a $3.00 discount for others.
Lost River Cave and Valley
http://www.lostrivercave.com/
See other bike events at http://www.bikebg.org

3-D Flowers for Quilts and Clothes workshop at the Kentucky Museum, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$15.00. Bring your own sewing machines. Call Nancy Baird at 745-6263.
http://www.wku.edu/Library/museum/

Literature and Film Day at the Main Library, BG. Dr. Alison Ganze leads a discussion on Tracy Chevalier's 2001 novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring. $5.00 includes coffee, lunch, and discussion materials. Register at 781-4882.
http://www.warrenpl.org/main.html

1st Annual RePets Fair. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jim Johnson Nissan/Hyundai, 2200 Scottsville Road. Vendors, food, Corn hole tournament, raffles, auction, more.
http://www.repets.biz/


RePets store is moving
http://www.wbko.com/news/headlines/92124694.html?storySection=story


50th Annual Rose Show 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open to the public, free admission.
American Legion Post 23, 208 Dishman Lane. 781-2592, 792-4486.


7:00 p.m. Greenwood Baptist Church. The Mo Brothers can duet. Gabriel and Nathaniel Mo perform a recital of classical duet and solo piano works. A reception with refreshments follows. 5165 Scottsville Road. 991-0054.

The Dixie Swim Club 8:00 p.m. - presented by the Fountain Square Players. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Avenue, BG. $12 adults, $10 senior or student. 782-3119.
http://www.fountainsquareplayers.org/

Sunday May 23
Teacher Appreciation Expo 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Presented by the National Corvette Museum, Workforce Development Committee and the BG Area Chamber of Commerce. All teachers are invited. Many goodies to take home, free activities and food vendors, field trip ideas, more. National Corvette Museum 781-3200. Contact the Chamber for more info.
http://www.corvettemuseum.com/teacher/index.shtml

Fairy Garden Tour and Tea Party 1-5 p.m., Tea 4-5 p.m. Tour 6 different Fairy Gardens. Each child will receive fairy-related items. Adults $10.00, children $5.00. This sounds very fun.
Sponsored by the Bowling Green Garden Club.  You can get tickets at Riley's Bakery, the Wild Bird and Nature Store, and from Garden Club members. "Share a magical afternoon with your child."
http://www.gardenclubky.org/index.php/club-directory

The Dixie Swim Club 3:00 p.m. - presented by the Fountain Square Players. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Avenue, BG. $12 adults, $10 senior or student. 782-3119.
http://www.fountainsquareplayers.org/


Information here is from the SOKY Happenings magazine, which is available all over town. You can see today and tomorrow's full list of events at their site here:
http://www.sokyhappenings.com.

And here is another useful site:
http://www.mybowlinggreenevents.com/index.htm

Please double-check all events, just in case. Thanks!

-Betsyanne

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