Sunday, September 19, 2010

Bowling Green events for September, 2010 Version H

Sunday, September 19th
Today is the Southern Kentucky Team Penning at 10:30 a.m. at the WKU Ag Expo Center. Call 745-3976 to find out more.
The PTK Goes California fundraising event is today at 5 p.m. This is a fine art auction event at the home of Rick and Barbara Ball. Tickets are required. Call 781-6233.
From the WBKO article: "The fundraiser will feature a California theme, complete with a California wine tasting overseen by wine expert Blake Layne of Chuck Evans Liquors, cocktails, a California-inspired buffet, West Coast tunes and a viewing of Peridot Pictures historic film “Beauty of the Southland” and clips of PTK’s past productions."
Monday, September 20th
A free adult computer class is today at the BG Main library. Call 781-4882 to pre-register. This class will be about MS for Beginners.
BG Main library will also hold a Write Sketch Watch program for teens at 6:00. 
 
The WKU Chess club meets tonight at 6-9 p.m. at the Faculty House at WKU behind Cherry Hall at the log cabin. and is open to the public and all skill levels. Bring your own chess set. 
Tuesday, September 21st
A Free adult computer class is at the Main Library at 6-7 p.m.: Introduction to Computers for Spanish Speakers. Must pre-register. Call 781-4882. 
Wednesday, September 22nd is World Car-Free Day. If possible, do not drive today.  (I just found out about this today on Facebook...) From the Facebook page: "Celebrate World Car-Free Day by going all day without driving or riding in a car. Take the bus, ride your bike, walk, stay at home, whatever you like as you go about your normal routine. Click on "Attending" (on the Facebook page here) if you are willing to give it a try. See http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/ for more information."

Save the Date for later in September:
From WCVK Radio's Community Happenings page: "9/24/10 Christian Care Communities Senior Flu Clinic will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 716 Cave Mill Rd., Bowling Green, Sept. 24, 9-11 a.m. Paperwork will be filed for Medicare Part B recipients. Cost for all others is $25. For more information call 842-4343."
"9/25/10 All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast benefiting South Warren Girls’ Soccer Team will be Sept. 25, 7-11 a.m. Tickets are $4 for pancakes, bacon & sausage, oj, and coffee. For more information call 320-6119."
"9/25/10 St. John United Methodist Church, 2160 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, will have their Craft Fair Sept. 25, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be vendor booths, food, and silent auction. Booth rental space is available. For more information call 683-6326."
The International Festival is going to be held on September 25th, 9-7 at Circus Square Park, 601 State Street.  The theme this year is A World of Traditions. From the website: "Information booth opens 7:30 a.m., Opening/Awards Ceremony 9:30 a.m., Vending begins 9 a.m. Performances begin 9:30 a.m., Festival closes 7 p.m." You can go to the website for a $1.00 off coupon to print out.
Also opening September 25th is the Skeleton's Lair Haunted Woods and Hayride, 270-622-8171.
More events for September are coming soon.
More Save the Dates:
 The Twilight Thunder Cruise is Saturday, October 2nd. From The District event page: "On Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 6:30pm-9:00pm, the South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block will be hosting their annual Twilight Thunder Cruise. The event will start with a motor cycle parade from Harley Davidson to Circus Square Park. For more information call 270-842-2259." 
The Bowling Green Gallery Hop is back on October 15th from 5-8 p.m. and Dec. 3rd.
John Carter Cash will be in Bowling Green on October 21st as part of the library's My Life is an Open Book series. Free tickets to this are available at the Main library and also at the Kirby branch. Call 270-781-4881 or go to the library site at http://www.warrenpl.org or the My Kentucky Events page to find out more.
The Lost River Cave Civil War: Living History Days is back October 22-24, 2010 at Lost River Cave. This is a free event. Make sure to bring earplugs if you go when they will be firing a cannon. Just saying. They have many great photo opportunities there. Here is a photo from a Civil War Dresses booth I saw there. Civil War Dresses for Sale.

Important:  always check each event before  going to it in case of a typo or  a  correction is needed. I type  these up really fast, but try to get it all right each time. Thanks for your help!

A big thanks to these great sites:
The  WBKO BG Community Events Page at http://www.wbko.com/community
The SOKY Happenings magazine and website
The Historic Railpark http://www.historicrailpark.com/
The WCVK  Community Happenings Page
The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau
Bowling Green Events 
The My Kentucky Events site
The District Events Page
The Downtown Redevelopment page 
The clip art at the top and bottom of this  blog  posting is from Microsoft at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/.
City Events 
Sign up for the What's Happening This Week email - it's full of events from the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

My sites:
The Nontrad site and blog for students going back to school after a break.
The Moon and the Willow Tree blog
Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Get an inexpensive web page or blog, lessons on software and how to use your computer, ESL (English as a Second Language) English and writing lessons, artist cards, graphic design, logo and form design, and more.
Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Get an inexpensive web page or blog, lessons on software and how to use your computer, ESL (English as a Second Language) English and writing lessons, artist cards, graphic design, logo and form design, and more.
Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
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