Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Version C / 2011 events in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky for January 2-8

 A very Happy New Year to everyone.

Here are more cheap and free things to do this week in the Bowling Green area and near Bowling Green, Kentucky. I have selected just a few events to list here.

I am adding some more events today from the SoKy Happenings magazine, which just came out.  These items are highlighted in yellow.

Please double-check each one in case of an error. thanks!

What's Happening this week: From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY. The Presbyterian Church Gallery is presenting the Third Annual Artworks Exhibit featuring a variety of works by members of Artworks Inc., an organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing visual art in the community...The exhibit may be viewed by the public in the church gallery, 10th Street entrance, Mon. to Fri. 8:30am to 4:00pm. The church is located at the corner of 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green KY. Diane Simmons 270-842-1794; 270-791-0819

Chaney's Dairy Barn is starting to serve breakfast items this month.  270-843-5567.

Lost River Cave's hours this month are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Gift Shop is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tours of the Cave are at the top of each hour.

Monday, January 3rd 
From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY.

 From the Visit BG, KY site: All Kentucky Juried Art Exhibition, Mon, January 3, 9am – 5pm, Capitol Arts Center Houchens Gallery, 416 E. Main Ave., Bowling Green (map)
Visual/Performing Arts - For more information call 270-782-2787 or visit http://www.capitolarts.com
 

Tuesday January 4th
From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY.

From the Visit BG, KY site: Snow Ball for Early Elementary Children. Tue, January 4, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Bob Kirby Branch Warren Co. Public Library, 175 Iron Skillet Ct., Bowling Green (map)
Music & Entertainment - Children are invited to dress in their best, enjoy cookies, punch and dancing. Space is limited so call ahead to pre-register at 270-782 0252. http://www.warrenpl.org

A free computer class takes place today at the Porter Cafe at the Main Library from 2-3:30 p.m. It is Microsoft Excel Basics. You must pre-register.  Call 781-4882.


The Snow Ball is today at 6 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. Registration is required. For elementary school children. 782-0252.
Wednesday, January 5th
From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY.

A free computer class in Email Basics is today from 2-3 p.m. at the Main Branch Porter Cafe. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882. 


Another free computer class is offered today at the Bob Kirby branch library from 3-4 p.m., Genealogy Sources Online. You must pre-register by calling 782-0252.


A Chili Cookoff is being held at 6 p.m at the St. James United Methodist Church at 575 Winfield Drive, BG. This is near Keriakes Park. Call for details at 842-4949. Bring chili or sample chili. Awards will be given too.


A free computer class, Intermediate Computers and the Internet is being held from 6-7 p.m. at the Main Branch library Porter Cafe. You must call to pre-register at 781-4882.

Thursday, January 6th
From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY.

A free computer class, Introduction to Genealogy Resources, is at 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the Main Branch Library Porter Cafe. You must pre-register; call 781-4882.

From the WKU Events page: The All-District Band event is at Van Meter Hall (VMH 0108) from 8-10 p.m. Contact: Gary Schallert.

WKU Men's Basketball has A Night for Heroes at 7 p.m. at Diddle Arena. Police officers, veterans, military personnel, and EMT techs can buy unlimited $5.00 tickets. Call 1-800-5 BIG RED for more information.

Friday, January 7th
From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Art Works Exhibit 8:30 am - 4 pm, The Presbyterian Church, 10th St. Entrance, 10th and State Sts., Bowling Green, KY.

From the WKU Events page: The All-District Band event is at Van Meter Hall (VMH 0108) from 8-10 p.m. Contact: Gary Schallert.

A Free MacBook computer class is being held today at the Bob Kirby Branch library from 2-3 p.m. The class is Overdrive Digital Catalog. You must pre-register to attend; call 782-0252. 

A reception for artist Kristina Arnold is at 5-7 p.m. at the Capital Arts Center, BG. 782-2787. 

Saturday, January 8th
From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "1/8/11 Benefit for Crusade for Children will be a Chaney’s Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Rd., Bowling Green, Jan. 8, 6-8 p.m. There will be music by Dan Modlin & Pat Haney. A portion of the sales will benefit Crusade for Children. For more information call 843-5567." 

From the WKU Events page: The All-District Band event is at Van Meter Hall (VMH 0108) from 8 a.m. -6 p.m. Contact: Gary Schallert.

From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: This is GO Shopping Day on the Bowling Green community buses. "GO Shopping! Jan 8, 2011 9 am - 4 pm, 921 Beauty Ave., Bowling Green, KY
Go Shopping with Go bg transit. The next GO Shopping Shuttle will be Saturday, January 8, from 9 am to 4 pm. Two shuttles serve numerous shopping and dining locations. Use a GO Pass and ride for only $1 with free transfers! Schedules and route information are available on the Community Action website at www.casoky.org/transportation or by calling 782-3162, ext. 238."

New - just posted - today is also the Health and Wellness Expo from 8 a.m. to noon at Sloan Convention Center. Door prizes, screenings, demos, presentations will all take place this morning.  Call 745-1010 for more information.

From the event site page:
"Date: 1/8/2011
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Item: Health & Wellness Expo
Location: Sloan Convention Center
Contact: Linda Rush
Email:info@mcbg.org
Phone: 745-1010 or 800-624-2318

Description: Kick off the New Year with The Medical Center Health & Wellness Expo, presented in partnership with WBKO-TV. A variety of healthcare service providers, safety agencies and community organizations will provide a wealth of free screenings and information on healthy living. Special demonstrations will provide you with new ideas to incorporate into your plans and goals for the coming year. Door prizes are given out throughout the morning. There's something for people of all ages."

Greenwood Spirits Shoppe has a Wine and Cheese Tasting tonight from 4-6 p.m. Also, all Chuck's Liquor outlets will have a Wine Tasting from 4-8.

Sunday, January 9th

From the WBKO Community Events Calendar: Zumba Jam. Jan 9, 2011 2:00-3:30pm, Old Alvaton Gym (6350 Old Scottsville Rd). Fundraiser for the 10U National Ky Bearcats Baseball team. Jaime Hawks, 270-779-8928. This event is $10.00 per person.


From the Visit BG, KY site: Western KY Horse Sale, Sun, January 9, 10am – 12pm, Brown Ag Expo Center, 406 Elrod Rd., Bowling Green (map) Sports/Recreation - For more information call 270-745-3976 or visit http://www.wku.edu/agexpocenter




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Also from the WCVK site: "Save money on transportation costs every day with GO bg transit! GO bg transit provides 5 fixed routes, two Saturday Shopping Shuttles, and numerous other shuttles to serve Bowling Green. Purchase a GO Pass and ride for $1 a trip. Students Passes are $40 per semester for unlimited rides. For more information visit www.casoky.org/transportation or call 782-3162, ext. 238.
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 Join a local club - see the list at the WBKO Club pages.

You can find more events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area by clicking on the right side of this blog, or picking up a SoKy Happenings magazine. See even more events and charity happenings at the WCVK Community Happenings page.

Til Further Notice Madison Ave. General Baptist Church, 1617 Madison Ave., Bowling Green, serves a free hot breakfast the 2nd and last Saturdays of each month, 8-10 a.m. They have sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs, taters, and coffee. All are welcome. For more information call 303-0530.

Much thanks to the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Soky Happenings, the WCVK Happenings pages and WBKO's Community Events Calendar.


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