Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Corvette Zora 1984 by Davynin on Flickr.

March 6th -  March 13th:

Selected events, classes and more in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky
Always double-check each event just in case. Thanks!

Art Shows and Exhibitions

The VSA (Very Special Arts) Exhibit is free and open to the public at the Garden Gallery at the Kentucky Library and Museum this month until March 21st. 745-2592.

Also, they have an art display of Photographs of Safe Haven at the ACCESS Gallery at 515 East 10th Avenue. Call for gallery times: 781-0872.

Kendall McMinimy is showing his art at the WKU Ivan Wilson FAC Corridor Gallery from Feb. 16-March 23rd. 745-3944.

A Modern Atomic Art exhibition will take place Feb. 18th  - March 25th at The Gallery at 916.

Kay Zoretic's jewelry is exhibited at the Warren County Library main branch this month through February 28th. 781-4882. 

Kim Soule's art will show at the Warren County Public Library Bob Kirby Branch through March 31st. 

The Capital Arts Center and Houchen's sponsors the BG/WC Youth Exhibit through March 23rd, Monday through Friday in the Houchens and Mezzanine Calleries.

The US Bank Celebration of the Arts art show opens Feb. 27th and runs through April 2nd  at the Kentucky Museum. See all kinds of great art here.

Sarah Dineen will show new paintings at WKU's Ivan Wilson FAC Corridor Gallery through April 6th.

A Kentucky Art from the Heart Exhibit is showing at the Main Branch library through March 31st.

GARDEN PLOTS/SPRING BREAK CAMP/WATERPARK PASSES: Signups this month are going on for BG Parks and Rec Garden Plots at Keriakes Park 393-3249, BG Parks and Rec Spring Break Camps 393-3249, and Russell Sims Water park passes, 393-3249. If you want a garden plot, register early because these run out fast.

Sunday, March 6th: 
A Team Penning event is taking place today at the WKU Ag-Expo Center at 406 Elrod Road. Find out more:

A Planetarium show "Celestial Motions" will take place at the WKU Hardin Planetarium at 2 p.m. Call 745-4044. Check the website for more info. too. 

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "03/4/11 Bowling Green High School Students will perform Bye Bye Birdie, the Tony Award Winning musical, at the Capitol Arts Center March 4 and 5, 7 p.m., and March 6, 3 p.m. The cast is made up of over 80 students including several elementary and junior high students. Tickets are $12 adults, $8 students. Call 746-2300 to reserve seats and for more information."

This is the last day of the Home Expo 2011, which is 12:30 - 5 p.m. today at the Sloan Convention Center. See products from landscapers, builders, and designers plus mini-seminars, displays, a door prize, and more. Tickets are $8.00 or 2 for $15.00 for adults and accompanied (by an adult) children are free.

Monday, March 7th:

A free couponing class is at 10:00 at the Warren County Extension Office at 3132 Nashville Road. Freebies and Door Prizes too.

Try Painting with Acrylics with Terry Caturano from 10-12. 4 classes for $40.00. Call 842-4281 to register and find out supplies to bring.

The Graham Branch Library has Teen Tech Week at 5:00 today. 781-1441.

Joe Kissack will be signing his book The Fourth Fisherman at Barnes and Noble at 6 p.m. 746-9779.

A Free Computer Class, Excel Basics, is held today at the Main Branch Library. You need to call to pre-register, 781-4882.

Tuesday, March 8th:
A free computer class is today at the Main Branch Library at 9-11 a.m. It is Introduction to Genealogy Resources. You must pre-register to attend; call 781-4882.

Another free computer class, Ebay for Beginners, is at the Bob Kirby Branch library at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend; call 782-0252.

You can take the Red Cross Disaster services overview for free today from 6-9 p.m. Call 781-7377 to register.

PJ Tales are at the Main Branch library today at 6 p.m. Call 781-4882 for more info.

Wednesday, March 9th:
Today is Ash Wednesday.

Kroger on Scottsville Road is having a free tour and class: Choosing Healthy Food from 8 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. You must pre-register; call 745-0942.

The Warren Co. Main Branch library will have a free computer class, Facebook for Beginners, at 6 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Thursday, March 10th:
Community Action is holding a Chili Cook-Off today from 11:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. today at the First Christian Church. This event will benefit the Foster Grandparent Program. Celebrity judges will be there. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Call 782-3162 or visit

Daymar College at 2421 Fitzgerald Drive has a free resume and interview workshop today from 2-4 p.m. Bring your resume for a critique. 843-6750.

America's Cheapest Family, Annette and Steve Economides, will talk about raising their five children and living on modest means at the Christ Episcopal church today at i6 p.m. The event is free, but you must get  ticket first at the library or emailing This is part of the In The House Speaker series.

The WKU Chess club meets today at 6-9 at the WKU Faculty House. The public is welcome. 1-918-809-6278.

Friday, March 11th:

 The Warren County Extension office has a Couponing class today at 1 p.m. 3132 Nashville road. Call 842-1681.

A Free computer class, Overdrive Digital Catalog, is today from 2-3 p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Teen Scene is at the Warren County Bob Kirby Branch library at 3:30 for Junior High and High School students. Teens will make collages and sculptures. Find out more:  782-0252.

Graham Drive Community branch library has Teen Tech Week at 5 p.m.. Call 781-1441 for more info.

Saturday, March 12th:

Walmart  on Campbell Lane and the American Red Cross is taking food for families from a list at the store from 8-4 today.

Barnes and Noble has an author signing today of Not a Wasted Breath by LaRecea Tabor Gibbs at 2 p.m.

Sunday, March 13th:  
Via Soky Happenings: Today Daylight Savings Time begins. Spring forward 1 hour.

Rainhill Equine Rescue Facility has a free tour today. They are located at 11125 Kentucky Highway 185 in BG. Call 270-777-3164. their website is here:
Much thanks go to the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Soky Happenings, the WCVK Happenings pages and WBKO's Community Events Calendar. 
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 or call 782-3162, ext. 238.
Images are from the free Clker site and also the Microsoft Images pages.

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.

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Thanks to the SoKy Happenings magazine for all their information. Please check all events before attending just in case.
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