Sunday, June 12, 2011

Events in the Bowling Green Kentucky area for June 12-26, 2011

Apple Blossoms.
Sunday, June 12
Today you can tour the Rainhill Equine Center from 1-4 p.m. Rainhill is on 11125 Kentucky Highway 185, Bowling Green.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has a free show today, “Venus, our Sister Planet” at 2 p.m. Seating is first-come, first served.

Monday, June 13
Today Chaney’s Dairy Barn has tours of the farm at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for $6.00 per person. You need to call ahead for an appointment to go on the tour. 843-5567. They also have tours on Fridays.

Warren County Public Library has a kick-off concert for the Summer Reading Program today by the Wulfe Brothers at 2 p.m. at the Parker-Bennet-Curry Elementary School gym. Sign up there or any library branch. Read books – win prizes.

Barnes and Noble is also having a Reading Program this summer for grades 1-6. Their kickoff is at 11:30 a.m.

A free computer class, Coupons, is held from 6-7 p.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

The Kentucky Blues Society Teen Jam is at the WhaBah Steakhouse from 6-9 today. 782-6400.

Tuesday, June 14
Today is Flag Day.

A free computer class, Microsoft Excel Basics, is at 9-10:30 a.m. today at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

A new club, the Home Brew Club, meets for the first time today at 6 p.m. at Bowling Green Pipe and Cigar shop on the square. Everyone is welcome. Email Matt at hommj@topper.wku.edu with questions.

A Coupon class is at 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Baymont Inn on Three Springs Road, Bowling Green. Tickets are $10.00 each. More info: 270-681-0306

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has a free show today, “Venus, our Sister Planet” at 7 p.m. Seating is first-come, first served.

Wednesday, June 15
There is a full moon tonight.

Downtown Bowling Green has another Concert in the Park today, featuring The Crime Stoppers. The Concert is in Bowling Green’s Historic Fountain Square Park. 782-0222.

A Major Gifts and Fundraising Workshop is today from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the ALIVE Center. You must pre-register to attend. 782-0082.

Is your child a Judy Moody fan? The Bowling Green Main Branch library has a Party at 2:00 for you. Pre-registration is required. Call Stephanie W. at 781-4882, extension 212.

Graham Troopers meet today at the Graham Drive branch library at 3 p.m. They will make Claw Tooth necklaces.

A free MacBook Computer Class is today: Genealogy, from 3-4 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Thursday, June 16
Beech Bend Raceway sponsors the NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion today starting at 9 a.m. and going through the 18th. 781-7634. For more information, visit the site at http://www.museum.nhra.com.

The Bowling Green Main Branch library has a High Five Kids Cub for K-5 at 4 p.m. They learn about China today. 781-4882.

The WKU Chess Club meets today at the Log Cabin on the WKU Campus from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Questions, call 918-809-6278. You may want to bring your chess set.

A free computer class, Beginning Your Resume, is at 6-7 p.m. at the Main Branch Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Winners by Choice! A program put on by Bowling Green Networking Women will feature Robin Shea speaking on the 3 Steps to Re:Wiring your Super Highway at Holy Spirit Parish Hall at 4754 Smallhouse Road. Vendor Booths, Dinner. $10 per ticket. http://www.bgnetworkingwomen.com.

The Skatebox is having a free skate night if you have your own skates. It is only $1.00 if you want to rent skates. 843-3394.

The Disaster Action Team (DAT) is having a meeting and potluck at 6-8 p.m. at the Red Cross building at 430 Center Street. The public is invited. 781-7377.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has a free show today, “Venus, our Sister Planet” at 7 p.m. Seating is first-come, first served.

Friday, June 17
Today Chaney’s Dairy Barn has tours of the farm at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for $6.00 per person. You need to call ahead for an appointment to go on the tour. 843-5567. They also have tours on Mondays.

The Bowling Green AARP meets today and is having a social event meeting, an Inside Picnic at First Christian Church at 1106 State Street. From 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Several guests are coming from other AARP groups too. The event is a potluck. New members or guests are welcome.

Teen Scene for students in grades 6-12, is meeting at 3:30 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. 782-0252.

Orchestra Kentucky has a Beatle Madness show today at 7:30 p.m. at the Bowling Green Ballpark Stadium. Tickets start at $15.00 per person. 846-2426, http://www.OrchestraKentucky.com.

Saturday, June 18
Today is Kiwanis Yoga Gentle Flow in Keriakes Park behind the shelter at 8 a.m. with Shanda for all ages and experience. This event is free. Next is Playground Yoga at 9:15 for preschoolers and their families.  782-6984.

A family-friendly bike ride is today at Lost River Cave called the Tour de town: Lost River Cave Ride, which starts at 9 a.m. Helmets are required. This event is sponsored by http://www.BikeBG.org. This event is open to the public and free.

The Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway continues today starting at 9 a.m. and going through the 18th. 781-7634. For more information, visit the site at http://www.museum.nhra.com.

Want to learn Reiki? You can take two classes from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. today, Reiki I and II, today and tomorrow. This class is put on by the Balanced Life Massage and Hypnosis Center at 1725 Ashley Circle, Suite 109. 270-779-4739. http://www.margalena.com.

Bob Kirby Branch library has Family Storytime for all ages  today. Call for times: 782-0252.

The Graham Branch library has a Make Father’s Day Cards activity at 3 p.m. Call for more information: 781-1441.

Artworks has a Reception and Sale for the members-only exhibit at the WKU Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center 2nd Floor gallery from 5-8 today. 745-6125, http://www.ArtWorks.org.

The First Annual Bad Apple Records Label Showcase is today from 6-9 p.m. at Roland Bland Skate Park, Bowling Green. Music performances by different music artists. This event is open to the public and all ages.

Nathaniel Mo gives a Piano Recital at 7 p.m. tonight at the Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall at 1215 State Street. Donations are welcome.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center has Night of the Pirates from 7-9 p.m. for ages 6 and up. Tickets are $6.00 for ages 6 and up and $3.00 for ages 5 and under. Season pass holders get ½ price. 393-3249.

Sunday, June 19
Today is Father’s Day. Have a great one!

Want to learn Reiki? You can take two classes from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. today, Reiki I and II. This class is put on by the Balanced Life Massage and Hypnosis Center at 1725 Ashley Circle, Suite 109. 270-779-4739. http://www.margalena.com.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has a free show today, “Venus, our Sister Planet” at 2 p.m. Seating is first-come, first served.

Have a great week!




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