Monday, July 11, 2011

Events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area July 11th-17th

Some fun events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area
In Mom's backyard.

These are some selected events in the Western Kentucky area for this week. Some are FREE computer classes for the community. You must pre-register to attend these. Many other events in the area are also free or cheap or donations to a good cause.

Do check every event before attending, just in case. Thanks!

Monday, July 11th
Today (and Fridays) Chaney's Dairy Barn has Farm Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 854-5567. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.

The Bowling Green Main branch library has a West African Dance Demonstration and Workshop today at 6 p.m. All ages are welcome. Find out more: 781-4882.

The Kentucky Blues Society has a TEEN JAM at the WhaBah Steakhouse from 6-9 p.m. Families are welcome. 782-6400.

Tuesday, July 12th
The Medical Center Health and Wellness Center has a Kids on the Block First Aid and Emergencies session from 10-11 a.m. Find out more: 745-0942 and make sure there is room. Pre-registration MAY be required.

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

SkyPac has a free hard hat tour today at 4 p.m. They also have one on Thursday. You must make a reservation to attend. Call 393-0080 for more information.

Dorothea Benton Frank is talking at 6 p.m. tonight at either the Main Branch library OR the Christ Episcopal Church (next door to the Main Branch library) today. You must have a free ticket, which you can pick up at any library location. 781-4882.

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

Wednesday, July 13th
A Guys Read Wednesday event is today at 2:30 p.m. at the Main Branch library for ages 8-13. Call 781-4882, extension 215 for more info.

A Graham Troopers meeting is at 3 p.m. at the Graham Drive Branch library today for school-age students. 781-1441.

Thursday, July 14th
There is a free computer class today, Job Hunting Online, at 9-10:30 a.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

SkyPac has a free hard hat tour today at 4 p.m. You must make a reservation to attend. Call 393-0080 for more information.

The Annual Corvette Homecoming starts today at the Sloan Convention Center. This event continues through the 16th. Find out more: http://www.nationalcorvettehomecoming.com/. Call for more info: 791-2117.

Teen Thursday is at 5 p.m. at the Graham Drive Branch library. Call 781-1441 for more info.

There is a High Five Kids Club meeting today at 4 p.m. for ages K-5. You must pre-register to attend by calling 781-4882, extension 212.

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

The Bowling Green League of Bicyclists has an Easy Ride at 6 p.m. You must wear a helmet. The group meets at 6 p.m. at Kereiakes Park. http://www.BGLOB.com.

Friday, July 15th
The Corvette Homecoming continues today at the Sloan Convention Center. This event continues through tomorrow. Find out more: http://www.nationalcorvettehomecoming.com/. Call for more info: 791-2117.

There is a Santa Gertrudis Show and Sale today at 11 a.m. at the WKU Ag Expo Center. Find out more at their Facebook page. 745-3976.

A free computer class, Computing for Seniors, is from 10-11 a.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. 781-4882.

Circus Square park is having a concert in Circus Square Park tonight from 6:30 - 10 p.m. 782-0222. 

Teen Scene meets tonight at 3:30 p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library for students grade 6-12.

Today (and Mondays) Chaney's Dairy Barn has Farm Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 854-5567. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.

Saturday, July 16th
Kiwanis Yoga in the Park is this morning at Keriakes Park at 8 a.m. for individuals and 9:15 a.m. for children and parents or guardians. Find out more: http://bgkiwanis.org/.

Via Amy: "The Empowering Women Seminar Series continues! July 16th 10a-12p. Topics: Budgeting to start funding for retirement (Tamara Clark); Getting a Job Part 3: The Interview and Follow-up (Amy Brumlow); Arthritis and Osteoporosis: Prevention and Alternative Treatments (Amy Brumlow,DC) FREE, but must register to attend by calling 904-2639 or email bodyworkschiropractic@gmail.com Door Prizes and light refreshments served!"

The Corvette Homecoming is also today at the Sloan Convention Center. Find out more: http://www.nationalcorvettehomecoming.com/. Call for more info: 791-2117.

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum is sponsoring a free storytime today at 10-11 a.m. in the caboose. Find out more: 745-7317.

A Parade of Ponds event is today sponsored by the Barren County Long Term Care Ombudsman, from 10-4. Tickets are $10. Call 842-7587 for tickets or you can also buy tickets via this page: http://klaid.org/ombudsman/PoP/Default.aspx. Find out more about the Ombudsman program: http://klaid.org/ombudsman.

The Skate Box has a Lock-In today starting at 7 p.m. and going to 6 a.m. This is $15.00. Bring shampoos, toothbrush, etc. for our Troops overseas. Find out more: 843-3394.

Sunday, July 17th

The Capital Arts Center has Southern Gospel Music today starting at 2 p.m. Bring a canned food item for admission which will help stock a local Food Bank. Doors open at 1 p.m. 782-2787. See the events page: http://www.capitolarts.com/index.html.

Events for the whole week: Cram the Corvette: bring school supplies for needy kids to the Corvette parked at the National Corvette Museum. This car will be part of the big "Cram the Bus" event. 781-7973.

Lost River cave has a Geocaching 101 event today from 2-4 p.m. Call 393-0077 for more information or visit the learn more: http://www.lostrivercave.com/Geocaching.html and http://www.lostrivercave.com/events.html#geocacheevent (scroll down).

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Have a fun week!






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