Sunday, September 25, 2011

Fun thing to do this week in Bowling Green Kentucky Sept. 25 - Oct 2, 2011

Hi again, wonderful readers and visitors!

Well, September 2011 is almost over, and there are lots of things going on around Bowling Green, Kentucky again this week.

Here is the new weekly "what's happening" update for the Betsyanne Events blog page.


I can only get a fraction of the events and things to do this week listed here. So, to find more events, check out the links to the right here on the blog.

SKyPAC Hardhat tours take place Monday - Friday until the end of the month at 4 p.m. You must pre-register to take the tour. Check on the time too. Call 393-0080.

Chaney's Dairy Barn has a Corn Maze this month. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com. Check with them about it first.

Jackson's Orchard has a Pumpkin Festival every weekend this month too. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/

Sunday, September 25th

Today is an (East) Indian Culture and Heritage (ICH) and Language Class is from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today at the ALIVE Center. More info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221.

The WKU Choral Fall Concert is today from 4-6 p.m. at First Christian Church. Tickets are $5.00 per person, and $2.00 for students. 745-3751.

 Today is also Bag Day at the library sale at the Depot, from 1-5.

Monday, September 26th

The BG Main Library has a Free Computer class today: Facebook for Beginners, from 10-11 a.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.
Click here for more library events. 

Fountain Square Players has auditions at 7 p.m.for the play "Blood Relations". They need 4 women and 2 men for it. Call for location: 782-3119 and/or email info@fountainsquareplayers.org.


Tuesday, September 27th
Bring your old shoes to WCVK Radio a StorPlace Self Storage on Campbell Lane to benefit Soles3Souls through September 30th. Questions? 781-7326.

Dr. Sandra Hughes will give a free talk about Louisa May Alcott at the Kentucky Museum at 6 tonight. 745-4502. From The Amplifier Online: "On Sept. 27, “Louisa May Alcott Wrote That? Gothic and Satiric Alcott” will be offered at the Kentucky Museum at 6 p.m. Dr. Sandra Hughes, WKU Associate Professor of English, will discuss 19th century gothic novels including Alcott’s little-known thrillers Behind a Mask: or A Woman’s Power and A Long and Fatal Love Chase."

A free coupon class, Coupons 101, is held at 6-7 tonight at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.


Fountain Square Players has auditions at 7 p.m.for the play "Blood Relations". They need 4 women and 2 men for it. Call for location: 782-3119 and/or email info@fountainsquareplayers.org.

The WKU Chess Club meets from 6:30 - 9 p.m. at WKU's South Campus for all skill levels. You may want to bring your chess set. Questions? Call 918-809-6278.

Wednesday, September 28th
Bring your old shoes to WCVK Radio a StorPlace Self Storage on Campbell Lane to benefit Soles3Souls through September 30th. Questions? 781-7326.

Thursday, September 29th
There is a free prostate screening held today at Physician's Specialty at 1325 Andrea St. from 4-8 p.m. You must pre-register and get a reservation for this event. Cal l1-800-242-5662 (MedLine).

The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy. 781-6233.


The WKU Chess club meets tonight from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin behind Cherry Hall on the WKU Campus. All skill levels are welcome.You may want to bring your chess set. Questions? Call 918-809-6278.


Friday, September 30th
A Trikes and Bikes rally starts at 9 a.m. at the Carroll Knicely Center. From the SoKy Calendar: "come out for rides, food, vendors, entertainment, food, tours and more. 1-800-843-9460."

The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy.  781-6233. From their FB page: "Six breast cancer survivors band together to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects. They take on life! One weekend only! Call 270-781-6233 for reservations!

A free recital is today at 7:30 p.m. at WKU's Van Meter Hall. It features Dr. Ching-Yi Lin on violin and Benjamin Borea on Piano.


The ALIVE Center at 1818 31-W has a Math and Science class today for grades 1 through 8. Call 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221 for more information.

Saturday, October 1st
The Trikes and Bikes rally continues today. starting at 9 a.m. at the Carroll Knicely Center. From the SoKy Calendar: "come out for rides, food, vendors, entertainment, food, tours and more. 1-800-843-9460."

The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy.  781-6233. From their FB page: "Six breast cancer survivors band together to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects. They take on life! One weekend only! Call 270-781-6233 for reservations!


Chaney's Pumpkin Pickin' Festival - this Festival has Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, Kids' activities, more. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Click here to see all the activites and prices. Radar the Weather Dog will be there from 1-3 p.m.


Sunday, October 2nd
WKU has a Lee Blakeman, Low Brass Studio Recital with Deanna Catlett, accompanying, at the WKU Fine Arts Center #189 from 7:30 - 9 p.m. 745-3751. From the WKU Calendar.

Chaney's Pumpkin Pickin' Festival continues today. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Click here to see all the activites and prices.

 The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 3 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy.  781-6233. From their FB page: "Six breast cancer survivors band together to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects. They take on life! One weekend only! Call 270-781-6233 for reservations!

The Twilight Thunder Cruise (a motorcycle parade) benefiting Kids on the Block, starts at 5:30 p.m. (registration) at the Harley Davidson location and ends at Circus Square Park. It will be held rain or shine. From the Soky Happenings site. http://www.kykob.org and http://www.kykob.org/page.cfm?pageid=26 and their TV spot.

Make sure to double-check each event,  just in case.

Save the Date - these fun events are coming up soon:

October 3rd: Japanese Traditional Dance and Music Education Tour, Location: Van Meter Hall - VMH Lobby, Time: 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Contact: Kumi Ishii. From the WKU Calendar.

October 7th:  "10/7/11 Holiday Bazaar at Bowling Green Technical College-KATI Campus will be Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Student Scholarship Fund. Booth rental is $25, and registration must be received by Fri., Oct. 7. Visit www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu for more information or call 901-1012." From the WCVK page.

October 11th: 10/11/11 The CenturyMen will be in concert at First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, October 11th, 2011 7:00 pm this is an auditioned mens chorus . Free to the public. More info please contact Clayton Miller at 270-991-7285 email clayton.miller@wku.edu. From the WCVK page.

October 12th: Guest Chamber Recital, Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0319, Time: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM, Contact: Sarah Berry, Description: Patricia Rudisell (violin) Nicholas Gold (cello) 270.745.3751. From the WKU Calendar.

10/12/11 1st Annual Community Farm & Food Fair at Jackson’s Orchard at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday Oct. 12th. Learn how more agriculture and where , and how are food is made. Recipe & craft demonstrations, farm tours, food sampling, and giveaways. For more information contact Warren County Extension office (270) 842-1681. From the WCVK page.

10/15/11 Riverview at Hobson Grove, 1100 West Main, Bowling Green, presents “Victorian Skills For Young Ladies and Gentlemen,” a series of workshops for children 8-12. Participants will learn a traditional Victorian hand craft. Workshops are on Saturdays, Oct. 15, Oct. 22, and Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. each day. Reservations are required and fees apply. Call 843-5565.  From the WCVK page.

October 21st is the Bowling Green Gallery Hop. The Pots Place will have new work and snacks at 428 East Main Street. http://www.thepotsplace.com/. Other studios will be open too.


A big thanks again goes to: The Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Bowling Green Parent magazine, Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the WCVK Happenings pages and WBKO's Community Events Calendar, the free Clker site and also the Microsoft Images pages. 

Have a fun week!


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