Saturday, October 29, 2011

Betsyanne's BG,KY cheap and free events this week (Oct. 30 - Nov. 6)

Hi, wonderful readers!
 
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I have some events here for the next week you may like. I am going to limit it to mostly Cheap or Free events. To see everything going on this week, check out the links to the right and/or get a Soky Happenings magazine at Barnes and Noble or another location.

Newest events (newly added) are in bold.

There is a LOT going on this week! Chaney's Dairy Barn and Jackson's Orchard are open, plus the Farmer's Market near the Old Mall will be moving inside there soon.

11-1-11 through 11-30-2011: This is Military Appreciation Month at the Corvette Museum. From the KentuckyLiving site: "All those who have served and their immediate families receive free museum admission."


Wednesday, November 2nd




The WKU Chess Club meets today from 9 a.m. to noon at Barnes and Noble. The public is invited. You may want to bring your chess set. Ask about it: 918-809-6278.

The Bob Kirby branch library has Kirby babies for babies ages 6-18 months today at 9:30 a.m. 782-0252.

Via the Get Rolling To Bowling Green Email from http://www.visitbgky.com: The Shrine Circus is today at 3:30 and also at 7 p.m. at the Ag-Expo Center. Tickets are $18.00 for adults and $12.00 for children. This is a charity show for a really good cause.

Auditions and sign-ups to help with set construction, costumes, etc. are today from 7-9 p.m.  at 313 State Street for the Fountain Square Players play: The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of A Christmas Carol. 782-3119.

Thursday, November 3rd




The High Five Kids Club meets today at 4 p.m. at the Main branch library. 781-4882.

From the WKU Astronomy Page: Today is the Hardin Planetarium Show at 7:00 p.m. hosted by Dr Rachel Campbell... "NASA's Year of the Solar System"... Doors open 15 minutes before show time. No one will be admitted after the lecture begins. Children twelve years of age and under should be accompanied by an adult. There is no charge for admission. For more information please see Hardin Planetarium"

 From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/3/11 First Christian Church is having their 28th Annual Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 3rd, from 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 1106 State Street, Bowling Green, Ky Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for more information call: 270-843-3191" 

Friday, November 4th
 



(From the WKU site) (also showing Saturday and Sunday) ...Zink: the Myth, the Legend, the Zebra / By Cherie Bennett
Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall. Zink is a mythical polka dotted zebra, once an outcast, now a hero. Becky is a girl struggling with leukemia. See what happens when the worlds of these two characters meet in this moving, stunning play. Best suited for ages 8 and up. Friday at 4:00 pm...Admission $4.00. Director: Allyson Tracy. Samantha McCormick, 270-893-2210
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From the WKU Calendar: November 4th, at 7:30 p.m.: "Fall A Cappella Concert
Location: First Christian Church
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Contact: regina.daugherty@wku.edu
Description: Tickets-$2"


Saturday, November 5th




Today is the World's Greatest Studio Tour and Art Sale from 10-5 today and from 1-5 tomorrow. The Pots Place Co-op Studio and Gallery at 428 East Main will be open, as well as many other art studios. Here is an article about it, and you can see a video about it at their Facebook page here (scroll down to see the video). TThis is a FREE event for all. Pick up a map at the Pots Place or Capitol Arts.

Via the Get Rolling To Bowling Green Email from http://www.visitbgky.com: The Veteran's Day Parade is today. It begins at 6th and College Streets, and goes to Circus Square and Fountain Square Parks.
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/5/11 Gott Volunteer Fire Department on 5590 Porter Pike, Bowling Green, Ky will be having a Pancake Breakfast on November 5th, from 7:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m. Adults $5.00 and Children 10 and under FREE , The proceeds wil assist the Gott Volunteer Fire Department in funding for their Rescue and Firefighter Equipment. For more information Call the fire chief: 270-202-4911."

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/5/11 Bowling Green/Warren County Special Olympics will be hosting the 2011 Area 5 Special Olympics Tournament on Nov. 5th at Southern Lanes. Times are 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more information call: 393-3584." 


(From the WKU site) (showing tomorrow too)...Zink: the Myth, the Legend, the Zebra / By Cherie Bennett
Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall. Zink is a mythical polka dotted zebra, once an outcast, now a hero. Becky is a girl struggling with leukemia. See what happens when the worlds of these two characters meet in this moving, stunning play. Best suited for ages 8 and up. ... Saturday at 1:00 & 3:00 pm / Admission $4.00. Director: Allyson Tracy. Samantha McCormick, 270-893-2210
.

Sunday, November 6th





Today is the World's Greatest Studio Tour and Art Sale from 1-5 today. The Pots Place Co-op Studio and Gallery at 428 East Main will be open, as well as many other art studios. Here is an article about it, and you can see a video about it at their Facebook page here (scroll down to see the video). This is a FREE event for all. Pick up a map at the Pots Place or Capitol Arts.

From the WKU Astronomy Page: "Today is the Hardin Planetarium Show at 2:00 p.m. hosted by Dr Rachel Campbell... "NASA's Year of the Solar System"... Doors open 15 minutes before show time. No one will be admitted after the lecture begins. Children twelve years of age and under should be accompanied by an adult. There is no charge for admission. For more information please see Hardin Planetarium".
 
(From the WKU site): ...Zink: the Myth, the Legend, the Zebra / By Cherie Bennett
Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall. Zink is a mythical polka dotted zebra, once an outcast, now a hero. Becky is a girl struggling with leukemia. See what happens when the worlds of these two characters meet in this moving, stunning play. Best suited for ages 8 and up. ...Sunday at 3:00 pm / Admission $4.00. Director: Allyson Tracy. Samantha McCormick, 270-893-2210
.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/6/11 Bowling Green Christian Church , 1912 Smallhouse Rd., Bowling Green, KY, presents: Alzheimer’s 101: Unraveling the Mystery by Jude Gann author of “Where Did I Put My Map”, Sunday, November 6th at 6:00 p.m. The aspects of Alzheimer’s disease will be presented as they relate to both professional and non-professional caregivers.There will be childcare. For more information call: 270-842-6231."

Save the Date Events:




From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/12/11 Christ United Methodist Church’s 19th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Walk is Saturday, November 12th from 8:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. on 716 Cave Mill Rd. Bowling Green, Ky. Includes a crafts, bake sale, Grandmas’s attic, and a silent auction. Breakfast and lunch available. Proceeds will benefit missions of all kinds. For more information call: 270-842-4343.
11/12/11 Briarwood Elementary School will have their craft show on November 12th at 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. so come and enjoy a time of shopping and over 40 of Bowling Green’s local artist and vendors. For more information call: Debbie Meredith 270-782-5554 or email: Debbie.Meredith@warren.kyschools.us

11/12/11 Project MATCH ( Making Appropriate Foster and Adoption fair) will be hosting a foster and adoption fair on Saturday, November. 12th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Hillview Heights Church ,located at 3219 Nashville Rd. Bowling Green, Ky. For more information call: Denise Lambrianou at 270-842-9032 or 866-842-9032.
11/16/11 Dine Out to Help Out, When you dine out on Wednesday, November 16th, you can treat yourself and feel good inside. Area restaurants are donating a percentage of their sales to HOTEL INC to provide critical services to the hungry & homeless in Warren County. For more information please call: 782-1263 or go to their website www.hotelincbg.com.
11/19/11 Fairview United Methodist Church , 336 Mt. Olivet Rd. Bowling Green, Ky will be having Parent’s Saturday Out, on November 19th. From 2:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. The will be having this program every other month on the third Saturday. For more information contact: Anne Miller at 270-745-9977 or email: anne.miller@topper.wku.edu You can also check out the website: www.saturdaysoutatfairview.webs.com."
Also 11-19: (From the KentuckyLiving site) "Geocaching 101: Introduction to Hand-Held GPS Units: What to Buy. Guest speaker from Gander Mountain will discuss the different types of units and their features. Lost River Cave, Bowling Green, (270) 393-0077, www.lostrivercave.com."
 
WKU presents Amahl and the Night Visitors on November 17-20.

From the Lost River Cave site: "September 23 - November 22, 2011- Facebook Fall Photo Contest
We are looking for astonishing imagery of Lost River’s wildlife or natural landscapes.
Submitted images must be taken at Lost River Cave and Valley between September 23, 2011 – November 22, 2011. Photos of plant life, natural landscapes, wildlife and photographs including people at Lost River are acceptable for the composition. Photos are submitted via Facebook."

November 17 - Will Lavender, bestselling author of Obedience and Dominance, will speak at Christ Episcopal Church at 6:00 p.m. (From the Warren Co. Libraries Special Events page)
 
December 1 - 6 p.m. - Winter Reading Program Kick-off at Fountain Square Park Tree Lighting.

 A big thanks again goes to: The Bowling Green Daily News, Soky Happenings Magazine, The Amplifier Online, 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 for the artwork used on the blog articles here. 






Add your cheap or free event as a comment. See you next week!

-Betsyanne
BG, KY 

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