Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Events in the Bowling Green Kentucky area Nov. 8 - 13

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Hi again, super readers!
 



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.

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."

Tuesday, November 8th




Today is Election Day! Go to vote at your polling place and tonight will be more exciting, as you watch to see who won.

Also: make sure to have Beans and Cornbread downtown at the Presbyterian Church. The BG Noon Lions put it on so it will be a Good Deed to go. Plus, the food is GREAT. I love their corn cakes. Mmmmmm.....


Library events today at the Main branch library include Toddler time at the Main Branch library, Preschool Spanish at 11:30 a.m. and the Lego Club at 6 p.m. for ages 5 and up. 781-4882.

The Graham Book Club will discuss Runaway Stories by Alice Munro at 6 p.m. 781-1441.

A free computer class is offered at the Bob Kirby branch library, Ebay for Beginners from 6-7 p.m. you must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Fountain Square Players have auditions at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 313 State Street (per their Facebook page and online site) for their play, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. People may also sign up for set construction, stage crew, costume makers, and props people today. This play will be shown on January 5-8, 2012. Call for more details: 782-3119.

Wednesday, November 9th




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 Graham Branch library has Graham Troopers today at 3 p.m. for school-age students. 781-1441.

The Main Branch library has 'Be a Star" for grades 5-12 at 4:00 p.m. today. This is a new drama troupe, and no experience is necessary. 781-4882.

The Presbyterian Church has a movie "Lemon Tree" followed by a discussion led by Dr Ingrid Lilly, scholar of religious studies at WKU. Call for more info: 745-5755.

The Kentucky Museum at WKU has a presentation at 7 p.m. "Lincoln and Secession". 745-2592.

WKU has a Percussion Ensemble concert at 7:30 at the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Tickets are only $4.00 a person.  745-3751.

Thursday, November 10th

  


The High Five Kids Club (for kids age K-5) meets today at  4 p.m. at the Main Branch library.

Teen Thursday is today at the Graham Drive branch library at 5 p.m. for grades 6-12. 781-1441.

A free computer class (NEW) - Identification and Care of Photographs is at the Main Branch library from 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882. 

Blood Relations, a play re-imagining the Lizzie Borden murders is at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Tickets are $10.00 and $15.00. 
 
Friday, November 11th
 



The Main Branch library has Peek-A-Boo Babies at 9:30 a.m. for babies ages 6-18 months, and Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. 781-4882.

The Bob Kirby branch library has Preschool Spanish for ages 3-5 years at 9:30 a.m. 782-0252.

Fountain Square shops downtown have Veterans Day Specials today starting at 10 a.m.

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has an Open House today from 11-7 to see the new RailCar. More info: 756-7317 or http://www.historicrailpark.com.

A free math and science class is today at the ALIVE Center on Nashville Road from 4-5 p.m. This is for grades 5-8. More info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221. 


WKU has Friday Night with REDZ. This event is only $5.00 without a WKU ID. The public is invited. Billairds, ping pong, bowling, more. Call for more info: 745-2456.


The BG Western Choral Society and the WKU chorale along with Harpeth Rising, a bluegrass band, will perform at WKU's Van Meter Auditoium at 730 p.m., performing  A Bluegrass Mass. tickets are $10.00 for general admission, $8.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for students. 745-5301.


Blood Relations, a play re-imagining the Lizzie Borden murders is at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Tickets are $10.00 and $15.00.  


Saturday, November 12th





Christmas for the Soldiers is today at Phil Moore Park. Help gather care packages, and support the troops. Also there will be food and entertainment. Find out more: 270-320-3152.

Today is the Rockfield United Methodist Church Women's Christmas Bazaar from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are located at 682 Richpond Rockfield Road. 842-7788. They will offer a Farmer's Breakfast and a holiday-style lunch, plus vendors and a silent auction.


St. James UMC also has a Holiday Fall Craft Bazaar from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. They also will serve breakfast and lunch. 575 Winfield Drive, just down from Keriakes Park. 842-4949.


Super Sib day is from 9-1 today at the Suzanne Vitale complex at WKU. This day features activities for siblings of children with special needs. Find out more: 745-2784.


Briarwood Elementary School has a Craft Sale today at 265 Lovers Lane (1st ever) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 782-5554. From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: 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


The Kentucky Museum has a free session "The Art Quilt" today from 10 - 10:45 a.m. This session is repeated at 11 a.m. Call to find out more: 745-2592. they also have "Applique 101" at 1:00 p.m. to 1:45, and Quilt Photography from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Tartouffe is playing at 7 p.m., put on by the Capitol Arts Youth Theater. Tickets are $12.00 for adults, and $6.00 for kids 12 and under. more info: 782-2787.


Blood Relations, a play re-imagining the Lizzie Borden murders is at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Tickets are $10.00 and $15.00.  

A free jazz concert is at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. 745-3751.



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 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.

Warren County Parks and Rec have a movie (Rio) and swimming at 5:30 p.m. at the Warren County Aquatics Facility at 1015 Liberty Way, behind the Warren County Board of Education. Swimming is during intermission at 6:15 p.m. and is free. 842-5302/843-5364. http://home.insightbb.com/~warrencountyparks/wsb/html/1553303/view.cgi-.html
Sunday, November 13th



The ALIVE Center at 1818 31-W offers an (East) Indian Culture and Heritage (ICH) and Language Class from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today at the ALIVE Center. Languages taught are Hindi, Gujarati and Telegu. More info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221.
Tartouffe is playing at 3 p.m., put on by the Capitol Arts Youth Theater. Tickets are $12.00 for adults, and $6.00 for kids 12 and under. more info: 782-2787.

The Franz Liszt 200th Anniversary Celebrationis today at 3 p.m. featuring a faculty recital with Sylvia Kersenbaum and Sarah Berry. CD's will be available, and donations will be accepted. 745-3751.

Blood Relations, a play re-imagining the Lizzie Borden murders is at 3 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Tickets are $10.00 and $15.00.  

Save the Date Events:



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
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