Sunday, December 11, 2011

Events Monday Dec. 12 - Sunday Dec. 18th 2011

Here is BG it is is getting colder... soon we may see snow...!!!

Here are just a few events going on this week. 

Monday, December 12 - Sunday, December 18th

Are you ready for the holidays? I'm not. But I am working on it.



Make sure to check every event before attending.

This is a very busy week! There are many more events going on each day here in Bowling Green; just find them via the links to the right on this page.

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."

From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "...Winter Market located in the parking lot of the the old Bowling Green Mall at the instersection of Nashville Rd. and Campbell Lane, is open every Saturday through December 17th from 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m with fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, canned items, crafts, artwork and lots of gifts ideas from local farmers and artisans. Hot Breakfast, live music and much more. This event is sponsored by Community Farmer Market." 

From the Visitbgky.com site: Carriage Rides are available through December 31st on Fountain Square each night.

Snow Magic Shows will be at Greenwood Mall this week at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
Santa will also be at the Mall this week. See the Greenwood Mall Calendar for more events.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/2- 12/23 The 33rd Annual Trees of Christmas at the Houchens Center, Bowling Green, Ky. See all the unique trees decorated according to their own favorite movie title, take family pictures, and vote for a favorite tree. Bring your family and see trees created by local civic groups, non-profits and other organizations. Admission is free. The trees will be open each day December 2-23. Weekdays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm , Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m."


Monday, December 12th
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.  
A free Victorian Christmas cards class is at the Main Library today at 4 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

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

The Houchens Center has its famous Trees of Christmas exhibit up from 10-2 today. Admission is free for this event, donations of hats, gloves, and scarves are appreciated. This event continues all week. See above for times.

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has The Polar Express event at 5 p.m., 5:30, 6:15, 6:45, and 7:30.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 745-7317.

See the Library Page for more library events this week.

Tuesday, December 13th
Today is the Community Chorus auditions from 5;45 - 7:15 p.m. at the Nicely Conference Center for grades 4-6. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays (PM) at First Christian Church.

See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 7 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

See the Library Page for library events this week. 

Wednesday, December 14th
 A free computing class, Computing for Seniors, is today from 10-11 a.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

A genealogy class is at the Bob Kirby branch library today at 2 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. 
 Call 782-0252. 

Another free computer class is at the Main Branch library today from 2-3 p.m. It is "Locate Scrumptious Recipes Online". You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has The Polar Express event at 5 p.m., 5:30, 6:15, 6:45, and 7:30.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 745-7317.

This is the WKU Redz Dollar Night public event from 6-10:45 at WKU DUC's 4th floor. Call 745-2456. The fee is $1.00 per hour and the public is invited.

See the Library Page for more library events this week.  

Thursday, December 15th
 The Wildflower Gift Shop at Lost River Cave has a Food and Beverage Tasting today with free samples. 393-0077.

See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 7 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

The Public Theater of Kentucky is showing "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's production of A Christmas Carol" tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets are 12. 00 for adults, 10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children under 12. 782-3119.

See the Library Page for library events this week.  


Friday, December 16th
Bowling Green City Hall has their annual Open House today at 1001 College Sreet from 2-4 p.m. All citizens are invited. 393-3000. ("Music, food, and festivities..." as per the Soky Calendar.)


The Public Theater of Kentucky is showing "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's production of A Christmas Carol" tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets are 12. 00 for adults, 10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children under 12.  782-3119.

Today is the Friday Night at WKU Redz public event from 6-10:45 at WKU DUC's 4th floor. Call 745-2456. The fee is $3.00 with a WKU ID and $5.00 without. The public is invited.
 

Saturday, December 17th  
Chaney's has Breakfast withSanta today from 8-9:30 a.m. and 10-11:30.  You must pre-register for this event. Tickets are Adults $9.95 and children 3-10 $5.95.

Lost River Cave has Kids Only Shopping today at their gift shop. Proceeds benefit the Nature Center. 393-0077.

The Public Theater of Kentucky is showing "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's production of A Christmas Carol" tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets are 12. 00 for adults, 10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children under 12.  782-3119.

Orchestra Kentucky has a concert tonight, A Rockin' Christmas, at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium. Tickets are $26.00 - $36.00. 846-2426, http://www.orchestrakentucky.com.

Sunday, December 18th
See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 2 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

The Nutcracker Interactive Ballet Tea Party is today at Dance Arts. Tickets are 16.00 for one child and one adult. You must pre-register to attend. 1751 Scottsville Road. Find out more: 842-6811.

The Public Theater of Kentucky is showing "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's production of A Christmas Carol" today at 3 p.m. Tickets are 12. 00 for adults, 10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children under 12.  782-3119.

Again, please double-check each event before attending. Thanks!

 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. 





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