Friday, December 16, 2011

Holiday Things to do in the Bowling Green Kentucky area Dec. 20-25

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Hi again, wonderful readers! 
Have a great Christmas, Solstice Celebration, Hanukah, and Yule.

A huge thanks goes out to everyone who plans all the great events here in Bowling Green, Kentucky throughout the year. This is just a few of the many events going on in the Bowling Green Kentucky area.

Saturday, December 20 - Sunday, December 25th


Make sure to check every event before attending.

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.

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."

The Kentucky Museum also has a Holiday Tree Exhibit until January 3, 2012.

Tuesday, December 20th
Hanukah begins today and goes until the 28th.

Dance Arts Dance Company will be wrapping presents today at Barnes and Noble as a fundraiser for a trip to New York City. They are there from 5-9 p.m. They will also be there December 21st from 5-9 p.m.

The Main Branch library has a Gingerbread House Fun event today at 5:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call Stephanie at 781-4882, ext. 212 to register.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has its holiday program, The Star of Bethlehem today at 7 p.m. Admission is free. It is first-come, first-served for seats. Here are directions to the planetarium's neighbor, the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy.

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

The Graham Drive branch library has an event, Paws to Read at 6:30 p.m. with Cari Small and Ashlyn the Dog. Find out more: 781-1441.

Community Action has a Senior Dance and Potluck at the Warren County Senior Center from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Bring a covered dish. Dancing is optional. Tickets are $5.00. 783-4484.

Wednesday, December 21st
Dance Arts Dance Company will be wrapping presents today at Barnes and Noble as a fundraiser for a trip to New York City. They are there from 5-9 p.m.

The Kentucky Youth Drama Society meets at 4 p.m. at the BG Main library for students in 5th through 12th grades. Call for more info: 781-4882.

Tonight is REDz Dollar Night ($1.00 per hour) at WKUs DUC 4th floor. Play ping pong, billiards, or bowl. 745-2456.

Thursday, December 22nd
Winter begins today.

Grades K-6 can make an ornament today at the Smiths Grove branch library. Call for more info 270-563-6651.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has its holiday program, The Star of Bethlehem today at 7 p.m. Admission is free. It is first-come, first-served for seats. Here are directions to the planetarium's neighbor, the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy.

Friday, December 23rd
Tonight is Friday Nite at REDz and the public is invited. Fee is $5.00 for people without a WKU ID, and $3.00 with one. Play billiards, ping pong, have fun bowling.

This is the last day for the Trees of Christmas at the Houchens Center. 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."

Saturday, December 24th
Today is Christmas Eve Day (got your shopping done?)

Sunday, December 25th
Merry Christmas! Have a great holiday.

Today a special Christmas Meal will be served in the fellowship hall at Rockfield United Methodist church at 682 Richpond-Rockfield Road in Rockfield, Kentucky for those who will be alone on Christmas day.

Again, please remember to 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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