Monday, March 26, 2012

Bowling Green Kentucky events for March 27 - April 2nd


Events in the Bowling Green Kentucky area for March 27 - April 2nd
Some beautiful clouds and a salt house in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
















Here are some selected things to do in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky.
 
<Being a very abbreviated list for this week...> I may add more events later too. 

I moved this events calendar back here today. I think it's a good idea. 

This weekend is the Amateur Disc Golf Championships (30 - 1st), the Total Fitness Connection Run and Walk for Children (30-31), the 2012 Black Diamond Blues and Tattoo Convention at the Sloan Convention Center (30-April 1), the South Warren Girls Fastpitch Tournament (31 - April 1) and the 2012 Nanotechnology Symposiun at the Nicely Center 745-6682 (30-31). See the What's Happening website for more info. on these events.

 
Tuesday, March 27th
The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has Rail Tales today for pre-schoolers from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Find out more: 745-7317.

The Main Branch library has free computer class, Computing for Seniors, from 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

WKU has a free concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. featuring Dr. Michael Kalistrom at the WKU Choral Hall, "The Electronic Vocalist". 745-4751.
Wednesday, March 28th
A free computer class is today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Main branch library, Introduction to Genealogy Resources. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Thursday, March 29th
The WKU Chess Club meets today at the Log Cabin on the WKU Campus from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Questions, call 918-809-6278. You may want to bring your chess set.

Opry Mills in Nashville re-opens today at 10 a.m. 615-514-1000.

Another free computer class, MS Excel Advanced, is today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Fountain Square Players presents Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10, and $8. 782-3119.
Friday, March 30th
The Knights of Columbus have a fish fry from 5-7 at 911 Searcy Way (the K of C hall). 782-6488. Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.
Fountain Square Players presents Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10, and $8. 782-3119.

The Redshirts and Treblemakers are singing at the First Christian Church at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $2.00 per person. 745-3751.

Via: WBKO at Noon: Greenwood High School presents Willie Wonka today through Sunday. Today's show is at 7 p.m. You can get tickets at the door at the Capital Arts Theater on Fountain Square. 

Sam Bush is at SkyPac at 7:30. Tickets are 22.50 to 30.50. http://www.theskypac.com

Saturday, March 31st
The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has Rail Tales today for preschoolers  at 10 a.m. Find out more: 745-7317.

They also have an All Aboard talk about Josie Underwood, Civil War Diary, at 8:30 a.m. This is free. 745-7317.

Quilters (Saturday Stitchers) learn about Free Motion Quilting 10:30 - 12:30 p.m. at the Sewing Center, 1575 Campbell Lane today. 842-2434.  Fee is $35.00.

Today is a Miniature Horse Sale at the Brown Expo Center. Call 270-745-3976. http://www.wku.edu/expo

 Chaney's has an Easter Egg Hunt today at 3 p.m. at the South Warren High School Football Field. Find out more: http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/

There is also a free Easter Egg Hunt at Riverview today from 10 a.m. to noon. 843-5565. 

Here is a description from Melanie: "EASTER EGG HUNT... Bring an Easter basket!  Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to continue the age-old tradition of the Easter Egg Hunt, on Saturday, March 31st at 10:00 a.m. on the grounds of the historic house museum.  The lawn will be laden with hundreds of filled eggs just waiting for eager children through the second grade to find them.  The event is free and open to the public.   For further information, please call Riverview at 843-5565.  Riverview is located at 1100 West Main Avenue in Bowling Green's Hobson Grove Park. Please keep in contact with upcoming events by adding us to your Address Book and by becoming a fan of our Facebook page."
 
There is a Junior Recital (free) at WKU's Choral Hall today at 7:30 p.m. with Eric Bigler and Cate Kilgore. 745-3751.

Fountain Square Players presents Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10, and $8. 782-3119.

Via: WBKO at Noon: Greenwood High School presents Willie Wonka today through Sunday. Today's show is at 7 p.m. You can get tickets at the door at the Capital Arts Theater on Fountain Square. 
 
Sunday, April 1st
The ALIVE Center hosts Indian Culture and Heritage Classes today. First is a Math and Science Class (9-10 a.m.) an Indian Culture and Heritage Class (10-11 a.m.), and a Hindi and Telegu Language Class (11 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Call for more info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221.
Fountain Square Players presents Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12, $10, and $8. 782-3119.

Greenwood High School presents Willie Wonka today through Sunday. Today's show is at 3 p.m. You can get tickets at the door at the Capital Arts Theater on Fountain Square. 

The Symphony at WKU has the Baker Chamber Players today at 3:00 p.m. at the Chandler Memorial Chapel. Tickets are $50 and seating is limited. Call 745-5222 to order tickets by phone or order online at http://www.bgwso.org. (From the WCVK Community Happenings Page): "4/1/12 The Symphony at WKU presents The Baker Chamber Players, April 1st at Chandler Memorial Chapel at 3:00 p.m. For more information contact: Jennifer Bryant at 270-745-7681 or email: www.thesymphonyatwku.org."

Monday, April 2nd
 
Thank you to the  Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the SoKy Happenings 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.



Downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky
The Pots Place is open Tuesday - Saturday from 11-3. Find pottery and unique gifts, including Fairy Doors, trays, Nut Heads, pitchers, mugs, plates, vases, and lots more. There are many other original stores downtown. Come visit all the stores there for fabulous sales and fun. 
 
Library Events
See the great free events at the Warren County Library system too. And here are Computer Workshops listed (you must pre-register to attend). Here are Children/Youth/Family events too. Here are two Events Calendars also.

Other Events:
You can donate material, thread, pillowcases (new or gently used),  double bias tape, and ribbon to the Warren Central High School service projct, Little Dresses for Africa. Find out more: http://www.littledressesforafrica.org. Call for info: 792-6161.

You can find more event listings at the right side on this blog.

And Mark your calendar:   
 From the Visit BGKY site: 

"Motivational Speaker, Veteran, Author Bryan Anderson

When: Tue, Apr. 3, 2012 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: Western Kentucky University
Motivational speaker and Iraq war veteran Bryan Anderson will be delivering a keynote address at WKU’s Downing University Center Auditorium at 5 p.m. April 3." http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/motivational-speaker-veteran-author-bryan-anderson/.

Also From the Visit BGKY site: 

"Far Away Place Series: “Ernest Hemingway and Spain: Or How a Land Can Attract a Man”

When: Thu, Apr. 5, 2012 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green, KY
Ricardo Marin Ruiz from the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha in Spain will be at Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 7 pm to discuss “Ernest Hemingway and Spain: Or How a Land Can Attract a Man.”  This is sponsored by Western Kentucky University’s Far Away Places Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.
For more information call 270-745-6121. http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/far-away-place-series-ernest-hemingway-and-spain-or-how-a-land-can-attract-/."

May (From the WCVK Community Happenings Page): "5/6/12 The Symphony of WKU presents The Baker Chamber Players, May 6th 3:00 p.m. at Baker Arboretum. For more information contact: Jennifer Bryant at 270-745-7681 or email: www.thesymphonyatwku.org."
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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