Sunday, April 1, 2012

Bowling Green, Kentucky events April 2-9, 2012

This Week's Events in BG, KY.
Here are a few selected things to do in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky. 

See the What's Happening website and the links to the right on this blog for more info. on these events, and be sure to check each one you are interested in before attending, as nearly perfect people also occasionally make a mistake. :-)

I love Bowling Green! 
 
You can get your FREE i love bg buttons at the Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Call 270-781-3200 or email info@visitbgky.com. 

Want to make something with the logo and help the BG Area Convention and Visitors Bureau too? Contact Emily.

Monday, April 2, 2012  
A free computer class, Introduction to Computers and the Internet, is today from 6-7 p.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Community Education has an introductory class to American Sign Language today from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Greenwood High School. Cost is $50.00 and you must sign up for it. Cal 842-4281 for details.


Fountain Square Players has auditions for their play, Designing Women, from 7-9 p.m. at 313 State Street. Find out more: 782-3119. Their FB page: http://www.facebook.com/fountainsquareplayers.


Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The Fountain Square Business Association meets today at 8 a.m. at the second floor, Capital Arts. The public is invited. 843-6103.

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has Rail Tales today for preschoolers at 10:15 - 10:45 at 401 Kentucky Street. 745-7317.

Chaney's Dairy Barn has Farm Tours today at 1 p.m. for $7.00 per person. Call for details: 843-5567.

A free Computer class, MS Excel Basics, is today from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Molly Shannon's Irish Pub on Broadway has Trivia Tuesday today at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are 2.00 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society. For more info., call 781-1473.


Fountain Square Players has auditions for their play, Designing Women, from 7-9 p.m. at 313 State Street. Find out more: 782-3119. Their FB page: http://www.facebook.com/fountainsquareplayers.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
 Tyrone Cotton performs at WKU's Java City at Helm library today from 12 noon to 1 p.m. 745-2592.

A free computer class, Learn to Download ebooks and audiobooks, is today from 2-3 p.m. at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend.  Cal; 781-4882.

(From the WCVK Community Happenings Page): "4/4/12 Grace Free Will Baptist Church, 12316 Alvaton-Scottsville Rd. Alvaton, Ky. Will be having their First Annual Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt and Festival on Wednesday April 4th 2012 starting at 5:30 pm There will be activities for all ages inflatable’s, horse ride, and corn hole, and of course Egg Hunt beginning at 6:30 for ages 12 and under and there will be finger foods and drinks provided. For more information call: 270-842-4050."

Thursday, April 5, 2012


The BG Community Greeters Newcomers club meets at 10 a.m. at the Bowling Green Christian Church. Call for more info: 791-3125.


The WKU Chess Club meets today at the Log Cabin on the WKU Campus from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Questions, call 918-809-6278. You may want to bring your chess set.

A Prom Prepand Teen Beauty Day is today at 3:30 at the Bob Kirby Branch library. Skin care and facials. Call for more info: 782-0252.


A free computer class, Gardening How-To, is today from 6-7 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Casting Crowns play at WKU's Diddle Arena tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 to $75.  See the Casting Crowns link.


The BG Hot Rods team has Opening Day today at 6:30 p.m. 901-2121. http://www.bghotrods.com.


Friday, April 6, 2012
Today is Good Friday.

Preston Miller Park has a Flashlight Egg Hunt tonight at 6:30 p.m. hosted by Real Life Church. Bring your own flashlight for family fun. 


Chaney's Dairy Barn has a Songwriter's Round tonight at 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. From the Chaney's site: "SONGWRITERS ROUND | APRIL 6, 2012 | 6PM-8PM... Join us for great moosic at the barn. Dan Modlin and Les Kerr will be joined by Amber Hayes & Bill DiLuigi. No cover charge - all ages welcome. Donations for The Center for Courageous Kids will be accepted. Please help out a great cause."


Saturday, April 7, 2012
The 13th Annual Teddy Bear Run is today starting at 9:30 a.m. Find out more at the BRACAC site.
From the site: "The Great Teddy Bear Run for the CAC is a fun motorcycle event that takes place on the first Saturday of April every year. The event promotes April’s Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month and raises community awareness, funds and resources to benefit the Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center...
Rain or Shine – we’ll be there ready to go again for kids in our community!
For more information about how you or your business can support this important event, please contact Cathy Schutte, Office Manager at c.schutte@bracac.org or at (270) 783-4357."

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has Rail Tales today for preschoolers at 10:00 at 401 Kentucky Street. 745-7317.

The BG Hot Rods have fireworks today and a game at 7 p.m. at the BG Ball Park. More info: 901-2121. http://www.bghotrods.com.


The Am Shalom Reform Jewish Congregation has a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Call 842-8768 for cost, location.

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
Today is Easter Sunday.

Monday, April 9th, 2012


The Kentucky Museum has Spring Break Art Camp today to April 13. from 8 am. to noon for kids grades 1-5. Cost is $50. Call 745-2594.


The VSA Location also has Spring Break Art Camp from 9-11 a.m through the 13th. Call 781-0872.


The Salvation Army has a free Spring Break Vacation Bible School from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon daily for ages 6-13 at 400 West Main. Breakfast is included. 843-3485.


The Historic RailPark and Train Museum at 401 Kentucky Street has Spring Break Camp this week too from 9-noon through April 12th for ages 9-12. Call 745-7317.


A free computer class is today from 2-3 p.m. at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.


Another free computer class, ACT Test Preparation, is at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.


Ntozake Shange, poet and author, will speak at WKU's Van Meter Hall tonight at 7:30 as part of the Cultural Enhancement Series. Find out more: 745-5204. http://www.wku.edu/culturalenhancement/

Mark Your Calendars:
(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."  

From the Chaney's Dairy Barn site: "KENTUCKY PROUD FESTIVAL | MAY 12, 2012 | 9AM-4PM
Join us for our annual Kentucky Proud Festival & support Kentucky artists, craftspeople & producers! The Kentucky Proud Festival features craft and food vendors who produce their products right here in Kentucky. There will also be family activities, pony rides and music." 

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page:  
"Now-6/18 The AETF, Inc. is offering “OnStage”, a performance camp for young actors at WKU Van Meter Theatre, week 1: will be June 18th-23rd 2012 - Musical Theatre and week 2: will be June 25th-30th 2012-Intensive Acting. Times are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday. Space is Limited and need-based scholarships are available. For more information call: 282-1520 or 779-2185 or go to www.aetf-inc.com."

April 14th and 15th are Kickoff Events at Lost River Cave too. From the Lost River Cave Site:
"Join us April 14th and 15th at Lost River Cave for the kickoff of two exciting new programs.  
The Nature Trading Post encourages children and families to explore the world and create their own collections of natural objects. The Nature Trading Post is a fun and free opportunity for kids to share their knowledge about nature in exchange for collectible natural items. Kids at the kickoff will receive 200 bonus points toward their next trade at the Nature Trading Post. 
Help us get our brand new caving gear dirty with the Discovery Cave Crawl Tour.  An experienced caver will teach the basics of cave safety to kids, ages 6-12, before they journey underground to discover the beautiful and fragile environment of Lost River Cave.  Kids will get up close to examine cave formations and meet fascinating cave critters.  Prepare to get down and dirty, covered in good old-fashioned mud.  Set aside 2 hours for this exciting adventure, the cost is $25 per child. Reservations for the Discovery Cave Crawl are available by calling 270-393-0077. 
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15, special kickoff day activities are planned.  Be sure to stop by the Wildflower Gifts to sign in on the day of the event." 


"4/16/12 A Shoulder To Cry On, a grief support group for widows, widowers, or anybody who has lost a loved one will have their first meeting Monday April 16, 2012 at 6:30 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran School, Bowling Green, Ky. Following meetings will be held on the first and third Monday of each month. Refreshments will be provided. For more information please call Anna at 270-991-3616."


"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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