Monday, April 30, 2012

Events in the Bowling Green Kentucky area May 1-8


Here are just a few notable events in and around the Bowling Green area this week.

Look for more events in your local SOKY Calendar, available at many places including Barnes and Noble booksellers

Check the links to the right on this blog too, for many different Community Calendars.

Tuesday, May 1st 
From the WKU Events page: "4 p.m.  PRODUCTION: Last Chance to Dance. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Free admission. Contact Theatre and Dance, 745-5845.

7 p.m.  CONCERT: The Symphony’s Concerto. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $10; $5 for students. Contact Music Department, 745-3751.

7 p.m.  PLANETARIUM SHOW: Interpreting the Narrative of our Ancient Earth. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Richard Gelderman, 745-4044.

7 p.m.  LAST LECTURE SERIES: Ronald Milliman. Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Contact Tori Henninger, 745-2688.

Wednesday, May 2nd
The Wild Bird and Nature Store has their annual Herb Festival today from 9-6.

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

The Skate Box has a Momma Smurf Birthday Relay for Life benefit skate today from 6-9 p.m.

Thursday, May 3rd
The Wild Bird and Nature Store Herb Festival continues today from 9-6.

From the WKU Events page"2012 WESTERN KENTUCKY FILM FESTIVAL. Mass Media and Technology Hall. Contact Ron DeMarse, 745-2840.

7:30 p.m.  AN EVENING WITH JOHN CARPENTER. Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Part of the 2012 Western Kentucky Film Festival. Contact Ron DeMarse, 745-2840."

A free computer class, Introduction to Pinterest, is today at 10 a.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

The WKU Chess Club meets today at the Log Cabin (Faculty House) on the WKU Campus at 6 p.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Questions, call 918-809-6278. You may want to bring your chess set.

Another free computer class is today, Lego at the Library, at 6 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

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

PTK presents Becky's New Car, a play at the Phoenix Theatre, at 7 p.m. More info: 781-6233. Tickets are $10 and $13.

The WKU Harden Planetarium has a free planetarium show at 7 p.m. called Interpreting the Narrative of Our Ancient Earth. Seating is first come, first served. More info: 745-4044.

Friday, May 4th
From the WKU Events page:  "2012 WESTERN KENTUCKY FILM FESTIVAL. Mass Media and Technology Hall. Screenings begin at 5 p.m. followed by awards ceremony. Contact Ron DeMarse, 745-2840.

2 p.m.  MUSIC HALL DEDICATION. Music Hall. Contact Music Department, 745-3751."

The Wild Bird and Nature Store Herb Festival continues today from 9-6.

The Housing Authority of Bowling Green is having a Life and Money Matters Job Readiness and Information workshop from 9-12 noon (with registration at 8:30) at 247 Double Springs Road. Free health screenings will also be available. Find out more at a recent BG Daily News article. 

The Ambiance Gallery and Antiquities at 332 College Street has a Karaoke event from 6-8 p.m. 791-6682.

The Capital Arts Youth Theater present Arthur's Stone, Merlin's Fire: The Making of a King at 7 p.m. at the Capital Arts Theater. 782-2787. Tickets are $6.00 to $12.00.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform at SKyPAC tonight at 7:30. Tickets are $15 to $22.50.

The WKU Dept. of Theatre and Dance present a play, Ordinary High, at 7 p.m. at the Gordon Wilson Lab Theater. This play is for mature audiences. ore info: 745-5845.

PTK presents Becky's New Car, a play at the Phoenix Theatre, at 8 p.m.. More info: 781-6233. Tickets are $10 and $13.

Saturday, May 5th
The Capital Arts Youth Theater present Arthur's Stone, Merlin's Fire: The Making of a King at 7 p.m. at the Capital Arts Theater. 782-2787. Tickets are $6.00 to $12.00.

Holy Spirit Catholic Church has a Labyrinth Walk today as part of World Labyrinth Day at 1 p.m. Pray and walk in unity. More info: 842-7777. 

Beech Bend Park opens today at 10 a.m. 781-7634.

The Mini Corvette Challenge is today, benefitting Junior Achievement, at the National Corvette Museum. Find out more at this WBKO article or call 782-0280.

The Wild Bird and Nature Store has a Garden Seminar today at 11 a.m.  and continues their Herb Festival from 9-6. 746-0203.

The WKU Dept. of Theatre and Dance present a play, Ordinary High, at 7 p.m. at the Gordon Wilson Lab Theater. This play is for mature audiences. ore info: 745-5845.

The Sewing Center on Campbell Lane is having a Craft Fair today from 10-2 to benefit Breast Cancer Research. 842-2434.

PTK presents Becky's New Car, a play at the Phoenix Theatre, at 8 p.m.. More info: 781-6233. Tickets are $10 and $13.

Sunday, May 6th
Today is the great Kentucky Derby race. There are parties and events all over town today. Check at the SoKy Happenings site for many of these.

The Wild Bird and Nature Store continues their Herb Festival from 9-6. 746-0203.

PTK presents Becky's New Car, a play at the Phoenix Theatre, at 3 p.m.. More info: 781-6233. Tickets are $10 and $13.

The Capital Arts Youth Theater present Arthur's Stone, Merlin's Fire: The Making of a King at 7 p.m. at the Capital Arts Theater. 782-2787. Tickets are $6.00 to $12.00.

Also, the Baker Chamber Players play at 3:00 at the Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum. 745-7681.

Monday, May 7th
Bowling Green Retirement Village has  Walk the Walk event today at 3 p.m. for residents, family, and freinds. 842-5433.

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

Tuesday, May 8th
The Fountain Square Business Association meets today at 8 a.m. at the Princess Building on Main Street. The public is invited.

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has Rail Tales for preschoolers from 10:15 to 10:45 today.

Riverview at Hobson Grove has an Embroidery Workshop for Children today at 3:30. You must be pre-registered to attend. Call 843-5565.

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

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


Please check every event before attending, just in case of a mis-listing. Thanks!

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 -Betsyanne

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 A big thanks again goes to: The Bowling Green Daily News, Soky Happenings Magazine, The Amplifier Online, WKU Events 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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