Thursday, May 31, 2012

Events in the Bowling Green area May 31 - June 7 - updated

These are just a few events for this week. To find more events, check the links on the right side of this blog.

Please be sure to double-check each event before attending, just in case.








This is I Love Bowling Green Week - and everyone is voting for their favorite I Love BG song. 

Vote for YOUR favorite I Love Bowling Green song before May 31st. You can vote as many times as you like. Go here for rules and a link to all the songs.

And here are some events in our area. Be sure to double-check each one before going to it. Thanks.

Thursday, May 31
The 400 Mile Yard Sale starts today and goes through June 3rd along Highway 68.

A free computer class is today, Introduction to Value Line Investment Survey at the Main branch library at 10-11 a.m.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

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

From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "5/31/12 Friends of Barren River Lake and Park invite you to attend a special informational meeting on Thursday, May 31st 2012 at 6:30 pm at Christ Episcopal Church, 1215 State St. Bowling Green, Ky. Come and learn about the organization, meet the officers and board of directors , find out about membership. Refreshments will be served, and a chance to win door prizes. For more information please call: 270-646-2055."

And yet another free computer class, Microsoft Excel Advanced, is at 6 -7:30 p.m. at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

From the WCVK Community Happenings page:  "5/31/12 The Bowling Green Hot Rods are hosting a fundraiser for the Hope Center for Women, a faith-based recovery center in Scottsville, Ky. On May 31st 2012, game starting at 7:05 pm. With special guest Prisoners of Hope. For every ticket sold under the name Hope Center, the Hot Rods will make a donation to the Hope Center. For more information call Greg Heroy at 270-901-2121 ext. 101."

The WKU Chess club meets today at 6 p.m. at the WKU Faculty House. 1-918-809-6278.

Friday June 1st is the Bowling Green Gallery Hop. Visit the Pots Place to see new artist work and refreshments from all of the potters. Also, they have refreshments from Molly Shannon's!

NEW NEW: I just added this posting from another blog: Getting Ready for the Gallery Hop. There are some photos here from a 2011 Gallery Hop and more news about it.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "6/1/12 Glasgow Highland Games, at Barren River Lake State Resort Park, is June 1st through June 3rd 2012 with fantastic bands like Rathkeltair and Seven Nations, extraordinary athletics, activities for Children, Food, shopping and much more. For more call: 207-651-3141 or go to: www.glasgowhighlandgames.com."

Chaney's Dairy Barn has Ice Cream and a Moovie tonight with free admission starting at dusk, featuring Puss In Boots. Also, there are Farm Tours today at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $7 a person, includes a scoop of ice cream. You need to pre-register to attend. Call 843-5567.

Saturday, June 2nd
from the WKU Events page: 1 a.m.  BLUEGRASS DRAFT HORSE & MULE CHAMPIONSHIP. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Jo Jo Duvall, (888) 388-7203.

Chaney's Dairy Barn has Ice Cream and a Moovie tonight with free admission starting at dusk, featuring Puss In Boots.

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has Rail Tales at 10 a.m. for ages 4-8.
 
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "6/2/12 Get on the GO shopping shuttles Saturday, June 2nd 2012, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Two shuttles serve numerous shopping and dining locations. Use a GO Pass and ride for only $1.00 per trip with free transfers. All three area Farmers Markets are open in June with flowers, fruits and vegetables, dining, shopping. For more information please call: 270-782-3162 ext. 175."

"6/2/12 Grace Community Church, 5908 Scottsville Rd. Bowling Green, Ky. Invites you to their 2012 Family and Community Carnival on June 2nd 2012. From 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. There will be food, games, and tons of fun for all ages. This is a free event. For more information please call Jessica Wilson at 270-781-2595."

 Sunday, June 3rd
From the Bowling Green Visitor's Guide page: NHRA Drag Racing at Beech Bend Raceway today 598 Beech Bend Road.

Monday, June 4th
 From the WKU Events pages: KENTUCKY MUSEUM SUMMER CAMPS. June 4-29. Kentucky Museum. Contact Lynne Ferguson, 745-2594.

Tuesday, June 5th
From the WKU Events pages "5 p.m.  TRANSIT OF VENUS VIEWING. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Richard Gelderman, 745-6203."

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum has Rail Tales at 10:15 a.m. for ages 4-8.

Wednesday, June 6th
Today is a great day to go downtown and shop. The park fountain and the park is fun to see, and the shops are friendly and have lots of fun things to see. Just saying. :-)

Or visit Lost River Cave, Riverview at Hobson Grove, BRIMS Science Museum (now at the Mall), the Historic RailPark and Train Museum, any of the Libraries for a great book online or in person, the Corvette Museum, FleaLand, and many more great places today.
 
Thursday, June 7th
From the Amplifier website: "Mary Alice Monroe to speak at Warren County Public Library - Mary Alice will speak at the Christ Episcopal Church Activity Hall (next door to the Main Library) on Thursday, June 7 at 6:00 p.m. Free tickets are available at any library location or by email: jaynep@warrenpl.org. For more information, call 270-781-4882 or visit www.warrenpl.org."
 
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.

From the WKU Events pages: KENTUCKY MUSEUM SUMMER CAMPS. June 4-29. Kentucky Museum. Contact Lynne Ferguson, 745-2594.

And, coming up, From the Amplifier web page: "Ghost Hunt Weekends, returns to the Octagon Hall June 9th with the stars of SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters."

-Betsyanne

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