Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area Tuesday, July 24th - Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Here are selected events for Tuesday July 24th, 2012 through Sunday, July 29th. 
SoKy Fair 2007 by David Francis (SOKY) on Flickr.




















Tuesday, July 24th
Today the BGAMUG Computer Club has a presentation about Simple Backups and also one on External Backups at 6:30 p.m. 
The BGAMUG Computer Club meets at Bowling Green Technical College, 1845 Loop Street, Building F, Bowling Green, KY (see the map by scrolling down at this website.) Guests are always welcome, and the presentations are free.

National Derby Rallies continue today starting at 7 a.m. at Phil Moore Park, and continue through July 28th. Find out more: http://www.ndr.org/home.cfm and by calling 782-0800.

Author William Paul Love, author of The Shack, will speak at 6 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, next to the Main branch library. You must have a (free) ticket to attend, which is available at all library locations. Find out more: 781-4882.

The Southern Kentucky Fair is from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes events and rides. 842-7980 and http://www.sokyfair.org.


There are many other exciting events in this area too. Just click on the links below and to the right to find them.

Wednesday, July 25
Today is the United Way Day of Caring. Call 843-4305 to see what project you can volunteer for today. You can sign up to help many groups today or donate money. http://www.unitedwaydayofcaring.com.

National Derby Rallies continue today starting at 7 a.m. at Phil Moore Park, and continue through July 28th. Find out more: http://www.ndr.org/home.cfm and by calling 782-0800.

There is a free computer class for beginners today "Email for Beginners" from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Smiths Grove branch library today. You must pre-register to attend.  Call 563-6651.

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

The Southern Kentucky Fair is from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes events and rides. 842-7980 and http://www.sokyfair.org.
 

Thursday, July 26
National Derby Rallies continue today starting at 7 a.m. at Phil Moore Park, and continue through July 28th. Find out more: http://www.ndr.org/home.cfm and by calling 782-0800.   

July 26 is a free class about SNAP Neighborhood grant eligibility. Find out more: http://www.bgky.org/calendar/calendar.php

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


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











The Southern Kentucky Fair is from 6-10 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes events and rides. 842-7980 and http://www.sokyfair.org.

Friday, July 27th
National Derby Rallies continue today starting at 7 a.m. at Phil Moore Park, and continue through July 28th. Find out more: http://www.ndr.org/home.cfm and by calling 782-0800. 

There is a Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo today at the WKU Ag Expo Center starting at 8 a.m. Find out more: VisitBGKy KY Junior Livestock Expo


A free computer class is today, Learn a Language with PowerSpeak, from 10-11 a.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.


Another free computer class is today, Microsoft Excel for Beginners, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Smiths Grove Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.


Chaney's has farm tours today. Check out this info. from their website:
..."11am & 1pm, we offer Family Farm Tours for individuals & families. $7/person - includes scoop of ice cream. Must be booked in advance. (270) 843-5567."

They are also showing "Cars II" at their Ice Cream and a Moo-vie showing at dusk. "Please, no outside food or beverages." Bring a chair or blanket.  This event is free. Find out more at their site: Chaney's Ice Cream and a Moo-vie Page.







The Southern Kentucky Fair is from 6-11 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes events and rides. 842-7980 and http://www.sokyfair.org.


Tonight is Concerts in the Park at both Fountain Square Park and Circus Square Park from 6-10 p.m. Find out more: visitbyky Concerts in the Park page. Note: the concerts are at BOTH parks, Fountain Square Park and Circus Square Park.


Saturday, July 28th
The Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo continues today at the WKU Ag Expo Center starting at 6 a.m. Find out more: VisitBGKy KY Junior Livestock Expo

The Vette City Big Birds event is today starting at 7 a.m. This event is sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Model Aero Club. From the rc universe site: "Hey guys! This year we are excited to tell you about our event here in southern KY hosted by www.taildraggerrc.com . All giants are welcome!! IMAA legal. All types considered are welcome as well, warbird, scale, jets, and ESPECIALLY 3D!!! We have a beautiful 800' paved runway with 100' smooth grassrunoffs, shade tree's, and ELECTRICITY. Food available on site.
RV's and camping welcome!! 20.00 landing fee
DATE: JULY-27-29th
Saturday night will have a pilot dinner, live music, and night flying!!
Flyer will be out soon!!
For more info PM me here or contact me Chad Wilson @ 270-590-0943 or at my website www.taildraggerrc.com
" Also see http://www.skymacrc.com for more information.


The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has an All Aboard Series talk today at 8:30 a.m. by author Dan Lee from Hardin County. He will speak on the L&N Railroad in the Civil War. This talk is free. Find out more: "All Aboard" monthly meetings at the Historic Railpark and Train Museum (their site).

The Southern Kentucky Fair is from 6-11 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes events and rides. 842-7980 and http://www.sokyfair.org.

The BG Hot Rods baseball team has fireworks after their game that is tonight at 7:05 p.m. Find out more: Tickets for Sat. July 28.

Chaney's Dairy Barn is showing "Cars II" at their Ice Cream and a Moo-vie showing at dusk. "Please, no outside food or beverages." Bring a chair or blanket.  This event is free. Find out more at their site: Chaney's Ice Cream and a Moo-vie Page.

Sunday, July 29th
The Vette City Big Birds event contnues today starting at 7 a.m. This event is sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Model Aero Club. From the rc universe site: "Hey guys! This year we are excited to tell you about our event here in southern KY hosted by www.taildraggerrc.com . All giants are welcome!! IMAA legal. All types considered are welcome as well, warbird, scale, jets, and ESPECIALLY 3D!!! We have a beautiful 800' paved runway with 100' smooth grassrunoffs, shade tree's, and ELECTRICITY. Food available on site.
RV's and camping welcome!! 20.00 landing fee
DATE: JULY-27-29th
Saturday night will have a pilot dinner, live music, and night flying!!
Flyer will be out soon!!
For more info PM me here or contact me Chad Wilson @ 270-590-0943 or at my website www.taildraggerrc.com" Also see http://www.skymacrc.com for more information.


Beech Bend Raceway has NHRA Drag Racing today starting at 10 a.m. From their web page:

"July 29th:  Sunday NHRA Championship Drag Racing, Gates open at 11am;  Time Trials at Noon;  First Round Following Second Time Trial, Plus High-Flyin' High-Windin' Super Stock/Stock Combo Cars!"
 
There is a Bridal Show today, Kentucky Bridal Fest, at the Sloan Convention Center from 12-4 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. You can also pre-register to get a free guest ticket. Ages 10 and under are free. Find out more: http://www.bridalfestbg.com/. Also see their Facebook page for deals and contests.
 
The Bowling Green Hot Rods baseball team has a game at 5 p.m. vs. West Michigan White Caps, and a Smucker's Uncrustable Run today at the BG Ballpark. More info: 901-2121 and http://www.bghotrods.com.


Other events: (from the Soky Happenings website) "What Does Big Red Mean to You?
Essay contest-What is Big Red?-Explain in 25 words or less-Winner receives a giant Big Red inflatable-Deadline July 31-Visit www.wkustore.com for info..." 


Is your child eligible for Head Start? Find out. From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "Now-August Community Action of Southern Kentucky is taking applications for enrollment for the 2012-2013 program year Head Start program. Head Start is a federally funded program geared to prepare preschool age children for a successful school experience. 90% of those enrolled must be members of families who qualify as low-income. Children with disabilities are given special consideration. For more information call: 270-783-4484 or stop by Warren County Head Start at 200 East 4th Street, Bowling Green, Ky." 

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Check out SoKy Happenings and other links to the right on this page for a lot more events. 
Save the Dates! These Events are coming soon...
 
July 30 is a Summer Stroll on Loop and Skyline Village.

Here is my Squidoo Page: Fun Things to Do in Bowling Green, Kentucky for even more ideas.

Check out the City Events Calendars too.

Always check out each event before attending by calling and making sure the event is going on, and the date and time is correct.

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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