Thursday, July 12, 2012

Selected events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area July 12-15, 2012

Here is my Betsyanne BG Calendar with selected events for the Bowling Green, Kentucky Area and around it - from Thursday, July 12th, 2012, to Sunday, July 15th. 

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

Thursday, July 12th
A free computer class is from 10-11 at the Main branch library, "Intermediate Computers and the Internet". You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

A HUG (Helping U Give) Caregivers Support Group meets today at 5:30 p.m. at SKY Rehab on Campbell Lane. Info: 782-6900, ext. 203.

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










Tonight is Seussical the Musical put on by our local group, Fountain Square Players, at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 - $14.00. Call 782-3119. (Dr. Seuss characters).

Seussical the Musical will also be presented on Friday at 8, Saturday at 8, and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Friday, July 13th
Tonight is Seussical the Musical put on by our local group, Fountain Square Players, at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 - $14.00. Call 782-3119. (Dr. Seuss characters).

There are Concerts in the Park(s) tonight from 6-10 at Fountain Square Park AND Circus Square Park. Find out more  at the WNKY Community Events page.

The Kentucky Ag Expo Center is the site for the RMHA/Rockey Mountain Kentucky State Championship Horse Show which starts at 9 a.m. All admission fees this year will go to the Center for Courageous Kids. Admission is $5.00, with children 12 and under free. 745-3976.

Beech Bend Raceway has the TENN-TUCK 2012 Triple Crown racing event today starting at 8 a.m. Open time trials are at 9-10:30 a.m. Find out more: http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm.

A free computer class is today: Microsoft Word, at the Smiths Grove Branch library from 10 - 11 a.m. 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 also have Ice Cream and a Moovie at dusk "Kung Fu Panda 2" tonight. Find out more here at the Chaney's Events Page.







Saturday, July 14th
Today is a Second Saturday Street Fair on historic Fountain Square in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky from 9-4. Much fun is planned, including activities for the kids, music, food, and lots more. Bring the whole family. And say hi at The Pots Place! It's the blue building at 428 East Main, right on the Square.

Lost River Cave and Valley is having a Summer Music Festival today from 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit the new Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. Reserved tickets bought in advance are $20.00 er person or $35.00 a couple, or $25. per person at the door. Free boat tours will be offered, and there will be Southern rock music on two stages. More info: http://www.lostrivercave.com/events.html.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center has a Hawaiian Luau from 7-9 p.m. tnight with appetizers, games, and water fun. (270) 393-3271 or 1-866-382-1794. http://www.bgky.org/bgpr/aquatics/

Today is also the Reptile Expo at the Carroll Nicely Center from 10-4. http://kentuckyreptileexpo.com/.

People can tour the Rainhill Horse Rescue facility today from 1-3. Donations are welcome. 11125 Hwy. 185. http://www.rainhillrescue.com.

Tonight is Seussical the Musical put on by our local group, Fountain Square Players, at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 - $14.00. Call 782-3119. (Dr. Seuss characters).

The Kentucky Ag Expo Center is the site for the RMHA/Rockey Mountain Kentucky State Championship Horse Show (Tavares) which continues starting at 9 a.m. today. All admission fees this year will go to the Center for Courageous Kids. Admission is $5.00, with children 12 and under free. 745-3976.

Beech Bend Raceway has the TENN-TUCK 2012 Triple Crown racing event today starting at 8 a.m. Open time trials are at 9-10:30 a.m. Find out more: http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm.

SkyPAC has a Sounds of Summer concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Rewinders and the Retro Singers. This event is sponsored by Mary and Chuck Barris. Tickets are $10.00 to $36.00. 842-2426, http://www.theskypac.com/event/sounds-summer.

Chaney's has Ice Cream and a Moovie at dusk "Kung Fu Panda 2" tonight. Find out more here at the Chaney's Events Page.

Sunday, July 15th
Today is a Seussical the Musical matinee put on by our local group, Fountain Square Players, at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 - $14.00. Call 782-3119. (Dr. Seuss characters).

A Southern Kentucky Team Penning Association event is today at the WKU Ag Expo Center starting at 10:30. 745-3976.

St. James United Methodist Church has a Southern Gospel Concert tonight at 6 p.m. featuring Southern Sound and South Land Quartets. 842-4949.

Beech Bend Raceway has the TENN-TUCK 2012 Triple Crown racing event today starting at 8 a.m. Open time trials are at 9-10:30 a.m. Find out more: http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm.

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." 


I love Bowling Green!









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 25th is the United Way Day of Caring. You can sign up to help many groups today or donate money. http://www.unitedwaydayofcaring.com.

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

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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