Saturday, August 4, 2012

New event Sunday! Updated Events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area Thursday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 5th

Here are selected events for today (Thursday Aug. 2) through Sunday, Aug. 5

NEW NEW - - just added: There will be a FREE celebration starting at 8 a.m. of the arrival of NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars on Sunday, August 5th. Find out more: http://wkunews.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/16552/.
Check below on Sunday's area and at the link for more about this event.

Fountain Square Park by Peter Dutton.

















Thursday, August 2nd
Today is the Grand Opening of the new Jimmy Johns restaurant at 1689 Campbell Lane. They have $1.00 Sub sandwiches from 11-3.
 

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










Tonight is the Spirits in the Cave fundraiser for Lost River Cave. This event is already sold out. Find out more for next year: Spirits in the Cave  and Spirits in the Cave Event Site.

Friday, August 3rd
Today is the Grateful Gathering music event at WhaBah Steakhouse. This event continues tomorrow. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Find out more: 782-6400 or http://www.gratefulgathering.com. From the site: "Indoors - August 3, 2012  9 PM - Close Featuring Homemade Water & 3 More Acts."

The Smiths Grove branch library has a free computer class today, Introduction to Computers and the Internet. From the Adult Events page at the Warren County Library site: "In this class, we will start at the "ON" switch, learn the basics of computer use and get you online in no time!"

Concerts in the Park has their Friday Nights Live event at both downtown parks tonight at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. 782-0222.

Beech Bend Park has the 11th Annual NMCA Hot Rod and Muscle Car Nationals this weekend. For more info: 781-7634, http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm and the Event Preview.


Saturday, August 4th
Today the Grateful Gathering music event continues at WhaBah Steakhouse. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Find out more: 782-6400 or http://www.gratefulgathering.com. From the site: "Indoors - August 4, 2012  10 - Close, Featuring Jessie McReynolds & 3 More Acts."

CASA of South Central Kentucky has a Tennis Tournament today and tomorrow at Keriakes Park. 782-5353. See more about it at their Facebook page here: CASA's FB Page. (Their rain date is August 13-14).


Beech Bend Park has the 11th Annual NMCA Hot Rod and Muscle Car Nationals this weekend. For more info: 781-7634, http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm and the Event Preview.


From the WCVK Community Happenings site: "8/4/12 Northside Free Will Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky. Will have a free movie premier of Veggie Tales newest, “The Penniless Princess”, on August 4th 2012 at 2:00 pm. There will be free popcorn, drinks, balloons, door prizes, fun for all ages. For more information call: Crickette at 270-535-5928" 

Sunday, August 5th
Beech Bend Park has the 11th Annual NMCA Hot Rod and Muscle Car Nationals this weekend. For more info: 781-7634, http://www.beechbend.com/dragstrip.htm and the Event Preview.


CASA of South Central Kentucky has a Tennis Tournament today at Keriakes Park. 782-5353. See more about it at their Facebook page here: CASA's FB Page. (Their rain date is August 13-14).

Today is the WKYU-PBS Pool Party at Russell Sims Aquatic Park from 1-5 p.m. Tickets for $1.00 off regular admission are available at BG McDonald's locations. Find out more: WKU News

Chaney's Dairy Barn has a celebration today - the Kentucky Monthly August Issue Celebration from 3-5 p.m. 843-5567. They will feature "buy one scoop, get one free in a cup or plain cone" (from their website) and "Register to win prizes... including a trip to Opryland Resort." Find out more:  http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/

NEW NEW - - just added: There will be a FREE celebration starting at 8 a.m. of the arrival of NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars on Sunday, August 5th. Find out more: http://wkunews.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/16552/.
Check below on Sunday's area and at the link for more about this event.

 From the WKU News website:
"The public is invited to join area astronomers at Western Kentucky University’s Hardin Planetarium Sunday (Aug. 5) for a free celebration of the arrival at Mars of NASA’s Curiosity rover.
Doors open at 8 p.m. and just before midnight, the event culminates with a chance to watch the live NASA-TV satellite feed from Mars Science Laboratory mission control of Curiosity’s scheduled entry, descent and 12:30 a.m. landing on Mars. Through out the night there will be Mars themed activities, speakers and exhibits for all participants to enjoy, including demonstrations of orbital mechanics, balloon-powered rocket challenges, and discussions of “The War of the Worlds” and other fictional tales of Martians or life on Mars. From twilight until about 10:30 p.m. participants may view Mars and Saturn through small telescopes."


and Save the Date!
Other fun events are coming up.

August 6 is a Summer Stroll on Indianola from 7-8 p.m. The Rain Date is the 27th.
August 6 All Warren County Public libraries will be closed today for Inservice training.
August 7 is a free computer class at the Main branch library, Microsoft Excel Basics from 2-3:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. 781-4882.
August 10 is the Gallery Hop from 5-8. Come visit the potters at The Pots Place at 428 East Main Street!
August 10 will also be Concerts in the Park from6:30 - 10 p.m.
August 10-11 is also the Duncan Hines Festival at Circus Square Park.

August 11 is Agriculture Night at Chaney's Dairy Barn - 4 - 7:30 p.m. plus Ice Cream and a Moovie.
August 11 and 12 is the Dog Agility Trial at the L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center. 745-3976.
August 14 is a Doll Quilt Workshop at Riverview at Hobson Grove from 3:30 - 6 p.m. 843-5565. You must pre-register to attend by emailing Laura Southard at riverview.at.hg@att.net. The cost is only $5.00 per person. From the City website: "In this two day workshop, each child will learn to piece together and create a small quilt for their doll's bed.".
September 29th is the International Festival.

You can download flyers for library events here.

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