Thursday, August 9, 2012

Selected events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area Thursday - Sunday, August 9-12, 2012

Thursday, August 9th
A free computer class about Microsoft Excel Intermediate is today from 6-7:30 p.m. at theMain 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.











Friday, August 10th 
A free computer class, Job Hunting Online is from 10-11 a.m. at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Another free computer class, Microsoft Word Intermediate, is today at the Bob Kirby branch library at 2 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

The Duncan Hines Festival begins today a 5 p.m. and continues tomorrow too. This event benefits Child Development Clinics. Find out more: Duncan Hines Festival. From the Junior Women's Club site:

"August 10th - Circus Square - 5:00-10:00pm

  • Duck Derby
  • Brownie Eating Contest
  • Inflatables, face painting and other children's activities
  • Concert in the Park - Andy & the Rockers plays @ 7:30!
  • Collection of nonperishable food items for Community Action

August 10th - The Kentucky Library and Museum - 5:00-8:00pm

  • Art Awards Presentation and Silent Auction
  • Gallery Hop"
More about the Gallery Hop:
Many other venues will also be open for the Gallery Hop today from 5-8 p.m.
The Gallery Hop has many locations open for this event. Find out about all the locations here: Gallery Hop Map and Information.

Come visit the potters at The Pots Place at 428 East Main Street, who are also part of the Gallery Hop!

More about Concerts in the Park tonight: Fountain Square Park will be participating in Concerts in the Park also starting at 6:30 p.m. - stop by for music and fun.

Saturday, August 11th
Today is a Second Saturday Street Fair on Fountain Square in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky. Come by for many activities, booths, and lots of fun. Find out more:  The Visit BGKY Second Saturday Page and also see (and like!) Second Saturdays on Facebook.

Hospice of Southern Kentucky has a Run/Walk to Remember today starting at 8 a.m. at Ephram White Park. This event has a 4-mile run and a two-mile walk. Find out more: 782-3402.

A free computer class takes place today at the Smiths Grove branch library. It is Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

This is Ag Awareness night at Chaney's Dairy Barn from 4 - 7:30, featuring AG vendors, free goodies, hayrides and pony rides, much more. This event is free. It is followed by Ice Cream and a Moovie, featuring the movie "Barnyard." Find out more: http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/.

Today and tomorrow is the NADAC Sanctioned Dog Agility Trial at the L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center. 745-3976. Find out more: Dog Agility Trial site on Wix. There is a PDF file you can download from this site on the page too.

Sunday, August 12th
The NADAC Sanctioned Dog Agility Trial continues today at the L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center. 745-3976. Find out more: Dog Agility Trial site on Wix. There is a PDF file you can download from this site on the page too.

Beech Bend Park has NHRA Drag Racing today. Doors open at 10, Time Trials are at noon. Find out more at the Beech Bend dragstrip page.

The Cumberland Presbyterian Church as an Old Fashioned Homemade Ice Cream Social with a Cake Walk and Cake Auction today from 4-8 p.m. Find out more: 270-783-2274.

And Save the Dates!

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.


I love Bowling Green!









Check out SoKy Happenings and other links to the right on this page for a lot more events.

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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