Monday, September 17, 2012

Updated! Events and things to do this week, Mon.-Wed., September 17-19

Here are some selected events going on Monday-Wednesday of this week in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky.

This blog has been updated. See the events coming up for Bowling Green's Bicentennial! This info. was provided by the Bowling Green Area Visitor's Bureau, which puts out a weekly email about great events. YOU can sign up for it by contacting marissa at visitbgky dot com.

Here is their complete list of things going on this week:
What's Happening This Week in Bowling Green, Kentucky


This week, all week long, Chaney's has their Corn Maze open! Find out more at their site here: http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/.

A corn maze in England. By Lewis Clarke, from geograph.org.uk, on Wikimedia Commons.









Jackson's Orchard has Apple Time this month! Find out more: http://www.jacksonsorchard.com/.

Monday, September 17th
Hotel, Inc. has an Open House today from 12:30 p.m. on. Find out more at this Daily News article.

A free computer class is offered today from 6-7:30 p.m., Microsoft Excel Intermediate. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

The Corvette City Bop and Dance club meets tonight from 6:30 - 930 p.m. at the FOP for ages 21 and up. Call for more info: 991-4040.

Orchestra Kentucky plays at SKyPAC tonight at 7:30. Find out more: 904-1880 and http://www.orchestrakentucky.com/. This is their opening night.

Tuesday, September 18th
The Graham Drive community library has a Mac Lab today from 3-5 p.m. Call for more information: 781-1441.

The Main branch library also offers a free computer class today, Learn to Download Ebooks and Audiobooks at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Author Dianna Love will discuss her book "Curse" at 6i p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library. 
You can pick up your free ticket at any library location. 782-0252. Here is her website: http://www.AuthorDiannaLove.com.

Wednesday, Septemer 19th
AARP sponsors a Driver Safety Program today from 9-1 at the Health and Wellness Center at Chandler Park. You must pre-register to attend. Find out more: 745-0942.

The Main branch library offers a free computer class today, Computing for Seniors, from 10-11 a.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Another free computer class is offered today from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Smiths Grove branch library. It is Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

The Bob  Kirby Branch library offers another free class, Introduction to Social Networking, at 2:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Also, save the date!


Here is a really neat sounding event, from the


Tuesday, September 18th
The Graham Drive community library has a Mac Lab today from 3-5 p.m. Call for more information: 781-1441.

The Main branch library also offers a free computer class today, Learn to Download Ebooks and Audiobooks at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Author Dianna Love will discuss her book "Curse" at 6i p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library. 
You can pick up your free ticket at any library location. 782-0252. Here is her website: http://www.AuthorDiannaLove.com.

Wednesday, Septemer 19th
AARP sponsors a Driver Safety Program today from 9-1 at the Health and Wellness Center at Chandler Park. You must pre-register to attend. Find out more: 745-0942.

The Main branch library offers a free computer class today, Computing for Seniors, from 10-11 a.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Another free computer class is offered today from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Smiths Grove branch library. It is Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

The Bob  Kirby Branch library offers another free class, Introduction to Social Networking, at 2:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Also, save the date!

From the Bowling Green Area Visitor's Bureau:

<Sept. 20th, Thursday> "Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour & Bicentennial Festival
There's no better time to say 'i love bg' than this week as Bowling Green celebrates its Bicentennial. An entertaining living history event, The Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour, offers a glance at some of BG's formative residents. The docent-led walking tour will be offered at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. this Thursday and introduces patrons to 10 notable inhabitants of the city's first cemetery.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students/ seniors, and free for children 12 and under. Purchase tickets and gather at NAPA Auto Parts about 15 minutes before your desired tour. Visit the link below to learn more. 


Several events are planned as part of the city's Bicentennial Celebration including Friday afternoon's City Hall Open House. This event from 4 to 6 p.m. is open to the public and features food and drink in addition to announcing the student writing contest winners. 

Then on Saturday, head to Circus Square Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Bowling Green Bicentennial Festival featuring Blue Light Special, children's inflatables, a large bungee trampoline, face painting, balloon animals, food vendors, and so much more. Call 270-393-3642 or visit www.bgky.org for more information."
 

Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour

And from the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"9/21/12 Jody Richards Elementary School, Bowling Green, Ky. will he having their Fall Festival on September 21st from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. There will be inflatables and lots of games. BBQ and other goodies will be available and all funds raised will help pay for a new playground. For more information please call Katie Frassinelli at 270-792-7228."

"9/22/12 The South Central Kentucky Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be Saturday, September 22nd at Preston Miller Park, Bowling Green, Ky. Registration will begin at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00. Register your team online by visiting www.alz.org."

"9/29/12 The 2012 Out Of The Darkness Community Walk , Walk to Prevent Suicide , for Bowling Green will be on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00 am at Phil Moore Park, Alvaton, Ky. For more Information call: Darrell Traugber at 270-784-0960 and check out the website at www.outofthedarkness.org."

"9/29/12 HANDS (Housing Assistance and Development Services) is sponsoring a Free Homebuyer Education Class on September 29th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Tomorrow Center in Bowling Green, Ky. Class covers several items to finding the right home to basic home maintenance. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register for a class call: Anna Byrum at 270-796-4176 extension 1. "

September 29th is also the International Festival.

"10/6/12 South Central Kentucky Heart Walk & 5K Run will be at Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green, Ky. On October 6th 8:00 am with the walk and run starting at 9:00 am. There will be breakfast, silent auction, a Kids Zone, Dog Zone, health booths set up along with a award ceremony at the end. For more information contact Michelle Alloway at 270-846-5061."

October 16 Knit a Scarf at Riverview! <For Boys and Girls age 8 to 80> Reservations are required.  843-5565.

Saturday, October 27th: The Bowling Green Zombie Walk! http://www.facebook.com/BGZombieWalk.


You can download flyers for library events here.

This is just a small sampling of the many events in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky.



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.


From the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"9/21/12 Jody Richards Elementary School, Bowling Green, Ky. will he having their Fall Festival on September 21st from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. There will be inflatables and lots of games. BBQ and other goodies will be available and all funds raised will help pay for a new playground. For more information please call Katie Frassinelli at 270-792-7228."

"9/22/12 The South Central Kentucky Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be Saturday, September 22nd at Preston Miller Park, Bowling Green, Ky. Registration will begin at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00. Register your team online by visiting www.alz.org."

"9/29/12 The 2012 Out Of The Darkness Community Walk , Walk to Prevent Suicide , for Bowling Green will be on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00 am at Phil Moore Park, Alvaton, Ky. For more Information call: Darrell Traugber at 270-784-0960 and check out the website at www.outofthedarkness.org."

"9/29/12 HANDS (Housing Assistance and Development Services) is sponsoring a Free Homebuyer Education Class on September 29th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Tomorrow Center in Bowling Green, Ky. Class covers several items to finding the right home to basic home maintenance. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register for a class call: Anna Byrum at 270-796-4176 extension 1. "

September 29th is also the International Festival.

"10/6/12 South Central Kentucky Heart Walk & 5K Run will be at Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green, Ky. On October 6th 8:00 am with the walk and run starting at 9:00 am. There will be breakfast, silent auction, a Kids Zone, Dog Zone, health booths set up along with a award ceremony at the end. For more information contact Michelle Alloway at 270-846-5061."

October 16 Knit a Scarf at Riverview! <For Boys and Girls age 8 to 80> Reservations are required.  843-5565.

You can download flyers for library events here.

This is just a small sampling of the many events in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky.



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.
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