Sunday, November 4, 2012

Event highlights in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area for Nov. 5-9, 2012

Here are some Monday - Friday event highlights in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Here are a couple of events per day in the area.

Monday, November 5th
Today the Main branch library has a free computer class about Microsoft Excel from 6-7:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

From the WBKO Community Events page: "MON 11/5 “The Atlantic Ensemble” Concert – Recital Hall in FAC at 7:30 pm – FREE - A Baroque Chamber group from Murfreesboro, TN (flute, baroque oboe, violin, cello)"

Tuesday, November 6th
Today is Election Day! Get out and vote. Warren County voting times are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. I personally will be going early, it's just easier for me that way.
 I will be watching the TV with great interest today!

Vote sign - by kristin_a (Meringue Bake Shop)

on Flickr.  

The WKU Hardin Planetarium on Western's Campus has a free presentation today at 7 p.m. called PlanetQuest: Discovering Worlds Around Other Stars. The doors open 15 minutes before the show. It is first-come, first-served seating.
Wednesday, November 7th
Another free computer class is offered today at the Main branch library from 10-11 a.m. It is Intermediate Computers and the Internet. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Another free computer class is at the Bob Kirby Branch library at 2:30 p.m., Google Docs.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

Thursday, November 8th
The Silver Bells project takes donations today at 1700 Destiny Lane from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to make the holidays brighter for personal care home residents.  Find out more: 842-7587.

The Warren County Public Library has Christian author and speaker Lysa TerKeurst talking about her latest book at 6 p.m. at the CEC Parish Hall next to the Main Library. You can get a ticket at any library location. Find out more:

The WKU Chess club meets at 6 p.m. at the Faculty House on the WKU Campus. The public is invited. You may want to bring your chess set. More info: 918-809-6278.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium on Western's Campus has a free presentation today at 7 p.m. called PlanetQuest: Discovering Worlds Around Other Stars. The doors open 15 minutes before the show. It is first-come, first-served seating.

Barnes and Noble and the WKU Libraries presents a Kentucky Live presentation at 7 p.m.featuring Rick Redmen, speaking about the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Find out more: The Louisville Slugger at Kentucky Live from the WKU Libraries Blog.

Baseball photo by Rafael Amado Deras on Flickr.

SKyPAC has Ronnie Dunn performing tonight. Find out more here: Ronnie Dunn at SKyPAC.

The WKU Department of Theater and Dance presents Urinetown at 8 p.m. at the Russell H. Miller Theatre at the Fine Arts Center. 745-3121. From the WKU site: "by Mark Holland & Greg Kotis
An uproarious musical of greed, corruption and love, set in a future where a single malevolent company profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the chaos a hero rises to lead the revolution! Adult tickets are $18.00 and students pay $15.00."

Friday, November 9th
 Today WKU has the Hilltopper Battalion 5K Formation Run starting at 6:30 a.m. at Diddle Arena. 745-4293. Find out more: and

The Southern Kentucky Choral Society has their Fall Concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium. 745-3751. Find out more at their Event Facebook page and also the WBKO Community Events page here.

Of course there are WAY more things to do in the area. Check these sites to find out more:

The City Events Calendar

The Convention and Visitor's Bureau Calendar Events page

Fountain Square Players Plays and tryout dates - plus their Facebook page.

Public Theater of Kentucky - Now Playing - Sunburst Youth Theater -  and Coming up Next (current)

The Symphony at WKU Performances and Dates

The WKU AG-Expo Center Events Calendar

The BGAMUG Computer Club website with meeting dates and times - and their Facebook page. (click to join).

Orchestra Kentucky Performances and Dates

WKU Events and the WKU Calendar of Events

The National Corvette Museum 2012 and 2013 Events pages

Beech Bend Dragstrip News

The Eloise B. Houchens Center tour and info. page

Lost River Cave and Valley events page

The WCVK Community Happenings Page

The WBKO Community Calendar 

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum news, calendar, and upcoming events page

SKyPAC's Events Calendar

Riverview at Hobson Grove's Events Page at the City Site

The Bowling Green Daily News Calendar

Concerts on the Eventful Page

Bowling Green Parent Magazine Calendar

Chaney's Dairy Barn News and Events Page

Warren County Libraries computer workshops, special events, children and youth events, and calendars.

The Online Visitor's Guide is handy for when you just want that "something special" to do 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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