Saturday, February 2, 2013

Selected things to do in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area February 2nd - February 10th

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Here are some selected events in the BG, KY area.

I love this Anime Girl art! I used it on my BGAMUG Computer Club page too.

FYI: this is a short, clipped list of some selected things to do.

Click on the More Events Tab here to see more Event Sites to find even more to do.




Saturday, February 2nd
Today is St. Brigid's Day, also known as Candlemas or Imbolc.
                                                 
From the  WKU News site: "NEXT STAGE SERIES PRODUCTION: The Dance Project. 8 p.m. Feb. 2... Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $6. Contact Theatre & Dance, 745-5845."

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "2/1 & 2/2/13 Southside Baptist Church, 557 Memphis Junction Rd. Bowling Green, Ky. Is having a Pancake Breakfast and Yard Sale on February 1st from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday February 2nd from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy. (breakfast is only on Saturday) For more information please call: Michele at 270-991-7303."

WKU has a Dance Project performance at the lab theater at Gordon Wilson Hall at 8 p.m. today. Tickets are $6.00.

From the  WKU News site: "9:15 a.m. THIRD ANNUAL DOUBLE REED DAY. Music Rehearsal Hall. Contact Music Department, 745-3751."




Sunday, February 3rd
From the  WKU News site: "NEXT STAGE SERIES PRODUCTION: The Dance Project...3 p.m. Feb. 3. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $6. Contact Theatre & Dance, 745-5845."

From the  WKU News site: "5 p.m. GUEST RECITAL: Elias Goldstein, viola. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music Department, 745-3751."

WKU has a Dance Project performance at the lab theater at Gordon Wilson Hall at 3 p.m. today. Tickets are $6.00. 

See Starry Tales for a Winter Night for free at the WKU Hardin Planetarium at 2 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 745-4044.




Monday, February 4th
Via SoKy Happenings: Elias Goldstein plays viola today at 4:30 p.m. at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music Department, 745-3751." 

Tuesday, February 5th

NEW - NEW - The "Join the Conversation" Skypac community meeting information has changed. This is from their web page:

"We need you! Join the conversation and help us define how the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) can best serve the residents of the entire ten county Barren River Area Development District (BRADD)...The meeting will be divided into two sections
10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. – Artists/Citizens at Large
1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. - Arts Organizations/Citizens at Large
Please RSVP by January 29th to by calling 270-904-5000 or email info@theskypac.com. You can read more at the page.

 
See Starry Tales for a Winter Night for free at the WKU Hardin Planetarium at 7 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 745-4044.

Wednesday, February 6th
Via Facebook: Study-Abroad Representatives "Interested in Study Abroad? Stop by the Study Abroad Fair on February 6th in <WKU's> MMTH Lobby from 10-3. Learn about different study abroad opportunities, short term and long term! Enter for a chance to win a study abroad scholarship! Already studied abroad? Come share your experiences with other WKU students! We hope to see you there!!!"
 
Thursday, February 7th
Today author Lisa Gardner will speak at the CEC Parish Hall next to the Main branch library at 6 p.m. Call 781-4882 to find out if you need to pick up a free ticket or not to attend.

See Starry Tales for a Winter Night for free at the WKU Hardin Planetarium at 7 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 745-4044.

Friday, February 8th
From the WKU Events page for Friday, Feb. 8th: "7 a.m. MACY’S USED BOOK SALE. L&N Depot, 401 Kentucky St. - Through Feb. 10. Proceeds benefit Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Contact Kristie Lowry, 745-4502." (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today)

Morris Jewelry on Fountain Square has a Gem Show from 12-7 p.m.

Also February 8th: Dr. Eli Jackson is having another Smiles from the Heart day. It is first come, first served time for free dental care today from 7-4. This event is for needy people who are over 18 and not pregnant. You can pick up a flyer about it at Chandler Park Dental Care at 1857 Tucker Way, BG. (X-rays, cleanings, extractions, and fillings will be done.) 


PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m.

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 8. 745-2578 for ticket info.
 
And on Feb. 8th too: 8 p.m. LONE STAR RODEO. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, 745-2578."


Saturday, February 9th
Macy's Used Book Sale continues today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 2. 745-2578 for ticket info.

PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m. 

Art Matters at 718 State Street has an adult Make and Take Art Event today for $35.00 starting at 6:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend.  Call 781-0361.

Cupid's Chase 5K race is today starting at BG High School at 10 a.m. 780-9330.

Sunday, February 10th
Macy's Used Book Sale is also today from 1 to 7 p.m.

PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 3 p.m. 

Lost River Cave has Introduction to Geocaching from 2-4. 393-0077. Free chili will be available today also in the River Birch Room.

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 2. 745-2578 for ticket info.

And more events to come:
 
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "2/11/13 The Annual Houchens Centers Game Day and Card Party will take place on Monday, February 11th 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Eloise B. Houchens Center, 1115 Adams Street, Bowling Green, Ky. Cost is $13.00 includes morning and afternoon snacks, hot lunch and prizes. Bridge, Bunko, Dominos and Scrabble are just a few of the games to be played. For more information and reservations please call: 270-842-6761."

"2/15/13 Community Education’s 8th annual Spellabration will take place on Friday, February 15th at the Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, Ky. The event raises money for Community Education’s after-school programs, which serve nearly 1,000 children of working families here in Bowling Green, Ky. The doors open at 6:00 pm for food, drinks, and a silent auction and the Spelling bee begins at 6:30 pm. For more information please call: Emily at 270-842-4281."

"2/15/13 Saint James United Methodist Church will be hosting the first ever Empty Bowls Fundraiser in Bowling Green, Ky. Empty Bowls is a project working to end hunger in our communities. Local Potters, Pottery students and hobbyist are working to make bowls to be donated. The event will take place Wednesday, February 13th starting at 5:00 pm. For a $10 donation you will get to pick out a bowl of over 200 bowls then will be served a delicious meal of soup, bread and drink, afterwards the bowls is yours to keep. For more information please call: Garry Taylor at 270-843-4550."


Bridal Fest Winter Expo is on Feb. 17th from noon - 4 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center.

Chaney's has a benefit Barn Dance on Feb. 22nd from 8-10 p.m. for Jack Haley.

WKU will present the Pirates of Penzance on March 1-3.

Check the Find More Events tab at the top to find about about more events.

And thanks for stopping by!

Always check out each event before attending by calling and making sure the event is going on, and the date and time is correct.

-Betsyanne 
 
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Here is my Squidoo Page: Fun Things to Do in Bowling Green, Kentucky for even more ideas.

Check out the City Events Calendars too. 

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, the WCVK Happenings pages and WBKO's Community Events Calendar, the free Clker site and also the Microsoft Images pages.


 

 

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