Sunday, April 14, 2013

More Selected Events in the BG, KY area for April, 2013 Version C

Events - Events - Events Version C - - I will be adding more events all month.

Just added: Global Earth Day, and some Lost River Cave activities.

Find more events at my Events Listings pages list.

There are more FREE concerts and pay and free events at WKU this month

Sunday, April 14th (via WCVK) 4/13/13 Bowling Green Hot Rods will be hosting a job fair at the Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday, April 13th before and during the Hot Rods game. The job fair will begin when gates open at 6:05 pm and game will start at 7:05 pm. Job Seekers bringing their resume will be given a complimentary ticket for the nights game against the West Michigan Whitecaps. For more information please call: 270-901-2121

Also Sunday, April 14th: Lost River Cave has a class in "Basic Use of a GPS" from 2-4. Find out more: 393-0077 or go here: Lost River Cave Geocaching 101 classes. From their website:

"Basic Use of a GPS - FREE  
April 14, 2-4pm 
No reservation necessary.

Lesson: You will learn how to store coordinates, set-up waypoints, track mileage and download/upload information for many basic GPS units.

Hands-on: Store event cache coordinates on your own and then go outdoors to find them.

Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt." 
Tuesday, April 16th: The Symphony at WKU has a fundraiser today, the Lilly Pulitzer Pink Daisy Fashion Show at 440 Main. Find out more at their Event Facebook page.

Wednesday, :April 17th: The ALIVE Center accepts photos for a contest and donations through today for National Volunteer Week. Find out more here on their NVW page.

Thursday, April 18th: Chaney's Dairy Barn hosts a "Death at the Doo Wop Murder Mystery Dinner. This is $35.95 per person. Be a detective and enjoy dinner, dessert, drink and the show. Find out more at the event's FB page.

Friday, April 19th: the annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest starts today from 9-2 at the Nicely Conference Center. Find out more: So. Ky. Book Fest FB Page.  Here is a description from the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"4/19-4/20 The 15th Annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest will be Friday April 19th or Saturday April 20th with around 150 adult and children’s authors. The premier headliner is Henry Winkler (aka 'The Fonz' on TV’s Happy Days). Kids get the chance to meet their favorite authors and There will be a Kentucky Writer’s Conference presented by famous authors. For more information please call: 270-745-4502 or go to"

Saturday, April 20th: the annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest continues from 9-3 at the Nicely Conference Center. Find out more: So. Ky. Book Fest FB Page.

Also today: The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has a Sesquicentennial celebration today starting at 10 a.m. Here is their FB page.

Also: there is a tour of the Pioneer Cemetery at 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. and also a Union Reinactment. 

AND WKU has a special football game today: From the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"4/20/13 WKU Football Spring Game, Red vs. White, will be Saturday, April 20th at 2:00 pm. Free admission. A day of Tailgating on the South Lawn starting at 10:00 am. Pep Rally at 1:00 pm. After the game there will be a autograph session on the field. Sign up for Special giveaways and Free T-shirts to the first 1,000 fans. For more information please call: 270-745-6562."

Click here for a calendar of Sesquicentennial events from the VisitBGKY site for April 19-21.

Sunday, April 21st:  There is a Men's, Women's and Children's Chorus event today from 4-6 p.m. at Van Meter Hall. Find out more:

Monday, April 22nd:  There is a free voice recital at 5:15 at the FAC Recital Hall. More info. at the Community Events page (more concerts too). "Studio Recital of the Voice Students of Beth Pope, accompanist Julie Pride."

FYI: April 22-26 is National Volunteer Week. 

And April 22nd is Global Earth Day. 

Tuesday, April 23rd: via ALIVE - "CANstruct for a Cause encourages campus and community members to collect items and participate in a local food drive benefiting the American Red Cross, HOTEL INC, and WKU Food Abides. The WKU ALIVE Center is hosting CANstruct for a Cause on April 23rd from 3pm-6pm at the WKU Small Business Development Center on Campbell Lane beside Big Lots. Anyone interested in participating in CANstruct for a Cause should visit or call 270-782-0082 before March 22, 2013 to sign up."

Wednesday, April 24th: The National Corvette Museum has a Bash today starting at 8 a.m. and continuing. Find out more: The National Corvettte Museum Bash page

Thursday, April 25th: The National Corvette Museum Bash continues today starting at 8 a.m. and continuing. Find out more: The National Corvettte Museum Bash page

April 26-28 Camper’s Appreciation Weekend at Barren River lake State Park

Friday, April 26th: The National Corvette Museum Bash continues today starting at 8 a.m. and continuing. Find out more: The National Corvettte Museum Bash page

Friday, April 26th is also the Hope for the Homeless day Event at at the South Central Bank Campbell Lane parking lot. Bring canned goods, money, and nonperishable personal items to the event to help the homeless via family resources centers and Hotel, Inc. 

The Hotel Inc. site says: "April 26-29, Hope for HOMELESS – hosted by the Southern KY REALTOR’s Association, located at South Central Bank on Campbell Lane.  Donations of food, tents, sleeping bags, tarps, hygiene items, cleaning supplies and monetary will be accepted.  You can participate in the event by camping out for the night or weekend too. 2013 Hope for [...]"

Saturday, April 27th: The National Corvette Museum Bash continues today starting at 8 a.m. and continuing. Find out more: The National Corvettte Museum Bash page.  

Also Saturday, April 27th: From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "4/27/13 2013 Household Hazardous Waste and E-Scrap Day will be taking place on Saturday, April 27th at the Eastwood Baptist Church parking lot, 500 Eastwood Street, Bowling Green ,Ky. From 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Free disposal of items such as paint , chemicals, Household appliances, and electronics. For more information please call: 270-843-5353 or go to"

Saturday, April 27th: The Hope for the Homeless event continues today at South Central Bank's parking lot on Campbell Lane. See the description here.

From the Lost River Cave website:
"April 27 from 1-4pm 

Join friends and neighbors as we help rid the park of invasive plants and restore the natural habitat.  An on-going project; invasive removal is key to improving the forested Valley.  Come for the entire time, or stay as long as you can - all help is appreciated.  Register in advance for special door prizes. 

Be sure to wear sturdy shoes; long pants and sleeves are recommended as Poison Oak may be encountered.
Contact Annie  at 270.393.0077 or for details. - Registration Form"

Saturday, April 27th: Today is also an Arbor Day Celebration 9 a.m. to noon at Keriakes Park. There will be free trees available.

(via WCVK) "4/27/13 CASA Superhero Run/Walk presented by Bowling Green Athletic Club will be Saturday, April 27th at 5:00 pm at Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Ave, Bowling Green, Ky. You are encouraged to dress up like your favorite superhero to show your spirit as a hero against child abuse and neglect. Event registration and check In starts at 4:00 pm $20 per person for the run/walk, There will be a relay as well $15 a person or $45 for a 3 person team. A family dash for families with small children at not cost but please register for it. Call 270-782-5353 for more information."

Saturday, April 27th (via WCVK) "4/27/13 Grow Golf Bowling Green, Free Youth Golf Clinic, will be offered on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. At the Gold Course at Riverview, 1200 West Main Street, Bowling Green, Ky. Pre-registration is encouraged. Contact Bowling Green Parks and Recreation at 270-393-3249." 

Sunday, April 28th: The Hope for the Homeless event continues today at South Central Bank's parking lot on Campbell Lane. See the description here.

Monday, April 29th: The Hope for the Homeless event continues today at South Central Bank's parking lot on Campbell Lane.   See the description here.

You can see all the events listed by the ALIVE Center for April here. 

Some events coming up are:

Friday, May 10th: From the South Central Kentucky Coalition on Homelessness FB page: "Job Readiness Workshop, pass along the information to anyone this could benefit: Life & Money Matters, a job readiness and information workshop will be held at the Housing Authority of Bowling Green - Learning Center on 247 Double Springs Road. The event begins at 9:00AM; registration will open at 8:30AM - all workshops will conclude at 12:00PM. Several local service agencies are participating and free health screenings will be available. Information about personal empowerment such as couponing, health screening, stress management, and job readiness will be provided through 4 mini-workshops. Light refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend and all residents within the community and surrounding areas are welcome. For more information call Susan Weber at 467-7156. "

May 17th is the All-American Soapbox Derby. 

Also check to the right here on this blog for more event links, AND at the top for the "BG Event Sites" tab and also the Art Around Town tab.

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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