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Diabetes Day Out

First Christian Church, 1106 State Street
The Barren River District Health Department’s Diabetes Center of Excellence (DCOE) staff is providing a unique opportunity to “learn from the experts” about diabetes.

“Diabetes Day Out” will be held Friday, September 12 from 10:00 until 2:30 PM at First Christian Church 1106 State Street in Bowling Green. Special speakers Dr. Hope Havener, MD will lead a questions and answer session on diabetes. Registered Dietitian, Megan Givan will talk about short-term complications of diabetes; as well as, Daniel Curry, Kentucky Legal Aid and Stephanie Bates, Department for Medicaid Services to discuss Medicare and Medicaid coverage.

Anyone with diabetes or with a special interest in diabetes is invited to attend and encouraged to bring a guest. Door prizes will be provided. Lunch is sponsored by Sheldon’s pharmacy. Don’t miss out on this FREE event! To register for “Diabetes Day Out”, call toll-free at 1-877-641-5822, ext. 136.

1-877-641-5822, ext. 136

Cooper Clayton Classes

Brownsville Community Center
Smoking Cessastion classes

270-781-8039 ext. 213

Cooper/Clayton Classes

The Medical Center at Franklin – Education Buliding
Smoking cessation classes


2014 Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair

Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center on Western Kentucky University's Campus in Bowling Green, KY
The Majors and Minors Fair is an event organized by the Academic Advising & Retention Center (AARC) of Western Kentucky University (WKU), and provides an opportunity for students to explore the vast departmental offerings of university majors, minors, and concentrations. This year we are combining the Majors and Minors Fair with the Study Abroad Fair. WKU has a number of students who are still searching for a career path that will lead them to success and fulfillment. The Majors and Minors & Study Abroad Fair presents them with an invaluable opportunity to explore numerous options at once, including ways to expand their education through a study abroad experience that fits with their academic and career goals.

Jessica Dorris, (270) 745-2328,

BG OnStage: Music Theatre 101 Class Registration Deadline

BG OnStage, 607 E. 10th Ave, Bowling Green, KY
Class meets Mondays Sept. 29 – Dec. 1. This class is for singers of all experience levels! Students will learn and perform selections from classical and contemporary musical theatre which are tailored to his or her ability and experience. The class includes training in movement and performance techniques. Directed by Ellen Lawrence. Register early to save 10%!

Ellen Lawrence

Cave Country Woodcarvers

Senior Center Next to City Hall on Duke St. Cave City, Ky.
Carving in the Round, Will instruct on how to carve a boot, dog, & wood spirit. All new members will get 6 free lessons.

Tom Bradbury phone# 270 590-6607

Powder Puff Mechanics

National Corvette Museum - Bowling Green,KY
National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, KY
Teens and parents can become better auto consumers and learn how to properly care for their car at this hands-on afternoon of seminars. Learn how to change your tires (and to know if you need new ones), why it’s important to change your car’s fluids, emergency situation preparedness and safe driving habits. Advanced reservations are $10 per person and includes lunch and Museum admission. Girl Scouts participating will receive a patch. Hours: 10am-2pm. Info: 270-467-8852,

Kellie Steen, 270-467-8852,

Teen Driving: Car Control & Situational Awareness Clinic

National Corvette Museum - Bowling Green,KY
National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, KY
This class is offered the first Tuesday of each month for permit holders and newly licensed drivers, with one-hour sessions available between 2pm and 4pm. It covers driving techniques such as parallel parking, city and rural driving hazards, adverse weather conditions, two wheel drop off recovery, the dangers of texting or drinking while driving and more. The fee is $10 per student and includes Museum admission. A certificate is provided at the end of the session. Please call to reserve your time slot at 270-467-8852.

Kellie Steen, 270-467-8852,

Computer How-To's

Feb 12, 2013 - Mar 7, 2013 6:00-8:00 each evening

Daymar College Building, 1138 Old Gallatin Road,Scottsville, KY
Part One: Exploring Basic Computer Applications and much more; Part Two: Social Networking, I-phones, I-Pods, Microsoft applications, and more.

Part One February 12,19,26 & March 5; Part Two February 14,21,18 & March 7. 6:00-8:00 each evening $30 for all four sessions of Part one or Part two

Allen County Community Enrichment
Barbara Richards 270-237-4492

Omni Visions Free Training

Jan 19, 2012 6:00 p.m.

104 Reynolds Road Glasgow, KY
Foster parent training PS-MAPP classes to become foster parents for children placed in the foster care system

Tonya Pedigo 270-282-4170