The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Entry Deadline for 2016 Veterans Day Parade

Oct 18, 2016

Summary: The entry deadline for the 2016 Veterans Day Parade is Friday, October 21st. Entry forms can be mailed in, faxed in, or emailed in. Please contact Sabrina at 270-393-3310 for more information.

City of BG Receives Energy Start Status

Oct 17, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is celebrating Energy Awareness Month by honoring the Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) Building with an ENERGY STAR award on October 18th at the 4:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Family Halloween Monster Bash Dance

Oct 13, 2016

Summary: F.O. Moxley Community Center will host a Family Halloween Monster Bash Dance on Saturday, October 29 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Be sure to wear your favorite Halloween costume. We will be serving up tricks and treats. This event is free for all ages.

Pumpkin Palooza is Next Stop for #BGGovToGo

Oct 12, 2016

Summary: #BGGovToGo will join Parks and Recreation at their Pumpkin Palooza event at Circus Square on Friday evening, Oct. 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. BGFD will also set up their state-of-the-art Fire Safety Trailer.

Annual Firehouse Festival

Oct 10, 2016

Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department will host its annual Firehouse Festival on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5 - 7 pm at Home Depot on Gary Farms Boulevard.

Veteran's Day Parade

Oct 5, 2016

Summary: The 2016 Veteran's Day Parade will be held on November 5, 2016 beginning at 10:00am. The parade will start at 6th and College near Circus Square Park. The parade is free and open to the public.

Modern Way Closing

Sep 29, 2016

Summary: Modern Way will be closed to through traffic on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 through Tuesday October 4th. The closure will be due to drainage improvements. All properties will be accessible from either Nashville Road via Industrial Drive or from Dishman Lane.

Coats For Kids 2016

Sep 29, 2016

Summary: This year's Coats for Kids event will take place from October 1st - December 1st. Gently used coats can be donated at the Bowling Green Police Department and many other locations.

Neighborhood Group to Host Candidates Forum

Sep 26, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods (BGCAN) will host a candidates forum at the Sloan Convention Center tomorrow night, Sept. 27. The event begins with networking at 6:00 p.m., with the forum from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Sep 22, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at beginning September 26, 2016 and closing on October 3, 2016.

Youth Basketball Registration

Sep 19, 2016

Summary: Registration for Youth Basketball Leagues will be held on October 5-6 and October 8 at Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave., Bowling Green, KY 42101. Registration will also be held October 8-9 at Dick's Sporting Goods, 2300 Gary Farms Blvd., Bowling Green, KY.

#BGGovToGo at West End Park for Free Outdoor Movie Tonight

Sep 16, 2016

Summary: #BGGovToGo will be at West End Park at 517 W. Main Avenue tonight, September 16 for a free outdoor movie night hosted by Independence Bank. Fun and games will begin at 6:30, and the movie "Monsters University" will start at dusk.

Covington Cemetery Goats

Sep 13, 2016

Summary: The Covington Cemetery, located on Lois Lane, will be having goats delivered next week. The goats will browse until palatable vegetation has occurred (approximately 8 weeks).

Covington Street Tree Removal

Sep 12, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Public Works Department will be removing a dead tree at 933 Covington Street on Wednesday September 14, 2016 from approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tree is a hazard to motorists and pedestrians.

BGCAN Fall Rally & Candidates Forum

Sep 8, 2016

Summary: BGCAN will host its Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods and City Commissioner Candidates Forum on neighborhood concerns at the Sloan Convention Center on Tuesday evening, Sept. 27.

Longest Day of Golf

Sep 7, 2016

Summary: The Longest Day of Golf will be held on Sunday, September 18. 18 holes will be played at Paul Walker Golf Course and will be followed by 9 holes at The Golf Course at RiverView in a 4-person scramble format. The team entry fee is $120.*

City Commissioner Candidates Forum hosted by the City's International Communities Advisory Council

Sep 6, 2016

Summary: The City's International Communities Advisory Council will host a City Commissioner Candidates Forum on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 6:00pm in the Commissioner Chamber of Bowling Green City Hall, with a focus on issues of importance to New Americans.

Bowling Green Fire Department now offering Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Aug 18, 2016

Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department is now offering Heartsaver First aid/CPR/AED certification training for civilians. Classes are taught by certified American Heart Association instructors from the fire department.

Biddy Ball Basketball Registration

Aug 17, 2016

Summary: Not old enough or big enough to play? This league is just for you. Youth ages 3-5 years old can learn the basic fundamentals of basketball and have fun playing weekly games against each other. Teams will fill up fast - 8 children per team. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

City of Bowling Green to Remove Tree

Aug 17, 2016

Summary: Due to a lopsided crown, thinning foliage and a significant lean towards College Street, a Red Oak Tree located in the utility strip near the corner of 10th and College Streets will be removed on Saturday, August 20th.

Bowling Green Fire Department Statement

Aug 12, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green received a complaint regarding the Bowling Green Fire Department in April of 2016. With this complaint, the City also received a video of a now former Bowling Green Firefighter burning the Quran.

Bowling Green Fire Department Statement

Aug 11, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green received a civil complaint filed by Jeff Queen, a former City firefighter, that alleges violations of federal and state laws related to religious harassment, discrimination based on race and national origin, sexual stereotyping, and alleges violations of the FMLA.

#BGGovToGo at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex

Aug 2, 2016

Summary: #BGGovToGo travels to Lovers Lane Soccer Complex this Thursday, August 4 for a neighborhood block party from 5 to 7 p.m. Come join our Parks staff and elected officials for free food, lawn games, music and more!

Bent Tree Avenue Road Closing

Jul 29, 2016

Summary: Bent Tree Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday August 1, 2016 thru Monday August 8, 2016 for road construction (concrete intersection repairs) by Scotty’s Contracting Inc. Detours will be posted and delays can be anticipated.

City of Bowling Green to Hold Online Auction

Jul 28, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at beginning August 1, 2016 and closing on August 8, 2016. Auction items include vehicles, dump truck, zero turn lawnmowers, computers and computer equipment, tires, office supplies, bikes and more.

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