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

BGPR Youth Track Meet

May 26, 2016

Summary: The BGPR Youth Track Meet will take place on June 2, 2016 beginning at 9:30am at the BGHS Track. Let your child demonstrate their 50M, Long Jump, and Softball Throw. This event is free of charge.

2016 Paul Walker Memorial

May 25, 2016

Summary: This June 4th and 5th tournament is open to the public and limited to the first 100 players. The entry fee is $100 for non-members and $90 for members of Paul Walker and Riverview Golf Courses. Two rounds of great golf with riding carts and lunch. The 36 hole, medal play will begin with a shotgun start at 7:00am and 1:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Limited to the first 100 PAID entries!

Foot Golf Course

May 20, 2016

Summary: Come check out the new Foot Golf course at The Golf Course at Riverview. The course will be open on Fridays, May 27th thru July 29th, June 12, June 19, and Sundays, July 10th thru July 31st beginning at 5:30 pm.

"How To Advocate Effectively for Your Neighborhood" Neighborhood University Session

May 20, 2016

Summary: This May 23 training is next in a series of Neighborhood University sessions that fulfill training requirements for SNAP Grant eligibility.

Opening Day for Russell Sims Aquatic Center *POSTPONED*

May 12, 2016

Summary: With the recent spell of cold weather, water temperatures at Russell Sims Aquatic Center remain in the mid 60’s, which is far too cold for safe swimming. Bowling Green Parks and Recreation has made the decision to postpone opening day to Monday, May 23, 2016. We will continue to monitor conditions and provide updates as available.

Paul Walker Memorial

May 12, 2016

Summary: The Paul Walker Memorial will be held on June 4th and 5th at Paul Walker Golf Course. This event is limited to the first 100 PAID entries.

New Neighbor Series: Africa

May 11, 2016

Summary: Neighborhood & Community Services presents the 5th installment of the New Neighbor Series on Africa this Friday, May 13th at 3:00pm at our offices located at 707 East Main Avenue.

West End Soccer Field Ribbon Cutting

May 10, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. for the grand opening of the new West End Soccer Field located at The Foundry; 531 West 11th Street. This 330’ x 180’ Bermuda grass field will have multiple uses including free play, practices and tournaments.

City of BG Online Auction

May 5, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at beginning May 9, 2016 and closing on May 16, 2016.

City of Bowling Green to Hold Press Conference

May 2, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a press conference on May 3rd, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chamber to announce information regarding the U.S. Department of Justice and their investigation into the employment practices of the City of Bowling Green Police Department.

BGCAN Spring Rally Features Volunteer Showcase

Apr 25, 2016

Summary: BGCAN will host a volunteerism showcase at their Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue.

Daddy Daughter Drive-In Postponed

Apr 22, 2016

Summary: The Daddy Daughter Drive-In at F.O. Moxley Community Center that was originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a later date. Please call 270-393-3734 for more information.

Arbor Day 2016

Apr 13, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event will take place at Kereiakes Park on Cemetery Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Arbor Day is FREE and open to the public.

Lehman Avenue Closure

Apr 12, 2016

Summary: Lehman Avenue will be closed to through traffic from US31W Bypass to Fairview Avenue for repaving on Thursday, April 14, 2016 All businesses will still be accessible. Delays should be expected and alternate routes are suggested.

Highland Way Intersection Change

Apr 8, 2016

Summary: The intersection of Highland Way and McCubbin Drive will change from a one-way stop to a three-way stop on Monday, April 11th, 2016. Please use caution in this area.

Net Profit License Fee Return Due Date Extended to April 18th

Apr 7, 2016

Summary: Due to a federal holiday being observed on April 15th, the tax filing deadline for the Net Profit License Fee returns has been extended to Monday April 18th.

Board of Park Commissioners Meeting CANCELLED

Apr 6, 2016

Summary: The Board of Park Commissioners meeting has been cancelled for Monday, April 11, 2016 at 4:30 pm. A special call meeting will be on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm.

Applications for Grants Now Available to Bowling Green Neighborhood Groups

Mar 31, 2016

Summary: Applications for the next grant cycle of the City of Bowling Green's Select Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) are now available online on the City's website. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 15.

Repaving of Roadway into Kereiakes Park

Mar 24, 2016

Summary: Bowling Green Public Works will begin repaving portions of the roadway into Kereiakes Park starting at the Cemetery Road entrance. Weather pending, work is targeted for the week of March 28, 2016.

City of Bowling Green to Hold Online Auction

Mar 18, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at beginning March 21, 2016 and ending on March 29, 2016.

Elrod Road Lane Closure

Mar 16, 2016

Summary: Elrod Road will have one lane closed at the Nashville Road intersection Thursday, March 17 through Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shoulder repair work. Signage and flaggers will be present. Please use caution.

City Receives Certificate of Achievement

Mar 15, 2016

Summary: The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)

2016 Annual Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

Mar 14, 2016

Summary: Cemetery staff will be conducting their annual spring cleanup beginning March 21, 2016. The cleanup will include decorations, flowers, statuary, plaques, etc. that are on the ground; this includes items that will get in the way of mowers.

Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery

Mar 9, 2016

Summary: When we change our clocks to daylight savings time Sunday, March 13, that’s also a perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

2016 Community Garden Program

Mar 9, 2016

Summary: Plots will be available for rental on a first come basis beginning March 15, 2016 at 8:30am at the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Office, 225 E. Third Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

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