Announcements

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

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Apr 20, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, April 23, 2018 and closing on Monday, April 30, 2018.

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Park Improvements

BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods Focuses on Park Improvements

Apr 20, 2018

Summary: Recent and upcoming park investments, including several projects better connecting neighbors near Pedigo and Lampkin Parks, will be the focus of April 30 BGCAN Spring Rally of the Neighborhoods.

Downtown Square Streetscape Public Meeting  Scheduled for April 23rd

Downtown Square Streetscape Public Meeting Scheduled for April 23rd

Apr 19, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a public meeting on Monday, April 23rd, to present an update of the Downtown Square Streetscape plan.

Playground Equipment Online Auction

Playground Equipment Online Auction

Apr 18, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Wednesday, April 18, 2018 and closing on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Apr 18, 2018

Summary: Playground construction at Covington Woods Park is nearing the final stages. Without further weather delays, we excitedly anticipate the playground to open during the week of April 23.

Lampkin Park - Playground

Lampkin Park - Playground

Apr 18, 2018

Summary: Beginning May 1st, weather permitting, the main playground cluster unit at C.W. Lampkin Park will be removed. The climbing structure and various stand-alone equipment that surrounds the current playground area will remain in place and we hope to keep it available for use.

East 10th Avenue Road Closure

East 10th Avenue Road Closure

Apr 18, 2018

Summary: East 10th Avenue will be closed to through traffic for repairs between Cherry Drive and Parkway Street from Thursday, April 19 – Saturday, April 21.

Downtown Square Streetscape Public Meeting Scheduled for April 23rd

Apr 16, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a public meeting on Monday, April 23rd, to present an update of the Downtown Square Streetscape plan.

9th KY Infantry Civil War Re-enacting Group Announcement

Apr 13, 2018

Summary: On Saturday, April 14 at 4:00 p.m., the 9th KY Infantry Civil War re-enacting group will be commemorating a new headstone at the grave of a 9th KY veteran. At the end of the short ceremony, they will fire a 3-volley salute with blanks from muskets.

Run for Abilities 5k Race and Walk at the Loops at Lovers Lane

Run for Abilities 5k Race and Walk at the Loops at Lovers Lane

Apr 12, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold their second annual Run for Abilities 5k Race and Walk at the Loops at Lovers Lane at the Lovers Lane Soccer Complex on Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 2 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the local Bowling Green Special Olympics Program.

USA Games Celebration

USA Games Celebration

Apr 10, 2018

Summary: Join us April 29 at 2p.m. at Circus Square Park as we give Team KY Flag Football the proper send off for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games that will be held in Seattle, WA in July!

Arbor Day 2018

Arbor Day 2018

Apr 10, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This event will take place at Kereiakes Park on Cemetery Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

We Are Bowling Green 2nd Annual Photo Contest

We Are Bowling Green 2nd Annual Photo Contest

Apr 5, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is inviting photographers of all ages to submit their best high resolution images celebrating our community in the Second Annual City of Bowling Green Photography Contest – We are Bowling Green!

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Apr 3, 2018

Summary: Covington Woods Park will be receiving its new playground on Wednesday, April 4th. The rock structure is set to be delivered next week.

Installation of new wayfinding signs to begin in April

Apr 3, 2018

Summary: Ninety-three new wayfinding signs are being installed across Bowling Green in April, replacing aging signs that highlighted only a fraction of the tourist attractions in the city and county.

Family Game Night

Family Game Night

Apr 2, 2018

Summary: F.O. Moxley Community Center will host Family Game Night on April 9th. Come join us for a night filled with your and your family's favorite board games. Board games, pizza, and light refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your favorite board games!

Bowling Green Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Mar 29, 2018

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)

City of Bowling Green Citizen Survey to Begin

City of Bowling Green Citizen Survey to Begin

Mar 27, 2018

Summary: Every two years, the City of Bowling Green takes the time to participate in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and National Research Center (NRC) National Citizen Survey (NCS). This survey is a low-cost citizen survey service for local governments.

BGPR Fitness' Easter Holiday Hours

BGPR Fitness' Easter Holiday Hours

Mar 26, 2018

Summary: BGPR Fitness' Facility will have different hours than normal during the Easter holiday. On Good Friday (March 30) the facility will be open from 6:00 am-6:00 pm, on Saturday (March 31) from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, and CLOSED on Easter (April 1).

2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Foot Golf Doubles Cup. The Doubles Cup will be held on April 29, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm at The Golf Course at RiverView. The fee will be $30 per team.

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall on certain Kidde smoke alarms due to the risk that they will fail to alert during a fire.

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Covington Woods Park - Playground

Mar 22, 2018

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation’s Covington Woods Park will be receiving a new playground in April 2018. In preparation, we will close the Covington Woods playground beginning on Tuesday, March 27th and look forward to the arrival and construction of the new playground very soon.

Academy for New Americans meets tomorrow

Academy for New Americans meets tomorrow

Mar 21, 2018

Summary: The second session of the Academy for New Americans will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9:00am in the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services located at 707 East Main Avenue, Bowling Green, KY.

Bowling Green Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Mar 20, 2018

Summary: The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) has been presented to the City of Bowling Green by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its PAFR for the Fiscal Year end June 30, 2017.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Mar 19, 2018

Summary: Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every time we change our clocks to make sure they are working properly.

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