Announcements

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

Academy for New Americans to Graduate 17 Participants

Jun 21, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30pm for the 17 participants from its inaugural Academy for New Americans. The graduation reception will be held at the Sloan Convention Center

Lampkin Park Playground

Jun 21, 2016

Summary: The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to announce improvements and an addition to Lampkin Park. The playground area will be closed from June 23rd thru June 30th, weather permitting. We hope the community will enjoy our improvements to Lampkin Park when this project is complete.

Fireworks Rules & Safety Tips

Jun 20, 2016

Summary: Fireworks are an American tradition but there are many rules for their use and many safety tips that need to be followed in order to use them within the Bowling Green city limits.

City of Bowling Green to Unveil Commission Chamber Mural

Jun 17, 2016

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will unveil its downtown mural that has been painted in the Commission Chamber on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the 4:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Meeting.

2nd Annual Girls Junior Championships

Jun 16, 2016

Summary: The 2nd Annual Girls Junior Championships will be held at Paul Walker Golf Course on July 1, 2016. There will be a shotgun start at 8:00 am. Prizes will be awarded for each age division and lunch will be served. The registration deadline is June 30, 2016 and registration is FREE!

52nd Annual Boys Junior Championships

Jun 16, 2016

Summary: The 52nd Annual Boys Junior Championships will be held at Paul Walker Golf Course on June 29 & June 30, 2016. There will be a shotgun start at 8:00 am on June 29th. Prizes will be awarded for each age division and lunch will be served on the 29th. The registration fee is $5 per child!

"All About SNAP" Neighborhood University Session Is Last Chance To Meet Eligibility for Grants

Jun 15, 2016

Summary: One last chance for neighbors to qualify for the City's (Select Neighborhood Action Program) SNAP Grants for 2016 is offered on June 28.

"Zoning 101" Neighborhood University Session

Jun 2, 2016

Summary: This June 6 session is next in a series of Neighborhood University trainings. This session fulfills the training eligibility requirement for the City's SNAP Grant program but is free and open to anyone.

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 www.govdeals.com 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.

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