The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
Traffic Impact for June 6 Street Fair on 12th Avenue
Jun 5, 2023
Summary: A portion of 12th Ave between College and State Street will be closed Tuesday, June 6 from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. for a community Street Fair hosted by Christ Episcopal Church. This event commemorates a street fair held by the church 100 years ago and is part of Duncan Hines Days.
Bowing Green Police Department celebrates 200 years of service
Jun 2, 2023
Summary: During a ceremony held today at Fountain Square Park, the City recognized the Bowing Green Police Department for 200 years of service to the community.
City releases book about December 2021 tornado response, recovery
May 25, 2023
Summary: If you are interested in reading the City's story of response to and recovery from the December 11, 2021 tornadoes, visit bgky.org and click the link at the top of the page.
Westside Baseball League
May 22, 2023
Summary: Westside Baseball is back! This is for youth ages 9-14 interested in learning the game of baseball regardless of skillset. Registration is online or onsite at Pedigo Park, 1341 Normalview Drive.
Swim lesson registration now open
May 18, 2023
Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held May 31, June 1 & 2 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants must be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.
Spraygrounds are open
May 17, 2023
Summary: Spraygrounds at C.W. Lampkin Park, 826 Woodway and Circus Square Park, 621 State Street are now up and running. Enjoy both locations from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.
May 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
May 11, 2023
Summary: The May 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at the City's Neighborhood & Community Services community room on Wednesday, May 10 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes from that discussion.
Duncan Hines Days - June 8 and 10 - Downtown Traffic Impact, Parking Options, and Events
May 10, 2023
Summary: Many events are happening in Downtown BGKY on June 8 and 10 for Duncan Hines Days. The event committee has created maps showing traffic impacts, parking options, and timelines for events.
Traffic Impact Alert for BG FiestaVal
May 5, 2023
Summary: A portion of Clay Street near West 12th Avenue will be closed for pedestrian safety for this weekend's BG Fiestaval at 1200 Clay Street. The closure will be in effect beginning Friday, May 5 at noon and will re-open on Sunday, May 7 at 10:00 p.m.
WKU and the City of Bowling Green to host event exploring how the community welcomes New Americans
Apr 18, 2023
Summary: The Office of Global Learning & International Affairs (WKU Global) will partner with the City of Bowling Green’s International Communities Liaison Division to host a panel discussion on how to best support documented New Americans* living within Bowling Green and Warren County.
April 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
Apr 14, 2023
Summary: The April 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted by the Historic RailPark & Train Museum on Wednesday, April 12 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes with news from that discussion.
New Downtown BGKY destination website launches
Apr 11, 2023
Summary: The new Downtown BGKY destination website is officially live: bgkydowntown.org. Check out Experiences, Events, Resources, News, and the all-new Blog.
Learn about Afghan culture and history through the New Neighbor Series Afghanistan
Apr 4, 2023
Summary: The International Communities Liaison Division will present the New Neighbor Series: Afghanistan on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department at 707 E. Main Avenue.
Household Hazardous Waste Day - This Saturday
Mar 23, 2023
Summary: Springtime is a great time of year to clean out your house, apartment, or garage. Oftentimes, people come across hazardous products that cannot be disposed of during regular waste pick-up.
Silver Sneakers celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 21, 2023
Summary: Silver Sneakers celebrates St. Patrick’s Day click here to learn more from our interview with https://www.wnky.com/silver-sneakers-celebrates-st-patricks-day/ WNKY News
Debris pick up to begin in Zone 1 March 20
Mar 14, 2023
Summary: On March 20, City crews will begin pick up of residential, vegetation storm debris within the city limits. All debris needs to be placed in or very near the rights of way. Crews will pick up everything from small broken branches to large tree trunks and root balls.
March 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
Mar 13, 2023
Summary: The March 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted by Ment CoWork on Wednesday, March 8 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes from that discussion.
30TH ANNIVERSARY of Women's HISTORY MONTH
Mar 6, 2023
Summary: The Bowling Green Human Rights Commission will celebrate its 30TH ANNIVERSARY WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION, which will be on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 6:00 PM. The event will take place at the Sloan Convention Center.
2023 Fairview Cemetery Annual Cleanup
Mar 1, 2023
Summary: Fairview Cemetery Staff begins their Annual Cleanup March 1. Cleanup will continue throughout the mowing/mulching season. Any items in the way of grave maintenance along with worn, faded flowers and trinkets will be removed. For more information contact 270-393-3607.
Fountain Row entertainment destination center now operating daily
Mar 1, 2023
Summary: The day is finally here! Effective Sunday, March 5, Fountain Row operating days will be 7 days a week. The operating hours will remain 11am-9pm.
Traffic and Parking Impact in Downtown for BG Mardi Gras Madness & Parade
Feb 27, 2023
Summary: Traffic and parking impacts are expected on Sat., March 4 in downtown Bowling Green for BG Mardi Gras Madness hosted by Kiwanis Club. Please see map for full impacts.
February 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
Feb 10, 2023
Summary: The February 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted by The Charleston venue on Wednesday, February 8 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes from that discussion.
Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy
Feb 9, 2023
Summary: Registration is underway now through Feb. 20 for the next class of the City of Bowling Green's Over 50 Citizens Academy, a behind-the scenes look at City government and our community resources for an Age Friendly Bowling Green.
Traffic Impact in Shawnee Estates & Cave Mill Road for Snow Flurry Scurry
Jan 27, 2023
Summary: Traffic impacts are expected Saturday, Jan. 28 from 9-11 am in the Shawnee Estates neighborhood and on Cave Mill Road for Lost River Cave's 9th Annual Snow Flurry Scurry 5K.
Neighborhood Services to Host Open House to Re-Launch Neighborhood Coalition
Jan 17, 2023
Summary: Neighborhood Services and Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods (BGCAN) to host an open house on Monday, Jan. 30 at the Historic RailPark & Museum for the first convening since January, 2020.
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