Announcements

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

Expected Parking & Detour Impacts for The Great Race Downtown Today

Jun 26, 2017

Summary: The Great Race organizers and BG Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will begin staging for the Great Race at downtown Fountain Square today, Monday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m., with parking restrictions beginning at 2 and detours to follow thereafter.

Smallhouse Road Closure

Jun 23, 2017

Summary: Smallhouse Road will be closed to through traffic at McElroy Way on Monday, June 26th and Tuesday June 27th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for work related to a BGMU project.

Free Lacrosse Clinic

Jun 22, 2017

Summary: Join us Saturday, June 24 and/or Sunday, June 25 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex for a free Lacrosse clinic. Learn Lacrosse from Coach Bret Keppler, Bowling Green High School Lacrosse Coach. The clinic introduces rules, positions and fundamentals of passing and catching.

Academy for New Americans to Graduate 26 Participants

Jun 21, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 23rd at 12:00pm for the 26 participants from its second annual Academy for New Americans.

3rd Annual Girl's Junior Championships

Jun 18, 2017

Summary: The championships will be held on June 22 at Paul Walker Golf Course. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. There will be a 9 Hole Division for 11-14 year olds and an 18 Hole Division for 13-18 year olds. This tournament is FREE.

54th Boys Junior Championships

Jun 16, 2017

Summary: The 54th Annual Boys Junior Golf Championships will be held on June 20 and June 21 at Paul Walker Golf Course. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. There will be a 9 Hole Division for 11 and 12 year olds and an 18 Hole Division for 13-18 year olds.

#BGGovToGo at Dishman McGinnis Tonight

Jun 13, 2017

Summary: #BGGovToGo will set up at Dishman McGinnis Elementary School at 375 Glen Lily Road tonight, June 13 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Residents can stop by for free popsicles, learn about City government, and chat with City officials.

Fireworks Rules & Safety Tips

Jun 12, 2017

Summary: Fireworks are an American tradition but there are many safety tips that need to be followed in order to use them safely. Please keep these tips in mind if you choose to purchase and discharge fireworks.

We are Bowling Green Photo Contest Winners

Jun 6, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green “We are Bowling Green” inaugural photo contest has come to a close. The Judges reviewed all photos submitted and the top three will receive a $100 (1st place), $75 (2nd place) and $25 (3rd place) gift card to B & H photo.

Bowling Green Receives EPA Grant

Jun 5, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green recently received two brownfield assessment grants totaling $300,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has selected four projects to receive a total of five grants in Kentucky for brownfield assessment or cleanup.

"Diversity in the Neighborhood" Training Monday June 5 is Last Chance for Required SNAP Training

Jun 2, 2017

Summary: The Neighborhood University training series concludes with "Diversity in the Neighborhood", to be held Monday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue.

#BGGovToGo at West End Park For Outdoor Movie Event Friday, June 2

May 30, 2017

Summary: #BGGovToGo will be at West End Park at 517 West Main on Friday, June 2 for a Family Fun Night and outdoor showing of the movie "Moana" sponsored by Independence Bank. Fun and games start at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk.

Neighborhood University Series Continues with Zoning 101

May 24, 2017

Summary: The training series continues with a "Zoning 101" session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30 at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue.

FREE Golf Clinics

May 22, 2017

Summary: Join us Saturday, May 27 at Paul Walker Golf Course for FREE golf clinics. A youth (ages 5-15) golf clinic will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. with an adult (ages 16+) golf clinic following after from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Smallhouse Road: Traffic Interruptions (May 22-23)

May 22, 2017

Summary: The intersection at Smallhouse Rd. and Highland Way will be converted into a 4-way stop on Monday, May 22 from 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. to install new traffic signal heads as part of the Smallhouse Widening Project.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

May 19, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning May 22, 2017 and closing on May 30, 2017.

"Understanding Bowling Green's Neighborhood Ordinances" Training Session Monday, May 22

May 19, 2017

Summary: Neighborhood Services will continue its Neighborhood University training series with a session called "Understanding Bowling Green's Neighborhood Ordinances" on Monday, May 22 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Cherry Drive Closure

May 17, 2017

Summary: Cherry Dr will be closed at both intersections of 10th Avenue due to work relating to the realignment project. This project is scheduled to be completed in late August. Please use caution in this area. Detours will be posted.

Vote Online Now for your Favorite We Are BG Photo Submission

May 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is inviting the public to go online and vote for their favorite we are Bowling Green entry. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XMXBT7F to view all qualifying entries and to vote for your favorite.

Smallhouse Road Closure

May 8, 2017

Summary: Smallhouse Road will be closed at Highland Way from Tuesday, May 9th at 9 a.m. through Wednesday, May 10th at 6 a.m. for work related to the Smallhouse Road widening project.

Kereiakes Park Playground

May 8, 2017

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation would like to announce that the playground at Spero Kereiakes Park is set to be removed on Tuesday, May 9th. The new playground should arrive for installation in the near future, exact dates are weather dependent and will be announced as soon as possible.

Applications for Grants Now Available to Bowling Green Neighborhood Groups

May 3, 2017

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. "All About SNAP" training will be offered Tuesday, May 9. Deadline to apply for the grant is July 14.

Community Field Day

Apr 28, 2017

Summary: Join us at Parker-Bennett Community Center, 300 Jenkins Street, on Saturday, May 6th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for Community Field Day. There will be games, arts & crafts, music, and more. This event is FREE for all ages. Call 270-393-3691 for more information.

Double Springs Road Intersection Repairs

Apr 28, 2017

Summary: Road work and repairs will take place at the intersection of Double Spring Road and Raven Avenue beginning Monday, May 1st at 8 a.m. Repairs are expected to take approximately two weeks and will be completed by the Operations Division of the Public Works Department.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Apr 28, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning May 1, 2017 and closing on May 5, 2017.

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