Announcements

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

2017 Veterans Day Parade Entries

Sep 21, 2017

Summary: This years Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 4th and we would like to invite you to join us in supporting our community’s veterans! Entry forms are due back to Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave., no later than October 20th.

Smallhouse Road Paving

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The final paving for the Smallhouse Road widening project is scheduled to begin on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 6 p.m. The turn lanes from Campbell Lane onto Smallhouse Road will be closed and temporary lane closures along Smallhouse Road can be expected.

Preston Miller Soccer Field Groundbreaking

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a Groundbreaking on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. for four new Soccer Fields that will be located at Preston Miller Park at 2303 Tomblinson Way.

Fountain Square Park Renovations Phase II

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Fountain Square Park improvements are underway and Phase I is nearing completion. This first phase included the initial fountain work and the section of the park nearest State Street.

Construction at Preston Miller Park

Sep 12, 2017

Summary: Construction on the Preston Miller Soccer Complex has begun. Construction will affect the parking lots, soccer fields, and disc golf course until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but do look forward to the positive impact this project will have on our community.

City of BG Selected as One of 25 Communities for Gateways for Growth Challenge

Sep 12, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was recently selected as one of the 25 Gateways for Growth Challenge communities from New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America.

Wheelchair Basketball

Sep 11, 2017

Summary: Join us every Monday from 4-5 p.m. at Kummer/Little Recreation Center for Wheelchair Basketball. This program is open to those with and without disabilities. Call 270-393-3265 for more information.

Puppy Paddle at Russell Sims Aquatic Center

Sep 7, 2017

Summary: Russell Sims Aquatic Center's annual fundraiser for the Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society will be on Saturday, September 9. 100% of proceeds go directly to the BG/WC Humane Society.

Pickleball at F.O. Moxley

Sep 7, 2017

Summary: A lively racquet game for all ages and abilities. Pickleball was created with one thing in mind: fun. It was designed to be easy to learn and play whether you're five, eighty-five, or somewhere in between.

Community Field Day

Sep 2, 2017

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center will host a community field day full of friends, food, and fun on Saturday, September 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Preston Miller Park. The whole community is welcome to attend this event, as it is FREE for all ages.

City hosts 3rd annual Reception for New American Citizens

Aug 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will host a reception to recognize individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens from July 2016 through September 2017.

Basketball Court at Preston Miller Park

Aug 4, 2017

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation would like to announce that the lights at the basketball court at Preston Miller Park will not be available beginning Monday, August 7th until further notice, due to construction. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Aug 3, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning August 7, 2017 and closing on August 14, 2017.

Creason Street and Emmett Avenue

Aug 3, 2017

Summary: Work has begun on the addition of turning lanes on both approaches near the intersection of Creason Street and Emmett Avenue. Construction will include the turn lane additions, new drainage piping, new pavement and pavement striping.

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Sandra Street

Aug 1, 2017

Summary: #BGGovToGo will host a neighborhood block party on Sandra Street, between Potter Avenue and Stonehenge Avenue, this Thursday, August 3rd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Smallhouse Road Closure

Jul 28, 2017

Summary: Paving for the Smallhouse Road widening project is scheduled for Monday, July 31, 2017 between Highland Way and Campbell Lane.

#BGGovToGo Block Party on Creekwood Avenue

Jul 17, 2017

Summary: #BGGovToGo will host a neighborhood block party on Creekwood Avenue, near Stonebridge Lane, this Thursday, July 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

GO BG Transit DBE Goal

Jul 13, 2017

Summary: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 26.45 that the City of Bowling Green and it’s transit provider, Community Action of Southern Kentucky, proposed an overall goal of 8% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises participating in US DOT FTA assisted contracts for FY 2018 - FY2020.

Fountain Square Park Renovations

Jul 7, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will begin making necessary improvements to Fountain Square Park beginning the week of July 10th, 2017 with an estimated ending date of November 2017.

Basketball Court at Kereiakes Park

Jul 7, 2017

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation would like to announce that the basketball court at Spero Kereiakes Park will be closed beginning Monday, July 10th for resurfacing. The court will be closed for approximately 4 – 5 days, weather dependent. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Intersection Closure

Jun 28, 2017

Summary: The intersection of College Heights Blvd. and College Street will be closed for pavement reconstruction beginning Friday, June 30th at 8 a.m. through Monday, July 3rd.

Lehman Avenue Temporary Closure

Jun 28, 2017

Summary: Lehman Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Nutwood Street to Covington Street beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June, 29 through 10:30 a.m. for drainage cleaning by the City of Bowling Green Public Works Department.

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.

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