Announcements

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Work on Center Street Continues

Work on Center Street Continues

Mar 16, 2018

Summary: Demolition will continue on the concrete intersections along Center Street on Monday, March 19th, 2018. Work will consist of demolishing deteriorating concrete and re-pouring at the intersection of 8th and Center.

Spring Break Camp at PBCC

Spring Break Camp at PBCC

Mar 15, 2018

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center is now taking registrations for Spring Break Camp. Come and participate in daily activities, games, and much more. We will take the first 45 enrollees.

Wheelchair Racquetball Clinic

Wheelchair Racquetball Clinic

Mar 14, 2018

Summary: Military Racquetball Federation and Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will host a FREE interactive racquetball demonstration on March 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth Dodgeball League Registration

Youth Dodgeball League Registration

Mar 13, 2018

Summary: BGPR is now taking registration for our Youth Dodgeball League. Duck, dip, dive, and dodge your way to a great time. This program is a supervised event that includes fun, meeting new friends, and a great way for improving your health and fitness. For ages 6-12 years and $20 per child.

BGPR Lacrosse Clinic

BGPR Lacrosse Clinic

Mar 13, 2018

Summary: On Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will hold a Lacrosse Clinic at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex.

Community Garden Program

Community Garden Program

Mar 12, 2018

Summary: Community Garden plots will be available for rental beginning tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. at Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave. Garden plots are at Kereiakes Park. Confirmation of address must be provided at the time of rental (driver's license, utility bill, etc.)

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

City of BG to Hold Online Auction

Mar 9, 2018

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning Monday, March 12, 2018 and closing on Monday, March 19, 2018.

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