The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
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.
Registration open for Lifeguard Certification courses
Mar 23, 2023
Summary: The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class will teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion, participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Professional Rescuer certifications.
City present at Chamber of Commerce Worth Women Leadership Conference
Mar 22, 2023
Summary: 18 women representing 9 City departments attend the Chamber of Commerce Worth Women Leadership Conference. Attendees heard from Kentucky keynote speakers who shared their stories from their careers.
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 <a href="https://www.wnky.com/silver-sneakers-celebrates-st-patricks-day/">WNKY News</a>
Arbor Day Celebration 2023
Mar 18, 2023
Summary: The City of Bowling Green’s annual Arbor Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 15 at Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Avenue from 9 am-Noon. Attendance and activities are FREE and open to the public. Come join us as we celebrate trees and all their benefits!
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.
Lifeguard Certification Registration
Feb 15, 2023
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is taking registration online for Lifeguard Certification Courses. An online portion is required before the first class. Fees will be waived for waterpark employees that work the entire season. For more information, please contact 270-393-3549.
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.
January 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
Jan 17, 2023
Summary: The January 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at Ridley Roasthouse Coffee on January 11. These meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at rotating venues. Minutes of that meeting are here.
Traffic Impact Downtown for MLK Jr. Day March
Jan 15, 2023
Summary: Traffic impacts are expected mid-morning on Monday, January 16 for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March from the Justice Center to State Street Baptist Church. Impacted intersections are expected to close by 9:15 a.m.
Actualización y advertencia de las condiciones del clima
Dec 22, 2022
Summary: Se espera que las temperaturas bajen a un solo dígito durante tempranas horas de la noche. Si se queda sin electricidad y necesita un lugar para calentarse, el Ejército de Salvación (Salvation Army) ubicado en 400 West Main Street estará abierto.
Temps to drop, warming stations to open
Dec 22, 2022
Summary: Temperatures are expected to drop into the single digits later this evening. If you lose power and need a place to get warm, there are several warming stations scheduled to open.
Downtown Development Division earns destination marketing awards
Nov 14, 2022
Summary: The City of Bowling Green is pleased to announce its all-new Downtown Development Division (Downtown BGKY) received multiple destination marketing awards at the statewide Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) annual conference last week.
November 2022 Downtown Meet Up Minutes
Nov 4, 2022
Summary: The November 2022 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at SKyPAC Lounge on November 2. These meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at rotating venues. Minutes of that meeting are here.
BGPR’s Adaptive Sports program honored today
Nov 4, 2022
Summary: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - At the close of the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society conference in Corbin, the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive Sports South Central Kentucky Program received the Class IV Outstanding Program Award and Overall Program of the Year award in the state.
Levis recognized for work in recreation conference
Nov 4, 2022
Summary: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Special Populations Coordinator Cameron Levis was named Professional of the Year this week at the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society.
City earns Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting
Oct 27, 2022
Summary: City received financial reporting award for 11th consecutive year. Each eligible report is reviewed by judges who evaluate the report based on the following categories: reader appeal, understandability, distribution methods, creativity and other elements.
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