Announcements

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

F.O. Moxley Community Center Spring Break Camp Registration

F.O. Moxley Community Center Spring Break Camp Registration

Feb 21, 2024

Summary: Online registration will begin on March 4 at 9 am for Spring Break Camp at F.O. Moxley for ages 5-13 years. The kids will enjoy fun, games, arts and crafts, music, dance and more. Space is limited. For more information contact Braxton Sowell at 270-393-3734.

Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Registration

Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Registration

Feb 13, 2024

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.

City gives away free pet supplies

City gives away free pet supplies

Jan 29, 2024

Summary: Courtesy of a generous donation from Chewy.com via the Humane Society of the U.S., the City's animal control officers have secured a large donation of pet supplies to be distributed to the community.

Spring Youth Lacrosse Registration

Spring Youth Lacrosse Registration

Jan 25, 2024

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for Spring Youth Lacrosse online until March 2. This sport offers league play for 1st-8th graders. Please contact 270-393-3624 for more information.

Youth Kickball League Registration

Youth Kickball League Registration

Jan 22, 2024

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online for Youth Kickball until February 9 or until full. This is a great recreational activity for 5-13 year olds while playing with friends. For more information contact 270-393-3734.

UPDATE: Signal repair work to slow traffic at intersection of Smallhouse and Cave Mill Roads

UPDATE: Signal repair work to slow traffic at intersection of Smallhouse and Cave Mill Roads

Jan 22, 2024

Summary: Crews will change out a traffic signal at the intersection of Cave Mill and Smallhouse Roads. Drivers must treat that intersection as a four-way stop.

Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

Registration Now Open for Over 50 Citizens Academy

Jan 19, 2024

Summary: Registration is underway now through Feb. 26 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.

International Communities Advisory Council to meet January 23

International Communities Advisory Council to meet January 23

Jan 17, 2024

Summary: The City's International Communities Advisory Council will hold its bimonthly meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd at 5 p.m. in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department at 707 E. Main Avenue.

2024 Women of Achievement Awards

Jan 17, 2024

Summary: The Bowling Green Human Rights Commission invites you to participate in its 31st ANNUAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION, to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 11:00 AM. The event will take place at the Sloan Convention Center.

Open House, Survey Regarding Project to Realign Highland Way & Emmett as part of Nashville Road Widening

Open House, Survey Regarding Project to Realign Highland Way & Emmett as part of Nashville Road Widening

Jan 17, 2024

Summary: A public open house and survey are being conducted by Public Works staff regarding a project to realign Highland Way with Emmett Avenue as part of the Nashville Road widening project. The open house is planned for 4:30-6:30 pm on Jan. 23 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

City unveils new Riverfront Park master plan

City unveils new Riverfront Park master plan

Jan 17, 2024

Summary: Downtown Bowling Green’s much-anticipated Riverfront Park master plan was unveiled at today’s Board of Commissioners retreat at Sloan Convention Center. A project in the works for over seven years, the new Riverfront Park is set to be a pivotal moment in the history of downtown’s development.

Hazardous Weather Bulletin: Warming Centers Available Through Jan. 21

Hazardous Weather Bulletin: Warming Centers Available Through Jan. 21

Jan 17, 2024

Summary: Due to hazardous weather and below freezing temperatures, shelter and warming centers will continue to be available for people experiencing homelessness or without heat in their homes through Sunday, Jan. 21.

January 2024 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

January 2024 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Jan 16, 2024

Summary: The January Downtown Meet Up was hosted by The Healing Spirit at 300 College Street on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. These are the Minutes of that meeting.

Hazardous Weather Bulletin: Warming Centers Available Jan. 15-Jan. 17

Hazardous Weather Bulletin: Warming Centers Available Jan. 15-Jan. 17

Jan 12, 2024

Summary: Due to hazardous weather and below freezing temperatures forecasted for Jan. 15-17, warming centers will be available for people experiencing homelessness or without heat in their homes.

2024 Shelter Reservations

2024 Shelter Reservations

Dec 28, 2023

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting 2024 shelter reservations beginning Monday, January 8. Reserve your shelter online or in-person at the Parks Admin Office located at 225 East Third Avenue.

Now accepting applications for the 2024 Class of the Academy for New Americans

Now accepting applications for the 2024 Class of the Academy for New Americans

Dec 27, 2023

Summary: The Academy for New Americans is a no cost, award winning leadership-training program sponsored by the City of Bowling Green that empowers New Americans to understand and participate in City Government.

Neighborhood Builders Awards Honors 12 Individuals and Organizations

Neighborhood Builders Awards Honors 12 Individuals and Organizations

Dec 13, 2023

Summary: The Department of Neighborhood & Community Services honored twelve deserving nominees when it held its 21st Neighborhood Builders Banquet for the first time since 2019.

Traffic Impact Alert Jaycee Christmas Parade

Traffic Impact Alert Jaycee Christmas Parade

Nov 30, 2023

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected for the annual Christmas Parade and Miracle on College Street Mile in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday morning, December 2. Staging areas will be restricted to parade traffic only as early as 6 a.m. and approaches to the parade route itself will close by 8:45 a.m.

Traffic Impact Downtown BGKY Lights Up

Traffic Impact Downtown BGKY Lights Up

Nov 30, 2023

Summary: Increased traffic is expected in Downtown Bowling Green on Friday, Dec. 1 for Downtown BGKY Lights Up. Lighting ceremonies take place at varied locations with food trucks and children's activities happening from 5 to 8 pm. BG Trolley will provide a loop downtown during this time.

Downtown BGKY Lights Up

Downtown BGKY Lights Up

Nov 29, 2023

Summary: Your favorite Downtown BGKY family-friendly holiday event returns Friday, December 2. There will be lots to see and do in Downtown Bowling Green.

November 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

November 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Nov 15, 2023

Summary: The November 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at East Main BG, on Wednesday, November 8, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.

Downtown BGKY wins Kentucky Travel Industry marketing awards

Downtown BGKY wins Kentucky Travel Industry marketing awards

Nov 14, 2023

Summary: Last week, the City's Downtown Development division won 10 Traverse Awards from the Kentucky Travel Industry Association for its marketing efforts.

Traffic Impact Alert Veterans Day Parade

Traffic Impact Alert Veterans Day Parade

Nov 8, 2023

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected for the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday morning, November 11. Staging will begin as early as 6 pm, and the parade starts at 10:00 a.m. from Circus Square Park. View the map for details.

Traffic Impact Alert WKU Homecoming Parade & Big Red's Roar in Downtown BG

Traffic Impact Alert WKU Homecoming Parade & Big Red's Roar in Downtown BG

Nov 8, 2023

Summary: The WKU Homecoming Parade and Big Red's Roar will be on Friday night, Nov. 10 in Downtown Bowling Green. Parking will be impacted on Fountain Square as early as noon to prepare for the pre-parade festivities that start at 4:00 p.m. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from Cherry Hall.

Cierre temporal de la carretera afectará el tráfico alrededor de la intersección de Westen Street y Patrick Way

Cierre temporal de la carretera afectará el tráfico alrededor de la intersección de Westen Street y Patrick Way

Nov 7, 2023

Summary: El cierre será aproximadamente de un mes y medio en duración. El cierre es necesario para completar el proyecto de la rotonda.

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