News from BG: July 5, 2017

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Planning Commission is scheduled to meet tonight, July 5, at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to meet July 12 at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber.

Classics on Main – July 8

In conjunction with the Annual Classics on Main Auto Show, sponsored by The Sentinel-Tribune, certain street closings and parking restrictions will be imposed in the downtown on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Main Street, between Clay and Pearl, will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 5:00 am on Saturday, July 8.  While Main Street is closed, no through traffic will be permitted on Washington, Clough, Court, and Oak Streets.  However, Wooster Street will remain open for east and westbound traffic throughout the day.

During the closure, detour routes for local and truck traffic will be posted.

All on-street parking will be prohibited in the closure area.  Additionally, on-street parking will not be allowed on Clay Street from Main to North Grove Street.  City Parking Lot 6, located to the north of the Senior Center, will be closed during the event.

All streets will reopen, and on-street parking will be reinstated, as soon as possible following the event completion.

The Classics on Main event takes place from noon to 4:00 pm on Saturday.

Events in City Park

  • Lunch in the Park: the lunch in the park continues this Friday, July 7th! Lunch will be available for purchase from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.  This week’s lunch will be provided by Call of the Canyon, with music by Jeff Tucker performing on guitar. Join title sponsor First Federal Bank and lunch sponsor Brookdale Bowling Green for a fun lunch in beautiful City Park!
  • Concert in the Park: the summer concert series begins this Sunday, July 9th! The performance by Swingmania – Big Band/Swing – will begin at 7:00 pm from the stage at Needle Hall.  Come and enjoy a FREE performance!