News from BG: October 18, 2016

Upcoming Public Meetings:

  • Board of Public Utilities is scheduled to meet October 24 at 5:00 pm in Council Chamber, 304 N. Church St.
  • Parks & Recreation Board is scheduled to meet October 25 at 7:00 pm in the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.
  • Traffic Commission is scheduled to meet October 26 at 7:00 pm in Council Chamber.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat on Main Street in downtown BG will take place on October 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Businesses throughout the downtown area will be participating.  Join Downtown BG for freaky fun, frightening food, and bring your own bag for some trick or treating!

Trick or Treat night throughout the City will be held on Monday, October 31 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Citizens handing out treats should indicate participation by turning on porch lights.  Those driving during the evening of October 31 are asked to drive slowly and with caution being mindful of the large number of pedestrians that evening.

Not In Our Town Reaffirmation

The City of Bowling Green and Bowling Green State University will hold a Peace March October 20 as part of a Reaffirmation Celebration of Not In Our Town (NIOT), a campaign to stop hate and build safe, inclusive environments.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the march, which will begin at noon at the corner of Main and Wooster streets. The march will continue east on Wooster to Thurstin then north to the Bowen-Thompson Student Union parking lot, concluding at the front entrance of the Union.

A celebratory event will follow later in the afternoon at 4:00 pm in the Falcon’s Nest, where BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey will speak about the campus impact of NIOT and Mayor Richard Edwards will speak about its community impact. Reverend Gary Saunders and Leslie Dunn, co-chairs of NIOT on campus, will speak about regional impact, and a student government representative will speak about the world impact.