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Parks, Recreation department announces fall, winter events

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 pm

The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department recently released its Fall/Winter activities guide for 2014-2015. The guide provides a comprehensive listing of various activities which will be undertaken in the coming months. These programs have been designed to appeal to a wide range of interests and age groups. The activities are quite varied and include youth archery, adult softball, holiday crafting, art, fitness classes and even a winter

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    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:06 pm

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    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm

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    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm

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    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:43 pm

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  • District meal prices see slight increase

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    The Bowling Green R-I school district recently released the following meal prices for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.   Breakfast Full Breakfast K-12 and adults: $1.50 A La Carte Extra Breakfast Entree: $1 Extra Juice: $.55 Extra Milk: $.35   Lunch Full Lunch K-5: $2.15 Full Lunch Middle and High School: $2.40 Tray must contain three items; one item must be fruit or vegetable to count as a full lunch.

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