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08/26/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham has hired Thomas Woodin as its next Town Manager. Woodin will start September 9, filling the position left vacant by the resignation of William Post in July.
08/23/2019: On Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 4pm at the Meeting House located on the corner of River (Rt. 24) and Brown’s Point Roads the BHS will be hosting its annual Super Yard Sale! Last year the sale made over $6,000 and all proceeds go to Merrymeeting Hall, our up and coming Community Center!
08/23/2019: The Shakers of Sabbathday Lake ‘Tis the gift to be simple, ‘tis the gift to be free ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight.’
08/23/2019: The community of Bowdoinham is welcomed to attend a public design workshop to learn about portions of the Waterfront Redevelopment Master Plan going through technical design this fall. Join a general audience for a joint overview of the Master Plan and its subsequent site focus projects; the living shoreline stabilization and the hand-carry boat launch on September 17th at 6:30pm.
08/23/2019: As you are participating in Celebrate Bowdoinham and embracing our wonderful community with your neighbors, we invite you to please stop by the Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative (BCDI) Tent to hear about the work we are doing within our community.
08/23/2019: We’ve all done it - judged a book by its cover. Debuting Nov. 2nd through Nov. 30th, 2019, The Merrymeeting Arts Center in cooperation with the Bowdoinham Public Library, will be hosting a show all about books! From the artistry of book making to the beauty of book covers, illustrations and fonts to the telling of a story, books enrich our lives in many ways. This show will encourage you to stretch your mind and consider forms and uses for books other than simply reading them.
08/22/2019: A community favorite, the Chicken Run is back this year! During Celebrate Bowdoinham the Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run will begin at 5:30pm followed by the Chicken Run 5K at 6:00pm!  All proceeds from this event support the Bowdoinham Community School. Learn More and Sign Up 
08/22/2019:  A Race to the Finish...Or what to do with all those surplus Zucchinis! The growing season may have gotten off to a slow start this year, but by now there should be more zucchinis than anyone knows what to do with. The answer... Turn them into race cars and enter them in the 1st Annual Zucchini Races at Celebrate Bowdoinham!  
08/22/2019: Each year the Merrymeeting Arts Center hosts a show of art created by members of the greater Merrymeeting Bay community. The theme of each show centers around one of the sculptures in Bryce Muir’s Local Myths Collection. This year’s show is "The Heron".