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07/03/2019: Summer Lunch Service Program Tuesday & Wednesday, 12-1pm June 25th - August 28th Bowdoinham Estates, Preble Road Beginning just after school gets out, this program provides a free lunch to any child under the age of 18 and an accompanying adult. We’re thrilled to be able to offer a variety of fun activities during the meals this year, as well as a sharing-table loaded with local produce for families to take home at no cost.
07/03/2019: Bryce Muir’s Local Myths sculpture collection was generously donated to MAC by Peggy and Seth Muir. There are twelve sculptures remaining in the collection (four others were sold to private owners years ago). MAC will be featuring one sculpture a year as a tribute to Bryce, and a celebration of this outstanding wood sculpture collection. The highlighted sculpture will be a focus of our programming throughout the year, and the subject of each year’s Community Art Show.
07/03/2019: Our friends at the Topsham Public Library are offering free summer library cards to any children in the school district. This is a wonderful way to access their resources and their summer reading offerings as well.
07/03/2019: All summer long the kids can earn prizes by spending time reading. The theme is “A Universe of Stories.” Special programming will be offered on Tuesday mornings: July 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. From music with Susan Brown, to a stargazing planetarium show, to learning about bird watching- you won’t want to miss the Tuesday morning fun. All ages are welcomed and all programs are free.
07/03/2019: The library is pleased and proud to announce that they now have a Maine State Park pass to loan to library patrons! The pass covers day use for all passengers in a vehicle heading to Maine’s parks, historic sites and public lands anywhere in the state. Loan periods are Tuesday to Friday and Friday to Tuesday. So grab the pass, get outside and explore our state! 
07/03/2019: The Town is currently seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. This award is presented to the selected nominee at the annual Celebrate Bowdoinham event in September and the criteria for this award are as follows:
07/03/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham now offers a “Tax Club Plan” that allows property owners to pay their annual property tax bill in monthly installments without incurring interest. This plan was first authorized by a vote at the Town Meeting in June of 2014 and is re-authorized each year.
07/03/2019: The Clothes Closet will be switching over to fall/winter clothes beginning in August. Winter coats will be available in September. The Clothes Closet is open on Wednesdays from 3:30-6pm. Donations of clean clothes in good condition can be dropped off during those hours. Anyone is welcome to “shop” at the Clothes Closet - it is open to anyone regardless of need. The clothes are free, but donations are welcome and help with expenses. The Clothes Closet is located at the Nazarene Church (in the house behind the church).
07/03/2019: 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 
07/03/2019: 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