News and Updates
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.
08/23/2019: 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: 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: 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.
08/22/2019: Celebrate Pie! When: Friday, September 13th, 2019 Drop-off is from 4:30-6pm and judging begins after 6pm. Where: The Merrymeeting Hall Contest Rules: Bakers may make either a sweet or savory pie The pie MUST have at least 1 (one) crust
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: 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".
08/22/2019: The theme for this years parade is.... The Wild Wild West to The Roaring 20's! 1880 to 1930’s There will be prizes awarded to the best decorated and on theme float, group or vehicle. To join the parade please contact Missy Halsey at the Town Office (207) 666 - 5531 The Parade line up starts at the fire station at 9am.
08/22/2019: The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is excited to partner with the town of Bowdoinham to invite the public to the grand opening of Red Rose Preserve in Bowdoinham on Saturday, September 14th at 1:45pm. There will be horse draw wagon rides leaving from Cathance Meadows and returning from the Preserve from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Attendees will join KELT staff and supporters for a guided tour of the property’s trails and learn the land’s conservation story. This is a free, family-friendly event. Red Rose Preserve will be KELT’s first public preserve in Bowdoinham.
08/22/2019: Bring your entries to the Merrymeeting Hall on Friday, September 13th, 4:00 to 6:30pm Arts & Crafts, Recycled Creations, Flowers & Floral Designs, Bowdoinham-Grown Fruits & Vegetables, Canned Goods Contact Adelaida at 522-1880 or at email@example.com with questions.