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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Santa Claus is Coming to Town -- on a Firetruck!

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Santa will be visiting Bowie neighborhoods on a firetruck over the next two weeks. Volunteers will also be collecting food donations for the Bowie Pantry as they pass through your neighborhood. See the Santa Rides schedule on the

Bowie Volunteer Fire Department website.
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Bowie is now a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat!

The goal of becoming a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat was achieved thanks to the 12 schools, eight community sites (one house of worship, one community garden, two businesses, four City facilities), and 219 homes that have become Certified Backyard ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Donations Needed for Shop With A Cop Event

Each year, the Bowie Police Department sponsors "Shop With a Cop" to help local children in need buy presents for their families. Each child is accompanied by a Police Officer as they make their way around Target and select presents for loved ones. 


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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Register Now for the Holiday House Decorating Contest!

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Holiday House Decorating Contest The City of Bowie’s 34rd Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest registration has begun. Brighten up for the holidays by entering your home, or the home of a friend or neighbor. Prizes include two $100 Family Award Winners...

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Link to contest application
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Students: Enter the MLK Art Contest & Win Cash Prizes

The City of Bowie invites students, in kindergarten through high school to participate in our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest. The contest is organized each year by the City’s Diversity Committee as a way of teaching young people and ...

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MLK Contest details
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Bowie Names New City Manager

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Una CooperCommunications Manager
301-809-3032 or ucooper@cityofbowie.org

City Council Names Alfred Lott New City Manager of Bowie

After an exhaustive nationwide search, the ...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Internet Safety Poster Contest

The City of Bowie is looking for Kindergarten—12th grade students to create original artwork that demonstrates Internet safety. The City will select five winners from each age group (K-5, 6-8, 9-12) to move to the national level. Winners at the National l...Read on...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Toys for Tots

Please donate new, unwrapped toys to Toys for Tots! Donation boxes are located at various City locations, including the Bowie Police Department. For additional information, please contact Cpl. Moten at 240-544-5774.

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