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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Low Cost Rabies and Microchip Clinic - June 8

Bowie is partnering with the Prince Georges County Health Department and Highway Veterinary Hospital to offer low cost rabies vaccines and microchips for cats and dogs. Clinic takes place in the parking lot at Bowie City Hall. Hours are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Free Home Energy Audits

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Learn ways to improve your homes energy efficiency and safety with our Energy Audit Program! This program is limited each year to the first 100 participants. Simply go online to www.cityofbowie.org/eap and fill out an application to get started. The City ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Buying a Tree? You May be Eligible for a Tree Rebate

Trees provide beauty, shade and privacy. Take advantage of these benefits in your yard by planting some new trees! Up to two tree rebates of $50 and $100 are available to City of Bowie residents. You must choose a tree from our approved list of native spe...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Lawn Mower Rebates

City residents who purchase a brand new mulching, electric, or manual lawn mower are eligible to receive a $50 rebate from the City of Bowie. Simply bring your proof of residency and proof of purchase into the City of Bowie Finance Department (reception w...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Bowie Gymnasium Offers Summer Basketball Camp

The City of Bowie Gymnasium will host two sessions of its seecond annual summer basketball camp, June 24 - 28 and July 15 -1 9.  This instructional camp emphasizes the fundamentals of the game of basketball and is for boys and girls ages 8-14. &a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

What's Happening in Bowie in the Coming Week?

This weekend don't miss the Bowie Parade, the first Sunset Concert at Allen Pond Park and a Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park in Old Bowie on Monday.

Reminder: City offices closed Monday for the holiday. No trash or recycling collection.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Traffic Calming Measures Being Added to Belair Drive

Traffic Calming Measures for Belair Drive 

Workers will be installing traffic calming measures to reduce speeds and hopefully to discourage some cut through traffic from MD 450 and MD 3. The Belair Drive work will be done in two phases. The first ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Join Bowie Police at the Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K on June 6

2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run - Special Olympics

The Bowie Police Department is proud to again host the Law Enforcement Torch Run. This year's event takes place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The starting line this year is located at 6908 Laurel Bowie Road (Bowie Plaza) and the race begins at 9 a.m. The reg...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Stakeholders Meeting on New Apartment Projects at Melford - May 28

The City has scheduled several public meetings for the next phases of multi-family apartment development at Melford Village.

Two site plans are proposed: 

  1. 436 multi-family apartments in nine buildings (in a project called Melford Mansions) ...
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Posted on: May 21, 2019

"Belair at Bowie" Exhibit Opening and Dessert Reception June 7

Join us at Kenhill Community Center on Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. for the opening reception of the "Belair at Bowie" exhibit.  Whether you are learning this homegrown story for the first time or want to walk down memory lane, this exhibit...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bowiefest is Saturday, June 1 at Allen Pond Park

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Bowiefest is a long-standing tradition in the City bringing the best of Bowie’s civic organizations, entertainers, and businesses to one place for one day. Around the Pond you can sample food from area vendors including cotton candy, barbecue, German &...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Proposed Zoning Changes Would Allow for Residential Housing at Airport and at Mill Branch Crossing

Public Hearings at June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting on Two Zoning Text Amendments

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The property owner of the undeveloped Mill Branch Crossing development is requesting City Council support for a proposed Zoning Ordinance text amendment ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

May is another busy month in Bowie!

The Bowie Farmers' Market opens 5/17. Heritage Day is 5/19. Our annual parade is 5/25, Summer concerts start up for the season on 5/26. Read about all this and more in the May issue of the

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Free Home Energy Audits

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Learn ways to improve your homes energy efficiency and safety with our Energy Audit Program! This program is limited each year to the first 100 participants. Simply go online to www.cityofbowie.org/eap and fill out an application to get started. The City ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Winter weather and windy conditions can leave streets not looking their best. Leaves, branches and blowing trash often end up on our roadways and after the winter, there is often a residue of salt and sand that has been left behind. Aside from aesthetics,...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bowie Ice Arena Summer Camps and Group Lessons

Learn to Skate group lessons are offered for all levels 18 months of age through adults on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Half-day camps are offered for 3-6 years of age and full-day camps are available for 6 years and older. Campers will partic...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

"Belair at Bowie" Exhibit Opening and Dessert Reception June 7

Join us at Kenhill Community Center on Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. for the opening reception of the "Belair at Bowie" exhibit.  Whether you are learning this homegrown story for the first time or want to walk down memory lane, this exhibit...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Community Garden Plots Available at the Kenhill Center

Do you like to garden, but don't have the space? Why not consider a plot at the new Bowie Community Garden. Bowie residents can rent plots for the season (8x8 plots are $40 each and 5x8 plots are $25 each).

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Monday, May 20, 2019

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Proposed Zoning Changes Would Allow for Residential Housing at Airport and at Mill Branch Crossing

Public Hearings at June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting on Two Zoning Text Amendments

Mill Branch Crossing

The property owner of the undeveloped Mill Branch Crossing development is requesting City Council support for a proposed Zoning Ordinance text amendment ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Stakeholders Meeting on New Apartment Projects at Melford - May 28

The City has scheduled several public meetings for the next phases of multi-family apartment development at Melford Village.

Two site plans are proposed: 

  1. 436 multi-family apartments in nine buildings (in a project called Melford Mansions) ...
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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Join Bowie Police at the Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K on June 6

2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run - Special Olympics

The Bowie Police Department is proud to again host the Law Enforcement Torch Run. This year's event takes place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The starting line this year is located at 6908 Laurel Bowie Road (Bowie Plaza) and the race begins at 9 a.m. The reg...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Traffic Calming Measures Being Added to Belair Drive

Traffic Calming Measures for Belair Drive 

Workers will be installing traffic calming measures to reduce speeds and hopefully to discourage some cut through traffic from MD 450 and MD 3. The Belair Drive work will be done in two phases. The first ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Mosquito Control Spraying in Neighborhoods

Mosquito spraying will run, as needed, from May 29 thru September 17, 2019 in Bowie. If you suspect a mosquito problem in your area, please call the Public Works Department at 301-809-2336. 

Adulticiding – Communities will be visited base...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Paver Replacement Work in Northridge Will Close Two Intersections

Brick pavers will be replaced on Fletchertown Road at two intersections over the next few weeks. Quill Point Drive work will be done from May 20 - June 7 and Quarterhorse Drive work will be done June 10 - June 28. Fletchertown Road will remain open during...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Paper Shredding & Styrofoam Recycling Event on June 22

The City of Bowie is hosting a Shredding and Styrofoam recycling event in the Bowie High School parking lot on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Residents can bring up to five tall kitchen bags or five archive boxes for shredding. &am...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Winter weather and windy conditions can leave streets not looking their best. Leaves, branches and blowing trash often end up on our roadways and after the winter, there is often a residue of salt and sand that has been left behind. Aside from aesthetics,...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bowie Senior Information Fair is May 29 - 31 at the Senior Center

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The focus of this year’s Information Fair is to provide valuable resources and information so that older adults, families, friends, and the community can partner together as we address many issues and make wise choices for...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bowiefest is Saturday, June 1 at Allen Pond Park

Bowiefest

Bowiefest is a long-standing tradition in the City bringing the best of Bowie’s civic organizations, entertainers, and businesses to one place for one day. Around the Pond you can sample food from area vendors including cotton candy, barbecue, G...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Volunteers Needed - Imagine an hour that impacts a lifetime

When you volunteer to mentor a Bowie High School student, you will spend one hour a week building a positive relationship that has the potential to change the course of a teen’s high school experience, their life, and your community! For more information ...

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