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  1. "Outlander" and Maryland Archaeology Exhibit at Belair

    May 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - June 26, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Belair Mansion

    If you're a fan of the smash hit TV show, or the book series, "Outlander" by Diane Gabaldon, or if you're an archaeology buff, spend the afternoon exploring both at the Mansion. The Maryland Archaeology Lab has created a top notch exhibit that explores artifacts from Maryland sites from the time period around the famous "'45," the last Jacobite rebellion in Scotland. Artifacts illustrate the similarity between colonial Maryland and Scotland. Sassenachs and followers of Bonnie Prince Charlie will all enjoy the exhibit. Ladies are invited to have their picture taken with a live sized replica of Jamie Fraser, the series hero. History, romance and science - all combined to enjoy at Belair!

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  2. Exhibit: "Outlander" and the Artifacts of Maryland Archaeology

    May 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - June 30, 2017, 4:00 PM

    Belair Mansion is pleased to host a new exhibit, "Outlander and the Artifacts of Maryland Archaeology." "Outlander," a historical romance/science fiction story is the subject of a tremendously successful series of novels by author Diana Gabaldon. The novels are now a television series seen on cable tv. 1940's time traveler, Claire Beauchamp, slips through standing stones in Scotland in the early 1740's. There, she meets a young Scot, James Fraser. The novels take Jamie and Claire through a lifetime of adventure - beginning with the Scottish Jacobite Rebellion in the middle 1740's. The exhibit is based on Maryland archaeological artifacts excavated from different sites around Md. that are contemporary to the time of the stories, and illustrate the historical reproductions used in the cable production. Whether you're a Jacobite sympathizer, a Sassenach (outlander,) a history/archaeology buff, or a fan of the literary genre, you'll love "Outlander and Maryland Archaeology.

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  3. Armchair Tour- Cruising to Alaska, Part I

    May 17, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Join host Bill Cramer for a delightful tour of Alaska's Inside Passage as we proceed northbound from Vancouver, Canada, with stops at Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, and Glacier Bay.

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  4. Bowie Senior Chorale Celebrates 100 Years of Bowie

    May 17, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

    The Bowie Senior Chorale's spring concert celebrates the 100the anniversary of Bowie's incorporation with songs that recognize Bowie's horseracing and railroad roots and the building of the Levitt homes. Songs associated with famous performers who were born and raised in Bowie will also be performed.

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Meetings

  1. Board of Elections Meeting

    May 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall Conference Room 201

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  2. Diversity Committee Meeting

    May 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    The Diversity Committee generally meets on the third Wednesday of each month in Room 201 at City Hall. The public is welcome to attend these meetings, but please call to confirm the meeting date since schedule changes are sometimes necessary. ------------------------------------------ City of Bowie Diversity Committee Meeting May 17, 2017, 7 p.m. AGENDA I. Welcome II. Approval of April Minutes III. Reports on Centennial Closing Celebration IV. Heritage Month Reports and Planning V. Education/Outreach Planning VI. International Festival Committee Planning VII. Open Discussion VIII. Close

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