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Holiday House Decorating Contest

Thank you to all who participated in this year's holiday house decorating contest. The awards ceremony was on Monday, December 20, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. 

  • To see our 2021 Holiday House Decorating winners, click here

2021 Awards Ceremony

Breakfast with Santa (Virtual)

Virtual Breakfast with Santa 2021

Since we can't host this annual event at the Senior Center this year, the 2021 Breakfast with Santa will be totally virtual.

The breakfast was broadcast on December 18, but you can still check out Youtube for the breakfast broadcast!

We have distributed our supply of craft bag supplies. See below for instructions & supply lists to make these crafts at home!


Santa Calling


Santa Calling_Website

Registration for this event has now closed.

Parents may complete an online request for Santa or Mrs. Claus to call their child. This special phone call will be made to children ages 8 and younger. Staff and community volunteers will coordinate the return calls.


Santa calls:
December 24 between 5:45 p.m. and 9 p.m.






Magic Elf Hunt at Belair Mansion

December 17 - 18, 2021, 12 - 4 p.m.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our elf hunt! All of the elves have been safely returned to the North Pole to help to make Christmas presents for all the boys and girls.  (Free)

Bowie Senior Chorale Holiday Concert (Virtual)

Broadcast: December 22, 2021, 7 - 8 p.m.

The Bowie Senior Chorale will once again bring cheer to its many fans with a holiday concert of traditional favorites and seasonal classics. From the opening of jazzy notes of "Winter Weather" to the lyrical closing strains of "Silent Night", the Bowie Senior Center Chorale's 60 voices soar in harmony and style. The concert will be offered without charge on YouTube begging December 22, at 7 p.m. and will be available to enjoy any time after that. After a challenging year, the chorale is pleased to be back rehearsing weekly fully masked at the Bowie Senior Center and now able to offer its concert online to share with others. Watch for the YouTube link!

A Very Merry Fairy Tale Fun at Belair Mansion

December 29, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. at Belair Mansion

Kids ages 3 - 8 years old are invited to join us for Fairy Tale Fun as the new year approaches. Enjoy story time, crafts, and snacks! Free.

Fairy Tale Fun

December 29, 2021, 10 -11 a.m. at Belair Mansion

Join us at Belair Mansion as we read a story and enjoy a hands-on craft. Ages 3—8 years with accompanying guardian. Free. Space limited.

Welcome to 2022- Noon Year's Party

December 30, 2021, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Bowie Senior Center

Say goodbye to 2021 and look forward to a new year. Let’s get ready for the annual “Noon” Year’s Party. DJ Rob will serve up a variety of tunes. There will be punch, a take-home treat, and noisemakers so everyone can contribute to the celebration. Wear your party finery or come casual. Space is limited. Please pre-register at the front desk. Fee is $5 for residents and $6 for nonresidents.