Baltimore Government and Community Events 10/19/22 – 11/02/22

Wednesday October 19

Harbor West Food Distribution: Food donation. 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. at Westport Academy, 2401 Nevada Street. For more information, visit: westportcedc.org or call: 443-621-6006.

October meeting of the Sustainability Commission: Join the Commission on Sustainability each month to learn about initiatives, projects and programs aimed at making the city more sustainable, more equitable and more resilient to climate change. 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Virtual. For more information, visit: baltimoresustainability.org or call: 410-396-7526.

Breaking the stigma and creating connections: An in-person panel discussion with artists, free food and a free HIV test. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 2640 Espace, 2640 rue Saint-Paul. For more information, visit: pridecentermd.org or call: 443-873-0369.

Western Wednesdays: Learn about the ongoing fight for police accountability in the Tyrone West case and for all victims of police misconduct. 7 p.m. This event takes place every Wednesday. For more information, visit: facebook.com/justicefortyronewest.

Thursday October 20

Food Rescue Contest! Thursday afternoons at the Old Major: A food rescue in historic Pigtown in southwest Baltimore. Wear a mask and bring your own bags and boxes. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Old Major, 900 South Carey Street. For more information, visit: foodrescuebaltimore.org.

Parks and People with Dr. Lawrence Brown on Baltimore’s “Black Butterfly”: A conversation about black environmental justice in Baltimore. 4-6 p.m. at Parks and People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue. For more information, visit: parksandpeople.org or call: 410-448-5663.

East Our Baltimore “Shape Your City” Fall Workshop: Help generate ideas for the Our Baltimore planning document project. 5 p.m. at the A. Hoen & Co. Lithograph Building, 2101 East Biddle Street. For more information, visit: planning.baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-7526.

Local Community Advisory Council Outreach Meeting: This event is part of a series of meetings held to inform residents of a charter amendment that would return local control of the Baltimore City Police Department to the City of Baltimore. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Virtual. For more information, visit: mayor.baltimorecity.gov/bc/boards/local-control-advisory-board.

Saturday October 22

Mayor Scott’s Fall Service Day: Come together to clean up and beautify Baltimore’s neighborhoods. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at various locations. To register, go to: mayor.baltimorecity.gov/sign-form-day-service.

OpenWorks Baltimore Homeowner and Expungement Clinic: A free legal clinic with OpenWorks Baltimore and Maryland Volunteer Attorney Service to resolve ownership and deregistration issues. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 1400 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, visit: openworksbmore.org or call: 410-862-0424.

Family Fun Day for COVID-19 Survivors: Roberta’s House, in partnership with the National Alliance on Child Grief, presents Family Fun Day for COVID-19 Survivors. The day of arts, music, dance and create your own superhero is designed for families with children ages 2-17 to remember family members and loved ones who have died due to COVID -19. 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building at Roberta’s House, 928 East North Avenue. For more information, visit: robertashouse.org or call: 410-235-6633.

Bike ride in the Hallowheelie community: Dress up in your spookiest outfit and roam the city of Baltimore. This community hike is all about relationship building and fun. There will be five locations and four interactive games. Young people (14-23 years old) travel free. General admission is $10. 6 p.m. at Carroll State Park, 800 Bayard Street. For more information, visit: bykecollective.org or call: 443-827-7098.

Baltimore Coat Drive “Free Store”: The Changing Lives Initiative, in cooperation with Morgan State University, is hosting a coat drive in Baltimore to provide warm winter coats, clothing, and supplies to those in need here in our community. 1 to 3 p.m. at the intersection of Greenmount and North Avenues. For more information, visit: changinglivesinitiativ.org or dial: 410-469-1553.

Sunday October 23

Wild edible walk: A walk to learn about wild edibles available in early fall. 9 a.m. to noon at Gunpowder Falls State Park, 10092 Belair Road, Kingsville, Md. For more information, visit: backyardbasecamp.org.

Unveiling and March of the Baltimore Memory Project in the Middle East: Participate in the unveiling of the “Middle East Memorial Mural Project”. This public catalog will contain over 150 archival images of the neighborhood’s various community organizations, current photos of the neighborhood, and under-highlighted leaders. 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Philip’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 501 North Caroline Street. For more information, visit: stphilipsbaltimore.org or call: 410-732-8070.

tuesday october 25

Volunteers needed to pack grocery boxes for low-income seniors: The Salvation Army of Central Maryland needs volunteers to help pack nutritious vegetables, grains, meats and fruits. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Salvation Army DMG Foods, 400 East 29th Street. For more information, visit: sa-md.org or call 410-783-2920.

Baltimore City School Board Public Meeting: Regular meeting of the Baltimore City Schools Board. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Virtual. For more information, visit: baltimorecityschools.org/calendar or call: 443-984-2000.

#YJAM2022: Roundtable on Juvenile Justice and Mental Health, hosted by the Mayor’s Office for Child and Family Success. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, including location, go to: bmorechildren.com/yjam2022 or call: 410-545-1938.

Wednesday October 26

Communities United Members Meeting: Regular gathering to meet, update or join. 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1900 St. Paul Street. For more information, visit: marylandcu.org or dial: 410-212-2225.

Civic engagement training: Learn ways to participate in civic engagement. 3 to 5 p.m. at the Oliver Community Center, 1400 Federal Street East. For more information, visit: out4justice.org or dial: (443) 563-2123.

Thursday October 27

Local Community Advisory Council Outreach Meeting: This event is part of a series of meetings held to inform residents of a charter amendment that would return local control of the Baltimore City Police Department to the City of Baltimore. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Virtual. For more information, visit: mayor.baltimorecity.gov/bc/boards/local-control-advisory-board.

Saturday October 29

Citywide Tenant Meeting: An opportunity for tenants to know their rights. Virtual and in person. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street. Zoom information: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81460691932?pwd=N2lQbk41Q0VlanZuZEpiaHlpK0t6QT09 Meeting ID: 814 6069 1932, Passcode: 682042. For more information, visit: bmorerentersunited.org.

Community Archives Workshop: Learn about community archives and how to create or create your own community archive. Participants are invited to come up with a project idea or a project already in progress which will be discussed throughout the workshop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 847 North Howard Street. For more information, visit: forms.gle/pxhTdF2iiTssKEmr5 or email [email protected]

Sunday October 30

Back-to-school contest and community fair: Distribution of school supplies, food, games, etc. 10:00 a.m. at Star of Bethlehem AME Church, 2525 Ridgely Street. For more information, visit: starofbethlehemamec1.org or call: 443-708-3517.

monday 31 october

Celebrating Civil Rights Week 2022: The City of Baltimore Office of Equity and Civil Rights presents a week-long celebration of service, accomplishments and new milestones, beginning with the return of our signature Equity and Civil Rights Breakfast, a tradition of 29 year. Various times and places. For more information, visit: civilrights.baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-3141.

Blood collect: Stop by the Baltimore Center Stage for a Halloween blood drive and costume contest. 3-8 p.m. at the Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street. For more information, visit: redcrossblood.org or call: 1-800-733-2767.

tuesday november 1

Calvary Lutheran Church Pantry: Perishable and non-perishable food and personal items will be made available to those in need. 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church of Hamilton, 2625 East Northern Parkway. For more information, visit: calvarylutherancs.org or call: 410-426-4301.

Wednesday, November 2

Free hours for families on the farm at Great Kids Farm: Meet animals, explore the woods, and more. After school until 6 p.m. at 6601 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, Md. 21228. For more information, visit: friendsgkf.org or call: 443-620-3453.

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