Baltimore Government and Community Events 11/2/22-11/16/22

Wednesday, November 2

Harbor West Food Distribution: Food donation. November 2 and 9. 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.

Free hours for families on the farm at Great Kids Farm: Meet animals, explore the woods, and more. After school until 6:00 p.m. at 6601 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, Md. 21228. For more information, visit: friendsgkf.org or dial: 443-620-3453.

Joint Legislative City Hall: Join the City of Baltimore Delegation and the City of Baltimore Board of School Commissioners to share your ideas and recommendations for positions the Board of School Commissioners should consider for the 2023 legislative session in Annapolis. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Baltimore City Schools Headquarters, 200 East North Avenue, First Floor. For more information, visit: www.baltimorecityschools.org or call: 443-984-2000.

Western Wednesdays: Learn about the ongoing fight for police accountability in the Tyrone West case and for all victims of police misconduct. 7:00 p.m. This event takes place every Wednesday. For more information, visit: facebook.com/justicefortyronewest.

Thursday, November 3

Meeting with West North Avenue Development Authority: An opportunity to meet other minority and female business owners and property developers. 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at BLANK SLATE, 1758 Park Avenue. For more information, email: [email protected]

friday november 4

Telling the Truth in an Undemocratic America: The Daughters of the Movement, a group of women who sat at the feet of those on the front lines of the civil rights movement, draw on this legacy to address the truths of our nation. Virtual and in person. 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Mason Hall, 3101 Wyman Park Drive. For more information, visit: krieger.jhu.edu/humanities-institute or call: 410-516-6807.

Stoop Community Nights: Learn about Penn Station’s ongoing redevelopment project. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Baltimore Penn Station. For more information, visit: baltimorepennstation.com or by email: [email protected]

saturday november 5

Farmer Field School: Garden side by side with agronomists from across the United States. 9:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. at the Glenwood Life Counseling Center, 516 Glenwood Avenue. For more information, visit: extension.umd.edu or call: 410-856-1850.

Mount Vernon – Belvedere Association Tree planting: A volunteer event to take care of the trees of Mount Vernon. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in front of Baby’s On Fire, 1010 Morton Street. For more information, visit mvba.org or call: 410-528-1919.

Our Fall Workshop in Baltimore: “Shape Your City”: Help generate ideas for the “Our Baltimore” planning document project. 11:30 a.m. at Allen AME Church Baltimore, 1130 West Lexington Street. For more information, visit: planning.baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-7526.

monday november 7

Baltimore City Council Meeting: Convening of the Baltimore City Council. 5:00 p.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holiday Street. For more information, visit: baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-3100.

The Baltimore Butterfly Sessions: Building Abolitionist Democracy: Building on his wildly successful book The black butterfly, Dr. Lawrence T. Brown of Morgan State University will share his latest research project and help us think through an Afrofuturist lens about the future of democracy. 7:00 p.m. at the Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street. For more information, visit: centerstage.org or call: 410-332-0033.

tuesday november 8

Coalition Without Borders November Member Meeting: The No Boundaries Coalition is a resident-led advocacy organization building a unified and empowered Midwest Baltimore across race, class and neighborhood lines. 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, visit: noboundariescoalition.com or call: 410-800-2452.

Wednesday, November 9

44th Annual WEB Du Bois Conference: Christel N. Temple will discuss how diasporic experiences of exile are catalysts for exploring new ways of detailing survival and legacy across the African diaspora. 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the UMBC University Center Ballroom, 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore. For more information, visit: dreshercenter.umbc.edu or dial: 410-455-6798.

Baltimore City School Board Public Meeting: Meetings of the full Board of Directors are generally held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Virtual. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, visit: www.baltimorecityschools.org or call: 443-984-2000.

Zero Waste to Zero Emissions in Maryland: Join Clean Water Alliance, the South Baltimore Community Land Trust, Baltimore Compost Collective and Key City Compost for a free webinar on how composting (not waste incineration) is key to local climate action. Other topics to discuss include where composting stands in Baltimore and statewide, and how to get involved. 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Virtual. For more information, visit cleanwater.salsalabs.org/zerowastetozeroemissionsmd or email [email protected]

Thursday November 10

Baltimore City Council: Education, Workforce and Youth Committee meeting: City leaders are meeting to review education and performance data from BCPS and to monitor the impact of the pandemic on Blueprint for Success progress. 10:00 a.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holiday Street. For more information, visit: baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-3100.

Friday November 11

Community College of Baltimore County and Maryland Food Bank FoodWorks Culinary Job Training Program: Learn a range of cooking techniques, knife cuts, recipe conversions, use of commercial equipment, and food safety and hygiene standards. Emphasis is also placed on culinary communication and employment readiness skills. 1:00 p.m. at UA House, 1100 East Fayette Street. For more information, call: 443-840-5840.

Partnership for Education 10th Anniversary Celebration at Goucher Prison: To celebrate GPEP’s 10th anniversary, a symposium examining the value of an in-person liberal arts college education in prison. 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Goucher College, The Athenaeum, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road. For more information, visit: gocher.edu or call: 410-337-6033.

Saturday November 12

2022 Maryland Lynching Memorial Project “Lynching in Maryland” Conference: This event will include a variety of presentations, panel discussions and films on the history of racially motivated terrorist lynching in Maryland. ($5-$15) 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information, visit: mdlynchingmemorial.org.

Sisson Street Park November Labor Day: Help with tasks such as turning compost, mulching the children’s play area or weeding the flower beds. Gloves and tools provided. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sisson Street Community Park, 2701 Sisson Street. For more information, email: [email protected]

Our neighbors 10 year anniversary party: Celebrate 10 years of Housing Our Neighbors with food, music and fellowship. 3-6 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral Street. For more information, visit: honbaltimore.org.

sunday november 13

Information Session: Clinton Street Community Center: An information session to learn more about how you can help families build a new life in Baltimore. Lunch will be provided and there will be an online option for participation. 12:30 p.m. at Breath Of God Lutheran Church, 141 South Clinton Street. For more information, visit: clintonstreetcommunity.oug or call: 667-212-5623.

monday november 14

6th Community Forum on Healthy Aging: Staying Healthy, Strong and Resilientyou: Real talk about how to stay healthy, strong and resilient as we age. Virtual and in person. November 14-15, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, 750 East Pratt Street. For more information, visit: ictr.johnshopkins.edu or call: 410-361-7880.

Wednesday November 16

Sustainability Commission Meeting: 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. Virtual. 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit: baltimoresustainability.org or call: 410-396-7526.

November Meeting on Affirming Black Families: A new parent education and capacity-building program for Black parents and caregivers of LGBTQ youth. Virtual. 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit: blaqequitybaltimore.org.

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