Activist, Community, and Government Events: Jan. 31-Feb.  7

Erricka Bridgeford, one of the main organizers behind Baltimore Ceasefire. Photo by Devin Allen.

State of the State Address. Governor Larry Hogan delivers his State of the State address. Jan. 31, 1 p.m., State House, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, baltimorecitycouncil.com/content/state-state-address.

West Wednesday. Tawanda Jones, the sister of Tyrone West, a man killed in police custody in July 2013, has been gathering every Wednesday with other activists in the city to call attention to West’s death and police brutality in Baltimore. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, usually held at the intersection of 33rd Street and Greenmount Avenue, check facebook.com/justicefortyronewest for details.

Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Wage Commission Meeting. The commission is responsible for the administration and proper operation of the minimum, living, and prevailing wage laws. Feb. 1, 3:30 p.m., Office of Civil Rights, 7 E. Redwood St., civilrights.baltimorecity.gov/wage-commission.

Baltimore Ceasefire. Events to promote unity and peace throughout Baltimore City. Feb. 2-4. Visit baltimoreceasefire.com for more information.

Winter Swap at the Community Center. Share some clothes and take some clothes, for free. Feb. 3, 1-4 p.m., The 29th Street Community Center, 300 E. 29th St., facebook.com/events/218947808648562.

Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools. Baltimore joins the efforts of more than 20 cities to bring a Black Lives Matter Week of Action into local schools. Feb. 5-10, bmorecaucus.org/black-lives-matter-week-of-action-2.

Baltimore Water Affordability Volunteer Meeting. Learn more about the water crisis and how to work together to ensure that everyone has access to safe, affordable water. Feb. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., Food and Water Watch Maryland, 3121 St. Paul St., Suite 28, (410) 394-7652, foodandwaterwatch.org/state/Maryland.

North Avenue Rising Open House. Part of a series of meetings focused on obtaining specific community feedback regarding design elements for the North Avenue Rising project. Feb. 6, 4-7 p.m., Enoch Pratt Library-Penn North, 1531 W. North Ave., northavenuerising.com.

Baltimore Day in Annapolis. Mayor Catherine Pugh and other city leaders discuss funding and local legislative efforts for the 2018 session. Transportation available from various Baltimore locations. Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m., House Office Building, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis, (410) 396-4735, mayor.baltimorecity.gov/events/baltimore-day-annapolis.