Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—5/29-6/5

Photo courtesy FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture/Facebook

Wednesday, May 29.

Harbor Heartbeat Report Release: The release of the annual Harbor Heartbeat restoration report card for Baltimore’s streams and harbor. Free but RSVP required. 11 a.m. – noon, Brown Advisory, 901 S. Bond St.

Baltimore City Council Budget and Appropriations Committee Hearing: Quarterly budget briefings and more. 2:30 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Community Conversation with the CEO: Baltimore City Schools CEO Sonja Santelises talks about early learning. 6-8 p.m., Glenmount Elementary-Middle, 6211 Walther Ave.

Baltimore Legal Hackers: Biometrics and Our Privacy Future: Learn about the use of biometrics and the potential threat it poses to personal privacy. 6:30-8:30 p.m., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1401 N. Charles.

Thursday, May 30.

Horseshoe Casino Food and Beverage Mass Hiring Event: Hiring for cooks, bartenders, servers, and more. 5-8 p.m.,Horseshoe Casino, 1525 Russell St.

Spin’s Community Kickoff in Baltimore:  Learn about Spin Scooters in Baltimore. 6-8 p.m., R. House, 301 W. 39th St.

“Honoring Trans Leadership” 2019 Baltimore City Hall Pride Month Reception: Baltimore City LGBTQ Affairs and the Baltimore City LGBTQ Commission honors trans leadership throughout history, and throughout Baltimore. 6-8 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

“Decade of Fire” Community Film Screening: Join the Fair Development Roundtable and Community Wealth Builders for a community film screening and discussion with Vivian Vasquez, film director and producer. 6-8:30 p.m., Friends School Auditorium, 5114 N. Charles St.  

Grassroots Townhall on the Central Maryland Transit Plan: Opportunity to weigh in on a comprehensive transit plan for the Baltimore region. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

Friday, May 31.

The Monument Quilt on the National Mall: The Monument Quilt, a project of Baltimore based FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, is a collection of over 3,000 stories by survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and our allies, written, painted, and stitched onto red fabric. May 31-June 2. The National Mall, Washington, D.C.

The Bloom Cafe: Storytelling, arts, and playtime for children five and under. 10 a.m., The Bloom Collective, 2000 Greenmount  Ave., free with $5 donation suggested.

Public Naloxone Training: Learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose with naloxone. 5:30-7:30 p.m., SPARC Women’s Center, 908 Washington Blvd.

The Healing Power of Nature: A talk and walk with Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan. 6-8 p.m., Cylburn Arboretum, free with $10 donation suggested.

Dinner and a Movie at City Hall: Dinner and a Movie comes to City Hall to create community, raise consciousness and have fun. 7-10 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Creative Mornings Baltimore: Damian Mosley: A talk from Damian Mosley of Blacksauce Kitchen. 8:30-10 a.m., UNION Craft Brewing, 1700 W. 41st St.

Saturday, June 1.

Meet Me In the Middle: Community United’s monthly public event. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Church, 120 N. Front St.

Griots are Important: Organizer training series from Black Leaders Organizing for Change. Noon-4 p.m., Oak Hill Center, 2239 Kirk Ave.

Cultivating Community: Workshop with YJC: Baltimore Asians Resistance in Solidarity (BARS), Press Press, The Chinatown Collective, and The Yellow Jackets Collective come together to host a free interactive workshop for people of color to build skills around community reflection and healing. 1-3 p.m., Press Press, 427 N. Eutaw St.

Sunday, June 2.

Organizer 101 Training: Learn how to organize a workplace. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Oak Hill Center, 2239 Kirk Ave.

Daddy Daughter Hair Workshop: Learn the basics and necessary tools of hair care and styling. Noon-3 p.m., MAP Technologies, 229 Park Ave.

Sundown Sundays: Free yoga on top of the Natty Boh tower. 7-8 p.m., M. Power Yoga Studio, 3600 O’Donnell St.

Monday, June 3.

Baltimore Environmental Stewardship Summit: Join a loose coalition of environmentalists who want to help strategically drive Baltimore towards recognition as a pre-eminent green city in the country. 7 p.m., Memorial Episcopal Church, 1407 Bolton St.

Tuesday, June 4.

League of Women Voters Baltimore City – Annual Meeting: Journalist E.R. Shipp delivers the keynote. 5:30-9 p.m., Gertrude’s, 10 Art Museum Drive, $40.

Real Talk Tho 6: Real Talk Tho is an opportunity for people to discuss and debate real solutions to our city’s intractable problems. What would effective policy look like and how do we get it implemented? 6-8:30 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

Sunrise Movement Baltimore June Meeting: Group aims to make Green New Deal a reality in Maryland. 7-8:30 p.m., 3301 N. Charles St.

Wednesday, June 5.

Opening Day – Druid Hill Farmers Market: Local produce, children’s activities, and more. 3:30-7:30 p.m., Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore, 3100 Swann Dr.

Taming the Anxious Mind Book Signing and Talk: Heidi Schreiber-Pan, author of the new book “Taming the Anxious Mind” challenges the idea that anxiety and stress are simply a way of life in 2019. 7-8:30 p.m., Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Rd.