Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—6/12-6/19

Wednesday, June 12.

Baltimore Ceasefire Public Meeting – West: Share information, network with your community, and make plans for the August 2019 Ceasefire weekend. 6-7:30 p.m., 638 N. Gilmor St.

Connect + Collect IV: Philippa Hughes and Zoë Charlton: Connect + Collect is a new initiative brought to you by BmoreArt’s Cara Ober and Jeffrey Kent, designed to create awareness and momentum among new and experienced collectors, and to promote a culture of collecting in Baltimore. 7-9:30 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave. $10.

Thursday, June 13.  

B’more for Healthy Babies’ 6th Annual Angelversary: Event honors Baltimore babies who did not make it to their first birthday and wraps their families in love and support. 1-3 p.m., B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St.

Officially Unofficial Trans Pride 2019 Festival: Join the Baltimore Transgender Alliance as they kick off their Officially Unofficial Trans Pride Festival. Resource Fair from 5-8 p.m.; drag performances by O’so Divine Dance and Modeling Program, Ravynn Lashay Remii & Koryne Davis; performances by P0stb1nary and DJ Ducky Dynamo; happy hour specials. 5-7 p.m.5-10 p.m., Charm City Meadworks, 400 East Biddle St.

Stars Align Paint Night: c\Create your own work of art at the library. Registration is required. 5:45 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Orleans Street Branch, 1303 Orleans St.

Councilperson Shannon Sneed Townhall Event: Come with questions about water, transportation, or community development for city agency directors. 6 p.m., Henderson-Hopkins School, 2100 Ashland Ave.

Ben Dangl presents “The Five Hundred Year Rebellion”: Book tells the story of how indigenous Bolivians recovered and popularized histories of past rebellions, political models, and leaders, using them to build movements for rights, land, autonomy, and political power. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Friday, June 14.

Baltimore Pride 2019: Baltimore Pride Weekend 2019 consists of a three-day celebration, that kicks off with Twilight on the Terrace on Friday June 14 followed with the block party and legendary parade on Saturday and Sunday’s festival at Druid Hill Park. June 14-16. Various locations.

Youth of The Diaspora Third Annual Sankofa Send Off: Celebration of Youth of Diaspora Program students and their upcoming journey to Cuba. 6-9 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

Dinner & A Movie Go To Jail: Back to the Roots, Brian and Shorty go back to where it all began, showing Ava Duvarney’s masterpiece documentary “13th” on the place that needs it most, the Baltimore City Jail. Come learn about the journey from slavery to Mass Incarceration, learn about the activists who are fighting back locally and eat some yummy free food. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Central Booking.

Saturday, June 15.

Men’s Real Talk: Men gather to talk about fatherhood. 9:30 a.m., The Y in Druid Hill, 1609 Druid Hill Ave.

Civic Saturday, A Community Forum: Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young and the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee speak about how city government works and how citizens can make their voices heard. Noon-2 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Keep It Fresh Fest: Free festival that will highlight plant-based culinary arts, organic gardening, music and environmental actions. Noon-6 p.m., Druid Hill Park, Lakeside West Grove Rd.

Baltimore Safe Haven Bringing Awareness: Naloxone training and condom distribution. 1 p.m., 22nd Block of N. Charles.

Hack Hub Imagination and Innovation Session: Dynamic and organic learning opportunities with access to technology methods and tools. 1 p.m., #FightBlightBmore the Hack Hub, 703 N. Fremont Ave.

Sunday, June 16.

Summer Sunday Yoga: Free yoga. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Canton Waterfront Park, 3001 Boston St.

Monday, June 17.

The Exchange: A LGBTQ+ affirming youth drop-in. 3-7 p.m. The Jacques Initiative, 880 Park Ave.

Tuesday, June 18.

Kaiser Permanente and BMHA Shop Talk: The Trauma of Racism: This Mind Health: Shop Talk will review the stress of racially charged current events and the trauma, anxiety, and fear it may cause. Participants will also share experiences and tools they have used to deal with issues. 6-8 p.m., Vanity the Salon, 1052 W. Baltimore St.

Real Talk Tho: The Bay Area Reduced Murders, Can Baltimore?: The San Francisco Bay Area is fighting gun violence and winning. Why did gun deaths drop in the Bay Area, and are there lessons for Baltimore? Panel discussion. 7 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

Wednesday, June 19.

BCAN Help Desk Presents: Personal Finance One on One with Bobby Harris: Ameriprise Financial Advisor Bobby Harris offers free 30-minute personal finance consultations. RSVP to reserve a time slot. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., BCAN HQ, 1200 Mount Royal Ave.

Midday on Juneteenth: LIVE from the Reginald F. Lewis Museum: Midday host Tom Hall moderates a panel of guests including Dr. Ray Winbush of Morgan State University. Noon-1 p.m., Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St.

Baltimore Office of Civil Rights Community Relations Commission Meeting: City Agency that investigates claims of discrimination and assists people who have been discriminated against by enforcing the laws that protect them. Noon, Office of Civil Rights, 7 E. Redwood St.

Juneteenth…A Cultural Celebration: Art and a festive remembrance of the ancestors. 5-10 p.m., Port Covington, Port Covington Drive.

Rhythms and Reels: Free concerts and movies from the Baltimore Department of Rec and Parks. 7 p.m. Check website for location and movie list.

Shavuot, Seeds, and Sundaes: Commemorate Shavuot and Juneteenth by learning about urban agriculture and its connection to liberation with Eric Jackson of Black Yield Institute. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Repair the World Baltimore, 3700 Eastern Ave.