Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—7/3-7/10

Wednesday, July 3.

Pathways to Construction Careers: Meet face to face with recruitment professionals to pre-screen for construction opportunities in Baltimore and the surrounding area. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., St. Edwards Workforce Center, 2848 W. Lafayette Ave.

Summer Fun: Second Annual Block Party: Community event features food trucks, music, face painting, and more. 4-6 p.m., Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Coldspring Lane.

Highlandtown Stoop Night: Meet neighbors and sit outside. 7 p.m., Intersection of Claremont and South Conkling St.

Thursday, July 4.

Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration: The city of Baltimore observes Independence Day with live entertainment and a fireworks display. 7-10 p.m., Baltimore Inner Harbor, Pratt and Light Streets.

Friday, July 5.

Dinner and a Movie Returns to the Inner Harbor: Watch the movie “13th” and enjoy good food and good company. 7-9 p.m., Baltimore World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt St.

Saturday, July 6.

Bike and Brunch Tours: Get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. 10 a.m., Landmark Theater, 645 S. President St., $40.

Meet Me in the Middle: Meet with members of Communities United. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Communities United, 2221 Maryland Ave.

Sunday, July 7.

July Soil to Sanctuary Market: Local black-owned businesses and vendors selling fresh produce and food, as well as a grill-off and live music. Noon-4 p.m., Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 430 E. Belvedere Ave.

Monday, July 8.

Bon Secours Baltimore Health System Community Open Forum: Event includes an update on the demolition of abandoned properties, affordable housing opportunities in West Baltimore, and more. 6-8 p.m., Bon Secours Community Works, 26 N. Fulton St.

Tuesday, July 9.

Baltimore City Council Committee Meeting: Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee. 10:05 a.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Find Your Next BFF Adoption Event: Pick out cats and dogs for adoption. Fee for cat adoptions will be waived. 5:30-9:30 p.m., South Point – Port Covington, 101 W. Cromwell St.

Opening Reception: Flightless Cranes: Flightless Cranes is a exhibition with Baltimore’s Sister City, Kawasaki, Japan. 6-8 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Survivor to Thriver; Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: support program is specifically for survivors of childhood neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. 7 p.m., St. Luke’s Church on the Avenue, 800 W. 36th St.

Real Talk Tho: How will Baltimore Respond to Immigration Policy: Discussion about how Baltimore plans to protect its immigrant communities and implement best practices from across the nation. 7 p.m., The Real News Network, 231 Holliday St.

Oppression and Jewish Identity: Join JUFJ and other Jewish partners for the first in a series of workshops around confronting and healing from our relationship to white supremacy. 7-9 p.m., Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St.

Wednesday, July 10.

safeTALK:  A three hour training by Living Works Education that helps participants recognize and respond to a person with thoughts of suicide. 1-4 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Building, 55 Wade Ave., Catonsville.

SWOP Baltimore Happy Hour: Learn about what SWOP Baltimore is working on and how you can get involved. 6-8 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.  

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