Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—7/24-7/31

Wednesday, July 24.

Accessibility Awareness Resource Fair: Resources for all stages of life including: children, students, parents, adults, caregivers, and older citizens. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle, 834 Roundview Rd.

Sandtown Winchester Community Meeting: Provide residents with updates, including information from city and state officials. Also, the Maryland Food Bank will be giving away produce. 6-7:30 p.m., Ames Memorial United Methodist Church, 615 Baker St.

Improving Mobility: A Visionary Plan for Central Maryland: First event in a series to discuss how Central Maryland can maximize the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan. 6 p.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway.

Thursday, July 25.

Public Work Session: Water Accountability and Equity Act: Join the Baltimore Right to Water Coalition for the first work session for the Water Accountability & Equity Act. 10 a.m. – noon, Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

11th District Town Hall Against Hate: Join Councilman Eric T. Costello, NAACP – Baltimore City Branch, Anti-Defamation League ADL Washington D.C., Baltimore Police Department Hate Crime Unit, and BPD Criminal Intelligence Section for an 11th District Town Hall Meeting Against Hate. 6-9 p.m., National Federation for the Blind Headquarters, 200 E. Wells St.

Sister City Presentation: Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Learn about Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandrian Library), located in Baltimore’s Sister City, Alexandria, Egypt. Presented by Heba El-Rafey. 6:30-8 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St.

Book Launch: Fred Scharmen on “Space Settlements”: Space Settlements examines plans for life in space as serious architectural and spatial proposals. 7-10 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Friday, July 26.

MARMIA Office Warming Party: The Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive (MARMIA) is fundraising and celebrating their new space. 7-8:30 p.m., Baltimore Impact Hub, 10 E. North Ave.

Saturday, July 27.

Herring Run Park Monthly Volunteer Day: Trash removal. Gloves and tools provided. 10 a.m. – noon, Herring Run Park, 5780 Bowley’s Lane.

Sisson Street Park Volunteer Day: Turn compost, plant flowers, spread mulch, and more. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sisson Street Community Park, 2701 Sisson St.

Quilting Craft Community Day: quilt displays, trunk shows, craft demonstrations and a community quilt-in for Baltimore Ceasefire. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt, $5.

Health and Wellness Fair: Learn about the various free and low-cost resources in the surrounding community that serve to improve the quality of life: from nutrition and educational programs to health screenings and community arts. Noon-4 p.m., The 29th St. Community Center, 300 E. 29th St.

Day Of Hope Bocek Park: Community event designed to meet both human and spiritual needs of residents. 12:30-4 p.m., Frank Bocek Park, 3198 E. Madison St.

Auchentoroly / Mondawmin Pedestrian Safety Walk North Blocks: Help identify opportunities for improving pedestrian safety and access around Druid Hill Park. 2-4 p.m., 1644 Gwynns Falls Parkway.

Sunday, July 28.

Community Schools Cookout: Join Baltimoreans for Educational Equity for a series of Community Cookouts this summer to learn about what changes are coming down the line for community schools, to discuss our hopes for what community schools could mean for Baltimore, and to organize ourselves to make sure communities are part of this massive expansion. 1-3 p.m., Miller’s Court, 2601 N. Howard St. 

Monday, July 29.

Bystander Training: Learn about the rights of immigrants and bystanders alike and how to respond safely and effectively if you witness harassment or exclusion or, in particular, ICE activity. 6:30-8 p.m., ERICA, 4 E. University Parkway.

Tuesday, July 30.

Mayor’s Summer Block Party: Dewees Park: Food, entertainment, and information. 6-9 p.m., 5501 Ivanhoe Ave.

Making Our Votes Matter: Forum on Voting Reforms: Local leaders and policy experts explain voting reforms and why they believe implementing voting reforms would be better for Baltimore. 6-9 p.m., Arena Players, Inc., 801 McCulloh St.

Wednesday, July 31.

Who Gets to Live Where? with “The Lines Between Us” author Lawrence Lanahan: Discussion featuring Lanahan along with Adriana Foster, Matt Hill, and Johnette Richardson. 6-8 p.m., Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E. North Ave.

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