Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—7/31-8/7

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.

Thursday, August 1.

Mayor’s Block Party: Poe Homes: Event features food, entertainment, and information. 6-9 p.m., 200 N. Fremont Ave.

Friday, August 2.

Baltimore Ceasefire Weekend: Weekend dedicated to strengthening community bonds and helping stop violence in Baltimore City. Aug. 2-4, various locations.

Community Partner Open House: Meet staff members, learn about programs for this upcoming year, and give feedback. 5-7 p.m., JHU Center for Social Concern, 3103 N. Charles St.

BYA Summer Showcase: Our Summer Studio Apprentice Program is coming to an end and we would like to celebrate all of REpresent Baltimore, Mixed Media and Mural teams’ work. 5-7 p.m., Baltimore Youth Arts, 116 W. Mulberry St.

Saturday, August 3.

Organizer Training 101: Two-day training offered by the Industrial Workers of the World. Aug. 3-4, Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St.

What Happens After You Flush?: Tour of Baltimore’s Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Church of the Guardian Angel, 2629 Huntingdon Ave.

Mayor Young’s Back to School Rally 2019: Free back to school supplies, immunizations, and food. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., War Memorial Plaza, 101 N. Gay St.

Maryland’s Cinderella: Archaeology of the Belvoir Slave Quarter: In 2014, archaeologists discovered the remains of a stone slave quarter outside of Annapolis revealing thousands of artifacts, objects and – perhaps most importantly – DNA. Presenter Dr. Julie Schablitsky, Chief Archaeologist of the Maryland Department of Transportation, will explain the discovery process using archaeological finds, a cemetery and genetics. 1 p.m., Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, 830 E. Pratt St.

Sunday, August 4.

ASEZ Cleanup in Herring Run Park: Join ASEZ and Friends of Herring Run Parks on a cleanup of the park. 10 a.m. – noon. Herring Run Park, 5100 Herring Run Drive.

Zone 12 Safe Streets Grand Opening and Free Family Festival: Join the Baltimore Community Mediation Center for the Ribbon Cutting of its Safe Streets site. Noon – 5 p.m., 5313 York Rd.

Monday, August 5.

Benefits Screenings for Marylanders: The CASH Campaign of Maryland offers screenings and application help for public benefits, such as food stamps and utility assistance. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, 400 Cathedral St.

Tuesday, August 6.

Johnston Square Workdays: Open volunteer opportunity to pitch in. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., The 6th Branch, 1100 Forrest St.

National Night Out: Community event features games, snacks, and more. 6-8 p.m., The Weinberg Y in Waverly, 900 E. 33rd St.

Real Talk Tho 9: Newsroom in the community event. 6-9 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

Wednesday, August 7.

York Road Partnership Monthly General Meeting: Agenda includes a presentation by Clean Water Action on sewage/water help, and a report by the BPD Consent Decree Implementation Unit on the status of the implementation. 7:15-8:30 p.m., Govans Boundary Parish UMC, 5210 York Rd.

East Baltimore Research Project Resident Researcher Info Session: Join the East Baltimore Research Project at an info session to learn how you can impact the community as a Resident Researcher. 2-7 p.m., McElderry Park Community Association Resource Center, 611 N. Montford Ave.

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