Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—8/21-8/28

Wednesday, August 21.

Book Bag Program: Book Bag and School Supply Program Servicing the students of Booker T. Washington Middle School and Union Baptist Head Start. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Booker T. Washington Middle School, 1301 McCulloh St.

Wednesdays at Free Farm: Wednesday Food Rescue at the Baltimore Free Farm continues. Bring a bag, bring a friend, take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. Noon – 1 p.m., Baltimore Free Farm, 3508 Ash St.

Sweet Meet & Greet: Sweet Meet with Principal Slayton (elementary) and Principal Halsey (middle) and join the principals and staff of The Belair-Edison School for a sweet treat. 3-5 p.m., Brehms Lane Public Charter School, 3536 Brehms Lane.

Thursday, August 22.

Council President’s Legislative Town Hall: Baltimore City  Council President Brandon Scott wants your feedback on the City Council’s priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. 6:30-8 p.m., Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School, 2200 Sinclair Lane.

Friday, August 23.

Baltimore Community Education: Migrant Detentions and ICE: Guerrilla Theatre Front’s Dogs of Art will be hosting an evening of information and community on the topic of immigration and migrant detention. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Guerrilla Theatre Front, 3522 Bank St.

Saturday, August 24.

Volunteer at the Franciscan Center: Volunteers are needed at 8am through Noon.  Volunteer can stay for two hours or the whole time. 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Franciscan Center of Baltimore, 101 W. 23rd St.

Garden Volunteer Day: A day of garden work with a little bit of education. 9 a.m. – noon, Baltimore Free Farm, 3510 Ash St.

Herring Run Park Monthly Volunteer Day: Gloves and tools provided. 10 a.m. – noon., Moore’s Run in the Herring Run Watershed, 5523 Denview Way.

Volunteer Day: Spend a few hours with Baltimore Child Abuse Center. Projects include facilities improvements or arts and crafts. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Baltimore Child Abuse Center, 2300 N. Charles St.

Voter Registration Drive: Community health fair and block party. Noon-5 p.m., Baltimore City Lakeview Towers, 717 Druid Park Lake Drive.

BEE Community Schools Cookout: Learn about what changes are coming down the line for community schools, discuss hopes for what community schools could mean for Baltimore, and organize  to make sure communities are part of this massive expansion. 1-3 p.m., Patterson Park Public Charter School, 27 N. Lakewood Ave.

Racial Justice in Prince George’s County: Dr. Wilson is an associate professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park. 2-4 p.m., Maryland United for Peace and Justice, 327 E. 25th St.

Eid ul-Adha Qurbani Distribution: Receive Qurbani meat and canned goods at annual Eid ul-Adha food distribution. 2-5 p.m., Masjid Ul Haqq, 514 Islamic Way.  

Sunday, August 25.

Door Knocking in Northeast Baltimore: Initiative to get Baltimore Greens on the ballot. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, 6101 Old Harford Rd.

Neighborhood Mobility Audit: The walk audit download provides step-by-step instructions and checklists for examining intersections, sidewalks, driver behavior, public safety and more. 11 a.m. – noon, Upper Fells Point Community Garden, 1827 E. Pratt St.

 Baltimore Democratic Socialists of America General Body Meeting: New member meeting and general body meeting. Child care available. 2-4:30 p.m., Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture, 2239 Kirk Ave.

Poets For Dinner, Featuring E The Poet Emcee: Free food and open mic. 6-9 p.m., City Arts 2, 1700 Greenmount Ave.

Monday, August 26.

Free Lunch, Pantry, and Clothing: Hot meal and food and clothing distribution. Noon-5 p.m., Neighborhoods United Baltimore, 5011 Arbutus Ave.

Mount Clare Community Building Campaign: Monthly walk around the neighborhood. 5:30 p.m., Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church, 1616 Wilkens Ave.

Family Fun Night at Shake & Bake: Join Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises for a night of skating, dinner, giveaways, and games. Resources for summer will also be provided. 5:30-8 p.m., Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave.

LGBTQ Commission General Body: The quarterly, regular general body meeting of the Mayor’s LGBTQ Commission. New or prospective members are welcome to attend. 6:30-8 p.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St.

Tuesday, September 27.

Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group: Social, emotional, and psychological support, along with information, referral, and customized strategies. 1-2:30 p.m., Corner Community Center, 5802 Roland Ave.

DHCD Responds to Our Priorities: Demand that Department of Housing and Community Development adopt the Fair Development Roundtable’s priorities and scoring criteria for the fund. 6-8 p.m., Baltimore City Housing Authority, 417 E. Fayette St.

Council President’s Legislative Town Hall: Baltimore City  Council President Brandon Scott wants your feedback on the City Council’s priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. 6:30-8 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, SE Anchor Branch, 3601 Eastern Ave.

Wednesday, August 28.

Darley Park Workday: Make an  active, fun, and safe area for the kids in the community and continuing greening projects in the neighborhood. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2325 Harford Rd.

Council President’s Legislative Town Hall: Virtual Forum: Baltimore City  Council President Brandon Scott wants your feedback on the City Council’s priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. 6:30-8 p.m.