Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—8/28-9/4

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.

Thursday, August 29.

Baltimore Healthy Start’s Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration: Vendors, snacks, activities and mother/baby pictures. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Baltimore Healthy Start, 610 N. Chester St.

Barclay’s Back to School BBQ: Students and families will meet their new teachers and get a chance to take a peek at their new seat. 4-6 p.m., Barclay School, 2900 Barclay St.

Popsicles With the Principal: Garrett Heights EMS: Chat with Principal Keisha Matthews-Traynham, learn about all of the exciting things going on in the school, find out ways to  get involved and eat some refreshing popsicles while you’re doing it. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Garrett Heights Elementary, 2800 Ailsa Ave.

Council President’s Legislative Town Hall: Council President Brandon Scott wants your feedback on the City Council’s priorities through 2020 and to hear your ideas. 6:30-8p.m., Mount Pleasant Church and Ministries, 6000 Radecke Ave.  

Sam Bleicher: The Plot To Cool The Planet: The Ivy welcomes Sam Bleicher to discuss his recent book The Plot to Cool the Planet. 7-9 p.m., The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Rd.

Friday, August 30.

Bmore Literacy Tours: Book supplies and giveaways. Noon-3 p.m., Druid Hill Park Pool, 800 Wyman Park Drive.

Back to School Supply Giveaway and Safe Streets Grand Opening: School supplies, refreshments, and an opportunity to meet with Safe Streets staff. 3-8 p.m., Bon Secours Community Works, 26 N. Fulton Ave.

Celebration of Life: On the eve of International Overdose Awareness Day come together to celebrate love, life and survival. 6-9 p.m., Arch Social Club, 2426 Pennsylvania Ave.

Saturday, August 31.

Sisson Street Park Volunteer Day: Tools and work gloves provided. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sisson Street Community Park, 2701 Sisson St.

Each One Help One Free Back 2 School Supplies: Free school supplies, games, and more. 4-8 p.m., Rash Field, 201 Key Highway.

Sunday, September 1.

Middle Branch Park Clean Up: Monthly service project. Noon-1:30 p.m., Middle Branch – Reedbird Parks, 3301 Waterview Ave.

Monday, September 2.

Labor Day

Tuesday, September 3.

U.S. Census 2020 Job Opportunities and Recruitment Event: Jacqueline Cossier, Recruiter for the U.S. Census Bureau in Maryland, will talk about current job openings, strategies for applying online, and will also be taking applications for various Census positions. 1-2:30 p.m., Corner Community Center, 5802 Roland Ave.

Real Talk Tho: School Is Back In Session With New Teachers Union Leadership: Real News Network’s community newsroom to talk about education issues. 6-9 p.m., Ida B’s Table, 235 Holliday St.

September Hub Meeting – Sunrise Movement Baltimore: An opportunity to review goals and strategize. 6:30-8 p.m., Charles Commons, 3301 N. Charles St.

Wednesday, September 4.

Community Conversations with Health Commissioner Dr. Dzirasa: Join Dr. Dzirasa, Health Commissioner, in a community conversation about health issues in Baltimore City. 6-8 p.m., Henderson Hopkins Partnership School, 2100 Ashland Ave.

Design Conversation #100: Schools That Build Community: The firms designing three Baltimore City schools under the 21st Century Schools program share lessons learned. 6-8 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave.

Glenham-Belhar Community Association Meeting: September meeting. 7-8 p.m., City Neighbors High School, 5609 Sefton Ave.

Writers for Migrant Justice: Writers for Migrant Justice is a nationally-coordinated effort to host literary readings in nearly 40 cities across the country to raise funds for Immigrant Families Together in supporting detained migrants. 7-9 p.m., Press Press, 427 N. Eutaw St.