Government Meetings and Activist, Social Justice Events—10/16-10/23

Wednesday, October 16.

Board of Estimates Meeting: Council President Scott will chair a meeting of the Board of Estimates. 9 a.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Baltimore Pride 2020 Planning Committee Interest Meeting: Help give back to the community by assisting with planning a safe, exciting Baltimore Pride celebration. 6:30-8 p.m., GLCCB, 2530 N. Charles St.

Thursday, October 17.

Table Talk Thursdays: Talk to members of Communities United. 7:30-9 a.m., Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School, 507 W. Preston St.

Womxn’s Open Shop: Come hang out and work on woodworking and craft projects. This event is free and open to everyone who identifies as a womxn, woman, gender non-conforming, and/or non-binary. 5-8 p.m., Station North Tool Library, 417 E. Oliver St.

Bmore for Safehouse! BHRC Monthly Educational Meeting: Event features special guests from the Maryland Harm Reduction Action Network and BRIDGES. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition, 116 E. 25th St.  

Friday, October 18.

Feed The People Fridays: Food, Clothing & Resistance Collective is currently starting weekly distributions of food and toiletries to individuals and communities who are in immediate need. Noon-3 p.m., See link for more information.

Saturday, October 19.

Clase de Inglés/Español ¡Gratis! – Free English/Spanish Class: ¿Quieres clases GRATIS de inglés con un maestro personal y cuidado de niños?  Esta sesión de Free Baltimore English/Spanish Intercambio va a comenzar este sábado, 12 de octubre de 2pm a 4pm y durará hasta sábado 23 de noviembre. ¡Todos niveles son bienvenidos!/Do you want free English classes with a personal teacher and child care? The free Baltimore English/Spanish Intercambio session will begin Saturday, October 12 from and will last until Saturday, November 23. All levels are welcome. 2-4 p.m., Enoch Pratt Library – Southeast Anchor Branch, 3601 Eastern Ave.

Sunday, October 20.

Not a Film Fest: Anticolonial Conversations in Baltimore: A program that explores the theme of social justice movements of the past and present that have largely been unrecognized or misrepresented. Oct. 20-Nov. 10. Various locations.

Sensory Friendly Day featuring Art Educator Kathleen Staton: Kathleen Staton is an art educator with a passion for the special needs community. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St.

Market Center Trash Bash: Come clean up one of Baltimore’s most historic neighborhoods. 2-4 p.m., Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

Showing Up for Racial Justice Community Meeting: Celebrate the group’s 10 year anniversary. 3-5 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church,  3009 Greenmount Ave.

Monday, October 21.

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

Tuesday, October 22.

Charles Village Community Benefits District Quad Elections and Meeting: Please bring a copy of your ID when you arrive to vote. 6-9 p.m., Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, 2200 St. Paul St.

Wednesday, October 23.

Voter Registration Drive: Look for the table to register to vote. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Calvin and Tina Tyler Student Center, 800 Wyman Park Drive.

Public Meeting: Charles Street Traffic: The Baltimore City Department of Transportation will hold a community meeting to discuss the status of the Friends School Entrance at North Charles Street. 6-8 p.m., Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 N. Charles St.

Community Conversations with Dr. Dzirasa: An opportunity for Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa and other Health Department senior leadership to hear directly from city residents about the state of health in our city and to help shape the department’s priorities moving ahead. 6-8 p.m., Bon Secours Community Works, 26 N. Fulton  Ave.

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