From the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Jan. 15. Photo by Larry Cohen.

Granite Pipeline Open House. Learn about the second phase of the granite pipeline project. Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m., Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks, 3001 East Dr., bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/granitepipeline.

West Wednesday. Tawanda Jones, the sister of Tyrone West, a man killed in police custody in July 2013, has been gathering every Wednesday with other activists in the city to call attention to West’s death and police brutality in Baltimore. Jan. 24 and 31, usually held at the intersection of 33rd Street and Greenmount Avenue, check facebook.com/justicefortyronewest for details.

Bystander Intervention Training. Learn how to step up and be supportive when fellow community members are facing harassment and hate speech. Jan. 25, 7-9 p.m., 2640 Space, 2640 St. Paul St., act1.myngp.com/Forms/8010214887231848448.

Free Tax Prep Event. Council President Young will speak at a press conference to kick off the Baltimore CASH Campaign’s free tax preparation season. Jan. 26, 10 a.m., baltimorecitycouncil.com/content/free-tax-prep-event.

Boys to Men Empowerment Seminar. Information to encourage and inform local boys. Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, 3500 Hillen Road, eventbrite.com/e/boys-to-men-empowerment-seminar-tickets-42021650889?aff=es2.

Packing Social: Volunteer Event. Help donate feminine hygiene products and bras to women in need. Jan. 27, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. New Miracle CCC, 4802 Liberty Heights Ave., eventbrite.com/e/packing-social-volunteer-event-tickets-40895628927?aff=es2.

Second District Night. Catch up with City Council Representative Brandon Scott. RSVP to lynn.baker@baltimorecity.gov or (410) 396-4808. Jan. 27, 5-7 p.m., War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay St., baltimorecitycouncil.com.

Zoo Volunteer Open House. Learn how to volunteer at the zoo. Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1 Safari Place, (410) 396-7102, marylandzoo.org.

FF $15 Baltimore Community Meeting. Meeting organized for people interested in raising the minimum wage in Maryland. Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m., 5011 Arbutus Ave., ff15maryland.org.

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