Wednesday, Nov. 1
West Wednesdays: Hear about the ongoing fight for police accountability in the Tyrone West case and all victims of police misconduct. This event happens every Wednesday. For more information, go to facebook.com/justicefortyronewest.
Victim’s Services Symposium: It Takes a Village: Co-Producing Public Safety Together: This event will include a panel discussion on intimate partner violence, a panel discussion on gun violence and violent crime, a presentation on police accountability, and more. This is part of Civil Rights Week 2023, organized by the Office of Equity and Civil Rights. 8:30 a.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to civilrightsweek2023.splashthat.com.
Buy Back the Block Community Meeting for Cherry Hill and Lakeland Residents: Learn about how you can get up to $20,000 to purchase a home in the Cherry Hill or Lakeland neighborhood. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center, 201 Reedbird Avenue. For more information, go to livebaltimore.com/bbb.
Thursday, Nov. 2
Free “Narcan Saves Lives” Training and CPR Demonstrations: Naloxone nasal spray is used for emergency treatment of opioid overdose. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at CareFirst Engagement Center, 1501 South Clinton Street, Suite 100. For more information, go to carefirst.com/cec.
Friday, Nov. 3
Peace Is a Civil Right: Center for Violence Prevention Open House: The University of Maryland, Baltimore Center for Violence Prevention seeks to intervene, reduce, and respond to violence in our city, bringing together the expertise of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland schools of medicine, social work, and law. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library, 601 West Lombard Street, Suite 429. For more information, go to umaryland.edu/violence-prevention.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Healthcare Access Maryland Open Enrollment Community Resource Fair: Health insurance enrollment, resources, health screenings, and food. Free parking in Lot F. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tawes College Center, Coppin State University, 2500 West North Avenue. For more information, go to healthcareaccessmaryland.org.
Community Resource Fair: Health insurance enrollment, resources, health screenings, and food. Free parking in Lot F. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tawes College Center, Coppin State University, 2500 West North Avenue. For more information, go to healthcareaccessmaryland.org.
Heritage Trail Guided Tour: Learn about the rich history of Indigenous Americans, Black Americans, and European settlers who lived in Herring Run Park. 10 a.m. to noon at Herring Run Park, Harford Road at Argonne Drive. For more information, go to friendsofherringrun.org.
NAMI Connection Support Group: NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults 18+ living with a mental health condition or looking for mental health support. 10:30 a.m. to noon at Sheppard Pratt, Gibson Building, Room 200, 1 Friendship Lane, Towson. For more information, call 410-435-2600 or email email@example.com.
Sisters in Solidarity Day: A day dedicated to women, fostering collaboration, and celebrating sisterhood. ($27) 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, go to baltimoreunityhall.org.
Youth Chess Sessions: Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, this event is perfect for young chess enthusiasts of all levels. 11 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 214 South Loudon Avenue. For more information, go to boardroomchess.wixsite.com/theboardroom-chess or call 410-962-8540.
Increasing HIV Prevention Services: Informative sessions, interactive workshops, and expert speakers who will share their knowledge and experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in HIV prevention methods and strategies. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to health.baltimorecity.gov/hiv-std-services/ryan-white-program.
Sunday, Nov. 5
Fall Expungement Clinic: This clinic is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Face masks are encouraged. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus, 720 Rutland Avenue. For more information, go to gca.jhu.edu.
Monday, Nov. 6
Baltimore City Council Meeting: Meeting of the Baltimore City Council. 5 p.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street. For more information, go to baltimorecitycouncil.com or call 410-396-4804.
Plan “Our Baltimore” Community Meeting: After over 18 months of community conversations, surveys, and a citywide summit, residents are invited to review and provide input on the policy recommendations that were pulled out of this engagement. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Delta Community Center, 2501 Springhill Avenue. For more information, go to planourbaltimore.com.
Thursday, Nov. 9
Pivot Toy Drive: Bring a toy and give joy. Drink specials and food. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at RYMKS, 819 Pratt Street. For more information, go to pivotprogram.org.
Monitoring Team Community Forum: A community forum with updated information from the Consent Decree Monitoring Team on youth, behavioral health and officer wellness. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fallstaff Elementary School, 3801 Fallstaff Road. For more information, go to bpdmonitor.com.
Family League of Baltimore Annual Meeting 2023: Family League’s Annual Meeting 2023 will lift up the outstanding contributions of partners in its programs of work while also spotlighting luminaries in the private sector, community-rooted work, and leaders of the future. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Family League of Baltimore, 2305 North Charles Street. For more information, go to familyleague.org.
Friday, Nov. 10
Baltimore City Veterans Day Parade: A day filled with patriotism and pride. Noon to 2 p.m. at Washington Monument, 699 North Charles Street. For more information, call 443-615-3363 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BABJ Multimedia Bootcamp: Are you an aspiring journalist or simply seeking to level up your media skills? Join the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists for hands-on workshops in storytelling, photography/videography, digital content, and on-air presentation. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication, 4905 Perring Parkway. For more information, go to babjmd.com.
Saturday, Nov. 11
The Itty Bitty Fan Club Meeting: The Karson Institute presents the Itty Bitty Fan Club Meeting, a book reading and snack group hosted for our young intellectuals. 10 a.m. to noon at Loyola Notre Dame Library, 200 Winston Avenue. For more information, go to loyola.edu/join-us/karson-institute
Sunday, Nov. 12
Veterans Celebration and Resource Fair: Veterans will have access to various resources, including job opportunities, healthcare information, and educational programs. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson. For more information, go to baltimorecountymd.gov/boards-commissions/executive/veterans-affairs
Monday, Nov. 13
7th Community Forum on Healthy Aging: Staying Healthy, Strong, & Resilient: Real talk on staying healthy, strong, and resilient as we age. Nov. 13-14, virtual. For more information, go to ictr.johnshopkins.edu.
Mental Mondays in West Baltimore: NAMI Baltimore is excited to offer a fun and safe space where individuals can connect and learn about various wellness practices, from yoga, to art, to meditation and everything in between. Every second and fourth Monday. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Bon Secours Resource Center, 31 South Payson Street. For more information, go to bonsecours.com.
Baltimore City Health Department Virtual Naloxone Trainings: Virtual naloxone trainings from the Baltimore City Health Department Overdose Prevention Team. 4 p.m. Virtual. For more information, go to health.baltimorecity.gov/oit.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Baltimore City Schools Public Board Meeting: Virtual. 5 p.m. For more information, go to baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-984-2000.
No Boundaries Coalition November Membership Meeting: Join No Boundaries as they prepare for the 2024 election season. Learn what you need to know to get ready and what topics and features are new for the upcoming election cycle. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, go to noboundariescoalition.com.
Black Female Founders Venture Capital Forum: Essential discussions about being a Black female founder in the venture capital sector. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Coppin State University, 2500 West North Avenue. For more information go to tedcomd.com.
Charm City Circulator Hiring Event: Hiring event for Charm City Circulator positions. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1700 Cherry Hill Road. For more information go to transportation.baltimorecity.gov/charm-city-circulator.
LifeBridge Job Fair: Connect with hiring managers and explore exciting career opportunities. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Beacon of Light Citadel-Praise, 2620 Quantico Avenue. For more information go to lifebridgehealth.org.
Geographic Information Systems Day: Join the Baltimore City Department of Transportation for a day of exploring cutting-edge technology, GIS tools, maps, and applications used and created by Baltimore City. 11 a.m. at War Memorial Building, 101 North Gay Street. For more information go to transportation.baltimorecity.gov.
Prescription Drug Affordability Community Forum: Listening session to allow for Marylanders to learn about the Prescription Drug Affordability Board and its upcoming actions, and to provide direct input. 11 a.m. at Liberty Senior Center, 3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown. For more information, go to healthcareforall.com.
Reentry Pathways: Empowering Futures Resource Fair: Find a wide range of resources, support, and guidance. Meet second-chance employers and learn about programs for returning citizens and services. Noon to 6 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Branch, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information go to prattlibrary.org.
Anti-Theft Wheel Lock Giveaway: For Kia and Hyundai owners. One lock per vehicle. Must be a city resident. Proper ID required. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hollinswood Shopping Center, 2157 West Patapsco Avenue. For more information go to baltimorepolice.org.
Visions of Peace: A Night of Healing: This event aims to provide a space for individuals to find solace, embrace inner and communal peace, and foster healing. Through various wellness activities, including yoga, somatic bodywork, and craft-making, organizers seek to ignite a sense of harmony and well-being within each participant. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore, 3401 West North Avenue. For more information go to codettabakeshop.com.