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.
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.
Holiday Hope: Join the Roberta’s House team as they share ways to celebrate the holidays and the memories of those who have died. The workshop explores practical and spiritual healing for those who have lost someone close. Noon to 8 p.m. at Terry Morganthaler Theater at Roberta’s House, 928 East North Avenue. For more information go to robertashouse.org.
Parent and Community Advisory Board Meeting: PCAB serves to advise the CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools and the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners about how parents, families, the community, and educators can collaborate to help our youth succeed. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please check PCAB’s Facebook page at facebook.com/bcpspcab for up-to-date virtual or in-person location information.
Black Beyond Data Reading Group: The Black Beyond Data Reading Group is focused on exploring ideas around community-based data analytics, a collaborative approach to data that involves community members in the collection, management, and analysis of data in their communities. Virtual; register for the Zoom link. Noon. For more information go to https://hub.jhu.edu/2021/07/15/jessica-marie-johnson-black-beyond-data.
Maryland Council of Elders and BAP Baltimore Townhall: From Haiti to Cuba to Baltimore, how do we establish peace in the Americas? Join a discussion featuring the Ujima People’s Progress Party and a special “Know Your Rights” training. Masks are encouraged and provided. Childcare provided. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Douglas Memorial Community Church, 1325 Madison Avenue. For more information go to blackallianceforpeace.com.
The Big Jump Cleanup: The Reservoir Hill Improvement Council and Greater Remington Improvement Association are partnering with us on a community bike lane cleaning event at The Big Jump. All supplies provided. 10 a.m. at Church of the Guardian Angel, 2631 Huntingdon Avenue. For more information go to transportation.baltimorecity.gov.
Food Distribution Event: Free fruits and vegetables and information about other programs that benefit the community. 10 a.m. to noon at Timothy Baptist Church, 1214 West Saratoga Street. For more information go to mycaf.org.
47th Annual Pow Wow: A day filled with vibrant colors, rhythmic dances, and rich cultural traditions. ($10) 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Maryland State Fair and Agriculture Society, Inc., 2200 York Road, Timonium. For more information, go to baltimoreamericanindiancenter.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.
Cranksgiving 2023: Cranksgiving is a national event that combines bike riding and giving back. The scavenger hunt/food drive sends nearly 100 teams of riders across Baltimore City to collect food items to benefit the Franciscan Center and the Moveable Feast food bank. 1 p.m. kickoff followed by a 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. celebration party. Charm City Meadworks, 400 East Biddle Street. For more information go to bikemore.net.
Reclaiming Space for the Lumbee Indians of Baltimore With Dr. Ashley Minner Jones: Learn about the sizable population of Lumbee Indians that formed a community in East Baltimore during the 1950s–1960s. Dr. Minner Jones will share the story of an intergenerational team’s process to reconstruct the historic community and reactivate heritage through oral history, archival research, mapping, and walking. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information go to lewismuseum.org.
Plantation Park Heights Urban Farm Book Launch Event: Help celebrate the launch of Plantation Park Heights Urban Farm’s book, “Agrihood Baltimore: Community Collaboration and Cleaner, Greener Foods.” Eat delicious Caribbean food, listen to select speakers, and purchase the book. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Plantation Park Heights Urban Farm, 3811 Park Heights Avenue. For more information go to plantationparkheights.org.
Free Fresh Food Giveaway: Bring a bag, wear a mask, and bring a friend. Every Sunday. 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Northwood Branch, 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Free Yoga Class: Skilled yoga instructors will guide you through various poses and breathing exercises, helping you improve flexibility, strength, and balance. 5 p.m. at CareFirst Engagement Center, 1501 South Clinton Street, Suite 100. For more information, go to carefirst.com/cec.
Grief Support Group: A safe and compassionate space where you can find solace, understanding, and healing. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Women’s Wellness Lounge, 415 North Howard Street. For more information go to womenswellnesslounge.org.
Autumn Garden Volunteer Days: Help with mowing, weeding, cleaning up trash, and breaking down branches. 9 a.m. to noon at Duncan Street Miracle Garden. For more information email email@example.com.
Bea Gaddy 42nd Annual Thanksgiving: Free Thanksgiving dinner. 11 a.m. at Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center, 201 Reedbird Avenue. For more information go to beagaddy.org.
Feed the Youth: Breakfast is served on the first and third Saturday of each month. 8 a.m. at Explosion Ministries International, 2218 Harford Road. Please RSVP the Thursday before each breakfast via Facebook Messenger by calling/texting 443-857-0080. When sending a message in Messenger or text, please include #EMIFEEDTHEYOUTH.
For the People Community Healing and Enrichment Circles: Explore topics of the historically marginalized i.e., racism and race-based trauma, the mental health of the traditionally oppressed. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TNAT Holistic Wellness Center, 5525 Harford Road. For more information call 410-777-5020.
Youth Committee Meeting: The Youth Committee of the Baltimore Workforce Development Board believes that a coordinated workforce system improves workforce outcomes for all young people. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Bon Secours Community Resource Center, 31 South Payson Street. For more information, go to baltoworkforce.com/youth-committee.