Wednesday, March 22

West Wednesdays: Hear about the ongoing fight for police accountability in the Tyrone West case and for all victims of police misconduct. This event happens every Wednesday. For more information, go to:

Volunteer: Affordable Produce Program Packing Day: Join Civic Works for a morning of packing local produce to be delivered to seniors throughout the city. 9 a.m. to noon at Civic Works Brehms Lane, 3501 Brehms Lane. For more information, email:

Thursday, March 23

Weekly Protest for Donnell Rochester: Follow @justice4donnell on Instagram to learn more. 4 p.m. at 120 East Baltimore Street.

Saturday, March 25

Civic Saturday Session: Your Power and the Press: Join No Boundaries Coalition and Baltimore journalists Tom Hall, Lisa Snowden, and Michael Cross-Barnet for a virtual discussion about getting your stories and viewpoints covered. 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Virtual. For more information, go to:

Sunday, March 26

Greater Govans Expungement Clinic: Loyola University Maryland has partnered with Maryland Legal Aid to host an expungement clinic. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Loyola’s Transportation and Public Safety complex, 5104 York Road. For more information, go to: or call: 410-951-7777.

Monday, March 27

Free Naloxone (NARCAN) Training: Learn how to identify an overdose, properly administer Naloxone (Narcan), treatment options, and available resources. Attendees will be provided with kits to keep. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Clay Pots, 1635 West Pratt Street. For more information, go to: or call: 443-475-0149. 

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: or call: 410-396-4804.

Tuesday, March 28

Baltimore City Schools Public Board Meeting:  Meeting of Baltimore City School Commissioners. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Virtual. See Baltimore City Schools website for login information. For more information, go to: or call: 443-984-2000.

NAMI West Baltimore Connection Support Group: A free, peer-led support group for adults 18+ living with a mental health condition or looking for mental health support. 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at Bon Secour’s Community Works Resource Center, 31 South Payson Street. For more information, call: 410-435-2600 or email: 

Wednesday, March 29

Fit4Baby at the CareFirst Engagement Center: This program is designed for moms-to-be in any trimester to help prepare them for pregnancy, birth, and beyond. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The CareFirst Engagement Center, 1501 South Clinton Street. For more information, go to:

Friday, March 31

Destitution and Power: The Trans Experience: The conference poses necessary questions of visibility and representation: Can the trans person speak — and be heard? How does one show up and show themselves as trans? How and when is the other perceived as trans? March 31 to April 1 at the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy, San Martin Drive. For more information, go to: 

HERStories Book Swap: Book swap featuring books written by woman authors in celebration of Women’s History Month. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Paper Herald, 702 Saint Paul Street. For more information, go to: or call: 443-835-1402.

Saturday, April 1

Baltimore City Pro Bono Day: Meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys and discuss your civil legal issues. Attorneys will provide advice to eligible clients in areas of law such as: divorce, custody, foreclosure, and more. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center, 201 Reedbird Avenue. For more information, email: 

Ready, Set, Hire! is Baltimore City Rec and Parks’ Annual Job Fair: Baltimore City Recreation and Parks has teamed up with the Baltimore City Department of Employee Services to streamline the city’s employment process. For one day, applicants receive on-site interviews and offers. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at C.C. Jackson Recreation Center, 4910 Park Heights Avenue. For more information, go to: or email:

Sunday, April 2

April G.R.O.W Beyond Creative Barriers: Join fellow writers, artists, students, thinkers, organizers, and leaders for a monthly productivity session. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Good Neighbor, 3827 Falls Road. For more information, go to: 

Monday, April 3

Policing in the Aftermath of the Gun Trace Task Force: Join the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center for Criminal Justice Reform to revisit the Gun Trace Task Force report’s findings and recommendations and examine whether the proposed reforms have been implemented effectively. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University of Baltimore School of Law, John and Frances Angelos Law Center, 1401 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: or call: 410-837-4468. 

Tuesday, April 4

Calvary Lutheran Church Food Pantry: Calvary Lutheran Church Food Pantry serves those in need on the first Tuesday of each month. 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church of Hamilton, 2625 East Northern Parkway. For more information, go to: or call: 410-426-4301.

Lisa Snowden is Editor-in-Chief and cofounder of Baltimore Beat. Previously, she was an editor at Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Sun, and The Real News Network. Her work has also appeared in Essence,...