Wednesday, May 3
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: facebook.com/justicefortyronewest.
Healthcare Hiring Event at Bon Secours Community Resource Center: Recruiters from local employers will conduct on-site interviews for prospective employees. Noon to 4 p.m. at Bon Secours Community Resource Center, 31 South Payson Street. For more information, call 401-801-5100 or email: Community_Works@bshsi.org.
Volunteer: Affordable Produce Delivery Days: Join Civic Works to deliver local produce to seniors throughout the city. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Clifton Mansion, 2701 Saint Lo Drive. For more information, email: email@example.com.
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. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The CareFirst Engagement Center, 1501 South Clinton Street. For more information, go to: carefirst.com/cec.
Artscape Info Session: Learn more about this year’s Artscape festival. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Branch, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to: promotionandarts.org or email: BOPACommunications@promotionandarts.org.
Thursday, May 4
Weekly Protest for Donnell Rochester: This event happens every Thursday. Follow @justice4donnell on Instagram to learn more. 4 p.m. at 120 East Baltimore Street.
NextGen Connections: Infrastructural Optimism: Join AIA Baltimore and Baltimore Architecture Foundation for their 2023 Lecture Series: NextGen Connections. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Alertus Technologies, 10 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: aiabaltimore.org or call: 410-625-2585.
Friday, May 5
Nonprofit Summit: Strengthening and Supporting Black and Minority-Led Organizations: Towson University’s first-ever Baltimore Nonprofit Summit that brings together organizations, funders, and stakeholders in an effort to strengthen and support community-based organizations in Greater Baltimore, with an emphasis on Black and minority-led organizations. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Towson University, West Village Ballroom C, 8000 York Road, Towson. For more information, go to: towson.edu/campus/community/events/nonprofit-summit.html
Saturday, May 6
Black Student Summit: An opportunity for reflection, joy, healing, and building with other Baltimore City Public School System students. 9 a.m to 1 p.m. at Baltimore School for the Arts, 712 Cathedral Street. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Boundaries Youth Organizers 7th Annual Youth Issues Assembly: A day of speakers, workshops, and social justice. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, go to: noboundariescoalition.com.
Second Annual Remington Community Yard Sale: Clothing, household items, and craft supplies will be for sale. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sisson Street Community Park, 2701 Sisson Street.
Urban Veggie Gardening 101: Join the library in Filbert Street Garden for a crash course in urban vegetable gardening. 11 a.m. at Filbert Street Garden, 1317 Filbert Street. For more information, call: 410-396-5356.
Irvington Community Marketplace Kickoff & Block Party: Starting May 6, each first and third Saturday there will be an outdoor marketplace for the community, but it all starts with this party. Noon to 5 p.m. at 4020 Frederick Avenue. For more information, go to: ccdgroup.org or call: 410-205-2488.
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology Open House: Enjoy hands-on science activities for kids of all ages, meet scientists, and discover important marine research happening at the harbor’s edge. 1 p.m. at IMET, 701 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: umces.edu/imet or call: 410-234-8800.
Monday, May 8
Abolish JHPD: Open Mic and Vigil: A vigil and open mic honoring victims of police brutality on the fourth anniversary of the Garland Hall sit-in. 5 p.m. at JHU Public Safety Department, 3001 Remmington Avenue.
Tuesday, May 9
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: baltimorecityschools.org or call: 443-984-2000.
Baltimore City Council Bill Hearing – Inclusionary Housing: The Inclusionary Housing Coalition Baltimore is gathering at City Hall to support housing legislation. 5 p.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street. For more information, go to: facebook.com/baltimoreihc.
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 email@example.com.
Wednesday, May 10
Bird Banding Demo with Birds of Urban Baltimore: It’s like fishing for birds. Catch birds in mist nets, weigh and measure them, then attach unique bands to help track them throughout their life. 7 a.m. at The Natural History Society of Maryland, 9608 Belair Road. For more information, go to: marylandnature.org or call: 410-882-5376.
AudaCITY: Bold Community Visioning Series: Participants will work in groups to identify conventional and innovative strategies to bridge the gap between the current state and the ideal state of different aspects of community. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place.
Quarterly Town Hall: This meeting is open to all community members and is virtual and in person. 7 p.m. at Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: greenmountwest.org or call: 667-212-5286.
Thursday, May 11
The Housing University: Ribbon Cutting Celebration: Baltimore Healthy Start, Inc. is proud to announce the official launch of its new program, The Housing University. Noon to 3 p.m. at Baltimore Healthy Start, 610 North Chester Street. For more information, go to: baltimorehealthystart.org.
Campaign for Justice, Safety, and Jobs Community Town Hall: Join the Campaign for Justice, Safety, and Jobs for a community town hall about what happened to local control, City Council’s powers over the Baltimore Police Department, and how others can be a part of lasting police accountability in Baltimore. This event will be virtual and in-person. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Douglass Memorial Community Church, 1325 Madison Avenue. For more information, go to: jufj.org.
BPD: Northwestern District Commander’s Crime & Community Monthly Meeting: Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month. Virtual. For more information, go to: baltimorepolice.org.
Friday, May 12
Info Session for Community College of Baltimore County and Maryland Food Bank FoodWorks: This FoodWorks program includes both academic classroom work and hands-on food preparation experience in the Maryland Food Bank’s state-of-the-art Bauer Community Kitchen. 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Maryland Food Bank, 2200 Halethorpe Farm Road. For more information, call: 443-840-5840 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace Sneaker Ball: In celebration of The Baltimore Peace Movement weekend, Creative City invites families and community members to its first-ever Peace party. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Towanda Recreation Center, 4100 Towanda Avenue. For more information, go to: creativecityschool.org.
Kicking It With The Co-op: Learn more about why a food co-op membership builds community and generational wealth. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cherry Hill Food Co-Op, 638 Cherry Hill Road. For more information, go to: cherryhillfoodcoop.com or call: 410-670-5876.
Community Chess Night: Chess play and lessons at all levels. Play, learn, compete. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Community Engagement Center, 16 South Poppleton Street. For more information, go to: boardroomchess.wixsite.com/theboardroom-chess.
Saturday, May 13
2023 Rising 9th Grade Success Seminar: The CollegeBound Foundation is hosting a free seminar for parents and students transitioning into Baltimore City public high schools. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Johns Hopkins University, Mason Hall, 3400 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: collegeboundfoundation.org.
Dewees Garden Workday, Cookout and Awards Ceremony: Work in the garden and bring a meal to contribute. 8 a.m. at Dewees Park, 812 Woodbourne Avenue.
BRED’S 2023 Co-Op Jumpstart: Come to this event for a chance to gain the tools & knowledge to start or convert into a co-op. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 East North Avenue. For more information, go to: baltimoreroundtable.org or email: email@example.com.
Jake’s Day: This event honors the memory of young skater and Baltimore resident Jake Owens. Free skate lessons, ice cream, and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jake’s Skatepark, 300 Key Highway. For more information, go to: waterfrontpartnership.org.
Black Wall Street Expo: Fundraiser for Greater Youth Initiative. This event will feature a parade, local vendors, service providers, and more. Noon to 7 p.m. at 25th Street between Saint Paul and Howard Streets. For more information, go to: nmconnects.org.
Monday, May 15
Bike To Work Week: Bike to Work Week 2023 will feature locally hosted events and group rides throughout the week and Bike to Work Day events on Friday, May 19. May 15-21. For more information, go to: biketoworkmd.com.
A History of Hoes Heights: Hear the history of Hoes Heights from descendants of the neighborhood’s founder, Grandison Hoe. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Gilman Hall, Bowman Drive. For more information, go to: museums.jhu.edu/homewood-museum or call: 410-516-5589.
Community Organizing: The ACORN Approach Tour – Baltimore: The event/training will cover the theory and principles of organizing (strategy, tactics, action, leadership, listening); key skills of organizing (leadership development, organizing conversations, recruitment, leadership, barriers to involvement); organizing drives of neighborhoods/communities of interest from start to finish; from principles to practice—implementing the skills within your own organization. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at CASA Baltimore Welcome Center, 2706 Pulaski Highway. For more information, go to: wearecasa.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.
Tuesday, May 16
Financial Literacy: Free Workshop Series: Learning how to manage your money can serve as a strong foundation for your successful financial future. Build your financial knowledge at these free workshops presented by PNC Bank. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at South Baltimore Learning Center, 28 East Ostend Street. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 410-625-4215.
Wednesday, May 17
Rock the Block: Free lunch, art projects, raffles, and more. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Springboard Community Services, 4623 Falls Road. For more information, go to: springboardmd.org or call: 410-669-9000.
MOMCares Co-Sleeper and Diaper Giveaway: Free co-sleepers and diapers. Also, safe sleep information and STI/STD testing. 11:45 a.m. at New Song Community Learning Center, 1530 Presstman Street. For more information, go to: momcares.org or call: 443-889-0930.
2023 Courting Art Baltimore: Courting Art Baltimore will award scholarships totaling $20,000 to Baltimore City high school students for their outstanding artistic abilities. The winning artwork will be on long-term display at the Eastside District courthouse. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Eastside District Court, 1400 East North Avenue. For more information, go to: baltimorecityschools.org or call: 443-984-2000.