Wednesday, June 28

Baltimore Workforce Development Board: Youth Committee: 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 Elev8 Baltimore, 844 Roundview Road. For more information, go to:

Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Commission: The commission aims to engage in a cooperative planning and implementation process to ensure the successful execution of Baltimore City’s Bicycle Master Plan. Meetings are generally held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month, held virtually on Microsoft Teams. For more information, go to:

HARBEL Community Organization 53rd Annual Meeting: HARBEL invites the general public to its 53rd Annual Meeting. Hear about the work done over the past year and goals for the next year. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at HARBEL Community Organization, 5807 Harford Road. For more information, go to: or call: 410-444-2100. 

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:

Writers LIVE! Christian Cooper: Science and comics writer Christian Cooper, also an expert birder, will reflect on his life leading up to and following his interaction with a dog walker in Central Park in May 2020. Christian Cooper will be joined in conversation by Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Branch, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to: or call: 410-396‑5430.

Thursday, June 29

Baltimore Family Alliance Playground Tour: Join Baltimore Family Alliance for the second stop of their Playground Tour at Linkwood Park near Stony Run Trail. 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the corner of 200 West Coldspring Lane and 4400 Linkwood Road. For more information, go to: or call: 443-966-3232.

Community Soundstage: A free concert series curated by Baltimore Renters United. Music, vendors, snacks, and tenants’ rights information. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2701 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: or call: 443-863-9607.

Meet The Media Happy Hour: Join the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists for the summer edition of its Meet The Media networking event. Pull up for drinks, food and fun with members and guests. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at R. House, 301 West 29th Street. For more information, go to:

Stressed Out? Understanding & Managing Stress: Discover how to better manage your stress through lifestyle and behavior changes. 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Urban Life Center & Juice Bar, 3223 Eastern Avenue. For more information, go to: or call: 410-469-9965.

Saturday, July 1

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:

Sunday, July 2

BMore This Summer: 3-on-3  basketball challenge, dance and singing competitions, live music, and more. 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Rash Field, 201 Key Highway. For ore information, go to:

Community Crew at Oliver Community Farm: Be a part of the Community Crew and help maintain the farm for the benefit of all. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Oliver Community Farm, 1325 North Bond Street. For more information, go to: or call: 410-343-9468.

Monday, July 3

MOMCares: Reclaiming Me Through Belly Therapy: In-person Belly Therapy class with D. Amaadi. Yoga mats will be provided. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at MOMCares, 1101 West Pratt Street. For more information, go to: or call: 443-889-0930.

Tuesday, July 4

Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival: The 2023 Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival will be a hybrid festival of in-person and online offerings. 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Middle Branch Park, 3301 Waterview Avenue. For more information, go to:

Friday, July 7

Community College of Baltimore County and Maryland Food Bank FoodWorks, Culinary Job Training Program @UA House: This FoodWorks program includes both academic classroom work along with hands-on food preparation experience. 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at UA House, 1100 East Fayette Street. For more information, call 443-840-5840.

Bmore Summer – TEEN ONLY Pool Parties: This summer Baltimore City Recreation and Parks will offer pool parties at different locations every Friday. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at William McAbee Pool, 1323 North Gilmore Street. For more information, go to:

Saturday, July 8

Family Health & Fitness Day: A fun-filled day of fitness activities. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morning Star Baptist Church, 1512 Woodlawn Drive. For more information, go to: or call: 410-747-3417.

Pack Grocery Boxes for Low Income Seniors: Pack nutritious vegetables, grains, meats and fruits for Groceries to Go food program. 9 a.m. to noon at DMG Foods, 400 East 29th Street. For more information, email: 

July Book Giveaway and Donation Day: All book donations welcomed. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Book Thing of Baltimore, 3001 Vineyard Lane. For more information, go to: or call: 410-662-5631.

APA Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Fair: Connect with local mental health providers while enjoying music, food, family-friendly activities, prizes, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Morgan State University, 4100 Hillen Road. For more information, go to:

Sunday, July 9

Wyman Park Dell Community Cleanup: All are welcome, all tools provided. Noon to 2 p.m. at Wyman Park Dell, 3000 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: or email:

Community Drum Circle: Group drumming fosters connection and belonging. These sessions are skillfully guided to ensure coherence, while individuals are free to express, connect, amplify, and create. 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church on the Avenue, 800 West 36th Street. For more information, go to: or call: 443-402-5828.

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,...