Wednesday, July 12
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.
Real Food Farm Community Volunteer Day: Weekly volunteer day with Real Food Farm. 9 a.m. to noon at Civic Works’ Real Food Farm, 2801 Saint Lo Drive. For more information, go to: civicworks.com/programs/real-food-farm or call: 410-366-8533.
Statewide Preservation Plan Public General Meeting: Baltimore City: Share your ideas, questions, and concerns about the future of historic preservation, archaeology, and cultural heritage in Maryland. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Maryland Center for History and Culture, 610 Park Avenue. For more information, go to: mdhistory.org or call: 410-685-3750.
BPD: Northern District Commander’s Monthly Crime and Community Meeting: This event is hosted by the Baltimore Police Department. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Baltimore Police Department Northern District, 2201 West Cold Spring Lane. For more information, call: 410-396-2455.
Thursday, July 13
Local Control Advisory Board Meeting: The Local Control Advisory Board is a community-driven advisory board tasked with studying and making recommendations on issues related to the transition of control of the Baltimore Police Department from the State of Maryland to the City of Baltimore. 10 a.m. at No Boundaries Coalition, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Baltimore Learning Center Open House: Learn more about SBLC’s free adult education and work readiness programs or volunteer opportunities. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at South Baltimore Learning Center, 28 East Ostend Street. For more information, go to: southbaltimorelearns.org or call: 410-625-4215.
Baltimore City Council’s Public Safety and Government Operations Meeting: An oversight hearing about the Brooklyn mass shooting. 5 p.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street. For more information, go to: baltimorecitycouncil.com or call: 410-396-4804.
Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland Town Hall – Baltimore City: Join the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland’s Baltimore City members for a town hall discussion of the 2023 legislative session and bills passed that impact Black Marylanders. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Coppin State University Science and Technology Center, 2500 West North Avenue. For more information, go to: mdblackcaucusfoundation.org.
BPD: Northwestern District Commander’s Crime and Community Monthly Meeting: This event is hosted by the Baltimore Police Department. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Baltimore Police Department Northwestern District, 5271 Reisterstown Road. For more information, call: 410-396-2466.
Firefly Talk and Walk: An evening walk with Dr. Abner Lall to learn about the unique creatures we call fireflies. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Avenue. For more information, go to: cylburn.org or call: 410-367-2217.
Friday, July 14
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 Roosevelt Park Pool, 3500 Poole Street. For more information, go to: bmorechildren.com/bmoresummer.
Saturday, July 15
Justice for Tyrone West Run/Walk: Join Runners4Justice to raise up Tyron West’s name and to demand accountability. 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Lake Montebello by the entrance at 33rd Street and Hillen Road. For more information, email: email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘13th’ Documentary Screening and Youth Panel Discussion: A free screening of Ava DuVernay’s award-winning documentary “13th.” Following the screening, there will be a youth-led panel discussion on the impacts of the justice system on Maryland’s youth and young adults and current opportunities to support juvenile justice reform. Noon to 3 p.m. at The Community Group Inc, 1400 Federal Street. For more information, email: email@example.com.
Brake Light Clinic and Resource Fair: Free brake light repair program. Noon to 5 p.m. at Jane Addams Resource Corporation, 4910 Park Heights Avenue. For more information, go to: jotf.org, call 410-725-8341 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baltimore Youth OPEN Mic: If you have talent and are 19 years or younger, this is the event for you. It’s a judgment-free space for youth. 1 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to: fashionumbrella.org/youth-open-mic or email: email@example.com.
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 Druid Hill Park Pool, 800 Wyman Park Drive. For more information, go to: bmorechildren.com/bmoresummer.
Tuesday, July 18
Mandela Day Celebration: Network, share global and local perspectives, and enjoy cultural performances. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 East North Avenue. For more information, go to: baltimore.impacthub.net.
Wednesday, July 19
Confronting Lies: Controlling Our Narratives: How can journalists and scholars in majority Black cities combat misinformation and challenge these narratives? How do we make sure people control their own stories? Hear from Lisa Snowden of Baltimore Beat, Cierra Hinton of Scalawag, and Tonia Hill of The TRiiBE. 6 p.m. at Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 3128 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: baltimorefieldschool.org.
Thursday, July 20
On the Front Lines of Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Transformational Learning Circles are designed to incorporate the voices of those who are at the forefront of REDI. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Baltimore Unity Hall, 1505 Eutaw Place. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent and Community Advisory Board (PCAB) 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.
Friday, July 21
Baltimore Data Day 2023: In-Person: Baltimore Data Day is an annual workshop to help communities expand their capacity to use technology and data to advance their goals. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Baltimore, 11 West Mount Royal Avenue. For more information, email: email email@example.com.
Chess Instruction: An evening of free chess lessons and play. Youth ages 6-19. 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 or call: 410-962-8540.
Saturday, July 22
Art Law Clinic: July 2023: A 30-minute consult with volunteer attorneys for artists and creative entrepreneurs. ($5) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: mdvla.org or call: 410-752-1633.
BMore Saturday Night Live: This teen-only outdoor event will feature FREE food, music, live entertainment, games, activities, resources, and more. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street. For more information, go to: bmorechildren.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, July 24
Free Rest and Recovery for Wellness Seminar: A team of experts will guide you through different relaxation methods, stress management techniques, and self-care practices. You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who are on the same journey toward wellness. Noon to 1 p.m. at CareFirst Engagement Center, 1501 South Clinton Street, Suite 100. For more information, go to: carefirst.com/cec.
Tuesday, July 25
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.
Wednesday, July 26
Diaper Bank: Free diapers and wipes will be provided to families in need who live in area codes 21225-21226 while supplies last. This event occurs on the fourth Wednesday of every month. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Curtis Bay Elementary, 4301 West Bay Avenue. For more information, go to: health.baltimorecity.gov or call: 410-396-4398.
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 The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 503 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: baltoworkforce.com/youth-committee.
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: transportation.baltimorecity.gov/mbac.
Associated Black Charities Community Convos: Listening and sharing sessions that amplify voices, encourage self-determination, and support collaboration. 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center, 16 South Poppleton Street. For more information, go to: associatedblackcharities.org or call: 410-659-0000.
My Brother’s Keeper: This program will include a crucial conversation on the various issues and barriers that impact Black male youth in Baltimore City. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to: prattlibrary.org or call: 410-396‑5430.