Wednesday, Sept. 7

Meeting of the Board of Estimates: Weekly meeting concerning city finances. 9 a.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street. 

West Wednesdays: Hear about the ongoing fight for police accountability in the Tyrone West case and for all victims of police misconduct. 6:30 p.m. This event happens every Wednesday. For more information, go to:

Thursday, Sept. 8

Baltimore’s Highway to Nowhere: A Forum on Reconnecting Communities: A Forum on Reconnecting Communities: AIA Baltimore’s Urban Design Committee wants to provide stakeholders a platform to see and present ideas that have been developed over the years. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Center for Architecture & Design, 100 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: or call 410-625-2585.

New Auchentoroly Terrace Association’s Meeting: All in-person participants are asked to wear masks and get vaccinated as per CDC public health safety recommendations. In person and virtual. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue. For more information, go to: 

Saturday, Sept. 10

September Community Yoga At Herring Run Park: Free community yoga class. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Herring Run Park, 3500 Shannon Drive. For more information, go to: or call 410-417-8565.

September Opening 2022: A series of book giveaways on the second full weekend of the month. 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at The Book Thing, 3001 Vineyard Lane. For more information, go to: or call 410-662-5631.

Shred Day/Flea Market: Food, music, shopping, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4700 Park Heights Avenue. 

Sisson Street Park September Workday: Help mulch, weed, compost, and more. 10 a.m. to noon. at Sisson Street Community Park, 2701 Sisson Street. 

Millenium Genesis Health and Fitness Expo: Family fun, art, music, business resources, and more. Noon to 7 p.m. at Hollins Market, 1126 Hollins Street.  

Youth Summit and Back to School Rally: Authors, music, and more. Noon to 4 p.m. at Urban Reads Bookstore, 3008 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: or call 443-552-1094.

Sunday, Sept. 11

Second Sundays at Leakin Park: Explore the beauty of Leakin Park with miniature train rides, the Outward Bound rock climbing wall, the historic chapel, hiking trails, the playground, and more. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Leakin Park, 1920 Eagle Drive. For more information, go to:

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Join the Squeegee Collaborative for a Community Conversation: An opportunity to give input to Baltimore City officials and members of the Squeegee Collaborative. 6 p.m., New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 North Monroe Street. For more information, go to:

Greenmount West Community Association Block Captain Resource Meeting: Collaborate on community-building events like Stoop Nights and Dumpster Days. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Ave. For more information, go to:

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Baltimore Career Fair: Hiring managers will be available to fill positions in sales, retail, customer service, and more. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, 1 East Redwood Street.

Baltimore City Council Informational Hearing on Baltimore’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan: Representatives from the Baltimore City Health Department; Baltimore’s healthcare community; and other interested parties go before the Baltimore City Council to discuss the city’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. 10 a.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street. 

Books and BBQ 2022: Free books and food for the community. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Walther Gardens, 3501 Southern Avenue.

Thursday, Sept. 15

Third Thursday Baltimore Independent Creatives Networking Happy Hour: A monthly networking event for creatives, consultants, and freelancers. 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at R House, 301 West 29th Street. 

Friday, Sept. 16

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. 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at UA House, 1100 East Fayette Street. For more information, call 443-840-5840.

Saturday, Sept. 17

Fun Day in the Park: A neighborhood celebration and a naming ceremony for a future community park. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2101 Boone Street. For more information, go to:

Young Successful Leaders Inc Edmondson Avenue Community Cleanup: This event is in partnership with Baltimore City Councilperson Kristerfer Burnett, Southwest Neighborhood CDC, and Edmondson Village Community Association. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. along Hilton Parkway.

Greater Govans Expungement Clinic: Maryland Legal Aid will be providing free, day-of legal services for criminal record expungement from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5104 York Road.

2022 Black Wall Street of Baltimore Business Walk: A free, family friendly event that extends three blocks through the Charles Village neighborhood. 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. along West 25th Street. For more information, go to or call 410-235-5222.

Sunday, Sept. 18

Miller Run Stream Clean Up: Join Patapsco Heritage Greenway to clean up Miller Run, a tributary to the Patapsco River. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Melroy Plumbing and Heating, 6537 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville.

The Black Mall: Support over 45 Black creatives, artists, and businesses. 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 6 East Lafayette Avenue. For more information, call 443-248-2596.

Monday, Sept. 19

The Baltimore Butterfly Sessions: Dr. Durryle Brooks of Blaq Equity and Gavin Witt, Baltimore Center Stage’s former longtime resident dramaturg and associate director, will help us reflect on Baltimore Center Stage’s historical role as a cultural anchor in the changing contexts of the social and political movements which have shaped our city. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street. For more information, go to: or call 410-332-0033.  

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Amplified Voices Series: Bearing Strange Fruit: After a two-year examination of educational inequities in Baltimore City, Dr. Richard Lofton and Mr. Larry Simmons will present the findings of the “Bearing Strange Fruit” report. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue. For more information, go to: or call 410-396-0399.

The Peale’s Community Advisory Team Kick-off Meeting: Workshop to help develop a new advisory committee at The Peale museum. In person and virtual. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Peale Museum, 225 Holliday Street. For more information, go to: or call 667-222-1814.

Baltimore Tenants Talk: Online gathering to discuss tenants issues, rights, and experiences. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., virtual.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Local Community Advisory Board Outreach Meeting: This event is part of a series of meetings held to inform residents about a charter amendment that would return local control of the Baltimore City Police Department to Baltimore City. 6-8 p.m., virtual. For more information go to:

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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,...