Wednesday, December 4.

Community Conversation with the CEO – The Road to Kirwan: Join Dr. Sonja Santelises for a conversation with Dr. Brit Kirwan. Dr. Kirwan is leading a commission that is making recommendations about how to build a world-class education system for all of our children in Maryland. 5:30-8 p.m., Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle, 1425 E. Fort Ave.

York Road Partnership General Meeting and Potluck: Monthly meeting. 6:30-8 p.m., 5502 York Rd.

Greenmount West Community Association Meeting: Monthly community meetings in the interest of the Greenmount West Community and its constituents. 7-8:30 p.m., Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Ave.

Queer Suppers: Queer Suppers will be on the first and third Wednesday of the month in November and December. First Wednesdays are at Baltimore Safe Haven, and Third Wednesdays are at St. Michael and All Angels. 7-8:30 p.m., The Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 2013 St. Paul St.

Thursday, December 5.

Advocacy Gathering on Gag Orders and Local Police Control: Help continue the conversation on police violence. 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3522 Bank St.

Friday, December 6.

District 7 Winter Community Clean Up: Equiptment provided. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2001 N. Dukeland St.

Baltimore Climate Strike: Gather at War Memorial Plaza to demand climate justice for all. Noon-2 p.m., War Memorial Plaza, 100 Holliday St.

Saturday, December 7.

Caravan to DC for International Human Rights Day: Join DMV and Baltimore based organizations in commemorating International Human Rights Day. 10 a.m. – noon, 2011 N. Charles St.

Middle and High School Choice Fair: Learn about school options, talk to students and staff from different schools, and find out more about choosing your school. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St.

On the Frontlines of Climate Change: Inspired by Citizen University’s Civic Saturdays, The Baltimore Butterfly Sessions will bring together music, poetry, literary excerpts, and thought-provoking keynote addresses to catalyze conversation and build awareness around today’s most pressing issues. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St.

WTF Winter Bike Gear Swap + Skill Share: Learn tips for dressing for the weather, maintaining your bike, and riding safely, plus free gear swap. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Bikemore, 2209 Maryland Ave.

Sunday, December 8.

Neighbors Without Walls: Feeding the Homeless and Hungry: Terra Cafe and a group of volunteers, prep, package and distribute meals, water, clothing and care packages to homeless residents of Baltimore City. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Terra Cafe, 101 E. 25th St.

Monday, December 9.

Third District Debate: City Council Candidates: Debate between candidate Rain Pryor and incumbent Ryan Dorsey. 6-8 p.m., Function Coworking Community, 4709 Harford Rd.

Voter Registration Certification Training: Training held by the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee. 7-9 p.m., Venable Apartments at Stadium Place, 1030 E. 33rd St.

Tuesday, December 10.

Meet and Greet Baltimore City Candidates: Meet and get to know the candidates in a casual setting. 6-8 p.m., The Ibis Lounge, 6014 Harford Rd.

Wednesday, December 11.

Board of Estimates Meeting: Council President Scott will chair a meeting of the Board of Estimates. 9 a.m., Baltimore City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St.

Soul Talk Series: Racism with Aaron Jones and Devin Allen: Soul Talk is a Series hosted by Women’s Daily Post and Movement Lab that will challenge and push us all out of our comfort zone. 7-9 p.m., Movement Lab, 301 W. 29th St.

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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,...