Baltimore Government and Community Events 9/7/22-9/21/22
Wednesday, September 7
Estimates Committee Meeting: Weekly meeting regarding city finances. 9:00 a.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holiday Street.
Western Wednesdays: Learn 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 takes place every Wednesday. For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/justicefortyronewest/.
Thursday, September 8
Baltimore’s Highway to Nowhere: A Forum on Reconnecting Communities: A Community Reconnecting Forum: The AIA Baltimore Urban Design Committee wants to provide stakeholders with a platform to see and present ideas that have been developed over the years. 5-7:30 p.m. at the Center for Architecture and Design, 100 North Charles Street. For more information, visit: https://www.aiabaltimore.org or call 410-625-2585.
Meeting of the New Auchentoroly Terrace Association: All in-person attendees are asked to wear masks and get vaccinated in accordance with CDC public health safety recommendations. In person and virtual. 6-8 p.m. at 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue. For more information, visit: auchentorolyterrace.org.
Saturday September 10
September Community Yoga at Herring Run Park: Free community yoga class. 9-10 a.m. at Herring Run Park, 3500 Shannon Drive. For more information, visit: friendsduherringrun.org or call 410-417-8565.
Opening September 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, visit: bookthing.org/ or call 410-662-5631.
Shredding/Flea Market Day: Food, music, shopping and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4700 Park Heights Avenue.
Millennium 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 Gathering: Authors, music, etc. Noon to 4 p.m. at Urban Reads Bookstore, 3008 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, visit: www.oururbanreads.com/ or call 443-552-1094.
Sunday September 11
Second Sunday at Leakin Park: Explore the beauty of Leakin Park with model train rides, the Outward Bound rock climbing wall, historic chapel, hiking trails, playground and more. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Leakin Park, 1920 Eagle Drive. For more information, visit: friendsofgwynnsfallsleakinpark.org/Home.
Tuesday September 13
Join the Squeegee collaboration for a community conversation: An opportunity to provide feedback to Baltimore City officials and members of the Squeegee Collaborative. 6 p.m., New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 North Monroe Street. For more information, visit: https://aamebaltimore.com.
Greenmount West Community Association Block Captain Resource Meeting: Collaborate on community building events such as Stoop Nights and Dumpster Days. 7-8:30 p.m. at Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Ave. For more information, visit: greenmountwest.org.
Wednesday September 14
Baltimore Career Fair: Hiring managers will be available to fill positions in sales, retail, customer service, etc. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, 1 East Redwood Street.
Baltimore City Council Information Hearing on Baltimore’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan: Representatives from the Baltimore City Health Department; the Baltimore Health Care Community; and other interested parties appear before the Baltimore City Council to discuss the city’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. 10 a.m. at Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holiday Street.
Books and BBQ 2022: Free books and food for the community. 3-5 p.m. at Walther Gardens, 3501 Southern Avenue.
Thursday September 15
Third Thursday Baltimore Independent Creatives Networking Happy Hour: A monthly networking event for creatives, consultants and freelancers. 5-6:30 p.m. at R House, 301 West 29th Street.
Friday September 16
Community College of Baltimore County and Maryland Food Bank FoodWorks, Culinary Job Training Program @UA House: This FoodWorks program includes both academic work in the classroom and hands-on food preparation experience. 1 to 1:30 p.m. at UA House, 1100 East Fayette Street. For more information, call 443-840-5840.
Saturday September 17
Young Success Leaders Inc Edmondson Avenue Community Cleanup: This event is in partnership with Baltimore Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, the Southwest Ward CDC and the Edmondson Village Community Association. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. along Hilton Parkway.
Grand Govans Erasure Clinic: Maryland Legal Aid will provide free all-day criminal record expunging legal services from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5104 York Road.
2022 Black Wall Street of Baltimore Business Walk: A free family event that spans three blocks in the Charles Village neighborhood. 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. along West 25th Street. For more information, visit nmconnects.org or call 410-235-5222.
Sunday September 18
Miller Run Stream Cleaning: Join Patapsco Heritage Greenway to clean up Miller Run, a tributary of 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. From 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 6 East Lafayette Avenue. For more information, call 443-248-2596.
Monday, September 19
The Baltimore Butterfly Sessions: Dr. Durryle Brooks of Blaq Equity and Gavin Witt, former Baltimore Center Stage’s longtime resident playwright and associate director, will help us reflect on Baltimore Center Stage’s historic role as a cultural anchor in the changing contexts of social and political movements that have shaped our city. 7-8 p.m. at the Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street. For more information, visit: centerstage.org or call 410-332-0033.
Tuesday, September 20
Amplified Voices Series: Bearing Strange Fruit: After a two-year review of educational inequality in the city of Baltimore, Dr. Richard Lofton and Mr. Larry Simmons will present the findings of the Bearing Strange Fruit report. From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 1531 West North Avenue. For more information, visit: prattlibrary.org/locations/pennsylvania-ave or call 410-396-0399.
Peale’s Community Advisory Team Kick-Off Meeting: Workshop to help develop a new advisory board at the Peale Museum. In person and virtual. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Peale Museum, 225 Holiday Street. For more information, visit: thepealecenter.org or call 667-222-1814.
Baltimore tenants talk: Online gathering to discuss tenant issues, rights and experiences. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., virtual.
Wednesday September 21
Local Community Advisory Council Outreach Meeting: This event is part of a series of meetings held to inform residents of a charter amendment that would return local control of the Baltimore City Police Department to the City of Baltimore. 6-8 p.m., virtual. For more information, visit: https://mayor.baltimorecity.gov/bc/boards/local-control-advisory-board.
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