WEEKEND HAPPENINGS: August 17 – 23, 2017 And Beyond by Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke

Mary Pat Clarke 14th District Baltimore City Council

Please submit items requested for Weekend Happenings to editor cindy.leahy@baltimorecity.gov

by Tuesday 5pm before each week’s Thursday publication.

 

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Thursday – August 17

2:30 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Northwood Branch – 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard

 

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

 

 

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation

3-Day Flea Market Event

Friday through Sunday

Friday – August 18

10 am – 7 pm

24 West Preston Street

FREE Event Parking – GPS: 1931 MD Avenue

Rain or Shine

Great selection – Great Deals

Costume Jewelry – Household Items – Accessories – Collectibles – Electronics – Toys – Furniture – Books – CDs, DVD and more.

 

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5th Annual Fashion Show

“Dream – Sew It – Wear It”

Friday – August 18

12:30 – 1:30 pm

The Waxter Center – 1000 Cathedral Street

Open to the Public

Items for Sale – Created by Jewelry and Needle Point Class

Fashions created by the 2017 Sewing I and Sewing II Classes

Erika DesRavines, Director, Waxter Center

Dr. Joan M. Scott-Cruise, Sewing Instructor, Baltimore City Community College

For information:

410-521-5131 or 410-292-3652

 

SATURDAYAUGUST 19

 

 

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation

3-Day Flea Market Event

Saturday – August 19

9 am – 5 pm

24 West Preston Street

FREE Event Parking – GPS: 1931 MD Avenue

Rain or Shine

Great selection – Great Deals

Costume Jewelry – Household Items – Accessories – Collectibles – Electronics – Toys – Furniture – Books – CDs, DVD and more.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

 

 

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation

3-Day Flea Market Event

Sunday – August 20

12 – 3 pm

24 West Preston Street

FREE Event Parking – GPS: 1931 MD Avenue

Rain or Shine

Great selection – Great Deals

Costume Jewelry – Household Items – Accessories – Collectibles – Electronics – Toys – Furniture – Books – CDs, DVD and more.

 

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Free Family Fun Day

Baltimore Museum of Art

Sunday – August 20

2 – 5 pm

10 Art Museum Drive

Explore your creative side with hands-on art-making workshops in response to works on view.

This Sunday, create a giant collage.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

 

The 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipse Info from NASA

Monday – August 21

View in Baltimore:

Begins 1:18 pm through 4:01 pm

Maximum View 2:42 pm

 

EVENTS

 

Maryland is not one of the states where you can see the total solar eclipse,

but that won’t stop anyone from going outside to watch!

 

These are some of the places offering viewing parties and activities in the area:

 

 

Port Discovery Children’s Museum – 35 Market Place

Sunday – August 20

12 – 5 pm

This is to get ready for the eclipse and is just for the kids.

Kids can create solar eclipse art, learn about space and get ready for the eclipse

More Info HERE

 

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Maryland Science Center – 601 Light Street

Monday – August 21

12 – 4 pm

Join museum staff of the rooftop to safely observe the eclipse.

There will be a variety of safe solar views and sun-themed activities.

You can attend the event by paying the cost of admission.

More Info HERE

 

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Cylburn Arboretum – 4915 Greenspring Avenue

Monday – August 21

1 – 3 pm

You can observe a partial eclipse by making pinhole cameras and

watching the moon’s shadows cast by the trees on the trails

For safety, they also offer eclipse glasses

More Info HERE

 

 

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Summer STEM: Color Changing Slime

Monday – August 21

3 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Waverly Branch – 400 East 33rd Street

Learn about thermodynamics and make some heat sensitive color-changing slime.

Ages 5 -12

 

 

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Waverly Main Street’s Clean, Safe & Green Initiative Monthly Meeting

Design, Promotions Committee

Monday – August 21

5 – 7 pm

3320B Greenmount Avenue

Help plan the next Green Event, Neighborhood Lights, Mini-Markets and more

More Info:

Emilie Aracil Drasher, Esq., Executive Director

Waverly Main Street – 3302B Greenmount Avenue

410-889-8100

emilie@waverlymainstreet.org

 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

 

 

Cards ‘N Teens

Wednesday – August 23

5 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Northwood Branch – 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard

Play card games like Magic the Gathering, Yu Gi Oh and UNO

 

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Discussion

A Deep Dark Secret by Kimberla Lawson Roby

Wednesday – August 23

6 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Northwood Branch – 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard

 

 

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Popsicles with The Principal

Wednesday – August 23

6 – 7:30 pm

Hampden Elementary/Middle School – 3608 Chestnut Avenue

Come chat with Hampden E/M School Principal Katrina Foster

Learn about the exciting things going on in the school and ways you can get involved

Event is sponsored by Live Baltimore

Learn about Live Baltimore’s Way to Stay Program HERE

 

 

 

Dam Jam 2017

Saturday – August 26

9 am – 3 pm

Cromwell Valley Park – 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road

Fun filled day of nature, art, music, food, hikes and history

Learn about our water system while touring the Loch Raven Dam

Live entertainment, artists, wildlife and food available throughout the day

A shuttle bus will be available at the park to take visitors on tours of the Loch Raven Dam

 

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4th Annual Waverly Village Fair

Saturday – August 26

10 am – 2 pm

Parking Lot behind The Weinberg Y in Waverly

900 East 33rd Street

FREE Event

FREE snowballs, games, resource tables, food and much more

Volunteer group of neighbors from Waverly, Ednor Gardens/Lakeside, Better Waverly and Pen Lucy

More Info:

WaverlyFair@gmail.com

 

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Fahrenheit 451

Saturday – August 26

10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Roland Park Branch – 5108 Roland Avenue

 

 

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Panda Stories

Saturday – August 26

1 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Waverly Library – 400 East 3rd Street

Ages 3 – 5

Songs and rhymes in Chinese and English

 

 

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Schwingo!

Saturday – August 26

5 pm

Make Studio – 3326 Keswick Road

Sure-to-sell-out Schwingo will be a spin on the typical Bingo

Make Studio and local artists team up to off art prizes

Music, food available

Bingo begins at 6 pm

The “Ambassador of Hampden”, Lou Catelli will be the celebrity caller, amongst surprise guests

All proceeds directly benefit the programing of Make Studio

Dinner/desserts available from Green Bowl & Jump’n Jeff’s Frosty Treats

Tickets HERE

 

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Land Use and Transportation Committee Informational Hearing on

Medicinal Marijuana Dispensaries in Baltimore City 

Wednesday – August 30

1:00 pm

Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall

City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street

(Picture ID required for admission to City Hall)  

 

Legislative Oversight: LO17-0023 For the purpose of calling on the State of Maryland,

the Zoning Administrator of Baltimore City, and Baltimore City’s Department of Planning

to share information about equity in the process of selecting licensees,

the launching of upcoming medicinal marijuana dispensaries,

their impact on local zoning and enforcement,

and their impact on community master plans in Baltimore City.

 

If unable to attend, please email your comments to the following

Land Use and Transportation committee members:

 

Edward Reisinger, chair Edward.Reisinger@baltimorecity.gov

Sharon Green Middleton, vice chair Sharon.Middleton@baltimorecity.gov

Mary Pat Clarke, MaryPat.Clarke@baltimorecity.gov

Eric T. Costello, Eric.Costello@baltimorecity.gov

Ryan Dorsey, Ryan.Dorsey@baltimorecity.gov

Leon Pinkett, Leon.Pinkett@baltimorecity.gov

Robert Stokes, Robert.Stokes@baltimorecity.gov

 

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Free Family Flicks

Zootopia

Wednesday – August 30

5 pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Waverly Library – 400 East 3rd Street

 

 

For Events City-Wide

 

Culture Fly Baltimore

 

BaltimoreEvents

 

Green Events Baltimore

 

Baltimore Police Website

 

 

 

 

Help Baltimore Get Job Ready!

Why Donate?

Your new or gently used clothing will help Baltimore

residents get prepared for employment opportunities at:

WorkBaltimore Convention on September 27

When?

Now through September 14

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Noon – 450

Where?

201 East Baltimore Street – Suite 450

Accepting clothing new or dry-cleaned:

Women: Blazers, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Slacks

Men: Blazers, Dress Shirts, Neck & Bow ties, slacks

Accessories: Cuff links, Tie clips, Brief cases, Portfolio cases & more

*Your donation may be tax deductible – check with your tax preparer for more information

 

 

Mary Pat

Mary Pat Clarke

550 City Hall

100 North Holliday Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

410-396-4814 office

410-545-7585 fax

marypat.clarke@baltimorecity.gov

 

Staff

cindy.leahy@baltimorecity.gov

stephanie.murdock@baltimorecity.gov

 

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