Reminder for West Baltimore Squares Walk & Celebration and upcoming events

Please join the Friends of West Baltimore Squares this Saturday evening at 5:00 PM for our walk through historic West Baltimore parks followed by a celebration in Lafayette Square. Meet at Union Square Park for the full walk or join us along the way as we stop at Franklin Square, Harlem Park, & Perkins Square. Our celebration in Lafayette Square starts around 7:00 PM with popcorn, hotdogs, and cake followed by a movie in the park. Transportation back to Franklin Square and Union Square after the walk will be provided thanks to Metrokidz and the Charm City Church.

West Baltimore Squares Spring Walk & Celebration

  • 5:00 to 7:00 PM | Walk from Union Square to Lafayette Square
  • 7:00 to 8:30 PM | Celebration in Lafayette Square

Questions? Contact Eli Pousson at 301-204-3337 or pousson@baltimoreheritage.org. Read on for more information on upcoming events around West Baltimore Squares, parks and neighborhoods including “So, You Have a Vacant Lot: What Next?” 6:00 PM tonight at the Neighborhood Design Center. Submit your own event online to be listed on our calendar and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook for future updates and reminders!

Upcoming Events

“So, You Have a Vacant Lot: What Next?”
April 27 – Tonight! | 6:00 PM -7:30 PM | Neighborhood Design Center, 1401 Hollins Street

  • Would your community like to turn a blighted vacant lot into a neighborhood amenity? If so, then we have the answers. Join Kristen Humphrey of the Neighborhood Design Center who will discuss ways to create a design that will be safe, functional, and environmentally sustainable.

 

Upton Free Tree Give Away- Arbor Day Greening & Celebration
Saturday, April 30 | 9:00am – 12:00 PM | Shields Place and Dolphin Street

  • Volunteers needed for a “Gardens of Hope” cleanup and tree planting event in Upton. Contact Aaron at 443-310-2320 or aaronreichel@gmail.com for more information.

 

Franklin Square Community Planting Day with Civic Works
Saturday, April 30 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Carey and Calhoun Streets

  • Join members of the Franklin Square Association and Civic Works planting trees and begin to prepare the sunflower beds. For more information contact Scott Kashnow at 301-674-1432 or scott.kashnow@gmail.com.

 

Susie’s Cause West Baltimore Health Festival
April 30 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | West Baltimore MARC Station Parking Lot, 400 Smallwood Street

 

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