Get ready for the West Baltimore Squares Spring Celebration!

Edith Gilliard walking up Gilmor Street on the West Baltimore Squares Spring WalkSpring is here and we’re celebrating in West Baltimore Squares – Franklin Square, Harlem Park, Lafayette Square, and Union Square – and in many of our historic neighborhoods! We have five fun free events coming up from April through June with everything from free vaccines for pitbulls, a chance to help a local garden, to a community bike ride and much more! Come out and enjoy the spring with your West Baltimore neighbors or get involved as a volunteer by calling Eli Pousson at 301-204-3337 or e-mail

West Baltimore Community Pitbull Day at Franklin Square E/MS
Saturday, April 7, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you own a pitbull or pitbull mix? Join B-More Dog for free vaccines, free spay/neuter certificates and much more fun with dogs at Lexington & Calhoun Streets!

“Docs in the Parks” at Franklin Square
Saturday, April 21, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bring your whole family for a chance to be healthy and have fun with free food, games, outdoor activities, poetry and more with all of your West Baltimore neighbors.

West Baltimore Garden Volunteer Day at Boyd Street Garden
Saturday, April 28, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Work together volunteers from Power in Dirt and the Community Greening Resource Network and help get West Baltimore’s Boyd Street Garden in good shape for spring!

Sowebo Arts & Music Festival at Hollins Market
Sunday, May 27, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The utterly unique and always free arts and music Sowebohemian Fest is a can’t miss neighborhood event. We’ll be there to help promote the Baltimore City Parks Photo Competition with special prizes for young photographers!

West Baltimore Parks Bike Ride for National Trails Day
Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Explore all of our great West Baltimore parks on a fun family-friendly bike ride with Baltimore Heritage highlighting the interesting history you can find in our parks and neighborhoods.

Help spread the word on Facebook! If you are interested in receiving flyers for a meeting or to pass out to friends and neighbors, please contact Eli Pousson at 301-204-3337 or e-mail

The West Baltimore Squares Spring Celebration is supported by the Partnership for Parks program from the Parks & People Foundation and the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks.

Update – Download a flyer for the West Baltimore Squares Spring Celebration here or check out our upcoming events on Facebook to invite your friends and neighbors!

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