Baltimore/ Arts & Culture
Published on June 12, 2018
3 great community events in Baltimore this weekPhoto: Kirsty TG/Unsplash

Looking to get out and into the community this week?

From an open house at Morgan State to a Father's Day family cookout, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events around Baltimore this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Open house for Morgan State's College Discovery Summer Program

Sixth and seventh graders attending Baltimore City schools are invited to an open house for the upcoming College Discovery Summer Program at Morgan State University.

Running Monday through Friday from June 25-Aug. 3, the summer program offers tutoring in math, reading and writing and internship opportunities, as well as free breakfast, lunch and bus passes.

To participate, interested students and their parents must attend this open house.

When: Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Earl G. Graves Business Building, 4200 Hillen Road
Admission: Free

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Book signing with Ricardo Rowe at Reginald F. Lewis Museum

In honor of Caribbean Heritage Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum is hosting a book signing with Ricardo Rowe.

The Jamaican-born former Penn State football player will sign copies of his new memoir, which chronicles his experience navigating race relations. The book also offers his perspective on how racism is effecting society today and the sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

When: Saturday, June 16, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St.
Admission: Free with museum admission ($8 general admission; free for members)

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Father’s Day Family Cookout with K.E.Y.S Empowers

Join the K.E.Y.S. Empowers youth development organization at its third annual family cookout.

The celebration will honor fathers and father figures with free food, music and a wide range of family-focused activities — including a celebrity basketball game, a three-legged race, tug of war, a gaming truck and much more.

When: Sunday, June 17, 12-6 p.m.
Where: Easterwood Park Recreation, 1530 N. Bentalou St.
Admission: Free

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