Crime Prevention: The Southern District Police Community Relations Council holds COP walks as follows. Note: Unless otherwise specified, all walks are 7 p.m. Check the website for rules and policies and for weather-related cancellations of walks. Info: Jack Baker email@example.com, 443-831-0538, www.sdpcrc.org.Wednesday, July 18, Locust Point: meet at the Himalayan House Restaurant, E Fort Ave & Cooksie St
Monday, July 23, Mt. Winans: meet at S Paca St & Hollins Ferry Rd
Tuesday, July 24, Brooklyn: meet at the Hargrove District Courthouse, 700 E Patapsco Ave
Wednesday, July 25, Pigtown: meet at the Bath House, 904 Washington Blvd
Thursday, July 26, Federal Hill/Federal Hill South: meet at Porter’s Pub, Riverside Ave & E Cross St
Adult Learning: Learning Is For Tomorrow (LIFT), 900 South East Avenue, has small-group classes in reading, writing, math, and life skills for adults (ages 16 and over). Morning, evening and afternoon classes are held in the lower level of the former St. Brigid’s School. Classes for adults with learning difficulties, learning disabilities and learning challenges. Additionally, LIFT provides English writing and grammar instruction to the deaf/hard of hearing community and literacy instruction for adults who are blind or have low vision. Info: 410-522-1705 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head Start Openings: HeadStart, a free pre-school program with meals for ages 3, 4 and 5, has openings at the Our Lady of Fatima site, 6400 E. Pratt Street. Info: 410-558-0919
School Supplies: Breath of God Lutheran Church, 141 S. Clinton St., hosts Back to School Night on Wednesday, August 1, 6:30-8 p.m. In addition to getting school supplies, students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about various community services and enjoy some entertainment. The event is for students in grades K-8. Register by Friday, July 20. Info: 443-834-3144 or 410-675-5616 (English), or 443-683-2582 (Spanish).
Call for Artists: Harbor East is looking for artists to create window displays in the Harbor East shopping district. The theme is “Winter Wonderland: A Dickens Holiday.” Application deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 1. Info: www.promotionandarts.com, 410-752-8632.
Local Preschool Openings: United Evangelical’s PACT program (Parents and Children Together) has openings for preschoolers to learn through art, projects, and play. Info/classroom visits: Concetta Clark 410-995-0118.
Wednesday, July 18
Weekly Walking Group: Patterson Park area’s walking group meets at the Pagoda on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. for a walk around the park. All welcome (adults, kids, babies in strollers, etc.) Info: email@example.com, 410-276-3676.
Thursday, July 19
Highlandtown Farmers’ Market: The market is on Thursday, July 19, 4-8 p.m.,
Send Us Your Events: The Baltimore Guide is looking for your lists of community events that will be held in 2012. This can include community association meetings, church dinners and more. Items can be mailed to The Baltimore Guide at 526 S. Conkling Street, Baltimore, MD 21224, faxed to 410-732-6604, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for each week’s issue is Friday at noon of the week before. A contact name, phone number or e-mail must be included with all submissions.