Join us for the second fee-free day of the year as the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation kick off the first day of National Park Week! National Park Week is a time to explore new places or reconnect with your favorite park. As part of the celebration, entrance fees to parks across the country will be free! Visit Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and learn more about the War of 1812, attend a program about…Find out more »
Centered around the city’s oldest public market building, today’s Hollins Market neighborhood is humming with activity. Join Michael Seipp, executive director of the Southwest Partnership, on a walk exploring the past and future of this community.
We will meet at the east entrance to Hollins Market, 26 South Arlington Avenue. Metered street parking is available around the market.Find out more »
Baltimoreans have celebrated atop Federal Hill when we ratified the U.S. Constitution, used it to defend the city in the War of 1812, and fortified it to make sure we stayed in the Union in the Civil War. We have even tunnelled under it to quarry minerals. Join us to learn about the rich history of this waterfront community, including stops at one of the last wooden houses in the city, the oldest house in the community, and the wonderful alley houses along Churchill Street.Find out more »
Join us for our annual health and design forum featuring a panel of local public health and design professionals addressing public health concerns of vacant buildings and approaches and solutions to addressing them. Speakers Eli Pousson, Baltimore Heritage, “History of Vacancy in Baltimore” Joshua Sharfstein, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, “Public Health Perspective on Vacancy” Stephanie Smith, City of Baltimore, “Policies and Approaches to Address Urban Vacancy” Jennifer Goold, Neighborhood Design Center, “Health, Vacancy, and Advocacy in Baltimore”…Find out more »
Northeast Baltimore residents, archaeology enthusiasts, students and families are all encouraged to stop by to learn more about historical archaeology and the history of Herring Run Park.Find out more »
With its current name dating to the celebratory days when Maryland ratified the U.S. Constitution, Federal Hill has a recorded history stretching back to the early seventeenth century when Captain John Smith first spotted it. Baltimore Heritage’s own Marsha Wise will lead this tour through one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
We will meet in Federal Hill Park at the George Armistead Monument overlooking downtown.Find out more »
In its second year, plein air (outdoor) painters around Baltimore are gathering at Clifton Mansion on Saturday April 28, 2018 to capture the historic house and grounds on canvas and to raise money for ongoing restoration at Clifton. Join them from 3-4 pm for a presentation on historic paint and mural conservation at the mansion, and from 4-6 pm for a reception and wet canvas sale. Tickets are $25.
For tickets and information, visit: civicworks.com/p-art-y/Find out more »
The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is seeking RFPs for the former Mayfair Theatre and the adjoining property at 300-304 W. Franklin Street. The RFP is due April 29, 2018. Any additional questions regarding the RFP should be directed to the Baltimore Development Corporation at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the recent history of the Mayfair Theatre and the demolished Franklin Delphy Hotel and register to download the RFP from the Baltimore Development Corporation.Find out more »