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June 2019

Steel, Glass, Plants and History: Behind the Scenes at the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory, 3100 Swann Drive
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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Established in 1888 as the Druid Hill Conservatory and modeled after London’s famous Kew Gardens, today’s Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens has grown from its original Palm House and Orchid Room to include three greenhouses, two display pavilions, and outdoor gardens. Join us as we stroll through the second oldest steel framed-and-glass building in the country to learn about its history and its botanical collection.

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Stonewall Uprising Turns 50: Celebrating LGBTQ Heritage in Mt. Vernon

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Waxter Center, 1000 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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50 years ago to the day, New York’s LGBT community rose up to protest a police raid at Greenwich’s Village’s Stone Wall Inn. We are celebrating this critical turning point in the nation’s struggle for LGBT rights with a tour through our own Mt. Vernon neighborhood to learn about pioneering residents who shaped Baltimore’s educational institutions, founded Baltimore’s first black LGBT church and more. We’ll end at Flavor. You bring the conversation and we will pick up the tab for appetizers!

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October 2019

Celebrate National Coming Out Day on a LGBTQ Heritage Walking Tour in Charles Village!

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Normal’s Books & Records, 425 East 31st Street
Baltimore, MD 21218 United States
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Help us keep celebrating National Coming Out Day with a LGBT heritage walking tour in Charles Village! We’ll learn about local landmarks from the original home of the Gay Community Center of Baltimore, now the GLCCB, to places where radical feminist publishers gave a voice to lesbian authors who might not otherwise have been read. We’ll end the tour at Peabody Heights Brewery where you supply the conversation and we will supply a pizza lunch.

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