BBHW 2019 DAILY THEMES & ANNUAL EVENTS
SUNDAY AUGUST 11 "Neighborhood Beautification"
We encourage families and community groups to organize community cleanups on this day. The BHW Planning Team will solicit resources to assist with equipment and supplies.
MONDAY AUGUST 12 "Gifted & Black"
We encourage museums and galleries to host events for the community at large. The BHW Planning Team promotes these on our website and social media networks.
Living Heritage in the Arts: A Red Carpet Arts Reception BHW Planning Team honors Baltimore's own living legends - Andre` De Shields and Joyce Scott, two giants in the arts community. [6pm-8pm at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center]
TUESDAY AUGUST 13 "Heritage Around Town"
We encourage Black-owned and centered arts organizations, businesses and restaurants to produce a specific event that celebrates the Black Experience. This day's theme is to elevate these city institutions and encourage economic development by circulating our dollars in local Baltimore.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14 "Be The Village"
It takes a village to raise a child, and that is doubly true for our city!! We encourage all citizens, especially those who work in human services, to "Be The Village" for City Youth in need of support! The BHW Planning Team will publish a listing community organizations offering volunteer opportunities.
The Feed: Community Resource Fair BHW Planning Team is working with The Think Project and Flight 1 Carriers to provide emergency resources and supplies for citizens in recovery from Trauma, Housing Insecurity and Substance Abuse. The event will be held at the YNOT! Lot, North Ave at Charles Street 9am - 12pm.
THURSDAY AUGUST 15 "Celebrating Over 100 Years of Black Cinema"
In 1910, William D. Foster, a sports writer for the Chicago Defender, formed the Foster Photoplay Company, the first independent African-American film company. Go to the library or search your streaming apps to explore films by Black Filmmakers and watch them with your family and friends. We encourage all local Theatres to show films by Black Filmmakers, particularly Baltimore's Own!!
3rd Annual "BLACK 4 REELZ" VIP Filmmakers Reception The BHW Planning Team invites local & Black Filmmakers to celebrate themselves and each other as we honor Blacks in the Baltimore Film Industry @ Nancy by SNAC, 131 W. North Ave, 5:30 - 7:30pm. SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP REQUIRED.
FRIDAY AUGUST 16 "Buy Black, Baltimore"
Blacks In Business Expo, 9am - 4pm, Langston Hughes Community Business and Resource Center. Conference to support business in launching and growing their business, getting capital, and building relationships to gain business.
SATURDAY AUGUST 17 "Black Liberation Matters"
49th Annual Marcus Garvey Day Parade & Festival The BHW Planning Team invites you to join us for this grassroots community cultural event organized by Charles Dugger [Ancestor's Roots & Camp Harambee/The People]. Parade line up begins at 10am at the African Wall of Respect at Carey & Cumberland Streets. Festival & Activities begin at 12pm and will end at 7pm at Marcus Garvey Park (Harlem Park, Gilmore St. at Edmondson Avenue - West Baltimore)
SUNDAY AUGUST 18 "A Day of Spirit"
We encourage faith-based groups and organizations to create events to honor Ancestral Black Heritage, more details to come.