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Upcoming Events We're Excited About

Our monthly roundup of local and online events that we're looking forward to.


October

Girls in Tech SF Hackathon 2022

Fri., October 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – Sun, Oct 16, 2022, 6:00 PM PDT

Join Girls in Tech San Francisco for our 6th annual hackathon! Teams will have the opportunity to partner with local companies.

Online

Shaping Dreams: An Exhibition of Visual Artist Méné's Latest Work

Sat., October 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Méné is an established artist from Côte d'Ivoire. Come meet him and view his work inspired by rock art.

African Art Beats 3501 Lowell Street Northwest Washington, DC 20016

Crochet Design as Self-Care

Sun., October 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Crochet artist Kristen Jeffers believes that the more people know about sustainable fiber design, the better. So even if you’ve tried and failed to crochet something before, she invites you to join her for an interactive workshop and crocheting session.

Eaton DC 1201 K Street Northwest 4th floor, House Lounge Washington, DC 20005

In the Key of Sonia: Celebrating the Artistry of Sister Sonia Sanchez

Mon., October 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

On Monday, October 17, 2022, 6-9 pm, we honor Sonia Sanchez’s life and work with offerings of spoken word and music.

Busboys and Poets Columbia, 6251 Mango Tree Road, Columbia, MD

Mom & Me Pumpkin Paint Night

Wed., October 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Create customizable pumpkin paintings with your little one. Your ticket gets you one canvas to create and share with your little.

Red Bird Bar & Grille, 3800 Ten Oaks Road Glenelg, MD 21737

Build-A-Story Workshop

Sat, October 22, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Let your child come and experience the fun of making their very own storybook!

Enoch Pratt Free Library - Forest Park Branch 3023 Garrison Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21216

Black To The Future: FREE Networking Event for Black Creatives/Businesses

Sat., October 22, 2022, 7:00 PM EDT

Networking party and resource fair for black artists, creatives, activists, and businesses.

Bmore Green 2036, Baltimore, MD 21217

Harbor Harvest Children's Festival

Sun, October 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

Bringing the Country to Baltimore City! Family Friendly Fun awaits at the Inner Harbor for the Waterfront Partnership's annual Harbor Harvest Children's Fall Festival presented by Verizon!

Rash Field 201 Key Highway Baltimore, MD 21230

Virtual Writing Hour with the National Portrait Gallery

Tue., October 25, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Join us for a virtual, creative writing hour at the National Portrait Gallery! We've set up a virtual space where writers can create, connect, and draw inspiration from the Portrait Gallery's collection.

Busboys and Poets, Baltimore 3224 Saint Paul Street Baltimore, MD 21218

WorkSpace for Black Girls

Thu., October 27, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

WorkSpace for Black Girls is a space for Black women to discuss and heal workplace trauma, and advocate for change.

Online


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