Monday, May 29, 2017

Check back often as our Baltimore African American Events calendar is constantly updated with events occurring in and around the Baltimore area. These events include Comedy Shows, Church events, Community Events, Parties, Fashion Shows, Fundraisers, Out-of-Town Trips and Getaways, Poetry & Spoken Word, Seminars & Workshops, Black Events and more!!!

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Jun
2
Fri
Santana Moss Celebrity Bowling Tournament @ AMF Laurel Lanes
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Kickoff Santana’s Super weekend On Friday June 2nd 2017 join former Washington Redskin’s star wide receiver Santana Moss for an exciting and fun-filled night of celebrity bowling. The night will begin with an extravagant cocktail reception beginning at 7:00pm. Join celebrity bowling teams, mingle with the athletes, bid on the silent and live auction all for The Moss Foundation. The night will commence with a meet and greet with Santana and his celebrity friends from the world of sports and entertainment. AMF Laurel Lanes 15013 Baltimore AVE. Laurel, MD 20707 7:00-11:00PM. Proceeds from this event are to benefit the Moss Foundation. Several Celebrity bowlers will be joining both Santana and Sinorice Moss at this event. Don’t miss your chance to bowl with two of the greatest athletes blessed to play in the NFL.
The Santana Moss Celebrity Bowling portion of Santana’s Super weekend will take place at AMF Laurel Lanes 15013 Baltimore AVE. Laurel, MD 20707 7:00-11:00PM Friday June 2nd. Each lane will feature (1) Celebrity captain and up to (6) bowlers.
All Celebrities will be introduced at 7:30 pm and one member from each bowling team will randomly draw a name of their celebrity captain. The top three scoring teams will then compete in the Santana Spectacular Championship event and the winner will receive special prizes. Event will include a live and silent auction. Unique opportunity for your company to be showcased at the event. All sponsor logo integration will be seen throughout the venue. Participants will be treated to the full service Santana Moss experience will full interaction with the NFL stars and celebrities in attendance!
The Sports Girls LLC and Santana Moss are targeting the rock solid Washington Redskins fan, as well as affluent business and corporations who would love to mix and mingle with players from many of the NFL prominent franchises. This is a great branding and activation opportunity for corporations in the DC area that want to drive local business to their doors.
The Moss Foundation: Established in 2002 as a charitable organization is dedicated to strengthening and improving, physically and spiritually, the children in America. The Moss brothers, founded this foundation prior to Santana entering the NFL in 2001. In 2006, the foundation adopted the name “House of Moss” and incorporates the participation of both brothers. ALL PRO WIDE RECEIVER SANTANA MOSS and 2008 SUPERBOWL CHAMPION SINORICE MOSS. Its office is currently based in South Florida and operating as a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization. It is very important to the Moss Brothers to be an inspiration to people, especially our children. They wish to touch the lives of others by inspiring them to believe that we all deserve to dream and set goals. YOU CAN HELP MAKE THAT HAPPEN with your participation at SANTANA’S SUPER WEEKEND.
Exclusive Corporate Sponsorship Packages Enclosed. E-mail Beth@TheSportsGirls.com for customization
LIMITED LANES AVAILABLE. See ticket prices Enclosed
MEDIA INQUIRY PLEASE E-MAIL Media@TheSportsGirls.com
Jun
3
Sat
Culture Keepers Youth Conference @ Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Culture Keepers is an after school program for high school students. Students enrolled in the Culture Keepers program are researchers and teachers of African American history, art, and culture. Each year, Culture Keepers engage in innovative projects that interpret Prince George’s African American history, art, and culture through dynamic visual and performing arts events, such as mural projects, cultural exchanges, and community forums. This youth-led conference will allow the community to engage in dialogue with the Culture Keepers to discuss this year’s theme, Chocolate Cities, through workshops, roundtables, and live art.

The Bro Code @ M.A.P. Technologies Gaming Lounge
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This event is for teenage boys ages 13-21. We will be renting out a Gaming Lounge and the young men will receive enrichment and empowerment from guest speakers. They will also be able to get free hair cuts, play video games, swag bags, food and more.

Guest Speakers: Walt, VH1’s Black Ink Crew, Marcus Galloway Sr., and Comedian Ant P (Antoine Ponder)

Sponsored by:

M.A.P. Technologies

1217 Print Studios

Prepared2Live4Ever Mentoring Program

Radio on Fire

Cose Belle Nail Lacquer

Baltimore Flava Radio

PLEASE REGISTER WITH THE NAME OF THE YOUNG MAN THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE EVENT. ALSO PLEASE EMAIL T-SHIRT SIZE AFTER YOU REGISTER

Jun
4
Sun
Black and Cuba @ Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

(83 mins) Street-smart Ivy League students who are outcasts at their elite universities band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. Intent on sharing their experiences, the students film their journey in the streets of Havana and Santiago. While documenting their poignant encounters with Afro-Cuban youth and neighborhood block parties, the travelers confront realities behind myths of color-blindness and social mobility. This edgy and artful diary of their travels uncovers renewed hope for equality and human rights. Featuring Fidel Castro, Fred Hampton, Che Guevara, Malcolm X, and Assata Shakur in rarely-seen footage. In observance of Caribbean Heritage Month.

This program is free with the purchase of museum admission or museum membership. You may purchase tickets at the door.

$8 – General Public
$6 – Children 7-17, Students with ID, Seniors
Free – Museum Members, Children 6 and Under, Maryland Public School Teacher.

Parking
$7.00 validated parking is available across the street at the Old Bay PMI Garage at 815 E. Pratt Street (on the corner of Pratt and President Streets). Bring your ticket to the museum’s front information desk to have it validated. Free on-street parking and metered parking is also available throughout the Harbor East and Little Italy neighborhoods.

Jun
10
Sat
Story Time and Art Hour: Celebrating African American Dads @ Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In anticipation of Father’s Day, celebrate black fathers with live drumming and readings by black dads from the book of poetry In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall. This intergenerational collection of poems features new and established African American writers. Readers will include WEAA’s Farajii Muhammad, and motivational speaker Dr. Lamarr Darnell Shields. Children will create a collage art project involving a father figure with artist Adisa Harkins. Participants are encouraged to bring a photo to use in their project. In conjunction with the current exhibit Sons: Seeing the Modern African American Male.

This program is free with the purchase of museum admission or museum membership. You may purchase tickets at the door.

$8 – General Public
$6 – Children 7-17, Students with ID, Seniors
Free – Museum Members, Children 6 and Under, Maryland Public School Teacher.

Parking
$7.00 validated parking is available across the street at the Old Bay PMI Garage at 815 E. Pratt Street (on the corner of Pratt and President Streets). Bring your ticket to the museum’s front information desk to have it validated. Free on-street parking and metered parking is also available throughout the Harbor East and Little Italy neighborhoods.

Jun
11
Sun
Muse 360 Arts Presents…Rayn Fall Dance Annual Concert: A Celebration of… @ Walters Art Museum
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join Rayn Fall Dance Students as we celebrate our 14th Annual Concert highlighting the wonderful contributions of Black Music!

Jun
17
Sat
24th Annual Rays of Hope Awards and Scholarship Breakfast @ Martin's West
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Nearly 400 people come together every June to honor the winners of Black Professional Men Inc.’s Rays of Hope Awards and Scholarships. The Rays of Hope Awards are given to outstanding African-American men who have excelled in their professions, and who serve as role models to younger Black men and boys. Awards are given in the categories of education, government, medicine, business, religion, and community and charitable services. Past winners include Congressman Elijah Cummings, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, Ill, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Tuskegee Airmen Dr. Cyril Byron.

The Rays of Hope Breakfast is a time for Black Professional Men, Inc. to showcase its mentoring program, and to give scholarships to deserving Black male students from the Baltimore metropolitan area. In the past twenty-three years, Black Professional Men Inc. has awarded scholarships to more than 200 deserving African American male high school graduates. This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Rays of Hope Breakfast. In honor of this momentous occasion, our goal is to award $1500 in scholarships, bringing our total scholarship giving over the past 21 years over $200,000.

In order to achieve this goal, and to celebrate twenty-three years of the event, we have planned a spectacular weekend of fun, informative, and inspiring events. The Rays of Hope Awards and Scholarship Breakfast which will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9:00 am to12:00 pm at Martin’s Valley Mansion.

Jul
1
Sat
BWI – Black Women of Impact – IMPACT Conference 2017 @ Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
Jul 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

BWI – Black Woment of Impact is thrilled to host the first annual IMPACT Conference in our hometown and place of origin – Charm City – Baltimore, MD. Join us on our beautiful inner harbor for day of speakers, workshops, networking, food, fun and prizes with some of the areas most influential women. To kick things off, all registered attendees are invited to MeetUp with us for a sip and bite at the host hotel on the evening before!

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is a ticketed event for women only 19 years and older. ID will be required at check-in.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There’s street and garage parking. Also accessible by public transportation, Light Rail, Metro, Amtrak, MARC and the (FREE) Charm City Circulator.

What can I bring into the event?

Please bring comforatble/athletic shoes for our afternoon outdoor activity on the harbor.

Jul
15
Sat
Black Girl Glitter @ Tightfisted Fashion: Resale & Consignment Store
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Black Girl Glitter celebrates the beauty and divinity of black girls shining, glistening and gleaming! Vendors, music, performances and GLITTER✨✨✨

Performances by:

Amorous Ebony

Sharea Harris

Kira-Lynae

Chelsea Monae

Alanah Nichole

DJ Locspice

Wearing glitter and shiny thangs are strongly encouraged!!!

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