Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 21 -- December 31, 2018

28] Redlining exhibit through Dec. 31
29] Support the HoCo Food Bank -- Nov. 21
30] Name That Foal Fundraising Auction -- Nov. 21
31] Food Rescue – Nov. 21
32] Food Rescue – Nov. 21
33] Pasta Pesto Day to help the people of Genova, Italy -- Nov. 21
34] See THE SEVENTH SEAL -- Nov. 21
35] Kiss a turkey – Nov. 21
36] Pray for Peace – Nov. 22
37] Polka Mass – Nov. 22
38] Fourteenth Amendment Turns 150 – Nov. 22
39] Food Rescue – Nov. 22
40] Master Gardener Program – Nov. 22
28] – At 10 AM through December 31, check out Undesign the Redline exhibit, hosted by Choose Civility, HCLS Central Branch. Look for tickets at  This interactive exhibit explores the history of structural racism and classism, how these designs compounded each other from redlining maps until today, and how we can come together to undesign these systems with intentionality.  Tours, reading lists, events, and more details are at See

29] – On Wed., Nov. 21 from 10 AM to 6 PM, Gather & Give - Supporting the HoCo Food Bank, hosted by Believe Big and The Pottery Stop, 9050 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City 21042.  See This Thanksgiving season, gather and help give back to our community!  Choose to paint a mug or bowl and $5 from every ticket will be donated to the Howard County Food Bank. You can choose to paint and keep your project or paint a mug to donate to Believe Big an organization who will package and deliver the mugs to a cancer patient in the community. Read more about the Believe Mug program here or watch the video below. Tickets are just $20+tax–choose your session when you sign up.

If you can’t make it Wednesday, you may paint a Gather & Give project as a walk in for just $20+tax at any point again from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 while supplies last. Email to set up a private event or ask about a ToGo set to paint at home.  Payment is due in full at the time of registration and is non-refundable. Call (410) 480 0111.  Check out

30] – On Wed., Nov. 21 & Thurs., Nov. 22 and Fri., Nov. 23at noon, get over to Name That Foal Fundraising Auction 2 of 3, hosted by Assateague Island Alliance (AIA), 7206-2 National Seashore Lane, Berlin 21811. Tickets are at Assateague Island Alliance is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization, the official partners with Assateague Island National Seashore to promote the awareness and protection of the island’s wildlife and natural resources for the enjoyment of our current and future generations. Participate in the 2018 auction for the right to name a wild Assateague Foal.  In mid-September, N6BMT-FQ, a sorrel colt with a star, was born to mare N6BMT-F (Jojo). Genetic studies are currently being done, but, the most likely sire (father) is X16-A (General Harker) as she has been with his band for well over a year. This new foal is with his band in the Over Sand Vehicle (OSV) area, all are living wild and free on the sands and shores of Assateague Island. 

YOU can be the one to give this little colt a proper name! The highest bidder during this fundraising auction will have the rare opportunity to name a wild foal living on Assateague Island National Seashore (Maryland district). Check out

31] – On Wed., Nov. 21 at noon and every Wednesday until Feb. 6, 2019, get food at the Free Farm, 3510 Ash St., Baltimore 21211. This is hosted by Food Rescue Baltimore.  Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. Visit

32] – On Wed., Nov. 21 at 2 PM, and every Wednesday until July 24, 2019, School of Food and Food Rescue Baltimore will give out food at 1412 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore 21213. Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See

33] – On Wed., Nov. 21 through Sun., Nov. 25 at 5:30 PM, be at Pasta Pesto Day to help the people of Genova, Italy, hosted by San Lorenzo Ristorante + Bar, 1316 9th St. NW, WDC 20001. San Lorenzo is joining restaurants around the world to offer up a special plate of GNOCCHI AL PESTO for the people of Genova, Italy, who were devastated by the Morandi Bridge collapse. The Bar will donate $2 from the price of a bowl of Gnocchi al Pesto (which is the "sauce" of Genova) to the people of Genova! MANGIA! If you want to learn more about Pasta Pesto Day, go to  Visit

34] -- On Wed., Nov. 21 at 9 PM, see “The Seventh Seal” [1957], as part of the Charles Revival Series, 1711 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21201.  “Max von Sydow and Gunnar Björnstrand are the ascetic Crusader knight and his cynical squire who return from the wars after 10 years to find their country ravaged with plague and the population panicking about the coming apocalypse. The knight is confronted by the cowled figure of Death, who agrees to a game of chess, and lets the knight stay alive for as long as he can stave off checkmate. It's an inspired conceit, a seriocomic masterpiece on its own, which Bergman carries off with absolute conviction.” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian). Go to

35]The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states that vegetarians and vegans enjoy a lower risk of death from ischemic heart disease, lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, lower rates of hypertension and type 2 diabetes, and lower body mass indexes, as well as lower overall cancer rates. The ADA concludes that vegetarian or vegan diets “are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.” [PETA] Kiss a turkey on Thanksgiving.

36] – Interfaith Peace Partners are asking for your prayers for those who are grieving for the 11 who lost their lives at Shabbat at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. It was a horrible anti-Semitic crime. With the cuts from the United States of 200 million dollars for UNRWA and 25 million dollars for Jerusalem hospitals, The Palestinian’s are suffering.  They need prayers and support. Pray for Peace at home on Thanksgiving on November 22.

Charles Cloughen, Interfaith Peace Service Coordinator, is seeking congregations to host Pray for Peace on Sat., Dec. 22, Tues., Jan. 22, and Fri., Feb. 22. Contact him at  or 410-321-4545 if your congregation can host the event.

37] – On Thurs., Nov. 22 at 10 AM get over to a Thanksgiving Day Polka Mass, hosted by Sacred Heart of Mary Church, 6736 Youngstown Ave., Dundalk 21222. Start your Polish toes tapping, and give thanks for the many blessings in your life. The main celebrant will be FR. GEORGE GANNON.  Music will be by TKO Band, and members of Ojczyzna Polish Dancers will attend as well.  Look up

38] –  On Thurs., Nov. 22 from 10 AM to 6 PM, Attend The Fourteenth Amendment Turns 150, hosted by the National Mall and Memorial Parks, 900 Ohio Drive SW, WDC 20024.  From John Bingham, the chief architect of the amendment, to Martin Luther King, Jr., the 14th Amendment continues to unfold and change the character of the Constitution. Meet in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial forecourt. Contact Ranger Elmi at (202) 426-6841. No tickets or reservations required. Go to

39] – On Thurs., Nov. 33 from 4 to 5 PM, hosted by Food Rescue Baltimore, every Thursday until Feb. 7, 2019 at the Dovecote Café, 2501 Madison Ave., Baltimore 21217.  Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. Visit

40] – On Thurs., Nov. 22 at 6:30 PM, be part of the D.C. Master Gardener Program, hosted by UDC College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences.  Also the program will be offered on Wed., Dec. 4 and Fri., Dec. 6.  This is happening at the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, WDC 20008. Tickets are at  The program’s mission is to train and educate participants on effective and sustainable horticultural practices, landscape problem solving, and vegetable and ornamental growing, on a small and large scale.  The D.C. Master Gardener Program is open to D.C. residents only. No prior gardening experience is needed to participate in this program. CONTACT Renee Bellis at or (202) 525-9721. See

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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