October 23: GHCC Open House, 5-7 p.m.
Come talk with us! If you’re interested in learning more about what GHCC does, swing by our office at 3503 North Charles Street on Tuesday, October 23 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 p.m. for our GHCC Open House. Meet our staff and speak with Executive Director, Karen Stokes, about how our work builds and strengthens vibrant urban communities in north central Baltimore. Light refreshments will be served!
October 30: GHCC What Works in Education Series, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for our next What Works in Education Speaker Series. On Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm, hosted by the Bolton Street Synagogue (212 West Coldspring), author Paul Tough will present his new book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character. Learn more by listening to this fascinating podcast of This American Life.
Doors open at 6:30 pm with opportunities to talk with representatives from GHCC and the Baltimore Curriculum Project. For more information, contact Claudia Diamond at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.boltonstreet.org.
Three fantastic events in 2013!
NEIGHBORHOOD INSTITUTE (March 9, 2013) – Led by some of Baltimore’s best and brightest activists, artists, educators, and leaders, the 6th Annual Neighborhood Institute: Love Where You Live is a day-long series of free workshops focused on educating City residents about what they can do to help build and strengthen vibrant urban communities. Hosted at the Inn at the Colonnade on W. University Pkwy, this event attracts over 200 attendees each year. Proceeds benefit GHCC’s work in neighborhoods and public schools.
SCRABBLE FUNDRAISER FOR LITERACY (April 6, 2013) – Every year, more than 150 people gather in the spirit of fun and games to support GHCC’s Adult Learning Center at the 12th Annual Scrabble Fundraiser for Literacy. Held at the Roland Park Country School, this delightful event attracts more than 150 people each year and features live music, delectable food, beer, wine, a silent auction, and, of course, Scrabble!
DAY TO PLAY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (May 11, 2013) – Featuring games, food, children’s activities and all-day softball games, our 2nd Annual Day to Play Neighborhood Softball Tournament attracts over 200 people and will take place in Wyman Park, followed by a post-game party in Remington.
Visit strongcitybaltimore.org/events for more information!
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