TO 19/06: THE MARIN FESTIVAL: FREE PERFORMANCES
In the orchestra’s first in-person events since the onset of COVID-19, Maestra Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in outdoor community performances, ending with a gala on June 19. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Times vary.
TO 19/06: THE HERITAGE OF THE CHARCOAL SKUTTLE
This Station North exhibit showcases the work of Baltimore artists who showcase the city’s cultural identity and will pay particular tribute to the contributions of emerging black artists. Motor House Baltimore. Wed-Fri 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
06/19: COLLECTIVE PLAYWRIGHTS SHOWCASE
The Playwrights Collective, a forum supporting black female writers, will collaborate with the Fells Point Corner Theater to present a series of readings and content filmed in this June 19 celebration. Two Strikes theater collective. Times vary.
6/19: JUNE IN PRATT
The library’s June celebration recognizes African American freedom and includes performances, cooking demonstrations from The Land of Kush and Crystal Forman of Holistic Wellness and Health, among other activities. Enoch Pratt Free Library. 12 pm-4pm
6/19: JUNE FREEDOM STORIES
In collaboration with the Griots’ Circle of Maryland, this virtual celebration features African-American storytellers speaking about stories of freedom. The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture. 13 hours
6/19: VISIONARY MARKET
This guided walk will explore the woods of the Irvine Nature Center and specifically examine the messages hidden in natural forms. Irvine Nature Center. 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
6/20: CANOE FISHING FOR FATHER’S DAY
The Roland Lake Nature Center offers a Father’s Day canoe trip, where a limited number of participants can paddle in the wilderness. Center de la nature du lac Roland. 8:13 a.m. – $ 15.
06/22: AN EVENING WITH JM GIORDANO, MICHAEL ANTHONY FARLEY AND DDM
In this virtual conversation, award-winning photojournalist JM Giordano will chat with drag artist and performer Michael Anthony Farley and rapper DDm. Enoch Pratt Free Library. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
AT 06/26: SPARK IV: A NEW WORLD?
In this fourth part of the pop-up SPARK exhibit, SPARK IV reflects on 2020, specifically the juxtaposition of the COVID-19 pandemic with concerns about systemic racism and climate change. Maryland Art Place. Tue-Sat 12 pm-4pm
Local poet, artist teacher Dew More and young poet ambassador Mecca Verdell in 2017 will perform her oral poetry at this virtual event. Enoch Pratt Free Library. 14 hours
TO 27/06: THE GARDEN
Written by and with Tony Award-nominated artist Charlayne Woodard, this play assesses a complex dynamic between two dominant women as they approach the past and encounter conflict. Central Baltimore scene. Times vary. $ 20 to $ 40.