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Upcoming Match Activities

All activities are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Take a look at all the great activities we have to offer this month. Please confirm with your Little’s caregiver and Little that he/she is available and register below on the activities you are interested in attending.

Hip Hop Class
Saturday, July
15th
1-2:30pm
101 S Ellwood Street
101 Ellwood Apartment
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1
st Floor
Baltimore, MD 212
24

Join us for our FIRST ever Hip-Hop class with instructor Cynthia Chavez of Baltimore Dance Crews. Learn basic hip-hop moves and get a great work out dancing to the beat! Cost is $12 per match the day of the event, make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

Space is limited, RSVP by July 12th to Teon Dolby.

Shape

Baltimore Brigade Football
Saturday, July 8th 7:00 pm
Saturday, July 29th 1:00 pm
Friday, August 4th 7:00 pm

Are you ready for some football, indoor football that is? The Baltimore Brigade is a professional area football team playing in the Arena Football League. All games are played at Royal Farms Arena. We have tickets for our Bigs and Littles for the dates listed above. If interested, contact your Match Support Specialist. Baltimore Brigade Footbal


Featured Community Events

25 Free (or Nearly Free) Things to Do in Maryland!
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Maryland Area Festivals
There are so many festivals to choose from now until the fall. Many have FREE admission, festivals are not only fun, but a great learning experience for youth, learning about different music, foods, cultures, and history adds value to a young person’s experiences! Maryland Fairs & Festivals!

Pics in the Park 2017
Pics in the Park is a free outdoor movie series on the lawn in Center Plaza. There is enough lawn space to seat hundreds, you can bring your own picnic basket, blanket, or lawn chairs and cozy up for a fun evening. Movies begin at sundown, which means show times will vary month to month. Spring & Summer Schedule Pics in the Park!

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Events All Summer 2017: Rhythms & Reels
Enjoy free movies and concerts in the park. Picnic baskets and coolers are welcomed. For more information call 410-396-7900 or visit
Baltimore City. The full schedule of Summer 2017 can be found here!

Patterson Park Events from June-August: Summer Concert Series
Concerts held on Pagoda Hill every summer June through August, in the evening. The line-up changes every year and includes a little bit of everything, so be sure to check out the best free concert series in Baltimore!
For more info, call 410-276-3676 or visit Patterson Park.

Saturday, July 1st 8-9am: Patterson Park Clean-up
Volunteers Needed! We need help cutting overgrown weeds, picking up trash from in and around the Lake. For more info email
volunteer@pattersonpark.com

Saturday, July 8th, 11am: Canoe Dundee Creek
All ages 8+ can meet at the Marshy Point Nature Center and discover the MARSH by canoe. $5 members /$7 non-members. Call the Cromwell Valley Park office to reserve your space at 410-887-2503 or
Email here!

Saturday, July 15th, 12-2pm: Happy Trails to You
Love birds? This is a bird watching hike, many of the birds will be nesting and it is a great time to see them. This event is FREE and located at
Carrie Murray Nature Center

July 21st-July 23rd, 11-9pm: 2017 ARTSCAPE
Artscape
is America's largest free arts festival, attracting over 350,000+ attendees over three days. This event features 150+ fine artists, fashion designers, visual arts exhibits, crafts, photography, on and off-site exhibitions, music, food and so much more. This event is for all ages to find out more Artscape!

Sunday, July 23rd, 10-12pm: Science Sundays
Explore the natural world of science. Hands-on exhibits, outside hi
kes, crafts and more. This is a FREE drop in activity for all ages. Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills.

July 24th-July 29th: Harford County Farm Fair
Old-fashioned country fair; 4-H exhibits, livestock, judging and auctions, home crafts, tractor pulls, live music. Event is for all ages.
For details about this event


Expand your involvement.

We offer many ways to get connected to the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission. Additional involvement outside your commitment as a Big is completely voluntary, but it's a great way to meet more of the Big Brothers Big Sisters team and support life-changing matches like yours!

Outreach
Bigs are our best ambassadors, so someone on our staff may contact you to help out at a volunteer recruitment activity, board meeting or donor event. You can also help us recruit much-needed Bigs and/or raise funds by getting your company, group or church involved. Contact your Match Support Specialist if you're interested in helping in any of these ways.

Big Supporters
We recognize our Bigs already give so much by donating their time, but we also offer volunteers other opportunities to support the mission they care so much about. Bigs are invited to participate in special events—like Bowl for Kids' Sake, the Golf Classic or the Biggest Little Tailgate Party—and/or make a financial donation. For more information about giving to Big Brothers Big Sisters, call 410-243-4000 or email development@biglittle.org.

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