Washington, D.C. residents can take part in a range of events throughout September. Keep this edition of the paper handy or visit to find out about meetings and happenings in the Washington area. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash)

By Tashi McQueen,
AFRO Political Writer,

Saturday Night Live Youth Event

On July 22, DTLR, a popular retail store in Baltimore, and the Mayor’s Office of Children and Success are hosting a teens-only event for those 13-18. 

The event will feature a live DJ, gaming trucks, photo booths, free food and more outside of City Hall from 6-10 p.m.

Participants must register at

Baltimore Job Fair 

On July 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. meet with top hiring managers at Best Hire Career Fairs’  Baltimore based virtual job fair.

The event is completely free for job seekers. Simply update your resumes and log on.

Sign up at now.

Board of School Commissioners Public Board Meeting

On July 25, 5-9 p.m., the Baltimore City Public Schools Board of School Commissioners will hold a public board meeting.

This is a great opportunity for parents to survey what the Board is doing to prep for the 2023 -2024 school year and voice their concerns and suggestions.

Go to to log into the meeting.

Free Dental Extractions on Fell Street in Baltimore. 

Fells Point Dental is providing free dental extractions on July 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The dental office will be closed for regular appointments and open for donated care at 949 Fell St.

Treatment will be first come, first served and walk-in only. Maintenance will include free X-rays, limited exams and one extraction per person.