Unprecedented Times call for Unprecedented Measures

During this unprecedented time, the safety, health & wellbeing of our community is our highest priority. We’ve worked diligently to figure out how to best serve our patients, our community, our staff, and the greater movement in the battle against COVID-19. To contribute, Belcara Health has launched the following new programs: Emergency Care Accidents will continue to happen; people will still need non-viral medical care. To ease the stress on the heroic emergency doctors and nurses, help patients avoid long wait times in overwhelmed facilities, and reduce their risk of infection, Belcara Health’s physicians are available 24/7 to treat facial […]

Our Children: Keeping Our Kids Busy During Quarantine

Are you struggling to provide enough activity for your kids while they are stuck at home? Here are some ideas to help get them moving and have fun while doing so. The most efficient way to make sure your kids are getting enough movement is to limit their screen time. Most of the time when we are watching tv, playing video games or on a tablet we are sedentary. Limiting screen time helps encourage creativity and physical activity in children. Here are some ideas and activities to consider for you and your kids during quarantine: Scavenger Hunts. For variety, throw […]


Baltimore’s first Circus Drag Show brings together local drag and circus performers, showcasing the beauty and artistry of the Moulin Rouge, high-flying aerial acts, and tantalizing drag. The doors open at 7 pm and the show begins at 8 on Saturday, March 21st at Mobtown Ballroom (861 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore). The talented cast includes Thomas Martin, Venus Fastrada, Kyle Suib, Vagenisis, Kelly Jo Chartier and Virya Savashana. Tipping the entertainers is encouraged and appreciated. Tickets are $22.85, standing room only, and are available online at Bit.ly/2wJwwQU. For more info, visit Bit.ly/2TzjA9i, or email Thomas Martin at tmcirque@gmail.com.

Drag Bingo at Camp Severn Shore

Join host Evon Dior Michelle on Thursday, March 19th and every third Thursday from 9 to 11 pm for Drag Bingo at Camp Severn Shore (126 West Street, Annapolis). She will be joined by other performers for an evening of fun and great prizes. Tickets are $15 at the door, and advance purchase tickets are $10 online at Bit.ly/3aEH6r9. For more info visit Bit.ly/337DlrU.

Drunk Spelling Bee

Did you ace the spelling bees in school? Or perhaps you lost, and it left you wondering whether you really knew how to speak English. Either way, this “adult” spelling bee will give you the chance to show off your skills on Wednesday, March 25th, from 7 to 10 pm at the Charles Baltimore (1110 South Charles Street). Each week will feature a different theme and a new batch of words. You will have to work your way through each round, all while participating in drinking games and trivia activities. The first 20 volunteers will participate each week. It’s free […]

‘Kiss Me I’m Kilted’ Bear Night

Whether you’re Irish or not, the Bears of Maryland invite you to celebrate some St. Patty’s fun with them on March 14th from 8 pm to midnight at Mixers Bar (6037 Belair Road, Baltimore). Show off your kilt or your favorite green attire! You’ll be able to enjoy their signature bear night drink, Bear Juice, and enjoy the heated back patio. For more info visit Bit.ly/2Taz7ev.

LGBTQ Passover Seder

JPride Baltimore invites you to join its LGBTQ Passover Seder, Thursday, April 2nd at 6:30 pm at Bolton Street Synagogue (212 West Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore). The seder celebrates and tells the story of the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt. JPride’s version add thanks for our modern journey of liberation from the oppressive bonds of intolerance and fear. Friends, families and allies are all welcomed. “One of the unique aspects of this event is its diversity of participants,” said Mindy Sager Dickler, co-founder of JPride, formerly known as JQ Baltimore. “The attendees range in age from infants to older […]

Ride for the Feast Open House

As we get closer to spring, it’s time to make sure you’ve signed up to help with the annual Ride for the Feast planned for May 2nd and 3rd. The two-day, 140-mile charity bike ride is held each May to help Moveable Feast provide meals for people living with HIV and other severe illnesses across Maryland. Over 200 folks pedal from Ocean City, Maryland, to Moveable Feast’s headquarters in East Baltimore. If you can’t ride, there are many other volunteer opportunities available to help make the event a success. Want to learn more? Attend the upcoming open house on Saturday, […]

MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT – Horticulture as Therapy

By Elizabeth Haldeman Ah, spring. The warmer weather and longer, sunny days coax a rainbow of color from the soil as the earth slowly awakens from its cold winter’s nap. But the very best part of this perennial transformation? It is finally gardening season! Growing a healthy mind – For me, gardening offers more than just the opportunity to grow some fresh food for my dinner table. As a licensed occupational therapist at Sheppard Pratt’s Center for Eating Disorders, I recognize that gardening offers powerful mental health benefits. At Sheppard Pratt, our patents benefit from horticulture therapy – the use […]

U=U Town Hall Meeting!

U=U. Undetectable = Untransmissable. Youve probably seen or heard of it, but do you know what it really means? Did you know that if your viral load is undetectable for a certain period of time, that you cannot transmit HIV to others? AIDS Action Baltimore invites you to join them for a town hall meeting including dinner and an opportunity to learn more about the End AIDS Initiative, the HIV Treatment as Prevention program better known as U=U. Representatives of the Baltimore City Health Department and national and local U=U program representatives will present an update on the initiative, and […]