Calendar: July 17-July 23

A person putting cans into a box
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Sunday, July 17
Welcoming the Stranger
Join Beth Israel Congregation and Faith Presbyterian Church and help assemble welcome backpacks for newly arrived refugees. Preceded by a vegetarian lunch. Beth Israel congregants are also invited to join the church service at 10:45 a.m. 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Faith Presbyterian Church, 5400 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore; free; more information here.

Thursday, July 21
Women of Odessa: Stories from Our Partner City During the Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine
Please join The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore as we hear the personal stories of women in Odessa whose lives have been directly impacted by the crisis in Ukraine. Zoom link will be provided upon registration. Noon; online; free; register here.

Casseroles and Thanksgiving dishes on the dinner table
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Thursday, July 21
Our Daily Bread Casserole Drop Off
Volunteer as a casserole maker to feed the hungry in Baltimore as part of Our Daily Bread, the city’s largest hot meal program. Casserole contributions will be accepted at the administrative entrance of Chizuk Amuno Congregation. 11 a.m.-noon; Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore; free, but bring a casserole to drop off; more information here.

Saturday, July 23
Remington Community Cleanup
Join Repair the World Baltimore, the Greater Remington Improvement Association and the Church of the Guardian Angel for a monthly neighborhood cleanup. We’ll start with snacks and getting to know each other, then fan out to pick up trash throughout the neighborhood and end together for a reflection and group picture. Trash pickers, bags and gloves
will be provided. Please bring a water bottle and dress for the sun. 10-11:30 a.m.;
Church of the Guardian Angel, 2631 Huntingdon Ave., Baltimore; register

Saturday, July 23
The Voices: A Tribute to Motown
Tarsha Fitzgerald Productions presents this tribute show composed of multitalented seasoned professional musicians and world-class entertainers performing your favorite classic hits of Motown that will take you down memory lane for a magical night and unforgettable experience. Featuring 14-piece band ensemble Keith Showtime Busey’s Unit Band, NWO Horns and vocalists Ignatius, Andre, Fresh, Shelton and Kareem in a tribute to the music of Motown greats such as The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Commodores and more. 7:30 p.m.; Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills; tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door; register here.

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