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Road closures and bus detour amid upcoming Monument Lighting, ways to give back to your community this #GivingTuesday

Kaleah Mcilwain
(Downtown Baltimore)

Baltimore Update for Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Know road closures and detours for upcoming Monument Lighting

The Monument Lighting is the unofficial kickoff to the holiday season to mark 50 years of holiday cheer, live music, local eats, and spectacular fireworks in Downtown Baltimore’s Mt. Vernon Place. There will be multiple road closures and public transportation detours, be sure to check them out to properly plan your travel time.

It's the season to be thankful and the season to give

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day where people are encouraged to give back to others through acts of generosity. It is an opportunity for people around the world to come together through generosity in all its forms by sharing acts of kindness and giving their voice, time, money, goods, and advocacy to support communities and causes. Giving Tuesday is a global movement to encourage radical generosity to transform communities for the better. There are many different ways to give back and you can find ideas here.

Learn about child development and real expectations to set

The Baltimore County Public Library is hosting a panel discussion that will teach you about common childhood milestones and how to help your child succeed by setting developmentally appropriate expectations. Registration is free and open until one hour before the event that will take place virtually from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(The Baltimore County Public Library)

Public Schedule for Governor Larry Hogan

12:00 P.M. -- Governor Hogan will deliver opening remarks at the National Governors Association Infrastructure Summit in The Graduate located at 126 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401.

4:00 P.M. -- Governor Hogan will participate in a panel discussion on infrastructure spending with Arkansas Governor and NGA Chair Asa Hutchinson, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Guam Governor Lourdes Leon Guererro at The Graduate.

Public Schedule for Mayor Brandon M. Scott

2:30 P.M. -- Mayor Scott will make his fourth priority investment announcement with Baltimore City's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This announcement will focus on digital equity and broadband access. Watch the announcement live on Facebook.

5:30 P.M. -- Local Control Advisory Board Meeting

Mayor Brandon M. Scott will attend the third meeting of Baltimore's Local Control Advisory Board. Meeting details and the link to the meeting can be found on the Boards and Commissions website.

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