Upcoming Events – Montgomery Blair High School PTSA

We Are One Blair

  • ➡️  Events listed are primarily for adults, families and teens. Please review event descriptions and/or contact event organizers for details.
  • ➡️  Blair High School, Blair HS PTSA and MCPS events are designated as ‘Featured’ events (have blue vertical line in front of their event listings). For a complete list of the Blair HS PTSA’s meetings and events, you can view our current calendar.
  • ➡️ Please contact event organizers and/or venues prior to attendance for possible ‘event attendance’ limitations, safety/protection requirements, date changes or cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic or other issues.
  • ➡️ ‘Virtual’ Events are events that will be held ONLINE ONLY. Check event details for access information. Note: Some virtual events start at different coast or international times (Pacific, Central, Greenwich Mean, etc.). The virtual event times listed on this website have been converted to New York/Eastern Standard Time.

Corporate Partnership Building For Non-Profit Fundraising (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Corporate partnerships can be a game-changer for non-profit fundraising. However, how do you get started? How to build the partnership? Local non-profit leader, Jackie Didio joins us to discuss how to build transformational corporate partnerships for your non-profit. REGISTER Jacquelyn Horstmann Didio is the Executive Director of The Child & Family Network Center in Alexandria, […]

⭐ Disability Visibility: Intersectionality In Art, Design, And Museums (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

People living with disabilities are underrepresented in media, popular culture, and art. Alice Wong, a disabled activist, media maker, and research consultant, joins Beth Ziebarth, director of Access Smithsonian, artist Riva Lehrer, and writer s.e. smith, to discuss intersectionality in art, design, and the museum world through inclusive design and representation. REGISTER EVENT/TICKET PRICE: $15/student promotion; $20/member; $25/non-member


Financial Planning for the LGBTQ+ Community (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Planning for a stable financial future can be stressful, and for LGBTQ+ individuals, discrimination and systemic challenges can make this even more difficult. In recognition of Money Smart Week, we'll chat with financial experts from the Prince George's Community College Financial Empowerment Center, University of Maryland 4H Extension, and Toler Financial Group about what those […]

Teens Write Poetry (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Teens, ages 13 and up, are invited to join us as we write and workshop poetry. It's always more fun to write with friends! If you like to play with ideas, the sounds of words, the way writing looks on a page, join us for the journey as we explore, write and workshop poetry. It's […]

Meet Maggie Thrash, YA Author of ‘Honor Girl’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Maggie Thrash is the author of the critically-acclaimed graphic memoirs "Honor Girl" (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee) and "Lost Soul, Be At Peace". Their fiction works include the noir-ish mysteries "Strange Truth" and "Strange Lies," which are set at an oppressive Southern prep school. On their podcast Creep Daze, Thrash discusses Dawson’s Creek […]

Board Game Night (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Meet up online and play some really fun games using BoardGameArena. We welcome both expert and beginning players. It is totally free! You must register as space is limited. We will have a meeting in Zoom first and then we can decide on a game.  I can walk you through joining.  I ask that you […]

Master Gardeners Q&A (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Questions about your plants and garden? Gather them together and join the UMD Master Gardeners of Montgomery County for a question and answer session. Learn about gardens and gardening from the Montgomery County Master Gardeners.  Master Gardeners are trained volunteers of the University of Maryland Extension, who are dedicated to helping the citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland. […]

The Black Arts Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Ar PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Galvanized by the post-World War II decolonization of African nations and the civil rights, black power, anti-war, and feminist and womanist movements, African-descendant cultural producers in the United States began overtly repudiating a European aesthetic and claiming a Black aesthetic that emerged from the lived experience of Black people. Unlike the New […]


⭐ X-STEM All Access (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Welcome To X-STEM All Access Tune in April 20-23, 2021! X-STEM All Access is an entertaining, educational, and interactive online STEM experience for 6-12th graders. Through a series of daily livestream events, students will hear from an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to inspire kids about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. REGISTER […]

Recognizing The Latest Investment Frauds and Scams (MCPL & U.S. Securities Cmsn) – VIRTUAL

Fraudsters love a disaster–& COVID-19 is no different. Join the SEC's Office of Investor Education & Advocacy in learning about current investment frauds, scams & the tools you need to arm yourself. This seminar will cover current investment frauds and scams, how to identify the red flags of fraud and tools to avoid those fraudsters in […]

Meet Carole & Jeffery Boston Weatherford, Mother & Son Authors-Illustrators (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Carole and Jeffery Boston Weatherford, the award-winning mother-son/author-illustrator team behind You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen, will celebrate heroes, history and hip hop through poetry and spoken word. Baltimore-born, Carole is the author of more than 50 books, including The Roots of Rap and biographies of Marylanders Harriet Tubman, Billie Holiday and Charles Albert Tindley, a gospel composer.  […]

19th Century Baltimore: A City of Immigrants (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Baltimore historian and educator Wayne Schaumburg presents an illustrated program focusing on the city’s role as a major port of entry for immigrants during the 1800s. Sponsored by the Friends of the Perry Hall Library. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send […]

⭐ Money Smarts For Adults (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a FREE workshop on financial planning. Discussion topics will include identifying your own values, setting goals using the SMART framework, strategies for controlling external influences, and more. Presented by CAFE (Coalition for the Advancement of Financial Education) Montgomery. Join our Event Here: https://zoom.us/j/97246333403 Or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 972 4633 3403

Untold Stories of The American Revolution (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

The American Revolution is the country’s founding moment, but there is more to the story than what we were taught in school. Join University of Maryland historian Richard Bell as he discusses the women, slaves and immigrants who had a hand in our nation's struggle for independence. Sponsored by the Friends of the Perry Hall […]

Zero Waste, Two Angles (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

In honor of Earth Day, we will have a discussion of "zero waste," two ways: the personal consumer angle and addressing the production source. A representative with grassroots coalition Baltimore People's Climate Movement will interview Pratt Librarian Lauren Read about the zero waste lifestyle, addressing accessibility, and challenges.  The table will turn for the second half as […]

⭐ The Lines Between Us: Civil Rights and Housing In the 21st Century(ACLU Maryland) – VIRTUAL

Join the University of Baltimore and the ACLU of Maryland for a conversation with award-winning journalist and author of The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide, Lawrence Lanahan. Lanahan will be joined in discussion with Adria Crutchfield, executive director at Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership, Barbara Samuels, ACLU of Maryland's former managing attorney and lead […]

⭐ The Cicadas Are Coming! (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join retired biologist and Montgomery County resident, Clarence Hickey for a lecture and discussion about the area's 17-year periodical cicada. Montgomery County is home to a brood of 17-year periodical cicadas. They visited us with great gusto in 1987 and in 2004. Expect to see them in May and June of 2021. They rise out […]

Energy Roadshow (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join My Green Montgomery for Earth Day and learn how you can help improve your energy footprint and save money too!  Help defeat climate change and save money too. Come join Montgomery County Environmental Protection staff as they share energy saving project ideas and Montgomery County Government incentives for DYI projects big and small. Learn […]

⭐ Know Your Rights: Fair Housing Act (Maryland Fair Housing Commission) – VIRTUAL

Fair housing is the right of all people to buy, sell or rent residential property and to live where they choose. In this workshop, learn about the Fair Housing Act, which provides protection under the law against housing discrimination to all Marylanders, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, familial or marital status, national origin, source […]

The Academic Mass Communication Program presents: A Political Forum (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The political landscape in our country is one we have never experienced before. Emmy award-winning broadcaster & Mass Communications Professor Lou Holder moderates a "Real Talk" political conversation with selective members of the local television and radio media FREE Virtual Event - Registration will close 2 hours prior to start time All times listed in Eastern Standard Time […]

⭐ Contemporary Conversations With Michelle Singletary, Washington Post Financial Columnist (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Meet Michelle Singletary, prize-winning journalist and nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Michelle Singletary is well known for taking complicated financial terms and concepts and make them easy to understand. A frequent contributor to various NPR programs and a regular presence on all major networks, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS and MSNBS. Ms. […]

Career Resources For Skilled Immigrants (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

In this workshop, representatives from Upwardly Global (UpGlo) - an organization focused on helping work-authorized immigrant and refugee professionals re-enter their professional fields in the U.S. Representatives will share information on the organization, resources to help immigrant and refugee professionals and answer questions on how eligible applicants can apply for UpGlo’s free customized U.S. job search training […]

The Elephant We Don’t See: A Diversity Dialogue ‘The Mis-Education of the Negro’ By Carter Woodson (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The Prince George's County Memorial Library System and Prince George's County Human Relations Commission present "The Elephant We Don't See: A Diversity Dialogue" every last Tuesday of the month. Michelle Hamiel and Kyla Hanington discuss equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism with books as a launch point. Watch event HERE at scheduled datet/time. About the book: […]

⭐ Historically Speaking: Buses Are A Comin’: A Conversation With Freedom Rider Charles Person (Smithsonian African American History & Culture Museum) – VIRTUAL

Buses Are a Comin’ provides a front-row view of the struggle to belong in America, as Charles Person, the youngest of the original Freedom Riders, whose social justice colleagues include: Congressman John Lewis, journalist and pacifist James Peck, and CORE field secretary Genevieve Hughes. Charles Person's story provides a roadmap from a teenager of a previous […]

Domestic Violence 101 And Safety Planning (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Court advocates with Baltimore County's Department of Social Services Family Violence Unit present a basic overview of domestic violence, "red flags" in a relationship, safety planning, county and state resources, as well as laws related to domestic violence and sexual assault. Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, some portions of this presentation may […]

Griot Con 2021 (Griot Con)

Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring

Description NOTE: Event was originally scheduled for 9/26/2020, but has been rescheduled for 9/25/2021. (Via Eventbrite) Griot Con fuses the excitement and spectacle of a comic convention with the cinematic experience of an independent film festival. (Via Facebook) Afrofuturism Network and MisterDuke Productions, LLC present Griot Con, an all-day, family-friendly event that fuses the excitement […]