All community events listed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
UMMS Blood Drive
May 22 & 27, 2014 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.). May 23, (7 am to 6 pm)
University of Maryland Medical Center, Gudelsky Lobby
22 South Greene Street
All donors are welcome; you don't have to be a Medical Center employee to do your part there is a need for all types of blood 365 days of the year, and you can give blood once every 56 days.
For more information about the blood drive, please click here.
Every Tuesday May 13 through November 25
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
University Plaza Unit block of South Paca Street
(Between Baltimore and Redwood streets, across from University of Maryland Medical Center)
The University of Maryland Medical Center's Green Team is proud to announce the return of the University Farmers Market on May 13, 2014. This will be the third season for the market, which will take place in Plaza Park, across the street from the hospital's main entrance, along Paca Street. Local farmers will be selling fresh fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses, eggs, poultry, baked goods, soups, sauces and much more. The market will be open every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and will run weekly from May 13 through November 25.
For more information call 410-706-2352 or visit this page.
The Center for Weight Management & Wellness at University of Maryland offers a comprehensive surgical and medical approach to weight loss. Now is the moment to reserve your seat for this informative seminar, conducted by Dr. Mark Kligman and Dr. Katherine Lamond on the latest surgical approaches, nutrition, exercise, and complete aftercare programs.
For a list of seminar dates or to register for a seminar, please call 1-877-866-7348 or visit our seminar page.
Free Breast Cancer Screenings
Every Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
UniversityCare Family Health Centers
Two UniversityCare family health centers in West Baltimore are offering free breast cancer screening as part of the Baltimore City Cancer Program, an early-detection effort for uninsured, low-income city residents. UniversityCare officials urge eligible women to take advantage of the free clinical breast exams and mammograms.
The free screenings are available every Monday through Friday at two UniversityCare family health centers in West Baltimore:
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center also offers free mammograms, breast exams and pap tests to women who reside in Baltimore City, who are 40 years of age and older and have no health insurance.
To enroll in the Baltimore City Cancer Program, city residents can call 410-328-4673 (HOPE).
Living Well With Diabetes
Fourth Tuesday of each month
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.
6th Floor, North Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
"On the Road to Living Well with Diabetes" is an educational class for the prevention of complications for people with diabetes.
For more information call 410-328-6584.
This page was last updated: July 7, 2014