LPCA Community Improvement Grant Program

The LPCA invites you to participate in the Community Improvement Grant program. This program provides small grants to support Locust Point residents who have an interest in beautifying or enhancing the Locust Point community.

The grant committee is looking for projects that:

  • make a substantial impact on the community,
  • affect a number of residents or visitors, and/or
  • create new connections among members of the community.

Complete details and the application are available by visiting:

https://mylocustpoint.wordpress.com/about-the-lpca/community-improvement-grant/.

Volunteer Opportunity: COP Walk Coordinator

The LPCA is searching for a volunteer to assume the role of COP Coordinator. This important position can have a tremendous impact on our community at-large.

The COP Coordinator maintains an open dialogue with the Baltimore City Police Dept and organizes the walks which are scheduled April-October on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

If you are interested, please contact: contacts@mylocustpoint.org.

Traffic Modifications for Sunday’s Kinetic Sculpture Race

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation advises motorists of traffic modifications in effect for the Kinetic Sculpture Race scheduled this Sunday, June 14, 2015.

The race will begin and end at the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) on Covington Street. Participants will run the following 15-mile course through the Inner Harbor and surrounding neighborhoods:

•10:30 –11:00 Opening ceremonies & start at AVAM
•11:00 –11:15 Race along Key Hwy and Battery Ave into Federal Hill Park
•11:15 –12:15 Race down Riverside, Fort, Lawrence, and Key Hwy past the AVAM, around the Inner Harbor, President to Katyn Circle to Aliceanna, along Boston Street to Canton Waterfront Park
•12:00 – 1:30 Canton Waterfront Loop
•1:30 – 1:45 Race up Kenwood, Eastern and Linwood into Patterson Park
•1:45 – 3:45 Patterson Park Obstacle Course
•4:00 – 4:45 Race down Lombard, Central, Eastern, Pier 5, Pratt, Light, Key Highway, Lawrence, Fort, Jackson, Clement, and Covington to the finish line at AVAM (finishers may begin arriving as early as 4:15)

During the event, Covington Street will be closed to through traffic between Key Highway and Cross Street from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with parking restrictions in effect. In addition, one lane of travel will be coned off for participants wherever possible along the race route.

Motorists traveling in these areas should be advised that temporary traffic stops may be implemented during the event for the safety of participants. Commuters should be on the watch for pedestrians and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

For more information about the event, visit: http://avam.org/news-and-events/events/kinetic-sculpture-race.shtml.

Community Picnic This Sunday!

All are welcome to attend our annual community picnic scheduled Sunday, June 14 at Latrobe Park @ 5:00 pm.

The LPCA will be providing some food and drinks (water, soda, hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, and paper products). Please bring a dish to share and a blanket or chairs.

Contact social@mylocustpoint.com if you can help with set-up or clean-up.

We look forward to seeing you!

LPCA General Meeting: June 10

Please plan to attend the Locust Point Civic Association general meeting Wednesday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Francis Scott Key school cafeteria.

This month we have the opportunity to:
•See a presentation by local developers
•See a presentation by Senator Ferguson
•Receive an update on the Charm City Circulator Advocacy
•Hear committee reports

Please remember, there is no July meeting.

We encourage you to attend, share your thoughts, and meet your neighbors. Hope to see you there!