Patterson Park News

PPNA general meeting Monday Feb. 10

The next Patterson Park Neighborhood Association meeting will be held this Monday -
February 10th – at 7pm in the basement of St. Elizabeth’s church.

In light of recent events, this meeting will focus on neighborhood safety.

Captain Garrity of the SEPD will be speaking, in addition to our Safety Chair, Chris Stallings.

Piñatas Navideñas & Posada

Piñatas Navideñas y Posada celebrates and continues the joyous Christmas traditions of the Latino community in Southeast Baltimore from November 23 thru January 18.

Working with local Mexican, Bolivian, Honduran, Nicaraguan and Colombian tradition bearers, Mis Raíces, Friend of Pattesron Park, Consejo Hispano, Breath of God Lutheran Church and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Creative Alliance offers piñata-making workshops, an exhibition, videos, and a traditional “posada” procession culminating into a fiesta with song, mariachi, potluck and piñata breaking. For more info about each program, visit

· Piñata Exhibition. Nov 23-Jan 18. Opening reception w/ food by Marquee Lounge. Friday Nov 23 5-6pm.

· Advanced piñata making- full build, suggested 12 yrs and older. Materials included. $10-15 suggested donation. Sundays: Dec 8 & 15. 3-6pm.

· Piñata decorating workshop for kids. Materials included. $5-10 suggested donation. Saturday, Dec 14. Noon, 1pm or 2pm.

· Posada procession, piñata breaking, potluck, mariachi & fiesta. Screening of documentary “Piñatas Navideñas y Posadas in Southeast Baltimore” w/ discussion. Friday, Dec 20. 6-8pm. Procession starts at Creative Alliance! Final location of fiesta to be determined.

Creative Alliance’s Piñatas Navideñas y Posada is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

En Español (pdf)

Red Line FAQ and food Tues, Oct. 22

The Red Line is a 14-mile light rail and subway line currently being planned by the MTA. Once completed, it will allow for quick and easy access by public transit between Highlandtown/Patterson Park, Bayview Medical Center, Canton, Fells Point, Harbor East, downtown, Camden Yards, and West Baltimore.

Join the MTA on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30pm for your opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the Red Line and how it will affect residents of Patterson Park and Southeast Baltimore. They’ll have free food and small giveaways.

  • Tuesday, October 22
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Patterson Park
  • corner of Baltimore and Linwood Ave (in the park)