Ridgely’s Record

January community meeting

Join us for our monthly community meeting on Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00 pm upstairs at Pickles Pub. 

Our guest speaker will be Dawod Thomas, a passionate advocate for youth empowerment. He is the founder of My Father’s Plan, a non-profit organization that works with youth to pick up the litter on our neighborhood’s streets. Come and hear Dawod's inspiring story and learn about My Father's Plan's initiatives.

If you are unable to attend the meeting in person, you can join us online. Login details and the agenda will be posted on the Ridgely’s website.

Christmas tree collection

Baltimore DPW will pick up your Christmas tree during the month of January. Set the tree out on your regular Wednesday trash collection day. Place trees at the same location where your trash is collected, and make sure the tree is free of ornaments and tinsel. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The city’s annual MLK parade will be on Monday, January 15. It will step off at noon from the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street and proceed down the boulevard to Lombard Street. The grand marshal of the 2024 parade will be Ernestine Shepherd, 87, who in 2010 and 2011 was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest competitive female bodybuilder in the world.

Downtown Discovery Days

Between Tuesday, January 2, and Friday, January 12, several of Baltimore’s most popular attractions offer deals and discounts on admission, giving families, residents and visitors the opportunity to visit museums and attractions at an affordable price.

For a complete list of participating attractions click here.

Inner Harbor ice rink

The rink at the Inner Harbor will remain open daily until Monday, January 15. Admission is $15 for adults and includes a skate rental.

January recycling dates

Recycling is collected in our neighborhood on a bi-weekly schedule. Our pickup days for this month will be:

  • Friday, January 12
  • Friday, January 26

Street sweeping

The scheduled street sweeping dates in January are:

  • Odd sides of the street — January 17
  • Even sides of the street — January 26