The HoCo United for Black Lives event in Howard County (Woodbine) will happen today starting at 5:00pm. Here is information about the event from the Facebook event:

Come show love, support, and solidarity for black lives at a peaceful protest this Thursday. Please bring your masks and signs!! We will be updating with more details in the next few days. Meet at the basketball courts.

Here is the latest update posted to the event from one of the event organizers:

QUICK RUN DOWN

1. The event will start around between 5-5:15 and run to about 7:30. Maybe a few mins after.

2. BRING YO MASK 😷 ! We are HIGHLY  encouraging everyone to wear a face mask and to please practice social distancing!

3. There will not be anywhere to sit, so I would suggest to bring a lawn chair if you need a break from standing.

4. In the event of a possible cancellation, we do have a rain date booked. We will announce that date if we decide to cancel due to storms.

*We will not cancel for light rain, in that case bring an umbrella, poncho or anything you need to stay dry*

5. Even though everyone is open to their own  opinion, negative behavior/disrespect towards others will NOT be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the event. This event has gained a strong reputation as a peaceful protest, and it WILL remain that way.

6. DO NOT ENGAGE WITH THE POLICE.

7. Again, DO NOT ENGAGE WITH THE POLICE.

8. PLEASE do NOT leave any trash behind! Use all the trash cans located in the park!

9. Be aware of what you are attending! Be ready for uncomfortable conversations and remember the reason why you are there!

10. Show love.

See you all tomorrow. RSVP Below

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Here is the location of the event today (click image below to view location on Google Maps):

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Scott E