Weekend picks: Johns Hopkins events roundup for April 7-9
There are lots of things to do this weekend. These are some of our favorites.
Binge-watching a new Netflix series can be fun. But there is a lot going on at Johns Hopkins University. And while that can be a bit overwhelming, the Hub has got you covered.
Here are our picks of events we suggest you get out and attend this weekend.
ARTS + CULTURE
JHU Barnstormers presents "Spring Awakening"
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. | Swirnow Theater
Full of youth revolt and rock and roll, this spring musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality (Note: not a show intended for young children). Use your J-Card to snag a discount when reserving tickets before the show.
A GOOD CAUSE
Relay For Life
Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight | The Beach
"Celebrate, remember, and fight back" against cancer while making Monopoly-themed laps around The Beach. There will be food trucks, vendors, and student performances, as well as the annual Miss Relay Drag Beauty Pageant.
Rock the Casa Lip-Sync Competition
Sunday, 4 to 6 p.m. | Shriver Hall auditorium
This is the annual philanthropy event for JHU's chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. Five-dollar tickets that benefit Court Appointed Special Advocate score you a seat to watch various student groups sing (or lip-sync) their hearts out.
Baseball: McDaniel at Hopkins
Sunday, 2 p.m. | Babb Field at Stromberg Stadium
The Blue Jays take on the Green Terror in a Centennial Conference game. Earlier this week, Hopkins rallied for a 17-7 win on McDaniel's home turf. (Note: This game was rescheduled from Friday)
Women's lacrosse: Michigan at Hopkins
Saturday, 1 p.m. | Homewood Field
Show your school spirit while watching the Blue Jays host the Wolverines. The women's lacrosse team is coming off an OT loss at Northwestern, so cheer them on to a win over Michigan.
GOOD OL' FUN
Brain Awareness Week: Water balloon fight
Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. | Freshman Quad
Are you Team Microglia or Team Influenza Virus? Battle on one of these teams in the Nu Rho Psi water balloon fight—the neurosciences society's final event for Brain Awareness Week.
Minority Re'port improv performance
Friday, 8 p.m. | The LaB
JHUnions is bringing you your weekend laughs. Minority Re'port, Baltimore Improv Group's special project, claims its comedy show will "leave you as satisfied at your mama's sweet potato pie!"
Charm City Classic Quidditch Tournament
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. | Homewood Field
You're a wizard, Harry. OK, maybe you're not. But you can still support JHU Quidditch by watching this exciting sport. No tickets required.
Politics and Science in the New Administration panel
Friday, noon | School of Public Health's Sommer Hall
Climate-change. Budget proposals. The future of science. There is a lot happening on and around Capitol Hill. Chris Mooney from The Washington Post will join former Congressman Henry A. Waxman and other panelists in a discussion about it all so you can stay in the know.
For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar
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