This weekend begins with what some superstitious folks dread—Friday the 13th. But if you're not bunkered down in your apartment binge-watching horror movies, consider testing your luck on one of the events below.
ARTS + CULTURE
Homewood United for Music hackathon
Friday, 6:30 p.m. | Mattin Center
Meet other musicians or music aficionados during this spooky-themed, collaborative challenge. Participants will be placed into small groups and tasked with creating a piece of music. There will be prizes. There will be pizza. And there will be Halloween snacks.
Lisa Rosinsky on Inevitable and Only
Sunday, 1 p.m. | JHU Barnes and Noble
The Writing Seminars alumna and accomplished poet will introduce her first young adult novel, Inevitable and Only, the story of a girl who suddenly discovers she has a sister—one who wants to take over her life.
Women's volleyball vs. Juniata
Friday, 7 p.m. | White Athletic Center
The No 18. Blue Jays are on a roll. They're coming off of their 16th consecutive win and have a chance to keep the streak going with a victory over No. 17 Juniata, a regional heavyweight.
Field hockey vs. Swarthmore
Saturday, 1 p.m. | Homewood Field
Hopkins will take on the Garnet after last week's 3-0 win over McDaniel. The Blue Jays have won the last four games—help them make it five.
Worship and Bible study
Friday, 7:30 p.m. | Gilman Hall
Agape JHU will bring students together for fellowship, Bible study, and learning how to make a difference in the world.
GOOD OL' FUN
JHUnions Standup Comedy Night
Friday, 9 p.m. | The LaB
Baltimore Improv Group's (BIG's) best and funniest improvisers will take the stage for 60 minutes of unbridled hilarity. They will be joined by JHU's long-form improv powerhouse, The Buttered Niblets.
Rep Your Flag BBQ
Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. | AMR I BBQ Pit
JHU's African Student Association, BSU, Ethiopian and Eritrean Students Association, Organización Latina Estudiantil, and Caribbean Culture Society will give you a taste of their cultures and a chance to bring and rep your own country's flag. There will be music, fun, and a prize for those who best rep their flag.
JHUnions Paint Night
Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. | Mattin Center
Don't miss this chance to express your creativity. All of the paint and art materials will be provided, and all experience levels are welcome.
For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar.