Weekend picks: Johns Hopkins events roundup for Oct. 27-29

This last weekend in October brings a Shakespearean opening night, a workshop in activism, and plenty of opportunities to give back

It's back to work until the Thanksgiving holiday now that Fall Break has come and gone. This week's picks of campus events give you the chance to de-stress over the Halloween weekend so that you're ready come Monday.


aKDPhi bake sale
Friday, 4–7 p.m. | Mattin Center Courtyard
Sink your teeth into cupcakes while supporting breast cancer awareness. All proceeds with go to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Alpha Phi Omega Hurricane Maria relief fundraiser
Friday, 4–7 p.m. | Levering Great Hall
APO's Hemi Semi-formal will bring games, prizes, and food, while helping to raise funds for Hurricane Maria relief. Donations will be made to United for Puerto Rico. Don't miss out on the raffles for a iPad and guitar.

Walk to End Alzheimer's
Sunday at 9 a.m. | Canton Waterfront Park
JHU Nu Rho Psi, the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Society for Neuroscience, is assembling a team to participate in a walk that will raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care. Their goal is $2,000. You can participate in the walk or donate to their team online. 100% of donations will go to the National Alzheimer's Association.


A few Hopkins Athletics teams will close out their regular seasons this weekend. Take some time to celebrate their hard work this year.


Community Charla
Friday at 5 p.m. | Hodson Hall
This interactive charla, or chat, will feature stories of LatinX experiences from JHU alumni, students, and staff. There will be special guests from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and the Hopkins LatinX Alumni Association.

Taiwanese Arts & Crafts Night
Friday at 8 p.m. | Charles Commons MPR
Take a break from studying and join the JHU Taiwanese American Students Association in exploring Taiwanese crafts.


'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
All weekend | Mattin Center
Laughter, tears, dancing, singing, fairies, donkeys, kings, queens! The Barnstormers aim to please a full house as they take on this Shakespeare classic. There are performances all weekend, and tickets are only $6 with your J-Card. Consider making it to opening night.


JHUnions Paint Night
Saturday, 5–10 p.m. | Student Leadership and Involvement
Drop by for another opportunity to express your creativity. A variety of art supplies and materials will be provided, and all experience levels are welcome.


Engaging students in activism
Friday, 12:30–5 p.m. | Charles Commons Conference Center
Choose from a variety of workshops hosted by organizations focused on creating cultures free from gender violence. Register in advance for this mini-conference that will include a discussion on the current state of Title IX. Dinner will be served.

For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar.

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