Weekend picks: Johns Hopkins events roundup for Nov. 3-5
There are lots of things this to do weekend. These are some of our favorites.
This beautiful fall weekend brings a jam-packed lineup of postseason athletics events, as well as shows, fundraisers, and Hopkins traditions. Want to know more? The Hub has got you covered.
Johns Hopkins has earned the right to host four conference tournaments this weekend, in men's soccer, women's soccer, field hockey, and volleyball. The Blue Jays have the top seeds in all four events, with four championship finals scheduled for Sunday. Find more information in the Hub's Centennial Conference tournament roundup.
A GOOD CAUSE
DXP Krispy Kreme fundraiser
Friday, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. | The Breezeway
What's better than a gooey Krispy Kreme donut on your way to class? Supporting the American Cancer Society, of course. The sisters of Delta Xi Phi need your support for this opportunity to give back.
Dance Marathon 2017: The AcaDMy Awards
Saturday, 4 p.m.–midnight | Glass Pavilion
This annual event serves as Dance Marathon's final fundraising push of the season. Enjoy food, games, prizes, dancing, and performances while you help to raise money For the Kids. Some of Johns Hopkins very own Miracle Kids will also make an appearance.
Friday, 7 p.m. | Glass Pavilion
Homewood United for Music will delight the JHU community with Disney melodies, trivia, face painting, and caricature. Get in touch with your inner child while you enjoy this concert with free food.
AFROBEAT: The Workshop
Saturday, 4 p.m. | Rec Center MPRs
JHU Recreation and Hopkins students team up with Kemi O to host this cultural, fitness workshop. Jam out to African and Caribbean music while burning calories. This is the perfect opportunity to let go and be silly this weekend.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Chinese Students Association dumpling night
Saturday, 4 p.m. | Charles Commons MPR
Take a break and learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings. Afterwards, you can eat your culinary creations.
Sunday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Fresh Food Café
You don't want to miss this opportunity to indulge in upscale dining right on campus. Sterling brunches are inspired by the classic hotel style Sunday brunches. There will be live jazz music and a menu full of delicious food such as apple pumpkin soup, smoked pork loin, and baked brie.
GOOD OL' FUN
Open Mic night
Friday, 8 p.m. | The LaB
Hosted by WJHU Radio and JHUnions, this is the first Open Mic of the school year. There will be free food and performances by fellow Blue Jays. Want to perform? We think you should.
Opioid overdose first responder training
Saturday, 3 p.m. | AMR I MPR
The Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition is hosting a Naloxone training so that attendees will have the skills to act as a first-responder in case of an opioid overdose. Participants will also learn about the neuropharmacology of opiate drugs and how to identify symptoms of an overdose.
'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power'
Friday, 2:30 p.m. | School of Public Health
Miss last week's screening of former Vice President Al Gore's documentary on climate change? Here's another opportunity to see the film, followed by a discussion with Thomas A. Burke, director of the Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute. Watch the trailer.
For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar.