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Image caption: August 6 // A free monthly public lecture series at the Space Telescope Science Institute, located on the Homewood campus, showcases noted scientists discussing cosmic topics. STScI's Eileen Meyer talks tonight on "Relativistic Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei.” 8 p.m.

August 16

If you're a sewer and a history buff, this Make-a-Dress Weekend Workshop at Homewood Museum is for you. Costume historian Ann Wass will teach participants (using their own sewing machines) to use modern tailoring techniques to construct a Federal/Regency-style ball dress. Details at museums.jhu.edu/calendar. $65 museum members, $75 nonmembers, $55 Harvest Ball (Oct. 12) ticket holders.

August 22

Cheer on the world champion Baltimore Ravens when they face the Carolina Panthers in a pre-season matchup. Tickets for Hopkins Night at Ravens Stadium are $72, sections 509, 511, 542, and 544. For details, go to http://hrnt.jhu.edu/worklife_engagement/financial/ravens.html. 8 p.m.

August 28

The Class of 2017 arrives on the Homewood campus today and tomorrow. Move-in is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

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