Tickets go on sale for Johns Hopkins Medicine's Nov. 16 A Woman's Journey symposium, with Katie Couric as keynote speaker. The award-winning journalist will be honored for raising public awareness about colorectal cancer screening and funds for cancer research. For details and tickets, go to http://hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney/Baltimore or call 410-955-8660.
Peabody Bass Works offers instruction for elite collegiate players (July 7–13) and young bassists (July 10–13) that culminates with a free concert featuring players from both divisions at 3 p.m. today in Friedberg Hall. Go to http://peabody.jhu.edu/bassworks.
Get a new perspective on Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Outdoor Pursuits—a program run out of Homewood's Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center—will teach you the fundamentals of paddling a sea kayak so you can enjoy a day on the water. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $15. For more info, go to http://web.jhu.edu/recreation and click on "experiential education."
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