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Image caption: Oct. 19 // The Jazz at the Johns Hopkins Club series welcomes the Lionel Loueke Trio on Saturday, Oct. 19, performing sets at 8:30 and 10 p.m. $25, $15 students. Homewood campus. Info at peabodyjazz.org/HopkinsClub.

Oct. 12

The Doobie Brothers headline the One Night, One Show, One Cause benefit for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, hosted by Paul Reed Smith Guitars. $36 to $1,000. Lyric Opera House. VIP pre-party at 5:30 p.m.; doors open at 8 p.m. Ticket info at lyricoperahouse.com.

Oct. 17

Learn about the collection of Roman coins that alumnus Franklin Wright donated to JHU's Archaeological Museum. 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Homewood.

Oct. 19

Hundreds of JHU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends take to the streets and nonprofit agencies to lend a hand on the community-focused President's Day of Service. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet at O'Connor Recreation Center, Homewood.

Oct. 21

The Dawn of Neurosurgery: Rare Books from the Collection of Eugene S. Flamm at the George Peabody Library showcases Renaissance books from the world's foremost private collection of volumes relating to the early attempts to heal brain-related injuries and understand the inner workings of the human brain. Through Sunday, March 2.

Oct. 21

Homewood Museum hosts Monumental Baltimore, a three-part series exploring the impetus for the city's Battle and Washington monuments. Presented in association with AIA Baltimore's 2013 Baltimore Architecture Month and the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy. $30, $20 Homewood and AIA members, free for full-time students with valid ID. Details at museums.jhu.edu.

Oct. 25

The Best-Dressed Sale and Boutique, an annual fundraiser of the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, returns to the Carriage House at Evergreen Museum & Library. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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