Family Weekend Schedule

Family Weekend is for all families of undergraduate and graduate students at Johns Hopkins University and will be held Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27, 2019! A complete list of Family Weekend activities and events can be found below.

Please note many activities require registration in advance. To register for a specific activity, please click below.

Registration Page

If you wish to make changes or additions to your Family Weekend registration, the only way to do so properly is to contact Reggie Anthony. Please do not create a new registration. Email Reggie first with your requests and he can make the necessary changes to your registration. The deadline for registration and refunds is Friday, October 18!

Programming Updates

The following programs have been re-opened and are available for registration:

Friday, October 25

  • 2:10-3:30pm: Designing Your Internship
  • 3:50–4:50pm: The College Experience Today: A Panel Discussion with the Homewood Deans

Saturday, October 26

  • 10–10:50am: Family Information Sessions: Financial Aid Town Hall
  • 10–11am: Pre-Med Advising Presentation
  • 11am–12pm: Whiting School of Engineering Advising session and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advising session
  • 2–3pm: Meet the ResLife Staff

2019 Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 25

9am–9pm: Interfaith Center is open for prayer

3509 N. Charles St. Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Center

The Muslim Prayer Room at the Interfaith Center will be available through J-Card access on Saturday and other times when the building is closed. Students who are a part of the Muslim Community on campus need to request this access from the Interfaith office in advance. In addition, there will be regularly scheduled worship and prayer opportunities hosted by student groups and community partners, held on campus and in congregations adjacent to campus.

10am–4pm: Family Weekend Registration Check-In: Welcome Blue Jay Families

Mason Hall Lobby

Please make sure to stop by for your registration materials and name tags as well as a quick beverage before you and your family start the day!

10am–10pm: Work Out at the Recreation Center

Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

Parents/guardians and family members who are at least 18 years of age are welcome to visit the facility and work out for free. You will need to bring a valid state-issued ID, your Family Weekend name tags, and a Rec Center member to sign-in. This is an open recreation event.

Parents College

11am–4pm: Homewood Museum Tours

3400 N. Charles St.

Tours every hour with the last tour beginning at 3pm. Cost: FREE.

Enjoy a tour of Homewood Museum, a National Historic Landmark that has a long and fascinating history. The museum’s period rooms include fine and decorative art objects representative of the furnishings during the Carroll family’s occupancy in the first decades of the 1800s.

11–11:50am: Ecological Communities and The Human Impact

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall, Dr. Christov Roberson, Senior Lecturer in Biology

All living organisms form parts of ecological communities, which can change over space and time. We will consider how scientists characterize ecological communities, how they can change, and the consequences of human interventions on a community’s structure. Registration is required.

11-11:50am: Algorithms for DNA Sequencing

Shriver Hall Auditorium, Dr. Ben Langmead, Computer Science

This class will discuss the DNA sequencing revolution, the role Computer Scientists play in modern Genomics and Biology, and learn about the distinction between comparative and de novo methods for piecing genomes together. Registration is required.

12–12:50pm: Growing Human Retinas from Stem Cells to Understand how the Cells in our Eyes are Made

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall, Dr. Robert J. Johnston Jr., Biology professor

This class discussion examines how the new field of human organoids is changing our understanding of human biology. Organoids are mini-organs grown from human stem cells. We will discuss how CRISPR genome engineering and pharmacological approaches can be used to probe the nature of human development. Registration is required.

12–12:50pm: A Major Constitutional Flaw: The Formation of New States in the Early American Republic

Arellano Theater in Levering Hall, Dr. François Furstenberg. History professor

This class will explore how the Founding Fathers anticipated the place of new states in the Union. It will focus on a few curious debates in the Constitutional Convention, and briefly address the problematic consequences of a major, if unexplored, flaw in the U.S. constitutional design. Registration is required.

1:10–2pm: Center for Leadership Education: Design Thinking & New Product Development

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall, Dr. Leslie Kendrick, Senior Lecturer & Internship Director

Explore your creative side in this hands-on session that allows participants to practice empathy and design thinking to develop a new product that addresses a problem from your daily life! Using supplies provided, participate in “rapid prototyping” to create a product that solves this problem in just a few minutes! No artistic talent required! Follow the exercise, learn about the business minors, internship and experiential student groups available through our center. Registration is required.

2:10–3:30pm: Designing Your Internship

Student Lounge/ Great Hall in Levering Hall, Life Design Lab/Hopkins Parents Council, Margie Carney, Alayna Hayes

For Family Weekend, the Hopkins Parents Council and the Life Design Lab are collaborating to connect you with parents in various fields and industries to learn keys to success in designing your internship experience. You will learn industry insights and make connections to help you find your next internship!

This program is for students only. Students will sign-up on their own through Handshake.

2:10–3:30pm: Designing Your Life

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall, Life Design Team

This interactive workshop for families will be moderated by three of our Life Design Educators. This presentation is for families only. Registration is required.

12pm: Guided Tours of Homewood Campus

Mason Hall

Blue Jay Families, if you have not had the opportunity to take a tour of the Homewood campus with our Student Ambassadors this is your chance to do so. This tour is informative and will give you a great narrative of the university. Registration is required for this event.

1-4pm: Off-Campus Housing Open House **Newly Added**

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

Stop by and meet the Off-Campus Housing staff and ask any questions or talk through any concerns you may have. Parents can pick-up area maps and a list of the off-campus housing options closest to campus. Parents will also learn about the resources offered to students before and during their transition into the community.

2–4pm: Open House Community Living at JHU (ResLife, Housing, Dining)

Drop by the Residential Life Offices in various communities to chat with professional and student staff to learn about how we build community affinity within our residence halls and apartments. We look forward to seeing you! Registration is required for this event.

The areas served by each office are below:

AMRI, AMRII, AMRIII, First Year Experience and main office

Charles Commons- Charles Commons, Bradford, and Homewood

McCoy- McCoy, Rogers, and Second Year Experience Wolman

3pm: Guided Tours of Homewood Campus

Mason Hall

Blue Jay Families, if you have not had the opportunity to take a tour of the Homewood campus with our Student Ambassadors this is your chance to do so. This tour is informative and will give you a great narrative of the university. Registration is required for this event.

3pm: Homewood Campus Historical Walking Tour

Between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum

Have you ever wondered how Johns Hopkins wound up on the Homewood Campus? Did you know that we have not always been at this location? Ever wondered about the story behind the murals in the Shriver Hall lobby? Join us for a tour of the Homewood Campus with Jim Stimpert, Senior Reference Archivist in the Sheridan Libraries, and Allison Seyler, Hopkins Retrospective Program Manager. We will start on the sidewalk between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum (where there are benches on all four corners) and make our way down to Shriver Hall and back to the north side of campus, pointing out interesting historical facts and observations along the way. Wear comfortable walking shoes, because we will be covering some ground though at a leisurely pace. The tour will take 90 minutes. Registration is required for this event.

3:50–4:50pm: The College Experience Today: A Panel Discussion with the Homewood Deans

Shriver Hall Auditorium, featuring Vice Provost for Student Affairs Alanna Shanahan, Academic Deans, Vice Deans

The panel discussion will feature our deans who are directly responsible for your student’s experience, and be moderated by the vice provost for student affairs. Our academic and student affairs leaders will discuss their schools and departments institutional responsibilities as it relates supporting your student, in addition; providing new insight and information about your student’s JHU experience. Registration is required for this event. Registration is required for this event.

5–6pm: Blue Jay Families Reception

Great Hall in Levering Hall, with Homewood Student Affairs Team

Join members of the faculty and staff community to discuss your Blue Jay’s Hopkins experience, ask questions and connect with fellow family members. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required for this event.

6–7pm: Blue Jay Family Tailgate

Right in front of Recreation Center around the circle

In partnership with Blue Jay Athletics, we invite our Blue Jay Families and students to celebrate with us pre-game. Let’s get excited about the Blue Jay Football team and partake in fun activities and some good Hopkins spirit fun!

7pm: Football Game vs. Gettysburg

Homewood Field

Families and Students are invited to cheer on the Blue Jay Football team to victory. There will be plenty of fun and excitement during the game.

7-8:30pm (House Opens at 6:45pm): For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf

Arellano Theater in Levering Hall

Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theatre Company is proud to present For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. For Colored Girls is a powerful choreopoem following the stories of 7 women of color. Explore the colors of the rainbow with Ladies in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, and Brown through dance, song, and storytelling. Join us at the Arellano Theater in Levering for tales of growth, sadness, innocence, pain, love, desperation, and overcoming. Prepare to laugh, to cry, and, most importantly, to enjoy! Tickets are $5 for JHU non-affiliates and $3 for JHU affiliates. (Jcash, Cash App, Paypal, and cash accepted.)

8:00pm: Barnstormers Student Theater Group

Swirnow Theater at Mattin Center

The Curious Savage is a timeless comedy by John Patrick; it tells the tale of Ethel P. Savage, an elderly woman whose husband recently died and left her approximately ten million dollars. Openly discussing what money can do to people and mental health, The Curious Savage will leave you filled with laughter and the hope that the often neglected virtues of kindness, affection, and found families have not yet been lost in a world that so often seems to be motivated by greed and dishonesty.

Saturday, October 26

8–9am: Breakfast with the Blue Jay Families

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

Join other Blue Jay Families for some light refreshments to start the morning off before listening to President Ron Daniels. Registration is required for this event.

8–11:30am: Family Weekend Registration Check-In: Welcome Blue Jay Families

Mason Hall Lobby

Please make sure to stop by for your registration materials and name tags as well as a quick beverage before you and your family start the day!

8am–10pm: Work Out at the Recreation Center

Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

Parents/guardians and family members who are at least 18 years of age are welcome to visit the facility and work out for free. You will need to bring a valid state-issued ID, your Family Weekend name tags, and a Rec Center member to sign-in. This is an open recreation event.

9–9:45am: President Daniels’ Address

Shriver Hall Auditorium

President Ron Daniels will address Blue Jay Families about Hopkins students and culture. He will also share more insight into the future of the university. Registration is required for this event.

9am–9pm: Interfaith Center is open for prayer

3509 N. Charles St. Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Center

The Muslim Prayer Room at the Interfaith Center will be available through J-Card access on Saturday and other times when the building is closed. Students who are a part of the Muslim Community on campus need to request this access from the Interfaith office in advance. In addition, there will be regularly scheduled worship and prayer opportunities hosted by student groups and community partners, held on campus and in congregations adjacent to campus.

10-10:50am: Family Information Sessions: Financial Aid Town Hall

Hodson 110 Financial Aid Services

The Financial Aid Staff is ready to serve families and students with resources, information and a better understanding of terminology and processes as practitioners to financial aid. Family members will have an opportunity to ask general questions as well as questions about your specific family needs. Registration is required for this event.

10–11am: Pre-Med Advising Presentation

Shriver Hall Auditorium Pre-Professional Advising Team Ellen Snydman

Discussion of the pre-med services and experience at Johns Hopkins. Registration is required for this event.

10am-1pm: Off-Campus Housing Open House

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

The Off-Campus Housing office will open up at 10am and will “close” at 1pm to prepare for the Off-Campus presentations. Blue Jay Families Off-Campus Housing staff will be available for you to answer any questions.

10:45–11:25am: Family Information Sessions: Disability Services

Shaffer Hall 101

Students and Families are invited to visit the space that students utilize and meet the staff who supports them. Registration is required for this event.

11am: LiveLikeLou Crab Feast: Sponsored by Phi Delta Theta

Mattin Center Rooftop Courtyard

The Annual Crab Feast sponsored by the Maryland Delta chapter of Phi Delta Theta is back for Family Weekend! Come enjoy all-you-can-eat Maryland crabs, fried chicken, and sides for $20. The event is on October 26 on the Freshman Quad beginning at 11 am. A pre-order form will be posted shortly and tickets can be purchased at the door. All proceeds will go to the Live Like Lou Foundation to support families suffering from ALS and to fund ALS research. We hope to see you there! Each ticket is $20.00 and includes fried chicken and sides. Click here to complete the pre-order form.

11am: Baltimore Community Bus Tours

Mason Hall

Learn more about the Baltimore neighborhoods surrounding the Homewood campus and the ways in which Hopkins strives to strengthen the university’s ties to the city as the city’s largest private anchor institution. Blue Jay Families that attend this tour will also get to visit the FAST FORWARD labs. Registration is required for this event. PLEASE NOTE: If bus tour sells out please contact us Monday, October 21 at bluejayfamilies@jhu.edu to inquire about any cancellations or vacancies. It will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you!

11-11:50am: Family Information Sessions: Study Abroad

Hodson 110, Office of Study Abroad

Dr. Lori Citti and the Study Abroad Team will share opportunities that students have to experience and study in countries all around the world. They will also share resources and timelines required in order for students to have a successful and impactful journey. Registration is required for this event.

11am–12pm: Whiting School of Engineering Advising session and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advising session

Shriver Hall Auditorium, Janet Weise and Jessie Martin

Learn more about how to partner with the Office of Academic Advising. Together, we can help your student realize their personal and academic goals. Registration is required for this event.

12–4pm: Homewood Museum Tours

3400 N. Charles St.

Tours every hour with the last tour beginning at 3pm. Cost: FREE.

Enjoy a tour of Homewood Museum, a National Historic Landmark that has a long and fascinating history. The museum’s period rooms include fine and decorative art objects representative of the furnishings during the Carroll family’s occupancy in the first decades of the 1800s.

12:15–2pm: Family Weekend Lunch

Freshman Quad, Parent and Family Relations

Blue Jay Families and students are welcome to join us for a Tailgate Lunch. There will be food, music and plenty of activities for both students and families, as well as representation and interaction from our very own student organizations. There is a charge of $11.85 for each family member. For this special event, students will not be able to use their guest passes if they have a dining plan. Registration is required for this event.

1pm: Guided Tours of Homewood Campus

Mason Hall

Blue Jay Families, if you have not had the opportunity to take a tour of the Homewood campus with our Student Ambassadors this is your chance to do so. This tour is informative and will give you a great narrative of the university. Registration is required for this event.

1pm: Baltimore Community Bus Tours

Mason Hall

Learn more about the Baltimore neighborhoods surrounding the Homewood campus and the ways in which Hopkins strives to strengthen the university’s ties to the city as the city’s largest private anchor institution. Blue Jay Families that attend this tour will also get to visit the FAST FORWARD labs. Registration is required for this event. PLEASE NOTE: If bus tour sells out please contact us Monday, October 21 at bluejayfamilies@jhu.edu to inquire about any cancellations or vacancies. It will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you!

1-3pm: University Service Project

2631 Huntingdon Ave., Baltimore 21211, Center for Social Concern

This community service project offers students and family members an opportunity to partner with Remington Village. Remington is a historic neighborhood that is highly regarded in Baltimore and has a unique and colorful “story” to the city. In the past couple of years, the Homewood campus of Hopkins has developed a strong alliance with this neighborhood and provided general maintenance as well as community green space. Join us in our service endeavors in keeping this wonderful neighborhood clean. Afterward, participants are welcome to explore on their own and engage in lots of shops and boutiques within walking distance (R House and Paper Moon Diner for dinner options). Registration is required for this event.

1:30-2:30pm: A Capella Concert

Bloomberg Center, 272

Enjoy the talent of Hopkins’ student singing groups as they each present one number. Selections range from chamber and gospel choirs to a variety of a cappella styles. Free.

2:00-3pm: Meet the ResLife Staff

Hodson 210

Meet the leadership of the units that support the on-campus living experience of your student and get your questions answered. All will give overviews and highlights of what your student can expect for the remainder of their time with us. Registration is required for this event.

2-3:15pm: Off-Campus Housing Information Session and Tour (For Second-Year Parents ONLY) **Newly Added**

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

This session will highlight the steps needed to help students find housing off-campus in the communities adjacent to campus. In addition, the off-campus housing staff will talk through tips on how to support your student through their transition to junior year. The session will be approximately 20 minutes long with room for questions. There will be a tour offered immediately after the session to view select commercial residential properties that house a majority of upper-class students. Stops on the tour will include Nine East 33rd, The Academy, and the Charles. Tour will be approximately 50 minutes long and participants must be able to walk 1-mile unassisted. Registration is required for this event.

2:30pm: Baltimore Community Bus Tours

Mason Hall

Learn more about the Baltimore neighborhoods surrounding the Homewood campus and the ways in which Hopkins strives to strengthen the university’s ties to the city as the city’s largest private anchor institution. Blue Jay Families that attend this tour will also get to visit the FAST FORWARD labs. Registration is required for this event. PLEASE NOTE: If bus tour sells out please contact us Monday, October 21 at bluejayfamilies@jhu.edu to inquire about any cancellations or vacancies. It will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you!

3pm: Homewood Campus Historical Walking Tour

Between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum

Have you ever wondered how Johns Hopkins wound up on the Homewood Campus? Did you know that we have not always been at this location? Ever wondered about the story behind the murals in the Shriver Hall lobby? Join us for a tour of the Homewood Campus with Jim Stimpert, Senior Reference Archivist in the Sheridan Libraries, and Allison Seyler, Hopkins Retrospective Program Manager. We will start on the sidewalk between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum (where there are benches on all four corners) and make our way down to Shriver Hall and back to the north side of campus, pointing out interesting historical facts and observations along the way. Wear comfortable walking shoes, because we will be covering some ground though at a leisurely pace. The tour will take 90 minutes. Registration is required for this event.

3-3:30pm: How to Look for and Secure Housing Off-Campus

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

The Off-Campus Housing Staff will be offering two short information sessions for parents about finding housing off-campus in the communities adjacent to campus. In addition, they will talk through tips on how to support your student through their transition junior year. Each session will be approximately 20 minutes long with room for questions. PLEASE NOTE: This same session will be presented again at 3:30pm. Registration is required for this event.

3:30-4pm: How to Look for and Secure Housing Off-Campus

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

The Off-Campus Housing Staff will be offering two short information sessions for parents about finding housing off-campus in the communities adjacent to campus. In addition, they will talk through tips on how to support your student through their transition junior year. Each session will be approximately 20 minutes long with room for questions. Registration is required for this event.

3:45pm: Baltimore Community Bus Tours

Mason Hall

Learn more about the Baltimore neighborhoods surrounding the Homewood campus and the ways in which Hopkins strives to strengthen the university’s ties to the city as the city’s largest private anchor institution. Blue Jay Families that attend this tour will also get to visit the FAST FORWARD labs. Registration is required for this event. PLEASE NOTE: If bus tour sells out please contact us Monday, October 21 at bluejayfamilies@jhu.edu to inquire about any cancellations or vacancies. It will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you!

4-5:30pm: Off-Campus Commercial Residential Tours

McCoy Hall, Off-Campus Housing Office Lounge

The Off-Campus Housing Staff will facilitate a walking tour of select commercial residential properties that house a majority of upper-class students. Stops on the tour will include Nine East 33rd, The Academy, and the Charles. Tour will be approximately 50 minutes long and participants must be able to walk 1-mile unassisted. Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes Registration is required for this event.

4-6pm: Identity Through Art: Paint & Mingle featuring a Local Visual Artist

Glass Pavilion in Levering Hall

Come join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Center for Student Success as students and families have the opportunity to network through a creative element. It’s bound to be a fun time. Registration is required for this event.

7pm: The Annual Diwali Celebration

Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

The Hopkins Hindu Student Council (HSC) hosted Diwali Dhamaka in the Rec Center to celebrate this year’s festival with the Hopkins community. Diwali, translated from Hindi as “festival of lights,” is a five-day ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn. It signifies the triumph of light over darkness and hope over despair. It is celebrated in India, Nepal and several other countries with Indian populations. Dinner begins at 7:00pm and dance showcase starts from 8-8:30pm

7-8:30pm (House Opens at 6:45pm): For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf

Arellano Theater in Levering Hall

Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theatre Company’s is proud to present For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. For Colored Girls is a powerful choreopoem following the stories of 7 women of color. Explore the colors of the rainbow with Ladies in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, and Brown through dance, song, and storytelling. Join us in the Arellano Theater in Levering for tales of growth, sadness, innocence, pain, love, desperation, and overcoming. Prepare to laugh, to cry, and, most importantly, to enjoy! Tickets are $5 for JHU non-affiliates and $3 for JHU affiliates. (Jcash, Cash App, Paypal, and cash accepted.)

7:30pm: Symphony Orchestra: Season Premiere & Shriver Grand Opening

Shriver Hall Auditorium

Get details and tickets through the HSO event page.

8pm: Barnstormers Student Theater Group

Swirnow Theater at Mattin Center

The Curious Savage is a timeless comedy by John Patrick; it tells the tale of Ethel P. Savage, an elderly woman whose husband recently died and left her approximately ten million dollars. Openly discussing what money can do to people and mental health, The Curious Savage will leave you filled with laughter and the hope that the often neglected virtues of kindness, affection, and found families have not yet been lost in a world that so often seems to be motivated by greed and dishonesty.

12am (midnight): Rocky Horror Picture Show

Arellano Theater in Levering

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics, and book by Richard O’Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to the early 1970s. This will involve both the showing of the film and live performances by student group productions. For mature audiences only. Parental discretion is advised.

Sunday, October 27

9am–9pm: Interfaith Center is open for prayer

3509 N. Charles St. Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Center

The Muslim Prayer Room at the Interfaith Center will be available through JCard access on Saturday and other times when the building is closed. Students who are a part of the Muslim Community on-campus need to request this access from the Interfaith office in advance. In addition, there will be regularly scheduled worship and prayer opportunities both on-campus hosted by student groups and in congregations adjacent to campus hosted by our community partners.

10am–2pm: JHU Farmers Market “Battle of the Chefs”

Freshman Quad

Blue Jay Families and Hopkins students are welcome to enjoy lunch at our very own Farmers Market. There will be a variety of foods for you to choose from displayed on the Fresh Food Cafe patio, and vegetables used from our very own Baltimore farmers. For this special event, students will not be able to use their guest passes if they have a dining plan. Cost per person: $15.00 for visiting families and guests. Registration is required for this event.

10am–10pm: Work Out at the Recreation Center

Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

Parents/guardians and family members who are at least 18 years of age are welcome to visit the facility and work out for free. You will need to bring a valid state-issued ID, your Family Weekend name tags, and a Rec Center member to sign-in. This is an open recreation event.

11:30am: Catholic Community Family Weekend Brunch

Saint Phillip & James Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.

The Catholic Community at Hopkins will be holding a brunch for all parents/families of students. We welcome you to Mass at Saints Philip & James Catholic Church at 10:30 AM with brunch immediately afterwards (at 11:30 AM) in the Newman Center, the student center beside the church. For any questions, please contact catholic@jhu.edu

12–4pm: Homewood Museum Tours

3400 N. Charles St.

Tours every hour with the last tour beginning at 3pm. Cost: FREE.

Enjoy a tour of Homewood Museum, a National Historic Landmark that has a long and fascinating history. The museum’s period rooms include fine and decorative art objects representative of the furnishings during the Carroll family’s occupancy in the first decades of the 1800s.

2-3:30pm (House Opens at 1:45pm): For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf

Arellano Theater in Levering

Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theatre Company is proud to present For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. For Colored Girls is a powerful choreopoem following the stories of 7 women of color. Explore the colors of the rainbow with Ladies in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, and Brown through dance, song, and storytelling. Join us in Arellano in Levering for tales of growth, sadness, innocence, pain, love, desperation, and overcoming. Prepare to laugh, to cry, and, most importantly, to enjoy! Tickets are $5 for JHU non-affiliates and $3 for JHU affiliates. (Jcash, Cash App, Paypal, and cash accepted.)

3pm: Barnstormers Student Theater Group

Swirnow Theater at Mattin Center

The Curious Savage is a timeless comedy by John Patrick; it tells the tale of Ethel P. Savage, an elderly woman whose husband recently died and left her approximately ten million dollars. Openly discussing what money can do to people and mental health, The Curious Savage will leave you filled with laughter and the hope that the often neglected virtues of kindness, affection, and found families have not yet been lost in a world that so often seems to be motivated by greed and dishonesty.