Family Weekend 2021
 

Family Weekend 2021

Schedule of Events

Friday
Oct
15
Saturday
Oct
16
Sunday
Oct
17
Tours

Family Check-In

Friday, October 15, 12p.m. - 3p.m. EDT | Decker Quad (Rain location: Mason Hall)


Check in for Family Weekend and start your day. Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about the schedule and programming.

Historical Homewood Walking Tour

Friday, October 15, 12:30p.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Meet between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum


Have you ever wondered how Johns Hopkins wound up on the Homewood campus? Did you know we have not always been in this location? Why do many buildings bear a resemblance of the Homewood Museum, and how does the Carroll Family fit into the story? Join us for a tour of the Homewood Campus, Jim Stimpert Reference Archivist in the Sheriden Libraries, and Allison Seyler, Hopkins Retrospective Manager

We strongly encourage families who were unable to register for these tours to show up during the times and location listed to see if there are available vacancies. They will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Tour will meet near the benches between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum.

Off-Campus Housing Open House

Friday, October 15, 1p.m. - 5p.m. EDT | McCoy Hall, Terrace Level


Have questions about finding off-campus housing? Our staff will be on hand with the answers! Parents will receive an area map and a list of commercial residential buildings near campus, and can learn more about the resources available to students before and during their transition into the community. Highly recommended for second year families.

Registration Required.

Masks required for all visitors. Appointments are limited to 30 minutes.

Barnstormers Freshmen One Acts

Friday, October 15, 8p.m. - 9p.m. EDT | Arellano in Levering Hall


Freshmen Acts is a showcase of five short plays staring the first-year talent of Johns Hopkins' oldest and largest theater group, the JHU Barnstormers. Featuring A Matter of Husbands by Ferenc Molar, In case of Fish by Jason Pizzarello, Miss Kentucky by Allison Williams, Drugs are Bad by Johnathan Rand, and Matterhorn by Rich Orloff, The Production highlights the best of the Class 2025's theatrical talent.

Tickets: $5

Registration Required

Masks must be worn at all times, and non-affiliates must complete a health check and show proof vaccination at the door. 

Family Check-In

Saturday, October 16, 8a.m. - 12p.m. EDT | Decker Quad (Rain location: Mason Hall)


Check in for Family Weekend and start your day. Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about the schedule and programming.

President Daniels' Address

Saturday, October 16, 9a.m. - 10a.m. EDT | Hodson


President Daniels invites Blue Jay Families to hear his upcoming vision and goals for Hopkins, and how the Institution has continued to thrive in a virtual environment.

Registration required

Off-Campus Housing Open House

Saturday, October 16, 10a.m. - 2p.m. EDT | McCoy Hall, Terrace Level


Have questions about finding off-campus housing? Our staff will be on hand with the answers! Parents will receive an area map and a list of commercial residential buildings near campus, and can learn more about the resources available to students before and during their transition into the community. Highly recommended for second year families.

Registration Required

Masks required for all visitors. Appointments are limited to 30 minutes per family.

Blue Jay Family Mixer

Saturday, October 16, 10:30a.m. - 12p.m. EDT | TBD


Download the Mixtroz platform to get connected with other Blue Jay Families. You will be matched in the app, and then you'll have the opportunity to meet your a new member of your Blue Jay family in person. You don't want to miss this unique opportunity to socialize!

Registration Required

Tours of the Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being

Saturday, October 16, 12p.m. - 2:45p.m. EDT | Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being

Tours


The Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being is getting a major makeover! The $27 million project is nearing completion, and when the Center reopens, there will be more space for strength and cardio training, new spaces for group fitness classes, a cafe, and many more resources to promote student well-being.

Registration required. Tours last 45 minutes. 

Historical Homewood Walking Tour

Saturday, October 16, 12:30p.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Between MSE Library and Homewood Museum

Tours


Have you ever wondered how Johns Hopkins wound up on the Homewood campus? Did you know we have not always been in this location? Why do many buildings bear a resemblance of the Homewood Museum, and how does the Carroll Family fit into the story? Join us for a tour of the Homewood Campus, Jim Stimpert Reference Archivist in the Sheriden Libraries. 

We strongly encourage families who were unable to register for these tours to show up during the times and location listed to see if there are available vacancies. They will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

Tour will meet near the benches between the MSE Library and Homewood Museum.

Homewood Arts Acapella Showcase

Saturday, October 16, 1p.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Shriver Hall


Enjoy the artistry and spirit of Hopkins students in a special performance by our Homewood campus acapella groups. From the newest pop hits to beloved classics, this eclectic celebration of song is a staple of Family Weekend that shouldn't be missed!

Take a Break at the Beach

Saturday, October 16, 2p.m. - 4p.m. EDT | The Beach (Rain Location: Recreation Center)


Make space to relax and rejuvenate this weekend! Visit the Beach for yoga, games, fitness activities, and information about health and well-being at Johns Hopkins.

Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Performance

Saturday, October 16, 7:30p.m. - 9p.m. EDT | Shriver Hall


Hopkins Symphony returns to live performance in Shriver Hall with an all-strings program led by Jed Gaylin and featuring HSO’s 2019 Concerto Competition winner, Yuekang Zhang.

Tickets: Free for JHU students, $6 for non-JHU student,  $12 Senior/JHU Staff and Faculty, $14 General Admissions

Registration Required

Everyone will be fully masked and any non-affiliates will have to answer a health check form upon arrival.

Barnstormers Freshmen One Acts

Saturday, October 16, 8p.m. - 9p.m. EDT | Arellano Theatre in Levering Hall


Freshmen Acts is a showcase of five short plays starring the first-year talent of Johns Hopkins' oldest and largest theatrer group, the JHU Barnstormers. Featuring A Matter of Husbands by Ferenc Molar, In case of Fish by Jason Pizzarello, Miss Kentucky by Allison Williams, Drugs are Bad by Johnathan Rand, and Matterhorn by Rich Orloff, The Production highlights the best of the Class 2025's theatrical talent.

Tickets: $5

Registration required

Masks must be worn at all times, and non-affiliates must complete a health check and show proof vaccination at the door.

Painting with a Twist

Sunday, October 17, 11a.m. - 1p.m. EDT | Glass Pavilion


Are you ready to tap into your inner Picasso? Create the beautiful picture you always wanted with a little guidance and support in a painting class led by professional instructors. 

Tickets: $40

Registration Required

Tours of the Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being

Sunday, October 17, 11a.m. - 1:45p.m. EDT | Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being

Tours


The Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being is getting a major makeover! The $27 million project is nearing completion, and when the Center reopens, there will be more space for strength and cardio training, new spaces for group fitness classes, a cafe, and many more resources to promote student well-being.

Registration Required. Tours last 45 minutes.

Barnstormers Freshmen One Acts

Sunday, October 17, 3p.m. - 4p.m. EDT | Arellano Theatre in Levering Hall


Freshmen Acts is a showcase of five short plays starring the first-year talent of Johns Hopkins' oldest and largest theatre group, the JHU Barnstormers. Featuring A Matter of Husbands by Ferenc Molar, In case of Fish by Jason Pizzarello, Miss Kentucky by Allison Williams, Drugs are Bad by Johnathan Rand, and Matterhorn by Rich Orloff, The Production highlights the best of the Class 2025's theatrical talent.

Tickets: $5

Registration Required

Masks must be worn at all times, and non-affiliates must complete a health check and show proof vaccination at the door.