August 3, 2009

Save the date: Johns Hopkins Picnic ticket sales begin August 3

Picnic-goers at last year's event. Photo by Will Kirk.

Picnic-goers at last year's event. Photo by Will Kirk.

The annual Johns Hopkins Picnic closes out the summer with an evening of family fun for staff, faculty, students and retirees and their families and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, on the grounds of Johns Hopkins at Eastern.

Games, entertainment and all-you-can-eat picnic fare are included in the $5 price. Admission is free for children 3 and under. Tickets are limited and are being sold only in advance. A list of sellers and purchasing policies can be found at by clicking on the Hopkins Picnic link. Ticket sales begin today, Aug. 3, and conclude on Friday, Aug. 21, or until sold out, whichever comes first.

There are a number of activities with which faculty and staff are needed to assist; admission for volunteers is free, and each of them will receive a complimentary picnic shirt. To volunteer, contact Jackie Coe in the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs at or call 410-516-6060.

Free parking is available on the Ellerslie Lot, and extra shuttle service will be provided. For more information about the picnic, go to the Web site listed above or call FSRP at 410-516-6060.