October 26, 2009

Notices — Oct, 26, 2009

Peabody Prep Adult & Continuing Education — ACE is presenting two mini-classes for its Fall II eight-week sessions. Both will be held in the Preparatory Annex on Centre Street.

World Music Survey is an introduction to the music of non-Western cultures through film, demos, hands-on workshops, lectures and discussions. The class, taught by Lori Kesner, meets weekly, from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Nov. 7.

Ballroom Dancing: Smooth and Latin American offers instruction in ISTD (International) techniques for beginners in waltz, foxtrot, quickstep and more. Taught by Preparatory Dance artistic director Carol Bartlett, the class will be held weekly from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Nov. 9.

Cost for each mini-class is $105. For more information or to register, go to www      .peabody.jhu.edu or call 410-234-4630.

Chili, Dessert Entries Needed for Cook-off — Entries, both spicy and sweet, are needed for the Seventh Annual Chili Cook-Off and Bake-Off to benefit the annual Johns Hopkins University campaign for United Way of Central Maryland and the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund. The deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 9. The event will be held in Homewood’s Glass Pavilion from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13; winning recipes will be announced at 12:30 p.m. There is no entry fee.

Guest judges will award prizes for first-, second- and third-place winners in both the chili and baked goods categories. Contestants also are eligible for a “People’s Choice” award in each category, based on the popular vote. Spectators will be able to sample the chili and bake-off items, while they last, and purchase lunch—which includes chili, cornbread, dessert and a beverage—for $5.

To register, send entries to Jacklyn Coe at jcoe@jhu.edu or call 410-516-6060. Include entrant’s name, department or division, campus or home address, phone number, e-mail address and name of recipe. Details will be mailed to participants following registration. For more information about this event and other United Way campaign activities, go to www.jhu.edu/unitedway and click on the link for special events.

Seasonal Flu Vaccines — Seasonal flu vaccines will be offered free of charge to faculty and staff of the Homewood campus (and their spouses/same-sex domestic partners) on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 27 and 28. Vaccines will be administered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Distribution of the H1N1 vaccine has just begun in Maryland. If Johns Hopkins secures a supply, an announcement will be made with the relevant information. Questions about flu shot schedules should be directed to Debbie Mills at dmills@jhu.edu.