Evergreen, Homewood House announce changes in
Effective Monday, Oct. 18, hours and days of operation
will change at
Evergreen House and
Homewood House museums. From that date on, both will be
open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through
Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
According to Robert Saarnio, director of historic
houses, the coordinated schedules will allow the facilities
to provide better and more efficient service to patrons.
The two museums, including their permanent collections
and changing exhibitions, are accessible to the public
through guided tours.
Homewood House offers tours on the hour and half hour,
with the last beginning a half hour before closing.
Evergreen House offers tours on the hour, with the last
tour beginning an hour before closing.
Admission to each is $6 for adults, $3 for students
and children over 6, $5 for seniors.
Winners of vegetarian cook-off will find their dishes on
Culinary artists of vegetarian fare can prove their
meatless mettle at the inaugural "Veg Out at Wolfe Street
Cafe" recipe contest and cook-off, an event sponsored by
the Eating for the Future division of the Johns Hopkins
Center for a
Participants are asked to submit their favorite recipe
for "healthy and delicious" vegetarian entrees, side dishes
or desserts — anything from casseroles and curries to
cakes and cookies.
Finalists will be notified by Oct. 16 and asked to
present their dish at the cook-off, to be held from 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 25 in room E9519 at 615 N. Wolfe
Dishes will be judged on creativeness, ease of cooking
and taste. The contest's winners will have their recipe
become a special — highlighted by the person's name
and picture — in the Wolfe Street Cafe menu cycle.
For an application and official rules, contact Tishawn
firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-502-7578. The deadline for
entry is Oct. 9.
The Center for a Livable Future at the School of
Public Health supports research that focuses on the
interactions between diet, health, food production and the
environment in the search for practices that are equitable,
environmentally sustainable and healthful for a rapidly
growing world population.
JHU to offer graduate program for educators on Eastern
The Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with
the Maryland State Department of Education, is offering a
graduate program for teachers of students with visual
impairments. The graduate certificate program, offered by
SPSBE's Graduate Division of Education, is open to teachers
currently working on the Eastern Shore, including Cecil,
Kent, Queen Anne's, Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Wicomico,
Worcester and Somerset counties.
Scholarships equal to 75 percent of tuition will be
available to those who qualify. The program is designed for
certified special educators interested in working with
students with visual impairments. Program participants will
gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide
accommodations and appropriate instruction to students with
low vision or blindness.
Courses will be scheduled in the early evening at a
central location. Upon completion of the program, graduates
will be expected to work for two years in a public school.
For information, contact Julianne Taylor of SBSBE,
program coordinator, at 100 White-head Hall, Homewood;
Book artist to talk at Peabody Library about private
Book artist Betty Sweren will present a gallery talk
at the George Peabody Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,
Oct. 7. The talk will feature artists' books from Betty and
Edgar Sweren's private collection, currently on display in
the exhibit Collectors' Obsessions: A Treasury of Books.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Johns Hopkins
Libraries, the exhibit explores the art of book collecting
and includes selections from 20 private collectors in the
Baltimore and Johns Hopkins communities.
The George Peabody Library and Exhibition Gallery,
located at 17 E. Mt. Vernon Place, will be open until 9
p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, to celebrate First Thursdays in
The exhibition runs through Jan. 2. Regular Exhibition
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on
Saturday. For more information, call 410-659-8197.
CCP scores awards for two documentaries on
HIV Positive Voices, a documentary portraying four
Baltimore residents infected with HIV that was co-produced
by the Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health /
Center for Communication
Programs, was awarded Best Documentary Under 30 Minutes
last week at the second annual New York AIDS Film Festival.
The festival screened just 17 films, including the Emmy
Award-winning Angels in America.
And at the Chicago International Film Festival's
INTERCOM competition, CCP's documentary Tikambe ("Let's
Talk About It") was awarded a Silver Hugo for Best
Non-Broadcast Documentary for its portrayal of a Zambian
woman struggling to live positively with HIV and AIDS.
The 29-minute HIV Positive Voices: An Inside Look at
the AIDS Epidemic in Baltimore, Maryland also won a
regional Emmy award in June for Best Documentary aired in
2003 by a local television station in the National
Capital/Chesapeake Bay Region.
Talk will introduce general audience to Francesco
In anticipation of the international symposium
Petrarch and the Arts, which will be held in Baltimore Oct.
22 and 23, Leopoldine Prosperetti will give a talk on
Wednesday, Oct. 6, to introduce a general audience to the
cultural legacy of Francesco Petrarch, the 14th-century
Italian poet and humanist. Prosperetti recently received
her doctorate in art from Johns Hopkins and is an adjunct
professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore
The talk will be held at 5 p.m. in the Sherwood Room
of Levering Hall, Homewood campus.
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