The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 8, 1997
Dec. 8, 1997
VOL. 27, NO. 14


In Brief

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Intersession classes span interests from shiatsu to social change

Longing to read music or try ballroom dancing? Play the flute? Learn shiatsu? Make your own beer? Or perhaps you've always wanted to delve into Hindu philosophy or study the Battle of Gettysburg.

Intersession is your chance.

From Jan. 5 to 23, the Office of Student Activities will offer Hopkins students, staff, faculty and their families a program of 38 informal, non-credit courses in music, art, dance, fine arts, first aid, health and wellness, personal enhancement, hobbies and professional growth. Courses are scheduled for day and evening on the Homewood campus; costs range from free to $80. Registration, which is $2 per class, is due Dec. 17. For information on classes, call 410-516-8209.

Ciccarone Center sets theme for Heartfest '98

Heartfest '98, an evening of heart-healthy gourmet dining and dancing to the sounds of the Pure Gold Band, is planned for 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. It will benefit the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, named for the late Hopkins lacrosse coach. The event will have a Renaissance festival theme.

Fairfest will feature 60 sampling stations for heart-healthy prepared brand-name food items. Festfare will showcase heart-healthy cuisine prepared by chefs from two dozen top area restaurants, complemented by fine wines from the Wine Merchant.

In addition, the Baltimore chapter of the Lacrosse Foundation will host a hospitality lounge with lacrosse coaches from men's and women's colleges in Maryland and surrounding states.

Tickets, which are $60, may be reserved by calling 410-561-1973.