Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 1, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 1, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 32



Johns Hopkins Day at Six Flags

Join your co-workers and bring your family and friends on Saturday, June 10, for a day of fun at the third Johns Hopkins Day at Six Flags America in Largo, Md. Specially priced tickets are $20 for adults and children 4 and older; free for 3 and under. Parking is $7 per vehicle, and food vouchers are available for $8 per meal for selected meals from park vendors. (Admission is regularly $49.99 and daily parking, $15.)

The discounted tickets, available to all staff of the Johns Hopkins Institutions, can be upgraded on the day of your visit to a season pass for $32.99. Admission, parking tickets and food vouchers must be purchased by June 5.

In addition to Six Flags marking its 45th anniversary this year with special attractions and features, June 10 is "Praise in the Park" Day, headlined by Kurt Carr. Performances will be held in the afternoon on the Subway Stage in Hurricane Harbor. Six Flags is open from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the Six Flags' Hurricane Harbor Water Park is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For other park information, go to or call 301-249-1500.

Tickets can be purchased by mail or in person at various Johns Hopkins locations. For instructions and additional information, go to


Parkinson's Support Group

The Baltimore County Parkinson's Disease Education and Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station's Pavilion II (go through the Cafe). Upcoming meetings are scheduled for May 4 and June 1.

Led by a trained facilitator, meetings offer educational seminars followed by time for sharing. Seminar topics include research updates, treatment options, coping skills, alternative therapies, diet and exercise information and more.

For more information contact Becky Dunlop at 410-955-8975.


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