You can view the AIDS quilt panels in the Glass Pavilion of Johns Hopkins University from noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 5-11. The opening ceremonies at noon on Monday will include a reading of names of people memorialized in the quilt.
Other special events: Staged readings of Andy Kirby's "Compromised Immunity," "Laughing Wild" by Christopher Durang and "On Tidy Endings" by Harvey Fierstein at 8 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Arellano Theater in Levering Hall; a screening of the Academy Award-winning "Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt" at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Arellano Theater; a workshop on
"Surviving AIDS" by Michael Callen at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in the rTC Arellano Theater. Callen, a soprano with the a cappella group The Flirtations, is a founder of the People with AIDS coalition; a non-denominational candlelight service at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Great Hall in Levering; the dedication of new panels for the quilt at noon, Nov. 11 in the Glass Pavilion.
If you want to learn more about making panels or joining the local chapter, call Robert Hanson at 727-4115 or Patty Burns at 542-6740.
The Jewish Community Center will also host a display of the quilt from Nov. 17-Dec. 13. Details: 542-4900.