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APRIL AND EARLY MAY EVENTS AT CCBC
Save the dates for these upcoming events and programs!


BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (March 21, 2014) – The Community College of Baltimore County invites you to attend a host of great programs and events on a CCBC campus near you. Music, Dance, Theatre as well as lectures and open houses tell the CCBC story of “See what you can be.” Family entertainment that is free or family-friendly priced is just around the corner!

APRIL
April 1
CCBC Foundation: 2014 Murthy/Reihl Global Education Leadership Lecture ‘Flavor & Culture: How McCormick is growing globally’

11:10 a.m. – 12:35 p.m., Center for the Arts Theatre, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
McCormick and Company Chairman, President and CEO Alan Wilson will discuss the company’s role as a true world citizen, driving positive change to the environment, within communities and for employees.
Free and open to the public.
For additional information, contact Rachele Lawton at 443-840-1954 or rlawton@ccbcmd.edu.

April 1
Community Book Connection: Kind Hearted Woman featuring Robin Poor Bear and Filmmaker David Sutherland

12:45 – 2:10 p.m., Health Careers and Technology Building, Room 308, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Documentarian David Sutherland and Robin Poor Bear, the subject of his film, Kind Hearted Woman, will discuss the making of this PBS series about the struggles of a Native American single mother.
Free and open to the public.
Contact Jackie Scott at jscott@ccbcmd.edu for additional information.

April 3
Discover CCBC: INFORMATION SESSIONS

10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Student Services Center. Room 204, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Student Services Center, Room 107, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Student Services Center, Room 120, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Register at www.ccbcmd.edu/infosessions or call 443-480-1377.

April 3-8
CCBC Essex Academic Theatre and The Community Book Connection: “The Consumables”

8 p.m. April 3, 4, 5; 10 a.m. April 7, and 1 p.m. April 8, College Community Center Theatre, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
“The Consumables” is a docudrama about the working poor in the Baltimore area. In conjunction with CBC’s college- wide study of David Shipler’s “The Working Poor: Invisible in America,” “The Consumables” will be based on actual interviews conducted by CCBC theatre students and alumni with script and music by Anthony Bianco (Musical director), Melinda Blomquist (Choreographer) and Julie Lewis (Director). This production contains strong language and scenes of an adult nature and is not suitable for children.
TICKETS: $8 general admission and $5 for students, seniors, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni. Current CCBC students with IDs free.
Call the CCBC Box Office for tickets and information at 443-840-ARTS (2787).

April 4
CCBC Essex Music Forum: SPARKY AND RHONDA RUCKER

12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. Sparky Rucker is internationally recognized as a leading folklorist, musician, historian, storyteller, and author. He accompanies himself with finger-style picking and bottleneck blues guitar, banjo, and spoons. Rhonda Rucker is a musician, children's author, storyteller, and songwriter. Her blues-style harmonica, piano, old-time banjo, and bones add musical versatility to their uplifting, toe-tapping performances. They will take their audience on an educational and emotional journey as they perform their program, “The Blue and Gray in Black and White,” commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

April 4
Observing Sessions: STAR PARTY AT THE CCBC DUNDALK OBSERVATORY

8-10 p.m., Observatory, (first right after the entrance) CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
See celestial bodies up close with CCBC’s powerful Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope.
Free. No tickets or reservations required. In case of inclement weather, call 443-840-3486 no earlier than 45 minutes before the show to check if it will be held.

April 5
Benjamin Banneker Planetarium Show: Space Bunny

10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Laboratory Building, LADD-003, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
This holiday favorite follows the adventures of an Easter bunny that lives in a space colony and encounters a rogue black hole that transports it to another universe.
Free. No tickets or reservations required. For additional information, call 443-840-4560.

April 5
CCBC School of Liberal Arts: Performing Arts Program Open House

10 a.m. formal program, followed by tours; 12 noon auditions for Performing Arts scholarships
Learn about CCBC Performing Arts degree programs and opportunities in Dance, Music and Theatre.
Free and open to prospective students.
For additional information, contact Julie Lewis at 443-480-1538.

April 5
CCBC’s FIVE STAR GALA – Serving up Scholarships and Support for Hospitality

7 – 11:30 p.m., Martin’s West, Woodlawn
CCBC’s annual Black-tie fundraising event will be raising funds this year for the Hospitality program. Tickets are $175 per person and are available at 443-840-3984 (Reservation line) or by email foundation@ccbcmd.edu.

April 10
Creative Writing Forum: KEYNOTE SPEAKER - MANIL SURI, NOVELIST

1 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Manil Suri, a citizen of both India and the United States, is the author of the novels The Death of Vishnu, The Age of Shiva, and The City of Devi. His work has earned him such honors as a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Barnes and Nobel Discover Prize, and Time Magazine named him a “Person to Watch” in 2000. Suri is also active in mathematical research and is a professor of mathematics and affiliate professor of Asian Studies at UMBC.

April 11
CCBC Essex Music Forum: CLASSICAL STUDENT RECITAL

Friday, 12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Students studying applied music at CCBC Essex will perform instrumental and vocal classical selections ranging from the Baroque era to modern times.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

April 14 – 21
CCBC closed for spring break

April 21-25
Schedule of classes for fall 2014 will be available online during this week.

April 23, 24 and 25, 28
CCBC Continuing Education: Warehouse Distribution Technician Information/Assessment Sessions

1-4 p.m., April 23 and 24, CCBC Randallstown, 3637 Offutt Road
1-4 p.m., April 25 and 28, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
The ACE (Accelerated Connection to Employment) grant provides for free training in a variety of careers.
Call 443-840-4625 or email ACE@ccbcmd.edu to see if you qualify.

April 25
CCBC Essex Music Forum: L’ARABESQUE BAROQUE

12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
L'Arabesque Baroque performs on historically accurate instruments and specializes in European chamber music of the late 17th and 18th centuries. The approach of the ensemble centers on communicating the joy, elegance, and excitement of baroque music. Barbara Spicher, baroque flute, Douglas Wolters, viola da gamba and baroque cello, William Simms, theorbo and baroque guitar and Coriolana Simon, viola da gamba will be joined by soprano Pauline Edmonds Baldridge for an afternoon of baroque sonatas, suites and arias.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

April 25
Observing Sessions: STAR PARTY AT THE CCBC DUNDALK OBSERVATORY

8-10 p.m., Observatory, (first right after the entrance) CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
See celestial bodies up close with CCBC’s powerful Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope.
Free. No tickets or reservations required. In case of inclement weather, call 443-840-3486 no earlier than 45 minutes before the show to check if it will be held.

April 27
School of Health Professions: MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE

2-4 p.m., Administration Bldg., Massage Therapy Clinic, Room 324, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Visit http://www.ccbcmassagetherapy.com/ to learn about CCBC’s Massage Therapy programs or call Cher Hunter, director of Massage Therapy Program at 443-480-1431.

April 28
CCBC registration for fall 2014 classes opens.

MAY
May 1
Discover CCBC: INFORMATION SESSIONS

10 am and 4 pm
Student Services Center, Room 204, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Student Services Center, Room 107, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Student Services Center, Room 120, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Register at www.ccbcmd.edu/infosessions or call 443-480-1377.

May 1-3
CCBC Dance Company: SPRING DANCE CONCERT

May 1 at 11:15 a.m.; May 2, 3 at 8 p.m., College Community Center Theatre, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
The Spring Dance Concert showcases the dancers in many original works created by Dance faculty and students.
General admission $8; seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni $5
For tickets and information, call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787)

May 2-3
CCBC Essex Music Forum: CCBC CHAMBER SINGERS

May 2, 12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
May 3, 7:30 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
This choral ensemble, under the direction of Monica Otal, will present classical and contemporary choral repertoire on their Spring Choral Concert, including Mozart’s Veni, Sancte Spiritus.
Both concerts are free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 2-11
Dundalk Community Theatre: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

May 2, 3, 9, 10 at 8 p.m.; May 4, 11 at 3 p.m., College Community Center, John E. Ravekes Theatre, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
A flamboyant musical comedy about the strength of love, life and family values … in whatever form they take!
TICKETS: General admission $23; seniors $20; students, children 12 and under $15.
Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

May 3
CCBC School of Business, Criminal Justice and Law, and Continuing Education: INNOVATION FEST 2014
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Health Careers and Technology Building, Room 308, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Innovation Fest is designed for budding entrepreneurs who want to learn some basics of how to launch a successful business. This information filled day will also include tours of CCBC’s Fabrication Laboratory which serves as an entrepreneurial resource for local business people, artists, and the general public to aid them in producing prototypes to move product ideas to the manufacturing stage. This is a one-day continuing education program (CRN-78336).
FEES: $39 includes continental breakfast and lunch.
To register, call 443-480-4700 and register for CRN #78336. For additional information on Innovation Fest, email esotoiii@ccbcmd.edu

May 3
CCBC Alumni Association: FUNFEST PICNIC

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Enjoy this annual day of fun for alumni and their families to visit CCBC for music, games and entertainment as well as to get an update on the college.
To register or for additional information, call Janice Evans in the Alumni Office at 443-480-3163

May 3-18
Children’s Playhouse of Maryland Young Adult Series: A CHORUS LINE

May 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 at 1 p.m.; May 11 at 4 p.m., Administration Building, Lecture Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
This stunning musical-vérité about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show. A powerful metaphor for all human aspiration, the classic musical includes the memorable numbers “I Can Do That,” “At the Ballet,” “What I Did for Love,” and “One (Singular Sensation).” Please note: A Chorus Line will be presented as written and contains adult situations and language.
TICKETS: All seats $10.
Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

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