Plenty happening at AACC this December

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Members of the AACC Dance Company rehearse overhead movements in preparation for the Dec. 4-6 p.m. performances.

Members of the AACC Dance Company rehearse overhead movements in preparation for the Dec. 4-6 p.m. performances.

Celebrate with AACC in the Season of Giving

WATCH, LISTEN AND ENJOY!

Dec. 4-6 – 8 p.m. AACC Dance Company perform “Running Amuck,” featuring original choreography by company director Lynda P. Fitzgerald and some company members; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; admission charged;  www.aacc.edu/dance/events.cfm.

Dec. 13 – 8 p.m. Dec. 14 – 2 p.m. AACC Concert Choir and AACC Chamber Singers present “The Holiday Spectacular,” a family concert featuring popular seasonal music; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; admission charged; www.aacc.edu/music/ConcertChoir.cfm.

Dec. 20 – 7:30 p.m. Encore Holiday Concert, featuring singers ages 55 to 100 who are members of the Anne Arundel Community College Encore Chorale, the Southern Maryland Encore Chorale and Myerberg Senior Center; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; free; www.aacc.edu/lifestages/encore.cfm.

LET ART INSPIRE YOU

Dec. 1 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Ceramics Sale – The AACC Keramos Club will sell ceramics created by club members and AACC students in Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; www.aacc.edu/visualarts/events.cfm.

 

Through Dec. 12 “Guerrilla,” National All-media Juried Show, featuring work from artists selected by juror Lisa Gold, executive director of the Washington Project for the Arts, Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery; free; www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitsschedule.cfm.

Dec. 1-19 Exhibit, Food Art from the AACC Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery; free; www.aacc.edu/studentengagement.

GET IN THE HOLIDAY MOOD

Sign up for some of our holiday food and crafts classes. Register at www.aacc.edu/noncredit/online/

•  “Your Holiday Table” (GME 393) – Dec. 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. – Humanities Building Room 207.

• “Bûche de Noël” (COO 383) – Dec. 7 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Humanities Building Room 218.

• “Cookie Exchange” (CUI 399) – Dec. 7 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute Room 112, 7438 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

• “Comfort and Joy – Meals for the Holidays” (CUI 340) – Dec. 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Humanities Building Room 207.

• “Cookie Exchange” (CUI 399) – Dec. 14 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute Room 112, 7438 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

• “Special Holiday Cookies” (COO 314) – Dec. 14 – 10 a.m.-2p.m. Humanities Building Room 218.

• JUST FOR YOUTH (GRADES 6-8) “Cookie Extravaganza” (YOH 809) – Dec. 14 – 12:30-4 p.m. Arnold campus.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dec. 2 – 12:30-1:45 p.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. Social Justice Panels – Students are panelists in discussing various social justice topics; Humanities Building Room 112; free; www.aacc.edu/socialjustice/panel.cfm.

Dec. 11 – 7 p.m. The Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, featuring Patrick Schroeder, Civil War historian at Appomattox Court House National Historic Park; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; free; www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm.

GIVING BACK

The community is invited to join AACC in collecting items for those in need:

Salvation Army Angel Tree

Angel trees are in the Student Union dining hall on the Arnold campus and the lobby of AACC at Arundel Mills. Pick up a tag with the name and age of a needy child and some suggestions for gifts and clothes. After buying your gifts, attach the tag to bag of gifts – unwrapped – and bring the bag to the Student Union Room 202 on the Arnold campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or AACC at Arundel Mills Room 105 by Thursday, Dec. 4.

Coats/Gloves/Mittens/Scarves

The college community collects gloves, mittens, scarves and gently used or new coats for the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County (adults) and HOPE for All (children, newborn through high school).  Donate by Dec. 16 by dropping off items in the Student Union Room 202 on the Arnold campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Gloves, Socks, Hats and Coats

The Arundel House of Hope needs gloves, socks, hats and coats for its new program, Patriot House, for veterans transitioning back to independent living and for homeless adults served by the Winter Relief program. Donations may be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Room 314 of the Careers Center classroom building on the Arnold campus or in the lobby of AACC at Arundel Mills classroom building, 7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover.

Toys for Tots

The community is invited to drop off new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign. The AACC drop-off is at the Department of Public Safety and Police in the Central Services Building on the Arnold campus. Toys may be dropped off through Dec. 15 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. The CSB is on the left of the campus entrance nearest the small white house, the Isaac Cox House, and the Barn.

Cell Phones for Military

The college continually collects used cell phones and accessories for veterans. Donations may be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Room 314 of the Careers Center classroom building on the Arnold campus.

Source: AACC

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