December happenings at AACC

| November 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

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Anne Arundel Community College is the county’s largest collection site for the U.S. Marines Corps’ annual Toys for Tots drive. Community members can drop off new toys until Dec. 21, at the college’s Public Safety and Police department in the Central Services Building, off the second entrance from College Parkway near the barn. For information, contact Lt. Darrell Wallace, 410-777-2729.

Anne Arundel Community College is the county’s largest collection site for the U.S. Marines Corps’ annual Toys for Tots drive. Community members can drop off new toys until Dec. 21, at the college’s Public Safety and Police department in the Central Services Building, off the second entrance from College Parkway near the barn. For information, contact Lt. Darrell Wallace, 410-777-2729.

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events   

AACC CLASSES

Continuing – Registration under way for winter and spring credit classes – visit http://www.aacc.edu/register or call 410-777-AACC (2222) and for winter noncredit classes – visit http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit or call 410-777-2325.

Dec. 20 – Fall term ends.

Dec. 24-Jan. 3 – Winter break; college closed; online services available 

COMMUNITY

Until Dec. 21 – 8 a.m.-10 p.m. The community can bring donations for the annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign to the collection site at the AACC Public Safety and Police department, Central Services Building, College Drive (second entrance off College Parkway), AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. AACC has been the largest collection site in the county for the past six years. For information, call Lt. Darrell Wallace, 410-777-2729 

Dec. 8 – 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 410-777-1177; http://www.aacc.edu 

Dec. 9 – 9 a.m. Check in; 9:30 a.m. Peer Learning Partnership Open House; free; refreshments served; get a preview of spring 2016 PLP courses and events; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the west side of the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/plp, contact Florence Smoot at 410-777-1806 or [email protected]. Contact Disability Support Services at 410-777-2306 or [email protected] 72 hours in advance to request most accommodations.

Dec. 10 – 7 p.m. Discussion, Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, topic to be announced; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; http://www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm

Dec. 12 – Times to be announced First® LEGO® League qualifier tournament at Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; the community is welcome to watch the competitions; more than a dozen teams of 9-to-14-year-olds compete and are judged on robot design, a team project and the team’s ability to work together to solve problems in a series of robot tasks; winners advance to the Maryland Championship. For the latest information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/engineering/fll1.cfm

HOLIDAY CRAFT OPPORTUNITIES

Dec. 4 – 6:30-9:30 p.m. “Your Holiday Table” (GME 393), learn to prepare holiday dishes, hors d’oeuvres and platters; $67; Humanities Building Room 207 on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325. 

Dec. 5 – 10 a.m.-noon “Evergreen Wreath” (FLR 320); weave an 18-to-20-inch wreath for the door, using a variety of evergreen boughs from Willow Oak Herb Farm gardens; $47; Willow Oak Herb Farm, 8109 Telegraph Road, Severn, Md.; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325. 

Dec. 6 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “Special Holiday Cookies” (COO 314), learn to make holiday cookies and leave with a box to share; $77; Humanities Building Room 218 on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325.

Dec. 12 – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. “Cookie Extravaganza” (YOH 809), make and share assorted holiday cookies with friends and classmates; $65; Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325.

Dec. 13 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. “Cookie Exchange” (CUI 399) spend the day with friends or family making cookies for the holidays, using provided recipes and ingredients; $104; Humanities Building Room 218 on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325. 

Dec. 19 – 10 a.m.-noon “Fresh Flower Christmas Arrangement” (FLR 314); create a tabletop arrangement from red and white roses, white and green mums, lilies, spray roses, fresh greens and carnations, $70; bring a sharp pocketknife, small wire cutters and scissors; Willow Oak Herb Farm, 8109 Telegraph Road, Severn, Md.; offered through the School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development; to register, go to http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/ and follow prompts or call 410-777-2325.

PERFORMING ARTS

Dec. 3-5 – 8 p.m. Performance, AACC Dance Company’s “Best Foot Forward,” featuring original choreography by company director Lynda P. Fitzgerald and some members of the AACC Dance Company; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; tickets are $15 general public; $10 AACC faculty and staff, active military, outside students, senior citizens; $7 with valid AACC student ID. Tickets available at the AACC Box Office: 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or as part of the new Arts Pass, http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm

Dec. 6 – 3 p.m. Concert, AACC Jazz Ensemble – Small Jazz Combo, Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; directed by Ian Wardenski, Ph.D., assistant director of music, the AACC Jazz Ensemble will present Duke Ellington’s arrangement of “Nutcracker Suite;” http://www.aacc.edu/music/jazzensemble.cfm; tickets are $10 general admission; $7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID. For tickets, contact the AACC Box Office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or purchase them as part of the new Arts Pass, http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm

Dec. 12 – 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 13 – 2:30 p.m. Performance, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” the classic family opera composed by Gian Carlo Menotti and performed by the AACC Concert Choir and the AACC Chamber Singers, featuring Mary Anne Barcellona as the Mother; directed by Douglas Brandt Byerly, associate professor and chair, performing arts department; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; http://www.aacc.edu/music/concertchoir.cfm; tickets are $15 general admission; $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 for those with valid AACC student ID. For tickets, contact the AACC Box Office, 410-777-2457 and [email protected] or purchase them as part of the new Arts Pass, http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm

Dec. 19 – 3 p.m. Performance, Encore Chorale Holiday Concert, Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, featuring singers aged 55 to 100 singing “Hodie” by John Leavitt and the spiritual, “Rise Up Shepherd and Follow,” plus traditional Christmas and secular holiday favorites; free; no tickets necessary; AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/lifestages/encore.cfm.

VISUAL ARTS

Through Dec. 15 Exhibit, “Power of Three,” pieces by the AACC Sculpture Club, coordinated by Wilfredo Valladares Lara, associate professor, visual arts, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; http://www.aacc.edu/studentengagement

Through Dec. 16 Exhibit, “Questioning Beauty: Idea vs. Quality,” national, all-media, juried show focusing on whether beauty is objective or subjective and if something can elicit the idea of beauty without possessing the qualities traditionally associated with beauty; Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; http://www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitschedule.cfm

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