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. Most events have a web page on AACC’s website; if not, check AACC’s events calendar at www.aacc.edu/events.
March 17-23 – Spring break, no classes, college closed, online services available, www.aacc.edu/recreg/waystoregister.cfm for credit registration; www.aacc.edu/noncredit for noncredit, continuing education registration.
March 24 – Second eight-week session of credit classes begins; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/recreg/waystoregister.cfm.
March 7 – 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Women’s Empowerment Symposium, a collaborative effort between AACC’s Office of Student Engagement and Women’s Institute; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; includes a discussion with women who are community leaders, workshops that to provide concrete tools for empowerment on both the personal and professional levels, and a keynote speech by leadership trainer Nancy Hunter Denney. Registration is $5 and includes a continental breakfast and a complimentary luncheon; information: Anthony Davis at [email protected] or 410-777-2654 or visit www.aacc.edu/studentlife/wes.cfm.
March 6 – 2-3:15 p.m. Literary event, Writers Reading@AACC, featuring novelist and poet Justin Sirois, who lives in Baltimore and has published several books, including “Secondary Sound,” “MLKNG SCKLS,” “Falcons on the Floor,” written with Iraqi refugee Haneen Alshujairy, and “So Say the Waiters,” (Books 1 and 2 of a three-part series); Humanities Building Room 112; free; for information, Susan Cohen 410-777-2545, [email protected] or www.aacc.edu/english
March 11 – 12:30 p.m. Lecture, “Jenny Gräf Speaks,” at which the artist will talk about her sound, video and performance work; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; information: Dawn Bond at [email protected] or 410-777-7023 or www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth.
March 11 – 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 410-777-1177; www.aacc.edu
March 12 – 6-8 p.m. College Fair – Colleges throughout the region send representatives so students have a chance to ask questions about admissions and their programs of study face-to-face; co-sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College and the Anne Arundel County Public Schools; David S. Jenkins Gymnasium, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; 410-777-1999, www.aacc.edu/collegefair.
March 13 – 12:30-2 p.m. Film, “Girl Rising,” part of the AACC Women’s Institute’s free, spring film series, focusing on “Empowering Global Girls;” Humanities Building Room 126; .information: www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm or contact Carolin Woolson, associate professor of philosophy, 410-777-7033. This film follows several invincible girls worldwide as they overcome hardship and resistance to get the education that they know will empower them and ultimately change their lives.
March 13 – 7 p.m. Lecture, Chesapeake Civil War Roundtable, Kris White on “James Longstreet;” the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; for information, contact Lester Brooks, Ph.D., professor of history at AACC, 410-777-2428 or the round table’s website, http://ccwr.net.
March 25 – 3:30 p.m. Seminar, “Hollaback Baltimore,” confront patriarchal privilege in our daily lives in Hollaback Baltimore’s “Street Harassment 101;” part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of Women’s History Month; Humanities Building Room 112; free; information: Richard Otten at [email protected] or visit www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth.
March 5 Noon-1 p.m. Performance, Slam Poet Ebony Stewart will share her award-winning work, Cade Center for Fine Arts (CADE) Room 219, free, sponsored by the Student Engagement Office; information, contact Anthony Davis at [email protected] or 410-777-2654 or visit www.aacc.edu/studentlife/calendar.cfm. Named the Slam Artist of the Year in 2012, Stewart says, “The only thing you need to know about me is that the Universe will not let me fail.”
March 7 – 8 p.m. Concert, Frenchie Davis, Grammy nominee for her soulful sounds and who portrayed major roles in “Rent” and “Dream Girls” on Broadway, is featured as part of Anne Arundel Community College’s Women’s History Month celebration; sponsored by the office of Student Engagement; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; $10 general admission; $5 AACC students with valid ID; $7, AACC faculty/staff; information: 410-777-2218, www.aacc.edu/studentlife/calendar.cfm.
March 7 – 3 p.m. Free musical clinic with Mike Kamuf’s Little Big Band as part of Anne Arundel Community College’s World-Class Jazz Series; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224; sponsored by the AACC Performing Arts Department/Music; event coordinated by Ian A. Wardenski, assistant professor of music; information, 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or www.aacc.edu/performingarts/events.cfm.
March 8 – 8 p.m. Concert, Mike Kamuf’s Little Big Band as part of Anne Arundel Community College’s World-Class Jazz Series; Humanities Building Room 112; concert 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; sponsored by the AACC Performing Arts Department/Music; event coordinated by Ian A. Wardenski, assistant professor of music; information or tickets: box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or www.aacc.edu/performingarts/events.cfm.
March 10 – Noon Performance, Freestyle Funny Comedy Show, Student Union dining hall; an interactive comedy show will provide laughs; free; for information: 410-777-2218, www.aacc.edu/studentlife/calendar.cfm.
March 13 – 7 p.m. Performance, Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues,” Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; proceeds are donated to the local YWCA’s sexual and domestic violence prevention programs; part of Anne Arundel Community College’s recognition of Women’s History Month; information: Carolin Woolson at [email protected] or 410-777-7033 or visit www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth.
March 25 – 6 p.m. Concert, Feminist Rock Band War on Women, a hardcore punk rock band that takes on patriarchal culture with intelligence, righteous anger and humor; Humanities Building Room 112; free; information, contact Richard Otten, [email protected] or www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth.
March 27 – 12:30 p.m. Performance, Soapbox Sisters, speeches from some of history’s boldest, most courageous women; on the Quad; free; part of Anne Arundel Community College’s recognition of Women’s History Month; for information, contact Carolin Woolson at [email protected] or 410-777-7033 or www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth.
March 28 – 8 p.m. Performance, The Evasons, nationally known mind readers; sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Campus Activities Board; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; $10, general admission; $5, AACC students with valid ID; $7, AACC faculty/staff; for information: 410-777-2218, www.aacc.edu/studentlife/calendar.cfm.
March 29 – 8 p.m. Performance, “Ahimsa,” a play written and directed by Shree Iyengar, Ph.D., AACC professor of chemistry, Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts. The word “Ahimsa” is a Sanskrit word for nonviolence, and humanity’s search for peace is the focus of the play. Tickets are available at the AACC box office at 410-777-2457 or [email protected] and cost $15, general admission; $10, AACC faculty/staff; $5, AACC students and other students with ID.
March 31 – Noon Performance, musician Cas Maui Wowi featuring a mix of blues, reggae, soul and pop; Student Union dining hall free; for information: 410-777-2218, www.aacc.edu/studentlife/calendar.cfm.
Through March 14 Exhibit, Society for Photographic Education/Maryland Photographic Educators, featuring works by Dean Kessman, Jon-Phillip Sheridan and Lynn Silverman; March 5 – noon, artists’ talk; 6-8 p.m. reception, all at Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery; curated by Todd Forsgren and Matthew Moore, assistant professor of visual arts; free; \ 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays; for exhibit information: www.aacc.edu/visualarts/calendar.cfm.
March 1-31 –Exhibit, 5th Annual Art of Women, in connection with the college’s celebration of Women’s History Month, the works of AACC alumni artists working in a variety of media will be displayed; March 4 – 6-8 p.m. – reception at which artists will discuss their process; note the college is closed for spring break from March 17-23; Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery; information: Dawn Bond at [email protected] or visit www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth
March 1- 16; March 24-31 – 8 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Saturday; noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday Exhibit, “Girls Rising Globally: Empowering Girls Worldwide Through Education,” in connection with Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of Women’s History Month; Andrew G. Truxal Library, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; www.aacc.edu/womenshistorymonth or Marisin Dixon at 410-777-2067 or [email protected].