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 event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events.
Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation sessions; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480.
Weekly services – Appointments needed. HIV testing – free, confidential counseling and rapid HIV testing by Anne Arundel County Department of Health; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480.
December – Registration for winter and spring credit classes continues; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/register or call 410-777-2222.
Dec. 9 – Registration for spring noncredit classes begins; some winter noncredit courses still available; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/noncredit.
Dec. 21 – Fall term ends.
Dec. 22-Jan. 20 – Winter Term.
Dec. 24-Jan. 4 – Winter break, no on-campus classes and college closed; online services and registration available.
Dec. 1 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Ceramics Sale – The Anne Arundel Community College Keramos Club will sell ceramics created by club members and AACC students; proceeds will benefit the club; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; visit www.aacc.edu/visualarts/events.cfm for the latest information.
Dec. 2 – 12:30-1:45 p.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. Student Social Justice Panels – Students will be panelists in discussing various social justice topics, including racial profiling in law enforcement, income inequality, increasing the minimum wage, sexism in online environments, war on drugs, media violence and violent crime, background checks and gun laws and abortion; sponsored by the Committee on the Year of Social Justice at Anne Arundel Community College; free; refreshments provided afterward; Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/socialjustice/panel.cfm.
Dec. 9 – 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.
Dec. 11 – 7 p.m. Discussion, the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, featuring Patrick Schroeder, Civil War historian at Appomattox Court House National Historic Park; the group hosts guest speakers and discussions each month to support the preservation and education of the events that affected the United States during the 1860s; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. For information, call Lester Brooks, Ph.D., professor of history at AACC, 410-777-2428 or visit www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm.
Dec. 4-6 – 8 p.m. Performance, AACC Dance Company in “Running Amuck,” an eclectic evening of dance featuring original choreography by AACC Dance Company director Lynda P. Fitzgerald and some company members; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; tickets go on sale a week before the performances and are available through the theater box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; tickets are $15 general admission; $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $7 students with valid AACC student ID; for information, contact the box office or visit the website, www.aacc.edu/dance.
Dec. 13 – 8 p.m. Dec. 14 – 2 p.m. Performance, AACC Concert Choir and AACC Chamber Singers present “The Holiday Spectacular,” a family concert featuring some of the most popular seasonal music to warm your heart; led by Eleanor Minor, adjunct music faculty, and Douglas Brandt Byerly, chair, AACC Performing Arts department; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; ticket sales begin one week before the performance and may be ordered by phone, email or in person through the theater box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; tickets are $15 general admission; $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID; for information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/music/ConcertChoir.cfm.
Dec. 20 – 7:30 p.m. Performance, 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; songs include a Spanish “Cantar” by Jay Althouse, “African Noel” by Andre J. Thomas, “Christmas Pipes” by Brendan Graham, “I Saw Three Ships” arranged by Phillip J.J. Stopford, “Everlasting Light – A Chanukah Anthem” by Sheldon Harnick/David L. Shire, “The Very Best Time of the Year” by John Rutter, Mozart’s “Fa La La” by Phillip Kern and ending with Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus”; free, no tickets required; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway, Arnold; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/lifestages/encore.cfm.
Through Dec. 12 Exhibit, “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, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For the latest exhibit information, visit www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitsschedule.cfm.
Dec. 1-19 Exhibit, Food Art from the AACC Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, coordinated by Louise Nielsen, HCAT instructional specialist; Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; free; for information, visit the website, www.aacc.edu/studentengagement.