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.
January – Registration for spring credit classes continues; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/register or call 410-777-2222. Registration for spring noncredit classes continues; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/noncredit.
Jan. 5-16– Two-week winter credit session.
Jan. 19 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes and college closed, online services available.
Jan. 20 – Winter term ends.
Jan. 21 – 15-week session and first eight-week session of spring credit classes begin.
Jan. 23 – Weekend spring credit classes begin.
Jan. 13 – 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
Jan. 15 – 7 p.m. Discussion, Chesapeake Civil War Roundtable, the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219; for information, contact Lester Brooks, Ph.D., professor of history at AACC, 410-777-2428 or visit www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm.
Jan. 17 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy club meeting; 8:30-10 p.m. Stargazing, “Community Observing Night,” family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club; meeting is followed by stargazing, weather permitting; this year, the stargazing schedule will follow the moon’s cycle; bring your own telescope and binoculars or use one of the eight AACC telescopes to view planets, stars and moon; park in the back of Arnold parking lots A and B beside the Resource Management Building, facing headlights toward campus; AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information, contact Cassandra Witiver, [email protected] or 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory.
Jan. 19 – 7:30 a.m. doors open; 8 a.m. program begins; Event, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast; David S. Jenkins Gymnasium; sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast Committee; participants are asked to donate a nonperishable food item as part of a food drive sponsored by breakfast co-sponsors, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Tickets at $35 are available by calling Eugene Peterson at 301-538-0887 or Erica Matthews at 443-761-9734; information: www.aacc.edu/mlk/breakfast.cfm
Jan. 24 – 12:30-4:30 p.m. FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) qualifier tournament, a worldwide robotics program for students aged 9-16 – Teams from Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas will present their robots and projects in the annual competition, with the best teams advancing to the Maryland State FLL tournament; free to spectators; Center for Applied Learning and Technology Atrium on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.firstlegoleague.org or contact Marjorie Rawhouser, [email protected].
Jan. 26-Feb. 26 Exhibit, “Perceptual Painters,” curated by Matt Ballou; artist’s talk, 11 a.m. Jan. 28; artist’s reception, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 28.; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitschedule.cfm.