CCBC offers an array of February events

Jan 12, 2018 | by Terri Charles | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.202.0017 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD – Community College of Baltimore County offers a variety of free special events and information sessions in February for individuals and families. Enjoy CCBC’s Performing Arts programs, from theatre performances, to music concerts, planetarium shows and more. Local residents can also learn more about the academic programs at CCBC by participating in weekly Thursday Tours or Information Sessions on various topics, including the CCBC Casino Dealer Academy, the Fab Lab Baltimore Open House and other career or academic programs. Most CCBC events are free or low cost and offer family-friendly fun to delight people of all ages. Bring your family and friends to see what you can do at CCBC in February.

February
CCBC Spring 2018 Registration for twelve- and seven-week classes
Registration is now open through Feb. 11 for CCBC’s 12-week session. Classes begin Feb. 12.
Registration is also open for CCBC’s second seven-week session. Classes begin March 21.
http://www.ccbcmd.edu/register

Feb. 3 – Baltimore Symphonic Band featuring Derrick Wang’s premiere of There is a Road
2 p.m., CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts Theatre, and
2 p.m. Feb. 10, CCBC Essex, Romadka College Center, Theatre

The Baltimore Symphonic Band will perform with composer and lyricist Derrick Wang, who will unveil an original work titled, There is a Road, as part of CCBC’s Baltimore Stories performing arts series. Wang is creator of the opera Scalia/Ginsburg. FREE. Tickets are required. CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787).

Feb. 9 – Young Mr. Lincoln and the Moon
8 p.m., CCBC Catonsville, Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, Math and Science Hall
Before Abraham Lincoln became President of the United States, he was a country lawyer who first gained fame by defending a client accused of murder, proving him innocent by using an almanac and the phases of the moon. Learn more about the astronomy behind the case.
FREE. Open to the public. Reservations are not required.

Feb. 9 – Dundalk Observatory Friday Evening Star Parties
6 p.m. Feb. 9; 7 p.m. Feb. 23, CCBC Dundalk
Bring your family, friends and your telescope, or use ours, to observe the heavens at CCBC’s twilight Star Parties. Come to the parking lot on the right near the campus entrance.FREE. Open to the public. Weather permitting. Call 443-840-3486 to hear updated voicemail 45 minutes before show time.

Feb. 10 – Name That Planet! (Children’s show)
10 a.m., CCBC Catonsville, Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, Math and Science Hall
Learn about how the planets got their names from Greek and Roman Mythology in this family-friendly game show format.
FREE. Open to the public. Reservations are not required.

Feb. 15 – Unclaimed Legacy: Who Will Lead the Next Social Movement?
11:10 a.m., CCBC Essex, Romadka College Center
In celebration of Black History Monty, CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis presents the President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series featuring award-winning journalist and social activist Jeff Johnson. The lecture focuses on encouraging young people to help their communities through leadership and advocacy for social change. FREE. Open to the public. Tickets are required.
CCBC Box Office: 443-840-ARTS (2787).

Feb. 21 – CCBC Casino Dealer Academy Information Session
4 p.m., CCBC Owings Mills, Room 502
Housed onsite at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, this new academy offers individuals the necessary skills to compete for Maryland’s growing casino industry jobs. Learn how to be a table games dealer or how to expand repertoire of games for more experienced dealers. FREE.
To register, call 443-840-5840 or email eweaver@ccbcmd.edu.

Feb. 23 – 25 – Dundalk Community Theatre: The Graduate
8 p.m. Feb. 23, 24; 3 p.m. Feb. 25; CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center
Enjoy a performance of Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of The Graduate, based on the novel and the iconic 1967 film. The plot involves a young Benjamin Braddock, a highly accomplished college graduate, who is tempted into an affair by Mrs. Robinson, the unhappily married and dangerously charismatic wife of his father’s business partner. Tickets available at CCBC Box Office, 443-840-ARTS (2787).

Feb. 24 – Sealant Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., CCBC Dundalk, Dental Arts Building
CCBC’s Dental Hygiene Program will offer free dental examinations, fluoride treatments, and protective coatings for permanent molars for children ages 6 to 17 to help prevent tooth decay. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. FREE. Appointments are required. Call 443-840-3340 to schedule an appointment.

Feb. 26 & 27 - Humanities for All Lectures
Feb. 26, 11:15 a.m., CCBC Catonsville, Barn Theatre
Feb. 27, 11:10 a.m., CCBC Essex, Administration Lecture Hall

Join the CCBC Honors Program for a guest lecture by Frederick Murphy, founder of History Before Us, who will explore the various challenges facing many African-Americans. The lecture includes an abbreviated viewing of the documentary, The American South as We Know It.

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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

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