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February is a fabulous time to attend a CCBC event!


BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (January 31, 2014) – The Community College of Baltimore County is hosting (weather-permitting!) just the event for you during February. If you are undecided about attending college, plan to attend Discover CCBC or sign up for a Thursday campus tour. If you’re into science, bundle up and star gaze at one of our Dundalk campus Star Parties or learn about Benjamin Banneker‘s many contributions to astronomy during a Black History Month Planetarium Show. For pure entertainment, bring the family and friends to one or more music and theatre events!

In case of inclement weather, check the CCBC website at www.ccbcmd.edu for closing information.

February 6
Discover CCBC: INFORMATION SESSIONS

10 am and 4 pm
Student Services Center. Room 204, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Student Services Center, Room 107, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Student Services Center, Room 120, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Register at www.ccbcmd.edu/infosessions or call 443-840-1377.

February 7
Observing Sessions: STAR PARTY AT THE CCBC DUNDALK OBSERVATORY

7-9 pm, Observatory, (first right after the entrance) CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
See celestial bodies up close with CCBC’s powerful Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope.
Free. No tickets or reservations required. In case of inclement weather, call 443-840-3486 no earlier than 45 minutes before the show to check if it will be held.

February 7
CCBC Essex Music Forum: THE DRUM RUNNERS

12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
CCBC alumnus James Gummer, Abigail Palmer and Steve Wannall make up this dynamic and entertaining percussion troupe. Their show exploring the world of rhythm will be followed by an interactive workshop with CCBC students and audience members.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

February 8
Benjamin Banneker Planetarium Show: BENJAMIN BANNEKER’S ASTRONOMY

10-11 am, Laboratory Building, 003, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road.
Learn how Benjamin Banneker, a farmer in neighboring Oella, taught himself astronomy, helped survey the boundaries of the District of Columbia and authored almanacs in the 1790s to become the first African American man of science.
Free. No tickets or reservations required. For more information, call 443-840-4560.

February 8 (Snow date – February 15)
CCBC Dental Hygiene Program/MDHA: SEALANT SATURDAY

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Dental Arts Center, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Together with the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association, the Dental Hygiene program will be providing clear, colorless, protective coatings (sealants) on permanent molar teeth for children ages 6 through 18 to help prevent tooth decay. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to participate.
FREE. APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED. To request an appointment, call 443-840-3340 and provide a daytime phone number where you can be reached to schedule an appointment.

February 14
CCBC Essex Music Forum: CCBC FACULTY RECITAL

12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Professional musicians on the CCBC Music faculty will present selections from classical to jazz, in solo and ensemble.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

February 19 -21
CCBC Music program presents the ROB LEVIT TRIO

February 19, 11:15 a.m., Center for the Arts, Lounge, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
February 20, 11:30 a.m., College Community Center, Student Lounge, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
February 21, 12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
In conjunction with the reading of David K. Shipler’s “The Working Poor: Invisible in America,” the Rob Levit Trio will perform original songs related to the topics in the book and other music and poetry related to poverty and the working poor.
All performances are free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations needed.

February 20
ABC NEWS SENIOR CORRESPONDENT BYRON PITTS ON “STEP OUT ON NOTHING”

2014 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture
11:15 a.m. – 12:35 p.m., College Community Center, Theatre, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
CCBC celebrates Black History Month with its annual President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture. This year’s speaker is Baltimore native Byron Pitts, now a Senior News Correspondent with ABC News. He will discuss his book, “Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family helped me overcome life’s challenges.”
FREE but tickets are required. Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787).

February 21-23 and February 28-March 2
Dundalk Community Theatre: DRIVING MISS DAISY

February 21, 22, 28, March 1 at 8pm; February 23, March 2 at 3pm, College Community Center, John E. Ravekes Theatre, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this is the charming, humorous and utterly heartwarming tale of the unlikely friendship that blossoms between a prickly, elderly Southern matriarch and her kindhearted chauffeur. Spanning decades of prejudice inequality and civil unrest, the pair transcend their differences to form a lasting bond.
TICKETS: General admission $23; seniors $20; students, children 12 and under $15.
Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.

February 28
CCBC Essex Music Forum: CCBC STUDENT RECITAL

12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Students studying applied music at CCBC Essex will perform selections in a variety of musical styles.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

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THURSDAY TOURS of CCBC CAMPUSES
• Talk with current students.
• Find out why CCBC is one of the fastest growing and best colleges in Maryland.
• See yourself as a college student on our campus.
Register for a Tour online at www.ccbcmd.edu/infosessions or call 443-840-1377.
Please contact a campus Admissions Office if your tour request is for more than 10 people.
CCBC Catonsville, 443-840-4304
CCBC Dundalk, 443-840-3055
CCBC Essex, 443-840-2110
Free and open to prospective students.

CCBC DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC HOURS (Spring 2014)
8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
Complete dental hygiene services are available to the community by appointment only 443-840-3495.
Fees may apply.

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