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November 2011 is ‘event-full’ at CCBC!

Looking for free or family-friendly fare? Look no farther than CCBC. November has a host of activities that you put you in holiday frame of mind.

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. – The Community College of Baltimore County is proud to host an array of special events and information sessions about our college and our programs during November 2011.

Through January 3, 2011
Registration: WINTER 2012
Register for Winter 2012 classes at http://www.ccbcmd.edu/register_now.html.

Through November 6
Children’s Playhouse of Maryland: AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP
In conjunction with CCBC’s Year of the Performing Arts, recognizing the work of alumnae CPM Executive Director Diane Trowbridge Smith and CPM Director-in-Residence Liz Boyer Hunnicutt.
Times vary, J Building Lecture Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
CPM goes in a new direction to give its acting students a chance to shine in Agatha Christie’s classic mystery about a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm – and one of them may be a murderer. Into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis … the plot thickens.
All tickets, $10 general admission and $8 for birthday parties and Scout troops, are available from the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS. $

November 4-13
Dundalk Community Theatre:
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
8 p.m. Nov. 4 -5, 11-12; 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 13
The John E. Ravekes Theatre, K Building, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
This salute to Jazz Age musicals and the people who loved them will have your toes tapping.
For tickets ($23 general admission; $20 seniors; $15 students, children 12 and younger), call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-2787(ARTS). $


November 11
Music Forum: KYLE ENGLER, MEZZO-SOPRANO
12:20 p.m., E Building Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Ms. Engler, acclaimed a “virtuoso of a high order” by the Baltimore Sun, is the director of Vocal Studies at McDaniel College and also teaches at Towson University. She will be accompanied by pianist Daniel Lau. FREE


November 14-18
Performing Arts at CCBC: WORLD ARTS FESTIVAL
In conjunction with CCBC's Year of the Performing Arts

November 14 – Kick-off celebration featuring Ohana Polynesian Dance
12:20 p.m., B Building Upper Lobby, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard. FREE

November 15 – Ahmad Borhani – Persian Music
11:10 a.m., K Building Student Lounge, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road. FREE

November 16 – CCBC Catonsville International Festival featuring belly dancer Naimah and Mystic Warriors, an Andean music trio
1-4:30 p.m., B Building Barn Theatre, CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road. FREE

November 17 – CCBC Essex International Festival featuring belly dancer Naimah
12:20 p.m., B Building Upper Lobby, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard. FREE

November 18
Music Forum: FOOTWORKS: PERCUSSIVE DANCE ENSEMBLE
12:20 p.m., J Building Lecture Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
This performance is offered in conjunction with the World Arts Festival and CCBC International Education Week and is supported by a generous grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
Footworks present a unique and exuberant fusion of live music, comedy, singing, and a dazzling array of percussive dance forms rooted in different cultures.
For more information, contact Monica Otal at 443-840-1726. FREE

November 15
CCBC Office of Admissions: INFORMATION SESSION – “Getting Started at CCBC”
6-7 p.m., K Building, Room K-100, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road.
6-7 p.m., A Building, Room 260, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Take advantage of our free information sessions to find out all you wanted to know about “Getting Started at CCBC.” CCBC representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid and other programs will be on hand to answer your questions. Register online at www.ccbcmd.edu/infosessions/registernow.html or call 443-840-1377.

November 16
Office of Student Life Spotlight Speakers Series: LAURA LING, INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER
11:15 a.m., K Building Theatre, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
In March 2009, while reporting on the trafficking of North Korean women, Laura Ling and her colleague Euna Lee were arrested by North Korean soldiers along the Chinese-North Korean border. They were held in captivity for 140 days. Hear her story firsthand. FREE

November 16
CCBC Society of STEM Scholars:
DR. TAKASHI TSUKAMOTO ON DRUG DISCOVERY RESEARCH
12:30-1:30 p.m., J-137 (Lecture Hall), CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Dr. Takashi Tsukamoto, director of Chemistry and Intellectual Property at the Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University, will speak on “Drug Discovery Research at the Intersection of Chemistry and Biology.” The lecture will highlight the modern interdisciplinary approach to drug discovery research which chemistry and biology serve as a driving force, forming the scientific basis for the development of new therapeutic drugs. FREE

November 18
Astronomy Program: STAR PARTY AT CCBC DUNDALK
7-9 p.m., Observatory, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
Explore our universe! Join us – weather permitting—and glimpse the planets through our Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope. Call 443-840-4216 no earlier than 45 minutes prior to find out if the session will be held. FREE

November 21
Registration: SPRING 2012
Register for Spring 2012 classes at http://www.ccbcmd.edu/register_now.html.


November 29-30
CCBC-Towson University Associate to Masters in Nursing Program: INFORMATION SESSIONS
Nov. 29, 5-6 p.m., CCBC Essex, J-100, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Nov. 30, 5-6 p.m., Towson University, Room WC 304, Meeting Room 1, WC (West Village Commons) on Emerson Road (visit http://www.towson.edu/main/maps/ for directions to the building).
For information about this three-year nursing program for those with non-nursing bachelor’s degrees, visit the www.ccbcmd.edu/nursing/_atm_info_sheet.pdf or contact Gwen Jones, the Nursing case manager at CCBC Essex, at 443-840-2100 or gjones@ccbcmd.edu. FREE

Upcoming events in early December

December 1-3, 5-6
Academic Theatre at CCBC Essex: THE FANTASTICKS
Times vary, B Building Theatre at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
In conjunction with CCBC’s Year of the Performing Arts
Longest running musical – 42 years and now back on Broadway – the wonderful story of parental plotting to bring their children together is filled with music (Try to Remember) and laughter.
Tickets are $8 general admission; $5 for students, seniors, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni.
Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-2787 for times and tickets. $

Dec. 2
CCBC Essex Black Student Union, Office of Student Life and SIFE: BONE MARROW DRIVE
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard
Student organizations on the Essex campus are joining forces to conduct a Bone Marrow drive in cooperation with “Be the Match.” There will be NO blood drawn at the drive. Registrants will be asked to take four long Q-tips® and “swab” the inside of their cheeks if they are cleared through the medical screening. For information, contact Ingrid Sabio-McLaughlin at 443-840-1483. FREE

December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
Children’s Playhouse of Maryland: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (BROADWAY)
1 p.m. (special 4 p.m. show - Dec. 11), J Building Lecture Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
In conjunction with CCBC’s Year of the Performing Arts recognizing the work of alumnae CPM Executive Director Diane Trowbridge Smith and CPM Director-in-Residence Liz Boyer Hunnicutt.
This festive holiday musical is based on the story by Charles Dickens. For reservations, call 443-840-2787 (ARTS). Tickets are $10 general admission and $8 for birthday parties and Scout troops. $

December 3
CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame: INAUGURAL INDUCTION BANQUET
6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, Hilton Garden Inn, 5015 Campbell Boulevard, White Marsh, Md.
This gala event will install the first 25 members of the CCBC Athletics Hall of Fame. Tickets are $40 per person and available from Amy Matschulat at 443-840-1859 or amatschulat@ccbcmd.edu. $

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