September is a busy month at the Community College of Baltimore County as Maryland’s largest community college ushers in its fall semester with a variety of special events and college-related activities. Did you know that you can also stay informed on what's happening at the college by visiting any of CCBC's social media sites? Just friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ccbcmd, re-tweet us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ccbcmd, make us your favorite photo at Flickr at www.flickr.com/ccbcmedia and watch our videos on www.YouTube.com/ccbcmd to get updates on CCBC news and events.
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Through 9/29 – The Gallery at CCBC Catonsville (Bldg. Q, 800 S. Rolling Road) presents FACULTY IDENTITY, curated by CCBC Art faculty member Sharon Trumbull. FREE. For information and exhibit hours, call 443-840-4246. A reception with CCBC’s faculty artists will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, 9/14 in the Gallery.
9/4-10/26 – The Gallery at CCBC Dundalk (Bldg. K, 7200 Sollers Point Road.) presents IN THE ARMS OF MORPHEUS, curated by ADiM student Emily Matens. FREE and open to the public. For information and exhibit hours, call 443-840-4326. A reception with the artists will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, 9/7 in the Gallery.
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9/7 Friday Music Forums at CCBC Essex begin 12:20 p.m. Sept. 7 with the PEABODY RAGTIME ENSEMBLE. This concert is funded by a generous grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. All of the Music Forums at CCBC Essex are free and open to the public as are the Casual Concerts held occasionally throughout the academic year at CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Dundalk.
9/8 Children's Playhouse of Maryland’s 6TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, B Building at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. A silent auction at 6 p.m. will be followed by the 7 p.m. preview performance of Oliver! featuring Dickens’ timeless characters come to life in this ever-popular tale of a boy who asked for more. Admission is $25 and helps support the CPM programs. Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets and information.
9/12. 9/26 CCBC Dental Hygiene Program is offering FREE AND COMPLETE DENTAL SERVICES FOR PREGNANT WOMEN, INFANTS AND WOMEN POST-PARTUM UP TO TWO YEARS. This program is in conjunction with a grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Call Patrice Gernhardt at 443-840-3495 for specific information and to schedule a free morning (8 – 11:30 a.m.) or afternoon (1-4:30 p.m.) appointment.
9/12 CCBC's Spotlight Speakers Series presents CORY BOOKER, MAYOR OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 12:20 p.m. Sept. 12 at CCBC Essex. His talk, "How to change the world with your bare hands,” is free and open to the public. Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) for tickets.
9/14 Astronomy Program OBSERVING SESSION 8 p.m. Sept. 14, weather permitting, at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road. If the weather is questionable, call 443-840-4216 no earlier than 45 minutes prior to the scheduled event. Free and open to the public.
9/15 Continuing Education will host a COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TRAINING OPEN HOUSE Sept. 15, CCBC CDI Range, 1000 Kembo Road, Cox Creek Industrial Park. Call 443-840-5835 to register.
9/15 Astronomy Program PLANETARIUM SHOW - CURIOUS ABOUT MARS 10 a.m. Sept. 15 in Bldg. D, room 003 at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road. Professor Fred Hickok will present results of various space probes that have landed on Mars, including the recent landing by “Curiosity.” Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.
9/15 CCBC Alumni Association holds its annual CRAB FEAST AND BULL ROAST 7 p. m. Sept. 15 at FOP Lodge 34, 730 Wampler Road, Middle River, Md. 21220. This special event is the CCBC Alumni Association’s major fundraiser for student scholarships and programs. Tickets are $50 each. Call Janice Evans at 443-840-3163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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Children's Playhouse of Maryland kicks off its 2012-2013 season with OLIVER!, based on the Dickens’ classic, Oliver Twist, weekends during September beginning Sept. 15 in the Building J Lecture Hall at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. All tickets are $10 and are available from the CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787) or at the door if seats are still available.
9/17 CCBC Catonsville Foundation hosts 26TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT 11 a.m. Registration, 12 p.m. Shotgun start, Monday, Sept. 17, at Rolling Road Country Club, 814 Hilltop Road, Catonsville. Tickets are $160 individual; $640 for a foursome; and $740 for a foursome with tee sign. Proceeds benefit NEH Challenge Grant to support the renovation of the historic Hilton Mansion on the CCBC Catonsville campus. Call 443-840-3324 or register online at www.ccbcmd.edu/foundation.
9/17 Continuing Education Interested in a health career in venipuncture? Don't miss the HEALTH CAREER INFORMATION AND ORIENTATION SESSIONS held Sept. 19, 1 p.m. or 6 p.m., N Bldg., CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd. To register, call 443-840-2756.
9/29 CCBC Catonsville hosts FALL INTO FITNESS 5K and 10K run, 5K fun walk and Zumba-thon 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road. Pre-registration is $30 for adults, $20 for CCBC students and $15 for children. For information or to register, go to www.CATONSVILLERun.org.
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10/2 The Community Book Connection, in conjunction with its reading of “No Impact Man,” presents UNDERSTANDING DUNDALK’S SUPERFUND SITE 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the K Building Student Lounge, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road. Hilda Fadaei, a Ph.D. student in UMBC’s dept. of Environmental Engineering will present information on her research on the Superfund Site at Sauer Dump which was declared a superfund site in March 2012. Q&A to follow. Free and open to the public. For additional information, contact email@example.com.