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Votes for Women: Taking Our Place in Politics Exhibit

  • Through June 1
  • Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College 

The exhibit was inspired by the campaign for women’s suffrage in the United States, the 100th anniversary of the final pushes in the Senate for the 19th Amendment, and the ratification of women’s right to vote. It is co-curated by Harford Community College’s Stephanie Hallock, Professor of Political Science and Coordinator for Global Engagement, and Gina Calia-Lotz, Instructional Services Librarian. Free admission; reserve a space by calling 443-412-2539 or email haysheighe@harford.edu.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

  • April 6 (Saturday), 3 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

Rooted in time-honored ancient traditions beginning 25 centuries ago, the Golden Dragon Acrobats feature electrifying acrobats, contortionists and jugglers, combining award-winning acrobatics and traditional dance with spectacular costumes and graceful artistry to produce art that transcends borders and culture. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211

NEW – Social and Personal Identities: Cultural Competency in Action

  • April 8 (Monday), 1-2:30 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center, Room 243

Explore how social identities (race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, etc.) shape our experiences. This interactive workshop focuses on the significance of ‘identities’ in our everyday lives, and how they play into social norms, inherent biases, and systems of inequality. The event is sponsored by Soar2Success and is offered as part of HCC’s Choose Civility campaign in conjunction with Emerging Leaders, HCC Student Wellness Program, Safe Zone, Disability Support Services, and Cultural Diversity Committee. Information: slove@harford.edu or 443-412-2224

NEW – Harford Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

  • April 9 (Tuesday), 6 PM, Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall, Room 132

HCC’s Board of Trustees will meet in open session. Please note: Those wishing to circulate written materials to the Board for use during their comment session shall submit such materials to the President’s Office at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, call 443-412-2402 voice, 443-412-2199 TTY, or email trustees@harford.edu at least three business days prior to the meeting. Info: 443-412-2230

NEW – One Harford, One Book: Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up

  • April 11 (Thursday), 6 PM, Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall, Room 132

Read our food and health-themed book selection and join your fellow Harford Countians for a panel discussion and some healthy local food. Hear what local farmers, doctors, and a beekeeper who makes natural cosmetics think about Farmacology. Panel members will include Nick Bailey, Grand View Farm; Phil Nivatpumin, MD, Kaufman Cancer Center; Rob Reier, DC, Integrative Care of Bel Air; Tommy Shireman, Third Way Farm; and Neil Vosters, Randalia Farm. This is “A Gathering at the Community Table” event. Free and open to the public.

NEW – TheaterWorksUSA in Charlotte’s Web

  • April 12 (Friday), 7 PM, Amoss Center

The classic story of friendship, based on the book by E.B. White, will warm hearts young and old as it charms its way onto our stage. Down on the Zuckerman Farm, Wilbur, an irresistible young pig is determined to avoid the butcher. With the help of his friends (especially the magnificent spider, Charlotte) Wilbur is not only safe, but learns that true friends live in our hearts forever. This musical adaptation of the novel, named one of the best American children’s books of the past two hundred years, will enchant audiences of all ages. This show is part of the BGE Family Series. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211

NEW – “The Yellow Wallpaper” (Dramatic Reading and Analysis)

  • April 16 (Tuesday), 12:30 to 1:30, Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College

Colleen Webster, an English professor, award-winning writer and speaker, will present a dramatic reading of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper,” followed by analysis and discussion of the historical context and meaning of the piece. The short story, written in the late nineteenth century, reveals the psychological distress overtaking a woman as she undergoes the popular “rest cure” at the insistence of her husband and doctor for nervous depression and hysteria. Colleen Webster is a Professor of Literature at Harford Community College. Reservations are strongly recommended; email haysheighe@harford.edu or call 443-412-2539.

NEW – Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice (documentary)

  • April 18 (Thursday), 12:30 to 1:30 PM, Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College

Ida B. Wells-Barnett was household name in the African American community during much of her lifetime (1863-1931), and was considered the equal of her well-known contemporaries such as Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. This documentary features the dramatic life and turbulent times of the pioneering journalist, activist, suffragist and anti-lynching crusader of the post-Reconstruction period. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison reads selections from Wells’ memoirs and other writings. Reservations are strongly recommended; email haysheighe@harford.edu or call 443-412-2539.

NEW – Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up Book Discussion

  • April 19 (Friday), 12-1 PM, Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College

Colleen Webster, a Professor of Literature at Harford Community College, will lead an audience discussion of the book, Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up, by Daphne Miller, MD. Free and open to the public.

NEW – HCC Actors Guild in Dead Man’s Cell Phone

  • April 19 & 20 (Friday/Saturday), 8 PM
  • April 26 & 27 (Friday/Saturday), 8 PM
  • April 21 and 28 (Sunday), 3 PM
  • Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Blackbox Theater

Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative new comedy by MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. A work about how we memorialize the dead – and how that remembering changes us – it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211

NEW – Green Book

  • April 25 (Thursday), 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:10 PM, 6 PM 
  • Harford Community College, Student Center, Room 243

When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class African-American pianist, on a concert tour to the Deep South, they rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the establishments safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger, as well as unexpected humanity and humor, they are forced to set aside differences to survive a journey of a lifetime. The event is sponsored by Soar2Success and is offered in conjunction with HCC’s Choose Civility campaign. Participants will be able to identify Maryland and Harford County sites listed in the original travelers’ Green Book. Information: slove@harford.edu or 443-412-2224

NEW – DEEJ Screening 

  • April 25 (Thursday), 12 to 1:30 PM and 6 to 8 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater 

In conjunction with the Deej National Inclusion Tour, Harford Community College will be screening the documentary, DEEJ, a documentary about autism and inclusion. A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. With its insider view of autism, Deej challenges us all to live inclusion. Guest speaker: DJ “Deej” Savarese. The event is free and open to the public.  

NEW –  2019 Annual Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition

  • Exhibition: April 26 to May 24
  • Opening Reception/Juror’s Talk: April 30, 5 to 6:30 PM
  • Harford Community College, Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center

The Annual Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition has a long tradition at HCC, dating prior to the 1970s. Thousands of students started their exhibition careers with this annual show. This year’s juror, Abigail Donovan, has had exhibitions and performances at a variety of national and international venues. Gallery hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:30 AM to 7 PM; and Friday, 8:30 to 4:30 PM

NEW – An Evening of Jazz

  • April 26 (Friday), 8 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

Performance by Steve Slagle, jazz saxophonist, flautist, and composer. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211

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