The Monster Who Ate My Peas

  • February 7 (Friday), 7 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

This new musical tells the funny and poignant story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas.  Children and adults alike will be entertained and engaged by this wonderfully written tale about the value of willpower. or 443-412-2211 

NEW – You Can Afford College Event

  • February 8 (Saturday), 9 AM-1 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall

Attend this free event for the opportunity to complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) with professional assistance.  Be sure to bring the following for both student and parent: FAFSA on the Web Worksheet (, your PIN number to sign electronically (, Social Security number, 2013 Federal Income Tax Return (2012 Federal Return if you have not yet filed for 2013), and 2013 W-2 statements.  In order to allow sufficient time, participants need to arrive no later than 12:30 PM.  Info: 443-412-2257   

The Winter Doldrums: A Sunday Afternoon of Music and Art

  • February 9 (Sunday), 3 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater and Student Center 

Enjoy HCC’s music faculty in concert in the Chesapeake Theater, then stroll over to the Student Center for the Fine Arts faculty’s exhibit of paintings, sculpture, photography, digital art, and ceramics in the Chesapeake Gallery. Join HCC’s Artists in Residence “After Hours” at a reception featuring hot jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats. or 443-412-2211 

NEW – Harford Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

  • February 11 (Tuesday), 6 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, Board Room 

The Board of Trustees of Harford Community College will meet in open session.  Please note:  Any person 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 Board meeting. To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, call 443-412-2402 voice, 443-412-2199 TTY, or email at least three business days prior to the meeting.  Info:  443-412-2408

NEW – New Visions For Women Conference

  • February 15 (Saturday), 8:30 AM-3:15 PM, Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall

Explore Unconditional Love: Creating Healthy Relationships through presentations and workshops on health, nutrition and fitness as well as crafting, relaxation and inspiration.  The keynote will be delivered by Cynthia Buckner, a nurse for over 30 years, who is also a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and a Remo-endorsed Health Rhythms Facilitator. The $40 fee includes continental breakfast, light lunch and workshops.  
Pre-registration is required; email for brochure. 

Sunday Afternoon Concert

  • February 16 (Sunday), 3 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

Enjoy “An Afternoon in Paris” with Shaina Virginia Vatz, soprano; Barbara Ann Peters, soprano, and James Harp, piano. or 443-412-2211 

Meet the Authors, Lecture, Book Signing and Luncheon

  • February 19 (Wednesday), 11:30 AM-1 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center, Room 243

Meet Thomas DeWolf, a white man descended from the largest slave-trading dynasty in United States history, and Sharon Morgan, a black woman descended from slaves, the authors of “Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade.”  Their book chronicles a three-year journey during which they worked towards racial reconciliation. A book signing and luncheon will follow, and books will be available for purchase. Seating is limited; to reserve a seat, call 443-412-2224.  Free

Faces of Freedom Opening Reception

  • February 19 (Wednesday), 1-6 PM, Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College

Faces of Freedom commemorates the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the Maryland Constitution of 1864, which ended slavery in the state. RSVP to or 443-412-2539 to attend. The exhibit will be open February 19 to May 10 on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.; Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon; and Saturdays, April 5 and May 3 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Comedians Adam Hunter and Shang Forbes

  • February 20 (Thursday), 7 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater

Comedians Adam Hunter and Shang Forbes will be on campus after gracing the stages on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and Comedy Central. Adam Hunter was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Shang Forbes has been on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s Comic View, and Comedy Central. or 443-412-2211 

Broadway’s Next H!t Musical

  • February 21 (Friday), 7:30 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

This hysterical, unscripted theatrical awards show promises an evening of masterful improvisation and humor.  With hit songs suggestions from the audience, the witty cast creates a one-of-a-kind performance with spontaneous music, humor, and laughter. or 443-412-2211

Dog Sees God

  • February 21, 22, 28 and March 1 – 8 PM
  • February 23 and March 2 – 3 PM
  • Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Blackbox Theater

When CB’s dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife.  Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion, and sexual identity collide and careen toward an ending  both haunting and hopeful. Adult themes and language; ages 17+. or 443-412-2211

Winter Wine Expo 2014

  • February 23 (Sunday), 3 PM, APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College

Harford Community College’s Alumni & Friends and Wine World Beer & Spirits is an afternoon of wine, hors d’oeuvres, and delectable desserts. Sample wines from around the world as well as a terrific selection of craft beers.  
Minimum age: 21. or 443-412-2211   

NEW – Harford County Freedom Seeking and Beyond – Lecture and Discussion

  • February 24 (Monday), 12:30-1:30 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center,  Room 243

Learn about and discuss the accounts of freedom seekers from Harford County and the surrounding area.  Seating is limited; to reserve a seat, call 443-412-2539.

NEW – The Abolitionists – Film Screenings and Discussions

  • February 24 (Monday), 6-9:50 PM and February 26 (Wednesday), 2-5:50 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 115

View and discuss this 2013 PBS documentary that tells the intertwined stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimke, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Brown. Supported by a “Created Equal” grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Bridging Cultures program. Seating is limited; reserve a seat at or 443-412-2539.