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Book Discussion Rescheduled

  • April 1 (Tuesday), 11:45 AM-1 PM, Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, Room 201

Join the discussion of A Regiment of Slaves: The 4th United States Colored Infantry,1863-1866 that focuses on Edward G. Longacre’s insightful account of how this regiment of freedmen and former slaves (many from the Upper Chesapeake region) overcame prejudice and proved themselves in battle. Seating is limited, and registration is required.
RSVP: HaysHeighe@harford.edu or 443-412-2539

Glory – Film Screening & Discussions With Wayne Hepler, M.S. and Chris Kaltenbach, M.A.

  • April 2 (Wednesday), 2-5:50 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 115
  • April 7 (Monday), 6-9:50 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 115

View and discuss Edward Zwick’s stirring 1989 film about the courage of the all-black members of the 54th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. The film stars Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, and Matthew Broderick. Seating is limited, and registration is recommended. RSVP: HaysHeighe@harford.edu or 443-412-2539

Susquehanna to Freedom: The Role of the Susquehanna River in the Underground Railroad – Performance of a Play and Post-Performance Discussion

  • April 4 (Friday), 1 and 7 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater

The play, a fictional account based on historic research, focuses on the Underground Railroad and imagines how three enslaved Harford County residents – Harriet Demby, Hull Rice, and George Steward – might have followed the Susquehanna on their journey to freedom from Havre de Grace to Cooperstown, NY. Tickets are required.
To order a free ticket, visit http://harford.universitytickets.com

Harford Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

  • April 8 (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 trustees@harford.edu at least three business days prior to the meeting. Info: 443-412-2408

“Seekers of Freedom Eventually Win” – Lecture and Discussion with Christine Tolbert, M.S.

  • April 8 (Friday), 12:30-1:30 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center, Rom 243

Explore accounts that have been handed down of freedom seekers who made their way through the Upper Chesapeake region prior to the Civil War and the continuing impact of those accounts on families today. Seating is limited, and registration is recommended.
RSVP: HaysHeighe@harford.edu or 443-412-2539

Used Book Sale

  • April 14-20, Harford Community College, Library

Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 AM – 10 PM; Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM; and Sunday, 12 noon – 4 PM

In conjunction with National Library Week, Harford Community College is holding a used book sale. Proceeds go to the HCC Foundation Library Book Scholarship Fund, which provides HCC students with financial aid for textbook purchases.

Clara Barton: Red Cross Angel

  • April 14 (Monday), 1:30 and 3:30 PM, Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House

In conjunction with National Library Week, award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung portrays Civil War heroine Clara Barton in a one-women interactive show that encourages audience participation and is both engrossing and entertaining. The performance is free and open to the general public. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. RSVP to 443-412-2316 or vcorkran@harford.edu.

The Goophered Grapevine and Other Stories – Book Discussion With Dorothy Miller, Ed.D.

  • April 15 (Tuesday), 11:45 AM-1 PM, Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House

The discussion will focus on short stories by African American author, essayist and political activist Charles Waddell Chesnutt, in which he explores racism and other social themes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Seating is limited, and registration is required.
RSVP: HaysHeighe@harford.edu or 443-412-2539

Cuckoo’s Nest Casino

  • April 18, 19, 25 & 26, 8 PM
  • April 29 and 27, 3 PM

Harford Community College, Black Box Theater, Joppa Hall
The Cuckoo’s Nest Casino is a comedy about a group of people who come together to save a small Las Vegas casino from losing its gaming license and having to close. A colorful cast of characters straight from the cuckoo’s nest include the constantly feuding married couple Dai Choi and Elaine, a customer who believes he really is Doc Holliday reincarnated, Las Vegas small-time entertainer Don Sinatra, waning showgirl Showbiz Liz, songwriter Mozart, and his seductive girl Candy Delicious. There’s a surprise ending you won’t want to miss. tickets.harford.edu or 443-412-2211

NEW – “Uncle Tom: Exemplar of Freedom” – Lecture & Discussion

  • April 21 (Monday), 12:30-1:30 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center,
    Room 243

Learn why W.B. Allen, Ph.D. (author of Rethinking Uncle Tom: The Political Philosophy of Harriet Beecher Stowe) describes the fictional character Uncle Tom as an exemplar of human freedom and discuss his account of the political thought underlying Stowe’s work. Seating is limited, and registration is recommended. RSVP: HaysHeighe@harford.edu or 443-412-2539

NEW – Seasons of Recovery Workshop

  • April 22 (Tuesday), 6:30-7 PM-Registration/Refreshments; 7-8:30 Presentation, Q & A, Meet and Greet Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center

Harford Community College is sponsoring the Seasons of Recovery Workshop Series with Fr. Martin’s Ashley, an inpatient addiction treatment center in Harford County. The quarterly addiction education series is designed to serve all individuals and families in our community who are struggling with addiction, know someone who is, or just want to learn more.
Info: 410-273-2303

NEW – Annual Juried Student Exhibition

  • April 24-May 23, 5:30-7 PM, Harford Community College, Student Center,
    Chesapeake Gallery

Harford Community College presents its Annual Juried Student Exhibition. This year’s juror is Laura Amussen, an award-winning artist and the Director of Exhibitions at Goucher College. Chesapeake Gallery hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30-7 PM; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30 AM-5 PM; and Fridays, 8 AM-4:30 PM.
Info: 443-412-2461 or ecrisman@harford.edu  

NEW – Improv With Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

  • April 25 (Friday), 8 PM, APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy-nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway?, have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. The show becomes truly interactive as audience members are called to the stage to participate in the fun. Their high profile presentations have played to sold-out venues all over the country. tickets.harford.edu or 443-412-2211

NEW – Harford Community College Board of Trustees Work Session

  • April 25 (Friday), 9 AM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, Board Room

The meeting is open to the public. 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: 443-412-2408

NEW – An Evening of Jazz With T.K. Blue Quartet

  • April 25 (Friday), 8 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

tickets.harford.edu or 443-412-2211

NEW – 4th Annual Clear Your Clutter Day

  • April 26 (Saturday), 10 AM – 2 PM, Harford Community College (rain or shine)

Harford Community College and Sappari Solutions Professional Organizing will provide a one-stop location for the Harford County community to clear the clutter in their homes in an environmentally responsible way. For an admission fee of $5, residents can drop off a carload of items. For additional information including accepted materials, visit www.clearyourclutterday.org.

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