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For release: 21 September, 2017
Over its 100 years of history, Aberdeen Proving Ground has seen and been part of numerous technological advances. Much technology originally developed for the military eventually finds its way into everyday civilian life. Learn about the surprising origins of a host of innovations, from canning to blood banks to jeeps. Free
Flip through yearbooks, learn about the theater in the barn, and relive the glory of our championship football team. While much has changed on campus, the students have always been at the center of what we do. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-3 PM; Thursdays, 3-5 PM; and first Saturdays, 10 AM-12 Noon. Free
Join us for the opening reception for "Sculptures by Jon Lundak and Susan Ferrari Rowley." There will be an artist’s talk and a meet-and-greet with the artists. Light refreshments will be served. Free
Enjoy a romp through American pop culture in the 1950s. When HCC was founded in 1957, who were the students listening to on the radio? How did they spend their free time? Wear your poodle skirt and leather jacket, if you’re cool enough. Reservations required; $15 per person. Call 443-412-2539 or email email@example.com.
Join thousands of Marylanders who will be reading and discussing this year’s One Maryland One Book selection, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Harford Community College Library is sponsoring a book discussion. Free copies of the book are available at the College Library beginning September 1st while supplies last. Registration is required; email CyConley@harford.edu or call 443-412-2131.
Harford Community College is located on a former thoroughbred horse farm. How did it transform from farmland and barns to the modern state-of-the-art buildings we have today? Take a walking tour and learn about the history of the campus. Free
Herpetologist and toxinologist Zoltan Takacs was fascinated with snakes as a boy in Hungary and still is. An expert in toxins, he has traveled to more than a hundred countries and caught thousands of reptiles, collecting their venom for screening to see if it can be turned into a lifesaving drug. Enjoy Zoltan’s discussion of his travels and how he and his colleagues have developed a state-of-the-art technology that will provide a novel way to develop new toxin-based drugs for various diseases, everything from cancer to circulatory disorders. Sponsored by Harford County Public Library. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211
The newest musical collection of favorite children’s books: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein, The Dot by Peter Reynolds, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman. Recommended for grades K-5. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211
The Board of Trustees of Harford Community College 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 firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the meeting. Info: 443-412-2230
Concert featuring Jazz Vocalist Jeff Hall. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211
Harriet is off on an all new adventure to find the perfect Halloween costume. When she attends the annual bonfire hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Cratchedy, the thrills and chills abound as she meets up with kooky scarecrows, wacky were-bunnies, spooky zombies, and creepy trolls. Wear your Halloween costume and join her . . . if you dare! LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211
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