National Geographic Live Speaker Series: Deadliest Catch

  • October 6 (Friday), 7 PM, Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater

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. or 443-412-2211

Dragons Love Tacos

  • October 6 (Friday), 7 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

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. or 443-412-2211

Harford Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

  • October 10 (Tuesday), 6 PM, Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall, Room 132

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 at least three business days prior to the meeting. Info: 443-412-2230

Evening of Jazz

  • October 13 (Friday), 8 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

Performance featuring nationally renowned jazz vocalist and recording artist Jeff Hall. or 443-412-2211

Harford Dance Theatre in Harriet’s Happiest Halloween

  • Thursday, October 19, 7 PM
  • Friday, October 20, 7 PM
  • Saturday, October 21, 3 & 7 PM
  • Sunday, October 22, 12 & 4 PM
  • Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater

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! or 443-412-2211

NEW – Sunday Afternoon Concert

  • October 22 (Sunday), 3 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

Concert featuring Matthew Jaskot, Composer/Pianist; Laura Armstrong, Clarinet; and
Alicia Kosak, Flute. or 443-412-2211

NEW – Harford Fest

  • October 28 (Saturday), 9:30 AM to 3 PM, Harford Community College campus

HCC’s Fall Open House, a showcase of the College’s programs and services featuring interactive displays, demonstrations, and performances for all ages, will be held in the APGFCU Arena. Throughout campus there will be games and activities, food trucks, live music, hot air balloon rides, and more! Activities will take place in the Susquehanna Center, Chesapeake Center, and Hays-Heighe House. View Harford Community College’s 60th anniversary oral history video project highlighting the history of HCC through interviews, take a historical walking tour of campus, and see our anniversary exhibit.

NEW – Stayin Alive: The Music of the Bee Gees

  • October 28 (Saturday), 7 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

Encompassing more than five decades of legendary music and the distinctive vocal sound of the Bee Gees at their very best, Stayin Alive offers a unique opportunity for fans to rediscover the music that has ensured the Bee Gees’ place as one of the most loved bands of all times. This talented tribute band performs all the classic hits live including “Night Fever,” “Jive Talkin,” “How Deep is Your Love,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “Nights on Broadway,” “Stayin’ Alive,” and many more. It’s an evening of music that will have you dancin’ in the aisles! or 443-412-2211

NEW – HCC Actors Guild in Arsenic and Old Lace

  • November 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 8 PM
  • November 5 and 12 at 3 PM
  • Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater

In this gem of American comedy, Mortimer, a drama critic who just wants to marry his beloved Elaine, must deal with his eccentric relatives, including two sweet aunts who cheerfully poison elderly men with elderberry wine, and a cousin who thinks he’s Theodore Roosevelt. One of the most popular comedies of all time, Arsenic produced a smash hit in New York, spawned a Frank Capra film starring Cary Grant, and has been delighting audiences for decades. or 443-412-2211

NEW – The Jason Bishop Show

  • November 5 (Sunday), 3 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

One of America’s hottest illusionists with his cutting edge Op-Art and Plasma illusions, Jason Bishop features stunning and unique state-of-the-art magic. Featuring award-winning sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and close-up magic, Jason delivers laughs and a world-class array of talents set to an outstanding rock & pop soundtrack. or 443-412-2211

NEW – An Evening of Jazz

  • November 10 (Friday), 8 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

Concert featuring The Silvano Monasterios Quartet. or 443-412-2211

NEW – You Can Afford College

Open to the general public seeking help with the FAFSA

  • November 11 (Saturday), 9 AM-1 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall

Financial Aid specialists will walk participants, step-by-step, through the process of completing the FAFSA. Bring the following items for both students and their parents: FAFSA Worksheet (available at; FSA ID Number (available at; Social Security Numbers; 2016 Federal Income Tax Returns; 2016 W-2 Statements; and 2016 Untaxed Income Reports. Please note that Harford Community College provides this service for all students and parents. You do not need to be a Harford Community College student to attend. Info: 443-412-2257