December 2019
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 7
Breakfast will be served on the hour from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children of all ages can visit with Santa and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast buffet. Make and take some reindeer food, visit face painters and balloon artists, jump around in the bounce houses, and take a photo with – and whisper your wishes to – the Jolly Old Elf himself. Tickets here .

presented by Harford Dance Theatre
December 6 | 7 p.m.
December 7 & 8 | 1 & 4 p.m.
Amoss Center

Ring in the holiday season with a magical journey to the Land of Sweets – a holiday feast for young and old alike!

Saturday, December 14 | 12 & 3 p.m.
Amoss Center

This brand new holiday-themed show features four popular Eric Carle stories – Brown Bear , 10 Little Rubber Ducks , The Very Hungry Caterpillar , and Dream Snow . 

Sunday, December 15 | 3 p.m.
Amoss Center

Celebrate of the magic of Christmas in Ireland with this awe-inspiring family show.
Real Friends Tour
Co-Presented by APGFCU Arena
and WXCY
Saturday, January 11 | 7:30 p.m.

Breakout country star Chris Janson is a platinum-selling recording artist and award-winning singer/songwriter. The three-time CMA nominee has collected prestigious accolades, including two No. 1 singles, that place him among country music greats.
Theaterworks USA
Friday, January 24 | 7 p.m.
Amoss Center

Based on the popular series, join Jimmy and Pete the Cat on a new musical adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW bus!
Musical Notes

Wednesday, December 11 | 7 p.m.
Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

The Music Department of Harford Community College presents students of vocal and instrumental music in solo and ensemble performances.
"Second Shift" & the HCC Jazz Ensemble
Friday, December 13 | 8 p.m.
Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

HCC’s vocal and instrumental jazz ensembles appear in concert performing a variety of jazz styles including blues, swing, bebop, and fusion.

for these shows and our entire 2019-20 season!
Artist: Travis Childers
Through January 3
Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center

Travis Childers uses everyday materials to remind us of our connection to and impact on nature. Read more here.

Hays-Heighe House Events
Through December 20

This exhibit honors women in Maryland and beyond who have excelled in equestrian sport, including thoroughbred farm owners, trainers, jockeys, and journalists. Learn more here .
A Day at the Races!
Thursday, December 5 | 12:30-2 p.m.
Some seating still available

Join us for a Derby Party! Learn about horse races and enjoy a light luncheon at the Hays-Heighe House. Tour the house and view our exhibit, Women of the Turf , and learn more about women in all aspects of equestrian sport. Derby attire welcomed (but optional)!

Ticket required; $20/person. Free for current students with HCC ID. To purchase tickets, contact or 443-412-2539 .
Tuesday, December 10 | 6:30-8 p.m.

Working with 1,000 lb. animals that can break your toes with a step of the hoof, your nose with a toss of the head, and your heart with the results of a race is tough, dirty, and tiring. Women do it despite criticism and hostility from men in the industry. Find out why as our panel of women discuss the struggles and joys of this work.
For additional information, click here . To reserve your seat,
email or call 443-412-2539 .
Education News
New at Harford!
Just for Homeschooled
Art Studio for Kids
Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. | 3/24-4/28

Theatre for Kids
Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 3/27-5/1

Art Studio for Teens
Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. | 3/24-4/28
Theatre for Teens
Fridays, 2:30-3:30 | 3/27-5/1

Basic Essay Writing
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. | 3/25-4/29
Plus Fitness Training for Teens, Physical Education for Kids,
Physical Education for Teens & more!

Information: Kelly Pulaski at or 443-412-2191

Spring Classes in Edgewood

Did you know you can now take select courses for credit as well as noncredit classes at the Edgewood Branch of the Harford County Public Library?
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Principles of Marketing
  • English Composition
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity

For more info on credit classes or call 443-412-2109.
  • Construction Industry Workshops
  • Adult Literacy Programs
  • Computer Certifications and Test Prep Classes
  • Maryland Basic Boating Certificate

For more info on noncredit classes or call 443-412-2376.
Travel With HCC
Discover the Pacific Northwest & California with HCC
April 26 - May 3, 2020

Explore the majestic wilds of Mount St. Helen's and the Columbia River Gorge to the sophistication of Portland, Seattle and San Francisco. Click here for full itinerary.

Discover Scotland & Ireland with HCC
June 28 - July 10, 2020

Historic regal cities, bucolic countryside, and Celtic culture await you on a journey through Scotland and Ireland. Click here for full itinerary.
Info on above trips: Lisha Sturgill at 443-412-2175 or

Complete details about other upcoming travel opportunities
Start Out the New Year
with a Fitness Plan!

Mondays | 4-4:45 p.m. | 1/13-4/27
Use bars and plates to isolate and define major muscle groups, stabilize the core and train the cardiovascular system.

Core & Restore Yoga/Pilates Fusion
Wednesdays | 8-9:15 a.m. | 1/15-5/13
This core-focused class is a fusion of yoga and Pilates movements for all levels of fitness.

Indoor Cycling
Tuesdays and Thursdays | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 1/7–2/27
An indoor ride designed to provide you with the optimum in fat burning, endurance, and strength building.

Mondays | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 1/13-4/13
Zumba combines high-energy, motivating Latin and international music with unique moves and combinations that help you dance away your worries.

Check out all of our fitness classes here.
Now Accepting Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

Harford Community College is very proud of its alumni. The Distinguished Alumni Award honors the achievements of our former students and recognizes an alumnus who has excelled in the following areas:
  • Outstanding success and distinction in their chosen field/profession
  • Commitment to the community and charitable outreach
  • Continued interest in and service to Harford Community College

Previous award recipients are Kristy Breslin Klevinsky, David & Diane Dixon, Charles H. Jacobs, Jr.,
Ann B. Ramsay, Chuck Boyle, and Dr. Patricia Thompson.
Click here to download the nomination form. Submission deadline is February 28, 2020.
Together We Can Make The Lives of Our Students Better

Many times our students, who have checked all of the boxes for admissions, advising and enrollment, find they have one more hurdle before they begin their journey of learning and exploration. That hurdle is a financial one. Your gift to The Harford Owl Fund removes this obstacle and starts our students down a pathway to make a positive impact in the world. 

Help empower our students to grow, achieve, inspire and contribute with a gift to The Harford Owl Fund today. Donate online at
Harford Athletics
Check Out a Game
at Harford!

Upcoming Men’s and Women’s Fighting Owls
Basketball Home Schedule

December 12 | 5 p.m. - St. Mary’s College of MD JV (Men)
December 12 | 7 p.m. - CCBC-Essex (Women)
December 20-22 | Men’s Harford Hoops Classic
January 3 | 7 p.m. - Delaware Tech (Men)
January 6 | 7 p.m. - Richard Bland (Men)

For additional info regarding Harford Athletics,
click here .  
 Help Wanted
 Harford Community College has a variety of job opportunities currently available. Check them out here .