February 2020
College Promise
Info Night
Thursday, February 6 | 7 p.m.
Edgewood Hall, Room 132

There's been lots of talk about Maryland College Promise and free college, yet so many who are eligible don't apply. Get the facts. At Info Night, we’ll sort through resources, eligibility, and the application process, with plenty of time for Q&A. Open to parents, students and community members. RSVP to collegepromise@harford.edu
Connection Day: STEM
Friday, February 21 | 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Student Center, Room 243

Participate in hands-on workshops, learn about scholarships and careers in STEM, tour our campus and facilities, meet faculty and students, and participate in a Q&A session with HCC alumni. Register at www.Harford.edu/visit.
Info: ejohnson@harford.edu or 443-412-2435
Dual Enrollment
Information Night
for high school students
and parents
Wednesday, February 26 | 5:30-8 p.m.
Chesapeake Center

Enrolling in the Dual Enrollment program while still in high school can put your child on the road to future college success and save you money. Learn about options for completing classes (in high schools or on campus), tuition and how the payment structure works, and how credits are applied to high school and/or college transcripts. HCPS, homeschool, and private school families are welcome! Click here for more info.
FAFSA Help is Here!

Interested in receiving aid for college? Filling out the FAFSA is the first step—and we're here to help you do it! On Mondays (February 3, 10, 17 & 24) and Thursdays (February 13 & 20), financial aid specialists will be available in the Student Center, Room 243 to help you complete your 2020-2021 FAFSA. Hours are 4-7 p.m., but you must arrive by 6:15 p.m. to begin.

Call 443-412-2257 or email finaid@harford.edu to RSVP and get a list of paperwork you will need to complete the form.
Pathways for the Future Cyber Workforce
Monday, March 2 (Snow date March 5)
5:30-8 p.m.
Edgewood Hall, Room 132 

Calling all current and future students interested in the field of cybersecurity! Learn what it takes to get on the pathway to a successful cybersecurity career, including such topics as education, certifications, employment opportunities, security clearances, and soft skills. To RSVP: cyberdefense@harford.edu. For more info, click here.

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES
On Stage
NO EXIT
By Jean-Paul Sartre (Translated by Peter Bowles)
Presented by the HCC Actors Guild
February 7, 8, 14 & 15 | 8 p.m.
February 16 | 3 p.m.
Blackbox Theater in Joppa Hall

In this masterpiece of existential tragedy, two women and a man are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in Hell with no exit. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Adult themes. Tickets
THE CARPENTERS TRIBUTE
Featuring Michelle Whited
Saturday, February 15 | 7:30 p.m.
Amoss Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the love songs of the Carpenters, performed in a stunning reproduction of the popular singing duo of the 70s and early 80s. Tickets
THE POUT-POUT FISH
Theaterworks USA
Friday, February 28 | 7 p.m.
Amoss Center

Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure for the entire family! Tickets
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
Thursday, March 5 | 7 p.m.
APGFCU Arena

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Bel Air! The Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt and a free autograph session after the game. New this year, download the Globetrotters' interactive mobile app, including an augmented reality (AR) basketball toss game. Tickets
A CHORUS LINE
March 6, 7, 13 & 14 | 7 p.m.
March 8 & 15 | 2 p.m.
Chesapeake Theater

This stunning musical follows a group of dancers as they strive to get cast in a Broadway show. Winner of nine Tony Awards, A Chorus Line features a superb score, compelling drama, and exceptional dance. Tickets
GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS
Sunday, March 15 | 3 p.m.
Amoss Center

This unique and breathtaking performance will thrill audiences of all ages with award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques. Tickets

Musical Notes
ARTSFEST AT HARFORD
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
A Sunday Afternoon of Music and Fine Art
Sunday, February 9 | 3 p.m.
Chesapeake Theater and Student Center

Enjoy the HCC music faculty in their annual concert, followed by the Art + Design faculty and staff annual art exhibit. Cap the afternoon off with a reception featuring hot jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats. Tickets
for these shows and our entire 2019-2020 season
Exhibits

2020 ANNUAL ART + DESIGN FACULTY & STAFF EXHIBITION
Through February 21
Chesapeake Gallery, Student Center

Art + Design faculty and staff present their annual exhibit of drawings, paintings, sculpture, photographs, digital art, and ceramics. Click here for more info.
Just for Kids

This summer, ignite their imagination.
Camp Curiosity

Registration for Camp Curiosity is now OPEN! Doodles, drones, baking and bugs . . . we have another summer schedule that's filled with fun for kids ages 5-17. Last year we had a lot of people on waiting lists, so click here to check out classes and register early!
For the Community
ATHENA Leadership
Award Breakfast
Friday, March 6 | 7:30-10 a.m.
Richlin Ballroom

The Harford Community College Foundation proudly hosts the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast, presented by Harford Mutual Insurance. The ATHENA Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award are presented to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their career and assisted the advancement of women in their professional communities. Event proceeds support the ATHENA Leadership Scholarship, a $1,000 award given to adult students returning to HCC.

Tickets are $40 and include a delicious buffet breakfast and networking prior to the awards.
Food, Farmers, & Community: Farming Forward
A Symposium for the Public and Farmers
Saturday, March 7 | 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Harford High School

Join us to explore the future of agriculture and local food consumerism in Harford County. Learn about new ideas for healthy cooking for your family, be amazed by the innovations that our farmers are practicing to conserve our local ecology, and enjoy a tour of North Harford High School's Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences farm and research facility. Registration fee: $10; click here for tickets. Click here for more info.
Every Marylander Counts!
Get Counted in the 2020 Decennial Census  

The United States is required to perform a national count of all people living in each state every 10 years. The 2020 census impacts Maryland in several important ways:
• Determines representation in Congress and impacts local legislative districts 
• Is the basis for funding critical programs and services 
• Assists local decision-making for economic development, school construction and transportation projects, as well as public health, public safety and emergency planning. 

In March, you can expect to receive an invitation via U.S. mail to participate in the census. Filling out your census form can be done by mail, phone or online beginning April 1. Learn more  here .
Travel With HCC
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, DC
Monday, February 10

Learn about the richness and diversity of the African American culture in this incredible museum. Enjoy lunch on your own in the Sweet Home Café, with various traditional African American cuisine options!

United States
Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC
Monday, February 10

This internationally acclaimed museum tells the story of the Holocaust through artifacts, films, photos, and oral histories.

Philadelphia Flower Show
Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, March 3

Delight in the beauty and intoxicating variety of scents as you walk through the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show, inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens.
Frank Lloyd Wright Homes
and Flight 93 Memorial
Champion, PA
Monday, March 23-Tuesday, March 24

On this overnight adventure, you can visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s homes including Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, and more! A visit to the Flight 93 Memorial and overnight stay at Seven Springs Mountain Resort is included.

Information: Lisha Sturgill at 443-412-2175 or lsturgill@harford.edu
For details on these trips and all upcoming travel, click here .
Classes for Your
Financial Future

Become Financially Savvy
with These Money-Smart Courses
Elder Law and Asset Protection
Saturdays | 2/29-3/14 | 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Seniors and family members can learn how to protect and preserve assets during the retirement years.

Long Term Care Insurance – Start the Conversation
Tuesday | 3/10 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Learn the importance of preparing for your financial future by considering long-term care services long before they are needed.

Savvy Social Security Planning Strategies for Women
Wednesday | 3/11| 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This session will cover essential information all women need to have if they are concerned about financial security and retirement.

Savvy Social Security Planning Strategies for Couples
Wednesday | 3/25 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The little-known claiming strategies that can help married couples get more out of the Social Security system are the focus of this one-session class.

Click here for class details and our complete list of financial planning classes.
Harford Athletics

Help Wanted
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