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January 2013 Events

  • January 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Open Mic for Local Musicians

    Come join us downtown as MCC on Main hosts an Open Mic for local musicians every Wednesday from 6 pm - 8 pm during the month of January.

    Come meet local musicians, play a few songs or just come and enjoy listening to an evening of "live" music in our beautiful and relaxing Dhen art gallery where the event will be hosted.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: Free
  • January 4, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    "Live on Main" series presents Tony Harrington & Touch Band

    The "Tony Harrington & Touch Band" will be performing a mixture of R&B, Jazz and Reggae. These local CT musicians have performed all over New England and New York making regular appearances at the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino.

    Come join us for an evening of R&B, Jazz and Reggae. Wine and beer will be served by Bin228 and the music will be hosted in our relaxing and beautiful downtown Dehn art gallery.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 6, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    "Movie Classics on Main" series presents... "The Charlie Chaplin Festival"

    Spend the afternoon with Charlie Chaplin. The "Charlie Chaplin Festival" was released in 1938 and is a collection of Chaplin's short films "The Immigrant," "The Adventurer," "The Cure," and "Easy Street." These fims contain the usual and unpredictable antics of Charlie Chaplin and others in the era of silent films.

    Join us while we rediscover silent films and one of the greatest actors of the silent movie era. The admission price includes the movie, popcorn and a drink.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room I
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 9, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Open Mic for Local Musicians

    Come join us downtown as MCC on Main hosts an Open Mic for local musicians from 6 pm - 8 pm. Come meet local musicians, play a few songs or just come by and enjoy "live" music while relaxing in our beautiful and relaxing Dhen art gallery where the event will be hosted.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: FREE
  • January 11, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    "Live on Main" series presents "The Guinea Pigs"

    Come join us for an evening with "The Guinea Pigs." These local CT musicians are known for their fun music consisting of folk and rock standards with a Guinea Pig spin on it, as well as, some originals. "The Guinea Pigs" have performed at the Coventry Farmers' Market, the MCC Farmers' Market and other CT venues.

    So come on down and join us for an evening of 'live' music. Wine and beer will be served by Bin228 and the music will be hosted in our relaxing and beautiful downtown Dehn art gallery

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 12, 1:00 PM

    Movie Classics on Main

    "Baby Face Morgan" is a 1942 American comedy-drama film. When "Big Morgan" the Mob boss dies, Morgan's son, "Baby Face," takes over. What "Baby Face" and his cousin "Ollie" don't know is that they're supposed to be the bagment for the mob. When the Mob comes looking for their money, the comedy and drama begins.

    Come join us for an afternoon of popcorn, a drink and comedy-drama. The admission price includes the movie, popcorn and a drink.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room I
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 16, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Great Path Academy Open House

    Due to the snow the GPA open house that was scheduled for this evening is rescheduled to January 23rd, from 6-8 p.m. at Great Path Academy
    Location: GPA
    Contact: Anastasia DiFedele-Dutton or 860-512-3756
  • January 16, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Open Mic for Local Musicians

    Come join us downtown as MCC on Main hosts an Open Mic for local musicians from 6 pm -8 pm. Come meet local musicians, play a few songs or just come by and enjoy "live" music while relaxing in our beautiful and relaxing Dhen art gallery where the event will be hosted.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: FREE
  • January 17, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Series

    7:00 PM - Nick Cutroneo, classical guitar. Master's from the Hartt School of Music. Teaches at MCC, UConn and his private studio. For more info, please visit: www.nickcutroneo.com.
    8:00 PM - Poets James Finnegan, Poet Laureate of West Hartford. Co-edited Visiting Wallace: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens. Blogs at http://ursprache.blogspot.com AND Bill O'Connell, author of On the Map to Your Life and the 2012 collection, Sakonnet Point (Plinth Books).

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Stephen Campiglio or 860-512-2824
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Foundation
  • January 18, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    "Live on Main" series presents "Fortune's Gale"

    Gale Gardiner of "Fortune's Gale" provides a mixture of folk, 60's and some contemporary music. Playing the autoharp, Gale Gardiner, sings a wide variety of songs that are sure to bring you back to another time and place. Gale is a local CT musician who has played at the MCC Farmers' Market, as well as, other venues and events throughout CT.

    Come join us for an evening of music, wine and beer served by Bin228, and our relaxing and beautiful atmosphere in the downtown Dehn art gallery.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 19, 1:00 PM

    Movie Classics on Main

    "Double Exposure" is a 1944 American crime comedy film involving Pat Marvin who is a small town female photographer who gets a NYC magazine job offer due to a misunderstanding that she is a man. The antics and misunderstandings continue as this crime comedy film continues to unfold.

    Come join us for an afternoon of popcorn, a drink and comedy-drama. The admission price includes the movie, popcorn and a drink.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room I
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program must attend a mandatory information session. Attending a information session is a part of the admission process to each of the Allied Health programs. Due to the large applicant pool, coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending a information session, however, we will be happy to answer all questions about the program during the information session.
    Location: LRC B125
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Therapeutic Rec/Sports & Exer. Info session

    Students interested in the Therapeutic Recreation/Sports and Exercise Program must attend a mandatory information session. Students will learn all about these programs at the session and all questions will be answered.
    Location: AST C209
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Polysomnography Information Session

    Students interested in the Polysomnography program must attend this mandatory information session. All questions will be answered at this session.
    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Dental Assistant Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the Dental Assistant program MUST attend a mandatory information Session. Due to the large applicant pool, coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending a information session, however, we will be happy to answer all questions about the program during the information session.
    Location: LRC B209
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Surgical Technology Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the ST (Surgical Technology) program MUST attend a mandatory information session. Attending a information session is part of the admission process to each of the Allied Health programs. Due to the large applicant pool, coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending a information session, however, we will be happy to answer all questions about the program during the information session.
    Location: LRC B123
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Respiratory Care information session

    Students interested in being admitted into the RC(Respiratory Care)program must attend a mandatory information session. Attending a information session is part of the admission process to each of the Allied Health Programs. Due to the large applicant pool, coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending a information session, however, we will be happy to answer all questions about the program during the information session.
    Location: LRC B129
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Physical Therapy Information Session

    Students interested in learning about the Physical Therapy Assistant program should attend this information session. All questions will be answered at the session.
    Location: AST C201
    Contact: Tracy Poplasky or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
    Sponsored by N/A
  • January 23, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Open Mic for Local Musicians

    Come join us downtown as MCC on Main hosts an Open Mic for local musicians from 6 pm - 8 pm. Come meet local musicians, play a few songs or just come by and enjoy "live" music while relaxing in our beautiful and relaxing Dhen art gallery where the event will be hosted.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: FREE
  • January 25, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    VITA Income Tax Preparation

    Free Income Tax Service will again be offered this year at MCC in the SSC Building Room L233. The United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is the organization responsible for this event. Volunteers will be available for assistance on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning on January 25 and ending on April 13 (excluding March 29-30). Although walk- ins are welcome, you are encouraged to call 211 to set up an appointment. FAFSA assistance will NOT be offered this year.
    Location: SSC L233
    Contact: Liz Buczynski or 860-493-1106
  • January 25, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    "Live on Main" presents...Theresa Wright

    Theresa Wright, an R&B and Jazz Entertainer from CT, will perform various genres of music from the 1930's and 1940's. Theresa has performed for the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival and worked with artist such as Jaimoe from the Allman Brothers Band, as well as, the J. Giles Band.

    Come down and enjoy an evening of R&B, Jazz, Blues and Gospel while sipping on a glass of wine or beer served by Bin228 all the while relaxing in our beautiful downtown Dhen art gallery.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 27, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    "Movie Classics on Main" series presents..."British Intelligence"

    "British Intelligence" is a 1940 spy film set in World War I. This film is based on the 1918 play "Three Faces East" by Anthony Paul Kelly and produced on stage by George M. Conan.

    "British Intelligence" is filled with spies and intrigue, as no one seems to be who they say, making it hard to know where anyone's allegiance lies.

    Join us for an afternoon of spies and intrigue, popcorn and a drink. Admission price includes the movie, popcorn and a drink.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Joy Thompson or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 admission
  • January 27, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    College Goal Sunday

    Need help filling out your FAFSA? Then come to College Goal Sunday where you will be able to talk to experts and get in-depth help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition to receiving assistance in filling out the FAFSA, participants will receive general information regarding state and federal financial aid programs.


    Location: TBA
    Contact: Anna Robertson or 860-512-3380
    Fee: Free
  • January 30, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Urban Storytellers featuring Shireal Renee

    The Series will bring together a group of published, spoken word artists, and give an up close and personal look into their backgrounds and creative process; giving a voice to their stories. Shireal Renee has always aspired to become a famous actor. When she was young, she would write stories of characters that she wanted to play. At age 16 she had written her first screenplay and by the age of 18, her first book entiltled, The Things Inside Me. This work was turned into a stage play called “Wide Open” in 2010, and performed at the Wadsworth.
    In 2008, Shireal started her own publishing company called, By Renee Visions Publishing House, and subsequently published her first book in 2009.
    As a poet and host she gained notoriety in southern New England, which led to an in-store book signing deal, a leading role in a production of “For Colored Girls..”, a short film for The Women of Power Network, the opportunity to shoot a weekly TV show that she created and hosted called, “Poetz Corner”, and her directorial debut for the show, “The Thick Chronicles”. In addition, she began working at the Harford Children’s Theater teaching and directing.
    In 2012 she published a second book by author Mind.Evolution. called “Bare Naked” and shot a DVD called “Outside Myself” which was released in the fall.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 at the door
  • January 31, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Achievement Gap Forum

    Do you want all students to succeed? Are you concerned about the academic performance of African American, Latino, and Native American students? An achievement gap exists in the United States and is often made worse by socioeconomic factors, such as poverty. There is a widespread disagreement about what causes this problem and what to do about it.

    As a member of the National Issues Forum, the Institute for Community Engagement and Outreach cordially invite you to deliberate this issue.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT (Use the 83 Bus if you're coming from campus.)
    Contact: Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D. or 860-512-2685
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by ICEO & Beyond the Gap
Last Update: September 03 2014
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