October 2013 Events

  • October 1, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Interviewing Tips Workshop

    The Interviewing Tips workshop will cover the various stages of the interviewing process. Job seekers will gain insight into frequently asked interview questions and other tips that can help lead to a successful interview. This workshop is free and open to the public.


    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 2, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Dental Assistant Certificate Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted to the Dental Assistant program must attend an information session. The program coordinator will answer all questions about the program during the information session.

    Location: LRC A108
    Contact: Kathy Jeffries or 860-512-2705
    Fee: None
  • October 2, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Creating an Inclusive Civic World

    MCC's Institutte for Community Engagement and Outreach, in partnership with the Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities, is hosting a discussion entitled "Creating and Inclusive Civic World." We would like you to participate! This will be for anyone interested in how to address the concern about inclusiveness in civic life. The discussion will be in the National Issues Forum style of deliberative discsussion, which features examination of the issue and weighing of options pros/cons.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Main Floor, 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT
    Contact: Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D. or 860-512-2685
    Fee: FREE
    Sponsored by ICEO & CT CDD
  • October 3, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Interviewing Tips Workshop

    The Interviewing Tips workshop will cover the various stages of the interviewing process. Job seekers will gain insight into frequently asked interview questions and other tips that can help lead to a successful interview. This workshop is free and open to the public.


    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 3, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free Health Screenings!

    Students from Manchester Community College's Health and Wellness Classes will be assisting individuals with blood pressure and body composition screenings. Information will be provided regarding the risks of high blood pressure and obesity. Tips to control these health risks will also be provided.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: 903 Main StreetManchester, CT
    Contact: MaryJo Archambault or 860-512-2708
    Fee: None
    Sponsored by Health & Wellness Class
  • October 3, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Live on Main for Imagine Main Street: 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.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: The Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5 cover
  • October 4, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be available provided; please bring your own materials. Every Friday, 12-3 p.m.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 walk-in fee
  • October 4, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the OTA program must attend a mandatory information session. Attending an information session is part of the admission process for the OTA program. Coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending an information session. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the information session.
    Location: LRC B125
    Contact: Theresa Blake or 860-512-2704
    Fee: N/A
  • October 4, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Live on Main: Mass-Conn-Fusion Jazz Duo

    Jim and Liz met at the University of Connecticut music department where Jim formed the band Conn-Fusion. The name changed to Mass-Conn-Fusion as players from Massachusetts joined the band. The duo is a subsidiary of the band that Jim has led for over 30 years offering a mixture of Motown, classic R&B, Funk and Jazz. Wine & beer from bin228.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: The Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5 cover
  • October 5, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Live on Main: Jory Mayer and The Bellers Band

    Join Jory Mayer and The Bellers Band for a night of blues with the Three Kings. We will pay tribute to three of the best bluesmen of all time: Freddie King, Albert King and of course B.B. King. So come on down and see Roger Peck, Dave Nevue and Jory Mayer pay tribute to the best. Wine & beer available from bin228.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: The Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5 cover
  • October 7, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Quick Tips-Transferring

    A short session on how to transfer from MCC.
    Location: LRC-A142 (Next to the Library!)
    Contact: Amanda Looney-Goetz or 860-512-3342
  • October 8, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    The Job Search Strategies & Cover Letters workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques in managing a comprehensive and effective job search. This workshop is free and open to the public.



    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 10, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Job Search & Cover Letters Workshop

    The Job Search Strategies & Cover Letters workshop will help individuals identify strategies and techniques in managing a comprehensive and effective job search. This workshop is free and open to the public.



    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 11, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Manufacturing Open House

    Join us to learn more about Manufacturing and Engineering programs at MCC. Tour the facilities, and attend short presentations on today's design and production technology. Meet our faculty and staff. Network with others in manufacturing.
    Location: Art, Science and Technology building, 1st floor Rotunda
    Contact: Mary Boileau or 860-512-2813
  • October 11, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be available provided; please bring your own materials. Every Friday, 12-3 p.m.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 walk-in fee
  • October 11, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    International Film Series

    Blancanieves (Spain/France/Belgium) –Once upon a time there was a little girl who had never known her mother. She learned the art of her father, a famous bullfighter, but was hated by her evil stepmother. One day she ran away with a troupe of dwarves, and became a legend. Set in 1920s Seville Spain, Blancanieves is a tribute to silent films. 104 mins. Drama/Fantasy. Spanish. Rated PG-13.
    Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium
    Contact: Evelyn Angry-Smith or 860-512-2874
    Fee: Free Admission
  • October 12, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Urban Storytellers: Tracy Caldwell

    Tracy “Mind.Evolution.” Caldwell, is a spoken word artist who writes and is inspired by, not only her own struggles, personal and social, but also the struggles of women as a whole. Born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut this single mother finds and gives hope through her performances. To just call Mind Evolution a poet is an understatement; she is also an inspiring writer, actress, powerful performer, lyrical musician and motivational speaker.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: The Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5 cover
  • October 15, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices Workshop

    Learn how to make effective career choices through the use of traditional and online career guidance assessment tools. Match your interests and personality types with career fields and position titles, identify typical educational paths that one can take to become qualified for specific positions and learn about available online resources that can assist you in your research process.


    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 16, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Cancelled - Community Service Fair

    MCC’s 15th annual Community Service Fair will bring approximately 20 community based agencies to campus to share with students, and the general public, information about the variety of volunteer opportunities available in the Greater Hartford Area. We encourage students, professionals and community members to attend. The event will provide an excellent opportunity for all involved to learn more about the rewarding experiences that can be gained through Community Service!


    Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Building
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 16, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Surgical Technology Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the Surgical Technology program must attend an information session. Attending an information session is part of the admission process for the ST program. Coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending an information session. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the session.

    Location: LRC B123
    Contact: Richard Clark or 860-512-2715
    Fee: None
  • October 17, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Big Draw 2013

    This event is partially supported by the MCC Foundation and The MCC Arts Club. This is an open drawing event - all welcome. Paper is mounted on walls along VFA drawing hallway and everyone is welcome to come by and draw. All materials are provided.
    Location: Hallways of AST first floor outside of D 109 - drawing Studio
    Contact: Patricia Carrigan or 860-512-2695
    Fee: free
    Sponsored by MCC Foundation
  • October 17, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Therapeutic Recreation & Sports Exercise Information Session

    Students interested in the Therapeutic Recreation/Sports & Exercise Programs must attend an information session. Coordinators will answer all questions about the programs during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the information session.

    Location: LRC B209
    Contact: MaryJo Archambault or 860-512-2708
    Fee: None
  • October 17, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Making Effective Career Choices Workshop

    Learn how to make effective career choices through the use of traditional and online career guidance assessment tools. Match your interests and personality types with career fields and position titles, identify typical educational paths that one can take to become qualified for specific positions and learn about available online resources that can assist you in your research process.
    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 17, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Mishi-maya-gat Spoken Word & Music Seriese

    7:00 PM - Horizon Blue, acoustic Americana and roots, featuring Mark Annulli, bass, Peter Hill, guitar, and Monique Hill, vocals, with two CDs to their credit, Shades of Blue and Once Upon a Song. Please visit the band's website for more info: http://www.horizonblue.us.
    8:00 PM - Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning poet, James Tate, and Dara Wier, author of more than 10 books of poetry and Pushcart Award winner. Both poets teach in the MFA creative writing program at UMass. Amherst.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Stephen Campigio or 860-512-2824
    Fee: Free
    Sponsored by MCC Foundation
  • October 18, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be available provided; please bring your own materials. Every Friday, 12-3 p.m.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 walk-in fee
  • October 18, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Movies on Main Film Series

    John Dies at the End - It's a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. Some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No. No, they can't. 99 mins. Comedy/Horror.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 2
    Contact: Evelyn Angry-Smith or 860-512-2874
    Fee: Free Admission
  • October 19, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    American Choral Directors Association of Connecticut, Fall Conference

    This conference is open to ACDA members only, but the two concerts held at the SMB Charitable F. Auditorium are open to the public. The first concert starts at 11:30am and it features the ECSU Chamber Singers and Connecticut Men’s Choral Ensemble. The second concert begins at 3:15, featuring the middle and high school honor choirs. Four famous American composers will be present at the conference: Amy Bernon, Rob Hugh, Jim Papoulis, and Rollo Dilworth. Visit CT-ACDA website for more information.
    Location: SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium
    Contact: Carolina Flores or 860-512-2640
    Fee: Concerts only: free admission
    Sponsored by MCC and CT-ACDA
  • October 22, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Effective Resume Writing

    The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed in developing a competitive resume. This workshop is free and open to the public.



    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 23, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Respiratory Care Information Session

    Students interested in being admitted into the Respiratory Care program must attend an information session. Attending an information session is part of the admission process for the RC program. Coordinators will not meet with students individually prior to attending an information session. Coordinators will answer all questions about the program during the information session. Students do not need to sign up for the session.

    Location: LRC A226
    Contact: Nancy LaRoche-Shovak or 860-512-2714
    Fee: None
  • October 24, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Effective Resume Writing

    The Effective Resume Writing workshop will provide information on the skills and strategies needed in developing a competitive resume. This workshop is free and open to the public.



    Location: Lowe Student Services Building, L-107
    Contact: Julie Greene or 860-512-3374
  • October 24, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Lower Your Risks for Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease

    According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Stop by our informal session to learn what you can do to limit your risks!

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: SR1
    Contact: MaryJo Archambault or 860-512-2708
    Fee: Free
  • October 24, 6:00 PM to 11:15 AM

    Habitat Art Exhibition and Artist reception

    An exhibition exploring internal and external human habitats and our relationship to them. The exhibition will include painting, photography, drawing, sculpture and video.
    Artists participating: Marion Belanger
    Andrew Buck
    Ray Dicapua
    Phillip Johnson
    Martha Lewis
    Linda Lindroth and Craig Newick
    Andrew Molleur
    John O’Donnell
    Peter Waite
    Matthew Weber

    Opening reception: October 24th 6-8
    Location: Hans Weiss Newspace GalleryAST building
    Contact: susan classen-sullivan or 860-512-2693
  • October 24, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Epic Zombie Block Party

    Zombie Open Mic at MCC on Main as part of downtown Manchester's Zombie Block Party, to benefit victims of the recent fire. Put on your zombie best or just come down to enjoy a night of music, fun, deals and meals beginning at 5 PM. . To enjoy all the benefits of the Zombie Block Party you must purchase a ticket on Groupon - cost: $10. You many also purchase a ticket on the night of the event at selected locations. Visit the web address below for details.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Dehn Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
  • October 25, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Open Studio: Life Drawing

    Join us for an open figure drawing session at MCC on Main! This will be a free-form and self-directed life drawing group. Easels, tables and chairs will be available provided; please bring your own materials. Every Friday, 12-3 p.m.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester


    Location: Seminar Room 1
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $8 walk-in fee
  • October 26, 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM

    Global Issues Conference: Understanding Social Media and Global Change

    The 24th Global Issues Conference will feature stimulating lectures and discussions, online components, interactive, hands-on demonstrations about the changing global environment and social media's role. Registration will be required, but the event is free.

    Lunch will be at the "Empty Bowls" event, with all proceeds going to FoodShare.
    Location: Auditorium
    Contact: Rebecca M. Townsend or 860-512-2685
    Fee: Free, registration required.
    Sponsored by John Tirinzone Scholarship, MCC Cultural Programs, Institute for Community Engagement and Outreach
  • October 26, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Empty Bowls Project

    The 16th Annual Empty Bowl Project and Global Issues Conference. Buy a handmade ceramic bowl and you can enjoy unlimited soups and bread. The ceramic bowl is a reminder that over 128,000 people, including over 50,000 children, experience hunger in the greater Hartford and Tolland counties.
    Location: Empty Bowl Culinary Arts Center Lowe Bldg
    Contact: Kathy Kern or 860-512-2794
    Fee: $15.00 with Ceramic Bowl
    Sponsored by Manchester Community College Culinary Arts Dept. and Foodshare
Last Update: September 18 2014
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