April Events at CSM

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CSM Jazz Festival. 8 p.m., March 31-April 1. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Directed by Randy Runyon, Solid Brass is CSM's jazz ensemble and is joined each year by a jazz artist of international caliber. Workshops for area high school students will also be featured. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/Jazz-ensemble/index.

 

Unity in Our Community Forum: A Strategy to Grow. 8:30 a.m. to noon, April 1. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland presents the 2017 Unity in Our Community Diversity Forum, focusing reviewing and providing input on strategic plans drafted over the past several months by various major institutions with Charles County. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with the presentations to begin at 9 a.m. For planning purposes, attendees are asked to RSVP online in advance at http://www.csmd.edu/community/institutes/diversity-institute/unity-in-our-community/. Free. Contact CSM Office of the President at 301-934-7525 or pre@csmd.edu.

 

Women + STEM = Infinite Possibilities. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 1, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The one-day event will feature workshops, presentations and discussions designed to inform young women on careers that rely heavily on science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Keynote speaker will be Lt. Rebecca Shaw, a test pilot for the U.S. Navy. Open to young women ages 13 and older as well as high school math teachers and parents. Free. Visit http://stem.csmd.edu/events_WAMinfo.html.

 

CSM Continuing Education: Free Information Session on New Drone Courses. 6-7:30 p.m. April 4, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 114, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Details will be shared about two courses: “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)” (AVN-5010), a 12-hour class that will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 18-27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.; and Remote Pilot Test Prep (AVN-5020), a six-hour class on Tuesday and Thursday, May 2 and 4 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The introductory course is designed to instruct both hobbyists and professionals how to fly drones safely and legally. The test prep course is designed help pilots prepare for the FAA certification test and learn about the broad range of industry applications. Students will come away from the AVN-5010 course with their own drone and the necessary software. The information session is free. To register for one or both of the courses, visit www.csmd.edu/drones. Email conedops@csmd.edu or call 301-539-4760.

 

CSM Spring Connections Literary Series: Poet Frank X Walker. 7:30 p.m., April 7. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Dr. John M. Sine Conference Room 103/104, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The poet will read from his work. $3 in advance; $5 at event; or $3 with CSM student ID. Connections@csmd.edu, 301-934-7864, www.csmd.edu/connections.

 

CSM Barbershop Extravaganza. 4 p.m., April 8. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, will be joined by professional ensembles for an afternoon of barbershop harmony. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Hannah Baslee, mezzo-soprano. 3 p.m., April 9. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/ward-virts-series/index.

 

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Annual Juried Student Exhibition. April 10 – May 5. Awards presentation will be held 2:30 p.m. April 18. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Paintings, photos and sculptures showcase the works of CSM fine arts students in this annual juried exhibition. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Self-Defense Workshop. 3-4:30 p.m., April 11. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Wellness and Aquatics Center (Building D), Room D113, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Taekwondo instructor Carrie Lovejoy will provide a presentation and lead a workout that incorporates kicks, punches and blocks to help participants feel empowered and strong in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Speak Up, Speak Out! 2:30-4 p.m., April 12. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 123, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Opportunity to learn about dating violence and sexual assault; discuss components of healthy relationships, learn signs of an abusive relationship. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Speak Up, Speak Out! 2:30-4 p.m., April 13. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 104, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Opportunity to learn about dating violence and sexual assault; discuss components of healthy relationships, learn signs of an abusive relationship. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Benny C. Morgan Recital Series. Southern Maryland Chamber Players. 8 p.m., April 15. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A., Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The Southern Maryland Chamber Players features members from the Chamber Ensemble as well as CSM faculty performers. The group performs traditional chamber music for winds, strings and piano that reflects a variety of musical styles. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Center for Trades and Energy Training (CTET) Dedication. 2:30 p.m., April 25, College of Southern Maryland, Regional Hughesville Campus, 6170 Hughesville Station Place, Hughesville. Tri-county officials will gather to mark the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the first building, the CTET, on CSM's new 74-acre regional campus, which will be home of the Maryland Center for Environmental Training and CSM's trades programs. Free. 301-934-7602, http://www.csmd.edu/about/locations/regional-campus.

 

CSM Screening of “Chasing the Dragon” and Discussion Panel. 6-9 p.m., April 25. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Join the Student Association for a discussion panel on the growing opioid epidemic, followed by a screening of the documentary “Chasing the Dragon.” Panelists will include representatives from local law enforcement, St. Mary's County Health Department and Walden Sierra. Overdose response training will be provided as well as a free Naloxone kit to trainees. Event is being co-sponsored by CSM Leonardtown Student Association and CSM Counseling Services in partnership with St. Mary's County Health Department. Free. jenv@csmd.edu, 240-725-5410.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Self-Defense Workshop. 3-4:30 p.m., April 18. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Wellness Center (Building B), Room 102, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Taekwondo instructor Carrie Lovejoy will provide a presentation and lead a workout that incorporates kicks, punches and blocks to help participants feel empowered and strong in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Remembering the Holocaust. 2:30-4 p.m., April 20. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The community is invited to hear a Holocaust survivor's firsthand account of this tragic time in history. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

Meet the Media. 1:30-3:30 p.m., April 21. Waldorf West Branch of Charles County Public Library, 10405 O'Donnell Place, Waldorf. Opportunity for representatives of local nonprofits to engage with a panel of area media representatives to discuss how to submit ideas or information regarding their programs and events. Free. Co-sponsored by Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, CSM Nonprofit Institute and Charles County Public Library. cfogarty@csmd.edu, 301-659-3182.

 

CSM Renaissance Festival: “Shadowlands.” 7 p.m., April 21; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., April 22; 3 p.m., April 23. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This West End and Broadway hit is the love story of C.S. Lewis – Oxford don and author “The Chronicles of Narnia” and “The Screwtape Letters” – and American poet Joy Davidman. $10. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/special-events/renaissance-festival/

 

CSM Renaissance Festival Outdoor Activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April 22; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., April 23. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building Lawn. 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Arts and crafts vendors, food, music, entertainment, mock combat, weaponry and other demonstrations. Admission is free. Fee for food and games. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/special-events/renaissance-festival/.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Speak Up, Speak Out! 2:30-4 p.m., April 25. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room C216, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Opportunity to learn about dating violence and sexual assault; discuss components of healthy relationships, learn signs of an abusive relationship. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Open House: Prince Frederick Campus. 5 p.m., April 25, College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building/Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. 443-550-6007, http://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

 

CSM Open House: Leonardtown Campus. 5 p.m., April 25, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building/Room, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. 240-725-5456, http://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

 

CSM Open House: La Plata Campus. 5 p.m., April 26, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Building/Room, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. 301-934-7765, ext. 7043, http://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

 

CSM Institutional Equity and Diversity: Self-Defense Workshop. 3-4:30 p.m., April 27. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center (PE Building), Room 120-B, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Taekwondo instructor Carrie Lovejoy will provide a presentation and lead a workout that incorporates kicks, punches and blocks to help participants feel empowered and strong in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Free. Mmaddox2@csmd.edu, 301-934-7659, www.csmd.edu/about/institutional-equity-and-diversity/.

 

CSM Music Students Honors Recital. 2:30 p.m., April 27. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Music students are selected by their studio teachers to present performances featuring a variety of instruments and voice. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Pops Concert! 7 p.m., Apr

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