Education Notes

Education Notes

February 20, 2005

AACC to exhibit ceramics as part of Tour de Clay

Anne Arundel Community College art galleries will show contemporary ceramics from Norway and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth through April 3 as part of the Tour de Clay, an alignment of more than 160 Baltimore area exhibitions featuring 897 artists from around the world.

Norwegian Clay will be on exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and from noon to 4 p.m. weekends in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, March 1 to 20 and March 28 to 31.

"Ceramic Currents" is in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery from March 1 to 19. Both galleries are on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway.

In addition, the Keramos Society, AACC's student ceramics club, will exhibit student works March 1 to 20, and March 28 to 31, in the foyer of the Truxal Library. The student exhibit is open during normal library hours, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

J.C. Watts to speak at spring banquet

Annapolis Area Christian School will host the 2005 Spring Spectacular Banquet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 10 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St.

J.C. Watts, a former congressman from Oklahoma, will be the guest speaker. Watts is the author of What Color is a Conservative? and writes a monthly column in The Sporting News. He is chairman of the J.C. Watts Companies.

Dick Ireland from radio station WRBS 95.1 will be the emcee. The cost is $65 per person. Proceeds will benefit the school's annual fund. Information: 410-266-8255, Ext. 112.

Patuxent Research Refuge sets events March 12

The Patuxent Research Refuge will celebrate the 102nd birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 12 at the National Wildlife Visitor Center in Laurel.

Activities will include live animals, tram tours, guided hikes, puppet shows, activities for children and mini "how-to" demonstrations.

The National Wildlife Visitor Center is on Powder Mill Road between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 197, just south of Laurel. Information: 301-497-5760.

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