Montcalm Community College strives to enrich the greater Montcalm area by offering sustainable access to a variety of artistic and cultural opportunities.
MCC’s cultural offerings include an annual Chicago trip; an annual trip to Stratford, Ontario, Canada, to view a Shakespeare production; musical presentations by local, regional and national artists; theater productions; art exhibits; lectures and more.
Upcoming events include:
April 14-17 and 21-24
Montcalm Community College’s student art exhibit features artwork for viewing and for sale by MCC students. The event is April 14-17 and 21-24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Art Gallery in MCC’s Instruction North Building. Admission is free. Visit www.montcalm.edu for more information.
An all-you-can-eat lasagna dinner to benefit Montcalm Heritage Village is April 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lester J. Sitts VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and children 4 and younger eat for free. A bake sale and book sale will take place during the dinner. Tickets are available at the door. Visitwww.montcalm.edu for more information.
Rediscover water through remarkable insights with a lecture and multiple demonstrations during the first of four presentations in Montcalm Community College’s spring Life-Long Learners Educational series. MCC Chemistry Instructor Scott Smith presents “Water: A ‘Refreshing’ Look at a Remarkable Liquid” on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room A038 in the Stanley P. Ash Building on MCC’s Sidney campus.
Visit www.montcalm.edu/LLL for more information or a registration form, or call Life-Long Learners President Bev Gates at 989-261-4491 or MCC Administrative Assistant Serena Houseman at 989-328-1252 to register or for more information about how to become a member of the Life-Long Learners.
Montcalm Community College’s 47th annual commencement ceremony is May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Central Montcalm High School gymnasium. Doors open at 6 p.m. MCC alumnus and local businessman Ransom Leppink and MCC student Heather Richards will address the graduates and their guests. MCC Board of Trustees Chairperson Karen Carbonelli will present both the Leslie K. Morford Faculty Recognition Award and Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. The MCC Alumni & Friends Choir, directed by MCC Performing Arts Coordinator Valerie Vander Mark, will provide music.
Find out what everyone’s reading during the 2014 One Book One County Montcalm kick-off celebration on May 15 from noon to 1 p.m. at Montcalm Community College’s Stanley and Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center on the college’s Greenville campus. A free light lunch is provided. Reservations are required by May 8 and may be made by emailing Karen Maxfield at email@example.com or by calling 989-328-2111, Ext. 334. Attend the event to learn the title of the 2014 book selection and about upcoming events. Program sponsors are Chemical Bank, Stafford Media Solutions, the Montcalm Community College Foundation and MCC.
Camp WOWme (The World of Writing: Multimedia Enhanced) is June 23-27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bill Braman Family Center for Education in Greenville. The cost is $90. Experience the wonders of this creative writing camp, which focuses on using a variety of free online application to inspire, improve and translate campers’ written works into amazing multimedia pieces. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information.