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CSM to Host Book Discussion at L’town Campus

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The College of Southern Maryland will host a book discussion on April 5 at its Leonardtown Campus.

The book discussion on “She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders” by Jennifer Finney Boylan is open to the public and is being presented in partnership with CSM Counseling Services and the CSM Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. It will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm April 5, 2018, in CSM’s Building C, Room 216 at 22950 Hollywood Road in Leonardtown.

To obtain a free copy of the book while supplies last or for information, contact student life coordinator Jennifer VanCory at [email protected] or 240-725-5410.

Other upcoming events at the college include:

CSM Connections Literary Series Reading: Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs, poets. 7:30 pm April 6. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, Room 103, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Poets Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs will read from their work. $3 in advance; $5 at the event; or $3 with CSM student ID. For advance tickets, email a request to [email protected]. 301-934-7864 or visit the Connections website.

CSM Hosts Presentation on Charles County’s Homeless Population. 9-11 am April 6, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Cora Young from Lifestyles will give a presentation on the homeless population in Charles County and what services Lifestyles offers.

CSM JazzFest. 8 pm April 6 and 7. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM concludes the 15th Annual Jazz Festival with performances by CSM’s Solid Brass Big Band Jazz Ensemble with a special guest artist composer/arranger and bassist Kris Berg. $5 in advance, $7 day of event for adults; $5 for seniors, military with ID and those high school age and younger. [email protected], 301 934-7828 or click here.

Ward Virts Concert Series: Holly Roadfeldt, piano. 3 pm April 8. 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. Pianist Holly Roadfeldt will perform. Free. 301-934-7828 or visit the college’s website.

CSM 2018 Tri-County Job and Career Fair. 10 am-2 pm April 10. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. The 2018 Tri-County Job and Career Fair provides an opportunity for area job seekers to meet with employers from throughout the region. A representative from the federal government will present a workshop, “Navigating the Federal Hiring Process.” 301-934-7569.

CSM Summer Registration Opens for Non-credit Courses. April 11. All College of Southern Maryland Campuses. Summer registration opens for non-credit courses.

CSM Social Justice Day Speaker: Lisa Diaz. 4-6 pm April 11, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. At part of Social Justice Day, Lisa Diaz, creator of Lauryn’s Law Inc., will share where services and resources are available when encountering a mental health crisis. Sponsored by CSM Counseling Services. [email protected], 301-539-4805.

CSM Annual Juried Student Exhibition. April 13-May 11. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery Exhibition, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. In addition to the month-long exhibit, an award ceremony, which is open to the students, their families and the community, will begin at 2:30 pm April 24. The gallery is open 9 am-9 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am-6 pm Saturday.

CSM Barbershop Extravaganza. 4 pm April 14. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Barbershop Extravaganza features catchy tunes performed by Southern Mix, a men’s barbershop chorus that rehearses and performs at the college, and special guest barbershop quartet Gimme Four. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. [email protected], 301 934-7828.

Visions of Verses: A Special Evening of Artworks and Poetry. 5-8 pm April 14, calvART Gallery, 110 South Solomons Island Road, Prince Frederick. The College of Southern Maryland, in collaboration with the Arts Council of Calvert County and the calvART Gallery, will host an evening of artworks and poetry readings to celebrate the value of art in our lives. The program will feature poetry by CSM faculty and students and other Southern Maryland poets as well as paintings, jewelry, ceramic and fused glass pieces by CalvART Gallery member artists inspired by the poems.

For more about the College of Southern Maryland, visit its Leader member page.

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