JCCC Events by Date

    February, 2015

  • Memphis, the Musical

    Feb 28
    “Memphis, the Musical,” which has won four Tony Awards, including Best Original Score and Best Musical, will be performed at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College....
  • Jazz Series

    Feb 24
    The spring 2015 season of the JCCC Jazz Series will kick off Tuesday, Feb. 24, with a group called the Clint Ashlock Trio. The series, which showcases the talents of local jazz musicians, is free and open to the public. Performances will take place at noon on Tuesdays for seven consecutive weeks....
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Feb 21
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College. The South African vocal group, led by founder and leader Joseph Shabalala, marked its 50th anniversary in 2014....
  • Horticultural Sciences Day

    Feb 20
    Some of Kansas City’s best-known names in gardening will address innovations, trends and challenges in 21st century horticulture during the fifth annual Horticultural Sciences Field Day at Johnson County Community College. The daylong symposium, free and open to the public, will take place on Friday, Feb. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Federal Conference Center ...
  • Third Thursday • Visiting Artist Presentation

    Feb 19
    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College will host a Third Thursday • Visiting Artist Presentation from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the museum’s Hudson Auditorium with guest artists Tanya Hartman and Mike Erickson and JCCC faculty moderators Misha Kligman, associate professor of fine arts, and Andrew Schell, associate professor of fine arts. The program is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required....
  • Ruel Joyce Recital Series

    Feb 16
    The Ruel Joyce Recital Series, which showcases the talents of Kansas City’s finest classical musicians, has announced its lineup for spring 2015. All of the performances are held at noon Monday. They take place in the Recital Hall of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College unless otherwise noted....
  • British ensemble Voice

    Feb 14
    The wonderful British ensemble Voice will deliver a bouquet of songs exploring the beauty, heartache and humor of love just in time for Valentine’s Day. The show, called “If Music Be the Food of Love,” will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Carlsen Center’s Polsky Theatre at Johnson County Community College....
  • Alzheimer’s disease expert

    Feb 11
    Jeffrey Burns, the associate director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center and the Edward H. Hashinger associate professor of neurology, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Carlsen Center’s Polsky Theatre. He will offer updates on research and prevention strategies, focusing on advances in Kansas City. ...
  • "Changing the River's Course"

    Feb 11
    While conservationists of the Progressive Era (1890-1920) understood environmental management in various ways, nearly all envisioned scientific organization of water, land and wildlife in terms of social control...
  • Marti Hill

    Feb 11
    A Prairie Village woman who survived a violent attack in 2010 will speak about her experience at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Johnson County Community College....
  • Comedian Maria Bamford

    Feb 08
    Comedian Maria Bamford, called one of the 50 funniest people by Rolling Stone magazine, will appear at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in the Carlsen Center’s Polsky Theatre....
  • American Indian artists

    Feb 05
    Following the critical and popular success of the Nerman Museum’s recent exhibition of its estimable contemporary American Indian art collection, the Nerman will present installations by Gina Adams and Natalie Ball within three of the museum’s second-floor galleries. ...
  • V-Day readings

    Feb 05
    Students and other members of the Johnson County Community College community will mark V-Day on Thursday, Feb. 5, by presenting readings that explore the impact of violence against women....
  • January, 2015

  • Tango Buenos Aires

    Jan 29
    Tango Buenos Aires, Argentina’s most famous dance troupe, will tell the story of First Lady Eva Perón...
  • Theatre dept.'s 'Marcus is Walking'

    Jan 20 - Feb 22
    The theatre department at Johnson County Community will open its spring 2015 season on Friday, Feb. 20, with a play called “Marcus is Walking: Scenes from the Road” by Joan Ackermann. Students and faculty of the theatre department will present the play over two weekends, Feb. 20-22 and Feb. 27-March 1. Performances, which are free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays....
  • November, 2014

  • Jazz Series

    Nov 04
    The fall season of the JCCC Jazz Series will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 23, with a group called Diverse. ...
  • Ruel Joyce Series

    Nov 03
    The lineup has been set for the fall season of the Ruel Joyce Recital Series at Johnson County Community College....
  • October, 2014

  • Julie Fowlis

    Oct 18
    One of the Western Isles’ true contemporary vocal treasures will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Carlsen Center’s Polsky Theatre at Johnson County Community College....
  • Los Lobos

    Oct 17
    Los Lobos, a band that mixes its Mexican roots with rock, country and rhythm and blues, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Johnson County Community College’s Yardley Hall....
  • Music department fall concerts

    Oct 16
    The music department at Johnson County Community has announced the schedule for its academic concerts for the fall 2014 season....
  • Lace Up for Learning

    Oct 12
    The second annual Lace Up for Learning 5K Run-Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 12, at Johnson County Community College....
  • Clint Black

    Oct 05
    Singer-songwriter Clint Black, one of country music’s brightest stars, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Johnson County Community College....
  • Emergency preparation presentation

    Oct 01
    Are you prepared for a widespread emergency or a natural disaster? If not, you might want to attend a presentation that will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Johnson County Community College. ...
  • State of the College presentation

    Oct 01
    Joe Sopcich, president of Johnson County Community College, will deliver his second State of the College presentation at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Polsky Theatre of the Carlsen Center, JCCC....
  • September, 2014

  • ‘Diversidad’ conference

    Sep 19
    How can higher education enroll more Hispanic students? Moreover, how can those Latino students gain the skills, finances and confidence to succeed in college? A day-long conference at Johnson County Community College seeks answers to these key questions. “Diversidad: Engaging Our Hispanic Students from Prospect to Graduate,” will draw educators, administration and support staff from a four-state area from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. ...
  • Third Thursday • Visiting Artists Presentation

    Sep 18
    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College will host its Third Thursday • Visiting Artists Presentation from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the museum’s Hudson Auditorium with guest artists Gina Adams and Michael Krueger ...
  • ‘We Are Superman’

    Sep 18
    “We are Superman,” the documentary that shines a light on the geographical segregation of races within Kansas City, will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in Hudson Auditorium....
  • Charlotte Street exhibition

    Sep 11
    The Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards Exhibition will open with a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College....
  • Healthcare Simulation Conference

    Sep 05 - Sep 06
    Expertise – the process of gaining it and performing it – is the topic of the 2014 Healthcare Simulation Conference at Johnson County Community College. The seventh annual conference, this year entitled “The Key to Expert Practice: Raising Clinical Competence to Expert Performance with Cognitive and Behavioral Methods” will be Sept. 5 and 6. ...
  • August, 2014

  • Roots singer Kelley Hunt

    Aug 22
    Kelley Hunt, with her soulful voice and impressive piano-playing, will perform a free concert on Friday, Aug. 22, at Johnson County Community College....
  • Harvest Dinner

    Aug 22 - Jul 22
    JCCC’s Center for Sustainability will present its annual Harvest Dinner, starting with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner and a program at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the Capitol Federal Conference Center in the Regnier Center on campus....
  • Fall semester payment deadline

    Aug 11
    Enrolling for fall semester credit classes at Johnson County Community College? The deadline to pay for your credit courses is 6 p.m. Monday, August 11....
  • July, 2014

  • Heartland Chamber Music Festival

    Jul 27 - Aug 02
    Participants in the Heartland Chamber Music Festival at Johnson County Community College will perform five free concerts during the nine-day festival, taking place from Friday, July 25, to Saturday, Aug. 2. ...
  • Culinary program fundraiser

    Jul 26
    Wine tasting, anyone? How about dinner and a show? Friends with Taste, a membership group that supports the culinary arts program at Johnson County Community College, is offering all three at an event that will take place on Saturday, July 26. ...
  • International soccer viewings

    Jul 01 - Jun 26
    Soccer fans now have a new venue to view the international soccer matches this month...
  • June, 2014

  • Two exhibits at the Nerman

    Jun 27
    The exhibition “Don’t close these doors…” surveys a selection of works from the past decade for what will be a Kansas City homecoming for Chicago-based conceptual artist Jason Lazarus. It will open Friday, June 27, at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. ...
  • Light Up the Lawn Concerts

    Jun 13 - Jun 14
    The 2014 Summer Light Up the Lawn free concert series schedule is set with Friday, June 13 as the first performance date.
  • February, 2014

  • Tennessee Williams’ One-Acts

    Feb 21 - May 04
    Students in the JCCC Music and Theatre department will bring the works of Tennessee Williams to the stage ...
  • Junior/Senior Day

    Feb 17
    High school juniors and seniors and their guests can get a close look at JCCC during...
  • Learn about Chinese art

    Feb 13 - Feb 15
    How is cultural identity signified? One common way is through art...