JCCC Events by Date

    September, 2014

  • New Dance Partners

    Sep 26 - Sep 27
    New Dance Partners, which features Kansas City Ballet and two area modern dance companies performing original works created by nationally-known choreographers, will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27, at JCCC...
  • Jazz Series

    Sep 23
    The fall season of the JCCC Jazz Series will kick off Tuesday, Sept. 23, with a group called Diverse. ...
  • ‘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. ...
  • 'Pakistan’s Fight Against Terrorism'

    Sep 18
    JCCC will host a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, on “Pakistan’s Fight Against Terrorism.”...
  • 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....
  • Ruel Joyce Series

    Sep 15
    The lineup has been set for the fall season of the Ruel Joyce Recital Series at Johnson County Community College....
  • Buddy Guy

    Sep 06
    Bluesman Buddy Guy, who has been a major influence on rock greats such as Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6...
  • 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

  • Musicians to honor Charlie Parker

    Aug 26
    Two prominent area jazz musicians will perform at Johnson County Community College on Tuesday, Aug. 26, as part of a Kansas City celebration honoring Charlie “Yardbird” Parker...
  • 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.
  • Free Summer Movies

    Jun 11
    The Performing Arts Series of Johnson County Community College will bring free classic movies and the 2014 FIFA World Cup games to the big screen in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center this summer...
  • May, 2014

  • Summer payment deadline

    May 27
    ? The deadline to pay for your credit courses is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27
  • “Church Basement Ladies”

    May 20 - May 22
    As the final show in Johnson County Community College’s Performing Arts Series this season, the Church Basement Ladies are back with another funny, down-to-earth musical that will make you laugh until you “side-dish” hurts...
  • Graduation Ceremonies

    May 16
    JCCC is breaking precedent by scheduling two commencement ceremonies for college graduates...
  • Academic Music Concerts

    May 06 - May 07
    Students and faculty from the music and theatre department of JCCC will present their final performances of the season...
  • ‘Festival of Song’

    May 04
    The Johnson County Chorus and Choraliers, under the direction of Anita Cyrier, will present “Festival of Song,” a spring choral concert, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College...
  • Tracy Lawrence

    May 03
    Singer Tracy Lawrence, who helped shape the sound of country music during the last 20 years, will perform on Saturday, May 3...
  • ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

    May 02 - May 04
    Students and faculty of the music and theatre department of Johnson County Community College will present “ The Cripple of Inishmaan” during several performances in April and May...
  • April, 2014

  • Barefoot Spirit program

    Apr 30
    Whether you’re just starting to think about starting your own business, or you’re leading a successful enterprise, you won’t want to miss Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey when they visit Johnson County Community College in April...
  • Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

    Apr 27
    The Count Basie Orchestra, one of the greatest and most important jazz orchestras in history, will play at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27...
  • Diavolo dance company

    Apr 25 - Apr 26
    Diavolo will bring its crash and burn choreography to Johnson County Community College's Yardley Hall for two evenings in April...
  • ‘Kansa’ planting rescheduled

    Apr 25
    Due to temperatures that are hovering at the freezing point at night, organizers of the “Kansa” Veggie Plant event have decided to reschedule the planting of the earthen artwork on the west side of campus...
  • Earth Days

    Apr 24 - Apr 25
    Johnson County Community College has planned a (mostly) action-packed schedule to celebrate Earth Days in April....
  • Exploring the Border War

    Apr 23
    Just below the soil is the history of the Civil War and evidence of its destruction along the Missouri-Kansas border...
  • Tax Freedom Day Event

    Apr 22
    The Johnson County Community College College Republicans, in conjunction with the FairTax Kansas Association and the Association of Mature American Citizens (Amac), will host a Tax Freedom Day event at JCCC on Tuesday, April 22, in the Craig Community Center Auditorium (GEB Building, Room 233) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will deliver the keynote address...
  • Tree JCCC

    Apr 22
    Johnson County Community College and United Parcel Service are teaming up on Earth Day to plant 340 trees on the north side of campus...
  • Multicultural Night is April 18

    Apr 18
    April 18 event raises money for Invisible Children...
  • Third Thursday · Visiting Artists Presentation

    Apr 17
    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at JCCC will host visiting artist presentations...
  • Ruel Joyce Recital Series

    Apr 14 - Apr 18
    The lineup for the spring Ruel Joyce Recital Series is set...
  • Brasil Guitar Duo

    Apr 11
    Brasil Guitar Duo, recognized for its "maturity of musicianship and technical virtuosity," will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Yardley Hall...
  • Evening with the Stars

    Apr 05
    If you've ever wanted to take a closer look at the night sky, you've got a chance to do so on Saturday, April 5, at Johnson County Community College...
  • Take 5 film festival

    Apr 04
    The Johnson County Community College Cavalier Film Festival is back this year with a new name and a new format.
  • March, 2014

  • V-Day JCCC

    Mar 29
    Johnson County Community College students will present readings that explore the impact of violence against women during a benefit performance March 29 that raises both awareness and funds to help stop violence against women and girls.
  • Naturalization Ceremony

    Mar 28
    For the second year in a row, JCCC has been chosen to host a naturalization ceremony...
  • Polsky Series - Adam Steltzner

    Mar 27
    Adam Steltzer grew up in a dysfunctional family in the San Francisco Bay area...
  • Third Thursday • Visiting Artist’s Presentation

    Mar 27
    Third Thursday • Visiting Artist’s Presentation
  • Spring 2014 Jazz Series

    Mar 25 - Apr 01
    JCCC has announced the performance schedule for the spring 2014 Jazz Series...
  • NJCAA W-Basketball National Championship Tournament

    Mar 21 - Mar 22
    JCCC will begin its first of a three-year commitment of hosting the NJCAA Women’s Division II Basketball Championship, Tuesday-Saturday, March 18-22 ...
  • Ming Lee and the Magic Tree

    Mar 14 - Mar 16
    Students and faculty from the Music and Theatre department of JCCC will present the children’s play ...
  • Academic Music Concert

    Mar 12
    Students and faculty of the music and theatre department of JCCC will perform a choir concert...
  • Pilgrimages in Europe

    Mar 12
    Beebe Bahrami, an author and anthropologist, will share her knowledge of sacred sites and pilgrim routes ...
  • Danú

    Mar 08
    Danú, one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles today, will be back again this year just in time to get you in the mood for St. Patrick's Day...
  • February, 2014

  • JCCC Fashion show

    Feb 28
    Some people love vintage fashion...
  • Progressive Era

    Feb 27
    Rivers, for all their power to position cities and to transport goods, may possess another power...
  • David Finckel and Wu Han

    Feb 22
    Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, who are in high demand year after year ...
  • 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 ...
  • Horticultural Sciences Day

    Feb 21 - Feb 22
    How can plants improve people’s lives and livelihoods in an urban environment...
  • Carpe Diem Schools

    Feb 20
    JCCC will host a dialogue with Rick Ogston, founder of the nationally-acclaimed Carpe Diem Schools...
  • Third Thursday · Visiting Artists Presentation

    Feb 20
    The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at JCCC will host visiting artist presentations...
  • Willie Mays Aikens

    Feb 18
    Former Kansas City Royals player Willie Mays Aikens, who served 16 years in prison for drug offenses...
  • Junior/Senior Day

    Feb 17
    High school juniors and seniors and their guests can get a close look at JCCC during...
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra

    Feb 14
    The Venice Baroque Orchestra will set just the right mood for Valentine's Day ...
  • One Billion Rising for Justice

    Feb 14
    JCCC students and employees will join thousands around the world on Valentine’s Day ...
  • Learn about Chinese art

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

    Feb 08
    L.A. Theatre Works, the foremost radio theatre company in the country, will present two performances...
  • Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles

    Feb 07
    The hits will keep happening when a tribute band for the Beatles takes the stage...
  • Decided Days

    Feb 07 - Feb 14
    High school students who intend to attend Johnson County Community College starting this summer or fall ...
  • Contemporary American Indian Art

    Feb 07
    Contemporary American Indian Art · The Nerman Museum Collection, opens Friday, Feb. 7, in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art’s first-floor galleries...
  • Parent Open House is canceled due to inclement weather.

    Feb 04
    Parents of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can learn what they need to know...
  • January, 2014

  • "The Wizard of Oz"

    Jan 31 - Jan 01
    The beloved fairytale of Dorothy and all of her friends will come to life through the lens of Ballet Memphis...
  • Jazz Winterlude

    Jan 24 - Jan 25
    Two internationally known artists and 10 local bands will perform when the fifth annual...
  • The Buffalo King

    Jan 24
    “The Buffalo King,” a documentary on an immigrant who worked diligently to save the bison from extinction...
  • December, 2013

  • The Lettermen

    Dec 20
    The harmonious voices of The Lettermen first hit the music charts in 1961 with the megahit, The Way You Look Tonight...
  • Elisabeth von Trapp

    Dec 07
    In a holiday show full of enchantment, Elisabeth von Trapp will present a joyous family celebration ...
  • November, 2013

  • Rita Moreno

    Nov 16
    Rita Moreno, who will be saluted in January at the annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards, will appear at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16...
  • 'Beyond Glory'

    Nov 15
    Screen star Stephen Lang will tell the emotional stories of eight war veterans when he presents his one-man show...
  • Deepak Chopra

    Nov 14
    World-renowned author Deepak Chopra will appear at JCCC...
  • Wild Kingdom ambassador

    Nov 10
    Mutual of Omaha's special Wild Kingdom ambassador will share his love of wildlife and the wilderness ...
  • The Butterfly Lovers

    Nov 07
    The Shanghai Ballet will perform The Butterfly Lovers, one of its signature ballets...
  • Comedian Pat Hazell

    Nov 02
    Comedian Pat Hazell will salute the baby boom generation when he brings his hilarious one-man theatrical show ...
  • October, 2013

  • Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby

    Oct 25
    Multi-instrumentalist virtuoso Ricky Skaggs and genre-bending pianist Bruce Hornsby will appear ...
  • The Kinsey Sicks

    Oct 25 - Oct 26
    The Kinsey Sicks began in 1993 as a group of guys who went to a Bette Midler concert in San Francisco dressed as ...
  • September, 2013

  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 13 - Oct 10
    Art and culture are the foundation of the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month ...
  • April, 2013

  • 'Kansa' finds a home

    Apr 25
    Kansa, the artwork that uses the earth as its canvas and plants as its paints, will be dedicated during an official ceremony ...
  • Baseball field dedication

    Apr 17
    JCCC will officially dedicate its new baseball complex Wednesday, April 17...
  • Botanica - dancer-illusionists

    Apr 05
    Botanica, a commentary on the state of nature today, takes audiences to a fantasy world created by MOMIX...
  • Health IT Workforce and Education Summit

    Apr 04
    Health information technology is a growing field, enjoying exponential increases in its number of job openings...
  • March, 2013

  • Garrison Keillor

    Mar 27
    Garrison Keillor, one of America's most beloved radio hosts and acclaimed humorists, will appear at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27...
  • Arlo Guthrie

    Mar 24
    Arlo Guthrie, son of folk icon Woody Guthrie, will bring his Here Comes the Kid show to JCCC...
  • Broadway's Next H!T Musical

    Mar 08
    Broadway's Next H!T Musical keeps audiences laughing...
  • California and Montreal Guitar Trios

    Mar 03
    The California Guitar Trio and the Montreal Guitar Trio will show off their acoustical talents ...
  • February, 2013

  • Swingle Singers

    Feb 24
    The Swingle Singers, an international a cappella phenomenon, will appear at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24...
  • Shirley MacLaine

    Feb 23
    Shirley MacLaine has enraptured audiences for five decades. Now she's inviting you to spend a provocative evening with her...
  • Shrek musical

    Feb 16
    Shrek – The Musical, which brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage...
  • Horticultural Sciences Field Day

    Feb 15
    Want to learn how to garden with native plants? Or to use sustainable practices in your landscaping and gardening...
  • BBC Orchestra

    Feb 08
    The BBC Concert Orchestra, one of the most versatile orchestras in the world...
  • January, 2013

  • Moulin Rouge®

    Jan 27
    The story is set in Paris during the late 19th century when the city exuded exquisite contradictions...