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August 27, 2021 - October 15, 2021

Got the Shot? Enter to Win $250

Online

During JCCC's student vaccine incentive campaign, 6 winners will be chosen every week.

Campus Life

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, September 27, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: Marimba and More | Mark Lowry

Polsky Theatre

Today's recital is Marimba and More — Mark Lowry, percussion

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, September 28, 2021

Jazz Series: Herman Mehari | Peter Schlamb

Polsky Theatre

Today's performance is by Herman Mehari and Peter Schlamb.

Arts & Performances

Diversidad conference logo.

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM, September 29, 2021

Diversidad

Capitol Federal Conference Center

Hear from keynote speaker and activist Samantha Ramirez-Herrera at JCCC’s annual Diversidad conference.

Community, Conferences & Lectures

A globe hangs in a hallway where people are walking.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, September 30, 2021

Great Decisions Fall 2021

Online

Join us virtually for Great Decisions Fall 2021.

Campus Life, Conferences & Lectures, Virtual

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 4, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: Aleia Gonzalez | Alejandro Avila

Polsky Theatre

Today's recital features Aleia Gonzalez, guitar, and Alejandro Avila, piano.

Arts & Performances

Historical portrait of Thomas Johnson.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 4, 2021

A Conversation about Thomas Johnson and Johnson County

CoLab, OCB 100, or via Zoom

Learn about our county and College’s namesake!

Campus Life, Community

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 4, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Oct. 4

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Community, Campus Life

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 5, 2021

Jazz Series: Steve Rigazzi’s Latin Jazz Quartet Reunion

Polsky Theatre

Today's show is Steve Rigazzi’s Latin Jazz Quartet Reunion.

Arts & Performances

A stylized recycling logo.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, October 6, 2021

Recycling Event for E-Waste and Scrap Metal

Train parking lot behind ITC

Open to JCCC students, faculty and staff.

Campus Life

Maureen Fitzpatrick holding a copy of the book "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold"

12:00 PM, October 6, 2021

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: ‘The Spy Who Came in from the Cold’

Online

Unlock a chilling tale of Cold War espionage in this revolutionary spy thriller by John le Carré. Presented by Maureen Fitzpatrick.

Campus Life, Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference logo.

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, October 6, 2021

Peacebuilding Virtual Conference: Mará Williams

Zoom or Park University

Peacebuilding Conference: Hear the ‘Truth in Black and White’ project facts.

Community, Campus Life, Virtual

An HVAC student assembles some ductwork.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, October 6, 2021

Industrial Technology Academic Campus Visit

Career and Technical Education Center

Get the inside scoop and take a tour!

Community, Campus Life

Promotional photo of The Reminders.

7:30 PM, October 7, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: The Reminders

Yardley Hall

Join this remarkable musical duo as they seamlessly blend soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics.

Arts & Performances

A pair or running shoes on poster with words Making Strides for Scholarships Lace Up for Learning

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, October 10, 2021

2021 Lace Up for Learning 5K Run-Walk

Midwest Trust Center

Every fall, JCCC welcomes hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members to our 5K run-walk that benefits student scholarships.

Community

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 12, 2021

Jazz Series: Rod Fleeman Trio

Polsky Theatre

Today's performance is by the Rod Fleeman Trio.

Arts & Performances

Composite photo of sites in Belize and Japan.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 13, 2021

Explore the World Series: Belize and Japan

Online

Join us for a virtual exploration as JCCC faculty tell us about the countries of future Study Abroad trips.

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

Two students and a chef/instructor examine some herbs.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, October 13, 2021

Hospitality Management Academic Campus Visit

Wylie Hospitality and Culinary Academy

Hear from faculty, take a tour and see what’s cookin’!

Campus Life, Community

Photo of Saul Flores with the words Leadership Speaker Series: 'With Grit'

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, October 14, 2021

Leadership Speaker Series: 'With Grit'

Livestream in CoLab or Zoom

Learn how to turn your innate tenacity into success!

Campus Life, Community, Virtual

Promotional photo of Bob Bowman.

7:00 PM, October 17, 2021

Winterlude: Bob Bowman Quintet

Yardley Hall

Join bassist, composer and Kansas native Bob Bowman, a major contributor to Kansas City jazz since 1988, for a spellbinding performance.

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 18, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: Alex Li | Daniel Yung

Polsky Theatre

Today's recital features Alex Li, piano, and Daniel Yung, cello

Arts & Performances

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 18, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Oct. 18

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Community, Campus Life

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October 19, 2021 - October 20, 2021

Virtual Networking Fair

Online

Explore careers and industries in today’s workplace at this virtual event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.

Virtual, Campus Life

A group of students sitting on the ground watch other play Frisbee.

October 19, 2021

Senior Day

Regnier Center and Nerman Museum

Experience the difference JCCC’s personal attention can make.

Campus Life, Community

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 19, 2021

Jazz Series: Andrew Ouellette Trio

Polsky Theatre

Today's performance is by the Andrew Ouellette Trio.

Arts & Performances

An HVAC student assembles some ductwork.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, October 20, 2021

Industrial Technology Academic Campus Visit

Career and Technical Education Center

Interact with faculty and see the campus!

Campus Life, Community

A globe hangs in a hallway where people are walking.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, October 21, 2021

Great Decisions Fall 2021, Oct. 21

Online

Join us virtually for Great Decisions Fall 2021.

Campus Life, Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Graphic of all the planets atop a bus driving across the universe.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, October 21, 2021

Kansas Cosmos Project: See the Sun from 'the Sun'!

JCCC Baseball Stadium

Take a trip across the solar system with the Kansas Cosmos project.

Campus Life, Community

Promotional photo of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.

8:00 PM, October 22, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: KC Jazz Orchestra

Yardley Hall

Join the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, one of the nation’s pre-eminent big bands, for a thrilling display of jazz virtuosity!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Sonia de los Santos and The Okee Dokee Brothers.

11:00 AM, October 23, 2021

MTC Kids Jam Series: Sonia de los Santos and The Okee Dokee Brothers

Yardley Hall

Friendship is at the heart of this joyful new collaboration between Mexican songstress Sonia De Los Santos and Americana folk duo The Okee Dokee Brothers.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo from Yesterday and Today.

7:00 PM, October 24, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Yesterday and Today | The Interactive Beatles Experience

Yardley Hall

Connect with Yesterday and Today at this all-request show.

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 25, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: The Kansas Virtuosi

Yardley Hall

Today's recital features The Kansas Virtuosi.

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 26, 2021

Jazz Series: Jackie Myers Quartet

Yardley Hall

Today's performance is by the Jackie Myers Quartet.

Arts & Performances

Composite photo of sites in Costa Rica and Martinique.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, October 27, 2021

Explore the World Series: Costa Rica and Martinique

Online

Join us for a virtual exploration as JCCC faculty tell us about the countries of future Study Abroad trips.

Campus Life, Virtual, Community

Three students collaborate on a gaming project.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, October 27, 2021

Animation, Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design Academic Campus Visit

Student Center Room 101

Get the inside scoop and take a tour!

Campus Life, Community

Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference logo.

6:00 PM, October 27, 2021

Peacebuilding Virtual Conference: Rev. Dr. Donna J. Simon

Zoom

Peacebuilding Conference: Explore ways each of us can make a difference for working families.

Campus Life, Community, Virtual

Headshot of Rekha Sharma-Crawford

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, October 29, 2021

Rekha Sharma-Crawford – Immigration Updates and Continued Barriers

Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Get details about laws and immigration obstacles.

Campus Life, Community

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, November 1, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: 88 Squared | Jeffrey and Karen Savage

Yardley Hall

Today's recital features 88 Squared | Jeffrey and Karen Savage.

Arts & Performances

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, November 1, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Nov. 1

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Community, Campus Life

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, November 2, 2021

Jazz Series: JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet

Yardley Hall

Today's performance is by the JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet.

Arts & Performances

Eve Blobaum holding a copy of the book "Lolita"

12:00 PM, November 3, 2021

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: ‘Lolita’

Online

Uncover Nabokov’s untrustworthy narrator and his controversial tale of “love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.” Presented by Eve Blobaum.

Virtual, Conferences & Lectures, Campus Life

A cosemtology student applies hair color to a mannequin.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, November 3, 2021

Cosmetology Academic Campus Visit

Student Center Room 101

See why JCCC’s programs are a cut above.

Campus Life, Community

Promotional photo of Opus 76 Quartet.

November 3, 2021

Eat, Drink, Play! with Opus 76 Quartet

Zoom

Create a date night at home with beautiful chamber music and a fabulous recipe from a local chef.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Darlene Love.

8:00 PM, November 6, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Darlene Love

Yardley Hall

Let Darlene Love captivate you with her warm, gracious stage presence and outstanding performance.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Bryan Busby.

7:00 PM, November 7, 2021

Winterlude: Kansas City and All That’s Jazz: Bringing Legends to Life

Yardley Hall

KMBC 9 News Chief Meteorologist Bryan Busby will host this multimedia event.

Arts & Performances

A JCCC employee helps a student with a MacBook.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, November 9, 2021

Free FAFSA® Completion Night

Regnier Center, First Floor

Finish your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with help from JCCC!

Campus Life, Community

A poster with geometric shapes and the words Virtual Emerging Professionals Program.

November 11, 2021 - November 18, 2021

Virtual Emerging Professionals Program

Online

Get tips on résumés, interviewing, networking and more!

Campus Life, Virtual

A globe hangs in a hallway where people are walking.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, November 11, 2021

Great Decisions Fall 2021, Nov. 11

Online

Join us virtually for Great Decisions Fall 2021.

Campus Life, Virtual, Conferences & Lectures

Promotional photo of The Romeros.

8:00 PM, November 12, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: The Romeros

Yardley Hall

“The Royal Family of the Guitar,” founded in 1958 by the legendary Celedonio Romero and his sons, Celin, Pepe and Angel, now consists of three generations of concert artists.

Arts & Performances

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, November 15, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Nov. 15

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Campus Life, Community

Composite photo of sites in Germany and Mexico.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, November 17, 2021

Explore the World Series: Germany and Mexico

Online

Join us for a virtual exploration as JCCC faculty tell us about the countries of future Study Abroad trips.

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

Promotional photo of Susan Werner.

8:00 PM, November 20, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Susan Werner

Yardley Hall

Join the queen of contemporary folk as she sings from her 12 albums with styles ranging from folk/rock to Tin Pan Alley and gospel/country to chamber music.

Arts & Performances

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, November 29, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Nov. 29

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Community, Campus Life

Promotional photos of Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet.

8:00 PM, December 3, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet

Yardley Hall

On this tour, Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet feature some of the best-beloved works of J.S. Bach

Arts & Performances

A puppet boy builds a puppet snowman.

11:00 AM, December 4, 2021 - December 5, 2021

Arts Education: Mesner Puppet Theater | 'The Snowy Day'

Polsky Theatre

Celebrate the magic and boundless possibilities of the first snowfall!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Mariachis Los Camperos.

8:00 PM, December 4, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Mariachis Los Camperos | Fiesta Navidad

Yardley Hall

Celebrate the holidays with an explosion of music and color!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Ana Gasteyer.

7:00 PM, December 5, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Ana Gasteyer | 'Sugar & Booze Holiday Tour'

Yardley Hall

Nothing says the holidays like a good old-fashioned party with sugar and booze!

Arts & Performances

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, December 6, 2021

English Conversation Hour, Dec. 6

CoLab, OCB 100

Practice your English and have some fun!

Campus Life, Community

Promotional photo of Dan and Claudia Zanes and Pauline Jean.

11:00 AM, December 11, 2021

MTC Kids Jam Series: Dan and Claudia Zanes | 'The Holiday Sing-Along'

Yardley Hall

Sing along with Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes, his wife, Claudia, and her best friend, Pauline Jean, in this “updated” holiday gathering.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Chaeyoung Park.

7:30 PM, December 16, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Chaeyoung Park, Piano

Yardley Hall

Chaeyoung Park performs around the world but calls Lawrence, Kansas, her second home.

Arts & Performances

Monica Hogan holding a copy of the book "Parable of the Sower"

12:00 PM, February 2, 2022

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: ‘Parable of the Sower’

Online

Venture into an apocalyptic world set in 2024 and the chaos that results in this science fiction novel by Octavia E. Butler. Presented by Monica Hogan.

Conferences & Lectures, Campus Life, Virtual

Jim McWard holding a copy of the book "Journal of the Plague Year"

12:00 PM, March 2, 2022

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: ‘Journal of the Plague Year’

Online

Travel back in time to 1665 and find one man’s account of what became known as the Great Plague of London. Presented by Jim McWard.

Conferences & Lectures, Campus Life, Virtual

A girl looks at a giant quetzal puppet.

7:00 PM, March 2, 2022

Midwest Trust Center Series: StoneLion Puppet Theatre | 'The Lost Treasure'

Yardley Hall

Follow giant puppets, Nathan Ready and a Quetzal bird as they spelunk into a mysterious cave in search of ancient Aztec treasure.

Arts & Performances

Larry Reynolds holding a copy of the book "Journal of the Plague Year"

12:00 PM, April 6, 2022

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Zoom and CoLab

Fall down the rabbit hole and into a world of fantasy and adventure. Presented by Larry Reynolds.

Campus Life, Conferences & Lectures, Virtual