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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

ACC Busy Bodies Kids College

Although kids will be out of class during the summer months, they still have opportunities to learn at the Alvin Community College Busy Bodies Kids’ College.

This summer’s camps will include topics such as engineering, creative writing and illustration and Lego construction. Registration for the camps is now open and will be open until five days prior to the start of the camp. ACC is closed on Fridays during the summer.

Kids’ College is open to kids between the ages of 5-13 years.

The first of the four-day camps begin on June 16 and they will continue throughout the summer.

The engineering camp will teach kids the aspects of creating things like automobiles, clocks, roller coasters and catapults. The camp will start June 23 at ACC at Turner College and Career High School.

Students who want to know more about the CSI Forensics can participate in the CSI camp, which covers DNA testing, fingerprint identification and suspect questioning. The Forensics camp begins on July 14 at ACC campus in Alvin.

There will be two writing and illustration camps for beginning and advanced students at the Turner campus. One beginner’s camp will be begin on June 16 while a more advanced writing and illustration camp will be hosted on June 23.

There will be several Lego camps including Mining & Crafting I & II and CHI Challenge that will help children learn the basic principles about engineering and architecture. A Lego camp will begin at the ACC campus on July 21. Camps at the Turner location will start on July 7, July 14 and July 28.

The costs for the courses range between $150 to $225.

For more information about the Busy Bodies Kids’ College, call 281-756-3729 or e-mail rmyers@alvincollege.edu. You can also sign up for the camps online at the ACC Marketplace at www.alvincollege.edu under ‘Quicklinks.’

The ACC campus is located at 3110 Mustang Road in Alvin. The Robert Turner College and Career High School is at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland.

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12/2/2014

December 2, 2014

The Alvin Community College Foundation will host the 15th Annual Christmas Gala on December 2 starting at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. The event will feature a meal along with live and silent auctions. For tickets please call 281-756-3600.

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12/6/2014

December 6-13, 2014

The ACC Drama Department will begin performances of the musical A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol on December 6 at the Theatre. Performances on December 6 and 11-13 will be at 8 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on December 7. Purchase tickets at www.alvincollege.edu/drama/theatreseason or call 281-756-3606.

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12/9/2014

December 9, 2014

The ACC Community Chorus will host its first performance with Handel’s Messiah on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alvin First United Methodist Church, 611 W. South Street. For more information call 281-756-3587.

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12/14/2014

December 14, 2014

The ACC Wind Ensemble will have a Christmas concert on December 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Theatre. For more information call 281-756-3588.

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12/15/2014

December 15-16, 2014

Auditions for the Drama Department production for The Fantasticks will be December 15-16 at 7 p.m. in the Theatre. Callbacks will be the following day. For more information call 281-756-3607.

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