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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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9/29/2014

September 29, 2014

The Fine Arts Gallery will host an exhibit of the works of William Jones from September 29 to October 24. There will be a reception on October 1 in the Fine Arts Gallery. For more information call 281-756-3605.

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10/1/2014

October 1, 2014

The Student Government Association will have its monthly meeting on October 1 at 12:30 p.m. in the Texas Room. Call 281-756-3686 for more information.

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10/7/2014

October 7, 2014

Speakers representing both the Democratic and Republican parties will present their views on local politics during the Red/Blue Summit on October 7 at 7 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. For more information call 281-756-3551.

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10/10/2014

October 10, 2014

The deadline to apply for graduation in the fall will be October 10. To apply call 281-756-3500.

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10/11/2014

October 11-18, 2014

The ACC Drama Department will perform the classic play Moon Over Buffalo from October 11-18 at the ACC Theatre. Performances on October 11 and 16-18 will be at 8 p.m. There will be a 2:30 p.m. performance on October 12. Purchase tickets at www.alvincollege.edu/drama/theatreseason or call 281-756-3606.

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10/16/2014

October 16, 2014

Registration for the second, 8-week fall mini semester will end on October 16. For more information call 281-756-3500.

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10/23/2014

October 23, 2014

ACC Allied Health programs will offer free screenings and information during the annual Fall Fitness Fair on October 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the S Building. For more information call 281-756-5660.

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10/25/2014

October 25, 2014

ACC will host the 39th annual Fall Festival on October 25 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the campus grounds. There will be many fun activities for kids including games, food and other activities. For more information call 281-756-3686.

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10/26/2014

October 26, 2014

The ACC Wind Ensemble will have its annual fall concert on October 26 at 3:30 p.m. in the Theatre. For more information call 281-756-3588.

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10/28/2014

October 28, 2014

The ACC Board of Regents will have their monthly meeting on October 28 at 7 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center. Call 281-756-3500 for more information.

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10/29/2014

October 29, 2014

Registration for the 2015 spring semesters will open on October 29 and close on January 13. Classes begin on January 20. For more information call 281-756-3500.

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