By: Yusra Khan
Round off this semester with a grand finale of events around campus!
Art and Fashion Events
April 25th – May 12th from 9am- 4pm: Juried Student Art Exhibition – Come and explore Harper student artwork of various styles selected by a Chicago-based professional artist. Held in the Exhibition Space (Building C, Room C200), this is free and open to the public.
May 4th, 9am – 6pm: Clay Guild Spring Pottery Sale– Still looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? No worries, the pottery sale will feature amazing items such as plates, mugs, jewelry, and more! Held in Building Z (Avante), the sale will run for two days, May 4th and 5th, from 9am to 6pm. Questions or concerns? Please contact Sam Rosby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 20th, 2pm & 8pm: Annual Student Fashion Show – This showcase presents original work from Harper’s talented fashion design students. The 2pm show will include the Harper College competition and will feature design work by high school students. Tickets for this event will range from $5-$10. The evening show will include pre-show cocktails from 7-8pm and tickets will range from $20-$25.
May 3rd, 7:30pm: Guitar Ensemble Concert – Harper’s Guitar Ensemble will include duos, trios, and the full ensemble. The concert will take place in the Performing Arts Center (Building R). Tickets range from $10-15.
May 4th, 7:30pm: Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band Concert – Come and join Ken Spurr, a jazz pianist, recording artist, teacher and conductor who will direct talented students with music by Horace Silver, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, and more! Tickets will range from $10-$15 and will take place in the Performing Arts Center (Building R).
May 10th, 7:30pm: Steel Bands: Journey to Brazil with Special Guest Joe Sonnefeldt – Chicago percussionist Paul Ross will be performing with special guest Joe Sonnefeldt. The concert will take place in the Performing Arts Center in Building R. Tickets range from $10-$15.
May 11th, 7pm- 8pm: World Music Ensemble Spring Concert – A free event that is open to the community, the ensemble will perform a variety of works from multiple cultures. The concert will take place in the Drama Lab Theatre (Building L, Room L109).
May 12th, 7:30pm: Wind Symphony Concert – The performance will be directed by conductor Gregory Tipps, previously the band director at Schaumburg High School, who has also recorded commercials for companies like McDonald’s and Wrigley’s Gum. The performance will take place in the Performing Arts Center in Building R. The cost of the event will range from $10 – $15.
May 13th, 7:30m: Concert Choir and SPECTRA Concert – Join Concert choir and SPECTRA in the Performing Arts Center in Building R. Tickets will range from $10-$15.
May 14th, 7:30pm: Piano Ensemble Concert: Spring Extravaganza – Experience a live piano ensemble that will be featuring student and faculty artists duets, duos, trios and more! The event will take place in the Performing Arts Center, Building R. Tickets will range from $10-$15.
May 15th, 3pm: Harper Symphony Orchestra presents: A Very Grand Finale Concert with Special Guest Harpist Faye Seeman – Held in the Performing Arts Center, Building R, tickets will range from $10-$15.
May 1st, 3:00: Festival Chorus Spring Concert Featuring Ann Espel and Her Professional Orchestra – The Harper Continuing Education’s Community Music and Arts Center will be a part of the Festival Chorus. The program will take place in the Performing Arts Center, (Building R). Admission is $12.
Harper College Library Presents:
May 2nd – 4th 1:00 – 2:00pm: “Classic Research on Rye” Workshop – Learn how to understand your future research assignments, brainstorm ideas, and find the best resources. This workshop is a free event and will take place in Building F (Room F221).
May 4th, Noon: “Classic Research on Rye” – Building F (Room F221)
May 5th, 5pm: “Classic Research on Rye” – Building F (Room F221)
May 2nd, 11am – Noon: “Free-range Research” – Ever get confused when a professor mentions to credit your sources? No worries! This free workshop will help you make sure the online resources are not only credible, but also reliable. Bring in your assignments and projects to Building F, Room F221.
May 3rd, 10am – 11am: “Free-range Research” – Building F (Room F221)
May 4th, 1pm – 2pm: “Free-range Research” – Building F (Room F221)
May 2nd, Noon-1pm: “Plagiarism Salad” – Here’s a workshop that will help you cite your sources for essays and research papers. The event is free and will be held in Building F, Room F221.
May 3rd, 11am-Noon: “Plagiarism Salad” in Building F, Room F221
May 4th, 10am-11am: “Plagiarism Salad” in Building F, Room F221
May 3rd, Noon-1pm: “Spicy Citation Wrap” – Learn how to do different in-text citations with different resources including books and websites. The free workshop will take place in Building F, Room F221.
May 4th, 11am-Noon: “Spicy Citation Wrap” in Building F, Room F221
May 4th, 5pm – 6pm: “Spicy Citation Wrap” in Building F, Room F221
May 3rd, 6:00pm – 7:00pm: “Help! I Forgot How to Study” – Do you have trouble reading textbooks while taking notes at the same time? This free workshop will help you develop studying skills successfully. Please note to register ahead of time by signing up here. This event will take place at the Wojcik Conference Center (Room W218).
May 7th, 10am – 11am: “Help! I Forgot How to Study” in Building W (Room W218). RSVP with the link provided above.
May 4th, 4pm – 8pm: Academic Counseling at the Learning and Career Center – Here’s an opportunity to develop your educational plans and verify transfer information or consider new programs. This is a free counseling event that will be held at the Learning and Career Center (1375 Wolf Road, Prospect Heights).
May 5th, 9am – 11am: Small Business Financial Boot Camp: Understanding “The Books” – This workshop ains to help you keep business going and understand the financial aspects of a company. The workshop will show you how to use the primary tools of financial analysis. One workshop will cost around $50; $175 for all four workshops. Check out http://goforward.harpercollege.edu/business/sbdc/workshops.php for more information!
Using QuickBooks to Successfully Manage Your Business: May 12th, 9am-11am
Managing Cash Flow: Your Business’ Survival Depends on It!: May 19th, 9-11am
Budgeting and Forecasting For Small Businesses: May 26th, 9-11am
May 5th, 9am-10:30am: Stress Overload Workshop – Part 1: Signs and Symptoms – Living with no job can be stressful and a huge burden, especially if you have a family to take care of while getting an education. Joy Anderson will head the workshop at Harper Professional Center, Room 119, 650 E. Higgins Rd. Schaumburg, IL. This is a free event, but please remember to register beforehand at http://harpercollege-at-wed-division.eventbrite.com/.
May 5th, 11am- 12:30pm: Stress Overload Workshop – Pt. 2: How to Handle It – The workshop will be located at the Harper Professional Center, Room 119.