Happening nearby: Several events this month to celebrate community at EdCC

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EdccSign2WEB3Edmonds Community College will open its door to neighbors looking see what the college is all about during its Celebrate CommUNITY in April.

The college will host a variety of events to engage and celebrate the community while showcasing the college’s focus on quality education, arts, culture and civic engagement.

Visitors will also get a chance to see what new opportunities are available to help students land in the right career or prepare students to transfer to a four-year university. The events will culminate with an open house on April 28 in the campus courtyard. All events are free and open to the public and will be hosted at Edmonds Community College, located at 20000 68th Ave. W in Lynnwood.

Career Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, Woodway Hall 202

Meet with more than 50 local employers hiring for full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions.

Film screening: “Big Dream” 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, Black Box Theatre

Film screening and discussion of “Big Dream,” a documentary on women in STEM careers.

Business Division Open House 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 26, Snohomish Hall lobby

Get started in a business career. Explore the following programs: Accounting, Business Information Technology, Business Management, Culinary Arts, Construction Management, Event Planning, Horticulture, and Hospitality and Tourism. You’ll meet faculty, learn about the degree and certificate options, and kick start your path to success.

Edmonds CC Foundation “5K Training Group” Kick Off, 12 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, Seaview Gym

Get ready for Edmonds CC Foundation’s inaugural “5K Walk and Run” on Nov. 19 and join the campus 5K Training Group. Bring your walking or running shoes and meet other walkers/runners in front of Seaview. You’ll train together — walking or running — at a comfortable pace. The group will meet every Tuesday at 12 p.m. from April 26 through November 15.

Edmonds CC Foundation 5K Walk and Run Committee Meeting 5-6 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, Brier Hall 233

Come help plan a successful event as the college advocates healthy, active lifestyles and raise funds to support student success. RSVP for this meeting or learn more by contacting Elaine at elaine.hall@edcc.edu.

Bienvenidos al College! 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, Woodway Hall 202

A Latino family night and explore opportunities with campus tours, information sessions, refreshments, and live music with the college’s Salsa band.

Community Read 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, Black Box Theatre

Discuss the college’s Community Read book, “Early Warming: Crisis and Response in the Climate-Changed North” with author Nancy Lord. The book takes a cutting-edge look at how communities in the North — where global warming is amplified and climate-change effects are most immediate — are responding with desperation and creativity.

Housing Open House and BBQ 3-5 p.m., Thursday, April 28, Rainier Place Residence Hall

Enjoy some BBQ as you learn about housing options. Tour a student apartment and meet students who live in Rainier Place.

College Open House 5-8 p.m., Thursday, April 28, Campus Courtyard

Attend the open house and learn how you can define your success while you explore all your options. Enjoy some refreshments while you browse department resource tables. You can also attend information sessions on different topics such as career training programs, transfer options and College Bound.

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