Hill Happenings

September 27, 2011

- SmartTALK 11 a.m. Oct. 1 in Decker Center Forum: With 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle Meredith Shearer and President Roger Casey.

- Inferences and: Paintings by Michael Weiss Sept. 27 – Oct. 14 in Rice Gallery. Opening Reception: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 27. For gallery hours, call 410-857-2595 or visit http://www.mcdaniel.edu/5531.htm .

- Common Ground on the Hill presents The Paul McKenna Band in Concert 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in Baker Memorial Chapel.

- Family Weekend Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, visit www.mcdaniel.edu/familyweekend to register and see schedule of events.

- Common Ground on the Hill presents Ramblin Jack Elliott 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Carroll County Arts Center: 91 W. Main Street, Westminster.

- Dedication Recital 3 p.m. Oct. 2 in Baker Memorial Chapel: Westminster Choir College organist Ken Cowan performs on newly renovated Aeolian-Skinner Organ.

- Monday Night Music 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in McDaniel Lounge: The McDaniel Jazz Faculty performs the music of the great jazz trumpeters.

- Poetry Reading 5 p.m. Oct. 4 in Richwine Room in Hoover Library: MLA alumnus Jim Minick, poet and memoirist.

- “The Good Soul of Szechuan” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-8 in WMC Alumni Hall. Written by Bertolt Brecht and directed by Elizabeth van den Berg. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors, free with McDaniel I.D.

- Chamber Music on the Hill presents Opus Two 3 p.m. Oct. 9 in Decker Center Forum: spotlighting violin and piano.

- “More Than Words” 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Hoover Library: Tod Lippy, editor of Esopus.

- Hoover Library 20th Anniversary Celebration Oct. 13 at Hoover Library: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. staff from Carroll County Public Library answer questions about e-readers and other devices, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. “Looking at our Past, Planning for our Future” program with keynote speaker Enoch Pratt Library CEO Carla Hayden plus archival exhibits and video highlights.

- Global Dinner: Taste of Latin America 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in Decker Center Forum. Sponsored by the Hispano-Latino Alliance. Fee charged.