North Harris College announces Black History Month celebrations

North Harris College and North Harris College’s George Washington Carver Center will celebrate Black History Month with a wide variety of activites that are free to the public.

Feb. 1: Soweto Sunrise by the Kuumba House Dance Troupe. A program of African dance, 7 p.m., NHC’s Performing Arts Theater.

Feb. 6: Anecdotes from Travels Home by Evelyn Hubbard, District Sales Manager for Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing and Proprietor Third Imports and Tours. Presentation and an exhibit of African art and artifacts, including antique African bronze and wood carvings, 1 to 2 p.m., NHC Performing Arts Theater.

Feb. 8: Observing the Past and Building the Future – A Night to Remember, 7 to 9 p.m., North Harris College Carver Center commons area. The evening will feature speakers, jazz music, and a showcase of area restaurants providing guests with a “Taste of Acres Homes.” Speakers will be Dr. Cherry Ross-Gooden, a motivational speaker presenting The Heritage of the African-American Family and Terry Egans, author of The Process of Elimination: Your Roadmap to Attracting the Mate you Truly Desire.

Seven restaurants in Acres Homes including Burn’s Bar-B-Que, Chi Chi’s Soul Food, Howard Johnson’s Catering, William’s Smokehouse, Moma’s Soul Food, Yo Papa’s Bar-B-Que and Cajun Town are providing a sampling of their menus for guests to enjoy.
Feb. 12: Women in the Civil Rights Movement by Kathy Culmer, Raconteur, noon to 1 p.m., NHC’s Academic Building, room A-126.

Feb. 15: Texas Southern University Jazz Band Concert, Howard Harris conducting, noon to 1 p.m., North Harris Montgomery Community College District office, Room 204.

Feb. 19: Soul Food Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to noon, NHC South Dining Hall.

Feb. 19: From Immigrant/International Scholar to College President: A Personal Odyssey, Dr. David Sam, President, North Harris College, noon to 1 p.m., NHC’s South Dining Hall.

Feb. 22: Some Debts I Owe: A Repertoire of Favored Songs, Poems and Stories, by Dr. Velma Smith, Professor of English, noon to 1 p.m., North Harris Montgomery Community College District office, Room 204.

For more information about any of the NHC Black History Month events, please call Linda Mark at 281-618-7149 or Anne Swint at 281-765-7836.
North Harris College is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one mile south of FM 1960, between Aldine Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281-618-5400 or send e-mail to:

North Harris Montgomery Community College District, the fourth largest community college district in Texas, comprises North Harris College, Kingwood College, Tomball College, Montgomery College, five satellite centers and The University Center.