This page is your guide to all upcoming events scheduled for this landmark year, showcasing a range of activities and celebrations that honor PGCC's rich history and vibrant community. Join us in these special moments as we forge new memories together!

View the timeline below to learn more about our upcoming 65th-anniversary events happening each month.

February

February 13, 2024

Gilmore Day Center - Assisted Living Center Visit

Providing cards and performances to Prince George's County senior citizens at the Joseph A. Gilmore, Sr. Adult Day Care facility. This event is a partnership with the Student Engagement and Leadership Office, the Humanities Department, and the Seasoned Adults Growing Educationally (SAGE) program.

Event Time and Location: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Joseph A. Gilmore, Sr. Adult Day Care Facility

February 23-24, 2024

Young Playwrights' Showcase

Prince George's Community College has partnered with D.C.'s Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) to offer a course on playwriting for PGCC performing arts students. Join us for a celebration of the students' original plays featuring professional actors.

Event Time and Location: TBA | CPA Building

February 28, 2024

65th Anniversary Speaker Series Featuring Julia Bethea

Attend this upcoming 65th Anniversary Speaker Series event featuring nurse and PGCC alumna Julia Bethea! This event will be held in Room 1418 of the Center for Health Studies on the main Largo campus. No registration is required.

Event Time and Location: 3:30 p.m. | Center for Health Studies, Room 1418

March

March 2, 2024

Ballet Theater of Maryland: Momentum featuring The Firebird

"Momentum featuring The Firebird" will showcase the one-act ballet based on Russian folklore's elusive, mythical Firebird alongside world-premiering works by choreographers near and far abound to explore everything classical and contemporary ballet offers.

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Event Time and Location: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. | CPA Building

March 5, 2024

Reading Across America: Dr. Seuss Day

An allotted time for reading to students in Prince George's County Public Schools, in collaboration with PGCC's Education Department.

Event Time and Location: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | CPA Building

April

April 3, 2024

65th Anniversary Speaker Series Featuring Noor Tagouri

Come attend this special 65th Anniversary Speaker Series event featuring journalist, activist, motivational speaker, and PGCC alumna Noor Tagouri! WHUR 96.3 radio host Sunni from "Sunni and the City" will join Tagouri for this event, which will be held in Room 125 of Lanham Hall. Registration is not required.

Event Time and Location: 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Lanham Hall, Room 125

April 11, 2024

Film Review and Workshop: "Get Smart With Money"

Financial advisers share their simple tips on spending less and saving more with people looking to take control of their funds and achieve their goals. There will also be a film review of the movie "Get Smart With Money" (2022) available on Netflix.

Event Time and Location: TBD

April 25, 2024

Speaker Series 2: Financial Literacy Workshop

Learn how managing your money can be a strong foundation for your successful financial future. Build your financial knowledge at these free workshops. There's never a bad time to start a good conversation about your financial future.

Speaker: Eric Richardson

Event Time and Location: TBD

April 30, 2024

Banking on the Big Screen: Movie Magic Meets Financial Empowerment

Arlo Washington is the president of People Trust Community Loan Fund and the first Black bank owner in the state of Arkansas. His Oscar-nominated documentary, “The Barber of Little Rock,” will be screened at this event. There will also be a discussion on Washington’s pioneering journey from a small-town barber to a historical figure and economic change agent. Washington’s film showcases his mission to foster economic opportunity in underinvested communities.

Event Time and Location: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. | Lanham Hall, Room 125 - Main Largo Campus

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May

May 14, 2024

Owllapalooza Block Party

Celebrate the spring semester's end with our Owllapalooza block party!

Dance to live performances from Caribbean, reggae, hip-hop, and rap artists. There will also be a DJ battle, graffiti painting, craft vendors, games, food trucks, and much more.

Entrance is free. Registration is not required to attend this event.

Event Time and Location: 3-6 p.m. | Dukes Student Center Courtyard
Rain Location: Dukes Student Center, Community Rooms

May 18, 2024

Commencement Ceremony

Event Time and Location: 10 a.m. | Show Place Arena

October

October 18, 2024

Partners for Success Gala

The Prince George's Community College Foundation will host its 2024 Partners for Success Gala event. Additional details will be available later.

Event Time and Location: 6 p.m. | Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD