CCC’s International Week Celebration Runs April 26 – May 1

Article by: Janet Paulson

Experience France, Ireland, Mexico and other cultures through music, theater, dancing, art and more during the International Week Celebration at Clackamas Community College. The opening celebration is April 26, and activities continue April 28 through May 1 at CCC's Oregon City campus.

This year's theme is "Celebrating Peace Corps Volunteers." The annual celebration is hosted by the CCC Foreign Language Department, International Education Committee, Associated Student Government, ESL, and the multicultural ambassadors.

The opening celebration is Saturday, April 26, and begins at 10 a.m. in the Niemeyer Center, room 119. The opening celebration runs in conjunction with the opening of an exhibit titled "The Peace Corps: 50 Years of Service," courtesy of the Committee for a Museum of the Peace Corps Experience.

International Celebration activities continue April 28 through May 1, with music, dance, art and cultural displays. Most events take place in the Community Center at CCC's Oregon City Campus between 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free. International Week Celebration highlights include: International Week 2014 schedule PDF

  • Monday, April 28, from 1:25 to 2:15 p.m., African presentation by Dr. Joseph Warimu, PSU Swahili professor. Community Center room 127.
  • Tuesday, April 29, from noon to 12:50 p.m., professional drumming by Anasi Beat, sponsored by Peace Corps volunteers. Niemeyer Center.
  • Wednesday, April 30, 10:30 to 10:55 a.m., Irish dancing by An Darie Academy Dancers. Community Center mall.
  • Thursday, May 1, from noon to 1 p.m., bilingual theater performance of Cuéntame Coyote (Tell me Coyote), performed by Milagro Theatre.

The International Celebration is free to attend and is open to the public. For more information call 503-594-3403 or 503-594-3245.

Contact the Public Affairs Office

Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Email us: publicaffairs@clackamas.edu

Call us: 503-594-6000

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