MAYS LANDING–Atlantic Cape Community College is hosting the following events during the month of February:

Feb. 5 – Twin Poets, 5 p.m. in The Walter E. Edge Theater at the Mays Landing Campus. The Twin Poets are a dynamic duo that marries art, entertainment, education and community service. Their activism, their creative flare, passion for education and the beauty of their spoken word lyricism is truly innovative and inspirational. Watch social justice in action as Delaware’s Poet Laureates address interpersonal violence, bullying, and ideals of masculinity. For more information, contact Lisa Givens, 609-343-5010 or lgivens@atlantic.edu.

Feb. 5 – Valentine’s Day Delights, 6-9 p.m. in Kitchen 1(M-Building) of the Mays Landing Campus. Students will assist the chef while learning how to make a heart shaped chocolate mousse cake topped with chocolate shavings and fresh berries, white chocolate mousse served with caramelized bananas and fresh strawberries with a sour cream and brown sugar topping. The workshop fee is $75. Call 609-343-5655.

Feb. 6 – Academy of Culinary Arts Open House, 5:30 – 7 p.m. in M Building of the Mays Landing Campus. Attendees will experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the Academy first-hand. Staff and faculty members will provide tours of the campus and answer questions on everything from the enrollment process to applying for financial aid to study abroad opportunities. Call 1-800-645-CHEF or register online at http://www.atlantic.edu/aca/visit.

Feb. 9 – Spice Culture Indian Cuisine, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturdays Feb. 9 and 16 in Kitchen 1 (M-Building) of the Mays Landing Campus. Chetna Macwan, owner and publisher of The Spice Culture Blog presents Indian Cuisine. Lentils on Feb. 9 and Meat on Feb. 16. Each workshop is $85. Call 609-343-5655.

Feb. 9 – Art Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception: Healing Arts through Creative Expression, 1-2:30 p.m. in D-Building of the Mays Landing Campus. This show focuses on people’s physical and emotional healing through artistic means. Each individuals healing journey will be evidenced through tattoos (commemorating loved ones or events), poetry, mixed media, photography, and short stories showing the healing that each individual experienced through their own specific art forms. The show runs through April 6, closed March 17-24 for spring break. Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Fri 9 a.m. -3 p.m., Sat, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., closed Sunday. Call 609-625-1111, ext. 5346 or email kaikens@atlantic.edu.

Feb. 19 – Easter Desserts, 6-9 p.m. in Kitchen 1 (MBuilding) of the Mays Landing Campus. Students will learn the proper techniques in preparing a coconut-lime cake with cream cheese icing, lemon meringue filled cupcakes and pineapple  upside down cake. The workshop fee is $75. Call 609-343-5655.

Feb. 23,  – Pasta! All Shapes and Sizes, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Kitchen 1 (M-Building) of the Mays Landing Campus. Students will learn to make pasta from scratch, mix, roll and cut, using a mixer with the pasta attachment and the extruder. The workshop fee is $75. Call 609-343-5655.

Feb. 28 – Open House, Cape May Campus, 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Cape May County Campus. Meet college faculty, learn about degree and career training programs, take a student-led tour of campus, and speak with college staff for information about the enrollment process, financial aid opportunities and the Academy of
Culinary Arts. Potential students may register and obtain more information by visiting www.atlantic.edu/openhouse

The Mays Landing Campus is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing; the Cape May County Campus is located at 341 Court House-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House; and the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus is located at 1535 Bacharach Blvd. in Atlantic City. The Academy of Culinary Arts is located at the college’s Mays Landing Campus.