Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for June and July 2018

Information is correct at the time of release and supersedes previously released information. A Del Mar College Events and Activities Information Line, 361-698-1600, provides recorded information about DMC-sponsored events for each week. For more information about these or other events, contact College Relations at 361-698-1247 Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Admissions/Financial Aid Workshops/Deadlines & Registration:

Ongoing through Tuesday, July 3
Summer II and Fall 2018 Advising and Registration at Del Mar College

Register now to get the classes you need at the times you want for Summer Session II and Fall 2018 credit courses. Registration is online or in students’ academic departments. Declared majors should seek advising services through their academic departments during regular business hours. Students who are undeclared majors or liberal arts majors should complete advising in the Student Enrollment Centers in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or the West Campus Coleman Center. First day of classes for Summer II session is Monday, July 9.

  • Ongoing, Summer II and Fall 2018 Registration, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, Coleman Center, Student Enrollment Center, West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays
  • For more info, call 698-1290, 698-1741 or 1-800-652-3357 or email enroll@delmar.edu or visit www.delmar.edu/registration.

Thursday, July 5
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Thursday, July 5, noon to 2 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, July 11
Early Registration and Payment Deadline for Fall Credit Courses at Del Mar College

Haven’t registered for fall credit courses at Del Mar College, yet? Don’t wait. July 11 is the tuition and fees payment deadline for courses registered on or before July 11. Regular fall semester credit courses begin Monday, Aug. 27. Get details at www.delmar.edu/registration. Declared majors should seek advising services through their academic departments during regular business hours. Undeclared majors or liberal arts majors should complete advising in the Student Enrollment Centers in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or West Campus Coleman Center. Other registration and payment opportunities will be available, but classes may be limited. So, don’t wait!

  • Wednesday, July 11, First Fall 2018 Registration and Payment Deadline, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, DMC East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays or Coleman Center Student Enrollment Center, DMC West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays
  • For more info, call 698-1290 or 698-1741 or 1-800-652-3357 or email enroll@delmar.edu or visit www.delmar.edu/registration

Tuesday, July 17
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Tuesday, July 17, 5 to 7 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Friday, July 27
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Friday, July 27, 10 a.m. to noon, Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Art:

Ongoing at Del Mar College
Del Mar College William F. White, Jr. Library Sculpture Gallery

Del Mar College’s White Library Sculpture Gallery is a permanent collection of Library Purchase Award winners from the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show that attracts works from some of the most creative contemporary American artists from across the United States. Over the past 50 years, purchase awards by the Del Mar College Art Program and the William F. White, Jr. Library have built an impressive permanent collection and exhibits approximately 48 works of sculpture collected. The Sculpture Gallery is on display from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. During June and July, the gallery is also open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. on Sundays. Viewing of the sculpture gallery is free and open to the public. The gallery is also available for viewing online at http://library.delmar.edu/library/gallery/new/galleryhome.html.

  • Ongoing, Sculpture Gallery, Fifth Floor, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free.
  • For more information about the gallery, contact Ken Rosier, Art and Drama Department Chair, at 698-1216 or email krosier@delmar.edu.

 

Continuing Education (Noncredit):

Monday through Thursday, July 2-12
Splish Splash! Youth Aquatics Session 3 Swimming Lessons at Del Mar College

Registration currently underway for Del Mar College’s Youth Aquatics swimming lessons for elementary and middle school students. Individuals have a choice of two lesson times—4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.—for eight 45-minute lessons in the Aquatic Center in the Kinesiology Complex on Baldwin Blvd. on Del Mar College’s East Campus. (No class July 4; class will be held at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 6.) Tuition is $50 and must be paid at time of registration. Youth must be age six by Aug. 1, 2018, and/or 12 years of age or younger to qualify for the program (no exceptions). Organizers recommend that students be at least 48 inches in height. Students will be assigned to an instructor according to skill level––beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Parents/guardians are required to present a birth certificate and Social Security card at time of registration.

  • Monday through Thursday, July 2-12, 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m., register in person at Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 Staples, $50 tuition
  • For more information, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays, July 9—August 13
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Sewing Classes for Beginners

Want to learn how to sew? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering the six-week course, ARTS-122N-12024 Sewing, Beginning scheduled Monday nights starting July 9. This course is for those individuals just now learning how to sew. Students will learn the basic features of their sewing machines, including threading, general maintenance and types of stitches. Through a variety of fun projects, students will also learn about fabrics, patterns, zipper installation, elastic, buttons and buttonholes. Students are required to provide their own supplies and sewing machine. Tuition for all six classes is $75.

  • Mondays, July 9 through August 13, 6 to 9 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $75 tuition with students providing own machine and supplies.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-1328 or ce@delmar.edu.

Wednesdays, July 11—August 15
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Quilting Classes for Beginners

Want to learn how to make quilts? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering the six-week course, ARTS-123N-12028 Quilting, Beginning, scheduled Wednesday nights starting July 11. This course is for individuals who want to learn how to make quilts using the components and tools needed to create these works of art using quilt blocks. Students will also learn how to sew the blocks together in a finished quilt top, how to add borders, how to sandwich the backing, batting and top for quilting and how to bind the edges. Students are required to provide their own supplies and sewing machine. Tuition for all six classes is $75.

  • Wednesdays, July 11 through August 15, 6 to 9 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $75 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-1328 or ce@delmar.edu.

Drama:

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Music:

Sunday, June 24
Municipal Band FREE Summer Concerts at Del Mar College

Join the Municipal Band for their 67th consecutive performance season as they delight music lovers of all ages with free summer concerts featuring a variety of tunes ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies. Performances scheduled every Sunday through July 15 under the baton of a variety of conductors. Due to a capital improvement project now underway on Del Mar College’s East Campus, the Municipal Band will perform indoors in the Retama Room (second floor) of the Harvin Student Center on the same campus.

  • Sunday, June 24, 8:30 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers, free.
  • For more information, contact Municipal Band Business Manager David Irving at dirving@delmar.edu.

Monday through Thursday, June 25-28
All-State Choir Camp 2018 at Del Mar College

Students entering grades 9 through 12 will receive instruction from outstanding experienced staff made up of music educators. This year’s camp promises to be exciting, instructive and fun as participants prepare to perform Texas Music Educators Association audition music. Participants can expect sectional and full choral rehearsals, sight-reading sessions, diction lessons and vocal techniques. Camp highlights include a beach party, talent show, movies, a dance, karaoke and more. Formal choir camp activities, including rehearsals and classes, are scheduled in the Fine Arts Center Music Building located on Del Mar College’s East Campus at Ayers Street. Tuition is $190 for all participants on or before June 11 ($40 late fee after deadline); $150 overnight housing fee (includes breakfast and shuttle fees) if camper is staying at designated, chaperoned hotel; and $25 for music packets (if student’s school doesn’t provide music). Students who have performed as Texas All-State Choir members qualify for a $50 discount on tuition. A $50 deposit holds all registrants’ places for the camp, which will be applied toward the registration fee. Out-of-town campers will be housed at the Emerald Beach Hotel (361-883-5731) with all meals and shuttle transportation provided. Commuter campers will be provided all meals except breakfast. Adults will provide supervision throughout the entire Del Mar College Choir Camp experience. Students will receive a commemorative camp tee shirt and music binder. Go to www.delmar.edu/offices/music/choir-camp.html for more camp information and a registration form.

  • Monday through Thursday, June 25-28, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers Street. Tuition is $190 on or before June 11; $40 late fee after that date.
  • For more information, call the DMC Music Office at 698-1214 or camp director Dr. Greg Graf at 698-1352, 573-915-2109 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.  

Friday, June 29
Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College Concert Finale Featuring Summer High School String Participants

Each summer, the Music Department offers area high school string musicians an opportunity to practice side-by-side with music majors and community members who make up the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College. Participants end the summer program with a performance during the orchestra’s final season concert. Under the direction of R. Todd Ehle, violinist and DMC professor of music, the free June finale features pieces that showcase the orchestra’s talented musicians—both young and seasoned. The program includes W.A. Mozart’s Adagio and Presto from Divertimento K. 136, arranged by A.W. Benoy; Camille Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Royal March of the Lions from Carnival of the Animals and John Williams’ Highlights from Harry Potter, arranged by Michael Story; George Gershwin’s “Fascinating Rhythm,” arranged by John Whitney; P. I. Tchaikovsky’s Finale from Symphony No. 5, arranged by Richard Meyer; and J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, arranged by Merle Isaac.

  • Friday, June 29, 7 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Music faculty member Todd Ehle at 698-1223 or tehle@delmar.edu.

Sunday, July 1
Municipal Band FREE Summer Concerts at Del Mar College

Join the Municipal Band for their 67th consecutive performance season as they delight music lovers of all ages with free summer concerts featuring a variety of tunes ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies. Performances scheduled every Sunday through July 15 under the baton of a variety of conductors. Due to a capital improvement project now underway on Del Mar College’s East Campus, the Municipal Band will perform indoors in the Retama Room (second floor) of the Harvin Student Center on the same campus.

  • Sunday, July 1, 8:30 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers, free.
  • For more information, contact Municipal Band Business Manager David Irving at dirving@delmar.edu.

Sunday, July 8
Municipal Band FREE Summer Concerts at Del Mar College

Join the Municipal Band for their 67th consecutive performance season as they delight music lovers of all ages with free summer concerts featuring a variety of tunes ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies. Performances scheduled every Sunday through July 15 under the baton of a variety of conductors. Due to a capital improvement project now underway on Del Mar College’s East Campus, the Municipal Band will perform indoors in the Retama Room (second floor) of the Harvin Student Center on the same campus.

  • Sunday, July 8, 8:30 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers, free.
  • For more information, contact Municipal Band Business Manager David Irving at dirving@delmar.edu.

Sunday, July 15
Municipal Band's FINAL FREE Summer Concert at Del Mar College

Join the Municipal Band for their 67th consecutive performance season as they delight music lovers of all ages with its final free summer concert featuring a variety of tunes ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies. Performances scheduled every Sunday through July 15 under the baton of a variety of conductors. Due to a capital improvement project now underway on Del Mar College’s East Campus, the Municipal Band will perform indoors in the Retama Room (second floor) of the Harvin Student Center on the same campus.

  • Sunday, July 15, 8:30 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers, free.
  • For more information, contact Municipal Band Business Manager David Irving at dirving@delmar.edu.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Wednesday, July 4
Independence Day Holiday Closing at Del Mar College

Del Mar College will be closed in observance of Independence Day, including the East and West Campuses, the Northwest Center in Calallen and the Center for Economic Development. Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 5.

Monday, July 9
First Day of Summer II Classes at Del Mar College

Classes for 5- and 6-week summer sessions begin at Del Mar College. For more information about schedules, go to www.delmar.edu.

Friday and Saturday, July 20-21
Get More, Get MAS! Del Mar College 5th Annual Mexican-American Studies Program Summer Seminar

Del Mar College will host its fifth Mexican-American Studies Program Summer Seminar covering the program, literature, music, U.S. history and politics, art, humanities and the Spanish language. During this free two-day event, participants may earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Award-winning author Diana Lopez, a Del Mar College graduate and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Houston-Victoria, will give the Mike M. Anzaldúa Jr. Keynote Address on Saturday, July 21, at 9 a.m. Lopez is the author of several books, including Coco: A Story about Music, Shoes, and Family, which is the novel adaptation of the Hollywood film Coco. Her address is titled “Mother Goose is not my Abuela: Why Children Need Brown Faces in Their Books” and draws from her experience as a teacher, writer and reader. Lopez will discuss diversity in children’s books, especially as it relates to the Mexican-American experience. Some questions she will explore are: What are the consequences for young readers when they fail to see people of color in their books? How are educators and publishers addressing this issue? What can families and communities do to make sure our children feel story worthy? Lopez’s presentation is sponsored by the Del Mar College Title V Program. For more information about the author and her work, visit http://dianalopezbooks.com/. Registration for this free two-day event is recommended. For registration information, call 361-698-2122 or email ce@delmar.edu.

  • Friday and Saturday, July 20-21, Room 106, Center for Economic Development, Del Mar College Annex, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC Social Sciences Department faculty members Elizabeth N. Flores at 698-1218 or eflores@delmar.edu.

Thursday Evenings Now through August 16
Bay Jammin’ Concert Series 2018

Reserve your Thursday evenings this summer for the 2018 Bay Jammin’ Concert Series at the Cole Park Amphitheater (1526 Ocean Drive). Pack a picnic dinner, lawn chairs and blankets for a host of performances from 7:30 to 10 p.m. now through Aug 16. Presented to the Coastal Bend community by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Cultural Services in conjunction with Cricket, J2 Productions and other local business sponsors, including Del Mar College. Performances range from Americana, Alternative, Modern and Classic Rock to R&B, Reggae and Southern Coastal Country Rock, along with much more, for evening entertainment right under the stars! For more details, contact Parks & Recreation at 826-PLAY (7529) or visit their Bay Jammin' site at www.cctexas.com/services/general-government/bay-jammin-concert-cinema-series.

Remaining featured concert lineup:
June 21: Laid Back Texas (Southern Coastal Country Rock) and Bushbullit (Texas Rock and Blues)
June 28: Independent Thieves (Americana Folk) and The Chanklas (Reggae Rock)
July 5: Batty Jr. (Psychedelic Folk Rock) and Splendiferous (Popular Music with a Reggae Twist)
July 12: Josh Porter Duo (Acoustic Rock) and Aloha Dave and the Tourists (Beach Party, Rock and Reggae Twist)
July 19: Another Level (Old School, Funk, R&B and Dance)July 26: Any Color You Like (Tribute Band to Pink Floyd)
Aug. 2: Selfie with Ray Summy (Blues Rock) and Matt Hole & The Hot Rod Gang (Texas Rockabilly)
Aug. 9: The David Martinez Band (Alternative Rock) and The Deadbeats (Blues)
Aug. 16: The Groove (70s, 80s and Today) and Steven James & The Jaded (Texas Alternative Country)

Friday Evenings Now through August 17
Bay Jammin’ Cinema Series 2018

Reserve your Friday evenings this summer for the 2018 Bay Jammin’ Cinema Series at the Cole Park Amphitheater (1526 Ocean Drive). Pack a picnic dinner, lawn chairs and blankets for a host of family-friendly movies starting right after dark now through Aug 17. Presented to the Coastal Bend community by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Cultural Services in conjunction with Cricket, J2 Productions and other local business sponsors, including Del Mar College. Films are closed-captioned and range from action to adventure to comedy for evening entertainment right under the stars! For more details, contact Parks & Recreation at 826-PLAY (7529) or visit their Bay Jammin'site at www.cctexas.com/services/general-government/bay-jammin-concert-cinema-series.

Remaining featured film lineup:
June 22: The Emoji Movie
June 29: Despicable Me 3
July 6: Early Man
July 13: Cars 3
July 20: Peter Rabbit
July 27: Sherlock Gnomes
Aug. 3: Paddington 2
Aug. 10: Coco
Aug. 17 A Wrinkle in Time