Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for November and December 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:

Monday, November 19
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 19, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 26
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 26, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Ongoing through Monday, December 3
Spring 2019 Early Advising and Online and On-campus Registration at Del Mar College

Register now to get the classes you need at the times you want for Spring 2019 credit courses. Registration is online or in academic departments. Declared majors should seek advising services through their academic departments during regular business hours. Individuals who are undeclared or liberal arts majors should complete advising in the Student Enrollment Center in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or the West Campus Coleman Center. The first early registration period ends on Dec. 3 with payment due the same day. Registration will reopen on Dec. 4 with payment deadline due Jan. 2. Spring credit classes begin Jan. 14.

Monday, December 3
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Dec. 3, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Art:

Tuesday, November 27
Closing Reception for CCISD’s State of the Art Exhibit at Del Mar College

Don’t miss your last chance to view the creativity of Corpus Christi Independent School District middle and high school students’ work as part of CCISD State of the Art Exhibit. Del Mar College and CCISD are celebrating with a closing reception. Artwork is located on the second floor Hallway Gallery in the College’s Fine Arts Center. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. 

  • Tuesday, Nov. 27, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Second Floor Hallway Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers Street, free. 
  • For more information, call the DMC Art Office at 698-1216.

Continuing through November 27
CCISD State of the Art Exhibit on Display at Del Mar College

Don’t miss your chance to view the creativity of Corpus Christi Independent School District middle and high school students during the CCISD State of the Art Exhibit on display at Del Mar College. Artwork is located on the second floor Hallway Gallery in the College’s Fine Arts Center. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. The College will be closed Nov. 21-24 for Thanksgiving Break. A celebratory closing reception is scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 27.

  • Through Tuesday, Nov. 27, Second Floor Hallway Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information, call the DMC Art Office at 698-1216.

Ongoing through Wednesday, Dec. 5
Del Mar College Art Faculty Exhibition

Take the opportunity to see over 40 works of art created by 13 artists from the Del Mar College art faculty. The Art Faculty Exhibition is FREE and continues through Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon.

  • Ongoing through Wed., Dec. 5, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information about the exhibit, call the Art Office at 361-698-1216.

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 through Dec. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays, AND Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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, call 698-1310 or 698-1308. 

 

Continuing Education:

Thursday, December 6
Opening Reception for Through My Lens Student Photo Exhibition

Take the opportunity to view over 30 photographs created by eight students enrolled in the digital photography class from Del Mar College Continuing Education program. The FREE opening reception for Through My Lens student photo exhibition includes light refreshments. Participating photography students include Amy Currin, Bernice Gonzales, Samantha Kennemer, Shyqeri Kuqi, Ron Lindquist, Hector Perez, Lisa Wright and Nancy Zuniga. The exhibit continues through Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the lobby of the DMC Center for Economic Development. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Fridays.

  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 6 to 8 p.m., Through My Lens Opening Reception, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information about the exhibit, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Ongoing through Tuesday, December 18
Through My Lens Student Photo Exhibition at Del Mar College

Take the opportunity to view over 30 photographs created by eight students enrolled in the digital photography class of the Del Mar College Continuing Education program. Participating digital photography students include Amy Currin, Bernice Gonzales, Samantha Kennemer, Shyqeri Kuqi, Ron Lindquist, Hector Perez, Lisa Wright and Nancy Zuniga. Through My Lens continues through Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the lobby of the DMC Center for Economic Development. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Fridays.

  • Ongoing through Tuesday, Dec. 18, Through My Lens Student Photo Exhibition, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information about the exhibit, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Drama:

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 15-17
Del Mar Drama Presents 20th Century by Playwright Ken Ludwig

Updated and adapted by Ken Ludwig, 20th Century is a hilarious adaptation of the classic comedy by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur. Aboard the 20th Century Limited speeding train traveling from Chicago to New York City, Oscar Jaffe, a Broadway director who is desperate and bankrupt, attempts to persuade former lover Lily Garland, now a temperamental Hollywood actress, to appear in his next show that will surely save his career. Oscar attempts to accomplish this feat while outwitting rival producers, creditors and a religious fanatic. The problem is he only has 16 hours to succeed before the 20th Century Limited reaches New York City! Otherwise, it’s the end of the line for Oscar if he fails. The Nov. 15 performance is Student Appreciation Night with free admission for all area students with a valid ID. The appreciation night includes a post-show reception. Tickets are $10 general admission; $6 for seniors, military, and DMC faculty and staff; and $3 for DMC students with a valid I.D. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. with box office open one hour prior to each performance. Advance tickets are available online at www.delmar.edu/drama. This production is rated PG-13 due to slightly suggestive content and is for mature audiences only (no children under six allowed.)

  • Nov. 15-17, 7:30 p.m. (all performances), Sue Sellors Finley Theatre, Fine Arts Center Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street. Ticket prices vary.
  • For more information, contact Del Mar Drama at 698-1216 or drama@delmar.edu.

Music:

Friday, November 16
"Hommage to Chopin" Solo Piano Recital with Sean Chen at Del Mar College

Del Mar College Cultural Programs presents "Hommage to Chopin," a solo recital by pianist Sean Chen. Winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards and the third-prize winner at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Competition, Chen was also named a 2015 fellow by the prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts. He has performed with many prominent orchestras, collaborated with esteemed conductors, performed solo recitals internationally, served on the juries of notable piano competitions and has been featured in both live and recorded performances. A multifaceted musician, Chen also transcribes, composes and improvises. His transcription of Ravel’s La Valse has been received with glowing acclaim, and his encore improvisations are lauded as “genuinely brilliant” by the Dallas Morning News. His Prelude in F# was commissioned by fellow pianist Eric Zuber and subsequently performed in New York. Currently, Chen lives in Kansas City, where he is the artist-in-residence at the University of Missouri.

  • Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College, East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. David Sutanto at 698-1614 or dsutanto@delmar.edu.

Saturday, November 17
Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society and Del Mar College Music Department of Music presents VOCES8

The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society presents the British vocal ensemble VOCES8. Performing an eclectic list of repertoire, VOCES8 will entertain attendees with Renaissance polyphony by Praetorius, richly beautiful music by Elgar, fun music by Simon and Garfunkel and more. This stellar ensemble has performed in esteemed concert halls worldwide, including Britain’s Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, the Cité de la Musique in Paris, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall and the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall—and now in Del Mar College’s Wolfe Recital Hall!

  • Saturday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar. $25 ticketsavailable at door. Admission is free for DMC students with a valid ID. Advance tickets available at http://corpuschristichambermusic.org
  • For more information, contact Susan Sturman at 698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

Sunday, November 18
Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra in Concert at Del Mar College

Don’t miss the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra performance of Beethoven’s Symphony #5 in C minor. The program also includes Vivaldi’s Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, #11. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Sunday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Todd Ehle at 698-1223 or tehle@delmar.edu.

Friday, November 30
Holiday Spectacular at Del Mar College

The Del Mar College Department of Music presents its annual Holiday Spectacular! This epic, musical event features holiday favorites performed by some of the department’s ensembles including the Wind Ensemble, MWF Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra, Brass Ensembles, String Ensemble, Chamber Singers and many more. Don't miss the musical potpourri and festive performances that the whole family will enjoy.

  • Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contactScott Hagarty at 698-1602 or shagarty@delmar.edu.

Sunday, December 2
“Comic Caboodle” a cluster of scenes from select works of Gilbert & Sullivan

Come experience the joyful, colorful melodies in the blurred world of a transformed pirate, little maids, damsels in distress and modern Major-Generals in a staged and costumed performance of scenes from the repertoire of Gilbert & Sullivan.

  • Sunday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Cynthia Longoria 698-1607 or clongoria@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, December 4
Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble in Concert

Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble presents their fall concert under the direction of Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat. The concert will feature a variety of works showcasing the diversity of the percussive arts.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat at 698-1623 or nsisauyhoat@delmar.edu.

Saturday, December 8
Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra’s “Home for the Holidays” Concert

The Del Mar Master Chorus and Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Greg Graf, along with the Corpus Christi Chorale, will appear with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra for their annual “Home for the Holidays” concert. Del Mar faculty members Susan Sturman, Karl Kemm and Scott Hagarty will perform as members of the orchestra. Tickets available at the door or at https://bit.ly/2CzowmH

  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center, 6300 Ocean Drive.
  • For more information, contact the Symphony Office at 883-6683.

Sunday, December 16
Corpus Christi Municipal Band Holiday Concert
 

The Corpus Christi Municipal Band has the holiday spirit ready to share during the second annual free Holiday Concert. Make plans to attend and wear your best ugly Christmas sweater!

  • Sunday, Dec. 16, 8 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.

Friday, December 21
Annual Tuba Christmas Concert

Take a break from the holiday rush as nearly 100 tuba, euphonium, baritone and sousaphone musicians play everyone’s favorite Christmas tunes. This musical event promises “Winter Wonderland” memories to get you in the holiday spirit. Area tuba, euphonium and baritone players interested in participating with this year’s Tuba Christmas can attend the rehearsal from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the morning of Dec. 21 in Room 127 in the Center for the Arts at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (6300 Ocean Drive). Registration to participate begins at 9 a.m. with a $5 registration fee. Tuba Christmas carol books will be available during registration for $15. Hats and scarves will also be available for purchase. Musicians need to provide their own stands for the rehearsal and performance. This year’s conductors are Dan T. Sipes of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with Master of Ceremonies filled by retired DMC faculty David Irving. Free parking will be available at the university while street parking is available at Plains Capital Bank.

  • Friday, Dec. 21, noon, Plains Capital Bank, 500 North Shoreline. 
  • For more information about participating as a musician or the Tuba Christmas performance, contact Dan Sipes at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at 825-5523.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Wednesday through Sunday, November 21-25
Thanksgiving Break with Del Mar College Closed

Del Mar College’s East and West Campuses, the Northwest Center in Calallen and the Center for Economic Development will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving break. However, the William F. White, Jr. Library on DMC East will be open Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 25, only the Barth Learning Resources Center on the DMC West Campus will open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Both library facilities will be closed Nov. 21-23. Regularly scheduled classes and office hours for all College campuses and facilities will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26.

Tuesday, November 27
Del Mar College Nurse Education Students Offer Health Fair and Virtual Dementia Tour
 

Del Mar College Nurse Education students will host a fun, interactive Health Fair to showcase skills and concepts they studied this semester. Nursing students will be interacting with the community and other students to provide the best and latest health information with a focus on culture and diversity covering topics that include Sleep Disorders and Interventions; What is your BMI?; How You Can Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke; Your Signs and Symptoms of Osteoarthritis (Chronic Pain); What It Means if You Have Degenerative Disc Disease (Neuropathic Pain); Warm Weather Infections and How You Can Avoid Them: Impetigo Tinea Pedis; What Do You Do for Fevers in Infants and Children?; What Are the Care Needs of Your Child who has Down’s Syndrome?; and How You Can Avoid Eye Injuries. The Virtual Dementia Tour is a simulated experience of dementia to raise awareness for those who care for a person with dementia. If you have a family member with dementia, you can gain a greater understanding about their reality by taking a sensory tour. By taking the tour, family members, organizations and companies will gain a better insight to understanding the physical and mental challenges of those suffering from dementia.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1 to 5 p.m., Harvin Student Center, DMC East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information or to register for the Virtual Dementia Tour, call 698-2864.

Ongoing through Wednesday, Dec. 5
DMC Dental Hygiene Program Providing Cleanings

Haven’t had your teeth cleaned in a while? Del Mar College’s Dental Hygiene Program is providing services for FREE, including periodontal assessment, blood pressure screening, intra-oral examination, fluoride treatments, cleanings and more. All potential patients begin with a 30-minute “Qualifying Appointment” to assess the difficulty level of the cleaning (brief oral examination) to be assigned to a particular student at a later date. Dental cleaning appointments last approximately three hours, and multiple appointments are required. Appointments required through Dec. 5 (if available).

  • Ongoing through Wed., Dec. 5, Room 125, Health Sciences Building 1, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, appointments required.
  • To schedule an appointment, call 361-698-2854 or 361-698-2855.