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Galveston College’s Culinary Arts program benefitted from the Yaga’s Entertainment Food and Wine Festival with a $1,000 scholarship donation from the Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs Foundation. Pictured are Mike Dean of Yaga’s Entertainment, Rotisseurs Representatives Jim and Jan Posey, Galveston College President Myles Shelton, and Culinary Arts Program Director Paul Mendoza.
There will be a public reception for the 34th annual Galveston College Student Art Show on Tuesday evening May 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the third floor Fine Arts Gallery at 4015 Avenue Q in Galveston. The public is invited to attend.
Galveston College is partnering with the City of Galveston Families, Children and Youth Board and UTMB to put on EdFEST 2014 on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Menard Park 27th and Seawall. Activities will include recognitions of achievements, school performances, collaborative art projects, book giveaway, face painting, snacks and more. For more information call Cindy Roberts-Gray at 409-771-8926.
The Galveston College Chorale, directed by Mike Gilbert, will perform a "Mozart and Music" Concert on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Moody Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. Moody Methodist Church is located at 2803 53rd Street in Galveston. The event is free and open to the public. The performance will be comprised of works by Mozart and a variety of musical selections that use the word "music" in the title and text of the piece.
Galveston College Registration for the 2014 Mini semester, Summer I and Summer II sessions, as well as the 2014 Fall semester is now in progress. Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. Mini semester classes begin May 19, Summer I classes begin June 9, Summer II session classes begin July 14, and the Fall semester begins August 25. For more information, call the Counseling Center at 409-944-1220.
Make plans for kids and teens classes this summer as many of these classes fill up quickly. Most classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays for one week each from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Classes range from ages 8-12: Lego Mania, Cartooning - Super Heroes and Story Writing, Cookie Crazy, Make and Take Robots, Mars or Bust. For Ages 13-16: Going Viral, Are You Work Ready? , Making Mobile Apps, C.S.I. Amateur Detective, Auditioning Hints for Your Talent, Amazing Technology. Classes are reserved on a first-registered and first-paid basis. All fees must be paid at the time of registration. Registration fees are per class or per camp and include the supplies needed in each course, unless additional supplies are listed. Students who are outside of the age ranges listed will be placed on a waiting list. We will accept registration as long as there is space in the class. Class prices range from $99 - $110 each. Call 409-944-1344 for a schedule and for registration and application information.