Galveston College will have an open house from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at its Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center, 7626 Broadway.

Faculty from programs of welding, electrical and electronics technology, medical administration, medical coding, cosmetology, HVAC, culinary arts, law enforcement/criminal justice, and pipe fitting will be on hand to give tours and help with applications, registration and financial aid.

For information, call 409-944-1404.

The Texas City Independent School District board of trustees will have a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Simpson Education Support Center, 1700 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Visit

College of the Mainland will be closed Aug. 21 for its professional development at its convocation. The college will resume normal business hours Aug. 22. Registration for fall is ongoing. Visit or call 409-938-1211. Continuing education classes also are open for registration. Visit or call 409-933-8586.


University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education program will celebrate the beginning of its second year with a special wine-and-cheese reception to be followed by attending the Bayou Theater’s season premiere performance, “Bach and Piazzolla,” performed by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

The reception, which will be held in the Bayou Theater, will highlight the fall series of the Friday Morning Continuing Education classes, which begins Sept. 29.

Tickets for the two events is $26. For ticket information, contact program director Christine Paul, 281-283-3033 or

Adults are invited to “tour the world” with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program for its nine-day Vienna and Christmas market trip Dec. 3-11.

For information, contact Alesha Vardeman, or 409-933-8432.

Email school items to or call Angela Wilson at 409-683-5239.

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