Galveston College set for UnGala Cabaret

The 2015 UnGala Cabaret at Galveston College Party Host Committee members pictured from left to right are Gail Shelton, Sherry Black, Carol Hodges. Gaynelle Hayes, Lulu Benavidez, and Karen Flowers, Chair of the Un Gala Cabaret at Galveston College 2015. Other members of the host committee include Peaches Kempner, Alicia Cahill, Susan Lynch, Gail Ayers-Cantini, Kimberly Gaido, Mary Kay Gaido, Jeannie Janota, Linda Nathan, Cindy Sullivan, Dionora Vargas and Maria Tripovich.


The final plans are being made for the inaugural UnGala at Galveston College, which will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 10.

The Ungala has an official theme name of “Hernando’s Hideaway Cabaret Cuba!”

The party will provide one evening with two venues for 200 fortunate guests — Havana by Day and Havana by Night. The Ungala is being held in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on Galveston College’s campus directly behind the Lighthouse and Beacon Square at 39th Street and Avenue Q.

The UnGala will break all the rules from dress, to food, and entertainment! Proceeds will benefit the College’s respected Health Sciences/Nursing Program and the future Performing Arts Center.

The Music Box Theater-Houston will be a major feature of the Ungala event. The Company is extremely popular and plays to standing room only audiences almost every weekend in Houston. 

Corporate sponsorships and underwriter table sales are still available at the following levels: Night of the Iguana, $5,000, Karma Chameleon, $2,500, and Lonely Bull, $1,000. Individual tickets are $150 per person. 

For more information, contact Galveston College Office of Development/Foundation Director, Maria Tripovich, or 409-944-1303, or Gloria Milton, Administrative Assistant, or 409-944-1306.

Second Start classes begin Oct. 5th

Registration for the fall Second Start term is now in progress. Registration hours are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. 

Second Start Classes begin Oct. 5 and ends Dec. 17.

Second Start classes include English Composition I and II, Environmental Science II, Federal Government, U.S. History I, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Philosophy, Intro Sociology/Political Philosophy, General Psychology, and Introductory Sociology.

For more information, contact the Counseling Center, 409-944-1220.

International Cuisine 

A study of classical cooking skills associated with the preparation and service of international and ethnic cuisines. Topics include similarities between food productions systems used in the United States and other regions of the world. Cuisines of Germany, Mexico, France, Italy, and China, and their impact in the development of classical cooking principles and food preparation. Origins of menu items.

The fee to register for this course is $318.

This class will meet from 5 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays Oct. 5 through Nov. 4.

For more information, contact Continuing Education, 409-944-1344.

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