Music from “Captain America” and “The Incredibles” will fly in a public performance of the College of the Mainland Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

The patriotic “Captain America March” and songs from Disney’s “The Incredibles” will highlight the event. The concert’s other features include the upbeat “Seventy-Six Trombones” from “The Music Man” and a majestic suite from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst.

Directed by Sparky Koerner, the Concert Band is a mixture of students and individuals from the community. Those interested in putting more music in their lives can contact Koerner at or call 409-933-8347.

Student activity fee meeting

Students and the community are invited to submit requests for funding for activities to benefit students. Request forms are available at

A meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 28 in the Enrollment Center covering activity requests.

For more information, call 409-933-8685.

Learn more about Pharmacy Technician Program

COM will host Pharmacy Technician Information Sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 18 at 1200 Amburn Road in Texas City.

The COM Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Of the 2014 COM graduates taking the exam, 100 percent passed on their first attempt. Certificate graduates may enter the workforce immediately or continue for a second year to earn an Associate in Applied Science in pharmacy technician.

Learn more at or call 409-933-8685.

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