Dates to Remember

JANUARY 18, 2016 THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2016

KINGSVILLE (Friday, January 15, 2016) Editor’s note: all of the events listed take place on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus unless otherwise noted. For additional information, call the number listed within each entry or contact Jason Marton in the Office of Marketing and Communications at 361-593-4143. For online information, visit us at www.tamuk.edu.    

Tuesday, January 19, through Friday, February 12 BEN BAILEY ART GALLERY EXHIBIT-APRIL GARCÍA Fulden Wissinger serves as curator. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 361-593-3401.

Friday, January 15 through Saturday, March 19 JOHN E. CONNER MUSEUM EXHIBIT- A CELEBRATION OF QUILTS 2016: A HERITAGE OF TEXAS QUILTS Featuring the contributions of the Kingsville Saturday Quilters, this exhibit features both quilts completed by members as well as older quilts that have been passed down through their families. Also featured will be members’ interpretation of the Saturday Quilters’ Challenge Theme, “Texas Quilts” that embody the spirit of Texas. The Conner Museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. For more information, call 361-593-2810.   

Monday, January 18 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY HOLIDAY    

Tuesday, January 19 FIRST CLASS DAY-SPRING SEMESTER 2016 of all regular students.

Saturday, January 23 FIRST CLASS DAY-SPRING SEMESTER 2016 of all Saturday students.

Saturday, January 23 CHINESE NEW YEAR CHILDREN’S MUSIC CAMP FOR TEACHERS Area educators are invited to learn traditional Chinese New Year celebration songs and dances to take back to their classrooms during a special training opportunity 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Rehearsal Hall #106 in the Bellamah Music Building. The demonstration is free to American Orff-Schulwerk Association members. A participation fee for non-members is $10. No music experience is required. Registration information is available in the Events and Calendars section of tamuk.edu.

Saturday, January 23 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The Javelinas host Cameron at 6 p.m. at the Kingsville Hampton Inn Court at the Steinke Physical Education Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for children 6-17 and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card and for children 5 and under. For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Saturday, January 23 MEN’S BASKETBALL The Javelinas host Cameron at 8 p.m. at the Kingsville Hampton Inn Court at the Steinke Physical Education Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for children 6-17 and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card and for children 5 and under. For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Monday, January 25 FIFTH CLASS DAY Students will be dropped from classes if they have not paid or made payment arrangements by this date.

Tuesday, January 26 PRESIDENTIAL PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS SERIES EVENT-THE CAPITOL STEPS PERFORM ROCK THE VOTE Acclaimed musical comedy troupe The Capitol Steps bring their bipartisan political satire to Jones Auditorium at 7 p.m., for a free performance open to the public. For more information, please call 361-593-2760.

Sunday, January 31 ANNUAL CHILDREN’S THEATRE SHOW-THE WIZARD OF OZ This is the only show performance open to the public, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $1. The play will then be performed for local and regional schools who have registered to attend Feb. 1-2. For more information, call 361-593-3401.