Dates to Remember

March 14, 2016 THROUGH MARCH 27, 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.    

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.

Thursday, Feb. 18, through Friday, March 18, FULL STEAM AHEAD in the Ben Bailey Art Gallery will feature paintings of Texas snakes done by fourth and fifth grade students from Driscoll Elementary School. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the gallery. This exhibition is part of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Rural Art Program. For more information, call 361-593-3401.         

Monday, March 7 LAST CLASS DAY-SPRING SEMESTER FIRST EIGHT-WEEK SESSION

Wednesday, March 9 FIRST CLASS DAY-SPRING SEMESTER SECOND EIGHT-WEEK SESSION

Thursday, March 10 AN EARTH AND SPACE EVENING The public is invited to this free event starting at 6:30 p.m. at Hill Hall. Two episodes of the Emmy-winning series How the Earth Was Made will be shown—one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m.—with an A&M-Kingsville geologist on hand for questions and answers. A viewing will also be held at the university observatory at 7 p.m., located on the third floor of Hill Hall. Objects to be viewed include Hind’s Crimson Star, the Great Nebula in Orion, Betelgeuse, the crescent moon, Uranus and M31 Andromeda. For more information, contact Charles Allison at 361-593-2622 or at charles.allison@tamuk.edu.

Thursday, March 10 CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE This free event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Bellamah Music Building Recital Hall. For more information, please call 361-593-2803.

Thursday through Sunday, March 10-13 BOEING BOEING will be presented in The Little Theatre. This production is set in the 1960's and revolves around swinging bachelor Bernard, who juggles three stewardesses until Boeing’s new and faster jet throws a wrench into his careful planning. The play was written by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverly Cross and revised by Francis Evans. It was the winner of a 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. Performances March 10-12 will begin at 7:30 p.m. while the Sunday matinee will begin at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for the general public and free to university students with a valid identification card. For more information, call 361-593-3401.                    

Friday, March 11 SOFTBALL The Javelinas host Cameron in a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. at Vernie and Blanche Hubert Softball Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Friday, March 11 RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE FOR SPRING BREAK at 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 12 SOFTBALL The Javelinas host Cameron in a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m. at Vernie and Blanche Hubert Softball Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Monday, March 14 - Sunday, March 20 SPRING BREAK

Monday, March 14 SOFTBALL The Javelinas host Oklahoma Christian in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. at Vernie and Blanche Hubert Softball Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Tuesday, March 15 BASEBALL The Javelinas host Our Lady of the Lake at 4 p.m. at Nolan Ryan Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Wednesday, March 16 MIDSEMESTER POINT-SPRING 2016 SEMESTER

Friday, March 18 SOFTBALL The Javelinas host Lubbock Christian in a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. at Vernie and Blanche Hubert Softball Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Saturday, March 19 IBC BANK CACTUS CUP men’s and women’s track and field meet will be held all day at Javelina Stadium. For more information, call 361-593-2411.

Saturday, March 19 SOFTBALL The Javelinas host Lubbock Christian in a doubleheader starting at noon at Vernie and Blanche Hubert Softball Field. Tickets are $5 general admission; $4 for public school students, senior citizens and military personnel with identification; and free for A&M-Kingsville students with a valid identification card.  For more information, call 361-593-4030.

Sunday, March 20 RESIDENCE HALLS RE-OPEN AFTER SPRING BREAK at 2 p.m.

 

 

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