Kids College to be held at Coastal Bend College

Kids, six to 12 years old, will discover ancient and current contributions, encryption, mummification, famous Egyptians and other fascinating aspects of the country. They will experience art, music, dance, and literature with an Egyptian theme. For more info, go to http://www.coastalbend.edu/KC.

Cinco de Mayo celebration planned in Pleasanton

Coastal Bend College -- Pleasanton Campus is inviting the community to join in celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, May 5 from 6-8pm. Entertainment will be provided by Ballet Folklorico/Virginia Espinoza and Los Allegres de Alex Flores, and a bouncy castle will be available for children. There is no charge for admission. CBC clubs will be selling food and drinks to raise money for their clubs. CBC Pleasanton is located at 1411 Bensdale Road in Pleasanton.

Dia Del Mariachi 2011 results

Almost 700 middle school and high school musicians came together in Alice to take part in the 9th Annual Dia Del Mariachi Group and Vocal Competition at Alice High School. The UIL-sanctioned competition was hosted by Coastal Bend College and Alice High School.

Community event to be held at CBC Kingsville Campus

The annual CBC Kingsville Community Appreciation Event is scheduled for April 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Coastal Bend College. This is a family-friendly event and is open to the public. For more information about CBC Kingsville Community Appreciation Event, call the main office at (361) 592-1615. CBC Kingsville is located at 1814 S. Brahma Boulevard in Kingsville.

Dia Del Mariachi to be held April 16 in Alice

The 9th Annual Coastal Bend College Dia Del Mariachi™ Vocal and Group Competition, will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Alice High School, located at 1 Coyote Trail in Alice, Texas. The competition’s best overall elementary, middle and high school vocalists, and the best overall groups from Elementary/Middle School Division I and II, High School Division I and II, Composite Groups, and Two-Year Colleges will be showcased on stage prior to an evening concert featuring Mariachi Campanas de America. This year, Coastal Bend College will attempt to break the Guinness World Record™ for the world’s largest Mariachi ensemble. The attempt is open to all Mariachi musicians – student or professional. For more information about Dia Del Mariachi or the Guinness World Record™ attempt, log on to http://www.coastalbend.edu/diadelmariachi or contact Juan Jose Sanchez at (361) 664-2981 Ext. 3042 or by e-mail: alice2@coastalbend.edu.