FRIDAY, APRIL 21

THEATER: The Harbor Playhouse will present “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, at 1802 N. Chaparral St. Cost: $18, adults; $15, students, military, seniors; $10, children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com, 361-888-7469.

COMEDY: Comedian Shaun Latham will perform at 9:30 p.m., Friday, April 21 at Comics Live, inside Bella Luna restaurant, 429 Schatzell St. Latham appeared on Gabriel Iglesias “Stand Up Revolution.” Jacob Yarbrough and Shawn Miller also will perform. Cost: $12. Information: www.ComicsLiveDowntown.com, 361-434-4290.

BIRDING: The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St., hosts its Birdiest Festival in America from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 21. Four-day registration fee includes six talks, access to a vendor tent and arts and crafts booths, and Raptor Project shows. Other field trips and dinners are available to purchase separately. Cost: $35, 4-day registration; $20, single day registration. Information: stxbot.org.

STUDENT RESEARCH DAY: Del Mar College, 101 Baldwin Blvd., hosts Student Research Day from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, April 21 in the Harvin Student Center’s Retama Room. Guest speaker Dr. Geert W. Schmid-Schoenbein, distinguished professor and chairman of bioengineering at the University of California-San Diego, will present. Graduate research student’s poster sessions will follow. The public is invited. Cost Free. Information: 361-698-1037, jhatherhill@delmar.edu.

BOOK CLUB: The Viking Book Club Monthly Meeting will discuss “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 at White Library Room 434, Del Mar College East Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-2385, benitaflores@delmar.edu.

OPERA: Del Mar College’s Singer’s Theater will present Gerald Cockshott’s one-act opera, “A Faun in the Forest” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 at Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. Pianist Karen Kendrick will accompany the singers. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1214.

CONCERT: Southside Community Church, 3346 Airline Road, will host a piano trio concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 benefiting Driscoll Children’s Hospital. The concert features Alex Jeoung on violin, Marcel Bobe on cello and Katherine Jeoung on piano and singing. Cost: Donations welcome. Information: southsidemusic2heal@gmail.com.

DANCE: Ethel Eyerly Senior Center, 654 Graham Road, will host dinner and dancing from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, April 21. Music by the Bud Whittington Band. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. Includes a silent auction. Cost: $7 per person. Information: 361-826-2330 or 361-826-2333.

SPEAKER: The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Pre-Law Society will host a guest speaker forum from 5:30-7:30 pm. on Friday, April 21 in the University Center, Bayview room 320, 6300 Ocean Drive. The forum offers students interested in legal careers a chance to make contacts and to hear directly from practicing attorneys about how to prepare for law school, how to stay motivated and how to improve admission chances. Attorneys Greg Herrman, Kyzmyck Byerly and Steven Stratso will speak. Cost: Free, open to the public. Information: www.facebook.com/tamuccprelawsociety.

FILM: The Rialto Theater, 327 S. Commercial St., Aransas Pass, presents its Fab Friday film “Psycho” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21. Happy Hour begins at 5 p.m. Cost: $3. Information: 361-758-0383.

FAMILY: Sandfest will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, April 21 at the Port Aransas Beach. Featuring a sand sculpture competition with works by masters and amateurs, music, kid’s activities, food and craft booths. Cost: $10, adults; free, kids 12 and younger. Information: www.texassandfest.org.

THEATER: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Theater presents “Cloud Nine” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 in the university’s Wilson Theatre, 6300 Ocean Drive. Set in colonial Africa and 1979 London, “Cloud Nine” is about power, politics, family, Queen Victoria and sex. Cost: $7, students with valid ID; $10, general audience. Information: 361-825-3756.

OPERA: The Opera Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Princess Ida” in The Little Theatre, Santa Gertrudis and Armstrong streets, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21. Cost: $5. Information: 361-593-2824.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

HEALTH: The Healthy Families, Healthy Communities Expo will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, at Veterans Memorial High School, 3750 Cimarron Blvd. Cost: Free. Information: healthytexas.tamu.edu.

THEATER: The Harbor Playhouse will present “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at 1802 N. Chaparral St. Cost: $18, adults; $15, students, military, seniors; $10, children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com, 361-888-7469.

COOKING: The Teen Cooking Demo & Tasting will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, at Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. Cost; $25. Information: 361-549-7242.

SYMPHONY: Valero Energy Foundation and the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will present the sixth annual Annual Pops in the Park — The Great American Road Trip and Fireworks Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Corpus Christi native and celebrated maestro Lee Gwozdz will conduct music from across America. Cost: $5, students; $10, adults; free, children 12 and younger. Information: www.ccsymphony.org, 361-882-2717.

FUNDRAISER: Noche Latina V, benefiting West Side Helping Hand, will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, April 22, at The Courtyard at Gaslight Square, 1002 Santa Fe St. There will be Latin American cuisine, wine, beer, and spirits in a cash bar setting with premium cigars, live music by Latin Talk, and a live auction. Cost: $75, individual ticket. Information: www.nochelatina.org

GUN SHOW: The SAXET Gun Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall A, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. A variety of firearms, accessories, ammunition, knives, tactical gear, hunting and target sports products and more will be for sale. Free Parking. Cost: $5 per day per person. Information: 361-289-2256.

FUNDRAISER: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy, 5814 Williams Drive, will host their Annual Spring Fest Luau from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22. There will be fun for kids of all ages, food galore, live music, live entertainment, games and rides for everyone, a Hawaiian shirt contest, a peddler show, a silent auction and much more. Information: www.olphacademycc.org or 361-991-3305.

COMEDY: Comedian Shaun Latham will perform at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at Comics Live, inside Bella Luna restaurant, 429 Schatzell St. Latham appeared on Gabriel Iglesias “Stand Up Revolution.” Jacob Yarbrough and Shawn Miller also will perform. Cost: $12. Information: www.ComicsLiveDowntown.com, 361-434-4290.

BIRDING: The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St., hosts its Birdiest Festival in America from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Four-day registration fee includes six talks, access to a vendor tent and arts and crafts booths, and Raptor Project shows. Other field trips and dinners are available to purchase separately. Cost: $35, 4-day registration; $20, single day registration. Information: stxbot.org.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Coastal Bend Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at The Plaza at Mirador, 5857 Timbergate Drive. A representative for Duopa, a treatment of motor symptoms in advanced Parkinson’s disease, will be guest speaker. The meeting is open to the public and targeted for caregivers, family, patients, etc. Cost: Free. Information: 361-815-1451.

MEETING: The South Texas chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 22, La Retama Central Library, 805 Comanche St. Professor Lillian Bass will present “Native Plant Gardening at Del Mar College.” There will be a native plant exchange (bring a plant and take a plant home), plus a walk through Blucher Park to observe native plants. Cost: Free, open to the public. Information: 361-226-1675 or 361-800-3782.

BEACH CLEANUPS: The Texas General Land Office presents the spring Adopt-A-Beach program from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 22. Pick from one of 10 sites in the Coastal Bend to help cleanup area shorelines and beaches. Information: 877-TXCOAST or texasadoptabeach.org for site locations.

DANCE: The Revelaires Dance club will host an April Amethyst Kick-off Party at Sokol Hall, 5502 Kostoryz Road, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Free dance lessons will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and dinner and dancing will start at 7:30 p.m. Attire is dressy. Cost: $35 per person. Information: 361-815-3922.

FESTIVAL: Lazy Beach Brewing, 7522 Bichon Drive Ste. 100, will host the Corpus Christi Brewery Festival from 1-11 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Featuring beer brewed locally in Corpus Christi by B&J’s Pizza Brew Pub, Lazy Beach Brewing, Lorelei Brewing Company, Railroad Seafood Station and Rebel Toad Brewing Co., food trucks and a bounce house for the kids. Cost: $25-50, includes festival glass, and beer samples/$5 designated drivers and minors (2 years and older). Information: 361-215-9107.

DONATE: La Palmera and Goodwill Industries of South Texas will host a clothing donation drive from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at La Palmera, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive. All four mall entrances will have donation stations, and activities will take place in the mall near the fountain. Cost: Free. Information: www.GoodwillSouthTexas.com.

FAMILY: Sandfest will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at the Port Aransas Beach. Featuring a sand sculpture competition with works by masters and amateurs, music, kid’s activities, food and craft booths. Cost: $10, adults; free, kids 12 and younger. Information: www.texassandfest.org.

TRAINING: The Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive Ste.1082, will host a PALS life skills training class from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22. The workshop is presented by Yazmin Rodriguez with BCFS Health and Human Services, who will cover topics like job readiness, housing and transportation, financial management and personal and social relationships. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided. Cost: Free. Information: 956-407-2255 or www.CoastalCompass.org.

THEATER: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Theater presents “Cloud Nine” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22 in the university’s Wilson Theatre, 6300 Ocean Drive. Set in colonial Africa and 1979 London, “Cloud Nine” is about power, politics, family, Queen Victoria and sex. Cost: $7, students with valid ID; $10, general audience. Information: 361-825-3756.

SHRED: Galilean Lutheran Church, 3321 Cimarron Blvd., will host a document shred day from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 22. Sponsored by Goodwill Industries and Galilean Lutheran Church. Cost: Free. Information 361-991-4593 or 361-992-9233.

OPERA: The Opera Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Princess Ida” in The Little Theatre, Santa Gertrudis and Armstrong streets, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Cost: $5. Information: 361-593-2824.

FESTIVAL: St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2233 Waldron Road, will host its 24th annual Ethnic Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Featuring food from all over the world, cultural entertainment and performances, games, bounce houses, live and silent auctions, a country store, car show and family fun. Cost: Free admission. Information: 36-937-3864.

FORUM: Unitarian Universalist Church of Corpus Christi, 6901 Holly Road, will host an Earth Day Climate Change Forum at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 22. Guest speakers are Dr. Jim Gibeaut with the Harte Research Institute and Ian Watt of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Houston Central. A workshop presented by Citizen’s Climate Lobby will follow the speakers. Cost: Free. Information: minister@uucorpus.org.

ART WORKSHOP: The Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., will offer a 2-part (two Saturdays in a row) ART Studio Workshop for individuals ages 15 years and up from 1-4 p.m., Saturday April 22 and Saturday, April 29. Learn the basics of cartooning while developing your personal style and exploring a variety of forms, from single panels to longer comic strips to graphic novels. No drawing experience necessary. Cost: $60, members; $75, nonmembers. Materials provided. Information: 361-825-3500.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

THEATER:  The Harbor Playhouse will present “Madagascar: A Musical Adventure” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at 1802 N. Chaparral St. Cost: $18, adults; $15, students, military, seniors; $10, children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com, 361-888-7469.

GUN SHOW: The SAXET Gun Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 23 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall A, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.  A variety of firearms, accessories, ammunition, knives, tactical gear, hunting and target sports products and more will be for sale. Free Parking. Cost: $5 per day per person. Information: 361-289-2256.

BIRDING: The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St., hosts its Birdiest Festival in America from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23. Four-day registration fee includes six talks, access to a vendor tent and arts and crafts booths, and Raptor Project shows. Other field trips and dinners are available to purchase separately. Cost: $35, 4-day registration; $20, single day registration. Information: stxbot.org.

FAMILY: Sandfest will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 23 at the Port Aransas Beach. Featuring a sand sculpture competition with works by masters and amateurs, music, kid’s activities, food and craft booths. Cost: $10, adults; free, kids 12 and younger. Information: www.texassandfest.org.

TRAINING: The Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive Ste.1082, will host a PALS life skills training class from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23. The workshop is presented by Yazmin Rodriguez with BCFS Health and Human Services, who will cover topics like job readiness, housing and transportation, financial management and personal and social relationships. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided. Cost: Free. Information: 956-407-2255 or www.CoastalCompass.org.

THEATER: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Theater presents “Cloud Nine” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23 in the university’s Wilson Theatre, 6300 Ocean Drive. Set in colonial Africa and 1979 London, “Cloud Nine” is about power, politics, family, Queen Victoria and sex. Cost: $7, students with valid ID; $10, general audience. Information: 361-825-3756.

OPERA: The Opera Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Princess Ida” in The Little Theatre, Santa Gertrudis and Armstrong streets, at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23. Cost: $5. Information: 361-593-2824.

FAMILY ART: The Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., will host a free family art day from 1-3 pm., Sunday April 23. Highlighting the newest temporary exhibitions including BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels and Tidal Shift: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Art Faculty Biennial. There will be live drawing demonstrations (including a caricaturist), art stations with hands-on art activities, how-to create animation flip-books and music. Cost: Free. Information: 361-825-3500.

MONDAY, APRIL 24

WORKSHOP: Del Mar College will host “Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops from 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 24 in Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. Assistance completing admissions or financial aid applications and information about testing will be provided. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1290, email enroll@delmar.edu.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Midland Rockhounds at 7:05 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

LYCEUM: The Christus Spohn Foundation presents Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer Inc., as the speaker of its 29th annual Lyceum, at the American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., on Tuesday, April 25. Cost: $500. Information: 361-881-3940.

MAMMOGRAMS: Radiology Associates’ MammoMobile, the company’s mobile breast imaging center, will be at South Texas Family Planning, 301 San Patricio Ave., Sinton, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 offering cutting-edge 3D mammograms to women who qualify. Most major insurances as well as Medicaid and Medicare Part B are accepted. Appointments are required. Cost: Varies. Information: 361-887-7000.

SEMINAR: The Center for Negotiation in the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a seminar called “Reading Nonverbal Cues and Clues: Body Language and Negotiating” from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce, 635 E. King Ave., Kingsville. Participants will learn what nonverbal clues and cues to look for in others, and how to send the right signals. Cost: $25. Information: 361-593-4429.

HEALTH FAIR: Del Mar College Nurse Education students will host a health fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar and from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 in Room 113, Health Sciences Building 1, DMC West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport roads. Attendees can sign up to take a virtual dementia tour to better understand the physical and mental challenges of those suffering from dementia. Seating is limited, register at www.secondwind.org/virtual-dementia-tour. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-2874.

CONCERT: The Del Mar College Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 at the Veterans Memorial High School auditorium, 3750 Cimarron Blvd. The Wind Ensemble will share the stage with the Veterans Memorial High School Band. Retiring professor David Irving will serve as guest conductor. Cost: Free. Information: 698-1214.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Midland Rockhounds at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

WORKSHOP: The Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive Ste.1082, will host a workshop on degrees in criminal justice from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. The workshop is presented by Alma Martinez of Saint Leo University NAS Corpus Christi, who will provide information about becoming an expert on international and domestic terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and Middle Eastern religion. Cost: Free. Information: 361-906-0703 or www.CoastalCompass.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

FUNDRAISER: The Children’s Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend will host its 4th annual Roast Celebration from  6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, 900 Shoreline Blvd. The event will honor Justice of the Peace Joe Benavides, the president of the organization’s board and a retired Marine. Proceeds benefit the organization. Cost: $50, tickets; sponsorships/tables available. Information: 361-855-9058.

MAMMOGRAMS: Radiology Associates’ MammoMobile, the company’s mobile breast imaging center, will be at South Texas Family Planning, 1228 N. Armstrong St., Kingsville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 offering free or low-cost cutting-edge 3D mammograms to women who qualify. Most major insurances as well as Medicaid and Medicare Part B are accepted. Appointments are required. Cost: Varies. Information: 361-887-7000.

LUNCH CONCERT: The Del Mar MWF Jazz Band and the Del Mar Jazz Combo present an informal concert at noon, Wednesday, April 26 at the Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar. Featuring big-band and combo jazz, this will be the final performance under the direction of David Irving, professor of music and jazz guitar, who is retiring after 45 years. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Midland Rockhounds at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

RECITAL: Del Mar College faculty members William Lipman, professor of clarinet, and Philip Hii, professor of guitar, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar. The concert will feature music by Astor Piazzolla and Gernot Wolfgang, the Clarinet Quartet Op. 79 by Mozart, and the first movement of Arpeggio Sonata by Franz Schubert arranged for clarinet and guitar. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1214.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Midland Rockhounds at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

RODEO & CONCERT: The Buccaneer Commission presents Rodeo Corpus Christi at the American Bank Center Arena, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 27. Activities and mutton busting begin at 5 p.m., ProRodeo begins at 7 p.m., Dwight Yoakam performs after rodeo. Afterparty with music by Ty Dietz begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $15-$48. Information: www.BucDays.com.

FESTIVAL: West Oso 21st Century ACE Program presents the first Westhaven Park Spring Fling, 1718 Cliff Maus Drive, from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 27. Featuring games, arts and crafts, food and entertainment. Cost: Free. Information: 361-806-5900 ext. 175.

BROMELIAD: The Bromeliad Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at t the Garden Senior Center, 5325 Greely Drive. Cost: Free. Information: 361-658-8650.

BONSAI: The Corpus Christi Bonsai Club will host David Falcon at the Garden Senior Center, 5325 Greely Drive, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27. He will present a hands-on workshop and video “Tree Development & Ramifications.” Cost: Free. Information: 361-992-0009.

WORKSHOP: The Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive Ste.1082, will host a workshop on careers for youth from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, April 27. The workshop is presented by Cedric Sanders and Victoria Prewitt of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, who will provide information on the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) Program. The YOU Program provides out of work/school youth ages 16-24 with guidance on in-demand careers/jobs throughout the Coastal Bend for qualifying participants. Cost: Free. Information: 361-906-0703 or www.CoastalCompass.org.

FAMILY ART: The Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., will host a Moms and Tots (and sometimes Pops!) event from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 27. After reading Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” tots will use a sponge-painting technique to create a buggy friend to take home! For children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult helper. RSVPs and payment two business days in advance are required. Cost: $5 members/ $10 nonmembers. Information: 361-825-3504 or www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

FUNDRAISER: The Institute of Hispanic Culture will host the International Dinner, its annual fundraising event, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at St. Pius X, 5620 Gollihar Road. There will be entertainment and dancing will follow the dinner. Cost: $40. Information: 361-929-7638, 361-728-8646, www.culturahispanicacorpuschristi.org.

WALK: The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Northwest Corpus Christi will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, April 28 to 2 a.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. Proceeds benefit cancer research and prevention. Cost: Free. Information: https://secure.acsevents.orgwww.rmbfairgrounds.com/events.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Frisco Roughriders at 7:05 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

FILM: The Rialto Theater, 327 S. Commercial St., Aransas Pass, presents its Fab Friday film “Rear Window” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28. Happy Hour begins at 5 p.m. Cost: $3. Information: 361-758-0383.

RODEO & CONCERT: The Buccaneer Commission presents Rodeo Corpus Christi at the American Bank Center Arena, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., at 5 p.m., Friday, April 28. Activities and mutton busting begin at 5 p.m., ProRodeo begins at 7 p.m., Aaron Watson performs after rodeo. Afterparty with music by Steven James & the Jaded begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $15-$48. Information: www.BucDays.com.

FILM: The Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., will host a free film screening from 6-9 p.m., Friday, April 28 in the H-E-B Theatre. The screening will feature the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s South Texas Cinemateque Independent Film “MA” along with a Q&A with lead actor Andrew Pastides. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost: Free to the public. Information: 361-825-3500.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

HEALTH: The Coastal Bend Kidney Foundation will administer free screenings for chronic kidney disease from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Sinton. Cost: Free. Information: 361-884-5892.

VOLUNTEERS: Goose Island State Park, 202 S. Palmetto St., Rockport, will host a community oyster reef restoration from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29. Volunteers must wear closed-toe and closed-back shoes and are encourage to wear clothes that can get dirty. Cost: Free. Information: http://oysterrecycling.org.

FUNDRAISER: K Space Contemporary, 415D Starr St., hosts WigOut: Wet Wild & Wiggy! from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 29. There will be food by The Blue Clove, dancing, an underwater photo booth and a silent auction. Cost: $50 through April 28; $75 on April 29. Information: kspacecontemporary.org.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Frisco RoughRiders at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

’50s PARTY: Lotus Dreams Tea, 2115 Ayers St., will host a Throwback to the ’50s Retro Party from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, April 29. There will be vintage cars from the Car Club and music by Electric Umbrella. Partygoers are encouraged to dress in rockabilly, vintage, sock hop, pin-up, and greaser outfits. A special diner menu includes old fashioned, grilled-on-the-pit burgers, root beer floats, banana splits and more. Cost: Free. Information: 361-334-1151.

MENSA: Mensa, the international organization of high IQ people, will be testing for membership at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 29 at Del Mar College’s White Library, 101 Baldwin Blvd. Test now before the price goes up in July. Reservation required by April 27, photo ID required. Cost: $40. Information and reservations: 361-853-9990 or jimcwhit@hotmail.com.

WORKSHOP: South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center hosts “Diagnosing Plant Problems” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 29 at the gardens, 8545 S. Staples St. Nueces County Extension Horticulturist Kevin Gibbs and Nueces Master Gardeners will diagnose problems during a hands-on workshop of common plant disease, care and pest issues — and hopeful cures. Cost: Class is included in general admission, members free. Information: www.stxbot.org, or 361-852-2100.

RODEO & CONCERT: The Buccaneer Commission presents Rodeo Corpus Christi at the American Bank Center Arena, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., at 5 p.m., Saturday, April 29. Activities and mutton busting begin at 5 p.m., ProRodeo begins at 7 p.m., William Clark Green performs after rodeo. Afterparty with music by Johnny Kiser begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $15-$48. Information: www.BucDays.com.

TRAINING: The Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, 5488 S. Padre Island Drive Ste.1082, will host a PALS life skills training class from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29. The workshop is presented by Yazmin Rodriguez with BCFS Health and Human Services, who will cover topics like job readiness, housing and transportation, financial management and personal and social relationships. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided. Cost: Free. Information: 956-407-2255 or www.CoastalCompass.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

CONCERT: The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society presents violinist Judith Ingolfsson and pianist Vladimir Stoupel at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 30 in Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar. Ingolfsson is a past award winner of the Corpus Christi International Competition for Piano and Strings. Cost: $25; free, Del Mar College students. Information: 361-698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Frisco Roughriders at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

RODEO & CONCERT: The Buccaneer Commission presents Rodeo Corpus Christi at the American Bank Center Arena, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 30. Activities begin at 9 a.m., Cowboy Church begns at 10 a.m., KIII-TV’s Domingo Live begins at 10:30 a.m., ProRodeo begins at 2 p.m., Siggno performs after rodeo. Afterparty with music by Clarissa Serna begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $15-$48. Information: www.BucDays.com.

MONDAY, MAY 1

WORKSHOP: Del Mar College will host “Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 1 in Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, 101 Baldwin Blvd. Assistance completing admissions or financial aid applications and information about testing will be provided. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1290, email enroll@delmar.edu.

RECITAL: The Del Mar College Music Department’s brass ensembles will present a recital of chamber music at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 1 in Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar. Cost: Free. Information: 361-698-1214.

BASEBALL: The Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Frisco Roughriders at 7:05 p.m. Monday, May 1, at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Cost: Tickets begin at $6. Information: cchooks.com, 361-561-4665.

ONGOING

OUTDOORS: Gene Blacklock will teach an advanced field bird identification course throughout the spring at the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St. Classes will be from 1:30-4:30 p.m. March 5, 12, 26 and April 9, 23, 30. There will be two field trips from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8 and 29.  Registration required by Friday, March 2. Cost: $150, members; $185, others. Information: 361-852-2100, registration; 361-558-1829, curriculum; stxbot.org.

SCHOLARSHIPS: The Del Mar College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications  for the 2017-2018 academic year until April 30. Find information about scholarships at www.delmar.edu/scholarships. Information: 361-698-1317 or foundation@delmar.edu.

REGISTRATION: Registration for Del Mar College’s summer and fall classes is open. Enrollees have a choice of 5-week, 6-week, 9-week, 10-week or 12-week classes. First day of Summer Session I for 6-week and 12-week classes is Tuesday, May 30. Information: 361-698-1290, 1-800-652-3357, enroll@delmar.eduwww.delmar.edu/registration.

RAFFLE: Corpus Christi Country Club’s Pro Shop is holding a raffle benefiting People Assisting Animal Control of a package including Titleist 917 driver, 917 Fairway wood, 816 hybrid, API Irons (5-PW) vokey Wedge (56*) and carry bag. All clubs in package to include a fitting. Enter to win at Pro Golf Shop at 6300 Everhart Road. Final drawing is April 30. Cost: $5 per ticket. Information: ccpaac.org, 361-248-2009.

MAGIC CLASS: Del Mar College is offering Magician School for Adults at its Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St., from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, from April 19 through May 24. Local magician “Valdino,” aka Orlando Valdez, will lead the noncredit course. Cost: $60 tuition and $30 plus taxes and shipping for Magician supply kit, to be ordered from www.magicemp.com. Information: 361-698-1328, www.delmar.edu/cce.

BIRDING: Audubon Outdoor Club of Corpus Christi will host weekend bird-watching walks at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays in April at Blucher Park, 1201 N. Shoreline Blvd. Experienced leaders will guide walks around the park to see the diversity of migrating birds that pass through the region each spring. Meet on North Carrizo Street and bring binoculars if possible. Cost: Free. Information: www.audubonoutdoorclub.com.

CALLIGRAPHY: Del Mar College will offer a beginner’s calligraphy course, a noncredit class, from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays from March 30 through May 4 at the Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St. Cost: $55. Information: 361-698-1328, www.delmar.edu/cce.

AQUARIUM: The Aquarium at Rockport Harbor will host documentaries at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays from April 24 through May 29. Cost: Free. Information: 361-727-0016, www.rockportaquarium.com.

SMOKING: The Smoking Fresh Start Classes will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 5-26, at Oso Recreation Center, 1111 Bernice Drive. The classes are four-part, one-hour series. Cost: Free. Information: 361-826-7220, 361-826-7267.

SCHOLARSHIP: The United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation is accepting applications for the Mano A Mano Scholarship through April 28. This one-year scholarship is available to high school seniors, students who have recently graduated, or hold a GED certificate from any area high school. The application is also open to students in post-secondary educational institution in Corpus Christi or Kingsville. Scholarship recipients may be awarded up to $2,000. Recipients must maintain a grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, be full-time students and demonstrate a willingness to seek employment in the Corpus Christi area following graduation. Information: 361-881-1800, unitedcorpuschristichamber.com/programs-and-events.

DANCE: YWCA Corpus Christi, 4601 Corona Drive, hosts Belly Dancing classes at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: $7/class walk-in; memberships available. Information: www.ywcacc.org, 361-857-5661, ext. 20.

DANCE: YWCA Corpus Christi, 4601 Corona Drive, hosts Ballet classes from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays. Cost: $7/class walk-in; memberships available. Information: www.ywcacc.org, 361-857-5661, ext. 20.

EXERCISE: YWCA Corpus Christi, 4601 Corona Drive, hosts Weighted Circuit classes from 1:30-2:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. This class uses weights to help build endurance and strength all over the body. Cost: $7/class walk-in; memberships available. Information: www.ywcacc.org, 361-857-5661, ext. 20.

EXERCISE: YWCA Corpus Christi, 4601 Corona Drive, hosts Basic Blast classes from 10-10:50 a.m. Fridays. A fun, low-impact group fitness class inspired by dance, martial arts and fitness training. Cost: $7/class walk-in; memberships available. Information: www.ywcacc.org, 361-857-5661, ext. 20.

MEETING: Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 5300 S. Alameda St. Information: 361-882-1165.

EDUCATION: ERDT/Share!, a nonprofit organization endorsed by the United Way, is looking for host families to house foreign exchange students for the 2017-2018 school year. Students speak English and have their own medical insurance. Deadline to apply is August 2017. Information: 1-800-941-3738, www.sharesouthwest.org.

EXERCISE: Lotus Dreams Tea, 2115 Ayers St., will host a Strength and Conditioning class at 9:15 a.m. every Tuesday. Cost: $5. Information: 361-334-1151

DANCE: ABCDANCING will teach two step, polka, waltz, swing and line dances from 7:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Whiskey River, 5700 S Staples St. Cost: Free. Information: 361-765-9030.

MARTIAL ARTS: Taoist Tai Chi classes are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Fridays and 1 p.m. Saturdays at First Christian Church, 3401 Santa Fe St.; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Hilltop Community Center, 11425 Leopard St.; and 7 p.m. Thursdays at Unitarian Universalist Church. Cost: $110, seniors and students for four months of classes; $140, adults for four months of classes. Information: 361-944-9230, www.taoist.org.

OUTDOORSThe Orchidology Class meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St. The class series is taught by orchid curator Sam Jones and is an ongoing orchid information exchange for novice to experienced growers. Cost: Free. Information: 361-290-7429.

HULA: St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3151 Reid Drive, will host children’s hula classes from 6-7 p.m. Thursdays. Participants ages 5 and older will learn Hawaiian dancing, Tahitian dancing and Mauri from Susan Strong, director of the Pacific Islanders. Information: 316-850-3002.

WATER AEROBICSThe Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department hosts its year-round Water Aerobics Class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the Corpus Christi Natatorium, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway. The class is for ages 14 and older. Cost: $4, drop-in; $24, punch card. Information: 361-826-1728, www.ccparkandrec.com.

AEROBICS: The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer an aerobics class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. This class incorporates strength training with weights and resistance to increase muscle and metabolism. It includes kickboxing, step-bench, body sculpting, ab work, flexibility and relaxation. Registration is ongoing. Cost: $25, per month; $10, drop-in. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com.

COMPETITIVE DANCE: The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer Competitive Dance Class for ages 6-16 from 5:15-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Solomon Coles Recreation Center, 924 Winnebago St. The class will teach hip-hop, jazz, drill team, and pom-pom routines. Participants will learn teamwork, leadership, and gain positive self-esteem. Registration is ongoing. Cost: $10, per month. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com.

PAINTING: Crazy Picasso, 7602 S. Staples St., hosts kids, adults and private painting classes. View schedule and prices at www.crazypicasso.com.

KICKBOXING: Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer cardio-kickboxing class for adults from 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. This class will help build strength, endurance, and flexibility. Registration is ongoing. Cost: $7 per class. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com.

KARATE: The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer a Shorin-Ryu Karate Class for adults and children ages 6 and older from 4-5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Oak Park Recreation Center, 842 Erwin Drive. Registration is ongoing. Cost: $20, per month. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com.

PAINTING: Tipsy Canvas, 5878 Everhart Road, hosts kids, adults and private painting classes. View schedule and prices at www.tipsycanvas.com.

COMEDY: Javi Luna’s Comedy Open Mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays at Chuckles Comedy Club, 617 Mesquite St. Cost: Free. Information: 361-434-4290.

MILITARY: The Counseling and Training Clinic at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is facilitating free and confidential support for the military, including active duty, reserves, guard and veterans. The group is designed to help participants who suffer from the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, sexual assault and traumatic experiences. The group meets Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. in room 2014 of the Natural Resource Center. Information: 361-825-3995.

FAMILY: The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center’s Parrot Talk will be open to guests at 1:30 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, in the Tropical Garden, behind the Bromeliad House, 8545 S. Staples St. Cost: Free with admission. Information: 361-852-2100, www.stxbot.org.

FARMERS MARKET: The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers Market is 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Art Center, 100 N. Shoreline Blvd. Cost: Free. Information: Growlocalstx.com.

DANCE: The Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department is offering a street dance class for youth and adults from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Oso Recreation Center, 1111 Bernice Drive. Space is limited. Cost: $30 per month. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com or 361-826-7529.

FOOD: Food Truck Fridays will bring food to your fingertips the last Friday of the month at North Bayfront Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center, 1590 N. Shoreline Blvd.

PAINTING: Vintage Easel Spirits & Art, 5830 McArdle Road, hosts adult and private painting classes. View schedule and prices at www.blingboutique.angelfire.com.

ART: The Port Aransas Art Center will host its Drop In & Draw Class by Pat Donohue from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 323 N. Alister St. Learn to draw or improve your skills. Cost:$20, nonmembers; $18, members. Information: 361-749-7334.

ART: The Port Aransas Art Center will host its Soft Pastels Class by Laura Griffith from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays at 323 N. Alister St. Cost:$20, nonmembers; $18, members. Information: 361-749-7334.

ART: The Port Aransas Art Center will host beginning and intermediate watercolor classes taught by Kay Barnebey and Nancy Buskey from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays at 323 N. Alister St. Learn to paint or advance painting skills. Cost:$25. Information: 361-749-7334.

TAPAS: Rialto Theater will host Tapas Tuesdays from 5 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday at 327 S. Commercial St., Aransas Pass. Cost: free to attend. Information: 361-758-0383.

DANCE: The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer ballet, tap and tumbling classes for children 18 months to age 6 at the Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. The classes will be from 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Monday classes are for ages 18 months to 2 years old, Wednesday classes are for children 2-4 years old, and Thursday classes are for children 4-6 years old. Cost: $45 per month plus registration fee. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com, 361-826-7529.

SEWING: The South Texas SEW-ciety meets the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at First Presbyterian Church, fellowship hall, 430 South Carancahua St. Cost: $3, guests. Information: www.stsewciety.com.

CARDIO CIRCUIT: Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will offer a cardio circuit class for adults from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Oso Recreation Center, 1111 Bernice Drive. This class will target different areas of the body each session in a high-impact workout that combines cardio and strength training. Registration is ongoing. Cost: $25/month or $5 per class. Information: www.ccparkandrec.com.

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