TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 11:00 AM
PTAC Lunch and Learn: ESC Goodbuy Program
Del Mar College Small Business Development Center - SBDC – Your business’ success requires thinking outside of the box. New business is everywhere in the Coastal Bend; you just need to know where to find it! What could happen if over 271 doors were opened instantaneously? Would it not be nice to have warm prospects who want what you have to offer like charter and religious-based schools, school districts, non-profit organizations, day care centers, colleges and universities, and city and county governmental entities? Find out how a purchasing cooperative is a great option to getting experience to qualify for state and federal contracts. This is a no cost luncheon event sponsored by SCORE. RSVP is required for each attendee by January 12th 5pm. No cost Room 106
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 12:00 PM
Curiosity Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Corpus Christi aka U2C3 – Curiosity Group Wednesday, Jan 17. Curiosity Group meets in the RE room, noon. The "presenter" is Agnes Maier and her topic is "Palestine". Everyone is welcome!
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 4:00 PM
Small Business Orientation
Del Mar College Small Business Development Center - SBDC – This seminar will provide prospective new business owners the information they need to start a successful business. Topics will include: The services provided by the Small Business Development Center, Starting a Small Business, Small Business Loans & Financing Requirements, Business Plan, Licensing/Permit Information, Resources, Questions & Answers. No Cost
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:00 PM
Downtown Farmers' Market 1/17
Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market – Join GROW Local South Texas Wednesday at the Art Center of Corpus Christi from 5:00-8:00 PM (100 N. Shoreline). In 2018, the Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market is THE place for local produce, meat, added value foods and healthy handmade products. As a producers market, everything you find here is made or grown within 200 miles. Stop by and support the local food movement! What's at the Market Today? Be sure to subscribe to our e-newsletter for a list sent directly to your email: http://eepurl.com/L3ubP. Winter is a time of plenty for fresh produce in Coastal South Texas, the Downtown Farmers' Market will have a beautiful variety of roots and greens for your family. Shop local. Buy local. Support YOUR community this holiday season! Music: Red Amos Food Truck: Gino's Burgers Community Activity: Food Demo with Chefs of the Coastal Bend ACF TCA Family Art Time at the Art Center of Corpus Christi Yoga with Youga Yoga What's at the Market today? Subscribe to our e-newsletter for a list sent directly to you email! http://eepurl.com/L3ubP
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 24 @ 5:00 PM
Knitting 101: Scarf w/ Lori Edwards (2 Sessions)
Art Center of Corpus Christi – Knitting 101: Scarf 2 Sessions January 17 & 24 Time: 5:00pm - 7pm Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $40.00 Learn the basics of knitting while you make a scarf. The first class will cover the cast on method, how to knit and purl to create a flat knit stitch and garter stitch. During the second class we will continue working on those two stitches to create patterns. Note: there will be homework between classes Supplies Needed: Yarn - Michaels Caron Cakes or at Walmart Bernat Popthese are nice color block yarns that knit up quickly. Size 8 knitting needles Small Scissors Darning Needle
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
SBDC StartSmart™
Del Mar College Small Business Development Center - SBDC – Creating your map to business success? We can help! Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach. In just 8 three-hour sessions, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to: • Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward. • Acquire a working knowledge of business fundamentals. • Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes. SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire: • An actionable business plan. • Access to financial and business resources. • A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals. SBDC StartSmart™ covers these important topics in eight high-energy, interactive modules: January 17 - Foundations for a Successful Business January 24 - Marketing Analysis & Research January 31 - Capturing the Market February 7 - Efficient Operations February 14 - Financial Foundations February 21 - Financial Plan February 28 - Bringing It All Together March 7 - Implementing and Presenting the Plan Corporate support provided by: Citgo Petroleum Corporation, Frost Bank & Commissioner Marez Room 141 Cost: $125 (Includes all 8 modules, food and workbooks) Registration & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018; 5:00pm (Registration is not complete until payment is made.) Seminar fee assistance is available for qualifying businesses. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given if requested 24 hours prior to the start of the seminar/workshop. If there is a special circumstance and you are not eligible for a full refund, please call Monica Benavides at (361) 698-1021 to discuss other options. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Happy Hour Wed. January 17th
Northshore Country Club – Please come join us for Happy Hour on Wed. January 17th from 6:00-8:00. We will have live entertainment by Janelle Shetters.
 
TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
ONE FLESH TOUR | Jake + Nicci Hamilton
Rock City Church – We are beyond excited to announce that Jake and Nicci Hamilton are hosting the One Flesh Tour on Wednesday night, January 17th! As Jake and Nicci minister, we are believing God will break in to marriages and families to heal, restore and strengthen! Jake is a worship leader out of Jesus Culture. Together with Nicci, they have powerful voices and a strong message of hope - that “healthy marriages build strong churches and strong churches transform culture.” Join us for this Free Event!
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 2:00 PM
Hands On Email Marketing
Del Mar College Small Business Development Center - SBDC – New to Email Marketing? Want to learn how to use Constant Contact? We'll show you! We will present a live, guided demonstration on the tools and features inside Constant Contact’s email marketing system. In this time-efficient, highly practical session, you will learn the basics so you can get going with your own email marketing. Class will be held in a computer lab; limited seating. No cost Room 123
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 2:00 PM
Open Digital Studio Hours
Art Museum of South Texas – For adults and children ages 10 years and up. Cost: members $10/nonmembers $20 Register and pre-pay online at www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org or by phone at 361-825-3504
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 5:00 PM
Press Conference to Announce 2018 Y Women in Careers
YWCA Corpus Christi – Come join us in the Lobby of the YWCA for the first reveal of the 2018 Y Women in Career nominees! The press conference will last about 30 minutes.
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 5:30 PM
Desktop QuickBooks Accountant 2017: Set-Up & Getting Started
Del Mar College Small Business Development Center - SBDC – QuickBooks Premier - the #1 rated small business accounting software - QuickBooks helps you save time so you can focus on running your business. By learning to navigate QuickBooks, it can make bookkeeping easier. This class provided the basic knowledge to set-up and navigate through the desktop QuickBooks Premier software. Lesson Objectives • Understand how QuickBooks works • Navigating through QuickBooks • Terminology used by QuickBooks • Information required before using QuickBooks • Fundamentals of creating a new QuickBooks company file • Customizing QuickBooks This is a hands-on course in a computer lab. *Please Note: This workshop only covers QuickBooks Accountant 2017 software usage. It is not intended for learning basic business finance. The material covered is not applicable to QuickBooks Essentials Online. Instructor: Sue McCown Cost: $45 Registration & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, January 17, 2018; 3:00pm (Registration is not complete until payment is made.) Seminar fee assistance is available for qualifying businesses. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given if requested 24 hours prior to the start of the seminar/workshop. If there is a special circumstance and you are not eligible for a full refund, please call Monica Benavides at (361) 698-1021 to discuss other options. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 5:30 PM
SPK Fall Family Campus Learning Night
South Park Middle School – Rescheduled from 12/7/2017 due to inclement weather
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 6:00 PM
2018 Goodwill Dinner
Goodwill Industries of South Texas – You're invited to celebrate & honor the individuals who contribute to the overall success of Goodwill Industries of South Texas at the 69th Annual Meeting & Recognition Dinner with special guest Tyler Murphy Cash Bar 6 p.m. | Dinner 6:30 p.m.| Program to Follow Paid Parking and Off-Site Parking Available Business Attire
 
TOMORROW
    Thursday Jan 18 @ 6:30 PM
4th Annual Murder Mystery
Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers – 13 suspects, seven weapons, and five rooms. YOU solve the mystery! The pleasure of your presence has been requested on the evening of Wednesday, September 20, 2017. There's been a murder and it's up to you to help Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers solve it. Interrogate the suspects and see if your tips lead to the arrest of the true criminal. Reserve your table for your group to tour the five rooms, one of which is the crime scene and interrogate our local judges to decide which one is guilty. If you reserve an individual ticket, be sure to arrive early to choose your table, as you will be working as a team to solve the murder mystery. Pricing: THE LAW - $2,000 One reserved table (8) with signage Program recognition Honorable mention during event Premium seating Twenty (20) drink tickets The full inside scoop with clues to solve the crime THE KILLER - $1,500 One reserved table (8) with signage Program recognition Premium seating Twenty (20) drink tickets A few extra clues to solve the crime THE VICTIM - $750 One reserved table (8) with signage Ten (10) drink tickets INDIVIDUAL TICKET - $75 To reserve your table, email csmurdermystery@gmail.com. Schedule of events: 6:30pm Interrogation 7:00pm Dinner 9:00pm Verdict
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jan 19 - Jan 21 @ 1:00 PM
2nd Annual Bluff's Landing Boat Show 2018
Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center – Come out and see all the latest in Redtail Gear and Optixs
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jan 19 @ 7:00 PM
The Janis Joplin Jamboree
Disc Go Round
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jan 19 @ 7:05 PM
Corpus Christi IceRays
Corpus Christi Visitor Information Center – Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 at 12:00 PM
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Jan 20 @ 8:00 AM
FUNdraiser Workout Benefiting the United Way of the Coastal Bend
Pinnacle Performance and Fitness – Start 2018 off with a WIN-WIN! Contribute to a great organization and contribute to your own health and fitness by joining Pinnacle Performance and Fitness clients and Team January 20th from 8am to 9am for a FUN-draiser Workout. Pinnacle will be raising money and awareness for the United Way of the Coastal Bend. Pinnacle is located 3636 S. Alameda Suite L in Taylor Center. The United Way of the Coast Bend goes beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change that lifts up entire communities around the world. We focus on education, income and health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life. The minimum donation to participate in the 1-hour Workout for a Cause is $10. Participants are more than welcome to donate more. As ALWAYS 100% money raised will go to the United Way of the Coastal Bend. This event is open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. The more people we have the more money we can raise! Let’s pack the gym! This is a family friendly workout! To learn more and get involved with the Coastal Bend of the United Way go to http://www.uwcb.org/. Please help spread the word.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Jan 20 @ 9:00 AM
Know Your Ministry: Fruitful Places
First United Methodist Church, Portland, TX – Come, be blessed, and encouraged as you hear the story of Valley Praise and the Fruitful places that have been grown through the leadership of Rev. Aaron Saenz our guest speaker at the “Know Your Ministry” Fruitful Places event. Also included are breakout sessions on SPRC/PPRC, Finance, Trustees, and Fruitful Places.