Lifelong Learning

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Registration for Lifelong Learning

New Students

Must register in person at either:

  • Lifelong Learning located at 14057 Delaney, Gulfway Plaza (credit card payment only)
  • Continuing Education office on Main Campus, Technical-Vocational Bldg Rm 1475

If over age 50, show proof of age (Driver’s License, etc.) to qualify for discounted fee

Returning Students

May register in the following ways:

  • In person at Lifelong Learning located at 14057 Delaney, Gulfway Plaza (credit card payment only)
  • In person at Continuing Education office on Main Campus, Technical-Vocational Bldg Rm 1475
  • By phone at 409-933-8586
  • Online using WebAdvisor (for step-by-step instructions on how to register online, please click here)

New! Spring Personal Enrichment Workshops

Download the Spring Personal Enrichment Workshops flyer

Framing for Art Shows Workshop – 10 hours

This two-part workshop is designed to teach students how to frame artwork for successful acceptance by art shows. The first night will include an introduction, rules, and techniques. Students will bring their artwork for evaluation and then leave this session with a list of materials and supplies needed to frame it (estimated supply cost $30). Second day students will bring their supplies and frame their art.

Instruction includes techniques for mounting and matting artwork, including photographs, watercolors, pastels, acrylics, and oil paintings on a variety of materials, as well as framing and hanging artwork. Whether you are entering a piece in a local art show or just want to learn how to frame it to hang in your home, this workshop can help!

  • Tuesday, 2/25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 2/29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Non-Traditional Mosaics Workshop – 8 hours

This workshop will focus on mastering the skills for non-traditional mosaics, which include bead mosaics, seashell mosaics, crash glass mosaics and paper mosaics

Registration ends 3/13/2020

Saturday 3/28 and 4/4
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

$199 (supplies included)

Social Media Bootcamp for Small Businesses or Entrepreneurs – 6 hours

Go in-depth into the largest social media platforms and how to use the power of each platform to market your business to grow a strong following. This workshop will focus on creating connections with your customers, developing a loyal following and becoming the go-to expert in your field/industry. We will create your company or brand pages on each platform and help each develop an action plan of what, when and how to post on each platform. This is not a class about creating ads, however, it will be discussed briefly.

Thursday 3/26, 4/2 and 4/9
6-8 p.m.


Six-Layered Fused Glass Workshop – 24 hours

In this three-day workshop students will create 3/4 inch thick glass with 3D-like dimension and color. Students will learn how to apply glass enamel paint to separate glass layers and fuse these layers together. Image selection, layout, use of enamels, fusing schedules, bubble control, and finishing techniques will all be discussed. Students do not need painting experience; it is helpful but not required. Tools supplied. Students will create two thick glass designs during the workshop.

Registration ends 4/10/2020

Saturday 4/18, 4/25 and 5/2
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

$495 (supplies included)

All workshops are held at the College of the Mainland Lifelong Learning Center at Gulfway Plaza

Adventure. Explore. Learn

Lifelong Learning’s local trips and extended travel opportunities are a superb way to get to know other community members through educational and fun activities. Most local trips fill up fast, so sign up as soon as registration begins. Trips are available to adults ages 18+.

2020 Spring Day/Evening Trips

Click here for upcoming day trip activities

Trip Location Date
Birdwatching Brazoria Refuge 01/21
The Green Book Ensemble Theatre 02/06
Genealogy Clayton Library 02/11
Sleeping Beauty Houston Ballet 02/27
An American in Paris The Grand 02/29
Genealogy Montgomery County 03/17
Autumn Ensemble Theatre 03/20
A Day at Buffalo Bayou Buffalo Bayou 04/01
Birdwatching Galveston 04/07
Genealogy George Mem Library 04/14
Pure Country Hobby Center 04/14
Aretha Houston Symphony 04/17
Bluebonnet Festival Lavender Farm 04/18
Dead Man's Cell Alley Theatre 04/21
Historical San Antonio ($299/$359 per person) San Antonio 04/21-23
Genealogy Clayton Library 04/28
The Temptations The Grand 05/01
Galveston Historical Homes Tour Galveston 05/09

Upcoming 2020 Extended Travel

For more information on day and extended trips, please call 409-933-8912.

Upcoming Spring 2020 Semester

Mark your calendar for these important dates:

Dec. 2 Spring Registration Begins
Jan. 27 Classes Begin


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Email Distribution List

To join the Lifelong Learning email distribution list to receive announcements about events and reminders about registration, please call us at 409-933-8461.

Spring 2020

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