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Town of Galveston to Celebrate 37th Annual National Night today. To register to host a block party in your neighborhood, visit galves tontx.gov/national nightout.
Dickinson Police Department to attend National Night today. All neighborhoods within city limits that wish the department to participate are asked to contact Agent Tony Valdez, [email protected] or 281-337-6370.
Galveston County Health District and Coastal Health & Wellness to have COVID-19 booster and vaccination site for the first and second doses of vaccine, as well as the booster shots 9 am to 1 pm today and 2 pm to 6 pm Wednesday and Thursday at 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City; enter entrance B. Appointment required. To register, visit gchd.org/covidvaccine or call 409-938-7221, option 1.
The Salvation Army County Galveston to Accept Enrollment in Its Christmas Angel Assistance Program for the Angel Tree 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Wednesday or 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 601 51st St. in Galveston. No phone application. For more information, call 409-763-1691 or visit Salvationarmygalveston county.org.
Rosenberg Library Children’s Department to Have Baby Talk Program at 9:30 a.m. from Tuesday to November 16 (0-2 years old); and 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 17 (ages 2-5) at 2310 Sealy Ave. in Galveston. For more information, visit rosenberg-library.org.
The silk handbag thrift store will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1124 37th St. in Galveston. Clothing, collectibles, jewelry, bedding and kitchen items will be available. If not fully vaccinated, mask required. Call 409-765-5138.
Mae S. Bruce Library will have its story hour for ages 6 and under at 11 am Tuesday through October 26 at 13302 Sixth St. in Santa Fe. For more information, call 409-925-5540.
Friends of the Rosenberg Library accepts donations of lightly used books noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays or 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the back door in the library aisle at 2310 Sealy Ave. in Galveston. For more information or to schedule a drop-off time, email admin @ friendsoftherosenberg library.org.
Galveston Island Rotary Club will meet Tuesdays at noon at the San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. For more information, call 409-770-9503.
Texas City Rotary Club will meet at noon on Tuesdays in the Captain’s Room at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N. in Texas City. For more information, email [email protected] or call 281-923-5197.
The Animated and Manga Adult Club for those 18 and over at the Rosenberg Library will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today via Discord. For more information about the meeting, send an email to [email protected]
Helen Hall Library will have its Teen Writers Workshop event for ages 12-18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at 100 W. Walker St. in League City. Must register. To register, visit helenhall.libguides.com/teenservices/programs or call 281-554-1102.
Foreign Wars Veterans Post # 880 will have its burger night 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. On site or to take away. To place your order, call 409-763-9866.
The National Alliance for Mental Health Gulf Coast Chapter will today offer its family support group and individual support group to people affected by mental illness. Individual groups meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and family groups meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration required. To register, visit namigulfcoast.org or call 281-585-3100.
The Kempner Park Neighborhood Association to host its National Night Out event at 6 p.m. today at the Central Christian Church, 2702 O1 / 2 Ave. in Galveston. Take your favorite food to share for a potluck. For more information, call Thayer Evans, 409-739-5258.
Rosenberg Library Adult Department to Have Dungeons and Dragons Event for those 18 and over from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Randall Library Room at 2310 Sealy Ave. in Galveston. To register, email Ashley Welborn, [email protected]
There will be a free online dance class 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Sander’s Community Center, 501 Fourth Ave. N. in Texas City. For more information, call Clevetta Young, 713-494-4927.
St. George’s Episcopal Church to offer GriefShare course 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through November 30 temporarily at 2400 21st St. N. in Texas City. The course aims to help and offer encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. To register, dial 409-392-1101.
Friendswood Public Library Community Chess Nights will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at 416 S. Friendswood Drive in Friendswood. Take your own board. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 281-482-7135.
The Kiwanis Club of Galveston will meet at 7:30 am Wednesdays at the Foreign Wars Veterans Room at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. For more information, call Don Nurdin, 281-235-2094.
The Bay Area Networking Group La Marque chapter will meet at 7:30 am on Wednesdays (excluding holidays) at the International House of Pancakes, 6406 Interstate 45 at La Marque. Membership is free. For more information, call Kandi Harris, 713-205-4045.
Seedlings Galveston’s Harvest Morning Farmers Market will be open 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (or while supplies last) Wednesdays at 3318 Ave. N. in Galveston. All fruits and vegetables are grown on the island. For more information, text Debbie Berger, 281-794-9899, or email [email protected]
The Texas City Chapter on Taking Off Books Wisely will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday at West Haven Church of Christ, 1515 29th St. in Texas City. For more information, call 281-388-0167 or 409-599-5234.
Midday Optimists of Galveston meet every Wednesday at noon at Fish Tales, 2501 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. Call Carol Hodges, 409-740-3907, or visit the club’s Facebook page at the Galveston Midday Optimist Club.
The American National Insurance Co. Articulators Toastmasters Club will meet Wednesdays at noon via Webex. Anyone looking to improve their online meeting skills is welcome. For more information, send an email to Lauri Dibrell, [email protected]
The Rotary Club of Galveston will meet at noon on Wednesdays upstairs at Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 22 and Harborside Drive in Galveston. For more information contact Ulli Budelmann, budelmann5910 @ com cast.net or 409-939-1224.
The Kiwanis Club The Brand will meet at noon on Wednesday at the Benito International Restaurant, 1309 First St. in La Marque. For more information, call 409-795-0165.
League City to feature ballroom dancing 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway in League City. Free with the city activity card. Optional masks; no partner needed. For more information, contact Bill or Neva Schroder, 417-838-2204 or [email protected], or the park office, 281-554-1180.
The Galveston Hysterical Society will offer a day of dancing 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Foreign Wars Veterans Station # 880, 1014 24th St. in Galveston. Live country music will be performed by The Bolivar Baybillies. Admission is $ 10 per person. For more information, call Karla Schultz at 409-333-2939 or 615-600-9289.
Friendswood High School to host ALS Association fundraiser at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Henry Winston Stadium, 702 Greenbriar in Friendswood. Various student organizations will participate in an ice bucket challenge to help raise funds and raise awareness. For more information, call 281-482-1267, ext. 6613.
There will be a vaccination clinic available 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Seibel Wing of Galveston College, 4015 Ave. Q to Galveston. Vaccines for influenza, TDAP, Shingrix, meningococcal meningitis and COVID-19 will be available. Must register. To register, email Joyce Landry, [email protected]
Galveston County Court Appointed Special Advocates To Have Virtual Briefing at 11 am Thursday. The group calls on male teachers and caring adults to become advocates. To register, send an email to [email protected] For more information, visit casagalveston.org.
Galveston County Animal Resource Center to provide low-cost vaccines, microchips and pet registration 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and noon to 3 p.m. Friday at 3412 25th Ave. N. in Texas City. Must make an appointment. For more information, visit gchd.org/ARC or call 409-948-2485.
County Galveston Master Gardeners to Present ‘Fall Favorite Vegetables’ from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Discovery Garden at Carbide Park, 4102 Main Street in La Marque. Master gardener Gene Speller will teach the class. Must pre-register. To register, visit galveston.agrilife.org/horticulture/mgseminars.
The Galveston Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Stewart Beach Pavilion, 201 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. Registration begins at 8 a.m. To register, contact Stephanie Fitzgerald, [email protected] or 713-314-1336, or visit alz.org/walk.
Bay Area Pet Adoptions will have their Barktoberfest event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Jackie’s Brickhouse, 1053 Marina Bay Drive in Kemah. Free entry. For more information, visit bayareapetadoptions.org/barktoberfest.
Court of Catholic Daughters of the Americas n ° 228 Star of the Sea will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1912 Winnie Street in Galveston. For more information, call Regent Cynthia Schaaf, 409-766-0430.
The 37th edition of the Galveston Island Greek Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on October 10 at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 1824 Ball Street in Galveston. Free entry; however, a donation of $ 4 is requested per person. For more information, visit galvestongreek festival.com.
Oktoberfest by the bay will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Memorial First Church, 2029 29th St. N. in Texas City. There will be live music, drinks, food, craft vendors, silent auction, and children’s games. For more information, visit mem1.org or call 409-945-4052.
Clean Galveston to host its 29th Annual Walk-A-Bout ‘A Treasure Hunt in the Town Center / Strand District of Galveston Island’ 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Galveston. Participants will meet at the Sound Bar, 2411 Mechanic St. in Galveston. A donation of $ 50 per walker is requested. For tickets and information, visit cleangalveston.org/events.html.
The Galveston Elks Lodge will have its Red, White and Blue Stampede fundraiser 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at 1518 23rd St. in Galveston. Benefit tickets cost $ 100 each, which includes a seafood dinner, an orchestra, and four chances to win cash prizes in a raffle. Additional tickets cost $ 15 each. For more information, call 409-682-2521.
Central Christian Church to Have Second Annual Animal Blessing 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at 2702 avenue O1 / 2 in Galveston. Animals must be kept on a leash or in a transport cage. Boy Scout Pack No. 124 will attend the festivities. Donations of pet food, blankets and towels are also requested. For more information, call Carol Freeman, 409-771-5644.