Ball High School’s David Trevino lays down a sacrifice bunt during the second inning Wednesday against Manvel in Galveston.


The Doolin Maritime Pathways Committee of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7:30 a.m. today at the chamber, 2228 Mechanic St., Suite 101, in Galveston. Visitors are welcome. For information, contact Gina Spagnola, or 409-763-5326.

The Santa Fe Morning Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 8:30 a.m. Fridays at the Santa Fe Fire and Rescue Station, 13112 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Call 409-925-6934.

AARP Chapter No. 199 will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Bay Area Community Center, 5002 NASA Parkway, in Seabrook. Leo Waltz will give an overview of the Citizen Police Academy program. The Over the Hill Gang will perform. Contact Liz Shepperd, or 281-486-7770.

The American Legion Post No. 554 Auxiliary will host a loaded baked potato dinner at 5:30 p.m. until all sold out today at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. A minimum $8 donation (for chopped beef) or $6 (no meat) is asked. To order or for information, call 281-332-8733.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have Steak Date Night from 5:30 p.m. until all sold out Fridays at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. Dine-in or carryout will be available. No phone orders. For information, call 409-763-9866.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5400 will have its Hamburger Night from 5:30 p.m. until all sold out Fridays at 11230 state Highway 6 in Santa Fe. The cost is $7. Dine-in or carryout will be available. No phone orders. For information, call 409-925-2525 or 281-323-2993.

The Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 will have a variety of music featuring DJ Gino from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. All are welcome. For information, call 409-925-8975.


The West Galveston Island Property Owners Association will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Galveston Country Club, 14228 Stewart Road, in Galveston. Cheryl Johnson, Galveston County Tax Assessor/Collector, will be the guest speaker. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. For information, contact Jerry Mohn, or 409-737-5768.

Rise Against Hunger is seeking volunteers to help with meal packaging to distribute internationally at varying shifts Saturday and Sunday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, in Houston. To sign up, visit or call 832-239-5357.

The Dickinson-Bay Area Unit of the NAACP will present a free legal clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 2311 24th St. in Dickinson. Information on wills, trusts, estate planning and probate will be discussed. For information, call Kimberley Yancy, 713-320-2899.

The Children’s Center Outreach and Assistance program will offer a special enrollment period into the Health Insurance Marketplace of the Affordable Care Act from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 4700 Broadway, Suite E100A, in Galveston. For information, call 409-771-1971 or 409-771-9518.

Bayou Animal Services will have its inaugural Feline Frenzy Adoption event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Webster Civic Center, 311 Pennsylvania Ave., in Webster. For information, call Melvin Trover, 281-337-3117.

The East End Historical District Association will host a Q&A with Catherine Gorman, Galveston historic preservation officer, at 10 a.m. Saturday at 1501 Postoffice St. in Galveston. All interested parties are invited. For information, call 254-723-6307.

The Galveston County Animal Resource enter and Pet Vaccination Services will offer low-cost pet vaccinations and registration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3412 25th Ave. N., in Texas City. For information, visit or call 713-738-3131 or 210-377-2222.

Yay 4 Life will have a crawfish boil fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Walter Hall Park, 807 state Highway 3 N., in League City. Admission is free. No outside drinks will be permitted. Food concessions will range in price from $5 to $10 and alcohol will be sold for $4. For information, visit

College of the Mainland will present its Free Family Fitness Day event for kids of all ages at noon Saturday at the College of the Mainland fields, across from its campus, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City. Kids will get to participate in a jump rope challenge, Frisbee, run mini-relays, meet a personal trainer, explore healthy snacks and more.For information, email or call 409-933-8134.

La Marque Public Library and Jack & Jill of Clear Lake/Bay Area will present the Rock & Read literacy program event from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. The free event will feature games, crafts, live performances, a bounce house and hot dogs. For information, call 409-938-9270.

The Central High School Class of 1965 will meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St., in Galveston. For information, call Robert Simpson, 409-750-2783.

The Sarah Emma Seelye Auxiliary No. 1 of Texas will have its 10th annual President’s Tea and Civil War Presentations program from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 4100 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; student tickets are $10. For information or to RSVP, call 281-414-2077 or 832-264-4698.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5400 will have a dance from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays at 11320 state Highway 6 in Santa Fe. Silver Wings will perform. The cost is $10 per person. For information, call 409-925-2525.

The Galveston Relay For Life team is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win an all-day tattoo session worth $1,000 with Chauncey Kochel at Aasylum Tattoo, 6604 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Tickets are $10 each or three for $25. The drawing will be April 29. For tickets, all Jennie Latham, 409-370-9736 or Karen Nugent, 409-457-6645.

Registration is ongoing for the Clear Creek Swim League (for ages 6-18) through April 30. To sign up, visit

Young ladies ages 17-22 in Galveston County are encouraged to sign up for the 25th annual Ms. Juneteenth Scholarship Award, sponsored by the Junteenth Development group. May 15 is the deadline to sign up. The gala (tickets are $15) will be at 7 p.m. June 4 at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M, in Galveston. For registration information, call Dorothy Brown, 409-762-0063, or Wyzell Lewis, 409-256-3208.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Auxiliary will present its annual BBQ Cook-off from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 2 and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 3. If you or your team would like to participate, email underwoodhome@verizon.ent or call 832-738-6950. Entry forms also can be picked up at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson.

Island East-End Theatre Co. is accepting enrollment for its Students on Stage summer session, which will be June 6 through June 23 (incoming first through fifth grade) and June 12 through June 30 (incoming sixth through 12th grade) at 2317 Mechanic St. in Galveston. For information and fees, visit or call 409-762-3556.

The University of Texas Medical Branch and the Shiloh A.M.E. Church Layman Organization are partnering to provide free screening mammograms for uninsured women ages 40-64 in Galveston County. The screenings will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 at Shiloh A.M.E. Church, 1310 Martin Luther King Blvd., in Galveston. Participants must preregister to make sure they meet eligibility criteria; and they do not have to be members of the church where the screenings will take place. Participants can RSVP (must sign up by today) by calling Shirleen R. Owens, 409-370-1117.

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