Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston

The Rev. Jude Ezuma offers a blessing Tuesday at a groundbreaking event for the Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County’s new facility in Galveston.

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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.

The community is asked to donate gently used formal dresses for those affected by Hurricane Harvey from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday at Iron Keel Strength, 20810 Interstate 45, Suite M, in Webster; and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Duo Winery, 2150 FM 1266, in Dickinson. For information, call Codi Lucenti, 281-908-6464.

The Serra Club of Galveston will meet at 11:45 a.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call Linda Cassano, 281-337-5441.

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.

Author Stephen Sloan will be signing copies of his book “Tattooed on My Soul,” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Galveston Bookshop, 317 23rd St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-750-8200.

The Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 will have its dance night featuring a variety of music by DJR from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Fridays at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. All veterans and the public are welcome. For information, call 409-945-8975.

UPCOMING

The Bay Area-Galveston Walk to End Alzheimer’s walk will be Saturday beginning at Stewart Beach Pavilion in Galveston. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. To register, visit www.alz.org/walk or call 800-272-3900.

The 16th annual Lion Ralph Thompson’s Memorial Kid’s Fishing Derby will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Bayou Park in La Marque (Exit No. 10 off Interstate 45 S.). Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Free for children ages 4-14. To RSVP, email lionsclubtc@yahoo.com. For information, call David Shinn, 409-789-1038.

The Galveston County Master Gardeners will have its annual Fall Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Galveston County Fairgrounds at Jack Brooks Park, state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. A pre-sale presentation will be from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. For information, email galvcountymgs@gmail.com or call 281-534-3413, Ext. 1.

Associated Credit Union of Texas will have its Pumpkins & Paws event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 351 FM 270 S. in League City. Admission is free. For information, contact Cathie Woitena, cwoitena@acutx.org or 281-476-3520.

There will be an art workshop on painting watercolors on Yupo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Galveston Art League Gallery, 611 Sixth St. N., in Texas City. The cost is $60. For information, email gallery2117@gmail.com.

The Philanthropic Educational Organization will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at a location TBA. For information and location, call Carolyn Cox, 409-740-0838. Visit www.peointernational.org.

Space Center Rotary Club will have its 44th annual Shrimporee and Auction from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Clear Lake Park’s Landolt Pavilion, 5001 E. NASA Parkway, in Seabrook. Admission is free. Tickets for the shrimp and/or barbecue/brisket plate are $20 each. For information, call Mary Cherry, 281-486-0226.

The Special Folks Dance Party will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Golden Rule Services Building, 720 34th St. N., in Texas City. Admission is free. For information, call Jay Hill, 409-938-3414.

The Galveston County Ranchers’ Association will present its 39th annual Scholarship Dance from 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 12:30 a.m. Sunday at Ed Picket Memorial Hall at Jack Brooks Park, state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call 409-692-6676 or 409-682-5423.

The Bay Area Museum and Houston Symphony League Bay Area will present “Music at the Museum” from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at 5000 NASA Road 1 in Seabrook. The event will feature Marshal Sterling and Dan Strba. Admission is $30 per person. Must RSVP by Oct. 20. To RSVP, email Carole Murphy, carolemurphy@live.com.

Registration is ongoing for the annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser, sponsored by the Resource & Crisis Center at www.walkamileinhershoes.org. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in front of the Pleasure Pier, 25th Street and Seawall Boulevard, in Galveston. For information, call 409-443-0501.

The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministry of Galveston will be accepting nonperishable foods through Oct. 31. For information on where to drop off or for pickup information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson III, 409-497-2138.

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