A NASA astronaut leaps into a life raft from a mock-up of the Orion capsule during a training exercise on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston.


Bingo games will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Thelma Webber Senior Center, 14304 Beriton St., in Santa Fe. Prizes will be awarded. For information, call 409-925-7653.

The free SASSE (stay active, stay strong, exercise) class meets from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. Call 281-827-6463.

The Hunger Solution Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Temple of Deliverance Worship Center, 1400 Sylvia St., in La Marque. The public is invited to enjoy a free dinner (no carryout). Donations also will be accepted. Call 409-256-1329.

Then and Now Resale and Bethesda Lutheran Communities is accepting gently used clothes, household goods, books, jewelry, antiques and collectibles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 3330 FM 528 in Friendswood. The group helps to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Call 281-482-2565.

Free Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 50 and older will be at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Beginners are welcome. Call Ashley Shriver, 409-744-4526, or Mary Castiglioni, 409-744-0010.

The La Marque Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Mondays except for the first Monday of the month at Benito’s International Restaurant, 1309 First St., in La Marque. Call 409-938-9258.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Auxiliary will have Hamburger Basket Night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. A donation of $5 is asked. Carryout is available. Call 281-337-4952.

The Mainland Jaguars Track Team will have its practices and ongoing registration from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through July 27 at Clear Falls High School, 4380 Village Way, in League City. For students ages 6-18. For information, visit www.mainlandjaguars.com or call Cheryl Benefield, 713-240-2411.

Amp’D Up Fit Camp, a free outdoor exercise boot camp, will be available at 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Shields Park, 3300 Church St., in Galveston. For information, contact Audrey Salinas, audrey.salinas@gmail.com or 409-539-8489.

Bolivar Peninsula’s AARP chapter will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Joe Faggard Center, 1750 state Highway 87, in Crystal Beach. Attendees are asked to take a covered dish to share. New members welcome. Call Donna Sims, 713-206-4585.

The Santa Fe chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall of Arcadia Christian Church, 14201 Beriton St., in Santa Fe. Call Judy Cochran, 409-925-4349, or Linda Reiter, 409-925-4555.

The Harmony Masonic Lodge No. 6 A.F. & A.M. will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Scottish Rite Temple, 2128 Church St., in Galveston. Visiting brethren are invited to attend. Call Jeff Modzelewski, 409-739-3879, or email harmony no6@hotmail.com.

The singles group New Directions will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Webster Presbyterian Church, 201 W. NASA Parkway, in Webster. The group is for ages 60 and older. There will be a potluck dinner and may include guest speakers and/or group activities. Call 832-715-9658.

The Santa Fe Lion’s Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 13136 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Visitors and guests are welcome. Call 409-925-2615 or 409-502-0042.

The Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 will have its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. All veterans are welcome to join the group for fun and fellowship. Call 409-945-8975.

The John B. Hood Camp No. 50 Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. today at the American Legion Hall, 1503 23rd St., in Galveston. Visitors are welcome. For information, call John M. Hamlin, 832-385-2385.

The West Isle Al-Anon group will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Call 409-744-4526.

Coaster Dance Classes will be offering free dance classes at 7 p.m. Mondays at Diamond Jim’s Country Saloon, 3317 25th Ave. N., in Texas City. Call 281-910-0096.

The Galveston Island Celebrate Recovery Christ-based 12-step group is available from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at The Vineyard Church, 4720 Ave. O1/2, in Galveston. The recovery program is available to those working through hurts, habits and hang-ups. Visit www.crgalveston.org.

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