Rinayha Allen, 9, dances Saturday during the Bayou Fest at Highland Bayou Park in La Marque.

Kim Christensen/for The Daily News

The Kiwanis Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Meridian Retirement Community, 2228 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Visit www.galvestonkiwanis.com.

The Code Blue Conference “Breaking the Code of Silence” inaugural Medical Malpractice Conference will be through today at the Hotel Galvez Resort & Spa, 2024 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, visit www.codeblueconference.com or call 832-488-5765.

Carmelites, which is a nondenominational group of members ages 50 and older, will meet at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, in Houston. Attendees are encouraged to take books and jigsaw puzzles for exchange. Call 281-326-4000 or 281-334-6291.

The Texas City Chapter of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Westhaven Church of Christ, 1515 29th St., in Texas City. Call Clara Scott, 409-948-2969.

The Victory over Violence traveling exhibit will be presented from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday at Texas A&M University at Galveston, Seawolf Parkway, in Galveston. Admission is free. For information, visit www.vov.com.

The Galveston Baptist Association’s Valley Mission Work Day event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 1221 Cedar Drive in La Marque. Volunteers are needed to help stuff stockings and take your favorite salad to share. For information, call 409-938-8942.

The Line Dance Group meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. No previous experience is needed. Classes are free. Call 409-771-1105.

The Galveston Republican Women will have a luncheon at 11:15 a.m. today at Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant, 628 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Dr. Robin Armstrong, state national committeeman, will be the guest speaker. Must RSVP. To RSVP, contact Fran Card, pelicanway88@att.net or 409-632-0400.

The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will have its annual State of Education business luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Tickets are $25 at the door. For information, email darcie@texascity chamber.com.

The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event will begin with an awareness activity at noon today in the Student Center Flag Room at Texas A&M University at Galveston; and the walking event will begin at 6 p.m. today on 25th Street and Seawall Boulevard (meet in front of Pleasure Pier). Shoes will be provided. Take a cash donation or paper product for a free T-shirt and goodie bag. Proceeds will go to the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. For information, visit www.walkamileinhershoes.org.

The Dickinson Rotary Club will meet at noon Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. Contact Tom Cassano, tacsrtx1946@hotmail.com or 281-989-3279.

The Galveston Rotary Club will meet at noon Wednesdays at Fisherman’s Wharf, 2200 Harborside Drive, in Galveston. Call Harold Fattig, 409-938-8995.

The Galveston Noon Optimists meet at noon Wednesdays at Fish Tales, 2501 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call Carol Hodges, 409-740-3907, or visit the club’s Facebook page at Optimist Club of Galveston Noon.

Blessings-n-Bargains Resale Shop will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 505 and 507 Sixth St. N. in Texas City. Household items, clothing, small appliances, and more are available. Call 409-771-9511.

The Mainland Retired Teachers Association will meet at 12:30 p.m. today in the Captain’s Room at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Dallas Mullins will be the guest speaker. For details, call 281-486-0748.

The Texas City Ancestry Searchers will meet at 1 p.m. today at Moore Memorial Public Library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Call Ron Schoolcraft, 409-771-2780.

The city of League City offers free ballroom dancing from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Hometown Heroes Park, 2105 S. Dickinson, in League City. All are welcome to participate ($25 activity membership card is required for non-residents; and for residents ages 55 and younger, check with city officials for fee). Lessons will not be provided. No partner is required. Call 417-838-2204.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 will have its Ladies Night Out event at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. Half-priced drinks for unaccompanied ladies, free snacks, music and more will be available. For information, call 281-332-4952.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have its Game Night event from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. Open to public. For information, call 409-763-3866.

The Czech Heritage Society of Galveston County will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Amegy Bank, 13030 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. A program on “Gold Star Mothers” will be presented. There will be refreshments, a raffle and door prizes afterward. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. For information, call Larry Krc, 409-935-5700.

The Bayside Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. to eat and then have its meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at Noah’s Ark in the Lions Den, 4438 Blvd., in Bacliff. Visitors are welcome. Call 281-242-5777 or 281-802-0877.

The Dickinson Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378, 5204 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Weigh-ins will start at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting is free. Call Diana Fee, 832-769-2302, or Brenda Traweek, 713-380-8115.

Cub Scout Troop No. 120 (Webelos) will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 2702 Ave. O1/2, in Galveston. New members are welcome. For information, call 409-762-4884.

Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 131st anniversary and homecoming with a mini revival at 7 p.m. through Thursday (The Revs. Laban Kimble and Jonathan Steele, will be the evangelists respectively); and the anniversary/homecoming will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at 5917 Carver Ave. in Texas City. The Rev. A.T. Jordan Sr. and Evergreen Baptist Church will be the guests. For information, call 409-995-0826 or 409-655-5577.

The Gus Allen III American Legion Post No. 614 will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at 1202 53rd St. in Galveston. All military members are welcome. Call Lillie Parish Little, 409-765-6237.

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