U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Stephen Comeau and his family arrive at their new custom-built, mortgage-free home Tuesday in Santa Fe from Operation Finally Home.


The Galveston Independent School District and Head Start will have registration for its prekindergarten program from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 27, May 2, May 4 and May 18 at the San Jacinto Early Childhood Center, 1110 21st St., in Galveston. For information, contact marypatrick@gisd.org or 409-766-5177.

The nonprofit Sunshine Resale Shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays at 6915 Second St. in Hitchcock. Clothes, furniture, collectibles, costume jewelry, kitchen ware, books, small appliances and linens will be available for purchase. Every first Friday is half price sale day on selected items. Call 409-986-5632.

The Galveston County Master Gardeners will host a Greenhouse-Grown Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at its demonstration garden inside Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. A variety of tomato, pepper and ornamental plants will be available. For information, email gal vcountymgs@gmail.com or call 281-309-5065.

The Mainland Morning Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. today at the Bayou Vista Community Center, 783 “C” Marlin, in Bayou Vista. Visitors are welcome. Visit www.mmqg.org or call 409-925-8757.

The women’s cancer support group will meet from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursdays upstairs at The Mosquito Café, 628 14th St., in Galveston. Participants must enter through the back door of the restaurant. Call 409-744-1011 or 409-762-8187.

The Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. today at the Bay Oaks Country Club, 14545 Bay Oaks Blvd., in Houston. The group is open to newcomers and longtime residents in the area. Call 832-724-2019 or 281-842-9392.

The Seaside Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. today at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 1410 41st St., in Galveston. There will be food, games and line dancing. Contact Michelle Walker, ms.walk.1@hotmail.com or 832-244-1817.

The American Legion Post No. 554 will host a lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays through May 25 at 1650 state Highway 3 in League City. For information, call 281-332-8733.

College of the Mainland will present its third annual Veterans Health Fair from noon to 3 p.m. today in the school’s student center, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City. For information, email comvets@com.edu or call 409-933-8455.

The Rotary Club of League City will meet at noon today at Luna’s Mexican Restaurant, 6555 South Shore Blvd., in League City. Visiting Rotarians are welcome. Contact Amy Killgore, amy.killgore@gmail.com or 832-647-3349.

The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will meet at noon today at Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant, 628 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Brian Maxwell, city manager of Galveston, will be the guest speaker. For information, call Don Nurdin, 281-235-2094.

The Galveston Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Kathy Nixie, The Kite Lady, will be the guest speaker. Call JessieAnn Bradshaw, 409-766-0350.

Texas City Noon Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at the Los Aztecas Bar and Grill, 2525 Palmer Highway, in Texas City. New members are welcome. Call 281-678-8148.

The Rotary Club of the Mainland will meet at noon Thursdays at Kelly’s Restaurant, 4604 Interstate 45, in La Marque. Call Craig Watt, 409-934-8018.

The Galveston Grandmothers Club No. 277 will meet at 12:30 p.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Lunch will be on your own. Call Alice Kenney, 409-986-5717, or Frances Sullivan, 409-744-2270.

Gulf Parkinson’s Source group, Houston Area Parkinson’s Society and the Houston Ballet will offer ballet from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. Call 409-539-8398 or 409-938-8423.

Gulf Parkinson’s Source group will meet at 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. For information, call 409-539-8398.

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays at Menard Park, 2222 28th St., in Galveston. SNAP will be accepted and SNAP Double Dollars will be distributed, and WIC vouchers will be distributed and accepted as well. Email gofarmers market@gmail.com or call 832-819-1561.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Post No. 6378 will serve dinners from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The menu varies. The cost is $8 per person. For information on “What’s Cooking” or takeout orders, call 281-337-4952.

Goforth Elementary School is inviting the community to participate in its “Oh Whata Night” fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Whataburger, 2212 E. Main St., in League City. The restaurant will donate 20 percent of all sales during that timeframe to the school. For information, call Sarah Sutton, 210-476-6547.

The community is invited to the SCI Café where science and communities interact at 5:30 p.m. today at Mod Coffeehouse, 2126 Postoffice St., in Galveston. William J. Calhoun and KarryAnne Belanger will present “Breathing or Wheezing: The Fight for Air When You Have Severe Asthma.” Contact Amber Anthony, alanthon@utmb.edu or 409-772-9136.

The Island Quilters Guild will meet at 6 p.m. today at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 409-744-0713 or 409-771-4952.

The Texas City Independent School District board of trustees will have a special called meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Simpson Education Support Center, 1700 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Visit www.tcisd.org.

Free GED classes will be offered from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Turning Point Church, 4124 Broadway, in Galveston. To sign up, call Brenda Smith, 409-502-9935.

The Texas City Evening Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays at The Reef Seafood House, 1301 31 1/2 St., in Texas City. Call Stephanie Maguire, 409-939-4466.

The Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 Legion Riders will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. Visit www.americanlegionpost89.org or call 281-381-8029.

The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will host a forum concerning the city of Galveston’s May 6th bond election from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the Wortham Auditorium at Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St., in Galveston. Mayor Jim Yarbrough and Brian Maxwell, city manager, and others will be on the panel. For information, visit www.gaingalveston.org.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 will have a meet and greet with the Dickinson mayoral candidates at 6:30 p.m. today at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. Open to the public. There will be a dinner at 5 p.m. ($8 per plate). For information, call 281-337-4952.

Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Room 108 at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston (enter on North side of church). Call 559-356-7097.

The Galveston Community Band will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays at First Baptist Church, 822 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. Musicians ages 15 and older are invited to participate. For information, call Doyle Neuwiller, 409-996-1108.

The Legionnaires of the American Legion Post No. 554 will have its executive meeting at 7 p.m. today at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Members only. Call 281-332-8733.

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