If you haven’t had a chance to see the “Dinos Alive” exhibit at Moody Gardens — time is running out.

The exhibit, which features lifelike animatronic dinosaurs, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus, will be on display through Sunday at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston.

Guests also get a chance to become a part of a rescue team sent back in time to search for a missing plane and its crew. Along the way, they get up close and personal experiences with some of the most feared and amazing creatures to ever roam Planet Earth. The attraction also includes a dig site, gift shop and photo opportunity.

Admission is $8.95 per person with children 3 years and younger getting in free.

Visit www.moodygardens.org or call 409-683-4256.

Concert and fundraiser for ALS

The third annual Charlie and Bruce Robison concert and fundraiser will be from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. today at Haak Winery and Vineyards, 6310 Ave. T, in Santa Fe.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door.

For tickets and information, visit strongwhenweak.com.

Hollywood glamour coming to isle

Actress Jackie Russell, who has more than 70 movie credits to her name, and has starred in TV shows like “Gunsmoke,” “Bonanza” and “Hawaii Five-O,” just to name a few, is now a local in Galveston County after retiring from the bright lights of Hollywood.

Russell will be doing a photo signing from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Emboldened Elegance Boutique, 2211 Strand St., in Galveston.

The event will be in conjunction with the boutique’s grand opening party, which will include refreshments, drawings and giveaways.

For information, call Heather Mikel, 979-997-0979.

Keep the Spirit of ‘45 Alive

Each year, the American Legion Post No. 554 takes the time out to honor World War II veterans and the Greatest Generation with its Keep the Spirit of ‘45 Alive program.

This year’s program will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City.

All veterans, their families and the public are invited.

For information, call 281-332-8733.

National Roller coaster Day

OK, if you like the thrill and rush of riding roller coasters, then make sure you stop by the Kemah Boardwalk in celebration of National Rollercoaster Day on Wednesday.

The all-day event also will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the Boardwalk Bullet Rollercoaster — the only wooden roller coaster on the Gulf Coast.

Festivities will be from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday on the Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., in Kemah.

For information on tickets, visit www.kemahboardwalk.com or call 281-535-8100.

Boots & BBQ

Don’t forget about the inaugural Boots & BBQ fundraiser event, sponsored by the newly-created women’s auxiliary of The Salvation Army of Galveston County, set for this Thursday.

The event, which will feature music, food and fun, will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Stringfellow Orchards, 7902 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock.

Tickets are $25 per person and all proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army.

For tickets, call Holly McDonald, 409-763-1691.

Angela Wilson: 409-683-5239; angela.wilson@galvnews.com

Angela Wilson is the community news editor for The Daily News.

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