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.


The Mainland Morning Quilt Guild will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon today at the Bayou Vista Community Center, 783 “C” Marlin, in Bayou Vista. The group features instructive programs, fellowship and a business meeting. For information, visit


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. For information, call 409-497-4479 or 409-744-1011.


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. For information, 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. For information, contact Michelle Walker, or 832-244-1817.


The Galveston Grandmothers Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. today at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th St., in Galveston. The group will eat, have their meeting and then play Bingo. New grandmothers are welcome. Call Mary Lopez, 409-765-7068 or 409-771-1640.


The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant, 628 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Sgt. Destin Sims, from the Galveston Police Department, will be the guest speaker. A lunch buffet will start at 11:30 a.m. For information, contact Rubye Brown, or 281-889-7544.


The Galveston Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call JessieAnn Bradshaw, 409-766-0350.


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


The Rotary Club of League City will meet at noon Thursdays at the Harbour Club at South Shore Harbour Resort, 2500 South Shore Blvd., in League City. Lunch will be $12 per person. Visiting Rotarians are welcome. Call Robbie Schubert, 281-813-2708, or Roy Green, 281-334-1000.


The Gulf Parkinson’s Source group will meet at 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. The group will be discussing plans for its Shake Rattle and Bowl fundraiser. For information, call 409-539-8398.


The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway St., in Galveston. Visit or call 713-223-7233 or 409-765-5666.


Ball High School’s Parent-Teacher Organization will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the Lecture Hall of the school, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston. All Ball High families are welcome. For information, contact Brenda Hernandez, or 409-692-3533.


The Galveston Elks Lodge No. 126 will sponsor a fish fry benefit for Florance Guidry at 6 p.m. today at 1518 Tremont St. in Galveston. “Wild About Texas” will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There also will be a silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $15 per person. For information, call 409-762-1212.


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.


O’Connell College Preparatory School will have its Buc Pride Night Open House and Registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the gymnasium of the school, 1320 Tremont St., in Galveston. Attendees will get to meet staff and faculty, tour the school, and free food, music and more also will be available. For information, call 409-765-5534.


The La Marque Independent School District board of trustees will have a public hearing at 6 p.m. and its regularly scheduled board meeting at 7 p.m. today at 1727 Bayou Road in La Marque.


Swing dance lessons will be available at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Buck’s Bar, 23rd and Market streets, in Galveston. Basic, intermediate, plus a new 2-Step class, will be offered. For information, call 409-632-9222.


The West Beach Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Galveston Country Club, 14228 Stewart Road, in Galveston. Visitors and newcomers are welcome. Call Gay Fundling, 409-737-2020, 409-599-5903 or 409-789-1119.


The Galveston Dance Club will offer ballroom social dances at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 502 Church St., in Galveston. The first lesson is free. No partner is required. Call 713-303-0297 or 409-740-7096.

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