East End garden tour

The East End Historical District will have its annual garden tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at various gardens across the East End of Galveston. Tickets are $10 and are available at Tom’s Thumb Nursery, 2014 45th St., and Bacon Farm, 14th and Postoffice streets. Tickets also will be sold the day of the event at 1117 Sealy St. For information, call 409-370-2306.


Mainland residents can apply for Christmas assistance from The Salvation Army from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center, 4210 Texas Ave., in Texas City. For what items to take and information, call 409-763-1691.

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.

St. Augustine’s will have its annual Juried Art Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday at 41st Street and Avenue M1/2 in Galveston. “Joy” is the theme. For information, email st.augsartshow@gmail.com or call 409-539-4632.

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 every Monday except for the first Monday of the month at the International House of Pancakes, 6406 Interstate 45, in La Marque. Call 409-938-9258.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Ladies Auxiliary will have Hamburger Basket Night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 5402 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The cost is $4. Proceeds will go toward the post’s relief fund. For information, call 281-337-4952.

The Galveston Fencing Club will have beginner fencing classes for ages 8-12 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and for ages 13 and older from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the gym of O’Connell College Preparatory School, 1320 21st St., in Galveston. For information, email gfencing@gmail.com or visit www.galvestonfencing.2itb.com, or call 409-256-6714.

The Clear Lake Fencing Club offers instruction in beginning, intermediate and advance foil fencing, as well as classes in epee and saber from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays at 1650 Unit C, Dickinson Ave., in Dickinson. For information, email Curtis Potterveld, curtis.potterveld@gmail.com, or call John Trojanowski, 281-507-3564.

The Living in Faith support group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays at 325 Westward Ave. in La Marque. The program is sponsored by the Word of Faith Christian Life Center and is designed to help anyone with substance abuse, alcohol, domestic violence or mental problems. Call Jackie Lynch, 409-998-1900 or visit www.wordoffaithchristianlifecenter.org.

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 singles group New Directions will meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Webster Presbyterian Church, 201 W. NASA Parkway, in Webster. The group is for ages 55 and older. There will be a potluck dinner after the meetings on the first and third Mondays. Call 409-392-6886 or 281-340-2354.

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 Club Walker, 2200 Lake Road, in La Marque. Call 281-910-0096.

Joseph Davis Ministries Inc. will offer a Celebrate Recovery meeting at 7 p.m. Mondays at Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, in Texas City. For information, call 409-457-8616 or email davisjoseph7@aol.com.

The Galveston Island Celebrate Recovery Christ-based 12-step group is available from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at Galveston Bible Church, 424 19th St., in Galveston. The recovery program is available to those working through hurts, habits and hang-ups. For information, call Erik Bailey, 409-765-5007.

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