Floating wetlands

Mary Edwards, Stormwater Wetland Program Coordinator for the Texas Coastal Watershed Program, talks with Clear Falls students at Floating Wetlands project behind the CCISD Education Village on Nov. 8.

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  • The senior adults of the Galveston Baptist Association are taking orders for its annual Rio Grande Valley Fruit Sale through Wednesday. Oranges and grapefruit will be sold for $15 for an 18-pound bag or two bags for $25. Fruit will be ready for pickup Saturday. To order, email lelasllines@hotmail.com, or call 409-933-3353, 409-938-0821, or 409-938-8942.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Bolivar Peninsula’s AARP chapter will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Joe Faggard Center, 1750 state Highway 87, in Crystal Beach. Attendees are asked to take a covered dish to share. New members welcome. Call Donna Sims, 713-206-4585.
  • 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 Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 will have its executive board meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. Call 409-945-8975.
  • The Harmony Masonic Lodge No. 6 A.F. & A.M. will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Scottish Rite Temple, 2128 Church St., in Galveston. Visiting brethren are invited to attend. Call Jeff Modzelewski, 409-739-3879, or email harmonyno6@hotmail.com.
  • 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.wordoffaith
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  • 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.
  • The Santa Fe Lion’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 13136 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Visitors and guests are welcome. Call 409-925-2615 or 409-502-0042.
  • Auditions for the musical “The Great American Trailer Park” will be at 7 p.m. today at Island ETC, 2317 Mechanic St., in Galveston. Roles are available for five women ages 18-55 and two men ages 20-45. Must be prepared with a song and sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Rehearsals will begin Jan. 26. For information, visit www.islandetc.org or call 409-762-3556.

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