• The “Brushes by the Beach” Plein Air Contest will be Saturday at G. Lee Gallery, 2215 Postoffice St., in Galveston. To sign-up, visit www.gleegallery.net/Brushes-By-The-Beach-PleinAir.html or call 409-370-7350. Cash prizes will be awarded. The deadline to sign-up is by today.
  • Galveston County Commissioner Kevin O’Brien is offering residents of Santa Fe and surrounding communities an opportunity to dispose of old tires from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Thursday at the stock yard adjacent to the West County Building, 11730 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Must show proof of residency. Eight tires per vehicle will be accepted. For information, call 409-770-5475.
  • Rotary Club of Texas City will meet at noon Tuesdays in the captain’s room at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Call Dixie Walker, 409-945-6804.
  • Rotary Club of Galveston Island will meet at noon Tuesdays at The San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call 409-763-8688.
  • The New Leaf Al-Anon group will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Rosenberg Library, in the Morgan Room on the third floor, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. For information, call 409-692-3078.
  • The city of League City offers free ballroom dancing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eastern Regional Park, 2105 S. Dickinson, in League City. Beginners and advanced dancers are welcome. No partner is required. For information, call 281-554-1180 or 832-864-2721.
  • The Galveston Hook and Needles Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Email Jacqueline Luxon, jackyluxon@gmail.com, or call 409-771-0206.
  • Caregiver Connection
  • will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today in the parlor of Moody Methodist Church, 53rd Street and Avenue U, Room 120, in Galveston. The group is for family caregivers of seniors and adults with special needs. Care provided during meeting for senior family member with 24 hour advance notice. Call 409-741-2538.
  • The Galveston County Master Gardener’s will offer the free Landscape Design III — Design Principles class from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. Karen Lehr will teach the class. For information, email galv3@wt.net or call 281-534-3413, Ext. 12.
  • The Galveston County Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the International House of Pancakes, in front of Walmart on Interstate 45, in La Marque. Thelma Taormina, founder of the 9-12 Association in Houston, will be the guest speaker. For information, call Jay Arrington, 409-938-7808. Visit www.Galveston
  • CountyTeaParty.com.
  • The Houston Chapter of the American Sewing Guild ‘You Sew Girl’ will meet from 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. today at Fabrics, Etcetera, 571 W. Bay Area Blvd., in Webster. Visit http://ashoustonyousew
  • girl.shutterfly.com or call Robbie Brewington, 281-782-5888.
  • The Compassionate Friends will have its support meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Crockett Room of the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. For information, call 409-948-1264.
  • The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Ladies Auxiliary
  • will meet at 7 p.m. today at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. Call 281-337-4952.
  • The free Galveston County Citizen Sheriff’s Academy will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 19 at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Center, 601 54th St., in Galveston. For information, visit www.galvestonso.com or call 409-766-2333.
  • The Clear Lake chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays in the meeting room on the second floor of the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 14045 Space Center Blvd., in Clear Lake. Call Joe or Lori Gutheinz, 281-488-8239, or email jgutheinz@sbcglobal.net.
  • The Galveston Dance Club will offer ballroom and country and western group lessons at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 502 Church St., in Galveston. New members are accepted the first 2-weeks of each calendar quarter. The first two lessons are free. No partner is required. Visit www.galvestondanceclub.com. For information, call 281-337-0441.
  • The Galveston Island Chess Club will meet from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at Board Game Island, 213 23rd St., in Galveston. Chess players of all levels, newbies and those who haven’t played in a while are welcome. Contact George Laiacona, laiaconajr@gmail.com or 713-252-4127.
  • Knights of Columbus No. 787 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 1912 Winnie St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-2112.

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