• Ball High School will sponsor college café with Texas A&M University at Galveston at 11:20 a.m. Friday in the media center of the school, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston. Students will get to learn about TAMUG, college admissions, financial aid, and housing. Lunch will be served. Seating is limited, so students must sign-up by today. For information, contact Vivian Hernandez, vivian_hernandez@gisd.org or 409-766-5896, or Barbara Hutto, 409-766-5747.
  • 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 Weed ‘N Wish Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. today at the home of Myrna Brothers. Attendees are asked to take pictures of their summer gardening or vacations. For information and the address, call 281-648-2961.
  • Moore Memorial Public Library will offer free computer classes at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of the library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. All potential students must come to the library between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on the day of the class for pre-class screening. First-come, first-served.  Facebook for Beginners will be taught today and  Basic PowerPoint will be taught Friday.For information, call 409-643-5977.
  • The Helen Hall Library welcomes local authors to meet from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. today at 100 W. Walker St. in League City. Call 281-554-1101 or visit www.leaguecitylibrary.org.
  • 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 Society for Photographic Education South Central Member and Student Exhibition will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays through Oct. 24 at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City. An artist talk and reception will be at 11:30 a.m. today at the gallery. Visit www.com.edu/gallery or call 409-933-8354.
  • Texas City Noon Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at the Los Aztecas Bar and Grill, 2525 Palmer Highway, in Texas City. New members are welcome. Call 281-678-8148.
  • The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant, 628 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Donnie Quintanille, candidate for Judge of County Court No. 3, will be the guest speaker. A lunch buffet will start at 11:30 a.m. For information, contact Rubye Brown, galveston
  • The Galveston Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Mario’s Ristorante, 2202 61st St., in Galveston. For information, call Rodney Nelson, 303-868-3158, or Billie Rae Gillas, 409-370-9313.
  • 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 Galveston Retired Teachers will meet at noon today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call 409-744-9281 or 409-744-8797.
  • There will be a free beginners Chess class taught by Lee Clark from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Carver Community Center, 6615 Park Ave., in Texas City. All are welcome. For information, call 409-526-4904.
  • The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today in the Captain’s Room of the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Jamal Kheiry, communications manager at Marathon-Findlay, Ohio, and Kurt Kurt Koopmann, will be the guest speakers. Contact Jose Boix, jaboix@aol.com or 409-945-0492.
  • Teachers from Ambassadors Preparatory Academywill be working to raise funds for the school from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at McDonald’s, 53rd and Broadway streets, in Galveston. Teachers will be on the registers, and students and parents will be in the lobby selling cookies. The community is asked to come out and support. For information, call 409-762-1115.
  • The Galveston Chapter of the NAACP will meet for its executive session at 5 p.m. and then the meeting at 6 p.m. today at Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M, in Galveston. New members are welcome. Call David Miller, 409-763-2193, or Sue Johnson, 409-763-8955, or 409-765-7086.
  • The La Marque Public Library will have Family Movie Night at 5 p.m. today at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. “The Croods” will be shown. Popcorn and drinks will be served. For information, call 409-938-9270.
  • The American Legion Post No. 554 Ladies Auxiliary will have its executive meeting at 5:30 p.m. and its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Members only. For information, call 281-332-8733.
  • The Old Central/Carver Park Neighborhood Association will meet at 6 p.m. today at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3602 Sealy St., in Galveston. All past and present neighbors, or those interested in the neighborhood are invited.
  • The Galveston West End Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call 409-763-8280.
  • The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 6378 will serve dinners from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The menu varies. The cost is $7 per person. A steak dinner for $12 is available on the last Thursday of each month. Call 281-337-4952.
  • 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.
  • Swing dance lessons will be available from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Buck’s Saloon, 24th and Market streets, in Galveston. Basic and intermediate classes will be offered. For information, call 409-632-9222.
  • The Raymond C. Paul Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at 1014 24th Street and Avenue K in Galveston. Call 409-763-2257.
  • The La Marque Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8248 and its Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. today at 901 Main St. in La Marque. For information, call 409-935-9036 or 409-770-4366.
  • Butler Longhorn Museum will present Charriss York with the Texas Coastal Watershed Program at 7 p.m. today at 1220 Coryell in League City. A social will begin at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
  • The Texas City High School Theatre Dept. will present “Come Blow Your Horn” by Neil Simon at 7 p.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 24 and 26 in the school’s auditorium, 1431 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. For information or to RSVP, call 409-916-0887.
  • “Mad About Music,” a folk group from University of New Mexico, and students from League City and the surrounding area, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. today at Lakeside Lutheran Church, 1101 S. Egret Bay Blvd., in League City. Students ages 10-17 will be playing violin, cello, and the viola. For information, call 832-427-9673.

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