The Santa Fe Morning Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 8:30 a.m. Fridays at the Santa Fe Fire and Rescue Station, 13112 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Call 409-925-6934.

The La Marque Public Library will have story time for children from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. Carranza Puppets will present “Toy Shop,” which is a marionette puppet show. Seating is limited. Call 409-938-9270.

The Winter Wonderland Fundraiser at 11 a.m. today at 3rd Coast Downtown, 2416 Postoffice St., in Galveston. There will be raffles and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. To RSVP, call 409-765-6911.

The Serra Club of Galveston will have its business meeting at 11:45 a.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call Dolores Jensen, 409-771-2623.

The Piano Studio of Susan Vaughan will offer its second adult piano class from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. today at a location to be announced. The class is open to students interested in learning to play piano or continuing their studies of piano. For information, call 409-771-4438.

Gulf Pride for Youth will offer a support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning and allies youth ages 13-20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays at 707 23rd St. in Galveston. Visit www.gulfpridefory

The 2013 Santa’s Kingdom Christmas Parade will begin at 7 p.m. today starting from Runge Park, 4605 Peck St., in Santa Fe. The parade will then proceed down state Highway 6 and end at Santa Fe High School, 16000 state Highway 6. If you would like to participate or need information, visit, or call Kevin Salter, 409-443-6070.

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