The Kiwanis Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Meridian Retirement Community, 2228 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Visit www.galvestonkiwanis.com.
The Galveston County Veteran Service Officer will be available on the Bolivar Peninsula from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at the Galveston County Annex, 946 Noble Carl Drive, in Crystal Beach. Clients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. The officer will be available every third Wednesday. To make an appointment, call 409-766-2448 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Galveston Art League will have a birdhouse building class from 9:30 a.m. to noon today at 2117 Postoffice St. in Galveston. The cost is $15 per person. For information or to RSVP, call 409-539-4632.
The Texas City Chapter of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Westhaven Church of Christ, 1515 29th St., in Texas City. Call Clara Scott, 409-948-2969 or 409-945-8137.
The Line Dance Group meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in the auditorium at St. Patrick’s Church, 1010 35th St., in Galveston. No previous experience is needed. Classes are free. Call 409-744-0010.
The Galveston Noon Optimists will meet at noon Wednesdays at Fish Tales, 2501 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call Carol Hodges, 409-740-3907, or visit www.optimistclubofgalveston.com.
The Galveston Rotary Club will meet at noon Wednesdays at Fisherman’s Wharf, 2200 Harborside Drive, in Galveston. Call Harold Fattig, 409-938-8995.
The Texas City Ancestry Searchers will meet at 1 p.m. today at Moore Memorial Public Library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Call Ron Schoolcraft, 409-771-2780.
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. Wednesdays at 707 23rd St. in Galveston. Visit www.gulfprideforyouth.org.
The Bayside Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. to eat and then have its meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at Noah’s Ark in the Lions Den, 4438 Blvd., in Bacliff. Visitors are welcome. Call 281-802-0877.
The Galveston Island Chess Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Sonny’s Place, 1206 19th St. (on the corner of 19th Street and Avenue L), in Galveston. Chess players of all levels, newbies and those who haven’t played in a while are welcome. Contact George Laiacona, email@example.com or 713-252-4127.
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