• 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 Mainland Morning Quilt Guild will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon today at the Bayou Vista Community Center, 783 “C” Marlin, in Bayou Vista. Visitors are welcome. For information, visit www.mmqg.org or call 713-824-4993.
  • 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 Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. today at the Bay Oaks Country Club, 14545 Bay Oaks Blvd., in Houston. The group is open to newcomers and longtime residents in the area. For information, call 832-724-2019 or 281-842-9392.
  • The Seaside Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. today at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 1410 41st St., in Galveston. There will be food, games and line dancing. For information, contact Michelle Walker, ms.walk.1@hotmail.com or 832-244-1817.
  • The Galveston Grandmothers Club will meet for its Christmas party at 11:30 a.m. today at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th St., in Galveston. New grandmothers are welcome. Call Mary Lopez, 409-765-7068 or 409-771-1640.
  • 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. Barbara Sasser will present “Rescue in the Philippines” Refuge from the Holocaust. A lunch buffet will start at 11:30 a.m. For information, contact Rubye Brown, galveston pachyderms@yahoo.com or 281-889-7544.
  • The Galveston Lions Club will meet at noon Thursdays at Salsa’s Mexican & Seafood Restaurant, 4604 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call Rodney Nelson, 303-868-3158.
  • 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 La Marque Public Library will have Family Movie Night from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. Popcorn and drinks will be served. The library also will have its Christmas Social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 409-938-9270.
  • 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 Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway St., in Galveston. Visit www.gaingalveston.org or call 713-223-7233 or 409-765-5666.
  • The Mother’s Healing Group will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at a disclosed location. Attendees must preregister by calling Rebecca Deaton, 800-545-8738. The group is for mother’s grieving the loss of a child.
  • School campuses in the Dickinson Independent School District is inviting the public to its holiday activities at the following times, dates and locations: Calder Road Elementary School will have a holiday show featuring the fourth grade at 6 p.m. today at 6511 Calder Road in League City; Hughes Road Elementary will present a music program featuring the second grade at 6:30 p.m. today at 11901 Hughes Road in Dickinson; San Leon Elementary School will present the “Grinch” music program featuring the fourth grade at 7 p.m. today at 2655 Broadway in San Leon; and Silbernagel Elementary School will present a Pod Sing-A-Long with faculty singing to students Friday at 4201 25th St. in Dickinson. For information, contact each school respectively, or call Tammy Dowdy, 281-229-6080.
  • 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 311⁄2 St., in Texas City. Call Stephanie Maguire, 409-939-4466.
  • The 2014 Girl Senior Ball Committee will meet at 6 p.m. today in the commons of La Marque High School, 300 Vauthier St., in La Marque. Participants are asked to take all collected money from the gas card raffle to the meeting. The group also will have a Parents Nights Out dance for students in grades 3-5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday in the gym of La Marque Elementary School, 1431 Bayou Road. The cost is $5 per person. Concessions will be sold. There also will be a dance contest with prizes given. For information, call Stephanie Clemons, 409-599-8118.
  • The Reconstruction of a Survivor breast cancer support group will have free meetings for those diagnosed and undergoing treatment and/or reconstruction from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 2098 W. Main St., in League City. A light meal will be served afterward. Email Stella Turrubiate, scturrub@utmb.edu, or Frances Burton, fjburton@yahoo.com.
  • The Survivors of Suicide Support Group of Galveston County will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Moody Memorial Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. The self-help support group designed to help family members and friends of suicide victims to share their experiences with grief, reach out for support, and support others. Contact Terri Ward, tward@gc-map.org or 409-939-7789.
  • The Friends of the Mae S. Bruce Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at 13302 W. Sixth St. in Santa Fe. Call 409-925-5540.
  • 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 Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 Legion Riders will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. For information, call 409-739-4720 or 409-945-5471.
  • The Texas City High School Choir Department will present Sounds of the Season at 7 p.m. today in the school’s auditorium, 1431 Ninth Ave. N. in Texas City. Dinner will be served along with the Christmas show. Tickets to the dinner and show are $15, and tickets to just the concert portion is $7 per person. To purchase tickets or for information, call 409-916-0957.
  • The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway, in League City. The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues. Visit www.transitionplus.org or call 281-317-7335.

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