A Life Flight tour

The League City Volunteer Fire Department held an open house at Station No. 5 on Oct. 12. Wesley Harris, 4, and his brother Kenton, 3, get a tour of the Life Flight 6 helicopter.

KEVIN M. COX/The Daily News


A Salute to Military Service will be daily through Sunday on the Kemah Boardwalk, Kipp Avenue, in Kemah. Discounts, displays, activities, and patriotism will be on display. The Golden Knights Parachute Jump Team also will perform at 5:30 p.m. each day. For information, call 877-285-3624.

The Hitchcock High School Health Science Technology students, along with school counselors, will have its Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the high school, 6629 FM 2004, in Hitchcock. For information, call Melanie Featherly, 409-316-6544.

Help Da Po Inc. will have its annual Thanksgiving Turkey and Food Drive from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Nov. 22 at 36 16th Ave. N. in Texas City. All nonperishable Thanksgiving items (no glass jars), grocery store gift cards, and monetary donations will be accepted. For information, call Yoneda Rabb-Sanders, 409-457-2947.

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 American Legion Post No. 20 is inviting bikers and locals to a cookout beginning at noon today at 1503 23rd St. in Galveston. Johnny and T.R. will perform live at 6 p.m. today. There also will be another cookout at noon Saturday. Concessions will be sold both days. For information, call 409-770-9151.

The Clear Creek Republican Women will meet at noon today at Esteban’s Fiesta Shack, 402 Main St., in League City. There is no charge for the meeting, but lunch is on your own. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Evelyn Garland, 713-824-4993.

The Us Too Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. today at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center, 2240 Gulf Freeway, in League City. Contact Tom O’Neal, tomandmarie@gmail.com or 281-229-5788. Visit www.ustoo.org.

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.gulfprideforyouth.org.

The Santa Fe 42 Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Ed Pickett Hall at Jack Brooks Park, 5700 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. New members are welcome. For information, contact Sybil Miller, sybilmiller@verizon.net or 713-628-0319.

The Butler Longhorn Museum will have a reception in honor of artist Pam Hatch from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at 1220 Coryell in League City. Admission is free. For information, visit www.pamhatch.com or www.butlerlonghornmuseum.com or call 281-332-1393.

The St. Anne’s Society will sponsor a Holiday Card Party at 7 p.m. today at Holy Family Catholic School, 2602 Ave. N, in Galveston. Cards will be 3 for $10. There also will be holiday gift baskets and door prizes. Concessions will be sold. Take a friend and get a free card. For information, call Sherry Kirwin, 409-789-0311, or Vivian Hernandez, 409-939-8772.


The Carver Park Area Neighborhood Watch group is encouraging the community to participate in its Neighborhood Clean-Up Project, which will be daily through Saturday in the surrounding areas of the neighborhood in Texas City. All trash (no paint or hazardous substances) should be ready for pickup by Saturday. The city will pickup trash on Monday. For information, call Beverly Mitchell, 409-771-7749, or Commissioner Thelma Bowie, 409-939-4557.

The Galveston County Master Gardener’s will have its annual Chili Pepper Extravaganza — Seminar and Tasting event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. Attendees should take their own chili peppers. For information, email galv3@wt.net or call 281-534-3413, Ext. 12.

The Sam Houston Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet and have a Veterans’ Flag Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Forst Park East Cemetery, 21629 Gulf Freeway, in Webster. The public is welcome to attend.

There will be a medical benefit fundraiser block party for Rudy Soto at 3 p.m. Saturday at 4807 Broadway in Galveston. There will be live music, food, and games. For information, call 409-763-2574.

The Texas City High School Jazz Band will have a barbecue dinner and concert fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the school’s cafeteria, 1431 Ninth Ave. N., in Texas City. Tickets are $20 in advance. Tickets for the concert only are $10 and will be sold in advance. For information or tickets, call David Richard, 409-916-0824, or Marianne Larson, 409-682-8082.

The Clear Creek Education Foundation will have its annual gala at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Crystal Ballroom of the South Shore Harbour Resort, 2500 South Shore Blvd., in League City. “The Stakes are High ... Education is our Best Bet” is the theme. For tickets, visit www.clearcreekeducationfoundation.org. For information, call Kaci Hanson, 281-284-0031.

The League City Lions Club will serve a free breakfast for seniors age 55 and older at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the Eastern Regional Park, 2105 Dickinson Ave., in League City. The breakfast will be served every first Sunday. For information, call Laddie Howard, 281-337-4741 or 281-630-3163.

The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer free screening mammograms for uninsured Galveston County residents ages 40-64 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3602 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. Women do not have to be a member of the church congregation in order to apply; however, they must preregister in order to participate. Packets are available at www.utmbhealth.com. For information, call Ida Hernandez, 832-505-1721, or the church 409-762-0088.

The Ball High School Choir is selling cookie, brownie and funnel cake mixes, and coffee, through Monday. For information or to place an order, contact Roderick Blake, roderick_blake@gisd.org, or call Pearl Daniels, 409-365-3019.

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