Lone Star Rally

Jeanne Venator of Arlington watches bikers cruise down the seawall during the annual Lone Star Rally in November 2013. She said this was her first time at the island event.



Galveston County Commissioner Kevin O’Brien is offering residents of Santa Fe and surrounding communities an opportunity to dispose of old tires from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the stock yard adjacent to the West County Building, 11730 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Must show proof of residency. Eight tires per vehicle will be accepted. For information, call 409-770-5475.

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 “Thankful for Good Health” Health Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Walter Hall Park, 807 state Highway 3, in League City. There will be free health screenings, informative presentations, fun demos, lots of giveaways and door prizes. For information, visit www.galvestonparks-seniors.org or call 409-770-6255.

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.

Seniors ages 55 and older are invited to join Seaside Seniors for lunch and fellowship at 11:45 a.m. today in the fellowship hall of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1010 35th St., in Galveston. Lunch will be provided for $3 per person. Call Judy Dolfi, 409-789-6879.

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. Sam Collins III will be the guest speaker. A lunch buffet will start at 11:30 a.m. For information, contact Rubye Brown, galvestonpachyderms@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.

Gulf Parkinson’s Sourcewill celebrate National Caregiver’s Month at its meeting at 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. Dr. Earl Shelp will be the guest speaker. Dinner also will be served at 4:15 p.m. To RSVP, contact Jane Johnson, info@gulfparkinsonsource.org or 409-539-8398.

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 Rotary Club of Galveston will have its 37th annual Chili Supper fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the cafeteria of Ball High School, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston. Tickets are $8 and can be bought from any member or at the door. For information, contact Harold Fattig, h.fattig@sbcglobal.net or 409-763-8688 or 409-692-3838.

The Ball Prep Parent Association will meet at 6 p.m. today in Room 2063 at Ball High School, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston. All Ball Prep families are welcome. For information, call Anthony Brown, 409-795-2022.

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 Galveston County Coalition for Justice will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St., in Galveston. Flood insurance, public housing, and its fundraiser will be topics of discussion. All are welcome. For information, call Leon Phillips, 409-762-7777.

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 Galveston County Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Kelly’s Restaurant, 4604 Gulf Freeway, in La Marque. Networking starts at 5:30 p.m., dinner will start at 6 p.m., and the business meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. First-time guests eat free. For information, contact Rikki Killebrew, rikkikillebrew@hotmail.com or 832-358-8080.

The American Legion Post No. 554 will have its Legionnaires general meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Members only. Call 281-332-8733.

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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