31 year celebration

The Early Learning Center at Faith Lutheran Church, 800 FM 517 East, in Dickinson is celebrating 31 years of providing fun and education to young children. Pamela Contreras, right, and Jennifer Bazan have morning circle with their group of 2-year-olds.

 
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  • 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 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 Space City Knitters will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Webster Recreation Center, 311 Pennsylvania, in Webster. The group is for machine knitting enthusiasts who share experience, inspiration and knowledge of machine knitting. Nonmembers are welcome. Call 713-498-6313 or 281-337-2476.
  • The League City Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Tuscan Lakes Club House, 1610 Tuscan Village Drive, in League City. Light refreshments will be served. New members are welcome. Contact Kimberly Nitzschke, 281-332-9528 or lctxgar
  • dendiva@yahoo.com.
  • The La Marque Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Community Room, 1111 Bayou Road, in La Marque. The program will be on fall gardening. There also will be a business meeting and a social time will be afterward. Members are encouraged to take a guest. For information, call 409-935-3951.
  • 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. For information, call Janice Connard, 409-771-1105.
  • The Dickinson Rotary Club will meet at noon Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. For information, contact Jeannie Thielmann, jthielmann@dickinsonisd.org or 281-229-6088.
  • The Galveston Noon Optimists meet at noon Wednesdays at Fish Tales, 2501 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call Carol Hodges, 409-740-3907, or visit www.optimistclubof
  • galveston.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.
  • Blessings-n-Bargains Resale Shop will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 505 and 507 Sixth St. N. in Texas City. Household items, clothing, small appliances, and more are available. For information, call 409-354-9000.
  • The Galveston County Chapter Vietnam Veterans of America No. 685 will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378, 5204 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. The group is open to all Vietnam era veterans. Call Jim Rose, 281-991-1467.
  • The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will have its monthly Vino and Van Gogh event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Sundance Grill II, Waterford Harbor Marina, 800 Mariners Drive, in Kemah. Participants will learn acrylic paint and collage techniques. Seating is limited. The cost is $35. Visit www.taaccl.org or call 281-335-7777.

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