Travis McNeil carries a freshly drilled fir onto the lot at Camp’s Christmas Trees in Houston on Thursday afternoon.

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  • Then and Now Resale and Bethesda Lutheran Communities is accepting gently used clothes, household goods, books, jewelry, antiques and collectibles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 3330 FM 528 in Friendswood. The group helps to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Call 281-482-2565.
  • Free Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 50 and older will be at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Beginners are welcome. Call Ashley Shriver, 409-744-4526; or Mary Castiglioni, 409-744-0010.
  • The La Marque Kiwanis Club will meet at noon every Monday except for the first Monday of the month at the International House of Pancakes, 6406 Interstate 45, in La Marque. Call 409-938-9258.
  • The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Ladies Auxiliary will have Hamburger Basket Night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 5402 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The cost is $4. Proceeds will go toward the post’s relief fund. Call 281-337-4952.
  • The Prince Hall affiliated Sarah’s Court No. 1 Heroines of Jericho will meet at 5 p.m. today at Amity Lodge No. 4, 1524 31st St., in Galveston. Call Sharon Barriere, 832-378-1245.
  • The Hitchcock Lions Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church, 6333 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. Visitors are welcome. Call Annie White, 409-938-1953; or Pat Ivey, 409-935-4388.
  • The Coastal Island Toastmasters will meet at 6 p.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Visit www.coastalisland.toastmastersclubs.org.
  • The Galveston County Family and Individuals Living with Mental Illness support group will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1601 Lake Road, in La Marque. Call 409-944-4328, 281-585-3100 or visit www.namigulfcoast.org. Email Jan Melis, jmelis@namigulfcoast.org.
  • The Galveston Fencing Club will have beginner fencing classes for ages 8-12 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and for ages 13 and older from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the gym of O’Connell College Preparatory School, 1320 21st St., in Galveston. Email gfencing@gmail.com or visit www.galvestonfencing.2itb.com, or call 409-256-6714.
  • The Col. H.B. Moore American Legion Post No. 89 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. Call 409-945-8975.
  • The Living in Faith support group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays at 325 Westward Ave. in La Marque. The program is sponsored by the Word of Faith Christian Life Center and is designed to help anyone with substance abuse, alcohol, domestic violence or mental problems. Call Jackie Lynch, 409-998-1900 or visit www.wordoffaithchristianlifecenter.org.
  • The Santa Fe chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall of Arcadia Christian Church, 14201 Beriton St., in Santa Fe. Call Judy Cochran, 409-925-4349; or Linda Reiter, 409-925-4555.
  • The singles group New Directions will meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Webster Presbyterian Church, 201 W. NASA Parkway, in Webster. The group is for ages 55 and older. There will be a potluck dinner after the meetings on the first and third Mondays. Call 409-392-6886 or 281-340-2354.
  • The West Isle Al-Anon group will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Call 409-744-4526.
  • Coaster Dance Classes will be offering free dance classes at 7 p.m. Mondays at Club Walker, 2200 Lake Road, in La Marque. Call 281-910-0096.
  • Joseph Davis Ministries Inc. will offer a Celebrate Recovery meeting at 7 p.m. Mondays at Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, in Texas City. Call 409-457-8616 or email davisjoseph7@aol.com.
  • The Galveston Island Celebrate Recovery Christ-based 12-step group is available from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at Galveston Bible Church, 424 19th St., in Galveston. The recovery program is available to those working through hurts, habits and hang-ups. Call Erik Bailey, 409-765-5007.
  • The National Society of Artists will meet at 7 p.m. today in the community building at Clear Lake Park, 5001 NASA Parkway, in Seabrook. Call Ada Jones Martin, 832-425-1249, or visit www.nsartists.org.
  • The Texas City Police Academy’s alumni association will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Texas City Police Department, 1004 Ninth Ave., in Texas City. The group also is seeking new members. Call 409-939-6160.
  • The Texas City Civic Club will have its annual Christmas meeting at 11 a.m. today in the meeting room at First United Methodist Church, 317 Fifth Ave., in Texas City. Holiday refreshments will be provided, and there will be music by the Texas City High School Choir. Call 409-945-220.
  • The Galveston County Aggie Moms will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Nessler Center, 2010 5th Ave. N, in Texas City. A cookie exchange, as well as a gift exchange will be held. Finger foods are requested. All area Aggie Moms are invited to attend. Call Deni Mize, 409-741-8646; or Karen Malkey, 281-218-6895.
  • The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Omicron chapter will have its Holiday Party and Fundraiser at 5 p.m. today. The invitation extends to past and future members of Omicron. There will be appetizers, door prizes and items on display for auction. Email Denise Byrd, daabyrd123@yahoo.com, or call 409-996-6726.

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