• 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 Galveston Chamber of Commerce will meet with the city of Galveston’s city manager at 8:30 a.m. today in the chamber’s board room, 2228 Mechanic St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-763-5326 or visit www.galvestonchamber.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 Grand 1894 Opera House will present “Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” at 10 a.m. today at 2020 Postoffice St. in Galveston. Suitable for children ages 5 and older. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 per child, or $5 per child for school groups with advance reservations. Visit www.thegrand.com or call 409-765-1894 or 800-821-1894.
  • 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 lctxgardendiva@yahoo.com.
  • 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
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  • 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 409-771-9511.
  • The city of Galveston’s Parks and Recreation Dept. offers its free Family Fun Time activities weekdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McGuire-Dent Recreation and Fitness Center at Menard Park, 2222 28th St., in Galveston. For information, visit www.cityofgalveston.org.
  • The Galveston Lassie League board will meet to hear bids to run the League’s concession stand at 6 p.m. today. Anyone interested must make their bid at the meeting. For information, email galvestonlassieleague@yahoo.com or call 409-744-2231.
  • The Dickinson Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378, 5204 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Weigh-ins will start at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting is free. For information, call Diana Fee, 281-585-3470, or Brenda Traweek, 832-340-0461.
  • 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.
  • All fifth grade students in the Clear Creek Independent School District are eligible to apply to the Science Magnet Program for grades 6-8. There will be a student and parent informational meeting at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 9 and Jan. 14 in the cafeteria of Seabrook Intermediate School, 2401 Meyer Road, in Seabrook. Contact Jan Larsen, jlarsen@ccisd.net or 281-284-3185.

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