Help Da Po Inc. will have its annual Thanksgiving Turkey and Food Drive daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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.
Interfaith Caring Ministries will be accepting new, unwrapped toy donations for children 12 and younger from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Dec. 13 at 151 Park Ave. in League City. Art supplies, books, grooming supplies, gift cards, and fashion accessories for ages 13-17 also will be accepted. For information, call 281-332-3881.
Texas Dow Employees Credit Union will have its annual canned food drive during normal hours through Nov. 16 at 2800 Texas Ave. in Texas City. A specially marked donation box will be in the lobby. For information, call 800-839-1154.
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.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church is offering a Tai Chi class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fridays at 4613 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The cost is $5 per person, per class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing; no shoes required. For information, call 281-337-1833.
The Serra Club of Galveston will have its quarterly Mass at 11 a.m. today at O’Connell College Preparatory School, 1320 Tremont St., in Galveston. Afterward, there will be a program meeting where Father Page Polk will be the guest speaker at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call Dolores Jensen, 409-771-2623.
The American Legion Post No. 20 will celebrate Veterans Day weekend beginning with live entertainment by Wild About Texas at 6 p.m. today at 1503 23rd St. in Galveston. The Post also will celebrate the 238th birthday of the Marine Corps on Sunday. All Marines, active and veterans, will receive a special honor. On Veterans Day, the Post will be open after the event at Seawolf Park. For information, call 409-770-9151.
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.gulfpridefory
Clear Creek Independent School District is inviting the public to its Salute to Armed Forces event at 6:40 p.m. today at the Clear Springs versus Clear Creek football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 2305 E. Main St., in League City. All active duty, guard and reserves, and retired military and one guest will be admitted free. Verification of affiliation, membership badge or ID, official uniform, etc., required for free admittance. For information, call 281-284-0029.
The Galveston Island Arts Academy will present “Music Among Friends!” at 7 p.m. today at the Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway, in Galveston. Alejandro Montiel (guitar) and Michael Zuraw (piano), will be featured. For information, visit www.galvestonislandartsacad