The American Legion Post No. 554 Ladies Auxiliary will have a baked potato lunch fundraiser at 11 a.m. Thursday at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. The cost is $7. To place an order, call 281-332-8733, or fax your orders to, 281-316-5058.


The Kiwanis Clubmeets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Meridian Retirement Community, 2228 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Visit


The Bay Area Quilt Guild will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 10303 Scarsdale Blvd., in Houston. Visit


The Kemah-Bay Area Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. today at the Jimmie Walker Community Center, 800 Harris Ave., in Kemah. Call Anniece Larkins, 281-842-9008.


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 Golden Division of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will meet at 10 a.m. today at 9702 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. Dr. Beverly Lewis, president of College of the Mainland, will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be provided by AMOCO Federal Credit Union. For information, call Margaret Tuma, 409-948-1163.


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. Call 409-744-0010.

The Galveston Noon Optimists will meet at noon Wednesdays at Fish Tales, 2501 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Call Carol Hodges, 409-740-3907, or visit


The Galveston Rotary Club will meet at noon Wednesdays at Fisherman’s Wharf, 2200 Harborside Drive, in Galveston. Call Harold Fattig, 409-938-8995.


The Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church is forming a formal all-girls choir, “Schola Voce,” and are inviting girls ages 3-12 (inclusive) to audition from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today or 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at 300 FM 517 E. in Dickinson. To schedule an audition slot and for information, contact Chris Johnson, or 281-337-4112.


The Butler Longhorn Museum will offer Victorian Contra Dance Classes from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 13 at 1220 Coryell St. in League City. Registration is $60 per couple. J’Nean Henderson, The Victorian Lady, will teach the class. For information, call 713-299-4777.


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. Wednesdays at 707 23rd St. in Galveston. Visit


The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary will have its free Seaside Chats from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 27 at the Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 21 and Harborside Drive, in Galveston. For information and what topics will be discussed, visit or call 409-621-5151, Ext. 105.


The Bayside Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. to eat and then have its meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at Noah’s Ark in the Lions Den, 4438 Blvd., in Bacliff. Visitors are welcome. Call 281-802-0877.


The Galveston Island Chess Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Sonny’s Place, 1206 19th St., in Galveston. Chess players of all levels, newbies and those who haven’t played in a while are welcome. Contact George Laiacona, or 713-252-4127.


The Galveston County Democrats Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 1020 32nd St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-763-6866.

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