Homecoming parade

La Marque High School held its homecoming parade Thursday evening. Members of the Class of 1984 ride in the parade.

KEVIN M. COX/The Daily News
  • D’Feet Breast Cancer will have its annual Celebration of Life adult 5K and 10K and its 1K children’s walk and run events from 6 a.m. to noon today at Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd., in Galveston. To sign up, visit www.dfeetbreastcancer.com.
  • Clear Lake Shores farmers market will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1020 Marina Bay Drive in Clear Lake Shores. Visit www.farmersmarket
  • atcls.com.
  • The West Galveston Island Property Owners Association will meet at 9 a.m. today in Salon B (next to ballroom) at the Moody Gardens Hotel, 7 Hope Blvd., in Galveston. City of Galveston Manager Michael Kovacs will speak on the “State of Galveston” and budget items for the upcoming year. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. For information, email Jerry Mohn, mohn@msn.com.
  • The San Jacinto Neighborhood Association will have its Garden Day from 9 a.m. to noon today at 2005 Ave. N1⁄2 in Galveston. Visit www.sanjacneigh
  • borhoodassoc.org/garden.htm or call John Koloen, 409-763-7199.
  • The Education Village in the Clear Creek Independent School District will have its Imagination Celebration from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today in the commons at Education Village, 4380 Village Way, in League City. The event will feature activities for elementary-age children and their families. Attendees should park in front of Clear Falls High School’s Performing Arts Center. For information, call 281-284-0020.
  • St. Christopher Episcopal Church will have its eighth annual Community Barbecue and Auction today through Monday at 2508 St. Christopher Road and FM 518 (Deke Slayton Parkway) in League City. An open air market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. If you would like to participate, visit www.st
  • chrischurch.org/outreach/annual-bbq-and-auction or call 281-332-5553.
  • The 16th annual ARToberFEST will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday between 21st and 23rd streets on Postoffice St. in Galveston. Admission is $5 per person and free for ages 12 and younger. For information, contact Sarah Piel, spiel@thegrand.com or 409-770-5066 or 800-821-1894.
  • The Hitchcock Public Library will have its annual Fall Book and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 8005 Barry Ave. in Hitchcock. For information, call 409-986-7814 or visit hitchcockpubliclibrary.org.
  • The La Marque Public Library will have its Teen Read Week through today at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. “Seek the Unknown” is the theme. There also will be a Spooky Story Contest for La Marque Independent School District students in grades 6-12. For information, call 409-938-9272.
  • Galveston Historical Foundation will offer the “Caring for Cemetery Headstones and Statues” class as a part of its Preservation U courses at 10 a.m. today at the Broadway Cemetery, between 40th and 43rd streets on Broadway, in Galveston. To sign up, visit www.galvestonhistory.org or call 409-765-3409. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for all others.
  • The Friends of Galveston Island State Park will offer free beach walks at 10 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23. All activities will begin at the Nature Center on the bay side of the park at 14901 FM 3005 in Galveston. Park entrance is $5 per person 13 and older. Call 409-737-1222.
  • The Bay Area Mental Health Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, 17503 El Camino Real, in Clear Lake. Admission is free and open to the public. Call Darcy Truehan, 281-338-7235.
  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter No. 911 will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 15, 914 15th Ave. (Alley Street), in Texas City. For information, call Roberto Cabriales, 409-933-0367.
  • American Hospice Bereavement Services will offer an open grief support grief to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one or is anticipating the death of a loved one from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at 2525 South Shore Blvd. in League City. Donna Thomas is the facilitator. Call 832-536-3300. For individual support, call 281-210-6559.
  • Dignity Memorial will offer a VA Death Benefits Seminar at 11:30 a.m. today at the American Legion Post No. 554, 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Visitors are welcome. For information, call 281-332-8733.
  • The Sons of the American Revolution Bernardo de Galvez Chapter No. 1 will meet for lunch at noon today at Gaido’s Pelican Club, 39th Street and Seawall Boulevard, in Galveston. Attendees must RSVP. Call 409-762-9246.
  • The Dickinson Bay Area NAACP Branch No. 6280 will have its Crowning and Image Awards ceremony at 2 p.m. today in the multipurpose room at Eastern Regional Park, 2105 Dickinson Ave., in League City. Admission is free. The branch also will have its 25th Anniversary Celebration at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Walter Hall Pavilion, 806 state Highway 3, in League City. Tickets are $35 per person and $10 for ages 2-12. The Honorable Congressman Al Green will be the guest speaker. For information, call 281-337-2116 or 281-433-1584.
  • Rosenberg Library will have the grand opening of its new media room from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at 2310 Sealy Ave. in Galveston. The room is a special area designed for student groups and other nonprofit organizations. For information or to reserve space, visit www.rosenberg-library.org/ser
  • vices/rooms/rooms.html.
  • The NAACP youth council will meet at 3 p.m. today at the Wright Cuney Recreation Center, 718 41st St., in Galveston. Call Connie Hebert or Sue Johnson, 409-763-8955, or Selena Edwards, 409-762-3461.
  • The Mainland Branch of the NAACP No. 6201 will have its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 4 p.m. today in the H.A. Ratcliff Fellowship Hall of the Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church, 7420 FM 1765, in Texas City. Tickets are $25. Dr. Virgil Wood will be the guest speaker. The Galveston Heritage Chorale will perform. For information, call Dotti L. Jones, 409-927-1569.
  • The Galveston Detachment No. 668 of the Marine Corps League will host the MCL Department of Texas Fall Staff Conference through Sunday at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort, 5400 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. A social hour and a banquet will be at 6 p.m. today at the Hilton. For tickets and information, call 409-744-5000 or 512-671-8683.
  • The Bay Area Singles Club will have its monthly dance from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. today at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lodge, 5304 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Admission is $7 for members and $9 for all others. Attendees are asked to take party snacks to share. For information, call 409-948-1156 or 281-554-6063.

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