• Clear Lake Shores Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at FM 2094 at the light on Clear Lake Shores Drive in Clear Lake Shores. Visit www.farmersmarketatcls.com.
  • The Knights of Columbus will have its annual youth free throw championship for boys and girls ages 9-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the gym of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1612 E. Walker St., in League City. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. Registration is free. To sign up, visit www.saintmcc.org. Prizes will be awarded.
  • The Galveston County Master Gardener’s will offer the “Successful Spring Vegetable Gardening” class from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. Luke Stripling will teach the class. To sign up, email galv3@wt.net or call 281-534-3413, Ext. 12.
  • Island Little League will have its spring registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Jan. 18 and from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday upstairs at Columbo Little League Baseball Field, 54th Street and Avenue S, in Galveston. Parents must take a current utility bill for proof of residency. For information, call 409-771-7707.
  • LULAC Council No. 151 will have its “Latinos Living Healthy” Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th St., in Galveston. Attendees also are asked to take their unused eyeglasses to donate. Door prizes also will be given away. The UTMB Blood Bank also is asking qualified donors to donate blood from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information, call 409-771-7637.
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery will present a free seminar on medical and surgical weight loss options at 10 a.m. today at the Island Hilton Hotel, 5400 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. The seminar is free, but registration is suggested. Visit www.utmb.edu/obesity or call 832-505-1500.
  • The La Marque and West Texas City Little League will have spring registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 25 at Bobby Beach Baseball Complex, 800 Westward Ave., in La Marque. For boys and girls. For ages, fees and information, call 832-887-1344 or 409-996-4843. Visit www.eteamz.com/LMWTC or email lmwtcll@gmail.com.
  • The Disabled American Veterans Gal-Tex Chapter will meet at 10 a.m. today at 914 15th Ave. N. (building in alley) in Texas City. For information, call 409-945-4243.
  • The Philanthropic Educational Organizationwill meet at 10 a.m. today Call Paula Przestrzelski, 409-370-4606 or 409-740-3675, for location and information. Visit www.peointernational.org.
  • The Gamma Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.will meet at 10 a.m. today at Mainland Preparatory Academy, 319 Newman, in La Marque. If you’re an inactive soror, the sisters are asking that you reconnect with your “strand of pearls.” Call 409-948-0309.
  • The Bay Area Mental Health Support Groupwill 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.
  • Joshua Edwards and Lynn Xu will be the featured authors at a reading and book signing event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Galveston Bookshop, 317 23rd St., in Galveston. Edwards will be reading poems from “Imperial Nostalgias,” and Xu will be reading from “Debts & Lessons.” For information, call 409-750-8200.

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