• 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.
  • The Santa Fe Family Worship Center will have its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at 13601 FM 1764 in Santa Fe. AWAK3N Life will perform. There also will be food, jewelry, candles, wood crafts and more. Call Julie Gregory, 281-433-8541.
  • Galveston Independent School District will recognize America Recycles Day with a presentation at 10 a.m. today at Oppe Elementary School, 2915 81st St., in Galveston. Speakers from the A Bag’s Life campaign will be on program. The public is welcome. Visit www.abagslife.com.
  • The La Marque Public Library will have story time for children from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at 1011 Bayou Road in La Marque. For information, call 409-938-9270.
  • 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.
  • LULAC Council No. 51 and MARS Inc. will present “Latinos Living Healthy” from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2228 28th St., in Galveston. All are welcome. For information, call Amy Quiroga, 409-771-7637.
  • Galveston College will have its sixth annual fall festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at 4015 Ave. Q in Galveston. This year’s western-themed festival is open to all ages. The event will feature live music, games, activity booths and more attractions sponsored by student clubs and organizations. For information, call 409-944-1234.
  • Galveston Historical Foundation will have its annual Genteel Junque sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today (GHF members only) and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Architectural Salvage Warehouse, 2228 Broadway, in Galveston. The sale will feature high-quality antiques, furniture and art in good condition. To donate items, contact Joey Janota, joey.janota@galvestonhistory.org or 409-750-9108. For information, call 409-750-9108.
  • The Nia Cultural Center will have its fall Movers and Shapers Mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway, in Galveston. A donation of $20 per person or $35 per couple is asked. For information, contact Sue Johnson, suejohnson54@hotmail.com or 409-765-7086.
  • 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.gulfprideforyouth.org.
  • The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, along with several Knights of Columbus Districts, will once again host the Silver Rose, which travels from Canada through the U.S. on its way to the Basilica in Monterrey, Mexico, for the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 12. The Silver Rose will be at the Mass services at 6 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Church in Galveston; 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal in Texas City; and at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday at Queen of Peace Church in La Marque. For information, call Marcelino Compean, 409-939-7081.
  • The American Legion Post No. 20 will have special entertainment by Sundown at 6:30 p.m. today at 1503 23rd St. in Galveston. The Post also will have its members meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. Dinners will be sold for $6 each. For information, call 409-770-9151.

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