The Hitchcock Independent School District board of trustees will have a public and regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at 7801 Neville in Hitchcock. For information, visit www.hitchcockisd.org.

The Texas City Independent School District board of trustees will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Simpson Education Support Center, 1700 Ninth St. N., in Texas City. Visit www.tcisd.org.

GALVESTON

Galveston College will present its second presentation on its lecture series “The Brain” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on its campus, 4015 Ave. Q.

Dr. Janet Zadina, an educational neuroscientist, will be the speaker.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For information, call 409-944-1302.

HOUSTON

The University of Houston-Clear Lake Fall Teacher Career Fair will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 2307 of its Student Services and Classroom Building on its campus, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

The event is free and open to the public.

For information, call 281-283-2590.

The Santa Fe Independent School District board of trustees will have a special called meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at 4133 Warpath in Santa Fe. For information, call 409-925-3526.

HOUSTON

University of Houston-Clear Lake will have its admissions preview event for graduate and transfer students from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Student Services and Classroom Building on its campus, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

Students wishing to participate should take official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities and required test scores to the event.

To RSVP, visit www.uhcl.eu/admissions/events/admissions-preview.

TEXAS CITY

The College of the Mainland Concert Band will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Fine Arts Building on its campus, 1200 Amburn Road.

For information, contact Sparky Koerner, skoerner@com.edu or 409-933-8347.

HOUSTON

The University of Houston-Clear Lake will have its 41st annual art sale from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Nov. 27 in Atrium I on its campus, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

For information, email artassociation@uhcl.edu.

GALVESTON

The Galveston College Theatre Dept. will present a radio play version of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on its campus, 4015 Ave. Q.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For information, contact Liz Lacy, llacy@gc.edu or 409-944-1398.

TEXAS CITY

College of the Mainland will have its 2017 Student Art Exhibition available for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays through Dec. 4 in its Fine Arts Building Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Road.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For information, visit www.com.edu/gallery or call 409-933-8354 or 409-933-8348.

Adults are invited to “tour the world” with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program for its nine-day Vienna and Christmas market trip Dec. 3-11.

For information, contact Alesha Vardeman, aaulds@com.edu or 409-933-8432.

GALVESTON

Communities in Schools-Galveston County will have its From Hardship to Hope banquet from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Commodore Room at Sea Star Base Galveston, 7509 Broadway.

Dale Erquiaga, national CIS president, will be the guest speaker.

A $30 donation per person is asked. Tables also are available for $300 each.

For tickets or information, call Connie Hebert, 409-539-9055, or Eugene Lewis, 409-443-6666.

HOUSTON

The 15th annual Houston Area Community College Student Exhibition will be on display through Dec. 15 at the art gallery at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

The gallery will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. Free parking will be available in the Visitor Lot or Student Lot D.

For information, visit www.uhcl.edu/art-gallery or call Jeff Bowen, 281-283-3376.

Any child age 21 and younger who lives in Galveston County is eligible for medical and mental health services at any of the following clinics:

• Ball High School, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston; call 409-766-5750;

• Crosby Middle School, 6625 FM 2004, in Hitchcock; call 409-316-6556;

• Calvin Vincent Early Childhood Center, 1805 13th Ave. N., in Texas City; 409-960-0720;

• Central Middle School, 3014 Sealy Ave., in Galveston; call 409-761-6216; and

• Austin Magnet School, 1514 Ave. N1/2, in Galveston; call 409-766-3516.

Medical services include needed immunizations (ages 0-18), treatment for minor illness, physicals and other services. Sports physicals are $5. Children 18 and younger must have a consent form signed by a parent before treatment.

To make an appointment for mental health services, call 409-766-5713.

The Youth For Understanding organization is seeking families to assist in the placement of international exchange students while they attend local high schools in our area.

More than 2,000 YFU students come to the U.S. from about 50 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America and the Pacific.

Those interested should call 866-493-8872 or visit www.yfu-usa.org.

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