Keep Santa Fe Beautiful

More than 70 people of all ages, including this group of Santa Fe athletes, worked together to clean their community recently in the Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-off, an event sponsored by Keep Santa Fe Beautiful. The nonprofit organization encourages residents to enhance the surrounding area with events and educational awareness. For information on the group, visit www.keepsantafetx

The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office will have its annual Crime Victims’ 5K Walk/Run in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week at 8 a.m. Saturday at 45th Street and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston. For information, visit or call 409-770-5124.

Seeding Galveston will have its Saturday Farm Stand Market from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays on the corner of 33rd Street and Avenue N in Galveston. Seasonal produce and farm fresh eggs will be available. For information, visit

Volunteers are needed to participate in the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach spring coast wide cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For a list of sites and to sign up, visit

Texas First Bank is inviting the community to its Shred Day! event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 3232 Palmer Highway in Texas City and 111 W. Parkwood Ave. in Friendswood. Take your old bank statements and other personal documents to have them professionally shredded and recycled.

Clear Lake Shores Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 1020 Marina Bay Drive in Clear Lake Shores. For information on vendor opportunities, call 832-614-6973.

The Santa Fe Independent School District will have a job fair from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cowan Education Center at 4133 Warpath St. in Santa Fe. For information, visit

The Hitchcock Education Foundation will have its annual Bulldog Bash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Hitchcock High School at 6629 FM 2004 in Hitchcock. There also will be a car show. For information, call 832-434-3500.

The Gamma Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday 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 Galveston County Coalition of Black Democrats will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church, 5917 Carver St., in Texas City. For information, call 409-739-5665.

The American Legion Post No. 554 Auxiliary will have its annual Easter party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. For information, call 281-332-8733.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have its annual crawfish boil from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. For tickets and information, call 409-765-4352.

The Galveston County Master Gardeners will offer its free class “Beneficials in the Garden” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Friendswood Public Library at 416 S. Friendswood Drive in Friendswood. To register, email or call 281-309-5065.

Author William Warren will be signing copies of his book “Murder on Galveston Bay” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Galveston Bookshop at 317 23rd St. in Galveston. For information, call 409-750-8200.

The American Legion Post No. 554 will have a shuffle board tournament at 3 p.m. Saturdays through April 27 at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. All are welcome. Call 281-332-8733.

Classic Auto Group Galveston will have its annual crawfish boil from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at 8020 Broadway in Galveston. Proceeds will benefit Texas Equusearch. The Line Up also will perform. For information and tickets, email or call 713-234-0380.

The 20th annual Texas City Art Festival Juried Art Show and Juried Student Art Show will be Saturday at the Doyle Convention Center at 2010 Fifth Ave. N. in Texas City. The reception and awards will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For information, call 409-643-5990.

The second annual Sunshine Center Spring Fling will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at 1912 Winnie St. in Galveston. Tickets are $25 per person. To purchase tickets or get information, call 409-763-5029.

The Special Folks Dance Party will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Golden Rule Services Building, 720 34th St. N., in Texas City. Admission is free. For information, call Jay Hill, 409-938-3414.

Music Nite on The Strand will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Saengerfest Park at 23rd and Strand streets in Galveston. Dem Roots (reggae) will perform. For information, visit or call 409-761-4111.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Post No. 6378 will have karaoke with DC Karaoke from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. For information, call 281-337-4952 or 832-738-6950.

The American Legion Post No. 554 will have karaoke with Vic Squire at 8 p.m. Saturday and April 27 at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. For information, call 281-332-8733.

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