Donna Hatch receives cord, certificate from DAR

Donna Hatch, center, receives her New Horizons Course graduation cord and certificate from Susan Tillman, left, state regent, Texas Daughters of the American Revolution, and Marcy Carter-Lovick, vice regent, at the recent DAR State Conference in Houston. New Horizons is an upper level DAR leadership training course which requires a year-long study. Hatch is currently the historian of the George Washington Chapter of DAR in Galveston, which was the first DAR Chapter formed in Texas on June 17,1895.

The Galveston Bridge Club will meet at 10 a.m. Fridays at Moody Methodist Church at 2803 53rd St. in Galveston. For information, visit or call 713-962-9126.

The Galveston Mah Jongg League will meet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at Café in the Park Restaurant inside Moody Gardens Hotel at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston. All players are welcome. For information, call 919-294-6703.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have steaks available from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. For information, call 409-763-9866.


The M.I. Lewis Social Service Center food fair begins at 7 a.m. until all food is distributed Saturday at 215 FM 517 E. in Dickinson. Take your own bags/boxes to carry goods. For information, call 281-534-2043.

The Salvation Army of Galveston County will have its community market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4801 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City. If you’d like to participate, contact Capt. Jennifer Jones at or 409-996-9474.

The West Galveston Island Property Owners Association will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Courtyard by Marriott at 9550 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston. Michael Ruiz and local realtors will be the guest speakers. A full breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. For information, contact Jerry Mohn, or 409-737-5768.

The Galveston County Master Gardeners will have its free Home Fruit Growers Tour from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at various sites across Galveston County. The “All About Louisiana Irises” class will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4102-B Main St. in La Marque. To register, email galvcoun or call 281-309-5065.

The Sons of the American Revolution Bernardo de Galvez Chapter No. 1 will meet for lunch at noon Saturday at Landry’s Seafood Restaurant, 5310 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Attendees must RSVP. Call 281-488-6883.

The second annual Ennis Williams Scholarship Luncheon will be at noon Saturday at the Old Central Cultural Center at 2627 Ave. M in Galveston. Tickets are $25. For tickets and information, call Leonce “Hank” Thierry at 409-771-4470 or visit

Author Bartee Haile will be signing copies of his book “Texas Entertainers: Lone Stars in Profile” 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 Bay Area Singles Club will have its monthly dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lodge, 5204 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Admission is $7 for members and $9 for all others. Attendees are asked to take party snacks to share. Call 832-483-3257 or 281-484-4762.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5400 will have a dance from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at 11230 state Highway 6 in Santa Fe. Janet and the Texas Heartaches will perform. Admission is $10 at the door. Beer and setups will be sold. For information, call 409-925-2525.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have its Country Music Saturday event from 9 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. For information, call 409-795-4352.

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