Registration for the Galveston Police Department’s annual Blue Santa program will be ongoing through Thursday at 601 54th St. in Galveston. Donations also are needed. For information and qualification guidelines, contact Officer Jovan Harris at email@example.com or 409-526-9750.
The Silk Purse Thrift Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 1124 37th St. in Galveston. Clothes, collectibles, jewelry, bedding and kitchen items will be available (some items are free at the end of each month). For information, call 409-765-5138.
The American Begonia Society Houston satellite branch will meet at 10 a.m. today at Houston Park, 5001 NASA Parkway, in Seabrook. Call 409-600-1411.
The Santa Fe Crafty Grannies No. 1033 will meet at 11:30 a.m. today at Golden Corral, 6200 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Attendees will have to pay for their own lunch. New members are welcome. Call Mollie Jamison, 409-925-5524.
Rotary Club of Texas City will meet at noon Tuesdays in the captain’s room at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Call Dawn Tholcken, 281-923-5197.
Rotary Club of Galveston Island will meet at noon Tuesdays at The San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. Megan Steckly, with Comp-U-Dopt, will be the guest speaker. will be the guest speaker. Call 409-770-9503.
The La Marque Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesdays at Benito’s International Restaurant, 1309 First St., in La Marque. Call 409-938-9258.
The New Leaf Al-Anon group will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Rosenberg Library, in the Randall Room, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. Call 409-692-3078.
Free dance lessons taught by Lewis and Betty Whistler will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Hometown Heroes Park, 2105 S. Dickinson, in League City. Must have a city of League City activity card to participate (nonresidents can pay $25 for a yearly pass or purchase a day pass). For information, call 832-517-5833.
The Galveston County Community Action Council board of directors will meet at 3 p.m. today at the Island Community Center at 4700 Broadway, Suite C-109, in Galveston. For information, call 409-765-7878.
The Galveston Hook and Needles Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Contact Lana Meunier, firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-750-2163.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 880 will have Hamburger Night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays at 1014 24th St. in Galveston. All are welcome. Call 409-763-9866.
The Houston chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Room 210, 14045 Space Center Blvd., in Houston. Call 281-480-1231.
The Galveston Dance Club will offer group dance lessons at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the aerobics room at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. The first two lessons are free. No partner is required. Visit www.galvestondanceclub.com. Call 409-370-0617.
The Galveston Island Chess Club will meet from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at the Tremont Hotel Coffee Shop, 2300 Ship’s Mechanic Row, in Galveston. Chess players of all levels, newbies and those who haven’t played in a while are welcome. Contact George Laiacona, email@example.com or 713-252-4127.
The Galveston Elks Lodge No. 126 will meet at 7 p.m. today at 1518 Tremont St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-1212.
The League City Evening Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at Spring Creek Barbeque, 2710 Interstate 45 S., in League City. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Visit www.lceveninglions.webs.com.
Knights of Columbus No. 787 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 1912 Winnie St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-2112.