KTOR students help out at food drive promotion

Ball High School Media Arts students, Zachary Gamble, left, and Malu Pestana, made sure there was plenty of good music for shoppers during the recent “Christmas in July” in-store food drive promotion, sponsored by Randalls. Randalls, for the fifth consecutive year, kicked off Galveston’s participation in the annual ABC-13 “Share Your Holidays” food drive, which is set for Dec. 6. Not pictured: Caleb Grimmett.

The Boys & Girls Club will have its Back 2 School registration daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday at 4420 Ave. P in Galveston. For ages 6-17 (must present birth certificate and most recent report card at registration). After-school program starts Aug. 26. For information, call 409-763-2227.

The Galveston Art League will present a Japanese folk art workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at 2117-A Postoffice St. in Galveston. To sign up, email galves tonartleague.com or call 832-752-3280.

Mah Jongg players are invited to play with fellow players from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays in the parlor of Moody Methodist Church at 2803 53rd St. in Galveston. All players are welcome. For information, call 919-294-6703.

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.

Rotary Club of Galveston Island will meet at noon Tuesdays at The San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. For information, call 409-770-9503.

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.

The La Marque Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesdays at Benito’s International Restaurant, 1309 First St., in La Marque. A representative from the Galveston County Food Bank will be the guest speaker. 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 Court Appointed Special Advocate’s of Galveston County is in need of volunteers to become an advocate for children that are in the custody of Child Protective Services. There will be a recruitment session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the McCullough Room of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St., in Galveston. To sign up, contact Kathryn Holmes, kathryn@casa galveston.org or 409-572-2552.

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, lmeunier1933@yahoo.com 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.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Mainland No. 3199 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at 4445 Ninth St. in Bacliff. Call 281-339-3480.

Cub Scout Troop No. 120 (Bears) will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 2702 Ave. O1/2, in Galveston. New members are welcome. For information, call 409-762-4884.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6378 and its Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 5204 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. Call 281-337-4952.

The Bay Area Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at a location TBD. Fellowship will begin at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.bayareaquiltguild.org or call Debby Benson, 713-248-8757.

The Christian Motorcyclist Association, Lighthouse Riders Chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kelley’s Restaurant, 4604 Interstate 45, in La Marque. If you wish to eat, please arrive early. Call 713-550-3466.

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, laiaconajr@gmail.com or 713-252-4127.

Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will hold auditions for “Rumors” by Neil Simon at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 3803 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. Six men and four women are needed. For information, visit www.harbourtheater.com or call 281-337-7469.

The Short Term Rental Owners Association will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Prohibition Red’s at 2401 Church St. in Galveston. Anyone who owns or has an interest in vacation rentals is welcome. A social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. RSVP required. For information or to RSVP, contact Mary Branum, mbranum1@hotmail.com or 281-433-2945.

Knights of Columbus No. 787 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 1912 Winnie St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-2112.

The Galveston Summer Beach Band will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13 at the Sealy Gazebo across from Rosenberg Library at 24th and Sealy streets in Galveston. Sponsor nomination forms also will be available for the finale concert for seniors ages 85 and older on Aug. 13. Take your own chairs and blankets. Benches also will be provided. For information, call Frank Incaprera, 409-599-5009.

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