Runway of Hope Style Show

Models at The Salvation Army of Galveston County’s annual Runway of Hope Style Show included Ny’Jala Bush, Jovan Harris, Annette Scott, Falon Dunn, Kelli Moulton, Chris Kinard, Ruth Martinez, Vivian Hernandez-Kleinschmidt, and Brenda Weber. The sold-out show was March 29 at the San Luis Hotel.

The American Legion Riders of Post No. 554 will host a lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. A minimum donation of $8 is asked. Must preorder by Tuesday by calling 281-332-8733.

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.

The Clear Creek Association of Retired Teachers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bay Area Community Center, 5002 NASA Parkway, in Houston. Magician Rick Hebert will be the guest speaker. Annual dues are $50. All retired teachers are welcome. Contact Julia Bodenhamer, or 281-538-4056.

The Fifty-Five-Plus Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. The Noteables will perform. Take a dish to share for the potluck. For information, call 832-459-4145 or 772-341-9756.

The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office will have its annual luncheon in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Alvin Senior Center at 309 Sealy St. in Alvin. For information, visit or call 409-770-5124.

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. Melissa Tortorici, director of communications at Texas City Independent School District, 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 Galveston Historical Foundation’s African-American Heritage Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday at 2228 Broadway in Galveston. Call 409-765-7834.

The Galveston Arts Center will have its Art Club for Kids from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays through May 14 at 2127 Strand St. in Galveston. For tuition information, visit www.galves or call 409-763-2403.

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, 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 Galveston County Marine Corps Detachment No. 668 will have meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Marine Corps Reserve Center, Two Fort Point, in Galveston. All Marines and former Marines are welcome to join and support the league. Call Terry Lutz, 281-467-2663, or visit

The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office will have its Santa Fe School Art Contest in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Santa Fe Resiliency Center at 13217 FM 1764 in Santa Fe. For information, visit or call 409-770-5124.

The Kempner Park Neighborhood Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central Christian Church at 2702 Ave. O1/2 in Galveston. City Manager Brian Maxwell will be the guest speaker. For information, call 409-739-5258.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Galveston County will have a candlelight vigil in recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Galveston County Justice Center at 600 59th St. in Galveston. For information, visit or call 409-572-2552.

The Galveston Elks Lodge No. 126 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1518 Tremont St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-1212.

The League City Evening Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Creek Barbeque, 2710 Interstate 45 S., in League City. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Visit

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 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, or 713-252-4127.

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

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