The Galveston County Community Action Council’s Head Start Program is accepting applications for children ages 3-4 for the 2019-20 school year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. The program offers free full-day early childhood development services to age and income-eligible children. For locations and required documents to register, call 409-692-0251 or 409-762-9019.


The Hitchcock Independent School District’s Kids First Head Start will be accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year during normal business hours weekdays at 5701 FM 2004.

Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1.

For information and eligibility requirements, call Kahne Girouard or Shirley Alexander at 409-316-6541.


Dickinson Independent School District will have its restorative practices informational meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of McAdams Junior High School, 11415 Hughes Road.

Parents and community members are invited to attend.

For information, visit or call 281-229-6000.

The Dickinson Independent School District’s Education Foundation will present “Gator Tales” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays via its Facebook page at The reading initiative is aimed at fostering a love of reading among elementary students. If you’d like to participate as a guest reader, email Amanda Flannery,


The Women’s Council of Realtors Bay Area Houston Network, College of the Mainland, and AMOCO Federal Credit Union will have its 1980s Prom Scholarship Concert fundraiser at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the League City Civic Center, 400 W. Walker St.

Tickets are $20 for general admission or $50 for VIP (can be purchased at Donations also will be accepted at

For information, email or call Heidi Crenshaw, 281-853-5530.

The University of Houston-Clear Lake will have open registration for the 2019 fall semester through Aug. 23. No appointments are necessary. Financial aid is available for qualifying students. On-campus housing also is available. For information, visit

The Clear Creek Education Foundation will have its sixth annual “Dine Out to Donate” fundraiser Oct. 7 at various restaurants in the area. For a complete list of who’s participating, visit www.ClearCreek or call Kelsey McNeil Richardson, 281-284-0174.


The Galveston County Chapter of Black Ex Students of Texas will have its costume and casino party fundraiser from 8 p.m. Oct. 26 to 1 a.m. Oct. 27 at Stuttgarden Plaza inside Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

Sponsorships are available by Aug. 15. Tickets, which will be available Sept. 1, are $20 per person.

For information and tickets, call Dedrick Johnson, 409-939-8102 or visit

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