The Galveston County Health District will present its WIC cooking series from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Island Community Center at 4700 Broadway.

The cooking class is in partnership with Galveston’s Own Farmers Market. The class is free for WIC participants. Space is limited.

For information or to register, visit or call 409-763-7207.


The student-run clinic at St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St., will be seeing patients from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Call 409-763-8521 to schedule an appointment.


The Overeaters Anonymous “Different Strokes” No. 52400 group will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Dayspring Church, 2215 FM 646 N.

For information, call 409-457-9517 or 832-496-4549.


The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Texas City WIC Clinic, 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Suite B-101.

For information, call 409-949-3471.


NAMI Gulf Coast will provide a family and individual support group for anyone affected by mental illness from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St.

Trained facilitators will lead both group meetings in separate rooms.

Contact Jan Melis, or 281-585-3100 or 409-944-4328.


The Reconstruction of a Survivor breast cancer support group for survivors, family and caregivers will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center, 2240 Interstate 45.

The meeting is free and refreshments will be served.

Email Stella Turrubiate,


There will be a support and encouragement grief support group available from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays Tuesday through Dec. 3 at The Hope Community Center at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 510 13th Ave. N.

Registration is $25 per person. To sign up or get more information, visit, email, or call 832-922-7022.

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse will offer its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Dickinson, and during the same timeframe Wednesdays in Galveston. Locations will be disclosed upon registration of the ongoing classes. For information and to pre-register, visit


The Christ Over Our Life Christian Substance Abuse Program will be available at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Truth Missionary Baptist Church at 4032 FM 1765.

For information, call the Rev. Johnny Grimes at 409-457-7382.


The Change of Life group of Cocaine Anonymous will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor on the west side of St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St.

Call 409-939-9498.


The Houston Area Parkinson Society will have its music therapy and exercise meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in the Life Center of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 18220 Upper Bay Road.

The meetings are for people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their loved ones and caregivers.

For information, visit or call 713-626-7114.


The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer its “Time-Out” weekly educational/support session for caregivers and family members whose loved one has any type of disability/illness from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 2.506A at Jennie Sealy Hospital, 301 University Blvd.

Mallory Freitag, lead benefits counselor of Houston-Galveston Area Council, will present “Medicare 101.”

For information, visit, or contact Savannah Parks, or 409-266-7542.


The Galveston County Health District will offer its Diabetes 101 support group for people living with diabetes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the WIC classroom in the Mid-County Annex, 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

The group will be facilitated by a registered nurse and offers education about diabetes self-management.

To register, email or call 409-938-2293.


The Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. No. 48068 group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the East Room, of the Thelma Webber Community Center, 14304 Beriton.

For information, call 409-771-9221 or 409-457-9517.


The community is invited to the SCI Café where science and communities interact from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mod Coffeehouse at 2126 Postoffice St.

“Understanding Diabetes: Prevention, Risk, Types and Management,” will be the topic of discussion.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For information, contact Krista Bohn, or 409-772-1881.

Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Room 108 at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston (enter on North side of church). Call 559-356-7097.


The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway.

The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues.

Visit or call 281-317-7335.


Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine — Clear Lake will offer its sports injury clinic for young athletes from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 9 at 2020 NASA Parkway, Suite 230.

No appointment is necessary, and most forms of insurance are accepted.

For information, visit or call 713-363-9090.


HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland will participate in the “Crush The Crises” Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 6801 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

Individuals can safely and anonymously dispose of unused or expired opioid painkillers and other medicines.

For a complete list of other participators, visit

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