The Santa Fe Independent School District board of trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at 4133 Warpath in Santa Fe. For information, call 409-925-3526.

The Hitchcock Independent School District board of trustees will have its rescheduled board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7801 Neville in Hitchcock. For agenda, visit

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,


LaVace Stewart Elementary School will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at 8:30 a.m. Friday at 330 FM 2094.

If you wish to attend, RSVP by emailing Sidney Hunt,


The 39th annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition will be on display during normal business hours through Friday in the third floor gallery of the Fine Arts building on its campus at 4015 Ave. Q.

A variety of original student art, including ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculptures and mixed media will be on display.

For information, contact Amanda Barry Jones, or 409-944-1309.


The Texas City High School Choir Booster Club will present “The House Cup” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in the school’s cafeteria at 1431 Ninth Ave. N.

Participants will get to compete for the glory of The House Cup, have dinner, desserts, candy buffet, wizardry games, and more. There also will be a silent auction.

For tickets, which are $35 per person, visit or call 409-457-4375.


Clear Creek Independent School District will have a dedication ceremony for its newest school, Florence Campbell Elementary School, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 6605 W. League City Parkway.

If you wish to attend, RSVP by emailing Sidney Hunt,

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 14th annual Community Recognition Celebration honoring the La Marque Legacy Hall, Texas City Hall of Honor, Texas City Independent School District partners and honorees will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Doyle Convention Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N.

For information, visit


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.

Tickets are $20 per person.

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


The Clear Creek Education Foundation will have its 19th annual awards presentation and gala Nov. 2 at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd.

Tickets are available at www.ClearCreek For information, call 281-284-0174.

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.

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

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