The Galveston County Community Action Council’s Head Start Program is accepting applications for children ages 3-4 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 Sunday. For information and eligibility requirements, call Kahne Girouard or Shirley Alexander at 409-316-6541.

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


The La Marque High School Class of 2020 will have a project graduation meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school’s library at 397 Duroux.

All parents of seniors are invited.

For information, call Diane Davis, 409-354-8711, Eula West, 409-771-0276, or Tammy Proffitt, 409-392-8880.

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 La Marque High School Class of 2020 will have a fundraising event from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at Altitude Trampoline Park, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.

The fee will be $15 for two hours of jump time, and Altitude socks are required and available for $2 each (participants must mention that you’re there for the school’s fundraiser). Twenty percent of proceeds will be given to the class. For information, contact Jacinta Urps, or 409-316-9335.


The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s annual Harvest Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 through Sept. 12 at 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

If you’d like to participate as a vendor, the cost of each space is $35 per day. For information, contact Marlene Richards, or 281-283-2223.

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