Galveston College will have its 2019 fall festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday on the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing lawn on its campus, 4015 Ave. Q.

In addition, the Office of Financial Aid will host its semiannual FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Fest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing.

Admission is free and open for all ages. In the event of inclement weather, festivities will be held in the Hermes Fitness Center on campus. For information, call 409-944-1302.


Santa Fe Independent School District’s Kubacak Elementary School will host a kick-off pizza party for the WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) program from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at 4131 Warpath Ave.

If you’re interested in participating, contact counselor Teresa Fatheree, 409-925-9605.

For information on program, visit


Friendswood High School will have its homecoming parade at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on Friendswood Drive.

The homecoming game will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Henry Winston Stadium, 702 Greenbriar.

For information, email Laura Peter,, or Kristen Balch,

The Friendswood Schools Museum also will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 208 West Spreading Oaks. For information, contact Dayna Owen, or 281-482-1267.


College of the Mainland will present its 16th annual Monster Musik Guitar Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall on its campus at 1200 Amburn Road.

The concert will be under the direction of John Kiefer, and will feature songs such as “Zombie” and “Helter Skelter.”

Admission is free. For information, visit or call 409-933-8545.


The La Marque High School Class of 2020 and student council will have a haunted house fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the high school, 300 Vauthier Road.

Admission is $5 per person and candy will be given to all attendees. Take a can good and get $1 off admission.

For information, email,, or call 409-938-4261.


The Friendswood Historical Society will host its ninth annual Historween Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the old Friendswood Junior High School, 402 Laurel St. (across from the Perry home).

For information, visit the group’s Facebook page.


The Galveston County Chapter of Black Ex Students of Texas will have its costume and casino party fundraiser from 8 p.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday 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 Santa Fe Independent School District board of trustees will have a workshop meeting at 5 p.m. and then its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at 4133 Warpath in Santa Fe. For information, call 409-925-3526.


Galveston College Cosmetology will have its sixth annual Halloween hair and makeup contest at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in its Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on campus, 4015 Ave. Q.

The free event will showcase the artistry of cosmetology students as they transform models in a Halloween-themed competition. For information, 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.


Santa Fe High School will have its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m. Nov. 11 in the school’s gym, 16000 state Highway 6.

Students, district employee veterans, and local veterans will be recognized. There also will be a small reception for local veterans in the foyer of the auditorium afterward.

For information, contact Karlee Custer, or 409-927-3100, Ext. 3103.


Cline Elementary School will have its Harvest for the Holidays food drive Nov. 4 through Nov. 20 at 505 Briarmeadow.

The community is asked to drop off can goods at the front office.

For information, call Michelle Bowman, 281-482-1201.


Friendswood Independent School District will be honoring veterans at the following times and locations:

• Westwood Elementary School first-graders will have a Veterans Day program at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at 506 W. Edgewood Drive; for information, call 281-482-3341;

• Friendswood High School will have its annual salute to veterans at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 8 at 702 Greenbriar Drive; all veterans are asked to arrive by 10 a.m. in the library; service dogs are welcome; contact Diane Hanegan,, or call the school, 281-482-3413; and

• Cline Elementary School will honor veterans who are invited by family or friends of current students; for information, call 281-482-1201.

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