Reunions, gatherings

The Texas City High School Class of 1977 will have its 40-year reunion Friday through Sunday. For information, call 281-384-7662.

The Ball High School Class of 1976 will have a dance titled “Dance Through Time” from 8 p.m. Friday through 1 a.m. Saturday at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M, in Galveston. Admission is $10 per person (at the door). BYOB. For information, call 409-392-3980.

The Galveston Rugby Football Club will celebrate its 50-year anniversary Oct. 20 through Oct. 23 with a reunion of all past and current players and supporters. There will be a gala dinner Oct. 21. For information or to RSVP, contact Al Mazur, or 281-253-5790.

The Dickinson High School Class of 1977 will have its 40-year reunion from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21 at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort, 5400 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. The the homecoming game is Oct. 20. For information, email Suanne McNeel Sparks,

The La Marque High School Class of 1977 will have its 40-year reunion from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at The Enchanted Garden, 4807 FM 646, in Texas City. For information, call Lester Bellow, 281-782-3718, or David Laymance, 409-771-6189.

The Ball High Class of 1972 will have its 45-year reunion Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at Moody Gardens Hotel, 7 Hope Blvd., in Galveston. The cost is $100 per person. For information, call Janice Simpson Watson, 713-851-0861, or Rita Garza Quinn, 409-744-6855.

The Ball High School Class of 1971 will have its games, grub, gathering event Oct. 27 through Oct. 29 in Galveston. Attendees must RSVP by Friday by emailing Linda Fisher-Griggs,, or via the class Facebook page.

The Central High School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch Nov. 7 at a time and location to be determined. To obtain information on the time and where it will be, call Joe Mitchell, 409-908-0441, or Mattie Julius, 409-744-6491.

The Ball High School classes of 1957 and 1958 will celebrate its 60-year reunion Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 at the Island Hilton Hotel, 5600 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston. All classes of the 50s are welcome to attend. For information, email Ralph Bowers,, or call Carolyn Urbani, 409-744-8554.

The Ball High School Class of 1970 will have its Senior Sensation Bash from 8 p.m. to midnight Nov. 18 at the Sea Star Base Galveston, 7509 Broadway, in Galveston. Admission is $20. Payments are due by Nov. 1. Mail to BHS Class 1970, 1310 Ave. M, Galveston, TX 77550. All classes are welcome. BYOB. For information, call Adaire Marsh, 409-795-7912, Almeda Simpson, 409-996-9962, or Stephen Thomas, 409-354-1983.

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