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Bulletin board for Oct. 5, 2013 - The Galveston County Daily News : Bulletin Board

November 21, 2014

Bulletin board for Oct. 5, 2013

Posted: Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:27 am | Updated: 12:46 am, Sat Oct 5, 2013.

  • Triple “B” Riding and Charity Club will have its 20th annual campout and trail ride today at the Main Street Pasture, 2414 Main St., in La Marque. There also will be live entertainment and other activities. A $15 donation is asked. For information, call 409-996-6639, 409-502-0183, or 409-539-8961.
  • Clear Lake Shores farmers market will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1020 Marina Bay Drive in Clear Lake Shores. Visit www.farmersmarket
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  • The Texas City Host Lions Club will have its 12th annual Kids Fishing Derby for ages 4-14 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at Highlands Bayou Park, Exit No. 10 at Interstate 45, in La Marque. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m. The first 100 children to register will receive a door prize.
  • The Galveston County Master Gardener’s will offer a class on “Perennials for Galveston County and the Upper Texas Coast” from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at Carbide Park, 4102 Main St., in La Marque. Master Gardener Jan Brick will teach the class. To RSVP, email galv3@wt.net or call 281-534-3413, Ext. 12.
  • The American Legion Post No. 89 will have its second annual Vets & Bikers Out For Blood event at 9 a.m. today at 3028 29th St. N. in Texas City. There will be a fun run, fish fry, live auction, music, T-shirts, a cake spin and raffles. Proceeds will benefit El Mina Shrine Children’s Hospital Transportation Corp. For information, call 409-945-8975.
  • The Artist Boat will have its annual meeting and 10th anniversary celebration from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the Galveston Country Club, 14228 Stewart Road, in Galveston. Kevin Anthony will perform. Call 409-770-0722.
  • The Galveston Railroad Museum will have its annual train show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at 2602 Santa Fe Place in Galveston. Admission is $8. Ages 12 and younger are admitted free. Train rides also will be available for $5. Visit www.galvestonrrmuseum.com or call 409-765-5700.
  • St. Augustine’s will have its annual Juried Art Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday at 41st Street and Avenue M1⁄2 in Galveston. “Joy” is the theme. For information, call 409-539-4632.
  • The EMS Angels MC Gulf Coast Chapter No. 17 will sponsor a benefit to help rescue adoptable pets from the Galveston County Animal Resource Center at 10 a.m. today beginning at the center in Texas City to Jackie’s Brickhouse in Kemah. Registration is $25 per bike and $5 per passenger. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Galveston County Judge Mark Henry will be the grand marshal. Call 409-795-7236.
  • The East End Historical District will have its annual garden tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at various gardens across the East End of Galveston. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at 1117 Sealy St. Call 409-370-2306.
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will offer a free class on learning composting basics from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today in the Wortham Auditorium of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. A free pair of gardening gloves will be given away to attendees. Ken Steblein will teach the class. Call 409-763-8854, Ext. 115.
  • The Sam Houston Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 4613 state Highway 3, in Dickinson. Sgt. Eliu Rojas will be the guest speaker. 
  • The Friends of Galveston Island State Park will offer free beach walks at 10 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23. All activities will begin at the Nature Center on the bay side of the park at 14901 FM 3005 in Galveston. Park entrance is $5 per person 13 and older. Call 409-737-1222.
  • The Bay Area Mental Health Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, 17503 El Camino Real, in Clear Lake. Admission is free and open to the public. Call Darcy Truehan, 281-338-7235.
  • The Santa Fe Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3789 will have its annual cockroach festival and barbecue cookoff from 10 a.m. to midnight today at 6101 FM 646 S. in Santa Fe. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship program. For information, call 409-925-3668.
  • There will be a benefit fundraiser for Josh Jeansonne from noon to 10 p.m. today at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 901 Main St., in La Marque. Barbecue dinners will be sold for $10. There also will be a silent auction, live music and a DJ. For information, call 409-599-6734. Donations also will be accepted at any Texas First Bank or by visiting www.fofundme.com/442ac4.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will meet at 1 p.m. today in the conference room of the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2228 28th St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-744-5170 or 409-771-2003.
  • The Galveston Elks Lodge No. 126 Drug Awareness Program will have their annual gently used purse sale and tea from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at 1518 Tremont St. in Galveston. Tickets are $5. There will be hundreds of gently used purses at low prices available. For information, call 409-741-7795.
  • The Beta Phi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M, in Galveston. All inactive and active sorors are welcome. Call 409-744-8797 or 713-826-1308.
  • Write Thoughts, a group of poets and short story writers, will meet from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Mod Coffee Shop, 2200 Postoffice St., in Galveston. Take something to read (about five minutes long). Call 409-740-2889.
  • Authors Susan P. Baker (“Suggestion of Death”) and Bob Stewart (“Firstborn”) will be signing copies of their newest books from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Galveston Bookshop, 317 23rd St., in Galveston. For information, call 409-750-8200.
  • Galveston Art Bound will have its annual book arts event at 5 p.m. today at 23rd and Postoffice streets in Galveston. There will be a live and silent auction, entertainment and food. The Salty Dog Band will perform. Proceeds will benefit SMART Family Literacy. Visit www.GalvestonArtBound.org.
  • The American Legion Post No. 20 will be celebrating one of its members’ birthday at 6 p.m. today with a live performance by Wild About Texas at 1503 23rd St. in Galveston. All are welcome. For information, call 409-770-9151.
  • “Reflections” by Lou Sprecher will be on display from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at G. Lee Gallery, 2215 Postoffice St., in Galveston. Sprecher’s art will remain on display through Oct. 31. Attendees will get to meet and talk to Sprecher during ArtWalk. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 409-370-7350.
  • The public is invited to attend the free Movie Night on The Strand event at 7 p.m. today at Saengerfest Park, 2300 Strand, in Galveston. “Beetlejuice” will be shown.
  • American Legion Post No. 554 will have Karaoke with Lana at 7 p.m. today at 1650 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Visitors are welcome. For information, call 281-332-8733.

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