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Galveston County The Daily News (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Galveston, Texas Galveston county Texas thursday december 13, 2012 a the daily news a b7local Holiday happenings a Galveston the noon Optimist club of Galveston will be Selling Christmas Trees from 3 . To 9 . Through Friday and 9 . To 9 . Saturday-16 at the tree lot at 21 St and Broadway streets. Noble Nordman Plantation Douglas firs and scotch Pine Trees will be available. Prices vary. Wreaths poinsettias and stands also will be sold. Visit league City the Butler longhorn museum will present its children s Cowboy Santa free event from 1 . To 3 . Saturday at 1220 Coryell St. The museum also will have its adult Texas hoedown Holiday dance from 4 . To 9 . Saturday at the same location. Tickets Are $25 per person. Attendees must a sep by dec. 12 for the dance. For information Call 713-489-4824.� Dickinson the Dickinson festival of lights will be open nightly from 6 . To 9 . Through dec. 30 excluding dec. 24-25 at Paul Hopkins Park 1000 pm 517. Admission is free. A free shuttle bus will run on weekends from Dickinson s palais Royal parking lot and will run nightly closer to Christmas. For information visit wow. Galveston the 11th annual festival of lights will be open from 6 . To 10 . Daily through Jan. 5, including Christmas eve and Christmas Day at Moody gardens 1 Hope blvd. Admission is $6.95 per person. There also will be Snow tubing available on a 100-foot ice slide As Well As the area s Only outdoor ice rink which is included with a festival of lights ticket. The slide is open from noon to 10 . And Cost $ 12 for admission. There also will be thursday night concerts featuring the Maverick Side kicks and Pasadena intermediate school today Bay area Bluegrass monday Thomson intermediate school and Bay area Bluegrass tuesday Bay area Bluegrass wednesday and Falcon pass elementary Pearland High school show choir and Clear Lake High school choir dec. 20. For information Call 800-582-4673 or visit . Texas City College of the Mainland will have its holidays around the world luncheon at 12 30 . Friday in the student life Center on Campus 1200 Amburn Road. The event will feature foods from nations across the world. Admission is free and open to the Public. For information Call 409-933-8916.� Santafe the Santa s kingdom Christmas Parade will Start at 7 . Friday leaving Runge Park 4605 Peck St. And will end at Santa be High school 16000 state Highway 6. Those wanting to participate should visit . . Applications also can be picked up at the Santa be chamber of Commerce. The group also is accepting toys and food As a part of its annual toy and food drive through dec. 24. The toy and food drive will be from 9 . To 6 . Saturday-16 at Cit go 3605 fm646n. For information and where items can be donated Call Kevin Salter 409-443-6070.� Nassau Bay the Bay area Art walk will be from 10 . To 4 . Saturday at Nassau Bay town Square Saturn Lane and space Park blvd. Admission is free. There will be local artists food live music children Art projects Bounce houses and vendors. Visit or Call 713-805-1695. A Kemah striving to treat animals with respect volunteers of Galveston county will offer the Community a Chance to take pictures with their pets and Santa paws from 1 . To 3 . Saturday at the Bayside bed and biscuit 920 Lawrence Road. Attendees can take their own camera to take pictures with Santa Claus. Pictures Are free but donations Are Welcome. For information visit league City Santa Claus will make a visit to the City of league City s fire station no. 4 from 6 . To 9 . Saturday at 175 w. Bay area blvd. Attendees will get to take photos with Santa listen to Holiday tunes and enjoy cookies cupcakes and hot chocolate. For information Call 281-554-1303.� la Marque musical beginnings will have its Quot a Diamond affair Quot Holiday extravaganza from 6 . To 10 . Saturday at Mainland preparatory Academy 319 Newman Road. There will be performances by the voices of the Mainland High Praise dance ministry and the musical beginnings students. Gerra Gistand will be the special guest performer. For tickets and information Call 409-771 -0276 or 832-799-2151.� Galveston St. Luke full gospel Church will have its annual Christmas musical in Honor of Bishop Robert Wiltz at 7 . Saturday at 3408 34th St. Admission is Galveston islander by Choice will have its fifth annual Quot Santa s night out Quot toy drive and pub crawl beginning at 7 . Saturday at Murphy s Irish pub 213 22nd St Post office Street. Admission is free but attendees Are asked to take a new unopened toy to be donated. Holiday attire is encouraged. Toys will be donated to shrines Hospital. For information Contact Adrienne Culpepper or 409-770-7360. A Crystal Beach the Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Crewe will have its annual Christmas toy drive and dance at 8 . Saturday at Sharky s ii 1021 state Highway 87. To gain admission patrons Are asked to take unwrapped toys for children Ages 0-18 or make a Cash donation. "3 Way switch Quot will provide the live music. For information Call Anne Willis 409-684-3345.� Galveston Central High school will have its annual Christmas party at 9 . Saturday at the old Central cultural Center 2627 ave. M. For tickets and information Call 409-457-1795 or 409-763-5641. A Texas City All Star daycare will have its family and friends Christmas party at 9 . Saturday at club warehouse 960 n. Pine St. Admission is free and open to the Public. Attendees should Boob. There also will be door prizes and a Karaoke contest. No children Are allowed. For information Call 409-877-2276. A la Marque abundant life Christian Center will have the great Christmas Giveaway and Blessing of the children service at 10 . Sunday Christmas eve service from 7 . To 8 . Dec. 24 and its new year s eve service from 9 . To Midnight dec. 31 at 601 Delany Road. Doors will open at 9 . For the Christmas Giveaway. There will be gifts for children and Christmas hams for adults who Are visiting for the first time one per family. There also will be a live nativity and candlelight communion at the Christmas eve service and a balloon drop communion music and a car Giveaway must be present to win at the new year s eve Celebration. For information Call 409-935-1606. A la Marque Highlands Baptist Church will have its Christmas musical Quot All is Wei i Quot presented by the Sanctuary choir at 10 55 . And 6 . Sunday at 2908 Cedar drive. Admission is free and open to the Public. For information Call 409-938-8441. A Santafe Santa be Christian Church will have its Blue Christmas service at 7 . Dec. 20 and its Christmas eve service at 6 30 . Dec. 24 at 13602 pm 1764. The Public is Welcome. For information visit wow. . A Kemah the Christmas on the Bay arts and crafts show will be from 10 . To 5 . Dec. 22-23 on the Kemah Boardwalk 6th and Kipp streets. Admission is free. For information Call 281 -451 -7728.� Galveston Ball High school classes of 1969-79 will have its annual Holiday gala from 8 . To 1 . Dec. 22 at the old Central cultural Center 2627 ave. M. Tickets Are $25 per person. The deadline to Purchase tickets is saturday. Attendees should Boob. Call Jay Netherly 713-858-8234 Lillian Mcgrew 409-771 -2018 Janet Washington 409-762-1935 or Shelia Smith 409-526-4978. A Seabrook living word Church will have its Christmas worship service at 10 30 . Dec. 23 at 2900 e. Nasa Parkway. The Church also will present the big Story of Christmas from genesis to Jesus worship service at 5 30 . Dec. 24. Milk and cookies will be served. For information visit wow. or Call 281-532-9000. A la Marque Trinity lutheran Church will have its Christmas eve candlelight communion service at 7 30 . Dec. 24 at 202412th ave. Special music will be performed and Santa gift bags will be Given to each child at the end of service. For information Call 409-935-6004. A Galveston Gethsemane missionary Baptist Church will have its Christmas Day service at 10 . Dec. 25 at 2127 37th St. The Public is Welcome to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. For information Call 409-763-2853. A Galveston the Galveston Council of greeks will have its annual Holiday dance fundraiser Quot Holiday sparkles Quot from 9 . To 1 . Dec. 29 at old Central cultural Center 2627 ave. M. Tickets Are $30 per person or $300 for a table of ten. Proceeds will go toward Community outreach activities and scholarships for Galveston county High school seniors. For tickets and information Call Cherlyn Crear 409-771-3388, or Winifred Gilmore 281-459-1684. A Galveston the lasers lights and magic in the Park Holiday event will be at 6 ., 7 . And 8 . Saturdays and sundays through dec. 31 excluding dec. 1-2 at Saenger fest Park 2302 strand. Attendees can visit with Santa Claus see lights synchronized to music and a themed laser Light show. Admission is free. The event part of Galveston s passport to Holiday magic is sponsored by Mitchell historic properties and the Galveston Park Board of trustees. For information Call 409-762-0062. A Texas City truth missionary Baptist Church will have its watch night service at 10 . Dec. 31 at 4032 pm 1765. The Public is Welcome. For information Call 409-938-3922 or 409-457-7382. To have your nonprofit event listed Here email Angela Taylor Angela. . Jennifer Reynolds the daily news photos Casey Dubose twirls through a Light Tunnel with her twin brother Joshua Mother Lisa and father Clarke at Thel 5th annual Dickinson festival of lights in november. Mainland testing among top emerging companies from staff reports Mainland testing recently was named an emerging-10 company by the Houston minority supplier development Council. The award is Given to emerging companies for their significant contributions to their Industry and Community successful business strategies and striving for customer excellence. Mainland testing is a full service integrated occupational wellness and Dan clinic at the safety Council Texas City offices in Texas City. The company serves diverse group of customers from the petrochemical and refining Industry to school districts. A we would like to thank our customers and Community a our business growth is because of your support a Mainland testing founder and president Doreen Hughes Ford provides scholarships by Ford motor co. Special to the daily news on dec. 4, Mitchell Dale announced that Mcree Ford would join Ford motor company in its ongoing commitment to the National Fra. Ford has committed to a 16th year of the built Ford Tough Fra collegiate scholarship program which will award $1,000 scholarships to hundreds of Fra members each co sponsored by Ford dealers like Mcree Ford. Mcree Ford is sponsoring the built Ford Tough collegiate scholarship program for Santa be High school Clear Creek High school Clear Lake High school Clear Brook High school Dickinson High school Clear Springs High school Clear Falls High school Friendswood High school and Pearland High school. For the 2012-13 school year the Dealership is helping 18 local students attend the College of their Choice. A were pleased to be Able to support the local chapter and Ford motor company in its Strong commitment to the National Fra a Dale said. A fall our previous scholarship recipients Tell us How grateful they Are for the financial support and How the Fra experience has changed their

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