Day to Day Calendar

Welcome to Galveston Island Guide’s
Day to Day calendar of fun & cool events and things to do!

Apr
2
Thu
8th Annual SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk @ Galveston Island Causeway @ Galveston Daily News
Apr 2 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is hosting the 8th Annual ‘SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk.’ This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of healthcare for our region and state. We invite our campus community to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions. Teams Encouraged! Sponsorship Opportunities available!

WILL YOU JOIN US AND SUPORT THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE?

Early Registration and Entry Fees – Deadline: Midnight, February 21, 2020
$35 Untimed 5K
$40 Timed 5K (certified)    
$10  Kids 1K
Late / Race Day Registration Fees- Begins February 22, 2020 until Race Day
$40 Untimed 5K
$45 Timed 5K (certified)    
$15  Kids 1K

For more information visit our event website at  www.causewayrun.com or call the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006 or shpevents@utmb.edu

 

Apr
4
Sat
8th Annual SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk @ Galveston Island Causeway @ Galveston Daily News
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is hosting the 8th Annual ‘SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk.’ This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of healthcare for our region and state. We invite our campus community to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions. Teams Encouraged! Sponsorship Opportunities available!

WILL YOU JOIN US AND SUPORT THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE?

Early Registration and Entry Fees – Deadline: Midnight, February 21, 2020
$35 Untimed 5K
$40 Timed 5K (certified)    
$10  Kids 1K
Late / Race Day Registration Fees- Begins February 22, 2020 until Race Day
$40 Untimed 5K
$45 Timed 5K (certified)    
$15  Kids 1K

For more information visit our event website at  www.causewayrun.com or call the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006 or shpevents@utmb.edu

 

Saturday Stories @ Rosenberg Library
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Favorite reads shared aloud in the Children’s Department on the first Saturday of every month.

This goes to 10:20am.

Saturday Train Rides with the Galveston Railroad Museum @ Galveston Railroad Museum
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday, weather permitting, Galveston Railroad Museum, located at 2602 Santa Fe Place, Downtown Galveston, offers train rides for all ages on The Harborside Express.

The “Harborside Express” is an open-air caboose that travels 1 mile up Harborside Dr., then returns to the Galveston Railroad Museum. The train rides are approximately 15 minutes long. The train is a standing ride without seats. Due to the caboose being open air, the rides will sometimes be closed during inclement weather.

Boarding for the Harborside Express begins at 11am, with the last train ride departing the depot at 1:45pm.

Tickets are $5 in addition to admission to the Galveston Railroad Museum and must be purchased at the museum or at galvestonrrmuseum.org.

Yoga at the Brewery at Galveston Island Brewery @ Galveston Island Brewing
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

October 5th (12 noon): Yoga at the Brewery – Swing into the brewery on the first Saturday of the month and enjoy a free yoga class brought to you by Melody Van Kay from Island Salt Air Hot Yoga. Sip on a pint, or save your taste buds for after class, as you flow through a 45-minute Vinyasa yoga class. The class will be held in the yard area. Please bring a towel, yoga mat and any additional yoga equipment that you need. Water and sunscreen are recommended. This is free of charge. All levels welcome.

Galveston Island Brewery (GIB) is a local brewery featuring an on-site taproom showcasing classic beer styles from around the world. The taproom is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-9pm. For more info call (409)740-7000, go to galvestonislandbrewing.com, or you can always stop by the brewery located at 8423 Stewart Rd., Galveston. Events are:

Apr
5
Sun
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market: Sunday Market! @ Bryan Museum
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market operates 2 markets every week, Thursdays & Sundays. 

Join us this Sunday and every Sunday!
9am-12pm (June-September)

9am-1pm (October-May)

at The Bryan Museum – Galveston (1315 21st St)
year-round

*There is always live music and activities/information offered by one of our many Community Partners, whether it’s Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife, Galveston Sports Massage, facepainting or beyond…

*Products typically available include: kombucha, fresh bread, hand-roasted coffee, teas/salves/tinctures, olive oil, baked goods, salsa, jams, fresh eggs & meats and fresh produce. All GOFM markets utilize only LOCAL vendors selling foods they grow or make themselves, which means at certain times of year we have very little produce because our local farmers have very little harvest (ie if it has rained a great deal, or the middle of summer, immediately after several days of freeze, etc.)

Apr
7
Tue
Art Club for Kids at Galveston Arts Center @ Galveston Arts Center
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

At GAC, Art Club lets creative kids in grades 3-8 (or about ages 9-14) build their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and more.  Instructors focus on expanding students’ experience of art beyond the K-8 curriculum, introducing novel techniques, tools, concepts, and inspiration from the contemporary art world, including GAC’s rotating exhibitions. 

The Fall Semester cost is $180 or $150 for members which include 15-week course. The Spring Semester cost is $240 or $200 for GAC members for the 2-week course. Individual classes are available for $20 each – start at any time.

Every Tuesday (4:15-5:45pm): Art Club for Kids  is with Jessica Ninci. Every Wednesday (2:30-4pm): Art Club for Homeschooled Kids is with Amber Kaiser.

Apr
8
Wed
Art Club for Homeschooled Kids at Galveston Arts Center @ Galveston Arts Center
Apr 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At GAC, Art Club lets creative kids in grades 3-8 (or about ages 9-14) build their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and more.  Instructors focus on expanding students’ experience of art beyond the K-8 curriculum, introducing novel techniques, tools, concepts, and inspiration from the contemporary art world, including GAC’s rotating exhibitions. 

The Fall Semester cost is $180 or $150 for members which include 15-week course. The Spring Semester cost is $240 or $200 for GAC members for the 2-week course. Individual classes are available for $20 each – start at any time.

Every Tuesday (4:15-5:45pm): Art Club for Kids  is with Jessica Ninci. Every Wednesday (2:30-4pm): Art Club for Homeschooled Kids is with Amber Kaiser.

Apr
9
Thu
8th Annual SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk @ Galveston Island Causeway @ Galveston Daily News
Apr 9 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is hosting the 8th Annual ‘SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk.’ This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of healthcare for our region and state. We invite our campus community to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions. Teams Encouraged! Sponsorship Opportunities available!

WILL YOU JOIN US AND SUPORT THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE?

Early Registration and Entry Fees – Deadline: Midnight, February 21, 2020
$35 Untimed 5K
$40 Timed 5K (certified)    
$10  Kids 1K
Late / Race Day Registration Fees- Begins February 22, 2020 until Race Day
$40 Untimed 5K
$45 Timed 5K (certified)    
$15  Kids 1K

For more information visit our event website at  www.causewayrun.com or call the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006 or shpevents@utmb.edu

 

FREE Family Fun Night at Children’s Museum @ Galveston Children's Museum
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Second Thursday each Month (4-7 pm): Free Family Fun Night – The monthly Free Family Night will be a night of fun for the whole family! Visitors will gain FREE admission 4-7pm. A variety of free activities will be available.

The Galveston Children’s Museum is an Island resource that attracts families and serves the community with fun for children in all areas of education, and offers self-directed activities promoting science, literacy, math, and the arts. It showcases dynamic exhibits targeting a primary focus group of children ages 2-10 and conducts special programming for children of all ages.

Exhibits are “Our Town,” “Kid’s Clinic,” “Building Zone,” “A Stroke of Genius,” “Tinker Workshop,” “Explore & Discover,” “Now Starring You,” and “A Room to Grow.”

The Galveston Children’s Museum is located at 2618 Broadway St., Galveston. Summer hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, and Sunday 12 noon-5pm through August 19th. For more info go to galvestoncm.org or call (409)572-2544.

Apr
11
Sat
8th Annual SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk @ Galveston Island Causeway @ Galveston Daily News
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is hosting the 8th Annual ‘SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk.’ This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of healthcare for our region and state. We invite our campus community to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions. Teams Encouraged! Sponsorship Opportunities available!

WILL YOU JOIN US AND SUPORT THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE?

Early Registration and Entry Fees – Deadline: Midnight, February 21, 2020
$35 Untimed 5K
$40 Timed 5K (certified)    
$10  Kids 1K
Late / Race Day Registration Fees- Begins February 22, 2020 until Race Day
$40 Untimed 5K
$45 Timed 5K (certified)    
$15  Kids 1K

For more information visit our event website at  www.causewayrun.com or call the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006 or shpevents@utmb.edu

 

Saturday Stories @ Rosenberg Library
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Favorite reads shared aloud in the Children’s Department on the first Saturday of every month.

This goes to 10:20am.

Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tours @ Bishop's Palace
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

The Bishop’s Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End District and a National Historic Landmark. Bishop’s Palace is recognized as one of America’s finest examples of Victorian exuberance and Gilded Age extravagance and is listed by the U.S. Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark. Bishop’s Palace is located at 1402 Broadway at Ave. J.

Basement to Attic Tour – Offering participants a rare look into parts of the 1892 home that are typically off-limits, the Bishop’s Palace Basement to Attic Tour features Mrs. Gresham’s studio. An exclusive third-floor view provides a truly one of a kind panoramic of the Gulf of Mexico.

Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier Victorian-era architect. Bishop’s Palace is recognized as one of America’s finest examples of Victorian exuberance and Gilded-Age extravagance and is listed by the U. S. Department of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark.

Reservations are non-transferrable and non-refundable. Please contact us for questions.

For more events in #galvestontx, go to https://galvestonislandguide.com/calendar/

Saturday Train Rides with the Galveston Railroad Museum @ Galveston Railroad Museum
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday, weather permitting, Galveston Railroad Museum, located at 2602 Santa Fe Place, Downtown Galveston, offers train rides for all ages on The Harborside Express.

The “Harborside Express” is an open-air caboose that travels 1 mile up Harborside Dr., then returns to the Galveston Railroad Museum. The train rides are approximately 15 minutes long. The train is a standing ride without seats. Due to the caboose being open air, the rides will sometimes be closed during inclement weather.

Boarding for the Harborside Express begins at 11am, with the last train ride departing the depot at 1:45pm.

Tickets are $5 in addition to admission to the Galveston Railroad Museum and must be purchased at the museum or at galvestonrrmuseum.org.

FREE Concert: The Fab 5 at Saengerfest Park Downtown Galveston @ Saengerfest Park
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Roll Up for a Magical Mystery Tour through the 60’s and 70s with the timeless hits of THE FAB 5. Dance to all your favorite classics. A splendid time is guaranteed for all! www.thefab5.net for more information.

For more events in #galvestontx, go to https://galvestonislandguide.com/calendar/

Apr
12
Sun
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market: Sunday Market! @ Bryan Museum
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market operates 2 markets every week, Thursdays & Sundays. 

Join us this Sunday and every Sunday!
9am-12pm (June-September)

9am-1pm (October-May)

at The Bryan Museum – Galveston (1315 21st St)
year-round

*There is always live music and activities/information offered by one of our many Community Partners, whether it’s Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife, Galveston Sports Massage, facepainting or beyond…

*Products typically available include: kombucha, fresh bread, hand-roasted coffee, teas/salves/tinctures, olive oil, baked goods, salsa, jams, fresh eggs & meats and fresh produce. All GOFM markets utilize only LOCAL vendors selling foods they grow or make themselves, which means at certain times of year we have very little produce because our local farmers have very little harvest (ie if it has rained a great deal, or the middle of summer, immediately after several days of freeze, etc.)

Apr
14
Tue
Art Club for Kids at Galveston Arts Center @ Galveston Arts Center
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

At GAC, Art Club lets creative kids in grades 3-8 (or about ages 9-14) build their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and more.  Instructors focus on expanding students’ experience of art beyond the K-8 curriculum, introducing novel techniques, tools, concepts, and inspiration from the contemporary art world, including GAC’s rotating exhibitions. 

The Fall Semester cost is $180 or $150 for members which include 15-week course. The Spring Semester cost is $240 or $200 for GAC members for the 2-week course. Individual classes are available for $20 each – start at any time.

Every Tuesday (4:15-5:45pm): Art Club for Kids  is with Jessica Ninci. Every Wednesday (2:30-4pm): Art Club for Homeschooled Kids is with Amber Kaiser.

Apr
15
Wed
Art Club for Homeschooled Kids at Galveston Arts Center @ Galveston Arts Center
Apr 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

At GAC, Art Club lets creative kids in grades 3-8 (or about ages 9-14) build their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and more.  Instructors focus on expanding students’ experience of art beyond the K-8 curriculum, introducing novel techniques, tools, concepts, and inspiration from the contemporary art world, including GAC’s rotating exhibitions. 

The Fall Semester cost is $180 or $150 for members which include 15-week course. The Spring Semester cost is $240 or $200 for GAC members for the 2-week course. Individual classes are available for $20 each – start at any time.

Every Tuesday (4:15-5:45pm): Art Club for Kids  is with Jessica Ninci. Every Wednesday (2:30-4pm): Art Club for Homeschooled Kids is with Amber Kaiser.

Apr
16
Thu
8th Annual SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk @ Galveston Island Causeway @ Galveston Daily News
Apr 16 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

UTMB Health and the School of Health Professions is hosting the 8th Annual ‘SHP Causeway FunD Run/Walk.’ This event benefits SHP student scholarships and represents a powerful investment in the future of healthcare for our region and state. We invite our campus community to participate in this event to help provide scholarships for the many talented students in the School of Health Professions. Teams Encouraged! Sponsorship Opportunities available!

WILL YOU JOIN US AND SUPORT THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE?

Early Registration and Entry Fees – Deadline: Midnight, February 21, 2020
$35 Untimed 5K
$40 Timed 5K (certified)    
$10  Kids 1K
Late / Race Day Registration Fees- Begins February 22, 2020 until Race Day
$40 Untimed 5K
$45 Timed 5K (certified)    
$15  Kids 1K

For more information visit our event website at  www.causewayrun.com or call the SHP Causeway FunD Run Hotline at 409.772.3006 or shpevents@utmb.edu

 

Apr
17
Fri
Fandom Discussion & Debate Club at Rosenberg Library @ Rosenberg Library
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
For ages 13-18 only
Play a pen-and-paper RPG like Dungeons and Dragons! All campaigns now run by other teens, and space is less limited!
 
Randall Room, 1st floor
 
Call (409) 763 – 8854 ext. 140 for more information.
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