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Rotary Club of Sealy

The Rotary Club of Sealy meets every Tuesday at noon at Maribelli’s Italian Restaurant, its new location.

YMCA fundraiser

The Sealy YMCA is working in tandem with Galla Mexican Restaurant, located at 1701 Hwy 90 W in Sealy, for a fundraising event from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. The YMCA will receive 10 percent of the proceeds purposed for their building fund.

Home Break-ins?

Concerned about home security? How safe are you?  What can I do to improve my security?

Join us at the Sealy American Legion Hall where Mr. Don Williams (Certified Texas Law Enforcement Instructor) will address locks, doors, windows, alarm systems, cameras and other related topics. This presentation is done as a public service, so please bring your questions and concerns along with your friends, and learn from the best on Nov. 17 from 6 p.m.–10 p.m. Attendance is free.

Food Bank Produce Truck

The Houston Food Bank Produce Truck will be in Sealy at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1390 Hwy 90 W, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  The produce is free to anyone living in Austin County.  There will also be someone from the Houston Food Bank to assist anyone that needs help with applying or renewing SNAP (food stamps) or children’s Medicaid/CHIP.

Angel Tree

First United Methodist is hosting the Vendor Blender on Dec. 1 from noon-8 p.m. in downtown Sealy. Downtown will be packed with musical and dance performances before the Christmas tree lighting commences. The program helps provide gifts to the senior citizens in Sealy.

Community Bible Study

Community Bible Study is held at the Bellville United Methodist Church, 234 South Masonic, Room 204, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday until April. Classes cover an exciting study titled, “Red Sea to the Jordan River” from the books of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers. There’s also a program for children from nursery through high school. For more information, please visit our website at http:/ or call Missy Graham at 979-885-9194.


The Gordon Memorial Library is hosting Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every third Tuesday of the month at 917 N. Circle Dr. For more information, please contact Joyce Williams at 979-885-7469.

New Beginnings Support Group

New Beginnings Support Group is a new group which will cover topics such as domestic abuse, depression, anxiety, divorce and grief. Meetings are held on Tuesdays, at 7 p.m. (office behind the church) at St. John Lutheran Church in Cat Spring. For more information, contact

Today’s Word Ministries

Today’s Word Ministries is starting a nondenominational Bible study at Tony’s Family Restaurant in Sealy. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays every month at 7 p.m. Come as you are and, if you want to, enjoy your Tony’s supper at 6 p.m. and study from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. For more information, call Stew Williford at 979-661-0242 (cell), or email

Free boot-camp and Zumba classes

The boot-camp class starts at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Zumba cardio class is at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Fridays. For more information, contact Theresa Hernandez at 832-535-4797.

USMC meeting

USMC meets the second Saturday each month at 6 p.m. at Maribelli’s Italian Restaurant.

Updated property tax information available   

The Austin County Appraisal District has updated property tax information available to assist taxpayers.  Has information for select groups, such as disabled veterans and persons who are who are age 65 or older. For more information about these programs, contact the Austin County Appraisal District at 906 E. Amelia St., Bellville, Texas or at 979-865-9124. Information is also available on the Comptroller's Property Tax Assistance Division's website.

Contact us   

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