Help Hurricane Harvey evacuees in Georgetown, and other things to do this weekend: Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Real Life Ministries Texas, located on W. Main Street in Tomball, is just one facility accepting donations as recovery efforts begin in the Tomball and Magnolia areas.

Real Life Ministries Texas, located on W. Main Street in Tomball, is just one facility accepting donations as recovery efforts begin in the Tomball and Magnolia areas.

Thursday, Aug. 31


Georgetown Farmers Market

Purchase fresh produce grown in the community. Locally produced eggs, meats and breads are also available for sale. 3-6 p.m. Free. Fifth Street and Austin Avenue, Georgetown. 956-286-7775. info@farmergeorge.market

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 1-2


Hurricane Harvey Relief Collections

Edible Arrangements, along with Supercuts, will collect personal care items to be delivered to the evacuees being brought to Brookdale Georgetown, a local retirement and assisted living facility. Items such as razors, soaps, denture cream, adult diapers and combs would be particularly appreciated. Free. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Edible Arrangements, 1013 W. University Ave., Ste. 165, Georgetown. 512-593-7114. tx1567@dofruit.com

Friday, Sept. 1


First Friday: Perspectives on Healing exhibit opening

A new photography exhibit examining forgotten and overlooked practices will open at the Williamson Museum on Friday. Perspectives on Healing’s photographer, Ann Tarleton, will hold a talk on her work at the museum later this month. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Williamson Museum, 716 S Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

Blood Drive

The Georgetown Recreation Center will host We Are Blood, formerly the Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas, so residents can donate blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old, be in good health and weigh more than 115 pounds, among other requirements that can be found online. Free snacks and prizes will be provided. Free. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-8415. Pre-register at  wrbdonor.org/donor/schedules/name with the name ‘Parks.’

GTX Relief Donation Reception

Bring donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey to The Monument Cafe parking lot. From there, they will be transported to the Houston area. The most-needed items are pop-top canned foods, manual can openers, food and childcare supplies (not including toys), and new children's clothing. Used clothing will not be accepted. Money and gift cards, like those from VISA, Home Depot, Walmart and H-E-B are the most appreciated. Free. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. The Monument Cafe, 500 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. www.facebook.com/gtxrelief


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