Help For Victims of Domestic Violence together with the Women's Shelter of South Texas will hold support group sessions each Tuesday in August at no charge. Meetings will take place on the second floor in the of the Duval County Courthouse in the courtroom. For information, call Issabelle N. Garcia at 361-279-6269.

Booth rentals

The Amistad Community Council is now accepting booth rental applications for the annual Fiesta Amistad in Ben Bolt, scheduled for Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. Interested vendors or individuals may call 664-1884 for information.

Hispanic Heritage Festival in Alice

The annual Alice Hispanic Heritage Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8 in downtown Alice.

The event will feature a wild hog, brisket and fajita cook-off, jack pot beans, a kids' pork chop cook-off, live entertainment and music.

Call Rojelio at 361-701-6865 for event or entry information.