The Victoria Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Newcomers Social from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 123 Huvar St. People who have moved to Victoria in the past six months to a year are welcome to attend the gathering. Attendees will receive information about shops, restaurants, clubs and organizations, activities and upcoming events. There will be opportunities to ask questions. Maps of the Victoria area will be handed out. Refreshments will be served, and a cash bar will be available.

For more information, contact the Victoria Chamber of Commerce at 361-573-5277 or visit