This Weekend on Bolivar

Saturday, December 10

High Island Sanctuary Volunteer
Holiday Bake Sale & Chicken Dinner at the Eagles
Santa comes to The Big Store
Crystaland Christmas Parade

Sunday, December 11

Stingaree 30th Anniversary

Christmas Dance Cancelled-Toys still needed

Lighthouse Krewe Christmas Dance
The Lighthouse Krewe is asking those who would have attended the dance to bring their toys for kids to the Krewe meeting this Saturday or drop them off at Swede’s Real Estate.

My Most Favorite Time of Year – Christmas!

go_1206By Georgia Osten
What if Christmas doesn’t come from a store, what if Christmas means a little bit more? Seuss
A lot of tradition, that’s what Christmas is in our family. I can’t tell you what an uproar the first batch of cookies brought to our family. PawPaw and I were planning a trip to “the big city.” That means “away from

Navigating the turnarounds

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
When I was home in Atlanta a few weeks ago, I found something interesting that had been created since I lived there. I was driving my vehicle, and my good friend of a lifetime, Ginger Doster, was with me. I stopped at an intersection in a small town and literally did not know what to do. I have been driving since before I


cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
I woke up very early as I was excited that RR was coming home. My contribution for our Thanksgiving dinner is dressing, two dips, veggies and chips. That is a lot of chopping and dicing. Get out the electric skillet, now it comes to the great decision; bacon grease or butter, I have both. I’m not going to tell which I used as the kids


Highway sign on the eastbound side of Hwy 87 about two miles from the ferry landing...I think they got it backwards.

Sign on the eastbound side of Hwy 87 about two miles from the ferry landing…I think they got it backwards.

Gallery By The Gulf Artist of the month for December


Please welcome
Ronnie Milkovisch
Artist of the Month for December
at Gallery by the Gulf, 1980 Hwy 87, Crystal Beach, TX
An artist reception will be held
Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10 am until 4 pm.

18th Annual Bolivar Peninsula Bike Drive

bikedrive_0Christmas is right around the corner and that means it’s time once again for the annual Bolivar Peninsula Christmas Bike Drive! The Bike Drive has put Christmas morning smiles on the faces of local kids for nearly two decades now – kids that might not otherwise have had a very joyful Christmas. Thanks to the support of local residents, family, friends and people like you, Texas Crab Festival Charities helps

Calling all artists !!

porta_0Paint a Potty Community Project
Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation and Keep Bolivar Beautiful are teaming up on a community wide project to beautify the port-a-potties on our beaches. Each potty is housed in a three sided building and the goal is to paint the potty building to make them attractive works of art. There are 13 buildings, so 13 artists or teams are needed

Upcoming Events

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 Wednesday, December 7
Peninsula Emergency Medical Services Inc. (PEMSI) Board of Directors Meeting

 Tuesday, December 13
Tiki Beach Bar & Grill Christmas Party & Art Show

 Saturday, December 17
Kid's Holiday Party  at the Eagles

 Saturday, December 24
Christmas Eve Service

 Sunday, January 8
Injured Bird/Wildlife Workshop

Injured Bird/Wildlife Training

injuredbirdworkshop_0Plastic Pollution Prevention Partners, Keep Bolivar Beautiful, Audubon TERN, and Galveston Bay Area Chapter- TXMN in conjunction with the Wildlife Center of Texas are pleased to present Injured Bird/Wildlife Training as a response to numerous observations along Bolivar shorelines of injured seabirds and the need to increase injured bird response capacity. Many of these bird/wildlife injuries are

Job Search Skills Seminar & Open Jobs Lab

jobskills_00Thursdays through the month of December, Workforce Solutions is offering Free Job Search Skills Seminars and Open Jobs Labs on Galveston Island. Workforce Solutions offers job placement, career counseling and financial aid services to help residents find employment or advance their careers. Classes are offered at the Island Community Center, 4700 Broadway, and the

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