Join the Mardi Gras Parade

The 27rd Annual Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade will be February 25, 2017. This year’s theme is “Roaring 20s & ALL THAT JAZZ”. The Lighthouse Krewe ask all floats to throw beads or candy. Please contact Anne Willis or Bobbey White @ 409-771-5170 if you need any information where to buy beads. Parade will begin promptly at 11:30 am at

Congratulations to T-Shirt Design Winner

tshirt0Congratulations to Beaumont artist Mena Baldwin, Winner of the 2017 Texas Crab Festival T-Shirt Design Contest! Get your awesome new 2017 Crab Fest t-shirts for just $15 at Latitude 29.2 Surf Shop, Maven’s Clothing, at Gregory Park after the Mardi Gras Parade next Saturday, Feb. 25th, or of course at the Crab Fest May 12-14. Look for the artists’ feature story in the next Texas Crab Festival newsletter –

Beautify Bolivar

potty0Keep Bolivar Beautiful’s mission to paint the beach porta-potties is underway – one potty house painting is complete! Thank you to Donna Patterson and Family for their work of art on the 16th Street boat ramp porta-potty. The beach scene and persuasive message are perfectly fitting for Bolivar. As a community, we care for our beaches. And we ask our visitors to take gentle care when they come

Beach Grooming

hyacinth0Lots of people walk the beach each day, some to find treasures washed up in the surf, some to enjoy the beauty of the sights and sounds, and perhaps others to soothe the stresses of the day. Tracy Barnett is one of the local beachcombers you can usually find walking the Bolivar beaches. She knows a lot about the beach and is keenly aware of the seasonal changes Mother Nature

Happiness is when…

GO_0221By Georgia Osten
The laundry basket is empty for the first 5 seconds since I arrived last Wednesday. With three very active Littles ages 8, 6 and 4, every morning yields another load or two. School proved to be quite the challenge. The two oldest go to a private school 30 minutes away and the youngest goes only 3 days a week to a Morning Care. Grandpa and I

Paint Rock, Texas

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Next time you are in Fredericksburg and have a day to spare, head up Highway 87 to Mason, Texas. There is a Fort Mason there with lots of history and a beautiful view of the hill country. Several nice shops in town and a really good cafe for lunch. Travel on down 87 to Brady and take Highway 83 right to Paint Rock, Texas.

The joy of the Lord is my strength

BrendaBy Brenda Cannon Henley
“…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance.” (Galatians 5:22, 23)

We have taken a look at the Spirit of God, the giver and teacher of the fruits of the Spirit that every Christian should desire to have in their lives. We have looked at love,

Upcoming Events

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 Friday, February 24
Roaring 20's Crazy Hat Party

 Saturday, February 25
Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade

 Saturday, March 11
PB VFD 47th Annual Oyster Supper

 Saturday, March 11
Volunteer at the High Island Sanctuary

 Sunday, March 26
Concealed Handgun Class

 Saturday, April 1
2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Casino Night

 Saturday, April 29
Low Cost Pet Vaccinations

 Saturday, April 29
Bolivar Lions Stingaree Saltwater Slam

 Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30
Crystal Beach Disc Dog Event

 Saturday, March 4
Bolivar Peninsula Opportunity Fair

 Friday, July 7
Jerry & Friends Full Moon Party on the beach

CERT April Academy on Bolivar

CERT_0Galveston County Office of Emergency Management announced the next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy to be held on Bolivar in April. This academy will be held at a location to be announced in the Crystal Beach area of the Bolivar Peninsula. The CERT Program educates citizens about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and

Crystal Beach Disc Dog event changes date and adds Whippet Dog competitions

DiscDogs_0Come out and support our four-legged fur friends at the Crystal Beach Disc Dog Event the last weekend in April at Gregory Park. This year the format is expanded to include the Ashley Whippet Invitational (AWI), in addition to the Skyhoundz Discdogathon Qualifier and Crystal Beach Disc Dog Fun in the Sun. On Saturday, April 29, watch these amazing Whippet dog and owner teams compete

Casino Night Comes Back to Bolivar

casino_0The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is excited to host their second annual Casino Night! The event will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Coconuts in Crystal Beach. Doors open at 6 pm. Please come out and join us for a fun-filled evening of casino games, raffles, delicious food, cocktails, and fabulous prizes! Tickets are $25 per person. For more information,

“Early Bird” Beach Parking Stickers are only $5

sticker_00During the months of January and February, you can purchase your 2017 Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker for only $5.00. Early-bird stickers are available at the customer service desk in The Big Store, Thursday, Friday and Saturday through the end of February, from 10am-3pm. You can also purchase early-bird stickers by mail. After March 1, 2017, most stores and real estate agencies

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