Golfers Swing For Santa

The Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club kicked off the holiday season with their annual Golf Tournament on Saturday. “Swinging for Santa” benefits local families for Christmas, helping put smiles on children’s faces this holiday season. Forty golfers teed it up at The Ranch, Wallis Smith Community Golf Course, playing for prize money and bragging rights, of course. Many generous sponsors


Small Business Saturday – Nov 25

Shop SmallSmall Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after US Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. First observed in the United States in 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize


Snow is Coming to Town

It’s been many years since we’ve seen snow on the peninsula, but we know for sure it’s coming back this year! Bolivar Tourism & Visitors Center, Texas Crab Festival Charities, and other Bolivar businesses are teaming up to bring the fun of the winter holidays to the kids (and adults) of Bolivar. Come to Gregory Park on Saturday, December 30th and play in the snow from 6:30-8:30pm. Take a break


Recreational Boating Safety – The Vessel Safety Check (VSC) Part 12: Recommendations – Part 3

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08 is based at Coast Guard Station Galveston. The Auxiliary’s vessel examiners perform safety checks on all types of recreational boats. The list of equipment required by federal law is very minimal; however, the Coast Guard has several recommendations


Lions present donation to HI-ISD

Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club presents a donation

Bolivar Peninsula Lions Club presents a donation to High Island ISD. This generous gift aids students who need school supplies, provides specialized curriculum materials for teachers, and supports professional development. Thank You Bolivar Lions Club.


Thanksgiving in our hearts and lives

Brenda Cannon Henley“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude in our heart and life.” – Author unknown.

By Brenda Cannon Henley
I happened to read this quote from many years ago today as I was thinking about thanksgiving and what it


Breezy Day

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Saturday was our rain day for Swinging for Santa. What a beautiful day it was. Little on the Breezy side but the sun was shining and the wind gave the guys and gals an excuse for the game scores. Golf is not my game even though I have “had” to watch it on TV since I was five years old. I totally understand the concept of the game but I am not


I Call

By Georgia Osten
Yes, the house was rolling the other night. Hunting the next morning, so the boys were in town. Happy Hour began when Bill pulled into the driveway – Thanks Bill! Joe shows up with his baby lab – male and un-neutered, Matthew shows up with his two female dogs, who, along with Maezy, drove Cody crazy. He was overly amorous and quite confused


2018 Mardi Gras Parade

2018 Mardi Gras ParadeThe 28th Annual Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade will be February 10, 2018. The theme is “Viva Las Vegas”. The Lighthouse Krewe asks all floats to throw beads or candy. Please contact Mark Hunstiger (832-492-1212) or Bobbey White (409-771-5170) if you need information where to buy beads. Parade will begin promptly at 11:30 am at the Avocet Subdivision, WEST of CoCoNuTs & EAST of


Holiday with the Cranes

Holiday with the CranesFor a unique holiday experience, spend a wonderful, winter weekend in Galveston celebrating the return of the island’s wintering Sandhill Cranes at Holiday with the Cranes, Dec. 9 – 10, 2017. The weekend is chock-full of indoor and outdoor nature activities combined with the ambiance of historic Galveston Island! Holiday with the Cranes is presented by the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council,


Upcoming Events

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 Thursday, November 23
Community Thanksgiving Dinner


 Saturday, December 2
Peninsula Sports Park Dinner & Auction Fundraiser


 Saturday, December 2
Crystaland Parade


 Thursday, December 7
Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation Holiday Celebration


 Saturday, December 9
Eagle's Holiday Party


 Friday, December 29
Jerry Diaz Bonfire on the Beach


 Saturday, December 30
Bolivar Snow Fest


 Saturday, February 10, 2018
Lighthouse Krewe Mardi Gras Parade



Adopt-A-Beach Children’s Art Contest

“Treasures of the Texas Coast”
This contest is open to students in grades K through 6. Last year, more than 3,200 students from across the state submitted artwork illustrating what they value about the Texas Coast. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and should depict why the Texas coast is important or special to the student. Deadline for entry


19th Annual Christmas Bike Drive

bike-0Fall is here and Christmas is right around the corner. There are many families on the peninsula that have had setbacks in the last year. Texas Crab Fest Charities is accepting donations to continue The Peninsula’s Annual Bike Drive. Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and because TCFC is a non-profit organization, donations are tax deductible. Please share this

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