A Clean Beach is A Happy Beach

A Clean Beach is A Happy BeachEd Sayyah’s motto is “a clean beach is a happy beach”. He lives it daily by showing his love for our beaches. Ed is a resident of Crystal Beach, originally from Florida, and a true beach lover at heart. About 3 months ago, Ed began his mission to clean up the beach. Ed spends 4 to 5 days a week traveling the beach in his golf cart picking up trash. He usually begins around 8am

Jane Long and the 2nd Going Style Show

Jane Long and the 2nd Going Style ShowBy Linda Elissalde
Bolivar’s JANE LONG is back for ONE NIGHT only. This time THE MOTHER OF TEXAS will be accompanied by some stylish cast members. For only $10.00 you can enjoy a touch of history, a bit of music, an entertaining style show with local models showcasing clothes from 2nd GOING RESALE STORE and HOMEMADE desserts. There will also

Recreational Boating Safety – Digital Selective Calling and the Rescue 21 System

Recreational Boating Safety – Digital Selective Calling and the Rescue 21 System
By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 081-06-08
We have been discussing how to avoid accidents at sea. This column is devoted to using your marine radio when an emergency develops. It is important to have a marine radio that has the Digital Selective Calling system, or DSC. A DSC/VHF radio, when combined with the

Tall Ships Are Coming!®

TALL SHIPS ARE COMING!®For the first time, a fleet of tall ships will sail and race their way along the Gulf Coast to participate in the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Gulf Coast 2018 series of races and public maritime festivals. Kicking off this new event, Galveston Island will play host to the first stop of the 2018 challenge from April 5-8, 2018. Produced by Galveston Historical Foundation, in partnership with

BayVue UMC Lenten Luncheons

Bay Vue United Methodist Church is leading up to the Easter Celebration with two Lenten Luncheons. Luncheons are scheduled for March 14 and March 21 at 11:30 AM in Fellowship Hall. Fill up with tantalizing tacos on March 14 and delectable pastas on March 21. Save some room for desserts! Meals are free, however,

We are KBB proud


Congratulations! Keep Bolivar Beautiful awarded GOLD STAR Recognition, the highest ranking conferred by Keep Texas Beautiful.

East Texas Outlaws challenge Crystal Beach No Name Golfers

Ryder(ish) competition at The RanchDust off your clubs and practice your swing, the annual Ryder(ish) Cup is soaring back to The Ranch. On Saturday, April 14, the East Texas Outlaw Golf Association will challenge the Crystal Beach No Name Gang to some golf. The three rounds of match play will have the teams scrambling and enjoying every putt until they can feast on the pulled pork and fixings. The tournament and celebrations

Holy Week Services

Holy Week services in the United Methodist Church include two solemn services, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, which prepare us for the joy of Easter. Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday) is a remembrance of the Last Supper where Jesus washed his disciple’s feet and shared the Passover meal with them one last time. “Maundy” means “commandment” and refers to John 13:34 where Jesus

Stop judging books by the cover

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
We make terrible mistakes about people, places, and things when we judge them by the cover or by what we see first. And, I would add a third category — going by what someone else has said. I know the quote well, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression,” and I have used it in teaching for years. My boss for many years

Spring Break

By Georgia Osten
Normally, a subject I won’t talk about, much less take part in. I love our little piece of paradise and I never take it for granted. Believe me, I cherish the quiet Sunday evenings. It’s been a habit of ours, even before we lived here permanently, to long for Sunday evenings. We would sit on our deck and watch the traffic dwindle. We would pack up first thing

Yea! Spring!!

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Well this is how I judge Spring. The Salt Grass Trail and all the other riders have lumbered down the Main Streets of Houston so it must be Spring. I have judged all my planting by this time. For 52 years this judgment has never been wrong, well there was the year RR and I met on the Salt Grass Trail, the next week was all ice and frozen from

KBB Membership Drive

Keep Bolivar Beautiful (KBB) serves the Bolivar Peninsula community with frequent beach cleanups, supports the heavy trash days on the peninsula, and works with volunteers of all ages to educate everyone to care for our beaches and the animals that depend on them. As KBB works to keep our lands clean, they also contribute greatly to the community with outreach programs at local

Upcoming Events

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 Wednesday, March 21
Bay Vue Methodist Lenten Luncheons

 Wednesday, March 21
GC ESD #2 Meeting

 Saturday, March 31
Community Easter Egg Hunt

 Saturday, March 31
Children's Easter Party

 Sunday, April 1
Easter Son-Rise Service on the Beach

 Saturday, April 7
PSP-Watermelon Crawl

 Saturday, April 14
Bosco's Crawfish Bash

 Tuesday, April 17
Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet

 Saturday, April 21
Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup

 Saturday, April 28
Stingaree Saltwater Slam Fishing Tournament

 Friday-Sunday, May 11-13
2018 Texas Crab Festival

 Thursday-Saturday, May 17-19
Unlimited Off-Road Show is hosting Jeep Resort

 Saturday, August 4
Bolivar Lions Club Golf Cart Poker Run

Vote for Best Texas Beach

Vote for Best Texas Beach

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The Crab Festival is Gulf Coast Fun

Gulf Coast Style fun is right around the corner. Come on out for the 33rd Annual Texas Crab Festival on Mother’s Day Weekend. There is so much to enjoy – fun for all ages! Kick off the weekend on Friday evening with some live music from local favorites and other familiar names. Boot-scoot around the dance floor for the Two Step Contest. All while the kiddos enjoy magic, balloons, and

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