OH, what a Night!

By Linda Elissalde
The premier event at The Pavilion At Festival Park was quite a night. PARTY IN THE PARK, Peninsula Sports Park Fundraiser, promised a magical November evening. It certainly delivered. A waxing Gibbons moon and cool temperature augmented with barbecue, dancing, silent and live auctions played to a happy,

Recreational Boating Safety – Winter Safety at Sea

By Bob Currie, Vessel Examiner
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla

Now that we have had a couple of cool spells, it is time to talk about the dangers associated with trying to stay warm on the water. The key to safely operating in cool weather is to dress accordingly. Two dangers of operating in cool weather

Da Krewe Presents Da Bourbon Ball

Da Krewe du Roux presents the anticipated Da Bourbon Ball charity event located at the historic Tremont House in Galveston on January 25th, 2020. Da Krewe is a charitable organization benefiting local and national charities while bringing the true spirit and excitement of Mardi Gras to the City of Galveston. There are various levels of sponsorship packages and ticket registration to attend

Are we encouraging and empowering others?

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
I trust that as long as I am healthy enough to write and have the mental facilities to do so, I will be led of the Spirit of God and be willing to write what I honestly believe He puts on my heart rather than to follow trends or causes that would earn me points among my peers. The reason this is on my mind today is that I originally had drafted (in my mind, anyway)

Me and Tom – Tom and Me

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
Long, Long ago, when we purchased our first sail boat, Silent Mistress, we met many new friends on J dock and one of those was Tom. Tom was from Oklahoma and when his marriage ended, he moved to Texas, near Dallas. Most of Tom’s career was in banking and when he retired, he moved to the Seabrook area, purchased a 40′ foot sail boat to


By Georgia Osten
I feel like I’ve run a half-marathon this weekend. Well, everything but … We had volleyball, soccer and swimming. I guess that’s closer to a triathlon. The volleyball games began around 8:30 on Saturday morning. Our Addyson athlete, 11 years old, plays on a South Shores Team in Friendswood, 6-girl teams. She’s become a master at

Upcoming Events

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Thursday, November 28
Community Dinner

Saturday, November 30

Saturday, December 7

Annual Christmas Bike Drive


Fall is here which means Christmas is right around the corner. Each year, thanks to the support of generous sponsors and donors, bicycles are given to needy children on the Peninsula. Now in its 21st year, the shiny new bikes continue to bring joy and happiness to many children. The Annual Christmas Bike Drive started in 1999 when peninsula resident Jack Harmon hopped from

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