BPCF + Bryan Museum = FUN

By Linda Elissalde
BOLIVAR PENINSULA CULTURAL FOUNDATION (BPCF) scored a win with their first outing of the year. Members met for a great lunch at Shark Shack Beach Bar & Grill on the Strand. Other diners heard the group talking about their planned visit to THE BRYAN MUSEUM. Two couples were so interested that they signed up immediately and joined everyone


VOLUNTEER for the Texas Crab Festival

VOLUNTEER to join the Texas Crab Festival team ! We need volunteers. Be Bolivar Proud…get involved, get excited and help us with the 2020 Texas Crab Festival, Mother’s Day Weekend, May 8-10. This is your opportunity to join in the fun and contribute to a great cause. Sign up to work in one of these areas…Raffle Ticket Sales – Silent Auction Booth – T-Shirts Sales – Front Gate-Admissions –


Recreational Boating Safety – Yachty Gras Regatta

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
As part of its Recreational Boating Safety mission, the Coast Guard often provides regatta patrols, and the Coast Guard Auxiliary often provides those patrols either alone or in conjunction with Coast Guard vessels. Such was the case this past Saturday when I was a crew member on


Don’t Quit

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
My pastor, who was also my employer and friend, found this admonition many years ago and purchased each staff member a copy for his or her office. It was a constant reminder of our jobs at the busy, growing church where we really didn’t observe set office hours. We simply worked until the job


Don’t you love it!

cbyusBy Charlotte Byus
As you know, I am a Paper person. I love paper and pencil, but I have also learned to use my phone for lists. Thanks to Laura and Dianne, I now have a bell going off every other minute for a ship coming into port, doctor appointments and you know that thing that tells the world where you are. Somehow I managed to delete that one and it was


Comfort Is …

By Georgia Osten
A Saturday with nowhere to go, no place you need to be, nothing you really have to do. I must say though, I feel a bit guilty if I’m still in my jammies at 11 or noon. If I’m having a Saturday like this, I at least have to get my teeth brushed, put my contacts in and get dressed in something other than jammies. That means tops and


Annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal

Between Feb. 21 through March 1, Texas coastal waters will be closed to crabbing with wire mesh crab traps to facilitate the annual volunteer crab trap cleanup. Any traps left in bays — including traps tied to docks — will be assumed abandoned and considered “litter” under state law. This allows volunteers to legally remove any crab traps they find. Volunteers are needed to assist in the


Upcoming Events

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Saturday, February 22
Bayou Sounds at The EAGLES


Friday-Saturday, February 28 & 29
Mardi Gras Parade


Wednesday, March 4
Eighth Annual Herb Fair


Friday, March 6
EAGLES-BertHebert


Saturday, March 7
Oyster Supper


Saturday, March 14
Sand Castle Contest


Sunday, March 29
LTC Handgun Class



Unpaid 2019 Property Taxes? We Can Help!

Galveston County Assessor and Collector of TaxesFebruary delinquent notices will soon be arriving in area mailboxes. Thanks to legislation passed several years ago, homeowners unable to pay in full may sign up for a low penalty payment agreement. Recent legislation enabled qualified seniors, disabled persons, disabled vets, spouses of disabled vets and those still recovering from recent disasters to pay seven (7%) percent penalty and interest

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